(SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago.
The social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in plain text, m... More »
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet.
The surprise truce announced Tuesday came just as the former allies turned ant... More »
The hotly anticipated and futuristic Samsung Galaxy Fold is set to hit shelves before April’s end. But a handful of journalists reviewing the foldable smartphone have highlighted some potentially major hardware issues after only days of use.
The multitude o... More »
The world’s media has rarely paid as much attention to Venezuela as it has in 2019. If you’re reading this and want to know more about the country’s crisis, a wealth of information is likely at your fingertips. Each new low in Venezuela’s economic coll... More »
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were temporarily down early Sunday.
All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were affected by the outage.
Downdetector.com, a site that monitors site outages, shows Facebook had been down since 6:30 a.m.... More »
(Bloomberg) — Uber Technologies Inc. filed for an initial public offering, starting the clock on what’s expected to be the biggest U.S. listing this year.
The U.S. ride-hailing giant filed with an initial offering amount of $1 billion, typically a placeho... More »
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Disney raised the curtain on a hotly anticipated video steaming service that’s aiming to topple industry pioneer Netflix, once a valuable ally of the Magic Kingdom.
The service, called Disney Plus, has been in the works for more than yea... More »
Keeping a promise it made last year, Sony is finally providing PlayStation 4 players the option to change their username — meaning you can finally ditch the scourge that is “L33TMoocher420,” or whatever else you thought was funny in high school.
Sadly, ... More »
(Bloomberg) — Tens of millions of people use smart speakers and their voice software to play games, find music or trawl for trivia. Millions more are reluctant to invite the devices and their powerful microphones into their homes out of concern that someone ... More »
Buying sunglasses can leave anyone paralyzed by choice. Buying smart glasses, however, is more likely to leave one paralyzed by embarrassment. Whether they’re big honking frames with bulky arms or futuristic headgear that forgot the whole “glasses” part,... More »
(WASHINGTON) — A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded with racist and anti-Semitic comments from internet users.
YouTube disabled the live ch... More »
Big-ticket games like The Division 2 and Sekiro are great, but sometimes you might be in the mood for something a little different — and maybe a little cheaper, too. Thankfully, we’re living in the golden age of indie video games that you can download righ... More »