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New Facebook app will pay users for their data

Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....

New Facebook app will pay users for their data

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Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that...
17:48, 06/11/2019

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expectations....
11:48, 04/28/2019

Twitter bug accidentally shared location data of some iOS users Twitter says it has fixed a bug that resulted in a user’s approximate location information being shared with an unnamed Twitter partner. “We have discovered that we were inadvertently collecting and sharing iOS location data with one of our trusted p...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Russia requires Tinder to provide data on its users MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s communications regulator says that Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies. The Russian Communications Oversight Agency published a new list of online services operating in Russia that...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18) &...
15:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
21:16, 06/11/2019

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a users' personal information from third party services online.The vulnerability, a Universal Cross...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users (credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database was not compromised, we have identified privileged...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Home DNA-testing firm will let users block FBI access to their data A big home DNA-testing company, FamilyTreeDNA, is to allow customers to block law-enforcement agencies from accessing their data, after a recent backlash...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Snapchat employees reportedly spied on users' data A report says Snapchat employees use internal tools to access user data including locations, email addresses and saved photos.        ...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users This month, the Russian Communications Oversight Agency added Tinder to the list of companies required to hand over information to the country's intelligence agencies....
13:00, 06/03/2019

Twitter Accidently Collected and Shared iOS Users' Location Data Twitter said it may have accidentally collected and shared location data of some users accessing its app through Apple devices with an advertising partner....
02:32, 05/14/2019

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
11:16, 06/11/2019

| Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Facebook could have more dead users than live ones by 2070 Researchers at the University of Oxford have been making some macabre calculations, and have concluded that the number of dead Facebook users will outnumber the living sometime between 2070 and 2100.In one scenario, the team from Oxford Internet Inst...
03:32, 05/01/2019

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a report says. Two workers who are no longer with the app’s parent company, Snap, spoke to Motherb...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted...
00:48, 05/21/2019

Google will soon allow users to auto-delete location history and search data People can set the Google feature to auto-delete data every 3 months or 18 months, to remove the places they've been, the websites they visit and the apps they use....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Head injuries, broken bones plague e-scooter users as more data rolls in Enlarge (credit: Tom Williams| Getty Images) If you're going to ride an e-scooter, you really ought to wear a helmet. That's the main take-home message from a study conducted by the Austin Public Health Department and the CDC, published this week. ...
08:48, 05/03/2019

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web Services. The database could have been viewed by anyone since it did not have a password for protecti...
09:32, 05/21/2019

Comcast usage soars 34% to 200GB a month, pushing users closer to data cap Enlarge / A Comcast van in Sunnyvale, California, in November 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) Comcast said its customers' monthly Internet data usage increased 34 percent between Q1 2018 and Q1 2019, rising to a median of 200GB. The ...
01:16, 05/03/2019

Facebook Messenger getting the major upgrades users have been crying out for Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messenger app and WhatsApp. Facebook aims to overhaul Messenger while also enhancing WhatsApp.Last year, F...
03:32, 05/01/2019

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His bill, which he plans to introduce Tuesday, aims to ...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapchat is reportedly working on a brand new feature that Facebook already offers to its users for quite s...
09:32, 06/08/2019

Facebook will let users chat across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they're about to be a reality. At F8, Messenger's head of consumer product Asha Sharma said that in the future, users will soon be ab...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Dead Facebook users could outnumber the living by 2069 Within the next 50 years, Facebook could feel more like a place for the dead than the living. According to academics from the University of Oxford, by 2069, the dead could outnumber the living on the social network.   The number of dead users on Face...
15:32, 04/29/2019

Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of ‘silencing conservatives’ after it bans some far-right users Donald Trump Jr. on Friday charged that Facebook had engaged in a "purposeful & calculated silencing of conservatives" online, a day after the social-networking giant permanently banned far-right figures and organizations including Alex Jones, the ho...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Facebook could have nearly 5 billion dead users by 2100, research claims Hundreds of millions of "dead profiles" will be added to Facebook's network in the next few decades, a study found, raising questions about how the data of the deceased is being handled....
06:32, 05/01/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
15:32, 06/18/2019

Study predicts more dead Facebook users than living by 2070 As many as 4.9 billion Facebook accounts could belong to dead users by 2100, Oxford University's Oxford Internet Institute said in a report on Monday....
12:48, 04/29/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (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 ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Facebook Messenger hits 40M business users, but won't replace Slack anytime soon Businesses are increasingly using Facebook Messenger to communicate with customers, but the company is far from dominating the internal communications market....
13:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook Watch almost doubles its viewership in 6 months, hits 140 million daily users The tech giant's YouTube rival boasts more than 720 million monthly users, almost doubling since December.       ...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
14:48, 05/30/2019

White House escalates war against Facebook, Google and Twitter with a campaign asking users to share stories of censorship The White House on Wednesday embarked on an unprecedented effort to collect names, contact information and other details about Americans who say that Facebook, Google and Twitter censor their political posts online, marking a controversial escalation...
21:16, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2- Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
13:00, 05/30/2019

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users' device and network types. In exchange, user...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
22:16, 05/14/2019

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app Remember when it was revealed in January that Facebook used to pay teens and gather mobile app usage data from them through an app? Well, the company shut that program down after a huge backlash, but the app’s sorta making a comeback. Facebook today ...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a data breach....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Facebook job offers 'shunned by top talent after data scandal' Recruiters reportedly say social network has suffered major decline in interest from top US schoolsThe fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to hurt Facebook as candidates turn down job offers from what was once considered one of the...
09:16, 05/17/2019

How Facebook plans to keep your data private while opening it up to researchers Ever since the 2016 US presidential elections, social network Facebook has been at the receiving end of criticism for its outsized influence on worldwide electoral processes, and threats to democracy from the spread of fake news. Now more than a year...
10:32, 04/30/2019

Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Technology is reshaping the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw worshippers closer to God and away from worldly distractions. People in the Middle East spend close to...
23:16, 05/27/2019

Doctored clip shows Facebook CEO championing 'stolen data' Artists are challenging Facebook's policy of refusing to take down videos which have been manipulated to misrepresent their subjects by creating one about Mark Zuckerberg....
03:32, 06/12/2019

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British......
23:32, 05/31/2019

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to the leak. Today, a US judge sided with shareholders...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
11:00, 06/06/2019

Facebook sues firm for allegedly misusing app data to target ads Facebook is trying to preempt Cambridge Analytica-style scandals with legal action. The social network has sued the South Korean analytics firm Rankwave for allegedly misusing its app data for ad targeting (thus breaching its contract) as well as fa...
14:00, 05/11/2019

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
14:32, 05/31/2019

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct data miner Cambridge Analytica....
19:32, 06/02/2019

Facebook Sues South Korea Data Analytics Firm Facebook is suing South Korean data analytics firm Rankwave to make sure it isn't breaking the leading social network's rules, the US company said Friday....
02:16, 05/11/2019

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan - TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
12:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. judge orders Facebook to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for an estimated 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge...
11:48, 05/31/2019

New Apple Sign-In Option Could Keep More Personal Data Away From Facebook, Google Apple’s plan to enable anonymous sign-ins on mobile apps threatens to choke off access to data for companies including Facebook and Google, which use the information to track users and sell ads....
14:16, 06/06/2019

Facebook Says Mark Zuckerberg Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said Wednesday as it......
22:16, 06/12/2019

Irish Top Court Rejects Facebook Appeal Over Transfer of User Data to US European Court of Justice will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens' data to the US in July, after Facebook's bid to stop its referral was blocked by Ireland's Supreme......
10:32, 05/31/2019

McNamee: Facebook and Google, like China, use data to manipulate behavior and it must stop "They are essentially gathering data about everybody, creating these data voodoo dolls and using that to manipulate the choices available to people," warns early Facebook and Google investor Roger McNamee....
09:48, 06/10/2019

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook bid to block ECJ data case Ireland's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Facebook to block a landmark privacy case, regarding the transfer of EU users' data to the United States, being referred to Europe's top court....
03:48, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
11:48, 05/31/2019

Facebook while black: Users call it getting 'Zucked,' say talking about racism is censored as hate speech Black Facebook users complain they can't talk about racism without being censored for hate speech. Civil rights groups want Facebook to fix it.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Breaking up Facebook? Try data literacy, social engineering, personal knowledge graphs, and developer advocacy Yes, Facebook is a data-driven monopoly. But the only real way to break it up is by getting hold of its data and functionality, one piece at a time. It will take a combination of tech, data, and social engineering to get there. And graphs -- personal...
08:32, 05/16/2019

Huawei’s EMUI 9 sees over 80 million users with more users expected Huawei’s Emotion UI, or EMUI as it's more commonly known, has come a long way over the years. EMUI 9 did away with a lot of the clunkiness that burdened stock Android and improved on it with a UI implementation that feels natural, simple ...
06:48, 06/13/2019

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management to the enterprise Data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualization to connect data in the cloud and on premise, and a UI to build knowledge graphs...
11:32, 06/19/2019

Tech Data leaks 246GB of customer data IT giant Tech Data has plugged a data leak which exposed 264GB of customer data to the public after being informed of the leak by security researchers.Security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar of vpnMentor first discovered that a log management s...
12:16, 06/07/2019

Why data privacy without data visibility doesn't cut it for GDPR We’re approaching the first anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Unfortunately, some companies still aren’t making the grade when it comes to protecting data. Most notably, Google earlier this year was fine...
06:16, 04/30/2019

Choosing the right data security solution for big data environments Data is money. For some organisations, data has become the highest commodity, and this means consumers now hold the power. By gathering these large data sets, businesses can analyse human behaviour and interactions through trends, market patterns and...
07:32, 05/06/2019

'CBOE Streaming Markets' is New Direct-Access Data Service From CBOE Holdings' Market Data Express CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Data Express, LLC, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE), has launched a new market data service known as "CBOE Streaming Markets" (CSM). The service provides three separate, direct datafeeds ...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
09:00, 05/09/2019

CBOE’s Historical Data Subscription Service Migrating to CBOE Livevol Data Shop CHICAGO, IL -- January 6, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that its historical market data service formerly operated by Market Data Express (MDX) will migrate to CBOE Livevol Data Shop today, January 6....
07:00, 05/01/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
16:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
16:32, 05/11/2019

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
03:16, 06/13/2019

The TiVo For Antenna Users Has Never Been Cheaper Online TV subscriptions just keep getting more expensive (and don’t get us started on actual cable), but making the switch to an OTA antenna doesn’t mean you have to give up your DVR....
17:48, 06/13/2019

Alexa will soon be able to speak to US users in Spanish Amazon Echo speaker owners in the US will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish, thanks to an expansion of the Alexa Skills Kit. According to a blog post by Amazon, the company has added a "Spanish for US voice model", which means that Alexa...
04:00, 04/30/2019

WhatsApp was breached: Here's what users need to do Facebook's WhatsApp urges users to upgrade to the latest version of the messaging app after a report says users are vulnerable to malicious spyware.        ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

CBOE Introduces New Options App for ios Users CHICAGO, IL -- November 4, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has released its new state-of-the-art “CBOE Mobile” options application for iPhone and iPad users....
14:00, 05/01/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users are now complaining about a new issue OnePlus might start feeling like The Little Dutch Boy, plugging up one hole in the dam only to find another crack forming. Just yesterday, OnePlus 7 Pro users started to receive an update designed to improve the performance of the phone's camera syst...
15:48, 05/27/2019

Apple’s iPhone and Mac App Stores are down for some users According to Apple’s System Status page on its site, several of its major services are currently experiencing outages. The mobile App Store, Mac App Store, and iTunes Store are all affected, and Apple says that the issues arose at 4:40 ET this ...
12:16, 05/08/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese New research examines the link between body mass index and cannabis use. The findings may seem counterintuitive, given that marijuana increases appetite....
14:32, 04/28/2019

Spotify has 100 million Premium users Spotify has 100 million Premium users, the company has announced in its most recent financial figures. In total, the streaming service has 217 million users, 117 million of which are enjoying the free, ad supported tier....
04:00, 04/29/2019

Flipboard Users: Update Your Passwords Right Now Flipboard, the news aggregation app and website, announced to its users in an email today that a massive security breach left account login information vulnerable and accessible to hackers for over nine months. The company is taking measures to keep ...
09:32, 05/29/2019

US may soften ban on Huawei to help existing users The Trump administration might ease its Huawei trade ban... if ever so slightly. A Commerce Department spokeswoman told Reuters in a statement that it might soon grant Huawei a temporary license to "prevent the interruption" of service for existing....
10:48, 05/18/2019

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are always looking for new targets and it appears that N...
12:32, 06/17/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be obese, study says The joke is that smoking marijuana can cause weight gain because users might get the munchies, but new research suggests that pot smokers weigh less....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
05:16, 05/24/2019

iTunes bug causing many users’ 4K titles to be downgraded to HD Back in 2017, Apple TV 4K users cheered when selected films in their iTunes libraries started receiving Ultra HD upgrades at no extra cost.Now, it appears the opposite is happening (albeit unintentionally), with both purchased and unpurchased 4K movi...
21:32, 05/15/2019

Pixel users can now take selfies with Pikachu and three other Pokemon The Google Pixel line uses Augmented Reality with its Playground feature to allow you to include what it calls Playmoji to appear in your photos and videos. These are AR stickers that are designed to interact with the user and each other. If you shoo...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Roku has 29.1 million active users (and no profit) Roku is finding that there are benefits to being the neutral player in the bloodthirsty wars for our hearts, wallets and streaming service subscriptions. The company's most recent financial figures show that it's possible to get ahead even ...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Android users can pay in cash on Google Play A few years ago, Google added carrier billing to the Play Store to make paid apps and in-app payments more accessible, even in emerging markets. Now, the tech giant is making it even easier for users in developing regions and other primarily cash-bas...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a br...
14:16, 05/28/2019

Samsung asks users to please virus-scan their TVs Yesterday on Twitter, Samsung's US support team reminded everyone to regularly—and manually—virus-scan their televisions. Samsung's team followed this up with a short video showing someone in a conference room going 16 button-presses deep into the s...
14:48, 06/18/2019

Google may let users limit tracking in Chrome Google might not be done tightening privacy controls. Wall Street Journal contacts claim that the search firm is poised to launch a "dashboard-like" element in Chrome that would not only show more detail about tracking cookies, but give you options....
09:32, 05/06/2019

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight Google has been making phones for quite a few years now, both during the Nexus era when other smartphone vendors designed its devices, and especially in the Pixel era where it creates its own hardware. But even so, its Pixel phones still come with fl...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capab...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform,...
04:32, 06/14/2019

RHEL 8 now available, though CentOS users will need to wait for updates Users of Red Hat Enterprise Linux are able to upgrade, though users of RHEL derivatives like CentOS and Oracle Linux will need to wait, along with Scientific Linux users....
12:48, 05/10/2019

New renders showcase the iOS 13 features that iPhone users want most iOS 13 is the next major iPhone and iPad operating system update, and Apple will unveil its most important features on Monday, during its WWDC 2019 keynote. Some of these features already leaked, and we know we’re getting a couple of highly ant...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a very obvious joke turned nightmare scenario circulating credulously across the platform today via a ...
19:32, 06/10/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
18:32, 05/29/2019

Windows users must patch PCs against BlueKeep, NSA warns The NSA (National Security Agency in the US) has gone as far as to actively warn users of older versions of Windows that unless they are patched, their systems are open to a major attack which could potentially be the next WannaCry.This is about the ...
02:00, 06/06/2019

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
22:00, 06/13/2019

JioPhone Users Can Recharge Their Device Using These Five Plans Jio phone recharge: Meant for Reliance Jio prepaid customers using the private sector telecom service provider's JioPhone devices, these recharge packs are priced from Rs 49 to Rs 594. The five......
00:48, 05/08/2019

Snap could let users add songs to their disappearing messages Snapchat is reportedly looking to make it easier to incorporate music into its ephemeral messages, so users don't have to resort to using tricks and loopholes. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company is currently seeking broad rights t...
13:16, 05/24/2019

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into its own hands. According to The Verge, starting la...
23:32, 06/17/2019

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a techno...
11:32, 05/31/2019

Chrome will limit full ad blocking to enterprise users The days of easily blocking ads in Google Chrome may soon be over thanks to a proposed change to the browser's extensions system called Manifest V3 that Google announced back in January.Manifest V3 would prevent current ad blockers from working ...
16:32, 05/30/2019

Nintendo Switch Online nears 10 million users Nintendo Switch Online has nearly reached 10 million users, according to a financial statement released by the company on Friday, April 26. That's a fairly substantial amount considering the service launched less than a year ago and, when c...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' systems with malware.According to the company, the spam wave is specifically targeting European users...
10:16, 06/10/2019

The Google Play Store is nagging some users to get rid of old apps There have been a handful of updates to the Google Play Store’s operation that garnered headlines in recent days, such as the news that apps’ rating calculations will start being more heavily weighted toward the most recent user ratings. ...
17:32, 05/12/2019

HomePod will support multiple users and music handoffs Apple just addressed some of the complaints about the HomePod in one fell swoop. A future update to the smart speaker will bring multiple major upgrades, most notably support for multiple users. Like its rivals, it can recognize who's speaking a...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for 'Plus' Users We’ll start with the semi-bad news: Dropbox is kicking up the price of its Plus plan from $10 to $12 per month. You’ll have to go for one fewer coffee if you want to stay on budget with your wild cloud-storage spending....
21:48, 05/30/2019

Half of cannabis users think they can drive safely while high – are they right? It’s been several years since recreational cannabis was made legal in some US states. What effect has it had on road safety?People who are stoned often think they’re being funnier than they actually are, now we know they overestimate their driving ab...
07:00, 05/01/2019

FCC ruling brings good news for many U.S. smartphone users Some analysts say that half of the calls you receive on your mobile phone this year will be spam/scam calls. And we can tell you that in the U.S., this stat is absolutely on target. And even if you block one number from calling, another one will be u...
21:48, 06/06/2019

'Alien: Isolation' will terrify Switch users later this year Xenomorphs will soon hunt you down on the road. Creative Assembly and Sega are bringing the survival horror of Alien: Isolation to the Switch sometime later in 2019. There are precious few details of what will change, but the portability is an obvi...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Instagram will start hiding 'Like' counts for users in Canada As rumored, Instagram is indeed getting ready to roll out a test that hides "Like" counts from people looking at your pictures and videos. The company made the announcement at Facebook's F8 developers conference, where it revealed that it will s...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL users are reporting random shutdowns Thanks to its terrific camera and mid-range price point, Google's new Pixel 3a and 3a XL smartphones have been fairly well-received by the public, however, that hasn't been the case for all users.According to numerous reports on Reddit, som...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive,....
10:32, 05/29/2019

"Everyone Voted Modi": Twitter Users Give New Meaning To EVM As the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) surged to power, a section of Twitter users created a new acronym for the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) today, labelling them "Everyone Voted Modi"....
09:16, 05/23/2019

Over 2 billion YouTube users are logged in and watching every month YouTube has hit a new milestone, with over two billion viewers logged into the service and going square-eyed every month. That's a little over a quarter of the world's population.As CNET reports, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced the new...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that wou...
08:32, 06/06/2019

RoboKiller v. Nomorobo: Which robocall blocker should iOS users choose? Call blockers have made significant advancements, but so have telemarketers' tactics for getting you to pick up. See how call blockers RoboKiller and Nomorobo compare....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts...
10:48, 06/17/2019

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after security breach Facebook's WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app after reporting that users might be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their knowledge....
04:48, 05/14/2019

Denver Uber users can buy public transit tickets in the app Uber customers in Denver can now use the app to purchase transit tickets. This makes Denver the first city in the world to get the added capability, but it won't be the last. It's all part of Uber's goal to make the platform a one-stop...
10:48, 05/02/2019

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. The World Health Organization even projected its total eradication by 2030. Th...
16:16, 06/17/2019

WhatsApp urges users to update app after 'serious' security breach The vulnerability – first reported by the Financial Times, and fixed in the latest WhatsApp update – allowed hackers to insert malicious software on phones by calling the target using the app, which is used by 1.5 billion people around the world....
11:00, 05/14/2019

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Homeland Security'...
16:00, 06/17/2019

The NSA is urging Windows users to update their computers ASAP If you’re a Windows user who has yet to update your operating system after the discovery of the Bluekeep vulnerability a few weeks ago, then maybe a warning from the NSA will be enough to spur you on. Bluekeep is a vulnerability that’s be...
16:16, 06/05/2019

Google Pay will no longer let UK users send money to friends If you use Google Pay to send money between your friends, you may soon be cut off from splitting the bill. The company informed users today via email that it will be killing off the Google Pay Send peer-to-peer money transfer feature in the UK. The c...
15:32, 06/14/2019

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part of Apple HomePod's new multi-user feature.The...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Reliance Jio Offers These Five Recharge Options For JioPhone Users Meant for Reliance Jio prepaid customers using the company's JioPhone devices, these recharge packs are priced from Rs 49 to Rs 594, and offer a validity period ranging from 28 days to 168 days. These......
06:16, 04/29/2019

Firefox Fixes Borked Extensions for Everyone but Legacy Users If your Firefox add-ons were borked over the weekend, you’re not alone. Late on Friday, many Firefox users found that many extensions were suddenly useless or impossible to install after Mozilla pushed out an update to version 66.0.4 of its browser. ...
08:16, 05/06/2019

Dating app users more likely to control their weight in unhealthy ways People who use dating apps such as tinder are more likely to go to great lengths to get a slim figure. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Google wants next billion users, but has no plans to launch in China Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company doesn't have plans to launch in China, but that doesn't mean the tech giant wants to ignore its hundreds of millions of Internet users....
10:00, 06/17/2019

Starbucks recalls more than 260,000 coffee presses over reports users were getting cut The coffee chain is recalling about 263,200 of the presses in the U.S. and Canada that were sold online or in its stores between 2016 and January 2018        ...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Cryptopia needs $2M to keep a database alive – or users might never recover their tokens Defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia warned it will take “some months at least” to figure out how to return tokens owed to its users. Cryptopia administrators have also requested “urgent interim relief,” which they say is critical to maintain a ...
09:16, 05/27/2019

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluet...
15:48, 06/13/2019

Chrome users can now give and receive remote support via the web Remote desktop applications have grown in popularity as they can be used to provide support remotely and with the release of Chrome 75, Google is making it even easier for users to get and give support to one another.The company recently announced th...
23:32, 06/06/2019

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users are reporting issues with the phone's touchscreen Some OnePlus 7 Pro models are apparently exhibiting hardware problems just days after release, in the form of phantom touchscreen taps that apps seem to respond to but which haven't been made.As reported by Android Police, the mysterious ghost t...
03:00, 05/25/2019

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from t...
12:48, 06/18/2019

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps promoted by Apple in the App Store contained secret trackers. With Apple trying to set the pace when it ...
15:16, 06/08/2019

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's mobile app to spy on its fans.The app, which has been downloaded on millions of devices, was reporte...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Here's the fastest way for Android users to find and uninstall apps they don't need How many apps do you have on your phone? Do you use them all, or is that percentage closer to 50%? 40%? 20%? Let's say someone has 211 apps on their Android phone. Wouldn't you say that there are some that surely wouldn't be missed if they were unins...
15:16, 05/10/2019

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer group Which?...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Google confirms Huawei users will still have access to some of its services Huawei smartphone users who didn't follow the tech news over the weekend will probably have a shock, when they'll learn that Google is taking steps to prevent the Chinese company from getting Android updates and Google services on its phones.Although...
04:00, 05/20/2019

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some ...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Google will let enterprise users escape Chrome's ad-blocking restrictions Google announced Manifest V3 earlier this year -- a proposed change to Chrome's extension system that would essentially stop ad-blockers from working effectively. Despite the significant backlash Google faced in the aftermath of this decision, i...
07:32, 05/30/2019

Google Drive users on a discontinued plan are getting an unexpected freebie It's getting harder and harder to complain about running out of storage space on today's high-end and even mid-range smartphones, especially if you also add in an ultra-affordable or insanely hefty microSD card. At the same time, it's generally a goo...
06:32, 05/23/2019

Official Apple video promotes new features available to Memoji users in iOS 13 Today was opening day of the WWDC developer conference and as expected, iOS 13 was unveiled. The company already posted a video promoting the new makeup, hairstyles, and other fashion accessories that can be used with the Memoji feature once iOS 13 i...
15:32, 06/03/2019

Realme 2 Pro Users Report Bootloop Issue Following Android Pie Update Realme 2 Pro users are reporting a bootloop issue following the recent Android Pie update for the phone, but a workaround has been shared by the company to avert it....
06:00, 06/03/2019

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
08:32, 05/22/2019

IDC: High-end VR grew 60% in 2018, users have smartwatch-level satisfaction Strong growth in high-performance VR headset sales offset declines in smartphone-dependent headsets, IDC reports, but the market still faces challenges.Read More...
10:32, 05/10/2019

Robinhood users have been scooping up Tesla's plunging stock (TSLA) Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Robinhood users have been adding Tesla to their holdins despite an extremely difficult time for the electric-car maker, according to data from the Robinhood trading app. The number of accounts holding Tesla shares on the ...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread...
23:32, 05/23/2019

CryptoKitties and Dice Games Fail to Lure Users to Dapps Blockchain-based platforms have attracted thousands of volunteer developers with the promise of decentralized alternatives to Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS. What they don’t have yet are users....
04:00, 05/29/2019

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing failure to protect creators from hate speech, quee...
00:48, 06/08/2019

Larry Sanger will hide ‘blockchain’ on Everipedia to keep users comfortable Larry Sanger, co-founder of Wikipedia, took the Hard Fork stage at TNW2019 to reinforce the idea that user experience (UX) is a catalyst for decentralization. Sanger, now Chief Information Officer for the blockchain-powered Everipedia platform, expre...
11:32, 05/10/2019

Spotify finally adds a sleep timer for Android users Users of the Android version of Spotify, like Reddit user Studdz, have been raving over the past few days about the quiet addition of a highly requested feature to the Android version of the music streaming app. Users have started noticing the presen...
01:16, 05/28/2019

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
06:16, 06/05/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users are experiencing some pretty bizarre issues on Verizon The OnePlus 7 Pro is without a doubt one of the world's best Android smartphones, but despite this bad boy essentially escalating its manufacturer's status in the mobile industry from underdog and flagship killer to top dog and flagship maker, there ...
05:16, 05/24/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users complain about a 'ghostly presence' tapping on their screen If you own a OnePlus 7 Pro and have been plagued by a touchscreen that seems to be receiving inputs from a ghost, don't worry. You're not going crazy. Some OnePlus 7 Pro owners are complaining on the OnePlus Forum (via Android Police) that the screen...
11:00, 05/25/2019

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
04:32, 05/30/2019

Huawei is selling lock screen ads on certain models; users are not happy Have things come to this for Huawei? Is the company having so much trouble selling its phones that it needs to sell lock screen ads on its handsets? Several tweets from Huawei owners (via Android Police) show how those using the pre-installed "random...
19:16, 06/13/2019

Commerce Dept. grants Huawei a 90-day license to help existing users Last week the US Commerce Department added Huawei and 68 subsidiaries to its "Entity List" that bans it from doing business with US companies without a special license. Today, as anticipated, the Commerce Department loosened that restriction a bit wi...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Update to app makes it easier for Apple iPhone users to get expert help If you're an Apple iPhone user in the U.S., the update to version 3.1 of the Apple Support app adds a useful new feature. According to MacRumors, the app will now connect those with an issue concerning their iPhone, to an expert through a chat sessio...
17:48, 05/13/2019

Apple agrees to notify users when iOS updates throttle down performance Following the last year debate about whether or not Apple should have informed consumers that some of its updates will slow down their iPhones, the UK Competition and Markets Authority kicked off an investigation to learn more about the matter.The in...
06:32, 05/23/2019

iPhone users can now download bigger apps & games over cellular Apple has never been a fan of large file downloads over data, but this week the Cupertino giant has unexpected upped its cellular download limit for iPhones and iPads to 200MB from the previous cap of 150MB.The move means iOS users are now free to do...
11:32, 05/31/2019

Chinese VidMate app fraud hits up to half a billion users New research from Upstream has revealed that the popular Android app VidMate has been hijacking user's smartphones to use additional data, incur unwanted charges and collect personal information.Currently the app, which allows users to stream an...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Spotify becomes first music service to reach 100M paying users Spotify said Monday it has surpassed the 100 million-user mark for its premium subscription service, becoming the first digital music service to do so....
10:16, 04/29/2019

Comcast built an eye-control remote to help users with movement issues in an attempt to improve the accessibility of its services, Comcast announced today the launch of a feature that will allow users to control their television using only their eyes. The Xfinity X1 eye control will give Comcast customers the ability to...
08:48, 06/17/2019

PlayStation is back after hours-long outage but Instagram is down for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday for about four hours with many gamers experiencing difficulty logging in and accessing PlayStation.       ...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Comcast created an eye-control remote to help users with mobility challenges Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.       ...
16:48, 06/17/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users report ‘ghost touches’ that occur without any input It should be an exceptional week for OnePlus, considering the stellar response the OnePlus 7 Pro got after launch and the fact that the young smartphone vendor just launched its first ever 5G phone. However, OnePlus is already being forced to put out...
00:00, 05/25/2019

YouTube TV is giving away free Showtime subscriptions to longtime users They say that nothing in life is free, but Google would beg to differ, as select YouTube TV subscribers are now being offered a free subscription to Showtime from now through September 5th. The subscription typically costs $10.99 per month, but if yo...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Charter squeezes more money out of Internet users with new cancellation policy Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Sean Gladwell) Charter is making it more expensive to cancel its Spectrum Internet service, as it will begin charging customers for the full month after they cancel instead of providing a prorated final bill. Charter...
11:32, 05/07/2019

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
12:16, 05/31/2019

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method.        ...
12:16, 05/19/2019

La Liga Fined €250,000 For Spying On App Users To Crack Down On Illegal Streams Spain’s La Liga was fined €250,000 today by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, one year after admitting that its mobile app was spying on some users’ phones in an attempt to find out if they were watching games on illegal feeds....
16:48, 06/11/2019

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade after discovering spyware vulnerability The spyware, developed by Israeli cyber intelligence company, used infected phone calls to take over the functions of operating systemsWhatsApp is encouraging users to update to the latest version of the app after discovering a vulnerability that all...
22:16, 05/13/2019

Many PlayStation Credit Card Users Aren't Getting Their Promised Rewards The Capital One Playstation credit card looks like a great deal. After making your first purchase on the card, you get a $50 gift card to the Playstation store, and from then on, every time you make a purchase with the card, you’ll get up to five tim...
19:16, 05/07/2019

Google announced new AR YouTube filters that let users virtually try on makeup Google is experimenting with AR makeup filters this summer to let you test out new lipstick shades using your smartphones front-facing camera.       ...
12:48, 06/19/2019

White House Urges Internet Users To Denounce 'Censorship' President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday renewed its claims of political favoritism among search engines and social media platforms by launching a survey that encourages people to report......
01:32, 05/16/2019

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
00:16, 06/03/2019

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case has been jailed for six years and five months.Zai...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Outlook for Android and iOS gains new feature that help users get things done quicker Microsoft is bringing support for a new feature to Outlook for mobile – Actionable Messages. The new feature will be available once the latest update goes live in the App Store and Google Play Store, and it's meant to allow Outlook users to act fast ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

BlackBerry shuts down messenger service, blaming lack of users Consumer version of BBM will cease but app aimed at businesses will continueBBM, or BlackBerry Messenger, the encrypted messaging service that introduced many to the joys of mobile chat – and was blamed for the 2011 London riots – is finally shutting...
06:00, 05/31/2019

SIM swap fraud leaves two-factor authentication users at risk Financial and online services need to abandon the two-factor authentication process for sending tokens via SMSs as bad players are not only using it to steal credentials and capture one-time passwords (OTPs) but also cause financial damage to victims...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
19:00, 05/16/2019

App stores pull dating apps after FTC warning about underage users You'd think that dating app developers would be sure to keep children from signing up, but that's not always the case. Apple and Google have removed three Wildec dating apps (FastMeet, Meet24 and Meet4U) from their respective stores after ...
19:32, 05/06/2019

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, who continue to investigate the incident, said they...
10:00, 05/16/2019

New Yolo anonymous Q&A app attracts millions of teenage users, has parents wary The new anonymous Q & A app, Yolo, has gained popularity among young Snapchat users but has raised concerns of bullying and privacy among parents.       ...
04:00, 06/18/2019

Hackers exploit Mozilla Firefox bug reportedly affecting Coinbase users Mozilla has warned hackers are exploiting a critical “zero-day” exploit in its Firefox browser — and cryptocurrency owners are most at-risk, ZDNet reports. Details of the bug are scarce, but Mozilla has described it as a “type confusion vulnerability...
09:32, 06/19/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering custom...
16:32, 05/29/2019

Mozilla urges Firefox users to update browser immediately due to vulnerability Following the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in its browser, Mozilla is urging Firefox users to immediately update to the latest version of its desktop app − that includes Firefox ESR, which is intended for use by system administrators ...
22:32, 06/18/2019

WhatsApp Exploit Allowed Hackers to Snoop, Users Urged to Update App WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone....
13:16, 05/14/2019

Instagram test designed to make users more trusting of content on the platform When Instagram first launched, it was known for the filters that users could apply to their photos, which would then be shared among members. The company was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for a reported $1 billion. Instagram is not as well known as Fa...
11:32, 05/07/2019

Gmail Smart Compose feature rolling out to G Suite users on Android and iOS One year after it revealed the Smart Compose feature for Gmail, Google is finally making it available to G Suite users. Since most of you have been probably using the feature for a few months now, you already know that it's been pushed out to consume...
01:32, 06/04/2019

Gmail's 'confidential' messages feature rolls out to G Suite users next month Roughly a year ago, Google rolled out Confidential Mode for Gmail users as part of a big refresh to its web email system – an update that also included other new features such as Smart Compose and an overhauled, customizable interface.Now, Goo...
20:16, 05/29/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Users Report 'Phantom Touch' Display Issue, Fix Incoming OnePlus 7 Pro touch issue is easily triggered when he CPU-Z app is used, but reports of the issue being triggered in other apps has also been reported...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environmental and social damage their drug use is inflictin...
13:32, 06/17/2019

Vimeo's new feature will let users create Amazon Fire TV and Roku channels Vimeo has announced a new feature called Showcase that will allow users to display their videos on their own smart TV channels via Roku or Amazon Fire TV. In a blog post, the video-sharing platform said that “Showcase provides a toolkit t...
03:00, 04/29/2019

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection facilities and overdose prevention sites...
19:48, 06/05/2019

Twitter users baffled as Elon Musk claims he has 'deleted' his account Elon Musk has left his 27 million followers confused by claiming he has deleted his Twitter account - despite his profile remaining live for all to see....
07:48, 06/17/2019

Many Marijuana Users Turn to the Drug for a Surprising Reason: Workout Fuel Most Americans don’t get anywhere near enough exercise — for all kinds of reasons. Some researchers have wondered whether a rise in the use of marijuana is one of them. “The stereotype is the kid on the couch eating Doritos, not bei...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Telegram Hit by DDoS Cyber-Attack, Users May Experience Connection Issues Telegram has been hit by a "powerful" distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and users in the United States and other countries may experience connection issues....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Microsoft practically begs Windows users to fix wormable BlueKeep flaw Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Microsoft security officials say they are confident an exploit exists for BlueKeep, the recently patched vulnerability that has the potential to trigger self-replicating attacks as destructive as the 2017 WannaCry at...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Microsoft brings redesigned Apple Watch notifications to Outlook users A quick heads up for those of you who are using Outlook for iOS on a regular basis. It looks like Microsoft has decided to revamp the Outlook notifications for Apple Watch, so if own the wearable device, you should start seeing them after you downloa...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Supreme Court says iPhone users can sue Apple for excessive prices on its App Store The Supreme Court opened the door for iPhone users to sue Apple over excessive prices on its exclusive App Store.        ...
09:32, 05/13/2019

Huawei mobile users ponder switching brand after Google news Time to abandon the Huawei phone? That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with China's top mobile maker, threatening future access to Gmail, YouTube and Chrome....
09:00, 05/20/2019

Twitch sues users who posted porn, racism, and more to Artifact stream page Enlarge / A capture shows the flood of "Ayaya" anime meme streams that took over Twitch's Artifact stream page in May. (credit: Know Your Meme) In a federal lawsuit filed last week, Twitch accuses 100 unnamed defendants of breaking its terms of ser...
09:48, 06/19/2019

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
14:32, 05/29/2019

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shopping....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Google’s huge Android Q privacy push means nothing to hundreds of millions of users Privacy is finally starting to feel like a priority for Google, and you only need to look at the company’s Android Q presentation from this year’s I/O event to realize that Google is going to be more serious about protecting your data, lo...
01:32, 05/08/2019

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
20:00, 05/25/2019

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the card and extends the accompanying credit line goes a...
15:32, 06/17/2019

Dropbox raises full-year revenue forecast as paying users rise File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and reported better-than-expected quarterly results, as it added more paying subscribers....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Snapchat Employees Allegedly Misused Internal Tools to Snoop on Users: Report Existing online today means giving over a wealth of data. The hope is that the companies safeguarding it are doing so securely, but thousands of people work for these companies, and all it takes is a few bad actors with the right access to peep at so...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Suit filed by iTunes users claims that Apple did make its customers the product Ever since the Cambridge Analytica story broke, revealing that 87 million Facebook members had their personal data used without permission, Apple and its CEO Tim Cook have been saying one thing over and over: Apple's customers are not its product. In...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news outlets have already reported it’s a faithful 3D racing experience...with microtransactions an...
14:32, 05/22/2019

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay-for-streaming services helped drive up profit....
06:32, 05/14/2019

Adobe warns Creative Cloud users with older apps of legal problems Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers who haven't updated their apps in a while may want to check their inboxes. The software company has sent out emails to customers warning them of being "at risk of potential claims of infringement by third parties...
02:16, 05/14/2019

Bumble’s new ‘Private Detector’ protects users from rude, lewd and nude photos Bumble is stepping up safety precautions on its popular dating site with a new feature that will shield users from, uh, junk mail. Bumble’s “Private Detector” will use artificial intelligence to tackl......
10:32, 04/28/2019

Apple’s privacy-focused features risk trapping users in its walled garden During its WWDC keynote, Apple fired several shots against Facebook and Google with a number of privacy-focused features. But the one that deserves a special mention is the company’s single sign-on (SSO) feature. Apple’s SSO is a lot similar to log i...
04:32, 06/04/2019

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T-Mobile's shares are trading for, you would say "A...
20:48, 05/27/2019

Google will soon let Chrome users block advanced tracking cookies, report suggests Google is tightening its Chrome browser’s privacy controls, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Sources familiar with the matter have told the publication that the search giant is getting ready to launch a “dashboard-like&...
23:32, 05/06/2019

Twitter apologizes for suspending users critical of China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary In a statement posted to the company's Public Policy Twitter feed on Saturday, Twitter said "a number of accounts" had been suspended as part of efforts to target accounts engaging in "platform manipulation."...
13:32, 06/02/2019

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles towards videos of kids has decided maybe, just maybe, it doesn’t want to be known for those things a...
20:32, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 2-Dropbox raises full-year revenue forecast as paying users rise File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and reported better-than-expected quarterly results, as it added more paying subscribers....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Netflix brings a long-awaited feature to its Android users after initial iPhone exclusivity Under siege from all sides of the video streaming industry, as Disney and Apple are ramping up their business diversification efforts, Netflix is reportedly cooking up a bunch of big changes aimed at both retaining and expanding the company's already...
07:16, 05/20/2019

Apple lets users track menstrual cycles on Health app, Watch with software update Apple's adds Cycle Tracker to the Health app and Watch to record menstruation cycles and patterns, jumping into an industry with over 1,000 apps.       ...
13:48, 06/09/2019

Dynamic Wallpaper Club lets users enjoy macOS Mojave’s forgotten feature Apple introduced Dynamic Desktops in 2018's macOS Mojave updates, but only included two samples. Now a group of developers is helping users make their own.Read More...
10:32, 05/10/2019

iOS 13 is great, but when will Apple finally allow users to freely move icons on the iPhone home screen? Apple's latest iOS 13 is the holy grail of updates that iPhone power users have been asking for years: the latest update brings users the freedom to have a pretty much full-fledged file manager on an iPhone, it even has a downloads manager in the bro...
08:32, 06/10/2019

Apple lets users track menstrual period cycles on Health app, Watch with software update Apple's adds Cycle Tracker to the Health app and Watch to record menstruation cycles and patterns, jumping into an industry with over 1,000 apps.        ...
02:48, 06/07/2019

Democratic social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench apparently backfired when 70 percent of respondents selected “justices like Brett Kavanaugh” compare...
12:00, 05/05/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit a bad drink....
16:00, 05/10/2019

99 per cent of intravenous drug users lack access to health, ‘social services with dignity’ says UNAIDS chief Despite a decline in new HIV infections globally, a UN report launched on Wednesday highlights that nearly all people who inject drugs live in countries that do not provide suitable harm-reduction service coverage, meaning they are denied adequate ac...
09:32, 04/28/2019

China and India account for most internet users, 2019 Internet Trends report says The much anticipated annual internet statistics and trends report from Mary Meeker is here. The noted venture capitalist published her 333-slide Internet Trends report Tuesday ahead of a presentation at Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona...
01:16, 06/12/2019

Build 2019: Microsoft wants to help business users build customized digital assistants Microsoft's evolving 'conversational AI' strategy looks to be a key focus at Build 2019. And Cortana is still part of that strategy, though in a more business-centric way....
18:32, 04/29/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long coming. Gone is the Google Home brand, as is the ...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Taco Bell website and app go down for some users during free taco promotion Tuesday Taco Bell's free Doritos Locos taco giveaway Tuesday may have proved to be too popular for the fast-food chain's website and mobile app.       ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Apple unveils $1,000 Pro Display stand. Twitter users say 'no thanks!' Apple's $1,000 Pro Display stand isn't included with its new Mac monitor. iPhones, iPads and other Apple products are also getting more expensive.        ...
08:32, 06/05/2019

Arlo Ultra review: Arlo's flagship security camera targets business users With 4K video support, enhanced night vision and a built-in spotlight, the Arlo Ultra is one of the most advanced and versatile security cameras currently available....
07:32, 06/03/2019

Xbox Live WARNING: Microsoft BANNING Xbox One users in shock new rule change MIcrosoft has altered the terms and conditions on its Xbox Live page today - making it easier to get banned for poor behaviour. Here's what you need to know....
08:32, 05/04/2019

IKEA website down: IKEA UK site issues affect users looking for Bank Holiday opening times IKEA's site appears to be down in the UK as frustrated users attempt to navigate the website looking for more information about local store opening hours and delivery information...
07:32, 05/06/2019

Uber wants to gain more users by getting people to stop using Uber Starting April 30, Londoners will be able to view public transport information alongside fares and wait times on the Uber app, to see if taking the tube is quicker or cheaper than waiting.The first, and perhaps only, think you’d think after he...
11:16, 04/30/2019

Blockchain is the best way to truly benefit from our own data It’s said that data powers today’s most profitable corporations, just like fossil fuels energized those of the past. To paraphrase: your data is being used by businesses over and over to help them make important decisions. This ostensibly makes your ...
09:16, 05/04/2019

How 5 Data Dynamos Do Their Jobs Reporters from across the newsroom describe the many ways in which they increasingly rely on datasets and spreadsheets to create groundbreaking work....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Businesses need to do more to protect data, UK says In today's increasingly connected world, keeping our digital footprint private is growing more important and more challenging according to new research from Kaspersky Lab.The cybersecurity company surveyed 2,000 adults in the UK to discover that...
13:48, 05/16/2019

What Happens to Your Stolen Medical Data It’s pretty obvious why you’d want to keep personal information private, like passwords and credit card data. But medical data might not be as obvious: why would hackers care whether I have diabetes? Thanks to a new report, we now know a little more ...
08:48, 06/10/2019

All You Need To Know About Reliance Jio's 1.5 GB/Day Data Packs Jio Recharge: Reliance Jio Infocomm, which offers telecom services under the brand Jio, offers a range of recharge plans with 1.5 GBs of high speed data per day....
08:32, 05/06/2019

Why even small businesses need big data Throughout the past few years, one key-word took over the digital revolution that has been going on for nearly three decades. That key-word is data. After years of focusing on processing speed and sophisticated protocols, companies realized that...
04:00, 05/16/2019

How Businesses Want to Deploy Your Data Companies as diverse as group-fitness chains, life insurers and storytelling platforms are using customer data to improve their services in new ways....
09:48, 06/06/2019

OptionsCityTM Now A Certified CFE Vendor; OptionsCity Metro Trading Platform Offers Users Trading and Market Making Capabilities on the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) CHICAGO, October 16, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and OptionsCity, a Chicago-based independent trading software vendor, today announced that OptionsCity has completed the vendor certification process for the CBOE Futures Exchange and is now...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Windows 7 users are still refusing to upgrade to Windows 10 Windows 7 users do not appear to want to give up their operating system despite the looming end-of-life deadline, at least going by the latest report from one analytics firm.NetMarketShare’s statistics for the desktop OS market in April showed...
04:16, 05/01/2019

All the Data Google Has Collected About You and How to Delete It The data that Google is gathering on you stretches across Gmail, Google Maps, Android devices, web searches, smart speakers, your video viewing habits, and more. That’s a lot of information, but Google makes it available for you to view and delete if...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Your genetic data can be exploited without you ever knowing about it Your genome literally identifies you, but researchers and genetic firms keep saying that DNA data is anonymous. It's a privacy scandal waiting to happen...
10:00, 04/28/2019

India banking: Data show RBL the way RBL Bank has been transformed over the last decade, from parochial local lender to a second-tier bank with genuine national scale. Its investment in digital and data analytics, and its focus on financial inclusion, suggests it isn’t finished yet....
10:32, 04/28/2019

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, one-size-fits-all answer. It really depends on your organization’s needs and what you hope to accompli...
09:32, 06/19/2019

Once-Key Data About Natural Gas Loses Clout Weekly gas-storage data, whose release for years routinely spurred spikes and plunges in one of the most volatile markets in the world, has receded from prominence this year as the gas price has declined and swings have moderated....
12:32, 05/08/2019

Hypergiant uses satellites and AI to mine oil and gas data A new space race is afoot, and it's all about big data and AI. Hypergiant intends to win it -- or at least part of it -- with an end-to-end offering.Read More...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Flipboard hit by user data breach News aggregator service and mobile news app Flipboard has begun notifying users of a data breach in which hackers had access to its internal systems for over nine months.The company informed users of the breach in a series of emails in which it expla...
11:00, 05/29/2019

How to become a data scientist: A cheat sheet If you are interested in pursuing a career in data science, this primer is a good reference for information about salary, hottest job markets, training, and more....
10:00, 05/03/2019

Data storage: Everything you need to know about emerging technologies The era of data-centric computing is here -- and, fortunately, data storage is more cost effective than ever. But we'll see more change in the next decade than we've ever seen before in computer data storage. Here's what's coming that you need to kno...
08:16, 05/28/2019

The best big data SIM only deal just came to an end - what's the next best SIMO option? For those on the big data SIM hunt, your timing is just ever so slightly late to reap the benefits of the best SIMO we've ever seen. That may have been a discouraging way to start so let us pick you back up by letting you know that the big data ...
06:48, 05/18/2019

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing company Ogury surveyed 287,571 consumers to better under...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Majority of new technology investments in UAE will be on data Enterprises in the UAE are rushing to digitally transform themselves in a bid to be operationally efficient, more agile, create new experiences for customers and create new revenue streams.About one-third of the spending in the third-platform technol...
00:32, 05/15/2019

Buzzfeed’s VP of AI: Surveillance is more than collecting data Companies all over the world gather a lot of data customers without thinking of the impact it might have on people in the future. Talking at TNW 2019 in Amsterdam, Gilad Lotan, Buzzfeed’s VP of data science, said that while it’s important for media c...
11:32, 05/10/2019

Our Gameplay Data Should Be Harder To Sell Video game developers can collect our data, and for now, they can sell it to advertisers. But that may not be as easy in the future due to California’s new data privacy law. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, we do a follow-up episode after last week...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many of these bills agree in spirit (i.e. privacy good, data collection and usage bad), the various bills a...
09:16, 05/25/2019

How Hackers Can Steal Your Data at Airports Ever wonder if it’s a bad idea to surf the web using a heavily trafficked public wifi network at an airport? For the most part, it’s safe; your information probably isn’t at risk as long as you connect to the right network. On the other hand, you mig...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Your Kid's Echo Dot May Be Storing Data Even After You 'Delete' It When Amazon launched its kid’s version of the Echo Dot smart speaker a year ago, we hoped it would be a technological blessing, rather than a curse. But as further proof that private information is no longer sacred, a complaint filed yesterday with t...
15:00, 05/09/2019

UA to use ‘big data’ to prevent cardiac arrhythmias TUCSON – Thanks to a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, researchers at the University of Arizona and Banner Health plan to use data in order to prevent cardiac arrhythmias. According to a news release, the 2-year, $766,000 gra...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Pocketful of data: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber and Graihagh Jackson team up for the latest instalment of Science with Everything to look at the history and potential future of weather forecasting Continue reading......
00:32, 05/27/2019

Web data gathering: more failure than success? Today's businesses rely on data, especially real-time data. Without it, companies have a slim chance to make a mark in their industries. The internet is the best data source for businesses looking to analyze their competitors, their products and...
02:32, 05/28/2019

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural ...
16:32, 05/30/2019

This big data Samsung S10 deal beats everything else out there for value right now It is rare that we get the chance to celebrate the affordability of Samsung Galaxy S10 deals -  it is one of the pricier phones on the market after all. So when a deal comes around that majorly drops the price, we're going to shout about it...
05:00, 06/05/2019

DVLA mishandles confidential data of over 2,000 drivers News 8 May, 2019 The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency mishandled over 2,000 drivers’ confidential details in less than a year, it has emerged...
09:16, 05/08/2019

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more critical data analysis tools like Hadoop, this traini...
06:48, 05/28/2019

U.S. Stocks Rise on Strong Jobs Data Stocks rallied, flipping the S&P 500 positive for the week and leaving it a hair below its record, after data showed the U.S. labor market added more jobs than expected in April....
21:00, 05/03/2019

AMC accidentally exposed data on 1.6 million subscribers A security researcher discovered that AMC Networks had inadvertently exposed more than 1.6 million records of subscribers to the company's two premium streaming video platforms, Sundance Now and Shudder. The publicly accessible database included...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Is Our Obsession with Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, however, the British Columbia-based strength and conditioning coach began tracking everything—calorie...
10:16, 05/30/2019

Big data is changing the world; get on board with this $59 training Big Data is everywhere. And, knowing how to read the digital tea leaves of massive data sets is as close to job security as one can find in 2019. Now, you can train up on data analysis with The Certified Big Data Mastery Bundle, a full 360-degree vie...
07:32, 05/04/2019

Salesforce adds customer data platform to CRM At its annual Salesforce Connections conference, Salesforce unveiled its new Customer Data Platform (CDP) alongside the next generation of Customer 360.The new platform services will allow companies to unify disparate customer data throughout their e...
14:00, 06/18/2019

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what they see as the worst....
22:32, 05/22/2019

Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 billion Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses target customers with tools to analyze and visualiz...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Oil prices fall for second day on weak economic data Oil prices were declining for a second day on Tuesday, after more signs that global economic growth is being hit by U.S.-China trade tensions, although losses were limited amid tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks last week....
00:16, 06/18/2019

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell Wednesday after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
12:00, 06/12/2019

How to Protect Your DNA Data Before and After Taking an at-Home Test Mail-in genetic tests offer a wealth of information about your ancestry and insight into medical risks — in exchange for a lot of data. Here’s where that data goes, and how to delete it....
15:32, 06/12/2019

Over half of businesses have suffered a data breach IT professionals are still struggling to secure their organizations according to new research from McAfee which revealed that 61 percent have experienced a data breach at their current employer.The firm's new Grand Theft Data II – The Dri...
11:16, 04/30/2019

S&P registers record high on solid data The S&P 500 broke above its intraday record high on Monday, underscoring the view that the bull market has longer to run, after consumer spending rose in March and inflation data was benign....
13:16, 04/29/2019

What a $20 billion week signals for data and analytics When $20 billion gets spent to acquire two companies in the same market segment within a few days, it's clear that a fundamental market shift is upon us.Read More...
20:16, 06/16/2019

FTC data breach deal sets precedent Social Security, driver's license and credit card numbers were siphoned out of a DMS provider's directories associated with five dealership clients in 2016. One legal expert says the settlement with the FTC may mark a sea change....
22:16, 06/16/2019

Intel's cascade of data centre riches Customers will need to spend time matching Intel's new Cascade Lake processors to applications, and working out how best to deploy Optane DC memory, but there are real performance benefits to be had....
09:16, 06/17/2019

US carriers say they've stopped selling location data You might not have to worry quite so much about carriers selling your phone location data to less-than-diligent third parties. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon (Engadget's parent company) have provided responses to FCC Commissioner Jessic...
13:32, 05/17/2019

What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new general data protection regulations General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance....
10:16, 05/17/2019

How to quickly and securely wipe your data off almost any device If you have any sensitive data at all -- and these days who doesn't? -- at some point you are going to need to find a way to securely wipe it. It's a fact of life. Here's a quick guide to securely wiping data off iPhones, iPads, Android devices, hard...
17:48, 04/28/2019

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
08:00, 06/18/2019

Wall St. Rises for Third Straight Day on Data, Earnings Wall Street closed higher on Thursday as upbeat earnings and strong economic data put investors in a buying mood, with technology companies leading the charge....
14:32, 05/16/2019

EE now lets you watch BBC iPlayer and YouTube without using up your data Getting more free data when on the move is always welcome and that's especially true when it comes to streaming video. Well, BBC iPlayer and YouTube are both now completely data-allowance free for EE users with the Video Data Pass. EE'...
11:16, 06/18/2019

The best SIM only deal ever has been extended - get unlimited data before it finally goes If you've been keenly following our coverage of Three's unlimited data SIM deal (and we can only assume its a top priority for you!), then you'll know we've been loudly and proudly calling it the 'best SIM only deal ever&apos...
10:48, 04/28/2019

911 Response Times Get Faster Thanks to Data Integration Taking a page from corporate-technology managers, 911 emergency call centers are tapping new software tools to share data generated by hundreds of computer-aided dispatch systems across the country....
02:48, 06/14/2019

Don't believe the hype about millennials and money, data suggests Far from splashing out on lattes and avocado toast, Revolut has found many are savingSeven out of 10 young adults are regularly putting money aside, with almost £174 a month being saved on average, showing UK millennials are “far more savvy” about fi...
00:48, 05/11/2019

First American Financial Exposed Customers' Data Real estate title insurance company First American Financial said it learned of a design defect on Friday in one of its production applications that exposed customer data....
21:00, 05/24/2019

UBS sees U.S. rate cut if economic data deteriorate UBS economists said on Tuesday the Federal Reserve would consider lower U.S. interest rates if economic data deteriorate to levels that raise concerns among policy-makers about a recession....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales information provided by the industry analysts at the NPD Group. We've stopped covering those reports a...
06:32, 05/02/2019

How to Protect Your Data After the Quest Diagnostics Breach If you’ve ever had an overdue bill at a Quest Diagnostics office, it’s time to be more vigilant about your financial records. Yep: there’s been yet another data breach....
10:48, 06/04/2019

Argus Media sale to value oil data firm at £2bn The private equity backer of Argus Media, one of the world's most important sources of oil pricing data, is preparing to offload half its stake in a deal that will value it at about £2bn....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Airbnb agrees to share data for over 17,000 NYC listings Airbnb and New York City are inching closer to making peace over data sharing. To start, the home rental outfit has reached an agreement to hand over semi-anonymized host and reservation data for over 17,000 listings in the city. It's also pro...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Three's £20/pm for unlimited data SIM only deal is back...just with one little change Have you heard? Three's best ever SIM only deal is back. But looking around popular culture for some clever analogy, we're going to go with the new series of Love Island...it looks very similar to how it did before, just somehow not quite a...
05:48, 06/05/2019

Officials: Connecticut will be 1st to amass prosecutor data HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the state will be the first in the nation to collect statewide data on prosecutors, in an effort to increase transparency and accountability. The state Senate and House of Representatives within the pa...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Building a community for statistics and data science at MIT and beyond As a focal point for statistics at MIT, the Statistics and Data Science Center (SDSC) reflects the unique nature of statistics at MIT: steeped in cutting-edge computation, with both theoretical explorations and novel applications across departments a...
13:48, 05/10/2019

How much does it cost to get an employee to steal workplace data? About $300 You can’t buy loyalty, but if you’ve got enough money, you can buy sensitive corporate information from disaffected office workers. At least, that’s the finding from UK infosec firm Deep Secure, which today published its ‘What is the Price of Loyalty...
16:16, 05/29/2019

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
16:16, 05/23/2019

Navy Says Data From New UFO Reporting Won't Be Public, SO WHAT ARE THEY HIDING???? Last week, the U.S. Navy announced it was “drafting new guidelines”  for how its members should report all the freaky shit they see while flying and sailing, meaning UFOs. Now, unfortunately, we have a bit of bad but unsurprising news. All those repo...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Foursquare to Buy Location-Data Specialist Placed From Snapchat Parent The onetime social-media darling that has transformed into a specialist in providing location data to other companies is buying another location-data powerhouse in a bid to dominate the business of helping advertisers track foot traffic to stores....
03:00, 05/31/2019

90 percent of data breaches are caused by human error A new report from Kaspersky Lab has revealed that security incidents in public cloud infrastructure are more likely to occur as a result of a customer's employees rather than by actions carried out by cloud providers.The cybersecurity firm'...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Your Fake Email Isn't Keeping Your Health App Data Private Apps that store sensitive health data aren’t rare anymore. Besides the apps from my actual health providers (which have to comply with HIPAA laws), I’ve used apps that track my weight, my fitness habits, my mental health, my periods, and more. In man...
13:48, 05/17/2019

AR will build upon data aggregation’s disruption of real estate In the same way that VR startups have found thriving uses in architecture and construction, AR is creating new opportunities for real estate companiesRead More...
01:32, 05/26/2019

U.S. government website for comparing doctors lacks data on most MDs (Reuters Health) - Physician Compare, a U.S. website created to help patients find high-quality doctors, is missing so much information on individual providers that it may not be helpful, a new study suggests....
16:00, 05/06/2019

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition....
08:16, 05/17/2019

Should We Care About Video Game Companies Collecting Our Data? Video games often ask us to share our data with the developers. Sometimes, games and other apps bury this question in a long privacy policy that you have to agree to in order to even load it up. And sometimes, that data gets sold or repurposed for my...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Now is the ideal time to buy a brand new big data iPhone deal Well it looks like it's that time of the year again. The time where we talk you through how to get a brand new iPhone deal without selling your house, car and all of your worldly possessions.Okay, we promise that's the only 'Apple is e...
04:32, 05/21/2019

India's incredulous data: Economists create own benchmarks Economists and investors are increasingly showing that they have little or no confidence in India's official economic data – presenting whoever is elected as the next prime minister with an immediate problem....
04:32, 05/09/2019

The answer to Uber's profit challenge? It may lie in its trove of data Over the past two years, Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi has used his peace-making and political skills to settle battles with lawmakers and rivals and endear himself to employees who had suffered through a wretched period of corporate scandal...
04:32, 05/09/2019

Stocks, U.S. yields rise after strong economic data World stock markets and U.S. benchmark bond yields gained on Thursday following strong economic data as investors assessed the latest developments in global trade relations....
10:32, 05/16/2019

Poor audited more frequently than millionaires, IRS data shows Poor taxpayers are far more likely to be audited by the IRS than high-income taxpayers – and the trend has only increased in the last decade, according to data released by the agency last week....
05:48, 05/31/2019

Reliance Jio 1.5 GB/Day Data Packs: Recharge Plans And Other Details Here Reliance Jio is currently offering five recharge packs for usage of 1.5 GB of internet data per day along with unlimited free local and STD voices calls....
08:32, 05/29/2019

The Real Signals in Another Month of Noisy Chinese Data Chinese data can sometimes seem so messy that investors simply throw up their hands. Headline growth isn’t a reliable signal, but official data still contains good nuggets if you know where to look....
02:16, 05/15/2019

Global Stocks Pause on Mixed Economic Data Global stocks wavered Wednesday, following a strong close in the U.S. overnight after President Trump suggested a U.S.-China trade deal could still be in the cards....
02:16, 05/15/2019

Focals smart glasses put Google Fit data on your face North's Focals smart glasses can put important data in your eyeline from the gym to the board room. The glasses can sync with Google Fit and Google Slides as a part of recent software updates announced by the company....
23:32, 05/22/2019

TABLE-UAE's Fujairah oil inventory data for week ended May 20 Fujairah Oil Industry Zone on Wednesday published, via industry information service S&P Global Platts, the following weekly inventory data for oil products for the week ended May 20. Volumes are in thousands of barrels. Figures in brackets repres...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Your data, stolen twice: Pirated phishing kit contains hidden backdoor A commercial phishing platform that targets Apple users has proven popular enough for other criminals to pirate, though the pirated version transmits harvested data through a hidden back channel....
15:16, 05/21/2019

Instagram Claims It Is Not the Source of Influencer Data Breach Instagram has said it was not the source of private contact information for millions of influential users of the service recently found in an unguarded online database....
22:48, 05/23/2019

India Just Posted The Worst Car Sales Data In Eight Years Passenger vehicle sales in April fell 17.1 per cent to 247,541 units from a year earlier, data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers showed...
06:48, 05/13/2019

Adding audio data helps AI navigate 3D mazes In a newly published preprint paper, researchers augmented visual data with audio data to see if it might improve AI agents' ability to navigate.Read More...
11:48, 05/13/2019

IMF denies pressuring Venezuela to release economic data The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had not pressured Venezuela to release economic indicators after years of silence, while two sources said the country's surprise data release this week was due to pressure from China....
15:32, 05/30/2019

Here’s how to develop a criminal mind to protect your personal data Trying to stay ahead of the creeps and criminals stealing our data from companies with vulnerable information networks has become a hellish adventure....
15:00, 05/07/2019

California is bringing law and order to big data. It could change the internet in the U.S. SAN FRANCISCO — California is embarking on a new era of privacy on the internet, and Xavier Becerra can’t stop thinking about the failed debut of Obamacare. Back in 2013, Becerra, then a Democratic congressman from Los Angeles, watched as technical p...
18:48, 05/13/2019

DHS warns of data threat from Chinese-made drones The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned U.S. firms of the risks to company data from Chinese-made drones, according to a notice reviewed by Reuters on Monday....
14:48, 05/20/2019

U.S. DHS warns of data threat from Chinese-made drones The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned U.S. firms of the risks to company data from Chinese-made drones, according to a notice reviewed by Reuters on Monday....
12:00, 05/20/2019

TABLE-UAE's Fujairah oil inventory data for week ended May 6 Fujairah Oil Industry Zone on Wednesday published, via industry information service S&P Global Platts, the following weekly inventory data for oil products for the week ended May 6. Volumes are in thousands of barrels. Figures in brackets represe...
03:48, 05/08/2019

Twitter says it accidentally stored and shared some iOS location data Twitter says it fixed a bug that caused it to inadvertently collect and share some users' location data. It affected some people who were logged in to more than one account on its iOS app. If you had the precise location feature activated on one...
02:16, 05/14/2019

US government warns China may have access to drone data Today, the Department of Homeland Security issued an alert warning that Chinese-made drones may be sending flight information back to their manufacturers, who could share it with third parties. According to CNN, the alert warns companies and organiza...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Google Cloud, Informatica Team Up to Tame Data Google Cloud is joining forces with data-management company Informatica to help businesses draw more value from their data—part of a continuing push by Google into the enterprise information-technology market....
22:16, 05/21/2019

TABLE-UAE's Fujairah oil inventory data for week ended May 13 Fujairah Oil Industry Zone on Wednesday published, via industry information service S&P Global Platts, the following weekly inventory data for oil products for the week ended May 13. Volumes are in thousands of barrels. Figures in brackets repres...
00:48, 05/15/2019

Bayer's Monsanto investigated in France over illegal data French daily 'Le Monde' complained to police when it found the newspaper among hundreds of high-profile figures and media outlets listed. The charge is that information was collected illegally....
13:00, 05/11/2019

CBOE Livevol Launches New Data Shop Website CHICAGO , April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced that it has launched a new website, CBOE Livevol Data Shop, which offers clients a full suite of uniquely customizable market data sets......
13:32, 05/01/2019

What impact will IoT edge computing have on the data center market? As the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown with more businesses deploying IoT devices, so to as the amount of data these devices create. This data is then sent back to data centers where it can be analyzed and used by organizations. However, what if t...
05:00, 06/05/2019

iOS 13 Will Finally Let You Download Apps of Any Size Over Mobile Data Apple has changed the way the app download data limits work in iOS 13. The company will no longer be stopping users from downloading apps over mobile data....
11:32, 06/04/2019

Apple Cancels Plans for Second Data Centre in Denmark Apple said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data centre in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country instead....
03:00, 06/12/2019

Venezuela's oil exports drop 17% in May as sanctions kick in -data Venezuelan PDVSA's oil exports took another hit in May, following a deadline for customers to wind-down purchases in order to comply with U.S. sanctions, according to documents from the state-run company and Refinitiv Eikon data....
09:16, 06/04/2019

Matillion raises $35 million to transform data in the cloud Matillion, a U.K.-based data transformation toolkit provider, has rasied $35 million in fresh capital following a year of triple-digit growth.Read More...
07:16, 06/04/2019

Hackers steal student data from Australia's top university A "sophisticated operator" has broken the cyber defenses of the Australian National University (ANU) and stolen years' worth of sensitive student data. Many of ANU's ex-students now work for the Australian government....
03:16, 06/04/2019

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information. The company has n...
02:00, 06/04/2019

New Google feature will automatically delete your personal data It isn't a secret that Google tracks your location, activities and web usage through your phone. By allowing the company to monitor your Location History, Google can recommend a nearby restaurant, and allowing the company access to your personal data...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Was Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as having no ramifications. Read more......
13:00, 06/13/2019

Russia orders Tinder to turn over user data Personal user data from the popular dating app Tinder can now be monitored by Russian intelligence agencies after it was added to a special data storage register. Tinder could be banned in Russia if it fails to comply....
00:48, 06/04/2019

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Government Economists Turn to Big Data in Estimating Inflation The government is trying to incorporate insights from the massive amounts of information that firms collect, as part of doing business, into official economic indicators....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Shares claw higher before U.S. jobs data, oil sinks again World stocks were battling to avoid their first weekly fall in six weeks on Friday, as investors waited to see whether key U.S. jobs data later would give the Federal Reserve another reason to dismiss rate cut calls....
03:16, 05/03/2019

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in which a “significant” amount of staff and student info...
20:48, 06/03/2019

Hacker gained access to customer data at 130 dealerships, FTC says DealerBuilt, an Iowa dealership software provider, reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday over a 2016 breach of customer data that allowed a hacker to gain access to the personal information of about 12.5 million consumers s...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Nearly 12M Quest Diagnostics customers may have had data compromised, reports say Quest Diagnostics said that nearly 12 million customers may have had information compromised in a data breach.        ...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Drone data is a digital forensics gold mine As drones become a familiar sight, they will also become a new avenue for businesses to investigate incidents and law enforcement to solve crimes.Read More...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Treasurys Hold On to Gains After Mixed Economic Data U.S. government bond prices ticked higher after a mixed batch of economic data. Yields edged lower after a report showed the nonfarm private sector added just 27,000 jobs in May....
08:48, 06/05/2019

Apple cancels plans for second data center in Denmark Apple Inc said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data center in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country instead....
08:16, 06/11/2019

CBOE to Broaden Distribution of MSCI Index Data CHICAGO, IL -- July 29, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced plans to broaden data distribution to investors who want to track and trade options on the widely followed MSCI Emerging Markets (ticker symbol: MX...
13:32, 05/01/2019

AI can predict opioid overdoses from crime and socioeconomic data Newly published research suggests there's a strong link between crime and opioid abuse, and that demographics and socioeconomic factors play a role.Read More...
12:32, 05/14/2019

Global Stocks Advance Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data Global stocks climbed with Chinese markets closed for a holiday, ahead of U.S. jobs data that could figure into a decision from the Federal Reserve on the possibility of an interest-rate cut as soon as this month....
01:32, 06/07/2019

Google will soon let you auto-delete activity and location data If you're worried about your Google data history coming back to haunt you, you'll be glad to hear that there's now an easy way to keep that history brief. Google is rolling out auto-delete controls for your activity data and location h...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Medicus unlocks health data into meaningful insights Artificial intelligence is gaining traction across various fields, especially health care, and with the use of data, it’s turning it into meaningful insights. Dubai-born Medicus uses an AI platform and works with diagnostic labs to translate m...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Sock company Bombas fined over data breach Sock-maker Bombas has settled the most uncomfortable data-breach probe in the history of feet. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday announced that Bombas LLC — whose ads call their products “the most comfortable socks in the hist...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Teamwork will help unlock revenue potential of vehicle data Teamwork allows each industry to harness and exchange data sets with multiple stakeholders to run their businesses more efficiently and improve the customer experience....
23:16, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Salesforce to buy big data firm Tableau Software for $15.3 bln Salesforce.com Inc said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition in the company's history....
05:32, 06/10/2019

Google to Acquire Data-Analytics Firm Looker Google has made a long-awaited acquisition to bolster its cloud-computing business, a booming industry where it has lagged behind rivals. The tech giant has reached a deal to acquire Looker for $2.6 billion in cash....
09:48, 06/06/2019

Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
08:00, 06/06/2019

Kentucky Man Convicted Of Leaking Singapore HIV Patient Data LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury in Kentucky has convicted a man of leaking a database of HIV patients from the Singapore government. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports jurors returned the verdict Tuesday for Mikhy Farrera-Brochez of Winchester ...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Cyberattacks and data breaches spike in uncertain climate In these times of political and economic uncertainty, as businesses turn their attention to new challenges and contingencies, the risk of a data breach can increase dramatically. By putting in place measures to pre-empt potential pitfalls, busin...
06:00, 05/01/2019

Homeland Security steps up use of biometrics data on border The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday it was increasing the use of biometric data such as DNA testing to crack down on migrants posing as "fake families" crossing the United States' southern border....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Salesforce to buy big data firm Tableau Software for $15.3 billion Salesforce.com Inc said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition in the company's history....
10:16, 06/10/2019

News attorneys: Opioid distribution data should be public CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for news organizations have argued that the U.S. public should see federal data about how prescription opioids were distributed. They urged a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Thur...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Medicare for All faces big data, privacy, technology hurdles, says CBO The Congressional Budget Office highlighted the IT challenges with a single payer healthcare model, but also noted that Taiwan may have a design that would keep costs down....
10:00, 05/02/2019

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and others.Read More...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information....
13:32, 06/03/2019

Three's new Samsung S10, S10e and S10 Plus big data deals are nothing short of extraordinary They say good things come in threes. Well, at the moment, good things come in threes from Three. It has just unleashed some incredible new deals on Samsung's trio of 2019 handsets, taking an instant first place in the ongoing search for the very...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Trump likely to win his interest-rate cut after dour jobs data If there's an upside for the White House in May's lackluster employment growth, it's this: the Federal Reserve is far more likely to grant the interest-rate cut President Trump has been advocating for months....
12:32, 06/07/2019

Get a free pair of Beats X headphones with these big data EE SIM only deals We've been graced with a lot of brilliant, big data SIM only deals recently. But the one thing they've all been missing is an added incentive. When it comes SIMOs, the amount of data you're getting and the cost you're paying are p...
03:32, 05/05/2019

Microsoft 'Builds' its data story, in the cloud and at the edge On the day after Cinco de Mayo, it's Christmas for Azure database pros. Cosmos DB, Azure Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse all see significant updates....
09:48, 05/06/2019

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the company said Monday....
12:16, 06/03/2019

With data centers in the UAE, Microsoft aims to rev up digital transformation Microsoft is looking to digitally transform one million businesses in the Middle East in the next three years with the official opening of two data centres in the UAE, a top company official said.The US software giant, which has been present in the U...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Use these Fortune 500 lessons on data governance for your small business It’s easy to aspire to be just like a Fortune 500 company – killer quarterly earnings, adulation from the press, respect from your peers, etc. It’s just as easy to forget there’s a reason these largely successful companies stay on top. They innovate,...
23:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise On Weak Inflation Data U.S. government bond prices rose after a Commerce Department report showed that a key measure of inflation fell in the first quarter, even as the economy grew faster than expected....
11:32, 04/28/2019

KPMG to pay $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLC has agreed to pay a $50 million penalty over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said...
09:00, 06/17/2019

FA scores Google Cloud assist on new big data system England's bid for future football success has got a technology boost thanks to a new partnership between the FA and Google Cloud.The sport's governing body has announced the creation of a new analytics system built entirely on Google Cloud,...
08:32, 05/31/2019

Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to require all helicopters be equipped with data recorders after a deadly chopper crash in New York City. Sen. Charles Schumer says the FAA failed for...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 customers, making it the third healthcare company to be affected by the incident....
07:48, 06/06/2019

Dollar Edges Lower Following Soft Inflation Data The dollar slipped Friday after a measure of first-quarter inflation came in below expectations despite surprisingly strong economic growth in the first three months of the year....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Use Huawei And Lose Access To Our Data, US Tells Germany The United States may no longer share sensitive security information with nations that install next-generation networks, like those made by China's Huawei, that it regards as insecure, US Secretary of......
08:48, 05/31/2019

UK posts steepest downturn in manufacturing data in almost three years The Brexit stockpiling boom of early 2019 gave way in May to the steepest downturn in British manufacturing in almost three years as new orders dried up....
05:16, 06/03/2019

Reliance Jio 1.5-5 GB/Day Data Packs: Recharge Plans, Other Details Here Jio Recharge Plans: Reliance Jio is currently offering 12 different recharge plans for usage of 1.5 GB of data up to usage of 5 GB of data per day along with voice calls....
12:48, 06/03/2019

Vodafone's Rs. 229 Recharge Offers 2GB Daily Data, Other Benefits Rs. 229 Vodafone prepaid recharge plan sits alongside the Rs. 199 recharge that offers 1.5GB daily data access, unlimited calls, and 100 SMS messages per day for 28 days....
11:16, 06/01/2019

Antarctic ice thinning at an ‘extraordinary’ rate, satellite data show Antarctica is losing ice at a rapid rate, according to new satellite information. Glaciers are now sliding into the sea because of the warming Southern Ocean as ice vanishes five times faster than it did in the 1990s. The West Antarctic ice sheet use...
15:16, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-CME earnings top estimates, helped by market data fees CME Group Inc, one of the world's largest exchange operators, on Wednesday reported higher-than-expected first quarter earnings, as higher market data revenues helped offset lower trading volumes....
06:16, 05/01/2019

Wall St. gains on better-than-expected earnings, robust economic data U.S. stock indexes extended gains to trade more than 1% higher on Thursday, as optimism was driven by upbeat earnings from Cisco and Walmart as well as robust economic data that underlined the strength of the domestic economy....
10:32, 05/16/2019

Wall St. advances as earnings, economic data beat expectations Wall Street extended its rally in afternoon trading on Thursday as upbeat earnings and strong economic data put investors in a buying mood, with technology companies leading the charge....
12:00, 05/16/2019

Will "Clean Up" Economic Data Gathering If Congress Wins: P Chidambaram The Congress party will review how economic data is collected and interpreted if it wins the general election this month, said senior party leader P Chidambaram, amid doubts over the reliability of......
11:16, 05/13/2019

Cboe to Provide Market and Trade Data to dxFeed Bookmap CHICAGO – May 10, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it is now providing its EDGX Depth real-time stock quote and trade information to dxFeed Bookm...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Over 10 million people hit in single Australian data breach: OAIC The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's quarterly data breach report also revealed private health was again the country's most affected sector....
21:32, 05/12/2019

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
07:16, 05/21/2019

Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers Instagram has accidentally leaked the private information of 49 million of its users, including major influencers and bloggers. A huge database containing details about celebrities, influencers and brand accounts was recently discovered online and an...
07:16, 05/21/2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
18:00, 06/10/2019

Airlines have made $1.3 billion off bag fees so far this year, data shows Airline financial data is out for the first quarter, and airline baggage fees are paying off in a big, millions of dollars kind of way.       ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Cboe Expands Market Data Sales Team with Key Hires LONDON – 1 May 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the expansion of its Market Data Services team with two key appointments in its London office....
06:16, 05/01/2019

Cboe DataShop Offers Market Data, Analytics Through New API Suite CHICAGO – April 13, 2018 –  Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe DataShop is offering customers access to its market data and trade analytics through a...
06:16, 05/01/2019

China accused of stealing Australian students’ data to blackmail them China has been accused of stealing the personal data of 200,000 university students and staff in Australia to blackmail them into becoming spies. Senior intelligence officials strongly suspect China of having orchestrated the attack, which targeted b...
22:48, 06/07/2019

Premier League endgame: the data behind an historic title race Never before has a team recorded at least 90 points in the Premier League and not been crowned championsAs if football fans needed any more drama this week, Liverpool and Manchester City will battle it out for Premier League glory on Sunday. It will ...
04:16, 05/11/2019

AMD Results Beat Estimates on Data Centre, Server Growth The results underscored AMD's success in bolstering its data centre and server sales with new launches in the Ryzen and EPYC line of chips for desktops and servers....
22:32, 04/30/2019

Why Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Happy With India's Data Localisation Demands In a conversation with historian and author Yuval Noah Harari on Friday, Zuckerberg said the motives and intents behind storing data locally matter the most....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Oil declines as inventory data counters hopes for trade deal Oil prices declined on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal....
07:48, 06/19/2019

UK police order rape victims to hand over phone data Under a new policy in Britain, rape victims must turn over their mobile devices to police or risk having their cases dropped. The change has outraged rights advocates, who say it will deter people from reporting crimes....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Comcast's Sky adopts CFlight tool to improve data for advertisers Comcast Corp unit Sky said on Wednesday it has adopted a new tool to improve audience data for its advertisers, as Comcast looks to expand its reach following its $40 billion acquisition of the UK pay-TV provider....
10:32, 05/01/2019

Stock markets climb despite disappointing jobs report data Topsy-turvy thinking is back in style on Wall Street. Bad news on Friday — that the US economy only added 75,000 jobs last month, sorely short of the 175,000 analysts expected — was hailed as good news on Wall Street, with traders betting that the lo...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Novartis CEO says data quality, lagging innovation crimp China M&A Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan said takeover targets in China for global pharmaceuticals groups are scarce due to few novel drugs, data quality fears and lagging regulatory standards in the most-populous country....
08:48, 05/23/2019

Wall St. gains on upbeat earnings, strong economic data U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as upbeat earnings from Walmart and Cisco, and robust domestic economic data helped investors overlook worries about the ongoing trade war between the United States and China....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Oil inches down as inventory data counters trade deal hopes Oil prices ticked down on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal....
07:00, 06/19/2019

European markets seen mixed after China manufacturing data disappoints European stocks are set to open mixed Tuesday morning, after weaker-than-expected data in China underscored lingering concerns about the global economy....
23:00, 04/29/2019

Selling an old computer on eBay? You may also be giving away data you thought you erased You might think all of your personal files are gone from the PC you prepped to sell on eBay. But 3 out of 20 purged hard drives prove otherwise.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Cboe to Provide Market and Trade Data to Thomson Reuters CHICAGO – January 9, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it is now providing its Cboe One real-time stock quote and trade information to T...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Cboe to Provide Market and Trade Data to oneZero Financial CHICAGO – March 1, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it is now providing its Cboe Top real-time stock quote and trade information via oneZero Fina...
06:16, 05/01/2019