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BlackBerry Updates Core Android Apps for Key2 and Others

46 minutes ago   |   Phone Scoop   |   2 articles

BlackBerry today announced updates to many of its productivity apps for Android devices. For example, the BlackBerry calendar now offers a month view with a refined picker for...
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Sizmek unveils unified ad serving platform it says can replace Google's walled garden

3 hours ago   |   Marketing Land

The platform gives advertisers access to its AI-powered DSP, along with the company's DMP and dedicated ad server.
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Google updates Location History language after tracking backlash

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   7 articles

Four days after admitting that it continues to track users even after the Location History tracking has been disabled, Google has updated its website to more accurately reflect...
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Google Confirms It Still Tracks Users Who Disable Location Tracking

Google Confirms It Still Tracks Users Who Disable Location Tracking

3 hours ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   7 articles

We're shocked. Shocked.
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Australian teenager hacks Apple servers for over a year, siphons 90 GB of data

Australian teenager hacks Apple servers for over a year, siphons 90 GB of data

5 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   5 articles

In this day and age, when all of our sensitive data is uploaded to a cloud server somewhere, security is extremely important. Major tech companies often beat their chests...
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Google clarifies how it tracks users even with Location History off

Google clarifies how it tracks users even with Location History off

5 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   7 articles

After the Associated Press reported that certain Google apps still track you even if you turned off location history, Google has changed its help pages and tried to clarify the...
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Ad blocking Anti-Tracking Browser Extensions can be Bypassed

5 hours ago   |   CBR   |   2 articles

Researchers have discovered that browser add-ons and extensions intended to protect your privacy are not as secure as you may think.
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Google admits to collecting user's Location History data

7 hours ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   7 articles

Just days after a report claimed that Google was collecting location data even when location services were turned off, the company has admitted doing it. Google has given the...
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Apple says no personal user data was compromised when it was hacked by a 16-year-old

Apple says no personal user data was compromised when it was hacked by a 16-year-old

7 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   4 articles

A teenager in Australia was able to hack Apple's servers for about a year , stealing over 90GB of data (and, amazingly, storing it in a folder called "hacky hack hack") from a...
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Australia appoints information and privacy commissioner

12 hours ago   |   ZDnet

Interim Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner Angelene Falk has been appointed to the role for the next three years, the attorney-general has announced.
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OnePlus 6T rumored to launch at T-Mobile in October

OnePlus 6T rumored to launch at T-Mobile in October

OnePlus teased earlier this year that it was working with U.S. carriers, and now it sounds like OnePlus may have found itself a partner. The OnePlus 6T will reportedly launch... Read more ...

Fortnite Challenge Bug: Where Are The Rift Portal Locations?

Fortnite Challenge Bug: Where Are The Rift Portal Locations?

Season 5, Week 5 of Fortnite: Battle Royale is here, and with it comes a few new challenges to complete. One of those will require you to run around the game world in search of... Read more ...

Google might be planning to launch its own Smart Display this year

Google might be planning to launch its own Smart Display this year

As many as 3 million units are expected to ship in just the first batch. Almost two years ago, Google introduced us to the Google Home for the very first time and effectively... Read more ...

HTC U12+ in Solar Red is now available in Canada

HTC U12+ in Solar Red is now available in Canada

When HTC's U12+ came out earlier this year, it was only available in two colours in Canada: ‘Translucent Blue' and ‘Ceramic Black'. Starting today, it's also available in a new... Read more ...

Watch the first trailer for Disney's new TV series, ‘Star Wars Resistance'

Watch the first trailer for Disney's new TV series, ‘Star Wars Resistance'

Nearly four months after its unveiling, Star Wars Resistance suddenly has a trailer and a release date. Announced back in April , Star Wars Resistance is a new anime-inspired... Read more ...

UMIDIGI Z2 Pro VS Samsung Note 9 - Is it worth over 3 times the price?

UMIDIGI Z2 Pro VS Samsung Note 9 - Is it worth over 3 times the price?

The new UMIDIGI Z2 Pro just started its presales and with it its hopes to take over the mid-range market. At around the same time, another huge company - Samsung - launched... Read more ...

'All night - no friends, nothing:' Elon Musk describes the lonely 24 hours...

'All night - no friends, nothing:' Elon Musk describes the lonely 24 hours he spent working at Tesla on his 47th birthday

In an interview with the New York Times, Elon Musk said that he typically works 120 hours a week. Musk said he spent his entire 47th birthday alone working in Tesla's... Read more ...

These Are the Phones That Will Get Android 9 Pie

These Are the Phones That Will Get Android 9 Pie

It's mostly Google devices that have the update so far, but OEMs are being surprisingly forthcoming with update plans this time around. Read more ...

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 chip appears in benchmarks with improved performance

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 chip appears in benchmarks with improved performance

A benchmark for Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 850 processor show a less-than-stellar increase in multi-core performance over the previous 835 chip. Introduced in June, the... Read more ...

T-Mobile to Sell the OnePlus 6T in the US This Fall

T-Mobile to Sell the OnePlus 6T in the US This Fall

The appearance of the OnePlus 6T in carrier stores would mark the first time the Chinese startup has inked a deal with a carrier in the US, which could get its phones in the... Read more ...