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Facebook's PR head defended its anti-Soros effort, saying it was 'completely legitimate'

FACEBOOK'S PR HEAD DEFENDED ITS ANTI-SOROS EFFORT, SAYING IT WAS 'COMPLETELY LEGITIMATE'

Facebook's move to tie groups opposed to the company with billionaire investor George Soros was "completely legitimate," its top public-relations...

Google is reportedly shutting down its Allo messaging app for good

GOOGLE IS REPORTEDLY SHUTTING DOWN ITS ALLO MESSAGING APP FOR GOOD

Google will soon be shutting down its smart messaging app, Google Allo, according to a report from 9to5Google . Back in April, Google...

 
 
 
Internal documents show how Facebook decided to put in a feature that collected call and SMS data without users knowing

INTERNAL DOCUMENTS SHOW HOW FACEBOOK DECIDED TO PUT IN A FEATURE THAT COLLECTED CALL AND SMS DATA WITHOUT USERS KNOWING

Internal Facebook emails released on Wednesday by British Parliament reveal the discussions leading to the "log scraping" practice...

An Instagram exec figured out a simple hack to stop getting buried by emails

AN INSTAGRAM EXEC FIGURED OUT A SIMPLE HACK TO STOP GETTING BURIED BY EMAILS

Responding personally to every email you get at work can consume valuable time. Instagram executive Eva Chen noticed most of her emails...

 
 
 
The 18 biggest tech scandals of 2018

THE 18 BIGGEST TECH SCANDALS OF 2018

From Facebook's Cambridge Analytica debacle to Google's sexual misconduct investigations, 2018 has been a year rocked by scandal in...

Lime's co-founder drops some big hints about the scooter company's plans to increase safety features

LIME'S CO-FOUNDER DROPS SOME BIG HINTS ABOUT THE SCOOTER COMPANY'S PLANS TO INCREASE SAFETY FEATURES

Lime has big plans when it comes to safety: including AI, sidewalk detection, and tools to lock out drunk riders. The company has already...

 
 
 
17 tips for surviving your office holiday party

17 TIPS FOR SURVIVING YOUR OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY

If you plan to attend an office holiday party this year, keep in mind that it's still a work event. One of the biggest mistakes you...

Facebook employees are reportedly so paranoid they're buying burner phones 'to talk s-t about the company with each other'

FACEBOOK EMPLOYEES ARE REPORTEDLY SO PARANOID THEY'RE BUYING BURNER PHONES 'TO TALK S-T ABOUT THE COMPANY WITH EACH OTHER'

Facebook employees have been using burner phones so they're able to "talk s-t" about the company with their colleagues, BuzzFeed News...

 
 
 
The biggest takeaways from the huge trove of Facebook emails that just leaked

THE BIGGEST TAKEAWAYS FROM THE HUGE TROVE OF FACEBOOK EMAILS THAT JUST LEAKED

The UK Parliament published a trove of top-secret Facebook executive emails on Wednesday. The hundreds of pages of documents provide...

Mark Zuckerberg defends the leaked Facebook documents he never wanted the world to see: The scrutiny is 'healthy,' but don't 'misrepresent our actions or motives'

MARK ZUCKERBERG DEFENDS THE LEAKED FACEBOOK DOCUMENTS HE NEVER WANTED THE WORLD TO SEE: THE SCRUTINY IS 'HEALTHY,' BUT DON'T 'MISREPRESENT OUR ACTIONS OR MOTIVES'

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg responded to the publication of internal company emails and documents by UK Parliament. The...

 
 
 
Facebook considered charging companies for access to user data - now Mark Zuckerberg says it was because of Apple's restrictions on iPhone apps

FACEBOOK CONSIDERED CHARGING COMPANIES FOR ACCESS TO USER DATA - NOW MARK ZUCKERBERG SAYS IT WAS BECAUSE OF APPLE'S RESTRICTIONS ON IPHONE APPS

Explosive documents show that in 2012 Facebook internally considered charging developers for access to its platform, which enables...

Internal emails show Mark Zuckerberg saying what's good for the world is not necessarily what's good for Facebook

INTERNAL EMAILS SHOW MARK ZUCKERBERG SAYING WHAT'S GOOD FOR THE WORLD IS NOT NECESSARILY WHAT'S GOOD FOR FACEBOOK

What's good for the world isn't the same as what's good for Facebook , CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a leaked email. The British Parliament...

 
 
 
23 must-read books that Bill Gates recommended in 2018

23 MUST-READ BOOKS THAT BILL GATES RECOMMENDED IN 2018

We've rounded up Bill Gates' many book recommendations in 2018. Over the past year, Gates gave his stamp of approval to more th an...

USB-C WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A UNIVERSAL CONNECTOR - BUT IT STILL HAS A LOT OF PROBLEMS

USB-C has caused a lot of confusion for phone and laptop users alike - two cables that look the same can transfer data and power at...

 
 
 
Facebook documents show Mark Zuckerberg presided over a list of competitors and restricted their access to data

FACEBOOK DOCUMENTS SHOW MARK ZUCKERBERG PRESIDED OVER A LIST OF COMPETITORS AND RESTRICTED THEIR ACCESS TO DATA

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally oversaw a list of competitors and decided whether they could access its platform data or not. That's...

The best streaming services you can sign up for online

THE BEST STREAMING SERVICES YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR ONLINE

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

 
 
 
Emails show Mark Zuckerberg personally approved Facebook's decision to cut off Vine's access to data

EMAILS SHOW MARK ZUCKERBERG PERSONALLY APPROVED FACEBOOK'S DECISION TO CUT OFF VINE'S ACCESS TO DATA

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally approved a decision to block video app Vine's access to data, according to a batch of leaked...

TIM COOK'S ESTIMATED NET WORTH IS $625 MILLION - HERE'S HOW HE MAKES AND SPENDS HIS MONEY

Tim Cook , the CEO of Apple , has an estimated net worth of $625 million, but he's not a typical tech giant executive . Cook's net...

 
 
 
Ousted CBS CEO Les Moonves allegedly had an employee 'on call' to perform oral sex

OUSTED CBS CEO LES MOONVES ALLEGEDLY HAD AN EMPLOYEE 'ON CALL' TO PERFORM ORAL SEX

According to a draft of a report from lawyers investigating sexual assault claims against former CBS CEO Les Moonves, which was reviewed...

A tiny startup wants to pay you for your DNA, and it could lead to the next wave of medical innovation

A TINY STARTUP WANTS TO PAY YOU FOR YOUR DNA, AND IT COULD LEAD TO THE NEXT WAVE OF MEDICAL INNOVATION

A startup called LunaDNA is taking a new approach to genetic research by paying individuals to share their information with scientists. Right...

 
 
 



Netflix cans The Punisher and Jessica Jones, surprising no one

Netflix cans The Punisher and Jessica Jones, surprising no one

Hopefully all of you fans of The Punisher enjoyed its second season, because that's the last one you're getting out of Netflix. The streaming service cancelled both The... Read more ...

Samsung Leaking Wearables: Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Buds Sighted

Samsung Leaking Wearables: Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Buds Sighted

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Buds have cropped up in new renders, showcasing the wearable gadgets in far more detail than previous leaks, initially... Read more ...

Learn to scavenge like a pro with our Far Cry New Dawn crafting guide

Learn to scavenge like a pro with our Far Cry New Dawn crafting guide

Far Cry New Dawn revolves around the hunt - the hunt for materials to craft new weapons, vehicles, and other useful items. It's easy to miss out on great opportunities to find... Read more ...

All Galaxy S10 cases, covers leaked: Remember that screen issue?

All Galaxy S10 cases, covers leaked: Remember that screen issue?

A set of official Samsung Galaxy S10 accessories were leaked this morning with a few details not known before today. This set of images shows that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will... Read more ...

Respawn has already banned over 16,000 cheaters from Apex Legends

Respawn has already banned over 16,000 cheaters from Apex Legends

Community manager Jay Frechette broke the news on Reddit, and told players the studio is keen on the idea of a dedicated reporting tool. ... Read more ...

Eufy's discounted mini smart plugs are perfect for beginners and experts

Eufy's discounted mini smart plugs are perfect for beginners and experts

This is the smart plug to buy. Eufy, a sub-brand of Anker , makes some great home accessories, and the company's smart outlets are no exception. Mini smart plugs are some of... Read more ...

Measure results with Eufy's Bluetooth Smart Scale at one of its best prices

Measure results with Eufy's Bluetooth Smart Scale at one of its best prices

Stick to those resolutions. Amazon has the Eufy C1 Bluetooth Smart Scale on sale for just $25.49 today. That saves you close to $5 off its regular price otherwise; in the past... Read more ...

New Harry Potter Miniatures Available to Order From Knight Models

New Harry Potter Miniatures Available to Order From Knight Models

The latest batch of Harry Potter Miniatures Adventure Game are available to order from Knight Models. Pre-orders are being taken now until February 28th, with shipping to start... Read more ...

Google may drop Android's dedicated back button with Android Q

Google may drop Android's dedicated back button with Android Q

Google is testing new tweaks to Android's gesture-based navigation interface that could see the company drop the operating system's dedicated back button from Android Q... Read more ...

Scientists find surprises in great white shark genetic code

Scientists find surprises in great white shark genetic code

In a significant step for marine and genetic science, researchers have decoded the genome of the great white shark. The genetic code revealed a wealth of insight into what... Read more ...