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WILL FACEBOOK REALLY CHANGE ITS DATA-LEAKING WAYS?

Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data access is a much more fundamental question: Is Facebook...

UBER BUYS DOCKLESS BIKE-SHARE COMPANY JUMP

Ride-hail giant Uber is entering the dockless bike-sharing space, buying electric bike-share startup Jump. The move may may help Uber...

 
 
 

IOS 11.3 MESSING WITH IPHONE 8S WITH THIRD-PARTY SCREENS

Users who have had screen repairs performed by third parties, rather than with Apple, on their iPhone 8 smartphones have found that...

AMD UNVEILS SECOND-GENERATION RYZEN PROCESSORS

The 2nd generation Ryzen processors are officially ready for prime time. AMD's Ryzen 2nd generation is shaping up to be almost everything...

 
 
 

AMAZON OFFICIALLY OWNS RING, BOLSTERS SMART HOME PUSH

Amazon's reported $1 billion acquisition of video-doorbell maker Ring has closed, giving the company a significant lead over rival...

DRIVERLESS CARS GIVE HOPE TO THE BLIND

In 2012, Steve Mahan, who is blind, climbed into the driver's seat of a self-driving car and rolled up to the drive-thru of a Taco...

 
 
 

APPLE HOMEPOD SALES STRUGGLE, FALL WAY BEHIND AMAZON ECHO

The HomePod has not delivered the sonic boom Apple had hoped for. Apple's home speaker had strong pre-orders, but it has petered out...

SONY CLAIMS NEW XPERIA XZ2'S CAMERA TOPS THE IPHONE'S

With the announcement about its newest smartphone, the Xperia XZ2, Sony Mobile claims to have outdone competitors, including Apple...

 
 
 

FBI ASKED ANEW ABOUT SAN BERNARDINO SHOOTER'S IPHONE

Lawmakers are asking the FBI to explain a "troubling" report that says the agency failed to exhaust all tech possibilities before pushing...

UNPLUGGED: TRIPS THAT BAN CELLPHONES, EVEN FOR PHOTOS

Would you take a trip if you couldn't use your cellphone? A new tour company called Off the Grid is asking travelers to put their cellphones...

 
 
 

NO, FACEBOOK IS NOT EAVESDROPPING ON YOU THROUGH YOUR SMARTPHONE

It's time to move on from everyone's favorite Facebook conspiracy theory: No, Facebook is not listening to you through your phone's...

BATTLE OVER ONLINE SALES TAX HEADS TO HIGH COURT

Sales Tax: $0. Online shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click "purchase." But a case currently...

 
 
 

EX-QUALCOMM CEO PAUL JACOBS MAY STILL LEAD TAKEOVER BID

Ex-Qualcomm Chairman Paul Jacobs is reportedly continuing his efforts to raise money to buy the cellular giant and take it private....

TESLA TEMPORARILY SHUTS DOWN MODEL 3 PRODUCTION

Embattled Tesla has temporarily shut down the assembly line for the Model 3, the electric sedan seen as critical to the success of...

 
 
 

NETFLIX: A TOUGH ACT FOR COPYCATS AND PRETENDERS TO FOLLOW

A tough act to follow: Netflix's video-streaming service has been thriving for so long that other companies are striving to duplicate...

WHAT DATA DOES YOUR IOS APP COLLECT, AND WHY?

Facebook's latest privacy scandal came courtesy of a personality quiz app whose data was sold to a third party. What about other apps?...

 
 
 

NEW ANDROID CHAT IS GOOGLE'S ANSWER TO IMESSAGE

After years of launching a variety of mobile messaging apps aimed at replacing SMS text, Google is now embracing a new global standard...

FACEBOOK ADDS PRIVACY SETTINGS TO COMPLY WITH STRICT EU RULES

Tech giant Facebook is enhancing privacy safeguards for users around the world as it complies with EU rules designed to make it easier...

 
 
 

INTEL PLANS TO SHUT DOWN ITS SMART GLASSES GROUP

Smart glasses no more: Intel will no longer work on its smart glasses initiative and will be closing the doors of its wearables division,...

AMAZON REVEALS ITS PRIME SERVICE HAS 100 MILLION MEMBERS

It's prime time: Amazon has persuaded more than 100 million shoppers to subscribe to its Prime service that offers free two-day shipping...

 
 
 



Australia fines Apple for misleading customers over iPhone bug

Australia fines Apple for misleading customers over iPhone bug

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U.S. Senate votes to ban ZTE

U.S. Senate votes to ban ZTE

Deal or no deal, the U.S. Senate has voted in favor of restoring a ban against Chinese manufacturer ZTE. As we have previously reported, President Trump recently struck a deal... Read more ...

Oppo Find X: Here's our first look at the future of bezel-less screens

Oppo Find X: Here's our first look at the future of bezel-less screens

So, Oppo's Find X is about to be revealed in a few hours, but thanks to The Verge who have been handed out a pre-production unit before time and they've detailed what basically... Read more ...

Blackhat SEO

Blackhat SEO

Today I review 2 sites for SEO & have a look at some ways that help you work out if your competion is doing blackhat. Read more ...

Amazon made a special version of Alexa for hotels with Echo speakers in...

Amazon made a special version of Alexa for hotels with Echo speakers in their rooms

Amazon is today introducing Alexa for Hospitality, a special version of the company's voice assistant that will be distributed on an invitation basis to hotels, vacation rental... Read more ...

Bon plan: l'Acer Aspire 13,3″ à 919€ au lieu de 1249€

Bon plan:  l'Acer Aspire 13,3″ à 919€ au lieu de 1249€

Doté d'un écran tactile et d'une configuration milieu de gamme, l'Acer Aspire R7 est idéal pour des tâches de bureautique, du gaming léger, et à transporter. Read more ...

Microsoft's Xbox Live avatars finally arrive for Insiders

Microsoft's Xbox Live avatars finally arrive for Insiders

Microsoft has been talking about its fully customizable avatars for over a year now and now, after many delays and leaks, they're finally launching for Xbox Insiders on its... Read more ...

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 pops up on TENAA, 6.9-inch display and 5400mAh battery revealed

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 pops up on TENAA, 6.9-inch display and 5400mAh battery revealed

Xiaomi's CEO has already confirmed that the low-cost brand is working on a successor to last year's Mi Max 2 and, with an announcement set to take place next month, a new... Read more ...

Google Photos va regrouper les photos similaires prises à peu près au même...

Google Photos va regrouper les photos similaires prises à peu près au même moment

Avec son appareil photo, il arrive régulièrement que l'on prenne plusieurs clichés du même instant, pour être sûr d'en avoir un bon. Google Photos regroupera ces clichés et... Read more ...

Cyberpunk 2077 PC specs revealed for its incredi-E3 2018 demo

Cyberpunk 2077 PC specs revealed for its incredi-E3 2018 demo

I didn't even go to E3 last week, but the sound of the games media's collective jaws dropping over CD Projekt Red's astounding Cyberpunk 2077 demo traveled so far across the... Read more ...