JPMORGAN TAKES ACTION AGAINST TRADERS FOR USING WHATSAPP AT WORK: BLOOMBERG NEWS

JPMorgan Chase & Co, the largest U.S. bank, has taken action against more than a dozen traders for using WhatsApp at work, firing one...

STREAMING SERVICE DISNEY+ CROSSES 50 MILLION PAID SUBSCRIBERS MARK GLOBALLY

Walt Disney Co said on Wednesday Disney+ has garnered over 50 million paid users globally, with 8 million of them coming from India...

 
 
 

U.S., UK CYBER OFFICIALS SAY STATE-BACKED HACKERS TAKING ADVANTAGE OF OUTBREAK

American and British cybersecurity officials are warning that state-backed hackers and online criminals are taking advantage of the...

GOOGLE BANS ZOOM SOFTWARE FROM EMPLOYEE LAPTOPS

Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned Zoom video conferencing application from its employees' laptops, citing security concerns.

 
 
 

ZOOM HIRES FORMER FACEBOOK SECURITY CHIEF AS GOOGLE BANS DESKTOP APP

Zoom Video Communications Inc has tapped former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos as an adviser to improve the privacy and security...

AIRBNB WARNS 2020 REVENUE CAN FALL BY HALF AMID COVID-19 HIT: THE INFORMATION

Home rental company Airbnb has projected its revenue can fall about 54% to some $2.2 billion this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

 
 
 

GOOGLE BANS ZOOM DESKTOP APP FROM EMPLOYEE LAPTOPS

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it had banned Zoom video conferencing desktop application from its employees' work laptops,...

GOOGLE GIFTS TWO-MONTHS ACCESS TO STADIA PRO AS GAMERS STAY AT HOME

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it would give two months of free access to the paid version of its cloud-based game streaming...

 
 
 

U.S. SENATORS QUESTION AMAZON CEO ABOUT FIRING OF WAREHOUSE PROTEST LEADER

Five Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday wrote Amazon.com Inc to raise concern about its firing of a worker who protested warehouse operations...

GOOGLE WINS U.S. DOJ BACKING TO USE SEGMENT OF U.S.-ASIA UNDERSEA CABLE

The U.S Justice Department on Wednesday recommended U.S. regulators approve Alphabet Inc unit Google's request to use part of an U.S.-Asia...

 
 
 

ITALY WORKING ON CORONAVIRUS TRACING APP TO HELP LOCKDOWN EXIT

Italian authorities are working on introducing a smartphone app that would help health services trace the contacts of people who test...

GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTRY RESTRICTS USE OF ZOOM OVER SECURITY CONCERNS

The German foreign ministry has restricted use of the video conferencing service Zoom to fixed-connection desktop computers because...

 
 
 

TURKEY TO TRACK CITIZENS VIA MOBILE PHONES TO ENFORCE QUARANTINES

Turkey will monitor the mobile phones of those diagnosed with the new coronavirus to ensure they do not break quarantine, authorities...

ZOOM HIRES FORMER FACEBOOK SECURITY CHIEF TO BEEF UP PRIVACY, SAFETY

Zoom Video Communications Inc has hired former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos as an adviser and formed an advisory board to improve...

 
 
 

EU TO ADOPT UNIFIED POLICY ON CORONAVIRUS MOBILE APPS

The European Union is drawing up common rules for using mobile apps to track the spread of the coronavirus, aiming to make better use...

GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTRY RESTRICTS USE OF ZOOM OVER SECURITY CONCERNS: REPORT

The German foreign ministry has restricted use of the video conferencing service Zoom , saying in an internal memo to employees that...

 
 
 

FRANCE WORKING ON 'STOPCOVID' CONTACT-TRACING APP, MINISTERS SAY

The French government is working on a smartphone app that could warn users if they came into contact with a coronavirus carrier, ministers...

EU TO ADOPT PAN-EUROPEAN APPROACH ON MOBILE APPS TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS

The European Union will on Wednesday adopt a pan-European approach on the use of mobile applications to track the spread of the coronavirus,...

 
 
 

ZOOM SUED FOR OVERSTATING, NOT DISCLOSING PRIVACY, SECURITY FLAWS

Zoom Video Communications Inc was slapped with a class action suit by one of its shareholders on Tuesday, accusing the video-conferencing...

TAIWAN'S FOXCONN SAYS TO MAKE VENTILATORS WITH MEDTRONIC

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn will make ventilators with U.S. firm Medtronic Plc to help patients afflicted by the coronavirus...

 
 
 



Stadia's wider launch begins with a two-month free Stadia Pro trial

Stadia's wider launch begins with a two-month free Stadia Pro trial

Google Stadia is finally starting to roll out to folks outside of its premium purchasers, starting with a free two-month trial of its Staida Pro tier. ... Read more ...

Phone Comparisons: Huawei P40 Pro+ vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Phone Comparisons: Huawei P40 Pro+ vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

It's time to compare the best Huawei and Samsung have to offer, the Huawei P40 Pro+ vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. These two smartphones are both brand new, pretty much. The... Read more ...

Windows 10 is getting Linux files integration in File Explorer

Windows 10 is getting Linux files integration in File Explorer

Microsoft previously shipped a full Linux kernel in Windows 10, and now the company is planning to fully integrate Linux file access into the built-in File Explorer. A new... Read more ...

Google bans its employees from using Zoom over security concerns

Google bans its employees from using Zoom over security concerns

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is issuing a ban on the use of the Zoom teleconferencing platform for employees. The company is citing security concerns with the... Read more ...

FDA warns dangerous chlorine dioxide products won't cure COVID-19

FDA warns dangerous chlorine dioxide products won't cure COVID-19

The FDA is back with yet another warning about the ‘Miracle Mineral Solution' sold by the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing, this time advising the public not to consume... Read more ...

The 2020 MacBook Air's FaceTime HD Camera Is Still Lousy

The 2020 MacBook Air's FaceTime HD Camera Is Still Lousy

Joanna Stern took the 2020 MacBook Air webcam for a spin, comparing it to other popular laptop webcams and a 2010 MacBook Pro, and found that, while they're all terrible in... Read more ...

Google's Stadia Pro is 'free' for 2 months, but the game-streaming service...

Google's Stadia Pro is 'free' for 2 months, but the game-streaming service still comes with caveats

We reviewed Google Stadia in November, calling it “A glimpse of a future some other company will probably perfect.” The underlying tech? Solid. The platform and business model?... Read more ...

Stadia will lower default settings to reduce internet strain during COVID-19

Stadia will lower default settings to reduce internet strain during COVID-19

Google opened its cloud-based game platform Stadia up to a wider audience today, but notes it has plans to amke changes to its default streaming settings to lessen Stadia's... Read more ...

PlayStation 5's DualSense controller is a return to Sony's legacy of innovation

PlayStation 5's DualSense controller is a return to Sony's legacy of innovation

Haptic feedback and adaptive triggers are true game changers Read more ...

Mondo Reveals New Puzzles For G.I. JOE, THE IRON GIANT, CAPTAIN AMERICA...

Mondo Reveals New Puzzles For G.I. JOE, THE IRON GIANT, CAPTAIN AMERICA, GREMLINS, JURASSIC PARK, and More

For those looking to pass the time while in self-isolation during these strange times, Mondo has revealed a series of eight new puzzles! The Puzzles feature some of their cool... Read more ...