Category: Internet

Here’s why so many apps are asking to use Bluetooth on iOS 13

Apple’s new iOS 13 update adds a new privacy measure that requires apps to get your consent in order to use your device’s Bluetooth. After installing the latest version of iOS, trust me when I say you’ll be surprised by...

/ September 20, 2019

Google Maps incognito mode is currently in testing

Announced at the Google IO 2019 keynote back in May, an incognito mode for Google Maps is reportedly now in testing, as discovered by XDA Developers.

/ September 20, 2019

Facebook published an update on its futuristic brain-typing project

Facebook has released an update on its ambitious plans for a brain-reading computer interface, thanks to a team of Facebook Reality Labs-backed scientists at the University of California, San Francisco. The UCSF researchers just published the results of an experiment...

/ July 31, 2019

Adblock Plus filters can be abused to execute malicious code in browsing sessions

An exploit has been uncovered in the filter systems of Adblock, Adblock Plus, and uBlock which may permit attackers to remotely inject arbitrary code into web pages.

/ April 16, 2019

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp Went Down Again

Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp experienced widespread outages on Sunday for the second time in the past month (and the third time this year), with issues reported starting at around 6:30 a.m. ET and extending until around 9:00...

/ April 16, 2019

Game Of Thrones Creators Talk About Pressure Of Ending The Show — “Of Course We Worry”

HBO's fantasy show Game of Thrones is ending. The six-episode eighth and final season premieres this Sunday, and fans are excited to see who lives and dies and how the story wraps up. Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss spoke...

/ April 15, 2019

Trolls are harassing a scientist who helped photograph a black hole

It’s so easy to be excited about Katie Bouman. She’s the 29-year-old computer scientist whose utter glee at seeing a black hole for the first time was captured in a picture that warmed hearts around the world. Congratulations poured in,...

/ April 14, 2019

ICE Used Fake Facebook Profiles to Prosecute Immigrants—Seems Facebook Missed That ‘Inauthentic Behavior’

Facebook has again taken minimal action to hinder a coordinated inauthentic behavior from deceptive actors targeting a specific demographic of people. In this case, the deceptive actors in question were U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, and the targeted demographic...

/ April 13, 2019

Cybercrime market selling full digital fingerprints of over 60,000 users

Today, at the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit conference taking place in Singapore, security researchers from Kaspersky Lab have revealed the existence of a new cybercrime marketplace where crooks are selling full digital fingerprints for over 60,000 users. This new marketplace...

/ April 12, 2019

Disney Drops All the Details on Its Upcoming Netflix Competitor

Joining the increasingly crowded streaming space, the Walt Disney Company on Thursday delivered more details about its anticipated service Disney+. And if there was any question that this product would directly compete with Netflix, there certainly isn’t now.

/ April 12, 2019