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Report: Facebook let major tech firms access private messages, friends lists

Report: Facebook let major tech firms access private messages, friends lists

9 hours ago   |   Ars Technica   |   2 articles

Enlarge On Tuesday evening, the New York Times revealed more startling news about Facebook: the company "gave some of the world's largest technology companies more intrusive...
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Announcing Windows Server vNext Insider Preview Build 18298

10 hours ago   |   Windows

Windows Insiders! Today we are pleased to release a new Insider build of the Windows Server vNext Semi-Annual Channel release. What's New In this preview build we are adding...
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Google reminds developers, users about ratings and review policies

14 hours ago   |   Android Community   |   2 articles

With the millions of apps available in the Google Play Store, it's really hard to look for one especially if you don't have a particular app in mind. That's why user reviews...
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T-Mobile denies lying to FCC about size of its 4G network

T-Mobile denies lying to FCC about size of its 4G network

15 hours ago   |   Ars Technica   |   2 articles

Enlarge T-Mobile has denied an allegation that it lied to the Federal Communications Commission about the extent of its 4G LTE coverage. A group that represents small rural...
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Google has completed over 100 ethical reviews of AI ‘projects, products, and deals'

Google has completed over 100 ethical reviews of AI ‘projects, products, and deals'

18 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

In a six-month update on AI policies implementation, Google revealed that it has completed more than 100 ethical reviews of AI projects and deals.
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Man sues feds after being detained for refusing to unlock his phone at airport

Man sues feds after being detained for refusing to unlock his phone at airport

20 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge A Southern California man has become the latest person to sue the federal government over what he says is an unconstitutional search of his phone at the Los Angeles...
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Charter users who didn't get promised speeds will get $75 or $150 refunds

Charter users who didn't get promised speeds will get $75 or $150 refunds

21 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Charter has agreed to pay $62.5 million in refunds to more than 700,000 customers to settle a lawsuit filed by the New York state attorney general's office, which...
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Apple Now Offering Free Next Day Delivery on Holiday Purchases Made by December 21

Apple Now Offering Free Next Day Delivery on Holiday Purchases Made by December 21

1 day ago   |   Mac Rumors

If you still need to purchase holiday gifts for friends and family, Apple is now offering free next-day delivery on any in-stock item ordered by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December...
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FCC forces California to drop plan for government fees on text messages

FCC forces California to drop plan for government fees on text messages

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica   |   2 articles

Enlarge California telecom regulators have abandoned a plan to impose government fees on text-messaging services, saying that a recent Federal Communications Commission vote...
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Senate committee report details how Russians boosted Trump across all social media

Senate committee report details how Russians boosted Trump across all social media

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / A report commissioned by the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, based on data provided to the committee by social media platforms, provides a look at just...
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Comment: Now is the time for Apple to really market privacy to mass-market...

Comment: Now is the time for Apple to really market privacy to mass-market consumers

Another week, another privacy scandal - and no prizes for guessing which company it involves. There is, though, a lesson for Apple in all this. We could get into the weeds with... Read more ...

Save £306 with this ultimate Sky TV deal with the best of TV and Sky Cinema

Save £306 with this ultimate Sky TV deal with the best of TV and Sky Cinema

We thought the best Sky TV deals had been and gone for the rest of the year to be honest, but Sky has just unleashed this excellent last-minute bundle ahead of Christmas... Read more ...

The best free alternative to Microsoft Word 2018

The best free alternative to Microsoft Word 2018

Everyone needs a great word processor, and Microsoft Word is one of the best thanks to its wide format support, integration with other Office apps and huge range of... Read more ...

Control a Raspberry Pi via the Internet

Control a Raspberry Pi via the Internet

Raspberry Pi users wondering how to control the mini PC via the Internet may be interested in a new 10 minute tutorial which has been published to the Hackster.io website... Read more ...

The Galaxy S10 camera may have 'Artistic Live Focus' mode, hinting at...

The Galaxy S10 camera may have 'Artistic Live Focus' mode, hinting at computational photography chops

Samsung will be leveraging its Live Focus camera option dramatically, or, should we say, artistically in the Galaxy S10, to an extent worthy of its rumored multi-lens camera... Read more ...

Use Apple Pay for $100 and above purchases in the Nike iOS app and get a $20...

Use Apple Pay for $100 and above purchases in the Nike iOS app and get a $20 coupon

You know what would go great with that substantially marked-down LTE-enabled Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 over at B&H Photo Video? Some cool Nike swag that you can get by using... Read more ...

LG to showcase new 'ultra' monitors at CES 2019

LG to showcase new 'ultra' monitors at CES 2019

LG has announced two new 'ultra' monitor models to be shown off at CES 2019 this coming January. The LG UltraWide Monitor boasts a whopping 49-inch screen, with a 32:9 aspect... Read more ...

There's a case for your AirPods case to make it waterproof

There's a case for your AirPods case to make it waterproof

Apple AirPods aren't waterproof and the case isn't either so you shouldn't be using them in a swimming pool, but if you want to give your headphones more protection you can use... Read more ...

Apple's iPhone sales are poor in India due to high prices

Apple's iPhone sales are poor in India due to high prices

Apple's new iPhone XS, XS Max and iPhone XR are the companies most expensive iPhones to date and it looks like these high prices have put customers off buying the handsets in... Read more ...

Hearthstone new nerfs will end the reign of the game's most powerful decks

Hearthstone new nerfs will end the reign of the game's most powerful decks

So long, Odd Paladin and Shudderwock Shaman. Those two popular Hearthstone decks should be far less powerful after these new nerfs. Read more ...