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Mozilla pilots its VPN service for Firefox desktop users in the US

Mozilla is officially launching its Firefox Private Network VPN service for desktop users in the US. The VPN service, currently in beta, is part of a pilot experiment to test-drive new, privacy-centri...

Mozilla pilots its VPN service for Firefox desktop users in the US

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Mozilla launches new desktop password manager, Firefox Lockwise Mozilla has released a free password manager, Firefox Lockwise, to make it easier to manage your website logins. The launch follows the release of Lockbox – a similar tool for mobile devicesLockwise isn't yet built into Firefox; instead it's downloadable as a browser extension. Once...
17:00 2019-06-04

Hackers exploit Mozilla Firefox bug reportedly affecting Coinbase users Mozilla has warned hackers are exploiting a critical “zero-day” exploit in its Firefox browser — and cryptocurrency owners are most at-risk, ZDNet reports. Details of the bug are scarce, but Mozilla has described it as a “type confusion vulnerability” that could occur when interacting with JavaScrip...
16:26 2019-06-19

Mozilla urges Firefox users to update browser immediately due to vulnerability Following the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in its browser, Mozilla is urging Firefox users to immediately update to the latest version of its desktop app − that includes Firefox ESR, which is intended for use by system administrators who control desktop environments in schools, offic...
09:13 2019-06-19

Mozilla debuts its new Firefox logos Mozilla today introduced a new Firefox family of logos. The Firefox brand now refers to the Firefox family of apps and services, not just the browser.Read More...
16:13 2019-06-11

A Premium Version of Firefox Is Coming, Mozilla CEO Says—Would You Pay for It? For more than a decade, we’ve been able to count on one crucial piece of software being available entirely for free: web browsers. But that may soon change. Kind of. In an interview with German publican t3n spotted by the Next Web, Mozilla CEO Chris Beard said a premium Firefox is on its way sometim...
18:52 2019-06-10

Mozilla Fixes Two Major Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 as well as Firefox 67.0.4 and Firefox ESR 60.7.2 to patch the two recent zero-day vulnerabilities....
21:52 2019-06-21

Mozilla now charges for "premium" Firefox support As part of its efforts to further diversify its revenue streams, Mozilla is launching a new premium service aimed at enterprise customers that use its open-source Firefox browser.The company's new service is called Firefox Premium Support and it will provide organizations with several benefits ...
21:13 2019-09-13

Mozilla Testing a New Browser-Based VPN in Firefox Firefox Private Network is the first beta test to arrive with the revitalised Test Pilot program, and it essentially looks to help protect you from hackers lurking in plain sight on public Wi-Fi......
12:00 2019-09-12

How to Secure Your Browsing With Mozilla's Free Firefox 'VPN' There is no doubt in my mind that Mozilla is looking hard—very hard—at all the different ways it can monetize the Firefox web browser going forward. I’m still thrilled that the company has decided to offer a free VPN service (really a web proxy more than anything else) that gives you an easy way to ...
22:00 2019-09-12

Mozilla fixes second Firefox zero-day bug used in Coinbase hack attempts Mozilla has patched its Firefox browser for a second time in response to a spearphishing campaign targeting employees of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, ZDNet reports. According to ZDNet, hackers have been attempting to phish Coinbase staff with emails containing links to malicious websites. If li...
15:52 2019-06-21

Mozilla relaunches Firefox Test Pilot Program with new VPN Mozilla is bringing back its Firefox Test Pilot program to allow users to try out new features and services and its first new project is the Firefox Private Network VPN service.The program, which first launched three years ago, was shut down at the beginning of this year but now the company has deci...
04:00 2019-09-11

Mozilla is reinventing Firefox for Android, and you can test the new version now Mozilla is overhauling Firefox for Android, and it's giving you an early peek. A test version of the next-gen browser, Firefox Preview, is now available to download from the Google Play Store so you can try it for yourselfFirefox Preview borrows several features from Firefox Focus – a le...
14:00 2019-06-28

Mozilla now curates a list of recommended extensions for Firefox Mozilla is making it easier to choose the best Firefox add-ons from a sea of extensions you'd usually have to wade through. The latest version of Firefox for desktop now comes with a list of recommended extensions, which have been chosen based on the......
09:52 2019-07-11

How to Enable Firefox's More-Secure DNS Over HTTPS Feature Before Mozilla Does Mozilla will enable Firefox’s DNS over HTTPS (DoH) service by default for all users at some point in late September. Here’s why that’s important: DoH keeps your internet browsing private and secure by hiding DNS requests—from your ISP, from software on your system (like parental control apps or othe...
04:26 2019-09-10

Mozilla says update to Firefox extensions API won't kill ad blockers Like Brave, Opera, and Vivaldi, Mozilla distances itself from Google's planned extensions update that is anticipated to hinder ad blockers in Chrome....
05:39 2019-09-04

Mozilla will reportedly launch a paid version of Firefox this fall Mozilla’s reportedly set to launch a premium version of its revered Firefox browser this fall. In an interview with German media outlet T3N, the company’s CEO, Chris Beard, said that it’s aiming to launch the new version by October, with features like a VPN and secure cloud storage. The company’s al...
10:52 2019-06-10

Mozilla rolls out Firefox 67, with 'procrastination on purpose' for faster browsing Mozilla has unleashed a new version of Firefox, which is claims is faster than ever thanks to a strategy it's calling 'procrastinate on purpose'.Unlike human procrastination (displacement activity like washing the dishes instead of completing a tax return), Mozilla's system invol...
15:52 2019-05-21

Mozilla to Launch Premium Firefox Browser With Ad-Free News for $5 a Month No one likes ads, and Firefox is banking on that hatred. On Friday, Mozilla announced a forthcoming premium version of its Firefox browser with ad-free news articles—and offer some other features—for $5 a month.Read more......
23:26 2019-07-08

Mozilla's Tweaking Firefox's Password Manager to Tell You When Saved Logins Have Been Stolen You can’t spend hours combing through archives of breached data to see if your login credentials were leaked, so Mozilla’s rebranded in-browser password manager, Lockwise, will soon notify users if their saved usernames or passwords were exposed in a data breach, and recommend that they change them....
22:39 2019-07-17

Mozilla begins charging for services — starting with Firefox premium support for enterprises Mozilla’s foray into paid services is finally kicking off for real. The Firefox maker is rolling out a new offer for organizations that run the browser in enterprise environments with a premium support plan. Costing $10 per supported installation, Firefox Premium Support will provide several benefit...
13:39 2019-09-13

Mozilla's Firefox Test Pilot Program relaunches with a 'Private Network' extension Firefox is beefing up its security features with a new beta extension that secures your personal data and hides your IP address by protecting you from third party trackers....
15:26 2019-09-10

Mozilla launches GeckoView-powered Firefox Preview for Android, pauses Focus development Firefox Preview will ultimately replace the current Firefox for Android mobile app "this fall." Firefox Focus for Android development has been put on hold.Read More...
07:26 2019-06-28

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
16:52 2019-06-20

Firefox will soon alert users if their saved passwords have been breached With the security of personal information becoming an increasing priority amongst the general public, many tech companies are promising heightened protection in response, and are introducing new methods of dealing with any breaches once they've occurred.However, for users, half the battle is kn...
04:00 2019-07-18

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
00:13 2019-05-30

Mozilla preps its ad-free news subscription service for testing Mozilla seems to have made significant progress on its Apple News competitor over three months after it was announced. According to various sources, the organization has sent out invites to users, inviting them to participate in the upcoming beta lau......
02:52 2019-07-07

How desktop-as-a-service makes complex IT architecture simple (VB Live) Learn how desktop-as-a-service makes underlying software invisible to users, addresses the complexity of your tech infrastructure, and more.Read More...
07:26 2019-08-20

Top desktop as a service (DaaS) providers: Amazon, Citrix, Microsoft, VMware, and more Desktop as a service adoption lags behind on-premise VDI, but the popularity of cloud-hosted desktops is growing. Here's a look at the top DaaS providers and their services....
16:52 2019-09-13

Top desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) providers: Amazon, Citrix, Microsoft, VMware, and more Desktop-as-a-service adoption lags behind on-premise VDI, but the popularity of cloud-hosted desktops is growing. Here's a look at the top DaaS providers and their services....
18:26 2019-09-03

Microsoft releases preview of its Desktop Analytics app-compatibility assessment service Microsoft's Desktop Analytics service, now in public preview, is designed to help business users check their app-compatibility levels and mitigate issues involving the latest Windows 10 feature updates....
20:39 2019-07-08

BlackBerry shuts down messenger service, blaming lack of users Consumer version of BBM will cease but app aimed at businesses will continueBBM, or BlackBerry Messenger, the encrypted messaging service that introduced many to the joys of mobile chat – and was blamed for the 2011 London riots – is finally shutting down on Friday.The Indonesian company that owns t...
15:13 2019-05-31

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, who continue to investigate the incident, said they believe the attacks are the result of router-leve...
16:39 2019-05-21

Group dating service 3Fun exposed data for 1.5 million users Yet another dating service is learning about the dangers of data vulnerablilities. Pen Test Partners discovered that threesome-oriented app 3Fun left 1.5 million users' data exposed, including precise locations, sexual orientation and even private p......
04:13 2019-08-10

Microsoft readies Office for virtual desktop services, including Windows Virtual Desktop Microsoft is adding new features to Outlook, Teams, OneDrive and other Office apps to pave the way for their use in virtualized scenarios, including with Windows Virtual Desktop....
08:13 2019-07-02

T-Mobile Says That Getting Sued for Selling Users’ Location Data Violates Its Terms of Service T-Mobile screwed over millions of customers when it collected their geolocation data and sold it to third parties without their consent. Now, two of these customers are trying to pursue a class-action lawsuit against the company for the shady practice, but the telecom giant is using another shady pr...
23:39 2019-07-10

Popular video conferencing service has major flaw that affects Apple users There’s a worrying zero-day vulnerability which has been reported as affecting the Zoom videoconferencing app for the Mac. It can be abused to activate the user’s webcam and force them to join a conference call against their will – apparently even if they’ve previously un...
16:13 2019-07-09

Huawei’s EMUI 9 sees over 80 million users with more users expected Huawei’s Emotion UI, or EMUI as it's more commonly known, has come a long way over the years. EMUI 9 did away with a lot of the clunkiness that burdened stock Android and improved on it with a UI implementation that feels natural, simple and intuitive. It brought features such as full-sc...
14:39 2019-06-13

Mozilla is launching a VPN The parent company behind Firefox is launching a new VPN in a bid to boost online privacy for its users.As part of its Firefox Test Pilot program, which will allow users to try out new features and services, Mozilla has unveiled the Firefox Private Network VPN service.Mozilla's Firefox Private ...
14:26 2019-09-11

Mozilla is helping to make web-based VR available to everyone Even though virtual reality has been in the mainstream for several years now, it's still not very accessible. It often takes trained engineers to create, release and distribute VR content. That could soon change, however, thanks to a new project call......
18:39 2019-05-22

Fool Advertising Trackers with Mozilla's 'Track This' Nobody likes annoying internet advertisements, that’s for sure. And it’s even creepier when you visit one website, do the web’s equivalent of a little window-shopping, and suddenly find ads for that site plastered over every other site you’re looking at. ...
23:13 2019-07-02

Mozilla wants you to pay $5 a month for its own version of Apple News+ Mozilla seems poised to jump into the paid news aggregation game soon, with the nonprofit behind the Firefox browser now teasing a $5-per-month subscription product that would offer ad-free news while also undercutting by a few dollars the recently launched Apple News+. The latter being a still rela...
07:39 2019-07-06

Google and Mozilla to block web surveillance in Kazakhstan Google and Mozilla are taking action against the government of Kazakhstan's efforts to launch a surveillance operation against its own citizens. Both companies announced today that they are blocking a root certificate that the Kazakhstan government u......
13:26 2019-08-21

Microsoft's Skype-to-phone calling service is now registered as a telecom service in the Netherlands Microsoft's Skype service for calling landlines and mobile phones officially has been designated as a telecom service in the Netherlands and is required to meet the same obligations as other telco services....
21:26 2019-08-21

How Mozilla is crowdsourcing speech to diversify voice recognition The immediate future of human-machine interaction lies in voice control, what with smart speakers, home appliances, and phones listening for commands to do our bidding. But voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri represent their overwhelmingly white, male developers leading to gender a...
18:26 2019-08-27

Mozilla is testing an ad-free news subscription for $5 a month Mozilla last month hinted at introducing paid features in its Firefox browser last month, and it’s now spelling out its plans more clearly. The not-for-profit organization has announced it’s exploring a bunch of “alternative funding models for the web.” To that effect, it said it has started testing...
08:52 2019-07-08

You can test Mozilla’s new fast and secure Android browser now Mozilla has announced the first preview of a completely redesigned version of Firefox brower for Android, and you can test it right away. Firefox Preview has been built from the ground up using Mozilla’s own GeckoView rendering engine and will ultimately replace the current Firefox for Android mobil...
08:39 2019-06-28

Firefox is about to get much, much faster Firefox got speedy last year when its Quantum browser rolled out -- now it's set to get even faster. The latest release prioritizes its performance management "to-do" list with a set of features that'll load pages up to 40-80 percent quicker. The bro......
15:13 2019-05-21

Mozilla blocks UAE bid to become an internet security guardian after hacking reports Firefox browser maker Mozilla is blocking the United Arab Emirates' government from serving as one of its internet security gatekeepers, citing Reuters reports on a UAE cyber espionage program....
01:52 2019-07-10

The VR Linux desktop is on its way Want to use the GNOME or KDE Linux desktops on your virtual reality headset? A new open-source project aims to let you play games and use your Linux desktop with your VR head-mounted display....
18:52 2019-07-31

Everything You Need to Know About Firefox Preview on Android Mozilla is taking another stab at mobile browsing with a new version of Firefox on Android. We’ve been playing around with the recently released early-access public build for this new Firefox, currently known as “Firefox Preview,” and now we’re here to fill you in everything you need to know about i...
00:39 2019-06-29

You should update Firefox right now to fix a critical bug If you have Firefox on your computer, you should update it right now. Mozilla has released security updates Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 to fix a critical bug, which it says hackers are actively exploiting to take control of vulnerable syste......
02:26 2019-06-19

Google, Apple, and Mozilla block Kazakhstan government’s browser spying Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Jackson) Major browser makers are blocking the use of a root certificate that Kazakhstan's government has used to intercept Internet traffic. Mozilla and Google issued a joint announcement today saying that "the companies deployed technical solutions within F...
08:39 2019-08-22

Google, Apple, Mozilla move to block Kazakh surveillance system Alphabet Inc's Google, Apple Inc and Firefox browser maker Mozilla took steps on Wednesday to block the Kazakh government from creating an internet surveillance system using their browsers....
14:39 2019-08-21

Google, Apple, and Mozilla won’t budge on Kazakhstan’s sneaky plot to spy on citizens Google and Mozilla stepped up their efforts to block Kazakhstan’s government from intercepting web traffic within the country. In a joint announcement made today, the two companies said they are deploying a technical solution to prevent the use of ‘Qaznet Trust Network’ root CA certificate in Chrome...
17:52 2019-08-21

Pandora's new desktop app is now available on Windows Just as Apple Music is making its way to web browsers, Pandora is moving in the opposite direction by unleashing a desktop app. The Mac version debuted in May, and now the Windows 10 app has arrived....
04:00 2019-09-13

The Linux desktop's last, best shot With Microsoft cutting off support for Windows 7, the Linux desktop may finally get its day in the sun. But are Linux companies ready to take advantage of their opportunity?...
00:52 2019-06-04

Firefox in 2020: what's next for the feisty underdog? The release of Firefox Quantum in 2017 was the browser’s biggest overhaul in 13 years, but it was also a change in attitude. Since then, we’ve seen a spunkier attitude from non-profit developer Mozilla – unafraid to call out competitors for unscrupulous behavior and lax attitude...
22:13 2019-08-08

A Firefox update fixes yet another zero-day vulnerability Mozilla recently rolled out a fix for a critical bug that hackers were actively exploiting to take control of vulnerable systems. Now, it has released a patch for yet another zero-day bug. According to ZDNet, infiltrators used the two flaws in tandem......
13:52 2019-06-22

How to Recover Your Missing Firefox Passwords Firefox users recently pulled up their browsers to find that all their saved passwords went missing. If this happened to you, don’t worry: Your passwords haven’t gone anywhere, despite what it seems. ...
01:52 2019-06-19

Update Your Firefox Browser Right Now to Fix a Serious Security Bug On the heels of the Firefox 67.0 release, Mozilla has rolled out Firefox 67.0.3, which fixes a major security bug. According to the Mozilla Security board, hackers have reportedly been using the bug to take over PCs running unpatched versions of Firefox 67.0. All Firefox users should update to the l...
01:52 2019-06-19

Firefox is stepping up its blocking game Enlarge / The bold color choices in the blocking dialog on Firefox 70 Beta make it clear that Mozilla wants users to really look at it. (credit: Jim Salter) Mozilla turned the blocking of third-party tracking cookies on by default this week with the release of Firefox 69. Although the feature has ...
07:13 2019-09-07

Twitch unveils its own desktop broadcasting app Until now, people who stream their gameplay or lives on Twitch have done so through a PS4, Xbox One, Twitch's mobile app, Twitch Sings or third-party software. As of today, there's another option for those hoping to become the next Ninja, Dr. Disresp......
22:39 2019-08-08

Apple just unveiled the Mac Pro desktop we’ve been waiting for After going through lots of software announcements, including tvOS, watchOS, iOS 13, and iPadOS, Apple kicked off its Mac section of WWDC 2019 on Monday with the introduction of the Mac desktop we’ve been waiting for, the brand new, powerful, upgradeable, Mac Pro. Don't Miss: Woot!’s huge 4-da...
01:39 2019-06-04

Everything You Need to Turn Your Raspberry Pi 4 Into a Desktop Computer Last week, the Raspberry Pi Foundation released its newest tiny computer, the $35 Raspberry Pi 4, with a promise that it could be a fully functional desktop. While that claim is sort of true, you’ll need a few things to make it work as one....
03:26 2019-07-02

Best remote desktop software of 2019 Welcome to our list of the best remote desktop software in 2019. Remote desktop software allows you to access one PC from another, even if the PCs are not in the same building – or even country!There are a number of business uses for remote desktop software. For example, you could use a PC in...
18:52 2019-06-27

New Firefox Competes With Chrome on Speed And Privacy Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts continue to compete against Google Chrome’s global browser dominance.Read more......
03:13 2019-05-22

Firefox will encrypt web domain name requests by default Mozilla's Firefox privacy protections will soon include one of the most basic tasks for any web browser: fielding the domain name requests that help you visit websites. The developer will make DNS over encrypted HTTPS the default for the US starting......
08:52 2019-09-08

Firefox 68 is here, with a new-look reader mode and recommended extensions Mozilla has released Firefox 68, with improvements for all platforms – but particularly iOS, which has received several major updates.For desktop users, the changes are relatively small. Firefox's reader mode (which strips away images and formatting so you can read the text more easily) ...
16:13 2019-07-09

Pandora finally made a native desktop app Pandora has finally rolled out a desktop app, so you don't have to be stuck using its web player on a browser anymore if you want to play music on your computer. It doesn't play podcasts yet, and it doesn't quite have all the features of the mobile a......
15:13 2019-05-21

How to enable dark mode in Slack on your desktop Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In March, Slack rolled out dark mode for its iOS and Android apps. Now, it’s rolling the feature out for its desktop apps: Windows, Mac, and Linux. To get the dar...
13:39 2019-09-13

CHEAP: Get $530 off an Alienware Aurora desktop computer Dell’s Alienware brand focuses on gaming computers. They’re typically quite expensive, but thanks to a deal, you can now get $530 off a new Alienware Aurora desktop computer, bringing the price down to $1,599.99. Here’s what you get for your money: Six-core Intel i7-8700 Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 8GB ...
20:13 2019-07-05

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S6 refines the 'desktop' experience Samsung is one of the few remaining companies to still be making higher-end Android tablets, so it's nice to see the company show up with a new one this year. The newly-announced Galaxy Tab S6 follows up last year's Tab S4. Like its predecessor......
19:39 2019-07-31

iPadOS first look: Desktop-class browsing, better multitasking and more We knew Apple would make major changes to iOS on the iPad, but we didn't think the company would take things a step further and announce iPadOS. (Not until Apple quietly let the news slip ahead of its WWDC keynote, anyway.) Craig Federighi, Apple......
09:01 2019-06-05

Chrome 77 Gets Better Customisation on Desktop, Tab Grouping on Android Google rolled out the Chrome 77 update for Android, Windows, Linux, and iOS platforms earlier this month, and now the company has announced the latest update to the browser....
00:52 2019-09-22

Best DTP software 2019: top desktop publishing apps Desktop Publishing (DTP) software allows you to create newsletters, magazines, and brochures simply and easily, by controlling the layout and design of documents.The specific advantage DTP has over normal document programs is that it allows for the proper alignment of images and text according to gu...
12:00 2019-06-29

How to get Parallels Desktop for Mac working after the installation becomes corrupted Parallels Desktop allows users to virtualize many OSs for various computing needs. Corruption from a rogue update or other scenario can halt usage and prevent creation of new VMs after reinstalling....
02:52 2019-08-06

Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac moves to Metal for DirectX 11 and more Parallels Desktop 15 running Windows 7 and 10. [credit: Parallels ] Today, popular virtualization software Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac becomes available to new and current users. The flags...
22:26 2019-08-13

Manage Your Messy Desktop With Windows 10’s New PowerToys The phrase “PowerToys” probably doesn’t send you running to your Windows computer, but just because Microsoft’s little suite of quirky utilities isn’t sexy doesn’t mean that it’s not worth slapping on your system. The company announced earlier this year that it was planning to roll out PowerToys for...
19:13 2019-09-13

Firefox is planning to offer a premium subscription before the end of the year Mozilla Firefox is already one of the best web browsers in the business, but Mozilla CEO Chris Beard has hinted that a premium-level Firefox experience will soon be available for those who want a little extra.Premium add-ons could include some form of cloud storage as well as integrated VPN features...
17:52 2019-06-09

Millions Have Chrome, Firefox Extensions That Sell Their Every Click Some browser extensions have a side hustle in spying. From a privileged perch in your browser, they pass information about where you surf and what you view into a murky data economy....
12:13 2019-07-19

Firefox starts blocking third-party cookies by default Mozilla turned on Enhanced Tracking Protection in Firefox, improved Facebook Container, rebranded Lockbox to Lockwise, and updated Firefox Monitor.Read More...
15:39 2019-06-04

Potent Firefox 0-day used to install undetected backdoors on Macs Enlarge / The fox animoji. (credit: Samuel Axon) Hackers exploited a pair of potent zero-day vulnerabilities in Firefox to infect Mac users with a largely undetected backdoor, according to accounts pieced together from multiple people. Mozilla released an update on Tuesday that fixed a code-execut...
01:00 2019-06-21

Starting today, everyone’s desktop version of Twitter will look completely different If you open Twitter on the web today and are greeted with a completely new look, don’t be surprised. The company is starting to roll out an all-new user interface today for the desktop version of the social network, and there’s a lot that’s new — from making navigation easier...
04:39 2019-07-16

MacOS Catalina is Apple's next desktop operating system Where does macOS go from here? Sailing, apparently. Apple announced today that the next version of macOS (10.15) will be known as Catalina. And one of the big new features is a complete rethink of iTunes, which is now broken out into individual Music......
02:13 2019-06-04

Mac Pro 2019 – first look: Apple's desktop designed to never leave you wanting The Mac Pro 2019 is the Apple computer that's designed to never leave you wanting. Unless, of course, you're at WWDC 2019 and yearn to actually touch it.We got a first look at the new Mac desktop replacement for the Mac Pro 2013, and this revision allows for modular upgrades, just in case ...
02:52 2019-06-04

MSI crams an unlocked, desktop-class Core i9 into its new laptop MSI's Titan-series laptops can only be described as an Absolute Unit, and with a laptop this beefy, you need a chip that can keep up. That's why the new GT76 Titan is packing an unlocked, desktop-class Core i9 into its hefty frame....
02:26 2019-05-24

Slack's latest update should make its desktop app more efficient Slack has become an essential part of the daily workflow for many of us, but its desktop app has perhaps been in need of a little TLC. An update is rolling out over the next few weeks that Slack claims will make the app more efficient and help you ge......
17:52 2019-07-22

Netflix is testing a desktop pop-out player so you never have to stop watching Imagine how much Netflix binge watching you could do if minor inconsiderations like work, emails, or social networks weren't getting in the way. Well, that might well be easier in the future, thanks to a pop-out player Netflix is testing for Windows and macOS.First reported by Engadget, the min...
13:39 2019-06-22

Coda turns desktop documents into apps for your phone There’s a neat little app recently been released that could improve your productivity and turn a document into an app -- but only if you have an iPhone or iPad....
05:13 2019-06-01

Plex has revamped its desktop app – and is killing off a fan-favorite feature Plex has fully revamped its desktop software, and it's available to download now for your streaming pleasure. However, there's one major drawback: it no longer supports Home Theater PC (HTPC).The new app, which is simply called 'Plex', will replace all of the company's exist...
13:00 2019-08-16

Google makes Remote Desktop access much easier If you've ever found yourself in the unenviable position of helping a friend or relative with computer issues, you'll know how frustrating it is to do so over the phone, having to repeatedly yell "Click the X!" when you know you could probably take c......
15:39 2019-06-06

Apple Music now works in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and other browsers Apple's subscription music service is now available through modern web browsers, expanding platform support past iOS, macOS, Android, and Windows apps.Read More...
08:26 2019-09-06

Firefox revamp for Android promises privacy without losing features Mozilla will no longer force you to choose between the privacy-first design of Firefox Focus and its full-featured regular browser... at least, if you're using Android. It's releasing a Firefox Preview for the platform that's "more like" Focus, but s......
23:26 2019-06-27

Firefox Quantum now comes with curated extensions and a Reader dark mode Mozilla today announced a fresh update for Firefox Quantum, which focuses heavily on offering a editorially-driven approach to extensions, as well as a gorgeous new dark mode for Firefox Reader. Users of the popular open source browser will now see a curated list of extensions whenever they open the...
21:00 2019-07-09

Firefox’s new tool fools advertisers into thinking you love hip gear It might be annoying for you if an ad follows you everywhere on the internet after you search for a product. Well, the folks at Firefox have developed a new tool that opens 100 tabs in your browser to throw off advertisers. Track This lets you choose from four profiles: Hypebeast, Filthy Rich, Dooms...
19:00 2019-06-27

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disconnect, an open-source anti-tracking tool. New users of the browser who are downloading it for the f......
18:13 2019-06-04

I’m sick of Chrome eating all my RAM – it's time for me to ditch it for FireFox… or even Edge That’s it. I’ve had enough of Chrome. I, like the vast majority of internet users, have been using Google’s web browser for years now. Back when it launched almost exactly 11 years ago, Chrome promised a different, better way of browsing the web.It convinced me to jump ship from...
04:52 2019-09-02

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, a password manager, and new optional security extensions. Some of these features will need to be enabled and configured for existing users, though peo...
00:00 2019-06-05

Firefox to Get a Paid Subscription for Premium Features, New Logo Unveiled Mozilla, the maker of open source browser Firefox, is planning to offer a subscription service within Firefox that would offer users access to "premium" features....
12:52 2019-06-12

Preview of Firefox's new Android browser available in Google Play Store Mozilla announced today that the new Firefox browser for Android, once code-named "Fenix," is now available from the Google Play Store under the title "Firefox Preview." The new browser is driven by Mozilla's "GeckoView" engine, a modified version of the one used on the Firefox desktop browser. The ...
05:39 2019-06-28

Firefox 69 blocks cookies and crypto-mining tracking by default After announcing new security efforts in June, Mozilla is now rolling out the features for all Firefox users on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. By partnering with Disconnect, Firefox will now block third-party cookies; it can also block crypto-miner......
21:13 2019-09-03

Nice: Firefox 69 now blocks cryptominers and tracking cookies by default Mozilla, the creator of the popular Firefox browser, has announced it plans to block cryptominers by default. The move will ensure that third-party websites are unable to use the computational resources of visitors without consent. The use of cryptominers – which is dubbed “cryptojacking” – allows w...
05:13 2019-09-04

Firefox browser blocks sites and advertisers from tracking you online by default Like Apple's Safari, Firefox’s tracking prevention stops ad networks from identifying your browser with cookies that follow you across the internet.        ...
18:00 2019-06-04

Firefox 69 arrives with third-party tracking cookies and cryptomining blocked by default Mozilla has released Firefox 69 with third-party tracking cookies and cryptomining blocked by default, plus improvements specific to Windows 10 and macOS.Read More...
17:52 2019-09-03

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not working. We noticed the problem when trying to set a reminder using Google Assistant and discovered ...
22:13 2019-06-02

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas (it's over) If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not working. We noticed the problem when trying to set a reminder using Google Assistant and discovered ...
04:39 2019-06-03

Alienware's Aurora desktop and gaming monitors get a huge redesign It's been a pretty busy year for Alienware, but Dell's boutique gaming brand isn't showing any signs of slowing down soon. At Gamescom this year, the company is unveiling a slew of new gaming hardware, both in a bid to throw in new specs and brin......
22:00 2019-08-19

Dell overhauls Alienware Aurora desktop yet again with futuristic design If you’re big fans of those thin and light, space-age designs that the new Alienware gaming laptops are sporting – we can’t blame you, they’re stunners – then you might have a hard time resisting Dell’s latest Alienware Aurora.Donning the same Legend industr...
18:39 2019-08-19

Dell Beats Profit Estimates on Higher Desktop Sales Dell beat Wall Street profit estimates on Thursday, helped by higher demand for desktops, as well as a focus on more profitable contracts within its server unit in China....
08:52 2019-08-30

Google declutters its news tab on desktop search pages with a fresh look The News tabon Google’s search results pages is a pretty big deal when you’re trying to keep up with the world: for many people, it’s their quickest way to find news stories on topics they’re interested in. The search giant is now revamping this section on desktop – where it looks cluttered and hard...
06:00 2019-07-12

Yamaha updates its THR desktop guitar amps for the first time in years The pressure waves from a cranked 100-watt tube amp could kill any insects or small rodents in close proximity. Even low-powered, solid state practice amplifiers can be too loud for apartment dwellers. To get around extreme noise issues, Yamaha's THR......
12:39 2019-09-21

Pocket Casts will give existing desktop customers Plus for life Earlier this week the popular podcast app Pocket Casts announced some big changes. In addition to making the mobile app free, Pocket Casts unveiled a new paid subscription tier, Pocket Casts Plus. It said customers who previously paid for desktop acc......
03:26 2019-09-20

How to play Google’s addictive Wimbledon game on your phone or desktop July means the tennis world is abuzz with action and drama, as the Wimbledon final approaches. As a nod to this epic sporting event, Google has released a hidden tennis game you can play on your browser or phone. Here’s what you have to do to find it: Open your browser, and Google “Wimbledon Scores....
08:13 2019-07-12

How to upload a video to YouTube and customize its settings on desktop and mobile Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider It's free and easy to upload a video to YouTube, and you can upload as many videos as you want with nearly no limits. You can upload videos from the YouTube website in a browser, or using your mobile app on a phone. You can choose to make videos public or priv...
20:26 2019-07-31

Google Chrome finally lets you send tabs to other devices (nine months after Firefox) Google Chrome 77 is now rolling out for Android, with a new feature that lets you send tabs to different devices. This handy tool (which started rolling out to a small test base in July, but it now available to everyone) eliminates the need to mess about with bookmarks, or email URLs to yourself.To ...
13:39 2019-09-11

How to add a promotion on your LinkedIn profile on desktop or mobile, and share your new job title with your network Shutterstock/wichayada suwanachun It's possible to add a promotion on LinkedIn and boost your professional reputation when you move up at your job. You can easily update your LinkedIn profile to include your new job status, and even choose to share it with your network in the process. Here's how t...
19:00 2019-09-05

How to send a Google Calendar invite to anyone using the desktop site or a mobile device iJeab / Shutterstock.com To send a Google Calendar invite, all you need is the email or phone number of the person you want to invite. Google Calendar's "invite" feature allows users to send meeting or event invitations which will be automatically scheduled on the receiver's calendar. Visit Busine...
23:52 2019-09-05

How to make your Twitter account private on desktop or mobile, and choose who can see your tweets Associated Press You can make your Twitter account private and ensure that only the people you want to see your posts can. Public Twitter accounts are accessible both to users of the site, and anyone on the internet who finds your profile. It only takes a few clicks or taps in your Settings menu to...
10:00 2019-07-24

Firefox Deploys a Slew of New Privacy Features, Taking Aim at Facebook and Invasive Online Trackers There are plenty of browsers to choose from, but two of the most popular, when it comes to privacy at least, are headed down radically divergent paths.Read more......
23:26 2019-06-04

iPadOS, coming “this fall”: Thumb drives, more gestures, “desktop-class” browsing Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) In addition to expected updates to WatchOS and iOS, Apple's Monday WWDC keynote included an announcement of a new iOS fork: iPadOS. This new updated OS focuses squarely on the larger-screen capabilities of iPads—though Apple didn't confirm which iPad models will be su...
22:52 2019-06-03

Oculus forces Virtual Desktop to stop streaming SteamVR apps to Quest Oculus is forcing the developer of a popular Windows streaming app for Quest to remove support for SteamVR app and game streaming to the wireless headset.Read More...
15:26 2019-06-12

Dell launches OptiPlex 7070 Ultra, crams desktop into monitor stand Dell is increasingly aiming its PC portfolio at end users with strong design as well as IT departments looking to navigate everything from upgrades to open floor plan issues....
03:00 2019-08-21

Dell beats profit estimates on higher desktop sales; shares rise 9% Dell Technologies Inc beat Wall Street profit estimates on Thursday, helped by higher demand for desktops, as well as a focus on more profitable contracts within its server unit in China, sending the company's shares up 9% in extended trading....
01:52 2019-08-30

Microsoft is reorging its field sales team, laying off some 'Modern Desktop' salespeople Microsoft is cutting a number of field sales jobs as part of one of its regular reorgs, specifically ones involving pushing Windows as a key part of their charter....
17:39 2019-07-10

Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac review: Metal support brings improved graphics performance Parallels Desktop 15 supports a wider range of PC software than ever before, and is a genuine 'best of both worlds' option that allows Mac users to run key Windows business apps....
19:00 2019-08-30

Alienware's Revamped Aurora Desktop Has a Clever Cooling System and a Fresh New Design Earlier this year, Alienware overhauled its flagship laptop—the Area 51m—and now, Alienware has returned to finish the job by giving its top-spec desktop a full makeover with a new design, upgraded components, and way better cooling. Read more......
20:26 2019-08-19

Asus ROG Zephyrus, STRIX and desktop gaming PCs with upto 9th gen Intel processors launched in India Asus, on Tuesday, updated its ROG lineup with upto 9th generation Intel processors and latest NVIDIA graphics in India. The new ROG gaming laptop lineup now includes-- ROG STRIX G G531 and G731, ROG STRIX Scar III, ROG Zephyrus M GU502, Zephyrus S GX531 and GX701. In addition, Asus has also announce...
16:13 2019-07-09

UPDATE 2-Dell beats profit estimates on higher desktop sales; shares rise 9% Dell Technologies Inc beat Wall Street profit estimates on Thursday, helped by higher demand for desktops, as well as a focus on more profitable contracts within its server unit in China, sending the company's shares up 9% in extended trading....
02:39 2019-08-30

UPDATE 1-Dell beats profit estimates on higher desktop sales, shares surge Dell Technologies Inc beat Wall Street profit estimates on Thursday boosted by a higher demand for its cloud services and personal computers, sending its shares up 6% in extended trading....
00:39 2019-08-30

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Task Manager, virtual desktop, and mouse cursor improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18963 from the 20H1 branch with Task Manager, virtual desktop, mouse cursor, Notepad, and Chinese IME improvements.Read More...
11:00 2019-08-17

What Happens When Pilots Are Arrested For Drinking On Job In the span of less than a week recently, authorities arrested three pilots from two different airlines under suspicion of intoxication before they were about to fly....
17:39 2019-08-13

Why pilots are safe from automation (for now) Our world is becoming more and more automated by the year; we all know that. But that doesn’t mean everything in sight needs to be automated. Sure, Siri has replaced some of our mundane tasks, and a lot of our business tasks like data entry are now automated. But one thing that most likely won’t hap...
10:39 2019-05-30

Ryanair pilots vote to strike Members of Ryanair's British pilot union have voted for strike action in a ballot triggered by a dispute over working conditions, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) said on Wednesday....
19:39 2019-08-07

Pilots Tell US Congress More Training Needed On 737 Max US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes....
22:26 2019-06-19

Should pilots be allowed to sleep in the cockpit? Pilots are often overtired, making them prone to errors. Some countries let them sleep on the job -- under strict rules. Pilots love the idea, but consumers are wary, for now....
17:13 2019-06-04

What are the alcohol rules for airline pilots? The arrest of an airline pilot on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol has travelers wondering about alcohol policies for commercial pilots and the screening in place to detect behavior that could endanger passengers....
01:00 2019-08-01

BA pilots to strike from midnight in dispute about pay Balpa union calls 48-hour walkout with further action planned for 27 SeptemberThe first-ever strike by British Airways pilots is set to start at midnight on Sunday night, leading to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and travel disruption for thousands of passengers.Members of the British Airli...
22:00 2019-09-08

Ryanair's UK pilots vote to strike later this month Members of Ryanair's British pilot union voted on Wednesday in favor of strike action later this month in a dispute over working conditions, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) said....
20:00 2019-08-07

Ryanair has no flight disruptions from UK pilots strike Ryanair flights to and from Britain were running as scheduled as some of its British-based pilots began a three-day strike which the airline said it did not expect to disrupt any travel on Monday....
17:00 2019-09-02

German Air Force short on pilots, not planes Germany's military has long struggled with a shortage of functioning equipment. At the Laage Air Base near Rostock, however, it's not the planes that are hard to come by, but the pilots, as DW's Volker Witting reports....
12:13 2019-09-04

Indian pilots fly over Himalayan peak looking for 8 climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force pilots were flying over an uncharted section of a Himalayan mountain to search for eight climbers missing a week. The third day of the search on Monday was taking place in the northern state of Uttarakhand after four members of the expedition team who had stayed at ...
13:26 2019-06-03

Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. Daniel Carey says it won’t be easy to restore trust in aviation safety. He is scheduled to testify about t...
06:26 2019-06-19

A boy stole two planes for a joyride. Pilots now want to teach him how to fly The boy trespassed a small airport in Huzhou, a city in eastern China, piloting and crashing a seaplane onto a guard rail and driving another one.        ...
18:13 2019-07-22

Ask the Captain: Can pilots refuse to fly the Boeing 737 Max after it's recertified? Can pilots choose not to fly the Boeing 737 Max once it returns to service? Captain John Cox runs down their options in his Ask the Captain column.       ...
18:13 2019-07-19

Multiple pilots have reported encounters with UFOs, Navy says A growing number of Navy pilots claiming to have spotted unidentified flying objects, or UFOS, has led the Navy to update its protocol for reporting them, according to a New York Times report....
10:00 2019-05-27

Ryanair's Irish pilots back industrial action over pay Ryanair's directly employed pilots in Ireland on Friday voted overwhelmingly in favor of industrial action unless the airline agrees to union pay proposals by Monday, the Forsa/IALPA trade union said....
15:39 2019-08-09

European pilots say FAA, Boeing moving too fast toward lifting 737 Max ban The comments came as U.S. regulators hosted aviation authorities from around the world in Texas to discuss the process for returning the aircraft to the skies....
05:52 2019-05-24

The Latest: Southwest pilots’ union to seek compensation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House aviation subcommittee hearing on the Boeing 737 Max (all times local): 9:25 a.m. The head of the pilots’ union at Southwest Airlines says that his group will seek compensation from Boeing for lost flying assignments and the costs of complying with a Ju...
17:00 2019-06-19

Southwest pilots to seek compensation for Boeing 737 Max impact The pilots union for Southwest Airlines says it will ask Boeing for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 Max grounding....
18:13 2019-06-19

Ask the Captain: Do pilots get bored on long-haul flights? On long flights, what does the crew do to avoid boredom after the flight computer has taken control of the aircraft?        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

Sullenberger tells Congress 737 MAX pilots should get new simulator training Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a U.S. Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday that pilots of the now-grounded 737 MAX should get new simulator training before the plane returns to service....
17:13 2019-06-19

British Airways pilots back August strike Airline tries to obtain injunction to prevent strike backed by 93% of pilots The travel plans of hundreds of thousands of British Airways passengers face the threat of disruption next month after pilots at the airline voted to go on strike over pay.In the ballot, 93% of BA’s 4,000 pilots voted in fa...
22:26 2019-07-22

British Airways pilots threaten first strike since the 1970s British Airways pilots have voted by a big majority to strike, escalating a pay dispute with the airline that could throw the summer travel season into disarray....
00:00 2019-07-24

Boeing's Latest 737 MAX Concern: Pilots' Physical Strength Efforts to get Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners back in the air are being delayed in part by concerns about whether the average pilot has enough physical strength to turn a manual crank in an emergency....
20:00 2019-06-19

U.S. FAA says invites global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it has invited a cross-section of line pilots from global carriers that operate Boeing Co's 737 MAX to participate in simulator testing as part of an overall testing and validation process of new MAX procedures....
06:26 2019-08-23

FAA to invite pilots from across the globe for Boeing 737 MAX simulator tests Boeing Co's latest 737 narrow-body model, the MAX, was grounded worldwide in March after two crashes within five months in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed 346 people....
04:00 2019-08-23

British Airways Says Nearly All Flights Cancelled Due To Pilots' Strike British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding most of the airline's flights and disrupting thousands of travellers' plans in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute....
09:13 2019-09-09

‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aerial phenomena....
01:39 2019-05-27

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed waters. The pilots were “followed at a discreet d...
13:52 2019-05-29

FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
02:00 2019-08-23

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Turkey's F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a U.S. air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the advanced fighter jet program over Turkey's plans to buy Russian air defenses....
00:52 2019-06-11

British Airways pilots to strike for three days in September Airline says industrial action over pay will disrupt plans of ‘tens of thousands’ of passengersPilots at British Airways will go on strike for three days in September after talks failed to settle a long-running pay dispute, the union has announced.The pilots will take industrial action on 9, 10 and ...
10:26 2019-08-24

FAA says invites global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it has invited a cross-section of line pilots from global carriers that operate Boeing Co's 737 MAX to participate in simulator testing as part of an overall testing and validation process of new MAX procedures....
01:39 2019-08-23

Ask the Captain: How do pilots avoid thunderstorms while flying at night? Aviation columnist John Cox answers your questions about avoiding bad weather at night, crew meals and what pilots are allowed to do in the cockpit.       ...
16:39 2019-08-22

British Airways cancels 1,700 flights as pilots strike British Airways (BA) pilots began a two-day strike on Monday, grounding nearly all of its flights and disrupting thousands of passengers in a dispute over pay....
12:52 2019-09-09

Pilots’ union asks Boeing CEO for time in 737 Max simulator FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines wants Boeing to give his safety experts time in a 737 Max flight simulator before the planes fly again. Daniel Carey says it’s essential that pilots who’ll fly the plane be involved as it goes through ...
02:52 2019-06-21

Ryanair tells staff it has 900 more pilots and crew than needed Ryanair has 500 more pilots and 400 more cabin crew than needed, and job losses will be announced in the coming weeks, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary told staff in a video message https://vimeo.com/350780012/5abde31242....
19:39 2019-07-31

UPDATE 2-U.S. FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
06:26 2019-08-23

U.S. to stop training Turkish F-35 pilots because of Russia deal: sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any more Turkish pilots who had planned to train in the United States on F-35 fighter jets, three U.S. officials said, in a sign of an escalating dispute over Ankara's plans to purchase Russian air defenses. The two NATO allies have sparred publicly fo...
18:13 2019-06-07

Trump shrugs off report of US Navy pilots sighting UFOs President Trump may be a fan of some conspiracy theories, but when it comes to UFOs, he’s a skeptic. “Do I believe it? Not particularly,” Trump told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, who asked him what he thought of reports that US Navy pilots have seen more unidentified flying objects recently...
23:00 2019-06-15

The Latest: India pilots spot 5 bodies in hunt for climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on the search in India for eight missing mountain climbers (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Indian air force pilots have spotted five bodies in the Indian Himalayas while searching for eight mountain climbers who have been missing for a week. District Magistrate Dr. Vijay Kum...
13:26 2019-06-03

Boeing 737 Max crash: Did foreign pilots have enough training to fly commercial jets? In the U.S., copilots must have a minimum of 1,500 flight hours. Internationally, it's only 240 hours -- and regulators might decrease or scrap that.       ...
16:39 2019-07-06

Pilots reveal safety fears over Boeing’s fleet of Dreamliners Company admits that fire extinguisher switch has failed a ‘small number’ of timesAirline pilots have voiced fears over the safety of a fleet of Boeing aircraft after a crucial fire-fighting system has been found to have the potential to malfunction.Boeing has issued an alert to airlines using its f...
19:39 2019-06-15

Air Force pilots have to go as far away as the UK for training after floods destroy simulators in Nebraska US Air Force/TSgt. Rachelle Blake US Air Force crews training to fly the RC-135 have had to travel to train after flooding at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska. The Air Force is using RC-135s on other flight lines, but damage to simulators at Offutt means crews have gone as far away as the UK for c...
08:52 2019-08-24

Pilots find 5 bodies while searching for missing Himalayas climbers NEW DELHI — Indian air force pilots spotted five bodies Monday in the Indian Himalayas while searching for eight climbers who have been missing for a week. Dr. Vijay Kumar Jogdande, a civil administrator in the northern state of Uttarakhand, said the bodies, which he believes are those of some of th...
15:13 2019-06-03

China's Paramilitaries are Reportedly Using Lasers to Harass, Injure Pilots The latest weapon in the great power competition shaping up between the West and China is, inevitably, the laser. Over the past year American and Australian military personnel have reported being the target of lasers coming from the direction of Chinese forces, in some cases resulting in eye injurie...
00:39 2019-06-12

Airline Pilots Can Get Dangerously Sleepy. Cockpit Naps Could Be the Answer Airline pilots are often exhausted. An extreme example happened in 2008, when a pilot and a co-pilot both fell asleep at the controls, missing their landing in Hawaii – earning pilot’s license suspensions as well as getting fired. More recently, overtired pilots came very close to landin...
22:00 2019-06-04

Boeing 737 Max crash: Did pilots have enough flight training to fly commercial jets? In the U.S., copilots must have a minimum of 1,500 flight hours. Internationally, it's only 240 hours -- and regulators might decrease or scrap that.        ...
13:52 2019-07-06

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Russian air defense system....
02:39 2019-06-11

Ask the Captain: Why do pilots burn off fuel and what's with the turbulence in Las Vegas? Captain John Cox fills you in on why pilots sometime burn off fuel before landing and why there often seems to be turbulence at some airports.       ...
19:26 2019-07-05

Indian pilots continue search for missing Himalayan climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force pilots have resumed a search over a Himalayan mountain for a team of mostly foreign climbers missing since late May. The fourth day of the search on Tuesday was taking place in the northern state of Uttarakhand after five bodies were spotted in the snow in high-reso...
11:39 2019-06-04

1 Air India, 2 SpiceJet Pilots Suspended For Safety Violation: Report Three pilots were on Tuesday suspended by civil aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, for violating safety norms, news agency ANI reported today....
18:26 2019-07-16

F-15 fighter jets almost collide with skydivers after pilots not warned of dropzone Two skydivers almost collided with a pair of US fighter jets travelling at hundreds of miles an hour over the British countryside, a report has found....
16:13 2019-09-12

British Pilots To Make History, Fly Around The World In A WWII Spitfire A little over two weeks from now, two British pilots -- Steve Boultbee Brooks and Matt Jones -- will embark on an epic mission straight out of a Jules Verne book in a fighter from the glory days of......
14:39 2019-07-18

Cathay Pacific says has fired two pilots over Hong Kong protests Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
13:52 2019-08-14

United Airlines Tells Pilots No Alcohol for 12 Hours Before Flights DALLAS — United Airlines is setting an earlier cutoff time for when pilots must stop drinking alcohol before flights. The airline is telling pilots they must abstain from alcohol for 12 hours before flights, up from the previous eight hours. The change in the rule — it’s called ...
02:39 2019-08-14

Ryanair's O'Leary wins bonus approval as pilots face axe Ryanair's Chief Executive Michael O'Leary narrowly secured approval from shareholders on Thursday for a bonus scheme that could earn him 100 million euros over five years as he revealed up to 700 pilots could lose their jobs....
17:39 2019-09-19

Pilots confronted Boeing about 737 Max issues before deadly crash in March In March, a Boeing 737 Max 8 airliner operated by Ethiopia Airlines crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 people onboard. It was the second deadly crash of a 737 Max in just six months time, and it led to the grounding of every 737 Max plane around the world. Now, as the investigation into ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Lasers Aimed at Australian Navy Pilots in South China Sea Fishing boats in Chinese-claimed waters in the South China Sea shone lasers at the pilots of Australian navy combat helicopters during a recent exercise, Australian officials said, which follows similar incidents targeting U.S. military aircraft in the western Pacific and Indian oceans....
15:13 2019-05-29

British Airways chief's promise to customers if pilots strike The head of British Airways' parent firm has told Sky News the airline will do "everything we can" for customers if pilots strike at the height of the summer holidays....
19:00 2019-08-02

Pilots can go ahead with strike action after BA loses legal battle British Airways customers are still facing the prospect of disruption to summer holidays after the airline failed in a legal bid to block strikes by pilots....
23:39 2019-07-31

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
01:13 2019-05-29

BA fails to block summer holiday strike vote by pilots British Airways (BA) has lost a legal challenge to a strike vote by pilots, bringing closer the threat of summer holiday travel chaos for its customers....
21:52 2019-07-23

British Airways pilots ground planes in first-ever global strike BA pilots have begun a global strike over a nine-month pay dispute. The two-day strike will ground most of the British carrier's 850 daily flights and cost the airline €44.5 million per day....
14:52 2019-09-09

UPDATE 1-Sullenberger tells Congress 737 MAX pilots should get new simulator training Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a U.S. Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday that pilots of the now-grounded 737 MAX should get new simulator training before the plane returns to service....
17:13 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-'Sort this out': UK PM's office urges BA and pilots to avoid strike British Airways and its pilots should sort out a dispute over pay and avoid strike action scheduled for early next week, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday....
05:13 2019-09-07

Australia Pilots Hit By Lasers During South China Sea Flights: Report Australian navy pilots were hit by lasers during flights in the hotly contested South China Sea, the national broadcaster reported Wednesday, with informal Chinese militia vessels believed to be......
06:39 2019-05-29

Southwest pilots to seek Boeing compensation for subpoena expenses Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) plans to seek compensation from Boeing Co for "every dollar" of money spent cooperating with the U.S. Justice Department's criminal probe into two 737 MAX crashes, its president said in a letter to pilots....
17:13 2019-06-19

Ask the Captain: How dangerous is a cracked cockpit windshield? How do pilots handle one? Should you worry if your plane experiences a cracked windshield or cabin window? Captain John Cox explains how they're built and how pilots respond.       ...
15:26 2019-08-08

UPS launches drone business, seeks to certify multiple pilots United Parcel Service Inc , the world's largest package delivery firm, on Tuesday unveiled its drone delivery subsidiary and said it has applied for the Federal Aviation Administration certifications needed to expand the business....
22:52 2019-07-23

UPDATE 2-Sullenberger tells Congress 737 MAX pilots should get new simulator training Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a US Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday that pilots of the now-grounded 737 MAX should get new simulator training before the plane returns to service....
18:26 2019-06-19

Ryanair says 900 jobs at risk because of 'excess pilots and cabin crew' Michael O’Leary says details to be finalised by end of August as he agrees 50% personal pay cutRyanair boss Michael O’Leary has told staff to prepare for as many as 900 job cuts as he warned that the Irish budget airline’s expansion plans would be slowed dramatically following the grounding of the B...
20:39 2019-07-31

Simulator training remains ‘possible option’ for Canadian Boeing MAX pilots Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it is too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night after the meeting in Fort Worth....
11:13 2019-05-24

Pilots criticize Boeing for mistakes made while developing 737 MAX jets Airline union leaders and a famed former pilot said Wednesday that Boeing made mistakes while developing the 737 Max, and the biggest was not telling anybody about new flight-control software so pilots could train for it....
06:52 2019-06-20

Pilots’ Strike Prompts British Airways to Cancel 1,700 Flights The travel plans of about 195,000 passengers were upended after the airline canceled all flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pay dispute drags on....
20:00 2019-09-09

Travel Chaos As British Airways Pilots' Strike Enters Second Day A landmark strike by British Airways (BA) pilots entered its second day on Tuesday with more travel chaos -- and no end in sight to the long-running dispute over pay....
12:13 2019-09-10

Simulator training remains 'possible option' for Boeing 737 MAX pilots in Canada Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it's too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night, further distancing the regulator from previous remarks by the country's transport minister....
06:00 2019-05-24

Aviation Watchdog Suspends Flying Licences Of 2 SpiceJet Pilots Cracking the whip against violations, aviation watchdog DGCA on Wednesday suspended licences of two more SpiceJet pilots after their aircraft overshot the runway at Surat airport, a senior official......
22:13 2019-07-31

HP adds AMD Ryzen processor options to Pavilion Gaming Desktop, Gaming 15 Laptop PCs The Pavilion Gaming 15 is HP's first gaming notebook to feature an AMD processor, while the Pavilion Gaming Desktop gets a fresh chassis design that saves space while making user upgrades easier....
16:00 2019-08-22

Pilots’ physical strength reportedly cited as concern in Boeing 737 MAX probe Efforts to unground Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have been delayed in part amid concerns about whether the average pilot possesses enough strength to turn a manual trim crank during emergencies, according to a new report. Sources told the Wall Street Journal that the problem has been the focus of lengthy e...
22:13 2019-06-19

British Airways pilots ground planes in unprecedented 48-hour strike British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding most of the airline's flights and disrupting thousands of travelers' plans in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute....
01:39 2019-09-09

American Airlines union: blaming pilots for Boeing 737 Max crashes 'inexcusable' Allied Pilots Association says jetmaker’s anti-stall software forced plane into such an aggressive dive pilots could not recoverAmerican Airlines’ pilots’ union has hit back at Boeing for insinuating that some responsibility for the two crashes of its 737 Max jets lies with the pilots, and claimed A...
21:13 2019-05-23

Ryanair fails to stop UK pilots' strike but wins case in Ireland An Irish court granted an injunction on Wednesday to prevent Ryanair's Dublin-based pilots from going on strike, but the airline suffered a setback hours later when a London court rejected a similar application for its British pilots....
01:00 2019-08-22

2 Pawan Hans Pilots Suspended For Improper Landing By Aviation Watchdog Two pilots of state-run Pawan Hans Limited were suspended for three months by aviation regulator DGCA on Wednesday for not extending the ''landing gear'' of a helicopter while landing at Guwahati......
03:52 2019-09-19

Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max In a tense meeting with American Airlines pilots shortly after the first deadly crash of Boeing’s new jet, executives insisted that the plane was safe to fly....
19:13 2019-05-21

Vistara Pilots, Grounded For Flying With Low Fuel, Resume Duties: Report Aviation regulator DGCA Thursday permitted two Vistara pilots, who had issued a ''Mayday'' distress call due to low-fuel near Lucknow airport while operating a Mumbai-Delhi flight, to resume their......
00:00 2019-07-19

Aviation Body Suspends SpiceJet Pilots For Overshooting Runway: Report Aviation regulator DGCA on Saturday suspended two SpiceJet pilots for a year as their B737 aircraft made a late touchdown at the Mumbai airport overshooting the runway on July 2, sources said....
16:00 2019-08-10

American Airlines Is Retiring a Plane That Pilots and Passengers Both Love and Hate Julio Gomez has flown the MD-80 for his entire 20-year career at American Airlines. But he can’t bring himself to make that final trip into the New Mexico desert. “I just cannot take that airplane to its grave,” Gomez, 52, said of the iconic jets’ retirement flights on Wednes...
18:13 2019-09-04

Gay pilots? Muslim quarterbacks? There's a financial advisor focusing in on every niche customer Only 15 percent of financial advisors specialize in niche clients but they account for a third of advisor assets. A look at five niche practice areas....
14:52 2019-05-21

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet of an aircraft, according to a senior official....
01:39 2019-07-12

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots urge the EU regulator to review Boeing's 737 Max before it flies again. The planes were grounded in March after two fatal crashes....
20:52 2019-05-23

Ireland High Court nixes planned strike by Ryanair pilots The High Court of Ireland moved Wednesday to block a planned strike by Ryanair pilots, granting an injunction to halt the work stoppage less than a day after it was set to begin....
16:39 2019-08-21

U.S. may suspend training of Turkish pilots for F-35 jets over Russia missile deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
01:00 2019-05-29

Search For Gaganyaan Pilots, India's First Manned Space Flight, Completed The Indian Air Force has announced that the first level of selection of potential astronauts for ISRO's Gaganyaan mission, India's first manned space flight, has been completed...
15:39 2019-09-06

Aviation Body, Boeing Moving Fast On Lifting 737 Max Ban: European Pilots An organization representing European pilots said Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing have failed to resolve fundamental questions about the oversight and design of the 737......
06:40 2019-05-24

Ryanair Irish pilots back industrial action as unrest spreads Ryanair's directly employed pilots in Ireland on Friday voted in favor of industrial action unless pay demands are met swiftly, with Spanish pilots also threatening to join growing unrest at the airline....
15:39 2019-08-09

Air Force pilots drew penis-shaped symbol in the sky by accident, officials say Luke Air Force Base says its pilots didn't intend to draw a phallic shape in the sky above the Phoenix area during training earlier this week.        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
01:13 2019-07-18

2 IndiGo Pilots Suspended For 2 Months For Flying Plane With Tail Support Aviation regulator DGCA on Thursday suspended two IndiGo pilots for two months for flying a Hyderabad-Vijaywada flight on July 24 with the tail support attached even though they were informed about it......
20:13 2019-09-05

Ryanair warns UK pilots of losing benefits if strikes continue: union The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) said https://www.balpa.org/Media-Centre/Press-Releases/Ryanair-reverts-to-type-and-starts-threatening-pil on Thursday that Ryanair pilots in the UK have been told by the airline that their benefits will be removed should they take part in strike action...
14:00 2019-09-19

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
03:52 2019-08-15

UPDATE 1-UPS launches drone business, seeks to certify multiple pilots United Parcel Service Inc , the world's largest package delivery firm, on Tuesday unveiled its drone delivery subsidiary and said it has applied for the Federal Aviation Administration certifications needed to expand the business....
00:52 2019-07-24

How to change your Netflix password on desktop or mobile, even if you don't know your current password Associated Press Your Netflix password protects your account's payment information and prevents other people from watching video without your permission. You can change your Netflix password at any time via the Account settings menu on the Netflix website or using the mobile app If you've forgotten...
14:01 2019-06-08

HP Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop, Pavilion Desktop Launched at Gamescom The new HP Pavilion Gaming 15 laptop price in the US will start at $799.99 (roughly Rs. 57,400), while the Pavilion Desktop price will begin at $699.99 (roughly Rs. 50,100)....
22:39 2019-08-20

UPDATE 1-U.S. may suspend training of Turkish pilots for F-35 jets over Russia missile deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
01:13 2019-05-29

"Indian Pilots Taking To Rafale Jets Was Amazing": French Air Force Chief Indo-French Garuda VI exercise, held at Mont-de-Marsan air base in France, aimed at enhancing the interoperability level of the French and Indian crews in air defence and ground attack missions....
06:26 2019-07-13

Indian Pilots Discover 5 Bodies in the Himalayas Amid Search for 8 Missing Climbers (NEW DELHI) — Indian air force pilots spotted five bodies Monday in the Himalayas near the border with China and Nepal while searching for eight climbers who went missing in an avalanche while attempting to chart a new route on India’s second-highest mountain. Dr. Vijay Kumar Jogdande, a...
20:26 2019-06-03

British Airways pilots strike grounds 1,700 flights in latest blow to airline Nearly all British Airways (BA) flights were grounded by its first ever pilots strike on Monday, disrupting the travel plans of thousands of passengers in a dispute over pay....
19:39 2019-09-09

Now, Off-Duty Pilots, Cabin Crew Can Travel In Plane's Cockpit Jump Seat Aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday allowed off-duty pilots and off-duty cabin crew members to travel in the jump seat of plane's cockpit, according to an official order....
22:39 2019-09-03

United pilots held in Scotland on suspicion of intoxication, flight to Newark canceled Scottish police detained two United pilots suspected of being intoxicated before their flight from Glasgow to Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday.       ...
15:52 2019-08-05

Trump cracks jokes about Equinox scandal, kamikaze pilots at Hamptons fundraiser President Trump cracked jokes about the Equinox scandal, the old days of rent-controlled New York and his dealings with North and South Korea among deep-pocketed pals in the Hamptons on Friday. Trump was feted at two big-money fundraisers — first a lunch for 60 hosted by real estate guru Stephen Ros...
05:13 2019-08-10

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y'know, All the Nazis and Stuff Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recent transparency report. (And to put a fine point on it, that’s just the content it actually caught.) ...
03:39 2019-05-24

'Sully' Sullenberger blasts U.S. aircraft certification process, says 737 MAX pilots need new simulator training Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a US Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday that pilots of the now-grounded Boeing 737 MAX should get new simulator training before the plane returns to service....
21:26 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-French judges drop charges against Air France over 2009 crash, blame pilots French judges have dropped charges against Air France and Airbus over a mid-Atlantic plane crash in 2009 that killed all 228 people on board, blaming the pilots for losing control of the plane....
14:52 2019-09-05

Tuskegee Airman recounts experience in World War II and the struggles faced by first African-American pilots Surrounding the 75th anniversary of D-Day, 94-year-old Tuskeegee airman Lt. Col. Harry Stewart appeared on "Fox & Friends" to discuss the significance of being one of the first African-American army pilots in World War Two....
17:13 2019-06-07

Ethiopian Airlines pushes back on criticism, says pilots followed emergency procedures before March crash Airline officials said FAA chief Daniel Elwell’s attempt this week to place some of the responsibility for a deadly March crash on their pilots’ actions was an attempt to “divert public attention” from problems with the flight control system on Boeing’s 737 Max jets....
16:00 2019-05-21

Indian official says air force pilots have spotted five bodies while searching for eight missing mountain climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian official says air force pilots have spotted five bodies while searching for eight missing mountain climbers. The post Indian official says air force pilots have spotted five bodies while searching for eight missing mountain climbers appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:26 2019-06-03

Pentagon to stop training Turkish pilots on F-35s as dispute over purchase of Russian system escalates Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the U.S. will block the sale of 100 aircraft to Turkey if Ankara proceeds with the purchase of the air defense system from Moscow....
01:52 2019-06-08

UPDATE 1-British Airways pilots cancel Sept. 27 strike to give time for talks British Airways pilots have cancelled a strike set for Sept. 27 to create time for talks after 48 hours of industrial action earlier this month grounded 1,700 flights in a dispute over pay....
18:13 2019-09-18

On autopilot: 'Pilots are losing their basic flying skills,' some fear after Boeing 737 Max crashes Two Boeing 737 Max crashes killed 346 people and grounded the jet due to software problems. It also raised bigger questions about flight automation.        ...
17:13 2019-05-25

Facebook to Users: Get Fucked Facebook—a company that knows everything about you—is a dating platform now. Seemingly it’s deeply invested in getting you to fuck your friends! You can start screaming now, or in unison with me as I read through their announcement post. Read more......
17:52 2019-09-05

iOS 13 Has Several New Features For Users in India. Here Are 8 of the Best. iOS 13 brings support for multiple Indian languages, adds Indian English to Siri, and optimises app downloads for India's mobile data centric market....
18:52 2019-09-19

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
10:52 2019-06-13

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
12:00 2019-06-12

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read More...
19:52 2019-07-02

Sling TV's sports add-on just got more expensive for some users Sling TV is once again raising prices, and you won't be thrilled if you're a sports enthusiast. New customers for the Sling Orange package now have to pay $10 per month for the Sports Extra channel bundle instead of the previous $5. Existing custom......
21:13 2019-07-01

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18)       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

Electric car users to pay no company car tax in 2020 Government review sees changes to 2020 benefit in kind ratings to boost low and zero emission vehicles Changes to the UK’s company car tax system will mean drivers choosing a pure electric car pay no benefit-in-kind charges from next year. After a review of the industry changes brought about by th...
23:13 2019-07-09

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
23:39 2019-07-10

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are always looking for new targets and it appears that Netflix users are their latest mark. A number of cu...
01:52 2019-06-18

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation bar and a bunch of other changes....
18:00 2019-07-16

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that it is recruiting participants to download its new...
04:52 2019-06-12

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated (SAN FRANCISCO) — “Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. We did, apparently. For nearly an hour Thursday, the site we use to keep up with everything and nothing appeared inaccessible for people around the world, regardless of ce...
23:39 2019-07-11

7-Eleven app users in Japan lose $500,000 7-Eleven convenience store customers in Japan using the "7pay" payment app lost hundreds of thousands of euros after a security breach. Seven Pay officials said there were signs of illegal access from abroad....
17:00 2019-07-05

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 developer conference in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Fa...
22:13 2019-08-20

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
23:52 2019-06-11

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company restored access late Thursday afternoon, but some users were still experiencing issuesTwitter experiencing outages for several hours, with users across the US and elsewhere reporting not being able to access the platform throughout the day.Access was restored on Thursday afternoon, with ...
02:26 2019-07-12

Here’s how gamification can help your business understand your users Today’s operations require more comprehensive stores of information, most of which deals expressly in the human behavior of consumers or internal teams. To truly understand a product’s performance, for example, companies must know how many people buy it, how they use it, and what the consensus is—go...
19:39 2019-07-03

Poshmark Users, You Need to Reset Your Passwords Chances are high that if you’ve resold clothes online any time recently (or bought them second-hand), you’ve done so on Poshmark. Unfortunately, it’s also the latest company to suffer a data breach.Read more......
23:00 2019-08-02

The TiVo For Antenna Users Has Never Been Cheaper Online TV subscriptions just keep getting more expensive (and don’t get us started on actual cable), but making the switch to an OTA antenna doesn’t mean you have to give up your DVR....
20:52 2019-06-13

Facebook users have raised over $2 billion for causes Facebook frequently finds itself in the news for harm done to the public, but there are moments when its platform is put to good use. The social network has revealed that people have raised over $2 billion for causes through its Fundraisers system,......
03:26 2019-09-20

How mobile app companies can better communicate with their users Too many frequent and irrelevant communications is the main reason mobile users end up deleting apps, according to a new report from mobile marketing firm Leanplum....
17:39 2019-09-04

Google may have been secretly tracking users across the web Google has been accused of secretly tracking and harvesting the data of millions of users to pass on to advertisers.An investigation by privacy-focused browser Brave found that Google used hidden secret web pages to collect user data and create profiles that would let users be subjected to targeted ...
15:39 2019-09-05

OnePlus 7 Pro users are now complaining about a new issue OnePlus might start feeling like The Little Dutch Boy, plugging up one hole in the dam only to find another crack forming. Just yesterday, OnePlus 7 Pro users started to receive an update designed to improve the performance of the phone's camera system. Complaints about the triple camera setup on th...
00:26 2019-05-28

CBOE Introduces New Options App for ios Users CHICAGO, IL -- November 4, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has released its new state-of-the-art “CBOE Mobile” options application for iPhone and iPad users....
03:39 2019-05-22

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
15:13 2019-05-24

Study: Emoji users go on more dates Researchers think emojis might be the answer to a better dating life. A study published in the journal ‘Plos One’ suggests people who flirt using emoji’s get more dates. Researchers with Indiana University’s Kinsey institute and Illinois Lake Forest College were behind the report. They a...
14:26 2019-08-22

Flipboard Users: Update Your Passwords Right Now Flipboard, the news aggregation app and website, announced to its users in an email today that a massive security breach left account login information vulnerable and accessible to hackers for over nine months. The company is taking measures to keep user information secure, but if you used your Flip...
18:52 2019-05-29

Investigation over PM's plans 'to collect data on gov.uk users' The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is looking into the collection of personal data on the government's public internet service after reports Boris Johnson asked civil servants to collect "targeted and personalised" data on users....
04:26 2019-09-13

Gab founder says users fed up with Big Tech treating them 'like children' The founder of Gab.com said activity on the social network, criticized as a far-right haven, has soared because of users riled by censorship on larger Silicon Valley platforms....
00:13 2019-08-09

Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM lens lands for EOS R and EOS RP users The 24-70mm f/2.8 lens is the one many pro photographers keep wedded to their cameras – and now early adopters of Canon's EOS R line have their own native option.The RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM is one of six lenses Canon revealed it was working on earlier this year, and it's now been a...
07:00 2019-08-28

Facebook can now alert users of active shooters Facebook is rolling out a new tool to help alert you and your neighbors of unsafe conditions like active shooters in your area.       ...
21:13 2019-08-27

Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you Forget dreamy eyes the color of the ocean. For young daters, the color of text messages is all that matters. When people with iPhones text each other, their messages send in blue speech bubbles. But when they text non-iPhone owners, messages send in a different hue: bright green, as if to signal tha...
06:13 2019-08-15

Samsung asks users to please virus-scan their TVs Yesterday on Twitter, Samsung's US support team reminded everyone to regularly—and manually—virus-scan their televisions. Samsung's team followed this up with a short video showing someone in a conference room going 16 button-presses deep into the system menu of a Samsung QLED TV to activate the te...
01:52 2019-06-19

Snap could let users add songs to their disappearing messages Snapchat is reportedly looking to make it easier to incorporate music into its ephemeral messages, so users don't have to resort to using tricks and loopholes. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company is currently seeking broad rights to Uni......
19:39 2019-05-24

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a technology blogger who likes to uncover unreleased featu...
22:39 2019-05-31

Microsoft may extend Windows 7 end of life for some users Microsoft will continue to provide support Windows 7 for some users despite the official software end of life rapidly approaching.Business customers subscribing to certain versions of Windows 7 will be able to enjoy an extra year of support for the aged software, according to a recently-discovered o...
16:52 2019-08-27

DoJ pushes Google and Apple to ID 10,000 users of a gun scope app The US government has reportedly ordered Apple and Google to hand over the names, phone numbers and IP addresses of at least 10,000 users of a gun scope app. The data request is part of an investigation into weapons export violations, but it has priv......
00:39 2019-09-07

New renders showcase the iOS 13 features that iPhone users want most iOS 13 is the next major iPhone and iPad operating system update, and Apple will unveil its most important features on Monday, during its WWDC 2019 keynote. Some of these features already leaked, and we know we’re getting a couple of highly anticipated features including Dark Mode and a new UI...
22:00 2019-05-30

Apple Arcade is already live for some iPhone users Can't wait for the Apple Arcade release date on September 19? If you're using the iOS 13 beta on iPhone, you might not have to – as some users are reporting that Apple's gaming platform is already appearing in the App Store.Using an iOS 13 beta, TechRadar was able to sign up fo...
11:52 2019-09-17

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site has announced, as tries to stem misinformation and other abuses.Results rated as ...
23:26 2019-08-16

SAP's German users demand more help with digital shift Business software group SAP should be more responsive in meeting the needs of its customers as they make the transition to the digital era, the user community in its home market Germany said on Tuesday....
11:26 2019-09-17

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
20:00 2019-06-11

Apple Arcade is available early for some iOS 13 beta users Apple Arcade won't officially arrive until this Thursday, but some folks are reporting on Twitter they already have access to it. As confirmed by Engadget, people who are using the iOS 13 beta on iPhone are seeing Arcade pop up on a tab in the App St......
22:00 2019-09-16

Alibaba is nudging users to be more ethical with its in-app minigames Four years ago, in a move designed to explore the viability of new offline sales models, Alibaba ran a little experiment. Two of its financial service offerings, Alipay digital wallet and its onboard credit scoring platform Sesame Credit, cooperated in the launch of two unmanned supermarkets. The st...
12:00 2019-06-23

Snapchat Users Can Now Add AR Effects to These Indian Monuments Snapchat received the Landmarkers feature back in April, but it's now expanded to two Indian monuments. Snap has also brought Lens Studio 2.1 to let Lens creators build new AR experiences....
11:39 2019-08-27

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of the biggest threats blocked by GCHQ's Nation...
18:39 2019-07-16

Biometric data of a million users leaked Security researchers have discovered a huge collection of unsecured biometric credentials and personal information including the fingerprint data of over one million people.The discovery was made by researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar alongside vpnMentor and in addition to fingerprint data, they al...
03:26 2019-08-15

Netflix Reports First Drop in U.S. Users in Nearly a Decade Netflix ended the second quarter with fewer subscribers than expected, an underwhelming performance that comes as a slew of rivals are about to enter the field of streaming services....
13:01 2019-07-18

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above aren’t just exclusive to Facebook, however. Users across Facebook’s suite of properties &md...
20:26 2019-07-03

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced mobile nations, to be a leader in 5G was so great that the country’s Ministry of Science and ...
14:39 2019-06-13

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform, with some users saying they couldn’t perfor...
03:13 2019-06-14

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, there are millions of miles of roads that are still uncharted territory. Facebook now hopes its AI technolog......
19:26 2019-07-23

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
06:39 2019-06-14

Vivaldi's browser for power users comes to Android Opera's former CEO launched the Vivaldi desktop browser in 2016, catering to power users who missed the shortcuts and tweaks of the original Opera. Now, the Vivaldi browser is available for Android too, in a fully-featured beta version....
15:13 2019-09-09

Samsung is spamming its own users with ads for the Galaxy Note 10 In what remains one of the more baffling marketing strategies employed by any major company, Samsung is once again spamming people who have already spent hundreds of dollars on their products with ads for a new phone. As reported by Android Police, push notifications advertising the just-announced G...
09:26 2019-08-13

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into its own hands. According to The Verge, starting later this month in the U.K. and France, Android use...
06:52 2019-06-18

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
21:39 2019-07-03

UK mobile users can now switch networks with a text It's about to get a whole lot easier for mobile phone users in the UK to change networks or contracts as new switching rules come into force today.The new Text to Switch rules from Ofcom look to simplify what has until now often been a lengthy and convoluted process, allowing mobile customers t...
12:52 2019-07-01

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. The parent company on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt to beef up Snapchat, including more augmented reality. The cash will be a...
12:26 2019-08-07

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capability yet,......
05:52 2019-06-01

Snapchat users up 8% in a year to 203 million, company says Shares climb as Snap Inc announces 48% increase in revenue to $338mThe number of Snapchat users has increased 8% since this time last year – to 203 million, the company announced in its second quarter earnings on Tuesday, sending shares surging in after hours trading.Revenue increased 48% in the sec...
23:39 2019-07-23

Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million people took Ubers or used the company's services. That's the first time it hit that monthly milestone. Tri......
17:13 2019-08-09

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
14:26 2019-06-18

Snapchat had more than 200 million daily users last quarter Snap appears to be working its way out of a downturn. In the company's Q2 earnings release that just dropped. Snap revealed that it had 203 million daily active Snapchat users in the last quarter, up eight percent year-over-year and seven percent qua......
23:26 2019-07-23

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
01:00 2019-07-18

Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerprint sensor or PIN lock code, instead of a password, to log into one of the company's web services. Notably......
02:00 2019-08-13

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
11:00 2019-08-21

The Android tech that iPhone users are most jealous of somehow got even better As an iPhone user, there’s one technology available on Android devices that I envy most, and it’s obviously one that has yet to make it over to iOS devices. That’s fast wired and wireless charging that can replenish battery life quicker than ever. And somehow, that technology is ge...
18:26 2019-09-19

Apple Card is available beginning right now for all iPhone users in the US Unveiled back in March, the Apple Card started rolling out a few days ago when a select number of iPhone users in America were able to sign up for the Apple-Goldman Sachs credit card and place orders for the physical version. Goldman Sachs handles all matters on the banking side of the business, but...
16:13 2019-08-20

Several Pixel 3a users get a glimpse of the future thanks to Google You can't blame some Google Pixel 3a owners for double checking the calendar today. That's because a few of them received the July Android security update on June 19th, just two weeks after the June update was sent. Several of those affected ran to Reddit (via Droid-Life) where they posted their exp...
05:13 2019-06-20

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service said it’s teaming up with Amazon‘s voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s official website. From this week, UK use...
13:52 2019-07-11

Facebook is giving users a way to wipe their web history The move comes as Facebook continues to grapple with its privacy practices and lawmakers' scrutiny over how it uses personal data to display ads....
21:26 2019-08-20

New Users Can Get Free Spotify Premium for 3 Months If you haven’t tried Spotify Premium yet, now you can take the music service for a test drive for three months for free before you’ll have to start paying for a subscription....
02:00 2019-08-24

Yahoo down for six hours, users vent out on Twitter Thousands of Yahoo email users took to Twitter on Thursday to complain that the internet company's services have been unavailable for more than six hours....
20:39 2019-09-05

Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy....
22:13 2019-08-20

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work, says the firm...
21:52 2019-07-09

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps....
23:26 2019-08-20

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
20:13 2019-06-20

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
19:52 2019-07-10

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
02:26 2019-05-30

Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after it unveiled Photos, Google told Fast Company in a profile of the service....
23:13 2019-07-24

Apple re-fixes a bug that let users jailbreak iPhones Apple fixed a vulnerability that temporarily allowed hackers to jailbreak iPhones. The bug was first fixed in iOS 12.3 but reintroduced in iOS 12.4. Hackers discovered the flaw earlier this month and shared a free public jailbreak just for the fun of......
10:00 2019-08-27

Alexa users can soon donate to U.S. presidential candidates Amazon rolled out a new feature that lets Alexa users to donate to U.S. presidential candidates, and that enables campaigns to register as merchants.Read More...
22:00 2019-09-18

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a briefing by the home affairs department obtained thr...
21:52 2019-05-28

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight Google has been making phones for quite a few years now, both during the Nexus era when other smartphone vendors designed its devices, and especially in the Pixel era where it creates its own hardware. But even so, its Pixel phones still come with flaws, and the Pixel 3a is no exception. Some users ...
16:00 2019-05-21

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performance, a survey showed Monday....
18:39 2019-07-15

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a very obvious joke turned nightmare scenario circulating credulously across the platform today via a celebrity news account.Read more......
21:39 2019-06-10

Jerusalem's Old City now accessible for wheelchair users Jerusalem's Old City, sacred to three major faiths, is now wheelchair accessible. Find out how this ancient city is opening up to people with mobility issues....
15:39 2019-06-07

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says should work out to roughly 0.5MB per song on average. Y...
10:26 2019-07-09

Google Pay will no longer let UK users send money to friends If you use Google Pay to send money between your friends, you may soon be cut off from splitting the bill. The company informed users today via email that it will be killing off the Google Pay Send peer-to-peer money transfer feature in the UK. The c......
03:26 2019-06-15

"Sunny, My Son", Says Dharmendra In Tweet That Leaves Users Wondering Newly-elected BJP parliamentarian Sunny Deol received some fatherly advice from Dharmendra today morning, in the form of a confusing social media post...
08:00 2019-07-04

The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren't Smartphones Millions of first-time internet consumers are connecting to the web on a new breed of device that only costs about $25. These smart feature phones make up one of the industry’s fastest-growing and least-known segments....
14:13 2019-07-23

Ring Promised Swag to Users Who Narc on Their Neighbors On top of turning their doorbell video feeds into a police surveillance network, Amazon’s home security subsidiary, Ring, also once tried to entice people with swag bags to snitch on their neighbors, Motherboard reported Friday.Read more......
09:00 2019-08-10

Facebook to Make Jobs, Credit Ads Searchable for US Users Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination on its platform...
07:52 2019-07-01

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Homeland Security's lead cy......
02:26 2019-06-18

SpankChain launches SpankPay so users can pay for porn with Bitcoin Adult content platform SpankChain has launched SpankPay, a cryptocurrency payments platform. As a result, customers will now be able to pay using several cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. The platform also accepts privacy-focused coins such as Zcash and Monero. SpankPay is ...
20:13 2019-08-01

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts people listen to, users of Spotify's free service...
22:00 2019-06-17

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from the University Of Pittsburgh. It tracked over 190,000 hospital patients who had not taken opioids during the year before their hospitalization. Jus...
07:00 2019-06-19

Never-Googlers: Web users take the ultimate step to guard their data To take back control of their online data, a hearty few are trying to eliminate all things Google. It's no easy task — Google has the most popular search engine, browser and mapping software. What it takes to be a never-Googler....
18:39 2019-07-23

Facebook Lays Out Challenges of Letting Users Take Their Own Data In a new white paper, Facebook outlines how mandates to protect users’ privacy and give them the right to take their data where they choose are potentially in conflict. The social network is seeking outside input on how to reconcile the two....
23:39 2019-09-04

Ring rewarded users for reporting 'suspicious activities' Ring encouraged users to narc on their neighbors in exchange for swag bags and discounts, according to Motherboard. The publication found an internal company slide presentation that shows the instructions the controversial Amazon-owned home security......
16:52 2019-08-10

Google wants next billion users, but has no plans to launch in China Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company doesn't have plans to launch in China, but that doesn't mean the tech giant wants to ignore its hundreds of millions of Internet users....
18:01 2019-06-17

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos In a surprising move, YouTube revealed plans to offer users more control over their Homepage and Up Next videos. Apparently, three specific changes will be introduced in the coming days, which will allow YouTube users to set their preferences when it comes to what videos appears on their page.For st...
18:39 2019-06-27

Mobile phone users can now switch network with just one text New process makes it easier to get PAC code without provider trying to persuade users to stayConsumers are now able to switch their mobile phone provider simply by sending a text message – avoiding the cumbersome process which had been in place previously.The new rules from the regulator Ofcom apply...
21:00 2019-07-01

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users received a strange notification today You can excuse OnePlus 7 Pro owners if they seem a bit confused today. Several owners of the device posted screenshots online indicating that they had received some sort of strange notification that can best be described as gibberish. One screenshot embedded in a tweet posted by Twitter user Nicole ...
20:13 2019-07-01

Instagram announces ads will be served to users' Explore feed Instagram has just confirmed it will bring ads to your Explore feed. As one of the go-to features for Instagram users who search for places, shops and connect with people businesses and creators, Explore looks like a great monetization tool.According to Instagram, more than 50% accounts on its socia...
18:39 2019-06-27

Hilarious #HornChallenge Has TikTok Users Laughing Out Loud The #HornChallenge involves pressing the face of a friend, family member or, in some cases, even a pet, as a honking sound plays in the background. Since the trend started, thousands of videos with......
18:39 2019-06-27

Juul's New E-Cig Sure Is Collecting a Dumb Amount of Data About Its Users As Juul explores ever-more creative means by which to curb what government officials refer to as an “epidemic” of teen vaping, one of its latest stabs at that undertaking involves collecting personally identifying data to verify that a user is legally allowed to use its products.Read more......
04:13 2019-08-06

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users are reporting issues with the phone's touchscreen Some OnePlus 7 Pro models are apparently exhibiting hardware problems just days after release, in the form of phantom touchscreen taps that apps seem to respond to but which haven't been made.As reported by Android Police, the mysterious ghost touches don't seem to correspond to one partic...
12:52 2019-05-25

Twitter now has 139 million users—and that number is growing Twitter is reporting surprisingly strong user numbers and revenue even as it eliminates robotic and fake accounts on its platform.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Dating app users more likely to control their weight in unhealthy ways People who use dating apps such as tinder are more likely to go to great lengths to get a slim figure. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Chrome will limit full ad blocking to enterprise users The days of easily blocking ads in Google Chrome may soon be over thanks to a proposed change to the browser's extensions system called Manifest V3 that Google announced back in January.Manifest V3 would prevent current ad blockers from working efficiently and despite overwhelming negative feed...
03:26 2019-05-31

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for 'Plus' Users We’ll start with the semi-bad news: Dropbox is kicking up the price of its Plus plan from $10 to $12 per month. You’ll have to go for one fewer coffee if you want to stay on budget with your wild cloud-storage spending....
22:39 2019-05-30

Fewer than one third of cloud users back up their own application data Cloud computing is convenient, though it does not do everything for IT professionals. Proper backups of SaaS application data lag far behind on-premises systems....
19:52 2019-09-06

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ community open the app in one of those countries, the aler......
23:13 2019-07-24

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer group Which?...
15:00 2019-06-12

Cryptopia needs $2M to keep a database alive – or users might never recover their tokens Defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia warned it will take “some months at least” to figure out how to return tokens owed to its users. Cryptopia administrators have also requested “urgent interim relief,” which they say is critical to maintain a single SQL database that stores all of its users’ ...
19:39 2019-05-27

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
21:26 2019-06-27

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive,......
23:13 2019-05-29

Survey suggests 97% of Mac users are more productive after switching from Windows A new study suggests that after switching from a Windows PC to a Mac, 97% of enterprise users feel more productive.The survey was conducted by the Vanson Bourne market research firm for Jamf, which is a company that specialises in management solutions for Apple devices for businesses, governments an...
13:26 2019-06-21

Samsung tweet urges users to scan their TVs for viruses If you have a Samsung smart TV, chances are you already scan it for viruses regularly. You don't? Well, Samsung thinks you should. The South Korean TV manufacturer's support account sent out a tweet urging users to scan their TVs for malware regularly... and then hastily deleted it. T...
11:39 2019-06-18

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. The World Health Organization even projected its total eradication by 2030. Then, shockingly, the number of new hep-C cases star...
12:13 2019-06-18

Google Pay to Now Send SMS Alerts To Help Users Transact Securely Google Pay will now send app notifications as well as SMS to inform users each time they receive a collect request to highlight that approving the request will deduct money from their bank accounts....
20:13 2019-07-31

8chan: ex-users of far-right site flock to new homes across internet Site’s shutdown in wake of El Paso shooting likely to drive users to other, similar sites – as well as mainstream social mediaFormer members of 8chan have scattered across the internet after the far-right site was shut down over the weekend, finding new homes in other rightwing sites, on encrypted m...
04:00 2019-08-09

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapchat is reportedly working on a brand new feature that Facebook already offers to its users for quite some time.App researcher Jane Wong discovered a new...
04:39 2019-06-09

ActionDash 3.0's new 'Focus' mode keeps Android users on task At I/O earlier this year, Google announced that Android Q will upgrade the recently added Digital Wellbeing feature with a Focus Mode to quiet attention-grabbing apps so you can get things done. However, there's a way to get that feature, and a few o......
22:13 2019-06-29

Here's why Netflix is tracking some Android users' physical activity Netflix is tracking some users' physical activity, but it isn't exactly moving into Fitbit's territory. Details of the test first emerged when a security researcher said the Netflix app on his Android device requested access to his physical activity......
19:39 2019-07-31

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
09:00 2019-08-08

Consumer DNA testing has hit a lull — here's how it could capture the next wave of users experts speculate that the natural expiration of the early adopter wave and growing privacy concerns are to blame. But companies might be able to recover if they provide compelling medical reasons for users to get the tests....
19:52 2019-08-25

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and video-sharing app to flag suspicious posts. Flagged co...
15:00 2019-08-16

Cybershoes enable VR users to physically walk, run, and jump for $400 Bringing actual physical locomotion to virtual reality isn't easy, but an Austrian company is pairing wireless sandal-like accessories with rotating chairs.Read More...
08:13 2019-08-21

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Health Service, a deal that broadens the tech giant’s push into health care....
15:39 2019-07-10

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen to and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of the contractors reportedly felt their work was "unethical."...
05:00 2019-08-15

Facebook to allow users to view what data other sites share Facebook said it will introduce a feature called Off-Facebook Activity to view what data third-party sites share with the social media platform.       ...
10:13 2019-08-21

55% of mobile phone users plan to keep their devices for 3-5 years A new study shows confirms the worst fears of mobile phone manufacturers like Apple and Samsung. According to responses from 3,640 mobile phone users shows that more than half of them plan to keep their current device for three to five more years. In recent years, we’ve certainly seen the slowdown. ...
02:52 2019-08-23

Windows 10 May 2019 Update looks to be a hit as users flock to the upgrade Windows 10 May 2019 Update has experienced a huge spike in adoption, and has already overtaken the October 2018 Update with a seriously speedy rollout, at least according to one set of stats.These are the monthly figures from AdDuplex, which show that the May 2019 Update has tripled its level of ado...
12:26 2019-08-29

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 million) hack, reports The Mainchi. Speaking at a Tokyo press conference, Bitpoint president Genki Oda noted that of the 3.02 billion yen stolen, custome...
21:52 2019-07-16

FaceApp denies storing users' photographs without permission App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s featuresThe developer of a popular app which transforms users’ faces to predict how they will look as older people has insisted they are not accessing users’ photographs without permission.FaceApp, which was launched by a R...
20:00 2019-07-17

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
02:39 2019-07-04

Kraken bug apparently let users buy Bitcoin for $8,000 and instantly sell it for $12,000 Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken – one of the world’s oldest – has disclosed a bug that apparently allowed certain customers to purchase Bitcoin at $8,000 and sell it for $12,000. Taking to Twitter, the exchange said “a test of an unreleased advanced order type encountered a bug, which resulted in the...
17:52 2019-09-16

'Alien: Isolation' will terrify Switch users later this year Xenomorphs will soon hunt you down on the road. Creative Assembly and Sega are bringing the survival horror of Alien: Isolation to the Switch sometime later in 2019. There are precious few details of what will change, but the portability is an obvi......
22:26 2019-06-11

Facebook users to see, control personal data taken from other websites Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the social network to improve targeted advertising....
20:13 2019-08-20

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His bill, which he plans to introduce Tuesday, aims to bolster “Do Not Track,” an internet fe...
16:52 2019-05-21

Google users can now auto-delete location data Though Google is releasing the auto-delete feature to heighten privacy safeguards, the collection of user data is the heart of the company’s business model....
22:26 2019-06-27

The NSA is urging Windows users to update their computers ASAP If you’re a Windows user who has yet to update your operating system after the discovery of the Bluekeep vulnerability a few weeks ago, then maybe a warning from the NSA will be enough to spur you on. Bluekeep is a vulnerability that’s been compared to the devastating 2007 malware WannaC...
00:39 2019-06-06

Fitbit targets 1 million new users with Singapore government tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said could reach up to one million users....
10:39 2019-08-22

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting users to think again before posting unkind comments with a new tool designed to curb bullying on the social media platform.The company is rolling out a n...
20:00 2019-07-09

Babbel’s update encourages users to chart their own language course Babbel, the popular language-learning app, is getting a makeover. Updated language lessons now put the spotlight on bite-sized lessons, and users are encouraged to choose which lessons are more relevant to them. We got a chance to check out the new app and we’re liking what we saw so far. Content re...
02:52 2019-08-24

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps promoted by Apple in the App Store contained secret trackers. With Apple trying to set the pace when it comes to privacy for smartphone users, a new featu...
04:39 2019-06-09

Apple Arcade Just Released Early for iOS 13 Beta Users If you’re an iOS 13 beta user who’s been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Arcade, it looks like you may be able to pop the hood on Apple’s subscription gaming service a full three days ahead of its official launch date.Read more......
06:26 2019-09-17

TikTok Users Share Hilarious #ExpectationVsReality Videos TikTok funny videos, shared using the hashtag #ExpectationVsReality, have collectively garnered more than 10 crore views on the video sharing platform. These videos describe the difference between......
14:52 2019-09-20

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter accounts around 12:15 p.m. ET that “some people” were were having trouble uploading or sending images and videos. The issue also affected f...
23:52 2019-07-03

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 users reported issues with Facebook and 1,600 with WhatsA...
22:39 2019-07-03

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some Snap employees were said to have used these tools ...
01:39 2019-05-24

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluetooth-based protocol which allows smartphones runni...
03:13 2019-06-14

FCC ruling brings good news for many U.S. smartphone users Some analysts say that half of the calls you receive on your mobile phone this year will be spam/scam calls. And we can tell you that in the U.S., this stat is absolutely on target. And even if you block one number from calling, another one will be used to disrupt your day. Whether it is a scam call...
04:00 2019-06-07

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
01:39 2019-07-10

Mexican judge allows recreational cocaine use … for 2 users, reports say In a ruling hailed as a “historic step” for ending the country’s “war on drugs,” a Mexican judge granted two plaintiffs permission to possess, transport and use cocaine recreationally, according to reports Wednesday. ...
13:52 2019-08-22

Russia requires Tinder to provide data on its users MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s communications regulator says that Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies. The Russian Communications Oversight Agency published a new list of online services operating in Russia that are required to provide user data on demand to Ru...
13:26 2019-06-03

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate intranets, we usually trust that the pages we access will remain private. DataSpii, a newly documented privacy issue in which millions of people’s brow...
20:26 2019-07-18

Slack password reset coming to thousands of users Slack is set to reset password for thousands of users as it looks to respond to a data breach.The popular messaging app has confirmed it will reset the passwords of users it believes could be affected by a historical data breach.Around one percent of all Slack users are thought to be affected by the...
18:00 2019-07-18

Snapchat Aims to Introduce New Experiences for Users in India Snapchat has opened its office in Mumbai and is set to hire a team as well as bring on board a large number of local content creators and partners to grow its presence in India....
10:13 2019-08-12

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its customers' real-time location data to third partie...
02:13 2019-07-10

Microsoft contractors listened to conversations from Xbox One users In a story that shouldn’t surprise anyone at this point, Vice is reporting that contractors working for Microsoft were able to listen to voice commands and full-on conversations spoken by Xbox One users. Similar to stories we’ve seen involving Siri and other virtual assistants, audio of ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Apps May Tell Facebook About Last Time Users Had Sex, Study Finds At least two menstruation-tracking apps were sharing intimate details of users' sexual health with Facebook and other entities, according to a new report from privacy watchdog Privacy International....
13:52 2019-09-10

AT&T will finally help users effectively block harassing robocalls Over the past few years, annoying robocalls have seemingly become inescapable and, for some, an everyday nuisance. Last year alone, there were upwards of 48 billion robocalls made to individuals in the United States, a figure which represents a 325% increase compared to 2017. What’s more, the ...
05:13 2019-07-10

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's mobile app to spy on its fans.The app, which has been downloaded on millions of devices, was reportedly used by La Liga to monitor bars showing footba...
03:13 2019-06-14

Chrome users can now give and receive remote support via the web Remote desktop applications have grown in popularity as they can be used to provide support remotely and with the release of Chrome 75, Google is making it even easier for users to get and give support to one another.The company recently announced that Chrome Remote Desktop is officially out of beta...
06:52 2019-06-07

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that would have allowed hackers to siphon any and all digi...
01:39 2019-06-07