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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 kee...

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated

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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

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

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

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
02:00 2019-07-10

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
10:52 2019-06-03

'View' hosts tell AOC and Trump to 'suck it up!' instead of blocking Twitter users "The View" hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Meghan McCain knocked two of the nation's most prominent politicians for being too thin-skinned in response to criticism on Twitter....
20:39 2019-07-10

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
22:26 2019-05-31

Crop tops for men? Twitter users express mixed feelings about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
17:39 2019-06-03

Twitter rolls out a notice for tweets from important users that break its guidelines Twitter said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians.Read More...
07:26 2019-06-28

AOC to face lawsuit over blocking Twitter users, following appeals court ruling on Trump Former Democratic New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind told Fox News on Tuesday he's preparing to sue Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for blocking users on Twitter based on their personal viewpoints, following a federal appeals court ruling barring President Trump from doing the same....
22:26 2019-07-09

President Trump Can't Block Twitter Users, Federal Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court in New York ruled President Trump’s practice of blocking some users on Twitter violates the free-speech protections of the First Amendment....
10:00 2019-07-10

Twitter apologizes for suspending users critical of China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary In a statement posted to the company's Public Policy Twitter feed on Saturday, Twitter said "a number of accounts" had been suspended as part of efforts to target accounts engaging in "platform manipulation."...
01:13 2019-06-03

Appeals court rules Trump violated 1st Amendment by blocking Twitter users A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that President Trump is not allowed to block people on Twitter over statements he does not like, affirming a lower court’s decision that declared the president’s account a “public forum.”...
18:26 2019-07-09

Apple unveils $1,000 Pro Display stand. Twitter users say 'no thanks!' Apple's $1,000 Pro Display stand isn't included with its new Mac monitor. iPhones, iPads and other Apple products are also getting more expensive.        ...
19:00 2019-06-05

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

|NewYorkpoweroutage:JenniferLopez'devastated'concertcancelled Jennifer Lopez posts a message to fans on Twitter after her concert at Madison Square Gardens was evacuated during the five-hour power outage in New York....
17:13 2019-07-15

| Devastated Jaguares see bright World Cup future The Jaguares were devastated to lose the Super Rugby final to the Crusaders, but said their breakout season has set Argentina up nicely for the Rugby World Cup....
10:26 2019-07-07

Meghan Trainor Is ''Devastated'' After Learning About Her Fan's Death: ''I'll Keep You in My Heart'' Meghan Trainor shared the heartbreaking news that one of her biggest supporters passed away. On Tuesday, the "Good Mornin'" singer took a moment to dedicate an Instagram post......
04:39 2019-06-12

AFL 'devastated' that fans feel intimidated by security measures League CEO denies a crackdown on crowd behaviour‘I want our supporters to feel safe,’ says Gil McLachlan AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says he is devastated that some fans feel uncomfortable amid a perceived security crackdown at venues. McLachlan again denied ordering a greater security focu...
08:52 2019-06-18

Ariana Grande Says She's ''Beyond Devastated'' to Postpone Concerts Over Illness Doctor's orders! Ariana Grande is feeling "beyond devastated" after sharing some not-so-great news with her fans and concert-goers. The "Thank U, Next" crooner took to......
01:00 2019-05-29

Chiefs star was devastated by Kareem Hunt’s punishment The Chiefs were mostly applauded for cutting Kareem Hunt last season. One of their players, though, was devastated. “It ripped our hearts out when he got released from Kansas City,” Travis Kelce told reporters at Jarvis Landry’s celebrity softball game in Eastlake Ohio. “But to see...
03:52 2019-06-17

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
23:13 2019-05-21

Teen left ‘absolutely devastated’ after bully’s cruel stunt at prom A teenage schoolgirl whose picture went viral after bullies poured a bottle of juice over her on prom night is speaking for the first time about her “humiliating” ordeal. Emilee Perry, 16, was sitting alone at the end of year celebration when she suddenly felt a gush of liquid go over th...
21:13 2019-07-03

Suarez devastated as shootout miss sees Uruguay crash out of Copa Luis Suarez broke down in tears after his shootout miss saw Uruguay dumped out of the Copa America by unfancied Peru on Saturday, the 15 times champions losing 5-4 on penalties after having three goals ruled out in a scoreless draw....
06:00 2019-06-30

‘I’m Devastated.’ Jamie Oliver Announces His U.K. Restaurant Chain Has Filed for Bankruptcy (LONDON) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts. The insolvency will leave 1,000 people out of work and reignited worries about local retai...
19:26 2019-05-21

Wisconsin officials devastated by deaths of wife and daughter of men's hoops assistant Howard Moore's wife, Jennifer, was 46 years old. His daughter Jaidyn was 9. The Wisconsin assistant remains hospitalized after the fatal accident.        ...
01:13 2019-05-27

'Devastated and heartbroken': NYC power outage cancels Broadway shows, Jennifer Lopez concert Scores of Broadway shows and even a Jennifer Lopez concert at Madison Square Garden Saturday night came to a halt as a massive power outage left more than 61,000 customers in the dark. ...
05:13 2019-07-14

Anheuser-Busch sending 150,000 cans of drinking water to flood-devastated communities in Oklahoma and Missouri Anheuser-Busch operates two breweries — on in Georgia and one in Colorado — that pause beer production to can emergency drinking water at periodic intervals throughout the year....
21:39 2019-05-28

Twitter is changing Twitter.com to be more like mobile app     The new Twitter Web interface... In a blog post today, Twitter announced the rollout of a new version of the Twitter.com website that revamps the Web interface to bring it more in line with the design and fun...
23:26 2019-07-15

'They're absolutely devastated:' Family of 18-month-old girl killed in cruise ship fall to return home The family of Chloe Wiegand, who died after falling out of an 11th-floor window on Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas, is heading home to Indiana.       ...
14:39 2019-07-11

Let's See How Much Fun We Can Squeeze Out Of The Last Half Hour Of E3 Yes, E3 2019 ended three weeks ago. However, in my nightmares, I’m still there, slamming energy drinks and binge-sitting in every gamer chair my eyes can see. As long as my neck still hurts from the flight back, I cannot refrain from scraping the bottom of the E3 barrel. Watch me try and fail to die...
09:00 2019-07-04

Police: Man Arrested After Six-Hour Standoff ERLANGER, Ky. (LEX 18) – Police say one man is arrested after SWAT teams had to respond to a home in Boone County. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office says Derek Gibson was wanted in relation to a domestic violence incident with his ex-girlfriend. Police say they received a report on Satur...
03:00 2019-06-10

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
15:52 2019-05-21

5-hour sentence for carrier who kept 5,000 pieces of mail NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia judge sentenced a former letter carrier to five hours in jail after she hid more than 5,000 pieces of mail in her house. The Virginian-Pilot reports that Toya Worlds told investigators she kept the mail in her home because it was it too time consuming t...
18:26 2019-06-12

Uber Copter Is Here For People Worth $400 an Hour Uber is a modest company with modest goals. It simply wants to change how people get around and also get New Yorkers from Manhattan to John F. Kennedy Airport in less than half an hour. I’m still not entirely sure how it plans to accomplish the former, but Uber’s plan for the latter is pretty straig...
03:26 2019-06-07

Watch the 24-Hour Nürburgring Race Live Right Here Right Now The 47th edition of the 24 hours of Nürburgring is going to be on, well, all day (obviously) and warm-ups have been rolling for awhile. But official racing kicks off at 6:30 a.m. pst in the U.S.A. (right now!) and there’s a livestream feed for you right here....
16:26 2019-06-22

Police ID man shot, driven around for hour before death Police have identified a man who was shot at a gas station in Mississippi and then driven around for at least an hour before being pronounced dead at a hospital....
21:52 2019-06-13

TFD crews battle two house fires within a hour TUCSON –Tucson Fire Department responded to two fires within an hour of each other early Thursday morning. Initially, crews were dispatched to a home in the 2000 block of W. Water Street before 7 a.m., for reports of smoke. #metaslider_274468_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-rig...
22:26 2019-07-11

Djokovic prepares for Wimbledon with 'seven-hour' meeting Preparing to try and retain a Wimbledon title is arduous enough but men's top seed Novak Djokovic says he has spent as much time in the past few days playing politics as hitting tennis balls....
22:26 2019-06-29

Don't Miss Joss & Main's 48-Hour $20 Decor Sale We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:39 2019-05-21

After Two Decades, Owen Hart's Death Is Still WWE's Darkest Hour If you were a wrestling fan on May 23rd, 1999, you were probably doing one of three things. One of those was watching WWE’s latest pay-per-view event, Over the Edge. Another was using “scramblevision” to listen to that event by tuning a TV or VCR without a cable box to the pay-per-view channel. Some...
20:39 2019-05-23

Putintseva beats Friedsam after 3-hour match in Nuremberg Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan edged Germany's Anna-Lena Friedsam 7-5, 6-7(5), 7-6(2) in their Nuremberg Cup quarterfinal in the longest match of the season so far on Thursday        ...
23:39 2019-05-23

British deal with US over Chagos Islands not its finest hour It was not Britain's finest hour.  In the mid-60s Harold Wilson wanted Polaris missiles, the US sought a base in the middle of the Indian Ocean.  ...
00:13 2019-05-24

Extended scares: in defense of the two-hour-plus horror movie In Midsommar, Ari Aster’s divisive follow-up to Hereditary, scares are drawn out for 140 minutes, allowing for a more effectively nightmarish experienceAs a movie-watcher develops a more clearly honed sense of their own taste, they may come to understand certain disparaging critical remarks as cover...
10:52 2019-07-01

An 8-hour work week could be ideal for mental health How many hours of paid work per week are actually beneficial for mental health? It could be as little as 8, suggests a new study from the United Kingdom....
19:13 2019-06-21

Justifying our love: An hour of Madonna’s greatest non-hits Madonna is modern pop’s original icon, someone whose music and influence will be shared, enjoyed, and debated for decades to come. A capital-S “Star” back when such a thing meant ubiquity without the aid of the internet, her style and substance were inseparable, the forward-thinking approach to both...
17:26 2019-06-13

Simultaneous Polls Need Of The Hour: President Ram Nath Kovind Noting that frequent elections in various parts of the country have impacted the pace and continuity of development, President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday urged parliamentarians to seriously consider......
14:13 2019-06-20

| Zverev survives 4-hour marathon, Del Potro battles on Alexander Zverev survived a bruising four-hour battle to reach the French Open second round on Tuesday while dangerman Juan Martin del Potro also progressed....
16:26 2019-05-28

Sephora Closes All U.S. Stores for 1-Hour ‘Inclusion Workshop’ (NEW YORK) — Sephora closed all of its U.S. stores for an hour Wednesday to host “inclusion workshops” for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on her while shopping at a store in California. The beauty retailer said the training h...
17:52 2019-06-05

Alec Baldwin worried he’d die going 130 miles per hour “SNL” favorite Alec Baldwin talks his love of sports cars ahead of playing infamous automaker John DeLorean in documentary “Framing John DeLorean.”        ...
00:26 2019-06-07

Cannes critics let rip at Kechiche's three-hour twerk fest A three-and-a-half hour largely plotless movie set in a nightclub, featuring girls twerking from every angle and a 13-minute explicit sex scene in the toilet, claimed the dubious honor as the most universally panned film at Cannes on Friday....
14:00 2019-05-24

Bentley's new Flying Spur sedan can go 207 miles per hour The new Bentley Flying Spur four-door sedan has roomy leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, rich wood veneers and it can hit a top speed of over 200 miles an hour....
11:39 2019-06-13

Top 'Live-Streamers' Get $50,000 an Hour to Play New Videogames Online The world’s biggest videogame publishers are paying popular gamers tens of thousands of dollars to play their latest releases live over the internet, hoping to break through to buyers in a crowded industry where dominant games like “Fortnite” cast a large shadow....
03:13 2019-05-22

Man Killed In Morning Rush Hour Crash Near Richmond MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — An elderly man was killed Tuesday morning in a rush hour crash. Officials with the Madison County Coroner’s Office said a 72-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which occurred about 6:30 a.m. on Battlefield Memorial Highway, U.S. Hig...
16:13 2019-06-04

Ask The Salty Waitress: I’m too broke for office happy hour Dear Salty, I’m a college student with a summer internship at a marketing firm in San Francisco. I like the job overall—the people are nice, I’m learning a lot, and I get to do real work. But while it is a paid internship, I’m barely making enough to cover my portion of the expensive rent. The probl...
03:00 2019-05-22

Woodstock 50 loses its venue and event producer within an hour The writing has been on the wall since April when the Woodstock 50 lost its investors, Densu Aegus Network’s Amplifi Live. The event’s organizers were determined to move forward with the festival despite the major hiccup, promising an iconic event worthy of the legendary Woodstock name. Now, Woodsto...
20:39 2019-06-11

Sephora Will Shut Down for an Hour of Diversity Training Tomorrow In April, R&B star SZA said a Sephora employee called security to monitor her. Now the makeup store will take an hour off to address diversity and inclusion....
12:00 2019-06-04

Kipchoge to attempt sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge's second attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12 this year, event organizers INEOS said on Thursday....
19:00 2019-06-27

Cops’ 5-hour rescue operation for kitten trapped in car engine An adorable kitten got stuck in a car’s engine in Brooklyn early Sunday — sparking a 5-hour police operation to rescue it. “It’s just part of the job — from cats to bad guys, we do this for a living,” said one of the cops, who did not give his name. Anastasia Kulc...
23:52 2019-06-16

Vermont gov vetoes creating 24-hour wait period for handguns MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has vetoed a bill that would have established a 24-hour waiting period to buy handguns. The move comes just over a year after Vermont imposed its first significant gun ownership restrictions following what police say was a near-miss school s...
03:26 2019-06-11

FAA chief calls eight-hour meeting on Boeing 737 MAX 'exceedingly positive' The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that an eight-hour meeting with international air regulators to discuss the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX was "exceedingly positive" and "constructive."...
03:13 2019-05-24

Undocumented, vulnerable, scared: the women who pick your food for $3 an hour In the fields of south Texas Mexican women work long hours in dangerous conditions under the ever-present threat of deportationOn a rainy, pre-dawn Monday morning in the fields of the Rio Grande Valley along the Mexican border in south Texas, little constellations of flashlights twinkle across the g...
16:39 2019-07-10

Trinamool Lawmakers Give 2 Zero Hour Notices In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentarians today gave Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha over two different issues pertaining to the Centre's recent proposals....
08:13 2019-07-08

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leave 1.3M jobless, CBO says.       ...
08:52 2019-07-09

Groom accused of killing bride in 48-hour bondage session ‘Til bondage do us part. A German man faces manslaughter charges for killing his new bride while engaging in marathon BDSM sex on their honeymoon, the Daily Mail reported. Ralph Jankus, 52, was on trial Wednesday in Krefeld, Germany, for the death of his 49-year-old wife, Christel, days after ...
22:13 2019-06-19

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Starts, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning at 6.51 am. The moon......
08:00 2019-07-14

Feed your dog insects and microwave your dinner: a 24-hour guide to going green From borrowing clothes to switching search engines, there are ways to boost your environmental credentials throughout the dayBritons use 840bn litres of water a year showering, with some power showers using up to 15 litres a minute. Aerator shower heads, such as Lowenergie’s (£12.99), save water by ...
10:13 2019-07-01

House inches toward 11th hour deal on aid for border crisis House Democratic leaders are close to completing a long-awaited deal with Republicans to deliver billions in emergency aid to the southern border, with plans to approve the package as early as next week. The House aims to pass its bill as soon as next Tuesday, with just days to spare before Congress...
19:26 2019-06-19

Ultra cyclist targets 24-hour record, with no toilet breaks Riding a bicycle round and round a velodrome non-stop for 24 hours sounds like a form of penance but for 48-year-old James MacDonald it is just another extreme two-wheeled challenge that needs to be crossed off his list....
23:26 2019-06-21

Ghana president convinces Asamoah Gyan to come out of 24-hour retirement Gyan: ‘A presidential request cannot be disregarded’President urged Gyan ‘in the national interest’ to make U-turnAsamoah Gyan has made a rapid U-turn on his decision to retire from Ghana duty and will now play at the Africa Cup of Nations after being told by the nation’s president it is “in the nat...
15:26 2019-05-22

Southwest Airlines hosts 72-hour sale on airfare tickets CHICAGO (WMAQ) – Southwest Airlines has launched a winter fare sale, offering one-way tickets ranging from $49 to $149 to certain locations around the country. The winter fare sale, which started Tuesday morning, goes until 11:59 p.m. Thursday. The discounted fares includes flights from Dec. 3...
01:00 2019-06-05

| Darwin shooting suspect had parole tag, evaded police for an hour The man accused of killing four men in a shooting spree in northern Australia while evading police for more than an hour was a ex-convict wearing a monitoring bracelet, authorities say, ordering an urgent review into parole procedures....
09:13 2019-06-06

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature significantly boosts health and wellbeing, new research shows, even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace.The physical and mental health benefits of time spent in parks, woods or the bea...
15:26 2019-06-13

TPD identifies domestic violence suspect arrested in 21-hour standoff TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s 21-hour police standoff at a southeast side residence was identified by Tucson Police Department Wednesday morning. At around 9 p.m. Monday, TPD responded to a home near Pantano and Stella roads in reference to a domestic violence incid...
18:52 2019-06-27

Indian toddler trapped in well dies amid 110-hour rescue try NEW DELHI (AP) — A hospital official in India says a 2-year-old boy who fell deep into an unused village well has been confirmed dead after rescuers worked nearly 110 hours to reach him. Anil Kumar says the boy was brought to the hospital in Chandigarh, the Punjab state capital, after he was removed...
12:00 2019-06-11

Tzi Ma on The Farewell, Rush Hour, and working with the amazing Veep cast We’ve never had the chance to sit down with Tzi Ma, best known for starring in films like Dante’s Peak, Rush Hour and Arrival, and his appearances on shows like Veep and The Man In the High Castle. In honor of his new film The Farewell, we sat down with the accomplished character actor for a video v...
20:39 2019-07-09

If you think most TV shows are too long, check out these 7 excellent half-hour series The modern TV landscape is starting to generate something of a first world problem among some harried viewers increasingly faced with a perplexing dilemma. Shows with runtimes of less than an hour seem to be few and far between these days. Thanks to Netflix and its fellow streamers, among other purv...
04:26 2019-06-16

Target challenges Amazon Prime Day with its own 48-hour deal marathon Target is targeting Amazon's Prime Day with a 48-hour deal marathon of its own. Just like Prime Day, Target's "Deal Days" event will be held from July 15 to July 16 and feature a flurry of discounts and deals on thousands of products.But unlike Prime Day, which only paying Amazon Prime subscribers c...
18:39 2019-06-27

Stranger Things 3 Is Like an 8-Hour Summer Blockbuster, Here's Our Non-Spoiler Review Almost two years after its second season debuted, Stranger Things 3 finally comes to Netflix this week. We’ve seen it, we’ve enjoyed it, and we’ll get into a lot of the specifics after everyone else has had a chance to do the same. Until then though, we thought you might be interested in some broade...
01:13 2019-07-01

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
18:13 2019-05-28

Trump: Dems could help solve border crisis in '15 minutes to an hour' with one WH meeting President Trump said Democrats could stop stonewalling over immigration and solve the issue with just a quick meeting, in remarks broadcast Sunday with ABC News’ "This Week" anchor George Stephanopoulos....
07:00 2019-06-17

Extinction Rebellion protesters stop rush-hour traffic in London Lewisham campaigners block three roads into city centre to highlight ‘air pollution crisis’Environmental protesters stopped traffic on three main roads into central London from the south-east on Friday morning in protest over the “air pollution crisis” in the area.The protesters, organised by a loca...
15:00 2019-06-14

Pompeo in Kabul: ‘the hour has come for peace’ in Afghanistan, US ‘prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. PREPARED TO LEAVE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is close to a deal with the Taliban on ending its support of terrorism in return for a U.S. pledge to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan at some future date....
19:26 2019-06-27

Russia's Putin Arrives An Hour Late In Meet With Pope Francis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
19:52 2019-07-04

Drone sighting at Germany’s busiest airport grounds flights for about an hour A drone sighting caused all flights to be suspended at Frankfurt Airport for around an hour this morning. The airport is Germany’s busiest by passenger numbers, serving almost 14.8 million passengers in the first three months of this year. In a tweet sent after flights had resumed the airport ...
14:39 2019-05-21

First final-set tie-breaker avoided as Muchova edges Pliskova in three-hour epic "Third seed Karolina Pliskova fell at the fourth-round stage at Wimbledon despite twice serving for the match as Karolina Muchova battled to a three-set victory over her fellow Czech."...
18:13 2019-07-08

24-hour strike paralyzes Argentina as unions protest austerity measures Flights, trains and buses across Argentina came to a halt as labor unions protested the policies of Mauricio Macri. The president's popularity has plummeted ahead of an election later this year....
08:00 2019-05-30

Nearly a month's worth of rain in 1 hour triggers travel nightmare in D.C. area Commuters in the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore area faced an extremely difficult and dangerous drive back to work on Monday as heavy downpours flooded local roadways....
04:13 2019-07-09

Froome undergoes successful six-hour operation after high-speed crash "Chris Froome has undergone a successful six-hour operation after a high-speed crash on Wednesday left him in intensive care with multiple fractures."...
20:13 2019-06-13

Woman escapes 6-hour rape ordeal by jumping from second-floor window A battered woman escaped a terrifying six-hour ordeal at the hands of a violent rapist by leaping from the second-floor window of a Queens house, according to police. The 29-year-old was allegedly raped repeatedly while trapped in a house in Laurelton early Thursday — also getting punched so h...
01:52 2019-06-03

Asgard’s Wrath — How Sanzaru is crafting a 30-hour Norse saga game in VR Asgard's Wrath is one of the full triple-A games in the works for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. We talked with Sanzaru's Mat Kraemer about it.Read More...
17:26 2019-05-21

Vienna to host Eliud Kipchoge’s bid to break two-hour marathon barrier • World record holder will make second attempt to achieve feat• ‘It’s not unlike trying to put a man on the moon’Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon in Vienna in October. The Austrian capital has been chosen to host the Ineos 1:59 Challenge, in which the Kenyan...
06:00 2019-06-28

New Delhi, we have a problem: India calls off lunar mission an hour before launch The abortive launch represents a blow to India’s quest to build its capabilities in space. With Chandrayaan-2, India was hoping to become the fourth nation besides the United States, Russia and China to soft-land on the moon’s surface....
18:39 2019-07-15

Cycling: Briton's 24-hour distance record attempt ruined by crash British ultra-cyclist James MacDonald's attempt to set a new 24-hour distance record in a velodrome ended in heartbreak on Sunday when a crash scuppered his hopes of traveling the 941.873km required to beat Austrian Christoph Strasser's mark....
03:52 2019-06-24

Woman takes exams at hospital — a half hour after giving birth It was no rest for the weary for an Ethiopian woman who took her exams in a hospital — only 30 minutes after giving birth, according to a report. Almaz Derese, 21, of Metu in western Ethiopia, had hoped to take the secondary school tests before her baby was born, but they were postponed because......
15:52 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
09:00 2019-06-05

10-hour wait: New $300 million Harry Potter coaster opens at Universal in Orlando Within an hour of opening on Thursday, Universal Orlando's newest Harry Potter ride, Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike, has a 10-hour wait....
19:13 2019-06-13

Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24-hour race with Toyota for second successive year Double Formula One champion Fernando Alonso struck lucky and won the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race for the second year in a row on Sunday with Toyota team-mates Kazuki Nakajima and Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi....
00:00 2019-06-17

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers’ rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hi...
17:52 2019-06-05

MLB veteran Rajai Davis helps Mets win after 2-hour Uber ride to ballpark It was quite a night for Rajai Davis of the New York Mets: It started with batting practice in Pennsylvania and ended with him smacking a three-run home run in New York to cap a Mets victory....
06:52 2019-05-23

PM Modi, Amit Shah Hold 5-Hour Meet to Discuss Members of Cabinet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday met for five hours to finalise the members of the Union cabinet, who will take oath with the PM on Thursday. There have been talks about......
21:39 2019-05-28

End Of An Era: Red Lobster Has Declared Bankruptcy After Paying For A 6-Hour Seafood Commercial Set Entirely To Beatles Music It’s about to become much harder to get your crab and lobster fix, because one of the most popular seafood chains in America just officially went under: Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy after blowing all of their capital on a six-hour commercial set entirely to Beatles music....
18:26 2019-05-21

Jacob Zuma relishes his day in court as Cyril Ramaphosa faces ‘very dark hour’ As South Africa’s former president appears before a corruption inquiry, there are fears he could stir up trouble for his successorJacob Zuma, South Africa’s former president, will make an unprecedented appearance before a judicial inquiry for a five-day grilling this week over corruption allegations...
12:26 2019-07-14

Israel will be destroyed in half an hour if America attacks Iran: senior Iranian MP Israel will be destroyed in half an hour if the United States attacks Iran, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency....
15:39 2019-07-01

The 10,000-hour rule for sporting success is a myth, so let kids dabble | Sean Ingle A new book blows out of the water the theory that the key to sport success is relentless practice and focus from an early ageThis column comes from the sleepy Austrian town of Götzis, where Katarina Johnson-Thompson has obliterated a world-class heptathlon field, winning four of the seven discipline...
11:26 2019-05-27

Rush-Hour Bomb Blasts Government Buildings in Kabul, Triggers Gunfight Taliban militants detonated a vehicle bomb in a warren of government buildings in central Kabul, triggering a gunfight with security forces and leaving dozens of people wounded in the latest surge of violence to hit the country....
14:26 2019-07-01

Hope Hicks: Trump adviser's testimony offers seven-hour exercise in prevarication Former White House communications director was steered away from answering questions 155 timesThe Democrat-controlled house judiciary committee has released a 273-page transcript of frustrated efforts to interrogate Hope Hicks, a former top White House adviser, during a closed-door hearing on Wednes...
05:39 2019-06-21

Summer vacation is amateur hour in the travel industry; here are 6 rookie errors to avoid Look before you book, read the fine print, pack the right attitude and more tips for avoiding rookie travel mistakes during summer travel season.       ...
15:13 2019-07-12

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics through 24-hour free throw fundraiser Basketball analyst Deb Antonelli raised over $80,000 for Special Olympics through a free throw fundraiser. She shot for 24 hours.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Yogi Adityanath Launches 24-Hour Free Helpline To Address Civic Complaints The Yogi Adityanath government on Thursday launched the Chief Minister's toll-free helpline that will enable people from across the state to register their complaints....
14:13 2019-07-04

Florida police officer pulled along at 60 miles per hour during traffic stop gone wrong (WESH/NBC News) Dramatic body camera footage shows a Florida police officer being dragged after a traffic stop gone wrong. Orlando Police say Zavier Askew, 25, took off from a traffic stop after the officer spotted marijuana in his car with the officer holding on. According to officials, the suspect...
12:26 2019-06-20

Mazda Breaks IMSA Bad Luck Streak With Dominant Watkins Glen 6-hour Victory On Sunday, after 6 hours of battling in the Colosseum that is Watkins Glen International, the #55 team of Olivier Pla, Jonathan Bomarito, and Harry Tinknell gave the Joest-operated sultry prototype its first taste of champagne....
20:39 2019-07-01

Woman jumps from window to escape brutal 6-hour rape in Queens, suspect on the loose _____ The New York Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man accused of brutally raping a female acquaintance multiple times at his home in Queens. The woman, who is 29, jumped out of a window to escape. Michael Hosang, 53, is accused of raping the woman multiple t...
19:52 2019-06-02

Man Restoring a Classic Synthesizer Goes On a 9-Hour Acid Trip After Accidentally Touching LSD-Covered Knob There are plenty of wild rumors, mythologies, and eyebrow-raising stories from the long history of music, including claims that parts of synthesizers designed by electronic music pioneer Don Buchla had been dipped in LSD. But as engineer Eliot Curtis recently discovered, those claims might actually ...
23:39 2019-05-28

Woman escapes brutal 6-hour rape by jumping from window, police say; suspect identified, sought A 29-year-old woman who'd been brutally beaten and raped last week escaped by jumping out a second-floor window at her tormentors New York City home — where officials said she'd been assaulted for six hours....
17:00 2019-06-03

Teenager Phil Hanson aims for Le Mans redemption after tiredness ended 24-hour race last year He has co-driven with the likes of Fernando Alonso while his boss, Zak Brown, also heads up McLaren's Formula 1 operation but Phil Hanson is a relative unknown outside of endurance racing circles....
16:01 2019-06-14

Extinction Rebellion protesters plans to swarm key London roads and block traffic during rush hour Extinction Rebellion is planning to cause rush-hour chaos on Friday by blocking major roads in south-east London to protest against dangerous levels of air pollution....
09:52 2019-06-13

Brodsky At CBOE Risk Management European Conference: Announces Plans For 24-Hour VIX Futures Trading And CFE London Hub CHICAGO and COUNTY WICKLOW, Ireland, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) plans to expand trading hours for CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) futures to virtually 24 hours from eight hours beginning sometime in 2013, CBOE Holdings Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky announc...
06:39 2019-05-22

Washington flooding: Drivers seek refuge on cars after nearly a month's worth of rain falls in one hour Emergency workers have responded to dozens of rescue calls and used boats to pluck people from flooded cars after nearly a month's worth of rain hit Washington DC in one hour....
15:00 2019-07-09

'Harry Potter' fans battle crowds and lightning in 10-hour wait to ride new 'Hagrid' roller coaster An apparating spell would come in handy for muggles looking to get to the front of the line of Universal Orlando's newest addition to its Wizarding World....
22:39 2019-06-13

I spent an hour playing the crazy upcoming 'Super Mario' game where you can play unlimited levels and create your own — here's what it's like Nintendo Nintendo's next major "Super Mario" game is headed to the Nintendo Switch in late June. The new game, "Super Mario Maker 2," is a long-awaited sequel to a cult classic Mario title from Nintendo's failed Wii U console. I got a chance to play "Super Mario Maker 2" at a recent event in New Yo...
21:13 2019-05-28

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

TfL Northern Line delays: signal failure to hit evening rush hour as commuters warned chaos could continue tomorrow morning TfL warns there will be no southbound service Camden Town to Kennington (via Bank) for rest of day Passengers urged to complete journeys by 9.30pm Signal failure may impact tomorrow morning's service...
22:00 2019-07-09

Heartbreaking: Tom DeLonge Posted A 4-Hour Video Of Himself Getting A Prostate Exam From Aliens But Everyone Ignored It Because He’s Been So Annoying With Alien Stuff For So Long It Doesn’t Really Stick One of pop-punk’s most well-known icons is learning a hard lesson about what happens when you test the public’s trust one too many times. Former Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge just posted a four-hour video of himself getting a prostate exam from aliens but everyone ignored it because he’s been so a...
17:26 2019-07-15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Take me to the Boom Boom Room! Inside the risqué hotel for 24-hour party people America’s raciest hotel chain has turned a boring British office block into an Austin Powers-style crash pad complete with retro reception, leftie library – and rooftop baths. Groovy baby!When the clerks of Camden’s highways department were issuing parking fines from their gloomy office in the 1970s...
17:13 2019-06-23

CBOE Futures Exchange Set For June 22 Launch Of 24-Hour VIX Futures Trading CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange(SM) (CFE®) confirmed today that it will extend trading hours for CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) futures to nearly 24 hours a day, five days a week, starting Sunday, June 22. In March, CFE announced June 22 as its planned launch date....
03:39 2019-05-22

RHA T20 Wireless review: 12 hour battery with option for wired or wireless connectivity RHA Audio is well known for its high quality headsets and to give users their choice of connectivity, you can use the new T20 Wireless in either wired or wireless mode. The 12 hour battery will also keep you going for days....
18:26 2019-06-29

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains and massive queues outside stations....
11:26 2019-06-18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a users' personal information from third party services online.The vulnerability, a Universal Cross-site Scripting (UXSS) referred to as CVE-2019-125...
03:13 2019-06-14

Can weed users be trusted with guns? A battle in America's heartland As legalization reaches the red states, the conflict between federal gun and marijuana laws becomes an issueIn November 2018, a Pennsylvania doctor who both used and prescribed medical marijuana sued the US. government. He had attempted to buy a revolver for self-defense, but he had been denied at t...
08:00 2019-06-24

PlayStation is back after hours-long outage but Instagram is down for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday for about four hours with many gamers experiencing difficulty logging in and accessing PlayStation.       ...
01:52 2019-06-14

China's Didi Chuxing to allow app users to access rivals' services China's biggest ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing will allow users of its smartphone app to access services provided by apps of three domestic auto firms and others, in a push to generate more orders....
18:52 2019-07-15

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

New bill could force Facebook, Google to disclose value of users’ data There’s no such thing as a free lunch — certainly not in Silicon Valley. That’s the message from a pair of US senators who introduced a bill Monday to force tech giants like Facebook and Google to tell users just how much the personal data they collect is worth. Senators Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Josh...
19:00 2019-06-27

iPhone users can now download bigger apps & games over cellular Apple has never been a fan of large file downloads over data, but this week the Cupertino giant has unexpected upped its cellular download limit for iPhones and iPads to 200MB from the previous cap of 150MB.The move means iOS users are now free to download bigger apps and games from the App Store. L...
22:39 2019-05-31

Ethereum still loved by dapp developers, but trails behind in active users Ethereum might feature more decentralized apps (dapps) than any other blockchain, but its rivals are enjoying significantly higher usage. In fact, TRON dapps attracted more active users than any other network over the past three months, reports Dapp.com with new research. “484 new dapps were added t...
19:39 2019-07-03

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
14:39 2019-05-30

OnePlus accidentally sent some users a creepy yet hilarious push notification How would you feel if you got a random push notification one morning that just read “Hahahahaha”? For a number of OnePlus 7 Pro users on Monday, that wasn’t a hypothetical question. Some of them got spammed with what OnePlus acknowledged was the result of a botched internal test th...
03:13 2019-07-02

Google now lets users auto-delete their location and web history Back in May, Google announced it would be introducing an option for users of its services to automatically delete their online history, and today the tech giant has begun rolling out the update around the globe.Specifically, Google account holders will be able to choose a time limit of either 3 or 1...
05:39 2019-06-28

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
15:52 2019-05-22

Huawei is selling lock screen ads on certain models; users are not happy Have things come to this for Huawei? Is the company having so much trouble selling its phones that it needs to sell lock screen ads on its handsets? Several tweets from Huawei owners (via Android Police) show how those using the pre-installed "random landscape backgrounds" are having the real estate...
05:26 2019-06-14

Apple agrees to notify users when iOS updates throttle down performance Following the last year debate about whether or not Apple should have informed consumers that some of its updates will slow down their iPhones, the UK Competition and Markets Authority kicked off an investigation to learn more about the matter.The investigation only started after Apple admitted that...
04:52 2019-05-23

Google Drive users on a discontinued plan are getting an unexpected freebie It's getting harder and harder to complain about running out of storage space on today's high-end and even mid-range smartphones, especially if you also add in an ultra-affordable or insanely hefty microSD card. At the same time, it's generally a good idea to back up some of your most precious stuff...
13:52 2019-05-23

10+ million Android users installed a fake Samsung update app In recent months, we’ve seen quite a few reports of the Google Play Store hosting counterfeit apps that are designed to dupe users and earn money through ad farms. In the latest reveal, CSIS Security Group’s report suggests that a fake app  – promising updates for Samsung phones – has been installed...
10:52 2019-07-05

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

OnePlus 7 Pro users report ‘ghost touches’ that occur without any input It should be an exceptional week for OnePlus, considering the stellar response the OnePlus 7 Pro got after launch and the fact that the young smartphone vendor just launched its first ever 5G phone. However, OnePlus is already being forced to put out fires. OnePlus addressed criticism that it’...
00:39 2019-05-25

Snapchat employees reportedly spied on users' data A report says Snapchat employees use internal tools to access user data including locations, email addresses and saved photos.        ...
19:26 2019-05-24

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – earlier this year. According to the latest report from administrators, EY, QuadrigaCX had been operating a fraudulent cryptocurrency exchange. It failed t...
10:39 2019-06-20

OnePlus 7 Pro users are experiencing some pretty bizarre issues on Verizon The OnePlus 7 Pro is without a doubt one of the world's best Android smartphones, but despite this bad boy essentially escalating its manufacturer's status in the mobile industry from underdog and flagship killer to top dog and flagship maker, there are still a few things that could have been better...
11:00 2019-05-24

Comcast created an eye-control remote to help users with mobility challenges Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.       ...
01:26 2019-06-18

Robinhood users have been scooping up Tesla's plunging stock (TSLA) Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Robinhood users have been adding Tesla to their holdins despite an extremely difficult time for the electric-car maker, according to data from the Robinhood trading app. The number of accounts holding Tesla shares on the app increased even as analysts and shareholders ha...
10:00 2019-05-24

CryptoKitties and Dice Games Fail to Lure Users to Dapps Blockchain-based platforms have attracted thousands of volunteer developers with the promise of decentralized alternatives to Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS. What they don’t have yet are users....
13:26 2019-05-29

Google announced new AR YouTube filters that let users virtually try on makeup Google is experimenting with AR makeup filters this summer to let you test out new lipstick shades using your smartphones front-facing camera.       ...
20:39 2019-06-19

Comcast built an eye-control remote to help users with movement issues in an attempt to improve the accessibility of its services, Comcast announced today the launch of a feature that will allow users to control their television using only their eyes. The Xfinity X1 eye control will give Comcast customers the ability to......
16:00 2019-06-17

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread abus......
05:52 2019-05-24

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
00:00 2019-07-04

Superhuman offers users a shortcut to empty inbox nirvana The Silicon Valley startup makes bold claims for its slick technology that aims to rid people of torrents of unread emailsIn many ways, Superhuman is your archetypal Silicon Valley darling. It was founded by a brilliant Cambridge graduate who sold his first company to LinkedIn in 2012 then quit to s...
09:39 2019-07-12

Apple pledges to notify users of potential iPhone slowdowns Apple became more upfront with iPhone users after it was compelled to admit that it deliberately slowed down iPhones in older devices to balance out performance and battery life. Now, the tech giant has promised UK watchdog Competition and Markets Au......
18:26 2019-05-23

YouTube TV is giving away free Showtime subscriptions to longtime users They say that nothing in life is free, but Google would beg to differ, as select YouTube TV subscribers are now being offered a free subscription to Showtime from now through September 5th. The subscription typically costs $10.99 per month, but if you are granted this limited-time offer, you can try...
02:13 2019-06-15

OnePlus 7 Pro users complain about a 'ghostly presence' tapping on their screen If you own a OnePlus 7 Pro and have been plagued by a touchscreen that seems to be receiving inputs from a ghost, don't worry. You're not going crazy. Some OnePlus 7 Pro owners are complaining on the OnePlus Forum (via Android Police) that the screen on their device is responding to"phantom" taps on...
22:00 2019-05-25

La Liga Fined €250,000 For Spying On App Users To Crack Down On Illegal Streams Spain’s La Liga was fined €250,000 today by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, one year after admitting that its mobile app was spying on some users’ phones in an attempt to find out if they were watching games on illegal feeds....
03:39 2019-06-12

Spotify finally adds a sleep timer for Android users Users of the Android version of Spotify, like Reddit user Studdz, have been raving over the past few days about the quiet addition of a highly requested feature to the Android version of the music streaming app. Users have started noticing the presence of a Sleep Timer as one of the options in the &...
02:26 2019-05-28

CIA's Instagram account following just 11 social media users -- mostly from Hollywood: reports The CIA’s official Instagram account, which was launched in April, was not following any other accounts until Thursday afternoon when it began following only 11 other Instagram users — most of them Hollywood actors who have portrayed CIA agents on the big screen, according to a report....
12:00 2019-06-28

Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users This month, the Russian Communications Oversight Agency added Tinder to the list of companies required to hand over information to the country's intelligence agencies....
23:00 2019-06-03

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case has been jailed for six years and five months.Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with malic...
15:52 2019-05-21

Official Apple video promotes new features available to Memoji users in iOS 13 Today was opening day of the WWDC developer conference and as expected, iOS 13 was unveiled. The company already posted a video promoting the new makeup, hairstyles, and other fashion accessories that can be used with the Memoji feature once iOS 13 is launched later this year. Memoji are personalize...
00:13 2019-06-04

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up until now, Spotify was the supreme ruler with more than 100 million subscribers worldwide reported two months ago.Before that, Apple said it has amassed...
11:26 2019-06-28

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users (credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database was not compromised, we have identified privileged Web requests that the attacker made that could ha...
16:39 2019-05-21

Ajit Pai Is Working Hard to Make Broadband Users Dumb Again The death of federal net neutrality protections in the United States didn’t just set the stage for broadband providers to start penalizing customers who enjoy services like Netflix instead of those owned by, say, AT&T; a consequence of the repeal we’re now witnessing that’s only likely to worsen...
00:39 2019-06-29

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing failure to protect creators from hate speech, queer users say.The platform’s initial refusal to disc...
08:39 2019-06-08

Commerce Dept. grants Huawei a 90-day license to help existing users Last week the US Commerce Department added Huawei and 68 subsidiaries to its "Entity List" that bans it from doing business with US companies without a special license. Today, as anticipated, the Commerce Department loosened that restriction a bit wi......
15:13 2019-05-21

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
15:00 2019-06-05

Realme 2 Pro Users Report Bootloop Issue Following Android Pie Update Realme 2 Pro users are reporting a bootloop issue following the recent Android Pie update for the phone, but a workaround has been shared by the company to avert it....
19:13 2019-06-03

New transport technologies will offer safety benefits to all road users According to the Department of Transport, around 327 billion miles were driven on the UK’s roads in the year ending September 2018.  While car traffic was at its highest recorded level ever in the UK, our need to stay mobile is also driving widespread adoption of new means of personal tr...
10:39 2019-06-05

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Gay dating app Jack’d to pay $240K for exposing users’ nude photos Jack’d, a popular gay hookup and dating app that left users’ nude photos exposed, has agreed to pay $240,000 to New York state and amp up security in an agreement with the state Attorney General’s office, officials announced Friday. The app, which is run by parent company Online Bu...
03:39 2019-06-29

Eric Holder, Suspect in the Shooting Death of Nipsey Hussle, Pistol-Whipped a Man an Hour Before Hussle Was Killed, Witnesses Tell Prosecutors Authorities prosecuting the murder case against Eric Holder, the man charged with shooting to death Nipsey Hussle in front of Hussle’s store in South Los Angeles in March, are preparing to paint a portrait of a man prone to violence....
03:39 2019-05-22

UK weather forecast: 'Danger to life' warning as intense rainfall to spark flooding and rush hour chaos Motorists have been warned of morning rush hour chaos and a "danger to life" warning has been issued as intense rainfall continues to cause problems on roads across the UK....
04:00 2019-06-13

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

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering customers and assuring them that their data isn’t ...
22:13 2019-05-29

Gmail Smart Compose feature rolling out to G Suite users on Android and iOS One year after it revealed the Smart Compose feature for Gmail, Google is finally making it available to G Suite users. Since most of you have been probably using the feature for a few months now, you already know that it's been pushed out to consumer accounts first.If you haven't yet used Smart Com...
08:39 2019-06-04

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environmental and social damage their drug use is inflicting on producer countries, the Colombian president h...
21:39 2019-06-17

Microsoft Teams has 13 million daily active users, beating Slack Microsoft Teams has 13 million daily active users and 19 million weekly active users, more than Google's Hangouts Chat, Facebook's Workplace, and Slack.Read More...
03:26 2019-07-12

Google adds new Maps features that offer some users rewards and perks Google has just announced a new set of features for business owners that will allow them to give Maps users an incentive to follow and, eventually, buy from them. Five years after launching Google My Business, which supposedly helped more than 150 million local business connect with people who are l...
21:00 2019-06-20

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a report says. Two workers who are no longer with the app’s parent company, Snap, spoke to Motherboard about the alleged abuse of power– which...
07:13 2019-05-24

Social media users help cops bust alleged turtle killer Justice came slow and steady for this alleged turtle killer. Devin Antoine Simpson, 20, was busted by cops in North Carolina for kicking to death the helpless pet — after outraged social media users saw a video of the attack online, authorities said Monday. Viewers of the clip from as far away...
06:39 2019-06-05

Gmail's 'confidential' messages feature rolls out to G Suite users next month Roughly a year ago, Google rolled out Confidential Mode for Gmail users as part of a big refresh to its web email system – an update that also included other new features such as Smart Compose and an overhauled, customizable interface.Now, Google has announced that its Confidential Mode will ...
05:39 2019-05-30

Instagram’s anti-bullying feature warns users if they’re about to post a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Facebook-owned Instagram, said the company is willing to make decisions that keep its users safe from online bullying, even if it leads to decreased usage. “We will make decisions that mean people use Instagram less if it keeps people more safe,” Mosseri told Time in an art...
04:00 2019-07-09

New Yolo anonymous Q&A app attracts millions of teenage users, has parents wary The new anonymous Q & A app, Yolo, has gained popularity among young Snapchat users but has raised concerns of bullying and privacy among parents.       ...
13:39 2019-06-18

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection facilities and overdose prevention sites...
01:52 2019-06-06

Sajid Javid hits out at drug users in wake of Gove confession Home secretary speaks out after Tory leadership rival admits to taking cocaineSajid Javid, a Conservative leadership candidate, has hit out at the middle-class users of class A drugs who fail to think of the “countless lives destroyed” by the trade, after his rival, Michael Gove, confessed to taking...
13:13 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
22:39 2019-07-03

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted in a post on Monday that an unprotected database ...
16:00 2019-05-21

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
19:52 2019-06-27

Facebook got in trouble for discriminatory housing ads. Now, all U.S. users can search job, credit postings Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users.       ...
17:39 2019-07-01

Reddit users urge man allegedly given 12 months to live to tell his wife: 'She'll never forgive you' Commenters let an anonymous Reddit poster claiming that he has between 12 and 16 months to live have it after he said he was hesitating to tell his wife of four years that he was dying....
20:52 2019-06-27

Microsoft brings redesigned Apple Watch notifications to Outlook users A quick heads up for those of you who are using Outlook for iOS on a regular basis. It looks like Microsoft has decided to revamp the Outlook notifications for Apple Watch, so if own the wearable device, you should start seeing them after you download the latest update.As per Microsoft's announcemen...
17:26 2019-05-21

Telegram Hit by DDoS Cyber-Attack, Users May Experience Connection Issues Telegram has been hit by a "powerful" distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and users in the United States and other countries may experience connection issues....
19:39 2019-06-12

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

OnePlus 7 Pro Users Report 'Phantom Touch' Display Issue, Fix Incoming OnePlus 7 Pro touch issue is easily triggered when he CPU-Z app is used, but reports of the issue being triggered in other apps has also been reported...
15:39 2019-05-25

Microsoft practically begs Windows users to fix wormable BlueKeep flaw Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Microsoft security officials say they are confident an exploit exists for BlueKeep, the recently patched vulnerability that has the potential to trigger self-replicating attacks as destructive as the 2017 WannaCry attack that shut down computers all over the world. ...
00:39 2019-06-01

Google now allows users to auto-delete location history and activity data Google is making it possible for Android and iOS users to auto-delete location history and activity data starting today. Although the search giant already provided the ability to turn on or off the Location History and Web & App Activity directly from the Google Account, including the option to manu...
18:39 2019-06-27

Xiaomi once again blatantly rips off Apple and this time it threatens to sue users who expose it Xiaomi might not be a name you have heard much in North America, but it's one of the biggest phone makers in Asia and is popular in Europe. The company is best known for its dirt cheap phones that undercut the competition on price, but it's known for something else too: ripping off other companies' ...
15:26 2019-07-03

China's TikTok to store Russian users' data locally: watchdog The Chinese video app TikTok will store Russian users' data locally to comply with Russian law, the communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Monday after a meeting with the company....
20:52 2019-07-15

Dropbox Transfer Lets Users Easily Send Up to 100GB Files Dropbox has announced a new service that will allow easy transfer of large files, with sizes as much as 100GB. Dubbed as Dropbox Transfer, the new service is currently in beta....
11:26 2019-07-10

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

CBOE CEO Edward Tilly At 30th Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference: Announces Plans For June 22 Launch of 24-Hour VIX Futures Trading CHICAGO and BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange(SM) (CFE®) plans to extend CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) futures trading hours to nearly 24 hours a day, five days a week, beginning Sunday, June 22, CBOE Holdings Chief Executive officer Edward T. Tilly ann...
04:52 2019-05-22

No, it’s not just you: Twitter is down Yet another social network has experienced a major outage, following similar problems experienced in recent days by Facebook and Instagram. This time it’s Twitter, which apparently went down Thursday afternoon such that many users aren’t able to access either the mobile or web versions o...
02:13 2019-07-12

Twitch sues users who posted porn, racism, and more to Artifact stream page Enlarge / A capture shows the flood of "Ayaya" anime meme streams that took over Twitch's Artifact stream page in May. (credit: Know Your Meme) In a federal lawsuit filed last week, Twitch accuses 100 unnamed defendants of breaking its terms of service by flooding the site's directory of Artifact ...
23:13 2019-06-19

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the card and extends the accompanying credit line goes along....
04:26 2019-06-18

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

Hurry and claim your free four-month Apple Music subscription right now at Groupon (new users only) It's definitely not every day that you get the chance to claim a free four-month subscription to the world's second most popular music streaming platform, but believe it or not, that's precisely the amazing deal Groupon is offering for the second time in just a little over a month.Once again, you on...
18:39 2019-06-27

Suit filed by iTunes users claims that Apple did make its customers the product Ever since the Cambridge Analytica story broke, revealing that 87 million Facebook members had their personal data used without permission, Apple and its CEO Tim Cook have been saying one thing over and over: Apple's customers are not its product. In other words, Apple won't sell personal data belon...
03:39 2019-05-25

‘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

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web Services. The database could have been viewed by anyone since it did not have a password for protection. The accounts in the database included those be...
19:13 2019-05-21

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shopping....
15:26 2019-05-21

Snapchat Employees Allegedly Misused Internal Tools to Snoop on Users: Report Existing online today means giving over a wealth of data. The hope is that the companies safeguarding it are doing so securely, but thousands of people work for these companies, and all it takes is a few bad actors with the right access to peep at some of your most intimate personal details. And, ac...
03:39 2019-05-24

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles towards videos of kids has decided maybe, just maybe, it doesn’t want to be known for those things anymore. So it’s taking the most obvious step there...
22:26 2019-06-05

Google lets users share GIFs directly into Gmail, WhatsApp, other apps Google is making it easier to share GIFs directly into different apps, including Gmail, Hangouts, Android Messages, and WhatsApp, the search giant announced today. By implementing a new “Share GIFs” section in Google Images, users will be able to share GIFs found directly into any of the apps mentio...
18:39 2019-06-27

Apple’s privacy-focused features risk trapping users in its walled garden During its WWDC keynote, Apple fired several shots against Facebook and Google with a number of privacy-focused features. But the one that deserves a special mention is the company’s single sign-on (SSO) feature. Apple’s SSO is a lot similar to log in with Facebook, Google, or Twitter buttons you se...
11:00 2019-06-04

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news outlets have already reported it’s a faithful 3D racing experience...with microtransactions and multiple in-game currencies.That’s right ...
06:13 2019-05-23

Facebook Watch almost doubles its viewership in 6 months, hits 140 million daily users The tech giant's YouTube rival boasts more than 720 million monthly users, almost doubling since December.       ...
17:26 2019-06-12

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
20:00 2019-05-25

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay-for-streaming services helped drive up profit....
15:13 2019-05-21

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

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T-Mobile's shares are trading for, you would say "Alexa, what is the stock price of T-Mobile." Or you...
03:52 2019-05-28

International money transfers hit $613 billion this year — here's what young, tech savvy users value most about them This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider IntelligenceRemittances, or cross-border peer-to-peer ...
04:39 2019-07-05

| WATCH: iPhone apps use hidden trackers to share data without users' consent A privacy test conducted by Washington Post columnist Geoffrey Fowler has found that popular iPhone apps are using trackers and sharing user data, sometimes including sensitive information like email, phone number, location, and IP address....
23:39 2019-07-01

'We kind of couldn't believe it:' American passenger recounts 21-hour delay as airline struggles American Airlines blames flight woes on a slowdown by its mechanics to gain leverage in contract talks. The union denies it and blames management.       ...
09:52 2019-07-13

Virginia Beach mayor chokes up over city's 'darkest hour' Mayor Bobby Dyer and Governor Ralph Northam express their heartache over the mass shooting in Virginia Beach.        ...
13:26 2019-06-01

Twitter is down worldwide Twitter is currently out of order with nary a fail whale in sight. Tweets aren't loading in the app or on desktop for several Engadget editors, while Down Detector had a massive spike in outage reports. We'd check reports from users on Twitter, but,......
22:13 2019-07-11

Netflix brings a long-awaited feature to its Android users after initial iPhone exclusivity Under siege from all sides of the video streaming industry, as Disney and Apple are ramping up their business diversification efforts, Netflix is reportedly cooking up a bunch of big changes aimed at both retaining and expanding the company's already huge subscriber base. But before the popular VOD ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Tennessee police warn of ‘meth gators,’ urge drug users not to flush their stashes If you’re a meth user in Loretto, Tennessee, local law enforcement would very much like for you to stop, and when you do, please don’t ditch your stash by flushing it down the toilet. That’s the message the Loretto Police Department is sending out in a Facebook post describing a re...
19:26 2019-07-15

Apple lets users track menstrual cycles on Health app, Watch with software update Apple's adds Cycle Tracker to the Health app and Watch to record menstruation cycles and patterns, jumping into an industry with over 1,000 apps.       ...
23:52 2019-06-09

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expectations....
20:00 2019-05-21

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
23:26 2019-05-30

iOS 13 is great, but when will Apple finally allow users to freely move icons on the iPhone home screen? Apple's latest iOS 13 is the holy grail of updates that iPhone power users have been asking for years: the latest update brings users the freedom to have a pretty much full-fledged file manager on an iPhone, it even has a downloads manager in the browser, things that we thought we would never see on...
16:13 2019-06-10

How to Write a Professional Twitter Bio Should your Twitter account reflect your personal life, or your professional expertise? Arguably, the answer is “both”—but it isn’t always easy to figure out how to balance the two identities....
19:01 2019-06-18

Twitter will let you pin your favorite lists in its app The lists feature hasn't received a ton of love from Twitter over the years outside of Tweetdeck, but lists can be extremely useful for organizing accounts by interest or to quickly see the latest tweets from your closest friends. Last month, though,......
00:26 2019-07-11

Men on Twitter are still very, very mad about Captain Marvel When Marvel released an extended scene from Captain Marvel last week, the studio likely had no idea they were giving misogynists a weird new hill to die on. What should’ve been nothing more than a delightful bonus for fans quickly morphed into a lightning rod for a bunch of hypocritical men, who wer...
18:00 2019-05-28

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter: ‘This should be a lot of fun.’ "I got a little getting even to do," a grinning Simpson said in a video uploaded Friday — 25 years to the week after being accused of double murder in a case that transformed popular notions of celebrity, justice and race....
03:52 2019-06-16

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter: 'This should be a lot of fun.’ "I got a little getting even to do," a grinning Simpson said in a video uploaded Friday — 25 years to the week after being accused of double murder in a case that transformed popular notions of celebrity, justice and race....
01:39 2019-06-16

O.J. joins Twitter: 'I got a little gettin' even to do' O.J. Simpson, who has generally kept a low profile since his release from prison in October 2017, confirmed that he's created a Twitter account and is ready to reveal his opinions on "just about everything."...
00:26 2019-06-16

LG may have just trolled Huawei and its US ban on Twitter Huawei has been having a pretty tough time lately and, while fanboys of certain brands may be enjoying the situation, very few people are laughing about it due to the serious consequences that could arise later on. If the situation continues unchanged, this week could potentially mark the beginning ...
17:52 2019-05-23

Social media users call for Home Depot boycott because co-founder supports Donald Trump Social media users are calling for a boycott of Home Depot after the retailer's co-founder Bernie Marcus revealed he will support Trump's re-election.       ...
22:26 2019-07-09

Apple lets users track menstrual period cycles on Health app, Watch with software update Apple's adds Cycle Tracker to the Health app and Watch to record menstruation cycles and patterns, jumping into an industry with over 1,000 apps.        ...
09:39 2019-06-07

UPDATE 2- Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
23:01 2019-05-30

Founder of crypto exchange Quadriga moved users’ funds to personal accounts: Ernst & Young Gerald Cotten, who died in December, transferred customers' money to his own accounts and likely traded fake currency deposits for real cryptocurrency, a recent report found....
21:00 2019-06-20

Good luck sliding into anyone's Twitter DMs right now Facebook isn't the only internet behemoth suffering from serious downtime. As of mid-day on July 3rd, Twitter is experiencing "some issues" with direct message delivery and notifications. We've asked Twitter if it can clarify what happened, but you......
01:13 2019-07-04

O.J. Simpson may have finally joined Twitter The Juice is loose on Twitter — maybe. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by O.J. Simpson popped up on the social media site late Friday night, and it darkly promises to settle old scores. The handle @TheRealOJ32 includes a video with Simpson speaking to a camera. “Coming soon to Twitter y...
18:26 2019-06-15

Google just revealed the Pixel 4 on Twitter Well, this is a new one. Google has decided to beat smartphone leakers at their own game by showing off the Pixel 4's back and camera on its own @madebygoogle Twitter account. The image shows a square-ish camera module, presumably one that will hold......
10:39 2019-06-13

AOC sued by former assemblyman after blocking him on Twitter He clapped back — with a lawsuit. Former Assemblyman Dov Hikind sued Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday for blocking him on Twitter. Hikind claims in a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn Federal Court that the freshman congresswoman prevented him from viewing her account because of “opinions he e...
01:13 2019-07-10

The Twitter app is officially returning the Mac later this year More than a year after Twitter pulled the plug on its official app for the Mac, it looks like the company will be launching a new version for Apple PCs later this year. The application is being created as part of Apple's Project Catalyst, which lets......
02:13 2019-06-04

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Twitter account 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. Tired of Facebook too? We’ve got a guide for that. Oh, and Instagram? Yep, here’s how to delete that too.  Social platforms like Twitter walk a fine line between ...
15:13 2019-07-08

Twitter crashes, company probing cause Twitter crashed Thursday afternoon and the company said it was “investigating issues” related to its platform going down. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” the company said on its official page. “We will keep you updated on what’s happenin...
22:39 2019-07-11

Enjoy the silence: Twitter was down and we were free I loved Twitter. I loved everything about it. It's where I met new friends. It's how I got most of my jobs. Like a new relationship, everything was sunshine, rainbows and the occasional fail whales. Hell, I even loved that damn whale. Then it got ugl......
23:13 2019-07-11

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all the legitimate accounts the company has on its pl...
17:52 2019-06-02

Twitter Is Ratting You Out to the People You Unfollowed If you unfollow someone on Twitter right now, Twitter might send them a notification. Thanks to the bug, which has been active for over a week now, user X might get a “Y followed you” notification when Y actually unfollowed X. Twitter has told multiple news outlets that it’s working on a fix. In the...
17:26 2019-06-20

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
22:52 2019-06-07

Incredibly, Jar-Jar Binks is Trending on Twitter, So Now's My Chance to Do This Look, like most of you, I’m not happy at all that Jar-Jar Fucking Binks is trending on Twitter and social media right now. Like the rest of the population of sentient beings on Earth, I’ve been enjoying the 20 or so years of not having to remember that Jar-Jar Binks was ever a thing, at all, and now...
06:39 2019-07-09

Twitter explodes over Drake’s love of the Raptors Twitter couldn’t get enough of Toronto-born rapper Drake’s joy during the game and after his beloved Raptors reached the NBA Finals by eliminating the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 on Saturday night. Drake, of course, already has grabbed headlines for massaging a head coach mid-game, getting...
07:00 2019-05-26

Twitter apologises for suspending China dissidents Twitter has apologised for suspending accounts which have criticised the Chinese government on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests....
14:26 2019-06-03

‘Crypto-Twitter’ is explaining Bitcoin in 280 characters or less Self-professed cypherpunk Jameson Lopp has set the cryptocurrency community a seemingly impossible task: efficiently explain Bitcoin in less than 280 characters. A global, neutral payment network that allows anyone on earth to transact a huge or tiny amount of value with anyone else within minutes, ...
15:52 2019-06-03

Most of Juul’s Twitter followers are teens who can’t buy e-cigs Almost half of the people who followed Juul on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday. Researchers analyzed data collected in April 2018 on public followers of Juul’s Twitter account (@JUULvapor) with at l...
14:39 2019-05-21

Twitter rebuilds website for ‘write once, run everywhere’ philosophy Twitter today began rolling out a new version of Twitter.com, which impacts the front end and the back end, and has been years in the making.Read More...
19:26 2019-07-15

Keanu Reeves has basically broken Twitter Keanu Reeves is everywhere. With so many current and upcoming releases—John Wick, Toy Story 4, his amazing Always Be My Maybe cameo, his upcoming role in Cyberpunk 2077—and heartwarming tales of him just being a good dude, he’s evolved into everyone’s favorite meme. There’s been so many that Reeves ...
02:00 2019-06-11

Twitter to use warning labels for harassing tweets President Trump and other politicians' tweets might come with a warning label. Twitter says the new labels would be applied to tweets that may be threatening violence, engaging in "targeted harassment," or inciting others to do so. (June 27)       ...
07:13 2019-06-28

Tourism Ministry To Soon Address Complaints On Twitter Tourists may soon be able to tweet their grievances to the authorities concerned for speedy redressal as the Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a dedicated social media-based platform on the lines......
19:13 2019-07-04

Twitter Reacts To The Budget With Hilarious Memes Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman first Budget has created a huge buzz on social media. Many used humour to register their disappointment with the Budget. Take a look at some of the memes it led to....
22:39 2019-07-05

‘Conservative reporter’ sues AOC for blocking him on Twitter A self-described “conservative journalist” is suing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for blocking him on Twitter. Former Jewish Voice reporter Harry Cherry claims the freshman congresswoman is violating his First Amendment rights by blocking him on the social media platform. “Libs sue...
01:39 2019-07-13

Trump's far-right Twitter summit: the most bizarre highlights Here are some of the ‘highlights’ from the gathering of far-right propagandists, conspiracy theorists and YouTube agitatorsDonald Trump’s so-called social media summit on Thursday was off to an inauspicious start before it even began.Just as a rogue’s gallery of Trumpist lawmakers, far-right propaga...
23:52 2019-07-12

Don Jr. Owns Roy Moore in Depressing Twitter Feud Tonight on Twitter, Donald Trump Jr. warned failed Senate candidate and alleged pedophile Roy Moore to stay out of the 2020 Alabama race for Senate. The tweet came after a series of interactions between Alabama GOP figures goading each other about the upcoming race....
06:00 2019-05-29

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the power of the presidential tweet. The 37-year-old forme...
02:52 2019-06-08

Twitter for Mac App Is Coming Back, Company Confirms Twitter has announced that it will be bringing back "Twitter to Mac" with help from Apple's Project Catalyst, Pro, which is Apple's initiative to help developers port their iOS apps into Mac....
08:26 2019-06-17

This starfish ‘ravioli’ is not edible — but Twitter is still craving it This sea star is making waves. A starfish which resembles ravioli has found viral fame far beyond its ocean home. Plinthaster dentatus or “The Spongivorous Cookie Star,” as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration refers to the stuffed-looking star species, has enraptured Twit...
04:39 2019-07-13

OJ Simpson reportedly joins Twitter with 'a little gettin' even to do' Account appears in former football star’s name days after 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murdersDays after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, OJ Simpson has reportedly launched a Twitter account.In the accou...
02:39 2019-06-17

Watch: O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, promises to 'get even' Pro Football Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of double murder over 20 years ago, vowed to "get even" in a video he shared on Twitter....
04:39 2019-06-16

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosing. Bear in mind though, the Nightly build is the l...
20:13 2019-05-24

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, undermine democracies and bolster authoritarian regim...
20:39 2019-05-23

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
18:26 2019-06-08

Should O.J. Simpson be verified by Twitter like other public figures? O.J. Simpson joined Twitter last week and already has more than 750,000 followers – and several copycats on the social network.       ...
03:13 2019-06-20

| Trump’s angry at Twitter, but not enough to quit tweeting Donald Trump’s frustration with social media companies including Twitter Inc. only goes so far: aides say he has no intention, at least right now, to stop tweeting....
12:00 2019-07-14

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to just 600 words and now describes each rule in 280......
23:13 2019-06-06

Ravelry, a social network for knitters with 8 million members, banned users from showing support for Donald Trump on the platform Lucy Nicholson/Reuters On Sunday, an online knitting community with 8 million members called Ravelry announced it was banning support for President Donald Trump and his administration on its site. It said that it would ban posts or content supporting Trump, but it would not delete project data, nor...
01:13 2019-06-24

Action Against Politicians' Rule-Breaking Tweets: Twitter Twitter said on Thursday it would label and deprioritize tweets from politicians that break its rules -- in a move that could affect the prodigious output of US President Donald Trump....
00:13 2019-06-28

Twitter will label tweets from politicians that violate rules Twitter is adding a label to tweets that break its rules but are still considered to be in the public interest, namely from elected officials or those running for office. The company mentioned in March it was considering such a policy, and now it's e......
23:26 2019-06-27

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on election security, lawmakers announced Monday....
19:01 2019-05-21

"Even Messi Can't...": Cow Leaves Twitter Impressed With Football Skills Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are widely touted as the greatest footballers in the world. But the two deadly attackers may have met their match in a muddy field in Goa, where a cow took a......
21:52 2019-07-02

US appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers The court found that the First Amendment does not permit Trump "to exclude persons from an otherwiseopen online dialog because they expressed views with which" he disagreed....
19:39 2019-07-09

Rahul Gandhi Drops "President, Congress" From Twitter Bio. Now Says This Rahul Gandhi has removed his designation "President, Indian National Congress" from his Twitter profile after he shared an open letter in which he listed reasons for his resignation as the party......
16:00 2019-07-03

Twitter deletes accounts linked to foreign governments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it has deleted nearly 4,800 suspect accounts linked to Iran that the company says secretly pushed that government’s agenda. Twitter is adding those accounts and their tweets to a public database it launched last year to track its battle against government-link...
17:13 2019-06-13

Twitter Comes Up With a Very Weird Solution to the Problem Of Trump's Tweets Twitter announced on Thursday that it will be rolling out a new feature to notify users when *ahem* certain high profile accounts run afoul of the company’s (deeply uneven) content rules....
20:26 2019-06-27

Twitter’s faster, redesigned site starts rolling out to everyone It took quite some time, but the new Twitter.com is finally here. Months after teasing parts of it, Twitter has announced that it is now rolling out its redesigned site globally, which will bring people a web experience that's faster, easier to brows......
21:00 2019-07-15

Twitter Is Down, Which Must Be Why No One's Liking My Sick Tweet [Updated: It's Back] Continuing the summer of site outages... Twitter is now down. Both the mobile and web-based versions of Twitter are failing to load tweets, or even show like and retweet notifications.Read more......
00:00 2019-07-12

President Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter, Says Court (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First Amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court...
19:13 2019-07-09

Twitter introduces feature to provide clarity on certain tweets Twitter Inc said on Thursday it was introducing "notice", a new feature that will provide more clarity to tweets by certain users that violate the social media company's rules....
19:26 2019-06-27

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Tied To Iran Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database......
20:26 2019-06-13

Dutch populist Geert Wilders blocked by Twitter Wilders was blocked over a tweet linking the Dutch left-wing to Islamist honor killings. His party recently lost all its seats in the European Parliament....
17:52 2019-05-31

CBOE And C2 To List Options On Twitter (TWTR) On November 15 CHICAGO, IL, November 14, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) announced that they will list options on the stock of Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) on Friday, November 15. The contract specifications and Designated Primary Market Makers (DPMs) for the options are...
04:52 2019-05-22

Twitter Loves This Mom Who Organised Daughter's Fridge Before Leaving An Indian-Canadian woman shared on Twitter a detailed note left by her mother, explaining everything that was made for her and where it was left packed in the fridge, gathering emotional reactions......
09:13 2019-05-22

Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up outside of Twitter They’re not just tweeting — they’re talking IRL.In recent weeks, Texas Republican Ted Cruz and New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have exchanged a series of friendly tweets on issues where the conservative senator and liberal representative have common ground — including easier access to bir...
00:13 2019-06-14

"We Should Sue Twitter, Facebook, Google For Bias," Says Trump: Report US President Donald Trump has threatened to sue tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, saying they are spreading political bias against the Republicans....
00:13 2019-06-28

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
06:52 2019-07-02

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like race and gender....
10:00 2019-07-10

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand what is and isn’t acceptable on the service. “We’...
10:26 2019-06-07

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manufacturer overlays that take a completely different...
14:52 2019-06-07

Twitter Says Trump Didn't Violate Rules Against Racism, But Won't Say Why Twitter's new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Donald Trump called on several......
10:52 2019-07-16

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high success rates when it comes to identifying and spott......
18:13 2019-06-04

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
22:39 2019-07-09

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

2 Men Make a Federal Case Out of Being Blocked on Twitter by the Notorious AOC Conservative critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are coming for the New York progressive, saying what’s good for the goose is good for the gander when it comes to being blocked from blocking trolls folks on Twitter....
06:26 2019-07-11

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks criti...
21:39 2019-07-09

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around....
15:13 2019-07-11

Twitter's new policy is aimed squarely at Donald Trump Many Twitter users have been complaining about several tweets disseminated by President Donald Trump. These Twitter members say that if they sent out tweets with the same insults and language used by the president, they would have had their account suspended. After all, besides giving insulting name...
05:39 2019-06-28

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan, Judge Barrington Parker said that the president’s...
20:39 2019-07-09

Twitter Apologises for Suspending Accounts Critical of China Twitter has apologised for suspending a number of accounts critical of China, days before the politically sensitive 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown....
08:52 2019-06-03

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to other online players....
17:00 2019-06-12

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
00:26 2019-06-28

Trump takes to Twitter to keep bashing Pelosi, Schumer Shortly after bolting from a meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on infrastructure, President Trump was back on Twitter condemning the Democratic leaders. “So sad that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will never be able to see or understand the great promise of our Country. They can continue t...
23:00 2019-05-22

5 Times Sushma Swaraj Proved She Was A Rockstar On Twitter Veteran BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has received an overwhelming response after she tweeted a "thank you" message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening for "all the opportunities" she was......
11:39 2019-05-31

Trump Delivers an Unhinged Twitter Rant for the Ages It feels like it’s been a while since we’ve been subjected to a good, ol’ fashioned Twitter meltdown from President Donald Trump, doesn’t it? You know the kind I’m talking about: an hour’s worth of deranged non-sequiturs, self-aggrandizement, and enough random parentheticals to lower the grade on a ...
15:26 2019-07-11

Trump assails Theresa May, UK envoy in Twitter rant Donald Trump has lashed out at Theresa May after the leak of diplomatic memos criticizing his presidency. The UK has been scrambling to stem the damage caused by the release of confidential telegrams over the weekend....
06:26 2019-07-09

Pelosi on AOC, Omar, others: 'These people have their public whatever and their Twitter world' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., again dismissed freshman like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., downplaying the amount of power they had amid a flurry of attention the media gave them....
01:52 2019-07-07

Twitter is researching whether white supremacists should stay on its site Twitter has a longstanding problem with white supremacists on its platform, but is banning those racists the best option? Not necessarily, if you ask the social network. The company told Motherboard that it's researching how white supremacists use......
02:39 2019-05-30

O.J. Simpson’s Twitter account threatens man with knife emojis The shocking threats were contained in a pair of videos posted on the "@KillerOJSimpson" Twitter page on Monday, which also marked the 25th anniversary of the infamous slow-speed police chase of a white Ford Bronco....
01:26 2019-06-18

O.J. promises to ‘set the record straight’ in second viral Twitter video With 354,000 followers and counting, O.J. Simpson is taking Twitter by storm — vaguely promising to “set the record straight” in a second video posted Saturday night, a day after first testing the waters with an inaugural tweet. “Hey Twitter world,” he says in the new v...
07:13 2019-06-16

Twitter to Test Its 'Hide Replies' Feature From Next Week Twitter's much-awaited hide replies feature will start rolling out to select users in Canada from next week for testing. The feature doesn't remove tweets but simply lets them hide the replies they......
20:00 2019-07-12

Twitter's Disinformation Data Dumps Are Helpful—to a Point Twitter has released 30 million tweets from state-sponsored disinformation accounts. Researchers say the trove is useful, but they want more transparency....
17:52 2019-07-07

Tesla's Elon Musk becomes "Daddy DotCom" on Twitter Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk tweeted https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1140481957341495296 late on Sunday that he had "just deleted" his Twitter account, while also changing his Twitter display name to "Daddy DotCom"....
15:52 2019-06-17

Tesla's Elon Musk becomes 'Daddy DotCom' on Twitter Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk tweeted https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1140481957341495296 late on Sunday that he had "just deleted" his Twitter account, while also changing his Twitter display name to "Daddy DotCom"....
15:52 2019-06-17

| Twitter fan Michelle Obama is Gauff's role model Teenage sensation Coco Gauff's life-changing experience at Wimbledon moved to a new level with former United States First Lady Michelle Obama tweeting about her....
23:39 2019-07-06

Elon Musk says he has deleted his Twitter page. There's just one problem Elon Musk has left his 27 million followers confused by claiming he has deleted his Twitter account - despite his profile remaining live for all to see....
17:13 2019-06-17