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Twitter outage affects users across the US

The company says it is investigating the problem after a disruption that began Thursday afternoonTwitter says it is investigating a problem with its ...

Twitter outage affects users across the US

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Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not ...
21:34 2019-06-02

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas (it's over) If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not ...
03:17 2019-06-03

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
01:34 2019-06-03

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....
22:17 2019-07-03

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.       ...
05:51 2019-06-14

Twitter is back after a brief outage (updated) Twitter is back online for some people after being down for an hour or so Thursday afternoon. Tweets weren't loading in the app or on desktop for several Engadget editors, while Down Detector had...
03:17 2019-07-12

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation bar and a bunch of other changes....
18:17 2019-07-16

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...
00:17 2019-07-12

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 circul...
00:00 2019-06-11

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 outag...
04:00 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....
19:17 2019-07-15

"Everyone Voted Modi": Twitter Users Give New Meaning To EVM As the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) surged to power, a section of Twitter users created a new acronym for the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) today, labelling them "Everyone Voted Modi"....
16:51 2019-05-23

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.        ...
03:51 2019-06-01

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....
23:17 2019-07-09

'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....
22:17 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....
09:17 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...
07:00 2019-06-28

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 manipu...
22:34 2019-06-02

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....
22:34 2019-07-10

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.        ...
20:17 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 wi...
13:34 2019-06-13

Postpartum depression affects dads too, study says For David Levine, the panic set in at the hospital, hours after his son Zachary, now 5, was born. “Within the first 24 hours, I had this general sense that something was wrong,” the pediatrician and n...
03:34 2019-05-23

Adidas says ruling only affects certain uses of 3-stripe trademark Adidas said on Wednesday it was disappointed with a European Union court ruling declaring its three-stripe trademark invalid but the German sporting goods firm said the decision would only affect a pa...
12:34 2019-06-19

How frontotemporal dementia affects 'moral emotions' Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not....
19:34 2019-06-17

Blackout affects tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid. (Ju...
02:51 2019-06-17

Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of th...
09:17 2019-06-12

The worldwide helium shortage affects everything from MRIs to rockets — here's why Scientists have been warning of the dire consequences of dwindling helium supplies for years. Here's why the market is falling flat, and what scientists are doing about it....
19:34 2019-06-21

'It's just the start': how World Cup victory affects USA's fight for equal pay The US secured the World Cup trophy on Sunday. And they also won something just as valuable for their lawsuit against US Soccer: public goodwillJust after the US sealed their fourth Women’s World Cup ...
13:17 2019-07-09

Storing sperm in a freezer for a decade hardly affects birth rates Many countries impose time limits on storing frozen sperm, but a sperm bank study has found this may not be necessary as it has little effect on birth rates...
19:17 2019-06-27

Worsening World Hunger Affects 821 Million, Says United Nations More than 821 million people suffered from hunger worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
02:17 2019-07-16

Zoom’s scary webcam flaw also affects RingCentral and Zhumu Last week, video conferencing app Zoom had to make a major change to its service to fix a frightening webcam vulnerability. But new evidence disclosed by security researcher Karan Lyons shows that oth...
12:17 2019-07-16

Sibling rivalry: How birth order affects your personality and health Flawed stereotypes abound about bossy firstborns, middle-child syndrome and only children, but the true influence of sibling sequence is much stranger...
15:34 2019-07-19

Link To Bihar's Encephalitis Deaths Affects Rs 100 Crore Litchi Business The luscious litchi has become an uncanny victim of unsubstantiated claims, which have affected both its cultivators as well as sellers in a place where it is abundantly grown....
22:00 2019-06-29

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...
06:34 2019-07-16

New Twitter Still Has Old Twitter's Problems This week, Twitter unveiled a redesigned version of its website, greeting desktop users with a new appearance and added features including dedicated pages for bookmarks and exploring topics....
11:51 2019-07-20

Cloudflare suffers another major outage Web hosting provider Cloudflare has suffered a major outage that has taken many popular websites offline.According to web monitoring service DownDetector, Cloudflare has been experiencing issues withi...
17:17 2019-07-02

Power outage affecting more than 1,300 TEP customers TUCSON – More than 1,300 Tucson Electric Power customers are experiencing power outages on Tucson’s east side Monday morning. According to TEP’s outage map, crews are working to restore power to 1,348...
20:51 2019-07-08

AT&T customers dialing 911 go through a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carrier went through a nationwide connectivity disruptio...
09:34 2019-07-03

Study reveals how screwed we’d be during a GPS outage The US government’s National Institutes of Standards and Technology recently decided to sponsor what appears to be the most comprehensive look to date at the value of GPS technology relative to ...
00:51 2019-06-16

Slack Technologies down 1% after service outage Shares of Slack Technologies were down about 1% in extended trade on Friday after the messaging software company said it was still working to resolve reports of downgraded performance from some users...
23:17 2019-06-28

LAX flights grounded, cancelled because of power outage LOS ANGELES (AP) — A power surge at Los Angeles International Airport has prompted flight delays and cancellations and some passengers found themselves stuck in their planes. LAX says a power “b...
07:34 2019-06-06

The Morning After: Facebook and Instagram's image outage Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many in the US celebrate Independence Day, we're probably catching you right before or after a Stranger Things 3 binge session -- and either way is the p...
19:51 2019-07-04

Ethiopia restores internet after one week outage One week after a web blackout in the country, internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia Tuesday, Ethio Telecom, the country's mobile service provider said....
16:17 2019-06-20

The Latest: Power on at LAX; outage hit dozens of flights LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a power outage at Los Angeles International Airport (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Power has been restored to all terminals at Los Angeles International Airport, where ...
07:34 2019-06-06

AT&T customers dialing 911 faced a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carrier went through a nationwide connectivity disruptio...
15:51 2019-07-03

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning Syst...
05:51 2019-06-15

Europe's GPS Rival Galileo Back After Six-Day Outage Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system, a rival of the American GPS network, is back in service after a six-day outage, its oversight agency said on Thursday....
19:51 2019-07-18

All Of Argentina, Uruguay Without Electricity After Massive Outage Power was slowly being restored on Sunday after a massive outage blacked out Argentina and Uruguay, leaving around 48 million people without electricity, power companies said....
03:17 2019-06-17

Target's registers suffered a nationwide outage Target can't quite escape its technical woes, apparently. The retail giant's registers suffered a roughly two-hour nationwide outage in mid-day on June 15th, preventing customers from makin...
19:34 2019-06-16

Preliminary report shows likely cause of NYC power outage Con Edison blamed their relay protection system Monday for the weekend power outage in New York City, saying the system didn't operate as designed, according to preliminary findings from the company....
03:01 2019-07-16

De Blasio insists he was in charge while campaigning during NYC power outage Mayor de Blasio made excuses Sunday for being almost 1,000-miles away as 73,000 New Yorkers went without power on Saturday night. As a 60-block swath of Manhattan suffered a five-hour blackout —...
04:00 2019-07-15

Outage leaves 46K New Yorkers in the dark just a week after last blackout Just a week after a massive blackout in New York City, another Con Edison outage left neighborhoods like this one in Brooklyn without power all night.        ...
18:51 2019-07-22

Power Outage Forces Newport Aquarium To Close For The Day CINCINNATI (WLWT) —The Newport Aquarium is currently closed due to a power outage, aquarium officials said. Newport Aquarium is CLOSED for the day due to a power outage. All backup generators are wor...
16:34 2019-06-16

Target outage: Shoppers reporting registers down globally Target shoppers are posting to social media about long waits at the checkout line and then leaving stores empty-handed Saturday afternoon.       ...
21:34 2019-06-15

Power outage affecting Sierra Vista, Whetstone SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – The City of Sierra Vista is experiencing a power outage Wednesday afternoon. According to SSVEC, power has been out from the north of Whetstone to south of Sierra Vista due to a ...
23:34 2019-06-12

Facebook’s image outage revealed how it uses AI to catalog our photos A Facebook outage on Thursday revealed what may be a surprising development to some users: the company uses artificial intelligence to catalog the contents of every photo you upload to its servers....
22:00 2019-07-05

Hit By Huge Power Outage, Manhattan Plunges Into Darkness Subway stations plunged into darkness and the billboards of Times Square suddenly flicked off as New York's Manhattan was hit by a power outage on Saturday....
04:00 2019-07-14

Power outage at LAX grounds flights and strands travelers A power outage at Los Angeles International Airport grounds more than 50 flights and causes other travel disruptions. TSA is rescreening travelers after the disruption....
21:17 2019-06-06

Was your flight delay due to an IT outage? What a new report on airline IT tells us From 2015 through 2017, most airline IT outages were serious enough to disrupt flights, according to a government agency, but the full impact of the industry's IT problems is hard to calculate....
03:34 2019-06-13

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp hit by media messaging outage Facebook says it is addressing issues with picture, video and audio messaging faced by users on several of its services Facebook said on Wednesday it was working to resolve issues faced by some users ...
01:00 2019-07-04

Thousands of popular websites affected by Cloudflare outage Thousands of popular websites briefly dropped offline on Tuesday due to an issue affecting Cloudflare, an American business that provides content distribution network (CDN) services....
17:17 2019-07-02

Big Google outage shuts down YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other services in some of U.S. If you’re having trouble screwing around on the internet today, it could be because of what seems to be a major outage with Google’s Could service. As reported by The Verge, Google products like Gmail...
00:17 2019-06-03

New York City power outage: Here's what we know about the widespread blackout The power outage comes 42 years to the day after The Great Blackout of 1977, which left most of New York City without electricity. Here's what we know about Saturday's widespread blackout. ...
08:17 2019-07-14

Hunt for cause of massive South America power outage begins BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout hit tens of millions people, authorities were still largely in the dark about wh...
10:17 2019-06-17

Venezeula capital plunges into darkness after massive power outage CARACAS, Venezuela — The lights have gone out across much of Venezuela, snarling traffic in the capital and reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a few months ago. The po...
09:00 2019-07-23

After massive Target outage, store registers are back online Target shoppers are posting to social media about long waits at the checkout line and then leaving stores empty-handed Saturday afternoon.       ...
00:01 2019-06-16

Google cloud outage knocks out Gmail, Discord and Snapchat No, it's not just you -- many of the internet services you use went down this weekend. Google has reported an outage with its Cloud Platform that made several sites and apps inoperable in some r...
00:00 2019-06-03

Two lovemaking kookaburra birds caused a power outage in Australia Sparks flew a little too intensely for these two kookaburras, which caused a power outage affecting 1,000 homes.        ...
01:00 2019-06-17

Power outage suspends some New York-Philadelphia trains: Amtrak A power outage on Wednesday temporarily suspended some local and regional passenger trains traveling between New York and Philadelphia, Amtrak, the U.S. national passenger railroad operator, reported....
17:51 2019-06-19

Another massive outage takes down many of the internet’s biggest sites and service For the second time in two weeks, a huge chunk of the internet is inaccessible due to a sudden outage. Whereas last week’s outage was traced back to Verizon, this seems to be a Cloudflare issue,...
19:00 2019-07-02

Google resolves cloud outage that took down YouTube, Snapchat, and Discord Gmail, YouTube and other services that rely on Google’s backend technology were disrupted for more than four hours on Sunday by what the company blamed on “high levels of network congestion.” Apple iC...
11:51 2019-06-03

Oil prices rise on drop in US crude stocks, refinery outage Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected....
14:51 2019-06-28

Cuomo rips de Blasio amid power outage fallout ​Gov. Andrew Cuomo chided Mayor Bill de Blasio for being absent during ​Saturday’s ​blackout in Manhattan but wouldn’t say he would remove Hizzoner, as The Post called for in an editorial,...
17:51 2019-07-15

EDF could extend Golfech nuclear power plant outage because of heatwave French utility could prolong planned outages at its two Golfech nuclear reactors because of a heatwave expected across France this week, the power utility said on Monday....
18:34 2019-07-22

NYC subway lines down: Anger as thousands affected by MTA outage during heatwave Know before you go: Find out which MTA lines have suspended their service Friday due to a network communications issue.       ...
10:17 2019-07-20

Sweden to investigate telecom operator Tele2's June network outage Sweden launched an inquiry on Friday into a national network outage at telecoms company Tele2 in June that knocked out voice calls for a many private customers and companies for several hours....
16:51 2019-07-05

Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage Con Edison tweeted at 4 a.m. Monday that about half of the 33,000 customers in Brooklyn had power restored after a blackout Sunday.        ...
17:51 2019-07-22

Galileo satellite navigation system back in action after partial outage Europe's satellite navigation system, Galileo, is fully functioning once again after just over a week of limited operations. During that time, the emergency alarm functions remained in service....
15:34 2019-07-22

Sask. senator says Regina power outage a ‘preview of Canada’s future’ Sask. Sen. Denise Batters says said a major power outage in Regina is a sign of what's to come if Justin Trudeau “continues to implement his terrible anti-energy industry agenda.”...
00:00 2019-06-11

Trust in single power line played role in Argentine outage Overconfidence in the capacity of a single transmission line may have played a role in a massive power outage that left Argentina and parts of Uruguay and Paraguay in the dark three days ago, experts ...
05:51 2019-06-20

Target says registers back online, blames outage on technology issue Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped customers in the United States from paying for in-store purchases....
03:51 2019-06-16

Thousands of New York residents without power for hours after city-wide outage Electricity was restored to customers and businesses in midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side by around midnight, according to a statement from the utility....
17:34 2019-07-14

Jennifer Lopez concert evacuated as Manhattan power outage spreads A major Manhattan power outage spread south to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, plunging the Jennifer Lopez concert into darkness, multiple twitter users said....
04:34 2019-07-14

Huge Power Outage Hits NYC on Anniversary of Infamous 1977 Blackout Saturday is the 42nd anniversary of the July 13-14, 1977 New York City blackout, which took out power to most of the city, resulted in widespread civil disturbances and looting, and helped usher in an...
16:17 2019-07-14

UPDATE 2-Target says registers back online, blames outage on technology issue Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped customers in the United States from paying for in-store purchases....
02:00 2019-06-16

Is Target still down? After long waits and store closings, nationwide register outage ends Target registers are now working after a nationwide outage Saturday caused long checkout lines and closed some stores.       ...
01:34 2019-06-16

Power outage at LAX airport leaves travelers stranded as airlines cancel flights Parts of Los Angeles International Airport were left without light and power for about three and a half hours Wednesday night, causing the cancellation, delay and diversion of flights....
18:00 2019-06-06

Widespread Target cash register outage causes long lines, exasperated shoppers The roughly two-hour outage periodically prevented Target's cashiers from scanning merchandise or processing transactions as long lines formed in some stores....
02:17 2019-06-16

Power restored at New York Penn Station after outage temporarily halted all train service All trains traveling in and out of New York Penn Station have been halted because of an Amtrak overhead wire issue, New Jersey Transit said Wednesday....
17:34 2019-06-19

Day after a nationwide register outage, Target's tech troubles continue on a smaller scale The great Target outage of 2019 continued on a smaller scale Sunday with shoppers reporting some stores were unable to process credit card purchases.       ...
03:34 2019-06-17

'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. ...
06:34 2019-07-14

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-MPLX to restart Ozark crude pipeline on Thursday after outage -traders MPLX LP said on Wednesday that it would restart early on Thursday its 360,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Ozark crude pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma to Wood River, Illinois, traders told Reuters, citing a s...
22:17 2019-05-29

How Instagram's 'like ban' affects influencers Instagram recently kicked off a test to hide the number of “likes” a user’s post has received, which could mean a shift in tactics for influencers.      ...
00:00 2019-07-22

Jennifer Lopez's Madison Square Garden concert cut short, rescheduled after power outage Jennifer Lopez's Manhattan concert got cut short Saturday after a city-wide power outage. But don't worry, JLo fans: She'll finish what she started.       ...
07:34 2019-07-18

Major Google Outage Hits YouTube, G Suite, and Third Party Apps Including Discord and Snapchat [Updated] Google suffered major outages with its Cloud Platform on Sunday, causing widespread access issues with both its own services and third party apps ranging from Snapchat to Discord.Read more......
04:00 2019-06-03

3 million gallons of 'untreated sewage' spill into Puget Sound after power outage, prompting beach closures State officials in Washington are investigating after an estimated 3 million gallons of “untreated sewage” was dumped in the Puget Sound in just under 30 minutes Friday morning. ...
14:51 2019-07-20

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
05:34 2019-06-03

Facebook and Instagram back up after global outage reports; WhatsApp still 'being buggy' Instagram and Facebook apps were down for several hours for some users in the United States and Europe Wednesday. WhatsApp users also seeing issues.       ...
07:51 2019-07-04

Google Calendar is back up following an outage that knocked out the calendar on computers Users trying to access the widely used Google calendar from their desktops instead were greeted with a “Not Found Error 404” message.       ...
22:34 2019-06-18

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in 'The Great Target Outage of 2019' John Minchillo/AP Images Target cash registers across the US crashed on Saturday afternoon, creating long lines and crowds of frustrated customers unable to check out from stores. The incident was d...
23:00 2019-06-15

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....
10:17 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....
14:34 2019-06-12

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 ...
02:00 2019-05-28

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...
02:51 2019-07-03

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....
12:34 2019-05-22

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....
22:17 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 ni...
20:17 2019-05-29

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, fo...
16:51 2019-07-03

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....
16:51 2019-05-24

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 al...
08:17 2019-06-18

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....
19:34 2019-06-13

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....
23:01 2019-07-10

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...
22:17 2019-07-01

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platfo...
01:34 2019-06-19

Electric car users to pay no company car tax in 2020 Government review sees changes to 2020 benefit in kind ratings to boost low and zero emission vehicles Changes to the UK’s company car tax system will mean drivers choosing a pure electric car pay n...
01:17 2019-07-10

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...
12:51 2019-07-05

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...
02:51 2019-06-12

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....
18:17 2019-06-20

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
17:17 2019-06-20

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digi...
03:34 2019-07-18

Netflix Reports First Drop in U.S. Users in Nearly a Decade Netflix ended the second quarter with fewer subscribers than expected, an underwhelming performance that comes as a slew of rivals are about to enter the field of streaming services....
09:51 2019-07-18

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 crea...
14:00 2019-06-18

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 ...
10:51 2019-06-18

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 u...
02:34 2019-06-20

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&a...
21:51 2019-05-28

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....
13:00 2019-06-07

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 cravin...
00:17 2019-07-11

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 ...
13:34 2019-07-01

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 ...
21:34 2019-05-30

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 ...
13:17 2019-06-23

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 Journa...
19:17 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....
10:34 2019-05-30

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...
16:51 2019-07-09

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...
10:00 2019-07-09

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 comin...
21:17 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....
22:17 2019-05-31

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 ...
13:34 2019-06-13

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....
19:34 2019-06-11

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 are...
07:34 2019-07-04

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try...
22:34 2019-07-16

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...
12:00 2019-07-11

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 pe...
23:00 2019-06-14

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 tr...
22:51 2019-06-08

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' systems with malware.According to the company, the ...
18:51 2019-06-10

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 y...
01:17 2019-06-06

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 Infrastruct...
07:51 2019-06-18

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 ab...
23:00 2019-06-17

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?...
00:17 2019-06-13

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 tha...
20:17 2019-06-08

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....
19:34 2019-06-17

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 r...
02:17 2019-06-14

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...
08:00 2019-06-07

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 b...
21:51 2019-06-13

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 bl...
05:17 2019-06-07

Facebook launching app that pays users for data on app usage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching an app that will pay users to share information with the social media giant about which apps they’re using. The company previously rolled out two simil...
01:34 2019-06-12

'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 o...
23:34 2019-06-11

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 suppor...
02:34 2019-06-07

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 b...
14:38 2019-05-21

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 ...
17:17 2019-05-27

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....
01:34 2019-07-04

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 is...
23:00 2019-07-03

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 ...
22:17 2019-05-29

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 th...
00:00 2019-07-02

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 ...
23:00 2019-05-30

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 c...
20:00 2019-07-01

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 clou...
03:34 2019-05-31

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...
10:00 2019-07-01

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 w...
18:17 2019-07-09

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 phon...
20:34 2019-07-09

Slack password reset coming to thousands of users Slack is set to reset password for thousands of users as it looks to respond to a data breach.The popular messaging app has confirmed it will reset the passwords of users it believes could be affected...
08:00 2019-07-19

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate intranets, we usually trust that the pages we acces...
20:00 2019-07-18

Firefox will soon alert users if their saved passwords have been breached With the security of personal information becoming an increasing priority amongst the general public, many tech companies are promising heightened protection in response, and are introducing new metho...
05:51 2019-07-18

FaceApp denies storing users' photographs without permission App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s featuresThe developer of a popular app which transforms users’ faces to predict how they will look as older people has insi...
20:51 2019-07-17

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 million) hack, reports The Mainchi. Speaking at a Tok...
15:17 2019-07-16

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....
02:34 2019-05-24

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 p...
16:17 2019-07-10

AT&T will finally help users effectively block harassing robocalls Over the past few years, annoying robocalls have seemingly become inescapable and, for some, an everyday nuisance. Last year alone, there were upwards of 48 billion robocalls made to individuals in th...
03:51 2019-07-10

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 cravin...
21:51 2019-07-09

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.        ...
16:51 2019-05-31

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. Howev...
14:34 2019-06-29

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 ne...
13:34 2019-06-03

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......
18:51 2019-06-27

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, Expl...
18:34 2019-06-27

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 al...
18:34 2019-06-27

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
21:34 2019-06-27

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term...
21:00 2019-06-18

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. The World Health Organizatio...
08:17 2019-06-18

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....
20:34 2019-06-27

HomePod will support multiple users and music handoffs Apple just addressed some of the complaints about the HomePod in one fell swoop. A future update to the smart speaker will bring multiple major upgrades, most notably support for multiple users. Like ...
22:34 2019-06-03

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 peop...
23:00 2019-07-03

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 fou...
09:34 2019-07-12

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....
20:34 2019-07-15

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.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

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.       ...
19:34 2019-06-19

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a rece...
01:17 2019-07-18

MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would start allowing Mexican users of its e-wallet to earn i...
05:01 2019-07-18

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.       ...
01:34 2019-06-19

Uber Glitch Charges Users 100 Times Normal Price in the US Uber passengers in multiple cities were startled Wednesday when they were charged 100 times their normal fare for short trips, a glitch that sparked jokes about surge pricing gone wild....
13:17 2019-07-18

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] ...
21:51 2019-07-18

Google takes users inside its never-ending quest to map everything in the world If you’re a Google Maps user, you’ve no doubt noticed how feature-rich the service has grown in recent months, with Google over the last few days alone adding new capabilities like now let...
05:51 2019-07-23

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...
15:34 2019-06-20

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 se...
02:17 2019-06-14

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 ow...
00:17 2019-06-29

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 Ho...
10:51 2019-06-28

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 t...
10:34 2019-06-28

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...
10:17 2019-06-28

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. ...
11:17 2019-07-02

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 subscr...
06:00 2019-06-15

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...
17:51 2019-07-03

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 ...
07:51 2019-06-18

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 s...
01:17 2019-07-04

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 ...
11:51 2019-07-05

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 Poli...
05:51 2019-06-14

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 tel...
18:34 2019-06-27

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 G...
01:34 2019-06-29

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.       ...
20:17 2019-06-17

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 Comm...
16:34 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....
14:34 2019-06-05

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 ...
19:17 2019-05-25

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 str...
03:34 2019-05-28

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 mi...
16:34 2019-05-23

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 h...
16:34 2019-05-23

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....
23:17 2019-06-03

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 i...
04:17 2019-05-23

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 fla...
12:17 2019-05-24

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.        ...
18:34 2019-05-24

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 c...
15:00 2019-05-22

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. H...
02:00 2019-05-25

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....
15:34 2019-05-30

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....
13:34 2019-05-29

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...
01:51 2019-06-04

BlackBerry Messenger shuts down as owners blame 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 blam...
00:17 2019-06-01

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....
17:17 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...
14:38 2019-05-21

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 ...
15:00 2019-05-21

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. T...
05:51 2019-05-24

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 wa...
02:17 2019-06-12

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...
16:17 2019-05-31

'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 ...
10:17 2019-06-08

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 Sn...
06:17 2019-05-24

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 Thu...
01:51 2019-07-12

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...
17:34 2019-05-25

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 ...
00:00 2019-06-21

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 deci...
02:34 2019-07-09

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....
20:34 2019-07-15

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...
12:01 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 environme...
23:34 2019-06-17

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 ...
08:00 2019-05-24

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...
02:01 2019-06-06

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...
23:00 2019-07-11

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 u...
04:17 2019-06-05

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.       ...
17:17 2019-06-18

Best beginner DSLR cameras 2019: 10 cheap DSLRs perfect for new users Ready to make the step up from your smartphone or point-and-shoot to something a bit more powerful? These are the best beginner DSLRs you can buy right now in 2019.An entry-level, beginner DSLR is the...
12:51 2019-05-23

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....
14:00 2019-07-10

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, w...
08:51 2019-06-19

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 h...
23:34 2019-06-19

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 sa...
22:34 2019-07-03

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 ...
03:51 2019-05-30

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 und...
15:51 2019-07-03

Facebook will have to pay a record-breaking fine for violating users’ privacy. But the FTC wanted more. The settlement the FTC brokered marks the most significant privacy punishment ever levied against a tech giant. But the story behind it — described by 10 people familiar with the matter — illustrates ...
03:00 2019-07-23

Xiaomi has once again blatantly ripped 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 und...
14:01 2019-07-03

Over 100 Chinese loan apps are leaking millions of users’ financial data In China, over 100 loan apps are leaking their users’ private data, including contact details, financial information, and even location data. The information is contained in a database spanning 889 GB...
12:34 2019-07-19

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 onlin...
16:17 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....
22:00 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.       ...
15:51 2019-07-01

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, w...
15:00 2019-05-21

Huawei mobile users ponder switching brand after Google news Time to abandon the Huawei phone? That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with China's top mobile maker, threatening future access to Gmail, You...
14:38 2019-05-21

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-replicat...
01:01 2019-06-01

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....
23:17 2019-06-12

Tons of iPhone users are joining the dark side by switching to Samsung It seems Apple fans are finally shaking off the iPhone mania: compared to last year, fewer people are trading in their old iPhones for the latest models. iPhone retention this year is down 15.2 percen...
15:00 2019-07-18

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 ...
22:17 2019-05-29

Windows 10 users be careful – some default apps are showing scam adverts Windows 10 has been struck by a worrying problem in that some of its core (installed by default) apps are displaying fraudulent adverts which could potentially play all sorts of nasty tricks on the us...
13:00 2019-06-03

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....
20:00 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 devi...
22:17 2019-05-21

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 Lo...
18:34 2019-06-27

Ohio congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra plans to reach....
03:00 2019-07-20

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 may...
23:34 2019-06-05

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...
03:34 2019-05-28

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 a...
18:34 2019-06-27

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” s...
18:34 2019-06-27

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 ca...
02:17 2019-06-18

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"....
10:51 2019-05-26

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 shoppi...
19:51 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 ...
10:51 2019-05-24

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.       ...
16:34 2019-06-12

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 (S...
12:00 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 faithfu...
02:17 2019-05-23

‘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....
23:17 2019-05-29

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....
16:51 2019-05-21

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 an...
22:17 2019-05-21

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 a...
14:01 2019-05-25

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 subscribe...
13:17 2019-07-04

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...
01:00 2019-07-11

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 1...
07:00 2019-06-20

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 scan...
00:51 2019-05-31

CNBC-shilled cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane pulls exit scam on 246K users Irish cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane has reportedly pulled an exit scam and disappeared with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency belonging to its users, reports Forbes. Bitsane’s websi...
13:00 2019-06-28

Instagram Starts Test To Hide Number of Likes Posts Receive for Users in 7 Countries Some users opening their Instagram apps will notice a difference in the popular social media site. The number of likes, typically displayed under users’ posts will no longer be visible. Instagra...
23:34 2019-07-18

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 expect...
20:17 2019-05-21

Microsoft is starting to auto-update Windows 10 Home, Pro users on 1803 or older to 1903 Microsoft is starting to automatically update Windows 10 Home and Pro users on versions 1803 to 1903 using Windows Update, as officials said would happen....
03:51 2019-07-17

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 ...
15:17 2019-06-10

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.       ...
21:17 2019-06-09

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 ...
22:17 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...
21:51 2019-07-15

Just When I Thought Twitter Did Something Good Like approximately 126 million other people, I willingly plunge my brain into the sewer that is Twitter every morning, expecting varying levels of awfulness until I surface around 6 or 7 pm from a pla...
22:17 2019-07-17

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 lates...
00:01 2019-07-11

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 celebr...
07:00 2019-06-16

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....
18:34 2019-06-18

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 a...
21:51 2019-05-23

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 del...
19:51 2019-05-28

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 every...
23:17 2019-06-15

Sorry @realDonaldTrump, but @BarackObama is Twitter's top cat He’s not a big Twitter guy and hasn’t even clicked the “tweet” button in 7 days, but when compared to the “tweeter-in-chief,” former President Barack Obama is the social media platform’s king, not Pre...
17:17 2019-07-17

OJ Simpson on Twitter: ‘I got a little gettin’ even to do.’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson has launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star says he’s got a “little gettin’ even to do.” Simpson confirme...
01:51 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 celebr...
02:00 2019-06-16

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.       ...
18:51 2019-07-09

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....
00:34 2019-06-21

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.        ...
09:17 2019-06-07

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�...
23:17 2019-07-03

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 create...
22:34 2019-06-03

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 whe...
16:34 2019-06-20

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 han...
23:51 2019-06-15

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...
21:00 2019-06-07

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 th...
01:51 2019-07-10

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 s...
23:17 2019-06-12

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...
03:17 2019-07-12

How to Clean Up and Archive Your Twitter Account I used to save my data on services forever—in case I ever needed to take a trip down memory lane—but I’ve recently found lots of relief and joy in purging my Twitter account of old tweets....
22:17 2019-07-22

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 f...
17:17 2019-06-02

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...
00:51 2019-07-12

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....
19:00 2019-07-05

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 hara...
01:51 2019-06-28

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....
14:51 2019-06-08

Twitter will help explain missing tweets in conversations Twitter will soon do a better job of explaining missing tweets in your conversations. The social network is adding context to "this tweet is unavailable" notices in conversation threads to help expla...
20:17 2019-07-19

A Game Where You're Beyoncé's Assistant, Which You Play On Twitter Twitter is hell, but even amidst the worst impulses and examples of human communication there is hope. Like this choose-your-own-adventure game made by Green Chyna which might be the best use of the s...
02:17 2019-06-24

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 j...
04:17 2019-06-11

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 analyz...
15:51 2019-05-21

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....
16:00 2019-06-03

House Democratic factions end their Twitter feud House Democrats moved to de-escalate lingering tensions between the party’s factions on Thursday, in a bid to unify the caucus in its final stretch before a lengthy summer recess. Leaders of the cau...
00:51 2019-07-19

‘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...
14:17 2019-06-03

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 betwe...
16:17 2019-05-29

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...
18:34 2019-07-04

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 ...
03:51 2019-06-08

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...
07:17 2019-05-26

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 S...
02:00 2019-06-17

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...
21:17 2019-07-15

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....
06:17 2019-06-16

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 Oc...
00:51 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 inausp...
21:51 2019-07-12

‘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 i...
03:00 2019-07-13

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 di...
18:51 2019-05-24

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....
10:00 2019-06-17

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...
23:34 2019-06-06

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 enjoyi...
13:34 2019-07-09

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 ele...
22:51 2019-05-23

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.       ...
07:00 2019-06-20

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...
01:00 2019-06-24

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 Motherboar...
07:34 2019-05-30

Didi Gregorius has started spreading the news again on Twitter The Yankees’ first win of the second half produced Didi Gregorius’ first emoji-filled tweet of the 2019 season. Gregorius, who started the year on the injured list as he rehabilitated from Tommy John ...
16:51 2019-07-13

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 trol...
09:00 2019-07-11

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
19:34 2019-07-18

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......
17:51 2019-07-03

"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......
21:51 2019-07-02

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......
23:34 2019-07-11

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......
16:51 2019-07-12

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....
16:17 2019-05-31

London Police's Twitter Account Was Hacked. Then Trump Got In The Act The London police force's official Twitter feed, which has 1.2 million followers, normally pushes out updates on arrests or appeals for information. In the event of a terrorist attack, the police use....
11:17 2019-07-21

The London Police Twitter feed was hacked. Then Trump got in on the act. LONDON — The London Metropolitan Police’s twitter account started acting very strangely. The force’s official twitter feed, which has 1.2 million followers, normally pushes out updates on arrests or a...
08:34 2019-07-21

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 a...
15:51 2019-05-21

Minutes Before Oath, PM Changes Twitter, Facebook Display Pictures As Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a fresh term in office after a grand oath ceremony in Delhi today, his official social media accounts also saw a change. His Twitter and Facebook handles were......
21:00 2019-05-30

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 de...
15:34 2019-07-11

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....
05:17 2019-07-02

This thread about peeing in space is the best thing on Twitter today It’s not often I’m glued to my screen while someone talks about the intricacies of urination. Twitter, for all its problems, sometimes delivers a thread too good to pass up. These tales, often spun as...
05:01 2019-07-20

| 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....
00:17 2019-07-07

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....
15:17 2019-07-11

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian...
02:34 2019-05-28

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
17:17 2019-07-09

Twitter slams helicopter joyriders who jammed sky during NYC fireworks It wasn’t just the fireworks lighting up the sky Thursday night. Helicopters swarmed the skies of lower Manhattan, annoying grounded New Yorkers — but giving a select few a spectacular view of the Mac...
22:51 2019-07-05

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......
09:00 2019-07-16

U.S. appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2018 lower court ruling that said President Donald Trump could not block people from following him on Twitter....
16:51 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....
01:34 2019-07-07

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 peop...
22:34 2019-07-15

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 o...
01:51 2019-07-16