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Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 03:51 PM PDT

On Instagram, Users Keep a Keen Eye on Who Watches Their Stories

On Instagram, Users Keep a Keen Eye on Who Watches Their Stories

Instagram stories have a quirk rarely seen in social media, NBC News reports. Users generally have to make a conscious decision to look at another person’s story by tapping on the small bubbles that appear at...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 01:26 PM PDT

Facebook ‘Unintentionally Uploaded’ 1.5M User Email Contacts

Facebook ‘Unintentionally Uploaded’ 1.5M User Email Contacts

Social networking giant Facebook said on Wednesday evening it may have "unintentionally uploaded" the email contacts of up to 1.5 million users on its site, without their permission or knowledge, when they...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 09:48 AM PDT

Uber Unveils New Safety Measures in Wake of Student's Murder

Uber Unveils New Safety Measures in Wake of Student's Murder

Uber is rolling out new features it says will keep riders safe, and it unveiled the changes exclusively on TODAY Thursday. Tony West, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary at Uber,...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 03:34 AM PDT

Some of Samsung's Folding Phones Are Already Breaking

Some of Samsung's Folding Phones Are Already Breaking

Some of Samsung's new, almost $2,000 folding phones appear to be breaking after just a couple of days. Journalists who received the phones to review before the public launch said the Galaxy Fold screen started...

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 03:24 PM PDT

Apple, Qualcomm Settle Royalty Dispute

Apple, Qualcomm Settle Royalty Dispute

Apple and Qualcomm have settled their royalty dispute, the companies announced in a press release. The settlement includes a payment from Apple to Qualcomm as well as a chipset supply agreement, suggesting that...

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 02:24 AM PDT

Zuckerberg Leveraged FB User Data As Bargaining Chip: Docs

Zuckerberg Leveraged FB User Data As Bargaining Chip: Docs

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg oversaw plans to consolidate the social network’s power and control competitors by treating its users’ data as a bargaining chip, while publicly proclaiming to be protecting that...

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 at 01:51 AM PDT

Lyft Pulls E-Bikes From 3 Major Cities After Braking Issues

Lyft Pulls E-Bikes From 3 Major Cities After Braking Issues

Rideshare company Lyft is temporarily pulling its electric bicycles from three major cities after some riders reported braking issues, NBC News reported. The e-bikes, which can be powered with electricity or by...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 at 03:06 PM PDT

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Back Up After Massive Outage

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Back Up After Massive Outage

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were temporarily down early Sunday. All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were affected by the outage. Downdetector.com, a site that monitors site...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 10:38 AM PDT

'World's Largest' Plane Lifts Off From California Desert

'World's Largest' Plane Lifts Off From California Desert

A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan has taken off from California on its first flight.

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 06:46 PM PDT

How Not to Break the Bank on Streaming Services

How Not to Break the Bank on Streaming Services

With more TV streaming services than ever before, from newcomers like Disney Plus to stalwarts like Netflix, consumers may feel the ideal viewing experience is finally at hand. Americans have, on average, three...

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