By | Jul 1, 2019 at 2:02 pm
The e-scooter vandalism pandemic continues, as Portland authorities have reportedly hauled more than 50 e-scooters out of the Portland River last week. Will this hatred of e-scooters ever abate or will this technology never be adopted by the mainstream?
By | Aug 22, 2019 at 9:54 am
The newest iOS update, iOS 12.4, has accidentally unpatched an old security flaw that it had previously addressed, researchers have found. If your iPhone is running iOS 12.4 — and since it auto-updates, you likely are — you're theoretically at risk if you download a rogue ...
By | Jul 1, 2019 at 1:05 pm
MacBook Air owners beware - your laptop may well be subject to Apple's latest repair program, after internal documents reveal an issue with the logic board. While Apple is remaining quiet about specifics of the fault, it has stated that repairs will be free.
By | Aug 21, 2019 at 5:23 pm
A 2012 internet hoax is making the rounds again, tricking naïve social media users into sharing a big block of legal text that in no way, shape, or form protects them, their pictures, or their data from being shared online.
By | Jul 1, 2019 at 12:47 pm
Starting today, all new electric cars in Europe must emit an audible noise by law, addressing concerns about the threat to pedestrians from silent vehicles. But, with no obligation for electric cars to make a traditional engine noise, there's room for plenty of audio creativity.
By | Aug 21, 2019 at 3:39 pm
YouTube is throwing in the algorthmic towel: The Alphabet-owned video giant has revealed plans to stop running targeted ads on its videos aimed at child audiences.
By | Jun 28, 2019 at 2:47 pm
The pushback against facial recognition technology continues, as Axon, the makers of Taser and a major police body camera manufacturer, has come out against the technology, refusing to implement the software into their devices.
By | Aug 21, 2019 at 1:09 pm
Unused tech is becoming a serious problem, as millions of devices are collecting dust and the rare elements inside them are becoming harder to find. Read more about exactly how many devices are out there and what you can do to help.
By | Jun 28, 2019 at 12:13 pm
Twitter has often found itself under attack for the way it handles provocative tweets from high profile accounts, and now, in a post on the company's blog, it's vowing to do something about it. The company will begin flagging 'abusive' posts from verified government officials.
By | Aug 20, 2019 at 3:03 pm
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has announced his plan to reform the criminal justice system, which included a ban on facial recognition technology. Learn more about the plan and find out if facial recognition technology will ever be accepted.
By | Jun 28, 2019 at 11:31 am
Apple's legendary Chief Design Office, Jony Ive, has announced that he'll be leaving Cupertino that brought his iconic designs to life to form a new design agency, LoveFrom. But what will Ive and his team actually be designing? Will it be more of the same, or a radical departure?
By | Aug 12, 2019 at 10:47 am
President Donald Trump hopes to pass an executive order that would see social media companies face closer scrutiny from the government, following his repeated allegations that the platforms show bias against conservative viewpoints.
By | Aug 9, 2019 at 3:23 pm
The FCC released a statement earlier this week stating that 5G networks are not less safe than 3G or 4G networks, and that health concerns are unfounded. Learn more about which 5G phones are available and how safe they are now.
By | Jun 27, 2019 at 4:51 pm
In May, the Trump administration issued a blanket ban on US companies supplying hardware or software to the Chinese tech giant Huawei. Now a new report claims that tech companies including Intel and Micron sold millions of dollars worth of products since the ban was announced.
By | Aug 19, 2019 at 7:03 pm
Facebook has a moderator problem: An internal letter has accused Facebook of pressuring its moderators' onsite trauma counselors to divulge confidential information.