Facebook

A Facebook Glitch Made 14M Users’ Posts Available to the Public for Four Days

By | Jun 7, 2018 at 5:10 pm

A Facebook glitch inadvertently set 14 million users’ sharing settings to public last month. The effects lasted from May 18 until May 22, and were the result of a feature Facebook was testing. In other words, millions of users who may have been trying…

Facebook

4 Reasons Why Facebook Has Lost Young People Forever

By | Jun 7, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Being the most popular social media platform in the world comes with a lot of baggage. But even after data breaches, Russian trolls, and Congressional hearings, Facebook remains the ruler of the social media kingdom. However, Facebook’s days could be numbered, as one demographic…

Password Managers

What Is A Password Manager?

By | Jun 7, 2018 at 11:51 am

A password manager is software that remembers all your website passwords, such as for your email, social media and banking. With a password manager, you can log in by autofilling passwords with the click of a button, so you don’t need to remember numerous…

Gear & Gadgets

All the Products Announced at Asus Computex

By | Jun 6, 2018 at 7:44 am

Computex is one of the biggest computing trade shows in the world, and this year Asus brought the heat, announcing three game-changing laptops plus a crazy gaming phone. The Taipei-based company also announced some, admittedly, less interesting updates to three of its mid-range VivoBook…

Security

The Latest Online Scams to Avoid in June

By | Jun 6, 2018 at 6:04 am

Another month, another round of security threats and online scams. In the past week alone, it was reported that 500,000 routers worldwide are host to Russian-origin malware. The internet security news cycle means you’re never far from breaking news of another data breach or security…

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Ecosystems

5 Tools to Help You Search the Archived Internet

By | Jun 5, 2018 at 12:33 pm

The archived internet deserves more recognition. Online security has been a hot button topic in the tech community recently, with data scandals and privacy policy updates constantly driving the conversation. But, keeping the internet a stable and reliable network isn’t all about data security…

Startups & Apps

How This Startup is Digitizing Divorce

By | Jun 5, 2018 at 11:05 am

A new UK-based startup is looking to change the way that we think about, and make divorces happen, using a mix of digital expertise and compassion. Founded by Kate Daly and Pip Wilson in 2015, amicable.io combines an intuitive, collaborative app and divorce expertise…

Fleet Management

The ELD Mandate: Everything You Need to Know

By | Jun 5, 2018 at 7:05 am

The ELD mandate rules that in 2018, nearly all U.S. commercial motor vehicles must now have an electronic logging device (ELD) in order to track drivers’ hours of service and ensure they comply with labor regulations. We take a look at what the ELD…

Apple

All the New Announcements From the Apple WWDC 2018

By | Jun 4, 2018 at 3:58 pm

CEO Tim Cook just took the stage in San Jose for the Keynote Address at the 2018 WWDC from Apple. WWDC, nominally a chance for developers (from over 70 countries) to learn what operating system updates to expect from the company, presented a schedule…

Data

How the GDPR Has Affected the Tech Community So Far

By | Jun 1, 2018 at 10:00 am

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a directive from the European Union that aims to “protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly data-driven world.” By updating regulations that are old enough to drink, the EU has set the…

Gear & Gadgets

The Rise of Nostalgia in Consumer Tech Products

By | May 31, 2018 at 1:14 pm

Nostalgia-laden re-releases of old tech products seem to be a daily occurrence. Whether it’s Nintendo bringing back the NES Classic or Nokia resurrecting the 3310 and 8110 feature phones, every company under the sun is trying to get in on the nostalgia game. However,…

Gear & Gadgets

Everything We Expect to See at Apple’s WWDC 2018

By | May 31, 2018 at 11:09 am

Apple’s annual WorldWide Developers Conference, or WWDC, is heading to San Jose in California on June 4. WWDC is where Tim Cook normally takes to the stage to tell us all about the great new software and products Apple has been working on. They’ll…

Mobile

Nokia Announces 3 New Smartphones Including the Nokia 5.1

By | May 31, 2018 at 8:38 am

Nokia has revealed details for three new smartphones for 2018 – the Nokia 2.1, 3.1, and 5.1. The trio of new Nokia phones are all aimed at the budget to mid-range end of the market, with the cheapest model beginning at just $115. The…

Security

Russian Hackers Infect 500k Routers with Malware

By | May 30, 2018 at 4:49 am

Hackers, believed to be supported by the Russian government, have infected 500,000 wireless routers worldwide with malware, security experts claim. The attack has been traced back to a group alleged to have interfered with the recent U.S. elections.   The malware, known as “VPNFilter”…

Security

Yes, Your Boss Is Allowed to Read Your Private Emails

By | May 29, 2018 at 11:00 am

If you’re in the middle of writing a scathing email about your company to one of your work buddies, you might want to reconsider. Not only because there’s no place for negativity in the workplace, but also because there’s a good chance your boss…

VPN

Are VPNs Legal?

By | May 25, 2018 at 1:26 pm

While VPNs are legal to use in many countries, including the US, they can be associated with illegal online activity. Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) encrypt your connection to the internet and stop you being tracked or hacked while you’re online – and there are plenty…

Startups & Apps

13 Ecosystem Builders That Are Boosting Startup Growth

By | May 25, 2018 at 12:45 pm

If you’re an early-stage entrepreneur, technology has served you well. The barriers to entry when it comes to launching a company require less tension and a lot less capital. In fact, for the most part, all you need is a laptop and Wi-Fi connection….