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Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 at 11:54 AM EST

Facebook Data Use Called 'Exploitative Abuse' in Germany

Facebook Data Use Called 'Exploitative Abuse' in Germany

German authorities ruled Thursday that Facebook should not be allowed to use customer data from other apps and websites to help target advertisements shown on their Facebook pages without their explicit consent,...

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 at 07:07 AM EST

Apps Could Be Recording Your Screen

Apps Could Be Recording Your Screen

A new report shows some apps track and record your screen to see how you use their apps to learn about customer interaction. The Calm app is valued at $1 billion. The relaxation app says it now has 40 million...

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019 at 12:41 PM EST

Facebook Letting Users Remove Messages From Chat History

Facebook Letting Users Remove Messages From Chat History

Facebook Messenger now gives anyone the option to delete a regretful or mistaken message from their chat history. Facebook initially promised the feature after TechCrunch reported in April that multiple people...

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019 at 12:11 PM EST

Flickr to Delete Thousands of User Pics

Flickr to Delete Thousands of User Pics

Social media giant Flickr announced it will be deleting a large amount of user photos on its website starting Tuesday. The company was purchased from Yahoo! by Smugmug last April and announced policy...

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019 at 07:28 AM EST

Google Tech Releases Service to Help Hearing Impaired

Google Tech Releases Service to Help Hearing Impaired

Flickr changed ownership, meaning only 1,000 photographs can be stored for free accounts. Anything above that number will be deleted and those who are interested in preventing that from happening can pay the $50...

Friday, Feb 1, 2019 at 11:13 AM EST

Apple: Facetime Bug Fixed, Software Update Coming Next Week

Apple: Facetime Bug Fixed, Software Update Coming Next Week

Apple announced Friday it's fixed the FaceTime bug that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using its group video chat feature. The company plans to turn the service back on next week via a software...

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 12:47 AM EST

Apple Busts Facebook for Distributing Data-Sucking App

Apple Busts Facebook for Distributing Data-Sucking App

Apple says Facebook can no longer distribute an app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their phone and web use. In doing so, Apple closed off Facebook's efforts to sidestep Apple's...

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 11:41 PM EST

'Very Scary': Apple Users React to FaceTime's Eavesdropping Glitch

'Very Scary': Apple Users React to FaceTime's Eavesdropping Glitch

An Apple app intended to bring more people facing backlash for doing just that — even without permission. A bug in Apple's popular group FaceTime feature let contacts access people's microphones and, in some...

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 09:18 PM EST

Apple Opens New Chapter as iPhone Sales Fall and Stock Sinks

Apple Opens New Chapter as iPhone Sales Fall and Stock Sinks

Apple hoped to offset slowing demand for iPhones by raising the prices of its most important product, but that strategy seems to have backfired after sales sagged during the holiday shopping season. Results...

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 07:41 AM EST

Children With More Screen Time Develop Slower, Study Says

Children With More Screen Time Develop Slower, Study Says

Researchers have found that children ages 2 to 5 who use more screen time than other children scored worse on developmental tests. Snapchat is considering making some photos public, according to reports....

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