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Apple's Weather App Will Never Tell You It's 69 Degrees

Apple's Weather App Will Never Tell You It's 69 Degrees

Jul 15, 2021

iPhone users will never know if they're experiencing 69-degree weather — if they're using the iOS weather app, that is.

Starlink Facing Possible Overheating Issues

Starlink Facing Possible Overheating Issues

Jul 8, 2021

Facing a multitude of issues keeping the systems from reaching their full potential, Starlink keeps finding new and exciting ways to break.

Popular Adult Streaming Site XTube to Shut Down this Year

Popular Adult Streaming Site XTube to Shut Down this Year

Jul 7, 2021

The popular adult streaming website XTube will soon be shutting down.

AP Source: Trump Plans Lawsuit Against Facebook, Twitter

AP Source: Trump Plans Lawsuit Against Facebook, Twitter

By Jill Colvin | Jul 7, 2021

Former President Donald Trump is planning to announce a lawsuit Wednesday against three of the country's biggest tech companies: Facebook, Twitter and Google.

Chinese Social Media Giant WeChat Shuts LGBTQ Accounts

Chinese Social Media Giant WeChat Shuts LGBTQ Accounts

By Fu Ting | Jul 7, 2021

China's most popular social media service has deleted accounts on LGBT topics run by university students and nongovernment groups, prompting concern the ruling Communist Party is tightening control over gay and lesbian content.

Scale, Details of massive Kaseya Ransomware Attack Emerge

Scale, Details of massive Kaseya Ransomware Attack Emerge

By Frank Bajak | Jul 5, 2021

Cybersecurity teams worked feverishly Sunday to stem the impact of the single biggest global ransomware attack on record, with some details emerging about how the Russia-linked gang responsible breached the company whose software was the conduit.

Ransomware Hits Hundreds of US Companies, Security Firm Says

Ransomware Hits Hundreds of US Companies, Security Firm Says

By Frank Bajak, Eric Tucker and Matt O'Brien | Jul 3, 2021

A ransomware attack paralyzed the networks of at least 200 U.S. companies on Friday, according to a cybersecurity researcher whose company was responding to the incident.

States Hesitant to Adopt Digital COVID Vaccination Verification

States Hesitant to Adopt Digital COVID Vaccination Verification

By David A. Lieb | Jun 28, 2021

Across the U.S., many hard-hit businesses eager to return to normal have been reluctant to demand proof of vaccination from customers. And the public and the politicians in many places have made it clear they don't care for the idea.

In a Murky Sea of Mental Health Apps, Consumers Left Adrift

By Jenny Gold | Jun 22, 2021

Even as industry hype mounts, researchers and companies are scrambling to prove that mental health apps actually work.

EU Investigates Google's Conduct in Digital Ad Tech Sector

By Kelvin Chan | Jun 22, 2021

European Union regulators have launched a fresh antitrust investigation of Google, this time over whether the U.S. tech giant is stifling competition in digital advertising technology.

Facebook Launches Podcasts, Live Audio Service

By Barbara Ortutay | Jun 22, 2021

Facebook is launching podcasts and live audio streams in the U.S. on Monday to keep users engaged on its platform and to compete with emerging rivals.

Facebook Launches Podcasts, Live Audio Service

Jun 21, 2021

Facebook is launching podcasts and live audio streams in the U.S. on Monday to keep users engaged on its platform and to compete with emerging rivals.

NSA to NSO: NY Filmmakers Explore Circles of Surveillance

By Frank Jordans | Jun 19, 2021

In an exhibition that opened Friday in Berlin, filmmaker Laura Poitras examines the way the state monitors citizens' lives — both abroad and at home, in New York City.

Mexico Conservatives to Sue Over Gay Pride Twitter Hacking

Jun 18, 2021

A socially conservative Mexican political party is threatening legal action Friday after someone hacked the Solidarity Encounter Party's Twitter account and posted the gay pride banner and the slogan "Love is Love."

Activities That Are a Click Away: Industries Investing in Mobile-Friendly Websites

Jun 14, 2021

There are still industries that invest heavily in their websites so that people with limited device space and those who prefer to carry out tasks in a simpler manner have that option.

A New Digital Platform Helps LGBTQ Pioneers on the Path to Financial Stability

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 13, 2021

A new platform, created in partnership with SAGE and LifeCents and supported by the Wells Fargo Foundation, is helping LGBTQ elders reduce financial stress and rethink how to budget and strategize for the future.

Apple Clarifies New Rules Won't Affect Grindr, Other Dating Apps

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 10, 2021

Apple's new rules around dating apps won't affect popular platforms like Grindr and Scruff, but are intended to shut down "apps that used dating only as a cover for pornography, prostitution, or human trafficking."

Germany Starts Rolling Out a Digital EU Vaccination Pass

By Kirsten Grieshaber | Jun 10, 2021

Germany on Thursday started rolling out a digital vaccination pass that can be used across Europe as the continent is gets ready for the key summer travel season.

US Drops Trump Order Targeting TikTok, Plans its Own Review

By Matt O'Brien, Eric Tucker and Tali Arbel | Jun 9, 2021

The White House dropped Trump-era executive orders that attempted to ban the popular apps TikTok and WeChat and will conduct its own review aimed at identifying national security risks with software applications tied to China, officials said Wednesday.

Fastly Blames Global Internet Outage on Software Bug

Jun 9, 2021

Fastly, the company hit by a major outage that caused many of the world's top websites to go offline briefly this week, blamed the problem on a software bug that was triggered when a customer changed a setting.

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