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Telegram agrees to share data with terror investigators, but won't help Russia decrypt messages

Telegram agrees to share data with terror investigators, but won't help Russia decrypt messages

Because the War on Terror never stops, apparently.
By Bradley Barth Aug 31 2018, 11:10AM
Microsoft's AI-powered Sketch2Code can build apps from whiteboard sketches

Microsoft's AI-powered Sketch2Code can build apps from whiteboard sketches

Sketch2Code tool is available on GitHub and offers an automated service for web and app design.
By a Staff Writer Aug 31 2018, 10:26AM
You can now apply for a blue tick on Instagram

You can now apply for a blue tick on Instagram

Becoming verified on Instagram has just become a whole lot easier.
By a Staff Writer Aug 30 2018, 11:29AM
Facebook bans MyPersonality app, notifies 4 million users affected, follows purging of suspect accounts

Facebook bans MyPersonality app, notifies 4 million users affected, follows purging of suspect accounts

And notifies 4 million users affected, follows purging of suspect accounts.
By Teri Robinson Aug 29 2018, 1:39PM
Facebook is secretly rating your trustworthiness

Facebook is secretly rating your trustworthiness

Facebook has hidden reputation system thank ranks users in its battle against fake news
By a Staff Writer Aug 28 2018, 1:21PM
Microsoft's AI can create decent Chinese poetry from just a few images

Microsoft's AI can create decent Chinese poetry from just a few images

Will machine learning join the literary canon?
By a Staff Writer Aug 28 2018, 1:21PM
How to mute someone on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter  without them knowing

How to mute someone on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter without them knowing

Kill notifications and silence annoying people without ditching or blocking them
By a Staff Writer Aug 28 2018, 1:21PM
Facebook pulls Onavo app after violating Apple's privacy rules

Facebook pulls Onavo app after violating Apple's privacy rules

Apple asked Facebook to "voluntarily" delist the app as it collects data on other smartphone software.
By a Staff Writer Aug 24 2018, 8:57AM
Netflix plans to interrupt your binge session with adverts

Netflix plans to interrupt your binge session with adverts

Say goodbye to ad-free Netflix binges as the platform tests show adverts.
By Vaughn Highfield Aug 22 2018, 9:42AM
Twitter kills support for third-party clients

Twitter kills support for third-party clients

The company pins decision to remove crucial APIs on "technical and business constraints".
By a Staff Writer Aug 20 2018, 4:54AM
Instagram users locked out by mysterious Russian hack

Instagram users locked out by mysterious Russian hack

Picture sharing site found wanting in the security department as many user account addresses changed to mail.ru.
By a Staff Writer Aug 16 2018, 10:27AM
Mobile apps now most common method of fraud

Mobile apps now most common method of fraud

RSA Security report highlights the rise in burner devices and rogue apps.
By a Staff Writer Aug 15 2018, 9:01AM
Spotify may soon let free users skip ads

Spotify may soon let free users skip ads

A test run in here in Australia shows Spotify is eyeing up ad skipping for free-tier users.
By Vaughn Highfield Aug 14 2018, 10:47AM
Malwarebytes release Mobile Security

Malwarebytes release Mobile Security

The company's first iOS-specific security suite.
By Alex Eckardt Aug 10 2018, 12:04PM
WhatsApp exploit lets hackers manipulate group chat messages

WhatsApp exploit lets hackers manipulate group chat messages

Researchers say the flaw could be used to spread fake news across the platform.
By a Staff Writer Aug 10 2018, 10:31AM
Fortnite's Android version will require disabling security settings to install

Fortnite's Android version will require disabling security settings to install

Fortnite's Android version will be ditching the Google Play Store after a dispute over Google's 30 percent revenue share, opting instead to distribute through the Epic Games, the game's creator, website.
By Robert Able Aug 8 2018, 10:49AM
Malicious Windows executable files hidden in Google Play Apps

Malicious Windows executable files hidden in Google Play Apps

Palo Alto Unit 42 researchers identified 145 Google Play apps infected with malicious Window's Executable Files.
By Robert Able Aug 7 2018, 10:01AM
How to: Make WhatsApp group voice and video calls

How to: Make WhatsApp group voice and video calls

WhatsApp now lets you make group calls – here’s how you can join in the fun.
By Emma Sims Aug 1 2018, 9:45AM
Google blocks cryptocurrency miners from Play store

Google blocks cryptocurrency miners from Play store

The company wants to clean up Google Play, and that starts with getting rid of crypto-miners
By a Staff Writer Jul 31 2018, 9:59AM
Twitter: 'We do not shadow ban'

Twitter: 'We do not shadow ban'

The social media site responds to President Trump's inflammatory tweet with an explainer.
By a Staff Writer Jul 30 2018, 9:02AM