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Friday, Feb 8, 2019 at 12:34 PM EST

Long-Term Care Rape in Arizona Spurs Video Surveillance Push

Long-Term Care Rape in Arizona Spurs Video Surveillance Push

Arizona is trying to catch up to 10 states with laws allowing electronic monitoring and other technology aimed at deterring abuse of vulnerable people at long-term care facilities, following the rape of an...

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 at 01:28 PM EST

Apple Releases Fix for the FaceTime Eavesdropping Exploit

Apple Releases Fix for the FaceTime Eavesdropping Exploit

Apple just released iOS 12.1.4 which includes a fix for a group FaceTime bug that let people eavesdrop on conversations even if they never answered a call. The bug went viral last week after a 14-year old...

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,...

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 Starts Deleting Thousands of User Photos

Flickr Starts Deleting Thousands of User Photos

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...

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 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 10:01 AM EST

Apple FaceTime Bug Lets You Hear People Who Haven't Answered

Apple FaceTime Bug Lets You Hear People Who Haven't Answered

There's a FaceTime bug that lets you hear through someone else's iPhone, even if they haven't answered your phone call. It was previously reported on Twitter by user Benji Mobb and covered by 9to5Mac.

Monday, Jan 28, 2019 at 02:37 AM EST

Apple Launches Women Entrepreneurs Camp at Its HQ

Apple Launches Women Entrepreneurs Camp at Its HQ

Apple on Sunday launched its first program dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs develop apps. The Cupertino-based tech giant invited 11 companies run by women to participate in a free two-week entrepreneur...

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