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The Cambridge Analytica scandal is making people hyper-aware of how much their private information is available not just to Facebook , but to anyone savvy enough to get it. Facebook has been facing significant user backlash over the last few months mostly due to the Cambridge Analytica fiasco that saw data on millions of Facebook users stolen.
  • Xbox Games with Gold April lineup detailed

    Xbox Games with Gold April lineup detailed

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    The Witness is designer Jonathan Blow's followup to his debut indie platforming hit Braid . Even though it was the last game to come out before the series was put on hiatus for a year, Syndicate was viewed as something of a return to form after the missteps of Assassin's Creed Unity.
  • Toyota to build hybrid RAV4 in Ontario

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    Unlike with the Auris that was revealed at the Geneva motor show, we've also had a look at the interior of the new auto, which shows off an angular theme to the dashboard that was introduced with the smaller C-HR SUV. The all-new model is the fifth-generation model of the RAV4, and for the first time it will be offered with a hybrid drivetrain in Australia. When it begins selling later this year, the 2019 RAV4 will be offered in five versions for the ICE engine and four for the hybrid.
  • Baton Rouge police officers cleared in 2016 killing of Alton Sterling

    Baton Rouge police officers cleared in 2016 killing of Alton Sterling

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    The officers' body cameras and a store surveillance camera also recorded the encounter, but those videos haven't been released. Paul said he hopes to complete the disciplinary process by Friday. Lake shocked Sterling with a stun gun before the officers wrestled him to the ground, according to federal investigators. Landry told press Baton Rouge police officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II's actions were "well-founded and reasonable" during Tuesday morning's press conference.
  • Twitter Confirms Crypto Ad Ban Starts Today

    Twitter Confirms Crypto Ad Ban Starts Today

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    If you're a regular Twitter user, you've likely encountered them before: accounts that exist for no other reason than to part gullible people from their cryptocurrency . Another reason for the new policy is to prevent risks to Twitter itself. Reading into Twitter's position, it appears that Initial Coin Offerings ( ICOs ) are the main trigger behind the move.
  • Can the Dropbox IPO revive the technology sector?

    Can the Dropbox IPO revive the technology sector?

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    Dropbox is trading on the Nasdaq with the ticker DBX . The cloud-storage company had priced its IPO at $21 a share on Thursday, above its previously expected range. "It has an attractive story to justify its need for financing and the market dynamics are good", said Josh Lerner, professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School.
  • UK Authorities Raid Cambridge Analytica Office in London

    UK Authorities Raid Cambridge Analytica Office in London

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    ICO commissioner Elizabeth Denham has confirmed previously that complaints related to Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook data for political ad targeting form part of that larger, ongoing investigation. It opened its formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes in May 2017. "We have not undertaken any paid or unpaid work for them, okay?" he told a committee investigating fake news in United Kingdom politics.
  • Google upgrades Play app with Instant playing, Arcade mode

    Google upgrades Play app with Instant playing, Arcade mode

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    Between VR (virtual reality) and AR, it's a no brainer that AR apps will probably get more usage since anyone who has the right phone (that's a lot of people) can use these apps . Additionally, to help users discover new games Google has redesigned our Google Play Games app . The apps can be booted up instantly from their listings in the Play Store or the Play Games app, and you'll be given a sample of the gameplay to try out.
  • WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton asks everyone to delete Facebook

    WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton asks everyone to delete Facebook

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    In his recent tweet , Acton says "It is time #deletefacebook ". Acton had left WhatsApp in September last year, more than three years after Facebook acquired the company for $ 19 billion in cash and stock. "Given your commitment at the start of the New Year to "fixing" Facebook , I hope that this representative will be you", Collins wrote to Zuckerberg according to the news report.
  • Super Bomberman R Going Multiplatform, Getting Master Chief and Ratchet Bombers

    Super Bomberman R Going Multiplatform, Getting Master Chief and Ratchet Bombers

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    Despite the launch price, we found Super Bomberman R to be one of the best games to play on Switch. Those versions of the game will cost $39.99. Polygon reported that Konami will be adding a Golden Vic Viper Bomberman and all eight original Bombers in their new Shiny forms for those who pre-order the digital version of " Super Bomberman R " or purchase the physical version of the "Shiny Edition".
  • Apple Music now stand with more than 38 million Subscribers

    Apple Music now stand with more than 38 million Subscribers

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    Google Play Music doesn't release information on its number of paid subscribers. It offers new subscribers a three-month free trial. "Over the past few months, we've confirmed our beliefs that listeners care deeply about the content on Spotify-they want the data to be useful and accurate", a company spokesperson told Variety .
  • Fortnite is coming to mobile with PS4 and PC cross-play

    Fortnite is coming to mobile with PS4 and PC cross-play

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    An Android version is coming in the "next few months ". Epic explained in their blog post that the cross-platform integration is "in partnership with our friends at Sony ", which explains why Xbox gamers are SOL. You'll be able to sign up at Fornite's website starting March 12, and you'll receive an invite "shortly thereafter" by email if you're accepted. This slow roll-out will take place over the coming months, the company has admitted, suggesting that it will be taking things slowly ...
  • Qualcomm Takeover Could Pose Security Risk, US Treasury Says

    Qualcomm Takeover Could Pose Security Risk, US Treasury Says

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    Broadcom is also looking to become a US company registered in business friendly DE, before the stockholder vote. " Broadcom was informed on Sunday night that on January 29, 2018, Qualcomm secretly filed a voluntary request with CFIUS to initiate an investigation, resulting in a delay of Qualcomm's Annual Meeting 48 hours before it was to take place", it said in the statement.
  • Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe revealed

    Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe revealed

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    Just to re-iterate, these are four door coupes and can seat 4/5 people. The AMG GT 4D is the effective replacement for the CLS 63, although it's more GT Coupe than that and the latest standalone model from AMG . It adds latches in the front bumper, wider side skirts and a modified rear bumper. In a straight line, the spoiler lowers to minimize wind resistance, but in a corner, it raises to increase downforce and improve handling.
  • Federal Regulators Ask Qualcomm To Postpone Broadcom Bid Vote

    Federal Regulators Ask Qualcomm To Postpone Broadcom Bid Vote

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    The committee is charged with ensuring that technologies or other resources critical to national security don't fall under the control of adversaries. "In compliance with the CFIUS order, Qualcomm will delay its annual meeting of stockholders and election of directors for at least 30 days so that CFIUS can fully investigate Broadcom Limited's proposal to acquire Qualcomm ".