Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Here’s everything about Russia and the DNC Hack

AS THE DEMOCRATIC National Convention continues its week-long stay in Philadelphia, accusations of Russian hacking continue to cloud the proceedings. At this point, it...

Facebook’s Area 404 review: New hardware lab for the future

Facebook's Area 404: New hardware lab for the future. In IT Blogwatch, we search for the answers.  So what exactly is Area 404? Aaron Mamiit...

Is Twitter shutting down?

Twitter can be brutal, especially if you’re not white, cisgendered, and male. For ten years, it has failed to deal with the torrents of abuse...

August’s Smart Lock review: Amazon’s Alexa steps to personal assistant

August’s Smart Lock gets Alexa functionality. August Home adds Amazon Alexa support for controlling your smart lock. Alexa continues its unremitting march across the world’s different with...

Facebook testing auto-play videos with sound

Facebook has made no secret of its love for video, challenged only perhaps byits affection for bots. The re-creation of Facebook as a video platform...

Apple Plans to Overhaul the MacBook Pro

Apple is very interested in virtual reality, but not all of its hardware can support VR at this point. However, things may change later...

Hopes and dreams about Apple Watch 2

It’s almost that time of year: Apple event season. Rumors are swirling about the next iPhone event, which is likely to be held on...

Apple working on Apple TV guide for streaming content

Apple Working on Digital Television Guide for Apple TV Apple is investing in shows that tie into other Apple stuff. You may have heard by now...

Following or Stalking? Do’s and Don’ts for social selling

You know who your target customer is - you know her name, title, and responsibility. But, you've never had a conversation with her, so,...

Pokémon Go has a new way to block cheaters

We already know that Niantic has been banning Pokemon Go cheaters, and it even instituted a permanent ban policy a few weeks ago. But...

Ookla releases US internet speed report: Getting faster with %40 increase...

As the broadband industry has gotten smaller, average Internet speeds have improved for American consumers. Over the past two years, AT&T (NYSE: T) has acquired...

How it made possible to hack Tesla from 12 miles away

Tesla races to issue security update after researchers hack its Model S from 12 miles away Earlier this week, a team of researchers from Keen...

What does Pokémon Go mean for the development of AR/VR?

“Stop calling Pokémon Go AR,” say the purists. But who cares what you call something that is so successful? Just be glad it happened,...

Facebook’s new birthday gift to users

Facebook is giving users a new way to look back on their birthdays. The company is starting to roll out a new video tool that...

Free Hulu is dead, long live Yahoo View

Yahoo teams with Hulu for free TV-streaming service. Yahoo announced a TV- watching site. Yahoo this morning is making a play for cord cutters with the...

Make your life easier with 6 social media tools

Social media has been hailed both as a powerful business tool and one of our greatest time-wasters. In many cases, it's actually both concurrently, but...

How to schedule your startup? Determine what’s most important

For startups, the wrong call during product development doesn’t just waste valuable company resources, it puts the entire product (and, by default, the company),...

Tor Project review: It is implementing new policies to prevent sexual...

Nearly two months ago, the Tor Project promised a full investigation into the sexual assault allegations that led to the resignation of one of...

Surface Pro 3 battery problem review: Microsoft says it is software...

Surface Pro 3 battery problem review: Microsoft says it is software problem... Surface Pro 3 tablets could be recalled over battery drain issues.   Surface Pro...

Apple is working on augmented reality (AR)

Apple was on decline with sales of iPhone. Now they tell that they are interested in augmented reality. Those powerful processors and advanced graphics technologies...

Virtual Reality May Help You in Dreams: How to control your...

Research suggests people dream more lucidly after they’ve immersed themselves in virtual worlds. When Jayne Gackenbach’s son took up Nintendo in the 1990s, she began...

Facebook explains censorship policy for Live video

 Facebook only removes content if it celebrates or glorifies violence, not if it’s only graphic or disturbing, according to a spokesperson. Facebook also insists...

Your Instagram photos reveal your mental health

Your mental health is reflected in the images you choose to post on social media, say researchers who have trained a machine to spot...

Android password manager 1Password review: Now available for individuals also

Android password manager 1Password review: Now available for individuals also. Password manager 1Password has a new subscription plan for individual customers. Following the success...

All-new iPhone AI camera: Microsoft Pix review

Microsoft just built an all-new iPhone camera app that according to the Redmond giant can make Apple's phone click better photos. It's in fact...

WhatsApp Encryption update review: The method is broken, security issues for...

WhatsApp users might leave traces of personal data after clearing chat logs. (Tags: textsecure, whatsapp encryption iphone, whatsapp encryption broken, whatsapp encryption type, whatsapp security, whatsapp encryption method, imessage encryption, telegram) “Delete.” When...

Airbnb sues San Francisco over new rental legislation

 Airbnb is taking its beef with the city of San Francisco to court. The short-term rental company filed suit today over a new law...

Twitter might finally be adding night mode to its iOS app

Last month, Twitter added a night mode for Android users, hoping that it would drive people to use the app and boost its flagging...

Google Maps new feature will make it easier to find a...

Google Maps Update Could Show Parking Difficulty. Soon, you'll know how long it takes to get there AND how long you'll have to circle the...

Twitter’s new two features give users more control

Twitter introduced two features Thursday in an effort to give users more control on what notifications they receive and tweets they see All Twitter users...

Yahoo shut down first Pokemon Go game ‘Geomon’ in 2013

In 2011, there was a game called Geomon, combining Pokémon and geo-location. Yahoo bought the company and shut it down in 2013. This Stanford Grad...

GPS sport watch with music: Polar M600 GPS Android Wear is...

Polar announces M600 GPS Android Wear smartwatch with music streaming. Polar goes back. Way, way back. Back to the early 80s, when the Finnish company...

You’ve got to risk it all to catch ‘em all, right?

Does have the permisson of  Pokemon Go to watch you? Pikachu watches you as long as you want it to. Millions who downloaded the new...

The reward for mining Bitcoin was just cut in half

 It’s Halvening!!! Bitcoin just experienced a major milestone in its short little lifespan. The reward for mining a block (a block = a ledger...

Toyota: How did they achieve this remarkable turnaround

Four years later, almost everyone is back where they were before — praising the company for being one of the most innovative companies in...

New regulations for self-driving cars are on the way

Feds unveil plan to ensure safety of self-driving cars SAN FRANCISCO — Federal regulators, faced with a growing number of self-driving car tests on roads across...

Why ‘Pokémon Go’ still isn’t available in the largest mobile game...

"Pokémon Go" is the most popular mobile game in the world. China is the largest mobile gaming market, and the most populous country on...

Disrupt 旧金山峰会邀请全球华人参会 (Announcing a Disrupt SF attendee-friendly for Chinese speakers)

 It’s no news that China’s startup scene is huge and Chinese investors and founders are keen to learn more about the Silicon Valley. And...

Ford and MIT new project will deploy students

Ford is working with MIT on a research project that will deploy a new fleet of on-demand electric shuttles that can ferry students from...

Instagram is testing a “Save Draft” feature

If you're an avid Instagram user, you know it can sometimes take a few tries before you come up with the perfect post. But...

Snapchat brings live sports filters to high school

High school football is about to get a lot more Snapchat-friendly. The photo app will soon debut a new type of geofilter that shows sports...

Facebook ads still slipping past Adblock Plus via stripped-down code

The Adblock Plus crowdsourced hacker militia can’t keep up with Facebook’s disciplined army of engineers. When Facebook first announced it would circumvent ad blocking software, Adblock Plus...

Facebook’s changing the news feed again to make it more informative

News outlets may get back some of their mojo stolen by a June Facebook feed algorithm change that preferred friends over publishers. Today Facebook...

Users of Snapchat are complaining of problem accessing the service

Some Snapchat users are experiencing outages. While the app works just fine for some editors here at TheNextWeb, I’m unable to log in, and Snapchat...

Google will release the next version of Android very soon

The company plans to begin the rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat Monday, Aug. 22, according to Canadian carrier Telus, which posted the date on...

The Do List to Get Right Social Media Manager on Board

Who should run your social media and be your company social media manager? Since it’s 2016, hopefully your company has developed some strategy to utilize...

Facebook from other sites with new Save and Share Chrome Extensions

 Facebook colonized the internet with its Like button that sees 10 billion views per day around the web. Now it’s getting a makeover for...

New Twitter DM Button To Help You Chat With Any Site

Twitter has launched a new embeddable button that you can place on your site to allow visitors to send you a direct message –...
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