Quarta-feira, Dezembro 19, 2018

Microsoft’s Edge browser is in serious trouble

Analytics firm Net Applications revised its methodology to cull bots from its browser share numbers and found that as much as half of the...

DHS investigates Fujitsu, UXC subcontractors for fraud

More than 50 workers walked out the door. The Department of Human Services has suspended upwards of 50 IT contractors without pay as it...

IT failure brings Sydney Airport terminals to a halt

Passengers stuck in lengthy queues. An unidentified "technology outage" brought Sydney Airport to a halt this morning, as the airport was forced to stop...

How to securely erase your Android device in 4 steps

Securely wiping an Android device isn't difficult, but there are some critical steps you don't want to overlook. It's an inevitable moment in the smartphone-owning...

EU court rules employees must be warned if comms are monitored

In a landmark judgement concerning privacy in the workplace, the grand chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that companies...

Bitcoin price soars above $11,000 as central bankers seek to calm...

Bank of England and Fed officials say cryptocurrency is too small to threaten world economy amid warnings of bubble. Bitcoin topped $11,000 on Wednesday, less...

Facebook use of third-party apps ‘violates data protection principles’

German watchdog accuses site of merging data from WhatsApp and Instagram into users’ Facebook accounts without consent. Germany’s competition authority has accused Facebook of abusing...

Aifloo, a Swedish startup that sells a ‘smart wristband’ to help...

Aifloo, a Swedish startup that combines hardware sensors and AI to offer a ‘smart wristband’ to help care for the elderly, has raised €5.1...

If a Hillary-endorsed media platform is tech’s best solution for ‘fake...

Social media sites have had a pretty interesting year when it comes to approaching filter bubbles and echo chambers and the real world effects...

EU warns tech firms: remove extremist content faster or be regulated

European commission tells Facebook, Google, YouTube, Twitter and others that legislation is being considered if self-regulation continues to fail. The European Commission has warned Facebook,...