Technology - /contrib/tech/

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Google is rolling out AMP for Gmail to let you shop and fill out forms without leaving your inbox...
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A year after Google announced it would begin supporting AMP in Gmail, the company is now releasing a beta to the general G Suite audience. AMP for Gmail is designed to make emails feel more like an interactive webpage without punting users to a browser. Users can browse image carousels, RSVP to an
By Newstoread on 2019-03-26 19:51 UTC
Tech companies haven't been this negative about a quarter in six years...
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The revised expectations from the most popular sector come against a generally dismal backdrop for corporate profits.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-26 16:10 UTC
Mozilla slows Firefox 66 rollout to fix bug making Office 365 PowerPoint text vanish...
Firefox 66's initial release made Microsoft's PowerPoint online useless for creating presentations.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-22 15:08 UTC
2 Million Emails of 350K+ Clients Possibly Exposed in Oregon DHS Data Breach...
The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) announced that roughly 2 million emails with Protected Health Information from more than 350,000 customers have been potentially exposed after 9 employee mailboxes were compromised in a spear phishing attack.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-22 15:07 UTC
600 Million Facebook Passwords Exposed For Up To Seven Years...
Things are going from bad to worse for Facebook who after openly syndicating a live Christchurch massacre video is now facing allegations after 600 million user passwords were found stored as just plain text. The passwords were also easily accessible by u
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-22 03:19 UTC
McAfee ordered to pay $25m over claimed torture, murder of his Belize neighbor...
Good luck, says anti-virus pioneer, I have no assets John McAfee has been ordered to pay $25m for the wrongful death of Gregory Faull, his former neighbor in Belize, but refuses to pay and claims he has no assets....
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-21 01:26 UTC
Windows 7 message alerts users to the end of security updates...
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Microsoft really, really wants you to know that Windows 7's security updates will end soon. A newly deployed update will warn users that Microsoft will stop providing security updates for the operating system after January 14th, 2020, with a not-so-..
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-21 01:24 UTC
After Blocking ZeroHedge And Others, NZ Telcos Demand Big-Tech Censorship Surge To "Protect Consumers"...
In the wake of last week's terror attacks at two New Zealand mosques which left 50 dead, several websites which either reported on the incident, hosted footage of the attacks, or have simply allowed people to engage in uncensored discussion such as Di
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-19 18:42 UTC
Fewer than 200 people watched shooter's Christchurch massacre live video, Facebook says...
After the shooter started broadcasting, it took 29 minutes for someone to report the video to Facebook. This link includes audio interview with Privacy Commissioner John Edwards. He says Facebook violated New Zealand law by failing to stop the accused gunman from livestreaming his mass murder on
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-19 14:34 UTC
4000 people watched Facebook video before anyone reported it...
It took half an hour for anyone to report the live video stream of the Christchurch terror attack to Facebook's moderators.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-19 14:33 UTC
MySpace Probably Lost Everything Uploaded To Its Servers Before 2015...
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In what can only be good news for future political candidates -- but is definitely bad news for technology company MySpace -- it seems the predecessor to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram lost most of what users uploaded to its social media platform before
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-18 17:57 UTC
Facebook's former chief security officer compares company to 'The Matrix.' Whoa....
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A system designed to keep us docile while extracting value from every aspect of our dulled existence is both an extremely rough plot summary of the 1999 film The Matrix and a description of Facebook . Just ask the company's former chief security offic
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-14 19:26 UTC
It's not your imagination: This Facebook outage is massive...
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Facebook is in the midst of its biggest outage in recent memory. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp have been down for users around the world for at least five hours . The company hasn't commented on exactly how many of its users are affected, but repo
By ceres on 2019-03-13 23:33 UTC
Facebook, Instagram outage spreads globally...
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Reports on Downdetector, a website for reporting problems on applications and websites, have ranged from troubles logging into accounts to the inability to post comments or photos.
By ceres on 2019-03-13 23:32 UTC
Facebook turns to Twitter to explain outages...
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Facebook, the world's largest social network, relied on Twitter on Wednesday to explain that its apps inclding WhatsApp and Instagram were experiencing outages around the world.
By ceres on 2019-03-13 23:31 UTC
Fourth Ripon student has cancer. Parents demand removal of cell tower from school...
Ripon, California, Unified School District is working with Sprint to move a cellular phone tower near Weston Elementary after four students were diagnosed with cancer and parents voiced their concerns.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-13 21:40 UTC
Microsoft will pester Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 with pop-up notifications...
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Anyone who is still using Windows 7 doesn't have much longer until the operating system is no longer supported by Microsoft. Come January 14, 2020 only those enterprise customers who are willing to pay for Extended Security Updates will receive any ki
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-13 04:23 UTC
Killing Off Windows 7 Won't Be Easy, New Data Shows...
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Windows 7 is projected to be retired in January 2020, but all the data seems to indicate that doing this won't be easy for Microsoft.Last month, for example, instead of going down, Windows 7 actually increased its market share, getting closer to leade
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-13 04:22 UTC
Facebook, Amazon and Google Have a 2020 Problem...
A renewed focus on antitrust from lawmakers like Elizabeth Warren and prominent critics like Barry Lynn could make “breaking up big tech” a cornerstone of the next presidential election
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-12 22:28 UTC
Why I Regret Upgrading to an iPhone XS...
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I've had my iPhone XS for a little over three months, and it's driving me crazy. Not the whole thing. The phone is beautiful, fast, a joy to use. What's driving me crazy is an increasingly complex network of scratches on the display glass. The
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-12 14:53 UTC
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