On a recent Saturday morning, while my wife and infant slept in their peaceful, newly uncluttered rooms, I opened my laptop, clicked "select all," and looked at the frightening total.I knew it would be bad. I didn't realize "bad"...
Facebook has been paying people to install an app that allows it to hoover up data on exactly how they use their smartphones.According to TechCrunch, the Menlo Park, Calif. company — which has taken heat for a range of privacy-related scandals, breaches and snafus over the last year — has...
Facebook is being hit with growing backlash over the revelation that it paid teenagers in order to monitor their online activity to gain valuable insights into its rivals.The Facebook Research program, which began in 2016, has drawn the ire and scorn of critics and...
Law Enforcement and Your PhoneQ: Is it true that the cops can force you to unlock your iPhone? This act seems like a violation of my rights.A: Tech changes fast, and the judicial branch is struggling to keep up. This stalemate...
Samsung has announced the first one terabyte chip for smartphones, heralding a future wave of phones that offer laptop-like data storage.The 1TB storage chip is a whopping 16 times greater in size than the standard 64GB offered on current smartphones. The new storage chip is...
Apple has finally apologized for a creepy video chat flaw that allowed users to eavesdrop on their friends, saying a fix will be released next week.The Cupertino, Calif., company also vowed to quicken its response time to consumer complaints about software bugs...
New study from Stanford and NYU finds logging off causes ‘small but significant improvements in wellbeing’Despite all the scandals of the past year, here we are, still on Facebook, a couple of billion of us spending about an hour...
Guardian Australia has just published its first automated article but reporters fear not – you’re still needed for a while yetOn Friday morning Guardian Australia published its first news story written by an automated system called ReporterMate. It’s a program that takes...
In Clinique ID we see effective innovation, as well as the answer to a problem that needed fixingBeauty icon Clinique, having got things frustratingly wrong for about five years on the trot, has, in the past 18 months,...
It’s far too freezing to go out, so instead stay in and indulge yourself with a daily regime this winterI cannot deal with the cold weather. Please, save me.Me, my deskI don’t know if I have made it clear...