Apple leaves Facebook offices in disarray after revoking app permissions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Move comes after Facebook exploited loophole to harvest data about apps installed on people’s iPhones Facebook’s headquarters at Menlo Park, California. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters Apple has left Facebook’s campus in disarray after the company revoked the social network’s permission to build or run Läs mer…

Uber and Cabify to suspend operations in Barcelona

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Spain Move follows new rules requiring vehicles to be booked with at least 15 minutes’ notice A person using the Uber app outside the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images The app-based ride-hailing services Uber and Cabify are to suspend their operations Läs mer…

How do I recover an email address I lost when my phone was stolen?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ask Jack Email Tay’s mobile was taken and his password changed. How can he get back into his inbox? Tay’s been shut out of his inbox after his phone was stolen, and getting access to his email account could be tricky. This is how Läs mer…

From books to bullets: inside Amazon's push to 'defend' America

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Big Money Amazon From books to bullets: inside Amazon’s push to ’defend’ America Jeff Bezos’s company hosts top secret CIA data and powers the US immigration case management system. Now it’s poised to take on a $10bn Pentagon project In the none-to-distant future, US Läs mer…

How Facebook robbed us of our sense of self

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Fifteen years ago, the social network site was set up to connect people. But now, with lives increasingly played out online, have we forgotten how to be alone? Photograph: Piotr Malczyk/Alamy Stock Photo ‘Thefacebook is an online directory that connects people through social Läs mer…

Block party: scientists celebrate robot that can play Jenga

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Robots MIT researchers develop machine with physical skills needed to master children’s game The Jenga-playing robot marks significant progress in the science of robotics. Photograph: Courtesy of the researchers/MIT News Office The humble game of Jenga has become the latest human pursuit to fall Läs mer…

Facebook posts record profit despite year of scandal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Fourth-quarter results beat expectations for earnings and revenue as profit hits $6.88bn, up from $4.27bn a year before Facebook’s fourth-quarter results highlighted the distance between its business success and its public reputation. Photograph: Charles Platiau/AP Facebook closed the book on its scandal-plagued year Läs mer…

Foxconn reconsidering $10bn Wisconsin factory plan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Foxconn Plans to manufacture advanced large screen displays may be scaled back or even shelved, due to high labor expenses in the US Foxconn wants to create a ‘technology hub’ in Wisconsin that would largely consist of research facilities along with packaging and assembly Läs mer…

Facebook paid 13-year-olds for access to all their internet data

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Accusations that social media giant used privacy loophole could stoke conflict with Apple The iPhone app provided Facebook with data it used to keep ahead of youth trends. Photograph: Alamy Facebook paid users as young as 13 to install an app that gave Läs mer…

'How do they expect to run without us?': Tesla accused of axing staff to cut costs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tesla Electric car firm slashed 7% of workforce this month and ex-employees say more experienced staff were targeted The Tesla plant in Fremont. A current employee noted many transferred employees took hourly pay cuts, and a few walked off the job as a result. Läs mer…

A ‘black eye’ for Apple: FaceTime bug shakes faith in iPhone security

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple Cybersecurity expert sees ‘nightmare scenario’ for company as app allows third parties to eavesdrop Rushing to fix a security flaw can have unintended consequences, says a security expert. Photograph: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images It was a tin-foil hatted conspiracy theorist’s wildest prognostication come true: Läs mer…

Apple reports first decline in revenues and profits in over a decade

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple Company blames iPhone sales and a downturn in China for reduced revenue, a day after it scrambled to fix FaceTime glitch People shop in an Apple retail store in Grand Central Terminal on Tuesday in New York City. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Apple Läs mer…

Huawei: inside the twin indictments unveiled by US authorities

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Huawei Indictments packed with emails and transactions allegedly showing how technology giant carried out criminal conspiracies The US considers Huawei to be an arm of the Chinese state – and their devices to be potential spying equipment for Beijing. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters The twin Läs mer…

Facebook accused by Brussels over 'patchy' attitude to fake news

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook EU commissioner warns internet firms in clampdown ahead of European elections The EU commissioner wished Nick Clegg, Facebook’s head of global affairs and former deputy prime minister, luck: ‘I think he’s going to need it.’ Photograph: Niklas Halle’N/AFP/Getty Images Facebook and its new Läs mer…

Apple's FaceTime bug lets people listen in on you – even if you don't pick up

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; iPhone Serious glitch, which can also turn on video without people’s knowledge, comes amid increasing concerns over privacy The bug turns the phone of the recipient of a FaceTime call into a microphone while the call is still ringing. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images A Läs mer…