• Instagram is making it harder to creep on other users' Stories
Instagram is making it harder to creep on other users' Stories

Some users have reported they've received pop up messages from the app letting them know that Instagram will be flagging when you take a screenshot of someone else's IG story and sending that info to the person in question. If you're browsing Instagram on a laptop or desktop, users can screenshot a story from your browser window. Or maybe your fr...

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  • Justin Timberlake Surprises Super Bowl 'Selfie Kid' with Video Call
Justin Timberlake Surprises Super Bowl 'Selfie Kid' with Video Call

Watch Ryan chat with Timberlake on " Ellen " in the video below. Their first encounter was during Sunday's halftime show when Timberlake ended his performance dancing through the stands. McKenna stated how much he admired Timberlake as a performer and that's when Timberlake gave Selfie Kid one of the biggest surprises he has ever received.

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  • Microsoft bringing one-click Bluetooth accessories pairing to Windows 10
Microsoft bringing one-click Bluetooth accessories pairing to Windows 10

With the app, users will have to set up " Windows Hello ". These apps will run in a sandboxed AppX container in Windows 10 and won't carry any browser window. The software giant has also incorporated basic privacy measures, including being able to delete data gathered by the Diagnostic Data Viewer, which was installed by the Windows Insider Bui...

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  • Snapchat Stock Soars on Revenue Gains
Snapchat Stock Soars on Revenue Gains

Shares of Snap , the parent company of teen app darling Snapchat , skyrocketed following some rare good news for the company. It's been a year since Snap Inc filed for its IPO , and all told, it's been a tepid 12 months for the company.

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  • Apple, Cisco, Allianz, Aon now offering cybersecurity insurance
Apple, Cisco, Allianz, Aon now offering cybersecurity insurance

Businesses using Cisco Ransomware Defense malware-blocking software and certain Apple devices can then apply for special cyber insurance through the specialty lines unit of Allianz SE , the companies said . "Proactive analysis coupled with the latest technology creates an ideal defense against today's ever-changing ransomware and malware...

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  • Mother was following ritual when she stabbed 2 sons to death
Mother was following ritual when she stabbed 2 sons to death

She had never been diagnosed with a mental illness, but her mother Earline told police her daughter is "mentally unstable and crazy" was obsessed with the 'Illuminati, ' spied on neighbors using a baby monitor, and refused to get help for what the mother considered a major mental illness, according to the Globe.

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  • Apple overtakes Samsung in shrinking smartphone market: IDC
Apple overtakes Samsung in shrinking smartphone market: IDC

While the company boasted the iPhone X's popularity and revenue, the the number of iPhone units sold decreased from a year-ago quarter. iPhone sales in Q1 2018 declined one percent from Q1 2017. For example, Apple saw its shipments drop by 1.3 percent, and Samsung saw a 4.4 percent dip. The company shipped 28.1 million phones, from 14.3 mil...

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  • Health experts urge Facebook to discontinue 'Messenger Kids'
Health experts urge Facebook to discontinue 'Messenger Kids'

Non-profit organization Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is leading this campaign against Messenger Kids , arguing that launching an app specifically targeted at preschoolers is particularly irresponsible.It also started a public petition seeking to gain more supporters in its fight against Messenger Kids.

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  • Samsung Electronics posts record high in 2017
Samsung Electronics posts record high in 2017

Samsung already makes high-capacity memory chips for GPUs that are also used for crypto mining purposes. The tech giant's stock split is the latest in a series of moves to bolster shareholder returns. A QZ report notes that cryptocurrency mining added more than $350 million revenue for TSMC in the last quarter. " Samsung's foundry b...

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  • Android users can now ask Alexa to send SMS messages
Android users can now ask Alexa to send SMS messages

Additionally, you can just say "Alexa, send a text" if you want to force it to just send an SMS and not try sending a message to someone else's Alexa app. The 2018 Alexa Super Bowl ad campaign explores a world where Alexa has lost her voice, and she gets replaced by some of the world's most-charismatic celebrities.

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  • Top Secret Government Files Found in Second Hand Shop
Top Secret Government Files Found in Second Hand Shop

The ABC says those classified records were from "the powerful National Security Committee (NSC) of the cabinet, which controls the country's security, intelligence and defense agenda". ABC made a decision to publish some of the files, containing information regarding Australia's counterterrorism strategies, missile upgrades and terror suspect prof...

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  • Smart speaker comes with option to mute Siri
Smart speaker comes with option to mute Siri

Consumers from the USA, United Kingdom and Australia will have the first chance to purchase the device, followed by customers in France and Germany later this spring. Much like other Apple products, AppleCare + for HomePod will reportedly not cover cosmetic damages. The multi-room audio feature requires users to place a HomePod speaker in ...

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  • White House says it supports short-term government funding bill
White House says it supports short-term government funding bill

Reporters in the White House press corp challenged Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Wednesday about whether the Trump administration is concerned about what former Chief Strategist Steve Bannon could reveal to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional investigators.

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  • Final Fantasy XV out on PC in March
Final Fantasy XV out on PC in March

A fully-controllable Royal Vessel boat, expanding the world of Eos and allowing players to explore the area between Cape Caem and Altissia. The DLC releases ( Episode Gladiolus , episode Prompto , Episode Ignis ) gave us more insight into the band of characters that travels together, and added hours worth of content to an already jam-packed...

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  • AMD is deploying a patch for the second Spectre CPU vulnerability
AMD is deploying a patch for the second Spectre CPU vulnerability

For one of the variants of Spectre , which Google says proved to be a lot more problematic, its engineers came up with a technique called "Reptoline", which modifies programs to ensure that execution can not be influenced by an attacker. "Specifically, these systems are running Intel Broadwell and Haswell CPUs for both client and data centre". ...

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  • Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra, Xperia L images and specifications leaked
Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra, Xperia L images and specifications leaked

Given how CES 2018 is just around the corner, it is possible that Sony will unveil these phones at the trade show. On the inside, the XA2, along with the rest of Sony's 2018 low and mid-range phones, will utilize the Snapdragon 630 instead of MediaTek chipsets.

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  • Q2 Weather: Cold, then snow, then more cold
Q2 Weather: Cold, then snow, then more cold

Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia. Make sure you wear and hat and gloves. Wind northwest at 20 km/h becoming light early in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. West wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. New snow accumulation of less...

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  • Is slowing the performance of iPhones Apple's only solution to battery degradation?
Is slowing the performance of iPhones Apple's only solution to battery degradation?

Ala Abdulla and Lance Raphael, both of Illinois; Sam Mangano, of Ohio; Ryan Glaze, of IN; and Kirk Pedelty, of North Carolina, all said they purchased new iPhones after earlier models grew sluggish. No, you're not insane: on Wednesday, Apple confirmed a longstanding conspiracy theory, admitting that it has been throttling the performance of old...

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