If you play Pokémon GO you may already be aware, but the game’s API has been under attack, preventing many casual users from accessing their accounts to find the elusive creatures. In this detailed post on the Shape Security Engineering Blog, Yao Zhao gives readers a closer look at what happened.
There's finally some good news in an election season that Silicon Valley leaders have already deemed a "disaster for innovation." On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security proposed a new rule to make it easier for foreigners toShow More Summary
Another day, another iPhone rumor. The latest report from Bloomberg indicates that the 2017 iPhone will kill the home button. This isn’t the first time the rumor has popped up, mind you; it’s been floating around ever since we’ve been...Show More Summary
There’s a new Deus Ex game out and it’s amazing! Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is a futuristic cyberpunk game, the sequel to 2011’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and it’s relatively similar in terms of gameplay and variety. Human Revolution was an amazing game that we recommend to anyone, though we didn’t really care for its mobile companion The Fall. Show More Summary
WhatsApp betrayed their long standing commitment to privacy when it announced the app will now share user data with Facebook for the purpose of selling ads. But existing users have only 30 days to opt out. Read more...
Hey, look! Pictures of self-driving Ubers are starting to emerge from Pittsburg. Uber announced the launch earlier this month. While the cars do indeed drive themselves, there’s still going to be a human at the wheel. Which is probably a good idea! Read more...
Google has begun informing owners of Nexus devices that it is shutting down the Device Assist app. The app, which first appeared in 2014, was meant to serve as a support tool for Nexus handsets. Google did not explain why it is discontinuing the tool. The change is effective immediately.
Memo to Facebook and WhatsApp users: You are the product.
Lending credence to previous rumors and speculation, sources have told Bloomberg that Apple is working on a “major redesign” of the iPhone for 2017 that will remove the Home button and focus “more heavily on the display.” Back in May,...Show More Summary
The Pokemon Go craze is dying down, according to some reports, but the mobile game that took the world by storm in July is still one of the most popular iPhone and Android apps around. Niantic’s hit game inspired many people to come up with Pokemon Go-related content. Show More Summary
WhatsApp has started pushing out its new terms and conditions. If you want to opt out of sharing your data with Facebook for ad-targeting and product-related purposes, click through the slides to see how to do it… Read More
After a bit of a wait, the snazzy pink gold versions of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are finally hitting the US via Best Buy.
Facebook wants help to improve its computer vision smarts, and to do so it’s opening more of its in-house tools to the developer community. Computer vision is an arm of artificial intelligence (A.I.) that helps machines understand images by breaking them down and processing them on a pixel-by-pixel basis, rather than by manually-input meta data […]
Having visited Yosemite at the end of last year, I can tell you it’s one of the most beautiful places on earth. Now you have a chance to experience it from the comfort of your phone, thanks to a 360-degree Facebook video produced by National Geographic, Oculus Studios and Felix & Paul Studios. Show More Summary
UK mobile network EE is offering six months of free Apple Music subscription to new and upgrading customers from 1st September – just in time to tune into the Apple Music Festival later this month. more… Filed under: Apple
You can gauge your Heart Rate naturally by utilizing the Android Smartphone. There are numerous Android applications that gives you the ability to gauge your Heart Rate utilizing your Smartphone. In the event that you are Android client,...Show More Summary
Brazilian police have charged Ryan Lochte with making a false crime report after the U.S. swimmer told police and media last week that he and three team mates were robbed at gunpoint during the Rio Olympics. Authorities said no suchShow More Summary
AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates' prisons. [...] he reported it to Citizen Lab, an internet watchdog,...Show More Summary
The Federal Government has assured industry and the public that tougher CO2 regulations will have no negative impact on consumers, as the fuel savings will cover the additional upfront cost of more fuel efficient vehicles. But new analysis...Show More Summary