Posts Tagged by Technology

Five Security Settings In iOS 12 You Should Change Right Now

Every time your iPhone or iPad updates, it comes with a slew of security patches to prevent crashes or data theft. Yet, how often do you update your phone? read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Trump Can Message You Directly On FEMA Alert System To Be Tested Next Week

It’s the first nationwide test of a “presidential alert” for emergencies. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The New $1,449 iPhone Won’t Include A Free Headphone Dongle

You’ll now have to pay Apple an extra $9 for the accessory. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Reddit Bans Subreddit Devoted To QAnon Conspiracy Theory

The online platform said that the subreddit posted content that harassed people and incited violence. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Elon Musk A ‘Brilliant Man’ And As Capable As Ever, SpaceX President Says

“Look at the work that Elon’s companies do and focus on that,” Gwynne Shotwell said. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Removes 9 Books By Notorious Rape Apologist ‘Roosh’

Amazon and YouTube both took steps to drop Daryush “Roosh” Valizadeh’s content after HuffPost reached out. But he remains verified on Twitter. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

These 5 Women Are Using Blockchain To Empower Communities

Thea Sommerseth Myhren Thea Sommerseth Myhren is the founder and CEO of Diwala, a blockchain-based skill platform that gives read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Snapchat Under Fire After Map Shows New York Renamed ‘Jewtropolis’

The app uses a third-party platform to power its maps. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Now You Can Help Search For Missing Seattle Hiker Samantha Sayers

A growing army of online volunteers is poring over photos to find any trace of the young woman. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Lyft Announces Half-Price (And Free!) Rides To The Polls For Midterms

The ride-share company is partnering with a bunch of nonprofits to make it happen. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Says It Removed 652 Disinformation Accounts Linked To Russia And Iran

The influence campaigns were taken down ahead of the midterm elections . read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Is Rating Your Credibility If You Flag Content As Fake

Some users who flag content as fake aren’t all that reputable themselves. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

22 States Ask Appeals Court To Reinstate Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

The states argue the FCC action could harm public safety, citing electrical grids as an example. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Google Confirms It Tracks Locations Even After Users Turn Off Location History

Google has changed a help page that erroneously described how its “Location History” setting works. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Twitter Has Finally Taken Action Against Alex Jones, But Only For 7 Days

“@RealAlexJones is now in @Twitter prison!” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Def Con Hackers Easily Bust Into Voting Machines, But Will Tech Companies Listen?

One manufacturer says the exercises are not a useful test of vulnerabilities; hackers disagree. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

How One Woman Is Helping Vulnerable Communities Through Digital Identities

When blockchain technology was first introduced in 2008, it was designed as a secure public database where you could trade read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Twitter Bans Proud Boys’ Accounts Before Unite The Right 2 Rally

The suspensions come days before a Washington demonstration marking a year since the deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Won’t Suspend Alex Jones, Says It’s On Media To ‘Refute’ His Lies

“We know that’s hard for many but the reason is simple: he hasn’t violated our rules,” the social media exec says of the Infowars conspiracy theorist. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Hacktivists From Anonymous Vow To Take Down Conspiracy Theorists QAnon

“We gonna wreck you,” they said of the right-wing network that showed its signs at President Donald Trump’s Florida rally last week. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook, Twitter Are Making The World Worse, Kara Swisher Warns

“They have weaponized civic discourse,” says the veteran Silicon Valley journalist. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Wells Fargo Says Hundreds Lost Homes After Computing ‘Error’

About 400 people faced foreclosure due to the glitch. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Search For Missing Iowa College Student Turns To Fitbit Data

Mollie Tibbetts, 20, hasn’t been seen since her nightly run on July 18. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Internet Giants Are Banning Extremists (Just Not The Ones Targeting Women)

The biggest sites on the internet are letting radical misogynists run wild. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

From Nazis To Incels: How One Tech Company Helps Hate Groups Thrive

Cloudflare refuses to regulate the sadistic content it optimizes and protects online. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Will Remove Fake Content Meant To Incite Violence

Activists have argued for months that Facebook has been used to target ethnic minorities in some countries. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Won’t Remove Holocaust Denial Content

Those users are not “intentionally getting it wrong,” he said. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

EU Hits Google With Record $5 Billion Antitrust Fine

The move could add to a brewing trade war between Brussels and Washington. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Amazon Prime Day 2018 Laptop Deals You Can’t Miss

Prime Day deals on gaming laptops, touchscreen computers and tablets for travel 💻 read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

These Prime Day 2018 Deals On Nintendo Switch Accessories Are No Game

Save on Nintendo Switch games, bundles, accessories and even screen protectors 🎮 read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

‘Closed’ Facebook Group Data Were Visible To Marketers, CNBC Finds

Until recently, anyone could download personally identifiable information from closed Facebook groups. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

5 Inspiring Young Women Who Are Leading The Way In STEM

Cassidy Williams Growing up, Cassidy Williams loved math and engineering. She first discovered coding in middle school when read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Should Be Fined For ‘Contravening’ Law In Cambridge Analytica Leak, UK Watchdog Says

The fine could herald more punitive action against the social media giant. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

New California Privacy Bill Gives Consumer Sweeping Control Over Their Personal Data

Google and other big tech companies opposed the measure, saying it was too burdensome. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Domestic Abusers Are Exploiting Smart Home Devices

The connected household has unintended consequences. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Fundraiser To Reunite Families Separated At Border Brings In Millions

People are outraged by the thousands of immigrant children being split up from their parents. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

To Combat Potholes, Cities Turn To Technology

How cities are finding, fixing and even predicting potholes. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Elon Musk’s Boring Company To Build High-Speed Transit Network In Chicago

The goal? Travel from downtown Chicago to O’Hare Airport in 12 minutes flat. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Apple Wants To Help You And Your Kids Put The iPhone Down

“Apps beg us to use our phone when we should be doing something else.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Self-Driving Uber In Fatal Accident Had 6 Seconds To React Before Crash

The NTSB published a preliminary report on the incident Thursday. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Instagram Is Adding A ‘Mute’ Button For The Sake Of Your Sanity

And no one will know when you use it. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Cambridge Analytica Files For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy After Facebook Privacy Row

The firm at the center of the Facebook data hack made the decision after suffering a sharp drop in business. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Why Isn’t There A Birth Control Emoji?

Two women decided it was time to have one. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Internet’s Most Popular Questions About Meghan Markle, Answered

You brought the Q, we’ve got the A. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Removed More Than 500 Million Fake Accounts In First Quarter Of 2018

Facebook’s first community standards enforcement report shows the company is “trying to be as open as we can,” an executive said. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

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