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Huawei says its Hongmeng OS isn’t an Android replacement after all

Friday  10:45,   19 july 2019
theverge

It’s still unclear what Huawei would do without... >>>

Some FaceApp privacy concerns may be overblown

Friday  07:30,   19 july 2019
cbsnews

FaceApp surged in popularity as millions of users transformed their faces to look older in the image-processing app. The Russian-owned app raised national security and data-privacy concerns after reports that it can download images off users' camera >>>

Instagram has new rules for removing accounts

Thursday  20:51,   18 july 2019
cnet

Instagram will take down your account if you have a number of violations within a window of time. Currently, Instagram takes down accounts that have a certain percentage of content that violates its rules. An Instagram spokeswoman said it isn't... >>>

Slack Resetting Thousands of User Passwords After Learning 2015 Breach Was Worse Than Previously Known

Thursday  20:51,   18 july 2019
gizmodo

Slack is resetting roughly 100,000 user passwords for accounts that were active in 2015. The company has only recently learned that an old security breach from four years ago was perhaps worse than previously thought.... >>>

iOS 13: Here are the new security and privacy features you might've missed

Thursday  20:51,   18 july 2019
techcrunch

In just a few weeks Apple's new iOS 13, the thirteenth major iteration of its popular iPhone software, will be out — along with new iPhones and a new iPad version, the aptly named iPadOS. We've taken iOS 13 for a spin over the past few weeks — with... >>>

Instagrammers warned against swimming in turquoise lake -- that's actually a toxic water-filled quarry

Thursday  19:30,   18 july 2019
cnn

Instagrammers have been warned not to dive into an idyllic-looking, turquoise lake in northern Spain, because its toxic waters could lead to health issues . require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

FaceApp's privacy concerns: How the app compares to Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat terms

Thursday  19:15,   18 july 2019
usatoday

A new wave of interest has made FaceApp the top free entry in the Apple and Google app stores. It has also lead to privacy... >>>

Scientists propose dumping 7,400 gigatons of 'artificial snow' on Antarctica

Thursday  17:30,   18 july 2019
cnet

A radical, costly geoengineering experiment suggests a new way to stop Antarctica's ice sheets from melting... >>>

Top Democrat urges FBI to investigate "troubling" FaceApp

Thursday  16:21,   18 july 2019
cbsnews

Schumer suggested that the Russian-developed app could be the latest wave of Russia's counterintelligence campaign against the U.S. The nation's top intelligence officials previously confirmed Russia would continue to seek to sow dissension after... >>>

You downloaded FaceApp. Here’s what you’ve just done to your privacy.

Thursday  09:20,   18 july 2019
washingtonpost

5 questions we all should have asked before we downloaded the latest viral app that ages your... >>>

No, FaceApp Isn’t Sending Your Whole Camera Roll To Putin's Russia

Thursday  09:05,   18 july 2019
thedailybeast

 FaceApp’s customer service has been overwhelmed by users requesting the company delete their... >>>

Why emoji are — finally — becoming more diverse

Thursday  05:55,   18 july 2019
washingtonpost

Some new emojis for Apple and Android users - including a wheelchair user, people with walking sticks and a hearing aid - have been... >>>

Chuck Schumer Calls for FBI to Investigate FaceApp Amid Surge in Popularity

Thursday  04:30,   18 july 2019
time

FaceApp has become recently popular as many share photos of themselves looking decades older , thanks to an editing tool that can show a picture of what a person might look like 20 or more years in the future. The app, which first emerged in 2017... >>>

Twitter officially launches its 'Hide Replies' feature, initially to users in Canada

Thursday  01:00,   18 july 2019
techcrunch

Twitter today is beginning its test of a radical and controversial change to its service with the launch of a new "Hide Replies" feature. Effectively, this option gives users the ability to wrestle back control over a conversation they've started,... >>>

Microsoft will give away software to guard U.S. voting machines

Thursday  00:45,   18 july 2019
nbcnews

The tech giant says it has tracked more than 700 cyberattacks by foreign adversaries against U.S. political organizations so far this election cycle. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>