Tag Archives: yahoo

Google promises it doesn’t read your email without your consent

Your email might not be safe from prying eyes, whether you’re using Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, or Outlook.

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Uber money-saving ride delay feature appears in test

Some Uber users are seeing a new in-app feature that gives them the choice to save money by waiting longer for a ride. A screenshot of the feature has appeared online; in it, we see an advisory stating that “if you’re OK leaving later, we’ll request your ride” at the later, cheaper time slot. Users are presented with both the … Continue reading

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UK privacy watchdog slaps Yahoo with another fine over 2014 hack

Yahoo still isn't done facing the consequences for its handling of a massive 2014 data breach. The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has slapped Yahoo UK Services Ltd with a £250,000 (about $334,300) fine under the country's Data Protecti...

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Alpha Skip Ahead ring gets Xbox Insiders onto the bleeding-edge

Microsoft has announced that certain Xbox Insiders will soon be able to test out even earlier builds than they can now. The company has announced a new “Alpha – Skip Ahead” ring for Xbox Insiders, which essentially splits its current alpha testing ring into two

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Attacker involved in 2014 Yahoo hack gets five years in prison

The hacker-for-hire involved in the 2014 Yahoo security breach that affected 500 million users has been sentenced to five years in prison. Karim Baratov aka Karim Taloverov aka Karim Akehmet Tokbergenov said he didn't know he was working for Russian...

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Google I/O 2018 keynote livestream: How to watch, what to expect

It’s the first day of Google I/O 2018, and if you’re looking for the livestream of the big opening keynote, we’ve got you covered. Each year, Google brings together developers, press, and its own engineers and other employees for a run-down of what’s new and special in the cloud, on Android, in autonomous vehicles, and more. This year, we’re expecting … Continue reading

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Google Flutter ready to be the mobile SDK to rule them all

As lucrative as mobile apps may be, developing them can be a bit of a drain. That’s especially true when you’re trying to target all audiences, including iOS, Android, and maybe even more. In an attempt to get a lead on mobile app development, Google last year introduced Flutter, its cross-platform native mobile app development framework for Android and iOS.

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Pro photo storage site SmugMug buys Flickr

Long before Minecraft exploded from a development tool to a game purchased by Microsoft for billions of dollars, there was Flickr. The photo-sharing started in 2004 based on tools built for a never-released MMO before being purchased by Yahoo (now a...

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Embedding a tweet could violate copyright

If you've ever embedded a tweet on your blog, that could be a copyright violation, according to a New York federal court ruling. Numerous sites, including Time, Yahoo (which is part of Oath, Engadget's parent company), Vox and Breitbart published sto...

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Bitcoin aims for eBay and Wikipedia

News of eBay’s switch from Paypal sent both stocks reeling at the tail end of January 2018 – now there’s word that eBay’s new partner might be their key to Bitcoin.

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