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Senior Facebook executive says it would favor regulation
/ from June 24, 2019
LONDON -- A senior Facebook executive said the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet.Nick Clegg, the former leader of the UK Liberal Democrat party who now heads global affairs for Facebook, said it is not "for private companies" ...
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp back up after massive outage
/ from April 15, 2019
FACEBOOK, Instagram and WhatsApp were temporarily down early Sunday.All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were affected by the outage.Downdetector.com, a site that monitors site outages, shows Facebook had been down since 6:30 a.m. EST in much of the world, with thousands of reported outages concentrated in the northeastern ...
China accuses US of 'double standard' over Huawei claims
/ from March 4, 2019
BEIJING -- A Chinese government spokesman took issue Monday with US claims that telecoms giant Huawei Technologies poses a threat to other countries' information security because of Chinese laws.The comments by spokesman Zhang Yesui ahead of the annual session of China's rubber-stamp parliament followed news that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, ...
UK lawmakers slam Facebook, recommend stiffer regulation
/ from February 18, 2019
NEW YORK -- British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that accused Facebook of intentionally violating privacy and anti-competition laws in the UK, and called for greater oversight of social media companies.The report on fake news and disinformation on social media sites followed an 18-month investigation. The parliamentary committee that ...
Apple to fix FaceTime bug that allows eavesdropping
/ from January 30, 2019
APPLE has disabled a group-chat function in FaceTime after users said a software bug could let callers activate another person's microphone remotely.With the bug, a FaceTime user calling another iPhone, iPad or Mac computer could hear audio — even if the receiver did not accept the call. The bug is ...
Apple admits iPhone demand 'waning'
/ from January 3, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple acknowledged that demand for iPhones is waning, confirming investor fears that the company's most profitable product has lost some of its luster.The reckoning came in a letter from Apple CEO Tim Cook to the company's shareholders released after the stock market closed Wednesday.Cook said Apple's revenue ...
Internet traffic hijack disrupts Google services
/ from November 13, 2018
AN INTERNET traffic diversion rerouted data through Russia and China and disrupted Google services on Monday, including search, cloud-hosting services and its bundle of collaboration tools for businesses.Service interruptions lasted for nearly one and a half hours and ended about 5:30 p.m. EST., network service companies said. In addition to ...
Chinese 'gait recognition' technology IDs people by how they walk
/ from November 6, 2018
BEIJING -- Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: "gait recognition" software that uses people's body shapes and how they walk to identify them, even when their faces are hidden from cameras.Already used by police on the streets of Beijing and Shanghai, "gait recognition" is part of a ...
Melinda Gates speaks on smoothing the shift to digital age
/ from October 19, 2018
NUSA DUA, Indonesia -- Instead of destroying jobs and leaving legions of people without work, the digital revolution can open doors to unseen opportunities and industries, but only if everyone has access to the internet and the ability to use it, Melinda Gates said in a recent interview with The ...
How to check what Facebook hackers accessed in your account
/ from October 18, 2018
NEW YORK -- Could hackers have been able to see the last person you cyberstalked, or that party photo you were tagged in? According to Facebook, the unfortunate answer is "yes."On October 13, the social network said fewer users were affected in a security breach it disclosed two weeks ago ...