Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Apple and Google boost privacy of virus contact tracing system Apple and Google boost privacy of virus contact tracing system

The technology is to be released early next month, but the data arising from it will only be usable to the HSE and other health authorities - Apple and Google say that they won't have access to it and won't allow anyone else to use it. These peop...

Apple iPhone at risk of hacking through email app Apple iPhone at risk of hacking through email app

Apple is hitting back against a report claiming that a flaw in its iOS email app may have compromised its famously hard-to-hack iPhones for years. Apple has since responded, revealing that it "found no evidence they were used against customers",...

Google Releases Android 11 Developer Preview 3 Google Releases Android 11 Developer Preview 3

Further, as per the timeline provided by Google , Android 11 Beta releases will begin next month, i.e. May. In Android 11, users can resize the Picture-in-picture (PiP) floating window. Google plans on implementing "an integrated experience for ...

Nintendo hacked: About 160,000 accounts have personal information exposed

On a new support page , the company says IDs and passwords have been "obtained illegally by some means other than our service" to log in to Nintendo Accounts using Nintendo Network IDs (NNID), and reveals that this has been happening since the be...

Snap surges on earnings revenue beat and Q1 user gains Snap surges on earnings revenue beat and Q1 user gains

Adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization was $42 million compared with an $81 million loss in first quarter of 2019. The company said Tuesday that communication with friends increased more than 30% in the last week of M...

LG Velvet smartphone coming May 7th LG Velvet smartphone coming May 7th

In the promotional videos shared by LG, it was stated that the new phone will come with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 765 5G processor and will be introduced on May 7. For now we have to wait to hear what is being planned for the LG Velvet . It also spo...

AT&T names John Stankey CEO as Randall Stephenson retires AT&T names John Stankey CEO as Randall Stephenson retires

John Stankey, former CEO of WarnerMedia, is seen at the WarnerMedia Upfront event in New York City, New York, U.S., on May 15, 2019. "Hopefully replacement will be much better!" he tweeted . Stankey had been promoted to COO of AT&T last fall, puttin...

Google and Apple team up to support coronavirus contact tracing Google and Apple team up to support coronavirus contact tracing

Their goal is to offer app developers the tools necessary to create an effective app with cross-platform capabilities. Aside from implementing COVID-19 testing on a massive scale and implementing social distancing, contact tracing has become es...

Department of Labor launches new unemployment application for contractors, self-employed Department of Labor launches new unemployment application for contractors, self-employed

Meanwhile, the NY state Department of Labor on Monday announced the launch of a new application for New Yorkers to apply for traditional unemployment insurance or the new COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. Please note that, initially, the s...

Over 102000 New Unemployment Claims For the Week in IL Over 102000 New Unemployment Claims For the Week in IL

Labor officials reported another wave of surging new unemployment claims Thursday, bringing the total in MA over the past five weeks to more than 650,000, largely ex-workers whose employers are in forced shutdowns. One misconception is that weekly cl...

Verizon pulls 2020 revenue view as lockdowns result in wireless subscriber loss Verizon pulls 2020 revenue view as lockdowns result in wireless subscriber loss

Verizon participates in the Keep Americans Connected pledge, waives late fees, and does not cancel customer service during the pandemic. Verizon is in a race with AT&T and T-Mobile US Inc.to capture the first customers looking for super-fast 5G mo...

Epic Games finally puts up Fortnite in Google Play Store Epic Games finally puts up Fortnite in Google Play Store

It ( Google ) warns users of potential security issues, though there may be none, along with blocking the application installations from outside sources other than Play Store . Fortnite is Available On the Play Store - Here's how to install it!...

Texans get permission to use SNAP for online grocery shopping Texans get permission to use SNAP for online grocery shopping

The increase in benefits is aimed to increase food security during the coronavirus national emergency. "By allowing SNAP recipients to purchase groceries online throughout the COVID-19 response, we are removing barriers to healthy and nutritiou...

OnePlus Investigating Green Tint Issues on OnePlus 8 Pro OnePlus Investigating Green Tint Issues on OnePlus 8 Pro

Granted, its one of those cases where a display acts odd under a specific set of conditions, but it isnt one worth overlooking. Thus, it will likely not get fixed through a simple software patch, but the issues regarding crushed/clipped blacks can be...

Latest ISDH report shows over 600 new COVID-19 cases Latest ISDH report shows over 600 new COVID-19 cases

Those who agree will have a nasal swab done to test for active COVID-19 infection and have blood drawn for antibody testing. If you are selected, they ask that you seriously consider participating. Kris Box says the study, over the course of several ...

'Give me my money back': Cuomo rips McConnell's bankruptcy suggestion 'Give me my money back': Cuomo rips McConnell's bankruptcy suggestion

Hogan argued that the federal government has a responsibility to help states respond to the crisis by paying to keep core government services in tact. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks to media at the Capitol in Washington on Febr...

New York City to distribute 500000 free halal meals during Ramadan New York City to distribute 500000 free halal meals during Ramadan

That's a serious decline", the mayor said during his daily City Hall press briefing of the plunge in the hospitalization statistics. De Blasio said that he estimates that about 2 million people in the city's population of 8.6 million are "food inse...

Skype Now Supports Custom Background Images

Support for the custom backgrounds extends across Skype on Windows, Mac , and Linux. People started using custom backgrounds in clever new ways, and it was all quite amusing. As Neowin notes , the new feature does not seem to be available on Sk...

WhatsApp may display personalized ads using your Facebook data WhatsApp may display personalized ads using your Facebook data

The ads will be appear in WhatsApp's statuses, which is like Facebook and Instagram's story feature. The tech giant - which is now under investigation from EU Antitrust Regulators for how it handles its users' data - is redirecting its efforts in...

Watch Jojo Siwa remove his arc signature to reveal her natural hair

Ahead of her Australian tour, JoJo Siwa walked fans through her enormous California mansion, complete with a Lego mural and a room dedicated entirely to her own merchandise. Jojo chose to reveal this side of after asking her almost 19 million foll...

Google's data centers will process some tasks when clean energy is abundant Google's data centers will process some tasks when clean energy is abundant

Google said that by shifting the timing of non-urgent compute tasks, such as creating new filters for Google Photos, processing videos in YouTube and adding new words to Google Translate, it can significantly reduce its carbon footprint. In 2018 Goog...

'Hey Google' may soon be here for their smart home devices 'Hey Google' may soon be here for their smart home devices

The landscape has now, of course, shifted, with various assistants including the Google Assistant offering users the easy ability to opt out of sharing these recordings, or in Apple's case requiring them to opt into the programme in the first place.

Food stamp benefits increase as COVID-19 outbreak continues

The spike in enrollment cost the program an additional $2 billion. "These are unprecedented times for American families who are facing joblessness and hunger", Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said. States could request to provide an emergency al...

No iPhone SE Plus this year, 2021 more likely

Previously, he said it would launch in the first half of next year, though, of course, he's now pushed that back and claimed: "Apple will likely postpone the new model". We don't yet know anything about the price, but we suspect the Plus variant be r...

Michael Jordan to Donate ‘The Last Dance’ Proceeds to Charity Michael Jordan to Donate ‘The Last Dance’ Proceeds to Charity

ESPN's "Final Dance", co-produced with Netflix, debuted this previous Sunday (April 19) on ESPN networks and on Netflix exterior the U.S. The 10-episode sequence will run for 5 weeks on ESPN and Netflix internationally, via Could 17, earlier than it ...

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