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  • Mark Zuckerberg Brings Apology Tour to Congress

    Mark Zuckerberg Brings Apology Tour to Congress

    In prepared remarks released by a House committee, Zuckerberg said the company has notified all users affected in the scandal. Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg swapped his trademark T-shirt and jeans for a dark suit and a purple tie on Monday as he met USA lawmakers to apologize for the social network's misuse of its members' data and to head off possible regulation.

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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook Criticizes Facebook's Approach to Privacy

    Apple CEO Tim Cook Criticizes Facebook's Approach to Privacy

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has criticized Facebook's business model saying that the company should have regulated itself long back but it's too late for that now. "I'm not making fun of it!", replied Cook. The reason, according to the 57-year-old exec, is because Apple's business is fundamentally different from the ad-driven juggernaut built by the social network.

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  • Next Pokemon Go Update Will Add Quests and Feature Mew

    Next Pokemon Go Update Will Add Quests and Feature Mew

    I've someone managed to keep playing Pokemon Go despite its simplicity, but this sounds like a great addition to the title. Players can collect Field Research tasks by spinning PokeStops . Niantic says there's no cap on the amount of research players can do each day, so hardcore players can keep on researching for as long as they like. The Research tasks will be added on March 30th.

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  • New Sonic Racing Game Teased at Sonic the Hedgehog SXSW Panel

    New Sonic Racing Game Teased at Sonic the Hedgehog SXSW Panel

    At the end of today's Sonic the Hedgehog panel at South by Southwest, Sega teased what appears to be a new Sonic racing game. Five episodes are coming this year, and you can see a peek below. All of this comes packaged in a holographic case along with a 32-page art book and more. Both debuted in the 1993 isometric arcade spin-off, SegaSonic the Hedgehog , and most recently had a cameo in Sonic Generations.

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  • Spotify Sets April Date to Begin Public Trading

    Spotify Sets April Date to Begin Public Trading

    The company's SVP offered up some insight into the health of its music streaming service . The streaming music market in the country is dominated by players like Apple Music, Google Play, Deezer and Simfy Africa. Ek portrayed Spotify as an underdog not tied to a major technology company, and that its strategy is to be a ubiquitous music service across phones, smart speakers, and desktops from various makers.

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  • Based uBreakiFix gets authorization to fix Samsung products

    Based uBreakiFix gets authorization to fix Samsung products

    If there's no outlet near you, don't worry because roughly 200 more uBreakiFix locations will start offering Samsung-authorized repairs by early 2019. This is great advertisement from Samsung, since flawless customer support is one of the main reasons iPhone users choose to be loyal to the Apple brand.

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  • Google is promoting Android Wear with new name and logo

    Google is promoting Android Wear with new name and logo

    Google has not confirmed the name change, and therefore has not provided an explanation for the speculated move. In version 12.5, which is the latest beta, you can see changes to both the name and logo. Google is known for bringing in design customizations and UI changes in Android and its other native apps. Android wear was launched at Google I/O conference back in March 2014.

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  • Apple's WWDC 2018 kicks off June 4

    Apple's WWDC 2018 kicks off June 4

    The conference will be held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Registration for the ticket lottery is open now and ends March 22nd. The specifics of updates to either platform aren't known at the moment, but we'll find out more when Apple tells all this May. Also up for grabs will be around 350 WWDC Student Scholarships providing students and members of all STEM organisations an opportunity to earn a free ticket to WWDC.

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  • How-To: Install the Android P Pixel Launcher on Android 8.0+ Devices

    How-To: Install the Android P Pixel Launcher on Android 8.0+ Devices

    That means that if Google is planning a fifth developer preview for late July, we could see the final Android P release sometime in August or September. Those without a Pixel device can use the Android emulator to test their Android apps. Additionally, messaging apps can now show images in notifications, save replies as drafts when the notification is closed, and use suggested replies like the full messaging app.

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  • Diablo could be coming to Nintendo Switch

    Diablo could be coming to Nintendo Switch

    Still, that isn't to say that a Diablo game won't make its way to the Switch at some point. Midway through the week, Blizzard's official Twitter shared a very weird video of a Diablo-themed nightlight. It would seem that Blizzard isn't quite done with the Diablo 3 console ports. This may well be a video of a night light, but its generated a lot of hype with the assumption being that Diablo III will be coming to the Nintendo Switch .

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  • Apple reportedly working on its biggest iPhone ever - iPhone X Plus?

    Apple reportedly working on its biggest iPhone ever - iPhone X Plus?

    Bloomberg says Apple is considering a dual-SIM card feature for the 6.5-inch model, but could also wait for E-SIM technology, as now used in iPad cellular models and Apple Watch LTE models, which do not require a physical SIM card. Apple had reportedly meant to release a gold coloured iPhone X, however had to abandoned plans due to "production problems", however Apple now is ready to bring the new color back with the launch of the " iPhone X Plus ".

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  • Met Éireann warn of 'exceptionally cold weather' next week

    Disruptive snow showers are also expected from next Tuesday onwards, particularly in the east and southeast. The weather warning is one of the longest ever issued, spanning from today until next Friday, 2 March. Saturday night will be dry with good clear spells and easterly winds. The bright and sunny spell of weather will continue into next week, but temperatures of -5 degrees are forecast in parts by Tuesday.

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  • Fortnite's new Battle Pass launches soon, here's what to expect

    Fortnite's new Battle Pass launches soon, here's what to expect

    Season 3 ditches the medieval skins of the Red and Black Knights from Season 2 and instead launches us into space for the upcoming season. Fortnite's Battle Passes function in a similar way to Dota 2's, in that they offer a large chunk of cosmetic items that players can earn only during the season.

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  • Google Pay has arrived but sans peer-to-peer payments feature

    Google Pay has arrived but sans peer-to-peer payments feature

    As you'd expect, this new update keeps all of Android Pay's best features, including a security feature which uses a different card number from your actual card when shopping in stores. In a note to longtime Android Pay users, Google noted the features they enjoy will not disappear under the Google Pay brand. Google Pay , however, will offer a bit more functionality and organize things a little differently.

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  • FBI Investigates YouTube Comment Possibly Linked To Florida Shooter

    FBI Investigates YouTube Comment Possibly Linked To Florida Shooter

    MS resident Ben Bennight says on September 24, 2017, someone with the same name as the suspected school shooter, Nikolas Cruz , posted an alarming comment on Bennight's YouTube channel. Bennight told Pegues he spoke with the FBI Wednesday night again for about 20 minutes. Bennight told Buzzfeed that the agents asked him if he knew Cruz, but he did not.

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  • Cryptocurrency hackers target United Kingdom government websites

    Cryptocurrency hackers target United Kingdom government websites

    Security researcher Scott Helme said thousands of websites including many government ones, were infected . The hijacking script uses Coinhive , a popular mining script itself is not meant to be malicious-at least according to its creators-but has gained a reputation for being used in these types of attacks, often referred to as cryptojacking .

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  • Two small asteroids safely pass Earth this week

    Two small asteroids safely pass Earth this week

    According to NASA , it will make its closest approach to Earth at 10:30 p.m. GMT (5:30 p.m. EST) today. Both asteroids were discovered February 4 by the Catalina Sky Survey, a NASA-funded group based in Tucson, Ariz. During the 2013 Chelyabinsk event, 1500 people were injured and 7300 buildings damaged by the intense overpressure generated by the shockwave at Earth's surface.

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