Technology

Amazon’s Alexa had serious privacy flaws, researchers say

Flaws in Amazon’s Alexa were serious enough that a user “in just one-click” could have handed over their voice history,…

Travel startups cry foul over what Google’s doing with their data – TechCrunch

As the antitrust drumbeat continues to pound on tech giants, with Reuters reporting comments today from the US Justice Department…

At 25, Internet Explorer’s legacy has never been more relevant

In the early ‘90s, Netscape ruled the world with Navigator, an internet browser that was easy and accessible, empowering folks…

President Trump targeted in videos from Chinese network of fake accounts, as Big Tech battles back

Following President Trump’s increasingly hard-line stance on China, numerous fake Chinese accounts have taken shots at the president over a…

Fortnite for Android just got axed from the Google Play Store too – TechCrunch

After Epic Games picked a fight with Apple over the sizable chunk of fees the company takes on transactions in…

Daimler settles its emissions scandal lawsuit for nearly $3 billion

Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler will pay close to $3 billion to settle the US fallout from its diesel emissions scandal. The…

Air Force general describes ‘information war every day’ with Russians

“It was information warfare every day.” That is how the Commander of Operation Inherent Resolve against ISIS described his force’s…

Despite a difficult Q2 2020, Lyft and Uber reiterate profit promises – TechCrunch

Lyft is sticking to its previous target to hit quarterly adjusted profitability by the fourth period of 2021, a milestone…

Perfect Play won’t make me a pro soccer player, but it might help you

It’s an iOS app (the Android version is coming later) that runs you through the drills used by football clubs…

North Korea’s ‘Cold Noodle Fan’ Twitter account temporarily restricted

A North Korea state-backed English-language Twitter account was temporarily restricted Wednesday, with only a vague explanation given for the move.…