On the evening of March 13, 2018, the Democrats on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence emerged, grim-faced, from the committee's secure spaces in the basement of the U.S. Capitol for what was expected to be a uniquely somber press gaggle. Seven of them spoke about the damage they believed the Republican majority had done to the reputation of the committee, the … [Read more...] about House Intel: Post-midterms, how much can the committee change?
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WHATSAPP will soon begin showing its users adverts on the Status section of its app, with the change expected to be implemented early next year. It's not known what kind of data will be used to target ads at the app's users, but critics are now suggesting that their introduction could undermine the privacy and security enjoyed by WhatsApp users. WhatsApp added its Status … [Read more...] about WhatsApp’s plans to show ads in Status updates will put YOUR privacy at risk, warn critics
More than 50 companies representing over $2.4 trillion in annual revenue took a stand Thursday for legal protections for transgender people following a report that the Trump administration is considering limiting the definition of gender to birth anatomy. Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google are among the companies spanning tech, consumer products and financial services that … [Read more...] about Apple, Amazon and Over 50 Others Oppose Trump Administration’s Gender Definition Changes
After a year of rumors and the departure of both co-founders, WhatsApp is officially getting ads. Vice-president Chris Daniels confirmed to Outlook India today that the days of an ad-free platform are numbered: "We are going to be putting ads in 'Status.' That is going to be [the] primary monetisation mode for the company as well as an opportunity for businesses to reach people … [Read more...] about WhatsApp exec confirms the inevitable, says ads are coming to the app’s ‘Status’ section
Avery Hartmans, provided by Published 1:51 pm PDT, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Apple unveiled a new iPad Pro at its event in Brooklyn on Tuesday — and a new Apple Pencil stylus to go with it. The new devices fix the worst thing about the previous-generation products: the way the Pencil charged. Now, the Pencil charges … [Read more...] about Apple is changing the worst thing about the Apple Pencil — and the fix makes it way better (AAPL)