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31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog

A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog

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Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health...
21:45 2019-05-22

China's TikTok to store Russian users' data locally: watchdog The Chinese video app TikTok will store Russian users' data locally to comply with Russian law, the communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Mond...
00:15 2019-07-16

Huawei’s EMUI 9 sees over 80 million users with more users expected Huawei’s Emotion UI, or EMUI as it's more commonly known, has come a long way over the years. EMUI 9 did away with a lot of the clunkines...
12:45 2019-06-13

U.S. and Iran to clash at U.N. nuclear watchdog The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nucl...
12:30 2019-07-10

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640 million photographs A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots — that can ...
19:45 2019-06-05

Second Ave. subway escalators are already breaking down: MTA watchdog The escalators at the MTA’s newest subway stations are going down! Transit officials have struggled to keep the 32 escalators at 72nd Street, 8...
23:45 2019-07-15

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegat...
03:45 2019-07-19

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog ha...
17:45 2019-05-24

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchd...
18:00 2019-08-07

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavi...
01:45 2019-06-19

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Philip Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its col...
04:45 2019-06-01

Financial Watchdog Shifts From Enforcer to Educator A federal regulator set up after the financial crisis to be a watchdog over the financial industry is shifting its mission from enforcement to consum...
16:01 2019-07-12

UK watchdog warns of perils of unregulated cryptocurrencies Britain's markets watchdog said on Wednesday that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value and offer consumers few protections, but...
20:30 2019-07-31

Student Loan Watchdog Job Given to an Industry Executive The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new student loan ombudsman is a former compliance official at a loan servicer that government auditors hav...
01:15 2019-08-17

FDNY discriminated against Marine with PTSD: watchdog The FDNY discriminated against a former US Marine because he has post-traumatic stress disorder, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled We...
04:45 2019-06-20

The Latest: Watchdog assails Egypt over Morsi mistreatment The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi's dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 8...
10:15 2019-06-18

French minister backpedals after stir over journalist watchdog A French minister was forced to backpedal on Thursday after he suggested creating a journalist watchdog to sanction media outlets that spread false i...
19:30 2019-06-27

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies aged 72 U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday, the day he had been expected to announce he...
15:45 2019-07-22

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in ...
07:30 2019-08-08

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela un...
01:00 2019-07-09

UK watchdog says all top accountants fail audit quality test All of Britain's leading accounting firms have failed to hit quality targets set by their regulator for auditing company books for the second year in...
17:30 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-ECB hires ex-Goldman Sachs banker as watchdog The European Central Bank has hired Elizabeth McCaul, a former Goldman Sachs banker who later led an audit of the Vatican's scandal-ridden bank, as o...
20:00 2019-07-11

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers from early 2020 due to what it con...
13:15 2019-07-03

UK energy watchdog demands answers after major power cut Outage caused travel chaos and cut electricity to almost 1m people in England and WalesThe energy watchdog, Ofgem, is demanding answers from the Nati...
21:00 2019-08-10

"Doing Best To Wipe Out Terrorism": Pak Army Chief After Watchdog Warning Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the country is using all available sources to eliminate terrorism from its soil and is ...
12:30 2019-06-23

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from...
18:45 2019-05-31

UN atomic watchdog raises questions of Iran’s centrifuge use U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, but reports its st...
22:30 2019-05-31

Money-laundering watchdog unveils crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on...
19:30 2019-06-21

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an i...
15:30 2019-06-01

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A maritime watchdog says Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs have raided two fishing boats and abducted 10 crew members in...
10:45 2019-06-18

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra Britain's data protection watchdog said on Monday that it had joined with its counterparts from around the world in calling for more openness about F...
19:15 2019-08-05

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over ...
19:00 2019-08-08

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their...
12:30 2019-07-10

Swiss watchdog fines car leasing companies $30 mln for collusion Swiss competition watchdog WEKO has fined eight car leasing companies a total of 30 million Swiss francs ($30.4 million) for swapping information on ...
10:15 2019-07-11

U.N. nuclear watchdog's board to meet on Iran at request of U.S The United States has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. atomic watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the...
19:15 2019-07-05

UK government warned by watchdog of no-deal Brexit recession The UK government has been warned of a recession in the absence of a Brexit deal with the EU. Lawmakers have voted to block the path of any future Co...
18:45 2019-07-18

No-deal Brexit would plunge UK into recession, watchdog warns A no-deal Brexit will plunge the UK economy into recession and could leave a £30bn black hole in public finances, according to the Office for Bu...
16:45 2019-07-18

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in part...
10:30 2019-06-14

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief Yukiya Amano Dies U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday in a note to member states obtained b...
10:15 2019-07-22

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulato...
16:15 2019-07-17

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior England's charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a "culture of poor behavior," in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving wo...
19:45 2019-06-11

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws eye of UN watchdog The United Nations’ human rights chief is urging Venezuelan authorities to do a transparent investigate into the death of a navy captain, whose showe...
03:15 2019-07-02

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkar...
14:37 2019-05-21

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been lau...
19:00 2019-05-28

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – li...
16:00 2019-06-14

Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Attracts U.K. Watchdog's Attention Britain’s competition regulator is considering investigating Amazon’s investment in food-delivery startup Deliveroo, as global regulators scrutinize ...
11:30 2019-07-05

Amazon's investment in Deliveroo scrutinized by UK competition watchdog The U.K.'s competition authority issued an initial enforcement order Friday asking Amazon to pause its investment into food delivery start-up De...
11:30 2019-07-05

UK may be entering a full-blown recession, budget watchdog says Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country's budget deficit next year, the watchdo...
23:45 2019-07-18

Watchdog demands answers as power cut causes chaos across Britain Energy regulators on Saturday demanded an urgent report from the operator of Britain's electricity grid into what caused a power cut that led to chao...
14:00 2019-08-10

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps...
16:45 2019-05-31

Italy's watchdog says single network controlled by TIM would be 'backward step' A single network entity controlled by Italy's former monopoly phone group Telecom Italia (TIM) would be a "backward step", the country's communicati...
19:45 2019-07-19

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international wa...
05:30 2019-05-31

Yukiya Amano, Head of the I.A.E.A. Nuclear Watchdog Group, Dies at 72 Mr. Amano led the agency for nearly a decade, including a critical period during which it monitored Iran’s nuclear activities under a deal signed in ...
12:45 2019-07-22

Iran Has Accelerated Enriched Uranium Production, Says Nuclear Watchdog Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departin...
23:45 2019-06-11

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on T...
09:45 2019-07-16

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federa...
21:15 2019-07-15

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's...
21:15 2019-06-05

Kellyanne Conway should be removed from office, says federal watchdog – live Office of Special Counsel recommends White House aide be removed due to violations of Hatch Act, which requires certain activities be nonpartisanSign...
21:45 2019-06-13

Amazon in deal with German watchdog to overhaul marketplace terms Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, taking action to appease r...
10:15 2019-07-17

Australian financial watchdog proposes tighter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential watchdog has proposed tighter terms for executive pay at the country's financial firms, after a public inquiry last year blame...
03:00 2019-07-23

English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog Natural England chair bemoans budget cuts that have left conservation body ‘massively depleted’The reserves and protected places that are the “jewels...
20:00 2019-06-14

CBP rebuked by watchdog, whistleblowers for 'failure' to collect DNA from migrant detainees EXCLUSIVE: A top government watchdog has joined whistleblowers in rebuking U.S. Customs and Border Protection for allegedly failing to collect DNA fr...
04:30 2019-07-23

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to...
14:30 2019-06-16

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a...
15:45 2019-07-11

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to i...
05:15 2019-06-08

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's fu...
22:45 2019-05-21

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrow...
03:45 2019-06-01

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
18:15 2019-07-10

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician du...
04:00 2019-07-12

US To Pressure Iran Over Nuclear Deal Breach At UN Watchdog Meeting The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nucl...
16:45 2019-07-10

MTA watchdog to launch probe into troubled homeless-outreach contractors The MTA’s inspector general has launched a full-scale investigation into a homeless-outreach non-profit contracted by the agency — after a pair...
09:45 2019-07-24

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Washington-based Crew says tweet about her father’s re-election bid breaks rule that limits political activity by federal workersIvanka Trump has bee...
02:45 2019-06-21

Russian anti-monopoly watchdog announces Apple investigation Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant market position...
02:30 2019-08-09

Love Island episode with 700 complaints cleared by TV watchdog Ofcom A Love Island episode which sparked more than 700 complaints of alleged sexual harassment will not be investigated by Ofcom, the watchdog has confirm...
20:30 2019-07-08

Withdrawal of US troops in Syria strengthened ISIS resurgence, DOD watchdog says Syrian forces backed by the United States are struggling to contain ISIS following President Donald Trump's partial withdrawal of U.S. troops fr...
16:30 2019-08-08

UK's competition watchdog asks Amazon and Deliveroo to pause integration Britain's competition watchdog served Amazon and Deliveroo an initial enforcement order in a bid to pause the e-commerce giant's stake purchase in th...
09:45 2019-07-05

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in p...
22:01 2019-07-04

ISIS is 'resurgent' in Syria and 'consolidating' in Iraq: Watchdog report The lead inspector general for Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S.-led campaign in Iraq and Syria combating ISIS, said in a report Tuesday that the ...
17:00 2019-08-07

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over ...
23:15 2019-05-21

Trudeau Violated Ethics Law in SNC-Lavalin Case, Watchdog Finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was found to have broken the law in how he and his staff handled the corruption case of a major engineering f...
18:45 2019-08-14

Justin Trudeau violated law by urging that case be dropped – watchdog Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics ...
03:45 2019-08-15

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regula...
13:45 2019-05-29

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchd...
01:00 2019-07-03

Aviation Watchdog Suspends Flying Licences Of 2 SpiceJet Pilots Cracking the whip against violations, aviation watchdog DGCA on Wednesday suspended licences of two more SpiceJet pilots after their aircraft oversho...
03:01 2019-08-01

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning...
15:30 2019-05-21

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds (...
05:00 2019-07-10

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on...
21:45 2019-06-21

Government Watchdog Finds Squalid Conditions in Border Centers A Department of Homeland Security inspector general’s report detailed overcrowding and children without showers or hot meals, and lawmakers demanded ...
03:30 2019-07-03

Aviation Watchdog Sends Notice To SpiceJet Executives Over Landing Issues Four senior executives of SpiceJet were issued show cause notices by DGCA on Thursday after a special audit team of the aviation regulator, which pro...
01:15 2019-07-05

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet...
04:00 2019-07-12

Russian watchdog asks Instagram to explain reported data leak: RIA Russia's state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has formally asked Instagram to explain reports of a big data leak on the social network last mon...
19:30 2019-06-06

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agat...
22:30 2019-05-22

Top Canada ethics watchdog says PM Trudeau contravened conflict of interest rules Canada's top ethics watchdog on Wednesday ruled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his officials had contravened conflict of interest rules by trying ...
19:45 2019-08-14

Rotten food, mouldy bathrooms found at ICE detention facilities: Watchdog The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog says rotting food, mouldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detentio...
05:15 2019-06-07

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Androi...
17:30 2019-06-28

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly viola...
19:45 2019-06-13

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens o...
15:45 2019-05-21

U.N. watchdog confirms Iran has breached nuclear deal stockpile limit Iranian news agencies quoted the foreign minister as saying Iran has surpassed a 300-kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium allowed under the accord....
18:15 2019-07-01

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete w...
20:30 2019-07-03

Investment watchdog working to protect elderly Canadians from financial exploitation The Canadian Association for Retired Persons that about one-in-five older Canadians are subject to elder financial abuse and notes that dementia may ...
20:45 2019-06-30

Exclusive: Google appears to have leveraged Android dominance - India watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its A...
01:15 2019-06-29

French health watchdog recommends ending reimbursement for homeopathic drugs France's health watchdog on Friday recommended that social security stop reimbursing patients for homeopathic drugs, citing insufficient effectivenes...
00:30 2019-06-29

Wall Street watchdog to boost transparency about using 'cooperation' for penalty reductions Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog on Thursday said it plans to be more transparent about its process for determining when a securities brokerage...
20:15 2019-07-11

Australian watchdog says Uber Eats will amend 'unfair' contract terms Australia's competition watchdog said Uber Technologies Inc's food delivery service Uber Eats will amend its contract terms to accept more accountabi...
11:45 2019-07-17

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack...
18:45 2019-05-23

Swiss data watchdog awaits details on Facebook crypto plan Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said o...
08:00 2019-07-24

Watchdog can’t review White House security clearances unless Trump asks ​The watchdog of the US intelligence community said he can’t act on a request from Democratic senators to look into the White House giving secu...
22:30 2019-08-01

Media watchdog reveals secret Saudi mission for journalists' release Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders said it was only confirming the "unprecedented" mission after Saudi Arabia refused to release 30 jailed...
22:30 2019-07-10

Justice Dept. Watchdog Is Preparing to Deliver Verdict on the Russia Investigation Investigators for the inspector general recently interviewed Christopher Steele, the former British spy, as they try to determine whether the F.B.I. ...
23:00 2019-07-09

U.N. Atomic Watchdog Reports Iran’s Stockpiles of Low-Enriched Uranium are Growing (VIENNA) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday that Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powe...
23:30 2019-05-31

Japan's financial watchdog orders Nomura to improve business after leak Japan's financial watchdog on Tuesday ordered Nomura Holdings to improve its business practices after the country's biggest brokerage admitted an emp...
13:30 2019-05-28

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, T...
22:30 2019-05-31

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminat...
15:15 2019-05-28

Watchdog calls on EU to save sea migrants as bloc emphasizes control of borders A European rights watchdog said on Tuesday that the European Union was violating international law with its increasingly restrictive stance on migrat...
11:30 2019-06-18

Global Media Watchdog Slam Pak For "Brazen Censorship" Of News Channels A global media watchdog has slammed Pakistani authorities over the removal of three television channels from the country's airwaves, saying the move ...
16:45 2019-07-10

MTA worker on family and medical leave got married, coached baseball instead: watchdog An MTA worker took 140 days of leave in one year, claiming he needed to care for his sick dad — but was actually getting married, traveling Europe an...
02:45 2019-07-11

REFILE- UPDATE 1-Money-laundering watchdog unveils crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on...
21:00 2019-06-21

US watchdog preps BitMEX probe over alleged illegal cryptocurrency trade Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  According to Bloomberg, which cites peop...
20:30 2019-07-19

Bank overdraft fees could jump if consumer watchdog eases rule The nation's consumer watchdog agency is reviewing the rule that regulates how banks charge fees when their customers spend more than what is in...
19:30 2019-06-27

Britain's competition watchdog investigates Liqui-Box deal for DS Smith unit Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was investigating if U.S.-based Liqui-Box's planned takeover of DS Smith Plc's ‍flexible and rigid p...
17:15 2019-05-24

UK Watchdog Finds Students 'Unfairly' Deported Over English Test Scam The UK's spending watchdog on Friday issued a damning rebuke of the British government's handling of a visa row involving compulsory English tests gi...
22:30 2019-05-24

BJP Assets Rise 22% In 2017-18, Congress Reports 15% Fall: Poll Watchdog The total assets of the BJP, India's richest political party, rose by 22.27% in 2017-18 to touch Rs 1,483.35 crore over the previous financial year's...
19:30 2019-07-31

Australian financial watchdog moves to prescribe stricter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential regulator on Tuesday said it intends to prescribe stricter terms on executive pay policies of the country's large banks, retir...
08:15 2019-07-23

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said ...
08:45 2019-06-22

UK watchdog warns financial advisors of fake Bitcoin email campaign Con artists will try anything to make their schemes appear legitimate to unwitting victims. In a recent email doing the rounds to financial advisers,...
10:15 2019-07-23

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users ...
23:30 2019-07-13

Watchdog group protests baptisms of student athletes at Alabama high school In a video of Alabama student athletes being baptized on school property, the members of a football team appear to be enthusiastic participants in th...
21:15 2019-06-20

U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will probe FBI role in dropping plan to move headquarters The U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will investigate the role of the FBI and Justice Department in a reversal of plans to move FBI headquarters to...
17:00 2019-07-03

Watchdog agency finds security gaps in Global Entry screening program A program that allows low-risk travelers to gain expedited entry into the U.S. is criticized for lax vetting of applicants and verification procedure...
23:45 2019-07-10

U.S. Justice Department watchdog to probe FBI role in dropping plan to move headquarters The U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will investigate the role of the FBI and Justice Department in a reversal of plans to move FBI headquarters to...
18:15 2019-07-03

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "a...
15:15 2019-06-22

South Africa's graft watchdog tells Ramaphosa to discipline minister Gordhan South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa should discipline Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan fo...
19:15 2019-07-05

Australia banking watchdog slaps compliance orders on AMP pension fund units Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had issued directions and license conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units to force it to comply wit...
00:45 2019-06-14

Watchdog files ethics complaint against Dominic LeBlanc over connections to judicial appointees Duff Conacher of Democracy Watch says an investigation is necessary to determine if LeBlanc violated ethics laws by "participating in the decisions t...
16:15 2019-07-04

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act...
20:30 2019-06-13

‘Deep sadness’ at passing of UN nuclear watchdog agency chief, Yukiya Amano The head of the UN body that oversees nuclear activities across the world has died aged 72, it was announced on Monday. In a statement, the Internati...
18:45 2019-07-22

Train passengers missing out on millions in compensation for journey delays, travel watchdog says Train passengers are missing out on millions of pounds worth of compensation for journey delays because the refund system is too complicated, a trave...
22:45 2019-07-22

Deutsche Bank reportedly flagged Jeffrey Epstein's overseas transactions to US watchdog The transactions, which involved Jeffrey Epstein moving money out of the United States, were flagged after Deutsche Bank reportedly began looking for...
21:45 2019-07-23

Privacy watchdog investigating King's Cross facial recognition system The UK data and privacy watchdog has said it is launching an investigation into the use of facial recognition cameras at King's Cross in central Lond...
13:45 2019-08-16

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks review of 'flawed' graft watchdog report South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he will seek an urgent judicial review of what he described as an irretrievably flawed report ...
02:15 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Britain's competition watchdog investigates Liqui-Box deal for DS Smith unit Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was investigating whether U.S.-based Liqui-Box's $585 million takeover of a DS Smith Plc business co...
17:15 2019-05-24

De Blasio campaign finance move violated federal rules, watchdog claims A conservative watchdog group in Washington filed an ethics complaint with federal regulators alleging that Mayor Bill de Blasio violated the law by ...
00:45 2019-08-02

India Watchdog Probes Allegations Of Anti-Competitive Conduct By Maruti - Report The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively s...
14:31 2019-05-21

House panel chair asks watchdog for probe of Homeland Security leaders The chairman of a U.S. House panel asked an internal watchdog on Friday to investigate whether top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (...
09:45 2019-07-06

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counselor Kell...
04:45 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke rules, finding could hit election hopes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and officials in his government improperly tried to influence a corporate legal case, Canada's top ethics watchdog said...
19:45 2019-08-14

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from comply...
16:30 2019-05-21

Ethics watchdog finds Ottawa MP Anita Vandenbeld guilty of conflict-of-interest violations An Ottawa member of Parliament violated conflict-of-interest rules when she asked voters to elect her husband to Ottawa city council last year, says ...
06:45 2019-07-11

Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Donation to Trump Super PAC by Canadian Billionaire’s Company The Campaign Legal Center said that Barry Zekelman violated the ban on foreign donations when one of his United States companies gave $1.75 million t...
04:15 2019-05-22

Homeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour Roughly 8,000 immigrants being held in Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas were subjected to "serious overcrowding" and prolonged deten...
04:15 2019-07-03

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
05:30 2019-06-21

Justin Trudeau violated ethics laws, watchdog finds weeks before Canadian election Canada's ethics commissioner says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country's former attorney general to halt the criminal prose...
19:45 2019-08-14

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Grid watchdog ramps up effort to assess Hauwei threat Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
15:45 2019-06-28

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affa...
23:00 2019-06-16

DOJ watchdog: Former FBI official illegally leaked court docs, disclosed 'sensitive' information and took gift from media The Justice Department's internal watchdog announced in an investigative summary released Wednesday that a former FBI Deputy Assistant Director engag...
01:15 2019-05-30

Government watchdog says cost of NASA rocket continues to rise, a threat to Trump’s moon mission The Government Accountability Office’s report, a copy of which was obtained by The Post, said the space agency masked the true price tag of the progr...
02:45 2019-06-19

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Republicans pressure nuclear watchdog to speed up small reactor push Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
15:45 2019-06-28

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires an...
12:30 2019-06-12

UN atomic watchdog says Iran continues to comply with 2015 nuclear deal but increasing uranium, heavy water stockpiles VIENNA (AP) — UN atomic watchdog says Iran continues to comply with 2015 nuclear deal but increasing uranium, heavy water stockpiles. The post UN ato...
15:45 2019-05-31

Government Watchdog Report Says Texas Border Facility Was So Overcrowded That Detainees Stood on Toilets to ‘Gain Breathing Space’ The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found an El Paso Border Patrol processing center was so overcrowded tha...
08:30 2019-06-01

Homeland Security watchdog retires early after his office was forced to retract ‘feel-good’ audits of disaster response In an emailed statement, John V. Kelly wrote that he “accelerated my retirement because I feel it’s in the best interest of the organization and its ...
11:45 2019-06-11

Flipboard Users: Update Your Passwords Right Now Flipboard, the news aggregation app and website, announced to its users in an email today that a massive security breach left account login informati...
22:00 2019-05-29

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces comp...
14:15 2019-05-24

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, coul...
06:30 2019-06-19

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated (SAN FRANCISCO) — “Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. We did, apparently. ...
00:45 2019-07-12

Poshmark Users, You Need to Reset Your Passwords Chances are high that if you’ve resold clothes online any time recently (or bought them second-hand), you’ve done so on Poshmark. Unfortunately, it’s...
19:45 2019-08-02

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read...
17:15 2019-07-02

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation...
19:30 2019-07-16

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and marke...
22:30 2019-07-10

OnePlus 7 Pro users are now complaining about a new issue OnePlus might start feeling like The Little Dutch Boy, plugging up one hole in the dam only to find another crack forming. Just yesterday, OnePlus 7 ...
00:15 2019-05-28

CBOE Introduces New Options App for ios Users CHICAGO, IL -- November 4, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has released its new state-of-the-art “CBOE Mobile”...
01:30 2019-05-22

The TiVo For Antenna Users Has Never Been Cheaper Online TV subscriptions just keep getting more expensive (and don’t get us started on actual cable), but making the switch to an OTA antenna doesn’t ...
05:15 2019-06-14

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their ce...
09:45 2019-06-12

Electric car users to pay no company car tax in 2020 Government review sees changes to 2020 benefit in kind ratings to boost low and zero emission vehicles Changes to the UK’s company car tax system w...
23:45 2019-07-09

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company restored access late Thursday afternoon, but some users were still experiencing issuesTwitter experiencing outages for several hours, wit...
01:30 2019-07-12

Sling TV's sports add-on just got more expensive for some users Sling TV is once again raising prices, and you won't be thrilled if you're a sports enthusiast. New customers for the Sling Orange package...
19:45 2019-07-01

Here’s how gamification can help your business understand your users Today’s operations require more comprehensive stores of information, most of which deals expressly in the human behavior of consumers or internal tea...
18:15 2019-07-03

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will a...
04:45 2019-06-12

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their account...
22:15 2019-06-17

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to rep...
16:15 2019-08-16

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. T...
06:30 2019-08-08

Alibaba is nudging users to be more ethical with its in-app minigames Four years ago, in a move designed to explore the viability of new offline sales models, Alibaba ran a little experiment. Two of its financial servic...
09:30 2019-06-23

Snap could let users add songs to their disappearing messages Snapchat is reportedly looking to make it easier to incorporate music into its ephemeral messages, so users don't have to resort to using tricks...
23:30 2019-05-24

Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerpr...
02:45 2019-08-13

Samsung is spamming its own users with ads for the Galaxy Note 10 In what remains one of the more baffling marketing strategies employed by any major company, Samsung is once again spamming people who have already s...
23:15 2019-08-12

Biometric data of a million users leaked Security researchers have discovered a huge collection of unsecured biometric credentials and personal information including the fingerprint data of ...
20:45 2019-08-14

Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you Forget dreamy eyes the color of the ocean. For young daters, the color of your text messages is all that matters. When people with iPhones text each ...
00:15 2019-08-15

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual pro...
01:01 2019-07-04

Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million peopl...
04:00 2019-08-09

Gab founder says users fed up with Big Tech treating them 'like children' The founder of Gab.com said activity on the social network, criticized as a far-right haven, has soared because of users riled by censorship on large...
03:00 2019-08-09

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targ...
00:30 2019-05-29

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work,...
15:15 2019-07-09

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its ap...
18:30 2019-06-20

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were al...
15:15 2019-06-20

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo...
02:01 2019-06-14

New renders showcase the iOS 13 features that iPhone users want most iOS 13 is the next major iPhone and iPad operating system update, and Apple will unveil its most important features on Monday, during its WWDC 2019 k...
00:15 2019-05-31

Snapchat had more than 200 million daily users last quarter Snap appears to be working its way out of a downturn. In the company's Q2 earnings release that just dropped. Snap revealed that it had 203 mill...
01:01 2019-07-24

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addi...
18:00 2019-07-10

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.    &...
06:45 2019-06-14

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdl...
02:15 2019-07-18

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll als...
19:45 2019-05-31

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improve...
23:45 2019-05-31

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is ta...
09:00 2019-06-18

Jerusalem's Old City now accessible for wheelchair users Jerusalem's Old City, sacred to three major faiths, is now wheelchair accessible. Find out how this ancient city is opening up to people with mobilit...
12:15 2019-06-07

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, th...
14:45 2019-07-23

Netflix Reports First Drop in U.S. Users in Nearly a Decade Netflix ended the second quarter with fewer subscribers than expected, an underwhelming performance that comes as a slew of rivals are about to enter...
14:00 2019-07-18

Windows users must patch PCs against BlueKeep, NSA warns The NSA (National Security Agency in the US) has gone as far as to actively warn users of older versions of Windows that unless they are patched, the...
12:00 2019-06-06

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performa...
18:45 2019-07-15

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they ...
00:15 2019-06-12

Several Pixel 3a users get a glimpse of the future thanks to Google You can't blame some Google Pixel 3a owners for double checking the calendar today. That's because a few of them received the July Android security u...
03:15 2019-06-20

Snapchat users up 8% in a year to 203 million, company says Shares climb as Snap Inc announces 48% increase in revenue to $388mSnapchat announced an exceptionally strong second quarter on Tuesday, sending shar...
02:00 2019-07-24

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within So...
12:45 2019-06-13

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign th...
22:15 2019-07-16

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to it...
03:30 2019-05-30

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a...
21:45 2019-06-10

Slack password reset coming to thousands of users Slack is set to reset password for thousands of users as it looks to respond to a data breach.The popular messaging app has confirmed it will reset t...
22:00 2019-07-18

Ring rewarded users for reporting 'suspicious activities' Ring encouraged users to narc on their neighbors in exchange for swag bags and discounts, according to Motherboard. The publication found an internal...
13:30 2019-08-10

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen to and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of t...
15:15 2019-08-14

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate ...
15:45 2019-07-18

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter ...
00:45 2019-07-04

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United State...
22:30 2019-07-03

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinfo...
02:45 2019-08-17

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 mi...
00:15 2019-07-17

FaceApp denies storing users' photographs without permission App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s featuresThe developer of a popular app which transforms users’ faces to ...
23:15 2019-07-17

The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren't Smartphones Millions of first-time internet consumers are connecting to the web on a new breed of device that only costs about $25. These smart feature phones ma...
14:15 2019-07-23

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while i...
20:00 2019-06-18

Ring Promised Swag to Users Who Narc on Their Neighbors On top of turning their doorbell video feeds into a police surveillance network, Amazon’s home security subsidiary, Ring, also once tried to entice p...
12:30 2019-08-10

Google’s Titan Security Keys are now available to G Suite users Google has just announced several updates to its enterprise cloud platform with an aim to improve users, data, and app security. The new enhancements...
10:15 2019-08-01

SpankChain launches SpankPay so users can pay for porn with Bitcoin Adult content platform SpankChain has launched SpankPay, a cryptocurrency payments platform. As a result, customers will now be able to pay using sev...
16:30 2019-08-01

Here's why Netflix is tracking some Android users' physical activity Netflix is tracking some users' physical activity, but it isn't exactly moving into Fitbit's territory. Details of the test first emer...
23:45 2019-07-31

Google Pay to Now Send SMS Alerts To Help Users Transact Securely Google Pay will now send app notifications as well as SMS to inform users each time they receive a collect request to highlight that approving the re...
20:30 2019-07-31

Juul's New E-Cig Sure Is Collecting a Dumb Amount of Data About Its Users As Juul explores ever-more creative means by which to curb what government officials refer to as an “epidemic” of teen vaping, one of its latest stab...
02:15 2019-08-06

Twitter now has 139 million users—and that number is growing Twitter is reporting surprisingly strong user numbers and revenue even as it eliminates robotic and fake accounts on its platform.    ...
20:15 2019-07-31

AT&T will finally help users effectively block harassing robocalls Over the past few years, annoying robocalls have seemingly become inescapable and, for some, an everyday nuisance. Last year alone, there were upward...
02:30 2019-07-10

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to...
21:45 2019-07-09

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting us...
19:45 2019-07-09

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in t...
18:30 2019-08-08

8chan: ex-users of far-right site flock to new homes across internet Site’s shutdown in wake of El Paso shooting likely to drive users to other, similar sites – as well as mainstream social mediaFormer members of 8chan...
04:30 2019-08-09

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Heal...
18:30 2019-07-10

Snapchat Aims to Introduce New Experiences for Users in India Snapchat has opened its office in Mumbai and is set to hire a team as well as bring on board a large number of local content creators and partners to...
12:15 2019-08-12

Twitter users keep abusing the wrong Jeffrey Epstein “Rot in hell you pervert,” wrote one. “Go to hell, child rapist,” said another. These were all tweets directed to Jeffrey Epstein, a publicist at the...
13:15 2019-08-12

Never-Googlers: Web users take the ultimate step to guard their data To take back control of their online data, a hearty few are trying to eliminate all things Google. It's no easy task — Google has the most popular se...
19:30 2019-07-23

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsAp...
03:30 2019-07-04

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addi...
00:45 2019-07-10

Cryptopia needs $2M to keep a database alive – or users might never recover their tokens Defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia warned it will take “some months at least” to figure out how to return tokens owed to its users. Cryptopia ...
20:15 2019-05-27

FCC ruling brings good news for many U.S. smartphone users Some analysts say that half of the calls you receive on your mobile phone this year will be spam/scam calls. And we can tell you that in the U.S., th...
08:45 2019-06-07

Chrome will limit full ad blocking to enterprise users The days of easily blocking ads in Google Chrome may soon be over thanks to a proposed change to the browser's extensions system called Manifest...
23:45 2019-05-30

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer gro...
13:30 2019-06-12

Google Pay will no longer let UK users send money to friends If you use Google Pay to send money between your friends, you may soon be cut off from splitting the bill. The company informed users today via email...
03:15 2019-06-15

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, use...
00:45 2019-05-24

Facebook launching app that pays users for data on app usage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching an app that will pay users to share information with the social media giant about which apps they’re...
01:15 2019-06-12

'Alien: Isolation' will terrify Switch users later this year Xenomorphs will soon hunt you down on the road. Creative Assembly and Sega are bringing the survival horror of Alien: Isolation to the Switch someti...
22:45 2019-06-11

"Everyone Voted Modi": Twitter Users Give New Meaning To EVM As the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) surged to power, a section of Twitter users created a new acronym for the Electronic Voting Machine...
16:30 2019-05-23

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' ...
23:45 2019-06-10

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for 'Plus' Users We’ll start with the semi-bad news: Dropbox is kicking up the price of its Plus plan from $10 to $12 per month. You’ll have to go for one fewer coffe...
22:15 2019-05-30

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's...
22:45 2019-06-13

Google wants next billion users, but has no plans to launch in China Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company doesn't have plans to launch in China, but that doesn't mean the tech giant wants to ignore its hundreds of...
17:45 2019-06-17

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, rea...
02:30 2019-05-30

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's annou...
21:30 2019-06-17

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world brea...
01:45 2019-06-18

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability k...
02:45 2019-06-18

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users are reporting issues with the phone's touchscreen Some OnePlus 7 Pro models are apparently exhibiting hardware problems just days after release, in the form of phantom touchscreen taps that apps seem...
15:45 2019-05-25

Samsung tweet urges users to scan their TVs for viruses If you have a Samsung smart TV, chances are you already scan it for viruses regularly. You don't? Well, Samsung thinks you should. The Sout...
11:15 2019-06-18

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their ...
00:45 2019-06-14

Analysis: Samsung asks users to please virus-scan their TVs Yesterday on Twitter, Samsung's US support team reminded everyone to regularly—and manually—virus-scan their televisions. Samsung's team followed th...
22:45 2019-06-18

Hilarious #HornChallenge Has TikTok Users Laughing Out Loud The #HornChallenge involves pressing the face of a friend, family member or, in some cases, even a pet, as a honking sound plays in the background. S...
21:30 2019-06-27

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new tech...
19:15 2019-06-27

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to ...
19:45 2019-05-21

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Mu...
22:30 2019-06-03

The NSA is urging Windows users to update their computers ASAP If you’re a Windows user who has yet to update your operating system after the discovery of the Bluekeep vulnerability a few weeks ago, then ma...
07:45 2019-06-06

ActionDash 3.0's new 'Focus' mode keeps Android users on task At I/O earlier this year, Google announced that Android Q will upgrade the recently added Digital Wellbeing feature with a Focus Mode to quiet attent...
15:00 2019-06-29

Google confirms Huawei users will still have access to some of its services Huawei smartphone users who didn't follow the tech news over the weekend will probably have a shock, when they'll learn that Google is taking steps t...
14:45 2019-05-21

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security res...
21:45 2019-06-06

Facebook to Make Jobs, Credit Ads Searchable for US Users Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed ...
10:15 2019-07-01

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users received a strange notification today You can excuse OnePlus 7 Pro owners if they seem a bit confused today. Several owners of the device posted screenshots online indicating that they ha...
21:45 2019-07-01

Chrome users can now give and receive remote support via the web Remote desktop applications have grown in popularity as they can be used to provide support remotely and with the release of Chrome 75, Google is mak...
01:45 2019-06-07

Mobile phone users can now switch network with just one text New process makes it easier to get PAC code without provider trying to persuade users to stayConsumers are now able to switch their mobile phone prov...
10:15 2019-07-02

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapch...
19:30 2019-06-08

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps pro...
01:30 2019-06-09

Instagram announces ads will be served to users' Explore feed Instagram has just confirmed it will bring ads to your Explore feed. As one of the go-to features for Instagram users who search for places, shops an...
23:00 2019-06-27

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos In a surprising move, YouTube revealed plans to offer users more control over their Homepage and Up Next videos. Apparently, three specific changes w...
23:00 2019-06-27

Google users can now auto-delete location data Though Google is releasing the auto-delete feature to heighten privacy safeguards, the collection of user data is the heart of the company’s business...
23:15 2019-06-27

Government Watchdog Wants Kellyanne Conway Fired, but Conway Wants That Smoke: 'Let Me Know When the Jail Sentence Starts' Kellyanne Conway is a federal employee. As White House counselor, she is basically a well-paid executive branch federal employee, but a federal emplo...
11:30 2019-06-14

Facebook let thousands of kids join chats with unauthorized users A design flaw in Facebook’s Messenger Kids app allowed children to enter group chats with unauthorized strangers. The app is meant to prevent c...
03:15 2019-07-24

Google takes users inside its never-ending quest to map everything in the world If you’re a Google Maps user, you’ve no doubt noticed how feature-rich the service has grown in recent months, with Google over the last ...
04:45 2019-07-23

CryptoKitties and Dice Games Fail to Lure Users to Dapps Blockchain-based platforms have attracted thousands of volunteer developers with the promise of decentralized alternatives to Google’s Android or App...
12:15 2019-05-29

Spotify finally adds a sleep timer for Android users Users of the Android version of Spotify, like Reddit user Studdz, have been raving over the past few days about the quiet addition of a highly reques...
04:30 2019-05-28

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attrac...
13:30 2019-05-30

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amad...
21:15 2019-07-18

Official Apple video promotes new features available to Memoji users in iOS 13 Today was opening day of the WWDC developer conference and as expected, iOS 13 was unveiled. The company already posted a video promoting the new mak...
23:15 2019-06-03

Unlisted chemicals in Juul e-cigarettes may irritate throats of users While people who vape are inhaling chemicals used in the products, researchers point out they also inhale the results of reactions between those chem...
19:30 2019-07-31

Android users in Europe will get to pick their default search provider Following an antitrust ruling by the European Union, Google is explaining its plans to offer a choice of search providers to Android users. From next...
17:15 2019-08-02

iPhone users can now download bigger apps & games over cellular Apple has never been a fan of large file downloads over data, but this week the Cupertino giant has unexpected upped its cellular download limit for ...
14:45 2019-05-31

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orien...
14:01 2019-06-05

New transport technologies will offer safety benefits to all road users According to the Department of Transport, around 327 billion miles were driven on the UK’s roads in the year ending September 2018.  Whil...
12:15 2019-06-05

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.       ...
01:45 2019-06-01

Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users This month, the Russian Communications Oversight Agency added Tinder to the list of companies required to hand over information to the country's inte...
00:15 2019-06-04

Google will let enterprise users escape Chrome's ad-blocking restrictions Google announced Manifest V3 earlier this year -- a proposed change to Chrome's extension system that would essentially stop ad-blockers from wo...
15:30 2019-05-30

Realme 2 Pro Users Report Bootloop Issue Following Android Pie Update Realme 2 Pro users are reporting a bootloop issue following the recent Android Pie update for the phone, but a workaround has been shared by the comp...
15:30 2019-06-03

Google confirms Search results are broken for ‘some’ Android users No, you’re not the only one: a bunch of Android users are complaining they’re unable to load Google Search results in full on their phones. Numerous ...
23:30 2019-07-24

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method...
15:15 2019-05-21

WhatsApp Rolls Out "Fingerprint Lock" For Android Beta Users After introducing the screen lock feature for iOS beta users more than three months ago, WhatsApp has now started rolling out a similar feature calle...
14:45 2019-08-14

Google Says Android Users Prefer Three-Button Navigation Over Gestures Google details in its post that 'users viewed the Android Q model as more one-handed and reachable, although buttons were still viewed as more ergono...
15:00 2019-08-09

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search ...
21:30 2019-08-09

Apple agrees to notify users when iOS updates throttle down performance Following the last year debate about whether or not Apple should have informed consumers that some of its updates will slow down their iPhones, the U...
08:15 2019-05-23

MoviePass changed passwords to lock out users once it ran out of sane ideas Back in the summer of 2018, the beleaguered movie ticket app MoviePass was attracting a firestorm of complaints from users who were unable to use the...
09:00 2019-08-11

UK's CMA says Apple agrees to be "more upfront" with iPhone users on battery health Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health...
14:45 2019-05-22

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people ...
22:15 2019-08-13

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowl...
04:45 2019-08-14

Avast upgrades forecast as users protect online privacy Cybersecurity company Avast said demand for products that protected users' privacy, such as VPN and AntiTrack, would drive revenue growth for the yea...
12:45 2019-08-14

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contracto...
14:15 2019-08-14

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union is seeking information over how it handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio reco...
18:45 2019-08-14

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users (credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalat...
20:45 2019-05-21

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investi...
15:00 2019-05-21

Huawei Lambasted by China's Online Users for Taiwan Listing China's online users turned their patriotic wrath Wednesday on major domestic phone maker Huawei for not toeing Beijing's line when referring to Taiw...
20:45 2019-08-16

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing...
01:45 2019-08-17

Plex Users: Delete the Windows Store App and Download the Updated App One of the great things about Plex—aside from using it to create your own private, sharable streaming library—is just how many platforms it supports....
04:45 2019-08-17

Instagram bans marketing company tracking users' locations Instagram has banned a marketing company called Hyp3r which was saving location data attached to users' stories so it could track their real-world mo...
11:00 2019-08-09

Apple pledges to notify users of potential iPhone slowdowns Apple became more upfront with iPhone users after it was compelled to admit that it deliberately slowed down iPhones in older devices to balance out ...
18:30 2019-05-23

OnePlus 7 Pro users complain about a 'ghostly presence' tapping on their screen If you own a OnePlus 7 Pro and have been plagued by a touchscreen that seems to be receiving inputs from a ghost, don't worry. You're not going crazy...
02:00 2019-05-26

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors list...
18:30 2019-08-02

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the ...
22:30 2019-08-02

YouTube Premium users can now download videos in 1080p quality Good news if you're paying for a YouTube Premium subscription every month: you can now download videos for offline playback at resolutions of 10...
21:00 2019-08-04

Amazon Alexa users can now donate school supplies via voice Amazon has announced a new way for customers to donate back-to-school supplies to students in need, in partnership with Communities in Schools.Read M...
17:30 2019-08-05

Alexa users can now disable human review of voice recordings Amazon is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their vo...
01:45 2019-08-06

Monzo tells users to change PINs after security blunder British digital bank Monzo has apologised and urged 480,000 customers to change their PINs after realising that some of them were being stored inappr...
17:00 2019-08-06

Google Settlement That Paid Users Nothing Voided by US Appeals Court A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of compute...
11:00 2019-08-07

OnePlus 7 Pro users report ‘ghost touches’ that occur without any input It should be an exceptional week for OnePlus, considering the stellar response the OnePlus 7 Pro got after launch and the fact that the young smartph...
01:15 2019-05-25

Instagram removes ad partner that tracked millions of users' locations Facebook's privacy woes aren't over in the wake of its FTC fine. The company has pulled the marketing company Hyp3r from Instagram's ...
03:30 2019-08-08

Snapchat employees reportedly spied on users' data A report says Snapchat employees use internal tools to access user data including locations, email addresses and saved photos.    ...
00:30 2019-05-25

Google Drive users on a discontinued plan are getting an unexpected freebie It's getting harder and harder to complain about running out of storage space on today's high-end and even mid-range smartphones, especially if you a...
12:01 2019-05-24

OnePlus 7 Pro users are experiencing some pretty bizarre issues on Verizon The OnePlus 7 Pro is without a doubt one of the world's best Android smartphones, but despite this bad boy essentially escalating its manufacturer's ...
12:01 2019-05-24

Robinhood users have been scooping up Tesla's plunging stock (TSLA) Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Robinhood users have been adding Tesla to their holdins despite an extremely difficult time for the electric-car maker, ...
07:15 2019-05-24

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone n...
05:15 2019-05-24

Welsh town's anti-sex toilets will spray users with water The Welsh town is set to install hi-tech toilets that would deter sexual activity by sounding an alarm and spraying the user with a cool blast of wat...
15:15 2019-08-19

Huawei is selling lock screen ads on certain models; users are not happy Have things come to this for Huawei? Is the company having so much trouble selling its phones that it needs to sell lock screen ads on its handsets? ...
08:00 2019-06-14

Ajit Pai Is Working Hard to Make Broadband Users Dumb Again The death of federal net neutrality protections in the United States didn’t just set the stage for broadband providers to start penalizing customers ...
05:45 2019-06-29

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a u...
01:45 2019-06-14

La Liga Fined €250,000 For Spying On App Users To Crack Down On Illegal Streams Spain’s La Liga was fined €250,000 today by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, one year after admitting that its mobile app was spying on some user...
23:00 2019-06-11

Comcast built an eye-control remote to help users with movement issues in an attempt to improve the accessibility of its services, Comcast announced today the launch of a feature that will allow users to control their te...
02:45 2019-06-18

10+ million Android users installed a fake Samsung update app In recent months, we’ve seen quite a few reports of the Google Play Store hosting counterfeit apps that are designed to dupe users and earn money thr...
13:00 2019-07-05

Gay dating app Jack’d to pay $240K for exposing users’ nude photos Jack’d, a popular gay hookup and dating app that left users’ nude photos exposed, has agreed to pay $240,000 to New York state and amp up...
05:30 2019-06-29

New bill could force Facebook, Google to disclose value of users’ data There’s no such thing as a free lunch — certainly not in Silicon Valley. That’s the message from a pair of US senators who introduced a bill Monday t...
00:15 2019-06-28

Comcast created an eye-control remote to help users with mobility challenges Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.  ...
19:45 2019-06-17

China's Didi Chuxing to allow app users to access rivals' services China's biggest ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing will allow users of its smartphone app to access services provided by apps of three domestic auto f...
17:30 2019-07-15

Superhuman offers users a shortcut to empty inbox nirvana The Silicon Valley startup makes bold claims for its slick technology that aims to rid people of torrents of unread emailsIn many ways, Superhuman is...
08:15 2019-07-12

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up u...
09:30 2019-06-28

PlayStation is back after hours-long outage but Instagram is down for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday for about four hours with many gamers experiencing difficulty logging in and accessing PlayStation.  ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.  &#...
22:30 2019-06-18

YouTube TV is giving away free Showtime subscriptions to longtime users They say that nothing in life is free, but Google would beg to differ, as select YouTube TV subscribers are now being offered a free subscription to ...
13:45 2019-06-15

Ethereum still loved by dapp developers, but trails behind in active users Ethereum might feature more decentralized apps (dapps) than any other blockchain, but its rivals are enjoying significantly higher usage. In fact, TR...
18:15 2019-07-03

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent a...
21:00 2019-07-09

Google announced new AR YouTube filters that let users virtually try on makeup Google is experimenting with AR makeup filters this summer to let you test out new lipstick shades using your smartphones front-facing camera.  ...
20:00 2019-06-19

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no lon...
03:30 2019-07-18

MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would sta...
04:30 2019-07-18

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – ear...
11:15 2019-06-20

OnePlus accidentally sent some users a creepy yet hilarious push notification How would you feel if you got a random push notification one morning that just read “Hahahahaha”? For a number of OnePlus 7 Pro users on ...
04:15 2019-07-02

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controve...
07:15 2019-06-08

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during...
03:45 2019-06-14

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International ...
03:45 2019-06-02

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Somalia bombing condemned, as UN expert calls for more international help; Africa faces locust swarms; new leaders for UN atomic watchdog and top economic body Our main stories today: senior UN officials condemn attacks on Somalia capital, and call for continued international support; the International Atomi...
19:15 2019-07-31

Group dating service 3Fun exposed data for 1.5 million users Yet another dating service is learning about the dangers of data vulnerablilities. Pen Test Partners discovered that threesome-oriented app 3Fun lef...
13:30 2019-08-10

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and the Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the Afric...
04:30 2019-08-01

Google adds new Maps features that offer some users rewards and perks Google has just announced a new set of features for business owners that will allow them to give Maps users an incentive to follow and, eventually, b...
23:00 2019-06-20

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company&...
21:15 2019-05-21

Apple's iOS 12.4 Snafu Puts iPhone Users at Hacking Risk: Report Security researchers have already exploited the vulnerability in iOS 12.4 and released a public "jailbreak" on open-sourced software development plat...
10:45 2019-08-20

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the Un...
20:45 2019-06-27

Instagram’s anti-bullying feature warns users if they’re about to post a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Facebook-owned Instagram, said the company is willing to make decisions that keep its users safe from online bullying, even...
03:15 2019-07-09

Microsoft practically begs Windows users to fix wormable BlueKeep flaw Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Microsoft security officials say they are confident an exploit exists for BlueKeep, the recently patched vulnerabil...
01:15 2019-06-01

Spotify users may finally be able to start using Siri commands to play music Over the past few months, there’s been quite a bit of tension between Apple and Spotify. Not too long ago, for example, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek a...
04:45 2019-08-14

iOS app tries to scam unsuspecting iPhone users with fake heart rate readings It’s no secret that Apple can be incredibly inconsistent when it comes to deciding which apps are granted entry into the App Store. In years pa...
04:30 2019-08-08

Hackers exploit Mozilla Firefox bug reportedly affecting Coinbase users Mozilla has warned hackers are exploiting a critical “zero-day” exploit in its Firefox browser — and cryptocurrency owners are most at-risk, ZDNet re...
19:15 2019-06-19

MyFord Touch users could receive up to a $400 payout after class-action lawsuit Owners of roughly 360,000 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a MyFord Touch or MyLincoln Touch system could be in for a nice payout.  ...
23:15 2019-08-11

Amazon Alexa Users Can Now Disable Human Review of Voice Recordings Amazon has started offering Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings. The option is now available via the Alexa smart...
15:00 2019-08-07

Google now allows users to auto-delete location history and activity data Google is making it possible for Android and iOS users to auto-delete location history and activity data starting today. Although the search giant al...
23:00 2019-06-27

New Yolo anonymous Q&A app attracts millions of teenage users, has parents wary The new anonymous Q & A app, Yolo, has gained popularity among young Snapchat users but has raised concerns of bullying and privacy among parents. ...
14:00 2019-06-18

Google Pixel 3 users are reporting shaky photo and video stabilization The Google Pixel 3 is often praised as one of the best camera phones that's been produced to date, but a new issue is leading many users to comp...
09:15 2019-08-06

Best beginner DSLR cameras 2019: 10 cheap DSLRs perfect for new users Ready to make the step up from your smartphone or point-and-shoot to something a bit more powerful? These are the best beginner DSLRs you can buy rig...
11:45 2019-05-23

OnePlus 7 Pro Users Report 'Phantom Touch' Display Issue, Fix Incoming OnePlus 7 Pro touch issue is easily triggered when he CPU-Z app is used, but reports of the issue being triggered in other apps has also been reporte...
11:45 2019-05-25

10 great Galaxy Note 10 features that’ll make iPhone users jealous We seriously cannot tell you how happy we are that Samsung finally unveiled the Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+, and Galaxy Note 10+ 5G earlier this ...
14:00 2019-08-10

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent...
22:30 2019-06-17

Reddit users urge man allegedly given 12 months to live to tell his wife: 'She'll never forgive you' Commenters let an anonymous Reddit poster claiming that he has between 12 and 16 months to live have it after he said he was hesitating to tell his w...
21:15 2019-06-27

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a r...
09:30 2019-05-24

To 5G or not to 5G? Galaxy Note 10 delivers 'extremely capable upgrade' for business users Samsung just announced its Galaxy Note series update with the Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. Expected internal updates were made, along with improvements ...
05:00 2019-08-08

Telegram Hit by DDoS Cyber-Attack, Users May Experience Connection Issues Telegram has been hit by a "powerful" distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and users in the United States and other countries may experience c...
05:45 2019-06-13

Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the ...
21:00 2019-07-03

Over 100 Chinese loan apps are leaking millions of users’ financial data In China, over 100 loan apps are leaking their users’ private data, including contact details, financial information, and even location data. The inf...
09:30 2019-07-19

Microsoft brings redesigned Apple Watch notifications to Outlook users A quick heads up for those of you who are using Outlook for iOS on a regular basis. It looks like Microsoft has decided to revamp the Outlook notific...
14:45 2019-05-21

Bill to improve health savings accounts for Medicare users comes with a big downside While the Health Savings for Seniors Act would allow HSA contributions if you're on Medicare, it also would limit what you can use the withdrawa...
03:30 2019-08-02

Gmail Smart Compose feature rolling out to G Suite users on Android and iOS One year after it revealed the Smart Compose feature for Gmail, Google is finally making it available to G Suite users. Since most of you have been p...
15:30 2019-06-04

Sajid Javid hits out at drug users in wake of Gove confession Home secretary speaks out after Tory leadership rival admits to taking cocaineSajid Javid, a Conservative leadership candidate, has hit out at the mi...
13:45 2019-06-09

Crack Cocaine Makes a Paris Neighborhood ‘Hell’ for Users and Residents Five squalid acres at the edge of the city are home to France’s largest open-air crack market — an “apocalyptic situation,” the local police chief ...
17:45 2019-08-18

Welsh town to install anti-sex toilets that spray users with water A Welsh seaside town plans to install public toilets with measures to prevent people having sex inside, including a squealing alarm, the doors shooti...
08:45 2019-08-19

Xiaomi once again blatantly rips off Apple and this time it threatens to sue users who expose it Xiaomi might not be a name you have heard much in North America, but it's one of the biggest phone makers in Asia and is popular in Europe. The compa...
15:15 2019-07-03

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection fac...
06:45 2019-06-06

85 Google Play apps with 8 million downloads forced fullscreen ads on users Enlarge (credit: Trend Micro) Researchers found 85 Google Play apps with more than 8 million downloads that forced users to view fullscreen ads. Th...
23:45 2019-08-19

Tons of iPhone users are joining the dark side by switching to Samsung It seems Apple fans are finally shaking off the iPhone mania: compared to last year, fewer people are trading in their old iPhones for the latest mod...
14:00 2019-07-18

UPDATE 4-Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook Inc in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of us...
23:45 2019-08-14

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowl...
20:45 2019-08-14

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the...
08:00 2019-07-24

Microsoft Teams has 13 million daily active users, beating Slack Microsoft Teams has 13 million daily active users and 19 million weekly active users, more than Google's Hangouts Chat, Facebook's Workplace, and Sla...
04:15 2019-07-12

FTC claims Trump consultant Cambridge Analytica misled Facebook users On the heels of a historic $5 billion fine against Facebook for privacy missteps, the Federal Trade Commission is suing data consulting firm Cambridg...
03:15 2019-07-25

Gmail's 'confidential' messages feature rolls out to G Suite users next month Roughly a year ago, Google rolled out Confidential Mode for Gmail users as part of a big refresh to its web email system – an update that also...
04:15 2019-05-30

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from ...
20:45 2019-05-21

Twitter rolls out a notice for tweets from important users that break its guidelines Twitter said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians.Read More...
15:30 2019-06-28

Facebook-FTC deal means a $5B fine for social network, but not much on face for users Facebook’s $5 billion settlement with the FTC is a done deal, but what will it mean for users? Not much will change for consumers, experts say....
21:45 2019-07-24

UPDATE 2-Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union is seeking information on how it handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordi...
19:45 2019-08-14

Huawei mobile users ponder switching brand after Google news Time to abandon the Huawei phone? That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with China's top mo...
15:15 2019-05-21

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much...
21:00 2019-05-29

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year....
20:00 2019-07-11

Monday’s Daily Brief: Palestine demolitions, nuclear watchdog chief dies, UK troops to Mali, Afghan journalist murder condemned, Somalia sexual violence pledge Our main stories today: UN condemns Israel’s destruction of Palestinian property; the head of the IAEA dies at 72; UK troops will bolster Mali missio...
23:15 2019-07-22

Children held in Heathrow Airport detention rooms for 'unacceptably long' lengths of time, watchdog warns Children are being held in "unsuitable" temporary detention rooms at Heathrow Airport for more than 12 hours at a time, a report from a prison watchd...
10:45 2019-07-03

International money transfers hit $613 billion this year — here's what young, tech savvy users value most about them This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business ...
19:30 2019-07-04

Kaspersky AV injected unique ID that allowed sites to track users, even in incognito mode (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Antivirus software is something that can help people be safer and more private on the Internet. But its protec...
21:45 2019-08-16

Seaside town's high-tech anti-sex toilets will spray users with water Loos in Porthcawl, south Wales, will feature weight sensors and sound alarms to stop anti-social use The Welsh seaside town of Porthcawl is planning ...
04:15 2019-08-17

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay...
14:37 2019-05-21

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at mul...
15:01 2019-05-21

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web ...
00:30 2019-05-22

Twitter invests in ShareChat, an Indian social network for regional language users Twitter announced today it has invested an undisclosed amount into ShareChat, an Indian social media app for local languages. The company led the inv...
12:45 2019-08-16

Facebook told staff but not users about single sign-on risks, says court filing Plaintiffs in a court case against Facebook have argued that the social network knew about the security risks that lead to a major hack in 2018 but d...
21:15 2019-08-16

Curbing malicious behavior and growing users: Why Twitter stock popped 20% in July From curbing malicious behavior to accelerating user growth, the social media site ended the first half on a high note.     ...
23:15 2019-08-11

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign...
01:45 2019-08-17

Google lets users share GIFs directly into Gmail, WhatsApp, other apps Google is making it easier to share GIFs directly into different apps, including Gmail, Hangouts, Android Messages, and WhatsApp, the search giant an...
23:00 2019-06-27

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news ...
23:15 2019-05-22

After pressure from LGBTQ groups, IMDb agrees to let users change birth names The weird irony of IMDb is that anyone can submit obviously bogus cast lists for upcoming movies that may or may not exist (throwing the entire purpo...
00:45 2019-08-14

Samaritan: Revolutionary app lets users directly donate to and interact with the homeless in their neighborhoods In November of 2015, Jonathan Kumar stood on a street corner in Seattle and watched wincingly as a man begged. It was that one encounter that spurred...
20:30 2019-08-09

Twitter apologizes for suspending users critical of China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary In a statement posted to the company's Public Policy Twitter feed on Saturday, Twitter said "a number of accounts" had been suspended as part of effo...
23:15 2019-06-02

| WATCH: iPhone apps use hidden trackers to share data without users' consent A privacy test conducted by Washington Post columnist Geoffrey Fowler has found that popular iPhone apps are using trackers and sharing user data, so...
00:30 2019-08-04

Dropbox irks Mac users with annoying Dock icon, offers clueless support Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) This is a story I never had any intention of writing. Dropbox updated its file-sync application for Mac las...
00:30 2019-08-04

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles...
21:45 2019-06-05

Amazon lets Alexa users disable human voice recording review Amazon's Alexa voice assistant users can now disable human review of their voice recordings by changing settings in the Alexa smartphone app.Read Mor...
23:15 2019-08-03

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record wh...
19:30 2019-05-25

T-Mobile Says That Getting Sued for Selling Users’ Location Data Violates Its Terms of Service T-Mobile screwed over millions of customers when it collected their geolocation data and sold it to third parties without their consent. Now, two of ...
11:30 2019-07-11

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her...
04:00 2019-05-28

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committ...
01:45 2019-05-30

Apple’s privacy-focused features risk trapping users in its walled garden During its WWDC keynote, Apple fired several shots against Facebook and Google with a number of privacy-focused features. But the one that deserves a...
14:30 2019-06-04

Facebook Watch almost doubles its viewership in 6 months, hits 140 million daily users The tech giant's YouTube rival boasts more than 720 million monthly users, almost doubling since December.       ...
16:00 2019-06-12

UPDATE 3-Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the...
02:00 2019-07-24

UPDATE 2-Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 11% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the...
00:15 2019-07-24

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will con...
23:00 2019-07-23