ZTE Blade phone

U.S. Companies banned from providing ZTE with parts

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced a seven-year ban on exports to ZTE, after they violated sanctions on North Korea and Iran. They were fined over $1.2 billion, but...
Waymo car on road

Waymo applies to put autonomous cars on California roads without backup drivers

Waymo, Google's autonomous vehicle division, has applied for a permit that, if granted, will allow Google's self driving car fleet to adventure on their own on public California roads with absolutely...

Leaked Gold iPhone X images from FCC filing

A filing from Apple at the Federal Communications Commission shows images of a gold iPhone X that has yet to be released. This comes ironically right after a leaked internal Apple...

Amazon acquires smart doorbell camera maker Ring

Ring is joining Blink in Amazon's smart home portfolio, as the purchase was finalized yesterday for a reported 1+ billion dollars. To celebrate, Amazon is discounting the Ring doorbell by $30,...

Apple Music hits 40 Million user mark: Will it pass Spotify?

Apple has confirmed that it has over 40 million subscribers to it's service. They have a way to go, as Spotify has 70 million paid Premium users, but the mega company...

Gmail is getting special attention from Google with a revamped design and much more

Gmail (the desktop browser version) is getting revamped according to an email sent to users from Google. It includes a fresh design, but not just a new UI. Google also outlined...
Facebook has data on you

Facebook may have info on you even if you don’t have a Facebook account

Facebook keeps data about people that don't even have a Facebook account. Keep reading to find out the details. In this morning’s hearing (sparked by the Cambridge Analytica "scraping" breach/scandal) with the...
Nametags coming to Instagram

Instagram Putting Snapchat Out Of Business? Instagram Is Releasing Nametags Feature

Instagram is becoming more and more like Snapchat. It's undeniable. They introduces Stories, a blatant Snapchat ripoff, and now Nametags, which are basically Snap codes. But, Instagram seems to be winning....

87 Million Users Affected by Cambridge Analytica Facebook Breach

Facebook just announced that up to 87 million Facebook users' data was harvested by data reporting firm Cambridge Analytica, which was allegedly hired by the Trump campaign to gather data for...

Repealing Net Neutrality is bad for everyone (except ISPs)

Twitter has been exploding about it. Almost no one wants it to be repealed. You know what I'm talking about. Net Neutrality. Net neutrality laws restrict ISPs from throttling (slowing down) traffic...