An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Apple is telling app developers to remove or properly disclose their use of analytics code that allows them to record how a user interacts with their iPhone apps — or face removal from the app store, TechCrunch can confirm. In an email, an Apple spokesperson said: “Protecting […]
Enlarge / Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian (credit: Getty Images) Entrepreneurs Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman famously founded Reddit as college roommates in 2005. Tech journalist Christine Lagorio-Chafkin’s recent book, We Are the Nerds: The Birth and Tumultuous Life of Reddit, the Internet’s Culture Laboratory, follows their sometimes rocky relationship as Reddit grew from a simple, user-directed […]
Enlarge / A heatmap of Strava “workout” data revealed sensitive locations around the world, including some mysterious places in Syria. (credit: Strava) The Pentagon has now made it official. Eight months after a researcher discovered that the “heatmap” feature of the Strava fitness tracking community was revealing the location of US military facilities in Syria […]
Enlarge / Tesla’s new Model 3 car on display is seen on Friday, January 26, 2018, at the Tesla store in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images) Martin Tripp, the ex-Tesla technician who has been sued by his former employer, has now filed a formal whistleblower tip to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Tripp’s lawyer, Stuart […]
Actor Cas Anvar teases a finale that will blow you away, and a potentially more obscenity-filled Season 4 under Amazon.
The social network is also expanding its appeals process around objectionable posts — as Facebook tries to purge toxic content.
Commentary: In India, Satya Nadella spots two journalists with iPads. He isn’t entirely impressed.
They’ve got 90 days to roll out an email validation system that should help protect against spoofed emails and phishing attacks.
Enlarge (credit: Bloomberg/Getty Images) The Government Accountability Office (GAO) on Monday rejected Equifax’s bid to retain its $7.25 million “taxpayer identity” contract—the one awarded days after Equifax announced it had exposed the Social Security numbers and other personal data of some 145 million people. At its core, the Equifax-IRS ordeal reveals the strangeness of the […]