Facebook says a software bug affecting nearly 7 million users may have exposed a broader set of photos to app developers than what these users intended. Although this doesn't mean the photos were actually seen by anyone, the fact that the bug even existed offers a reminder of just how much data
Apple is pushing out a software update to iPhones in China to address a recent court order obtained by Qualcomm that banned the sale of certain iPhone models in the country. The update will allow the company to continue selling its phones in China, company representatives told Reuters Friday morning.
Facebook has once again been hit by a major bug exposing the accounts of millions of users. The bug gave third-party apps access to photos of up to 6.8 million users, though Facebook says the issue has now been fixed. "We're sorry this happened," Facebook's engineering director Tomer
Christmas shoppers in London's West End are to be targeted with facial recognition technology for the first time, under a new police trial.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — NASA is moving a massive liquid hydrogen tank to Huntsville, Alabama for testing as part of its plans to eventually return to the moon.
(Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. says a Chinese ban on sales of the iPhone will force it to settle a long and bitter licensing battle with Qualcomm Inc., an outcome that may end up harming the country’s smartphone industry and give its fiercest legal rival a boost.
Facebook announced on Friday that a software bug exposed the private photos of millions of users to app developers, marking the latest security issue in a year full of them for the social network. “We have fixed the issue but, because of this bug, some third-party apps may have had access to a broader
Classified military information including missile plans have been stolen from contractors working for the US Navy by hackers linked to China, according to reports.
Apple has pledged to update its smartphone software in China to avoid a court-imposed sales ban following a legal spat with Qualcomm over alleged patent infringements.
Facebook has disclosed another privacy breach: The company said Friday that a technical glitch in its photo-sharing system may have exposed the private photos of as many as 6.8 million users. The company said it fixed the bug in the photo application programming interface (API) that is used to let some
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Bleary-eyed after almost two weeks of negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries on Friday discussed the first comprehensive draft agreement to emerge at the U.N. climate talks in Poland, mindful that the clock was ticking to reach a deal.
Amazon has been criticised for patenting a doorbell which would use facial recognition technology to track “suspicious” people.
Apple has found a way to circumvent a Chinese court ban preventing it from selling iPhones in the country, the firm said. US chip maker Qualcomm claims Apple violated two of its patents, which resulted in two preliminary injunctions in China earlier this week that force Apple to stop selling a wide
Facebook is expanding the content available to users of is Portal smart display slash video calling device: The company is bringing news content from ABC News and CNN to the device, which can now also be used to browse the web. The launch of a new web browser to Portal will enable users to visit […]
Call it a cosmic coincidence: Two probes launched four decades apart, traveled in opposite directions — and used similar instruments to gather milestone data within hours of each other. Without orchestrated calculations or trajectory maneuvers, the grizzled Voyager 2 probe crossed into interstellar
Every year our skies are lit up by returning meteor showers, from Geminids to Lyrids, Draconids to Orionids. If the weather conditions are in our favour and the moon isn't too bright, there's a chance to see some spectacular shooting stars in action.
When elders from Fort McKay near Alberta's oilsands went to their traditional picking areas, things just didn't feel right. The First Nation's questions eventually grew into a collaboration with university-based researchers that brought botanists out on traditional berry-picking trips in
Telecoms regulator Ofcom has launched a review of broadband pricing for loyal customers amid concerns they are paying more than they need to. Ofcom figures show that 94% of UK homes and offices can now get superfast broadband, but less than half have taken it up. Customers who take a landline and broadband
Virgin Galactic has successfully sent its test pilots into space, marking a major milestone in the race for commercial space travel and sparking emotional scenes among those back down on Earth.
The former Chancellor George Osborne is reportedly joining his brother’s San Francisco-based venture capital firm 9yards Capital in what is believed to be his ninth role since leaving the government.
Virgin Galactic has successfully launched a tourism rocket ship into space for the first time - with Sir Richard Branson hoping a commercial flight will take place by March 2019. The Virgin Space Ship (VSS) Unity took off from the Mojave test centre in California and climbed 51 miles (82km) before
TORONTO (AP) — First U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for human rights. Now China has the country in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive on behalf of the United