Tag: news

Pentagon finally issues ban on geolocating wearables for deployed personnel

We’ve been expecting this piece of news but what’s surprising is that it took them this long to make it happen. The Pentagon has...

Judge jails man for 180 days for refusing to unlock his cellphones

A routine traffic stop in Florida has now become an unofficial case study in both civil rights issues as well as digital privacy. A...

Microsoft News hands-on: what’s new

There's a new news app in town: Microsoft News. The app was recently renamed from MSN News and has been redesigned before the relaunch....

Trump orders Commerce Department to help out ZTE

Embattled Chinese company ZTE has suddenly found itself an unlikely ally: Donald Trump himself. Through his Twitter account, the U.S. President shared that he...

ZTE to cease operations of main business due to U.S sanctions

It looks like the sanctions that the U.S. government has placed on ZTE may be the beginning of the end, at least for their...

Huawei reportedly developing own OS but still on Android (for now)

To anyone who’s been following tech news for a few months now, you’ve probably been aware of the ongoing tensions between Chinese OEM Huawei...

US Judge says Samsung can continue manufacturing and selling in China

A Chinese court has already previously ruled on the case that Huawei filed against Samsung and has ordered the latter to stop manufacturing and...

FCC fines T-Mobile $40 million over fake ring tones in rural areas

Depending on who you ask, it looks like T-Mobile got off easy over the case of the falsified ring tones. The Federal Communications Commission...

Applanet operator gets 3 years probation, no jail time

A story that started almost half a decade ago has finally found a conclusion for at least one of the players. And it’s a...

Instagram to introduce tool to download your data

With all the privacy and security issues that are coming up for Mark Zuckerberg and his companies, we can expect that it’s not just...

Find out if your Facebook information was accessed by Cambridge Analytica

With the whole Cambridge Analytica and Facebook brouhaha still at the top of everyone’s mind, there is probably one burning question among users of...

HTC swimming selfie ad banned because of phone’s water immersion

You would think that a “don’t try this stunt at home” warning in an ad would be enough to deter people from actually imitating...