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Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’

Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....

Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’

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Tech We’re Using: Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
03:17, 05/23/2019

YouTube Music for Android can play your local song collection If YouTube Music is going to fully replace Google Play Music, it will need to handle many of the features that listeners take for granted -- and now, local playback is one of them. After an initial rollout for some users, YouTube Music's Androi...
14:17, 05/06/2019

YouTube Music can now play local files on Android, finally The phase-out of Play Music in favor of YouTube Music has been a long time coming, though Google’s actions towards this goal haven’t been particularly quick or decisive up to this point. However, with the latest update, YouTube Music has gained an im...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Play Karaoke Videos for Your Kid Who Loves Music but Hates Reading Some kids are natural bookworms, happy to spend hours of their day curled up in a comfy chair with a stack of chapter books. And some kids are, well, not....
16:00, 05/01/2019

My data security is better than yours: tech CEOs throw shade in privacy wars Apple, Google and Facebook are racing to embrace the latest buzzword, and taking swipes at each other in the process“Privacy cannot be a luxury good offered only to people who can afford to buy premium products and services,” declared Sundar Pichai, ...
13:00, 05/09/2019

The privacy paradox: why do people keep using tech firms that abuse their data? | John Naughton Despite privacy scandals, Facebook is more profitable than ever – journalists must use the tools of tech to understand whyA dark shadow looms over our networked world. It’s called the “privacy paradox”. The main commercial engine of this world involv...
08:17, 05/05/2019

Code words and fake names: The low-tech ways women protect their privacy on pregnancy apps More than 100 women who have used period- or pregnancy-tracking apps revealed a host of subtle strategies they use to protect their data and retain control....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Code words, fake names: Many women rely on low-tech ways to guard their privacy on pregnancy apps More than 100 women who had used one of 30 different tracker apps often said they felt trapped by an unfair choice: They cared about privacy, but they also found the digital trackers too valuable to give up....
20:34, 04/28/2019

St John's Wood flat overlooking Lords: watch Joe Root and the England team play in the Cricket World Cup from the privacy of your own penthouse With plush interiors and two terraces, the glamorous three-bedroom apartment overlooks the Lord's cricket ground and has fabulous views across London – it is listed at £4.5 million....
09:34, 05/23/2019

Gentlemen, Start Your Algorithms A racetrack veteran compares the Self Racing Cars contest in California to hot-rod modders of old: “This event, with its hackers, tinkerers and engineers, is just like that.”...
03:17, 05/24/2019

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: Powerful running watch with integrated music and extensive customization Garmin continues to roll out integrated music support to its line of GPS sports watches, along with a refined user interface and the best smartphone app of any sports watch. The Forerunner 245 Music is an outstanding sports watch for the masses and i...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Wheels: Gentlemen, Start Your Algorithms A racetrack veteran compares the Self Racing Cars contest in California to hot-rod modders of old: “This event, with its hackers, tinkerers and engineers, is just like that.”...
19:00, 04/28/2019

How to Outsmart Algorithms and Take Control of Your Information Diet “Certain algorithms,” says Tim Cook, “pull you toward the things you already know, believe, or like, and they push away everything else. Push back.” In a commencement speech to Tulane University, the Apple CEO tells graduates to take charge of their ...
01:17, 05/21/2019

Why businesses will have to audit algorithms, AI and account for risk ZDNet caught up with Wharton professor Kartik Hosanagar to talk about his book, "A Human's Guide to Machine Intelligence," and the growing pains of AI....
21:51, 05/03/2019

How Facebook and Google are using algorithms to predict your next thought Advertisements follow you everywhere. Google and Facebook have become the de facto diarchs, mining your online attention to track every single move to serve their needs. While it’s becoming increasingly impossible to quench the big tech’s thirst for ...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Grand theft consciousness: How quantum algorithms will backdoor human-level AI The Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, as the legend goes, was invented when two oblivious young people walking around eating boring snacks accidentally crashed into each other on a city street. Grab one while you read about an even better mash-up: the one b...
03:17, 05/14/2019

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron has concluded....
13:51, 05/10/2019

'Game of Thrones' fans complain 'The Long Night' was TOO dark and full of terrors Millions of "Game of Thrones" viewers watched "The Long Night," with their eyes wide open and pupils dilated – and not just because they were trying not to miss a second of biggest battle ever staged for the screen. Nope, many were straining ...
17:17, 04/29/2019

Dean Cain to play FBI agent and Trump nemesis Peter Strzok in play Dean Cain will play Peter Strzok, the disgraced FBI agent and nemesis of President Trump, in a stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Baseball play-by-play announcer snags foul ball from the booth What a play by the play-by-play guy! An announcer for the Atlantic League’s Somerset Patriots became part of the action Wednesday night when he bare-handed a screaming foul ball behind home plate during the team’s game against the High Point Rockers ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Former champ Ostapenko faces Azarenka in round one, winner to play Osaka, Venus to play Svitolina "The draw for the women’s tournament at the French Open has been completed with the highlight of the opening round seeing former champion Jelena Ostapenko face Victoria Azarenka."...
00:17, 05/24/2019

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment that society has put in AI (artificial intelligence) surpasses the investment for HI, which is human...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decid...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Why play if he needs cart? Past PGA champion John Daly 'feels obligated' to play John Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship, says that as a former title winner he "feels obligated" to play this event as long as he can.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investigation capabilities....
17:17, 05/01/2019

Music Superstars Are the New One Percenters Huge stars like Beyoncé and Taylor Swift are dominating the concert-tour business like never before, as music’s top 1% takes home an increasingly large share of the pie....
19:34, 05/04/2019

Dolby wants you to experience music in a new way Dolby's high-end audio is popular with movies and TV shows. The company looks to bring it to streaming and re-imagine classic and new recordings.        ...
16:34, 05/23/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic anonymity....
14:34, 05/01/2019

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now Google Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. However, there are a few default Google Pay options you may want to consider opting out of if you’re c...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Hey Google, stop trying to redefine privacy Privacy was one of the themes of Google’s I/O keynote this year, and that’s understandable given what the competition has been doing all these years. Yes, Apple — but also the various privacy-related scandals that affected Facebook ...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, the company took almost no jabs at its arch-rival Google. Why is Microsoft so hesitant to use privacy ...
23:17, 05/10/2019

Google: new products, increased privacy (NBC News) The next generation of Google is on display this week at the company’s developer conference. Google unveiled a line of lower-cost Pixel smartphones and the Google Nest Hub Max, a new smart home device with a built-in camera. TheyR...
19:51, 05/09/2019

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help bypass various "surveillance" methods employed on the web. The demand for online anonymity has spawned ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Stop the music: Empire to end after season 6 After five seasons of power grabs, inexplicable kidnappings, and Cookie Lyon’s endless parade of fur coats, Fox has announced that Empire’s upcoming sixth season will be its last. The announcement comes weeks after the network confirmed its renewal. ...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Classical music for the streaming generation Classical music fans often struggle to find what they want on Spotify and Apple, so a Berlin streaming startup is plugging the gap. The Idagio app is also seizing on the popularity of the genre in Asia....
14:34, 05/23/2019

Why Ellie Goulding Almost Quit Music Ellie Goulding has revealed that she nearly quit the music business amid her hiatus until she felt "rejuvenated" and motivated to start writing and recording again. The......
21:51, 05/15/2019

You can now get Apple Music on your Amazon speakers UPDATE: After kicking off last year in the UK and US, Apple Music is now supported on Amazon Echo speakers across Australia and New Zealand, allowing Aussies and Kiwis to stream their songs and playlists to devices such as the Echo Dot, Echo Plus and...
09:17, 05/15/2019

Five of the best fitness and music festivals in the UK for 2019 Begone boozy festivals, these events follow a trend for healthy holidays by adding running and fitness into a mix that also includes live music and DJsThe beaches, tidal islands, woodlands and coastal paths of the Gower will play host to this music a...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Adele teases new music on her birthday In a characteristically motormouthed Instagram post today celebrating her 31st birthday, Adele spoke of the challenges she’s faced in the past year — one that saw her splitting with husband Simon Konecki — spoke of  the importance of self-love, looke...
14:51, 05/06/2019

Google’s privacy promises don’t sway many experts MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is preparing new privacy tools intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked online. But few experts appear ready to celebrate Google’s moves, which are part of a broader effort by...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations related to user privacy....
18:17, 04/28/2019

How to Find Google Pay's Hidden Privacy Settings Google Pay is an online paying system and digital wallet that makes it easy to buy anything on your mobile device or with your mobile device. But if you’re concerned about what Google is doing with all your data (which you probably should be), Google...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Microsoft Insists Improvements in AI Need Not Come at the Cost of Privacy Microsoft announced a "zero-code" experience for the people who don't write code and brought a "code-first" machine learning experience for developers and data scientists at the Build 2019 conference....
18:34, 05/15/2019

Google’s case for privacy is more convincing than Facebook’s Google, the search giant which has made its business to make money off our digital habits, is getting serious about privacy. The company, at its annual Google I/O developers conference yesterday, announced a number of fancy software updates, in addit...
16:00, 05/08/2019

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha version to test the waters, but according to a new blog post, the browser is finally ready for action: ...
12:00, 05/22/2019

AI Weekly: Google focused on privacy at I/O 2019 At I/O 2019, Google made an effort to bring privacy to the fore -- particularly in the area of artificial intelligence and machine learning.Read More...
16:17, 05/11/2019

Apple’s Tim Cook on leaning in to journalism and privacy Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in March that the tech giant was leaning into the news business by launching a news service. Will the company’s enhanced news service benefit its struggling partner publications?...
03:34, 05/11/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financial penalty. The company shared its first quarter re...
12:51, 05/02/2019

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's been spreading over the past few months, and it will focus on six key principles: encryption, intero...
00:17, 05/03/2019

Gmail's log of all of your purchases pops up in the privacy debate As we become ever more aware about the data companies are tracking about us, we're even more concerned about how they're using it. During I/O 2019, Google highlighted efforts to streamline the way people can view and manage the data it stor...
04:00, 05/18/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and child-advocacy groups....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a stream of scandals while tapping new revenue source...
22:17, 04/30/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "privacy-focused" vision for the social network....
22:00, 04/30/2019

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what they see as the worst....
10:00, 05/23/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Secret Crush....
02:00, 05/01/2019

New Firefox Competes With Chrome on Speed And Privacy Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts continue to compete against Google Chrome’s global browser dominance.Read more......
23:34, 05/21/2019

Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're being tracked on the go or at home. The company also unveiled a new Pixel phone and smart home displa...
06:00, 05/08/2019

‘Charlie Says’ captures mind of Manson through music While watching the new film “Charlie Says,” audiences will find themselves bobbing their heads along to the offbeat psychedelia of ’60s bands such as Love, only to suddenly be confronted by music from the notorious cult leader and killer Charles Mans...
21:51, 05/09/2019

Singer Syml: How being adopted shaped my music "Your name is a big part of your identity," says singer-songwriter Brian Fennell, aka Syml. "Growing up, I remember knowing I was going to have a different name, which is a big thing."...
07:17, 05/11/2019

How 'La Di Da Di,' a B-Side From 1985, Became One of Music's Most-Sampled Songs The Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh collaboration has grown into an unlikely well of inspiration for hundreds of musicians, with samples appearing in about 1,000 tracks and counting....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Get Your First Three Months of Amazon Music Unlimited For Free At $8 per month for Prime members, Amazon Music Unlimited was already more affordable than Spotify Premium or Apple Music, but Amazon’s sweetening the pot for new members by offering three months for FREE, for a limited time.Read more......
19:00, 05/09/2019

Taylor Swift Reveals the Music and TV Shows She Can't Get Enough of Stars, they're just like us. And when it comes to celebrities and shows, even they have their favorites. Take Taylor Swift, for instance. The 29-year-old singer shared a few of her......
08:34, 05/10/2019

Best laptop for DJs 2019: The best laptops for music production Whether you’re a musician or a professional DJ, having one of the best laptops packed right next to your headphones is important. You’re going to need one of the best processors and plenty of fast RAM, as these will help the best laptop...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music industry patriarchy finally about to shatter?...
10:34, 05/23/2019

Stockhausen syndrome: can we separate the mythology from the music? His ego knew no bounds … but neither did his extraordinary music. As his epic opera Donnerstag aus Licht is staged in the UK for the first time in 34 years, we separate the cult from the culture of Karlheinz StockhausenMatched in musical-myth-mania p...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Best soundbars for TV shows, movies and music in 2019 There are all kinds of reasons why it makes sense to upgrade your at-home entertainment system with a best-in-class new soundbar.One of the main reasons is that if your own one of the latest 4K TV screens, it can be really worth investing in a device...
17:34, 05/14/2019

Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook? Social network co-founder Chris Hughes calls for radical rethink on company, and internet blows up. But would anything really change?        ...
06:00, 05/12/2019

Google Nest could rule the smart home, if it can get privacy right This week, Google rebranded its Home products as Nest, finally bringing the company's smart home products under one umbrella. Going forward, all of Google's connected home products will have the Nest brand, starting with the new Nest Hub Ma...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Facebook makes major changes to Messenger for speed and privacy Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messenger app and WhatsApp. Facebook aims to overhaul Messenger while also enhancing WhatsApp.Last year, F...
21:51, 04/30/2019

Google plans new browser tools on privacy, ad transparency Alphabet Inc unit Google in the coming months plans to introduce new internet browser tools to limit how users' web activity is tracked by advertising companies and give them greater insight into why certain ads are shown to them, the company announc...
02:00, 05/08/2019

"Privacy Not A Luxury Good, Must Be Equally Available": Sundar Pichai Privacy cannot be a "luxury good" that's only available to people who can afford to buy premium products and services, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has said....
09:51, 05/09/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, cit...
04:34, 05/02/2019

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc's browser engine Webkit said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday it will launch a new technology to track ad clicks while preserving user privacy....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published new privacy commitments for its hardware, showing how increased public scrutiny is forcing greater tr...
00:17, 05/08/2019

California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight -Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, cit...
04:17, 05/02/2019

Medicare for All faces big data, privacy, technology hurdles, says CBO The Congressional Budget Office highlighted the IT challenges with a single payer healthcare model, but also noted that Taiwan may have a design that would keep costs down....
17:34, 05/02/2019

Microsoft’s plan for Edge: Integrated IE compatibility, better privacy Microsoft has outlined its plans for the next stage of development for the new Chromium-based Edge browser, and those plans include a trio of new features. The first is a big nod to enterprise customers: a built-in Internet Explorer mode. Chrome has ...
20:00, 05/06/2019

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in the documents....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focused edition of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker. The complaint against Amazon Echo Dot Kids, which ...
18:34, 05/09/2019

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Federal Trade Commission....
05:00, 05/02/2019

Privacy remains a big issue in today’s smart home The smart home market continues to grow and offer compelling use cases, but privacy issues linger. Trading privacy for convenience is a bad swap.Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network, officia...
00:17, 05/08/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
12:51, 05/01/2019

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
13:51, 05/14/2019

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
03:17, 05/24/2019

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge fine looms for Facebook.....
21:34, 05/08/2019

Experts Aren’t Impressed With Google’s New Privacy Tools (MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.) — Google announced new privacy tools Tuesday intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked on the go or in their own home, part of a broader effort by big tech companies to counter increasing ...
21:17, 05/08/2019

Google now wants to crack down on cookies to convince you it cares about privacy On the heels of Google’s announcement that an awesome new privacy tool is coming that users can rely on to auto-delete their location history, now we’re getting word of a new dashboard-like tool that’s also coming to the company&rsq...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Recommended Reading: Trusting companies despite privacy lapses People say they care about privacy but they continue to buy devices that can spy on them Rani Molla, Vox In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, concerns about personal data privacy abound. Of course, Facebook isn't the only company that's be...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took effect last May....
06:17, 05/04/2019

Google attempts a pivot toward privacy at I/O developer conference At Google's annual I/O developer conference, the tech giant gave updates on its Android Q beta operating system and improved privacy options for apps.        ...
15:34, 05/08/2019

Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook, Apple and Google face increasingly frequent complaints....
17:00, 05/22/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits....
02:17, 05/17/2019

Six San Francisco Supervisors Could Make Privacy History This Week Six officials in San Francisco this week could change the legal landscape for facial recognition technology in the heart of America’s technology industry.Read more......
22:17, 05/13/2019

Facebook may implement privacy oversight committee in FTC deal Facebook may soon have a federally approved privacy official and an “independent” privacy oversight committee to deal with the company’s handling of user info, according to a report....
11:51, 05/02/2019

Privacy-minded U.S. lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC Democratic and Republican lawmakers both stressed the need for bipartisan privacy legislation on Wednesday but seemed divided on how willing they were to strengthen the Federal Trade Commission, which is expected to be tasked with enforcing an eventu...
21:51, 05/08/2019

Rocketmen, raves and rhapsodies: how the music biopic became a Hollywood hit Elton John is the latest rock star to get the movie treatment in Rocketman. When did singers become as bankable as superheroes at the box office?The doors swing open and through the smoke swaggers a figure in bejewelled orange horns, gold popped coll...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Bobby Gillespie: ‘I wanted to change music culture’ The Primal Scream frontman, 56, on growing up Glaswegian, loving the spotlight and the threat of BrexitWorking-class Glasgow was a very violent place to grow up. I saw violence on the streets. I saw it at football matches and I saw it at school. I ha...
16:34, 05/11/2019

Tribeca loft where music legends recorded lists for $7M An apartment steeped in musical history at Tribeca’s American Thread Building is on the market for $7 million. The listing was first reported by 6sqft. Part of the sprawling 3,800-square-foot unit, at 260 Broadway, was once the Duplex Sound Studio, a...
06:17, 05/23/2019

How to delete music from your iPhone, with an easy method for deleting all of it at once Kārlis Dambrāns/Flickr You can easily delete music from your iPhone without resorting to iTunes on your computer You can delete albums and individual tracks from in the Music app using the three-dot menu or with a deep press on an iPhone 5S or later...
16:34, 05/01/2019

The best free music making software 2019: everything a musician needs Free music-making software is a great idea if you like the sound of getting musically creative on your computer without the financial outlay. Programs designed to help with the music creation process can be outrageously expensive, but they are the so...
19:34, 05/10/2019

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music te...
01:34, 05/23/2019

macOS 10.15’s Music app is basically iTunes, and won’t be cross platform The news that macOS 10.15, which is due later this year, will come with a standalone Music app was good news for anyone who doesn’t like iTunes. However, it appears that the Music app will be heavily based off the iTunes code.This means that t...
19:34, 05/10/2019

An AI has created music based on Bach – but will an audience notice? An experiment at London's Barbican will pit an AI composer trained on the works of Bach against the original pieces in a concert called The Eternal Golden Braid...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Music industry takes aim at Fortnite over song royalties Songwriters and composers look to use new copyright laws to cash in on the boom in online gamingThe global phenomenon Fortnite recently attracted millions of fans to a virtual gig by the real-world DJ Marshmello and now songwriters and composers are ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

New Spotify subscribers get 3 months of Premium music streaming for $0.99 overall With a whopping 100 million paying subscribers under its belt, Spotify is unlikely to be worried about rival music streaming platforms from Pandora or Amazon, which have been frequently treating new users to killer introductory deals of late to try t...
06:34, 05/16/2019

4 Awkward Moments From the 2019 Billboard Music Awards It was a night to remember at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. There was a lot going on inside the MGM Grand Arena on Wednesday night as the annual show kicked off once again with host......
19:00, 05/02/2019

From 'Your Song' to your movie: 'Rocketman' builds on new music biopic With hit tunes, a plot about one of the world's best known performers and flamboyant costumes, "Rocketman" brings Elton John's story to the big screen, the latest musical biopic offering a concert-like experience at the cinema....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Spotify boasts twice as many paid subscribers as Apple Music Less than a month ago, it was revealed that Apple Music had overtaken Spotify in terms of paid subscribers in the US – a milestone for the music streaming service – but Spotify’s latest earnings report shows that it’s stil...
04:34, 04/30/2019

After More than 30 Years of Music, DJ Spinderella Says Salt-N-Pepa Fired Her After more than 30 years and countless hit records, DJ Spinderella has apparently been kicked out of Salt-N-Pepa. The legendary DJ announced the news on Instagram Thursday (May 2), stating she was fired via email back in January. This announcement of...
02:51, 05/05/2019

Google Struggles to Attract Paying Music Subscribers Google’s subscription music services are struggling to grow, almost a year into a revamp of its flagship YouTube Music, according to people with knowledge of its user numbers....
21:34, 05/08/2019

Ozuna big winner at Billboard Latin Music Awards Ozuna was named Artist of the Year as the cream of Latin music turned out for the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Las Vegas. (April 26)        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Why Fans Think Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran Are Collaborating on New Music Fans are a belieber of this Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran theory: many are speculating the two superstars are secretly collaborating on new music. Earlier this week, both the 25-year-old......
17:17, 05/04/2019

CMT Music Awards 2019 Nominations: See the Complete List The nominations for the 2019 CMT Music Awards are finally here! CMT revealed this year's nominees on Tuesday. Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert, Brothers Osborne and Zac Brown Band are......
00:51, 05/08/2019

OnePlus 7 Dual Rear Cameras May Just Have Been Seen in a Music Video OnePlus 7 has been teased by Indian singer Neha Bhasin ahead of its May 14 launch. OnePlus 7 Pro's triple rear camera setup was also tipped this week....
07:17, 04/30/2019

Here’s Every Reference You Might Have Missed in Taylor Swift’s New Music Video It’s here: new Taylor Swift music, in the form of the bright, bubbly new pop single “ME!” featuring Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie. Following multiple months of speculation and a careful trail of breadcrumbs, Swift just re...
21:34, 04/28/2019

How this music YouTube series succeeds at ‘dancing about architecture’ If you look past the raft of misattributed, inspirational quotes plastered over your uncle’s Facebook profile, there are actually some gems out there. You know, phrases that, well, contain actual wisdom. One of these nuggets, and a favorite of mine, ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Google's subscription music numbers reportedly top 15 million Even as subscription services eat up an ever-growing portion of the overall music business, Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report that Google's packages are not expanding at the same rate. RIAA numbers showed subscription services added m...
14:34, 05/09/2019

Naim's Mu-so 2 is a one-stop shop for music streaming – but it'll cost you British Hi-Fi specialist Naim Audio has released its latest streaming box, the Mu-So 2nd Generation, five years after the launch of its predecessor. Promising to be a one stop shop for all your music streaming needs, it comes with AirPlay 2, Spo...
12:34, 05/09/2019

AI brought a 60-year old music-making machine to life If you've seen Looney Tunes or The Simpsons, you've probably heard Raymond Scott's music -- which was adapted for those and other cartoons. But there's a good chance you haven't heard of Scott himself. A musician and inventor...
22:34, 04/29/2019

Zuckerberg jokes about Facebook’s privacy record in launching redesign For Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s relentless string of privacy scandals are a laughing matter. The 34 year-old techie was chuckling onstage at Facebook’s annual developers conference Tuesday as he referred to the social network’s abys...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Google set to launch privacy tools to limit online tracking: WSJ Alphabet Inc's Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:51, 05/06/2019

Facebook could get new privacy oversight and record-breaking fine in FTC deal Facebook is looking at the possibility of new privacy oversight and a massive fine as part of a deal with the Federal Trade Commission, according to several recent reports. ...
20:34, 05/02/2019

Facial recognition prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and do not breach the privacy of innocent people whose images are captured, a police force has argued.Ed ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight - Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, cit...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Google’s new privacy feature auto-deletes location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Google was considering an excellent new privacy feature. And today, after getting a black eye from repor...
22:17, 05/02/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt stringent regulations recently passed by California that could hurt corporate profits....
22:17, 05/01/2019

FTC to Face Questions Over How It Handled Years' Worth of Privacy Disasters America’s top consumer watchdog will face questions from congressional lawmakers this week concerning a veritable laundry list of privacy-related scandals—including many that will be focused on Facebook’s own protracted series of failures.Read more.....
23:51, 05/06/2019

Facebook uses people to ‘label’ content, posing privacy questions INDIA/SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India, has plowed through millions of Facebook photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014. The workers categorize items according ...
21:17, 05/06/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg announces privacy overhaul: ‘We don’t have the strongest reputation' At annual F8 developer conference, CEO focuses on ‘sense of intimacy’ and unveils plans for payments toolsEven Mark Zuckerberg couldn’t keep a straight face.The Facebook founder and chief executive repeatedly broke out in laughter as he announced a p...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy With Smart Speakers Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and child-advocacy groups....
10:17, 05/09/2019

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014....
03:51, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network, officia...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Google’s I/O 2019 keynote fought Apple’s privacy FUD with practicality Apple has been waving the privacy flag to justify its underperformant services for years, but Google changed the conversation at I/O this year.Read More...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed, it looks like Facebook is putting its money where its mouth is. According to The Washington Post, t...
18:34, 05/03/2019

Privacy Experts Expect Amendments to Clarify, Restrict California Law A sweeping law set to take effect in 2020 was passed in haste, leading to confusion. Now the state legislature is working on tweaks to address shortcomings....
11:34, 04/30/2019

What's new for Facebook? Zuckerberg says Messenger and WhatsApp can save privacy When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sharing.        ...
00:17, 04/30/2019

Apple Says It Pulled Parental Control Apps Over Privacy Concerns Apple Inc. said it removed several parental control apps from its store because of security and privacy concerns, issuing a rare public response to a media report that the iPhone maker was eliminating competition with its own tools. The New York Tim...
05:34, 04/29/2019

Facebook Design Overhaul Sees Focus Shift To Privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past......
07:00, 05/01/2019

Google opens German center to improve data privacy LONDON (AP) — Google says it’s opening a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, in its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials. CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday that the Silicon Valley tech giant is expanding its op...
14:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devices violate a privacy law that protects children....
18:17, 05/09/2019

Explainer: 'Privacy coin' Monero offers near total anonymity Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is sliding, with a host of alternative digital coins gaining ground as developers race to create digital cash that can gain a footing in mainstream commerce and finance....
10:51, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
03:34, 05/01/2019

Google set to launch privacy tools to limit online tracking- WSJ Alphabet Inc's Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer internet users more control in fending off tracking cookies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
17:17, 05/06/2019

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will pr...
18:34, 05/23/2019

US briefing: Venezuela coup attempt, Mueller and Facebook privacy Wednesday’s top story: Maduro claims victory over ‘deranged’ attempt to depose government. Plus, the crisis of violence against Native American womenSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Apple's Webkit Browser Engine to Get New Privacy Feature for Ad Tracking Apple said Webkit will launch a new technology to track advertising clicks and whether they lead to a product purchase while preserving the privacy of users....
07:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 3-Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published new privacy commitments for its hardware, showing how increased public scrutiny is forcing greater tr...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses The social media giant Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Combs, Lambert and Morris lead CMT Music Awards nominations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris and Zac Brown Band are the leading nominees at this year’s CMT Music Awards with three each. CMT revealed nominations Tuesday for their June 5 awards show and f...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Deal: Get 3 months of Amazon Music Unlimited service for free until May 14 There are so many music streaming services that you can subscribe to in the United States, that you really must try them out before you commit to a monthly plan. Apple Music, YouTube Music, Tidal, Pandora, Spotify, and Amazon Music Unlimited are just...
11:17, 05/10/2019

Watch Cardi B Bring the Heat to DJ Khaled's Music Video for "Wish Wish" Attention pop culture fans: Cardi B is starring in a new music video, eeeooowwww! Just a few short days after DJ Khaled released a new collaboration with the rapper and 21 Savage,......
22:34, 05/20/2019

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Louis Vuitton Fashion Show Uses Final Fantasy Music Last night, European designer fashion brand Louis Vuitton took to the Kennedy Airport to show off its 2020 cruise collection, its latest line of fancy new clothes and accessories. The stylish show was packed with celebs, and...music from Final Fantas...
04:17, 05/10/2019

Chris Brown Calls Rihanna a "Queen" and Asks for New Music Chris Brown is hoping for some new Rihanna music, according to his recent Instagram comments. Earlier this week, the 31-year-old "Stay" singer took to social media to post a......
22:34, 05/03/2019

Man found stabbed to death after feud over loud music: cops KANSAS — Wichita police say a deadly stabbing at an apartment complex apparently was sparked by a dispute over loud music. Capt. Brent Allred said officers responded to a call early Sunday and found 45-year-old Joseph Heiman in his apartment sufferin...
19:51, 05/20/2019

Install A Set of Smartphone-Controlled, Music-Reactive Strip Lights For Just $15 LED strip lights can add a ton of personality to seemingly boring spaces, and this 9.8' model is just $15 today with promo code OE94VFP7....
12:17, 05/08/2019

Kacey Musgraves is a centaur in the trippy music video for “Oh, What A World” Country queen Kacey Musgraves is giving her fans a trippy music video they didn’t ask for, but they’re likely to be grateful for. If you’ve ever had the passing thought, “Hmm, I wonder what Kacey Musgraves would look like as a centaur,” this is great...
01:51, 05/10/2019

Women dominate 2019 Americana Music Awards nominations Lori McKenna, Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples and Kacey Musgraves are among the 2019 Americana Music Honors and Awards nominees.        ...
17:02, 05/15/2019

Myspace's music purge is the latest cultural scrubbing we'll regret | Will Cox Bob Dylan’s first acting role was wiped because it took up space. What might we mourn from 50m songs deleted from Myspace? Back when people still bought CDs and streaming media was a slow and frustrating experience, my teenage band recorded a number ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Hymns drop off top 10 funeral music choices in favour of Ed Sheeran Traditional favourites are squeezed out as mourners opt for more personalised tributesHymns have been completely squeezed out of the top ten musical choices at funerals, with mourners instead opting for contemporary songs such as Ed Sheeran’s Superma...
03:51, 05/02/2019

Spotify becomes first music service to reach 100M paying users Spotify said Monday it has surpassed the 100 million-user mark for its premium subscription service, becoming the first digital music service to do so....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Billboard Music Awards 2019: The Best, Worst and Wildest Moments The 2019 Billboard Music Awards managed to pack the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas with some of the biggest names in music. The show this year features all-star performances by a slew of talented musicians, including Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey, Ariana ...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: New features, better price, few sacrifices Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Runners have a lot to be excited about when it comes to Garmin's revamped family of Forerunner smartwatches. Now starting at $199, the Forerunner family contains six devices that should serve all levels of runn...
18:17, 05/12/2019

Peloton Sues Music Publishers, Alleging Anticompetitive Behavior Peloton Interactive sued a group of music publishers and an industry trade organization, alleging anticompetitive behavior to extract unfair terms for music used on Peloton’s video-streaming stationary exercise bikes....
16:51, 04/30/2019

The Amazon Music 'catch' on this 99p Echo Dot deal is pretty tempting too For sure there's more to this deal than simply being able to buy an Amazon Echo Dot for 99p instead of the usual £49.99 and we're here to cut straight to it, so you know if it's right for you. This is a UK-only offer, but we'...
14:51, 05/11/2019

20 great boutique music festivals Europe summer 2019 Small but mighty, here’s our pick of the best music and arts festivals around Europe this summer• Tell us about your favourite small European festivalsBulgaria’s Rhodope mountains, close to the Greek border, make an atmospheric setting for this multi...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Beatport's streaming service for DJs sends music directly to decks DJs are used to lugging their music around on vinyl and less back-breaking external drives, but they soon might not need to bring much of anything for their next gig. Beatport recently introduced its $15 per month Link service that streams tracks dir...
04:34, 05/23/2019

Coachella 2019: Photos from the music festival's Weekend 2 Coachella 2019 continues! We've rounded up the best photos from the second weekend of music, sun and fun. Scroll through to see your favorite artists.        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Coachella 2019: Photos from the music festival's weekend one The 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival is underway! We've rounded up the best photo from the weekend of music, sun and fun.        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Taylor Swift's 'ME!' music video earns 65M views in 24 hours Taylor Swift's music video for "ME!" featuring Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie has set a Vevo record, earning 65 million views in 24 hours....
16:17, 04/29/2019

The Echo Dot is 99p when you pay for just one month of Amazon Music Unlimited's family plan Amazon Music Unlimited is the mega-retailer's version of Spotify. And if you sign up and pay for just one month of the service, you can get yourself a nifty Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker for just 99p instead of the usual £49.99. There'...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Project turns poetry written by Holocaust victims into music A Holocaust memorial project in Israel is turning poetry written by Jews during the Nazi genocide into songs, hoping the new music will amplify poignant echoes of the past for future generations....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Female nominees rule top category at Americana Music Awards In contrast to other country music award shows, all the artist of the year nominees at this year’s Americana Music Association’s Honors and Awards are female, including Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples, Kacey Musgraves and Rhiannon Giddens...
00:01, 05/15/2019

Facebook says it's going to give your privacy back. At f8, Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell you how When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sharing.        ...
22:17, 04/29/2019

Police are using Amazon’s facial recognition technology. Privacy experts are worried. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon is using Amazon Rekognition to help track down criminal suspects. Is it a breakthrough in policing or a dangerous precedent against privacy?...
08:34, 05/01/2019

Facebook expected to tout privacy in messaging at this week's developer conference Facebook's annual F8 developer conference promises to put a focus on the company's messaging apps as the social network shifts toward privacy....
15:34, 04/29/2019

FTC Members Unanimously Press Congress for Tough National Privacy Protections All five members of the Federal Trade Commission appeared Wednesday before the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee. One or two would have probably done the job. When it comes to consumer privacy—the hearing’s dominant focus—the commissio...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Apple Says Parental Control Apps Removed Due to 'Privacy and Security Risk' Off-page: Apple has removed or restricted at least 11 of the 17 most downloaded screen-time and parental-control apps over the past year, The New York Times reported....
09:17, 04/29/2019

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulation, companies in the EU cannot use a consumer's personal data without informed, explicit consent. A ...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses: source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions....
00:17, 05/14/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may also be a pretty powerful surveillance machine.Read more......
19:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devices violate a privacy law that protects children....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Google’s awesome new privacy feature will auto-delete your location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Google was considering an excellent new privacy feature. And today, after getting a black eye from repor...
13:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Google set to launch privacy tools to limit online tracking - WSJ Alphabet Inc's Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
17:17, 05/06/2019

Alex Rodriguez bathroom photo highlights permissive privacy laws Former Yankees slugger snapped through apartment windowLawyers seek photographer but legal recourse uncertainNew York’s liberal privacy laws are under scrutiny as lawyers for the retired baseball star Alex Rodriguez try to track down the photographer...
20:17, 05/18/2019

Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from tracking you across the web. The company says the proposed solution will allow advertisers to measur...
14:51, 05/23/2019

Google's privacy push adds Incognito Mode for Maps and Search Among the new developments announced at Google I/O 2019, CEO Sundar Pichai revealed tweaks that will impact data retention and privacy. Filters that auto-delete web & app activity will become available starting today with support for auto deletin...
00:17, 05/08/2019

FOCUS-Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014....
04:51, 05/06/2019

FTC complaint alleges Amazon's Echo Dot Kids violates child privacy law A month after we found out Amazon employees might listen to your Alexa conversations, Amazon is facing more privacy concerns. This time, they have to do with how the company stores data collected by its Echo Dot Kids. Today, a coalition of privacy an...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Google is creating privacy engineering hub and safety research fund in Europe Google plans a Google Safety Engineering Center and an $11.23 million Impact Challenge on Safety fund for organizations working on digital safety.Read More...
13:17, 05/14/2019

Google vows greater user privacy, after decades of data collection At its annual conference for software developers, the search and advertising giant showed off several new products and features that it said were created to help maintain customers’ control over their own data....
02:51, 05/08/2019

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the digital world....
03:00, 05/22/2019

Atom-powered $34 Atomic Pi: A music-friendly SBC for creators that runs Windows 10 The Atomic Pi is a full-featured SBC with unique features including a secondary audio output that can be used to drive two 5W speakers, and a 9-axis navigation sensor....
18:00, 04/29/2019

American slashes fees to check sports and music gear (but not antlers) American Airlines has slashed fees for surf boards, skis and other oversize sports equipment as well as music gear. United last year took a similar step cutting fees on checked surf boards for travelers flying to and from California....
14:17, 05/21/2019

Assassin's Creed Symphony is live game music unlike anything you've seen (or heard) before Ubisoft is putting on a live Assassin's Creed Symphony event later this year, and after having seen a preview of the show, we're honestly blown away....
20:17, 05/16/2019

30 years of data shows the music industry peaked when Napster hit the scene The music industry, like all industries, has changed a lot over the last 30 years due to advancements in technology and the advent of the internet. A new graph from the data experts at Chartr shows just what that change has meant in terms of what kin...
21:34, 05/07/2019

YouTube Music reportedly exceeds 15 million subscribers one year after launch Google's music streaming service recently went through a rebranding process one year ago, as the search giant has decided to merge Play Music and YouTube Music into one product in order to avoid confusion among customers. We're not sure whether or no...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Suns' Josh Jackson arrested at Florida music festival Josh Jackson allegedly tried to enter a VIP area at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival without the proper pass and was charged with resisting arrest.        ...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Revisit the race of the 26th century with a German orchestra playing F-Zero music There’s something about Nintendo theme music that lends itself to big orchestral arrangements. More complex scores like, say, the Ocarina of Time sound great coming from a full orchestra, naturally, but so do the simpler themes of the 8- and 16-bit e...
00:34, 05/22/2019

The National: I Am Easy to Find review – melodious mood music to enthral (4AD)The band’s eighth album hymns other artists including REM on understated songs full of trademark emotional intensityDo the National do a lot with a little, or a little with a lot? On the one hand, theirs is a lush, grandly developed sound, in wh...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Taylor Swift is obsessed with Easter eggs, and it's ruining her new music Swift's new music roll-out has been almost entirely focused on the hidden clues in her Instagram posts, music videos and even her stilettos.        ...
17:51, 05/14/2019

Crusty Country Music Fans Want to Boycott Wrangler Jeans For Partnering with Lil Nas X This week, after Wrangler jeans announced a new yee haw agenda capsule collection with Lil Nas X, some country music fans are calling for a full out boycott....
07:51, 05/23/2019

Neil Young book chronicles fight to improve digital music Music legend Neil Young has spent several years trying (and failing) to push high-resolution music to the masses. A new book by Young tells the story of how the Canadian songwriter set out to develop Pono, his $400 portable digital music player that....
08:17, 05/07/2019

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
03:51, 05/23/2019

Taylor Swift accused of ripping off Beyoncé’s act at Billboard Music Awards Taylor Swift does not march to the beat of her own drummer, according to the Beyhive. The “ME!” singer opened the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with an Easter egg-hued rendition of her new single with Panic at the Disco’s Brendon Urie...
15:34, 05/02/2019

Ciara Shares Never-Before-Seen Wedding Footage in "Beauty Marks" Music Video Ciara dropped her music video for her song "Beauty Mark" on Friday, and it contains a very special surprise for her fans. The nearly seven-minute clip features never-before-seen......
04:00, 05/11/2019

The Netherlands wins Eurovision 2019, Europe’s annual music extravaganza Some 200 million people around the world were believed to have watched the annual campy contest with 26 nations battling in the Grand Final of the 64th Eurovision....
03:34, 05/19/2019

That annoying Final Fantasy VII music bug is fixed on Switch and Xbox One thanks to a patch that wen That annoying Final Fantasy VII music bug is fixed on Switch and Xbox One thanks to a patch that went live today. Until now, the music had started from scratch after every random encounter—a problem that was far more annoying in practice than it seem...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Billboard Music Awards live stream: how to watch the 2019 ceremony from anywhere No judging panels. No telephone votes. The Billboard Music Awards are the prizes handed out based purely on who has topped the charts over the last year. Making a chart topping song or album isn't easy of course, but thankfully getting a 2019 Bi...
22:51, 05/01/2019

How to watch 2019 Billboard Music Awards: Time, channel, streaming and more The 2019 Billboard Music Awards kicks off in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Here's how to watch, what channel the show is on, and where you can stream.        ...
01:51, 05/02/2019

Facebook investors brace for an update from Zuckerberg on the company's planned pivot to privacy With Facebook set to release quarterly results Wednesday afternoon, Wall Street wants to know how well the company is preparing to make money beyond ads....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook will make big bucks from privacy: Payments and commerce Facebook on Tuesday announced a bevy of new shopping features for its various apps, setting a business foundation for the company's pivot to privacy....
21:34, 05/01/2019

Worried about Alexa spying on you? This Raspberry Pi smart speaker for kids puts privacy first If privacy worries surrounding smart speakers are a major concern for you – particularly if your kids are using this tech – then a Raspberry Pi-powered DIY effort by the name of Chatterbox might well be of interest.It’s a Kicksta...
15:17, 05/23/2019

United Airlines is covering up cameras on seat backs amid privacy backlash United Airlines is covering up all the cameras on the back of customers' seats amid backlash about privacy.        ...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Facebook has told federal investigators it’s open to heightened oversight of its privacy practices Scrutiny of Facebook’s data-collection practices could end a wide-ranging federal probe into a series of privacy abuses that came to light last year....
15:34, 05/03/2019

Google’s huge Android Q privacy push means nothing to hundreds of millions of users Privacy is finally starting to feel like a priority for Google, and you only need to look at the company’s Android Q presentation from this year’s I/O event to realize that Google is going to be more serious about protecting your data, lo...
06:34, 05/08/2019

Canada accuses Facebook of breaking privacy laws, promises to take the company to court Canadian regulators on Thursday found that Facebook committed "serious" breaches of local laws over its mishandling of users' personal information, announcing they would take the company to court to force it to change its privacy practices....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Google Chrome Set Offer Privacy Tools to Limit Online Tracking: Report Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
09:00, 05/07/2019

James Dolan reportedly sued by MSG shareholder over high pay and focus on music career While the Madison Square Garden CEO and Knicks owner was accused of spending too much time making music with his blues band, New York fans might want him to keep doing more of that and less overseeing of the beleaguered NBA team....
18:17, 05/02/2019

A Chat With Holly Herndon About Making Music With AI, Artistic Necrophilia, and Embracing the Inhuman Holly Herndon is mother to an AI baby. Its name is Spawn and for the past few years Herndon has been training its machine-learning program on her vocals, letting it mutate and create its own noises, not unlike a gurgling toddler just developing its v...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas had a surprise Las Vegas wedding after Billboard Music Awards Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner celebrated his Billboard Music Awards performance with a surprise wedding ceremony.        ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Look: Sophie Turner, Jennifer Hudson to present at Billboard Music Awards 2019 "Game of Thrones" star Sophie Turner, Jennifer Hudson, Eva Longoria, Chrissy Metz and Justin Hartley will take the stage at the Billboard Music Awards....
19:51, 04/30/2019

End Of An Era: Red Lobster Has Declared Bankruptcy After Paying For A 6-Hour Seafood Commercial Set Entirely To Beatles Music It’s about to become much harder to get your crab and lobster fix, because one of the most popular seafood chains in America just officially went under: Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy after blowing all of their capital on a six-hour commercial ...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake’s music during Bucks-Raptors series A Wisconsin radio station announced Tuesday that it will push the mute button on Canadian rapper Drake during the NBA playoffs series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Pandora Premium goes after Apple Music and Spotify with long overdue student discount Veteran internet radio player Pandora is not exactly a heavyweight in the unlimited ad-free music streaming arena as well, barely joining the Spotify and Apple-dominated game a couple of years ago. Since then, Pandora Premium has constantly struggled...
04:51, 05/08/2019

We Write the Songs event brings music legends — and tears — to Capitol Hill The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has spent the past 11 years advocating for songwriters with an annual concert aimed at reminding lawmakers of the importance of music....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Catholic school music director sought sex with undercover cop posing as teen: affidavit A Catholic school teacher was busted after he sought sex with an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old girl, saying he wanted to get intimate with her on a “desk in his classroom,” court documents reveal. Lazaro Benito Rocha — the 26-year-old di...
22:34, 05/15/2019

The National shares I Am Easy To Find short film featuring music from its new album The National’s latest, I Am Easy To Find, arrives this Friday, but right now you can watch an accompanying short film helmed by Oscar-nominated director Mike Mills (20th Century Women), who built his vision from the album’s lyrics and early demos. As...
02:51, 05/14/2019

Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber's "I Don't Care" Music Video Is Here--and There Are Plenty of Special Effects Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber just dropped their "I Don't Care" music video--and let's just say fans will definitely care. Earlier this month, the pair teased fans with......
15:34, 05/17/2019

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-for-streaming services helped drive up profit....
12:51, 05/14/2019

Spotify's Daily Drive mixes music, news and podcasts in a personalized playlist Spotify's algorithmic playlists are one of the streaming service's key attractions, throwing together your favorite tracks and artists without you having to slave over piecing individual tracks together. But it looks like Spotify is taking ...
12:51, 05/03/2019

Garmin announces new Forerunners with incident detection, music, and menstrual cycle tracking Garmin continues to move the needle when it comes to GPS sports watches and these updates to the Forerunner series are designed for the casual to the professional runner....
13:51, 04/30/2019

Drake’s music banned by Milwaukee radio station during Raptors-Bucks series Hosts of morning show Riggs and Alley announced this week they've put a temporary ban on playing the Toronto rapper's music over their airwaves as his hometown team battles the Milwaukee Bucks in the playoffs....
05:17, 05/16/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake music for Bucks-Raptors series Grammy-winning rapper and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake is one of the most popular musicians on the planet, but right now, that means nothing.        ...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last years Fenix sports watch models. It's the ultimate multi-sport watch and sets the bar for all others....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Demi Lovato Announces "New Journey" for Music and Flaunts Bikini Body on Vacation Demi Lovato is getting sun-kissed. The "Confident" singer soaked up the sun next to the clear blue waters of Bora Bora alongside some of her friends this weekend. Lovato posted......
07:34, 05/12/2019

Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett and More Stars Set to Perform at 2019 CMT Music Awards The 2019 CMT Music Awards are going big this summer! With less than a month to go until the annual award show airs live from Nashville, CMT is announcing just some of the star-studded......
16:34, 05/15/2019

Paula Abdul injures Julianne Hough with hat toss at Billboard Music Awards Paula Abdul closed out the Billboard Music Awards with a truly knockout performance — and Julianne Hough was almost a casualty of the former "American Idol" judge's choreography....
21:17, 05/02/2019

Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood recalling the first time they heard their music on the radio Yearwood was in her car, and so excited that she rolled her window down so others would hear it, too. (May 6)        ...
11:51, 05/07/2019

Which Celebrity Set the 2019 Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet on Fire With Their Style? Vote Now! The 2019 Billboard Music Awards were on fire on Wednesday night and we're not just talking about Taylor Swift's opening performance. This year, the big award show was a night to......
19:00, 05/02/2019

Quayside, Toronto’s Google-linked smart city, draws opposition over privacy and costs As in New York, where fierce opposition to Amazon led the online retail giant to cancel plans to build a second headquarters in Long Island City, a local movement here is growing to send Sidewalk Labs packing....
18:17, 05/06/2019

Cramer calls Zuckerberg 'tone-deaf' after CEO's privacy joke bombs at developers conference Mark Zuckerberg's joke about Facebook's privacy scandals during the company's F8 developer conference didn't land well, CNBC's Jim Cramer said....
21:34, 05/01/2019

Facebook sues South Korean analytics company to send ‘message’ about privacy to app developers Facebook on Friday said it had filed a lawsuit against Rankwave, a South Korean analytics company that may have mishandled users’ personal information, a legal salvo that the social-media giant described as a “message” meant to demonstrate its height...
03:34, 05/11/2019

Billboard Music Awards 2019: Drake wins top award, becomes the winningest artist in history Mother's Day is in a couple weeks, but rap star Drake gave his mom an early gift with a heartfelt speech when he won the night's top honor at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.        ...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner had a surprise wedding ceremony in Las Vegas after the Billboard Music Awards Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner celebrated his Billboard Music Awards performance with a surprise wedding ceremony.        ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Justin Bieber reveals new single with Ed Sheeran after announcing mental health break from music Less than two months after revealing plans to take time off to focus on mental health, Justin Bieber is teaming up with Ed Sheeran on a new single.        ...
02:00, 05/08/2019

New Apple Music subscribers can get free four-month individual or family plans in rare deal While Spotify has managed to maintain its solid lead in the thriving music streaming industry thanks to frequent deals bundling the service with other popular apps or even free hardware, the steady growth of Apple Music has come largely in the absenc...
10:17, 05/14/2019

"Old Town Road" now has a music video starring Chris Rock, Vince Staples, and Diplo Maybe you’ve gotten a little tired of “Old Town Road,” what with all its remixes and remixes of remixes. Fact of the matter is, however, America simply cannot get enough of taking its horse to the Old Town Road—not even a new single by Taylor Goddamn...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Rapper Kodak Black facing federal gun charge after arrest at Miami music festival Kodak Black, who was arrested Saturday before a show, was charged with making a false statement while trying to purchase a gun.        ...
17:51, 05/14/2019

Kelly Clarkson Undergoes Surgery Hours After Hosting 2019 Billboard Music Awards Kelly Clarkson just redefined the old saying, "The show must go on!" A rep for the pop star tells E! News that the pop singer is "doing great" after undergoing surgery to......
05:51, 05/03/2019

Billboard Music Awards 2019: See Taylor Swift, Cardi B and More Stars' Best Candid Moments The 2019 Billboard Music Awards took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday--and what a show it was. Taylor Swift and Panic! at the Disco's Brendon Urie kicked......
19:00, 05/02/2019

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott detained at Las Vegas music festival after altercation: report Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was reportedly detained at a Las Vegas music festival Saturday after he allegedly shoved a security guard to the ground....
02:17, 05/21/2019

Prince Harry Just Made a Major Move to Protect Meghan Markle and Baby Archie's Privacy Prince Harry isn't one to give off a false sense of security. Especially when his family is involved. The Duke of Sussex accepted damages and an apology today from Splash News,......
19:51, 05/16/2019

Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds calls for conversion therapy ban at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Imagine Dragons was named Top Rock Artist at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards – and during the band’s acceptance speech, lead man Dan Reynolds used his platform to advocate for the LGBTQ community and call out conversion therapy laws in the United Sta...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Tame Impala Makes Music for Loners. But Now Kevin Parker Plays the World’s Biggest Stages. The musician’s 2015 album, “Currents,” catapulted him to the top of the festival circuit and into the studio with megastars. He’s still fiddling with its follow-up....
17:17, 05/16/2019

Fans accuse Taylor Swift of 'copying' Beyoncé's performance at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Taylor Swift took the MGM Grand Garden Arena stage Wednesday evening, where she opened up the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with her newest single "ME!" -- in a performance that had some viewers claiming she copied Beyoncé....
04:34, 05/02/2019

Kacey Musgraves' elaborate gowns, detention slips get Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit Along with the pantsuit she wore at the CMAs, you'll see handwritten lyrics for "Slow Burn," and high school detention slips earned for 'excessive talking.'        ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Billboard Music Awards: Social media erupts as Imagine Dragons tops Queen as top rock band Some fans are upset after Imagine Dragons bested the iconic rock band Queen to take home the coveted Top Rock Artist honor Wednesday evening at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas....
07:34, 05/02/2019

Billboard Music Awards: Drake calls for more respect among artists as he accepts top gong at star-studded bash Drake has called for more respect between artists following the deaths of several high-profile industry figures as he scooped a top gong at the Billboard Music Awards....
08:00, 05/02/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts....
20:51, 05/17/2019

Yankees are off the mat, but they’re still a risky play With the Yankees’ long western swing in the rearview mirror, bettors have a much clearer picture of how good this team is now… and how truly impressive it might be later in the season when healthy stars return. Before the trip, VSiN mentioned an extr...
22:17, 05/03/2019

With New Tech, Treadmills Are Getting Trendy From on-demand and group workouts to virtual running worlds with simulated courses, companies have given the most boring cardio machine a much-needed makeover....
22:17, 05/13/2019

The way we eat is killing the planet — here’s how tech can help As someone who gets way too excited about delicious food, it really pains me to admit that our modern diets are the largest cause of climate change and biodiversity loss in existence. While it’s usually easier to be blissfully ignorant, yesterday at ...
20:00, 05/10/2019

The best tech for improving your photography Motorized gimbals are a big part of filmmaking these days, as they can smooth out dramatic camera movements or, if you're less adventurous, just help you capture clean footage while you're walking. Our top pick is the Zhiyun-Tech Crane 3 LA...
17:17, 05/10/2019

When It Comes to Workplace Tech, Employees Know Best Paperwork, data entry and other repetitive tasks are common work complaints. But for corporate technology teams looking to deploy chatbots, virtual assistants or robots, identifying these tasks—and matching them with effective technology—can be a cha...
11:17, 05/10/2019

Accessibility needs to be at the forefront of tech — here’s why In March 2019 IKEA was praised for partnering with nonprofits to develop accessories that make its products more accessible for people with impairments. It’s a novel step forward but I can’t shake the feeling we need to reframe the conversation on ac...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Want a blockchain job in big tech? This course might help you land one What do Facebook, Visa, Shell, IBM, and EY have in common (other than being stupid rich)? They’re all hiring blockchain talent. Indeed, blockchain jobs are popping up all over the place these days. If you ever thought about learning the ins and outs ...
20:51, 05/02/2019

40 Big Tech Predictions for 2019 Digital transformation has arrived. Not a single industry is safe from the unstoppable wave of digitization that is sweeping through finance, retail, transportation, and more. And in 2019, there will be even more transformative developments that wil...
04:51, 05/06/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long coming. Gone is the Google Home brand, as is the ...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Rep. Dan Kildee on Trump's tax returns: Responsibilities to the Constitution trump his own privacy interests President Trump, as a public officer, had responsibilites that superseded his own interests in privacy over his taxes.Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., suggested as much while defending his party's decision to demand Trump's tax returns....
01:51, 05/17/2019

'Privacy-focused' Facebook puts the spotlight on groups Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out his vision for a privacy-focused social network as users choose to communicate in smaller groups and governments investigate the company's business practices. (April 30)       ...
13:00, 05/01/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your search history and locations you visit, to what you’re watching, reading, listening to, and with who...
02:34, 05/08/2019

The best iPhone games to play in 2019 If you've got a new or upgraded iPhone, or are simply just bored with what you've already got, then you'll be exhilarated to hear that you can revolutionise it, turning it into one of the greatest consoles of all time.That's becau...
15:17, 05/10/2019

The best co-op games to play with your badass mom on Mother’s Day Moms deserve better than dinner at a restaurant in a shopping mall for Mother’s Day. Give them the heads of their enemies instead, with a day of co-op gaming. Trust us: they’ll prefer it over a dozen wilted gas station roses. It doesn’t matter if the...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Federer to play in Italian Open Coming off his first clay event in three years, Roger Federer announced Saturday he'll play in next week's Italian Open to prepare for the French Open....
18:00, 05/11/2019

CHEAP: No way, this guitar shirt YOU CAN ACTUALLY PLAY is 68% off! Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Joy can be found in unexpected places. It could be the sound of birdsong in the morning, the movement of a plastic bag caught in the wind, or a fucking rocking t-...
16:51, 05/18/2019

When you play the games of the Game Of Thrones, do they win, or do they die? Game Of Thrones is a series, fundamentally, about power: How you get it, what you do with it, and—in some of its most memorably bloody moments—what happens to people when they think they have it, but really don’t. Video games are good at power, too, ...
15:51, 05/07/2019

The Best Board Game You Can Play On Your Phone Phones are of course great to play actual video games on, but they’re also quietly one of the best platforms around to play digital adaptations of board games as well, whether you’re after traditional fare like Monopoly or something more recent, like...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Nintendo will let you play 'Tetris 99' offline for $10 Releasing Tetris 99 as a free-to-play Switch game was a canny move by Nintendo, as the popular online-only title motivated users to get a Switch Online membership. Now, Nintendo is introducing a paid component with the new $10 Big Block DLC. You get....
17:17, 05/10/2019

All The Video Games You Can't Play When You're Pregnant There are plenty of fun things you can’t really do when pregnant: waterslides, alcohol, trampolines, staying up past 10pm. You’d think that video games would be a totally unaffected pursuit, but as I’ve discovered, even cherished sofa-time is not saf...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Here's A Final Fantasy VII Remaster You Can Play Right Now Back in January, we showed you a beta version of a fan-made Final Fantasy VII remaster, which used machine learning to automatically clean up the game’s visuals. It just hit v1.0 and is ready for release....
04:17, 05/23/2019

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the off-Broadway drama ContinuityTime. Comedic timing. The freezing of time. How much time humanity has ...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Iran’s spiritual power play Iran’s religious leaders have been moving to expand their influence over the Shiite Muslim establishment in neighboring Iraq in a gamble aimed at gaining sway over Iraq’s largest religious group....
01:17, 05/06/2019

PS5 and PS4 players will be able to play games together online Although it could be months or even years before we actually see the next-generation home gaming console Sony has been teasing in recent weeks, the picture of the PlayStation 5 is beginning to take shape. In the same week that Sony showed just how fa...
21:00, 05/23/2019

The best tech-focused Mother's Day gifts Here's a roundup of great tech gifts for Mother's Day this year. There's everything from insulated Game of Thrones wine tumblers to true wireless earbuds and a stylish Kate Spade smartwatch....
00:34, 05/04/2019

What do tech giants know about you? A new tool shows you just how much We rely on social media and smartphone apps, from dating and connecting to online shopping and browsing the web. We constantly give out private data online -- but what exactly do we share with these platforms?...
14:34, 05/08/2019

GM says most new vehicles to get over-the-air upgrade tech by 2023 General Motors Co said on Monday most of its global models will be capable of over-the-air software upgrades by 2023, as the automaker rolls out new vehicle electrical systems designed to securely handle heavy data traffic and software downloads from...
19:00, 05/20/2019

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
01:17, 05/22/2019

GM: Most vehicles to get over-the-air upgrade tech by 2023 The company's new electronic systems, designed to securely handle software downloads from the internet, will be capable of handling up to 4.5 terabytes of data processing power per hour, five times the capability of current GM vehicles....
18:51, 05/20/2019

Why some tech companies are turning to print A month ago, I received a big, hefty magazine in the mail. It included stories such as a guide on where to go in Buenos Aires, a feature on tiny houses, and a deep dive into the history of African-American jockeys. The magazine was part travel, part....
00:17, 05/03/2019

Top 10 tech stresses that frustrate Americans Slow Wi-Fi, login troubles or plagued by a dying battery? A majority of Americans endure five tech frustrations every day, according to new research. A recent poll examining the tech habits of 2,000 Americans found more than 80% experience some type ...
07:17, 05/23/2019

How to buy tech gifts for other people’s kids Gift gifting for kids has gotten a lot more complicated over the past two decades or so. Gone are the days when you could just buy a doll or toy truck and know that it would be enjoyed by the child and fairly noncontroversial with the parents. A lot....
19:51, 05/09/2019

The rise of tech-worker activism Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In this episode of Ars Technica Live, we spoke with Leigh Honeywell, a security engineer who has worked at several large tech companies as well as the ACLU. She's been at the forefront...
16:34, 05/02/2019

Listen to the Talking Tech podcast Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Tech We’re Using: From Bubble Memory to Hot Spots and a Fly Rod David E. Sanger, a national security correspondent, recounts his gear from the computers in use when he joined The Times in 1982 to his overloaded backpack now....
23:34, 04/28/2019

A Useful Perspective on Tech-Stock Boom Call it a "boom" within a boom: the love of technology sector wrapped within an extreme optimism toward the broad stock market. This chart -- which includes eye-opening sentiment figures -- helps to tell the story....
21:34, 05/08/2019

Tech Tips: Mother’s Day Gifts Looking for a Mother’s Day gift? Don’t worry, Quincey Hobbs has the best tech gifts that moms will love. Watch the video below....
03:00, 05/11/2019

DeClutter your EClutter: Cleaning up your tech Incorporate tech material into your spring cleaning. Here are environmentally safe ways to declutter that.        ...
06:00, 05/01/2019

Europe Is Reining In Tech Giants. But Some Say It’s Going Too Far. Bids to block harmful and violent content online in Europe are drawing criticism for limiting free expression and undercutting the ideals of an open web....
10:17, 05/06/2019

Backyard Tech Your Friends Will Envy Connected devices are having their day in the sun—from Wi-Fi grills and smarter smokers to 4KTVs that can brave any storm. In short, everything you need to throw the ultimate backyard bash....
17:34, 05/21/2019

How tech does (and doesn't) help babies sleep The truth is, technology probably does more to interrupt a child's sleep than help induce it Both exposure to screens and addictive routines can keep a kid awake. That said, certain gadgets, like a sleep clock, could help establish a healthy sle...
20:51, 05/21/2019

Tech CEOs' Biohacks, Rated It seems every few weeks there’s a new interview about how a tech bro spends their morning. We totally get wanting to mine the habits of successful people for life hacks—you’re looking at the home of How I Work, after all. But how effective are these...
01:51, 05/16/2019

Prepare For the End of Game of Thrones With This Killer Music Video For SZA and the Weeknd's 'Power Is Power' The only thing Game of Thrones’ last season was lacking was, let’s be real, a great tie-in album, and now it’s got one. For the Throne, out now, is an album full of songs inspired by Game of Thrones, and now the lead single has a stylish music video....
03:00, 05/06/2019

Dolby and Universal Music Group are releasing thousands of songs in Dolby Atmos Dolby and Universal Music Group announced today that the pair will release ‘thousands of songs’ from the music label in the Dolby Atmos Music format. The new, remastered versions of these songs will include “a diverse list o...
04:34, 05/24/2019

Apple Pay support goes live for iTunes, App Store, Apple Music, and iCloud It looks like Apple has quietly added support for its mobile payments service to some of its proprieties, although the new payment method is only available in select countries. Spotted by MacRumors, Apple Pay support is now available in iTunes, App S...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Stagecoach 2019 opens with a celebration of beer, country music, Western heritage and more beer Stagecoach opens three-day festival with a celebration of country music, grub and lots of beer in Day 1        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Kelly Clarkson is 'feeling awesome' after appendectomy following Billboard Music Awards "Not gonna lie.... I may or may not have broken down in tears after the show from pain," Kelly Clarkson tweeted of her appendicitis.        ...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Tinder launches 'festival mode' feature for music fest hookups The popular mobile dating application announced plans to roll out “Festival Mode” this summer.        ...
15:17, 05/13/2019

| Woods to play Memorial ahead of US Open Tiger Woods confirmed Thursday that he will play next week's Memorial Tournament as he aims to rediscover his best form ahead of next month's US Open....
21:51, 05/23/2019

Play the original 'Minecraft' in your browser, for free Minecraft is celebrating its 10th birthday by making its Classic version easily playable on web browsers. You don't need to download any files to make it work, and you don't have to pay a cent for access. Since Classic was only the second p...
14:34, 05/09/2019

White Sox turn triple play against Astros HOUSTON (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have turned a triple play against the Houston Astros. It came in the third inning Wednesday night with runners on first and second. Jake Marisnick hit a grounder down the line to third baseman Yoan Moncada, who st...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Warriors' Cousins expects to play this season Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Wednesday that while center DeMarcus Cousins won't need surgery to repair his torn left quad, he's "unlikely" to return during the postseason....
22:00, 05/06/2019

All Google Play Store ratings are about to be recalculated The Google Play Store has built up an extensive catalog of app reviews and ratings ever since it was launched under the Android Market name way back in 2008. These scores are currently treated equally regardless of how old or how new they are. But so...
00:51, 05/09/2019

40 best PC games 2019: the must-play titles you don’t want to miss Now that we have the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, and Intel has launched its Coffee Lake Refresh lineup that promises some of the best processors for gaming, 2019 is the perfect time  to dive into the best PC games. So, if you want to get in on t...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Mordhau Players Are Using Bots To Play The Lute Better There are many ways to be good at popular medieval combat game Mordhau. You can sling cold steel with the best of them. You can fire arrows from afar. You can build fortifications that help your buddies. But the only way to truly win, if you ask me, ...
03:00, 05/11/2019

What scouts have to say about Gleyber Torres’ shortstop play When the Yankees signed Troy Tulowitzki to play shortstop while Didi Gregorius worked his way back from Tommy John surgery, they were very clear Gleyber Torres would see action at the position even if Tulowitzki stayed healthy. Nevertheless, the Yank...
10:51, 05/03/2019

Google Play to Get UPI Support for Payments in India Soon Google will soon be adding support for Unified Payments Interface (UPI) as a new payment method in Google Play for India. Google is adding support for cash for top-up and in-app purchases as well....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Azerbaijan indicates Mkhitaryan can play in Europa final Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry has indicated Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan can play in the Europa League final despite tension between Azerbaijan and his native Armenia        ...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Android users can pay in cash on Google Play A few years ago, Google added carrier billing to the Play Store to make paid apps and in-app payments more accessible, even in emerging markets. Now, the tech giant is making it even easier for users in developing regions and other primarily cash-bas...
14:34, 05/09/2019

China says to play constructive role in Arctic China will work with all parties to play a constructive role in the Arctic, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, as the United States warned about Beijing's involvement in the region....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Critic’s Notebook: In Soccer, Power’s Always in Play A new exhibition at the Arab World Institute in Paris explores how the game embodies political and social changes in Africa, the Middle East and beyond....
21:51, 04/28/2019

StarCraft II goes free-to-play seven years after launch Enlarge If you've been zealously guarding your money since 2010, waiting for the day StarCraft II would finally be cheap enough to try out, you're in luck. At Blizzcon over the weekend, Blizzard announced the game would be transitioning to a free-...
16:51, 05/02/2019

Don’t blame 1 play, the Islanders deserve to be in this big hole RALEIGH , N.C., — One harmless-looking play. One harmful mistake. “I own it,” said Robin Lehner of his turnover after playing a rim-around that became Justin Williams’ tie-breaking and ultimate game-winning goal at 10:15 of the third period of Wednes...
13:17, 05/02/2019

See a new PS4 game unveiled during Sony's 'State of Play' at 6 PM ET Since Sony is scheduling occasional live-streamed press conferences in the vein of Nintendo Direct instead of going to E3, it's time for the second State of Play. For this PlayStation event, the company has teased a new look at a game we've...
01:00, 05/10/2019

65% of American adults play video games About 65% of adults, or more than 164 million people, play video games in the U.S., according to the trade group Entertainment Software Association.Read More...
00:34, 05/10/2019

Motorola Moto G7, G7 Plus, G7 Power and G7 Play Review Review indexTL;DR: | Design | Fingerprint Scanners | Display | Interface | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera Quality | Sound and Call Quality | Battery life | Prices and Alternatives | ConclusionMotorola is not a ...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Stepdad: Zion's excited to play for Pelicans Zion Williamson's stepfather says that the Duke star is excited about New Orleans, shooting down speculation that the 18-year-old could spurn the draft and return to school....
17:34, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods: 'Would I like to play in the Olympics? Yes' – video Tiger Woods has said that featuring for the USA in the 2020 Olympics remains firmly on his radar. The Masters champion was speaking to media at Bethpage Black Course ahead of the US PGA Championship, which he has won four times in the past.Tiger Wood...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Lillard says he has separated ribs, will play through pain PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland’s Damian Lillard says he separated his ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors. Lillard confirmed the injury on Sunday, a day after the Trail Blazers lost 110-99 in Game 3...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Del Potro set to play singles at Madrid Open "Juan Martin Del Potro will return to singles action in the Madrid Open this week after 10 weeks out with a knee injury, the Argentine said on Tuesday."...
17:17, 05/07/2019

Updates From Game of Thrones, Child's Play, and More The CW finds a lead for its new sci-fi action series Pandora. The Lost Boys TV show is heading to reshoots. Cliffhanger could be getting a reboot, courtesy of Ana Lily Amanpour. Plus, what to expect on the Riverdale season finale, a grisly red band c...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Which devices play Audible audiobooks but can't surf the web? Amber wants her son to be able play Audible stories but does not want him to have internet access As a child I had a cassette tape player. I could choose the music and stories I wanted to listen to alone in my room without my parents worrying about m...
10:00, 05/23/2019

The Latest: French Open play done for day because of rain Play has been suspended for the day at the French Open because of rain with 10-time champion Rafael Nadal in the third set of his match        ...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Lillard: 'Lot of contact' by Iguodala on final play Damian Lillard said he felt there was "a lot of contact" when Andre Iguodala stripped him in the final seconds, but he said, "Obviously, the ref is not going to decide the game or jump in at that point."...
08:34, 05/17/2019

Play 'Doctor Who: The Edge of Time' in VR this September While you can't warp time to see the twelfth season of Doctor Who any sooner, this September, you'll be able to dive into the show in a new way. BBC Studios is bringing the series to life as a VR video game, Doctor Who: The Edge of Time. Th...
20:51, 05/20/2019

The Fiver | Unfinished business with the play-offs Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The prospect of Plain Old John Terry making his way down to Wembley for the Championship play-off final later this month raises a few burning questions. Ever the fashionista, The Fiver can’t help but...
18:51, 05/15/2019

Royals, Cardinals postponed, will play 2 Wednesday ST. LOUIS (AP) — The opener of the I-70 series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals was postponed because of a forecast for severe weather and rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on Wednesday. The National Weather Se...
23:17, 05/21/2019

| Muller du Plessis: 'I'm itching to play for the Blitzboks again' The enjoyment of playing for and having an opportunity to make the country proud will be some of the driving factors for the Blitzboks this week in London....
09:17, 05/21/2019

Tampa's Gerald McCoy says he'll play this season Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy says he expects to play football next season, but doesn't know if it will be with the Buccaneers or another team....
17:51, 05/11/2019

Yankees and Twins had no choice but to play through hell By the end, there were a couple dozen masochists milling inside Yankee Stadium, and in addition to the complimentary Louisville Sluggers they were given as part of Bat Day, they should also have received something else for their troubles. An official...
11:17, 05/06/2019

Mets vs. Marlins: Syndergaard a lock — if they play With rain falling in New York City 24 of the past 27 days, Mother Nature got our attention and made a late run for Mother of the Year honors. Too little, too late. Lori “The Lock” Loughlin was a landslide winner. You don’t mess with Mother Nature. Bu...
16:17, 05/12/2019

Kentucky Looks to Play Way into SEC Tournament on Final Weekend LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky baseball will honor its seniors and close the regular season this week as it hosts No. 2 Vanderbilt for a three-game series that opens Thursday night at Kentucky Proud Park. The Wildcats will be playing to earn a berth i...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Warren Buffett's Occidental Play Looks Familiar Berkshire Hathaway’s investment in Occidental Petroleum is similar to preferred-share deals that Berkshire Chief Executive Warren Buffett has struck in the past with Goldman Sachs and GE....
03:00, 05/01/2019

White Sox Turn Ho-Hum, Unsatisfying Triple Play You’d think anything as rare and unlikely as a triple play would include plenty of thrills and chills, possibly one or two spills, even the odd Phil. Back in August the Rangers turned a triple play that could be described as “pretty cool.” Last April...
04:34, 05/23/2019

Woods and McIlroy win in Match Play, set up meeting "Tiger Woods came from behind to set up a Saturday showdown with Rory McIlroy after they both won matches in the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Texas on Friday."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Del Potro says to play singles at Madrid Open Juan Martin Del Potro will return to singles action in the Madrid Open this week after 10 weeks out with a knee injury, the Argentine said on Tuesday....
23:00, 05/07/2019

Fed Cup semifinal: Azarenka to play Ash Barty in singles Samantha Stosur will open against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus when singles play begins in a Fed Cup semifinal Saturday on hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Taylor Swift performs 'ME!' live, answers fan questions at the Billboard Music Awards Swift and Brendon Urie will join forces for the first time ever on stage at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards to give "ME!" its live debut.        ...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Why data privacy without data visibility doesn't cut it for GDPR We’re approaching the first anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Unfortunately, some companies still aren’t making the grade when it comes to protecting data. Most notably, Google earlier this year was fine...
15:00, 04/30/2019

InterDigital expects to be able to license 5G tech to Huawei, despite U.S. ban InterDigital Wireless Inc said on Monday that it can license its 5G network technology to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd despite the threat of a U.S. ban on selling chips and software to the Chinese telecommunications firm, and patent attorneys said Qual...
04:00, 05/21/2019

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digit...
16:34, 05/19/2019

The Tech My Toddler Will Never Know: Six Gadgets Headed for the Graveyard By 2030, charging cables, cameras and big-screen smartphones may find themselves next to record players and VCRs in the museum of old technology—or at least that’s what our columnist and other experts predict....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Tech We’re Using: The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes....
23:34, 04/28/2019

Tech to Trump: Stay tough on China For decades, Chinese policies have posed significant challenges to the tech sector. Laws and regulations have failed to deliver fair treatment, and have limited access to China’s markets for American and other non-Chinese companies....
00:00, 05/03/2019

5 Stupid Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Old Tech In these gadget-filled times, it’s likely that you’re going to have to shift some of your used tech every now and again, either to make room for an upgrade or to fund a different purchase. There’s a range of options on how to do this, but whether you...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Don't go on the road without these essential tech gadgets Summer is just around the corners and USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham gives his six essential tech gadgets you should not leave home without.        ...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Why Elliott's Latest Target is a Tech Giant SAP, the technology giant whose software helps companies become more efficient, itself wants to become more efficient. Investors can be comforted by the watchful eye of an activist in their ranks....
17:34, 05/02/2019

Holographic tech could be key to future quantum computers A breakthrough in studying light might just be the ticket to the future of quantum computing. Researchers at EPFL have found a way to determine how light behaves beyond the limitations of wavelengths, opening the door to encoding quantum data in a s...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry Technology is just another human creation—like religion or government or sports or money. It's not perfect, and it never will be. But it's still a miracle....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Tech We’re Using: Lifting Journalism by Knowing What Readers Are Looking For Claudio E. Cabrera, who specializes in search engine optimization, describes how he keeps track of what’s hot in search and how that informs coverage — and what the limits are....
23:34, 04/28/2019

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are inching closer with each day that ticks by. There's always a massive list of sales to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During this time, retailers are often trying to get r...
06:17, 05/10/2019

James Ruppert: buy low-tech premium motors while you can A 2005 Mercedes CLS is big, fast and relatively tech-free With new laws soon to limit driving freedom, uncomplicated cars are set to become valuable currency Zero-technology cars. Following the news that in 2022 all cars will effectively be robots...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Tech Giants Rethink the Businesses That Made Them Big Google, Facebook and other tech giants have long tinkered with ways to grow outside the core businesses they dominate. Now those efforts are becoming urgent....
20:17, 05/05/2019

YouTube tech reviewers are bigger than ever, but who does that benefit? As tech YouTube continues to grow, and the traditional media shrinks in relative size and influence, it will be up to the next generation of YouTube reviewers to place the same value on editorial independence....
14:34, 05/03/2019

Stocks Slide, Dragged Down by Tech Sector Shares of tech companies fell after some U.S. businesses moved to comply with the Trump administration’s decision to put Huawei Technologies on a trade blacklist, pushing the S&P 500 lower to start the week....
20:34, 05/20/2019

Investing in Africa's tech infrastructure. Has China won already? Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms stand a chance in Africa?...
08:51, 05/03/2019

San Francisco Weighs 'IPO Tax' To Spread Tech Wealth The city’s leaders are proposing to more than triple a tax on stock compensation in a bid to use revenue from a wave of public offerings by tech companies to address concerns about growing wealth disparity....
13:34, 05/10/2019

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
01:00, 05/23/2019

These 20 tech companies literally have the most valuable employees If you’ve ever wondered how valuable a company is — or in other words, its capacity to bring in revenue, as well as what its assets are worth — the most common way to do it is to look at its market capitalization. It’s the result of a company’s histo...
21:51, 05/20/2019

U.S. Cellular rolls out Android 9.0 Pie update to the Moto G6 Play Gone are the days when you would buy an entry-level smartphone and didn't expect it to receive any major Android OS updates. Now, just about every affordable smartphone released by a major company (i.e. Samsung, Motorola) is getting at least one Andr...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Nintendo adds a DLC to Tetris 99, with two new modes and offline play There's a new 'Big Block' DLC out for Tetris 99, adding two new modes to the popular Nintendo Switch title and offering support for offline play for the first time.Yours for $9.99 / £8.99 / AU$15, the add-on unlocks the CPU Battle...
15:17, 05/10/2019

Pep Guardiola infuriated by financial fair play question after FA Cup win • Guardiola: ‘Do you know the question you’re asking me?’ • City coach says this is one of his best ever seasonsPep Guardiola was infuriated in the immediate aftermath of Manchester City’s historic domestic treble when asked by a reporter if he was b...
01:17, 05/19/2019

Charles Schwab Challenge: Brandt Snedeker is a value play Fresh off of the PGA Championship, the tour heads to Fort Worth, Texas, for the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club. Colonial has played host to this Tour (under different names) since 1946. It is a shorter par-70 track that never has h...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Lego dives into the Upside Down with a 'Stranger Things' play set Netflix's Stranger Things already has a number of unusual if appropriate tie-ins, but this latest might top them all if you're a die-hard fan. Lego is releasing a 2,287-piece Stranger Things set that recreates both the Byers' home and...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Europe's lackluster economy have an impact on the upcoming elections?...
15:51, 05/21/2019

Tiger commits to play in next week's Memorial Tournament Tiger Woods, who missed the cut at last week's PGA Championship after an extended break, on Thursday committed to playing in next week's Memorial Tournament in Ohio ahead of the June 13-16 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach....
20:51, 05/23/2019

White Sox turn first triple play of the 2019 season HOUSTON — The Chicago White Sox turned a triple play during their 9-4 win against the Houston Astros. It came in the third inning Wednesday night with runners on first and second. Jake Marisnick hit a grounder down the line to third baseman Yoan Monc...
07:34, 05/23/2019

Murray 'optimistic' he can play this year, says mother Judy "Andy Murray is \"cautiously optimistic\" he will be able to play tennis again this season after successfully undergoing hip surgery, his mother Judy has said."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

The Google Play Store is nagging some users to get rid of old apps There have been a handful of updates to the Google Play Store’s operation that garnered headlines in recent days, such as the news that apps’ rating calculations will start being more heavily weighted toward the most recent user ratings. ...
23:17, 05/12/2019

Spain's Ciudadanos says it will play responsible role as opposition The leader of the Ciudadanos party, Spain's third-biggest after Sunday's national election, said on Tuesday he would not block major international or terrorism-related legislation in parliament....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Unlocked Moto E5 Play drops to an irresistible $49.99 at Woot for one day only Motorola sells a lot of decent low-cost smartphones, many of which frequently get even cheaper than usual at third-party retailers like Best Buy under certain conditions and with various strings attached. That's actually not the case of the GSM unloc...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Why Does a Bucks Security Guard Look Familiar? He Used to Play for the Team Dick Garrett was part of the 1974 Milwaukee Bucks team that lost in the finals. Now, as a security guard, he has a front-row seat to watch Giannis Antetokounmpo....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Top 'Live-Streamers' Get $50,000 an Hour to Play New Videogames Online The world’s biggest videogame publishers are paying popular gamers tens of thousands of dollars to play their latest releases live over the internet, hoping to break through to buyers in a crowded industry where dominant games like “Fortnite” cast a ...
18:51, 05/18/2019

Denmark's Bjerregaard stuns Woods in Match Play "Dane Lucas Bjerregaard pulled off a stunning victory over Tiger Woods in the quarter-finals of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Texas on Saturday."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Tennis: Rain washes out entire day's play in Rome Heavy rain washed out the entire day's play at the Italian Open in Rome on Wednesday, leaving organizers of the ATP and WTA claycourt events facing a backlog of matches....
23:17, 05/15/2019

No extended delay again: Tiger Woods to play in Memorial Tiger Woods is not taking another long break between majors. The Masters winner announced Thursday he will play in next week's Memorial.        ...
05:51, 05/24/2019

Charlton take upper hand with win at Doncaster in first leg of play-offs Lyle Taylor and Joe Aribo strike to seal 2-1 victoryMansfield and Newport’s League Two second leg laterTwo goals in as many first-half minutes earned Charlton a 2-1 lead after the first leg of their League One play-off clash at Doncaster.Lyle Taylor ...
15:51, 05/12/2019

Watford’s José Holebas reprieved and can play in FA Cup final • Defender was sent off in his side’s defeat by West Ham• FA rescinds red card after successful appeal from WatfordThe Watford defender José Holebas is available for Saturday’s FA Cup final after his red card against West Ham was rescinded.The 34-yea...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Romain Grosjean: Haas can "play" with Red Bull in Spanish GP Romain Grosjean thinks his Haas Formula 1 team can potentially "play" with Red Bull at the Spanish Grand Prix after a strong showing in Friday practice...
13:00, 05/11/2019

Buy Your Dad a Floating Green and He Will Never Need to Leave the Backyard to Play Golf Again If you’re already on the hunt for a good Father’s Day gift because you’re tired of giving your dad ugly ties, look no further. You can take your dad golfing and you won’t even need to leave the backyard to do so. Now, all you need is a dad with a poo...
23:17, 05/07/2019

Rory McIlroy tied for lead despite saying he didn’t play his ‘best’ CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rory McIlroy insisted he didn’t play that well. That could be a bad omen for the rest of the Wells Fargo Championship field the rest of the week considering the 5-under McIlroy posted in Thursday’s opening round at Quail Hollow to t...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Homa leads by one when play resumes at Wells Fargo American Max Homa held a one-stroke in the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship when play resumed after an hour and 11 minute weather delay at Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday....
23:17, 05/04/2019

Google is overhauling the Play Store's app rating system Android app and game developers, and the billions of Google Play Store customers around the world, will soon see changes made to the way apps on the platform are scored.Speaking at the Google IO 2019 developer conference this week, the Google Play te...
04:17, 05/09/2019

Quarterback Allen Will Stay Home to Play for Kentucky Eli Gehn – LEX 18 Sports Lexington Catholic quarterback, Beau Allen, made the announcement that he’ll be playing for the University of Kentucky coming in with the Class of 2020. The Senior-to-be picked the Wildcats over Duke, West Virgini...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Pitchford promises no “free-to-play junk” for Borderlands 3 Enlarge / Four new classes that you'll have to level up the old fashioned way... for the most part. Yesterday's rollout of the first public gameplay footage for Borderlands 3 went about how you'd expect, with all the requisite guns, explosions, an...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Chadwick Boseman to play history's first black samurai Fresh from being snapped back to reality, Chadwick Boseman is heading to 16th century Japan to play Yasuke, the first man from Africa to become a samurai—though actual historical proof of his existence is slim, so it’s unclear if he literally held th...
22:17, 05/07/2019

In Observation, You Play A Computer That Might Be Losing Its Damn Mind In most science fiction stories, artificial intelligence is bad news. With the familiar beats of Greek tragedy, AI is almost always destined to bring ruin to those with the hubris to create it. So how would it feel if you were the AI, and it was your...
16:00, 05/22/2019

How The Muslim Vote In Bengal May Play Out: Prannoy Roy's Analysis The battle for Bengal's 42 seats is proving one of the toughest this election, with the BJP aiming for 23 seats and chief minister Mamata Banerjee determined not to cede any....
01:34, 05/04/2019

‘Pay to play’: Officer accused of trading cash for freedom DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina probation officer has been fired over allegations that he had offenders on house arrest pay for additional time outside, saying they had to “pay to play.” The Charlotte Observer reports a state Departm...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Bazinga! Streaming Deal for 'The Big Bang Theory' Comes Into Play AT&T’s WarnerMedia, which produces ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ will have to weigh the benefits of stocking its new streaming service with a prized piece of content versus a lucrative licensing deal with a rival like Netflix....
19:34, 05/15/2019

'Pay to play': Officer accused of trading cash for freedom A North Carolina probation officer has been fired over allegations that he had offenders on house arrest pay for additional time outside, saying they had to "pay to play."...
14:34, 05/08/2019

APNewsBreak: Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London NEW YORK (AP) — The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century. Major...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Joe Namath: Choosing to play for the New York Jets was a 'no-brainer' Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath had the rare opportunity to either play one of the two competing professional football leagues at the time or take a different route and play baseball....
10:17, 05/22/2019

Google will let you play simple games on smart displays Starting today, developers will be able to create games for Google's smart displays. Google is opening up access to a Google Assistant-based framework called Interactive Canvas, which will allow them to build full-screen apps (or Actions) on sma...
08:34, 05/08/2019

UEFA's financial fair play rules: 7 things you need to know Freshly crowned Premier League champions Manchester City could be hit with a ban from next season's Champions League after a potential breach of UEFA's financial fair play rules. But what is FFP and how does it work?...
04:34, 05/22/2019

Derby seal play-off spot with win over West Brom "Derby County sealed their place in the promotion play-offs with a 3-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion on the final day of the Championship season on Sunday, leaving Middlesbrough facing another year in the second tier."...
16:51, 05/05/2019

Sean Doolittle says it’s time for Nats to play with ‘a little bit more urgency’ Washington’s closer suggests there are lessons to be learned from last season, when the injury-riddled Nats struggled early and never really got going....
00:34, 05/03/2019

Ribery to play on for a couple of seasons after Bayern exit "Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery plans to play on for a few more seasons after leaving the Bavarians at the end of the current campaign, he said on Tuesday."...
17:17, 05/07/2019

Soundtrap for Storytellers is Spotify's latest play for podcasters Spotify has been snatching up companies left and right. One of the odder acquisitions was Soundtrap, an online music production tool. It just didn't really seem to fit with the rest of the company's moves. With Soundtrap for Storytellers, t...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Ngakoue rejoins Jaguars, vows to play even without new deal Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue emphatically says he plans to play this season even if he doesn't get a long-term contract        ...
22:51, 05/21/2019

William & Mary’s Pierce to play at UNC as graduate transfer CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — William & Mary’s Justin Pierce will play his final season at North Carolina as a graduate transfer. Pierce announced his decision on social media Thursday. The 6-foot-6 wing has averaged 14.8 points and 8.8 rebounds whi...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Hollywood Stars Want Guarantees Their Films Will Play in Theaters As streaming services proliferate, major Hollywood stars have become increasingly concerned with how certain movies are distributed. The actors want guarantees their work gets the attention of a big-screen release....
21:51, 05/02/2019

George Clooney Told Ben Affleck Not to Play Batman "Don't do it. Such was the warning George Clooney issued to his former co-star Ben Affleck when the opportunity to play Batman came along. As the Catch-22 star revealed on The......
17:51, 05/14/2019

Trump and Japan PM Abe to play golf at president's course US President Donald Trump took visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a game of golf on Saturday. The two leaders departed the White House for Trump's National Golf Club in Sterling in northern Virginia. (April 27)    &#...
21:34, 04/28/2019

NASCAR changes play part in thrilling All-Star Race NASCAR and its fans had to like what it saw from the sport's annual All-Star Race, thrilling passes, side-by-side racing and even an old fashioned brawl at the end        ...
22:00, 05/19/2019

A play about Boris Johnson tries to find humor in Brexit LONDON (AP) — Is Brexit a tragedy, a comedy — or is it too soon to tell? A new play running in London tries to grapple with the Brexit drama, and wring laughs from it at the same time. “The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson ” centers on a ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Verizon customers can get the Moto Z2 Play for $1 a month or $24 total at Best Buy While the Moto Z2 Play didn't exactly receive rave reviews when it came out almost two years ago, bargain-hunting fans of Motorola's neat modular concept must have relished the numerous opportunities they got in recent months to score the 5.5-inch ph...
21:34, 05/19/2019

Huawei has built a Play Store alternative, but it could be useless The Google Play StoreThe announcement this past weekend that Google would be cutting all ties with Huawei undoubtedly came as a massive blow. But over the past few months, the smartphone giant has been preparing for this situation. And according to B...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Spring cleaning: Tidy up your tech before Earth Month is over Since e-waste is the world's fastest-growing trash stream and April is Earth Month, there’s a renewed responsibility to declutter your e-clutter.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride After the Red Raiders lost to Virginia, many who had shared the ride were looking ahead. “We’re going to get it done by the time I graduate,” one freshman said....
18:34, 04/28/2019