YouTube announced Thursday that they were changing the way channels were awarded 'verified' status, including removing the status from all channels that didn't meet their new standards. The outcry was immediate and on Friday YouTube reversed their position almost entirely, except now they will verify a channel's authenticity before granting them the verified status. ….. Along with other top stories of the week!
Last week, Google's Threat Analysis Group reported on an iPhone exploit that affected all versions of iOS 10 to 12. The exploit, which allowed for the extraction of passwords and personal data, was reportedly corrected by Apple within about a week. Now, according to the website The Verge, there seems to a spin war between Apple and Google on just how impactful the exploit was or could have been…..
VentureBeat story details some scary figures about Interet-connected devices and the inherent security flaws they present.
Google arrived at CES ready to take on Amazon's Voice Services.
Hyundai's Elevate vehicle is a concept car wherein each of the four tires are attached to "legs" that can extend…….
A letter from Apple CEO Tim Cook revised Apple's Q1'19 revenue projections for the quarter ending in December.
Netflix found a way to circumvent Apple's 30% commission on subscriptions initiated through the iOS app.
Google's subsidiary Wing has begun delivery services in Australia, delivering consumer products and delivery food by drone……
Chinese researcher He Jiankui claims claims he has modified the DNA of twin girls in an effort to make them resistant to the AIDS virus.
The U.S. government tried to force Facebook to add a backdoor to its Messenger app so the feds could listen in on an encrypted, real-time voice call between suspected MS-13 gang members.
Google has been tracking the location of phones without user consent……..
People are getting their hands on the new Mac mini and MacBook Air models announced last week. The new iPad Pro is showing significant upgrade, with Geekbench score nearly double those of the original iPad Pro and rivaling the 2018 MacBook Pro i7s. Apple will stop announcing iPhone sales numbers, resorting to revenue-only reporting……...