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2019
August 20, 2019
Spotify rolling out parental controls to match Apple Music
Spotify announced that it is updating its Family Plans to allow parents greater control over what music and podcasts their kids can access. Such controls already exist with rival A
August 20, 2019
Google reports that 1.5 percent of Chrome’s user passwords are unsafe
Google recently announced a new extension for Google Chrome called, “Password Checkup” and it has rolled out for all users. In this feature, Google will check passwords that a
August 20, 2019
Simon Data hauls in $30M Series C to continue building customer data platform
As businesses use an increasing variety of marketing software solutions, the goal around collecting all of that data is to improve customer experience. Simon Data announced a $30 m
August 20, 2019
Final Fantasy 8 Remastered Physical Edition May Be in the Works
One of Square Enix’s biggest announcements from E3 2019 was that Fantasy 8 would be getting a remastered edition. Several retailers immediately listed Fantasy 8 f
August 20, 2019
Twitter’s latest effort to tackle abusive content focuses on Direct Messages
Twitter is continuing with its long-running attempts to deal with abuse on its service. The latest effort is the trial of a filter that puts potentially abusive Direct Messages out
August 20, 2019
Google Play scam apps downloaded more than 8 million times by Android users
apps that slow down phones and drain their batteries have been downloaded millions of times by users. Researchers at cyber security firm Trend Micro discovered adware-
August 20, 2019
RedDoorz raises $70M to expand its budget hotel network in Southeast Asia
Singapore-based budget-hotel booking startup RedDoorz is tiny in comparison to fast-growing giant Oyo. But it is holding its ground and winning the trust of an ever-growing number
August 20, 2019
Gears 5 Has Halo: Reach Characters for Horde and Versus
Microsoft’s Gamescom 2019 presentation started with a surprising announcement. Not only will Gears 5 feature a variety of characters from the Gears of War franchise, but it wil
August 20, 2019
How to Create Fillable Forms in Microsoft Word
There are two simple methods to create fillable fields in Word. One is to create custom fields. The other is to use developer tools and the various data-entry controls that are ava
August 20, 2019
Upgrade Your Facebook Marketing Efforts With This Course
Social media marketing is a vital branch on your digital marketing tree, and it’s only going to get more important as time marches on. Just because you’ve got a solid grip on y
August 20, 2019
Did Facebook know about “View As” bug before 2018 breach?
A recent court filing indicates that Facebook knew about the bug in its View As feature that led to the 2018 data breach a breach that would turn out to affect nearly 29 million ac
2019
August 19, 2019
US tech firms will likely influence decision on whether Huawei’s license will be extended
U.S. President Donald Trump is set to decide Monday on whether to extend a temporary agreement allowing Huawei to do business in the U.S. and Washington’s decision will likely be
August 19, 2019
Ransomware attack paralyzes 23 computer systems in Texas
A coordinated ransomware attack took down systems operated by 23 entities in Texas on Friday, state authorities said Saturday. State agencies were working Saturday to restore the a
August 19, 2019
uParcel to capitalise on Malaysia’s growing digital economy
uParcel Malaysia will offer its on-demand same day and express delivery services with dynamic assignment to the most suited delivery partner based on location, distance, vehicle ty
August 19, 2019
Would Blockchain Better Protect User Data Than FaceApp?
FaceApp the mobile application that has blown up your Instagram feed with pictures of your followers as old people, the opposite gender or babies has raised a lot of concerns about
August 19, 2019
China Construction Bank Expands Its Business Using Big Data Predictive Analytics
Construction Bank (CCB), one of the leading banks in , has significantly lifted its approval rate and increased the automation rate in its credit card business using the
August 19, 2019
Mortal Kombat 11 and Kingdom Hearts 3 On Sale At Best Buy
Best Buy is offering two great discounts on two great games. The electronics retailer is saving gamers a nice chunk of change on both Mortal 11 and Kingdom Hearts 3, but the
August 19, 2019
5 Google Maps tricks to make your travels more efficient, fast, and fun
For many of us, Google Maps is an indispensable tool but not one whose advanced features we spend that much time exploring. While it’s a solid choice for simply getting from poin