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Last year, Facebook modified its code for presenting ads, so plugins couldn't identify them as ads and block them. Image: Adblock Plus Germany's Eyeo, the maker of the popular Adblock Plus browser extension that's used by hundreds of millions of people, has won another round of victories over media companies that...
If you're thinking about grabbing the public beta of iOS 11 that's scheduled to land this week, there are some things that you need to be aware of so you don't end up in a world of hurt. See also: iPhone 8: What we think we know How to get iOS...
Every time Apple releases a new public beta of iOS 11 I get inundated by people wanting to know if it's safe for them to try it on their iPhones and iPads. Well, there's only one way to find out - and that's to install it on my equipment. Must read...
Image: Kia/Twitter/Apple iOS 11 has a new safety feature that could help when your back's against the wall. The iPhone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor is great for quickly unlocking your device, but it's also been used by law enforcement to circumvent legal restrictions on demanding a passcode. Reverting to passcode access only...
If you had a computer in the early 2000s and didn’t have a ton of common sense (or proper antivirus software), you probably ended up with an allegedly helpful purple ape named BonziBuddy crowding your desktop. He could talk, tell jokes, “sing,” and generally annoy you. He promised to help you use...
If you had a computer in the early 2000s and didn’t have a ton of common sense (or proper antivirus software), you probably ended up with an allegedly helpful purple ape named BonziBuddy crowding your desktop. He could talk, tell jokes, “sing,” and generally annoy you. He promised to help you use...
Facebook is debuting a YouTube competitor called “Watch” that lets you subscribe to shows inside Facebook’s apps and desktop site and watch them in a dedicated tab. Watch will roll out in the US with a few dozen shows tomorrow, but it will eventually go global and feature...
Chinese media 'racist' video on India clash sparks anger ...
Kit Kat accused of copying Atari game Breakout ...

Acer Switch 3

Hybrid tablet PCs are filling up the market right now. They're versatile, they're highly portable, and they're desirable – with Microsoft's Surface Pro leading the charge. But it's far from the only horse in town; below it sits the Lenovo Yoga series, the Asus Transformer line, and many budget...
BlackBerry's repositioning as a software and security vendor faces competition in Asia-Pacific from pure-play market players, but it can tap certain markets in the region where it has strong customer base. CEO John Chen last year said BlackBerry would stop developing hardware internally after it failed to regain profitability in...
Snapchat’s dancing hot dog was the star of its second quarter earnings call Thursday. The animated character, which you can bring to life with your phone’s camera while using the app, was deemed the “world’s first augmented reality superstar" by Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel in a call with...
The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer has been essentially purged from the Internet following the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.
(Image: HMD Global) In December 2016, HMD Global launched in Finland with plans to develop and market Nokia-branded phones. Today, its first flagship smartphone was announced. HMD Global has released three smartphones and five feature phones in its young life to date. Last month I tested the low-cost Nokia 6 as...
Alex Jones' wildly popular suite of Infowars supplements probably won't kill you, but extensive tests provided to BuzzFeed News have shown that they're little more than overpriced and ineffective blends of vitamins and minerals that have been sold in stores for ages.The independent test results are the work...
How hackers are targeting the shipping industry By Chris Baraniuk Technology reporter ...
Arizona State University engineering students are offered an Echo Dot as part of a voice-technology program. (Image: File photo) Arizona State University will offer engineering students living in its new, high-tech dorm an Amazon Echo Dot in a "first of its kind" voice-technology program. Amazon donated 1,600 Echo Dots to the program....
A map of the United States showing the path of totality for the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse. NASA On Monday, August 21, 2017, the entirety of North America will bear witness to an eclipse of the sun, with the path of totality stretching across the country, from Oregon on...
Vehicles' CAN bus flaw could allow safety feature shutdown - Video | ZDNet This web site uses cookies to improve your experience. By viewing our content, you are accepting the use of cookies. To find out more and change your cookie settings, please view our cookie policy. Most Recent ZDNet Connect...
Have you seen people posting strange turquoise screenshots of an app called Sarahah? It's suddenly everywhere, and we have thE SCOOP. Sarahah 1. How does Sarahah work?Everyone gets their own personal webpage on which others can anonymously write messages to them. Ideally positive ones. Like...

Fetch TV

Update: Fetch TV now supports the reality and lifestyle streaming service Hayu. Find out more in our updated review below. The options for pay TV in Australia have always been somewhat limited. You can either opt to go with Foxtel and get a PVR like the Foxtel iQ3 or, if...
Justin Sullivan / Getty Images A group of Uber Technologies shareholders have come to the defense of the company and and its former CEO Travis Kalanick a day after one of Uber's largest investors sued Kalanick for fraud.On Friday, early Uber investor Shervin Pishevar of Sherpa Capital and...
A pseudonymous Twitter account is crowdsourcing the names of people who attended a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia — and trying to get them fired from their jobs.The rally, which began Friday as an ostensible protest against the removal of a statue depicting Confederate General Robert E. Lee,...
Slooh, a Connecticut-based company, makes it easy and now free to look at the night sky through any one of dozens of telescopes around the world. To use the service you simply log in and pick a telescope. If you want to take control you can begin to point...
Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka resigns ...
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