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Safety feature that could have prevented 737 MAX crashes sold by Boeing as an option

SAFETY FEATURE THAT COULD HAVE PREVENTED 737 MAX CRASHES SOLD BY BOEING AS AN OPTION

Enlarge The crashed Lion Air 737 MAX and the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX aircraft had more in common than aircraft design and the apparently...

Facebook developers wrote apps that stored users' passwords in plaintext

FACEBOOK DEVELOPERS WROTE APPS THAT STORED USERS' PASSWORDS IN PLAINTEXT

Enlarge / Facebook Lite users made up the majority of Facebook accounts exposed internally by plaintext password logging, according...

 
 
 
Myspace apparently lost 12 years' worth of music, and almost no one noticed

MYSPACE APPARENTLY LOST 12 YEARS' WORTH OF MUSIC, AND ALMOST NO ONE NOTICED

Enlarge / Myspace's music player. Myspace has apparently lost most or all of the music files uploaded by its users before 2015, and...

Cable and satellite TV sinks again as online streaming soars

CABLE AND SATELLITE TV SINKS AGAIN AS ONLINE STREAMING SOARS

Enlarge Cord cutting continued at a steady rate in 2018, as cable and satellite TV providers in the United States lost more than 3...

 
 
 
The Fresh Face of Wisconsin's Artisan Cheese

THE FRESH FACE OF WISCONSIN'S ARTISAN CHEESE

Travel In the midst of big ag, the Dairy State's diversifying cheese biz proves that there's more to life than block cheddar The Dairy...

Amazon's latest program to curb emissions? One delivery day per house, per week

AMAZON'S LATEST PROGRAM TO CURB EMISSIONS? ONE DELIVERY DAY PER HOUSE, PER WEEK

Enlarge / Completed customer orders are seen in their boxes, awaiting delivery, at the Amazon Fulfillment Centre on November 14, 2018,...

 
 
 
EU officials say Facebook, Twitter, Google failing in “fake news” battle

EU OFFICIALS SAY FACEBOOK, TWITTER, GOOGLE FAILING IN “FAKE NEWS” BATTLE

Enlarge / European flags wave in front of the Berlaymont building-the European Commission headquarter-in Brussels, Belgium. EC commissioners...

Facebook pulls its privacy-invading VPN app from Google Play store

FACEBOOK PULLS ITS PRIVACY-INVADING VPN APP FROM GOOGLE PLAY STORE

Enlarge Facebook has pulled its privacy-invading Onavo Protect VPN app off the Google Play store and will reportedly stop gobbling...

 
 
 
With elections weeks away, someone “sophisticated” hacked Australia's politicians

WITH ELECTIONS WEEKS AWAY, SOMEONE “SOPHISTICATED” HACKED AUSTRALIA'S POLITICIANS

Enlarge / Just over a week after the announcement of a cyber-attack on Australia's Parliament House, the government now says three...

Google Play caught hosting an app that steals users' cryptocurrency

GOOGLE PLAY CAUGHT HOSTING AN APP THAT STEALS USERS' CRYPTOCURRENCY

Enlarge (credit: Yu Chun Christopher Wong/S3studio/Getty Images) Google Play has been caught hosting yet another malicious app, this...

 
 
 
AT&T sued by Sprint, must defend decision to tell users that 4G is “5G E”

AT&T SUED BY SPRINT, MUST DEFEND DECISION TO TELL USERS THAT 4G IS “5G E”

Enlarge / Screenshot from an AT&T commercial. Sprint is suing AT&T, alleging that AT&T's misleading "5G E" advertising campaign violates...

Apple pushes fix for “FacePalm,” possibly its creepiest vulnerability ever

APPLE PUSHES FIX FOR “FACEPALM,” POSSIBLY ITS CREEPIEST VULNERABILITY EVER

Enlarge Apple has patched one of its creepiest vulnerabilities ever-a flaw in its FaceTime messenger app that made it possible for...

 
 
 
Michael Condrey Joins 2K to Form a New Studio, Promises Diversity

MICHAEL CONDREY JOINS 2K TO FORM A NEW STUDIO, PROMISES DIVERSITY

Most known for his work on Call of Duty and Dead Space , Michael Condrey is forming a new studio under Take-Two's 2K label. When speaking...

Google Play apps with > 4.3 million downloads stole pics and pushed porn ads

GOOGLE PLAY APPS WITH > 4.3 MILLION DOWNLOADS STOLE PICS AND PUSHED PORN ADS

Enlarge / Screenshots of the pop-up ads displayed by malicious apps that were available in Google's Play Store. Google has banned...

 
 
 
In addition to Facebook's, Apple restores Google's iOS app certificate

IN ADDITION TO FACEBOOK'S, APPLE RESTORES GOOGLE'S IOS APP CERTIFICATE

Enlarge On Thursday evening, Apple restored Google's access to its own internal iOS apps, just hours after it made a similar move...

Sorry, Ajit: Comcast lowered cable investment despite net neutrality repeal

SORRY, AJIT: COMCAST LOWERED CABLE INVESTMENT DESPITE NET NEUTRALITY REPEAL

Enlarge / A Comcast Service Vehicle in Indianapolis, Indiana, in March 2016. Comcast's cable division spent 3 percent less on capital...

 
 
 
Report: BMW, Daimler Form Mobility Services Biz Called. Jurbey?

REPORT: BMW, DAIMLER FORM MOBILITY SERVICES BIZ CALLED. JURBEY?

If you needed more evidence that automobile companies are taking self-driving cars and other emerging mobility tech seriously, look...

Super Bowl Biz: Everything you need to know about the Big Game in Atlanta

SUPER BOWL BIZ: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE BIG GAME IN ATLANTA

Super Bowl LIII kicks off in Atlanta on Feb. 3, 2019. But the major business fireworks are all scheduled to take place in the weeks...

 
 
 
After broken promise, AT&T says it'll stop selling phone location data

AFTER BROKEN PROMISE, AT&T SAYS IT'LL STOP SELLING PHONE LOCATION DATA

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Witthaya Prasongsin) Mobile carriers are again promising to stop selling your phone location data to...

UK Games Market Is Now 80% Digital

UK GAMES MARKET IS NOW 80% DIGITAL

UK video game sales are now 80% digital, according to Gamesindustry.biz. In 2018, the UK saw a 12.5% increase in digital sales and...