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Amazon’s Ring Neighbors app exposed users’ precise locations and home addresses

A security flaw in Ring’s Neighbors app was exposing the precise locations and home addresses of users who had posted to the app. Ring, the video doorbell and home security startup acquired by Amazon for $1 billion, launched Neighbors in 2018 a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchJan 14th, 2021

CES 2021: "Wearable tech that’s like using the Force’

Omar Mehtab tries a wristband that allows you to control your laptop and a smart fitness ring......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News6 hr. 51 min. ago

This insane QLED TV deal at Walmart will gives you $100 off a super cheap 4K TV!

Upgrade your home theater in the new year.  Buy the RCA 50-inch QLED TV today from Walmart for just $248......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 23 min. ago

The 50 best movies on Amazon Prime right now

Put a stop to the endless scroll for something to watch with our regularly-updated list of the best movies on Amazon Prime Video right now......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 23 min. ago

Amazon’s Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 deal saves you $200 – it’s time to buy!

Amazon has slashed $200 off the price of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3, dropping your total from $999 to only $799......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 23 min. ago

Best cheap Xbox Live Gold deals for January 2021

If you are trying to ease the boredom of being stuck at home, we have found an Xbox Live Gold deal for you......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 23 min. ago

MacOS Malware Used Run-Only AppleScripts To Avoid Detection For Five Years

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: For more than five years, macOS users have been the targets of a sneaky malware operation that used a clever trick to avoid detection and hijacked the hardware resources of infected users to mine crypto.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 23 min. ago

Amazon Warehouse Workers To Decide Whether To Form Company"s First US Union

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NPR: Some 6,000 workers at Amazon's warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., will begin voting next month on a groundbreaking possibility: the first union in the company's U.S. history. The National Labor Relations Board.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 23 min. ago

University of Florida Asks Students To Use App To Report Professors Who Don"t Teach In Person

jyosim writes: Professors at the University of Florida are outraged that the university essentially put a "tattle" button on a campus safety app that lets students report if professors aren't teaching in person. Apparently more than 100 professors th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 23 min. ago

Amazon.com and "Big Five" Publishers Accused of eBook Price-Fixing

Amazon.com and the "Big Five" publishers -- Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Simon & Schuster -- have been accused of colluding to fix ebook prices, in a class action filed by the law firm that successfully sued Apple and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 23 min. ago

Amazon just knocked $40 off the new iPad Air — grab it today!

Make the new iPad Air your go-to work-from-home device. Buy it now for the low price of $559 from Amazon......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 51 min. ago

Quick! Grab a Roomba i6 robot vacuum while it’s $200 off at Amazon

The iRobot Roomba i6+ cleans up well (and smartly), and cleans itself, disposing of its contents automatically......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 51 min. ago

Facebook will pay more than $300 each to 1.6M Illinois users in settlement

It's a far cry from the maximum $35B Facebook might have owed, but not nothing. Enlarge / You see Facebook, Facebook sees you... (credit: Chris Jackson | Getty Images) Millions of Facebook users in Illinois will be receiving about $340 each as.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 51 min. ago

FCC fines white-supremacist robocaller $10 million for faking caller ID

Robocaller's fake caller ID numbers were allegedly chosen as neo-Nazi symbols. Enlarge / Former Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum addresses an audience on March 20, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Gillum's campaign was targeted by ra.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 51 min. ago

Wearables Provide Speedy COVID Screening

Using edge AI and wearable biosensors, an app detects COVID within two minutes—even in asymptomatic patients. There’s a new player in the effort to quickly and effectively screen populations for COVID-19: This week, a Princeton spin-off com.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News22 hr. 23 min. ago

WhatsApp delays enforcement of privacy terms by 3 months, following backlash

WhatsApp said on Friday that it won’t enforce the planned update to its data-sharing policy until May 15, weeks after news about the new terms created confusion among its users, exposed the Facebook app to a potential lawsuit, triggered a natio.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 51 min. ago

WhatsApp extends "confusing" update deadline

The Facebook-owned platform still says its users must accept the update or stop using the service......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News22 hr. 51 min. ago

Google Removing Inadvertent Ability for Chromium Browsers To Access Chrome Bookmarks, Sync

Besides the intended differences, web browsers based on Chromium offer an underlying experience that's mostly identical to Chrome. Google recently discovered that users of third-party Chromium browsers have inadvertently been able to access data and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Thousands of Amazon warehouse workers to vote on whether to form company"s first US union

Thousands of Amazon warehouse workers at an Alabama facility will begin voting next month on whether to unionize their workplace, potentially paving the way for the first US-based union at the e-commerce giant......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

WhatsApp delays new privacy policy as users flee to rival apps

WhatsApp is delaying the release of a new update following mass confusion over what data it shares with its parent company, Facebook......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

WhatsApp Delays Enforcement of Privacy Terms by 3 Months, Following Backlash

WhatsApp said on Friday that it won't enforce the planned update to its data-sharing policy until May 15, weeks after news about the new terms created confusion among its users, exposed the Facebook-app to a potential lawsuit, triggered a nationwide.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021