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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

AT&T 5G home internet: Coverage, speeds, and plans

AT&T is rolling out its 5G network, however, while the other carriers have home internet offerings based on 5G, AT&T doesn't yet. But it likely will......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

ADT and DISH Network Partner to Bring Smart Home Security to More Customers

ADT and DISH Network Partner to Bring Smart Home Security to More Customers BOCA RATON, Fla., and ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Feb. 23, 2021) – ADT Inc. (NYSE: ADT) and DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) today announced a partnership whereby DISH will b.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Alaska Communications to Bring Gigabit Broadband to Select Locations

Alaska Communications to Bring Gigabit Broadband to Select Locations February 24, 2021 — ANCHORAGE, Alaska–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) is bringing its fastest ever speeds to Alaskans with the launch of Xtre.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Twitter to let users charge monthly fee for exclusive content

Twitter is to let people charge their followers for extra content with a new feature called Super Follows......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Daily Crunch: Facebook launches rap app

Facebook unveils another experimental app, Atlassian acquires a data visualization startup and Newsela becomes a unicorn. This is your Daily Crunch for February 26, 2021. The big story: Facebook launches rap app The new BARS app was created by NPE Te.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

5G’s arrival has great implications for the smart home’s growth

The speed and low latency of 5G networks holds a lot of potential for improving smart home devices and giving users better control overall......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Best Buy Lays Off 5,000 Workers, Will Close More Stores

Best Buy said it laid off 5,000 workers this month and is planning to close more stores this year as more consumers buy electronics online. From a report: The news comes at a time when big chains face growing competition from Amazon and other sites t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Millions are flocking to Robinhood to trade cryptocurrencies

In comparison, the number of new crypto customers on Robinhood peaked at 401,000 in a single month last year with a monthly average of around 200,000 users trading on the platform for the first time in 2020......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

In freemium marketing, product analytics are the difference between conversion and confusion

Considering that fewer than 5% of free users move to paid plans, even a slight improvement in conversion can translate to significant revenue gains. Jeremy Levy Contributor Share on Twitter.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Facebook launches BARS, a TikTok-like app for creating and sharing raps

Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, is today launching its next experimental app, called BARS. The app makes it possible for rappers to create and share their raps using professionally created beats, and is the NPE Team’s second laun.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Broaden your view of ‘best’ to make smarter, more inclusive investments

Research shows that diverse teams, companies and founders pay, so why are all of the VC home runs from white men, or Asian men in Asia, plus a few Asian men in the U.S.? David Teten Contributor Share.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Verizon 5G home internet service: Coverage, speeds, and plans

Verizon is using its 5G network for a 5G home internet service. From plans, to coverage, to prices, here's what you need to know about Verizon 5G home internet......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Report: Stadia undershot to the tune of “hundreds of thousands” of users

"The amount Google was willing to spend came as a shock to veteran game developers." Enlarge / As we learn more about Stadia's inner workings, we've begun adding some "flair" to this Stadia-branded PUBG parachute. (credit: PUBG / Getty Images /.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Telegram gets auto-deleting messages, expiring invite links and more in latest update

WhatApp's recent privacy policy controversy has resulted in millions of users flocking to alternative platforms, who've since felt the need to up their game in providing useful features and support in the hope of retaining and growing their userbases.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Millions of people are flocking to Robinhood to trade cryptocurrencies

In comparison, the number of new crypto customers on Robinhood peaked at 401,000 in a single month last year with a monthly average of around 200,000 users trading on the platform for the first time in 2020......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Work-life balance in a pandemic: A public health issue we cannot ignore

Before the pandemic, a common objection to remote working was the suspicion that staff would disengage and productivity levels would drop. But recent evidence suggests the opposite is true—working from home effectively means working more. In the UK.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Best cheap 4K TV deals for March 2021

If you're looking to take your home viewing to the next level with a shiny new 4K TV, check out these deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Need a cheap Roomba? Use one of these Amazon deals for free money

If you need a robot vacuum for help keep your home clean, you should take advantage of Amazon's offers for iRobot's Roomba 981, Roomba i3, and Roomba i6+......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

These are the best MacBook deals on Amazon today – MacBook Air, MacBook Pro

Amazon is offering discounts for the MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and 16-inch MacBook Pro, so now's your chance to buy a MacBook without paying full price......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Jamaica’s JamCOVID pulled offline after third security lapse exposed travelers’ data

Jamaica’s JamCOVID app and website were taken offline late on Thursday following a third security lapse, which exposed quarantine orders on more than half a million travelers to the island. JamCOVID was set up last year to help the government p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021