Facebook Promised Free Internet Access, but Users Got Charged Anyway

Facebook says it's helping millions of the world's poorest people get online through apps and services that allow them to use internet data free. Internal company documents show that many of these people end up being charged in amounts that collectiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJan 24th, 2022

Snapchat introduces new ‘Shared Stories’ so users can create collaborative memories

Snapchat this week introduced a new feature called “Shared Stories.” The feature is an evolution of “Custom Stories,” which already let users create a story and then invite friends to collaborate on following posts. However, with Shared Stor.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 39 min. ago

WhatsApp for iOS improving Reactions feature in new update

Last month, WhatsApp released its long-awaited Reactions feature. With that, users could react with up to six emojis in any conversation, audio, photo, and more. Now, the app is planning to improve the function even more with a few tweaks. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 39 min. ago

Facebook for iOS dark mode interface disappears for many users

The Facebook app is now missing one of the most-used system-level features of iOS. As spotted by many Facebook users and confirmed by 9to5Mac, the dark mode option in Facebook for iOS has disappeared without explanation. While this is likely a bug,.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 39 min. ago

How to use Amazon Alexa hands-free on Android

This tutorial explains how you can use Amazon Alexa hands-free on Android. The post How to use Amazon Alexa hands-free on Android first appeared on Phandroid. Amazon Alexa works hands-free out of the box on a lot of devices but unfortunatel.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News11 hr. 39 min. ago

Microchip introduces Arm Cortex-M23 based microcontroller

Security threats are growing in complexity and causing product development challenges in the Internet of Things (IoT), consumer, industrial, medical and other markets. It is imperative that these products have strong embedded security while also offe.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News11 hr. 39 min. ago

Where to find the best Memorial Day electronics sales in 2022

Memorial Day sales have kicked off across the internet, and the Electronics sections of some of the largest retailers are ready to clear out some inventory......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 43 min. ago

Microsoft Brings "Windows Subsystem for Linux 2" to Window Server 2022

With the latest preview patch, Windows Server 2022 now supports WSL2 Linux distros, the Register reports: The move ends an odyssey that began with the arrival of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2 on Windows 10 several years ago and with users'.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 10 min. ago

Are TikTok algorithms changing how people talk about suicide?

Social media users have adopted terms like "unalive" to avoid platform censorship. Enlarge (credit: Rafael Elias | Getty Images) Kayla Williams has never said the word “suicide” on TikTok, even though she uses the platform.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago

Starlink Has Been Approved in Nigeria and Mozambique

Elon Musk has announced that Starlink, the satellite internet service launched by SpaceX, has been approved in Nigeria and Mozambique. From a report: This news is coming three days after Musk answered a tweet about the service launch in Africa. "Yes,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Snapchat has a new Shared Stories feature. Here’s how to use it

Snapchat introduced a new feature this week called Shared Stories, which lets users add more people to a Story. Here's how to find it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

How to set up Legacy Contacts in iOS 15

You're going to die, someday. Here's how to set up a Legacy Contact in iOS and iPadOS to allow a trusted contact access to your Apple account after you're gone.Apple's Digital Legacy initiative makes it easier to manage how your account is treated af.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Microsoft has a Linux-flavored treat in store for Windows Server users

Microsoft has introduced additional capabilities for running Linux binary executables for Windows Sever 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Solar wind a major driver of atmospheric sodium at Mercury

No object in the solar system experiences the sun's solar wind more powerfully than Mercury. The planet's magnetic field deflects the sun's stream of electrically charged particles at a distance of only 1,000 kilometers from Mercury's surface, a poin.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

free Galaxy Watch when you buy a Galaxy Fold 3

As part of Samsung's Memorial Day sale, you can grab a Galaxy Watch 4 for free when you purchase a Galaxy Z Fold 3, which is also discounted for Memorial Day......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Meet Kadaza: A customizable start page and web portal just for you

Since 2008, Kadaza has offered one of the best personalized homepages of the internet. Learn more and check it out!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Internet Drama in Canada

We all need great internet service, but it doesn't happen by accident. From a report: Let's talk about internet policy! In Canada! Wheee! I'm serious that there are useful lessons from a saga over home internet service in Canada. What has been a prom.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Starlink Gets Nod To Provide Internet in Philippines

Starlink has been authorized to provide satellite internet services in the Philippines, paving the way for the SpaceX unit's expansion to Southeast Asia. From a report: The Philippine National Telecommunications Commission said it approved Starlink's.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Twitter fined $150m in US for selling users" data

Federal investigators say the social media company broke rules on giving personal data to advertisers......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

A dastardly new phishing scam is targeting tax software users

QuickBooks users tricked into handing over important information by cybercriminals......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Formula One pilot Sebastian Vettel chases thieves using the iPhone’s Find My app

Apple’s Find My lets users track the location of their devices, plus anything else tied to an AirTag. And while we’ve heard multiple stories about people who have recovered lost and stolen items thanks to this feature, this one involves none oth.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022