Tag Archives: Operating systems

03Nov/17

Facebook investigating WhatsApp outage

Facebook’s WhatsApp messenger suffered a temporary outage in India and many other countries, according to reports from multiple users on Facebook and Twitter on Friday. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

09Oct/17

Apple gave Uber ‘unprecedented’ access to secret backdoor

Apple gave Uber’s iPhone app access to a secret backdoor that potentially allows the company to record a user’s screen and access other personal information without his or her knowledge. Continue reading

28Sep/17

Roku shares surge on debut

Shares of the streaming box maker rose about 30 percent minutes after they debuted on the Nasdaq Stock Market Thursday. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

28Sep/17

Trump, Zuckerberg face-off ahead of Russia hearing

President Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg face off online as the social media giant prepares to hand congressional investigators 3,000 political ads that it says were likely purchased by Russian entities during and after last year’s presidential contest. Jane Lanhee Lee reports. Continue reading

27Sep/17

Twitter to test 280-character tweets

Twitter says it’s testing tweets that are as long as 280 characters with a random sample of users. Grace Lee reports. Continue reading

07Sep/17

Facebook discovers Russia-funded misinformation campaign

Facebook says that is has uncovered a Russian-funded campaign to spread divisive social and political messages over its network. Continue reading

04Aug/17

Google program to track shoppers draws federal complaint

A new Google tracking program that links shoppers’ offline purchases to their web activity is drawing concerns over privacy and data security, and has prompted one privacy watchdog to file a federal complaint. Continue reading

10Jul/17

U.S. judge dismisses Facebook tracking lawsuit

A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Facebook that accuses it of tracking users’ browsing activities even after they’ve logged out of their Facebook accounts. According to the judge, plaintiffs could have kept their online activity private but chose not to. Continue reading

06Jul/17

EU may issue new Google fine over Android: sources

EU antitrust regulators are weighing another record fine against Google over its Android mobile operating system, according to Reuters sources. As Sonia Legg reports they have also set up a panel of experts to give a second opinion on the case. Continue reading