SonicSpy spyware infiltrates Android’s Google Play

Lookout researchers recently discovered more than 1,000 spyware apps developed for Android uploaded to third-party markets and to Google Play itself. The group of...

Google’s diversity crisis worsens, CEO cancels town hall

Google’s crisis over the anti-diversity memo that started circulating internally last week just got worse on Thursday. Even with the author of the manifesto...

FaceApp’s ethnicity filters vanish after racism claims

On Wednesday, FaceApp introduced a new update that added four different “ethnicity change filters” to selfies: Caucasian, Black, Indian, and Asian. Just hours after...

Facebook’s Watch is here with new original Shows

Facebook introduced Watch on Tuesday; a new video platform for original content and short-format Shows right within the social network. The service is free...

Essential Phone release date in Amazon, Best Buy coming soon

On Wednesday, Essential secured an additional $300 million in funding from Amazon’s Alexa Fund and the Chinese internet giant Tencent. Its main product, the...

Current password standards creator regrets everything

In June, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued an updated version of its Digital Identity Guidelines, which include current password practices...

Google fires engineer who authored anti-diversity memo

On Monday, Google fired the software engineer who penned the internal memo titled ‘Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber’ last week. Since identified as James Damore,...
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The Bitcoin fork and Bitcoin Cash explained

On August 1, the cryptocurrency community experienced a fork that led to the creation of Bitcoin Cash as a new form of cryptocurrency spinning...
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ASUS’s Zenfone AR brings Tango to the next level

Last week, ASUS finally launched the Zenfone AR in the United States. The Google Tango-powered device is available unlocked from Amazon for $599, while...

Google engineer questions ‘Ideological Echo Chamber’

Over the weekend, reports of an ‘anti-diversity manifesto’ written by a senior engineer at Google started circulating in the media. The screed, titled ‘Google’s...