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Location Tracking

Securus “Location API” Allows US Mobile Users to Be Tracked by Cops in Real-Time

Prison telecom company Securus has a service that enables law enforcement to track most American cellphones in real time. The service makes use of a web interface leveraging its location API. Securus has...
Five Best Tech Articles From Early May Twenty Years Ago

Five Best Tech Articles From Early May Twenty Years Ago

Steve Jobs introduces Original iMac. Stephen Glass's "Hack Heaven" story. AT&T and its Digital One Rate plan. The article on junk emails. A major security breach in My Excite.  Today we will be talking...
Material Design

Google Introduces Material Theming Tools for Android and Web Apps

Google introduced Material Theming tools to enable developers to design Material-themed apps across mobile and web apps. App makers can use the tools that include transitions and components directly from Google to...
Democrats Have Discovered Facebook Ads Which Promoted Suspicious Chrome Extension From Russia

Democrats Have Discovered Facebook Ads Which Promoted Suspicious Chrome Extension From Russia

The Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released 3.500 Facebook and Instagram ads purchased by a Russian troll farm. Among them are a dozen ads for a suspicious Chrome extension called FaceMusic.  During...
Chris Cox

Facebook Announces Changes in Leadership and Appoints Mark Zuckerberg’s Successor

Facebook announced a reshuffle of their organization which involves changes to teams that handle apps, platforms, and services.  Chris Cox is set to replace Mark Zuckerberg if anything happens to the Facebook CEO....
Anonymous Hackers Attack Russian Government Site As A Final Warning For Massive Web Blocking

Anonymous Hackers Attack Russian Government Site As A Final Warning For Massive Web Blocking

A website of Russia's Federal Agency for International Cooperation has been hacked earlier today. The attack is a response to Russia's blocking of the Telegram app and causing chaos online.  Hackers left an...
Snapchat

Snapchat Ditches Controversial Redesign Update

A massive Snapchat update introducing multiple changes to the design of the app was introduced in February which led to massive outrage from its users. The update was considered to be unintuitive...
Android P

Android P to Include In-Built Sound Amplifier

One of the last Android P announcements in the recently concluded Google I/O conference was the inclusion of a Sound Amplifier feature. Google revealed details about a Sound Amplifier and Dynamic Processing...
Lenovo Released Concept Sketch Showing Z5 Without Bezels And Notch

Lenovo Released Concept Sketch Showing Z5 Without Bezels And Notch

Lenovo has released its concept art for Z5. Images were released by Lenovo's mobile group product manager Chang Cheng. It is not clear where will the selfie camera and light sensors be stored. ...
Google Makes Its Privacy Policy Easy To Understand As a Preparation For GDPR

Google Makes Its Privacy Policy Easy To Understand As a Preparation For GDPR

Google introduces new privacy policy in regard to GDPR. The company has simplified their language and implemented illustrations and videos for better understanding. Users can export data with more details and options.  The European...