Saturday, October 20, 2018
  The founders of Instagram have resigned from the business they started eight years ago in San Francisco and built into a global phenomenon used by a billion people. Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger founded the photo-sharing app in a co-working space in 2010. It...
Antonio Tajani, the parliament's president, said in a statement that the Facebook FB CEO would travel to Brussels to meet representatives of the parliament "hopefully" as soon as next week. "I welcome Mark Zuckerberg's decision to appear in person...

Record-breaking profits

Booming demand for Samsung’s memory chips and the success of its latest smartphone have led the Korean electronics giant to forecast record quarterly profits. However, the company’s buoyant financials were cancelled out by warnings that the chip boom of the...
The head of the world's most valuable company has stopped flying commercial. Apple (AAPL) now requires CEO Tim Cook to fly a private plane for "all business and personal travel," according to a regulatory filing on Wednesday. "This policy was implemented in 2017 in the...
Google allows employees at software companies to read millions of Gmail users' private messages, it has emerged. The popular email service, which has more than one billion users around the world, gave developers outside the company access to inboxes. They were then...
Facebook exposed private friend lists to app developers without their knowledge until two weeks ago, despite claiming to have blocked the service three years ago. The loophole allowed apps to collect the friend lists of anybody who had installed the...
Facial recognition software that spots when someone is lying could help weed out terrorists and drug smugglers at airports. After analysing millions of frames of footage, researchers have discovered the giveaway facial expressions of untrustworthy individuals that could be utilised...

Apple protects users data

Apple has launched a new privacy push that will mean the company notifying users when they send any personal data to the tech company, an apparent attempt to draw a line between the iPhone maker and companies such as...
Although we are a few weeks into the new year the companies are already teasing their latest and greatest technologies  for 2018. At Consumer Electronics you can see a revamped version of Sony's robot dog Aibo. Aibo has AI advancements, like...
Has the bitcoin fever broken? Bitcoin prices plunged sharply to below $11,000 on Friday, shedding a third of its value in just 24 hours, according to data from CoinDesk.com. It later rebounded slightly to around $12,000 -- but that's still a...

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