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If you want an example of how user concerns do not drive how software gets made, check out this Google-backed API

5 hours ago   |   The Register   |   2 articles

App detection interface sparks privacy worries Comment A nascent web API called getInstalledRelatedApps offers a glimpse of why online privacy remains such an uncertain...
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Fancy privacy in Chrome? Yeah, we'll get to that after we start app detection says Google

7 hours ago   |   The Register   |   2 articles

Privacy developers concerned over Chocolate Factory plans A nascent web API called getInstalledRelatedApps offers a glimpse of why online privacy remains such an uncertain...
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Waymo launches an iOS app for its self-driving taxi service

Waymo launches an iOS app for its self-driving taxi service

9 hours ago   |   Pocket-lint

Waymo has been operating a taxi service using its self-driving vehicles in Arizona for the past year, and now it is launching a ride-hailing app in Apple's App Store...
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Amazon Kendra is an enterprise search that aims to take down Google and Microsoft

Amazon Kendra is an enterprise search that aims to take down Google and Microsoft

15 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Amazon is breaking more fresh ground at AWS re:Invent 2019 with the introduction of a new enterprise search product to rival existing offerings from Google and Microsoft. As...
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Imgur Launches Melee Gaming App

Imgur Launches Melee Gaming App

16 hours ago   |   PC Mag

Imgur offers gamers a way to stay up-to-date with gaming news and videos, watch gaming highlights, as well as discuss their favorite games on the go.
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What is AWS Lambda?

What is AWS Lambda?

16 hours ago   |   TechRadar

One of the advantages of cloud computing is that it provides a flexible framework for just about any business need. Companies often create web applications that are highly...
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Amazon sale: save on the all-new Blink XT2 Security Camera & get a free Echo Dot

Amazon sale: save on the all-new Blink XT2 Security Camera & get a free Echo Dot

17 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Secure your home and save money with this incredible bundled deal from Amazon. The retail giant is offering the two-camera Blink XT2 security kit on sale for $134.99 and...
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Amazon inches closer to becoming the App Store for enterprise

Amazon inches closer to becoming the App Store for enterprise

18 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Over at re:Invent 2019, Amazon has announced a plan to make it easier to find the third-party apps or data products you need on AWS Marketplace. Amazon's solution is the new...
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Halo: Reach is stuttering for some PC gamers - but there's a fix

Halo: Reach is stuttering for some PC gamers - but there's a fix

19 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Halo: Reach has just launched on PC, and while it has been generally well-received - certainly a ton of folks are playing it - there are some issues with the shooter, most...
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Google Maps may start guiding you towards well-lit routes instead of dark alleys

Google Maps may start guiding you towards well-lit routes instead of dark alleys

21 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Google Maps is a near-essential app for getting from place to place, and millions of users rely on it every day. The app continues to gain new options, and now it seems that...
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Uber: Thousands of Users Have Reported Sexual Assaults on Rides

Uber: Thousands of Users Have Reported Sexual Assaults on Rides

'Most companies don't talk about these hard issues, and they don't share data about serious safety incidents that impact all companies because it can invite negative attention... Read more ...

Apple reveals why the iPhone 11 checks for your location without permission

Apple reveals why the iPhone 11 checks for your location without permission

There appears to be a privacy issue with the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro , but Apple has already sent out an explanation. Security expert Brian Krebs claimed earlier this week... Read more ...

A “story-driven, single-player” League of Legends game will debut at The...

A “story-driven, single-player” League of Legends game will debut at The Game Awards

Riot Games announced multiple new projects a couple of months ago, and it seems the studio isn't finished yet. In addition to the games the company is developing internally... Read more ...

Feds Charge Russian for Leading 'Evil Corp' Cybercrime Empire

Feds Charge Russian for Leading 'Evil Corp' Cybercrime Empire

Moscow resident Maksim Yakubets has been engaged in a 'decade-long cybercrime spree' to spread two infamous malware strains, Dridex and Zeus, according to law enforcement. He's... Read more ...

Testing T-Mobile's Low-Band 5G: Let's Call it 4.9G

Testing T-Mobile's Low-Band 5G: Let's Call it 4.9G

T-Mobile gave me a OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren to test its new 'low-band' 5G for a few days, and the new network feels like good 4G. Read more ...

Spotify Wrapped reminds us of all our terrible song choices, from 2010 to 2019

Spotify Wrapped reminds us of all our terrible song choices, from 2010 to 2019

What Spotify songs did you play to death this year? Spotify Wrapped has the answer. The music streaming service's retrospective of our most-played songs, artists and albums... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch Online is adding SNES games again, including Star Fox 2

Nintendo Switch Online is adding SNES games again, including Star Fox 2

Your Nintendo Switch Online subscription just got a bit more worthwhile, with the addition of several new SNES games - new to Switch Online, at least - coming to the online... Read more ...

New boss of Google owner Alphabet takes reins as tech giant faces an...

New boss of Google owner Alphabet takes reins as tech giant faces an 'minefield' of threats

Sundar Pichai has been made chief executive of Alphabet after founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, both 46, announced they were stepping back from front-line roles. Read more ...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 supports Dolby Vision video capture on phones

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 supports Dolby Vision video capture on phones

Qualcomm has confirmed that the Snapdragon 865 will be the world's first consumer device platform to support the capture of video using Dolby Vision HDR. The new mobile... Read more ...

Scientists develop contraceptive pill that women only have to take once a month

Scientists develop contraceptive pill that women only have to take once a month

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States are now developing an oral contraceptive that only has to be taken once a month Read more ...