Monthly Archives: May 2016

Apartment In US Asks Tenants To ‘Like’ Facebook Page Or Face Action

An anonymous reader writes from a report via Business Standard: An apartment building in Salt Lake City has told tenants living in the complex to “like” its Facebook page or they will be in breach of their lease. Tenants of

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Panasonic To Stop Making LCD Panels For TVs

AmiMoJo quotes a report from NHK WORLD: Japanese electronics maker Panasonic says it will stop making LCD panels for televisions, giving way to fierce price competition. The pullout from TV LCD manufacturing follows the company’s withdrawal from plasma TV production

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US Court Says No Warrant Needed For Cellphone Location Data

Dustin Volz, reporting for Reuters: Police do not need a warrant to obtain a person’s cellphone location data held by wireless carriers, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday, dealing a setback to privacy advocates. The full 4th U.S. Circuit

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Samsung Starts Mass Producing New 512GB NVMe SSD That’s Smaller Than a Stamp

An anonymous reader writes from a report via PCWorld: Samsung announced late Monday night that it has begun mass producing a new SSD that is tinier than a postage stamp. PCWorld reports: “The PM971-NVMe fits up to 512GB of NAND

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Nearly 1 In 4 People Abandon Mobile Apps After Only One Use

An anonymous reader writes from a report via TechCrunch: According to a new study on mobile app usage, nearly one in four mobile users only use an app once. TechCrunch reports: “Based on data from analytics firm Localytics, and its

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PayPal To Suspend Business Operations In Turkey Following License Denial

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Stack: PayPal has announced the suspension of its business operations in Turkey as of June 6, citing failure to obtain a new license for its service in the country. Turkey has made

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Instagram Announces New Business Tools: Contact Option, Deeper Analytics

Instagram on Tuesday announced it is adding more features for the business users. The platform, which has over 200,000 advertisers, is debuting three new features including business profiles. Businesses will also get a “contact” button on their profiles which they

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Ask Slashdot: Would You Recommend Updating To Windows 10?

Plenty of users are skeptical about upgrading to Windows 10. While they understand that Microsoft’s newest desktop operating system comes with a range of interesting features, they are paranoid about the repeated update fiascos that have spoiled the experience for

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Microsoft, Facebook, YouTube and Others Agree To Remove Hate Speech Across the EU

Tech giants in conjunction with European Union are taking a stand to fight hate speech. Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube, Google, and Facebook have launched “code of conduct” aimed at fighting racism and xenophobia across Europe. The companies aren’t legally obligated, but

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Hackers Find Bugs, Extort Ransom, Call It a Public Service

Reader msm1267 shares a report on ThreatPost about an ongoing security trend: Crooks breaking into enterprise networks are holding data they steal for ransom under the guise they are doing the company a favor by exposing a flaw. The criminal

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