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Megan Bailey

Megan Bailey is a true journalist, but it wasn’t easy for her to find her true calling. She worked in a PC service all throughout her college and not she is using her hardware and software skills to write technology articles. The thing she loves most about her job is being able to keep tech lovers up to date with the recent trends.

Facebook Delays the Release of Its Much-Anticipated Smart Speaker

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on stage

Following a major data scandal, Facebook has put on hold the release of its much-anticipated smart speaker. As millions of Facebook users have just learned that the social media giant leaked troves of personal data to a Russian-linked firm, Facebook thinks it is not a good time to release the product. What’s more, the smart speaker, which was supposed to ...

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Oracle Wins $8.8 Billion Lawsuit Against Google

Oracle logo on a glass building

A federal appeals court sided with Oracle in a lawsuit alleging that Google illegally used Oracle’s Java code to build its mobile operating system, Android. The two tech giants have been fighting over the issue for years, and now Google could be owing its rival billions of dollars in compensation. Google used Oracle’s patented Java programming code to build its ...

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Tesla Defending Autopilot Feature Following California Fatal Crash

Tesla model X

In a recent statement, Tesla Motors defended the Autopilot feature in a Model X SUV involved into a fatal crash in Northern California on Friday. The company argued that many Teslas on Autopilot mode have driven the same stretch of the highway where the accident occurred tens of thousands of times and nothing wrong happened. The latest fatal crash occurred ...

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Microsoft Will Boot Users Off Xbox Live, Skype over Offensive Language

Online troll at his PC

According to Microsoft’s updated service agreement, the company reserves the right to punish users if they use foul language on Xbox Live, Skype, and other MS products. It wasn’t immediately clear what “offensive language” means, but the move will surely impact Xbox Live, which has the largest number of trolls. In the Code of Conduct section, we’ve clarified that use ...

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iPhone’s Faulty QR Code Reader Redirects to Malicious Sites

QR code on smartphone

The QR code reader in the camera app of iOS-powered devices is apparently flawed, as malicious actors can access an exploit and redirect users to their websites without them even knowing it. After iOS 11, the iPad and iPhone can read a QR code with their in-built camera app. All you have to do is point the device’s camera at ...

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Facebook Denies Secretly Tracking Call and SMS Data on Android

Man texting via Facebook Messenger

In a recent blog post, Facebook denied accusations that it had secretly tracked users call and SMS data on Android devices until last fall. The company explained that it had never harvested the data behind users’ back and never sold the data to third parties. However, multiple user testimonies show otherwise. It all started with a New Zealand man’s investigation. ...

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Mozilla Pulls Out Its Ad Dollars from Facebook in Wake of Data Scandal

Mozilla Firefox Quantum ad

Following the huge data scandal regarding Cambridge Analytica mishandling of Facebook data on millions of users, Mozilla Corp decided to scrap all its ads from the social media platform. If other companies follow suit, Facebook could start losing ad dollars at record pace. Mozilla announced the decision in a blog post. The tech company explained that the Cambridge Analytica scandal ...

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Physical Media Outselling Digital Music Downloads

Vinyl record collection

For the first time in six years, physical media like vinyl and CDs are outselling digital music downloads. The recording music industry reported that music streaming has generated more revenue than all types of media formats, but somehow music downloads landed on the last spot last year. Surprisingly, music downloads lag behind physical media even though shipments of CDs and ...

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