Google tweaks Android licensing terms in Europe to allow Google app unbundling — for...

Google has announced changes to the licensing model for its Android mobile operating system in Europe,  including introducing a fee for licensing some of its own brand apps, saying...

Government watchdog says U.S. weapons systems are vulnerable to hacks, but the Pentagon is...

A government watchdog has said the Department of Defense has not done enough to protect critical weapons systems from cyberattacks. The new report out of the Government Accountability Office on...
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Private messages of 120 mn Facebook users hacked

London:Hackers have gained access to private messages of nearly 120 million Facebook accounts and already published such messages from 81,000 accounts for generating money, the BBC reported. Several users whose...

New ‘Dark Ads’ pro-Brexit Facebook campaign may have reached over 10M people, say researchers

A major new campaign of disinformation around Brexit, designed to stir up U.K. ‘Leave’ voters, and distributed via Facebook, may have reached over 10 million people in the...

“Grit” author Angela Duckworth on working smart versus working too hard, when it’s okay...

Today, in San Francisco, at an inspriring gathering of roughly 400 women investors and founders organized by the months-old nonprofit AllRaise — a large and growing group of female funders and...

A Twitter employee groomed by the Saudi government prompted 2015 state-sponsored hacking warning

An explosive report in The New York Times this weekend sheds new light on the apparent targeting of Twitter accounts by “state-sponsored actors” three years ago. It comes...

Divvy, an interesting new fractional home ownership startup, just raised a Series A round...

Tech startups have found all kinds of ways to lend money to those hampered by either too little or not very good credit. The approach of a nearly two-year-old, 15-person...

Why IGTV should go premium

It’s been four months since Facebook launched IGTV, with the goal of creating a destination for longer-form Instagram videos. Is it shaping up to be a high-profile flop, or...

Fake Jio Prime offers Spreading on Whatsapp.

A message about a Jio Prime offer is circulating among WhatsApp users. Do not fall for it because it’s a hoax. Last evening, I received this message from one of...

Apple, Amazon, Google and others sign letter opposing Trump’s attempt to redefine gender

A list of 50-plus companies, including some of tech’s top names, joined forces this week to pen a letter calling out the Trump administration over a reported plan to...