Crypto exchange FTX CEO reveals stake in trading app Robinhood

The logo of Robinhood Markets, Inc. is seen at a pop-up event on Wall Street after the company’s IPO in New York City, US, July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 12 (Reuters) – Samuel Bankman-Fried, the chief executive and founder of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, revealed a … Read more

Is New Profile Pic App Sending Your Data to Russia?

A new trendy, viral photo editing app may have ties with Russia, according to a new report. Either way, you’ll want to read the app’s fine print before downloading. The new app called NewProfilePic lets users create a free digital avatar that is a cross between a cartoon and sketch. It uses facial recognition from … Read more

How your phone could be used in abortion criminalization

In some of the most restrictive states, digital rights experts warn that people’s search histories, location data, messages and other digital information could be used by law enforcement agencies investigating or prosecuting abortion-related cases. Concerns about the digital privacy implications of abortion restrictions come amid a movement by Republican-controlled states, including Georgia, Texas, Mississippi and … Read more

Elon Musk wants end-to-end encryption for Twitter DMs. It may not be that simple

“Twitter DMs should have end to end encryption like Signal, so no one can spy on or hack your messages,” he wrote. With that statement, Musk waded into a long-running debate among technologists and privacy advocates around the level of encryption apps and platforms should provide to their users. Growing concerns about privacy have led … Read more

Twitter user growth rises amid Musk takeover

The Twitter app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 28 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) reported stronger than expected user growth in what could be its last quarter as a public company after agreeing to a … Read more

Google warns this dangerous hidden app lets strangers record you

A dangerous piece of spyware that eavesdrops on anyone who downloads it has been discovered by researchers. The dodgy Android app keeps track of your location and records you through your devices’ microphones, according to a report. It then sends the files to the murky organization behind the technology. Their identity remains a mystery. They … Read more

Box Office: ‘Morbius’ Opens to No. 1 With Decent $39 Million

Tyrese Gibson, Adria Arjona, Jared Leto and Al Madrigal attend a Fan Special Screening of “Mobius” at Cinemark Playa Vista and XD in Playa Vista, California, US, March 30, 2022. REUTERS/Aude Guerrucci/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, April 3, (Variety.com) – “Morbius,” the latest comic book adventure from … Read more

Apple presses US lawmakers on dangers of ‘sideloading’ apps allowed by bill

Apple logo is seen in this illustration taken March 1, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) – Smartphone maker Apple (AAPL.O) has written to lawmakers to dispute assertions that its concerns about the dangers of sideloading apps into phones were overblown. Sideloading, the practice of … Read more

How TikTok may be causing teen girls to develop neurological disorders

Teenage girls are going to doctors and health clinics after experiencing tics and other disorders that are believed to stem from prolonged use of the social media app TikTok. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, an increasing number of young girls have been diagnosed with “functional neurological disorders” including “vocal tics and abnormal body … Read more

Tech Stocks Roundup: Apple is Working on A New Golden Opportunity

In the beginning, there was the Macintosh. Then came the iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and everything in between. Apple (AAPL) – Get Apple Inc. Report has managed to find products that increase revenue and preserve some of the fattest profit margins a company can claim. To complement the product line, the Cupertino, Calif., group … Read more