Apple Pay Will Work With Transit Systems In Major U.S. Cities This Year

Apple confirmed during its event today that the Apple Pay mobile payments service will work with public transit systems of a few major U.S. cities later this year. Being able to pay for public transit quickly and easily with your phone is one of the best uses for a mobile payments service so it’s good that support for Apple Pay will arrive to more transit networks in the coming months.


Apple Card Credit Card Launched With Lower Rates And No Fees

It was reported a few months ago that Apple was working with Goldman Sachs to launch a credit card of its own. The company did just that at its event today by announcing the Apple Card. The company says that it has been “designed for iPhone,” and that users can sign up for an Apple Card on the iPhone and use it anywhere Apple Pay is accepted “within minutes.”


Apple News+ Offers Magazine Subscriptions For $9.99 Per Month

Apple’s event is underway and the company has unveiled a new software product called Apple News+. It’s a subscription service based on the company’s Apple News app which provided a curated news experience. This service follows Apple’s acquisition of Texture which was best described as the Netflix of magazines. Subscribers paid a flat fee to access all of the magazines in Texture’s catalog.


Galaxy S10 Lineup Receives Update To Improve PowerShare

Samsung is rolling out a new software update today for the Galaxy S10 lineup which includes the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and the Galaxy S10+. It’s an incremental update which brings the latest security patch for the devices. It also improves the performance of a new feature introduced with the latest flagship series.


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Morrowind Goes Free To Celebrate Elder Scrolls’ 25th Anniversary

The Elder Scrolls series has been out for a long time. How long, you ask? 25 years, to be precise. To commemorate the 25th anniversary of this popular series, Bethesda is giving away Morrowind for free. The Elder Scrolls: Arena was the first game in this series and it was released back in 1994 for MS-DOS, an operating system that many born in the following years may not even be […]


Lithuanian Man Stole $100 Million From Google And Facebook

Google and Facebook were targeted by a Lithuanian man named Evaldas Rimasauskas as part of an elaborate multiple business email compromise fraud attack. The attack caused losses of over $100 million to the two companies. He has since pleaded guilty to wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and three counts of money laundering.


Huawei CFO Appears To Be Quite Fond Of Apple Products

You’d think that top executives of tech companies would prioritize using the company’s devices over that of its rivals. They certainly make sure that they’re seen using their own devices at press and industry events. That doesn’t mean they don’t use or even prefer competitors’ products on their own time, as Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou did. Wanzhou is the CFO of Huawei Technologies. She also happens to be the daughter […]


Boeing 737 Max 8 Software Fix ‘Tentatively’ Approved By FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration decided to ground the Boeing 787 Max 8 after preliminary investigations revealed similarities between the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes which took place merely five months apart. Both flights were operated on the same type of aircraft and were missing safety features that Boeing only sold as options. A software fix developed to address the issues has reportedly been “tentatively” approved by the FAA.


Uber May Acquire Its Main Middle East Rival For $3.1 Billion

It was reported once before that Uber was in discussions with Careem, its main rival in the Middle East, for an acquisition. A new report says that the deal may be inked as soon as this week. Uber will reportedly be acquiring Dubai-based Careem for $3.1 billion. The move definitely goes against Uber’s recent trend of pulling out of foreign markets where it faces intense competition.


A Big Chunk Of Results From Consumer DNA Tests May Not Be Accurate

There are quite a few companies out there selling direct-to-consumer genetic tests, these include the likes of Ancestry.com and 23andMe. A new study concludes that a significant number of DNA results obtained from such tests may not be entirely accurate, up to 40 percent, according to the study.


Telegram Users Can Now Delete Messages From Recipient’s Device

Many popular messaging apps allow you to delete messages but that functionality is largely limited to your own device. Even if you delete a message on your phone it remains visible on the recipient’s device. So a message sent years ago could come back to haunt you later on in life, complete with verifiable proof that you sent it. Telegram, a popular privacy-focused messaging app, is now allowing users to delete […]


YouTube Is Reportedly Moving Away From Original Series

Original series was one of the ways YouTube thought it could get people to sign up for the premium tier. It has tried that for a while but may not have seen the expected results. According to a new report, YouTube has canceled two of its biggest original series and is no longer accepting pitches for new scripted shows.


Monday’s Jimmy Fallon Episode Shot Entirely On Galaxy S10+

As part of a broad ad deal that Samsung has signed with NBCUniversal, tonight’s episode of Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show” has been shot entirely on the Galaxy S10+. Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone ups the ante in the camera department with an ultra-wide camera lens. Fallon will be highlighting the fact during this unconventional episode of his show.


American Airlines Cancels 90 Flights Per Day Due To 737 Max 8 Grounding

Boeing’s latest 737 Max 8 jet has been grounded following two fatal accidents merely five months apart. It has only been a couple of years since the company started delivering this airplane to airlines across the globe but the entire fleet has now been grounded as investigations into both crashes continue. This has led to flight cancellations at airlines that were operating the 737 Max 8, including American Airlines. AA […]


Hackers Pushed Secret Backdoor Through Asus Software Update

A new report reveals how “hundreds of thousands” of Asus computer owners have been affected by a backdoored software update tool from the company’s own servers. The hackers were able to digitally sign the Asus Live Update tool with one of the company’s own code-signing certificates before sending it to Asus’ download servers. The servers hosted the compromised tool for several months in 2018, the report says.


Recent Changes To Gmail Has Broken Certain IFTTT Recipes

The wonderful thing about apps such as IFTTT is that it allows users to automate certain aspects of their smartphone. Previously the app had worked with Gmail where users could use a variety of recipes with the app, but unfortunately due to changes Google made to their API ecosystem, it has resulted in a few Gmail related recipes being broken.


Google’s Stadia Game Service WIll Not Support Downloads

Google had recently announced its new game streaming service called Stadia. This is the full version of Project Stream which launched last year and allowed gamers to stream games through their Chrome browser, and now during an interview with GameSpot, Google has revealed some additional information about Stadia.


Samsung Galaxy Fold Pre-Orders Will Kick Off April 26

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is an interesting device and seems like it has the potential to usher in a new era of smartphone design and functionality. However while it does hold potential, it is still a bit “out there”, not to mention its asking price of $1,980 puts the phone well out of the reach of many customers.


Blizzard Stepping Back From Loot Boxes Paid For With Real Money

With Blizzard’s newer games such as Heroes of the Storm and Overwatch, the company has introduced loot boxes which has been a way for the company to earn more money during the lifetime of the game. However according to a report from Rock Paper Shotgun, it seems that the company will be stepping back from paid loot boxes in Heroes of the Storm.


China Thinks That Cloning Police Dogs Will Be More Efficient

No two people are alike because we all have different upbringings, different opinions, a different set of morals and ethics, and so on. However there is a question of if we were to clone a person, would the clone be exactly the same as the original? We suppose we’ll never really know, but over in China, that’s what they’re trying to do with police dogs.


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