For The Past 14 Years, Google Stored Some Business Passwords In Plain Text

The integrity of an online account is determined by the strength of its password. If you were to use passwords like “123456”, it wouldn’t even need a hacker to figure it out. Of course, not only do passwords need to be secure but the method of storing them as well. After all, if a company does not secure its password storage, anyone with access will have no problems reading it.


Google Develops AI That Can Detect Lung Cancer More Efficiently

There is a reason why doctors encourage patients to go for regular health checkups. This is because if problems are detected early on, they can either be cured or their progression can be slowed down. But even then, doctors are only humans and can sometimes make mistakes or miss certain things.


Game Of Thrones Author Hints That The Book’s Ending Will Be Different From The Show

HBO’s Game of Thrones has finally come to an end after 9 long years, but the ending has left many with mixed feelings. Some have praised how the show has ended and thought it was a good wrap up, but others felt a bit cheated, and have point out how the final season felt very rushed as it had fewer episodes compared to previous seasons.


This Is How Smooth The OnePlus 7 Pro’s 90Hz Screen Is

OnePlus recently launched their latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 7 Pro. One of the highlights of the handset is its 90Hz display, which while might not be as smooth as the Razer Phone’s 120Hz display, is still a step up above most of what the competition is offering in the market today.


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The Sims 4 Is Now Free For The PC

If you’ve enjoyed The Sims franchise and have yet to play The Sims 4, then you’ll be pleased to learn that EA has announced that the game will now be free to play for the PC if you were to get it through the company’s Origin game store. However, you should probably hurry because it seems that this offer is only good until the 28th of May, 2019.


Sony Confirms Twisted Metal TV Series Is In Development

Back in the early days of video games, there was a particular title produced by Sony on the original PlayStation by the name of Twisted Metal. For gamers who have been playing games long enough, you might be familiar with this title, and you also might be interested to learn that Sony has recently confirmed that the franchise is being developed into a TV series.


Apple WIll Offer Free Repairs To All MacBooks With Butterfly Keyboards

When Apple introduced the new MacBook laptop a few years ago, they also introduced the new butterfly keyboard mechanism. It was supposed to offer up a better typing experience, but so far user experiences with it have been anything but. In fact, there have been many reports of users who claim that their keyboards have malfunctioned since.


Apple Refreshes MacBook Pro With Keyboard Fix And Faster Processors

Apple has refreshed its 15 inch and 13 inch MacBook Pro models today with some key (no pun intended) improvements. The keyboard issues that have caused a lot of nuisance for customers and which were begrudgingly acknowledged by Apple have been addressed in this refresh which also brings faster Intel processors.


Lyft Updates App With Panic Button For 911 Calls

Lyft announced a handful of new improvements today which are aimed at making rides safer for the countless people who use its service every single day. One of the additions is an in-app panic button which will enable riders to quickly call 911 should the need arise. Lyft already added this option to the driver’s app late last year.


Analyst Claims Apple Made ‘Serious Bid’ To Buy Tesla

It was rumored for quite a long time that Apple was interested in making a full-fledged car. Since the company has no experience making cars, it was also rumored that Apple would use its massive cash pile to just acquire a car manufacturer and hit the ground running. Many have felt that Tesla would be a good acquisition for Apple and an analyst is now claiming that Apple did make […]


TikTok Owner Is Reportedly Developing A Spotify Competitor

TikTok is one of the most popular social media apps right now. It lets users make short videos of themselves lip-syncing to songs and other pop culture references. It has proven to be an immense hit, particularly in emerging markets. A new report mentions that ByteDance, the Chinese owner of TikTok, is now developing a Spotify competitor to challenge the world’s top music streaming service in precisely those markets.


Firefox Gets Some Serious Speed Improvements

Mozilla has rolled out a new release of its Firefox web browser today and the company says that this release is faster than any before it. Firefox’s speed did improve when Mozilla rolled out its Quantum browser last year but now it’s going to get even faster. That’s not something that ardent Firefox users are going to complain about, to be honest.


Huawei Could Launch Its Android Alternative By The Fall

It has often been reported that Huawei is developing its own operating system as an alternative to Android should its license for Google’s operating system ever be revoked. Due to the recent trade restrictions imposed by the United States on China, Google did suspend Huawei’s Android support and so there’s more talk now of the company’s Android alternative.


GM’s Maven Car Sharing Service Leaves Eight Cities

GM has been rather quick to scale up its Maven car sharing service to cities across the country. It currently serves 17 cities across North America but has now decided to scale down operations by quite a bit. General Motors has confirmed that Maven is going to exit eight cities.


Unknown Bluetooth-Only Google Device Spotted At The FCC

It seems that Google has a new piece of hardware up its sleeve. An FCC filing has been discovered for an unannounced Bluetooth-only product from Google. The filing itself doesn’t reveal much about the device other than that it can only communicate using Bluetooth. That does narrow down the list of potential suspects by quite a lot.


Sony Shows Demo Of PlayStation 5 Load Times

Sony may not be coming to E3 in 2019 but the company has been revealing bits and pieces of information about the next-generation gaming console that it’s working on. It has previously been confirmed that the PlayStation 5 will feature SSD storage, 3D audio, and 8K graphics support in addition to backward compatibility with current PS4 games. Sony has now provided a demo of the PlayStation 5 load times and […]


Game Of Thrones Series Finale Breaks All Previous Records

HBO’s Game of Thrones is no stranger to setting records. As the series continued to get popular year after year, it would often break viewership records for season premieres and finales. With Sunday’s last-ever episode of the series, one could expect that it would break all previous records, and it did.


U.S. Postal Service Testing Self-Driving Trucks For Mail Delivery

A lot of work is happening in the trucking market to bring about big rigs that are capable of driving themselves. Many companies are working to make this happen and TuSimple is one of them. The United States Postal Service has now teamed up with TuSimple to ship mail in a two-week test of the former’s technology which allows trucks to drive themselves.


Some Bose Speakers And Soundbars Now Support Google Assistant

Bose launched a smart home speaker and two soundbars last year. They featured Alexa integration out of the box which led to the question whether the company would eventually add support for other digital assistants as well. The question has been offered in the affirmative as these devices have indeed received support for the Google Assistant.


Adobe Premiere Rush For Android Is Finally Out

Adobe Premiere Rush is essentially a trimmed version of its Premiere Pro and Audition tools that are meant for serious video editors. The company first released the Premiere Rush app for iOS, Windows, and Mac late last year. It said at that time that the app will eventually be released for Android. Adobe Premiere Rush for Android is finally rolling out today.


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