Chrome For Windows On ARM Reportedly Being Developed

Some commits have been spotted which suggest that Microsoft and Google engineers are working together on a version of the popular Chrome browser with support for Windows on ARM. It was previously suggested by a Qualcomm executive that an ARM version of Chrome for Windows 10 is being developed. It does appear that both companies have been working together on this.


Amazon Users’ Emails And Names Leaked In ‘Technical Error’

Amazon is sending out emails to some users in order to inform them that it accidentally leaked their names and email addresses due to a “technical error.” The information was publicly available on its website for some time before it addressed the matter. The email that Amazon has sent out is very short and does not provide any additional details.


Russian Hackers Reportedly Used Recent Plane Crash As Phishing Bait

Many of you might be aware that a Lion Air 737 Max crashed shortly after takeoff in late October. All passengers and crew on board perished in this crash. Palo Alto Networks, a security firm, has sent out a new warning about APT 28. It’s an elite Russian hacking group that apparently used this plane crash as phishing bait. It’s one of the groups that were tied to the election […]


Facebook Launches First $6 Million Fund To Train Journalists

Facebook today announced that it’s launching a £4.5 million or $6 million fund to train nearly 80 new local journalists in the United Kingdom as part of a new “Community News Project.” Facebook says that the aim behind this initiative is to encourage reporting from towns where local newspapers and reporters have become a rare commodity.


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Windows 10 Mail App Could Get Ads In The Future

If you use the Windows 10 Mail app just because you don’t want to put up with ads that you see from your email provider online, they might eventually follow you to the app as well. According to reports, Microsoft briefly ran a test in which it served advertisements within the Windows 10 mail app.


Facebook’s Fundraisers Feature Used To Raise Over $1 Billion

Facebook launched a fundraising tool back in 2016 to allow users to create personal fundraisers for 501c3 nonprofits verified by the company itself. The feature enabled users and their friends to donate money to these organizations from within the social network itself so they didn’t need to visit an external site for the purpose. Facebook has since expanded the fundraising feature and has now announced that it has been used […]


Firefox Will Inform You If You’ve Visited A Recently Breached Website

Firefox Monitor is a free service from Mozilla that notifies users when their email has been part of a breach. Hundreds of thousands of users have signed up for this service. Mozilla is now offering Monitor in over 26 languages so that more people can use the service in their native language. It has also introduced Firefox Monitor Notifications to inform users if they have visited a website which was […]


Indiegogo Won’t Release Funds For Some Campaigns Until Products Ship

Some crowdfunding campaigns have left a bad impression because even though they racked up millions in contributions, the actual products never shipped. Backers lost their money in some cases and got nothing to show for it. Indiegogo, one of the two most widely used crowdfunding platforms, has taken notice of this and is now looking to change the very concept of crowdfunding.


Netflix Testing Mobile-Only Subscription As Affordable Option

Netflix’s CEO recently said that the company is thinking about offering cheaper subscriptions in select markets to further increase its user base. He didn’t reveal any information about these plans in his interview but the company has begun testing a mobile-only subscription that may be a part of Netflix’s plan to offer more affordable options.


Another Facebook Vulnerability Could Have Exposed User Data

Facebook has received a lot of criticism lately due to mishandling of user data because of security vulnerabilities and now another one has come to light. A security company by the name of Imperva has provided details about another Facebook vulnerability that could have exposed information about users and their friends.


Twitter Mulling An Edit Feature For Tweets

Made a typo in your tweet? You only have one option. Delete it and start over. Many Twitter users have long called on the microblogging service to provide an edit feature which will allow them to make changes to their tweets after they have been posted. The company’s CEO has now said that Twitter is mulling offering an edit feature.


Firefox Will Now Let You Track Prices For Items Inside The Browser

Mozilla has announced a new test for its Firefox browser which will enable users to set price alerts for items that they want to keep an eye on. The browser will then send notifications when the price of that item drops. Firefox users can get the Price Wise extension from Mozilla’s Test Pilot program starting today. It supports price tracking for items available from five major retailers.


Cheaper Netflix Subscription Could Be Offered In Some Markets

The cheapest Netflix subscription plan costs $7.99 per month in the United States. It lets you stream TV shows and movies from Netflix on one device at a time in standard definition. It offers a total of three plans with the most expensive one allowing for 4K UHD streams on multiple devices simultaneously. While the company has seen considerable success with these plans, it may be thinking about offering cheaper […]


Facebook Dating Is Expanding To Two New Countries

It was confirmed by Facebook earlier this year that the world’s largest social network will get dating features. It launched them as a test in Colombia recently and the company is now expanding this test to two additional markets. The dating feature draws on many aspects of Facebook in order to encourage users to meet in public. It’s fundamentally different from the swiping models used by popular dating apps like […]