Setup Distribution on the Google Chrome Store

Chrome Web Store

We’ve been sharing a few interesting sessions from Google I/O, as the company has been making them available on YouTube. Last week saw a slew of them uploaded, but Google just added a bunch more.

The Internet of Things Relies on Government Understanding the Technology

Government around the world play a key role in whether IoT becomes a mainstream technology sooner rather than later.

5 Best Outdoor Adventure Channels on YouTube

Ever since the TV show Survivorman first aired there has been a demand for bushcraft/survivalist/outdoors content on television and with most types of programming, you can now find similar content on YouTube.

Facebook Is Making Its Own VR World

After purchasing Oculus, Facebook has been trying to increase the popularity of the platform. In its latest attempt to entice you into the world of VR, they’re creating an immersive environment called Horizon.

Facebook Rejects Justice Department Request To Cancel Chat Encryption Plans

Facebook Messenger Encryption

In a rare turn of events, executives at the social media giant Facebook told US Attorney General William Barr that they would not provide law enforcement with access to Facebook Messenger & WhatsApp before a senate hearing regarding encryption scheduled for today.

Twitter Adding More Options For 2FA Authentication

Twitter is adding the ability to choose other methods for two-factor authentication besides receiving a text message (SMS). The alternate methods include using a one time key via an authentication app or a hardware security key.

Privacy Issue in iPhone 11 Pro Prevents Users from Turning Off Location Data Collection

Well known security expert, KrebsOnSecurity, recently discovered a privacy issue with iPhone 11 Pro. The researcher found that Apple’s latest phone will still continue to collect location data even if you’ve changed the individual settings to disable location data.

FBI Warns Users Of Vulnerabilities In Smart TVs

The FBI recently put out a blog post warning people about how malicious people or organizations could spy on you by way of your smart TV.

Google Closing Several Services in 2020

In typical Google fashion of throwing spaghetti against the wall to see what sticks, in 2020 they’ll be killing off several services that didn’t garner enough attention.

Facebook Adds Google Photos Transfer Tool

Facebook is planning to put out a tool today allowing users to transfer their photos into Google Photos. Initially, users in Ireland will get the new tool first, followed by a worldwide release early in 2020.

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How To Schedule A Tweet

Twitter Adding a Tweet Scheduling Feature

Twitter released a new feature update that allows you to schedule Tweets via the web based version. Tweetdeck, the standalone app already has this feature but now it’s being integrated into the browser based version.

US Citizen Arrested for Creating a Gentoo Distribution for ISIS

A 20 year old student from Chicago, Thomas Osadzinski, has been arrested by authorities for lending his coding and Linux abilities to ISIS.

Severe WhatsApp Vulnerability Discovered & Patched

WhatsApp / Facebook have discovered a new and severe vulnerability affecting users of the WhatsApp messaging software.

Brave Browser 1.0 Released

WhatsApp / Facebook have discovered a new and severe vulnerability affecting users of the WhatsApp messaging software.

Like Patrol

Privacy abusing app “Like Patrol” banned from the Apple app store.

A very controversial Instagram app called Like Patrol has been banned from Apple’s App store. The app let users monitor what posts someone else liked or commented on allowing them to snoop on their significant other or perhaps someone they are stalking.

Facebook secretly turns on your iPhone camera

It’s another day, and another massive privacy violation by Facebook. Apparently, while using the Facebook for iPhone the app can actively use your camera without your knowledge while scrolling through your feed.