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Facebook stops scanning faces by default

"Facebook is directly tackling complaints about its facial recognition practices for photo tagging. It's expanding access to its Face Recognition privacy setting (introduced in 2017) to all users, and will stop scanning faces by default. Those who d..."


'Pokémon Masters' hits 10 million downloads in four days

" The latest Pokémon mobile game, Pokémon Masters, has been downloaded more than 10 million times, according to developer and publisher, DeNA. Moreover, the game achieved the feat in just four days, making it the second-fastest mobile gam..."


Google could soon face another antitrust investigation

" Next week, more than half of the nation's attorneys general are expected to announce an antitrust investigation into Google, The Washington Post reports. Details on the investigation are limited, but it's yet another probe into fears that big tech ha..."


XKCD forum breach exposes details from over 560,000 user accounts

" XKCD, the sarcastic webcomic revered by science and tech geeks, is now the butt of someone else's joke. Hackers breached the forum of the 14-year old site, stealing over 560,000 usernames, emails, IP addresses and hashed passwords. Security researche..."


USB4 devices are clear to roll out next year

" The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced today that the organization has finalized the technical specifications for USB4. These specs will be making their way to designers, engineers and manufacturers shortly, meaning we can expect the first USB..."


The US' first sports-betting app is live, but only in New Jersey

"Sports hub theScore announced today that it is launching a new betting app, aptly called Bet. The app, available for both Android and iOS, will be the first mobile sportsbook operated in the United States. However, placing bets will only be available..."


NBC's ultra-specific sports streaming comes to Xfinity X1 and Flex

" You'd think Comcast would have rushed to add NBC Sports Gold's niche sports streaming to its media platforms given that it owns NBC, but not so -- it's just adding the service now. As of September 3rd, customers with Xfinity X1 or Xfinity Flex set-tops can fi…"


The MTA is tired of saving AirPods from subway tracks

" If you're a New Yorker and you've been on a delayed 4, 5 or 6 train recently, you can probably blame Apple's AirPods for your recent transit woes. According to The Wall Street Journal, New York City commuters have lost so many AirPods over the summer..."


Android 10 今日登陆 Google Pixel 手机

" 果然如许多人猜测的一样,名字变得没那么「可口」的 Android 10,今天开始正式向 Google 自己的 Pixel 手机开放了。而且按照官方说法,他们「正与各家伙伴协力合作」,以求「在今年内推出 Android 10 更新」。所以不出意外的话,包括三星、索尼、联想在内的多个品牌,应该很快就会公布自己的升级安排吧。 如果你现在仍对 Android 10 不太了解的话,我们这里再做一些简单的介绍。在这个新版本中,Google 引入了系统级的深色模式,导览时的手势也有了新的变化。同时新的专注模式能让使用者在特定…"


Android 10 今日登陸 Google Pixel 手機

" 果然如許多人猜測的一樣,名字變得沒那麼「可口」的 Android 10,今天開始正式向 Google 自己的 Pixel 手機開放了。而且按照官方說法,他們「正與各家夥伴協力合作」,以求「在今年內推出 Android 10 更新」。所以不出意外的話,包括 Samsung、Sony、Lenovo 在內的多個品牌,應該很快就會公佈自己的升級安排吧。 如果你現在仍對 Android 10 不太了解的話,我們這裡再做一些簡單的介紹。在這個新版本中,Google 引入了系統級的深色模式,導覽時的手勢也有了新的變化。同時新…"


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