What 21 billion Facebook friendships say about the economic ladder in the US

Meta publicly released information on 21 billion Facebook friendships as part of a research project looking at economic inequality in the United States, the company announced today….

Meta will stop paying US publishers to put their content in Facebook’s News tab

As you’ve probably heard, Facebook and Instagram will lean heavily into AI-curated creator content going forward, and the News Tab project Facebook launched a few years ago…

Facebook reports drop in revenue for the first time

Facebook’s decade-long streak of nonstop revenue growth has come to end. The social network reported its first-ever yearly decline in revenue for the second quarter, announcing a…

Nomad crypto bridge loses $200 million in chaotic hack

After a few quiet months, it’s happened again: another blockchain bridge hack with losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Nomad, a cryptocurrency bridge that lets…

US federal courts were reportedly hit by another data breach

The federal courts’ document system was hit by a breach with a “startling breadth and scope” in early 2020, according to a report from Politico that cites…

Google like Amazon may let police see your video without a warrant

Arlo, Apple, Wyze, and Anker, owner of Eufy, all confirmed to CNET that they won’t give authorities access to your smart home camera’s footage unless they’re shown…

Now Microsoft Office is blocking macros by default

There’s been a bit of back and forth since the change was originally announced, but this week Microsoft started rolling out an update to Microsoft Office that…

How to clean up the iPhone apps you don’t use

As we use our phones year after year or transfer everything over to a new device, many of us have accumulated a catalog of apps that we…

Amazon is slowly turning Alexa into a totally automated virtual assistant

Amazon is making a bunch of changes to the Alexa user experience, all with the same idea in mind: making the virtual assistant easier to use. The…

Internal documents show Facebook and Google discussing platform strategies

New internal documents released Tuesday detail how three of Big Tech’s most prominent companies favored their own products as a means of stamping out competition. Their release…

A first look at Discord on Xbox

It’s finally happening: Discord voice chats are coming to Xbox consoles. Starting today, Xbox Insiders can test this new integration, allowing you to connect to Discord calls…

Android is ready for the Pixel Buds Pros AirPods like audio switching trick

Google’s latest and most advanced wireless earbuds yet, the Pixel Buds Pro, won’t be on store shelves for another week. But the company has announced that its…

The new Google Wallet is now available to all users

The new Google Wallet app is available to all customers now, shortly after people in 39 countries started seeing it available on their phones Monday.Some people have…

Romanian hacker faces US trial over virus for hire service

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that it had extradited dual Romanian / Latvian national Mihai Ionut Paunescu — known as “Virus” — to the US…

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