Exclusive: Italy and Intel pick Veneto as preferred region for new chip plant
Mario Draghi’s outgoing government and Intel have picked the town of Vigasio in the northeastern Veneto region as their preferred site for a new multibillion-euro chip factory in Italy, two people familiar with the matter said.
How to Save Money on the Apps You Use
You don?t have to pay full price for downloads, subscriptions, or even in-app purchases. Here’s how.
VPN Providers Flee India as a New Data Law Takes Hold
Many companies have pulled physical servers from the country as a mandate to collect customer data goes into effect.
Apple reminds customers about unlimited AppleCare+ repairs for accidental damage
Earlier this month, Apple quietly introduced some changes to the AppleCare+ plan, which extends the warranty on Apple products and also adds coverage for accidental damage. While previously AppleCare+ offered service for two accidental damages per year, [?]
TikTok rolls out comment 'dislike' button to all users | Engadget
TikTok has rolled out a comment ‘dislike’ button that lets you downvote trolls..
The Elk Live Bridge Lets You Jam Together Online
Plug in this bright yellow audio interface, and you can play live music with anyone within 620 miles.
Apple says it prioritizes privacy. Experts say gaps remain
Tech behemoth could do more to protect user data from landing in the hands of police and other authorities, some say
Twitter's 'see less often' button is the ultimate internet placebo
Does it even do anything?
Lawsuits against Meta claim its apps track users despite Apple's rules
Researcher says Facebook and Instagram for iOS can track anything you do on any website.
SpaceX's Starlink Cracks Top 100 Most Popular iPhone Apps for First Time
The Starlink app was the 54th most downloaded iPhone app in the US on Wednesday, according to app tracking firm SensorTower.
Amazon is tightening its ebook return policy to thwart BookTok
Buyers were allegedly returning books after finishing them.
How to free up disk space in Windows
If you’re finding that you’re running low on storage space on your Windows machine there are several ways you can clean things up.
The Ungodly Surveillance of Anti-Porn 'Shameware' Apps
Churches are using invasive phone-monitoring tech to discourage ‘sinful’ behavior. Some software is seeing more than congregants realize.
A Danish City Built Google Into Its Schools-Then Banned It
An 8-year-old’s YouTube snafu—and one unlikely parent activist—sparked a nationwide debate on the tech giant’s ubiquity and handling of children’s data.
France's Deezer pledges to turn a profit by 2025
French music streaming platform Deezer ‘s first-half adjusted gross profit rose 9.1% from a year earlier, led by a surge in sales in its home country that firmed up its goal to turn a profit by 2025, the company said on Wednesday.
Designers worry Adobe won't let Figma flourish
Give it time – Adobe isn’t necessarily a death sentence.
TikTok plans to ban all political fundraising on its platform
It plans to ban all campaign fundraising over the next few weeks
India to offer more incentives for local chip, display manufacturing
India’s government on Wednesday raised fiscal support for new semiconductor facilities to cover 50% of project costs and said it will remove a ceiling for maximum permitted investment for display manufacturing as it moves to boost local production.
Apple may move a quarter of iPhone production to India by 2025 -JPM
Apple Inc may make one out of four iPhones in India by 2025, J.P.Morgan analysts said on Wednesday, as the tech giant moves some production away from China, amid mounting geopolitical tensions and strict COVID-19 lockdowns in the country.
The Joy and Dread of AI Image Generators Without Limits
Artists are free to create fantasies or nightmares with unrestricted image generator Stable Diffusion, but some fear a flood of AI-made horrors.
Elon Musk's Tesla to unveil humanoid robot next week
The droids are likely to start off performing basic tasks like moving equipment.
What is TikTok Now? TikTok's BeReal clone explained
TikTok just spun off TikTok Now into its own app to download and use. Here is everything you need to know, including why it’s a BeReal ripoff.
Reinvent Yourself (or Disappear): How to Change Your Name on Facebook
Facebook has a notorious ‘real name’ policy, but the social network does let you change your name, add a nickname, use a married name, and more, with a few restrictions.
Amazon's latest challenger is China's online dollar store Pinduoduo
The race to bring China-made goods to Western consumers via online stores is heating up. Pinduoduo, the Chinese e-commerce giant known for offering hard-to-believe deals, has quickly gained momentum for its first international endeavor in the U.S. [?]
TikTok reportedly gives 'a bit more leniency' to popular accounts | Engadget
As recently as last year, TikTok employed a two-tier moderation system that gave preferential to its most popular users..
That Instagram selfie you posted is an open invitation to surveillance
The latest project from Dries Depoorter is an eye-opener.
Uber confirms GTA 6 leaker broke into its systems as well | Digital Trends
Uber has disclosed that the notorious Lapsus$ hacking group is behind its latest data breach. The hacker, an 18-year-old, claims that he did it all for fun.
Dozens of civil rights groups are calling on Amazon and MGM to cancel Ring Nation reality show
Before Ring Nation even airs, privacy and civil rights advocates are calling for the show’s cancellation.
Google Begins Testing Political Campaign Emails Skipping Gmail Spam Filters, Report Says
There will be a bigger “unsubscribe” button for impacted users, the report says.
Facebook adds new Pages features to help creators connect with fans and get discovered
Facebook is introducing new Pages features that are designed to help creators get discovered and connect with their followers.
This beloved TikTok hashtag just got its own app feature | Digital Trends
TikTok has launched a new feature for one of its most popular hashtags, #BookTok. Here’s how to use it.
Windows 11 22H2 Update: 8 Best New Features
Microsoft adds accessibility, touch gestures, and new apps in this major update to Windows 11. These are the features you should check out first.
Russia Makes Veiled Threat to Destroy SpaceX's Starlink
Russia remains annoyed that the Ukrainian military has been using Starlink. However, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tells the public: ‘Starlink is meant for peaceful use only.’
Apple is top funder of lobby group that says it represents small developers
Group claims to “give a voice” to small firms while fighting bills opposed by Apple.
How to ditch the default Google TV home screen and build something better
Google TV’s home screen can seem a little cluttered, especially when all you want is to find your apps. These launchers can help.
There's a text-to-image AI art app for Mac now-and it will change everything
Diffusion Bee harnesses the power of the open source text-to-image AI Stable Diffusion, turning it into a one-click Mac App. Brace yourself for a new creativity Big Bang.
How to Create an Augmented Reality Filter for TikTok
From Paris to Dubai, I spoke with designers around the world about the process of creating AR effects for social media.
Separate the vocals from a song in seconds with this discounted app
Ideal for DJs, singers, music producers, and more.
Adobe's Figma acquisition is a $20 billion bet to control the entire creative market
Adobe’s influence is growing even larger.
This lifetime license to MS Office and training course bundle is on sale for 94% off
Become a Microsoft Office pro.
Going incognito: How we can protect our privacy in the metaverse
There’s no “incognito mode” in the metaverse to conceal personal information, but researchers are building a tool to protect users’ privacy.
Even the newest iPhone can't take photos like this 4K camera drone can
The iPhone 14 Pro is raising the bar for on-the-go photography, but unless Apple adds propellers in next year’s models, you’re going to have to search
Shopify offers workers greater say in compensation structure to attract talent
Shopify Inc said on Friday it has introduced a new compensation system that allows staff more flexibility in restructuring their awards between cash and equity, as the e-commerce major seeks to attract and retain workers.
Dutch town takes Twitter to court to remove conspiracy theories
A small Dutch town took Twitter to court on Friday to demand the social media giant takes down all messages relating to a supposed ring of satan-worshipping paedophiles that were alleged to have been active in the town in the 1980s.
Hear your words in 800+ voices and languages with this discounted text-to-speech converter
Easily convert text to speech in just a few steps.
Don't reply to all: Scammers now talk amongst themselves to find new victims
Hackers are starting to spear phish people with elaborate new group-email stings
Tech breakthrough leads to a new battery that charges in 3 minutes and lasts 20 years
Engineers with a Harvard spin-off say they’ve made an ultra-fast charging battery that can charge in just three minutes.
New paper by Google and Oxford scientists claims AI will soon destroy mankind
A new paper published last month suggests the threat of AI could be greater than we though, making an existential catastrophe inevitable.
How to share games on your Meta Quest 2
Did you know that it’s possible to share games and apps on your Quest 2? Here’s how you can do that.
Data protection's biggest secret: 1 in 10 employees will leak IP data
New research released by Cyberhaven today finds that 1 in 10 employees will leak IP data and put data protection in jeopardy.