Month: July 2019

Apple confirms the Apple Card is coming in August

The Apple Card, the company’s credit card that was announced at its services event this past spring, will begin accepting applications in August, the company confirmed during its 2019 third fiscal quarter earnings call. “Thousands of Apple employees are using the Apple Card every day in a beta test and we will begin to roll

How to stop Apple from potentially listening to your Siri recordings

A report from The Guardian last week highlighted privacy concerns about Siri recordings being listened to by its contractors. While Apple has responded by saying that only 1% of Siri activations are reviewed by humans and that Apple IDs are not associated with them, many users are asking for the ability to opt-out of Siri

Regal Cinemas debuts unlimited movie subscription service

\ Regal Cinemas unveiled a movie plan to compete with the likes of AMC Stubs A-List. The company’s Regal Unlimited subscription lets customers watch as many movies as they want, whenever and wherever they want, with no blackout dates. The potential launch of the service was reported earlier this month. Subscribers will have to commit

Facebook investors shrug off $5B fine, as critics blast FTC

Facebook Opens a New Window. agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine for privacy Opens a New Window. violations and faces an impending antitrust investigation by U.S. regulators, but shares climbed in premarket trading on Thursday, allayed by better-than-expected earnings. Ticker Security Last Change %Chg FB FACEBOOK INC. 200.71 -3.95 -1.93% The social media

Amazon adds to its delivery fleet with orders for at least 2,237 more vans

If you know of another U.S. company besides Amazon that could be “North America’s leading online ecommerce and fulfillment company,” please enlighten us. Michigan-based Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services did not mention Amazon by name, but that’s how the specialty vehicle company press release described the customer that ordered at least 2,237 walk-in delivery vans

Malware that can steal your passwords spikes 60%, security firm warns

Malicious software that wants to steal your passwords is on the rise, according to new research from Kaspersky. Fewer than 600,000 consumers were targeted by password-stealing malware in the first half of 2018, according to a release Tuesday from the security firm. During the same period in 2019, that number rose to over 940,000 —

CBS channels get blackout on DirecTV and other AT&T services

CBS television channels won’t be showing up on the DirecTV service in cities from Boston to Los Angeles, as a deadline passed for CBS Corp. and AT&T to work out their differences. CBS said Saturday that the blackout is hitting customers of DirecTV, DirecTV Now and AT&T U-Verse in 17 cities — New York, Los

New Spider-Man PS4 Bug Is Amazing, Creepy, and Hilarious

Marvel’s Spider-Man is almost a year old, however, PlayStation 4 players are still discovering new bugs in the PS4 game. And the latest discovery features a bug that is equal parts amazing, creepy, and hilarious. Over on Reddit, one player recently uploaded a bug they came across where a lady, with the super powers of