After being accused by a popular lyrics website of stealing content, Google has made a public statement which vehemently denies any wrongdoing, including illegally scraping content from websites.
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Popular lyrics website Genius has alleged that Google steals content from its website and shows it directly in search results, which consequently means less viewership for the website.
A report claims that WhatsApp has been the target of a surveillance attack developed by Israel-based security firm NSO Group. WhatsApp has confirmed the vulnerability and is still investigating.
Twitter has admitted that it accidentally shared the location data of a subset of iOS users with a "trusted partner". However, the bug has now been resolved and the data has apparently been deleted.
While Rockstar Games has kept mum about Red Dead Redemption 2's PC release for the past few months, a hint from a developer's LinkedIn profile claims that the title is indeed coming to the platform.
Microsoft Azure was globally down for roughly two hours yesterday with a number of Microsoft services such as Dynamics and DevOps being affected. The company plans to publish an RCA within 72 hours.
After Google removed nearly 50 apps developed by Baidu-owned company, DO Global, a couple of days ago, the Chinese firm has published a public apology saying that it agrees with Google's decision.
Google has rolled out a new update to its job search feature in the US, which allows job seekers to apply filters and find "work from home", "remote", and "telecommute" opportunities that suit them.
Epic Games has released a security bulletin detailing the steps that it takes to strengthen account security, as well as laying out its plans for the future, which include SMS-based authentication.
Authorities in the UK have announced a new law, making age checks mandatory for pornographic websites. Adult companies will be responsible for implementing these systems provided by AgeID.
It appears that Oculus Rift S and Quest dev kits shipped with phrases such as "Big Brother is Watching" hidden in them. An executive has stated that the company has now fixed this problem.
Microsoft has announced that with Windows 10 version 1809 - which was made fully available in December 2018 -, users no longer need to "safely remove" their USB devices, thanks to new policies.
Google's Project Zero has exposed a "high severity" flaw in macOS' kernel XNU - which apparently has issues in its implementation of copy-on-write behavior - after Apple failed to fix it in 90 days.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has defended the company's decision to work with the U.S. military, saying that " it's really about being a responsible corporate citizen in a democracy".
50 employees have penned a letter urging Microsoft to cancel its HoloLens deal with the U.S. military, and to be "mindful about who we're empowering and what we're empowering them to do".
Google has announced deadlines for developers to update their apps or submit new ones in accordance with its latest security guidelines. New apps will have to target API level 28 or higher soon.
A new report from Symantec has revealed that Microsoft unknowingly hosted malicious applications in its Microsoft Store, that used up the device's resources in order to mine cryptocurrencies.
OpenAI has developed a model that can produce realistic textual responses, however, the firm has opted not to release it due to its potentially malicious applications in fake news and impersonation.
Google has announced that it rejected 55% more Android submissions in 2018 than in 2017, and that it will continue to strengthen its review process and developer policies to fight bad actors.
Microsoft is working on an Xbox Live SDK that will make cross-platform play easier across Xbox, Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PCs. Sony's PlayStation is notably absent from this list.
Ubisoft has issued an apology for making light of the latest U.S. government shutdown in a promotional email for its upcoming game, The Division 2. The move was deemed to be insensitive by many.
Apple has issued an apology for the FaceTime bug which allowed you to eavesdrop on others during group calls. An update to squash the bug will be rolled out to the public next week.
After receiving news that highly-anticipated AAA title Metro Exodus is skipping Steam just a few days prior to launch, hordes of angry gamers have review-bombed other Metro games on Steam in protest.
A disturbing report has revealed that Facebook paid people up to $20 per month to gain "nearly limitless" access to their data. Users enrolled in the program included minors, as young as 13 years old.
Europol is going after the 151,000 registered users of the biggest DDoS-for-hire website. The law enforcement authority has warned that these people will "face action for the damage they have caused."
Microsoft has joined the SciKit-learn consortium as a platinum member in an effort to make artificial intelligence accessible to all. The association also includes Intel and Nvidia as gold members.
Foldable smartphones seem to be the trend in 2019, with a new report claiming that Intel has patented a three-way foldable device powered by Windows and housing support for a stylus as well.
DailyMotion has reportedly suffered a credential stuffing attack, which has resulted in a "limited" number of accounts being compromised. The exact scale of the attack is currently unknown.
With Windows 7 nearing its end of extended support, Microsoft has seemingly begun retiring some services for the OS. The updating of metadata is now unsupported in Windows Media Player in Windows 7.
Google has announced the unveiling of its paid translation service for Android developers, which will allow businesses to have their apps quickly localized by professional translators at a low cost.
Microsoft has announced that it is starting the automatic phased rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update and that users with the most suitable devices will be offered the feature update first.
A few months back, Bethesda sued Warner Bros. claiming that the latter's Westworld game on mobile used assets from Fallout Shelter. Although the two reached a settlement, Westworld is shutting down.
Google has announced deadlines for its transition to 64-bit applications in the Play Store. It is important to note that unlike Apple, support for 32-bit applications has not been phased out.
Google has announced that apps which access Call Logs or SMS without permission from the company will be removed over the next few weeks. Developers have been asked to modify their apps in some cases.
Following in Steam's footsteps, Epic has updated its store's refund policy, allowing users to return games that were purchased less than 14 days ago and have been played less than a couple of hours.
A proposed amendment to India's Cinematograph Act suggests that camcorder pirates in India should face up to three years in prison and pay fines up to $14,000 if they distribute copyrighted content.
Microsoft has highlighted some of its achievements in gaming for 2018, and has also promised exciting first- and third-party games, updates, and showcasing "new Microsoft technologies" in 2019.
Python 3.7 has landed in the Microsoft Store. While it appears to be quite functional, there are still a few known issues, some of which have to do with limitations imposed on Microsoft Store apps.
Steam will apparently stop working on Windows XP and Vista starting on January 1, 2019. Valve has recommended that users upgrade to Windows 7 or above in order to receive further updates.
Netflix has decided to ditch in-app iTunes billing for new customer subscriptions, instead directing them to its website. Through this, the company will skirt the 15% cut demanded by Apple.