A complaint filed to the FTC today by four consumer advocacy groups has alleged that two popular toys subject children to ongoing surveillance by recording audio and uploading it to remote servers.
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Warner Bros. Interactive and the LEGO Group have announced the arrival of "LEGO Worlds", an open-world Minecraft clone for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Steam. The game launches on February 21.
Jolla's Android/iOS alternative Sailfish mobile OS has achieved domestic certification in Russia, amid attempts by the Russian government to reduce reliance on Western tech giants.
Activists from Fight for the Future have launched a new tech support hotline for non-technology-savvy members of Congress who are clueless about last week's DDoS attacks.
Waves of DDoS cyber attacks have hit at least two internet service providers this morning, causing popular websites like Netflix, Twitter, and Reddit to go offline for an extended period of time.
Rockstar has announced that the highly anticipated sequel to its massively successful open-world Western shooter, Red Dead Redemption, is coming to consoles next fall.
Two US companies are working on a new satellite tracking technology which will allow an airliner to be tracked from nearly anywhere in the world, bypassing the limitations of current tracking systems.
Facebook has announced its intent to change the way ads are loaded on its site, bypassing ad-blockers and forcing ads on users in a move which a Facebook exec has described as a matter of "principle".
The Supreme Council of Virtual Space in the Islamic Republic of Iran has issued a ruling banning Iranians from playing the popular mobile gaming app Pokémon Go, citing unnamed 'security concerns'.
Google is updating Nexus and Android One devices with a new spam caller detection feature, which marks potential telemarketers and spammers and allows users to block and report these numbers.
Google has launched its Emergency Location Service feature for Android devices in the UK and Estonia. The feature sends location data to emergency services, and will be expanded internationally.
Vimtag's budget IP camera, the P1 Smart Cloud, exceeds its competitors in most categories. But platform usability is a small trade-off for the features of this home monitoring cam.
A new report says that while malware and ransomware risks remain too high for comfort, the number of infections dropped dramatically - by 47.3% in the first half of 2016.
Despite claims that the Democratic National Committee's servers were hacked by a lone individual called Guccifer 2, researchers have confirmed that the attack originated from Russian intelligence.
Xbox head Phil Spencer has confirmed that the company will sell Windows games on the Steam store, breaking the tradition of offering first-party UWP titles as Windows Store exclusives.