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  • Did you see the Harvest Moon on Thursday?

    Did you see the Harvest Moon on Thursday?

    Usually, the harvest moon occurs in September. During fall, the moon rises slightly sooner than average and at a narrower angle, making it appear to be dramatically fuller and more orange than usual. "The previous one was in 2009, but the one before that was 2006, and the next one will be in 2020", Ernie Wright, scientist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, told National Geographic .

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  • Uber's app can secretly spy on your iPhone

    Uber's app can secretly spy on your iPhone

    It's one of many " entitlements " that allow developers to tap into features of an iPhone or iPad that are normally off limits to most app developers, unless they have been granted special permission by Apple. According to security researchers, Uber's iOS application has the permission to record users' screens, and anything on it including passwords, messages or any other critical information.

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  • Facebook will hire 1000 employees to control adverts amid Russian Federation investigation

    Facebook will hire 1000 employees to control adverts amid Russian Federation investigation

    According to a September 6 post by Facebook's Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos, more than $100,000 worth of ads dealing with divisive issues like LGBT rights, race, immigration, and gun rights were purchased on the platform. The Menlo Park, California-based company said that apart from hiring more people, they are also working on recognizing the patterns that trigger the potential meddling, and send such ads to the human moderators.

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  • Google, Facebook Tackle Misinformation in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting

    Facebook, Google and Twitter , said they were working on fixes after learning of fake news ending up in feeds and searches following the shooting that killed 59 and injured over 500 people. "This should not have appeared for any queries, and we'll continue to make improvements to prevent this from happening in the future". Similarly, on Facebook, a "Safety Check" page the social network offers to "help connect with friends and family and find and give help after a crisis" promoted stories ...

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  • Microsoft Brings Spotify to Groove Music, Discontinues Music Purchases

    Microsoft Brings Spotify to Groove Music, Discontinues Music Purchases

    Groove Music app's new update will be available for Windows 10 users next week and Windows insiders will get early access this week. Users will be able to move their Groove Music Pass content to Spotify until January 31, 2018. Microsoft will stop selling Groove Music passes soon and customers will be refunded after the specified date. More information can be found in this FAQ Microsoft prepared about the transition.

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  • GoPro's New Cameras Are a Big Leap Forward

    GoPro's New Cameras Are a Big Leap Forward

    The camera now has 4k video at 60 frames per second (fps), 2.7k at 120 fps, and 1080 at 240 fps. Other features on the HERO6 also include built-in Global Positioning System, an accelerometer and a gyroscope. The camera is waterproof to 10m without a case, theres a built-in Global Positioning System and a 2” LCD screen too. After months of teasing and sneak peaks, GoPro has finally spilled the bins on its revolutionary new 360-degree camera.

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  • Thousands on the Indonesian island of Bali evacuated

    Thousands on the Indonesian island of Bali evacuated

    Mount Agung is seen from a nearby village in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia , 24 September 2017. Evacuees are now living in temporary shelters: sports centres, village halls or even with relatives or friends. The 3,031-meter (9,944-foot) mountain hurled ash as high as 20 kilometers (12 miles), according to volcanologists, and remained active for about a year.

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  • Apple operating systems vulnerable to password theft

    Apple operating systems vulnerable to password theft

    Check if your Mac can run macOS High Sierra: Apple's cutoff for iOS updates can be a little brutal, but on the macOS side of the fence, if you're already running macOS Sierra you're pretty much set for compatibility. The Live Photo option blends images and videos together to create a short moving picture when you take a photo. This is according to an email sent by a MacRumors reader to Apple's software engineering chief Craig Federighi, who responded by saying that support for ...

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  • Motorola will release Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Moto G4 Plus

    Motorola will release Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Moto G4 Plus

    Fan's had all the rights to get agitated as the Moto G4 Plus' official infographics had mentioned that the smartphone will be updated to Android Oreo . Naturally, news of Motorola's shady backtracking hasn't gone down well with the company's customers. Meanwhile, there is no news and report about the Moto E4 and E4 Plus that they will get Oreo upgrade or not.

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  • Call of Duty: WWII Gets New Story Trailer

    Call of Duty: WWII Gets New Story Trailer

    Since its initial unveiling months ago fans have been excited for every piece of new info released about Call of Duty: WW2. What do you think of the trailer? While news that the Call of Duty series is returning to its WWII roots has largely been focused on the game's parallel focus on gameplay - so-called "boots on the ground" multiplayer - the series has always maintained a focus on the campaign modes.

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  • KPMG's South Africa bosses purged over Gupta scandal

    KPMG's South Africa bosses purged over Gupta scandal

    KPMG South Africa confirmed it was the largest number of partners to ever leave the division at once related to a single incident, although it was unclear at time of publication if this was the case for the company as a whole. Wessels did not answer a call to his mobile phone seeking comment. "We were only the doers‚" KPMG SA interim chief operating officer Andrew Cranston said in a briefing on Friday.

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  • Renault-Nissan to launch 12 zero-emission models

    Renault-Nissan to launch 12 zero-emission models

    Ghosn, during a press conference in Paris. "To achieve this target, on one side Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors will accelerate collaboration on common platforms, powertrains and next-generation electric, autonomous and connected technologies ", he said.

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  • Here's the new Apple Watch software

    Here's the new Apple Watch software

    To be honest, we will not miss it. iTunes 12.7 can be downloaded through the Mac App Store, or Windows users can head to the iTunes download page . Once it finishes, there will be no need to restart the Mac computer and users can start using iTunes 12.7 immediately. Apple has revealed that iOS 11 will be formally unleashed next week on Tuesday, 19 September.

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  • 10 iPhone 8 rumors that are sure bets

    So the entire things will be changed on the display while you connect your phone with the charger. It is all but confirmed that the iPhone 8 is going to have OLED display with an nearly bezel-less design. All of these are collectively responsible for exponentially increasing the price of the phone . Apple looks to be skipping the " iPhone 7s " entirely.

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