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Now you can send PayPal invoices over Facebook Messenger

PayPal has spent the last few months adding more integrations to make sending money easier. Sure, some are gimmicky (like ‘friendship gift cards’), but a new feature to keep track of group purchases is nifty. The platform also started allowing folks…

‘Bait!’ brings an ice fishing expedition to Facebook’s social VR

Facebook launched its social VR Spaces beta last April, finally showing us a compelling experience that helped put the social media company’s acquisition of Oculus in the first place. Recently, Oculus showed off a little ice fishing game from casual…

DJI threatens legal action after researcher reports bug

In August, DJI announced that it was launching a bug bounty program that would give out rewards to people who could find flaws in its software. The company said it would pay between $100 and $30,000 depending on the flaw. But according to an e…

Honda will use targeted Facebook videos to encourage recall repairs

As the Takata airbag recall — the largest ever US auto recall — continues, Honda has been looking for new ways to reach customers who haven’t yet brought in their vehicles for repair. And the company’s next move, as Reuters reports, is to target Ho…

U.S. Senate Democrat Al Franken decries Facebook’s and Google’s ‘unprecedented’ control of the press

Al Franken has again raised alarms about how Facebook and Google are misusing the ‘unprecedented power’ they wield…

In bid to curtail ‘revenge porn,’ Facebook wants you to send your own nude images via Messenger

If you’ve had a nude photo taken, you might be nervous about where it could end up…

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Russian Facebook ads didn’t elect President Trump

As Washington lawmakers investigate how Russia exploited social media to influence the 2016 presidential election…

Apple’s Cook, Facebook’s Zuckerberg meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing

Xi was speaking to business leaders and officials…

Google engineer proves any iPhone app with camera permission can spy on you

Google engineer Felix Krause has detailed an alarming privacy setting in Apple’s iOS…

NYU Business Professor: Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook will all go out of business, all disappear within 50 years

Do I see all of them dying within our lifetimes? Yes…

EU ratchets up pressure on tech companies to curb ‘illegal content’

The European Commission on Thursday published new guidelines for online platforms to step up…

Facebook plans to spend as much as Apple, up to $1 billion, on original shows in 2018

Facebook Inc. is loosening its purse strings in its drive to become a major hub for video…

Apple CEO Tim Cook signs letter encouraging President Trump to preserve the DACA ‘Dreeamers’ program

In a move organized by FWD.us, the immigration reform group led by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg…

Young people are leaving Facebook

This marks the first time eMarketer has ever predicted a decline in Facebook usage for any age group…

Apple has the best business model for generating obscene amounts of cash

Apple is in a financial league of its own…

Ubiquiti unveils FrontRow, a new camera technology for easily capturing and sharing of life’s experiences

FrontRow’s 55-gram form-factor was specifically designed to wear conveniently…

Apple R&D spends almost $3 billion on self-driving and augmented reality

The most talked about, at least by Apple executives, is augmented reality…

Apple’s R&D spending hasn’t been this high since three years before iPhone launched

Apple Inc.’s new 10th Anniversary iPhone is still sight unseen, yet a glance…

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos deposes Microsoft’s Bill Gates as world’s richest person

A surge in Amazon.com Inc. shares Thursday morning in advance of the online retailer’s earnings report…

Mac malware undetected for years allows webcam photos, key-logging, and more

A mysterious piece of malware that gives attackers surreptitious control over webcams, keyboards, and other sensitive resources…

iCloud changes put Apple on collision course with overreaching governments

Apple has consistently argued against laws that would require tech companies to build so-called ‘back doors’ into their software…

Apple flies in top executives to lobby Australia’s Turnbull government on encryption laws

Apple’s top privacy executives have flown out to Australia twice in the past month…

Apple meeting with Australian government to discuss proposed encryption ‘back doors’

Attorney-General George Brandis will meet with global tech-giant Apple this week…

As Apple preps VR support in macOS High Sierra, Facebook slashes Oculus Rift price

Facebook has launched a six-week summer sale on the Oculus Rift…

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