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China suspends Weibo video and audio services, Report

China suspends Weibo video and audio services, Report

Chinese regulator, The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT), has ordered the closure of video streaming services on three Internet platforms, Sina Weibo, Ifeng and Acfun. The regulatory ban could disrupt a revival for Weibo that’s getting underway. The messaging service controlled by Sina Corp. has turned to video streaming over the past year to rejuvenate ... Read More »

Google now shows job postings in its search results, Report

Google now shows job postings in its search results, Report

Today Google just rolled out a major feature and it will help you nab a new job. Google today launched a new jobs search feature right on its search result pages that lets you search for jobs across virtually all of the major online job boards like LinkedIn, Monster, WayUp, DirectEmployers, CareerBuilder and Facebook and others. Google will also include ... Read More »

Oops! Facebook Accidentally Exposed Its Employees to Suspected Terrorists

Oops! Facebook Accidentally Exposed Its Employees to Suspected Terrorists

For months, a programming error exposed the personal identities of more than 1,000 content moderators working across 22 departments at Facebook. Those employees worked across 22 departments at the Menlo Park company, reviewing and removing inappropriate content from the social media site — including hate speech and terrorist propaganda, according to The Guardian. The apparent bug caused the personal profiles ... Read More »

Sony debuts Spider-Man gameplay footage at E3 (Video)

Sony debuts Spider-Man gameplay footage at E3 (Video)

Sony has teased a string of new games for its PSVR virtual reality headset hardware prior to the E3 video games show in Los Angeles. During Sony’s E3 conference, an extended gameplay showcase of the upcoming Spider-Man video game from Insomniac was presented, offering a look at stealth mechanics, combat (which also features interactive environments), open world gameplay, and a ... Read More »

Android Pay is Now Live in Canada with Mastercard; Report

Android Pay is Now Live in Canada with Mastercard, Report

Android Pay has begun rolling out across Canada with support for eligible Visa and Mastercard credit cards. Banks in the initial phase will include BMO Bank of Montreal, CIBC, Banque Nationale, Scotiabank, Desjardins, President’s Choice Financial, ATB Financial, and Canadian Tire Financial Services in Canada, and prepaid Scotiabank and Desjardins cards. Support for Interac-branded debit cards will begin roll-out on ... Read More »

Are you vulnerable? How to protect against the global ‘WannaCrypt ransomware attack’

Are you vulnerable? How to protect against the global WannaCrypt ransomware attack

The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies. What is ransomware? The virus or malware behind the latest cyber-attack has been identified as “ransomware”. This is a virus that locks down either your computer or your web browser, and a message on the screen demands you make a payment in ... Read More »

2017 BMW 2 Series spied with minor design tweaks “Watch”

2017 BMW 2 Series spied with minor design tweaks (Video)

BMW has updated its smallest two-door model for the 2018 model year. The 2018 BMW 2 Series coupe and convertible gain a revised front end and new exterior lighting as well as revised wheel choices. Drivetrain: 248-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder (230i); 335-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder (M240i); 365-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder (M2); eight-speed automatic, six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic ... Read More »

Qualcomm files answer and counterclaims against Apple, Report

Qualcomm files answer and counterclaims against Apple, Report

After Apple hit Qualcomm with a barrage of lawsuits earlier this year, the chip maker is countersuing Apple right back. Qualcomm today filed its Answers and Counterclaims to Apple’s January lawsuit, filed in the Southern District of California. The full details of the suit can be read in a 139-page document (PDF) released by Qualcomm, but the company has five ... Read More »