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  • Facebook News Feed suffers outage

    November 18, 2018 4:43 AM 105

    'Something went wrong. Try refreshing this page.' NOT LOADING. A screenshot of the message on the Facebook News Feed on November 18, 2018. MANILA, Philippines – Facebook users reported that their News Feed was down late Sunday morning, November 18, Manila time. Instead of posts, a white box appeared on the News Feed, with the words: "Something went wrong

  • Facebook vulnerability could have allowed sites to see users' interests

    November 15, 2018 4:11 AM 95

    The social media company has since patched the bug According to TechCrunch, Ron Masas, a security researcher at Imperva, discovered that Facebook search results were not protected from cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks. This vulnerability could have let malicious websites that a user may have accessed while logged-in to Facebook in another tab extract

  • Facebook is least trusted tech company by Americans when it comes to data – study

    November 13, 2018 5:01 AM 108

    Other companies included in the survey are Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple Facebook took the lowest spot of the survey as only 22% of Americans said they trust the social media giant with their personal information. Amazon, meanwhile, was the most trusted with 49%. It’s followed by Google with 41%, Microsoft with 40%, and Apple with 39%. “Facebook’s

  • Xiaomi bringing Mi 8 Lite, Mi 8 Pro to PH

    November 9, 2018 5:12 AM 105

    MANILA, Philippines – Following the Mi 8 Pro's debut in London on Thursday, November 8, Xiaomi announced both the Mi 8 Lite and Mi 8 Pro would be making their way to the Philippines. Xiaomi touts the two phones as being perfect for gaming and photography. The Mi 8 Lite takes advantage of a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 system on a chip (SoC) processor, along

  • League of Legends introduces virtual K-pop girl group K/DA

    November 7, 2018 8:00 AM 107

    The virtual quartet’s music video for the single Pop/Stars amasses over 5 million YouTube views in a day MANILA, Philippines – Riot Games, the developer of battle arena game League of Legends, introduced the world to K/DA, a K-pop girl group at the game’s annual world championship at Incheon, South Korea last weekend. The K-pop quartet, however, is unlike

  • Apple's 5G iPhone expected in 2020

    November 5, 2018 7:00 AM 109

    Apple wants to use an Intel 8161 5G modem chip for the 2020 devices MANILA, Philippines - Apple will launch its 5G iPhone in 2020, according to a Fast Company source. The Cupertino-based tech giant wants to use an Intel 8161 5G modem chip for the 2020 devices. Apple, however, has reportedly been unhappy with Intel lately as it has yet to solve heat and battery

  • Twitter removed thousands of accounts discouraging U.S. vote participation

    November 3, 2018 10:38 AM 120

    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has alerted Twitter to the accounts, which are removed in late September and early October WASHINGTON DC, USA – Twitter has deleted thousands of automated accounts, many posing as Democrats, that were posting tweets encouraging US voters to sit out Tuesday's crucial midterm elections, according to media reports

  • Japan to get 2TB PlayStation 4 Pro this November

    November 2, 2018 5:16 AM 105

    This is currently exclusive to Japan and will set you back 44,980 yen, or around $399 MANILA, Philippines – No longer relegated to the a limited edition-styled release, Sony announced it was coming out with a regular lineup of two terabyte (TB) PlayStation 4 Pro units. Normally, the largest storage you can get without hooking up an extra drive to your PS4 is 1TB. The 2TB PlayStation

  • Spotify earnings hit sour note on Wall Street

    November 2, 2018 3:09 AM 119

    Spotify is in fierce competition with its rivals offering both subscription-based and ad-supported music services like Apple, and Google-owned YouTube and Pandora NEW YORK, USA – Spotify shares took a hit Thursday after a disappointing growth outlook offset the first-ever quarterly profit posted by the streaming music sector leader. Shares in the Swedish-based

  • Top Australia defense firm reports serious cyber breach

    November 2, 2018 3:00 AM 101

    Austal is an Australian shipbuilding company that makes small, quick ships for warfare close to shore, and has major US Navy contracts SYDNEY, Australia – A top Australian defence firm with major US Navy contracts has admitted its personnel files were breached and that it was the subject of an extortion attempt. Austal – which among other things makes