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Change These Facebook Settings to Make Your Audio Recordings More Private

In what has become a thing over the past few months, Facebook is the latest of the tech giants to admit that outside contractors were given access to users’ voice recordings....

Change These Facebook Settings to Make Your Audio Recordings More Private

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Android Q will make it easier to change connectivity settings A feature in Android Q will automatically blacklist a Wi-Fi network that a user manually disconnects from. According to the Android Developers website (via Android Police), a phone won't try to reconnect with a blacklisted network for 24 hours. This will prevent a scenario from occurring where a pho...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Facebook’s group privacy settings actually make sense now Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other two were occasional sources of confusion – an admin might set a group to ‘closed’ without realizing it was still searchable, for instance. Instead ther...
08:34, 08/15/2019

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over data privacy mount....
11:51, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over data privacy mount....
01:17, 08/03/2019

Facebook simplifies its Group privacy settings Facebook wants to make it easier to understand its Group privacy settings. It's doing away with public, closed or secret settings. Instead, Groups will be "private" or "public." Facebook claims this will simplify who can find a Group and see its memb......
00:34, 08/15/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
23:51, 07/11/2019

Microsoft Confirms Your Cortana and Skype Recordings Aren't Private Either, Surprising No One At this point, if you don’t want strangers to listen to recordings from your devices, it’s looking like you may just have to go off the grid. On Thursday, Microsoft became the latest tech giant to admit it uses human contractors to review its users’ audio. So in case you’ve lost track by now, that l...
07:00, 08/16/2019

Report: FTC to Accuse Facebook of Using 2FA Numbers for Ads, Hiding Facial Recognition Settings The Federal Trade Commission recently attracted scorn from congressional Democrats for fining world-spanning social network Facebook just $5 billion rather than tens of billions after the company failed to abide by the terms of a 2011 settlement with the agency on user privacy. But the FTC still has...
10:00, 07/24/2019

Facebook CEO's Voice Recordings Testimony Doubted by US Senator Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday it sought information on how Facebook handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contractors listened to recordings of users without their knowledge, a practice the company now says has been “paused”.Citing contractors who worked on the proj...
05:17, 08/14/2019

Get with the programme: how to make an audio show Our critic switches sides to learn the technical skills involved in making a podcastFor this job, which I love, I spend a lot of time listening to audio: radio programmes, podcasts, soundscapes. I wonder about the presenting, I unpick the construction, I notice how music and other sounds are recorde...
09:34, 07/14/2019

How to Delete Voice Recordings From Alexa, Google Assistant, Facebook Portal, and Siri We can control so many devices through voice interactions with digital assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. This can be incredibly convenient, but it can also be nerve-wracking, knowing that technology companies now possess recordings of your voice and interactions....
16:00, 08/06/2019

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen to and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of the contractors reportedly felt their work was "unethical."...
18:34, 08/14/2019

Make Jordan Peterson Say Anything You Want With This Spooky Audio Generator People are really freaking out about deepfake videos, the technology that can make people say things they never actually said. But what about deepfake audio? Audio spoofing has gotten very good, and there’s no better example than this website which lets you say anything you want in the voice of self...
04:00, 08/17/2019

Facebook ends human review of user audio after other companies do the same Facebook is now the latest tech giant to put a stop to human review of user audio recordings, following a slew of companies from Google to Amazon and Apple all likewise coming under fire in recent weeks over the human review of audio collected from users. In Facebook’s case, the company acknow...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained — only to tra...
03:17, 08/14/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
00:51, 08/14/2019

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union is seeking information over how it handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commision said on Wednesday....
17:00, 08/14/2019

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
19:17, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
21:34, 08/14/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.       ...
14:00, 08/14/2019

Senator challenges Zuckerberg testimony as 'at best, incomplete' after Facebook audio report Sen. Gary Peters asked Facebook's CEO to respond to questions about the company's audio collection practices and cast doubt on his testimony....
22:34, 08/15/2019

Make Your Seat Back Audio, Treadmill TV, and Nintendo Switch Wireless With Twelve South's AirFly Your headphones are wireless now. Great! The problem is that gym equipment, seat back entertainment screens, and your Nintendo Switch are not. That’s where this gadget comes in....
14:34, 05/25/2019

Apple is trying to make web ads truly private Apple's privacy push is extending to an area where you might not expect it: web ad tracking. The company's John Wilander has outlined a new system, Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, that would help marketers track the success of ads without t......
18:00, 05/22/2019

How to Make Your Instagram Account as Private as Possible In an interview last week regarding privacy concerns, Instagram’s CEO, Adam Mosseri, wants you to know: Your privacy isn’t at stake (for now). “We don’t look at your messages, we don’t listen in on your microphone, doing so would be super problematic for a lot of different reasons,” he told CBS’ Gay...
03:51, 07/03/2019

Cuba travel ban: Private businesses already suffering 3 days after rule change Three days after President Donald Trump banned cruise ships and private vessels from visiting Cuba, the impact could already be felt.       ...
17:17, 06/13/2019

Embrace of Blackstone's Change Is Good News for Private-Equity Stocks Investors’ warm welcome for Blackstone Group’s debut as a corporation is an encouraging sign for rivals that are also considering abandoning their partnership structures....
01:17, 07/02/2019

'Private Post' Means Something Slightly Different to Facebook When you privately share something to a specific group of friends on Facebook, there’s a chance other people will read it. Reuters reports that Facebook employs a couple hundred contractors to read all Facebook posts, including the private ones, in order to train the company’s software. There’s no w...
17:17, 05/06/2019

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: “The future is private” At F8, the Facebook CEO acknowledges the social media company’s poor reputation on privacy and pledges to improve —but says it may be “unearthing old issues” for a while....
23:34, 04/30/2019

Prince Harry reportedly among celebs who took private jet to Google climate change summit Oprah Winfrey, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom and Bradley Cooper were among the stars spending the weekend in boats near Sicily for Google's ultra-exclusive annual summit, while Prince Harry reportedly flew in on a private jet to the three-day event — which focused on climate change....
15:34, 08/05/2019

Facebook to Get a New Design as It Shifts Focus to Private Messaging The new design showcases Facebook's messaging app, online marketplace and video-on-demand site, while giving greater prominence to the popular photo-driven Stories feature....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook contractors categorize your private posts to train AI At any given time, Facebook has thousands of third-party staffers around the world looking at and labeling Facebook and Instagram posts. The work is meant to help train AI and to inform new products. But because the contractors see users' public and......
17:34, 05/06/2019

How Facebook plans to keep your data private while opening it up to researchers Ever since the 2016 US presidential elections, social network Facebook has been at the receiving end of criticism for its outsized influence on worldwide electoral processes, and threats to democracy from the spread of fake news. Now more than a year after Facebook announced a new initiative to aid ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook contract workers look at your private posts to help train its AI A new report from Reuters has revealed how contract workers for Facebook and Instagram are looking at your private posts to help the social media platforms train their AI systems. Reuters suggests contractors are annotating the posts based on five “dimensions”: the content of the post (selfie, food,...
21:34, 05/06/2019

Facebook overhauls design as it pivots to private messaging Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past scandals while tapping new revenue sources....
01:34, 05/01/2019

Facebook's 'the future is private' mantra doesn't exonerate it On Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 -- the company's annual developer conference -- and made the case for a pivot to a more privacy-focused social network. Core to this idea is a phrase that was displayed on the screen in la......
23:34, 05/01/2019

Udacity, Facebook Announce a 'Secure and Private' AI Scholarship Udacity, in collaboration with Facebook, has announced a "Secure and Private Artificial Intelligence (AI)" scholarship for tech enthusiasts globally....
14:51, 05/09/2019

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor those that break the social network’s rules against hate speech, harassment and other ills, advocates say....
21:17, 07/05/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday....
16:34, 06/21/2019

How to make your Twitter account private on desktop or mobile, and choose who can see your tweets Associated Press You can make your Twitter account private and ensure that only the people you want to see your posts can. Public Twitter accounts are accessible both to users of the site, and anyone on the internet who finds your profile. It only takes a few clicks or taps in your Settings menu to...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Google summit on climate change attended by stars in private jets, mega yachts slammed as 'hypocritical' Google's recent climate change conference – which was attended by Leonardo DiCaprio, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, and other A-list stars – is being slammed as "hypocritical" by many. ...
06:51, 08/02/2019

Katy Perry, more stars attend Google summit on climate change in private jets, mega yachts Google Camp is hosting the likes of former President Barack Obama, Prince Harry, Leonardo DiCaprio and Katy Perry in Sicily to discuss climate change, but it may come at a steep cost to Mother Earth....
17:51, 07/31/2019

Libra Scammers Are Promising Early Access to Facebook's Digital Currency to Steal Private Information If you search YouTube for Facebook’s Libra, you’ll find plenty of videos that tell you how to buy the digital currency. The problem is that many of the videos are published by scam artists who are apparently trying to steal your personal information. How do we know they’re scams? Libra hasn’t even b...
19:51, 07/23/2019

A Translation Change Can't Make That Evangelion Scene Less Gay Though anime fans are overjoyed that Neon Genesis Evangelion has hit Netflix, making the series available to watch legally for the first time since 2011, the translation has frustrated some fans. The issues with the series’ translation seem to coalesce on one already divisive character: Kaworu Nagis...
03:34, 06/26/2019

Cricut’s New Infusible Ink Will Change the Way You Make and Create Makers, creatives, hobbyists, crafters, and cottage industry pros take note. Cricut is again progressing the DIY game with its new Infusible Ink technology, announced today and exclusively hitting Michael’s online and in store on June 21st. I got an early hands-on, and my initial take is that Infus...
02:00, 06/05/2019

Aly & AJ Make Great Pop Songs. They Also Want to Change the World For super-fans of a musician, actor, or any celebrity, there’s nothing like meeting the object of their fandom. At concert meet and greets, premium ticket-holders get a chance before the show to shake the hand of the artist they are seeing perform live. Normally, this goes quickly: people say ...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Change UK spends most on Facebook adverts ahead of EU elections Change UK's failure in the European elections was not only embarrassing, but also expensive, as the party spent over £200,000 on Facebook advertising in the lead-up to the vote, Sky News can reveal....
23:17, 05/28/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
13:00, 06/26/2019

Facebook will change video ranking to prioritize original content Facebook wants to make it easier for filmmakers to grow their audiences and for viewers to connect with content creators. To do so, over the coming months, Facebook will change how it ranks videos. It will give more weight to videos based on their or......
20:51, 05/06/2019

Facebook and Google Algorithms Are Secret---but Australia Plans to Change That Tech giants Facebook and Alphabet’s Google could have their secretive algorithms policed by a beefed-up watchdog, under what Australia describes as world-first limits to the power that they wield over news and advertising markets....
14:00, 07/26/2019

The mindset change Mickey Callaway’s bosses must force him to make Someone above the managerial pay grade — the owner, the GM, maybe the seasoned in all things Mets Omar MInaya — needs to inform Mickey Callaway that it is September now. It is not just that Callaway’s hold on his job is tenuous — actually tenuous might be too sturdy of a word to describe......
23:17, 06/05/2019

A Setting Change Seeks To Make The New Ghost Recon More Palatable Than The Last One The first thing you might notice about Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, the newly-announced follow-up to 2017’s co-op special ops shooter Ghost Recon: Wildlands, is its setting. The fictional Auroa islands are a marked shift from the previous game’s take on the real-world South American nation of Bolivia. ...
22:17, 05/09/2019

Climate change helping 'make world less peaceful', report says Climate change is helping to make the world less peaceful by causing conflicts or making them worse by affecting livelihoods, security and resources, a study has said....
08:17, 06/12/2019

The musicians helping make climate change a cultural movement Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social media-driven activism shows that a tipping point has been reached in popular culture...
08:17, 06/17/2019

Apple might force Facebook to change how its apps handle voice calls A change coming in iOS 13 could force Facebook to change Messenger and WhatsApp. As The Information reports, Apple will no longer allow these apps to run Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) in the background when it's not in use. At the moment, apps......
22:00, 08/06/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Excited About How Much Money We Can Make From Catastrophic Climate Change Naysayers among us might look at the prospect of catastrophic climate change, and see nothing but doom and gloom: mass extinctions, flooded coastal cities, and other semi-apocalyptic outcomes for planet Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, however, is not one of th...
22:34, 05/07/2019

Political climate change: Australian leaders make last pitch to voters Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the opposition Labor leader calling for generational change and conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison promising economic stability....
10:17, 05/16/2019

Parents, families speak out as school board could make curriculum change TUCSON – With every seat filled inside a multi-purpose room at Duffy Middle School, dozens of others listened and watched outside as the TUSD School Board considered changing part of its curriculum Thursday night. The changes will focus on family life and sex education. TUSD Board President Ad...
11:34, 08/17/2019

Facebook to make jobs, credit ads searchable BOSTON (AP) — Facebook says it plans to make advertisements for U.S. jobs and loans and credit card offers searchable for all users. That’s in addition to how the social media giant currently delivers ads — customized for individuals based on data harvested from their digital activity. Creatio...
01:17, 07/01/2019

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the social network won't offer the virtual money unti......
23:51, 07/15/2019

Facebook, stop trying to make Libra happen Just when we thought Facebook’s Libra couldn’t be subject to any more scrutiny, it turns out that data protection bosses from all over the world have banded together to share concerns about the ‘cryptocurrency’s’ potential privacy risks. Data officers from the UK, European Union, US, Canada, Burkina...
14:34, 08/06/2019

Today was Facebook's worst day ever, and it won’t make a difference Facebook has had a lot of bad days since the Cambridge Analytica data scandal first erupted in March 2018. But today might be the worst: The FTC formally announced its $5 billion fine as well as a 20-year settlement order that dictates a new manageme......
08:34, 07/25/2019

Facebook gives creators more ways to make money As VidCon gets ready to take place between July 10th and 13th in Anaheim, California, Facebook has news to share with its creator community. The company has announced that it is introducing more ways for them to earn money on its site, starting by gi......
17:17, 07/09/2019

India wants to make 40% cabs electric by 2026 to meet climate change goals The Indian government is planning to order rideshare companies like Ola and Uber to convert 40 percent of their fleet to electric vehicles (EVs) by 2026, according to a report from Reuters. According to sources and documents obtained from meetings, the authorities will order the companies to adopt t...
11:00, 06/07/2019

Scientists Predict Climate Change Will Make Dangerous Heat Waves Far More Common People all across the U.S. have been sweating through heat waves this summer, and new research suggests they should get used to it. Over the next century, climate change will likely make extreme heat conditions—and their concordant health risks—much more frequent in nearly every part of ...
21:51, 07/16/2019

iOS 13 image hints that Apple will make a long rumored change to the 2019 iPhones While the early buzz has Apple continuing to equip the upcoming iPhone 11 series with its proprietary Lightning port, an illustration found in iOS 13 seems to indicate otherwise. As noted on a tweet disseminated by a gentleman named Raphael Mouton (via MSPoweruser), the iOS 13 iPhone restore screen ...
21:34, 06/10/2019

We've run out of elections to waste – this is the last chance to make a difference on climate change | Bill McKibben We’ve wasted three decades since scientists first raised the warning I’m no expert on Australian politics – I don’t know all the cross-currents that will determine this week’s balloting.But I do know a fair amount about the climate crisis, having written the first book on the subject back in 1989. S...
17:00, 05/14/2019

NY comptroller demands Mark Zuckerberg make big changes at Facebook ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg demanding big changes in corporate governance. DiNapoli, writing in his capacity as trustee of the state retirement fund, said he will vote against the nominees for Facebook’s board of directo...
10:51, 06/26/2019

Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful Facebook wants to make conversations on public posts more meaningful. Today, it will start ranking comments to promote those that are most relevant to users. It will give priority to comments that have interactions from the original poster, as well a......
20:17, 06/14/2019

New details about Facebook’s cryptocurrency make it sound even worse Given its history of managing our data, it shouldn’t take much to convince you that Facebook managing our money is probably a terrible idea. That said, it seems the social media giant is actually aware of that particular challenge. Facebook plans to relinquish control of its upcoming cryptocurrency ...
12:00, 06/06/2019

Facebook is trying to woo YouTube stars with new ways to make money For many online video stars, YouTube is top of mind when it comes to the best place to post a video. Facebook seems to be trying to change that.       ...
20:17, 07/09/2019

Make this the year of ‘transformative solutions’ to avert disastrous climate change: UN Deputy Chief It is within our power to make 2019 the “year of transformative solutions” and “avoid the disastrous effects of climate change“, which threaten ecosystems, the global economy, health and security, the UN Deputy Secretary-General told delegates gathered in Nairobi for the UN Environment Assembly, on ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency's work as toothless....
19:34, 07/15/2019

Apple's Tim Cook takes swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while also throwing some shade at Facebook. ...
18:51, 05/20/2019

Private jet company Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter, once touted as the Uber of private jets Private jet company Vista Global agreed to acquire JetSmarter, betting that the value of JetSmarter's technology will outweigh the controversy and lawsuits still dogging the company....
18:17, 04/28/2019

What Happens When You Adjust Your TV's Settings for Darker Scenes Way too many people had to adjust their television sets to watch this past Sunday’s Game of Thrones episode. In fact, there were so many Monday morning articles about all the settings you should try cranking—brightness, contrast, gamma, picture modes, your backlight, et cetera—that you probably have...
22:00, 05/03/2019

How to customize Apple AirPods settings Apple AirPods, the popular white wireless in-ear headphones, offer useful utility as well as customizable features. Here's how to adjust several AirPods settings to your liking....
07:00, 07/24/2019

10 of the most incredible yoga settings in the world From thermal craters in Utah to ancient caves in Tuscany, and an underwater restaurant in the Maldives, here are some of the best spots to get your downward dog on...
20:17, 06/19/2019

How to reset Chrome to its default settings Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Maybe you’ve used Chrome for years, so long that you’ve forgotten what a “clean” install looks like. You have dozens of theme files, new default search engines, a...
11:00, 07/04/2019

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now Google Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. However, there are a few default Google Pay options you may want to consider opting out of if you’re concerned about how much of your personal data and ...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Facebook's record $5 billion fine will spark change in how it handles personal data, Sir Nick Clegg claims Facebook's record $5 billion fine to settle privacy concerns will spark a change "deep into the bowels of the company" over how it handles personal data, Sir Nick Clegg has said....
02:51, 07/26/2019

How to Find Google Pay's Hidden Privacy Settings Google Pay is an online paying system and digital wallet that makes it easy to buy anything on your mobile device or with your mobile device. But if you’re concerned about what Google is doing with all your data (which you probably should be), Google doesn’t make it easy for Google Pay has some secr...
13:51, 05/16/2019

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook will make big bucks from privacy: Payments and commerce Facebook on Tuesday announced a bevy of new shopping features for its various apps, setting a business foundation for the company's pivot to privacy....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Meet Morgan Beller, the 26-year-old woman behind Facebook's plan to make its own currency Facebook VP David Marcus is the face of the company's Libra digital currency, but the original driving force was a 26-year-old female corporate-development employee....
22:17, 07/20/2019

Check your settings if you don't want Google tracking every move Search giant's "Location History" is an opt-in feature, but Google prompts users to turn it on for better recommendations. In turn, they get followed.       ...
13:17, 06/24/2019

Hide Your Pixel 3 XL's Camera Notch With These Settings and Apps It’s actually easy to hide the Pixel 3XL’s divisive camera notch from within your smartphone’s settings—but there’s a catch. Turning “off” the notch also disables the screen area around the notch that turns the uppermost slice of screen space into an unused black bar—it pushes the system tray and no...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Making Good on Its Promise to Make Change, Gucci Announces a Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion—and It’s a Woman of Color Representation matters. It matters at the ballot box, at the box office, and most importantly, in the boardroom. And as Gucci and any number of fashion brands have discovered, it matters when it comes to the bottom line. After weathering a media firestorm and celebrity-proposed boycott when a sweate...
07:51, 08/02/2019

How to upload a video to YouTube and customize its settings on desktop and mobile Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider It's free and easy to upload a video to YouTube, and you can upload as many videos as you want with nearly no limits. You can upload videos from the YouTube website in a browser, or using your mobile app on a phone. You can choose to make videos public or priv...
20:17, 07/30/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ cinematographer blames dark episode on bad TV settings The cinematographer behind “Game of Throne’s” epic Battle of Winterfell is blaming fans’ lousy technology — and HBO — amid complaints that the episode was too dark to see. Noting the show’s “cinematic” aesthetic, Fabian Wagner suggested viewers s...
22:34, 05/02/2019

How to use built-in design settings to quickly format an Office document You can spend a long time formatting a Word or Excel document to get just the look you want, or you can create a custom style set and click an option. You'll choose the latter once you give it a try....
03:34, 07/20/2019

How to fine-tune macOS Mojave's General settings to match your preferences Follow this guided tour of macOS Mojave's General System Preferences to get even more out of how you interact with and operate the Apple OS each day....
23:51, 05/07/2019

Hidden 'Face authentication' settings found in latest Android Q Beta Android Q Beta 4 was released today, and besides bricking some Pixel models, the update contained something interesting. Hidden settings discovered by 9to5Google revealed that "Face authentication" will be a feature on the next Android build when it is launched later this year. Google has lagged wel...
12:34, 06/06/2019

How to reset any Google Home device to its factory settings, if it's malfunctioning or you're planning to sell it Beck Diefenbach/Reuters You may need to reset your Google Home to its factory settings if your device is malfunctioning, or if you're looking to sell it or give it away. Resetting your Google Home device to factory-default condition is as easy as pressing a button, regardless of which device you ow...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Tesla says single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai, has changed vehicle settings Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday a single battery module caused a car to catch fire in Shanghai and it had revised its vehicle settings to further protect its batteries following an investigation into the incident....
14:00, 06/28/2019

Private banking architects: Mark Branson – the man who cleaned up private banking Mark Branson, chief executive officer of Swiss financial regulator Finma, talks to Euromoney about how tax transparency has changed the trajectory of private banking and how far regulation can go in curtailing misconduct....
21:17, 04/28/2019

From private island to private jet: What is 'billionaire' Jeffrey Epstein's net worth? Assessing Jeffrey Epstein's net worth and how he got his wealth is elusive. Here's what we know and don't know.       ...
13:34, 07/14/2019

Alexa has so many recordings of me, I made a song out of them. Most people don’t realize that Alexa records everything you say to it. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler went through his recordings and made a song out of them....
23:34, 05/06/2019

How to Prevent Google from Saving Your Voice Recordings The unfortunate trade-off of a smart speaker is clear: for the convenience of having something to yell at that can tell you what the weather is, what the traffic is like, and whether your front door is unlocked or not (to name a few items), you have to give up your privacy to a giant corporate entit...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Amazon's new opt-out keeps people from 'reviewing' your Alexa recordings Over the last few days Google and Apple have begun to address their use of real people that listen in on recordings to help improve voice AI like Assistant and Siri. For Amazon, these revelations surfaced months ago, and now it's added a toggle that......
11:17, 08/03/2019

PSA: You can now delete your voice recordings with an Alexa command Have ever asked anything silly to Alexa, and wished you were able to delete what you just said with a voice command? Amazon has got you covered. The company is now rolling out a pair of Alexa commands that allows you to delete voice recordings without using its website. Here’s how to use them. Simpl...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Apple suspends Siri recordings after workers overhear 'sex' Apple has suspended access to Siri recordings for contractors following claims by a former worker that they "regularly" overheard confidential and intimate encounters, including drug deals and people having sex....
12:17, 08/02/2019

Human Workers Can Listen to Some Google Assistant Recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday....
09:00, 07/12/2019

Amazon Alexa voice recordings sent into Polish homes Private voice commands told to Amazon's virtual assistants are being transcribed by agency workers, a newspaper reports. Numerous cases have emerged of smart speakers spying on users breaking the law or having sex....
14:17, 08/04/2019

Amazon devices save your voice recordings unless you delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you give your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop there because the answer to that last question is apparently “Yes.” On...
02:34, 07/05/2019

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Amazon hired thousands of contractors to review Alexa commands. Apple and Google were doing the same thing with their voice assistants. Then, more recentl...
21:17, 08/17/2019

Amazon now lets you opt out of having people review your Alexa recordings The practice of having human beings review digital assistant recordings for quality control purposes is back in the news, and following Apple's pausing of the process, Amazon has also decided to let users opt out of the reviews.Bloomberg reports on the change in policy that happened on Friday, ...
17:17, 08/03/2019

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sending what you say to the company, who allow an actual person to collect data from it. A new report f...
22:34, 07/10/2019

Teacher accused bathroom recordings pleads not guilty MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky teacher has pleaded not guilty to charges that he placed a video recorder in a bathroom at a high school. The Paducah Sun reports 53-year-old Mark Boggess appeared in court Tuesday to answer to charges of voyeurism and possession of matter portraying a sexual per...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Apple won’t let other people listen to your Siri recordings anymore unless you opt-in A report a few days ago revealed that third-parties listen to parts of Siri voice recordings to improve the accuracy of the service. A former employee for one of this Siri grading companies claimed that humans “regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of coup...
13:51, 08/02/2019

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop there, because the answer to that last question i...
10:34, 07/04/2019

Musicians Mourn the Fiery Destruction of Their Recordings: ‘I Think They Are Gone Forever’ An article in The New York Times Magazine revealed that a 2008 blaze was much more destructive than previously disclosed, leading musicians to speak out....
20:51, 06/12/2019

Has "The Sacrificial Lamb" Arrived?: New Recordings In Khashoggi Murder Moments before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered last October, two of his suspected murderers waiting at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate fretted about the task at hand,......
00:51, 06/20/2019

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio that record the killing of a person in an act of mass violence. The new law was signed Thursday and takes effect immediately. The bill was written aft...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Kids can help skeptical parents change mind on climate change: study A study released this week by North Carolina State University showed the sway kids can have over adults in the contentious debate over climate change and what should be done to stop it....
23:17, 05/08/2019

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year ago.Read More...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Apple Siri contractors often hear up to 30 seconds of accidental recordings You might know that Apple screens some of Siri's recordings to improve the assistant's accuracy, but recordings can be surprisingly long and numerous.Read More...
03:51, 07/27/2019

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Radio recordings: Iran wanted to inspect tanker before seizure Radio exchanges featuring Iranian coastguards telling a British Royal Navy frigate that they wanted to inspect one of two captured British-linked tankers for security reasons....
20:17, 07/21/2019

Has 'the sacrificial lamb' arrived?: U.N. cites new recordings in Khashoggi murder Moments before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered last October, two of his suspected murderers laying in wait at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate fretted about the task at hand, according to a U.N. report published on Wednesday....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Google Very Angry After Contractor Leaks Over a Thousand Assistant Recordings Just in case you were holding out any hope that Google didn’t let humans listen voice recordings from Google Home and Google Assistant, stop doing that. One of the humans that Google hired to review voice recordings recently leaked over a thousand Assistant recordings to a Belgian news organization,...
20:17, 07/12/2019

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.        ...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Amazon confirms it retains your Alexa voice recordings indefinitely Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant may be useful, but the privacy concerns aren’t going away anytime soon. Now, in a fresh turn of events, the retail giant has confirmed that it keeps transcripts and voice recordings indefinitely, and only removes them if they’re manually deleted by users. The confirmat...
08:51, 07/03/2019

Alexa users can now disable human review of voice recordings Amazon is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings, and committed to greater clarity about its use of the strategy in future, but says it will not follow Google and Apple in halting the p...
20:00, 08/05/2019

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co......
05:34, 07/12/2019

Apple and Google suspend monitoring of voice recordings by humans Apple is globally suspending the use of Siri voice recordings after reports emerged that contractors hired by the company listen to them to improve the voice assistant. TechCrunch, which broke the news, said Apple plans to issue a software update to seek users’ consent before letting them participat...
21:17, 08/02/2019

The best USB audio interface By Daniel Varghese This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to USB audio interfaces.......
22:34, 05/12/2019

Wait, is that video real? The race against deepfakes and dangers of manipulated recordings Images, videos and voices created by computers have gotten so realistic that some people can't tell the difference between what's real and what's not.        ...
17:34, 05/13/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering customers and assuring them that their data isn’t ...
22:51, 05/29/2019

Master recordings of legendary artists lost in 2008 fire: report The master recordings belonging to some of the greatest musicians in American history were destroyed in a fire that tore through Universal Studios Hollywood in 2008, it was revealed on Tuesday. The recordings were in a vault that caught on fire and included about 500,000 song titles dating back to t...
09:51, 06/12/2019

Apple Admits a Small Portion of Siri Recordings Are Heard by Humans Apple allows Siri recordings to be heard by contractors as part of a process called "grading", which improves the efficacy of the voice assistant, a report claims....
11:34, 07/27/2019

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries are routinely sent to human listeners for closer an...
06:17, 07/28/2019

Google says leaked assistant recordings are a violation of data security policies The search giant has confirmed humans are listening in to 'Okay Google' commands, but it says leaking the recordings are a violation of its data security policies....
02:34, 07/12/2019

Voice assistants are listening to you: How to delete Siri, Alexa and Google recordings Apple suspended a program that let third party contractors listen to your Siri recordings. Here's how to delete recordings from Siri, Alexa and Google       ...
01:00, 08/06/2019

Apple confirms "a small portion" of Siri recordings get reviewed by contractors First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple: it seems that every company with a digital assistant to its name uses human beings to review a selection of the interactions that users are having with their smart speakers and phones.After a whistleblower tipped off the Guardian to the practice in regards t...
19:17, 07/27/2019

An Arctic 'miracle': Icebreaker salvages lost recordings of Beluga whales A year-long recording of the songs of Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a research buoy adrift in hazardous pack ice....
14:17, 08/03/2019

Amazon adds vocal command to delete saved Alexa recordings Amazon recently announced an easy solution for privacy-conscious individuals to delete the devices’ saved recordings. Now, with a simple voice command, anyone with an Alexa-powered device can wipe it clean of previously recorded data. To be fair, the solution existed already, although it wasn’t near...
03:34, 05/31/2019

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, as part of their job providing quality control, or “grading”, the company’s Siri voice assistant, the...
20:17, 07/26/2019

Amazon Alexa Users Can Now Disable Human Review of Voice Recordings Amazon has started offering Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings. The option is now available via the Alexa smartphone app....
01:34, 08/08/2019

Ronald Reagan called African UN delegates 'monkeys', recordings reveal In newly released audio, then California governor can be heard making racist remarks on phone call with Richard Nixon Ronald Reagan made racist remarks about African delegates to the United Nations, calling them “monkeys” and saying they were still “uncomfortable wearing shoes”, newly released audio...
09:51, 08/01/2019

Google suspends transcriptions from voice assistant recordings in Europe - CNBC Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended producing transcriptions of voice recordings from its Google Assistant product in the European Union, CNBC reported on Thursday....
22:17, 08/01/2019

Amazon Alexa stores voice recordings for as long as it likes (and shares them too) Back in April, it emerged that Amazon employees could be listening to recordings of Amazon Echo speaker users' conversations with Alexa – and now, it's been revealed that those recordings can be kept indefinitely by the company and, in some cases, are being shared with thi...
20:34, 07/03/2019

Siri recordings “regularly” sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing audio recordings of its users with contractors, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries are routinely sent to human listeners for closer an...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Musicians lament reported loss of recordings in decade-old Universal fire Several big-name musicians voiced dismay on Wednesday that some of their recordings may have been among thousands of original masters that The New York Times Magazine reported were lost in the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire of 2008....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Apple contractors frequently hear sensitive info in Siri recordings As much as Apple emphasizes privacy, it hasn't completely avoided eyebrow-raising behavior. The Guardian has learned from a source that Siri quality control contractors regularly hear sensitive info, including medical info, criminal activities and e......
01:18, 07/27/2019

How to Set Up Wireless Audio Sharing in iOS 13 iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 come with a new feature that makes it much easier to share audio with your friends. Sure, you can go the “two of you use one half of a pair of earbuds” route, but that isn’t the best way to experience music or watch videos—both listeners miss out on one channel of audio, after a...
03:00, 07/23/2019

J-Tech Digital Vertical Ergonomic Mouse Wired with Chroma RGB color LED, 5 Adjustable DPI settings for Gaming (800/1200/1600/2400/4000), Scroll Endurance, Removable Palm Rest and Thumb Buttons [V628R] J-Tech Digital Vertical Ergonomic Mouse Wired with Chroma RGB color LED, 5 Adjustable DPI settings for Gaming (800/1200/1600/2400/4000), Scroll Endurance, Removable Palm Rest and Thumb Buttons [V628R]...
02:51, 08/13/2019

Apollo 11: Former NASA intern bought original Moon landing recordings for $217, could be worth $2M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s could raise up to $2 million when they are auctioned this month....
23:51, 07/01/2019

Microsoft contractors reportedly listen in on Skype call recordings, often from their own homes (MSFT) Microsoft contractors are listening in on Skype calls and recordings from its voice assistant Cortana, a report by Motherboard revealed on Wednesday. Privacy policies for both Skype and Cortana say that voice snippets may be analyzed to help improve the services. However, neither gives indication t...
06:34, 08/08/2019

Apollo 11: Original Moon landing recordings bought for $217 in 1976 sold at auction for $1.82M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s have sold at auction for $1.82M....
22:17, 07/20/2019

Apple will suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to Siri recordings Apple Apple will temporarily suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to recordings of queries made to the voice assistant Siri, following a report that contractors "regularly" hear private and confidential information. Multiple reports confirm that Apple is tabling th...
09:51, 08/02/2019

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Boult Audio Bassbar A4 Review Boult Audio's latest product is the convertible Bassbar A4, which can be used as a soundbar or as a two-channel tower speaker setup. It's also very affordable, at Rs. 3,999...
21:00, 08/15/2019

The audio gear we recommend to students A life without music is a pretty dull one. Obviously, you need to make sure you're ready for the school year with some solid headphones, a decent pair of speakers and something good to listen to. There's an overwhelming number of choices out there wh......
17:34, 07/22/2019

Navy Recordings of Viral Sky Penis Incident Show Pilot Worried 'Balls Are Going to Be a Little Lopsided' In 2017, two creative Navy lieutenants cruising the sky of north-central Washington realized their jet’s contrails were especially thick and puffy, so they decided to make atmospheric artwork. Freshly released recordings give us a glimpse into the creators’ process.Read more......
18:51, 05/14/2019

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to users having sex. “While we conduct a thorough review, we are suspending Siri grading globally,” the company told The Verge. “Additionally, as part of ...
12:51, 08/02/2019

Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit to get the joke into his next speech. Before deplaning, he pulls his hair forward, but only on the left, the side one m...
20:17, 06/06/2019

Best computer speakers 2019: the best audio systems for your PC You’ve probably already heard plenty of people out there telling you that the best headphones are the only way to get fantastic sound when using a computer. But, what if you’re not comfortable wearing headphones day-in and day-out? For everyone else, the best computer speakers are a fa...
21:00, 05/09/2019

What Netflix's New High-Quality Audio Means for You Netflix users may soon find that TV and movies on the platform sound better than before. The company announced today that the platform now uses “studio quality” audio that “sounds closer to what creators hear in the studio,” and results in an overall boost to the audio fidelity of its content withou...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Siri will play third-party audio apps in iOS 13 In the future, you might be able to ask Siri to play your Spotify music and podcasts. According to MacRumors, iOS 13 and iPadOS will open the SiriKit framework to third-party music, podcast, audiobook and radio apps. So, when it comes to playing DJ,......
18:17, 06/05/2019

The next iPhone may send Bluetooth audio to two devices at once Private music listening might not be a solitary affair on iPhones in the future. A Mac Otakara rumor has claimed that the next iPhone will support streaming Bluetooth audio to two devices at once, similar to what you find on recent Samsung phones an......
22:00, 05/27/2019

The iFi Aurora wireless audio system isn't like other speakers Looking for a unique gadget to really stand out in your home? The iFi Aurora is a wireless music system from UK audio brand iFi, and is making a bid for pride of place in the living room.An unholy clash of bamboo slats and aluminium girders – with a trapezium OLED display – the Aurora ...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Hitting the Books: Ever wonder how audio sampling works? Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
03:17, 05/05/2019

The New Tyreek Hill Audio Doesn't Contain Any Answers On Monday, 610 AM in Kansas City published a fuller version of audio first obtained and reported by KCTV-5, in which Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill can be heard telling his fiancée, Crystal Espinal, “You need to be terrified of me too, bitch.” The extended audio, to my ears, wasn’t newsworthy. It ...
20:17, 07/10/2019

NFL already had access to full Tyreek Hill audio A Kansas City radio station released another portion of audio featuring Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill arguing with his fiancee about alleged child abuse, but NFL investigators already had access to the recording....
18:17, 07/10/2019

Ex-teacher aides accused of verbally abusing students now suing media for making recordings public Two teacher aides who lost their jobs in West Virginia following allegations that they harassed special needs students are suing several media companies that disseminated a secret recording of the alleged verbal abuse....
14:51, 05/09/2019

Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening to Skype and Cortana recordings. Apple, Google and Facebook have temporarily halted similar efforts,......
00:34, 08/15/2019

Google temporarily stops Assistant audio transcriptions in the EU Google has halted the transcribing of recordings from its voice assistant in the EU. The company faced backlash last month after 1,000 private conversations recorded on its Google Assistant product were leaked to the Belgian news outlet VRT NWS. The......
02:51, 08/02/2019

Status Audio's Bluetooth Lineup Was Worth the Wait Status Audio has been best known for its cult favorite CB-1 wired over-ears, even as Bluetooth headphones have taken over the world. But while the company might not have been first to the wireless market, their first three entries are all excellent....
01:51, 07/02/2019

Netflix’s new high-quality audio is coming today Netflix is rolling out a new feature today that will offer a serious audio upgrade to some of your favorite shows. The feature, simply called high-quality audio, will upgrade 5.1 audio streams from 192 kbps up to 640 kbps, and Dolby Atmos streams from 448 kbps up to 768 kbps. Need a new pair of...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Cambridge Audio’s Melomania 1 blow the AirPods out the water Cambridge Audio’s recently released Melomania 1 true wireless earbuds have obliterated the competition – including the ever-popular Apple AirPods.We had no choice but to award the wireless earbuds a full five stars in our recent review, thanks to their spectacular sound quality, sleek ...
21:17, 08/09/2019

Audio Technica ATH-M50xBT Bluetooth Headphones Review Audio Technica ATH-M50x is a cult classic when it comes to headphones, and a new version of it adds a splash of modernity with wireless connectivity....
15:51, 05/01/2019

WhatsApp Now Allows Consecutive Audio Message Playback on Android The latest WhatsApp stable update for Android carrying the build number v2.19.150 adds a new feature that automatically plays all audio messages in a row....
15:51, 05/29/2019

John McEnroe records soothing audio for sleep app John McEnroe, the legendary American tennis star known for his aggressive on-court demeanor and his famous four-word catchphrase, has released an audio recording of tennis rules intended to help listeners drift off....
18:34, 06/28/2019

China Censors Audio Content That Is Horny or Nihilistic Content with even a hint of sexual suggestion is not long for the internet in China—even ASMR videos have been wiped from the nation’s video streaming services. And on Friday, over two dozen audio apps were censored by China’s central internet regulator.Read more......
09:34, 07/02/2019

Next 'Apex Legends' update addresses audio issues Since the explosive launch of Apex Legends and its deliberately quieter evolution over the last few months, the game is still dealing with some annoying issues. According to the team at Respawn, an update coming to all platforms next week will target......
15:34, 05/18/2019

JLab Audio has 3 new true wireless earbuds all under $70 [hands-on] JLab Audio is no stranger in the true wireless space, having wowed many consumers for the affordable solutions they’ve brought to the table. Today, they announced an additional three brand-new models that are going to supplement their lineup of true wireless earbuds. Best of all, too, is that they’r...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Adding audio data helps AI navigate 3D mazes In a newly published preprint paper, researchers augmented visual data with audio data to see if it might improve AI agents' ability to navigate.Read More...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Apple’s macOS Catalina 10.15 features new audio and TV apps MacBook, iMac, Mac Mini, and Mac Pro users will all benefit from the latest major release of Apple's macOS, which will begin to bring iPad apps to Macs.Read More...
20:51, 06/03/2019

Netflix says its new high-quality audio is equivalent to a master Netflix announced today that it's bringing "studio quality" sound to its audiences. The company is increasing its audio bitrate up to 640 kbps on devices that support 5.1 surround sound and up to 768 kbps for Dolby Atmos -- though you'll need to be a......
18:00, 05/01/2019

Back to school: The audio gear you need in the dorm, library and everywhere else Please enjoy this guide to the speakers, headphones and streaming apps we recommend to students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and......
03:51, 08/01/2019

Sennheiser will use its audio expertise to create an in-car Ambeo system Good news for automotive audiophiles: popular audio brand Sennheiser is working with luxury automaker Karma Automotive to create an in-car audio system....
15:34, 08/06/2019

Chiefs' Hill denies assault in new audio excerpt In a full version of an audio recording aired by a Kansas City radio station on Tuesday, Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill is heard denying assaulting his fiancée, although Hill pleaded guilty to an assault and battery charge in 2015....
02:17, 07/10/2019

Virginia Beach shooting: ‘I’m going in,’ brave cop says in dramatic audio It was 35 minutes of terror. Audio of police radio dispatches from the shooting that left 12 people dead in Virginia Beach starts at 4:08 p.m. Friday with a steely-nerved dispatcher announcing, “One down — gunshot wound, 2405 Courthouse Drive, Building 2.” She continues: “Cal...
18:17, 06/02/2019

Mikme Pocket lets you record mobile audio like a pro For the past five years, Mikme has been chasing the dream of perfect mobile audio recording. Its first product was an excellent wireless microphone that automatically synchronized with your video recordings on iOS and Android devices. Now, the compan......
18:00, 06/25/2019

Universal Music Group disputes New York Times' claim that 500,000 master recordings were lost in 2008 fire Today, The New York Times’ published a breathtaking story alleging that Universal Music Group lost roughly 500,000 master recordings by iconic artists in the 2008 fire that scorched Universal Studios’ Hollywood lot. At the time, UMG downplayed the damage done, having told Deadline that there “was li...
22:17, 06/11/2019

In full audio, Chiefs' Hill denies assaulting fiancee In an audio recording of an argument between Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill and his fiancee, Crystal Espinal, that aired Tuesday, Hill denies committing assault and battery against Espinal -- a charge he pleaded guilty to in 2015....
01:34, 07/10/2019

Days Gone Patch Fixes Some Audio And Progression Problems, Leaves A Few Others After receiving daily patches removing (and in one case adding) a number of bugs in its first week, Days Gone spent nearly three weeks without any further needed fixes.. There’s good news out in the freaker wastes, though: Patch 1.08 was released last Friday, addressing a few more issues, and announ...
00:51, 05/21/2019

Monoprice's 5.1 Channel Speaker System For $68 Is the Best Deal In Home Audio Sound bars have largely taken over the home theater audio industry, but if you prefer to set things up the old fashioned way, you’d be hard pressed to find a better deal on a 5.1 speaker set than this. Just $68 gets you all of the speakers you need from Monoprice, though you’ll need to find an recei...
23:00, 07/25/2019

"Don't Put Life In Danger": Iran Warned UK Warship, Audio Reveals Iranian forces warned a British warship's crew against putting their "life in danger" during the seizure of a tanker this month, in a new recording of the incident released Monday....
23:51, 07/29/2019

Dramatic audio released of Iran seizing British ship An audio recording reveals the tense moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces.        ...
18:34, 07/21/2019

NFL notebook: On audio, Chiefs' Hill heard denying assault In a full version of an audio recording aired by a Kansas City radio station on Tuesday, Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill is heard denying assaulting his fiancee, although Hill pleaded guilty to an assault and battery charge in 2015....
02:17, 07/10/2019

'Alter your course': Audio of moment Iranians warn UK-flagged tanker New audio has been released of both the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the HMS Montrose giving instructions to a British-flagged tanker before it was "illegally" seized by Tehran....
10:34, 07/21/2019

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos If you're a YouTube Premium or Music Premium subscriber, switching between a song and its music video should be smoother as of today. You can hop back and forth between the two, and playback will continue from the same point with no pauses or interru......
03:51, 07/19/2019

Review: The Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 wireless earbuds are almost perfect Cambridge Audio is one of the oldest and most respected audio brands in the UK. It’s best known for its pricey amplifiers and speakers, which promise a top-notch listening experience, at the expense of your bank balance. But recently, it’s pivoted with the launch of the Melomania 1 – a set of truly ...
01:00, 07/04/2019

Want wireless audio for in-flight entertainment and Nintendo Switch? This has you covered Wireless headphones are great, as they cut down the hassle of endlessly tangled wires, and pair easily with whatever device you use – if that device supports Bluetooth wireless headphones. If it doesn't, don't worry, because high-end audio brand RHA has come up with an alternative!T...
09:34, 07/11/2019

iPhone 11 tipped to support dual Bluetooth audio connections Apple will unveil a trio of new iPhones in September, which are likely to look a lot like their predecessors when it comes to the notch. The iPhone 11 phones are going to pack the same all-screen design that Apple introduced back in 2018, complete with Face ID functionality. The rear sides of the ph...
23:00, 05/27/2019

Dropbox announces new integrations with audio, video and transcription tools Dropbox said today's slate of integrations are focused on its media clients, noting that the media professionals are among the most active Dropbox users in the world....
19:51, 07/17/2019

Bose Frames review: smart audio sunglasses are a blast Music without earbuds looks and sounds surprisingly good, making these smart glasses the antithesis of Google GlassThe Bose Frames are the answer to the question: what if your sunglasses were also a set of smart, hidden headphones with no earbuds or no bone-conduction system, just a set of personal ...
10:51, 07/08/2019

Shanling M0 Portable High-Resolution Audio Player Review The palm-sized Shanling M0 is an affordable device for entry-level hi-fi enthusiasts, and offers a lot for its Rs. 8,999 price tag. But is this 'Chi-Fi' product worth a look?...
23:17, 07/31/2019

That's not her – family and friends dismiss 'Frida Kahlo' audio clip Mexico’s National Sound Library unearthed recording of woman reading Kahlo’s essayRelatives and former students of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo have dismissed claims that a recently discovered recording could be the only surviving trace of her voice.Last week, the National Sound Library of Me...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Best headphones 2019: Your definitive guide to the latest and greatest audio The best headphones of 2019: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best headphones available to buy right now in every style and at every price point.Headphones are a tech staple for most people, keeping us entertained and distracted with music, podcasts and audio books when we're travell...
03:34, 05/09/2019

7 Best Lavalier Mics For Creating Excellent Audio And Video Content Planning to start your own YouTube channel or make some tutorials? Having a mic with good sound recording quality is essential for creating such videos. It is pretty common that as soon as the viewers hear the poor sound, they skip the video. If you are new to recording videos/audios, it is good to ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Universal Music fire: Sheryl Crow, Neil Young, Weezer and hundreds of artists’ recordings believed lost More than 700 names have been added to the list of musicians potentially affected by the highly-controversial Universal Studios Hollywood fire of 2008....
18:00, 06/26/2019

Audio reveals Ronald Reagan calling African delegates 'monkeys' In a recently emerged audio recording from 1971, then-California Governor Ronald Reagan can he heard disparaging African delegates to the United Nations as "monkeys" during a phone call with U.S. President Richard Nixon....
19:17, 08/01/2019

Focal Kanta No. 3 Review: These $13,000 speakers are stunning pieces of audio furniture When French speaker manufacturer Focal offered to let me review its flagship product, the $230,000, 700-pound Utopias, I despaired a little. Despite my curiosity to audition speakers that cost more than an Ivy League’s four-year tuition, I didn’t know where I’d begin to review something that expensi...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Archival footage, audio immerses viewers in Apollo: Missions to the Moon Walter Schirra in Command Module on Apollo 7. [credit: NASA/National Archives and Records Administration ] This year makes the 50th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing, so natural...
02:17, 07/08/2019

UK Warship Tried To Stop Iran From Seizing Tanker, Leaked Audio Reveals A British warship tried but failed to prevent Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps from seizing a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz last week, intercepted radio communications show, fueling a......
04:51, 07/22/2019

Kevin Durant is investing in high-end audio company Master & Dynamic Master & Dynamic just got a big step up thanks to NBA star Kevin Durant and his company, Thirty Five Ventures. The investment business, which has backed the likes of Postmates and Coinbase, will become an equity partner in the New York City-based......
21:00, 05/16/2019

These over-ear headphones deliver incredible audio quality—and they're on sale The Audio-Technica brand is known for specializing in high-resolution audio, and the ATH-SR9 headphones exemplify that characteristic.       ...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Chiefs bar Tyreek Hill from team activities after audio recording surfaces Local authorities have re-opened their investigation following the release of the recording, which includes a man and woman believed to be Hill and his fiancee, Crystal Espinal, discussing an incident that resulted in their son's broken arm....
21:00, 04/28/2019

THE PODCAST REPORT: Why podcasts should be the go-to channel for your next ad campaign — and how brands can tap into the future of audio (KRW) This is a preview of The Podcast Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The number of US podcast consumers has more than doubled in the past decade — and there's still a long runway for growth. And the podcast listenership base continues to gr...
09:00, 07/12/2019

Audio Surveillance Systems at Schools Appear To Confuse Laughter With Aggressive Behavior The deeply founded fear of school shootings is being capitalized on by tech companies shilling their surveillance systems that can purportedly detect the threat of violence. But according to a recent report, these systems are still far from dependable.Read more......
01:34, 06/26/2019

Headphone-maker Nura takes its 'personalized' audio portable with NuraLoop The Melbourne, Australia-based creators of the revolutionary hybrid Nuraphone headphones have officially announced their second product, a set of wireless in-ears called NuraLoop that offer many of the same features as their bigger counterparts but in a far more portable and exercise-friendly packag...
07:34, 05/16/2019

Lawyer confirms Tyreek Hill audio, denies child abuse Tyreek Hill's attorney confirmed it was his client's voice in an audio recording released last week amid child abuse accusations against the Kansas City Chiefs star....
20:17, 05/02/2019

Microsoft contractors hear phone sex and more while reviewing Cortana, Skype audio Long-press the Action button to bring up Cortana. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Here we go again. It's Microsoft's turn in the spotlight thanks to a new report about the company's practices for reviewing and improving its AI. With today's news, nearly every company operating a major voice assistan...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Pilots confronted Boeing with 737 Max fears after first fatal crash, audio reveals Boeing appeared to play down concerns of a second crashAudio release comes as House committee reviews FAA roleAmerican Airlines (AA) pilots angrily confronted a Boeing official about an anti-stall system suspected in two fatal crashes of the manufacturer’s 737 Max aircraft, according to a new record...
19:51, 05/15/2019

Oculus promises Rift S software update will fix open-ear audio volume Complaints about Rift S's integrated speakers have been stacking up, but Oculus says a software update is on the way to partially fix the issues.Read More...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Donald Trump denies calling Meghan 'nasty' despite audio recording US president heard saying ‘I didn’t know she was nasty’ in interview published by SunDonald Trump has claimed that he did not call Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, “nasty” when giving an interview to the Sun despite an audio recording released by the paper.Speaking to the tabloid ahead of his visit to the...
17:17, 06/02/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has since improved the way it handles viral acts of b...
05:17, 06/27/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained...
05:17, 08/14/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
17:34, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
18:17, 07/26/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a lengthy and extremely convincing argument for breaking up Mark Zuckerberg’s empire. It’s laden with hi...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Denon parent Sound United now owns Pioneer and Onkyo home audio The audio world just got noticeably smaller. Sound United, the parent company for brands like Denon, Polk Audio and Marantz, has reached a deal to buy Onkyo's home audio division, including everything from smart speakers to receivers and turntables.......
06:34, 05/15/2019

Rare Einstein audio recording of the famed physicist talking about the A-bomb surfaces An incredibly rare audio recording of arguably the world's most famous theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein, is set to go up for auction tomorrow, May 4. Perhaps even more startling are the topics on the recording – Einstein's love of music, the differences between FDR and Harry Truman and his tho...
17:51, 05/03/2019

Spotify’s Soundtrap audio editing tool to offer free unlimited storage Soundtrap, the cloud-based editing tool for music and podcasts, has decided to throw in free unlimited storage for its non-paying members. Previously, Soundtrap's basic plan limited users to only five saved songs or projects. Starting today, those wh......
14:34, 06/26/2019

Audio recording reveals Boeing resisted angry calls from pilots for 737 Max fix in November Weeks after the first fatal crash of Boeing's popular 737 Max aircraft in October, American Airlines pilots angrily pushed Boeing to fix the anti-stall software that has now been implicated in two deadly crashes, the Dallas Morning News reported....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Chiefs 'deeply disturbed' by Tyreek Hill audio, WR barred from team activities The Kansas City Chiefs have barred Tyreek Hill from team activities after hearing an audio recording in which Hill's fiancee accuses him of child abuse....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Uber releases Ludwig 0.2 with audio and speech improvements, plus Comet.ml and BERT integration The latest version of Uber's Ludwig -- Ludwig 0.2 -- features improvements on the audio and speech front, plus Comet.ml and BERT integration.Read More...
19:51, 07/24/2019

Tyreek Hill denies 2014 assault in new audio: ‘F–king ruined my life’ More of the explosive audio that embroiled Tyreek Hill in a child abuse investigation was aired on Tuesday, and in it, the Kansas City Chiefs star denies assaulting his then-girlfriend (now-fiancee) and child. The original clip, first aired by KCTV 5 in April, revealed an argument between Hill and h...
06:00, 07/10/2019

New Samsung Note 10 rumor suggests ‘Zoom Audio’ and stylus gesture control We’re weeks away from the Samsung Note 10 launch on August 7, but the rumor mill is running at full steam. The latest claims the smartphone will get a few radical new features, like gesture controls through the S-Pen audio and video that only records audio from one source. Other details ...
05:00, 07/23/2019

Google Is Testing a Play/Pause Button for Audio and Video on the Chrome Toolbar Google is adding a new function to play, pause, or skip through videos or music via the toolbar to its Chrome browser, though it is currently only available via the Canary development browser and remains quite buggy, per the Verge.Read more......
05:00, 07/08/2019

Save $50 On the Bluetooth Version of Audio Technica's Cult Favorite M50x Headphones Audio Technica’s legendary M50x headphones finally got built-in Bluetooth late last year, and today at Amazon, you can grab the new version for $150. That’s about $50less than usual, and one of the best prices we’ve seen....
20:00, 05/05/2019

Gamechanger Audio’s analog synth uses drone motors to create awesome music In a time where most musical advancements seem to come in the form of software tricks, it’s refreshing to see a product with a new kind of analog hardware. That’s what Gamechanger Audio delivers with its new Motor Synth, an analog electro-mechanical synthesizer that uses drone motors as oscillators ...
02:17, 06/13/2019

BAE Audio president Mark Loughman on analog versus digital, abandoned tech, and the NWO There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of BAE Audio. Despite being one of the most prestigious high-end audio gear manufacturers in the US, it doesn’t even have a Wikipedia entry. However, you’ve definitely heard music made using its gear. Everyone from The Who and Bootsy Collins to Snoop Dogg and...
02:00, 08/09/2019

11,000 hours of unheard mission control audio restored for Apollo 11 50th anniversary A Sundance Film Festival award-winning film titled "Apollo 11" helped kick off the 50th anniversary celebration of the Apollo 11 mission Thursday night....
20:17, 07/19/2019

Audio Suggests Secret Plan for Russians to Fund Party of Italy’s Salvini A similar recording brought down the Austrian government this year, but Italy’s most powerful politician has deflected the flap around his nationalist party....
23:17, 07/10/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable — it could be a cool feature! If you think it&rsquo...
02:51, 06/28/2019

Audio reveals Harvey Weinstein’s attempt at damage control with New York Times reporters Leaked audio of a call between Harvey Weinstein and two New York Times reporters shows the disgraced movie mogul scrambling to play clean up just before his epic fall from grace....
15:00, 06/27/2019

‘Star Trek’ actress Nichelle Nichols, 86, said to be heard screaming for help in audio recording: report Nichelle Nichols, the actress who played Lt. Nyota Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series in the 1960s, is reportedly heard screaming for help in an audio obtained by an Atlanta news station....
10:34, 05/29/2019

Chicago police release audio clip as weekend gun violence leaves 7 dead, 46 injured Another spree of weekend gun violence in Chicago has left at least seven people dead and 46 injured, reports say, as police released an audio clip containing the sounds of barrages of gunfire heard during one of the attacks.  ...
04:34, 08/06/2019

Unique multi-platform Monero mining malware targets audio engineer pirates We’ve seen cryptocurrency hungry hackers hiding mining malware in Adobe Flash updates, and even in legitimate Windows updates, but now hackers are hiding it in cracked audio production software. Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a Monero cryptocurrency mining bot called LoudMiner. Hackers ...
22:51, 06/20/2019

Jurors hear audio of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere planning branding ritual Keith Raniere was caught on tape planning the grotesque branding ritual he ordered performed on his female slaves, prosecutors say. The audio was played during the accused sex cult leader’s federal trial in Brooklyn on Tuesday and features Raniere and his harem discussing the design — wh...
06:17, 05/22/2019

Shocking audio documents Tony Robbins telling a woman she was 'lying' about being abused by her husband Richard Drew/AP Photo According to an investigation from BuzzFeed News, self-help guru Tony Robbins has been accused of yelling at abuse victims and making sexual advances at his followers during his famous seminars. The outlet obtained a 50-minute audio recording from a 2018 event in which a woman...
22:34, 05/17/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
20:34, 05/08/2019

Google defends listening to “OK Google” queries after voice recordings leak Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
21:51, 07/11/2019

Amazon Adds Voice Command for Alexa to Delete Voice Recordings Amazon is making it easier for customers of its Echo device to delete recordings of their own voices as consumer and regulatory privacy concerns regarding artificial intelligence assistants mount....
10:00, 05/30/2019

Philadelphia standoff: Police dispatch audio reveals tense moments during hours-long ordeal Dramatic audio from police dispatchers reveals how two officers became trapped and six others were wounded as gunfire rang out during an hours-long standoff that turned one residential Philadelphia neighborhood upside down Wednesday.  ...
18:00, 08/15/2019

Ultimate Ears myBOOM 3 speaker hands-on: Thousands of ways to customize an outstanding audio experience While digital assistant speakers are all the rage today, having a great sounding portable speaker provides a better audio experience without having to worry about big companies listening to all of your conversations....
20:51, 04/28/2019

That Offer to Make You Debt-Free? It Can Make You Worse Off Debt-settlement firms powered by the credit-reporting industry seek out struggling consumers to sell them plans that can leave them with high fees, damaged credit and a tax bill....
21:17, 08/10/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg. In an op-ed......
20:34, 05/09/2019

Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill denies 2014 domestic assault in full audio from recorded conversation with fiancée Kansas City Chiefs player Tyreek Hill denied assaulting his fiancée in 2014 in the full recorded conversation from a Dubai airport earlier this year.       ...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the news to me over the phone. I was angry.Her face g...
07:17, 05/31/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill accused of hitting son suspended after audio emerges of him allegedly threatening fiancee The fiancé of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill told the NFL player their 3-year-old son “is terrified of you” in an audio recording in which she accused him of hitting the child....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Facebook, and by extension its all-powerful CEO Mark...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Fortnite 9.10 early patch notes: Vehicle fixes, Audio fixes, new LTM, skins and MORE? Epic will be adding a big new update to Fortnite tomorrow, and ahead of 9.10 being added to the game, we've scoured the internet to get a feel for what we may be saying....
20:17, 05/21/2019

Bose Launches Its AR Audio Sunglasses in India, Called Bose Frames Bose Frames will go on sale beginning next week in the country alongside Bose Frames Lens Collection. The Bose Frames combine three functionalities into one device – premium sunglasses, wireless......
13:00, 06/13/2019

'Alter your course': Dramatic audio released of Iran seizing British ship An audio recording reveals the tense moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized by Iranian forces rappelling to the ship's deck.        ...
18:34, 07/21/2019

The Seventh Doctor Embarks on a Foreboding Journey in This Exclusive Excerpt From the Next Doctor Who Audio Drama The Seventh Doctor was a mastermind of fiendishly clever plans that really pushed not just the Doctor’s famous intelligence to its limits, but often involved his infamous dark side, too. And in his next audio adventure, he’s going to need all the fiendish cleverness he can muster—and perhaps even ju...
21:34, 06/22/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very different corporate cultures and have thrived, in par...
19:17, 08/03/2019

Art Looks Better in Private Collections The sale of Sotheby’s this week to a French billionaire takes one of the few listed art companies off the market. But such stocks haven’t lived up to investment hopes anyway....
22:51, 06/21/2019

What you get on a private island for $100,000 a night Banwa Private Island is an all-inclusive luxury retreat in the Philippines that has six villas, a restaurant, unlimited spa treatments and more.        ...
17:34, 05/08/2019

You can buy this private island near NYC for $13 million Owner Al Sutton recently listed Columbia Island near NYC for sale, and if you have the $13 million to fork out, Sutton is throwing in neighboring Pea Island to sweeten the deal....
23:00, 06/24/2019

Private banking across the decades Euromoney’s coverage of private banking since our launch in 1969 reflects the changes in the industry itself. The first 30 years were dominated by Swiss banks – and trying to get into their inner sanctums. The last two decades have seen the evolution of wealth management into a truly global business...
21:17, 04/28/2019

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day Enlarge / The forward end of the International Space Station is pictured showing portions of five modules. From right to left is a portion of the U.S. Destiny laboratory module linking forward to the Harmony module. Attached to the port side of Harmony (left foreground) is the Kibo laboratory module...
00:17, 06/08/2019

Behind the scenes at a private jet factory At Bombardier's Centre of Excellence on the outskirts of Montreal, Canada, the cabin interiors of luxurious private jets come into being. Take a look behind the scenes....
21:17, 06/12/2019

Here's Why There's a Whole Private Air Force in Texas If you had to guess which state contains a private air force, you would guess Texas. You just would. Airborne Tactical Advantage, located near Fort Worth, Texas, has an inventory of more than 90 fighter and attack jets, contracting them to the U.S. military to role play as aggressor aircraft—includi...
04:34, 05/04/2019

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over Lake Mahopac in Carmel, NY, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Massaro House and 10-acre Petre Island are on the market for $12.9 million. The home was bui...
15:18, 07/06/2019

The VA is improving because it's using more private healthcare Recently, the battle over the future of veterans healthcare increased in intensity because arguably the two most prominent politicians in the country weighed in on the issue, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump....
21:34, 06/19/2019

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westchester, surrounded by the waters of the Long Island Sound. It’s just a short boat ride from The Bronx’s City Island and 30 minutes from Midtown ...
16:51, 06/11/2019

Confessions of a private jet flight attendant For many, the thought of catching a plane is far from luxurious: from spending countless hours lining up at security, to wrestling arm rests with other passengers as you face a crammed long-haul flight in economy....
09:34, 08/07/2019

The private Polaroids of a celebrated cinematographer Robby Müller, who shot for Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch and more, was never without a cameraThe Polaroids were taken during rare moments of respite from work. On weekends, when he wasn’t completely immersed in his day job, Robby Müller would pull out a SX-70, a 600, a Spectra, or whatever model of Pola...
09:34, 06/23/2019

Firefox isn't getting a Tor private browsing mode just yet Despite rumors arising from the Tor Project, Mozilla says it has no plans at the moment to integrate Tor Browser into Firefox as a kind of 'super secure' browsing mode. However, the two organizations are working together to make both browsers more secure and give power to web users.During ...
15:17, 07/30/2019

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth transfer, the industry needs to overhaul itself. If it doesn’t, it will be letting down more than just its female clients....
21:17, 04/28/2019

13 Killed In Private Jet Crash In Mexico Mexican authorities found Tuesday human remains that confirm the death of the 13 people on board a luxury jet that crashed over the weekend in the north of the country....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Confessions of a VIP private jet flight attendant For many, the thought of catching a plane is far from luxurious: from spending countless hours lining up at security, to wrestling arm rests with other passengers as you face a crammed long-haul flight in economy....
02:17, 05/22/2019

Private equity sponsors face big changes By under-investing the vast funds raised at big expense to their end clients and then delivering shrinking returns, private equity sponsors are prompting customers to demand new approaches....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Private equity investments not enough to help F+W Media Private equity backers spent close to $150 million to save struggling 106-year-old F+W Media — but as the company this week winds down its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the bigmoney players have also emerged as the biggest losers. In the latest fire sale emerging from the bankruptcy, Penguin Random House o...
07:51, 07/24/2019

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson? Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a politician. But now he faces a criminal lawsuit over his statements -- and one that comes not from the state but a 29-year-old British entrepreneur. It’s on...
13:51, 05/30/2019

Trump's Reelection Campaign Disputes Trump Called Meghan Markle "Nasty"...By Posting Audio of Him Calling Her "Nasty" Donald Trump’s reelection campaign Twitter account was lampooned by social media on Saturday for being as dumb as Donald himself. The Official ‘Trump War Room’ claimed it was ‘fake news’ that Trump had labeled Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, as “nasty” (his favorite misogynistic insult for women) ...
23:17, 06/02/2019

How online surveillance is killing private conversations The Kim Darroch leaks highlight how hard it is to keep any communication confidential. How can we regain our privacy?“Dance like no one is watching,” the American journalist Olivia Nuzzi wrote in 2014. “Email like it may one day be read aloud in a deposition.”Nuzzi’s advice could have saved Kim Darr...
13:17, 07/11/2019

Microsoft Azure now lets you set up your own private servers Microsoft has announced the preview launch of a new cloud service called that will allow customers to run their virtual machines on single-tenant physical services.The company says that Azure Dedicated Host could be quite useful for businesses running loads of virtual machines that don't want t...
01:51, 08/03/2019

Mexico Spurns Private Oil-Drilling Partners Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador effectively rolled back key parts of a 2014 constitutional overhaul that ended a state oil-industry monopoly and let private firms find and pump oil for the first time in seven decades....
04:00, 07/18/2019

You Don't Want to Miss Drake's Tour of His New $100 Million Private Jet It's good to be Drake. The 32-year-old rapper posted on his Instagram page on Friday a video of a massive private, custom-made plane that he recently acquired. "No......
22:17, 05/10/2019

A chilaquiles private lesson with Rick Bayless An e-mail arrived in my inbox a few weeks ago, asking if I was interested in taking a chilaquiles lesson with Rick. Chilaquiles, of course, being the comforting tortilla-in-broth cure-all of Mexican gastronomy, and Rick being Rick Bayless, the Chicago chef, Mexico evangelist, and sole reason that O...
21:34, 06/21/2019

WestJet to be taken private in C$3.5 billion cash deal Canada's WestJet Airlines Ltd said on Monday it will be acquired by private equity firm Onex Corp in an all-cash deal for C$3.53 billion ($2.63 billion)....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Hudson's Bay, Owner of Saks, Gets Offer to Go Private A group of Hudson’s Bay shareholders that includes the retailer’s chairman has made an offer to take the company private, as the owner of Saks and Lord & Taylor struggles with sluggish sales and a depressed stock price....
01:51, 06/11/2019

Why private capital will dominate markets for the decades to come Big pools of private capital, led by sovereign wealth funds, private equity sponsors and family offices, now dominate capital formation in the key growth industry sectors of technology and biotech and the expanding markets of Asia. New tech will let networks of private investors connect and exchange...
21:17, 04/28/2019

Pelosi says she doesn’t have ‘many differences’ with AOC after private meeting Speaker Nancy Pelosi met privately with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Friday, after a messy public feud between the two highest-profile House members riveted the Capitol earlier this month. Ocasio-Cortez did not say anything as she walked into the speaker’s office shortly before 8:30 a.m., and she q...
16:00, 07/26/2019

Private Banking Awards Dinner 2019 Euromoney’s Private Banking Awards are the most prestigious in the growing area of wealth management. They cover over 60 countries each year, as well as global and regional awards....
21:17, 04/28/2019

First private Japanese rocket reaches space Japan can finally include itself among the ranks of countries with successful private spaceflight outfits. Interstellar Technologies has successfully launched its MOMO-3 sounding rocket into space, with the vehicle easily crossing the Kárm&aa......
11:00, 05/05/2019

Sycamore Partners Offers to Take Chico's Private Sycamore Partners is again interested in taking specialty retailer Chico’s private, offering to buy the company for $3.50 a share in cash, in a deal valued at about $407.7 million....
23:51, 05/10/2019

How My Private Grief Inspired My Podcast On Fatherlessness "Having felt that my fatherlessness had left me lost, foggy and drifting, I became interested in how someone could channel their grief into direction and purpose"...
12:51, 08/04/2019

Vanguard is reportedly considering private equity products Vanguard has met with several private equity firms in the past year as it considers offering private-equity investment products, The Wall Street Journal reported....
08:51, 06/24/2019

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching for yield and pushing up the value of risk assets....
19:34, 04/28/2019

How ‘private 5G’ could enable Google and Amazon to become telcos One of the technologies in the 5G wireless portfolio enables a transmitter to operate on unlicensed frequencies. Technically, that may mean you don’t need to own frequency to be a 5G carrier....
12:51, 06/25/2019

Meet Jennifer Marshall, the actress who’s also a private eye If you ask Jennifer Marshall about her day job, you’ll likely get a few different answers. In addition to hosting The CW’s new docuseries “Mysteries Decoded,” Marshall, an LA-based private eye, is also a part-time actress with credits including roles on “Stranger Things” (as the mom of Max, played b...
23:34, 08/15/2019

U.S. Private Sector Added 156,000 Jobs in July The nonfarm private sector in the U.S. added 156,000 jobs in July, according to the ADP National Employment Report, and showed job growth across businesses of all sizes....
22:17, 07/31/2019

U.S. private sector adds 275,000 jobs in April: ADP U.S. private employers added 275,000 jobs in April, well above economists' expectations and the most since last July, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with their personal details found that the average American has th...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Private jet crashes flying to Mexico from Las Vegas A private jet with more than a dozen people on board crashed in north Mexico on its way down from Las Vegas. The passengers had reportedly visited the American city to watch a boxing match....
05:51, 05/07/2019

No survivors found after private jet crashes in Mexico All 13 people aboard were killed when a private jet crashed between the U.S. city of Las Vegas and Monterrey in northern Mexico, authorities said on Monday....
06:17, 05/07/2019

Private collectors key to boosting Russia’s art market Private collectors have become key players in Russia’s art market at a time when sanctions and economic woes have pushed culture down the Kremlin’s agenda...
09:34, 06/02/2019

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
02:34, 07/13/2019

What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug violations. Prison corporations now are being targeted for reproval by lenders and candidates hoping to defeat President Donald Trump, whose administrat...
18:34, 07/17/2019

$100,000-a-night private island resort opens A luxurious private resort stretching across an island in the western Philippines has opened for business. But with a price tag of $100,000 a night, Banwa Private Island is among the most expensive getaways anywhere in the world....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Some robocall blockers sent private data without permission As helpful as robocall blocking tools can be, they can sometimes create their own problems. NCC Group security researcher Dan Hastings has found that some of the more popular robocall blocking apps have been sending data to outside analytics firms w......
05:17, 08/11/2019

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has led Germany since 2005....
02:34, 07/14/2019

| Private jet crashes in Mexico, 14 feared dead The wreckage of a private jet that was flying from Las Vegas to Monterrey, in northern Mexico, has been found, an official says, after the plane disappeared with 14 people believed to be on board....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Will private companies beat NASA to the Moon? With private companies setting their sights on sending humans to the moon in the near future, it's possible that one could touch down on the lunar surface before NASA astronauts do....
12:51, 08/02/2019

No, Joe Biden's healthcare plan won't let you keep your private insurance This week, Joe Biden released his healthcare plan. The proposal aims to "protect and build on Obamacare," most notably by creating a public option, which would allow anyone to buy into a government-sponsored plan....
01:00, 07/20/2019

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and change. We look at how private banking has evolved, and what the future holds for an industry that has ne...
21:17, 04/28/2019

BlackRock Fund's First Big Private-Equity Deal Is a Sign of What's to Come BlackRock’s private-equity fund hopes its deal for a stake in Authentic Brands will be the first in a series that will help the firm close the gap with private-equity rivals, and drive momentum for a fund designed to hold stakes for the long haul....
17:56, 08/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Digital Colony, EQT to take Zayo private for $8.2 bln in cash U.S. communications infrastructure provider Zayo Group Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it has agreed to be taken private by investment firms Digital Colony Partners LP and EQT for about $8.2 billion in cash....
18:51, 05/08/2019

FBI raids Jeffrey Epstein's private Caribbean island Expert says financier’s death may reduce legal issues with evidence as search beginsThe FBI has raided Jeffrey Epstein’s private island in the Caribbean, in a further sign the death of the financier will not halt scrutiny of his alleged sex trafficking crimes.Mobile phone footage broadcast by NBC n...
23:51, 08/13/2019

Experts weigh in on Apple's private sign-in feature Apple's WWDC 2019 was full of announcements, but few of them garnered as big a cheer from the crowd as when Sign in with Apple was introduced. The feature, which lets people use their Apple IDs to sign up for sites and services on the web, is being t......
01:51, 06/05/2019

Second ex-Senate aide charged in posting private data WASHINGTON (AP) — A second former aide to Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges that stem from the illegal online posting of personal information of five Republican senators who backed Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. Samantha Deforest Davis, who worked as a staff ...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Are ancestry DNA tests private? What you’re giving away with a tube of spit Commercial DNA tests can help you learn about your family, but they also expose you and your relatives to a vast industry that wants to read your genes....
17:17, 05/12/2019

Asia: Chinese private equity’s force of nature Fred Hu, former Goldman rainmaker extraordinaire, now runs one of the most exciting names in Chinese investment. He explains to Euromoney what makes Primavera Capital different and what the trade war means for business....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Cruise line's $250 million private island opens Thanks to a $250 million transformation, Royal Caribbean's once-sleepy private island retreat in the Bahamas is offering eye-opening travel amenities to its cruise passengers....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Bezos to unveil private space company secrets Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon and the world's richest man, is set to bring his private space firm out of the dark at an event on Thursday....
12:17, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
22:51, 07/13/2019

Kansas Wants to Ship Its Inmates Off to Private Prisons in Arizona The Kansas prison system is in shambles. And rather than reform or fix it, the state is now poised to push prisoners off to a controversial private prison company and its facilities in Arizona....
04:17, 06/07/2019

Private banking architects: Jürg Zeltner – the pioneer of the CIO Jürg Zeltner, former chief executive of UBS Wealth Management, explains how the chief investment office was born out of chaos. Its introduction shifted not just UBS but the whole private banking industry to a model of professionalism....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday clarified her position on private health insurance after a standout debate performance that her campaign said drew a surge of financial contributions....
17:17, 06/28/2019

Top Obama adviser: 'The fact is' people don't want to get rid of private insurance Former Obama adviser and current CNN political commentator David Axelrod called it a "fact" that Americans don't want a single-payer health care system....
19:17, 07/31/2019

SunTrust to stop financing private U.S. prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with the Trump administration's policies....
23:00, 07/08/2019

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days with the first mission coming as early as next year....
18:34, 06/07/2019

Crunch Fitness sold to TPG private-equity firm Crunch Fitness — the quirky gym chain known for classes like “Ass & Abs” — said Monday it has been sold to buyout firm TPG. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but with backing from the private-equity firm’s TPG Growth unit, Crunch plans to double its footprint over the next five years, Crunch Chie...
06:34, 07/02/2019

WestJet shareholders approve private equity buyout Shareholders of WestJet Airlines on Tuesday voted in favor of its deal to be acquired by billionaire Gerry Schwartz's private equity firm Onex Corp for C$3.5 billion....
02:17, 07/24/2019

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles of cross-border business and who can leverage their retail or investment banking connections. Technology investments are crucial, but the competitive la...
18:00, 05/24/2019

New Mexico city allows construction of private border wall A New Mexico city is allowing construction to resume of a privately funded barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border following questions about its permit....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson’s Bay gets offer to go private A group of shareholders, including Hudson’s Bay Co.’s executive chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal. Under the terms of the deal, Hudson’s Bay shareholders will receive C$9.45 per share, representing a premium of 48 percent to...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Goldman Sachs combining its private-investing units - WSJ Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is combining its private-investing arms, with the resulting new division to have about $140 billion in assets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter....
23:34, 06/16/2019

Private Sector Will Now Be Able To Compete For Defence Ministry's Awards Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has accorded approval to allow private firms to compete with ordnance factories and defence PSUs for the Raksha Mantri's Awards for Excellence, officials said on......
08:34, 07/17/2019

Dead whales towed to remote private beaches to rot Scientists say there's a spike in dead gray whales along the U.S. West Coast. So many dead gray whales are washing ashore officials are asking coastal residents to allow the rotting carcasses to be moved to their private beaches. (July 11)        ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. private sector adds fewest jobs in May since 2010: ADP U.S. private employers added 27,000 jobs in May, well below economists' expectations and the smallest monthly gain in more than nine years, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Kamala Harris's statements on private insurance are incoherent Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., made an attempt to "clarify" her remarks calling for eliminating private insurance, but in the process, she just created more confusion....
16:51, 05/13/2019

Goldman Sachs to Combine Private-Investing Arms Goldman Sachs is pulling together four separate units that invest in private companies, real estate and other hard-to-access deals, creating a new unit....
06:17, 06/17/2019

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety....
23:00, 06/21/2019

US private equity group snaps up Cobham in £4bn deal UK defence and aerospace supplier to be bought by Advent in latest foreign takeoverCobham, the UK aerospace and defence supplier, has agreed to be bought by the US private equity firm Advent International in a £4bn cash deal.Shareholders in Cobham will receive 165p for each of their shares – 34% mor...
13:17, 07/25/2019

Private investigator joins search for Savannah Spurlock GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The family of missing Richmond woman Savannah Spurlock says that a private investigator is now helping them in the case. Spurlock was seen leaving a Lexington bar in the early morning hours of January 4 with three men, two of which were seen on surveillance video ...
03:17, 06/28/2019

Grenfell supplier secures private equity backing One of the suppliers of materials to Grenfell Tower has signed a multimillion pound deal that involves a European investment fund buying out its founding shareholder....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s private island always had topless girls: ex-IT guy A former IT guy who worked for Jeffrey Epstein said he quit over concerns about the hordes of topless underage women who frequented the wealthy sex offender’s private Caribbean island, according to a new report. Steve Scully got an inside look into Epstein’s disturbing lifestyle and biza...
17:51, 07/18/2019

Carlyle's Profit Rises; Private-Equity Funds Appreciate 5% Private-equity firm Carlyle Group posted a stronger profit in the latest quarter, but profits that could be returned to shareholders fell as the relative recentness of its investments meant fewer fees related to gains on asset sales....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Canada's WestJet to be taken private in C$3.5 billion cash deal Canada's second biggest carrier WestJet Airlines Ltd on Monday accepted a C$3.53 billion ($2.63 billion) buyout offer from private equity fund Onex Corp, ending a two-month long strategic review....
16:34, 05/13/2019

Elizabeth Warren announces plan to ban private prisons Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveiled a plan Friday to ban private U.S. prisons and detention centers and hold current contractors more accountable for prisoner treatment and conditions....
22:00, 06/21/2019

Ultra-private Tor browser officially arrives on Android VPNs and incognito modes can help, but if you want to jump to a whole 'nother privacy level, there's the infamous Tor Browser. It has finally come out of beta and arrived on Android in a stable release, the Tor Project announced. That will make it a......
09:34, 05/22/2019

Don't laugh at Democrats on healthcare. Private insurance is a catastrophe It's funny to watch the Democratic presidential candidates on the debate stage Thursday as they tried to out-liberal each other on how to fix healthcare but the issue itself isn't a joke. And that Democrats are debating it is a good thing....
05:51, 06/28/2019

Chile to push both private and public investment in lithium Chilean Mining Minister Baldo Prokurica said on Tuesday the government of the South American mining powerhouse would favor neither private nor state investment as it seeks to ratchet up output of its world-leading reserves of ultralight battery metal lithium....
19:00, 06/11/2019

New VA rules allow more veterans to see private doctors, urgent care Starting Thursday, more U.S. veterans will be able to start seeing private doctors -- as part of a new law born out of scandal five years ago when some vets died because they couldn't get appointments at VA centers....
13:17, 06/06/2019

Sotheby’s Auction House to Be Taken Private in $3.7 Billion Sale Patrick Drahi’s acquisition of the auction house, which has struggled to turn a profit recently, will return it to private ownership after 31 years of being publicly traded....
18:17, 06/17/2019

Bank of America Cut Off Private Prisons Weeks After Lending to One Bank of America said last week it would stop dealing with private prisons. What it didn’t say: it had recently agreed to lend $90 million to one of the largest companies in the business through 2024....
15:51, 07/02/2019

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Woodford hires bankers to sell private stakes Britain's best-known fund manager is close to hiring bankers to sell a portfolio of private company holdings as part of a rescue bid aimed at raising hundreds of millions of pounds....
00:51, 06/26/2019

Goldman Sachs combining its private-investing units: WSJ Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is combining its private-investing arms, with the resulting new division to have about $140 billion in assets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter....
04:51, 06/17/2019

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Why Kendall Jenner keeps 'sacred' relationship with Ben Simmons private While “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” audiences have seen bits and pieces of Kendall Jenner‘s life over the years, her relationship with 76ers point guard Ben Simmons is something she strives to keep out of the public eye....
17:17, 05/20/2019

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks in bid to boost connectivity Cuba announced on Wednesday it would legalize private Wi-Fi networks to access the internet and connect computers, as well as allow imports of equipment like routers in another step toward expanding connectivity on the Communist-run island....
04:17, 05/30/2019

Your Fake Email Isn't Keeping Your Health App Data Private Apps that store sensitive health data aren’t rare anymore. Besides the apps from my actual health providers (which have to comply with HIPAA laws), I’ve used apps that track my weight, my fitness habits, my mental health, my periods, and more. In many cases, the apps are sharing or selling your data...
07:34, 05/18/2019

Why Private Equity’s Biggest Names Are Getting Into a Small-Loan Backwater In finance, boring and safe often go together. There could hardly be a more boring category name than business development companies (BDCs), or a more boring role than their original business model: turning money from mom-and-pop investors into loans to small and family-owned Main Street businesses....
23:00, 06/11/2019

For Crucial Mid-Level Bureaucracy, Centre To Hire 40 Private Specialists The Centre has decided to appoint 40 private sector specialists at the posts of Deputy Secretary and Director, considered as crucial decision-making levels in the bureaucratic hierarchy, the Lok Sabha......
11:17, 07/03/2019

Oversight committee OKs subpoena on White House use of private email The House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Thursday authorized a subpoena of records in the panel's investigation into the White House's alleged use of private email for government business....
21:00, 07/25/2019

Farage calls for private health firms to 'relieve burden on NHS' Brexit party leader also defends anti-immigrant posters and says UK should limit efforts to curb global warmingNigel Farage has said private health companies should “relieve the burden” of the NHS, the UK ought to limit efforts to curb global warming, and defended anti-immigrant posters, as the rapi...
14:34, 05/12/2019

Private equity firm TPG looking to buy Capital Senior Living - Bloomberg Private equity firm TPG is looking to acquire senior living communities operator Capital Senior Living Corp, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
18:17, 05/31/2019

‘Medicare-for-all’ sponsor says plan would gut 1 million private insurance jobs Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the lead House sponsor of the sweeping “Medicare-for-all” health care plan, said this week that her proposed program would force about 1 million employees of private health insurance companies out of their jobs. ...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Congress Slams Centre Over Appointment Of Officials From Private Sector The Congress today hit out at the BJP-led NDA government over its reported appointment of joint secretaries from the private sector without reservation and asked if it is fine to "sideline the......
12:17, 06/14/2019

NASA Is Working With Private Companies to Go Back to the Moon. That’s Riskier Than it Seems NASA will never be listed on NASDAQ. It’s already a wholly owned subsidiary of, well, all of us—which is the way it’s supposed to be with taxpayer-funded government agencies. But you could be forgiven for thinking that the full name of NASA is actually NASA, Inc., what with all the...
00:17, 08/01/2019

New trade minister Liz Truss had private talks in US with libertarian groups Fears for weakening of UK’s food safety and animal welfare standards in any deal with AmericaThe cabinet minister in charge of negotiating a new US trade deal met with a series of rightwing American thinktanks to discuss deregulation and the benefits of “Reaganomics”, new documents have revealed.Liz...
00:17, 08/05/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Gets Private Jet, AIIMS Treatment For Girl With Tumor In the midst of high-pitched campaigning for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today extended a helping hand to a girl diagnosed with tumor in Uttar......
20:34, 05/11/2019

Need To Boost Private Sector Participation In Affordable Housing, Say Experts Budget 2019 expectation: Credit ratings agency CARE Ratings said, in a report listing its expectations from the Budget 2019-20 dated June 25, it expects additional allocation for the Pradhan Mantri......
21:51, 06/25/2019

Cuba Expands Internet Access to Private Homes and Businesses While Cuba went online in the 1990s, it has lagged behind much of the world in the race toward greater connectivity. For years, access remained prohibitively expensive and tightly controlled....
01:17, 07/30/2019

Free daily HIV prevention pills will soon be available to private insurance holders The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force gave PrEP a grade A recommendation, meaning insurers will now be obligated to cover the medication at no cost to their policy holders....
22:17, 06/11/2019

Drowned father and daughter mourned in private El Salvador ceremony Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and Angie Valeria were brought to their final rest in ceremony attended by 200 relatives and friendsA Salvadoran man and his young daughter who drowned trying to cross into Texas were brought to their final rest on Monday, a week after a heartbreaking image of their bo...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Societe Generale Private Banking: Building a pan-European footprint Societe Generale has had a presence in Luxembourg since 1893, making it the oldest foreign bank in the Grand Duchy. As well as being one of the market leaders, Societe Generale is now the fifth largest employer in Luxembourg’s thriving and business-oriented financial services industry....
15:34, 05/10/2019

Switching to a 'private cloud' revolutionised how this vital organisation operates The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) is a vital scientific organisation that does important work researching and monitoring aquatic ecosystems. South Africa’s proximity to marine and freshwater environments makes it a great location for such operations, but also brings...
11:51, 05/30/2019

Private astronauts could spend a month in space under new NASA plan As part of its new plan to encourage commercial use of the International Space Station , NASA is opening the orbiting facility to up to two private astronauts per year, the agency announced today (June 7)....
06:00, 06/11/2019

Private-Equity Firm Abraaj Is Fined a Record $315 Million Dubai’s financial regulator imposed its largest-ever penalty on collapsed private-equity firm Abraaj Group for deceiving investors and carrying out unauthorized activities....
17:17, 07/30/2019

Ten people killed when private plane crashes into Texas hangar Ten people were killed on Sunday when their private turboprop airplane crashed into a hangar during takeoff and burst into flames at the municipal airport in Addison, Texas, outside Dallas, an airport official said....
04:17, 07/01/2019

Everything We Know About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Private Christening for Archie It's been almost two months since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their son, Archie Harrison, into the world, which means the child's christening isn't too far......
04:00, 07/02/2019

Missing Las Vegas Private Jet Crashes In Mexico, 13 Feared Dead The wreckage of a private jet that disappeared while flying from Las Vegas to Monterrey, in northern Mexico, was found Monday, with no sign that any of the 13 people on board survived, officials said....
23:34, 05/06/2019

World's Largest Private Collection Of Volkswagen Cars Is Up For Sale Puerto Rico is known for its sandy beaches, mofongo and Pina Coladas, but for the auto enthusiast, it is home to the largest private collection of Volkswagen cars in the world. In fact, over 170......
15:17, 05/09/2019

Bernie Sanders says there's no middle ground on eliminating private insurance As Kamala Harris equivocates on her position on healthcare, Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet: Either you support the elimination of private insurance, or you aren't really for "Medicare for all."...
00:00, 06/29/2019

U.K. Police Have a Message for Crime Victims: Hand Over Your Private Data Privacy and victim advocates criticized the policy, which asks victims and witnesses to consent to searching their electronic devices, or their cases may be dropped....
23:34, 04/29/2019

Lego family, Blackstone take Merlin private in $7.5 billion deal Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone are taking Britain's Merlin private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion....
19:17, 06/28/2019

Private lending can be a good — if risky — way to invest in real estate Tired of flipping? Have no interest in being a landlord? Lending money to builders taking on a flip can be one way to stay in the investing game. But it isn't without its risks....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Head likens criticism of private schools to antisemitic abuse Anthony Wallersteiner, head of Stowe school, under fire for ‘tasteless analogy’The headteacher of a UK public school is under fire for likening criticism of the private education sector to antisemitic abuse.Anthony Wallersteiner, of the £12,000-a-term Stowe school in Buckinghamshire, also said a dec...
13:17, 05/11/2019

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New Mexico....
01:51, 05/29/2019

John Singleton to be laid to rest at private service Monday LOS ANGELES (AP) — A representative for John Singleton says the director will be laid to rest in a small, private ceremony on Monday in Los Angeles. The representative says Singleton’s family is planning a public memorial for a later date. No further details were released. The “Boyz N th...
04:17, 05/04/2019

Jean-Georges to open private eatery in NYC’s priciest condo Let them eat multicourse meals! Jean-Georges Vongerichten will operate the residents-only restaurant at 220 Central Park South, The Post has exclusively learned. Public records show permits for a 54-seat eatery on the second floor of the ritzy condo building on 59th Street near Columbus Circle. Cita...
01:17, 07/31/2019

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to spy on encrypted communication, whether it’s text chats or calls. The same goes for the British spies at GCHQ, who proposed back in November tha...
02:00, 05/31/2019

'The selling of an election': how private firms compromised midterms security Georgia’s voting machines and online registration were almost entirely managed by private companies, raising security concernsPrivate companies had near-complete control over Georgia’s elections for the 2018 midterms and posed a serious security risk, according to testimony and documents revealed du...
00:51, 08/02/2019

Former Abraaj Private-Equity Executive Pleads Guilty to Fraud A former Abraaj Group executive pleaded guilty in New York to engaging in racketeering and fraud at what was once the world’s largest emerging-markets private-equity firm....
20:51, 06/28/2019

Japan’s private rocket reaches outer space for first time TOKYO — A Japanese aerospace startup funded by a former internet maverick has successfully launched a small rocket into space. Interstellar Technology Inc. says the unmanned MOMO-3 rocket has exceeded 60 miles in altitude before falling into the Pacific Ocean. The company says it proves that a rocke...
09:51, 05/04/2019

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
05:17, 06/03/2019

Chrome now prevents sites from checking for private browsing mode As promised, Google is ready to make websites respect Incognito mode whether they like it or not. The company has released Chrome 76 for Linux, Mac and Windows, closing a loophole that let sites detect private browsing by looking for the presence of......
01:51, 07/31/2019

Societe Generale Private Banking (SGPB): Embracing phygitalization Over the last five decades, Societe Generale has been synonymous with innovation, says Jean-François Mazaud, Head of the group’s private banking unit (SGPB)....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Merkel's health is a private matter, Germans say after shaking bouts Most Germans believe Angela Merkel's health is a private matter, a poll showed on Saturday, after the chancellor suffered the latest in a series of shaking episodes this week that have raised questions about whether she should give an explanation....
18:34, 07/13/2019

Chamber CEO's Rare Washington Perk: Private Jet Service, Even for Vacations Thomas Donohue, the CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, enjoys a perk unique among the biggest Washington trade groups: the use of a private jet for both business and vacation....
16:17, 06/06/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s computers seized during FBI raid on private island Drone video shows FBI agents and NYPD cops seizing computer equipment from Jeffrey Epstein‘s mansion on a private island in the Caribbean, according to a report Tuesday. The video was shot Monday during a raid on Little St. James, the 70-acre island Epstein owned in the US Virgin Islands, CNBC...
22:17, 08/13/2019

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users (credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database was not compromised, we have identified privileged Web requests that the attacker made that could ha...
01:51, 05/18/2019

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...
21:51, 07/11/2019

Hedge fund urges Madame Tussauds operator to go private A large investor in the operator of Madame Tussauds is waxing nostalgic about the company’s days as a private entity. Activist hedge fund ValueAct is urging the company behind the maker of Meghan Markle and Arianna Grande wax figurines to pursue a deal to take itself private, saying a going-private ...
01:17, 05/24/2019

The Gates Foundation Is Filling Its Coffers With Profits From Private Prisons For soulless ghouls who view the bottom line as superior to basic human rights, for-profit prisons are an apt investment, one that the investment arm of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation just increased its stake in.Read more......
22:51, 07/23/2019

Poland's parliament speaker resigns over private flights scandal Poland's parliament speaker said on Thursday he would resign after it was revealed that he used government aircraft for private trips, suggesting the ruling nationalists aimed to defuse a scandal that could affect their re-election campaign....
17:00, 08/08/2019

NASA could see more delays for SpaceX and Boeing private space flights When NASA awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts to develop vehicles that can take astronauts to the ISS, it was hoping they'll be done by 2017. Unfortunately, both companies grappled with technical challenges that forced them to delay their timelines.......
15:17, 06/21/2019

Toyota Vellfire Luxury MPV Showcased In India At A Private Event Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is likely to be the next automaker to introduce a luxury MPV in India. The Japanese automaker recently showcased the Toyota Vellfire MPV at a private event in the country,......
01:51, 07/19/2019

Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express First Train To Be Run By Private Operators The Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express is set to be the first train to be operated by private players, sources said Monday, indicating that the Railways is going ahead with its 100-day agenda of handing over......
08:17, 07/09/2019

| Da Gama explains Highlands Park's 'private' pre-season plans Highlands Park coach Owen Da Gama says the club are back in pre-season but it will be behind closed doors in order for there to be no distractions from the media....
16:34, 06/17/2019

Blackstone's Profit Drops as Private-Equity Portfolio Lags Blackstone’s second-quarter earnings fell as the value of its private-equity portfolio appreciated less than the broader market, but the portion of profits it could return to shareholders ticked up....
21:17, 07/18/2019

Fortress Becomes Japan's Biggest Private Apartment Landlord With $1 Billion Bet Fortress Investment Group is buying dated units on the outskirts of big Japanese cities—and in the process it has become the largest private owner of apartments in Japan....
16:17, 06/18/2019

Kamala Harris: Virtually eliminating private insurance would be 'seamless' Kamala Harris said that the transition for millions of Americans whose private plans would be illegal under a "Medicare for all" single-payer healthcare system would be "seamless."...
21:00, 07/17/2019

UBS creates team to promote private capital markets deals UBS Group has created a private capital markets team to help wealth management clients invest in the burgeoning sector, the Swiss bank said on Wednesday....
16:34, 07/10/2019

Private investigator has spent a decade on Jeffrey Epstein's trail When Detective Michael Fisten hung up his badge after 30 years in law enforcement and started a new career as a private investigator, he thought his first case wouldn't last more than a couple of weeks....
16:00, 07/21/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety....
22:34, 06/21/2019

U.S. Democratic 2020 candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety....
19:17, 06/21/2019

Millions of US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This story is co-published with the Documented news website and newsletterMillions of US taxpayer dollars are being invested into private prison operators invol...
17:00, 07/11/2019

| Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition Nigeria's broadcasting authority shut down private radio and television stations owned by a key opposition figure who hours earlier said his media operations were being targeted in a crackdown....
19:17, 06/07/2019

Private beaches wanted for rotting 40-tonne whale carcasses The number of dead gray whales washing up on the US west coast has reached record levels, prompting authorities to ask landowners to help dispose of them....
18:51, 06/17/2019

The economy is slowing, but not as bad as Wednesday's private payrolls report suggests Economists say while the soft ADP number is an anomaly, they do think the job market is weakening and will worsen if Trump moves forward with tariffs....
19:51, 06/05/2019

Number of private parking tickets issued up by over a million in 12 months News 16 May, 2019 Jump in parking tickets comes after private parking firms requested 6.8 million vehicle keeper records in the last financial year...
13:17, 05/16/2019

Police turn to private doorbell cameras to help catch criminals Authorities in Iowa are asking residents to register their cameras so police can quickly request footage if an incident occurs nearby.       ...
09:17, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay shareholder group proposes C$1.74 bln go-private deal A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
17:17, 06/10/2019

Private-Equity Firm Apollo Global to Convert to a Corporation Apollo Global Management said it would convert to a corporation from a publicly traded partnership, following peers such as KKR and Blackstone Group. Apollo also reported that its private-equity funds appreciated 4.6% in the first quarter....
15:00, 05/02/2019

CORRECTED-Hudson's Bay shareholder group offers to take retailer private for C$1.74 bln A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
17:17, 06/10/2019

Indonesia's capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution Indonesia's capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta's choking air pollution, but experts warned the measures were unlikely to stamp out the problem....
17:34, 08/07/2019

Indexing Giant Vanguard Examining a Push Into Private Equity Vanguard Group has had exploratory discussions with a handful of private-equity firms as the indexing giant considers whether to push further into alternative investments....
17:51, 06/23/2019

Robert Mueller wants to testify in private before Congress, Jerrold Nadler says Special counsel Robert Mueller wants to talk to Congress about his investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 election, but he wants to do it behind closed doors, said Rep. Jerrold Nadler....
14:51, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs combining its private-investing units - WSJ Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is combining its private-investing arms, with the resulting new division to have about $140 billion in assets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter....
07:34, 06/17/2019

Sotheby’s to go private in deal valuing action house at $2.66 billion The gavel has finally dropped on Sotheby’s. After six years of prodding from hard-charging billionaire Dan Loeb, the famed auction house has agreed to be taken private by French media titan Patrick Drahi — a deal that values Sotheby’s at $2.66 billion and ends its 31-year run as a public company. Dr...
20:51, 06/17/2019

Private jet service JetSmarter agrees to $3 million arbitration settlement JetSmarter has reached an agreement to settle claims made by some of its members that the company engaged in unfair and deceptive practices, according to a settlement notice....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Apple Is Testing Private Web Ads on Safari So You Feel Less Creeped Out While Shopping Ads are the bane of the internet. On top of being an eyesore, by now everyone’s had that experience of googling an item, only to find targeted ads for that same product follow you across the web. It’s creepy, and today, Apple announced in a blog post that it’s working on a way to make the ads you se...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Railways Gets Rs 65,837 Crore, Budget Focus On Public-Private Partnership Railways received a budgetary allocation of Rs 65,837 crore and highest ever outlay for capital expenditure amounting to Rs 1.60 lakh crore in the Budget for the year 2019-20 presented on Friday,......
23:17, 07/05/2019

Private firms issue 86% of councils' 250,000 fines for dropping litter Rise in number of local authorities using companies to police streets for littering The number of litter fines issued by councils has almost quadrupled in six years, with more than 250,000 handed out last year.The rise coincides with a growth in the number of local authorities in England and Wales e...
11:34, 08/17/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Proposes Public-Private Partnership For Railways Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today proposed public-private partnerships in Railways to build more tracks and increase connectivity across the country....
08:51, 07/05/2019

Art Collector Patrick Drahi to Take Sotheby's Private in $2.7 Billion Deal French billionaire Patrick Drahi is buying Sotheby’s for $2.7 billion, ending the storied auction house’s 31-year run as a public company as it seeks to expand its digital business....
22:34, 06/17/2019

Flying Solo: How One Lucky Man Got Private Jet Experience On Delta Flight Having your flight rescheduled is usually a negative experience. But Vincent Peone's led to one of the most noteworthy travel moments of his life. Peone ended up being the only passenger on his Delta......
01:51, 08/14/2019

Private funeral mass held for granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy A private funeral mass was held on Monday for the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, who died last week after being found unresponsive at the family's compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, a family spokesman said....
14:34, 08/06/2019

Microsoft admitted to private Linux developer security list Linux developers recognize Microsoft's contributions to Linux and security -- by letting the company's Linux developers in its closed linux-distro security list....
03:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 3-SunTrust to stop financing private U.S. prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with the Trump administration's policies....
01:17, 07/09/2019

Royal baby Archie christened at private Windsor ceremony The youngest member of Britain’s royal family, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, has been christened at Windsor Castle in a private ceremony — too private for some royal fans...
20:17, 07/06/2019

Fraud, private jets and a Lamborghini: 10 televangelists who have faced controversy From buying a Lamborghini as an anniversary gift to turning away hurricane evacuees, these televangelists have caught flak.        ...
21:17, 06/17/2019

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17:34, 05/26/2019

Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers Instagram has accidentally leaked the private information of 49 million of its users, including major influencers and bloggers. A huge database containing details about celebrities, influencers and brand accounts was recently discovered online and anyone could access it. How was the leak discovered?...
01:00, 05/22/2019

GTA Online's Casino Will Have Horse Racing, Private Arcades, And Penthouses GTA Online’s casino update launches July 23. The update is about the opening of the Diamond Casino & Resort in Los Santos. Rockstar has revealed more information about the long-teased update via a separate website, a first for GTA Online expansions. The update sounds ambitious and potentially ve...
20:34, 07/18/2019

Elizabeth Warren attacks the private equity industry with new regulation proposals Warren wants to make private equity firms responsible for debts and pension obligations of companies they buy and change executive compensation rules to ensure that bankers who profit from speculative bets also assume risk if their bets go bust....
16:00, 07/18/2019