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US conducts criminal investigation into Facebook's data deals

5 days ago   |   Engadget   |   7 articles

Investigations into Facebook's data handling keep piling up. The New York Times has learned that federal prosecutors are in the midst of a criminal investigation into the data...
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Machine Learning Targets the Opioid Crisis

Machine Learning Targets the Opioid Crisis

25 days ago   |   Information Week

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital recognized that the same kind of machine learning concepts used for cybersecurity could be used to fight the opioid crisis.
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Following backlash, Amazon might back out of New York-based HQ 2 plans

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   9 articles

Amazon is said to be having second thoughts about its plan to set up a second headquarters in New York City following significant pushback from politicians and residents...
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Lyft agrees to pay its drivers the minimum wage in New York

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Following new laws introduced last year, Lyft has agreed to pay its drivers the minimum wage in New York, a union representing the drivers said. The law stipulates that...
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New York investigates Apple's Group FaceTime privacy bug

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   6 articles

You knew it was just a matter of time before Apple's Group FaceTime 'eavesdropping' bug drew the attention of politicians. New York Attorney General Letitia James has launched...
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Judge blocks NYC law requiring Airbnb to share host data

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

A federal judge has issued an injunction against a New York City law that would require home-sharing companies like Airbnb and HomeAway to provide detailed information to the...
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New York sets tougher standards for marketing internet speeds

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget

New York isn't just asking Charter to clean up its act. The state has reached a settlement with Altice , Frontier, RCN and Engadget parent company Verizon that will have them...
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Sprint will pay New York $330 million over unpaid taxes

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Sprint is about to write New York state a very, very large check. The carrier has agreed to pay New York $330 million in a settlement over claims it avoided collecting certain...
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Charter agrees to $174 million settlement for poor service in New York

3 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

The New York attorney general's office has reached a settlement with Charter Communications for providing its customers with insufficient internet services. Under the...
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Google puts $1 billion towards new NYC campus

3 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   8 articles

Google announced today that it's investing more than $1 billion in New York City in order to establish a new campus. The move would create a 1.7 million square-foot campus and...
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Apple powers up the iMac with more cores and options

Apple powers up the iMac with more cores and options

Apple has announced upgraded standard processors plus new graphics options for the retina display versions of the iMac. The updates are aimed at bridging the gap between the... Read more ...

Microsoft Whiteboard comes to Teams meetings in preview

Microsoft Whiteboard comes to Teams meetings in preview

Teams and Whiteboard go hand-in-hand. Microsoft Teams and Whiteboard are cozying up as part of a slew of features announced by Microsoft today . Read more ...

‘Toy Story 4' Trailer Takes Woody's Gang on a Crazy Adventure

‘Toy Story 4' Trailer Takes Woody's Gang on a Crazy Adventure

Woody and company are back: The playroom objects go on the ultimate adventure to rescue their friend, Forky, in Toy Story 4. Disney-Pixar released the movie's first full-length... Read more ...

Nintendo gaming phone rumor seems far-fetched - but then so did Switch

Nintendo gaming phone rumor seems far-fetched - but then so did Switch

By now, Nintendo's mobile ambitions are pretty clear. For the past few years, Nintendo has been bringing a number of its franchises to mobile devices, and it's been... Read more ...

HP built a better version of the Oculus Rift

HP built a better version of the Oculus Rift

HP honestly isn't generally a brand most associate with being at the cutting edge of new technologies, but the company's new HP Reverb is probably the best PC-powered consumer... Read more ...

Blackout to go? Call of Duty: Mobile is coming this summer

Blackout to go? Call of Duty: Mobile is coming this summer

Activision and Tencent have partnered to create Call of Duty: Mobile, a free-to-play version of the popular shooter franchise that will be available on iOS and Android devices... Read more ...

Aluminum manufacturing giant Norsk Hydro shut down by ransomware

Aluminum manufacturing giant Norsk Hydro shut down by ransomware

Norsk Hydro, one of the largest global aluminum manufacturers, has confirmed its operations have been disrupted by a ransomware attack. The Oslo, Norway-based company said in a... Read more ...

Apple announces 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac ‘Coffee Lake' processor hardware...

Apple announces 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac ‘Coffee Lake' processor hardware refresh

Apple's iPad Air and iPad Mini aren't the only older Apple products getting a hardware refresh. The tech giant has announced that both its 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac models are... Read more ...

Daily Deals: 256GB Switch Memory Card for $39.99

Daily Deals: 256GB Switch Memory Card for $39.99

Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For... Read more ...

Firefox 66 is here, and it'll put an end to annoying autoplaying videos

Firefox 66 is here, and it'll put an end to annoying autoplaying videos

Mozilla has begun rolling out Firefox 66, which now gives you the ability to block autoplaying content by default so you're not startled while you browse. Videos that are muted... Read more ...