Microsoft will shut down the Cortana iOS and Android apps in 2021

  • July 31, 2020
We already knew Cortana’s days as a consumer-facing digital assistant were numbered after Microsoft said earlier this year it would remove the AI from its Android launcher app. But the company has now detailed additional cuts that users are likely to…

Trump admin will reportedly force ByteDance to sell TikTok

  • July 31, 2020
It looks like Donald Trump is about to make good on his promise to go after TikTok. The Trump administration will soon force ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns TikTok, to sell the app to a U.S. owner, Bloomberg reports.And there’s already one t…

Tampa teenager and two others arrested for Twitter Bitcoin hack

  • July 31, 2020
Authorities in Tampa, Florida have arrested 17-year-old Graham Clark for being the alleged “mastermind” behind the Twitter Bitcoin hack that targeted several high-profile accounts on July 15th, 2020.Two other individuals were also charged for their a…

GM will help EVgo install 2,700 EV fast chargers across the US

  • July 31, 2020
The logic is pretty simple: the more fast chargers there are for electric vehicles, the easier it’ll be for people to find one. And the less painless it is to locate a fast charger, the more likely people are to buy an EV in the first place. At least…

Facebook adds official music videos to News Feed and Watch

  • July 31, 2020
Beginning today, Facebook users in the US can watch official music videos on Facebook. The music videos will appear in the News Feed, and Facebook is launching a Music section in Facebook Watch, where you can explore videos by genre, artist or mood.I…

Twitter pins its July 15th breach on a phone spear phishing attack

  • July 31, 2020
Two weeks after a massive breach saw hackers take over some of the most prominent accounts on Twitter — including Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Joe Biden and Bill Gates — the company has published more details about how it happened. While a number of peop…