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PayPal stole users’ money after freezing, seizing funds, lawsuit alleges

User policies “cannot be used as a ‘license to steal.’” Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek) PayPal is facing a class-action lawsuit alleging that the digital payments company violated racketeering laws by free.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJan 14th, 2022

League of Legends Twitch Channel Hits 1Bn Views

Riot Games’ Twitch channel, has hit the 1-billion-viewer mark. The channel, which primarily streams League of Legends matches, is the first of its kind to have so many views. Unlike YouTube channels, Twitch channels show the number of users watch.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

Instagram’s Value Jumped to $100 Billion in 6 Years

Instagram is now worth over $100 billion. When Facebook bought the photo-sharing company in 2012 it was worth 100 times less. Instagram now has 1 billion users every month. Bloomberg analysts expect the company to further grow this year by an extra $.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

Firefox to Alert You If Your Accounts Were Breached

Firefox announced that it plans to integrate a security feature into the web browser that only 1Password users can benefit from at the moment. The feature will be called Firefox Monitor. The security tool will be directly connected to Have I Been Pwn.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

Instagram Lite Courts the Developing World

Last week, Instagram hit the 1-billion-user mark and now wants to lure in even more users. The U.S. company silently launched Instagram Lite for the emerging markets. The new app promises to fix many of the issues affecting users in the developing wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

iOS 12 Will Make Your Older iPhone, iPad like New

Apple advises all users to upgrade their devices to the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 12. The tech company claims that the new OS can boost the performance of older iPhones and iPads even if they were first launched in 2013. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

Chisel targets product managers with new platform, raises $1.5M

Chisel aims for its solution to become the primary app for product managers, and to enable users to gather product roadmap data. Chisel aims for its solution to become the primary app for product managers, and to enable users to gather product ro.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated News2 hr. 50 min. ago

How to Post on Instagram from PC

According to Backlinko’s stats, the Instagram app has over 1 billion monthly users. However, there are still some users that access it from their desktops. What if we told you you could upload, edit, delete and even share a post on Instagram throug.....»»

Category: topSource:  techrecipesRelated News2 hr. 50 min. ago

How to Follow Topics on Twitter

Simply put, a Twitter ‘topic’ is exactly what it sounds like: a trend that has further tweets related to it. Twitter users are now able to follow and unfollow whatever topic interests them, from a wide range of topics as well as sub-topics. For i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techrecipesRelated News2 hr. 50 min. ago

Apple stops signing iOS 15.2, blocking downgrade from iOS 15.2.1

Following the release of iOS 15.2.1 earlier this month, Apple on Thursday stopped signing iOS 15.2 for all iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad models. This means that users can no longer downgrade their devices to iOS 15.2. more… The post Apple stop.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

WhatsApp for Desktop adds pause and resume recording voice message feature

WhatsApp for Desktop is bringing the ability to pause and resume when recording a voice message. Not only is it very handy, but users have been asking for improvements in this area for quite some time. more… The post WhatsApp for Desktop adds.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Peacock streaming service expands with 24/7 local news channels

The streaming TV battle continues to intensify as prices increase and users are forced to decide which services to keep and cancel. As part of this, NBCUniversal announced today that it is making a notable addition to its Peacock streaming service:.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

iOS 15.3 Release Candidate and more now available for developers

After just two betas for developers and public beta users, Apple is now rolling out the Release Candidate versions of iOS 15.3, iPadOS 15.3, watchOS 8.4, and tvOS 15.3. This suggests that the updates could be released to the public as soon as someti.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

iOS 15.3 RC fixes Safari bug that gives websites access to browsing history and Google ID data

We recently reported that Apple was working on a fix for a Safari bug that led to the leaking of users’ browsing history and Google ID. Luckily it seems that Apple was able to fix the bug with iOS 15.3 RC and macOS Monterey 12.2 RC, which were.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

HomePod Software 15.3 enables multi-user voice recognition in more countries

Following the release of iOS 15.3 Release Candidate (RC) on Thursday, Apple has also made HomePod Software 15.3 RC available to beta users. According to the update notes, HomePod Software 15.3 enables multi-user voice recognition in India and Italy......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

PSA: Twitter and TikTok are currently down for some users [U]

If you’ve been trying unsuccessfully to access Twitter or TikTok this Thursday night, you’re not alone. Both social networks are currently down for some users around the world. more… The post PSA: Twitter and TikTok are currently.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

‘Potentially harmful’ Instagram content to be less visible; partly tailored to users

“Potentially harmful” Instagram content is defined as posts that don’t directly contravene the company’s posting rules but may still be considered unacceptable by some users. The company has now announced new steps it is taki.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

DirecTV Stream plans now offer unlimited DVR to help offset latest price increase

Last month, DirecTV Stream announced that all users — including those grandfathered into legacy plans — would see a price increase starting in January. As the price increase takes effect, the company does have a bit of good news, announcing.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Here’s why Apple should provide standalone updates for native iOS apps

Apple constantly highlights that iPhone and iPad devices always receive system updates for a long period of time. While this is true, the company sometimes fails to deliver bug fixes and security improvements as quickly as possible to its users beca.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

WhatsApp readying expanded chat migration from Android to iPhone, will require ‘Move to iOS’ app

Samsung users that want to migrate to iPhone can already transfer their WhatsApp chat history with no problem. Now, the app is continuing to develop support to allow all Android users being able to do the same. more… The post WhatsApp readyin.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Google Drive starts warning users about suspicious files

Google has announced on Thursday that it has started warning users when they open potentially suspicious or dangerous files hosted on Google Drive. “We will display a warning banner to help protect [users] and their organization from malware, p.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago