Spotify currently down for many users; second outage in two weeks

Update: Spotify has said: “Something’s not quite right, and we’re looking into it. Thanks for your reports!” It’s not just you: Spotify is facing an ongoing outage that is affecting many of its users around the world. According to posts o.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailJan 30th, 2023

Amazon to cut another 9,000 jobs

The online retail giant said the positions would be closed "in the next few weeks"......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News1 hr. 41 min. ago

Update adds 8BitDo controller support for Apple devices

Due to recent software updates, gaming controllers from 8BitDo now natively support Apple devices on the most recent operating systems.8BitDo Lite SEThe company makes multiple gaming controllers and now supports Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Users.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News6 hr. 41 min. ago

Twitter"s deadline to move away from text-based 2FA is today

Twitter's deadline for free users to switch away from text-based two-factor authentication unless they pay for Twitter Blue has arrived. Here's how to adjust your account.Twitter's logoIn February, Twitter declared it was making a major change to how.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 19th, 2023

The best antivirus for Mac is none at all

The online world is still a dangerous place, but while antivirus providers are trying to sell you subscriptions for their wares, macOS is still secure enough for users to resist the products. The best antivirus for Mac is a combo of existing protecti.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 18th, 2023

Midjourney v5 language model update adds realism to human hands

The Midjourney v5 language model update is surprising users with its quality updates to the text-to-art generator......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 18th, 2023

Google tells users of some Android phones: Nuke voice calling to avoid infection

If your device runs Exynos chips, be very, very concerned. Enlarge / Images of the Samsung Galaxy S21, which runs with an Exynos chipset. (credit: Samsung) Google is urging owners of certain Android phones to take urgent.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 18th, 2023

Meta rolls out paid verification option for Facebook and Instagram users in US

Facebook and Instagram users in the United States will soon be able to pay to get a coveted blue check on their account......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Facebook also launches blue-check Verified program

Meta's Facebook is rolling out its own verification program to users that gives access to a blue check mark and exclusive features, very similar to Twitter's paid offering.Meta VerifiedThe company announced the subscription service in February, and i.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Apple"s AI future, Spotify vs. Apple Music, Samsung"s moon controversy

On this week's episode of the AppleInsider Podcast, your hosts discuss the possibility that Siri could get some help from GPT-like technology, Spotify's eventual HiFi tier, and talk about Samsung's moon photo controversy.Siri's intelligence could get.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

New infosec products of the week: March 17, 2023

Here’s a look at the most interesting products from the past week, featuring releases from Atakama, Elevate Security, Hornetsecurity, HYPR, and ReversingLabs. Hornetsecurity VM Backup V9 protects users against ransomware threats VM Backup V9 has an.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Splunk Your Way with BlueVoyant help users streamline cyber threat detection

BlueVoyant has enhanced Splunk capabilities, with end-to-end consulting, implementation, and Managed Detection & Response (MDR) services. With the increasing adoption of cloud technologies, organizations face a complex and rapidly evolving threat lan.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

PowerPoint will use ChatGPT to create entire slideshows for you

At an event dubbed The Future of Work with AI, Microsoft outlined how its products can help its users and enhance their work, both now and in the future......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

5 jaw-dropping things GPT-4 can do that ChatGPT couldn"t

In the first day after it was unveiled, GPT-4 stunned many users in early tests and a company demo with its ability to draft lawsuits, pass standardized exams and build a working website from a hand-drawn sketch......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

BenQ PD2725U review: Not even close to a Studio Display substitute

The 27-inch, 4K BenQ PD2725U monitor is advertised as a "Mac compatible" display, and it worked with our MacBook Air with M2 — but it's clear this display wasn't designed for Mac users.BenQ PD2725UThe obvious thing worth pointing out is that this i.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Hornetsecurity VM Backup V9 protects users against ransomware threats

Hornetsecurity launched VM Backup V9 – the newest version of its virtual machine (VM) backup, replication and recovery solution. This latest iteration offers ransomware protection leveraging immutable cloud storage on Wasabi and Amazon S3, with Mic.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

How to cancel Spotify Premium on your desktop or iOS device

Spotify Premium is one of the best music streaming services in the world. But should you ever want to cancel your subscription, it's easy. Here's how......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Studio Display 16.4 beta 4 firmware now available

Apple has released the fourth Studio Display firmware beta for version 16.4.Studio Display 16.4 firmware beta 4The beta cycle for iOS 16.4 and macOS Ventura 13.3 is on its fourth release. Users with the beta installed on a Mac connected to the Studio.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Why game archivists are dreading this month’s 3DS/Wii U eShop shutdown

Industry lobbying against remote access leaves researchers cut off from game archives. Enlarge / The end is coming for two of Nintendo's digital storefronts. In just a few weeks, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U owners will final.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

GPT-4 created a playable version of Pong in under 60 seconds

GPT-4 users are already discovering that the new AI model can spit out working code for games like Pong in an instant......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Inside the world of trade-in iPhones and huge profits

Trading in an old iPhone always gets users a hefty discount on the price of a new one, but firms don't just do trade-ins for the sake of the planet.True, Apple has its iPhone recycling technology, but that's for when a phone can't be reused or resold.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023