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Facebook Nudity Case: French Court Issues Mixed Ruling

A French court ruled Thursday that Facebook failed to fulfil its contractual obligations by closing without prior notice the account of a user who posted a photo of a famous 19th-century nude painting. But the Paris civil court also refused to order the company to restore the account or pay damages as requested by the user, a primary school teacher… Read More »

Pixel Users Facing Issues in Receiving Text Messages, Google Promises a Fix

Several Google Pixel phone users have reported that they aren’t able to receive text messages on their handsets. In response to the complaints on its product forums, Google has acknowledged the bug and confirmed a fix is on its way. The issue, as first highlighted by a Verizon subscriber using an Android 8.0 Oreo-running Pixel XL, disables the functionality to receive text messages… Read More »

Google fixes Pixel and Pixel XL freezing issues in the latest security update

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones had been plagued by many issues since their release last fall. A small percentage of these problems were caused during the manufacturing process, while others, most of them, were addressed via software updates. A rather long thread on Google’s product forums contains the reports of many Pixel and Pixel XL owners who… Read More »

HP Admits Conexant Audio Driver Was Logging Keystrokes on Its Laptops, Issues Fix

If you think that by covering your laptop’s webcam and using your OS in safe mode will ensure that you are not being monitored via your PC or laptop, you should think twice. There are a multiple ways to do that and one of them is keystroke logging, which is essentially a surveillance technology to record the keystrokes… Read More »

HP Admits Conexant Audio Driver Was Logging Keystrokes on Its Laptops, Issues Fix

If you think that by covering your laptop’s webcam and using your OS in safe mode will ensure that you are not being monitored via your PC or laptop, you should think twice. There are a multiple ways to do that and one of them is keystroke logging, which is essentially a surveillance technology to record the keystrokes… Read More »

Takata says latest U.S. recall investigative; cost issues still unresolved

Japan’s Takata Corp (7312.T) declared nearly 14 million air bag inflators defective as part of an expanded U.S. recall, but it said it considered the recall investigative, leaving the thorny question of cost-sharing with automakers unresolved. The question of just how much Takata will have to pay for a deepening crisis over potentially deadly airbags has been hanging… Read More »

Target’s managing director says resignation ‘the right thing’ amid accounting issues

Target’s managing director Stuart Machin has resigned, as parent company Wesfarmers investigates claims of accounting issues in its most recent half-year results. Key points: Stuart Machin says moving on “right thing” as accounting issues happened on his watch Wesfarmers launches comprehensive investigation into accounting problems Target reportedly agreed to give suppliers additional rebates in return for higher price… Read More »