Tag Archives: Own

Become a Guest on Your Own Computer

Q. I have heard that making a guest account on the computer and using it yourself can help stop viruses. Why is this, and how would I go about making an extra account? A. Administrator accounts on a Windows, Mac or Linux computer have the ability to adjust settings, install new programs, change passwords and perform other functions that affect… Read More »

Facebook Said to Form Team to Design Its Own Chips

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook to join other tech giants making effort to develop chips In 2010, Apple started shipping its own chips Google has developed its own artificial intelligence chip as well Facebook is building a team to design its own semiconductors, adding to a trend among technology companies to supply themselves and lower their dependence on chipmakers such as Intel Corp. and Qualcomm, according… Read More »

LG V30 Launch Set for August 31, Gets Leaked in Company’s Own Video Promotion

LG on Tuesday announced the launch date of the V30, it next flagship smartphone. LG had already sent a ‘save the date’ invite last month, and in the latest invite (seen below), it clearly mentions the LG V30 by name. The invite also bears the words ‘Lights. Camera. Action.’ The invite also reiterates the launch event will be in Berlin, Germany, and… Read More »

Facebook Will Let You Give Your Own Definition of ‘Objectionable’ Content

Already facing flak for its censorship policies, Facebook now wants its users to define what is “objectionable”, eventually empowering them to decide how much nudity and violence they are comfortable seeing, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post. These policies help a user understand what type of sharing is allowed on Facebook and what type of content may… Read More »

WikiLeaks Threatens Twitter It Will Start Its Own Micro-Blogging Service

Reacting to Twitter’s permanent ban on Milo Yiannopoulos, the tech editor at conservative news site Breitbart and one of the micro-blogging site’s most offensive users, WikiLeaks has threatened to start its own Twitter because of “cyber feudalism”. In an online exchange of words between WikiLeaks and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, WikiLeaks posted: “We will start a rival service… Read More »

Zimbabwe to print own version of US dollar

Zimbabwe is set to print its own version of the US dollar in order to ease a cash shortage in the country. Central bank governor John Mangudya said the cash, known as bond notes, will be backed by $200m (£140m) support from the Africa Export-Import Bank. The specially-designed two, five, 10 and 20 dollar notes will have the… Read More »

Alter ‘Reaction’ Buttons to Donald Trump, Pokemon, Your Own Face

If you have already grown tired of the new Facebook “reaction” emojis, there’s a new version available — starring Pokemon or Donald Trump in a variety of expressive emotions. The new photo icons are not FBO (“Facebook official”), but released by a private developer. The customized emoji buttons are available via Reaction Packs and can be installed using… Read More »