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June 13, 2018 8:40 PM Apple’s New App-Privacy Rules Expose Past Loopholes

Previous policies had gaps allowing apps to collect and resell users’ information, including contacts lists and photo locations Apple Inc. is trying to enforce new privacy policies across its vast network of iPhone and iPad apps—and in the process is exposing longstanding gaps that left users’ data vulnerable to abuse. The company has issued new rules 61

June 12, 2018 6:32 PM NBCSN to simulcast Telemundo World Cup game, encroaching Fox

NBCSN to simulcast Telemundo World Cup game, encroaching Fox NBCUniversal stepped up efforts to draw viewers to its Spanish-language World Cup coverage in the United States by scheduling a simulcast on the NBC Sports Network of Sunday's match between Brazil and Switzerland. Fox took over U.S. English-language rights from ESPN for this World Cup. Telemundo 47

June 8, 2018 2:31 PM End of an era: Yahoo Messenger is being shut down next month

One of the web's very first messaging tools, Yahoo Messenger, is being shut down on July 17. (Credit: iStock) One of the web's very first messaging tools is being shut down next month — Yahoo Messenger will be discontinued on July 17. As the web has evolved, the messaging space has become dominated by quite a few apps, chief among them WhatsApp, Messenger 136

June 5, 2018 3:45 AM Apple Unveils Ways to Help Limit iPhone Usage

New ‘Screen Time’ app will provide weekly reports of apps use and set time limits for use of those apps Apple Inc. on Monday unveiled new controls to help people curb the amount of time they spend on iPhones and iPads, as well as allow parents to remotely track and limit their children’s use of those devices—a response to growing societal concern that adults 45

June 1, 2018 5:50 PM Apple looks to expand advertising business with new network for apps

Apple Inc. prides itself on selling devices rather than relying on ads. Now the iPhone maker is looking to expand its digital-advertising business, people familiar with the matter said, as it shifts its growth strategy beyond selling devices toward pushing services on them. Over the past year, Apple has met with Snap Inc., Pinterest Inc. and other companies 141

May 25, 2018 8:58 PM Fertility Apps Are Multiplying. But Are They Reliable?

Apps that help women avoid pregnancy by tracking their fertility are growing in popularity. Some experts, however, are skeptical. More women are counting on their smartphones to help them avoid getting pregnant—a trend that has some experts worried. As people increasingly turn to technology to monitor everything from their sleep to heart palpitations 61

May 25, 2018 2:31 AM Apple blocks Steam's plan to extend its video games to iPhones

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has blocked the plans of the biggest distributor of PC-based video games to extend its reach into iPhones, according to the game distributor, a sign that Apple is serious about protecting its ability to take a cut of digital purchases made inside games on its mobile devices. Steam, the dominant online store for downloaded 71

May 10, 2018 1:53 PM The Best Guides to Cycling Major Cities—Even Los Angeles

Cheat sheets and timesaving apps for urban sightseers on bicycles, including a London to Paris route that cuts through medieval cities REVOLUTIONS—of the bicycle-wheel sort—have been taking place in cities across the U.S., with bike-sharing programs such as Nice Ride in Minneapolis, CitiBike in New York, and Metro Bikes in car-consumed Los Angeles springing 53

April 27, 2018 2:25 PM Facebook gives parents control on when kids can use app

Facebook is adding a "sleep" mode to its Messenger Kids service to let parents limit when their kids can use it. The company says parents can now specify the times kids aren't allowed on — either as a one-time restriction or something recurring, such as after 9 p.m. every school night. Facebook launched the messaging app aimed at kids under 13 in December 359

April 24, 2018 2:17 PM New York City Adventures at Your Fingertips With New App

Live.XYZ, a free map app, points you in the right direction for real-time events—most of the time Does anyone remember the Hagstrom New York City 5-Borough Atlas? As an urban explorer in the 1990s, it was among my most treasured possessions: The entire city, spiral-bound, mapped and laminated. Then came Google Maps, the great leap forward. And now? I recently 71