Could Apple Release Three Phones in 2015?

March 29, 2015 | Tags:

Rumors are circulating that Apple could launch three iPhones this year. It’s been suggested that a plastic-coated 6C would be in development alongside flagship models. Sources apparently told DigitTimes that the phone would bring a return to the 4-inch display. The phone is thought to be in the pipeline alongside the iPhone 6S and 6SPlus. […]

Apple Watch Downloads Appear in App Store

March 28, 2015 | Tags:

Apps featuring Apple Watch support have started to appear in the App Store. A number of popular iOS apps have re-appeared with built-in Apple Watch apps. These downloads include Evernote and Dark Sky. The company has already provided information on a number of the third-party apps that will be made available for the Watch. The […]

Facebook Messenger Opened Up to Third Parties

March 27, 2015 | Tags:

Facebook is opening up its Messenger service to third-party developers to let them add their own functions. The social media giant’s service is now being seen as a platform in its own right as opposed to basic spin-off to the main facility. Some experts have criticized the move, claiming that it will lead to the […]

Fraudsters Exploit Apple Pay

March 27, 2015 | Tags:

Cybercriminals seem to have found a way into Apple Pay despite the company boasting of its ultra-secure credentials. The problem is being linked to individual bank’s credit card verification processes. Apple doesn’t seem to be able to control how bank verify credit cards used on Apple Pay, with experts saying that 6% of Apple Pay […]

New Fine for PayPal

March 27, 2015 | Tags:

PayPal is paying $7.7 million to the government after being accused of allowing sanction-violating payments to Cuba, Iran and Sudan. The US Treasury Department says the company failed to adequately screen and prevent transactions. The firm had allowed a $7,000 transaction made by someone linked to weapons of mass destruction to go ahead. The payments […]

Taylor Swift Buys Erotic Domain Names

March 26, 2015 | Tags: , ,

Popstar Taylor Swift has purchased the domain names TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult. The purchases were made as part of a public sale by ICANN (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers). Although the names are being sold to the public from 1 June, some celebrities and companies have been given the chance to make earlier […]

Indian Social Media Law Overruled

March 26, 2015 | Tags: , ,

India’s Supreme Court has overruled a law which gave police the ability to arrest people for making controversial comments on Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites. The court ruled that section 66A of the Information Technology Act was unconstitutional. It comes after several people were arrested for posting comments on social media. The government […]

Google Narrowly Avoided Being Prosecuted in 2012

March 26, 2015 | Tags:

It’s been reported that Google narrowly escaped being prosecuted by the government in 2012 over its dominance of the search industry. The Federal Trade Commission were investigating complaints about its share of the market. Google were forced to change the way it dealt with some search parameters. A leaked internal report shows that some officials […]

Damages to Be Awarded to Woman in Silicon Valley Sexual Discrimination Case

March 25, 2015 | Tags: , ,

A judge has ruled that a woman who apparently missed out on promotions in Silicon Valley due to gender will be able to seek punitive damages. Ellen Pao says she was overlooked for multiple promotions whilst working for Kleiner Perkins. Pao is now the boss of Reddit and says that she was dismissed after complaining. […]

S6 Bloatware to Become Removable?

March 25, 2015 | Tags:

Samsung Galaxy S6 users may be given the chance to remove all pre-installed software from their devices. Whilst previous handsets have come with non-removable apps, new legislation from South Korea could mean that the practice could become a thing of the past. The new law says that all apps preloaded onto smartphones must be removable. […]