Watch Mark Zuckerberg testify before Senate about Facebook privacy at 2:15PM ET

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/10/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-senate-testimony/ After keeping something of a low profile for a while, Mark Zuckerberg has eventually started to address the Cambridge Analytica scandal. He was asked to testify before Congressional committees, … Read more

Congress releases Mark Zuckerberg’s prepared testimony ahead of Wednesday’s hearing

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/09/mark-zuckerberg-congress-testimony/ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is due to testify before Congress on Wednesday, and ahead of this the House Energy and Commerce Committee has released his prepared statement. He talks … Read more

Apple launches iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition to raise money for HIV/AIDS

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/09/iphone-8-iphone8-plus-product-red-special-edition/ Apple has announced the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition which will be available to order from tomorrow, April 10. Like last year’s iPhone 7 and … Read more

Today Facebook will notify 87 million users that their data was the subject of data breach

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/09/facebook-data-breach-notifications/ Initially thought to affect 50 million accounts, it later transpired that as many as 87 million Facebook users were affected by the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal. Today, the … Read more

File Manager for Windows 10 is now available as Microsoft open sources winfile code

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/09/file-manager-windows-10/ Cast your mind back several years and you’ll remember Windows 3.0 and earlier. This was when Microsoft started to bring home computing to the masses, and for anyone raised … Read more

Facebook suspends pro-Brexit firm AggregateIQ for allegedly obtaining user data improperly

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/07/facebook-suspends-pro-brexit-aggregateiq/ It’s not all that long since Facebook suspended data firm Cambridge Analytica for harvesting personal information from millions of users. Now the social network has suspended AggregateIQ — another … Read more

Facebook will give everyone the option to unsend messages, just like Mark Zuckerberg

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/07/facebook-messenger-unsend-messages/ When it came to light that messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives via Facebook Messenger had been deleted, there was widespread concern about not only the … Read more

Discover the best apps and games with Google’s Android Excellence April 2018 update

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/06/android-excellence-april-2018/ It’s less than a year since Google launched the Android Excellence program through which the company highlights the very best Android apps and games. The list is refreshed every … Read more

Intel Remote Keyboard app nixed after discovery of critical remote control vulnerability

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/06/intel-remote-keyboard-vulnerability/ Intel has issued a security advisory about its remote keyboard app after discovering a bug that made it possible for a remote user to mimic keyboard and mouse input … Read more

Hacker exploits Verge bug to generate cryptocurrency coins worth $780,000 in 3 hours

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/05/verge-cryptocurrency-hack/ Verge may not be the biggest cryptocurrency out there, but it does have quite a following and has generated enough interest to attract hackers. The cryptocurrency came under attack … Read more

Intel: some processors will never receive Meltdown and Spectre patches

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/05/no-meltdown-spectre-patches-for-some-intel-cpus/ With little fanfare, Intel has revealed that some processors will simply never receive microcode updates that will patch against the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. In a document entitled Microcode … Read more

Privacy: Facebook will roll out GDPR controls to the whole world, not just Europe

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/05/facebook-worldwide-privacy-controls/ Mark Zuckerberg has laid out Facebook’s plans for the future in a conference call with reporters. In it, he said that the social network now planned to bring GDPR-style … Read more

Facebook users in Europe will soon have better privacy protection than those in the US

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/04/facebook-privacy-us-vs-europe/ In a few weeks, privacy is set to improve for Facebook users — at least this is the case for people in Europe. May 25 sees the implementation of … Read more

How to upgrade to Windows 10 Spring Creators Update right now

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/03/upgrade-to-windows-10-spring-creators-update/ It’s only a week since Microsoft released Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Build 17133 first to the Fast ring and then the Slow ring, and it’s clear that it’s … Read more