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Another personality quiz is coming back to haunt millions of Facebook users

Facebook may have another major data leak on its hands.Image: AFP/Getty Images By Karissa Bell2018-05-14 20:25:51 -0400 Welp, it looks like another quiz app may have exposed millions of Facebook users’ personal data. A personality quiz app created by researchers exposed personal data on more than 3 million Facebook users, according to a report published in New Scientist. The app in question is a quiz app called “myPersonality,” which was

Self-driving Uber that killed pedestrian reportedly didn’t realize she was human

New details have been reported about problems with Uber’s self-driving car software and object detection.Image: uber By Sasha Lekach2018-05-07 23:09:15 UTC The 49-year-old woman struck and killed by a self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona earlier this year was detected by the autonomous vehicle’s sensors, but the car didn’t avoid her due to an improper software setting, according to a Monday report from the Information.  Elaine Herzberg was hit on a

Watch Tesla's Autopilot avoid a swerving semi-truck

By Sasha Lekach2018-04-30 23:46:53 UTC [embedded content] Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving mode, Autopilot, did what it’s supposed to do — move the car out of harm’s way. In a video from last week, a driver in a Tesla Model X was traveling on I-95 in North Carolina when a swerving semi-truck suddenly came into the Tesla’s lane. The electric car automatically moves over onto the empty shoulder to avoid the oncoming

WhatsApp cofounder leaves following Cambridge Analytica scandal

Cofounder and CEO of WhatsApp Jan Koum is leaving his Facebook-owned company.Image: Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images for Discovery By Sasha Lekach2018-04-30 23:44:01 UTC The man who Mark Zuckerberg says taught him about the power of encryption is leaving the Facebook family. The departure of WhatsApp CEO and cofunder Jan Koum comes after Facebook’s biggest privacy scandal to date. And six months after WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton left the company and joined

Target plans to build hundreds of EV chargers at stores across 20 states

Charge your electric vehicle while you shop.Image: target By Sasha Lekach2018-04-23 21:45:55 UTC Target wants to make your next shopping trip worth the drive, so it’s adding hundreds of charging stations for electric vehicles to its parking lots across the country. The big-box retailer announced Monday an expanded EV charging program, offering Tesla, ChargePoint, and Electrify America charging stations for battery-powered cars that may need some extra juice while on

Net neutrality is officially dead. Here's what that means.

Image: VICKY LETA / MASHABLE By MJ Franklin2018-04-23 16:18:13 -0500 Everyone take a moment of silence please — the free and open internet is now officially dead. In December 2017 the FCC, under chairman Ajit Pai, voted to repeal net neutrality, signaling the end of the open internet as we know it. The decision was controversial at the time, with everyone from Alyssa Milano to Reddit calling out the FCC in

5 questions Mark Zuckerberg should answer at Facebook’s congressional hearings

Clearly, deep in thought.Image: Alex Wong/Getty By Jack Morse2018-04-10 00:14:34 UTC Mark Zuckerberg is going to testify, but the question remains as to whether or not he’ll really say anything of substance. The CEO is in Washington D.C. this week to assure lawmakers and the concerned citizens of Facebook Nation that he knows he needs to do better, that he is going to make it all OK, and that —

Apple facilities now use 100 percent clean energy

Solar panels at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters help the company generate clean power.Image: apple By Sasha Lekach2018-04-09 23:42:45 UTC Apple is patting itself on the back for hitting its goal of 100 percent clean energy. All of the tech company’s facilities around the world are powered by renewable energy, Apple announced Monday. That’s stores, offices, and data centers powered from solar, wind, hydrogen, and other clean energy sources. While impressive that

You definitely shouldn’t get your iPhone 8 repaired by a third-party shop

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus from the back.Image: lili sams/mashable By Monica Chin2018-04-09 22:59:27 UTC iOS 11.3 isn’t even two weeks old, and it’s already causing problems. Specifically, it’s killing touch functionality in iPhone 8 models that have third-party screens.  Users who have had their iPhone 8’s screens replaced by shops that aren’t Apple Stores or authorized retailers have been experiencing difficulty using their phones since downloading the