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A bug is messing up the keyboard for some Messenger users on iPhones

If you’re having issues with Facebook Messenger on your iPhone right now, you’re not alone. An annoying bug is affecting typing inside the app. Some users on iOS devices are finding that the app is freezing after they type a couple of words in a chat bubble, but other apps are working fine. The glitch obviously makes having conversations through ...

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Apple says iCloud China data migration notice sent to some users in error

Apple says that an email sent to users with Apple IDs with locations not set to China that their iCloud data was being moved to a Chinese company’s servers was done so accidentally. The Cupertino tech giant had announced Wednesday that next month it will begin the process of moving Chinese users’ iCloud data to servers hosted in China by ...

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Uproar over contraceptive app after 37 users fall pregnant

A Swedish contraceptive app designed to let women know when it’s ‘safe’ for them to have unprotected sex has been reported to the country’s medical regulator after dozens of its users fell pregnant. The Södersjukhuset hospital in Stockholm lodged a complaint with the Swedish Medical Products Agency, or Läkedelsverket, after staff performed abortions on 37 users of the NaturalCycles app ...

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Don’t call drug users ‘junkies’ or ‘crackheads,’ Soros & Branson-backed campaign urges

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 09:28 Drug users shouldn’t be labelled “junkies” or “addicts,” George Soros’ Global Commission on Drug Policy has said, amid complaints that drug users are stigmatized. Instead, they should be called a “person who uses drugs.” The commission, backed by Virgin tycoon Richard Branson and former Liberal Democrats leader Nick Clegg, says drug users are victims ...

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Ohio man spied on porn users after infecting 1,000s of computers with ‘Fruitfly’ malware

A computer programmer from Ohio has been charged in a 16-count indictment with creating the “Fruitfly” malware and installing it on unwitting victims’ computers with the alleged intent of spying and creating child porn. Computer programmer Phillip R Durachinsky, 28, of North Royalton, Ohio, has been charged with violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Wiretap Act, ...

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Activity monitors may actually discourage users from exercising – study

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 00:49 New year, new you? Physical activity monitors, usually given as a subtle hint that the recipient may want to exercise more, only make a significant impact on fitness when users set clear goals, according to new research. Without clearly defined fitness objectives, users’ physical activity levels actually declined and, as expected their cardiovascular health ...

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Instagram tests letting users post Stories directly to WhatsApp

Last October, Facebook extended the usage (and flexibility) of Instagram Stories — the Snapchat-like feature that lets you patch together photos and videos into a slide show — by making it easy to directly post a Story to Facebook. Now Facebook is looking at how to bring WhatsApp into the fold. TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that the company is ...

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Amazon updates Fire TV’s YouTube app to redirect users to a web browser instead

The feud between Amazon and Google continues today with the early removal of YouTube from the Fire TV – a move Google had said wouldn’t take place until January 1, 2018. But as a number of Fire TV owners have now noticed, launching the YouTube app today informs you that you can choose to watch “YouTube and millions of other ...

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Amazon updates Fire TV’s YouTube app to redirect users to a web browser instead

The feud between Amazon and Google continues today with the early removal of YouTube from the Fire TV – a move Google had said wouldn’t take place until January 1, 2018. But as a number of Fire TV owners have now noticed, launching the YouTube app today informs you that you can choose to watch “YouTube and millions of other ...

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