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Microsoft is preparing to test Android app-mirroring on Windows 10 | ZDNet

At the October 2018 Surface launch event in New York City, Microsoft officials showed a glimpse of a coming feature of Windows 10: Android app-mirroring. That feature would allow Windows 10 users to see and interact with applications already installed on their Android phones directly on their Windows 10 PCs. It now seems Microsoft is set to begin to test…

Suicide Tips Found Hidden In Videos On YouTube Kids App | News Talk 550 KFYI

A Florida mother and pediatrician was horrified when she discovered suicide tips spliced into a YouTube video aimed at children. The video was featured on the YouTube Kids app, which is made for children who are eight years old and younger. The video started off by showing clips from the popular Nintendo game Splatoon, but in the middle of the video, another…

Microsoft’s Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service now available for Windows 7, 8.1 clients | ZDNet

Microsoft’s Windows Defender ATP service, which provides pre- and post-breach detection and investigation, is finally generally available for Windows 7 and 8.1. More: Microsoft’s Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service now available for Windows 7, 8.1 clients | ZDNet

Microsoft CEO defends $480 million HoloLens military contract – CNET

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella is defending himself after a group of employees published an open letter calling on the company to ditch a multimillion dollar contract HoloLens contract with the US Army. Nadella told CNN Business in an interview Monday that the contract was not merely about supplying the military with HoloLens headsets, which overlay computer images on the real…

Leak reveals Google’s Pixel 3 ‘Lite’ lineup is heading to Verizon in the spring

The Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 XL Lite which have been leaked several times over the past month or so are expected to show up on Verizon store shelves next spring. The news comes to us via Android Police, citing a “source familiar with the company’s plans.” Unfortunately, the source was not able to provide a launch or pricing…

Some iOS Apps Sending an Alarming Amount of Data to Facebook and Most Users Are Unaware – MacRumors

It’s no secret that Facebook is harvesting incredible amounts of data on all of its users (and some that don’t even use the service), but what may come as a surprise is just how detailed and intimate some of that data is. A report from The Wall Street Journal takes a look at some of the apps on iOS that…

New Unpatched macOS Flaw Lets Apps Spy On Your Safari Browsing History

A new security vulnerability has been discovered in the latest version of Apple’s macOS Mojave that could allow a malicious application to access data stored in restricted folders which are otherwise not accessible to every app. Discovered by application developer Jeff Johnson on February 8, the vulnerability is unpatched at the time of writing and impacts all version of macOS…

Google Maps Begins Rolling Out Support for Driver Speed Limits and Speed Traps – MacRumors

Google is currently rolling out support for road speed limits and speed traps in its navigation app, Google Maps. When drivers are using the app, the speed limit feature shows the speed limit of the road they are driving on in the lower left of the screen. Speed traps are indicated with a small camera icon and shown on the…