Software
PayFit raises $79 million for its payroll service  TechCrunch · 1 hour
French startup PayFit is raising a new $79 million funding round (€70 million) from Eurazeo and Bpifrance. The company first started with a payroll service for small and medium companies in France.... more
Masks, Cash and Apps: How Hong Kong’s Protesters Find Ways to Outwit the Surveillance State  Gadgets 360 · 1 hour
Hong Kong’s protesters wore face masks to obscure themselves from CCTVs and in fear of facial recognition software,... more
Twitter for Mac App Is Coming Back, Company Confirms  Gadgets 360 · 2 hours
Twitter has announced that it will be bringing back "Twitter to Mac" with help from Apple's Project Catalyst, Pro, which is Apple's initiative to help developers port their iOS apps... more
Pay what you want for an awesome eBook bundle of Arduino projects!  Windows Central · 15 hours
The easiest way to get into hobby robotics is to learn how to create and code your projects using Arduino. You can learn and... more
Hands-on: How the Noise app in watchOS 6 helps protect your hearing  9to5Mac · 15 hours
One of the neatest new features in watchOS 6 is the Noise app. The app is designed to alert you with Apple Watch when... more
Comment: iCloud has finally delivered on Steve Jobs’ original promise from 2011  9to5Mac · 18 hours
Back when Steve Jobs unveiled iCloud in 2011, we were pitched a vision of data being available everywhere. Jobs pitched demoting the Mac and moving... more
Twitter is bringing back its Mac desktop app  THE VERGE · 1 day
A little over a year after discontinuing its Mac desktop app, Twitter says that it’s bringing the program back after... more
Twitter offers new details on its upcoming Mac app using Project Catalyst  9to5Mac · 2 days
At WWDC last week, Apple announced its new Project Catalyst technology to make it easier for developers to bring iPad applications to the Mac.... more
Adobe Unveils AI Tool That Can Detect Photoshopped Faces  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Adobe, along with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, have trained artificial intelligence (AI) to detect facial manipulation in images edited using the Photoshop software. more
3 ways iPod Touch 2019 earns its $200 price - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Commentary: What the latest iPod Touch lacks in screen and battery life, it makes up for in apps, games, AR and a headphone jack. more
Here come the dark mode browsers -- and websites - CNET  CNET · 2 days
This is a dark web you can get behind, once developers embrace the ability to bypass glaring white websites. more
Why iPod Touch 2019 is a worthy $200 on-ramp to iOS apps - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Commentary: What the latest iPod Touch lacks in screen and battery life, it makes up for in apps, games, AR... more
OnePlus Leaked User Email Addresses via 'Shot on OnePlus' App: Report  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
OnePlus has reportedly fixed the security flaw that existed on the Shot on OnePlus app revealing email addresses of users. more
This neural network detects whether faces have been Photoshopped  TechCrunch · 2 days
Using Photoshop and other image manipulation software to tweak faces in photos has become common practice, but it's not always made clear when it's been done. Berkeley and Adobe researchers... more
iOS 13 hints at exciting iPhone 11 feature - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Will the next iPhone switch from Lightning to USB-C? Or will it finally include a fast charger in the box? The new icon on the iOS 13 developer's... more
Adobe AI can spot facial manipulations in Photoshop - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Adobe and UC Berkeley say their artificial intelligence tool can spot doctored images 99% of the time. more
Twitter Bringing Mac App Back Using Apple's Project Catalyst  MacRumors · 2 days
Apple last week unveiled Project Catalyst, an initiative designed to allow developers to port their iPad apps to... more
Tinder co-founder’s lawsuit against Tinder parent company moves closer to a trial  THE VERGE · 3 days
Tinder co-founder Sean Rad’s $2 billion lawsuit against the dating app’s parent company is one step closer to trial. In an order last night,... more
Sega does the retro console right with the fantastic Genesis Mini  THE VERGE · 3 days
Retro consoles are bittersweet little gadgets. They pack a ton of nostalgia, must-have-it miniature... more
Alexa’s voice apps for kids can now offer purchases that parents approve  TechCrunch · 3 days
Amazon will now allow developers to offer premium content for purchase in Alexa skills aimed at children. The company on Friday introduced new tools... more
iOS 13: How to automatically silence unknown and spam calls on iPhone  9to5Mac · 3 days
Spam and other unwanted calls have become a real nuisance over the past few years. Luckily, Apple is bringing a new feature to iOS... more
Microsoft and CD Projekt may partner up for GOG Galaxy 2.0  Windows Central · 3 days
GOG Galaxy 2.0 wants to bring everyone together. What you need to know GOG is a PC gaming platform just like Steam. With its upcoming "GOG... more
Say goodbye to iTunes video - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Tech giant Apple is saying goodbye to its iTunes program. All of your music and videos will now be synced with other Apple apps. In this Tech Minute, learn how this transition will affect... more
TikTok hit $9M in in-app purchases last month, up 500% over last year  TechCrunch · 3 days
Popular short-form video app TikTok has been slowly ramping up its advertising strategy this year as it increases its focus on monetization.... more
Tinder co-founder’s lawsuit against Tinder moves closer to a trial  THE VERGE · 3 days
Tinder co-founder Sean Rad’s $2 billion lawsuit against the dating app’s parent company is one step... more
OnePlus was leaking user emails in its ‘Shot on OnePlus’ wallpapers app  9to5Google · 3 days
A couple months ago, we discovered a somewhat major security flaw that affected many OnePlus users. The company had been leaking the email addresses... more
Adobe’s prototype AI tool automatically spots Photoshopped faces  THE VERGE · 3 days
The world is becoming increasingly anxious about the spread of fake videos and pictures, and Adobe — a name synonymous... more
All of our favorite 2-in-1 convertible laptops, in one place  Windows Central · 3 days
Here at Windows Central, we want to bring the best information about all devices, including convertible laptops, and we've taken a look at quite a few to determine... more
Makers of spyware deny marketing their apps to stalkers in domestic-abuse cases  CBC · 3 days
Two companies that sell digital spyware are refuting claims made by a leading digital watchdog group that they market their products as tools for stalkers in... more
This is how you suspend Windows 10 BitLocker to perform system changes  Windows Central · 3 days
Are you using BitLocker drive encryption on your PC? Before trying to apply new firmware, hardware, or Windows 10 updates, follow this process to... more
Verizon's Smart Locator, AT&T cancels Fold preorders video - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Today's major tech stories include Verizon's $100 Smart Locator device, Google's Game Builder software and AT&T's cancellation of all Galaxy Fold preorders. more
Google's Project Zero Reveals Zero-Day Exploit on Windows That Microsoft Hasn't Fixed Yet  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Google's Project Zero has filed the Windows vulnerability that exists in the SymCrypt core cryptographic library as "low severity". more
Hong Kongers Alarmed by Google Translation Gaffe  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google's translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week more
Huawei Says It Is Readying Possible Hongmeng Software Rollout to Replace Android  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
An executive of Huawei that the company is in the process of potentially launching its Hongmeng operating system to replace the US Android OS. more
iOS 13: How to automatically close Safari tabs on iPhone and iPad  9to5Mac · 3 days
Does Safari on your iPhone and iPad pile up with open tabs? iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 look to simplify things with the option... more
Microsoft xCloud and Google Stadia hands-on: Why I can’t compare them yet  THE VERGE · 3 days
Cloud gaming is the undeniably industry-altering shadow looming over this year’s E3 video game conference. Paired with the rise of subscription services, the idea... more
Target is now offering same-day delivery directly through its website  THE VERGE · 3 days
Target announced today that US customers — with some geographic exceptions — can now select same-day... more
Tesla’s in-car touchscreens are getting YouTube support  TechCrunch · 3 days
Tesla has consistently been adding software to its in-car touchscreen infotainment displays – including sometimes things that probably leave a lot of people scratching their heads. During a special Q&A today at annual gaming... more
Apple's restrictions on kids apps will hurt PBS, the broadcaster says - CNET  CNET · 3 days
New App Store rules geared toward protecting children's privacy will deal a blow to the Public Broadcasting Service, which uses data to... more
iOS 13 beta hints at USB-C iPhone in 2019 video - CNET  CNET · 3 days
The latest developer beta shows a USB-C cable that could signal a big change in the 2019 iPhone lineup, while another iPhone feature could... more
Previewing CarPlay in iOS 13: Light mode, new and improved apps, more  9to5Mac · 3 days
Apple upgraded CarPlay in iOS 12 with support for third-party navigation apps including Google Maps and Waze, allowing drivers to use alternatives to Apple... more
Apple soups up Logic Pro X ahead of Mac Pro launch  TechCrunch · 4 days
When it announced the long-awaited Mac Pro relaunch onstage at WWDC last week, Apple settled on creative pro software as the best way to illustrate the... more
Spotimo's beta merges the music of Spotify with the good looks of Groove  Windows Central · 4 days
Spotimo is a new Spotify application that merges the look of Groove Music with the functionality of Spotify music streaming. It features... more
Spotify outage not related to today’s update, company is working on a fix  TechCrunch · 4 days
This morning, Spotify announced the rollout of a redesigned app for its Premium users. Now, the service is down. The streaming music... more
Why is Andreessen Horowitz (and everyone else) investing in Latin America now?  TechCrunch · 4 days
Investments by U.S. venture capital firms into Latin America are skyrocketing and one of the firms leading the charge into deals is none other... more
Logic Pro X Gets Refresh for Upcoming Mac Pro  MacRumors · 4 days
Apple today launched a new version of Logic Pro X, its music production and editing software designed for... more
Spotimo's beta mergers the music of Spotify with the good looks of Groove  Windows Central · 4 days
Spotimo is a new Spotify application that merges the look of Groove Music with the functionality of Spotify music streaming. It features... more
CERN is switching away from Microsoft due to high licensing fees  Windows Central · 4 days
What you need to know CERN is switching away from Microsoft software. The change is in response to CERN losing its status as an academic institution.... more
Apple's restrictions on kids apps will hurt PBS, broadcaster says - CNET  CNET · 4 days
New App Store rules will limit how companies can work with third-party developers. more
Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 85 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements  MacRumors · 4 days
Apple yesterday released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced three years ago in March 2016. Apple designed... more
Google’s Game Builder turns building multiplayer games into a game  TechCrunch · 4 days
Google’s Area 120 team, the company’s in-house incubator for some of its more experimental projects, today launched Game Builder, a free and easy to use tool for PC... more
Deepfake videos could 'spark' violent social unrest  BBC · 4 days
Software that can make convincing fake videos could spark social unrest and violence, experts warn. more
Lawmakers say doctored videos pose national security threat  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Lawmakers and experts are warning that videos altered with artificial intelligence software pose a threat to national security and the 2020 U.S. election more
Calendar influencers? Event social network IRL raises $8M  TechCrunch · 4 days
Why is there no app where you can follow party animals, concert snobs, or conference butterflies for their curated suggestions of events? That’s the next phase of social calendar app IRL that’s... more
Monzo, the UK challenger bank with over 2 million users, expands to the US  TechCrunch · 4 days
Monzo, the U.K. challenger bank with more than two million customers and a unicorn valuation to go with it, has formally... more
How to back up your Google Photos  THE VERGE · 4 days
So now that automatic synchronization between Google Photos and Google Drive is going away, how can you be sure that your photos... more
Lawmakers warn doctored videos pose national security threat  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Lawmakers and experts are warning that videos altered with artificial intelligence software pose a threat to national security and the 2020 U.S. election more
Comment: iCloud has finally delivered on Steve Jobs’ original promise from 2011
9to5Mac
Mattel Launches New Hot Wheels 'id' Smart Track Kit and NFC Cars Exclusively at Apple Stores
MacRumors
Google app 10.7 adds whimsical Face Match animations [APK Insight]
9to5Google
PSA: Telegram messaging app issues, Chinese state DDoS attack suspected
9to5Mac
Alphabet Scoop 058: Did Google just announce the Pixel 4?
9to5Google
Spider-Man, Ms. Marvel help kids spin comics, learn to read with new app - CNET
CNET
Opera made a ‘gaming browser’ that lets you control CPU usage
THE VERGE
TCL’s 55-inch 6-Series 4K HDR TV is under $500 for the first time
THE VERGE
AI deepfakes are now as simple as typing whatever you want your subject to say
THE VERGE
Play Doom on iOS later this year, free of charge, if you sign up here
9to5Mac
The developer of Journey is releasing its next game on iOS soon
THE VERGE
YouTube creators can’t escape questionable sponsorship controversies
THE VERGE
Pre-orders open for Funko Pop skinned Gears of War on Android, iOS
9to5Google
Doom Eternal launches November 22nd
THE VERGE
10 of the best third-party Android apps with native Dark Mode [Video]
9to5Google
macOS 10.15 Catalina tidbits: iMessage effects, Auto Dark Mode, Sidecar limitations, more
9to5Mac
Siri to Get Ability to Play Music from Third-Party Apps, May Assuage Spotify
Gadgets 360
Alphabet Scoop 057: Android Q Beta 4 features, Stadia Connect, and WWDC chat
9to5Google
Chromebook Pixel 2015, 8 more Chrome OS devices to get Linux apps support soon
9to5Google
Apple unveils macOS Catalina with iPad apps, new Apple Music app, and more
THE VERGE
Apple iOS 13: the biggest new features coming to the iPhone
THE VERGE
Apple tightens privacy for kids’ apps with new developer guidelines
9to5Mac
Roundup: Hands-on with Apple’s new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR [Videos]
9to5Mac
Apple officially unveils iOS 13 for iPhone at WWDC 2019 with Dark Mode, swipe keyboard, more
9to5Mac
A Pokémon Go-style Dragon Quest game draws near
THE VERGE
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