Ring Says It Doesn't Use Facial Recognition, But It Has “A Head Of Face Recognition Research”
More than 10 million Ring doorbells have been installed worldwide, and BuzzFeed News found evidence that the company is working to develop facial recognition technology for its devices in Ukraine.
You Can Finally See All Of The Info Facebook Collected About You From Other Websites
Users will now be able to see the reach of Facebook’s tracking outside of the social network through a new tool called “Off-Facebook Activity,” which Mark Zuckerberg announced as "Clear History" more than a year ago.
Humans Have Always Been Listening To Your Voice Recordings. Why Don’t Tech Companies Just Tell Us That?
Recent revelations could finally force tech giants to explain how they use our data.
If You Lose Your iPhone, You Can’t Pay Your Apple Card Bill On The Web
The new Apple Card credit card has an iOS-only app to see transactions and make payments, which means if you lose your Apple device, you won’t be able to pay your bill online.
These Senators Want Jeff Bezos To Explain What The Heck “Amazon’s Choice” Is
Sens. Bob Menendez and Richard Blumenthal are asking tough questions of the Amazon CEO after a BuzzFeed News report found fraudulent reviews and defective, low-quality products.
Phones Like The Galaxy Note 10 Are Too Big. Samsung Is Doing The Only Thing It Can.
The Galaxy Note 10 is fast, thin, light — and without a headphone jack.
Apple Card Will Be Available To A Limited Number Of People Today
For everyone else, the public launch of the new Apple credit card will be “at a later date this summer.”
The FTC Said You’ll Get “Nowhere Near” $125 From Equifax. Here’s How To Switch To Credit Monitoring.
The FTC said that, as a result of an “overwhelming” response to the Equifax settlement, people who have filed claims are going to get “nowhere near” $125.
How Nextdoor Became *The* Platform For Scammers To Rip Off Your Parents
Nextdoor is a great place to complain about a neighbor’s barking dog. It’s also a petri dish for low-level crime.
What To Do When Your Parents Are Embarrassing You Online
Family therapists share expert tips on how to confront the people who raised you.
Apple Is Sending Out Another Silent Update To Fix RingCentral Webcam Flaw
Video conferencing software provided by RingCentral and Zhumu is affected by a security flaw that could allow attackers easy access to laptop cameras and microphones.
The Zoom Desktop App Lets Any Website Take Over Your Mac’s Camera. Here’s What To Do About It.
Zoom’s video conferencing service is used by Nasdaq, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the US Department of Homeland Security, and the US Department of Energy, among others.
“Amazon’s Choice” Does Not Necessarily Mean A Product Is Good
A review of dozens of Amazon’s Choice products by BuzzFeed News found listings with troubling product defects and warnings, as well as review manipulation.
"Sign In With Apple" Hides Your Login Data From Facebook And Google
A slew of new features across Apple products offer privacy-focused alternatives to popular services like Facebook sign-in and Google Maps.
Here Are The Biggest Announcements From Apple's WWDC 2019
Apple announced a bevy of updates to the operating systems that run the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac while emphasizing new privacy features. And the long-awaited breakup of the iTunes app into smaller music, podcast, and TV apps is finally coming to desktop.
Starting Today, People Can Use Apple Pay To Tap-And-Go On The NYC Subway
The pilot for tap-and-go mobile payment on the NYC subway and Staten Island buses kicked off today at noon.
Amazon Filed A Patent To Record You Before You Even Say "Alexa"
Amazon Echo devices could one day capture, process, and record audio spoken before the wake word for commands like “Play some music, Alexa.”
Behind Twitter’s Plan To Get People To Stop Yelling At One Another
Twitter’s leadership knows that it’s fundamentally broken, and its latest attempt to fix itself shows how daunting of a task that will be.
A Huge Pile Of Unsold Food From Amazon Go Was Found In A Seattle Landfill
Asked about the trash with its logo on it, Amazon told BuzzFeed News that community partners who have received donated, unsold food may have discarded a heap of its individually packaged meals and grocery items.
Google Combined The Google Home And Nest Security Cam Into One Screen
The Google Nest Hub Max is like a Google Home with a touchscreen and built-in security, plus video chat, camera.