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There are many films that have explored the theme of computer hacking, but what did Hollywood think viruses looked like back in the ’90s? (Photo by Murray Close/Getty Images) Image: Getty Images By Bitdefender2019-06-25 00:31:13 UTC If you know how to protect your mainframe from the backdoor trojan worm that’s duplicated the virus code malware drive in the reboot server, uh, code, then this article isn’t for you. If it

After a two-year run, the shopping social network will be shut down. The company to appeal to consumers with its #FoundItOnAmazon feature. Read more… More about Tech, Amazon, Mashable Video, Shopping, and Amazon Spark Go to Source Author:Saavon Smalls Powered by WPeMatico

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. A Google Cloud outage left Shopify stores out of action.Image: Getty Images/EyeEm By Johnny Lieu2019-06-04 00:39:12 UTC A significant outage on Sunday caused a host of online services to go down, including Snapchat, YouTube, and Gmail. The Google Cloud outage also caused problems with

ByteDance, parent company to social media giant TikTok, is looking into its own line of phones.Image: Avishek Das / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images By Marcus Gilmer2019-05-27 22:05:48 UTC TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, could soon be launching yet another ambitious project: their own smartphone.  The Financial Times reported the new project, citing “two people familiar with the project,” on Monday. The plan is to focus on launching the

The kids who hacked Apple are getting off light with some probation and hopefully a lesson well learned.Image: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images By Marcus Gilmer2019-05-27 19:44:46 UTC One sharp Australian teen caught a break this week after being caught hacking tech giant Apple.  The 17-year-old Adelaide student was one of two teens who were charged with hacking Apple twice, once in 2015 and once in 2017, and downloading a

Facebook may know even more abut your personal life than you think.Image: Omar Marques/SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images By Karissa Bell2019-05-20 22:40:36 UTC Facebook may know even more about your personal life than you think. Some advertisers are able to use Facebook-provided data to target ads based on a user’s credit score. This is all according to a new report in The Intercept, which raises fresh questions about

The App Store application is seen on an iPhone on October 1, 2018.Image: Jaap Arriens / NurPhoto via Getty Images By Karissa Bell2019-05-14 00:34:50 UTC Apple’s App Store rules are about to come under a lot more scrutiny and that could be bad news for the company. On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that a group of consumers can sue Apple over App Store rules they say are anti-competitive. The

Instagram is taking after its corporate cousin Facebook with fact-checking.Image: Thomas Trutschel / Photothek via Getty Images By Alex Perry2019-05-06 21:03:29 UTC Days after Facebook and Instagram banned a litany of prominent far-right voices, it looks like the latter of the two apps is stepping up its anti-fake news efforts. Instagram will start using a similar fact-checking process as Facebook to demote posts that spread bad information, rather than remove

By Jack Morse2019-05-06 20:08:39 UTC Hey, would you look at that. A change to Twitter that won’t immediately be universally reviled. The social media platform announced Monday that, starting immediately on mobile, users can add GIFs to retweets. That’s right, you no longer have to just slap a downward pointing finger emoji on your retweets and call it a day.  “Starting today, you can do something new with your Retweets