Trump says he's banning TikTok in the U.S.

From NBC News: President Donald Trump said on Friday night that he would ban the popular video sharing app TikTok.

“As far as TikTok is concerned we’re banning them from the United States,” Trump said aboard Air Force One as he returned to Washington after a fundraising trip to Florida.

Trump...

Chrome’s autofill is getting more secure and convenient

From The Verge: Google is updating its Chrome browser to let you automatically enter saved passwords and credit card details into forms more easily and securely, the company has announced. The browser will now use biometric authentication like a fingerprint to autofill credit card details without...

Sony Is Introducing 'Ready for PlayStation 5' Bravia TVs

From PC Mag: To take full-advantage of the features offered by the PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X, there's a good chance you need a new TV. Sony knows this, and so the company is launching new Bravia models that are clearly marked as "Ready for PlayStation 5."

As Gamespot reports, so far two new...

Twitter says massive hack was result of spear phishing attack

From CNET: A massive Twitter hack earlier this month that hijacked the accounts of dozens of high-profile politicians, celebrities and businesses to peddle a cryptocurrency scam was the result of a spear phishing attack, Twitter said late Thursday.

To succeed, attackers in the July 15 hack needed...

Google One will backup iOS or Android devices for free

From The Verge: Google One, the cloud storage service that Google launched back in 2018, will now backup your iOS or Android phone for free with your Google account. The iOS app will be able to backup your photos, videos, contacts and calendar events, consolidating what’s offered by different...

Microsoft Flight Simulator Is Adding VR Support This Year

From PC Mag: The highly-anticipated new version of Microsoft Flight Simulator launches on Aug. 18, and now there's some more good news for those of you who own a virtual reality headset: support is coming.

As Eurogamer reports, virtual reality won't be in place at launch, but support is planned...

Konami Launches a Line of Gaming Desktop PCs

From PC Mag: Konami is a name usually associated with video and arcade games, and gave us such classics as Castelvania, Gradius, Metal Gear Solid, and Silent Hill. However, the Japanese company has decided to turn its attention to hardware and is set to offer a new line of gaming-focused desktop PCs...

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