A proposed bill before the U.S. House of Representatives, the Email Privacy Act, would overhaul 1986's Electronic Communication Privacy Act and require that law enforcement obtain a search warrant before reading online correspondence.
Facebook, not Apple, could be the company to streamline tvOS app account authentication, a process that currently requires users punch in login and password information on an app-by-app basis using a cumbersome onscreen keyboard.
After years of crippling drought, California is now entering a powerfully wet El Niño weather pattern that is predicted to bring record precipitation. Flooding in coastal areas along San Francisco Bay poses risks of devastating economic impacts for the region, although Apple's principal offices centered in Cupertino should help it avoid much of the impact.
Responding to recent complaints that its iOS app excessively drains iPhone battery life, Facebook on Thursday pushed out a partial fix, explaining the problem was in part caused by a background audio bug.
Google on Thursday updated the iOS edition of Chrome with support for iOS 9's multitasking features, while Facebook updated its Web and app interfaces with wider search functions, including the ability to see any public post.
Facebook officially launched its Instant Article platform on Tuesday, initially making it available exclusively to users of the company's iPhone app, and with a relatively small number of American publishers on board.
Facebook on Monday added basic 3D Touch commands to its iPhone app, while Microsoft updated the iOS version of its Office suite with features like automatic font downloads, and quicker document navigation in Word.
Facebook on Wednesday launched "M," a text-based virtual assistant integrated with Facebook Messenger that unlike Siri, Cortana, or Google Now relies on both human and artificial intelligence to fulfill requests.
With good number of major tech companies fielding their own brand of virtual assistant technology, Facebook is reportedly eyeing its own entry with "Moneypenny," a hybrid feature that helps users complete tasks like buying products and services online.
Facebook on Thursday began deploying a new feature first through its iOS app, making it easier for users of the social network to decide which posts are and are not presented by the social network's News Feed.