Twitter bug exposed private tweets of some Android users for five years

SOPA Images via Getty Images A bug that has plagued Twitter since 2014 exposed the tweets of some Android users that were intended to be private. Twitter first disclosed the issue on its Help Center today after apparently fixing the issue on January 14th. The bug didn’t affect people using Twitter on iOS or desktop. […]

Walmart reportedly ditches planned streaming service to focus on Vudu

Bloomberg via Getty Images Walmart has abandoned its plans to launch a new streaming video service, according to a report from CNBC. Instead of throwing resources behind a new product, the company will instead focus its attention on expanding its existing video platform Vudu. In response to the report, Walmart told Variety that Vudu is […]

Sorry, MasterCard's free trial protection only applies to physical goods

PA Wire/PA Images Yesterday, MasterCard announced a new feature that would protect its customers from the automatic billing that kicks in after a free trial. The policy will require merchants to notify users about the end of the free trial, the cost of continuing with a subscription and how to cancel the subscription. And it […]

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John Deere wants to remind the world that it’s a tech company

John Deere has been to CES before. The company known for its dark green tractors with the yellow deer on them has rubbed shoulders with the smart TVs, smart light bulbs, smart cars, smart switches and smart toothbrushes for years. But 2019 was a bit different. Gallery: John Deere | 9 Photos 9 +5 “We […]