Facebook changed API permissions amid global outrage

  • 05/04/2018 at 20:38 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Facebook is ClutteredFollowing the scandals plaguing Facebook, the social media giant is changing some of its policies. The aim of the changes is to protect user’s data and stop unneeded access being given to apps and services. The company is changing its events API, groups API, pages API, Facebook login, Instagram platform API, search and account recovery, call and text history, data providers and partner categories and app control.

What Facebook are doing

In terms of the events API, app will no longer have access to private information such as guest lists or posts on the wall. Group apps, that were not as private at people thought, will have access to the member’s list and personal information attached to post or comments.

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How 1.1.1.1 Cloudflare DNS should make the Internet more secure

  • 02/04/2018 at 23:36 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

CloudFlareCloudflare is looking to make the internet safer and with more privacy using DNS. The idea that Cloudflare is introducing is the DNS service 1.1.1.1. The basic premise is simple, to create a DNS that does not allow ISP or someone who is hacking into your network to see what websites you are visiting. For many people, especially those in dangerous nations, this is a big plus to keeping themselves and their families safe.

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Disconnect from digital world: Light Phone 2

Light Phone 2Do you want to get rid of the distractions on your smartphone and have something that’s simple? The Light Phone 2 might just want you to need. With a design to be a smartphone that has only the essentials, this phone is worth a consideration if you are sick of all the added extras of current smartphones.

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Facebook faces legal troubles in the US and UK

Facebook is ClutteredFacebook is facing legal troubles following the breaking story of Cambridge Analytica using personal data to create what could almost be called a “social experiment” in thought influence and control. Facebook is claiming the company has done nothing wrong and it is not responsible for any the trouble caused by Cambridge Analytica.

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Loomo: Combining a smart robot with a mini transporter

  • 17/03/2018 at 00:25 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

LoomoWhat happens when you combine a Segway with a robot? You get the Loomo, now available on Indiegogo. On the device is AI, a camera, an interactive personality and runs on Android.

Loomo Components

The components of the Loomo include Segway Mini Plus’ magnesium alloy base, multi-sensor perception with Intel RealSense, self-stabilizing 3-axis gimbal, visual perception and understanding, robust motion control system, intelligent planning and obstacle avoidance.

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Major vulnerabilities were found in AMD Ryzen processors

  • 14/03/2018 at 10:21 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

AMD RyzenAMD now has security flaws like Intel’s Spectre and Meltdown show up in a wide range of their processors. 13 critical flaws in AMD Ryzen and EPYC processors mean that attackers can get in and access data, install malware and control the computer with full access to the system. CTS labs in Israel found the vulnerabilities. CTS Labs is a security-based company.

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Fidelium aims to become the first cryptocurrency cross exchange trading platform

  • 12/03/2018 at 02:00 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Crypto

Fidelium ICOFidelium is launching a range of cryptocurrency products with the design to help bring the new payment method to more people, making it easier to perform transactions. The company looks to combine payment facilities with an exchange platform to simplify the cryptocurrency market. On offer is a multi-cryptocurrency wallet and a debit card payment system.

What problem is Fidelium solving?

With cryptocurrency, Fidelium found that a problem is the price difference caused by a lack of liquidity. With sorting out the issue of a lack of cash for users, the company has what is known as the Fortress Trading System. Using this system, users can use multiple exchanges, avoiding the need to sign in and out of different exchanges.

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