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Apple acknowledges issue causing battery percentage indicator not to update on iPhone 6s & 6s Plus

After a plethora of complaints, Apple this week has posted a new support document acknowledging an issue with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus that causes the battery percentage indicator in the status bar not to update as the battery itself drains. This means that the battery percentage icon could …

iPhone

Apple investigating iPhone battery percentage freezing bug

iPhone 6S and 6S Plus owners say they have seen their battery percentage displays fail to update after changing time zone or manually adjusting their clocks.<p>If your iPhone 6S seems to be displaying the incorrect battery percentage, it could be affected by a known bug.<p>Apple says it is investigating …

Mobile Technology

Twitter is down and people are freaking out on Facebook

<i>Update, 3:53 a.m. ET</i>: Twitter is now back online for some, but many users are still experiencing delays and outages.<p>Twitter is down. We know your …

ISIS Has Its Own Encrypted Chat App

Terrorists are communicating over a new secure Android app after getting kicked off WhatsApp, Telegram, and other messengers. Called “Alrawi”, the encrypted chat app makes it harder for governments and security agencies to spy on terrorist plans. It was discovered by counter-terrorism network known …

The iPhone will finally stop ruining your sleep with this new feature

Apple/Screenshot<p>Apple's next version of iOS, the mobile operating system for the iPhone and iPad, will make your Apple devices a bit less jarring to …

MacBook Pro

Facebook plans to let developers build bots for Messenger, report says

2016 may turn out to be the year of the bots.<p>Facebook is reportedly working on a plan that would allow developers to build chatbots to run inside of …

Running Internet Explorer 8, 9 or 10? Your days are numbered

Microsoft is killing support for those older browsers as of January 12. Your alternatives include upgrading to IE 11, switching to a rival browser or jumping to Windows 10 to get the Edge browser.<p>Microsoft is putting the kibosh on support for all versions of the Internet Explorer browser except for …

Software

Web developers rejoice; Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 die on Tuesday

Internet Explorer has long been the bane of many Web developers’ existence, but here’s some news to brighten your day: Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 are reaching ‘end of life’ on Tuesday, meaning they’re no longer supported by Microsoft.<p>A patch, which goes live on January 12, will nag Internet …

Software

Tech trends 2016: Cybersecurity in the connected world

<b>This year, cybersecurity will be the main issue vexing global business, firms say, and it will become more critically important as the internet of things takes off and our world becomes ever more mobile and connected.</b><p>Lawyers, accountants, digital agencies, research analysts, telecoms and tech firms …

Internet of Things

The ‘other’ hacking groups working to bring down IS

For over a year, a hacktivism collective known as Ghost Security has been working to destroy the online presence of Islamic State.<p>“Our mission is to …

Facebook’s Secret Chat SDK Lets Developers Build Messenger Bots

M won’t be the only artificial intelligence on Facebook Messenger. Facebook has given some developers access to an unannounced Chat SDK that allows them to build interactive experiences and “bots” in Messenger for shopping, booking travel, and more, sources with direct knowledge of the SDK …

Hacker group won’t stop attacking Greek banks until they meet ransom demands

Good thing they have strong security<p>Three unnamed Greek banks are the most recent victims of an extortion campaign in which a hacker group is attempting to fully take down their websites. The group, calling itself the Armada Collective, apparently made its first demand on Thursday of last week, at …

Anonymous Attacks Donald Trump: Trump Tower Website Down Briefly After Hacker Group Condemns Muslim Remarks

The website for Trump Towers, the luxury skyscraper in Manhattan owned by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, went down for about an …

Hacker group Phantom Squad set to ruin Christmas for gamers this year

Whatever online service you might use to get your game on this holiday season, be it Xbox Live, PSN, or something else, you might have some trouble …

Cybersecurity

Hacker group Phantom Squad launches DDOS attack against Xbox Live

<b>UPDATE 18/12/2015 12.43am:</b> Now Phantom Squad is taking credit for... reinstating Xbox Live?"Lmao OF F***ING COURSE xbox live is back online we …

Xbox

Hackers shut down power grid in Ukraine

Malware is no longer reserved for the millions of consumer PCs all over the world -- it's now used in corporate espionage, as tool to disrupt the infrastructure of entire countries. It's been revealed that just on December 23rd, attackers were successfully able to infect computers belonging to the …

Hoverboard sparks house fire in Australia

The hoverboard, which was a Christmas gift, was being charged in a young girl's bedroom in Melbourne when it caught fire<p>An Australian family home was gutted when a hoverboard caught fire as it was charging, officials said on Tuesday.<p>Authorities said the hoverboard - a Christmas gift - was plugged …