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Google Play Music iOS App Now Supports CarPlay

Google Play Music iOS App Now Supports CarPlay

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SOURCE:macrumors.comGoogle's music subscription service, Google Play Music, now has a dedicated CarPlay app available, according to comments shared on reddit. That means Google Play Music users who own a vehicle equipped with CarPlay can access their music directly through the CarPlay interface when an iPhone is connected to the car. The Google Play Music CarPlay app is sectioned off into Home, Recents, Music Library, and Stations, giving subscribers access to recommendations, their own custom playlists, radio selections, and more. Google Play Music is the first Google-made app to be available for CarPlay, and it joins music apps from services like Pandora, Amazon, and Spotify. Google Play Music allows users to store up to 50,000 songs and listen to ad-supported radio stations for fre...
Changes to iCloud Put Apple on Collision Course With Governments Seeking Access to Encrypted Messages

Changes to iCloud Put Apple on Collision Course With Governments Seeking Access to Encrypted Messages

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SOURCE:macrumors.comApple has sent its top privacy executives to Australia twice in the past month to lobby government officials over proposed new laws that would require companies to provide access to encrypted messages. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Apple privacy advocates met with attorney general George Brandis and senior staff in Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's office on Tuesday to discuss their concerns about the legal changes, which could compel tech companies to provide decryption keys to allow access to secure communications such as that provided by WhatsApp and iMessage. Apple has consistently argued against laws that would require tech companies to build so-called "back doors" into their software, claiming that such a move would weaken security for everyone and ...
Password Manager LastPass to Debut New Family Plan Later This Summer

Password Manager LastPass to Debut New Family Plan Later This Summer

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SOURCE:macrumors.comPopular password management LastPass today announced plans to introduce a new family plan, LastPass Families. The new plan is designed to allow up to six family members to store and access all of their passwords and documents from any device. With LastPass Families, family members can share access to bank accounts, credit cards, and more, for every day use or in case of an emergency. According to LastPass, each individual family member will have access to unlimited shared folders with family members, emergency access, and a family dashboard where the family manager can add and remove members. Family members will also have a private, personal vault for storing passwords that are not shared. LastPass plans to launch LastPass Families later this summer, but customers ...
Encrypted Chat App Telegram to Remove Terrorist Content Following Ban Threat in Indonesia

Encrypted Chat App Telegram to Remove Terrorist Content Following Ban Threat in Indonesia

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SOURCE:macrumors.comTelegram is to form a team of moderators to remove terrorist-related content from the encrypted messaging platform in Indonesia, after the country's government threatened to ban the app. Indonesia's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has already blocked access to the web version of the chat platform, citing concerns that it was being used to spread "radical and terrorist propaganda" in the country, according to Reuters. "This has to be done because there are many channels on this service that are full of radical and terrorist propaganda, hatred, ways to make bombs, how to carry out attacks, disturbing images, which are all in conflict with Indonesian law," the communications ministry said in a statement on its website.Telegram co-founder Pavel Du...
AT&T’s DirecTV Now to Gain Cloud DVR and Revamped User Interface

AT&T’s DirecTV Now to Gain Cloud DVR and Revamped User Interface

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SOURCE:macrumors.comAT&T today announced plans to unveil a next-generation video platform this fall, which will be introduced first to DirecTV Now customers later this summer. As part of a beta test for the platform, DirecTV Now subscribers will gain access to a cloud DVR feature, which will allow them to record and access their shows from anywhere. A wide selection of live channels will be able to be recorded, with 4K and HD video quality. "We all want easy and quick access to our content, regardless of where, when or on what device we watch it," said David Christopher, chief marketing officer, AT&T Entertainment Group. "By developing for a single video platform, we'll deliver new features and platform innovations in a faster, more efficient way. And it will be simple and consistent ...
Apple Seeds Second Public Beta of tvOS 11 to Public Beta Testers

Apple Seeds Second Public Beta of tvOS 11 to Public Beta Testers

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SOURCE:macrumors.comApple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming tvOS 11 update to its public beta testing group, two weeks after providing testers with the first beta. The tvOS 11 public beta marks the first time public beta testers have had access to pre-release tvOS software. Prior to tvOS 11, public betas were limited to iOS and macOS software likely due to the slightly more complicated tvOS beta installation process, but now public beta testers can access all software platforms with the exception of watchOS. The second public beta of tvOS 11, build number 15J5324f, corresponds to the third tvOS 11 update made available to developers. The tvOS 11 public beta can be obtained by going to the Settings app on the Apple TV and navigating to the Software Updates section. "Get Publi...
How MTN employees, bankers ‘fleeced’ customers of N150m – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

How MTN employees, bankers ‘fleeced’ customers of N150m – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

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SOURCE: www.lailasblog.com/Operatives of the Police’ Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Ikoyi, Lagos State, have arrested two employees of telecommunications firm, MTN, three bankers and six others for allegedly defrauding subscribers of over N150 million. Chukwunonso Ifeanyi, 30, and Okpetu John, 29, who both confirmed they were MTN employees, were paraded alongside the bankers, Oyelade Shola, 32; Osuolale Hammid, 40; and Akeem Adesina, 33 by the spokesman for the SFU, ASP Lawal Audu.Others include an ICT specialist, Salako Abdulsalam, 30; a pastor, James Idagu, 56; Sarumi Abubakar; Ismaeel Salami, 49; Akinola Oghuan, 34; and Sunday Okeke, 33.The suspects were arrested in Lagos, Oyo and Kwara states with several Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards belonging to unsuspecting Nigerians, whose a
DIAMOND BANK HOSTS BEAUTY SOUK, BIGGEST BEAUTY PRODUCTS FAIR (PHOTOS) – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

DIAMOND BANK HOSTS BEAUTY SOUK, BIGGEST BEAUTY PRODUCTS FAIR (PHOTOS) – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

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SOURCE: www.lailasblog.com/Beauty enthusiasts from across the country were recently hosted to the biggest beauty products and services fair at the Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tagged The Beauty Souk, the event was hosted by Nigeria’s leading retail bank, Diamond Bank Plc in collaboration with Eventful Limited.Cosmetologists, beauty practitioners, beauty industry observers, beauty care mentors, beauty counselors and beauty care students/apprentices were all present at the event which also featured a number of celebrity appearances. The various brands in attendance gave away numerous freebies ranging from makeup tutorials to beauty makeovers and also heavily discounted products.Speaking at the event, Head of Corporate Communications, Diamond Bank Plc, Chioma Afe, said the Bank
Security Researchers Don’t Think Apple Pays Enough for Bug Bounties

Security Researchers Don’t Think Apple Pays Enough for Bug Bounties

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SOURCE:macrumors.comApple's bug bounty program has been available to select security researchers for almost a year now, but according to a new report from Motherboard, most researchers prefer not to share bugs with Apple due to low payouts. More money can be obtained from third-party sources for bugs in Apple software. "People can get more cash if they sell their bugs to others," said Nikias Bassen, a security researcher for the company Zimperium, and who joined Apple's program last year. "If you're just doing it for the money, you're not going to give [bugs] to Apple directly."Motherboard spoke to several members of Apple's bug bounty program with the condition of anonymity. Every single one said they had yet to report a bug to Apple and did not know anyone who had. iOS bugs are "too...
Popular Mobile VPN Services Shut Down in China

Popular Mobile VPN Services Shut Down in China

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SOURCE:macrumors.comA popular virtual private network service has been forced to close in China on orders from the government, it emerged on Monday. Bloomberg reported that GreenVPN sent a notice to its customers saying it would end the service from July 1 after "receiving a notice from regulatory departments". VPNs route and encrypt internet traffic to servers outside of the country, making them popular with users in China who have limited access to online content because of government restrictions. VPNs allow access to sites like Facebook and Twitter, which are otherwise blocked by China's "Great Firewall". Some users of the GreenVPN iPhone app reported that the service failed to load over the weekend. Apps for GreenVPN and SuperVPN are still listed in the App Store, but users repo...