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Two hidden iOS features that people should use more

The other day I was watching someone using their iPhone — with their permission, I wasn’t just shoulder-surfing — and I found myself becoming frustrated. It’s not that they were doing anything wrong. In fact, they were using it exactly as Apple intended. They were scrolling and making gestures and ...

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Yubico unveils its latest YubiKey 5C NFC security key, priced at $55

Yubico, a maker of hardware security keys, has unveiled its newest YubiKey 5C NFC, which the company says offers the strongest defenses against some of the most common cyberattacks. Security keys provide a physical security barrier to your online accounts. Hackers can steal usernames and passwords, and two-factor authentication codes ...

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Daily Crunch: Apple files countersuit against Epic

Apple strikes back at Epic Games, Android 11 is here and Microsoft announces a new stripped-down Xbox. This is your Daily Crunch for September 8, 2020. The big story: Apple files countersuit against Epic Apple has made the latest move in a legal battle against Epic Games, filing a lawsuit ...

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Viral article puts brakes on China’s food delivery frenzy

For China’s food delivery workers, life can feel like a constant battle with algorithms, traffic police, and disgruntled customers. An essay detailing the hazardous work conditions of China’s food delivery drivers went viral on the internet on Tuesday, causing a moment of national reckonings on algorithmic harms to people. In ...

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Singapore readies satellite road toll system for 2021 rollout

Singapore will begin installing its satellite-based Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) network from the first half of next year, which will eliminate the need for physical gantries that currently stand on local roads. However, “slimmer” gantries still will be erected to indicate toll charges.  The country’s next-generation Global Navigation Satellite System ...

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