Apple might have secretly fixed the defective keyboards on the new MacBook Pros

Apple released new MacBook Pros the other day and it had appeared the company didn’t update the controversial keyboards for better reliability, but instead just made them quieter. But that might not be the case after all. A new teardown from iFixit has revealed Apple’s added a thin rubber layer

Uber drivers are now subject to ‘continuous’ background checks

Uber will soon be watching its U.S. drivers much more closely. The ride-hailing service will be expanding its driver background checks so that drivers will be continuously monitored for certain types of criminal charges, the company revealed Friday. The change, which was first reported by Axios, will ramp up Uber’s

Best headphones for every situation

There are literally thousands of different headphones, earphones, and earbuds out there to choose from. All have the same idea at heart — to provide you with music without having to play it out loud for everyone to hear. But some achieve this result so much better than others. Sure,

Facebook given maximum fine by UK watchdog over Cambridge Analytica fiasco

Facebook is to receive the heaviest fine possible from the UK’s data watchdog after it breached the Data Protection Act twice. The maximum fine the Information Commissioner Office (ICO) is able to impose is £500,000 — a figure that’s pretty minimal compared to Facebook’s net worth of £445bn.  SEE ALSO:

These are the headphones that make dongle hell worth it

1More Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones $99.99 View Product The Good Swanky design • Excellent sound • Long cable with well-placed controls The Bad Some distortion at higher volumes • Requires a dongle for some smartphones The Bottom Line The 1More Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones deliver such great sound that you

WhatsApp will pay researchers to study its fake news epidemic

Facebook’s throwing money at yet another massive fake news problem. This time, the company is offering researchers as much as $50,000 in exchange for studying the spread of fake news on WhatsApp. The announcement comes after the Indian government criticized the messaging service for its role in spreading false information

61 Facebook app developers still had access to users’ friends data after 2015

Facebook said that apps’ data-scraping days ended in 2015. But that wasn’t the end of the story. In 2015, Facebook says it changed the policy that allowed app developers — such as the Cambridge Analytica-affiliated researcher Aleksandr Kogan — access to the data of app users’ friends. That was the

Company culture and importance of first impressions

First impressions count.  On this episode of “Masters of Scale,” entrepreneur Margaret Heffernan talks about how your company culture is reflected in the person people interact with first: your receptionist. “If you want to build a strong culture, the first thing you have to do is open your eyes,” “Masters

Super Cruise hands-free driver assistance is coming to all Cadillacs soon

Ready, set, Super Cruise. That’s the hands-free driver assistance feature on the Cadillac CT6 SUV. Starting in 2020, all Cadillacs will have Super Cruise, the Tesla Autopilot competitor, available to deploy for Level 3 autonomous driving on highways.  SEE ALSO: GM comes after Tesla with its own semi-autonomous driving system