Nathan Landale

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Instagram will test nudity protection in messages to fight sextortion

Instagram is far from a gleaming example of protecting young people online, having failed to prevent its algorithm from promoting child sexual abuse material. But new features bring some (at least a little?) hope that the platform could become a…

X makes passkey logins available to iOS users worldwide

X has expanded its support for passkey logins and has made the option available to users around the world, as long as they’re accessing the app on an iPhone. The social media company formerly known as Twitter originally launched passkey…

Apple’s iPhone 12 can now charge wirelessly at 15W with non-MagSafe chargers

With the launch of the iPhone 12 Apple doubled wireless charging power to 15 watts, but there was a catch: only Apple-branded MagSafe chargers operated at full power. Now, users are getting a surprise update. The latest iOS 17.4 release…

Hulu on Disney+ officially launches, bringing together Mickey Mouse and The Handmaid’s Tale

Disney didn’t waste much absorbing Hulu into its multimedia maw. After taking full ownership of Hulu last November, the company started beta testing integration with Disney+ a month later. Today, Hulu on Disney+ is officially coming out of beta, making…

Tesla will reportedly take customers on a test drive to show off its Full Self-Driving tech

If you’re in North America, a Tesla staff member will show you how the automaker’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) technology works before you can take your car home, according to Bloomberg. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reportedly issued a memo that…

How to declutter your iOS devices

If you’ve owned your iPhone or iPad for a long time, there’s a good chance it has files, photos, apps and other digital clutter on it that’s taking up more space than necessary. Maybe you’ve even gotten to the point…

Sam Altman is back on the OpenAI board. We still don’t know why he was fired.

Sam Altman on the board of OpenAI, nearly four months after the CEO was ousted, and quickly reinstated, from the company he founded. Although Altman had returned as the AI company’s top executive in November, a temporary board oversaw his…

Google is following Apple’s lead by adding new developer fees in the EU

Yesterday Google outlined the changes it will make to comply with the EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) that goes into effect starting today. One important detail it left out, however, was whether it would charge developers who directed users outside…

Lenovo’s Project Crystal is the world’s first laptop with a transparent microLED display

It’s not often you encounter a device that looks like it came straight out of a movie set. But Lenovo’s Project Crystal, supposedly the world’s first laptop with a transparent microLED display, is an example of sci-fi come to life….

Rivian is laying off 10 percent of its salaried employees

Electric car maker Rivian announced on Wednesday that it’s laying off 10 percent of its salaried workforce to cut costs after facing a quarterly loss. The Amazon-backed company reported that it lost $1.5 billion in the fourth quarter of 2023…