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April 16, 2019
Microsoft email programs Outlook, MSN and Hotmail were hacked, affecting thousands. Giving away your old iPhone? Do this one thing, or the phone will be useless. An algorithm predicts who will die in the final season of "Game of Thrones." Watch out for fake Facebook requests. IBM and McCormick team up to use artificial intelligence to invent new food flavors.
April 15, 2019
Latest hack could put thousands of FBI agents and government employees at risk. Worried about hidden cameras at your next Airbnb stay? This free scan will tell you if someone is watching. There are alternatives if you're tired of Google's privacy issues. Apple's IOS Photos app is getting smarter in helping you organize all the photos in your iPhone. A metal 3D-printed guitar is proving to be unbreakable. Listen to the tech news you need to know.
April 12, 2019
Two out of three hotels inadvertently expose your personal data during online bookings. What you need to know about a settlement in the big Yahoo data breach case. Amazon wants to turn your dumb speakers into smart ones by using Alexa. Find out the best tracking apps and tools to locate your phone or family. You may sleep better if you share your bed with a robot. All the tech news you need, in 15 minutes.
April 11, 2019
A router used by millions is vulnerable to hackers. An innovative new app shows your Facebook, Twitter and Google privacy gotchas. If you have a video doorbell, you need to be on the lookout for thieves. Find out about Netflix’s secret codes that unlock a ton of new search options. Drone deliveries are finally happening, in some places anyway. Catch the tech news you need to know.
April 10, 2019
Spyware posing as legitimate apps is affecting not only Android smartphones but iPhones too. A new maps feature might help you avoid getting stuck in a traffic jam. You'll see robots at this national, big-box grocer soon. Watch a brand-new movie from the comfort of your couch, but it’ll cost you. A big breakthrough could mean getting from New York to London in under an hour. Listen to tech news you need to know.
April 9, 2019
Robocallers changing for the worse and use your own info. Kids can still download violent video games marked as safe from this app store. Airbnb's hidden camera problems continue, as one tech-savvy vacationer easily discovered. Garbage pickers selling billionaires' trash, including Mark Zuckerberg's. As we get closer to tax day, hackers are ramping up scams (you need to hear about this one). These stories and more tech news.
April 8, 2019
A security flaw in Apple's IOS allows anyone to make a call or send texts on locked iPhones. Office Depot has been fined $35 million by the FTC for a service the government says was a fraud. Find various ways to detect if someone has been snooping through your computer. The large phishing group London Blue is making serious inroads in the U.S. and getting bolder with its scams. Adobe's After Effects can now make some moving images disappear. Listen to all these and more high tech news.
April 5, 2019
Ride-sharing companies have become commonplace — and that's causing some deadly incidents. Learn how to spot a fake ride-sharing driver. A recent data breach exposed the credit card information of 2 million people. Is it time to rethink cash? Hundreds of scam ads on Facebook are promising big tax breaks. Drop the phone and start talking face-to-face again. A fake viral video shows a giant Amazon blimp letting loose a swarm of delivery drones. Listen to these stories and more tech news.
April 4, 2019
As many as 540 million Facebook records containing personal data were found on unsecured servers. Consumer Reports has started a petition demanding the FCC require phone carriers to stop spoofed robocalls. A third-party study finds that AT&T has the fastest wireless network. Google rolls out Duplex, which can make reservations for you using a very human-sounding voice. Some teens in New Jersey crashed their school's Wi-Fi to avoid taking a test. Listen to these stories and more tech news.
April 3, 2019
So much for that relaxing vacation. The number of hidden cameras found in Airbnb rentals is on the rise. A new cellphone scams lets a thief take complete control of your phone. Call it karma. If you pirate T.V. shows, not only are you breaking the law, but you also risk malware and identity theft. Google and Walmart are joining forces to create their own grocery ordering program. More wearable devices to track your heart are coming. Listen to these stories and more tech news.
April 2, 2019
A furniture company paid a Memphis woman almost $500,000 after its robocall service bombarded her with 300 calls. Some life-saving medical implants connected to the internet face security threats. Family Tree DNA made a deal with the FBI to allow agents to access its database to identify suspects. Did you hear about the small story from a small Texas town? It's Facebook's most shared story of 2019 so far. Toyota's servers have been breached by hackers. Listen to these stories and more tech news.
April 1, 2019
More than 2 million customers at a popular restaurant chain had their credit card information stolen. Worse, the data breach at Earl Enterprises lasted 10 months. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says governments need to better regulate companies like his. Apple pulls the plug on its planned Air Power. Artificial Intelligence experts say we would all be safer if robots learned humor. Gmail celebrates its 15th birthday with some handy new features. Listen to these and more tech stories.
March 29, 2019
The government wants answers. Specifically, the Federal Trade Commission wants to know how internet providers are using your data. Your Android could be collecting you sensitive data. Car makers are adding more smart features to cars to increase safety. YouTube's streaming TV service has rolled out nationwide. Video of a stressed-out teen taking care of a robotic baby goes viral. Hear these stories and more tech news from Kim Komando.
March 28, 2019
McDonald's is creating a data-gathering algorithm to offer customers menu recommendations. UPS drones are delivering medical samples around a North Carolina hospital. Verizon is set to announce a new, free app to block robocalls. For $10, Apple gives you access to 300 digital publications. Random tweets offer a prize if you do this one thing in your account settings – but don't do it! You might get locked out. All these stories and more tech news from Kim Komando.
March 27, 2019
iPhones get more than 50 security fixes with the latest iOS update. A hacked software update tool has infected a million ASUS laptops with malware. Soon, Google's Gmail will allow you to browse websites without leaving your email. The Department of Homeland Security plans to implement a facial recognition system at the nation's 20 largest airports by 2021. Facebook says it closed more than 2,500 accounts, pages and groups for spreading misinformation. All these stories and more tech news from Kim Komando.
March 26, 2019
First, they were victims of natural disasters. Now, they're contending with a massive data breach by FEMA that has exposed their sensitive information. A new rating system tells you which high-tech cars are easier to steal. The social media 'Florida Man Challenge' has become a hunting ground for scammers. After six weeks, a company can't secure a database exposing people’s intimate photos and phone calls. 'Drunk Shopping' is booming among Americans. All these stories and more tech news from Kim Komando.
March 25, 2019
Apple's new event announced games, TVs and even a credit card! If you want to beef up your Facebook privacy, change these settings right now. What you can do to avoid these apps from siphoning your phone's battery. If you sent an email on accident, here's how to unsend it. Famed Chinese K-9 known for her detective abilities was successfully cloned. All these stories and more tech news from Kim Komando.
March 22, 2019
Phone carriers are finally working to help stop robocalls. A new hearing aid will translate 27 different languages. Learn about the most commonly used subject lines in phishing emails. Dyson has a new lamp that’ll take care of lighting for you. A new smart cigarette lighter wants to help you kick the habit. The "Angry Birds" are back, this time in augmented reality. All these stories and more tech news from Kim Komando.
March 21, 2019
Apple has unveiled updated AirPods. Apple has also updated their line of iMacs with new specs. New Apple Watch bands and colorful battery cases round out Apple’s new round of tech. Google is looking to shake up the video-gaming world with Stadia. The big mistake people make when donating old tech. Waymo looks to be expanding their self-driving taxi service. Get ready for a Keurig for cocktails arriving in more states. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 20, 2019
A teacher's perverted relationship with a child was discovered on an app installed in the child's phone. One company says we need a gender-neutral voice assistant. Do you agree? A study may show how accurately an Apple Watch can detect heart problems. Say goodbye to "Inbox," Google's failed personalized email experiment. Learn how you can watch March Madness games for free. Now you can buy things directly through Instagram. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 20, 2019
Don't fall for this new tax scams: scammers are impersonating the IRS to steal your information. Learn how to truly be anonymous in today’s surveillance world. Your sensitive medical records may have been exposed. Kids are being bullied in new, shocking ways. Scientists are looking at ways to use DNA to help humans regrow limbs and organs. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 18, 2019
Apple announcement surprised and excited fans with new iPad Mini and iPad Air new features now available. How to make sure your important emails aren’t marked as spam. New adware that could destroy your phone has been found in hundreds of apps. Learn how to cut the cord without breaking the bank. Save money with these inexpensive and reliable phone chargers. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 15, 2019
Watch out: Frightening webcam email looks too real to be a hacker scam. Facebook is going after more of your data through a new VR project. As a safety feature, new traffic lights are designed to get people to look up from their phones. Hackers set off tornado sirens. A man is lucky to be alive thanks to his iPhone acting as a shield. GPS could be the cause of that fast-draining battery. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 14, 2019
Hundreds of additional Android apps containing adware have been found on the Google Play Store. Your car may soon track every move you make. Verizon is set to flip the switch on their 5G network. iPhone sales continue to decline. Google plans to make voice recognition faster. Now your sleep-tracking mat can detect sleep apnea. If you left something in an Uber, you can get it back. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 13, 2019
Ransomware forces a Georgia county to pay big money. Apple has scheduled their next big event. Scientists are worried about the potential health risks from using Apple AirPods. Samsung could have a new folding phone in the works, A company is planning a different kind of ride-sharing - in the sky. Microsoft wants to help you clean up their mistakes. Netflix is planning more choose-your-own adventure interactive shows. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 12, 2019
We’ll tell you how to protect yourself from the latest massive data breach. You won’t believe how vulnerable some smart car alarm systems are to hackers. See how Telemedicine is taking the human element from medical treatment when a robot delivers bad news to a patient. The latest Windows 10 update is causing serious problems. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 11, 2019
Before making the switch, find out if Google’s cheap cellular service is worth it. Learn these nine iPhone tricks that will help turn you into a master. Facebook was recently caught breaching its users’ privacy again. P2P apps are the all the rage these days, find out what they really are and whether they’re safe to use. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 8, 2019
If you use Google Chrome, make sure it’s up-to-date so you won't be hacked. More apps are sending your data to Facebook, without your permission. New A.I. will look at your body language as a way to tell if you’re about to shoplift. Apple is being strangely consumer-friendly when it comes to repairing your phone with a third-party battery. More employers are looking for talent with a background in gaming. Kia is going all-in with video screens in their new concept car and more!
March 7, 2019
A new robotic hand can simulate the feeling of touch. Businesses have a new tool in their fight against hackers. Facebook is adding a new feature to accounts of people who have passed away. The royal family is taking on trolls with new guidelines. Fitbit has a new smartwatch, and they're looking to take on the Apple Watch - again. This video game designer keeps on working, even if he’s hooked up to an IV drip. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 6, 2019
Passwords as we know it might finally start to go away. A security flaw could allow someone to take over your Mac. The FDA is warning against certain types of robotic surgery. Part of this hospital is modeled after an Apple Store. Apple wants to make Siri relevant again. Man wants you to pay by the character at his new chat site. Facebook Messenger is going dark. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 5, 2019
A new scam is targeting people using a popular mobile payment service. Facebook won’t let you unlist your phone number. More teens used Facebook’s controversial research app than they initially said. YouTube is doubling down on its fight against pedophiles. IBM finds vulnerabilities in various visitor check-in systems. Amazon is planning for even more grocery stores. Google Maps makes it easier to find e-scooters and bikes. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 4, 2019
Run a background report on yourself to see what companies know about you. How you have your data deleted from home DNA test sites. We'll explain why Apple products are so expensive. A new security vulnerability has been found in a popular video doorbell. The bizarre trend involving baby names and social media. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
March 1, 2019
Popular app TikTok is paying a record fine for collecting data on kids. The “Momo suicide challenge” is viral again and police are warning parents. The phone-hacking tool law enforcement use is popping up on eBay starting at $100. JetBlue’s contest says ditch Instagram and you could get a year of free flights. A new floating home is supposed to withstand a hurricane. A 12-year-old boy built a working nuclear fusion reactor at his house. All this and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando
February 28, 2019
Watch out for scammers this tax season, like “ghost” preparers. FedEx is the latest company to use robots for delivery. The social app TikTok now has over a billion downloads. Reasons why it’s so hard to stop robocalls. A new “dumb phone” debuts at the Mobile World Congress. A couple of new hotels have rooms that clean themselves. Members of the Swiss Guard in Rome are getting a 3D-printed upgraded helmet. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
February 27, 2019
Researchers have already found security flaws with the upcoming 5G network. Verizon wants to keep their phones locked to prevent ID theft and fraud. More unique phones are being unveiled at the Mobile World Congress. Sleep tracking might finally be coming to the Apple Watch. YouTube is facing more criticism over child-related content. Alexa is coming to a hospital to help patients. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
February 26, 2019
Popular apps are sending your sensitive data to Facebook. Download your photos from Facebook Moments before it’s too late. Several new smartphones have been unveiled at the Mobile World Conference. Microsoft’s new HoloLens and other tech also debuted at the MWC. Sprint is set to launch 5G in several cities. A software glitch is causing e-scooters to crash. A new site is using A.I. to create Airbnb listings that don’t exist. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
February 25, 2019
If you’ve noticed your phone battery draining faster than usual, you could have a malicious app installed. How to create a second phone number to keep your primary number safe. Password managers can provide great security, but they’re not perfect. Watch out for scammers pretending to be TurboTax. There’s a vast number of gadgets you can control with your smart speaker. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
February 22, 2019
You won't find a headphone jack on Samsung's new foldable phone. Some people who bought new Nike smart shoes say they can be bricked. An airline passenger discovers a camera in the seat back in front of him. Talking about privacy, Mark Zuckerberg apparently forgot about the Facebook Portal. Your home's breaker box and circuit breakers are getting a smart upgrade. Airstream trailers are adding internet on the go. And one e-waste warehouse has become a go-to place for TV shows needing vintage electronics.
February 21, 2019
Researchers test five password managers and find they can be vulnerable to malware attacks. Facebook keeps a naughty list of former employees, contractors and people who publicly throw shade on them. Google says, "Oh, hey, we forgot to tell you, your Nest Security System has a microphone, OK? Good talk." On YouTube, pedophiles are using "vanilla" videos to find each other and share content. These stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
February 20, 2019
Samsung unveils their new line of smartphones today. Facebook wants their own virtual assistant. You might be locked out of your home security cameras until you change your password. There's a new phishing email, that's taking URL lengths to a new level. A new website uses A.I. to create people who don't exist. A web browser is looking to keep sites from blocking you when in private mode. One automaker wants to help you avoid red lights. All these stories and more tech news.
February 19, 2019
Watch out for this phishing scam pretending to be Facebook. A hotel chain wants more of your data to find out if your data was stolen. Find out about Samsung's big announcement. One company is planning a smartphone that becomes a watch. New tech means basketball fans don’t have to worry about outdated jerseys. There's new artificial intelligence that's just too scary to release. And thanks to this site, more people believe the world is flat.
February 18, 2019
We'll tell you how you can keep your TV from spying on you. There's a big mistake you might be making with your Amazon account. And how you can find out just how much your home is worth. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
February 15, 2019
What the next generation 5G mobile network means for your health. Those new smart shoes could be a risk for your privacy. Gmail finally adds a feature that should’ve been there all along. A newer version of the "shower of the future" is on its way. A game that lets kids be the parents of kids is becoming hugely popular. Your GPS might stop working in April, if it's not updated. And there's a new matchmaking app -- for cattle. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
February 14, 2019
Romance scams top the list of the FTC's consumer frauds last year. Online harassment hits an all-time high. A hacker makes headlines this week for wiping out two decades of email messages from an "anonymous email provider." Apple is taking a look at an app that lets Saudi men control where their women go. Apple has a big announcement planned for March. A man uses GDPR to see how Netflix collected his data while he watched the interactive movie “Bandersnatch.”
February 13, 2019
Millions of hacked accounts are listed for sale on the dark web. A popular e-scooter can be hacked in a dangerous way. Target has updated their app over questionable price changes depending on where you are. Walgreens is testing coolers that target you with ads. Amazon has purchased popular router maker Eero. Apple is partnering with the VA to help veterans access their health records. There are new rumors about Apple products coming this spring.
February 12, 2019
Sprint has sued AT&T over their misleading 5G marketing. Google is starting to rollout a new augmented reality feature for their maps app. Another malicious app has been found on the Google Play Store. Spotify says they might close your account if they catch you using an ad blocker. Fitbit has released a new activity tracker specially made for companies and insurance providers. Tesla has an update coming to their cars this week with a new feature called "dog mode."
February 11, 2019
You'll use these seven digital tricks time and time again. A way to stop robocallers you may not know about. There are cloud services where you can store your photos for free. Here are five life calculators every person should use at least once. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
February 8, 2019
It looks like some iPhone apps have been recording your screen. Germany just told Facebook to stop mass data collection. Drones might be the next guard dog for your home. An app alerted a man about a fire in his building. Skype will now blur the background of your video call. The NYPD wants Waze to stop identifying checkpoints. And a working USB drive was found inside seal feces. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
February 7, 2019
As tech evolves, cars are becoming more hackable. Lyft will now allow you to request electric cars. Your doctor might be getting a stethoscope upgraded with artificial intelligence to predict pneumonia. Shoes that track your weight and if you fall could be on the way. Google's new interpreter feature is rolling out now. Apple AirPods are getting an expensive competitor from Louis Vuitton. And more than 200 new Emoji are coming to your smartphone this year.
February 5, 2019
One of Facebook's early investors says they threaten democracy and privacy in new book. A study looks at the credibility of viral health articles. An unsettling deepfake video of Jennifer Lawrence with Steve Buscemi's face is posted. Apple’s new streaming service could launch in the spring. WhatsApp has added a new level of privacy protection. Conan O’Brien got some shocking DNA test results. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
February 4, 2019
A new data breach involves home improvement site Houzz. Google has removed nearly 30 malicious apps. TikTok is climbing in popularity for teens. Some Windows 10 users can’t update their OS. Apple Watch’s fall detection feature saved a man in Norway. Samsung’s new watch could take on Apple. A museum’s mixed reality takes visitors to a far-away town. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
February 1, 2019
Google and Facebook can make money from your data, now you can, too. Google has pulled an app that was similar to Facebook Research. People want plastic surgery to look like their filtered selfies. A woman’s ingenious plan to never lose her Apple AirPods. This app freezes kids phones until they call you back. iRobot has unveiled a Roomba-like lawnmower. A robot is the tour guide at Winston Churchill's birthplace.
January 31, 2019
Facebook was paying people to install data-gathering software. Google Chrome is helping to spot fake sites. Renting a room by the minute or hour is a new trend. A rumored wristband could include a flexible screen. Waze wants to fix GPS reception in tunnels. An empty trash bag object is puzzling astronomers. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 30, 2019
A big flaw allowed people using FaceTime to eavesdrop on others. The U.S. is accusing Huawei of stealing trade secrets. Deepfake videos are causing concern for lawmakers. Calls about work-from-home jobs through Amazon are scams. FedEx announces a quick-ship option for retailers other than Amazon. Robotic limbs using A.I. could be a breakthrough for amputees. Volvo might give you a car, if you can avoid watching the Super Bowl. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 29, 2019
Scammers are pretending to be YouTube stars to get your info. For $19 and a letter, you could win a million-dollar home. How laser beams can get a message to you. It looks like Google is planning a FaceID challenger. While Netflix doesn't have the most movies, they have the best. Roku is jumping into the subscription service game. An alleged bank robber tried to get away on a rented scooter.
January 28, 2019
We’ll tell you about signs to look for that you might have been hacked. Your home printer is an important connected device to keep secure. Learn how to stop your device from tracking you. And how to track your pets in real-time. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 25, 2019
If something's easily hackable, it'll show up on Shodan Safari. Microsoft wants to help you figure out which news sites are trustworthy. New app can ID the nutritional value of food with only a photo. A new smartphone folds not once, but twice. Amazon's testing package delivery with robots. Amtrak might give you a free cross-country train ride. Car parts from a crash involving a Royal Family member hit eBay. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 24, 2019
Hackers take over family’s Nest camera with fake news about a North Korea attack. Apple releases iOS 12.1.3 to fix bug that could compromise FaceTime calls. Documents say the U.S. government spent millions researching invisibility cloaks and lasers. Police license plate readers are still exposed online. Reports of a drone flying near airport grounded flights. A new smartphone is coming with a 48-megapixel camera and hole-punch display. The world’s first toilet-cleaning robot is for sale online.
January 23, 2019
Social media companies can learn a lot about you even if you don't have an account. Google faces big privacy fine in France. A new ECG-enabled smartwatch is on the way. About 10,000 Amazon employees are dedicated solely to Alexa. Apple Pay is expanding to other stores and restaurants. China has developed an app to track people in debt. Food delivery robots have taken over a college campus. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 22, 2019
Google Maps wants to help drivers stay within speed limit and avoid traps. The "10-Year Challenge" could be teaching facial recognition. The Apple Watch is set to be used in stroke prevention research. Uber is working on self-driving scooters and bikes. Spotify could give you the option to block artists. Netflix original shows are expensive. Amazon workers are wearing belts to keep robots from bumping into them. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 21, 2019
Facebook is launching a News Feed petition feature. WhatsApp is working to stop the spread of fake news. Facebook could face a record fine from the FTC. A promising test could predict if breast cancer will come back. Coinstar machines will start selling Bitcoin. The iPhone’s new battery case is bulky and heavy. The internet is confused about how to draw an ‘X.’ All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 18, 2019
Facebook users still don't know the extent of tracking. Apple’s Tim Cook wants the government to help people take control of their online data. Chinese teen who sold kidney for iPhone now bedridden for life. Apple wants to subsidize watches for seniors. Spoofed emails lead to real news reports. Hotel chain fires half its robots. Font choice uncovers forged documents. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 17, 2019
It looks like YouTube is finally ready to start cracking down on dangerous challenges and pranks. YouTube is also testing recommended content options under the video player. You can buy a "parasite" for your smart speaker to keep it from snooping on you. The big online game Fortnite had a major vulnerability. Facial recognition could be used to detect genetic disorders. NBCUniversal is about to jump into the streaming service game. And now might be a great time to buy a robotic vacuum.
January 16, 2019
Apple might make you change your charging cables again. Apple also replaced 11 million batteries in 2018. The price of Netflix is going up. A new proposal would change a rule about drones flying at night. A judge says law enforcement can’t make suspects unlock iPhones with Face ID or Touch ID. Facebook is spending hundreds of millions to help local newsrooms. Robots may be coming to a grocery store near you. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 15, 2019
The government shutdown is threatening the rollout of 5G. Verizon is testing a game streaming service. Hackers have earned millions in Bitcoin through ransomware. Microsoft's Windows 7 has one year of support left. IMDb launches streaming service through Amazon. What’s new at the Detroit auto show. Instagram's most liked post is no longer Kylie Jenner. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 14, 2019
Phishing scams continue to get smarter and harder to spot. You can be charged for not answering your cell phone on cruise ships. A new batch of Adware apps in the Google Play store have been installed more than 8 million times. Google Assistant can now be accessed through Google's mobile website. SpaceX is planning to lay off 10% of its workforce. AI is creating images of food that doesn't actually exist. And Ford built robotic buttocks to simulate human sweat.
January 11, 2019
We'll showcase a few of Kim’s favorites from CES 2019. Ignore this scary new Facebook hoax. Sharing your Netflix password can now get you in trouble. There's another twist in Netflix's Bandersnatch. An experimental app could detect a drug overdose. Protect yourself from this scary iPhone scam call. And radio bursts have been detected in outer space. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 10, 2019
CES seems to be turning into an auto show. Amazon will now drop packages off in your garage. Jeff Bezos announced on Twitter he's getting divorced after 25 years of marriage. Kroger is changing the shopping game and could be a threat to Amazon. Phone carriers are still selling your location data. People with Samsung phones are having trouble deleting Facebook. Scientists say Mona Lisa’s eyes don't follow you around the room. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 9, 2019
A casualty at CES as a robot is "killed" by a self-driving Tesla. A smartphone will soon be able to tell you when it’s time to change your baby’s diaper. The Antichrist will control mankind through tech and smartphones, a Russian church leader warns. Microsoft is already pulling bad patches only days into 2019. T-Mobile is trolling AT&T over a fake 5G logo. A photo is all it takes to unlock some Android phones. And a man is furious to find out his ex’s friend has been using his Netflix account for yea
January 8, 2019
The data of more than 1 billion people was compromised in 2018. Marriott reveals millions of unencrypted passport numbers were stolen in last year’s data breach. More than a dozen iPhone apps have been found to communicate with a malware server. Google Drive doesn’t have a way to block people, so harassers. The NSA is set to release a free tool to reverse-engineer malware. Shoppers are buying clothes to take photos for social media, then returning them. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.
January 7, 2019
There are scam seminars dealing with Amazon sales you need to watch for. Chipotle is targeting healthy eaters to download its app. Hackers have found a way to outsmart two-factor authentication. A new supersonic jet that is faster than the Concorde is in the works. Microsoft Windows 10 virtual assistant is not very popular compared to others. The Weather Channel app is selling your location to other companies. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 4, 2019
Netflix’s biggest movie to date inspires (foolish) viral internet challenge. Roku is the first of many expected to expand streaming services in 2019 with these premium channels. Android apps have been sharing info with Facebook, even if you don’t have a Facebook account. More than 70,000 Google Chromecast devices get hijacked by a couple of PewDiePie nuts. And Tesla haters are using pickup trucks to block electric vehicle owners from charging stations. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.c
January 3, 2019
You won't believe just how much Facebook means to some people. Google's Project Soli just got a huge boost from the FCC. Hackers claim to have stolen information related to the 9/11 attacks and want a huge ransom to keep quiet. There’s a podcast by prisoners climbing the charts. If you want to keep up with pop culture, play Google's Game of the Year. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
January 2, 2019
Your smartphone camera can do much more than take a great picture. It can become a scanner, game system, security system, even translator. In this episode of Tech News Today, Kim talks about using your camera to the best of its capabilities.
January 1, 2019
Hackers have a new secret weapon. With it they can break through even the toughest firewall. But they only attack certain types of people. Are you one of them? In this Tech News Today podcast, find out if you have the qualities that make you easy prey for social engineering scams. Kim reveals how social engineers are able to coerce people into bogus insurance claims, online romances, and fake business opportunities that end up costing victims thousands if not hundreds of thousands of dollars.
December 31, 2018
Apple's Find my iPhone feature helped track down a carjacker. You won’t believe the sneaky way this clever young boy uses Amazon's Alexa. There’s an elaborate phishing scam targeting credit card customers going around. Google Messages is adding spam protection, but it might cost you some privacy. Netflix has something that will help play a trick on your kids for New Year's Eve. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 28, 2018
NASA's Horizons spacecraft is about to meet the most distant part of the solar system. A new phishing scam targeting Netflix members is making the rounds. Packages that you order might soon be delivered by drones. Instagram updated its feed and users totally freaked out about it. The most Googled TV show of 2018 will surprise you. The U.S. government is banning some cell phone makers. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 27, 2018
Nasty phishing attack leads to massive data breach. The latest iOS update is causing problems with some iPhones. AT&T might be jumping the gun on its 5G technology push. A former astronaut thinks NASA sending humans to Mars is a terrible idea. Crooks are tricking victims into believing they've won a brand new BMW. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 26, 2018
The Golden Age of Radio presents Dimension X: "The Parade" from 8/25/50 starring Joseph Curtain. A Martian hires an advertising agency to publicize a parade that The Martians are coming!
December 25, 2018
Christmas is easily the biggest holiday of the year for most of the people in the world. For some people, it is a holy day and for others, it's about giving and receiving gifts. But how did Christmas get its start? In this special episode of History and the Highway, host Stan Ellsworth takes a look at the origins of the Christmas holiday from its cultural and religious roots all the way to how we celebrate Christmas today.
December 24, 2018
Take a walk through the city of the future – the smart city. These connected cities will have features like self-driving cars, internet-connected homes, sustainable power and more. But will the smart city be bright and shiny, full of robots and tech or dark and gloomy. In this Tech News Today podcast, we will explore the city of the future and talk to the experts who are building the tech that will change the way we live.
December 21, 2018
Drones shut down the second biggest airport in the UK. Watch out what you say to Alexa, somebody else might hear. New iPads are turning out to be too thin. New Windows Sandbox could help save your computer. New tech might speed up airport TSA lines. Protect your photos from computer shops. How many Christmas lights does it take to be seen from space? All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 20, 2018
Some artificial intelligence researchers say they can create the perfect Christmas music. Soon you'll be able to have your favorite Starbucks drink delivered right to your door. Facebook has been caught handing out your information again. If you need a new battery for your iPhone now is the time to get one. Elon Musk is working on a system to avoid traffic jams. Apple App Store email receipts can actually be a phishing scam. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 19, 2018
Victims are finding clever ways to fight back against porch pirates. Hyundai is about to unveil some groundbreaking technology that you're sure to love. A new security robot will be patrolling malls soon. Google is testing restaurant reservations based on your searches. Ford might have a way to keep your pets from freaking out at the sound of fireworks. Don't fall for the latest extortion scam, your life depends on it. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 18, 2018
A tricky new phishing scam is targeting Microsoft Office accounts. The number of robocalls are out of control and scarier than ever. A robot tasked with delivering lunch recently went up in smoke. The U.S. military is using SpaceX to upgrade our GPS systems. Apple has some some exclusive audiobooks with some famous narrators. In one city, facial recognition software is being used on Christmas shoppers. All that and more from the news desk at Komando.com.
December 17, 2018
Parent apps allow your partner to spy on you. Clever parrot learns how to place orders with Amazon’s Alexa. The U.S. national defense system has some glaring security flaws. Google is investing big in New York. Apple’s iPhone helps rescue a group of friends who were stuck in the water. Some Google Local Guides are getting a surprise in their stocking this Christmas. All that and more from the news desk at Komando.com.
December 14, 2018
Hackers are infecting government agencies around the world with malware. You won't believe the horrible passwords people are still using. Virgin Galactic just took a huge leap into space. Samsung's website is open to hackers. Hi-tech doorbells are getting swiped off people's houses. An amazing robot turns out to be a fake. Taylor Swift is using some interesting tech to spot stalkers. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 13, 2018
Another malicious Android app has been caught ripping people off. Apple is working on a news subscription service. You won't believe who’s responsible for the latest Marriott data breach. Microsoft is tracking your activity through Windows 10, even when it's not supposed to. NASA just made another amazing discovery. You'll never guess the most popular search term on Google for 2018. Police come up with a new way to catch package thieves. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 12, 2018
A massive data leak is forcing Google to shut down its social networking service early. Facebook wants to predict where you are going at all times. Scammers have come up with a new way to rip off senior citizens. Amazon's Alexa is adding helpful location-based reminders and routines. Parents are concerned about children and their addiction to Fortnite. Social media has become the number one news source for people. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 11, 2018
Some amazing sounds are coming from Mars. Over 20 malicious apps recently made it into Google’s Play Store. Your hidden identity isn’t as hidden as you think. Some apps are tracking your every move to sell to advertisers. A couple new smartphones will have edge-to-edge displays without the notch. People are not as happy as they appear on social media. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 10, 2018
Facebook has a real problem with ad-blockers. Amazon wants to put some of its checkout-free stores in airports. Google's new jean jacket might stop you from ever losing another smartphone. Scammers have been taking advantage of a bug in Firefox for over a decade. Sextortion scams are getting even more shady. Apple is creating new battery cases to increase an iPhone's life. Home security cameras are not as secure as you think. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 7, 2018
Apple is offering unheard of deals on new iPhones. Microsoft’s Blue Screen of Death is back and causing all kinds of havoc. Tumblr’s new ban on adult content isn’t going so well. A new Apple Watch feature could help save your life. People are taking their emojis way too seriously. A New York newspaper from 1988 completely misses the mark on predicting the jobs of the future. 23andMe signs a deal to share DNA data with a pharmaceutical company. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 6, 2018
You're going to love the latest Chrome browser update! The NYPD will now implement drones in certain emergency situations. A new self-driving car rideshare service from Google is being launched. Incognito Mode might not be as secure as you think. Tom Cruise wants you to change your TV settings. A 7-year-old boy makes $22 million online. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 5, 2018
World’s most popular Q&A website was hacked and over 100 million accounts were exposed. Virgin Galactic CEO Richard Branson says his company is ready for space travelers. You won’t believe the shenanigans Samsung was just caught up in. Tumblr is starting to ban pornography from its site. A woman is suing Hilton Worldwide after an employee allegedly filmed her in the shower. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 4, 2018
Microsoft is cracking down on tech support scams. A third-party health tracking app found on Apple's App Store is ripping people off. A huge data breach from a couple of popular jewelry stores has been discovered. Rumors say Apple will upgrade its Airpods to wireless charging soon. 5G technology is starting up as soon as next year. Amazon drone delivery is getting a slow start. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
December 3, 2018
Here's what you need to know about Marriott's massive data breach and what to do now. Google Hangouts might be going away for good. A wise computer programmer has found a way to turn the table on robocallers. Amazon deliveries are faster than ever. An iPhone is posting to Samsung's Twitter account. Hackers shut down a Moscow cable-car system with ransomware. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
November 30, 2018
Phishing attacks have been skyrocketing over the past year. This new tiny camera could help you become a social media sensation. Instagram is adding a feature that older generations are going to love. Starbucks is finally adding pornagraphy blocking filters to its Wi-Fi network. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
November 29, 2018
A new twist on an old Bitcoin scam is circulating on Facebook. If you ever find yourself locked out of your gadget, there's a company that can unlock it for you. The Department of Justice has broken up an international cybercriminal ring that led to millions of dollars being ripped off. A new feature that would let you ban certain words from your timeline might be coming to Facebook. Everything that's coming to Netflix in December. All that and more from the news desk at Komando.com.
November 28, 2018
Microsoft's latest attempt to fix Windows 10 is broken. An app developer is accused of click fraud. Cyber Monday was Amazon's top-selling day ever. Scammers figure out a new way to steal from you. Facebook messages from the past come back. Bitcoin used to fund terrorists. GPS leads woman astray. All that and more from the news desk at Komando.com.
November 27, 2018
One retailer's Cyber Monday deals disappeared too fast for some. Apple is going to offer coding classes to students. The post office finally plugs a year-old data leak. Scientists says he's created gene-edited babies. Mysterious bacteria on the International Space Station could be harmful to astronauts. Elon Musk looking for a new home on Mars. All that and more from the news desk at Komando.com.
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