Apple is responding to growing worries over children's device usage with its new Families website. The site offers pointers on curbing various activities and behaviors, including ways to restrict access to certain websites on Apple devices.
Competition between carriers to build broadband networks for first responders is good, but city leaders should exercise caution when selecting the best option, one public safety official said at the National League of Cities' Congressional City Conference. AT&T won the bid from the federal government to create FirstNet, and Verizon is building its own competing product.
Samsung announced plans to invest $7 billion to create a new memory chip production line in China this month. A company spokesperson says the move will help the company meet the growing demand for NAND chips.
Of all personal computers used to access the internet in the past two months, 10% of those were Macs, according to Net Applications data. Increasing use of cloud-based apps and security benefits are likely factors driving Mac use, TECHnalysis Research's Bob O'Donnell says.
A recent simulation found that artificial intelligence can help determine effective interviewing techniques but doesn't comprehend which leadership behaviors are most productive, writes Mengqiao Liu of DDI. The best uses for AI at the moment are in automating certain tasks and leveraging data, Liu writes.
Quantifying its campaign against bad advertising, Google reported recently that last year, it blocked 79 million ads linking to sites filled with malware, while removing 400,000 such sites. Also expunged were 66 million "trick-to-click" ads and 48 million ads encouraging unwanted software installations.
A hearing on Uber's appeal of a $3.5 million fine imposed by Portland, Ore., has been delayed until May 15. The city levied the fine after finding that the company failed to notify authorities after a 2016 data breach that affected drivers in the state.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has accused Equifax of keeping details about its data breach hidden from members of its staff. An official SEC complaint states that a team of Equifax employees working on the response to the breach was not told that Equifax, not a client, was the victim.