Amazon’s Dash buttons are no more. The tiny stick-on buttons that allowed customers to quickly reorder popular household items with a press have been discontinued by the online retailer, as confirmed by CNET.
Mozilla crowdsources the largest dataset of human voices available for use, including 18 different languages, adding up to almost 1,400 hours of recorded voice data from more than 42,000 contributors.
Despite unanimous warnings from experts that it was a really bad idea, the Australian government went ahead and passed its law enabling compelled access to encrypted devices and communications. Apparently, the powers have already been used.
Apple is contacting podcast producers requesting that they optimize the metadata for shows — or risk having them removed outright. The email mostly concerns guidelines on including detailed, non-redundant written descriptions of episodes.
Written by Sean Lyngaas A hacking group has been phishing the owners of popular Instagram accounts, extorting the victims, and then keeping them from recovering the stolen accounts, according to new research that underscores how attackers are exploiting the value of social-media brands.
Coinhive, a service that allows websites to use their visitor’s computers to mine cryptocurrencies, is shutting down, ZDNet reports.
Google is developing a new cache for Chrome (via CNET)that should make some page loads extremely fast. The only catch? They’ll have to be pages you’ve already seen and are revisiting after hitting the browser’s back button.
The first all-electric car from Volvo Cars is here. Polestar, the performance sub-brand that was spun out of Volvo in 2017, announced its second car on Wednesday, the aptly named Polestar 2.