Washington Post: Mac computers can automatically collect your location informationview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/...n-information/ Quote: Apple has begun automatically collecting the locations of users and the queries they type when searching for files with the newest Mac operating system, a function that has provoked backlash for a company that portrays itself as a leader on privacy. The function is part of Spotlight search, which was upd (Hardware)

If the sim is out and the phone has been factory reseted can I track it?view story

http://android.stackexchange.com – My phone was stolen and I called but they obvioulsy had taken out the sim.They've logged out all my google accounts,twitter,facebook,viber and I'm thinking that they did a factory reset!Is there anyway I can track my phone?It was a sony xperia m (HowTos)

Twitter 'Source Of All Evil'view story

http://hardforum.com – I'm not sure what this guy's point is, if you look at Twitter's "About Us" page I'm pretty sure it says "we are the source of all evil...in 140 characters or less." :D Quote: Twitter is nothing more than "a source of lies" and evil, Saudi Arabia's top Muslim cleric said, in comments that sparked lively debate Tuesday on the microblogging (Hardware)

Game Dropped From Steam After Gabe Newell Death Threatview story

http://hardforum.com – Anyone know a good way to get a game dropped from Steam? What is that you say? Threaten to kill Gabe Newell? That's a brilliant idea! (Hardware)

Vine’s Stars Are The Best Part, And Now You Can Follow Whole Channels Of Themview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Vine has just released a minor update to the app that not only beautifies the platform for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but adds some new functionality in terms of sharing videos and consuming them. The Twitter-owned video sharing app now takes advantage of the share extensions functionality in iOS 8, meaning that users can share directly to Vine from the video itself. Read More (IT news)

Product Hunt Gets Social With Twitter-Like User Profiles, Following Features And Notificationsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Product Hunt, the Andreessen Horowitz-backed aggregation site currently focused on surfacing new tech products and startups, is now turning itself into something of a social network this morning with the launch of redesigned user profiles, following features and notifications. (IT news)

Auto-start slowing me downview story

http://android.stackexchange.com – My ASUS tablet runs slow. I've stopped using active desktop backgrounds, uninstalled apps that I don't use and changed the animations, but nothing seems to solve the problem. My memory is reporting at 77% full with Facebook and Twitter being two of the biggest culprits. I don't have them open all the time and only want them running when I use them. How can I prevent them from starting up? (HowTos)

Marc Andreessen Steps Down From eBay’s Board Ahead Of Split With PayPalview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Investor and Silicon Valley kingpin Marc Andreessen is stepping down from eBay’s board of directors after a six year tenure. Andreessen announced the move on Twitter — as he often does — noting that it had been “an absolute privilege” to work with eBay President and CEO John Donahoe. (IT news)

Twitter’s Music Strategy: No App, Just Better Listeningview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Music is a special kind of content, and people discover it on Twitter. That’s why building a music experience outside the main Twitter app was a boondoggle, and treating music like any other piece of media within Twitter sells it short. (IT news)

Twitpic Is Shutting Down After Allview story

http://hardforum.com – Twitpic announced today that it is shutting down. Seriously, this time it's for real. Well, unless they change their minds again. Quote: The reports of Twitpic’s survival were greatly exaggerated. (Hardware)