Facebook stores unprotected passwords -- The government may be watching your social media -- Ransomware gets personalKomando Tech News This Week add
Facebook stored hundreds of millions of unprotected passwords for years. If you’re filing a disability claim, be careful what you post on social media -- the government is watching. Ransomware attacks are becoming more personalized. A new smart paintbrush can turn anyone into a digital artist. AT&T's CEO is embarrassed by a robocall. How to avoid being scammed by fake IRS agents. Tune into these tech news stories and more from Kim Komando.
Major laptop battery recall catching fire -- Targeted ads coming soon to your smart TV -- Bogus Android antivirus appsKomando Tech News This Week add
Check your laptop’s battery: There’s another big recall involving batteries that could catch fire. Targeted advertising might soon be annoying you through your smart TV. Research shows many Android anti-virus apps don’t work. Facebook had a major power outage that was believed to be a server error, but could it have been a hack? An AI-powered robot is being built for unbiased job interviews. As part of a fun meme challenge, Apple AirPods are being Photoshopped onto famous works of art. All that and more in tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
Facebook finally wants to protect your privacy -- Watch out for deep fake home listings -- Hackers steal from scammers who stole from youKomando Tech News This Week add
Mark Zuckerberg says he wants a privacy-focused Facebook. Doctored photos are the new trend for real estate listings. Hackers are stealing from fraudsters who tricked their subscribers. Google can now make phone calls to book restaurant reservations. Alexa can control your Roku streaming devices. The best software for filing 2019 taxes. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.
Another exposed database reveals millions of records -- IBM apologizes for racially insensitive labels on job site -- Motorola confirms it’s releasing a foldable phoneKomando Tech News This Week add
An open database exposes millions of records from a Dow Jones watchlist. IBM is apologizing after racially insensitive terms were found as options on their job site. Motorola has confirmed they’re also releasing a foldable phone. Amazon is working on even more ways to get packages to you. A robot replica of a long-dead deity is teaching Buddhism at an ancient temple. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.
YouTube pulls hundreds of channels after child exploitation outcry -- Get a registration number for your new drone -- All the highlights from Samsung's Unpacked eventKomando Tech News This Week add
YouTube is pulling hundreds of channels and deleting millions of comments after an outcry over child exploitation. If you have a drone, make sure you get a registration number. Samsung has unveiled their new folding phone, along with a lot of other new tech. We’re getting a glimpse at just how far China goes with their mass surveillance. Apple is teaming up with Goldman Sachs for a new credit card. And Sphero is crowdfunding a robotic car for you to hack. All this and more tech news from komando.com.
Thousands of Android apps have been tracking you -- Amazon and Google want even more of your data through their smart speakers -- New internet challenge wants kids to go missingKomando Tech News This Week add
Thousands of Android apps are tracking you, and there's not much you can do about it. Amazon and Google want to collect even more of your data through their smart speakers. A new viral internet challenge wants kids to go missing. A new study looks at the effect of video games on kids. A piece of artwork generated by artificial intelligence is going up for auction. Ford has created a conveyor belt bed to keep your partner in their own sleeping lane. All that and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
Phone carriers may have sold more location data than first reported -- An online calculator predicts your chances for future kidney stones -- Amazon could be testing facial recognition on their sellersKomando Tech News This Week add
Mobile phone carriers might have sold your location data even more than first reported. A new online calculator could give you your odds of getting kidney stones again. Amazon might be testing their facial recognition software on sellers. A new study says electric cars lose a lot of power during extreme cold weather. A smartphone just helped complete a nearly 200-year-old symphony. Jack Spirko from the Survival Podcast will also be here to talk about food storage.
Hackers passing around billions of leaked records -- Get healthy and earn an Apple Watch -- Con artists in the Instagram eraKomando Tech News This Week add
Last month's massive data breach has grown even larger. Another health insurer is offering an Apple Watch, but with a new app. Con artists are adapting in the Instagram era. A new floor lamp from Panasonic could raise privacy concerns because of a secret camera. And a Florida museum is unveiling an A.I. replica of an artist who died 30 years ago.
Startup allows men to “brainwash wives” through social media -- Doctor wins right to be removed from Google search -- Bank blamed for allowing scamKomando Tech News This Week add
For a fee, men can "brainwash" their wives using social media. A doctor has won the right to remove certain Google search results. A Canadian bank is being blamed for allowing a big scam to keep going. The new GMC Sierra has cameras allowing for a transparent trailer view. Connect to Wi-Fi using a small wooden block. New Apple AirPods are rumored to also be able to monitor your health.
Collection #1 megabreach -- Nike self-lacing shoes controlled by app -- Amazon’s facial recognition sales voteKomando Tech News This Week add
More than 770 million personal records exposed in massive breach. Stockholders want Amazon to end facial recognition sales to the government. New malware found in Telegram app. Apple wants seniors on Medicare to have Apple Watches. The Motorola RAZR is set to make a comeback. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.
Crowdfunded Pong table a hit at CES -- New tech added to old coolers -- New iPhone feature makes spying easyKomando Tech News This Week add
A new take on a nearly 50-year-old game becomes an unexpected hit at CES. A tech refresh of a backyard staple means you can keep your drinks cold and your phone charged. A relatively new iPhone feature could be used to spy on you. The government shutdown could lead to frustration with your phone. New malware is hitting businesses to steal more data. And Jack Spirko from the Survival podcast joins to talk about storm safety for your family. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the news desk at komando.com.
3D-printed rib implanted in Bulgaria -- Rolling hotel rooms coming to highways -- This Facebook hack won't actually workKomando Tech News This Week add
Doctors in Bulgaria figured out a way to create a rib replacement with a 3D printer. A futuristic hotel on wheels might change travel forever. Researchers have created artificial fingerprints that could ruin biometrics security. People in Arizona have been physically attacking self-driving cars. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the news desk at Komando.com.
Trending Amazon Alexa setup app is a fake -- Now, they're hacking hot tubs -- Security cameras can be easily hackedKomando Tech News This Week add
Hackers are now taking control of smart appliances just to mess with people. Scientists at Cambridge have come up with a clever new way to study cancer. There's a fake Amazon Alexa setup app that you need to avoid. Amazon's Alexa was so popular on Christmas the system crashed for a while. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the news desk at Komando.com.
Robocalls exploded in 2018 -- Emergency patch for Internet Explorer -- Facebook won't stop sharing your infoKomando Tech News This Week add
A huge growth in robocalls in 2018. Apple has amazing deals on iPads. Patch your Internet Explorer now. Saturn might lose its signature rings. Facebook keeps on sharing your information. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.
Netflix working on instant replays -- California may tax text messages -- Amazon extends free-shipping dealKomando Tech News This Week add
Netflix is working on a new feature that you might love. You won't believe which song is now the most-streamed. If you live in California, you might soon be taxed for sending text messages. Amazon has some great news for all you last minute Christmas shoppers. Apple is building a new campus in Austin, TX. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.
App can detect anemia with one photo -- Company hired to help with ransomware just paid instead -- Facebook made shady moves with user infoKomando Tech News This Week add
New app can test for anemia with a single photo. This new tech might be able to help doctors diagnose some cancers early. There's a fake IT company scamming ransomware victims out of money. Microsoft is working on a new web browser that will compete with Google Chrome. A new "cyber tongue" can test food. Facebook made some shady moves with users' information. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.
Millions exposed in another massive data breach -- One set of headphones wide open to hack attack -- Car crashed because driver was watching NetflixKomando Tech News This Week add
Another massive data breach has been found, exposing information of millions of U.S. citizens. If you’ve ever collected Precious Moments figures, your ship may have come in. One woman's obsession with Netflix drove her to extremes. You won't believe the new "smell-o-vision" type technology on the way. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.
The 7 things you should never do onlineKomando Tech News This Week add
Most of us use the internet every day. Are you putting much thought into what you are doing? Your online activity can have a dramatic impact on your life and your family’s security. In this week's Tech News This Week podcast, Kim runs down the list of the 7 things you should never do online. From internet hoaxes to the things we post on social media, these are the things we should avoid doing.
Gadgets that endanger your privacy this season -- Insurance company giving away Apple Watches -- Apple, Facebook in a spat over Android phonesKomando Tech News This Week add
Beware, some of those Christmas gifts could violate your privacy. UnitedHealthcare is giving members a free Apple Watch. Some of those free VPN apps in official app stores are not as secure as they should be. Both cities that will host Amazon's new headquarters will have to split all the new jobs created. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.
Samsung foldable phone finally unveiled -- Why robocalls keep increasing -- Fast and convenient grocery service at a store near youKomando Tech News This Week add
A groundbreaking Samsung foldable smartphone will hit the market soon, but you’re not going to like the price. Did you know that the grocery stores you are likely frequenting now have a new faster and cheaper service to get your groceries without setting foot in the store? The number of robocalls is on the rise and the problem isn’t going away anytime soon, here’s why. Would you feel comfortable letting an Amazon delivery driver enter your home when you’re not there? All that and more from the news desk of Komando.com.