A train crashed into a station in Hoboken, New Jersey around 8:45am this morning, according to reports. There are 74 injured and three in serious condition. The train’s conductor is in critical condition. One fatality has been confirmed by officials. (Correction 12:03pm: We previously cited NBC News which reported…
Noted Designer of Things Philippe Starck has tried his hand at jazzing up an item that's normally associated with near-violent levels of efficiency: pre-fabricated housing.
Facebook is reportedly testing an app codenamed "Moments" so people can share posts with a smaller circle of friends.
Snapchat's unique selling point has always been the fact that images and videos could be shared with one other person before—poof!—they went up in smoke. Now, though, the app is branching out, to provide a 24-hour timeline to share with friends.
Path has today introduced a premium, pay-for service. Path 3.2 for Android and iOS now allows users unlimited access to the network’s stickers, camera filters and all manner of other things for a monthly or annual fee.
Yikes. Path, which got in trouble around this time last year for stealing your entire address book without your permission, might have another privacy snafu on its hands. The app will automatically geotag your photos even when you've completely disabled Location Services for the Path app. It's basically doing…
If you're not so inclined to share every detail of your life with each person you once sat next to in a sociology lecture, you're probably using Path. As of today, you can enjoy your intimate social network from your iPad.
Path messed up. The app was collecting address book data without user permission and it pissed off a lot of people. Now even Congress is getting involved, wondering what the hell happened. Congress has sent a letter to Apple asking questions and demanding answers.
Someone found out that Path—and most probably other apps—was stealing your contacts' information from your iPhone and iPad without telling you about it. This happened because of Path's greediness, but also because Apple is not protecting your privacy as it should.
I was recently complaining to a teller at my bank that the another bank down the street had given my 3 year-old daughter a stuffed horse for nothing more than walking past the front door. I jokingly asked her what gifts my own bank would be willing to offer to compete for the affections of my daughter. Then I said,…
Path faced a privacy flap when it was revealed that the company was uploading users' address book data to its servers without permission. While it stopped doing that and deleted all the data it had stored, a larger issue remains.
The little mobile-only social network kicked up a big privacy debacle by uploading its members address book data to its servers without their knowledge. Today, Path announced that it's deleting that data, and released a new version of its app.
Facebook is a privacy disaster. Nobody with an iota of sense really trusts it to respect their privacy. Which is precisely one of Path's big selling points: It's got better privacy. Or so it seemed. But then it surprised everyone. (Updated)
While searching for a way to create an OS X app for Path's social network, hacker Arun Thampi stumbled on to something that could raise privacy issues with the app.
I've written before about how much I like Path, largely because it's so intimate. And I still do like it. But its latest update bums me out.
Imagine a social network that combines the voyeurism of Facebook with the visual intimacy of Instagram, the real-time newsreel of Twitter with the exclusiveness of a backyard barbecue. It exists. It's Path. And over the past few weeks it's forever changed how I see my own little slice of the world. It's going to be…