An alleged bug in iOS 8 appears to be deleting documents stored in iCloud Drive without the user's permission.
Discovered by MacRumors after complaints surfaced from users of the blog site's forums, the bug is triggered by the option to Reset All Settings.
In classic Reddit style, the popular link-sharing site announced Tuesday not only that it's raised $50 million in Series B funding, but also that it plans to give back 10 percent of the equity to the community itself.
Reddit, the so-called front page of the Internet, used its blog to confirm the funding round, which was widely reported earlier this month. As expected, prominent venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital took part in the round.
BlackBerry's new square-faced, enterprise-targeted Passport smartphone hit 200,000 preorders within two days of their debut online on Sept. 24, selling out the devices for now and giving the company some pleasant news after what has been several years of disappointments.
The 200,000 preorders were announced by John Chen, BlackBerry's CEO, during a first-quarter 2015 earnings call with analysts on Sept. 26 and have been confirmed by BlackBerry.
Microsoft has finally announced its new OS. The Wi-Fi password at today’s intimate San Francisco event was "Windows 2015", leading some to speculate that Microsoft might have chosen to return to naming its OS after the year of launch (a nod to Windows 95/98), but that turned out not to be the case -- a wise move. So what name would the tech giant choose? Not Windows 9, the obvious and expected pick, nor Windows One, the rumored alternative.
Japan's Softbank is in talks to acquire Dreamworks Animation, The Hollywood Reporter said late Saturday citing a source. The Wall Street Journal later reported the same news citing "people familiar with the matter."
Softbank is best known as operator of Japan's scrappy, third-ranked cellular carrier. In 2013, it bought the number three U.S. wireless carrier, Sprint, and earlier this year made a play for fourth-ranked T-Mobile USA, but has given up on that acquisition.