Facebook is afraid of apps that can replace WhatsApp

Facebook responded to the backlash over the new WhatsApp privacy policy changes, explaining in a FAQ that the app will not lose end-to-end encryption and other privacy features in the upcoming update. WhatsApp prompted users to agree to the new privacy policy a few days ago. Millions of people downloaded competing instant messaging apps like…Continue Reading

Jennifer Biry to Replace Pascal Desroches as WarnerMedia CFO

Jennifer Biry is becoming WarnerMedia’s new CFO, replacing Pascal Desroches in the role. Desroches is becoming CFO of parent company AT&T. Biry recently held the chief financial officer (CFO) title at AT&T Communications’ mobility and entertainment organizations. She first joined the company back in 1999. During her tenure, Biry also served as senior vice president…Continue Reading

Google Will Replace Broken Nest Thermostats That Lose Internet Access

Josh HendricksonThe whole point of a smart thermostat is convenience, especially remote convenience. You can buy a programmable thermostat that isn’t smart, but stepping up to an ecobee or Nest gives you remote controls. Unfortunately, some Nest Thermostats are running into an error breaking that feature—and now Google is offering replacements. The problem appears to…Continue Reading