Google Responds to Reports of Unexpected Account Sign-Outs

Google has responded to multiple reports of users being unexpectedly logged out of their Google accounts, in order to assuage fears that the logouts were security related.

The unexpected sign-outs began on Thursday night and continued through Friday, affecting multiple services including Gmail, Chromecast, YouTube, and Google Play.

During routine maintenance, a number of users were signed-out from their Google accounts. This may have resulted in you being signed out of your account or seeing a notification about “A change in your Google account” or “Account Action Required”.

We hear your concerns that this appeared to potentially be phishing or another type of security issue. We can assure you that the security of your account was never in danger as a result of this issue.

Google said the issue with its Google Accounts engine also caused some Google Wifi and OnHub devices to automatically revert to factory settings. “Unfortunately, these devices need to be set up again,” said Google. “We’d like to share our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience.” Instructions on re-setting the Wi-Fi devices can be found here.



The reports initially caused some concern among users, coming in just hours after it was revealed that content delivery network CloudFare had been informed by Google of a bug that leaked memory, which could potentially contain private information cached by search engines.

Cloudflare worked with the affected search engines, including Google, Yahoo, and Bing, to erase any remnants of the sensitive data from their caches, and the bug has since been patched.

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Chase Mobile℠ – JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Chase Mobile℠

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Genre: Finance

Release Date: December 15, 2008


Do your banking right from your mobile device

You can manage your accounts, make deposits, find ATMs and more.

Now it’s easy to do banking 24/7, right from your iPhone® or iPod touch®. To start, just enroll in Chase Online.

To view the Chase Mobile app in Spanish language, please ensure your iPhone® or iPod touch® language setting is set to Spanish (Asegúrate de que tu iPhone® o iPod touch® esté configurado en el idioma español)

MONITOR YOUR ACCOUNT

See account balances & transaction history
View your credit and debit card rewards status

PERFORM TRANSACTIONS
• Pay bills and credit cards
• Transfer money between Chase accounts
• Make deposits with Chase QuickDepositSM
• Send wire transfers
• Make changes to pending transactions
• Send and request money with Chase Person-to-Person QuickPaySM

FIND LOCATIONS AND CONTACT CHASE
• Find the nearest Chase branches & ATMs
• Speak with a service representative

CUSTOMIZE ALERTS AND PUSH NOTIFICATIONS FOR:
• Deposits
• Account balance levels
• ACH transfers

MANAGE YOUR CHASE CREDIT CARD
• View your credit card balance and activity
• Make payments
• View Ultimate Rewards information

MANAGE YOUR CHASE LIQUID CARD
• View your balance and transaction activity
• Make a deposit with Chase QuickDeposit and reload your card
• Transfer money to a Chase Liquid card

ACCOLADES
• #1 Overall Mobile Banking App in 2013 – Keynote Mobile Banker Scorecard
• #1 App in 2013 US Mobile Banking Functionality Rankings – Forrester Research, Inc., April 25, 2013

Disclosure
Some features are available for eligible customers and accounts only.

iPhone and iPod touch are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc.

There is no charge from Chase, but message and data rates may apply. Such charges include those from your communications service provider. Delivery of alerts may be delayed for various reasons, including service outages affecting your phone, wireless or internet provider; technology failures; and system capacity limitations. Any time you review your balance, keep in mind it may not reflect all transactions including recent debit card transactions or checks you have written.A qualifying Chase transfer account is required to transfer funds via text. Phone Alerts are not available for Chase Basic CheckingSM account

Deposit products provided by JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Member FDIC

Equal Opportunity Lender

© © 2017 JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Nightgate – Semidome Inc.

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Nightgate

Semidome Inc.

Genre: Games

Release Date: August 24, 2016


In the year 2398, a network of intelligent computers known as Nightgate, is the last remaining life form on Earth.

"Stunning"
– The Daily Dot

"A Neon-Soaked Art Installation"
– Stuff TV

"One of the best soundtracks I've heard in a while"
– MacStories

"A Gorgeous Minimalist Experience"
– TouchArcade

"Top 10 Indie Mobile Games of 2016"
– Indie Game Reviewer

"10 Best Video Game Soundtracks of 2016"
– FACT Magazine

"A pretty cool mixture of laid back and frantic"
– Gamezebo

"Wide range of challenges and mechanics"
– Pocket Gamer

"Feels right at home on the Apple TV"
– iLounge

"Wonderfully Intuitive Controls"
– Cult of Mac

"A Triumph in Design"
– TapSmart

"Immersive and Captivating"
– AppAdvice

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Step into the computer and make your way through 50 handcrafted levels. Avoid enemies as you interact with a dark digital world and explore what lies beyond the futuristic landscapes of Nightgate.

Features:

• Universal app for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV

• No ads, no in-app purchases

• Immersive digital environments

• Over 40 minutes of original soundtrack (also available on iTunes Music Store)

• Minimalist design featuring vibrant colors and complex geometries

• Discover achievements scattered throughout the game

• In-game camera to capture beautiful screenshots

• Sync your progress using iCloud

• Fully localized for English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Chinese, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese and Russian

© © 2016 Semidome Inc.

Square Cash – Send Money for Free – Square, Inc.

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Square Cash – Send Money for Free

Square, Inc.

Genre: Finance

Release Date: October 16, 2013


Pay your friends instantly, and cash out to your bank for FREE! Standard deposits show up the very next business day. You can even spend directly from the app with a built-in Visa virtual card number.

SAFE TO USE
Protect payments with Touch ID or a passcode

INSTANT DEPOSITS
Optionally cash out to your bank in seconds for a 1% fee

GET STARTED FAST
Just link your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover debit card to transfer money

© © 2013–2017 Square, Inc.

Apple, other tech giants will support transgender student’s case

Several tech titans plan to sign an amicus (friend of the court) brief in support of a 17-year-old transgender student's fight in court, according to Axios. Apple, Microsoft, IBM, PayPal, eBay, Airbnb, Box, Yelp, GitHub, Salesforce, Slack and Tumblr…

Rival Gears Racing – ShortRound Games

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Rival Gears Racing

ShortRound Games

Genre: Games

Release Date: February 22, 2017


Race Head to Head in this unique high speed action racer. Compete alone or as part of a team against others in high stakes leagues and events. Bet big to win big.

Do you have what it takes to beat the best?

ONLINE RACING

Challenge real players in exciting adrenaline fuelled races through busy city streets. Set wagers, race for glory and riches, and become a real high roller.

UNIQUE CAR DESIGN

Choose from a wide range of stunning rides, each with their own classic lines blended with sleek future styling. These are cars like no other.

TEAM UP AND WIN

Join or create a Pro-Team and play with old friends and make new ones. Get exclusive benefits, help your friends, and work together to become the top team in the world.

WIN EVENTS

Take part in exciting events and win big! Get your hands on exclusive cars and liveries, plus crates of goodies and riches.

UPGRADE AND CUSTOMISE YOUR RIDE

Push your car to the max by upgrading its many modules – plus give it a distinctive look with stunning liveries and paint jobs.

OWN THE STREETS

Compete for turf on the dynamic campaign map and unlock cars, lobbies, events and bonus items – but watch your back, as you’ll be upsetting a few people in the process.

PYRAMID LEAGUES

Climb the league tiers to unlock increasing rewards. Can you reach the top?

© © 2016 Shortround Ltd

Rabbids Crazy Rush – Ubisoft

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Rabbids Crazy Rush

Ubisoft

Genre: Games

Release Date: February 22, 2017


Get silly like never before in the wackiest runner game, RABBIDS CRAZY RUSH !

Run at full speed with the Rabbids on their latest insane plan to reach the moon!

How will the Rabbids fulfill their borderline-insane idea this time?
Collect cans that will provide the gas to power their moon-bound balloon. It's an insane idea, but it might just work! Run, ride, glide and fly with dozens of crazy vehicles, get awesome suits, and be the first among your friends to make it to the moon!

Suit up your Rabbids and dash through a variety of places as you guide them to reach the moon.

From the creators of the RABBIDS franchise comes the funniest runner yet.

RUN, JUMP, RIDE, or even GLIDE – Use the most hilarious vehicles imaginable as you dodge various obstacles and collect cans
WACKY & HILAROUS MISSIONS – Discover hundreds random and funny missions, such as smashing your Rabbids against walls or getting blown right out of the sky
UNLOCK & UPGRADE crazy home-made vehicles held together by sheer craziness, like a cart propelled by magnets or a giant glider made out of pink pants!
DRESS TO IMPRESS – Suit up your Rabbids and make them stand out! Race as Biker, Luchador, Ninja, or even Captain Underwear and many more suits available. Each suits will provide you powers and extraordinary abilities.
WIN BIG AT THE LOTTERY – Collect hundreds of fragments to win suits from the washing machine lottery
PLAY WITH FRIENDS and compete for the top ranking on the leaderboards!

Join the craziest race and unleash the Rabbids’ craziness!

Stay tuned for all the latest Rabbids news on:
Like us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/Rabbids
Follow us on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/RabbidsOfficial
Check out our videos on YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/Rabbids

PLEASE NOTE:
• This game is free to download and free to play but some game items can be purchased for real money. You can disable in-app purchases in your device's settings.
• This game contains advertisements.
• This game is optimized for iPhone 5/iPad 4 and higher. We cannot guarantee a satisfying gaming experience on lower devices.

Terms of service:
https://legal.ubi.com/termsofuse/

Privacy Policy:
https://legal.ubi.com/privacypolicy/

Support:
Having problems? Contact us at https://support.ubi.com/

© © 2016 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Rabbids Crazy Rush, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Apple Says Third-Party iPhone Screen Repairs No Longer Fully Void Your Warranty

iPhones that have undergone any third-party screen repair now qualify for warranty coverage, as long as the issue being fixed does not relate to the display itself, according to an internal memo distributed by Apple today. MacRumors confirmed the memo’s authenticity with multiple sources.



Previously, an iPhone with a third-party display was not eligible for any authorized repairs under warranty.

When a customer with an iPhone that has a third-party display seeks a repair for a non-display issue, Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers have been advised to inspect the device for any fraud or tampering, and then swap out the device or replace the broken part based on Apple’s in-warranty pricing.

iPhones with third-party displays must still be within their warranty coverage period, whether it be Apple’s standard 1-year manufacturer’s warranty or extended AppleCare coverage, in order for warranty service to be honored.

If the iPhone is out of warranty, or the repair involves a display-related issue, customers will be offered the option to pay Apple’s flat rate out-of-warranty pricing. If a customer declines this out-of-warranty pricing, then Apple Authorized Service Providers are instructed to decline service altogether.

If the presence of any third-party part causes the repair to be unsuccessful or breaks the iPhone, Apple said customers will be required to pay the out-of-warranty cost to replace the third-party part, or the entire device if necessary, in order to resolve the issue that the iPhone was initially brought in for.

If a customer wants to pay for an Apple genuine display to replace their third-party display, Apple Authorized Service Providers have been instructed to quote the typical out-of-warranty price for a new display. Apple said AppleCare+ will not cover third-party display or battery repairs.

Apple Authorized Service Providers are still instructed to decline service for any iPhone with a functional failure related to a third-party aluminum enclosure, logic board, battery, Lightning connector, headphone jack, volume buttons, mute switch, sleep/wake button, and certain microphones.

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