Tech Bytes

Tech Bytes: Tweeting and Tracking, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Twitter says its mobile version will now check what other apps are installed on your device, and use that to target its content and ads. Nintendo has a "Smash" hit for its Wii U video game console. Super Smash Bros. - released a week ago - is already the fastest-selling game ever for the Wii U.

  • Tech Bytes: "Call of Duty" Milestone, Cyber Monday Tips

     "Call of Duty" celebrates a major milestone. The video game juggernaut has earned more than $10 billion since 2003. Cyber Monday is just one week away, and ABC has a couple of shopping tips ahead of the big day.

  • Tech Bytes: Russian Hackers, Robot Security Guards

    Russian hackers have hacked nearly 5,000 webcams in the U.S., from outdoor surveillance cameras to indoor nanny cams. San Francisco has new hi-tech security guards. The five foot tall 300 pound robots don't carry weapons, but they are fully equipped with video cameras and motion sensors.

  • Tech Bytes: Samsung "Milk Video," Lenovo Yoga Tablet Pro

    Samsung is taking on Youtube with its own video service. "Milk Video" aims to keep users up-to-date on all of the most popular videos of the day. Lenovo has unveiled a new home entertainment tablet. 

  • Tech Bytes: Facebook "Groups," World's Fastest Text

    Facebook has released a new stand-alone app called "Groups." It allows mobile users to connect with various communities without going through the main Facebook app. Meanwhile, a Brazilian teen has set a new record for sending the world's fastest text message.

  • Tech Bytes: "Facebook at Work," Toyota's Hydrogen-Powered Car

    Facebook is testing a new tool to help co-workers stay connected.  Toyota is working on its first mass-market car that runs on hydrogen instead of gas. It could go on sale in the U.S. late next year. 

  • Tech Bytes: AT&T Privacy Changes, National Unfriend Day

    AT&T has made a big change to its privacy policy. The wireless carrier will stop using "Super Cookies," which track all of the user's mobile web browsing. The unfriend button may be getting a workout today on Facebook. It's National Unfriend Day, inspired by Jimmy Kimmel. 

  • Tech Bytes: New Facebook Privacy Features, Sony Internet TV

    Faceook is helping users protect their privacy, and Sony is working on its own internet TV service. "PlayStation View" will give subscribers access to as many as 75 channels through their PlayStation console. 

  • Tech Bytes: Facebook Personalized Videos, Twitter Changes

    Facebook has a new way to say "Thank You." Users will now have access to a series of videos, which they can personalize and then post to their friends' newsfeeds and timelines. Twitter says it has a plan to continue growing and engaging its audience. Among the changes, a new way to leave, and then rejoin a conversation without fear of missing something.

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