Tech News Today

Jun 2nd 2017

Tech News Today 1781

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Quick Charge 4+, Airbnb discrimination, OneLogin hack
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Guests: Sam Machkovech
Category: News

According to a new study by Rutgers University, Airbnb hosts are discriminating against people with disabilities. Researchers completed a randomized field experiment of 3,847 lodging requests made between June and November, 2016 in the continental US.

Qualcomm's updated Quick Charge 4 Plus will speed up Quick Charge to be 15% faster, lower the temperature while charging by up to 3 degrees, and has improved safety features that monitor temperatures to make sure things don’t overheat or short circuit while charging.

Corporate-level password management service OneLogin admits that a recent data breach exposed customer data, even data that was encrypted. The attack started May 31st in the company's US Operating Region.

Plus, Delicious is bought by Pinboard and it'll be shut down for good, Facebook is working on a chat app for kids, Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica talks good news and bad news for Nintendo Switch Online, and why Tekken 7 is so good on the PC.

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