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Michael Kan

Michael Kan

Guest Writer / Reporter
Michael has been a PCMag reporter since October 2017. He previously covered tech news in China from 2010 to 2015, before moving to San Francisco to write about cybersecurity.

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Facebook

Facebook Tests 'Downvote' Option for Flagging Abusive Comments

The function shouldn't be confused with Reddit's downvoting option. It's designed to let users report inappropriate comments as opposed to demoting internet posts.
Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg Spins Decline in Facebook Usage as a Good Thing

Facebook declined by about 50 million hours per day in last year's fourth quarter, or about 5 percent overall.
Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency Exchange Loses More Than $500 Million in Possible Hack

The heist at Coincheck involved 523 million tokens from a cryptocurrency known as NEM.
Cybersecurity

Millions of PCs Targeted by Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware

The hackers behind the malware appear to have been selling the hijacked computing power on the mining platform NiceHash, according to Palo Alto Networks.
Apple

Turn Off iPhone Slowdown Feature With iOS 11.3 This Spring

Apple's iOS 11.3 update, arriving this spring, will give iPhone owners a full breakdown of their device's battery health, as well as new features for Messages and Health and four new Animoji.
Time Management

The Internet Sucks Up a Full Day of Our Time Each Week

That's a big contrast from 17 years ago when Americans on average spent only 9.4 hours online each week, according to the USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future.
CES

At CES, Netflix Shows Off ... Lab-Grown Bodies?

The Psychasec booth on the CES show floor is an elaborate marketing stunt for Netflix's new show, Altered Carbon, and some people are falling for it.
Twitter

The Guy Who Shut Down Trump's Twitter Account Says it Was a Mistake

Bahtiyar Duysak tells TechCrunch that he didn't mean to briefly shut down Trump's Twitter account on Nov. 2. 'I didn't do anything on purpose,' he says.
Apple

MacOS High Sierra's 'Root' Bug Makes Hacking it Easy

The bug appears to only affect High Sierra (MacOS 10.13.1), and Apple is working on a fix.
Uber

Uber Got Hacked a Year Ago and Paid the Hackers to Keep It Secret

Uber reportedly paid the hackers $100,000 to delete the stolen data and keep quiet about it.
Medical

Get Ready for Digital Pills: FDA Clears Self-Tracking Drug

The drug, which contains a tiny ingestible sensor, is designed for patients with mental illness.
Apple

iPhone X Is Apple's Most Breakable iPhone to Date

According to SquareTrade, which sells smartphone protection plans, do your best not to drop that shiny new device.
Google

How to Set Up Google's Advanced Protection Program

The process is pretty straightforward, but be prepared to buy two security keys if you don't already own them.
Twitter

Twitter Employee Deactivates Trump Account on Last Day

Trump's account was deactivated by 'a Twitter customer support employee...on the employee's last day.' It was back online 11 minutes later.