Teen phenom Alphonso Davies keeps climbing, named Canadian men's soccer player of the year

Alphonso Davies has been voted the Canadian men's soccer player of the year, after a standout season with the men's national team and the Vancouver Whitecaps.  Davis, who grew up in Edmonton after being born in Ghana, was honoured by a vote shared by media and coaches. "He has been a standout performer for club […]

I’ve got a bridge to sell you. Why AutoCAD malware keeps chugging on

Enlarge (credit: Juliancolton / Wikimedia) Criminal hackers continue to exploit a feature in Autodesk’s widely used AutoCAD program in an attempt to steal valuable computer-assisted designs for bridges, factory buildings, and other projects, researchers said Tuesday. The attacks arrive in spear-phishing emails and in some cases postal packages that contain design documents and plans. Included […]

Apple now lets you download all the data it keeps about you — here’s how to do it (AAPL)

AP Apple now allows you to download all the data it keeps about you, your purchases, and how you interact with Apple services. It started providing an easy way for European users to request this data earlier this year because of GDPR, a European privacy regulation, but now the website is available to Americans, too. […]

Google Maps keeps track of your conversations with local businesses

Last year, Google began rolling out a feature that let users message businesses through their Google profiles. Now, it’s integrating that feature into Google Maps. Any messages you’ve sent to businesses through their Google profiles will now be accessible in Maps for iOS and Android. Just tap the menu button, and then “Messages,” and you’ll […]

Blizzard esports app keeps you on top of league matches

BlizzCon is right around the corner, which means big tournaments are imminent — and Blizzard unsurprisingly wants to be sure you can follow along. It just launched a Blizzard Esports app for Android and iOS that provides news, schedules, score and live viewing (including alerts) for competitive events in the developer’s various franchises, such as […]

Here’s how Trader Joe’s keeps its groceries so cheap

Jessica Tyler/Business Insider Trader Joe’s wins over customers with its high-quality and affordable products. Selling products under a private label is one way that Trader Joe’s is able to cut costs and pass along savings to the shopper. Here are some other ways that Trader Joe’s keeps its prices so low.  Trader Joe’s wins over […]

Jack Ma says US will ‘suffer more’ if it keeps trying to start Cold War with China

Alibaba’s executive chairman Jack Ma has warned that the US will “suffer more” if it continues its efforts to launch a Cold War against China in an attempt to neutralize the growth of the country’s economy. Speaking via video to the South China Morning Post’s China Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Ma said he believed the […]