Verizon VPN app protects against shady public WiFi

Add Verizon to the list of tech giants that can’t resist the temptation to offer their own virtual private network services. The carrier (and Engadget’s parent company) has released a Safe Wi-Fi app for Android that uses the encryption of a VP…

Facebook lost one million monthly active users to GDPR

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation had a tangible impact on Facebook’s user base — if only just. While discussing its second quarter earnings, the social network revealed that it lost about 1 million monthly active users …

Despite scandals, Facebook is still raking in cash and users

It’s no secret that 2018 has been quite a rocky year for Facebook, after controversies over the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal and, most recently, its handling of fake news on the platform. But, despite these troubling issues, the co…