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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Believes That The Internet Will Have Its Own Currency

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey announced his vision of a united internet currency during his visit to the 2018 Consensus blockchain conference. Dorsey revealed that he championed bitcoin as the preferred internet currency.

Internet May 18, 2018

Amazon Prime Perks: Subscribers Get 10 Percent Discount On Sale Items At Whole Foods

A new perk from Amazon Prime is extended for shoppers at Whole Foods Market. Members can apparently avail an additional 10 percent discount on items that are on sale on a weekly basis.

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Facebook Reveals That It Eliminated 583 Million Fake Accounts, According To New Report

Facebook released its Community Standards Enforcement Report to showcase what the company did to protect its users. The report stated that it took down 837 million pieces of spam in the first quarter of 2018.

Internet May 15, 2018

Net Neutrality Will Die On June 11: Here's How This Will Affect You

The death of net neutrality will happen on June 11, as determined by the Federal Communications Commission under Chairman Ajit Pai. The repeal of net neutrality rules will have a significant effect on both internet service providers and consumers.

Internet May 11, 2018

During And After The 2016 Election, Russian Online Trolls Bought 3,400 Facebook Ads

Between 2015 and 2017, Russian trolls purchased 3,400 Facebook ads to influence the election. The trolls often posed as supporters of different interest groups and posted fake status updates.

Internet May 10, 2018

Facebook Avatars Could Soon Let Users Better Express Themselves, Like Snapchat Bitmoji

A new feature called Facebook Avatars is currently in the works, aiming to enable users to better express themselves on the social network. It's still in the early stages, but it looks like a Facebook version of Snapchat's Bitmoji.

Internet May 8, 2018

Linksys Outs Router Every Xbox One Gamer Will Love

Linksys just released a high-performance wireless gaming router specially designed for Xbox One gamers. Linksys's WRT32XB router is designed to prioritize traffic from Xbox One gaming consoles, including the One S and One X.

Internet May 8, 2018

Facebook Fires Employee Who Used Company Data To Stalk Women

Facebook terminated an employee after he was accused of using company data to stalk women on Tinder. A security analyst was able to help the social network company track down the former engineer.

Internet May 2, 2018

Amazon Launches A $23 Kid-Friendly Book Box For Prime Customers

Amazon announced that it will debut a new program for Amazon Prime members and their families. Prime Book Box is expected to strengthen literacy among kids from newborns to 12-year-olds.

Internet May 1, 2018

WhatsApp Co-Founder Jan Koum Leaving Facebook After Clashes With Company

WhatsApp co-founder and Facebook board member Jan Koum announced his departure from the social media company. Koum joined the Facebook leadership team when WhatsApp was purchased in 2014.

Internet May 1, 2018

T-Mobile And Sprint Merger Finally Pushes Through: Here's What It Means For Subscribers Like You

T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to merge, with the combined company to also be named T-Mobile with John Legere as CEO. What does the merger mean for the U.S. telecommunications industry, and how will it affect subscribers?

Internet April 30, 2018

Facebook Rolling Out Reddit-Style Downvote Button To More Users: Pros And Cons

Facebook lends users a better way to communicate with a new and experimental downvote button that’s similar to Reddit. Perhaps it’s too optimistic that people will use it properly.

Internet May 1, 2018

Sprint To Offer Two Unlimited Lines For $70, But Only If You’re 55 Or Older

On May 18, Sprint will unveil a plan called Unlimited 55+, its answer to T-Mobile’s plan of the same name. With it, seniors get two unlimited lines for $70 a month plus global roaming perks.

Internet April 27, 2018

Amazon Prime Jumps From $99 A Year To $119: Still Worth It?

Heads up, Amazon Prime members: the company is raising annual subscription fees to $119. The price hike applies for students as well, bringing the annual cost to $59.

Internet April 27, 2018

Wikipedia Adds Pop-Up Page Previews So You Can Avoid Plunging Deep Into A Rabbit Hole

Avoid going into the rabbit hole with page previews on Wikipedia. The new feature shows a brief description of a hyperlinked topic, negating the need to open a new article and get distracted by unrelated information.

Internet April 23, 2018

Facebook To Put Pre-Roll Ads In More Videos: Will They Appear In Your News Feed?

Expect to see pre-roll ads in more parts of Facebook than before. The company is starting to roll them out more broadly following successful trials, and perhaps they’ll soon become a staple of the Facebook experience.

Internet April 21, 2018

There Are Now 100 Million Amazon Prime Members: Should You Join Too?

Amazon Prime now boasts 100 million members, a stunning achievement for Jeff Bezos’s company. Here are just some of the perks you’ll get when you join the $99-a-year program.

Internet April 19, 2018

Things You Should Never Post On Facebook — You've Been Warned

If you post the wrong thing on Facebook, your account could get hacked or you could alienate your friends. Here are 20 things you should never post on social media.

Internet April 24, 2018

Philo, The Cheapest Live TV Streaming Service, Is Headed To Apple TV And Amazon Fire TV

Philo, the live TV streaming service that costs just $16 per month, is expanding its availability this summer. The service will soon hit Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV devices, so here's what it has to offer.

Internet April 16, 2018

Spotify And Hulu Bundle Launching For All, At Just $12.99 Per Month

Spotify and Hulu bundled their services for $12.99 bill per month for both. The bundle is currently available for Spotify Premium users, complete with a neat trial that further cuts the cost, and will extend to all users this summer.

Internet April 13, 2018

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Testifies Before Congress In Front Of 44 Senators, Here's Why It Matters

Facebook's chief executive Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress regarding the company's recent missteps. Zuckerberg outlined what the company plans to do to prevent these things from happening again.

Internet April 11, 2018

Baidu: 15 Interesting Facts We Bet You Didn't Know About China's Biggest Search Engine

Baidu has achieved exponential growth in China and is the country's No. 1 search engine. Here's a look at some interesting facts about the company, that we bet you didn't know of.

Internet April 20, 2018

Apple Cofounder Steve Wozniak Announces He’s Leaving Facebook

The latest to denounce Facebook is Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak, saying the social media has brought more cons than pros. The move is a blow to the social media company, which is presently in turmoil over an ugly data scandal.

Internet April 9, 2018

YouTube Is Releasing A Kids App With Better Algorithm So Your Children Can Avoid Graphic Content

YouTube is set to release a modified version of YouTube Kids that will only offer videos curated by actual humans instead of an algorithm. The move is a means to prevent children from stumbling upon inappropriate content.

Internet April 7, 2018

Reddit's First Redesign In Over A Decade Is Rolling Out Now

Reddit's new design just went live but only for about 1 percent for its users. The redesign provides a more organized viewing of topics and a more modern look fitting for 'the front page of the internet.'

Internet April 3, 2018

Facebook Makes It Easier To Access Privacy Settings, But It Definitely Has Nothing To Do With Cambridge Analytica

Facebook has revamped where users can find their privacy, data downloading, and deletion settings. All these settings will now be found in the same place instead of scattered all throughout the user settings.

Internet March 28, 2018

Playboy Goes Off 'Sexually Repressive' Facebook Amid Data Scandal

Facebook's data collection scandal keeps making waves and it's unlikely to die down anytime soon. In the wake of the scandal, Playboy deleted its Facebook accounts and suspended all activity on the social network.

Internet March 29, 2018

Here's How To Check What Facebook Knows About You

People are concerned about the recent scandal involving Facebook and its subscriber's data. Now, experts shared the steps in finding what user information it has collected throughout the years.

Internet March 27, 2018

NBA Will Charge 99 Cents For Live Streams Of 4th Quarter Of Games: Good Deal?

The NBA tested an option for fans to watch the fourth quarter of certain games for only 99 cents. The feature looks like a good deal for viewers, instead of having to look for an illegal live stream.

Internet March 25, 2018

An Artist Just Hid $10,000 Worth Of Cryptocurrency In Lego Artworks: Can You find It?

An artist used an algorithm to hide cryptocurrency in every artwork in his new collection, 'New Money.' Everyone can try cracking it, and whoever does so gets to keep the money.

Internet March 24, 2018

YouTube Will Place More Ads In Music Videos To Nudge You Into Paying For Its Streaming Service

YouTube will soon launch a music streaming service, its answer to Spotify and Apple Music. How does it plan on attracting converting free users into subscribers? Bombarding them with ads, of course.

Internet March 22, 2018

After The Latest Scandal, It's Time To Quit Facebook: How To Delete Your Account

Facebook's latest scandal makes it clear that it has way too much information to be left alone. Many users are opting to delete their accounts altogether, and here's how to delete it.

Internet March 20, 2018

YouTube Adding Wikipedia Links Alongside Conspiracy Theory Videos To Fight Misinformation

YouTube will be adding fact-based links in conspiracy theory videos to dispel false information presented to users. This is YouTube's latest move in a fight against misinformation.

Internet March 14, 2018

Firefox 59 Now Lets You Block Those Irritating Site Notification Requests

Mozilla posted the details of the changes made for Firefox version 59. The update gives users control over site notification prompts along with other improvements.

Internet March 14, 2018

YouTube TV Subscription Hike: New Users Now Have To Pay $40 A Month Instead Of $35

Those who want to get a YouTube TV subscription will now have to pay $40 a month. Old users don’t need to worry, though: they’ll be grandfathered into the previous $35 pricing model.

Internet March 13, 2018

Cheap Amazon Prime Memberships Now Available For Medicaid Recipients

Amazon Prime is now more than half off for Medicaid recipients. Instead of the regular $12.99 per month, the low-cost version for those on Medicaid costs just $5.99 per month and offers all benefits of the regular subscription.

Internet March 8, 2018

Facebook Inadvertently Asks Users If Men May Solicit Sexual Images From Young Girls

Facebook apologized for running a controversial survey on Sunday, March 4, where it asked users on the network via survey if it was appropriate for adult men to request young girls for sexual images online.

Internet March 5, 2018

Facebook Is Testing A Way For You To Share Voice Clips As Status Updates

Facebook might soon add the ability to post voice clips as status updates. A select percentage of users in India is involved with the experiment, and there’s no telling whether Facebook plans to go through with it.

Internet March 4, 2018

Facebook Ends ‘Explore’ News Feed Experiment Because ‘People Don’t Want Two Separate Feeds’

Facebook has now ended an experiment where content from brands and publishers were relegated into a separate ‘Explore’ feed. Why did it end? Well, users didn’t like it that much.

Internet March 2, 2018

Facebook Expands Job Search Feature To 40 More Countries Outside of U.S. And Canada

Facebook's job search function has been a success that the company will be rolling it out further internationally. The feature was only previously available to users in the U.S. and Canada.

Internet February 28, 2018

Amazon Being Pressured To Cut Ties With NRA

Florida's recent school shooting put the NRA back in the public eye, and Amazon is being dragged along. The streaming service is being pressured to drop the channel.

Internet February 23, 2018

You’ll Now Start Seeing 3D Content On Your Facebook Newsfeed

Facebook is now making it easier for users to share 3D content on the site. With support for the gITF 2.0 3D file format, prepare to see a lot more 3D objects on Facebook moving forward.

Internet February 21, 2018

Facebook Solution To Election Trolls Involves Sending Postcards To Advertisers

Facebook has unveiled an unconventional way of preventing fraudulent foreign advertisers from easily purchasing election ads. The company is going to send them postcards containing special codes to prove they’re in the United States.

Internet February 19, 2018

Google Chrome Now Has A Built-In Ad Blocker, But Not Everyone Is Happy

Google's ad-blocking feature for Chrome is a good thing for the average user, some ad-reliant websites, and advertisers. However, some question the way the company implemented things.

Internet February 19, 2018

New Verizon Prepaid Plan Offers 500 MB Of Data For $30 Per Month: Is That A Good Deal?

Verizon introduced a $30 prepaid plan that offers 500 MB of data, which might not be a popular choice among subscribers. The carrier also made changes to its current prepaid plans, including reducing the price of Prepaid Unlimited.

Internet February 17, 2018

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