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Amazon Drive Gets 1 TB Limit: How Does It Compare With Other Cloud Storage Options Now?

With Amazon officially gutting its unlimited free storage plan on Amazon Drive, it’s possible users are now looking for other alternatives. Here are some of the best cloud storage solutions, including their pricing details.

Internet June 9, 2017

Amazon Will No Longer Offer Unlimited Cloud Storage For Amazon Drive

Amazon has been one of the only companies to offer unlimited cloud storage, making it one of the most appealing storage plans available. It seems that won't be the case going forward as Amazon is ending unlimited cloud storage with Amazon Drive.

Internet June 8, 2017

AT&T's DirecTV Now To Support Only Chrome: Mac Users Can't Use Safari To Stream Soon

AT&T’s DirecTV Now service will soon be exclusive to Chrome for those streaming via their desktops. Users have until have the end of June to switch browsers.

Internet June 8, 2017

Netflix Stops Fight Against Net Neutrality, Suggests Battle Can't Be Won

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings appears to be pulling out of the battle to keep net neutrality, especially since his company can survive through it. Though honest, his attitude toward the contentious issue might spur other companies to think the same.

Internet June 5, 2017

Facebook To Become A 'Hostile Environment' To Terrorists After London Attack

Facebook has pledged to become a hostile environment for terrorists, in light of the recent London Bridge attacks. The social media site, however, has a lot of room for improvement in terms of widespread hate propaganda, fake news, and more.

Internet June 5, 2017

Plex Launches Live TV For Cable Cutters

With new options to stream live TV, more people are looking to cut their cable cords. Plex is the latest to throw its hat into the ring with Plex Live TV.

Internet June 1, 2017

Reddit Teams Up With Foursquare To Add Location Tags: Don't Worry, It's Optional

Reddit and Foursquare have signed a deal to bring location tags to Reddit posts. The feature is rolling out to the Reddit mobile apps, and it's completely optional, so those who prefer to post anonymously can continue to do so.

Internet May 31, 2017

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Tells Harvard Graduates To 'Create A World Where Everyone Has A Sense Of Purpose'

In Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s speech for this year’s Harvard University graduates, he urged them to create a world where everyone has a purpose. Here are three ways that can be achieved, according to him.

Internet May 26, 2017

Comcast Sends Cease And Desist Letter To Pro-Net Neutrality Group Over Website Name

The net neutrality debate has led to some contentious battles in the last few years. The latest sees Comcast taking on an internet advocacy group because of its website's domain name, which Comcast says is similar to its trademark.

Internet May 24, 2017

Google Will Track Your Offline Shopping Sprees To Help Advertisers

Google wants to bridge the gap between digital and physical worlds by tracking people's offline shopping sprees as well. The company will pair online ad clicks with physical retail store purchases to give advertisers better insight.

Internet May 24, 2017

How Facebook Moderates Graphic Content Revealed Via Leaked Guidelines

Documents detailing Facebook’s rules for moderation have just been published, providing an in-depth look at the site’s guidelines prohibiting certain content, particularly with the expression graphical violence. The rules, however, might be too complex for some moderators to handle.

Internet May 21, 2017

Vine Users, Beware: Archive Bug May Have Exposed Your Phone Number And Email Address, Twitter Warns

Twitter shut down Vine last year, but it still kept an archive of all Vines. An archive bug has now compromised some phone numbers and email addresses, Twitter warns.

Internet May 20, 2017

Instagram Deemed Worst Social Media Platform For Young Users' Mental Health, YouTube Ranked Most Positive: Study

A new study highlights the dangers of social media and the negative impact it can have on young users. Among the popular social media apps, Instagram and Snapchat are the worst for youngsters' mental health, while YouTube is the most positive one.

Internet May 19, 2017

FCC Votes To Kill Net Neutrality: Here's How It Could Affect You And What You Can Do About It

The FCC has voted to move forward with chairman Ajit Pai's proposal to weaken the rules regarding net neutrality. Here's how that could affect you and how you can make your voice heard.

Internet May 18, 2017

Happy Mother's Day: Celebrate With Facebook Flower Reactions, Personalized Cards, Masks, Frames And More

Facebook gears up for Mother's Day and prepared a number of treats. Celebrate with 'thankful' flower reactions, special Mother's Day-themed frames and masks, stickers for Instagram Stories, or personalized cards.

Internet May 14, 2017

Opera Reborn: Latest Browser Version Features Messaging Sidebar With WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, And Telegram Built In

Opera released the latest version of its browser and the main highlight is improved communication. The new Opera Reborn has a new messaging sidebar build right into the interface, offering quick access to Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Telegram.

Internet May 10, 2017

Is Facebook Doing Enough To Remove Hate Speech? Austrian Court Thinks Not, But This Ruling Should Change Things

An Austrian court just ordered Facebook to take down all posts deemed as hate speech, as well as all verbatim reposts. The ruling extends beyond Austrian borders, as it forces Facebook to remove hateful content worldwide.

Internet May 9, 2017

Users Around Pacific Rim Report #FacebookDown On Twitter: Is Godzilla To Blame?

Facebook briefly suffered from a wide global outage, pushing users to log in to their Twitter accounts to vent out their frustrations. Most reports of #FacebookDown came from the West Coast of the United States, Southeast Asia, and Australia.

Internet May 8, 2017

FCC Claims Website Crash Caused By DDoS Attacks, Not John Oliver's Call For Net Neutrality's Last Stand

Comedian and TV show host invited viewers to take their last stand in protecting net neutrality. The public comment system of the FCC website crashed afterward, with the FCC insisting that the incident was caused by multiple DDoS attacks.

Internet May 9, 2017

Facebook Rumored To Debut Original TV Programming Next Month: A-List Celebrities Reportedly Attached

Facebook will reportedly debut its slate of original content by mid-June. There will be two main types of content, and A-list celebrities are reportedly attached to star on some of the shows.

Internet May 7, 2017

YouTube Signs Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Hart, Ryan Seacrest, And More In Multi-Million Dollar Push For Original Content

YouTube made an interesting pitch at the Newfront conference in New York, pledging to pour millions of dollars into premium original content. The company already teamed up with high-profile celebrities such as Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Hart, Ryan Seacrest, and more.

Internet May 6, 2017

Facebook Comments Get Reactions, But Do They Improve Or Kill Communication?

Facebook has started rolling out reactions for comments on both the desktop and mobile versions of the site. Will this move improve communication or hinder it?

Internet May 5, 2017

Facebook Wants To Save You From Violent Posts, Hires 3,000 More People To Fight Against Them

Facebook doesn’t want inappropriate videos on its site, so it’s hiring 3,000 more people to get rid of them quickly. Facebook also wants to work with law enforcement to respond to those who might be in need of help.

Internet May 4, 2017

Whenever WhatsApp Goes Down, The Internet Goes Crazy: Here Are The Reactions This Time Around

WhatsApp went down again, and to no one's surprise, the internet went crazy over it. Here are the reactions some of the users had because of the short outage.

Internet May 4, 2017

Hulu Live TV Streaming Service Offers Dozens Of Channels At Just $40, Available Now On Android And iOS

Hulu finally launched its live TV service in beta, offering more than 50 channels at just $40. Called Hulu with Live TV, the new app is now available for Android and iOS, so here's what you get.

Internet May 3, 2017

Facebook Messenger's Instant Games Now Available Worldwide: Here's How To Play

First introduced in November, Facebook Instant Games is now rolling out for everyone’s enjoyment. Here is a quick guide to enjoy casual games such as ‘Words With Friends’ and ‘Everwing.’

Internet May 3, 2017

T-Mobile Aims To Launch 5G Network Across The US By 2020, Emphasizes It's Not Fake 5G

T-Mobile has now launched a counterattack against AT&T’s 5G Evolution network, announcing plans to build a 'true' 5G network. If it delivers on its word, T-Mobile might roll out the network as soon as 2020.

Internet May 3, 2017

Facebook Refutes Gender Bias Claim Made By Former Engineer, Says Analysis Was Based On An 'Incomplete Data Set'

Facebook is facing questions over its workplace diversity efforts. Two studies have now given light to Facebook’s purported gender bias, which claim female engineers are less likely to have their code accepted than the male engineers.

Internet May 4, 2017

YouTube's New Material Design Look And Dark Mode Now Open To Everyone

YouTube is letting everyone try the site’s new material design refresh, which includes a dark mode. But you might want to hurry up if you wish to try it.

Internet May 2, 2017

Facebook Denies Targeting Emotionally Insecure And Vulnerable Kids, But Admits To The Research

A recent report sparked serious questions regarding Facebook's ethics, revealing research to target emotionally vulnerable users. Facebook now admits to the research, but says it never targeted users based on their emotional state.

Internet May 2, 2017

Wikipedia Blocked In Turkey: Government Claims Website Is Running A 'Smear Campaign' Against The Country

The government of Turkey has blocked access to all language versions of Wikipedia after alleging that the online encyclopedia is running a 'smear campaign' against the country. Turkey is now the second country to ban Wikipedia, after China.

Internet April 30, 2017

Facebook Acknowledges Propaganda Is Spreading On Its Platform, Outlines Plan To Stop It

Fake news and propaganda have been plaguing the internet, especially Facebook. But the biggest social media company is actively working to put an end to these so-called 'information operations.'

Internet April 28, 2017

AT&T Rolls Out Fake 5G Network, And Only Samsung Galaxy S8 Owners Can Use It

AT&T has announced that its 5G Evolution network technology is rolling out to more cities later this year, poised to deliver twice the speed of existing 4G LTE networks. However, its new network might not even be true 5G.

Internet April 25, 2017

Wikipedia Cofounder Jimmy Wales Launching Wikitribune, A Crowdfounded Online Newspaper To Fight Fake News

Wikipedia cofounder Jimmy Wales has come up with another ambitious project, this time dedicated to quality news stories. The new Wikitribune online publication is seeking funds to support evidence-based journalism and fight fake news.

Internet April 26, 2017

FTC Warns Instagram Celebrities About Paid Ads: People Should Know Sponsored Posts Are Sponsored

If you're having trouble figuring out which Instagram celebrity posts are sponsored, things might get easier soon. The FTC sent reminders to marketers and influencers, prompting them to label their sponsored posts more clearly.

Internet April 20, 2017

Can You Type With Your Brain And Hear With Your Skin? Facebook Says These Are Possible

Facebook is working on a technology that will let people type with their brain by tapping into brain signals. It is also researching for a way to allow people to hear with their skin.

Internet April 20, 2017

Facebook Favoring User Engagement Over App Installs: New Metrics To Gauge Success

Facebook has been driving billions of app installs, but is that enough? It's not, and that's why the company wants to focus more on user engagement rather than app installs - quality over quantity, if you may.

Internet April 18, 2017

F8 2017: What To Expect At Facebook’s Developer Conference

Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference will be held on April 18 in San Jose, California. Expect a myriad of developments from AR to VR tand from false news to Messenger.

Internet April 18, 2017

Facebook Admits Need To Do Better After 'Facebook Killer' Incident, Disputes Criticisms

Facebook has released a new statement regarding the man now known as the Facebook Killer and the videos that he uploaded to the social network. Facebook admitted its shortcomings, but also disputed criticisms on how it handled the situation.

Internet April 18, 2017

Netflix Set To Hit 100 Million Subscribers This Weekend, But Here's The Big Question

Netflix is projected to hit 100 million subscribers this weekend, signaling a resounding success for the video streaming model. But will subscription prices also rise?

Internet April 18, 2017

Robert Taylor, Computer And Internet Pioneer, Passes Away At 85

Robert Taylor passed away at the age of 85 due to health problems. He is considered to be a pioneer of modern-day computing and communications.

Internet April 17, 2017

Murder In Cleveland Streamed Via Facebook Live: Facebook Calls It ‘Horrific’

Police are still hunting down a man who murdered a civilian on the street and published it on Facebook. The murderer had made broadcasts claiming that he killed up to 15 people as part of a slaughter.

Internet April 17, 2017

YouTube Dark Mode: Here's How To Activate The Hidden Feature To Save Your Eyes

YouTube has a hidden dark mode that can help reduce eye strain when visiting the online streaming service at night. Here are the steps on how users can activate YouTube dark mode.

Internet April 15, 2017

Facebook Cracks Down On Spam With Improved Tools Against Fake Accounts, But It's An Ongoing Struggle

Facebook has announced new changes to clean up its network and crack down on fake accounts. The company already killed 30,000 spam profiles in France ahead of the elections, but it's a never-ending struggle.

Internet April 16, 2017

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