Tired Of Seeing Political Posts On Your Facebook Feed? Here's How To Remove Them

Even though the election is over, your Facebook feed is still full of political drama. Give yourself a much-needed break by taking the politics out of your News Feed.

Internet February 5, 2017

Facebook Celebrates Its 13th Birthday With Personalized ‘Friends Day’ Videos And Friendship GIFs

Facebook users will be able to share personalized videos to celebrate their friendships, along with friendship GIFs in Messenger in celebration of the social network’s annual Friends Day.

Internet February 2, 2017

New FCC Chairman Has Spoken: Set-Top Box Proposal Is Now Officially Dropped

The FCC proposal that sought to encourage third-party manufacturers to build their own set-top boxes has already been dropped from the agency's agenda. Observers believe that it is as good as dead.

Internet February 1, 2017

Pandora Streaming Data Now Included In Billboard Charts, Immediately Impacts Hot 100 Rankings

Pandora streaming data will now be included in the Billboard top chart rankings in various genres. The programmed streaming service’s inclusion has already resulted in significant Hot 100 chart jumps for several songs popular on Pandora.

Internet January 31, 2017

MindFlix Lets You Browse Netflix With Your Mind And A Muse Headband: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Netflix's developer team is said to have hacked a brain-sensing headband to develop a device called MindFlix. Its wearer can purportedly browse and consume the platform's streaming contents through mind control.

Internet January 31, 2017

Facebook Releases New Tool That'll Keep Your Online Accounts Safe Even When Hackers Access Your Email

Facebook announced a security tool that could make it easier to use a two-factor authentication to protect your accounts online. It is currently available for GitHub but is expected to be adopted by other companies soon.

Internet January 31, 2017

Facebook Earnings Call: Expectations Strong But Analysts Predict Ad Growth Slowdown

Analysts have projected that Facebook's next earnings report will continue the growth posted in previous quarters. This could, however, be affected by Facebook's own pronouncement that it is facing a decline in ad placements.

Internet January 30, 2017

Ed Sheeran Rules Global Spotify Streaming Charts In Quest To Beat Adele, Migos On Top In US

Ed Sheeran is still burning up the global Spotify charts with his recently released new songs. Meanwhile, hip-hop trio Migos edged out Sheeran to top U.S. Spotify streams.

Internet January 29, 2017

5 Best Free Torrent Apps On Android For 2017

Torrents may have a bad reputation but it is one of the most convenient methods for P2P file sharing. Find out which free torrent apps outperform the competition on Android

Internet January 29, 2017

What Is The Best VPN?

Tech Times looks into some Virtual Private Networks to determine how good its service is and what makes it a good choice. Find out which VPNs made the cut

Internet January 29, 2017

Which Is The Safest Among Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome And Mozilla Firefox?

A study shows that Microsoft Edge is the safer browser to use for Windows 10 users. Read on to find out if this claim is true.

Internet January 29, 2017

Facebook Gives Longer Videos Better Chances Of Ranking High On Your News Feed

Facebook announced that a small tweak to its algorithm will now surface longer videos to your News Feed. While the company maintains it is for the sake of providing more relevant content, some sources think there is another ulterior motive.

Internet January 27, 2017

Twitter Redesigns Mobile App, Replaces Moments Feature With Explore Tab

Twitter began implementing an update to its mobile app that replaces Moments with the Explore tab. The company states that the change is aimed at centralizing all features that enable easy and seamless user experiences.

Internet January 27, 2017

Facebook Introduces Security Keys To Help Users Keep Hackers At Bay

Facebook has added the use of physical security keys to protect your accounts from hackers. The new authentication method is not mandatory but experts recommend it to those who want protection even from the most advanced hacks.

Internet January 27, 2017

‘Carpool Karaoke’: James Corden’s Top Rides Adele, Bieber, Selena, Sia, One Direction, Gaga, Who Is YouTube’s Most Watched?

James Corden’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ segments are among the most popular videos on YouTube. Of all Corden’s guests, Adele, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Sia, One Direction, Lady Gaga and others, which are the most viewed clips of all?

Internet January 26, 2017

Gmail To Block JavaScript Attachments From Feb. 13

Gmail will be blocking JavaScript file attachments in its mails from Feb. 13. Google stated that it has taken this step for 'security reasons.'

Internet January 26, 2017

Facebook Tests Ads In Messenger To Give Businesses And Users More Ways To Connect With Each Other

Facebook announced that advertisements are coming to its Messenger app and are designed to connect users and businesses. It is now being tested in Thailand and Australia, but it has no confirmed global rollout schedule.

Internet January 26, 2017

Facebook Updates 'Trending' Feature To Fight Fake News, Removes Personalized Topics

Facebook has now rolled out an update to its Trending Topics feature, depersonalizing its featured articles, improving the topic selection algorithm, and more. Facebook said that the improvements will help cut back on fake news.

Internet January 26, 2017

UK Torrent Users Receiving Warning Letters From ISPs, But No Consequences

A new program targets users of torrent websites. Users of those file sharing services are set to receive their first warning letters from their ISPs in the UK shortly, but beyond that there are no consequences.

Internet January 30, 2017

Avocado Ripeness Chart Showing How To Pick By Color Goes Viral On Reddit, But Is It Accurate?

A chart posted by a Reddit user purporting to show how to pick whether an avocado is ripe based on color has gone massively viral. Some commenters have disputed the validity of the chart, however.

Internet January 27, 2017

Pandora Topped All Music Streamers In 2016: Spotify, Apple Music Lagged, SiriusXM Came On Strong

Pandora was the most listened-to music streaming service in 2016 according to a recent survey, beating out rivals Spotify, iHeartRadio, and Apple Music. Streaming was the top music listening format of choice, with terrestrial radio holding strong at second place.

Internet January 27, 2017

Kickass Torrents Return: Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, Rarbg, Torrentz2, 1337x Stay Top Sites As KAT Falters, Here’s Why

The official results now show the return of Kickass Torrents hasn’t made a dent in the traffic performance of its competitors. The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, Rarbg, Torrentz2, and 1337x all continue to hold steady as the new KAT struggles to make gains.

Internet January 25, 2017

Instagram Live Stories To Roll Out Worldwide Next Week

With its live video for Instagram Stories, the photo-sharing app is hoping to boost its number of users. The live video for Instagram Stories feature will be rolling out for users next week.

Internet January 25, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg Not Planning To Run For President, As He's Focusing On Facebook And Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Mark Zuckerberg has rejected claims that he is going to run for president. He argued that he is focused on running Facebook and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative but a number of observers are not convinced.

Internet January 25, 2017

AT&T Adds International Roaming In More Than 100 Countries, But Here's The Catch

AT&T has announced a new International Day Pass for its customers, aiming to provide affordable roaming when traveling abroad. The offer is pretty attractive, but it does have a couple of caveats.

Internet January 24, 2017

Trump Is Tapping Ajit Pai, Enemy Of Net Neutrality, As FCC Chairman

Many believe that Ajit Pai has been appointed chairman of the Federal Communications Commission due to his fierce criticism of net neutrality. Under his watch, the agency is expected to overturn this rule.

Internet January 23, 2017

T-Mobile Launches One Plan, Starts At $70 For Single Line

U.S. carrier T-Mobile kicked off its new One Plan on Jan. 22, which builds in fees and taxes in the advertised plan. The single-line would start at $70, and the initiative would simplify things for the carrier's subscriber.

Internet January 23, 2017

You Can Order Assorted Candy Boxes At A Tap Of A Button With Amazon's New Dash Button

Amazon's new Dash Button can order your artisanal goodies each press under the company's new Prime Surprise Sweets service. It had a limited rollout last month and is still within an invite-only mode.

Internet January 22, 2017

Talk On Twitter Can Influence A Movie's Box Office Success: Study

Twitter's real-time conversations can help a topic land a spot in the social media site's Trending Topics. One study even confirms a Twitter trend's influence on movie box office success.

Internet January 31, 2017

Mozilla Urges Digital Netizens To Help Save The Internet: Here's Why

Mozilla is launching a prototype of an open source initiative that aims to track the health of the Internet. The project aims to focus on five aspects of the Internet: open innovation, online privacy, digital inclusion, privacy, and web literacy.

Internet January 22, 2017

'Carpool Karaoke': James Corden Lets Vin Diesel Audition For Next Ride (Video)

Vin Diesel recently asked James Corden for the chance to audition for ‘Carpool Karaoke.’ In a ‘Late Late Show’ appearance, the two sang the song ‘Consider Yourself’ from the iconic ‘Oliver Twist.’

Internet January 22, 2017

SoundCloud Reveals 2016’s Top Artists, Songs, And Genres: Chance The Rapper, Desiigner, Trap Music, And More

Music streaming service SoundCloud has announced its top album, song, and music genres for 2016. Chance The Rapper, Desiigner, and various trap music subgenres were all winners on the streamer during the past year.

Internet January 22, 2017

LinkedIn Redesigns Desktop Website: Chatbots, Search And Messaging Improvements, And More Added

LinkedIn launched its new website with the goal of simplifying user experience and encouraging users to share ideas and engage in conversations. The company stated that everything has been built from the ground up.

Internet January 20, 2017

Netflix Signs Jerry Seinfeld To Exclusive Deal: ‘Comedians In Cars’, Standup Specials And Series

Netflix has landed comedian Jerry Seinfeld in an exclusive deal. ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’ and two standup specials will air on the popular video streaming service.

Internet January 22, 2017

Hulu To Feature Offline Videos 'In A Few Months': You Can Download Shows Pretty Soon

Hulu confirmed that it'll also be offering offline viewing to its subscribers. It's one of the most-requested features, which has already propelled Netflix to the top of the biggest-grossing iPhone apps when its download feature was launched.

Internet January 19, 2017

Mozilla Rebrands Itself With A New Logo: No Dinosaurs Involved

Mozilla has announced a new logo as part of the company's rebranding, which aims to get the organization's purpose and products better understood by people. The design took insights from the public's feedback collected in the past several months.

Internet January 19, 2017

Project Fi Month Long Referral Program Now Extended Indefinitely

The Project Fi referral program has been extended by Google for an indefinite period. The program that started on December 2016 gives a $20 bill credit to both parties for every new subscription.

Internet January 18, 2017

Hacker Group Anonymous Threatens Trump, May Expose 'Personal Ties' With Mobsters

Anonymous, the famous hacker group, has staked claims that it has sensitive information about U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. The group is yet to reveal how it plans to share the information.

Internet January 18, 2017

AT&T 2G Network Officially Shut Down As Carrier's Focus Shifts To 4G, 5G Evolution, And Other Technologies

AT&T has officially shut down its 2G network, essentially killing 2G and EDGE handsets on their tracks, if they haven’t died already. 2G’s exit lets AT&T focus more on 4G and its next-generation 5G Evolution wireless technology.

Internet January 18, 2017

Download Your Vines Now Before You Lose Them: Last Chance

Vine has announced a few months back that it's shuttering its video hosting platform and the day has now come. Today is your last chance to download your Vines, so here's how to do it.

Internet January 17, 2017

T-Mobile Ad Takes Shots At Verizon, Asks Why Big Red Doesn't Offer Unlimited Data Like The Un-Carrier [Video]

T-Mobile used dogs to attack Verizon's decision to impose a 200 GB data cap. The carrier touted its newer and faster LTE infrastructure to highlight its credentials as a better alternative.

Internet January 16, 2017

Facebook To Start Testing Anti-Fake News Tools In Germany

Facebook has announced that it will besting a fake news filtering tool in Germany in the coming weeks. The social media company is under pressure to introduce steps against misinformation that many believe is undermining democracy.

Internet January 15, 2017

Verizon's Jetpack MiFi 7730L Supports Up To 15 Devices, And The Mobile Hotspot Is Available Now

Verizon's new Jetpack MiFi 7730L is being targeted for groups on the road requiring lots of data. The device is equipped with LTE Advanced that can reach up to 50 percent faster peak speeds in more than 450 cities.

Internet January 14, 2017

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Warns Against Net Neutrality Repeal Before Stepping Down: 'Where's The Fire?'

In his final public speech before stepping down as FCC chairman, Tom Wheeler defended net neutrality and the Open Internet Order. The policies are in danger of being repealed under the incoming Trump administration.

Internet January 13, 2017

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