SiriusXM's Howard Stern Sued For Airing IRS Phone Call Live On Satellite Radio Show

Howard Stern is being sued by a woman who says he negligently aired her private IRS phone call live on his SiriusXM satellite radio show. The woman is also suing the U.S. government.

Internet February 16, 2017

Valentine’s Day Breakup: YouTube Cancels Scare PewDiePie, Removes Online Superstar From Google Preferred

Valentine’s Day didn’t go well for YouTube star PewDiePie. Following the move of Disney-owned Maker Studios, YouTube has also decided to reprimand Felix Kjellberg over his controversial anti-Semitic videos.

Internet February 14, 2017

Disney-Owned Maker Studios Drops PewDiePie Over Anti-Semitic Videos

Maker Studios has dropped PewDiePie over anti-Semitic content published on the YouTuber’s channel. PewDiePie, however, says that he was in no way espousing hateful attitudes.

Internet February 14, 2017

Original Series Are Coming To YouTube Kids This Spring

YouTube Red subscribers will be able to stream four original series that will launch on the YouTube Kids app starting this April.

Internet February 13, 2017

Playable Valentine's Day Google Doodle Spreads The Love And Raises Awareness Of Endangered Species

The Valentine's Day, Google Doodle hits the scene and it's not just a cute and fun game; it also aims to raise awareness of an endangered species. Called 'Pangolin Love,' the doodle features love-struck pangolins — the world's most poached and trafficked mammals.

Internet February 13, 2017

Chance The Rapper Makes History: Streaming-Only 'Coloring Book' Wins Best Rap Album At Grammy Awards

Chance the Rapper made history at the 2017 Grammy Awards after winning Best Rap Album for the streaming-only 'Coloring Book.' The artist gave a shoutout to SoundCloud, the music-sharing platform which serves as his primary distribution channel.

Internet February 13, 2017

New FCC Chair Plots Net Neutrality's Death: Can He Really Kill It?

Ajit Pai, the new FCC chairman, has vowed to overturn net neutrality in the name of free market. This rule prevents ISPs from slowing or discriminating consumer access to web content.

Internet February 12, 2017

Sprint Offering Unlimited Data Plan For 5 Lines At $90

Sprint has a new unlimited data plan that will offer users five lines for $90 per month. The Sprint offer is aimed at luring more consumers but comes with some caveats.

Internet February 12, 2017

Lady Gaga ‘Million Reasons,’ ‘Joanne’ Both Set To Hit Billboard Top 10, Most Downloaded Song Of Week Following Super Bowl

Lady Gaga’s song ‘Million Reasons’ and album ‘Joanne’ are both set to hit the top 10 on the Billboard charts this week. Gaga’s Super Bowl performance spearheaded their comeback.

Internet February 11, 2017

Prince Tracks Come Back To Streaming On Sunday: Here's Where To Stream Prince’s Music

Prince's music will be available to stream on Spotify, Apple Music and more starting Sunday.

Internet February 10, 2017

YouTube Fixes Bug That Caused Channels To Lose Subscribers

A glitch in YouTube recently led channels to lose two subscriber counts when only one user unsubscribed. Thankfully, the team at YouTube has fixed the bug after it created a lot of panic among users.

Internet February 10, 2017

Facebook Spreads The Love With Shareable Valentine’s Day Cards

Facebook is launching custom-made Valentine’s Day cards next week that can be shared to user’s Timelines in celebration of the holiday.

Internet February 9, 2017

‘Carpool Karaoke’: Will James Corden Hosted Grammys Feature Popular Viral Video Segment?

James Corden is set to host the upcoming Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Feb. 12. Will the host find a way to incorporate his popular ‘Carpool Karaoke’ into the big show?

Internet February 10, 2017

Comcast Can No Longer Claim It Delivers 'America's Fastest Internet'

Cable company Comcast can no longer claim that it offers the fastest Internet in America per a ruling by the NARB. The regulatory body has asked Comcast to stop false advertising and misleading customers.

Internet February 9, 2017

Facebook Safety Check Gets Community Help: Here's How It Works And All You Need To Know

Facebook has launched a new tool for Safety Check, aiming to make it more useful in times of crisis. With Community Help, users can now seek and offer assistance such as food, water, shelter and more in the aftermath of an emergency.

Internet February 8, 2017

Facebook Launches New Community Help Feature For Safety Check

Facebook rolls out Community Help, a feature within Safety Check for finding and giving supplies and services during a crisis.

Internet February 8, 2017

Net Neutrality Erosion Looms: Here’s What Could Happen And Why You Should Care

There could be a potential assault of net neutrality under the Trump administration, which spells for a number of problematic outcomes. Here’s how it might affect you.

Internet February 8, 2017

Spotify Joins Forces With AccuWeather To Launch ‘Climatune’ Site That Plays Music Based On The Weather

Spotify and AccuWeather launched a new website that reveals what kind of music trends based on the weather in the user’s location.

Internet February 7, 2017

Twitter Safety Update: Safe Search, Hiding Abusive Tweets And More

Twitter announced a new update on safety, designed to further crack down on online abuse. Three new changes are in tow, aiming to stop the creation of new abusive accounts, collapse abusive or low-quality tweets, and put forward safer search results.

Internet February 8, 2017

Facebook And Google Will Help Filter Out Fake News In France Ahead Of Presidential Election

Facebook and Google are helping to make sure fake news articles don’t get spread during France’s upcoming presidential election.

Internet February 6, 2017

Super Bowl LI Ad Sparks Bizarre Verizon And T-Mobile Twitter Fight

T-Mobile has drawn Verizon in a bruising Twitter spat after airing its BDSM-themed ad in the recently concluded Super Bowl telecast. The video made fun of the pain subscribers feel when using the Verizon network.

Internet February 6, 2017

Anonymous Attacks Thousands Of Websites On The Dark Web

Hacker collective Anonymous has infiltrated Freedom Hosting II, which is the single largest host on Dark Web. The Tor-based site apparently hosted child pornography, prompting the hackers to pull down over 10,000 websites.

Internet February 6, 2017

FCC Stops 9 Companies From Subsidizing Internet To Low Income Users

The Federal Communications Commission has stopped nine ISPs from offering subsidized internet plans to the poor. It was announced alongside other policy reversals that many believe will have profound implications.

Internet February 5, 2017

Gmail To Be Reverted To HTML Version On Chrome 53 Or Older: Sorry, Vista, XP Users

Gmail users still running Chrome 53 or older will be reverted to the site's HTML version come December, Google has announced. The move particularly affects Vista and XP users, who are stuck with version 49.

Internet February 6, 2017

Super Bowl 2017 Live Stream: How To Watch Patriots vs. Falcons On Your Tablets, Smartphones Or Computers

Whether you want to watch Super Bowl 51 on TV or via online streaming, here's a quick guide on how you can watch the Super Bowl 2017.

Internet February 4, 2017

The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, Rarbg, Torrentz2, 1337x, Kickass Torrents Users: No More Warnings Or Punitive ISP Action

Users of The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, Rarbg, Torrentz2, 1337x, Kickass Torrents, and other similar websites need no longer fear warnings or CCI action from their ISPs. The Copyright Alert System 'Six Strike' program has officially been discontinued.

Internet February 4, 2017

Firefox: Mozilla Shuts Down Its Connected Devices Division, Shatters Push To Evolve Beyond The Browser

Mozilla has shut down its connected device division, affecting some 50 people working to bring Mozilla’s web technology beyond the browser. Mozilla said it’s working hard to give laid off employees new positions inside the company.

Internet February 3, 2017

Facebook AI Lumos Can Find Your Photos Even Those You Are Not Tagged In

Facebook said that its Lumos AI has been designed and trained to see images and attach meaning to what's in them. This means the platform will no longer rely exclusively on tags, labels, and text descriptions to find photos.

Internet February 3, 2017

Reddit Bans 2 Controversial Alt-Right Subreddits For Violating Site’s Doxxing Policy

Reddit has officially shut down two alt-right subreddits for publishing personal information about the person who punched Richard Spencer, a right-wing extremist, in the face. Such a move violated the site’s doxxing policy.

Internet February 2, 2017

AT&T To Launch 5G Test Runs In Austin And Indianapolis Later This Year

AT&T has announced plans to deploy 5G network test beds in Austin and Indianapolis this year. Initial top speeds will reach 400 Mbps but could reach gigabit level down the line.

Internet February 2, 2017

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

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