Senate debates permanent rollback of FCC’s broadband privacy rules
 Republican Senators led by Arizona’s Jeff Flake proposed a resolution earlier this month that would roll back privacy rules adopted by the FCC last year that prevented ISPs from collecting personal data without asking permission first. Today the Senate was alive with oratory as people spoke for and against the proposal. Read More ...
NFL games may have fewer commercials next season in bid to speed things up
While NFL teams are changing up their rosters, the league itself is planning to make adjustments. Commissioner Roger Goodell revealed that the NFL may scale back on commercials to speed up games. The post NFL games may have fewer commercials next season in bid to speed things up appeared first on Digital Trends.
GoDaddy Website Builder launched to cater small businesses
Global Web-hosting company GoDaddy on Wednesday launched a new mobile-friendly “Website Builder” in India to help small businesses and entrepreneurs grow their ventures. The “Website Builder” features an integrated suite of online tools to help small businesses and entrepreneurs create an audience for their businesses and drive traffic to their website. “India is our largest market outside of the US and we at GoDaddy have made big investments here. We have over 7,50...
No sweat, Hoop Maps makes finding a game of pickup basketball as easy as a tap
 Pickup basketball can be difficult to just stumble upon if you want to play. It also can be difficult to get a game going out of the blue. “We wanted to play and find games and it was hard to find,” Donte Morris said. “We thought that there has got to be an app for this.” When Morris and his brother Dominic couldn’t find an app for it, the brothers created Hoop Maps. Read More ...
‘Dig once’ legislation would add fiber internet to existing highway projects
Companies are working to lay more fiber internet and the government has a few ideas of its own on how to increase fiber's footprint. One is "dig once," a policy that would incorporate fiber into federal infrastructure projects. The post ‘Dig once’ legislation would add fiber internet to existing highway projects appeared first on Digital Trends....
OnePlus teases black variant of 3T, releases update for OnePlus 2 and ‘MP Early Access Program’ for testing
OnePlus has teased the black variant of 3T on its official Twitter account giving us hope that the company will launch a black variant of its flagship OnePlus 3T. This Tweet came hours after OnePlus launched a limited edition OnePlus 3T Black in partnership with popular concept store Colette. The launch celebrated the 20th anniversary of Colette where OnePlus hosted a pop-up shop at the Colette store in Paris on 21 March 2017. Discover true beauty in the dark. 10 hours to go. pic.twitter.c...
Vice announces its first slate of short, scripted videos
 Vice Media is moving into scripted video programming, thanks to a partnership with digital media studio Blackpills. Until now, Vice’s videos (whether online and on its daily news show for HBO), have been news- or documentary-focused. These new shows, on the other hand, include programs like Playground, created by Fifth Element and The Professional director Luc Besson. It’s about… Read More ...
Heartland revolt: Farmers use Ukrainian hacks to repair John Deere tractors
Upset that a John Deere licensing agreement forbids repairing their own tractors, farmers turn to allegedly hacked Ukrainian firmware. Farmers see repair restrictions as a threat to their business and to their freedom. The post Heartland revolt: Farmers use Ukrainian hacks to repair John Deere tractors appeared first on Digital Trends....
GoDaddy Website Builder launched to cater small businesses
Global Web-hosting company GoDaddy on Wednesday launched a new mobile-friendly “Website Builder” in India to help small businesses and entrepreneurs grow their ventures. The “Website Builder” features an integrated suite of online tools to help small businesses and entrepreneurs create an audience for their businesses and drive traffic to their website. “India is our largest market outside of the US and we at GoDaddy have made big investments here. We have over 7,50...
Athens gets a new venture fund
 Raising money for a venture fund is almost never easy, but it’s a whole lot harder in certain places that are struggling economically like Greece. Thankfully for the country, a new seed-stage firm has formed called Marathon VC that’s currently investing $8.6 million and expects to close its debut fund with roughly $25 million in commitments later this year. Its mission, broadly:… Read More ...
Vanguard sets out to redefine premium motorcycles with its first model
Starting with the intention to redefine premium motorcycle design and manufacturing, Vanguard Motorcycles introduced its first model. From its structural high-performance engine to its tablet-like dashboard the Roadster stands out. The post Vanguard sets out to redefine premium motorcycles with its first model appeared first on Digital Trends....
How to Create and Use Symbolic Links (aka Symlinks) on a Mac
Symbolic links, also known as symlinks, are special files that point to files or directories in other locations on your system. You can think of them like advanced aliases and here’s how to use them in MacOS.Click Here to Continue Reading...
OnePlus teases black variant of 3T, releases update for OnePlus 2 and ‘MP Early Access Program’ for testing
OnePlus has teased the black variant of 3T on its official Twitter account giving us hope that the company will launch a black variant of its flagship OnePlus 3T. This Tweet came hours after OnePlus launched a limited edition OnePlus 3T Black in partnership with popular concept store Colette. The launch celebrated the 20th anniversary of Colette where OnePlus hosted a pop-up shop at the Colette store in Paris on 21 March 2017. Discover true beauty in the dark. 10 hours to go. pic.twitter.c...
BMW taps Unreal Engine for a mixed reality vehicle development process
 BMW is combining the best of real and virtual worlds to make the process of creating new car designs as quick and painless as possible. The carmaker has tapped Unreal Engine’s rendering capabilities to generate virtual surfaces and objects overtop 3D-printed prototype vehicle pieces, letting designers and engineers preview how various materials or surfaces will look on a final… Read More ...
Apple’s iPhone 6s was most popular smartphone of 2016 — and it wasn’t close
In 2016, the iPhone 6s became the most-shipped smartphone in the world, followed by the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone 6s Plus. This puts the iEmpire's hardware well ahead of the competition. The post Apple’s iPhone 6s was most popular smartphone of 2016 — and it wasn’t close appeared first on Digital Trends....
How to Use Smarthome Door Sensors Around Metal
Open/close sensors, like those included with the Samsung SmartThings kit, are great for automating certain actions whenever doors or windows are opened. But if you’re having trouble getting them to work well, it might be because the metal on the door or window is causing issues with the magnet system that’s used on the sensors. Here’s how you can get around that.Click Here to Continue Reading...
How to Use Smarthome Door Sensors Around Metal
Open/close sensors, like those included with the Samsung SmartThings kit, are great for automating certain actions whenever doors or windows are opened. But if you’re having trouble getting them to work well, it might be because the metal on the door or window is causing issues with the magnet system that’s used on the sensors. Here’s how you can get around that.Click Here to Continue Reading...
Around 84% of Jio users are likely to subscribe to Prime membership: Report
At least 84 per cent of the current Jio users are expected to subscribe to its Prime membership in April, a survey conducted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch said here on Wednesday. “We surveyed 1,000 Jio users online to gauge trends. With all the caveats that accompany surveys in a country as large as India, the results are stark: 84 per cent of Jio users we surveyed suggest they will subscribe to the Prime offer,” the survey said. “70 per cent of these prefer the Rs 303 per m...
Nintendo blames Switch Joy-Con issue on ‘manufacturing variation,’ offers fix
 Nintendo’s latest console, the Switch, has been received quite favorably by us and others (having one of the best games ever on it helped) — but one recurring complaint concerned the Joy-Con L, or left controller, as everyone else calls it. Interruptions in the wireless signal were rare for me but more common for others, and Nintendo has finally acknowledged the problem as a… Read More ...
Save on your energy bills with an Emerson Sensi Wi-Fi Thermostat (18 percent off)
The Emerson Sensi Wi-Fi Thermostat saves you money and time. It normally retails for $142 but is currently discounted to $117 on Amazon for a limited time, providing an 18 percent or $25 discount. The post Save on your energy bills with an Emerson Sensi Wi-Fi Thermostat (18 percent off) appeared first on Digital Trends.