Cloudflare and CREDO are still gagged from talking about national security letters
 In 2013, the government estimated that it issued approximately 60 of these national security letters a day. But, until last summer, no company was allowed to admit that it had received one. This week, the content delivery network Cloudflare revealed that it received a demand for customer data from the FBI in 2013. Cloudflare has been prevented from talking about the demand for many years, but… Read More ...
eBay Authenticate launches to eliminate fake products
Online shopping is great, but with it comes an increased risk of buying a fake item. This has been an issue since sites like eBay and Amazon first rose to prominence. While some sites like Amazon are launching lawsuits against sellers who ship out fake products, eBay is taking a different approach by launching a new authentication program. Appropriately named … Continue reading...
eBay Authenticate launches to eliminate fake products
Online shopping is great, but with it comes an increased risk of buying a fake item. This has been an issue since sites like eBay and Amazon first rose to prominence. While some sites like Amazon are launching lawsuits against sellers who ship out fake products, eBay is taking a different approach by launching a new authentication program. Appropriately named … Continue reading...
Verizon Jetpack MiFi 7730L brings wireless storage via USB-C
Mobile Wi-Fi hotspots today are no longer one-trick ponies. After all, a device that does one and only one thing seems like a waste of precious space. Getting in with the times, Verizon’s new MiFi 7730L Jetpack is offering something in addition to high-speed Internet. Through the magic of the new USB-C standard, this pocket Wi-Fi can turn any USB-C … Continue reading...
YouTube Super Chat lets viewers stand out during a livestream
YouTube has introduced a new feature called Super Chat, a way for viewers to make their messages stand out during a livestream. Says YouTube, anyone who is watching a livestreaming video on the service can buy a Super Chat, which will make their message stick out in the chat stream with a highlight. Those chats then spend five hours pinned … Continue reading...
Opera Neon hands-on: “Concept Browser” hits more than it misses
Opera is looking to change the state of internet browsers, and it has launched a new browser called Neon as the first step in realizing that vision. Starting today, Opera Neon is available to download on Mac and Windows, and it’s the culmination of a year and a half of work by Opera’s design team. As everyone knows, competition in … Continue reading...
Meet Opera Neon, the experimental browser that might replace your desktop
Opera Neon is an alternative, experimental browser from Opera that wants to give us a glimpse into the future of computing. It’s the design of Opera Neon that instantly catches your attention. While opening a traditional browser like Google Chrome or even regular Opera feels like you’ve opened an app, Opera Neon feels like a new interface for interacting with your computer. The only comparison that springs to mind is switching to, say, Unity Desktop after spending years in Gnome Desk...
Meet Opera Neon, the experimental browser that might replace your desktop
Opera Neon is an alternative, experimental browser from Opera that wants to give us a glimpse into the future of computing. It’s the design of Opera Neon that instantly catches your attention. While opening a traditional browser like Google Chrome or even regular Opera feels like you’ve opened an app, Opera Neon feels like a new interface for interacting with your computer. The only comparison that springs to mind is switching to, say, Unity Desktop after spending years in Gnome Desk...
Top 10 trends to watch out for in the banking and fintech space in 2017
By Rana Kapoor The Indian economy has been given a new lease of life that can be seen as a ‘reset’ – with huge positive implications for liquidity, inflation, fiscal and external deficit in the short term. Over the next 2-3 years, improvement in India’s position on transparency and corruption in the global league will further add to its investor appeal. With GST on anvil, India is now on the cusp of higher growth in the medium term – to be steered by the organized s...
As Instagram Stories hits 150 million daily users, full screen video ads enter testing
Instagram’s Stories feature is still relatively new, but parent company Facebook is wasting no time in monetizing it. Today Instagram announced that full screen video ads will soon play within Stories, and it starts with partnerships with around 30 different businesses. From there, it seems safe to assume that Instagram will expand Stories ads quickly, letting more and more companies … Continue reading...
As Instagram Stories hits 150 million daily users, full screen video ads enter testing
Instagram’s Stories feature is still relatively new, but parent company Facebook is wasting no time in monetizing it. Today Instagram announced that full screen video ads will soon play within Stories, and it starts with partnerships with around 30 different businesses. From there, it seems safe to assume that Instagram will expand Stories ads quickly, letting more and more companies … Continue reading...
Google Voice updates are inbound, company confirms
Google Voice, the company’s seldom mentioned VoIP service, is going to be on the receiving end of some updates soon. News of the updates first arrived via a link some users were seeing when they visited Google Voice. The link and notification encouraged users to click to see the new Google Voice, but the related web page isn’t live at … Continue reading...
Researchers working on a model to curb social media addiction
Like health care providers deal with smoking or alcoholism cases, internet addiction needs the same approach to help online hookers cut their time on social media, researchers report. To address this, a team of researchers has developed a framework using a theory known as cognitive dissonance which is the discomfort felt by those whose actions conflict with their beliefs. Isaac Vaghefi, Assistant Professor from Binghamton University and Hamed Qahri-Saremi, Assistant Professor at DePaul Universit...
Researchers working on a model to curb social media addiction
Like health care providers deal with smoking or alcoholism cases, internet addiction needs the same approach to help online hookers cut their time on social media, researchers report. To address this, a team of researchers has developed a framework using a theory known as cognitive dissonance which is the discomfort felt by those whose actions conflict with their beliefs. Isaac Vaghefi, Assistant Professor from Binghamton University and Hamed Qahri-Saremi, Assistant Professor at DePaul Universit...
Researchers working on a model to curb social media addiction
Like health care providers deal with smoking or alcoholism cases, internet addiction needs the same approach to help online hookers cut their time on social media, researchers report. To address this, a team of researchers has developed a framework using a theory known as cognitive dissonance which is the discomfort felt by those whose actions conflict with their beliefs. Isaac Vaghefi, Assistant Professor from Binghamton University and Hamed Qahri-Saremi, Assistant Professor at DePaul Universit...
Researchers working on a model to curb social media addiction
Like health care providers deal with smoking or alcoholism cases, internet addiction needs the same approach to help online hookers cut their time on social media, researchers report. To address this, a team of researchers has developed a framework using a theory known as cognitive dissonance which is the discomfort felt by those whose actions conflict with their beliefs. Isaac Vaghefi, Assistant Professor from Binghamton University and Hamed Qahri-Saremi, Assistant Professor at DePaul Universit...
Verizon puts a 200GB limit on unlimited data
They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. To that, we add there’s no such thing as unlimited data. A point of contention with regulators, carriers have redefined what the word “unlimited” means, which now means, “limited to a certain amount somewhat arbitrarily set by us”. That certain amount, in Verizon’s case, has never been officially publicized but … Continue reading...
Norway to shut FM Radio services this week, will rely on Digital Radio
Norway will stop using FM Radio from Wednesday suggests a report  which says that the country is planning to shutdown the services in favour of digital radio services. This move will make Norway the first country in the world to move away from one of the oldest form of radio broadcasting service. FM or Frequency Modulation was first invented in 1933 by American engineer Edwin Armstrong. Primarily used by the military, it was widely introduced in the 1950s and has been used ever si...
Does my phone have FM radio inside?
A whole bunch of smartphones out on the market today have FM radio capabilities – but their owners don’t know it. There’s no real good reason for this lack of knowledge save the lack of advertising on the part of phone makers. FM Radio in a phone isn’t currently a very sought-after feature, so – regardless of how often it’s … Continue reading...
Facebook is becoming YouTube with mid-roll video ads
We knew they were coming sooner or later, and now ads in Facebook videos seem to be right around the corner. A new report claims that Facebook will soon put mid-roll ads in News Feed videos, splitting the revenue with content creators. This is a big step in Facebook’s effort to pull content publishers away from YouTube, though even with … Continue reading...