Tag Archives: internet

Four men linked to Mugshots.com have been charged with extortion

Four men allegedly behind the website Mugshots.com have been arrested and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced charges of extortion, money laundering and identity theft. The website mines information from police department websites, p...

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YouTube Music launch next week will test brand’s profitability [UPDATE: it’s official]

YouTube may be the household name when it comes to online videos and some music but when it comes to monetizing that popularity, it has nothing on Netflix, Spotify, or even Apple Music.

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Waze’s traffic data is available in Ford Sync 3 cars

You now have a simple way to put Waze on car's screen -- if you have the right phone and the right car. As promised back at CES, iPhone owners can now project the crowdsourced navigation app on the touchscreens of Ford's Sync 3-equipped cars. It won'...

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Why we care whether everyone heard ‘laurel’ or ‘yanny’

Earlier this week, the internet erupted around a new obsession tailor-made to go viral. It started with a one-word snippet of recorded audio that had actually been circling the web for awhile, but unclear pronunciation made it an aural Rorschach. The...

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This $13 Crossbody Bag Is Going Viral on the Internet – Find Out Why It’s So Awesome

It's the purse wanted around the world ! But really, ever since this Deluxity Lightweight Medium Crossbody Bag ($13-$17) starting bubbling up on the Internet, everyone has been buying it. The item is on Amazon with over 800 reviews and 75 percent of customers give it five stars, which is ridiculously impressive.

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WhatsApp helps you keep up with group chats

Group chats are virtually essential to WhatsApp -- it's not uncommon for families or even community organizations to use it for staying in touch. To that end, WhatsApp is adding a string of features that help you keep abreast of group chats, whether...

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Gmail’s native Offline mode is making its way to users’ accounts

You might have access to Google's native Offline mode very, very soon if it hasn't landed on your account yet. The feature, which debuted as part of Gmail's redesign at Google I/O, has started rolling out to users. If you're using a work or school ac...

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Android malware returned to Google Play with just a name change

Google has done a lot to thwart Android malware in recent months, but it's apparent there's still some work to do. Symantec recently discovered seven previously removed rogue apps that resurfaced on Google Play simply by using a new publisher and new...

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Tidal will debut an unreleased Prince album in 2019

Tidal and Prince's estate are done battling it out in court, ending things in good terms and with a new album, to boot. Jay-Z's streaming service has announced that it's debuting a new Prince album with previously unreleased songs in 2019.

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Where Pokemon GO Fest tickets are as server crashes

This morning the server hosting the ticket sales site for Pokemon GO Fest crashed – in an extreme way. Users found themselves on the wrong end of a warning message that suggested tickets weren’t available in certain quantities or in certain “sections” – North or South – which is silly.

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