Tag Archives: internet

ESPN axes its not-so-helpful comment sections

Add ESPN to the list of major websites that are less than thrilled with reader discussions.

Read More »

Researchers find Amazon is selling white supremacist products

A pair of watchdog groups reported that despite Amazon's policy against the sale of racist or 'hatred-glorifying' goods on its platforms, white supremacist, anti-Semitic, Islamophobic and homophobic goods are still sold on the sites. That allegedly i...

Read More »

Stylish extension pulled after tracking users’ full web browsing habits

A popular extension downloaded more than two million times has been pulled from browser app stores after a major security issue was discovered. The app, called Stylish, was used to modify the design of websites, such as altering images, turning bright backgrounds dark, and altering unwanted elements.

Read More »

Netflix user reviews weren’t useful anyway

Earlier today, we reported Netflix is getting rid of user reviews, which has been a mainstay of its platform from day one. According to the company, the decision was made because of declining usage. But that discounts the fact that Netflix hasn't exa...

Read More »

Facebook reportedly in talks for a Cristiano Ronaldo reality show

News emerged back in May that global football sensation (and model, and philanthropist, and...) Cristiano Ronaldo was working on a scripted drama for Facebook Watch about an all-girls soccer team in upstate New York.

Read More »

California’s net neutrality bill regains some key protections

California's Senate passed its own net neutrality-preserving bill, SB 822, but several amendments added on by the State Assembly's Communications Committee headed by State Senator Miguel Santiago defanged the legislation. The bill's author, State Sen...

Read More »

The Morning After: The Galaxy Note 9 will get an upgraded stylus

And we're back. Independence Day has passed in the US, but they're celebrating it today in Algeria, Cape Verde and Venezuela. Anyhow, the next Galaxy Note 9 might come with a more capable stylus and Microsoft's next Surface may contain a humbler proc...

Read More »

Uganda levies social media tax to raise money, silence critics

While not everything is Facebook’s fault, its recent high-profile scandal opened a can of worms and opened the doors for increased government scrutiny and pressure on social networks in general. This time, however, it might be those social media giants that are getting a taste of injustice as Uganda starts to impose a social media tax that is being painted … Continue reading

Read More »

Jurassic World Evolution is so close to being the game I’ve waited years for

While movie tie-in games generally have a disappointing history, there’s definitely been a certain amount of excitement for Jurassic World Evolution that defies its status as one. Why wouldn’t there be?

Read More »

Google Drive on Android adds password-protected Office file support

Google Drive, the Internet giant’s cloud storage service, recently received an app update for Android. The update was a minor one in terms of changes, bringing only some bug fixes and a single new feature: support for password-protected Microsoft Office files. The new support expands the service’s usefulness for businesses and schools, making it possible to view an encrypted Office … Continue reading

Read More »