Tag Archives: internet

Spirit is first budget airline in the US to offer WiFi

As a rule, traveling with a budget airline in the US means foregoing any kind of mid-flight WiFi access.

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10 tiny ways Google is weaving the fabric of our lives

This is how Google takes over the world. It won't be with the inception of an all-powerful artificial intelligence application, via the advent of self-driving cars, or through Assistant's steady creep into our everyday lives, though Google will certa...

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Chrome’s new automatic mute feature muzzles some web games

When Google introduced automatic, behavior-based muting to Chrome, it was supposed to usher in a minor revolution for browsing: you could silence annoying auto-play videos without silencing everything. That's not quite how it worked out, though

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Google’s AI-driven News app will make sense of the day’s news

Google confirmed earlier rumors surrounding its News app at the I/O developers conference on Tuesday, showing off a completely reimagined product designed to handle the rigors of our modern news cycle.

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Facebook will block foreign ads on Ireland’s abortion referendum

Facebook has been increasingly stringent about verifying the sources of political ads in its bid to prevent foreign interference, and that's evident in its approach to Ireland. The social network is now refusing any foreign ads about Ireland's Eighth...

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The White House’s anti-cyberbullying campaign copied an old FTC pamphlet

First lady Melania Trump has launched a new anti-cyberbullying campaign called "Be Best," and the White House has released a pamphlet to go with it -- one that's not quite as new. As BuzzFeed News has pointed out, the campaign's "Talking with Kids Ab...

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Solange’s Met Gala Dress Was Wild, but It’s the Contents of Her Bag That Has People Talking

We're always secretly curious about what the stars are carrying in their purses while walking the red carpet. Lip balm? A flask?

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Outlook will pay bills directly through your inbox

If you manually pay the bills that pour into your email inbox, you know it can get tiring: you typically have to launch your browser or an app and wade through any number of screens to send your money. Microsoft might have a better way.

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What we’re buying: A pair of Google Home Mini speakers

This week's hardware IRL is timely, as Google is about to showcase what's coming next at its annual developer conference.

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Chinese spies linked to decade-long hacking campaign

China's long-running hacking efforts may be more extensive than first thought. Security researchers at ProtectWise's 401TRG team have determined that a long series of previously unconnected attacks are actually part of a concerted campaign by Chinese...

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