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Marriott Might Allow Netflix, Hulu And Pandora Streaming On Room TVs

01/20/2015, Marriott was recently in the news because of its request to the FCC for the permission to ban guests from using their own Wi-Fi networks. Following widespread criticism online the hotel chain decided to backtrack and clarify its position on the issue. The...

YouTube AdBlitz Signals Start Of Super Bowl Ad Season

01/19/2015, It looks like the YouTube AdBlitz is back – and this is deemed to be the start of the Super Bowl ad season, now how about that? In fact, over 6.3 million hours’ worth of Super Bowl ads were watched on YouTube in 2014, which is a whole lot of...

France Wants To Scrub The Internet Of Terrorism-Related Content

01/19/2015, It is easy to start up a website or a blog. All you’d need to do is sign up for it, and in most cases it is free. This means that anyone can start up a website in a matter of minutes and start posting whatever they want, meaning that if governments want...

Google Could Be Investing Billions Into SpaceX [Rumor]

01/19/2015, While Google might be known for their search, Android, email services, and so on, the company has expanded into other fields such as the development of wearables and robots. Now thanks to a recent report released by The Information, it seems that...

TriLite Technologies Look To Deliver Glasses-Free 3D Displays

01/19/2015, If there is one particular aspect about life these days that you would be unable to avoid (other than death and taxes, of course), it would be advertisements. They are just about everywhere – on that freemium game on your smartphone, on the TV, in...

Amazon Is Now In The Movie Business

01/19/2015, Like many of its online video streaming rivals Amazon has been creating original content for Prime Instant Video under the Amazon Studios banner. It is clearly happy with what the folks at the Studios division have been doing because Amazon today...

Deep Fried Graphene Could Lead To Longer-Lasting Batteries

01/19/2015, Battery life on smartphones are starting to get better. Manufacturers are starting to squeeze in larger batteries and they’re also coming up with features and solutions that will try to extend a phone’s battery life as much as possible by cutting out...

Sony To Close 14 Sony Stores In Canada

01/18/2015, 2015 is not starting off on the best of notes for Sony, especially in Canada, where the year has kicked off with all 14 locations of its Sony Stores being closed down in the Great White North. This was originally reported by The Ottawa Citizen, before...

Twitter Blocks Newspaper’s Tweets In Turkey

01/18/2015, Social media company Twitter has complied with Turkey’s ‘national security’ blackout demand, and in the process, it also saw the blocking of a newspaper’s tweets. It was either this, or get banned completely in the country –...

Smallest Laser In The World Created

01/18/2015, There is always value in declaring something using a superlative term – and researchers have managed to come up with what they deem to be the smallest laser of the world. Just how small is it? Well, it so happens to be as small as the size of a rice...

MTV To Air In Black And White

01/18/2015, There is a new initiative that is going around by MTV, where it is known as #TheTalk, where MTV intends to engage with their audiences in what is known as a “color brave” conversation. Such conversations will see cultural figures such as Kendrick...

New York Governor Announces $1 Billion Broadband Initiative

01/18/2015, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has detailed a new program which is going to reinvigorate broadband in the state. He has mentioned this initiative previously but now the governor has come out with more details. The idea is to improve speed and access...