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Netflix’s Fast.com Measures Latency And Upload Speed Now

07/17/2018, Netflix launched a new, free, and fast way for people to check their internet speeds a couple of years ago. The tool was simply called Fast.com and it didn’t require you to do much else than punching in the URL into your browser of choice. Netflix...

Amazon’s Website Crashed When Prime Day Began

07/17/2018, Amazon created its own online shopping event called Prime Day a couple of years ago. It promises Prime members a wide variety of deals on millions of products on Prime Day. Naturally, many look forward to the online shopping event to save some money....

Instapaper Moves On From Pinterest And Becomes Independent Again

07/16/2018, Some of you might remember that online bookmarking service Instapaper was acquired by Pinterest two years ago. It announced today that the company is going to be independent once again and has signed an agreement with Pinterest to transfer the ownership...


Netflix Starts Promoting Shows On Login Screen In New Experiment

07/16/2018, Netflix is running a new experiment to promote its original shows on the online video streaming service. It’s doing that on the login screen itself. A spokesperson for the company has confirmed that it’s testing a different login screen...

World Cup Gambling Ring With $1.5 Billion In Crypto Bets Busted

07/15/2018, A FIFA World Cup gambling ring has been busted by officials in China which had reportedly took in bets worth more than 10 billion yuan or $1.5 billion in cryptocurrency bets. The authorities are said to have arrested six individuals linked to a web-based...

Microsoft Teams Free Version Launched

07/15/2018, Microsoft Teams finally has a free version. Redmond has now launched a free version of its Slack rival called Microsoft Teams. It initially came out back in 2016 and while it did manage to win people over, the $60 per year fee made it difficult for...

Chrome RAM Usage Has Increased Because Of Spectre Fixes

07/12/2018, Google has patched the Spectre CPU vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser but they have resulted in Chrome using more RAM than before. Google has confirmed in a blog post that a feature that protects users against Spectre side-channel attacks results in...

Facebook Watch Gets Breaking News From Next Week

07/11/2018, There’s a reason why Facebook has been reducing the time that breaking news gets in the News Feed because it’s adding a dedicated section for breaking news to its Facebook Watch platform. The company launched its Facebook Watch platform...

Twitter Follower Count Will No Longer Include Locked Accounts

07/11/2018, Twitter is changing the way the follower count is measured on its platform. The company today confirmed that it will no longer include accounts in publicly posted follower counts that have been locked for bad behavior. The accounts that Twitter locks for...

Facebook Messenger Tests Flagging DMs From Fake Accounts

07/11/2018, Facebook is taking concrete steps to stop the spread of misinformation on its platform. The company has revealed that it’s testing a new system which will flag the direct messages that a user receives from fake accounts. The feature will provide the...

YouTube For Android Gets Its Own Incognito Mode

07/10/2018, A feature that Google Chrome users are well accustomed to is making its way to the official YouTube app for Android. The company has added an incognito mode to the app which is quite similar to the one in Google’s popular web browser. The mode is...

Facebook News Feed AR Ads Being Tested

07/10/2018, Facebook’s News Feed is where you keep up with all that’s happening on the social network. It’s also where you get to see different kinds of ads and now you can add another to the list. Facebook announced today that it has started...

Netflix Is Doing Away With User Reviews

07/08/2018, Netflix subscribers may have long relied on user reviews to decide whether or not they want to spend their time on a new series or TV show but they will no longer be able to do that. The online streaming service hasn’t really paid attention to this...

Twitter Suspended 70 Million Accounts In Just Two Months

07/08/2018, Twitter has seriously been clamping down on malicious activity on its platform. It has suspended millions of accounts so far this year and it appears that the company has ramped up its efforts in recent months. A new report claims that Twitter has...