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Facebook Admits That Ad Blockers Might Be A Problem

01/29/2016, Back in the day when ad blockers were more or less confined to the desktop, it was an issue for publishers and websites that relied on ads, but now that ad blockers have made their way onto mobile in a more mainstream way, it is understandable that...

Google’s VirusTotal Can Now Scan Firmware For Malware

01/29/2016, We’re not sure how many of you guys knew this, but Google has a subsidiary company in the form of VirusTotal. It is a website that lets users upload files so that it will be able to scan for all kinds of malware, so the next time you have a file you...

This Is How Much Google Paid The Guy Who Owned Google.com

01/28/2016, Remember last year when a man by the name of Sanmay Ved managed to own the domain to one of the most popular websites in the world, Google.com, for a brief minute in time? As you might recall from our report, Google was quick to get it back and because it...

Yahoo Homepage And App Gets Major Updates

01/28/2016, Yahoo today announced that it’s rolling out new updates to its mobile app and homepage in the United States. The focus of these updates is to enable users to find, consume and engage with news, content and video that they care about in one place...

Oracle’s Java Plugin Finally Bites The Dust

01/28/2016, Oracle is finally hammering the last nail in Java plugin’s coffin. The web browser plugin has been around for a couple of decades now, it enabled developers to bring app-like functionality to web browsers, but the technology is outdated and...

Microsoft Edge Could Be Storing Your Private Browsing Data

01/28/2016, Most, if not all, browsers these days offer a private browsing mode. This comes in handy in households where the computer is shared by multiple people and you don’t want to have your personal information saved in the main browser, like usernames and...

Flash Expected To Be Dead In 2 Years

01/27/2016, Flash was a much beloved format for the web back in the day. It led to some pretty interesting web design, and also introduced a new way for people to play games in their browser. However fast forward to today, Flash has slowly been replaced by other...

Facebook Now Boasting 1.59 Billion Monthly Active Users

01/27/2016, It is safe to say that Facebook is currently the largest social networking website in the world. Last July, Facebook’s updated stats boasted that the social network saw as many as 1.49 billion monthly active users, but it seems that less than a year...

SurfacePhone.com Now Directs To Microsoft’s Website

01/27/2016, There has been talk about Microsoft possibly making a Surface Phone. The main difference here is that the Surface Phone would be a smartphone made completely from scratch by Microsoft, versus the Lumia brand which they acquired when they bought Nokia’s...

Facebook Reactions Global Release Confirmed

01/27/2016, Facebook has been testing a new feature called Reactions since last year, the feature has already been rolled out to users in several countries, and the social network did say that if the response was positive it would release this feature globally. For...

Google Glass Related Social Media Accounts Have Been Shut Down

01/27/2016, When Google announced that they would be ending the first-gen Glass wearable, they were also quick to announce that a new one would be in the works. However recently Google has made some changes that has us questioning the future of the project, namely...

Google Powers The Next Republican Debate

01/26/2016, The final Republican debate prior to the 2016 primary season is going to take place just two days from today which is why Google sees it fit to unveil some new initiatives that it has come up with to make it easier for Americans and everybody interested...

Beware Of This Link That’s Crashing Smartphones

01/25/2016, You should always be careful when clicking links on the internet, it doesn’t take long to find yourself in a situation where your personal information can be potentially at risk, however, you should be particularly careful about clicking on links...

Google Blocked 780 Million ‘Bad Ads’ In 2015

01/25/2016, Millions of people around the world use ad-blocking software when surfing the web because they don’t want to see any advertisements. However, there’s a larger issue here that needs to be debated. Countless publishers rely on advertisements to...