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Google Has Received Over 70,000 “Right To Be Forgotten” Requests

07/11/2014, It wasn’t too long ago that the European courts had ruled that Google had to comply with requests from users for the right to be forgotten. This means that a person could file a request with Google asking them to be removed from the search results. That...

Ad Agency Wants To Know If You Can Last 99 Days Without Facebook

07/10/2014, Given that Facebook’s stats show that they have managed to achieve more than a billion active users on a monthly basis, it is safe to say that a good majority of us use Facebook. There are many reasons to use Facebook, whether it is to manage your...

Senator Pushing FTC To Investigate Facebook’s News Feed Experiment

07/10/2014, You might have heard about an experiment that Facebook conducted a while ago that attempted to manipulate the feelings of its users. There has been a lot of controversy regarding it with Facebook’s very own COO, Sheryl Sandberg stepping forward to offer...

Major Security Flaw Patched Through Flash Update

07/09/2014, If you get a notification today to update your Flash player it would probably be a good idea not to ignore it. A major security flaw has been patched through the update, which if exploited, has the potential to expose authentication credentials of end...

Amazon Tries To Woo Hachette’s Authors With 100% Ebook Revenues

07/09/2014, Amazon is a pretty big name when it comes to online retailing. The company sells all sorts of products, ranging from household items to electronics and books. Given their size and popularity, safe to say that they have a lot of power when it comes to...

Potato Salad Kickstarter Inevitably Leads To Knockoffs

07/08/2014, One can’t really understand the internet. Sometimes things that make absolutely no sense at all are immediately propelled to fame and fortune online. Earlier this week a rather interesting crowdfunding campaign went online on Kickstarter. Zack...

New Harry Potter Short Story Posted Online By J.K. Rowling

07/08/2014, Potter fans rejoice! Today you get a glimpse into Harry’s life ever since the book series ended some seven years ago. While the author J.K. Rowling has said multiple times that she is done with this series and that fans shouldn’t expect any...

Google Subtly Blaming ISPs For Slow-Loading YouTube Videos

07/06/2014, Are you experiencing slow loading videos? If you are, whose fault is it? Could it simply be that your router isn’t fast enough? Could it be that the video source’s servers are slow? Or could it be that your internet service provider isn’t as fast as...

FTC Receives Complaint Over Facebook’s Emotion Manipulation Study

07/06/2014, Facebook has been the subject of much criticism recently after it became known that back in 2012 the social network subjected some 700,000 users to an emotion manipulation study. Some users were only shown negative stories and some only positive to find...

Google Purges Porn From Its Ad Network

07/03/2014, Google had actually announced back in March that it would cease to allow pornographic ads on its AdWords network. The sponsored results that you see in Google searches are supplied by this ad network. It has taken Google a few months to implement this...

Google Sued To Have Wrongfully Sent Email Deleted

07/03/2014, We have all been through it once or twice, accidentally tap send on a text or email only to figure out seconds later that you have made some grave mistake. That’s exactly what happened with a contractor working for infamous investment firm Goldman...