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Amazon May Soon Let You Call A Babysitter

06/10/2014, Over the past few years Amazon has seriously diversified its business. Not only has it played a major part in changing the way we shop online, it is now also in the tablet market, recently launched a set-top box and might even be announcing its much...

Netflix To Stop Blaming Poor Streaming Speeds On ISPs For Now

06/09/2014, These days there’s a lot of debate over net neutrality in the U.S. Should ISPs be allowed to create “fast lanes” for services that generate significant congestion on their networks? Should customers be charged for these fast lanes if...

Amazon Steps On PayPal’s Turf With Push Into Online Payments

06/09/2014, There are already a lot of major, well established players in the online payments market, with PayPal being one of the most widely used services. Over the past few years Amazon has really diversified its business by pushing into tablet and set-top box...

11-year Old Wins Doodle 4 Google Competition

06/08/2014, Whenever you launch a new tab in Chrome or head on over to Google’s main page, you are greeted with Google’s logo. However there are times when the Google logo has been replaced with something else, either to commemorate an event or about pop culture,...

Google’s Browser Market Share Passes Microsoft In The US

06/06/2014, We’re sure by now everyone probably knows how much of a joke the internet has turned Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser into, although to be fair they have made huge improvements over the years, but unfortunately it might be too little too late....

Secret Service Wants Sarcasm Detectors For Twitter

06/04/2014, If there is a reason why people get in trouble for comments online or get into arguments is that without the tone of voice, it becomes hard to tell if someone is joking or being sarcastic, unless of course you know that person really well and if they were...

Safari Netflix HTML5 Streaming Available Now On OS X Yosemite

06/03/2014, Apple unveiled OS X 10.10 Yosemite yesterday at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2014. It comes with a radically different user interface as well as countless new features. One of the improvements that Apple made to Safari is the implementation of...

Woman Gets $50 Citation Because Of A Facebook Comment

05/29/2014, They say that we really shouldn’t have an expectation of privacy online, and following last year’s leaks, that seems true more than ever. A Bolingbrook woman might have learned that lesson when she received a $50 citation for no apparent...

Netflix Streaming Device Out Of The Question

05/29/2014, One of the most popular on-demand video streaming services out there is Netflix. Boasting millions of subscribers, the company has also actively invested in creating original content. Even though its not one to shy away from dumping millions into...

Bing Will Not Be Sold To Yahoo, According To Microsoft’s CEO

05/28/2014, When it comes to performing searches on the internet, we have a few options available to us: Google, Yahoo, and Bing, although to be fair, Bing helps to power Yahoo’s searches so in reality as far as major search engines go, there aren’t that many to...

Microsoft Research Debuts Eventful, A Report Crowdsourcing Platform

05/28/2014, The concept of freelance journalism has been around for quite a while now, but what if you wanted to hire a writer but you weren’t sure if they were reliable or affordable? This can be the dilemma that event organizers can face, especially if they’re...

Amazon Confirms Dispute With Hachette Publisher

05/28/2014, About a week ago we reported that Amazon’s dispute with publisher Hachette had led to Hachette-published books either being delayed or being taken down. This is due to Amazon and Hachette unable to work out a deal with one another regarding pricing of...

Google Disables Chrome Extension Installations Outside Web Store

05/27/2014, Google Chrome extensions are a great way for users to add extra functionality, features, and shortcuts to their browser, but unfortunately not all extensions are good. In fact some of them contain malware which is anything but good for the user, which is...

Avast Community Forums Hacked, 200,000 Accounts Stolen

05/27/2014, We’re sure some of you guys have heard about the company Avast before. They make PC security and anti-virus tools for your computers, which is why we have to say that it’s a little ironic to see that the company’s community forums have been hacked...