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Payday Loans Ads Banned From Google

05/11/2016, Google has announced that it’s no longer going to serve ads for payday loans as it has decided that it doesn’t want to promote predatory lending practices which have proven to be harmful to many people. In case you’re unaware, payday...

Mozilla Relaunches Firefox Test Pilot Program

05/11/2016, From time to time, developers like to test out new features for their programs. Sometimes these tests actually end up being features that make it to the finished product, and sometimes these tests end up being highly experimental just to see how their...

Amazon Launches Its YouTube Rival Of Sorts

05/10/2016, Amazon today launched a YouTube rival of sorts called Amazon Video Direct. The service allows users to upload any video content they have created and then get a cut of the revenue from the ads. It’s the same model that YouTube uses. The service...

eBay Brings Drop-Off Locations To 1,600 FedEx Office Stores

05/10/2016, eBay today announced that it’s taking its partnership with FedEx even further by bringing its Valet drop-off locations to more than 1,600 FedEx Office stores across the United States. The stores will gradually be rolled out across the country over...

Facebook Responds To Claims Of Censoring Conservative News

05/10/2016, The Trending Topics list is a place where Facebook highlights stories that are gaining a lot of traction on the world’s largest social network. If a story figures in that list it happens to get quite a lot of traffic from Facebook, as one would...

Study Finds Facebook’s ‘Reactions’ Are Underused

05/10/2016, Earlier this year, Facebook rolled out a new feature called Reactions. For those who are unfamiliar, Reactions will allow users to interact with posts with more than just a “Like”. Users can react by showing that they love a post, a “haha”...

Google Testing Big Change In Search Results

05/09/2016, If you’ve used Google to search for something over the past couple of days you might have noticed that the links presented in the search results are black instead of the very familiar Google blue. When I saw the black links for the first time I...

Panama Papers Searchable Database Now Online

05/09/2016, It often happens that a news event shakes the world, and such an event is usually linked to the leak of secret documents. A couple of years ago the leaks by Edward Snowden revealed to the world the scope of U.S. electronic spying programs and more...

Facebook Reportedly Omitted Conservative News From Trending List

05/09/2016, Facebook is used by a lot of people every single day so to have a story appear in its Trending Topics list can bring a website a considerable amount of traffic. A new report published today claims that the world’s largest social network routinely...

Facebook Testing ‘Discover’ Feature For Groups

05/08/2016, Facebook Groups don’t get as much publicity as some of the social network’s other products do, but they are a good resource for creating or finding like-minded communities. It appears that Facebook is looking to improve the way how people find...

Pirate Bay & KickassTorrents Uploader Hit With €7,500 Fine

05/05/2016, Usually when we see movie studios or record labels go after pirates, they tend to go after the big fish, like shutting down torrent websites such as The Pirate Bay and IsoHunt. The concept is similar when it comes to drugs, in which it makes more sense to...

Google Uses Romance Novels To Make Their AI More Conversational

05/05/2016, If there is one thing you’ve got to love about Google’s search and voice assistant is that it almost feels like you’re talking to a real person. This is thanks to the platform’s ability to be able to understand conversational text, and also give...

YouTube Could Begin Streaming Live TV In 2017

05/04/2016, Earlier today we reported that video service Hulu would begin streaming live TV in 2017, but it looks like they will not be alone. According to a report from Bloomberg, word on the street has it that Hulu will find themselves competing with YouTube in...