TikTok Rolls Out A New Q&A Feature For Creators
One of the cool features about Instagram’s Stories is the Q&A section, where creators can allow users to submit them questions that they can ask, or ask for answers/opinions from their followers. It’s pretty nifty and adds a degree of interaction to the platform. Now it looks like TikTok will be getting a similar feature as well.

Google Agrees To Pay French Publishers For News Snippets
When it comes to the relationship between Google and publishers, it’s a bit complicated. Without Google, a lot of websites and articles might not necessarily be found that easily, but without these websites and content, there really wouldn’t be a reason for Google to have existed in the first place.

Apple TV+ Claims A Meager 3% Market Share In The US
Apple TV+ was supposed to be Apple’s answer to streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and so on. After all, Apple has been fairly successful with Apple Music, where despite still lagging behind the likes of Spotify, they are still growing at an impressive rate. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Apple TV+.

Netflix To Roll Out A Shuffle Feature In The Coming Months
Netflix is home to a ton of movies and TV shows, some of which are displayed prominently on the main page, while others are hidden behind a search. This means that there could be a ton of movies and TV shows that you could be missing out on, and Netflix thinks that they have a way to get you to watch that.

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Brave Browser Update Pushes Us One Step Closer To A Decentralized Web
Right now, pretty much the majority of the internet is hosted on various dedicated servers. This means that whenever you want to access a website, the contents from that website are pulled from that server and displayed on your computer. Now it seems that Brave, a browser that focuses on privacy, is taking steps to try and change that.

Netflix Handily Beats Its Own Expectations, Hits 200 Million Subscribers Worldwide
It’s safe to say that despite all the newcomers to the streaming industry, Netflix is still pretty much dominating. According to the company’s latest earnings, they have revealed that they now have over 200 million subscribers worldwide. This is about an increase of 8.5 million subscribers from the previous quarter.

Carcopter by MACA: First Hydrogen-Powered Flying F1 Race CarEditor's Pick
MACA, a French startup based in southeast France, unveiled its Carcopter, a hydrogen-powered flying Formula-1 at CES 2021 last week. Founders Thierry de Boisvilliers, and Michael Krollak, both veterans from Airbus Helicopters, aim at creating a Formula 1-type competition for flying cars to accelerate innovation in the zero-emission VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) market while generating revenues from the racing business.The idea to design a race VTOL vehicle came to […]

YouTube Testing Allowing Viewers To Purchase Items Shown In A Video
Due to the YouTube adpocalpyse which saw many creators lose out on a lot of earning potential, many YouTubers have since come up with other ways to generate income. This includes asking subscribers to subscribe to them on platforms like Patreon, donations made through PayPal, or use Amazon affiliate links in which they get a cut of the proceeds.

Man Offers $68 Million Reward To Help Him Recover Lost Bitcoin Hard Drive
Turn the clock back years ago when bitcoin was still relatively new, people probably didn’t give it much thought or treated it particularly seriously. This is because bitcoin back then wasn’t worth that much, so people were giving it out in large quantities. These days, the value of bitcoin has shot through the roof, so those who held onto their bitcoin back then are sitting on a lot of money.

Apple Might Have To End Up Paying VirnetX $1 Billion In Damages
By now, most of you might have heard of Apple’s legal battle against VirnetX over patents that the latter claims that Apple had infringed upon. Given that the total payout to VirnetX would have totalled over $1 billion, it’s not surprising that Apple is trying their very best to avoid paying the company that amount.

Asics’ EEG Study Proves That Running Can Make You Happier
Apart from keeping our bodies in shape and just good for overall health, exercise is also touted to have additional benefits like better-looking skin and also the release of chemicals in our brains, such as endorphins. In case you wanted more proof, Asics has recently conducted a study in which they strapped on an EEG onto three elite athletes and six “everyday athletes”.

WhatsApp Has Delayed Its Privacy Policy Change
Earlier this month, it was reported that WhatsApp would be implementing a new privacy policy that would essentially allow them to share data with Facebook. This has led to a lot of confusion as many were unaware of what exactly WhatsApp would be sharing, and many assumed the worst, which led to WhatsApp publishing an FAQ.

Google Claims Acquisition Of Fitbit Is Complete, But US Department Of Justice Disagrees
A couple of years ago, Google announced their plans to acquire Fitbit. This acquisition would no doubt help Google’s wearable efforts, but as with all acquisitions, they need to go through an approval process to ensure that there are no antitrust violations. Now it seems that Google has announced that the acquisition is complete, but the US Department of Justice begs to differ.

Board by Klaxoon: Next-gen Virtual Workspace For Effective Visual Collaboration
 French company Klaxoon, a pioneer of visual collaboration that won four CES Innovation Awards since 2016 (2016, 2017, 2020), is back for the 6th time at the show with Board. Board is an impressive new virtual collaboration application that integrates a user-friendly online visual workspace with built-in video conferencing.Packed with Klaxoon’s award-winning know-how, Board delivers a complete visual workspace in one place: an intuitive user interface that is compatible with […]

Americans Now Spend More Time Using Apps Than Watching Live TV
Our smartphones are basically personal computers that fit into our pockets. They can be used to go online, play games, chat with friends, do work, study, and more, so it’s really not surprising to learn that over the years, our habits have changed. According to App Annie’s State of Mobile report, it seems that Americans now spend more time using apps than they do watching live TV.

Official Description Of Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings TV Series Revealed
We know that Amazon is developing a TV series based on Lord of the Rings. Apart from the fact that it will be based on Lord of the Rings, not much else is known. Will it be a serialized version of the movies, or could it be about something else? Thanks to a report from TheOneRing.net, they have managed to get their hands on the official description for the series.

Man Forgets Password To His Bitcoin Portfolio, Stands To Lose Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars
Back in the day when bitcoin wasn’t as highly-valued as it is today, people who got in early were paid a lot of it, since back then 1 bitcoin wasn’t worth as much as it is now. This was what programmer Stefan Thomas went through a few years ago, where he was paid 7,002 bitcoin for his services.

ThinkBook Plus Gen2 Takes Secondary E-Ink Screen To Next-Level
Last year, we praised Lenovo for introducing the ThinkBook Plus Gen1 laptop, with a large E-Ink display in the primary display’s back cover. In 2021, Lenovo takes the concept to the next level and makes it even more attractive and powerful: there’s the Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen2 ($1,549+).

Feelloo by Ubiscale, Stylish and Tiniest Cat Medallion with GPS
Every year at CES, we see a galore of pet technology, including tons of trackers. What sets Felloo apart from the typical GPS-enabled collar is its tiny size and its stylish design. Most well-rated cat and dog GPS trackers are bulkier and ugly, so it had to take a French Tech startup to make cats fashionable while ensuring their safety.

Yelp Will Now Tell You Which Restaurants Aren’t Following COVID-19 Safety Protocols
Yelp is an extremely powerful platform where restaurants can quickly gain new business or lose business based on the reviews left behind by visitors. Now it seems that the company is expanding on the kind of information that users can provide, such as whether or not a restaurant is adhering to proper COVID-19 safety protocols.