Firefox Starts Blocking Autoplaying Web Audio

Some of the most widely used web browsers already block autoplaying web audio. It can be a nuisance when you open a new tab and it immediately starts playing audio. The browsers offer users the ability to prevent that from happening. Firefox is joining that list of browsers as well since it has added an option to block autoplaying web audio.


eBay To Start Accepting Apple Pay

As eBay transitions to a non-PayPal payment system, it’s opening itself up to other payment systems as well. eBay has confirmed that it will soon start accepting Apple Pay. Apple’s own mobile payments service is used by countless people who own its products. Apple Pay will be one of the first payment options of its kind for eBay and it will enable customers to pay for goods through the eBay […]


Tech Giants Team Up To Make Data Transfer Easier

Some of the biggest technology companies have teamed up to make it easier for users to transfer their data. Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter have founded the Data Transfer Project to enable users to move content, contacts, and more across different apps. The DTP is an open source data portability platform which any online service will be able to join.


Walmart To Launch Netflix Rival This Year

Walmart is reportedly gearing up to launch an online video streaming service that will rival Netflix later this year. It will also go up against competing services from Amazon and Hulu. Walmart’s service will reportedly be offered under the Vudu name and it’s said to be similar to other streaming services, offering licensed as well as original content.


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DC Universe Subscription Will Cost $8 Per Month

DC fans will be well aware that it has been working on its own streaming service for DC movies and TV shows. The service has aptly been titled DC Universe and now the company has revealed some more details about it. What DC fans were most looking forward to find out was just how much a subscription to this service would cost. We now know that a DC Universe subscription […]


Facebook To Start Enforcing Age Policy Actively

Facebook requires that users on the social network and Instagram be at least 13 years of age. That is partly due to the requirement to comply with the U.S. Child Online Privacy Protection Act. However, a recent investigation revealed that those rules were often ignored. The investigation was conducted by an undercover journalist from UK’s Channel 4 who started working as a Facebook content reviewer.


How To Delete Chrome Extensions

Adding Chrome Extensions is easy, but to remove them, you might have to go deeper in the settings. We can do it in 2 clicks or six easy steps.


How To Convert Kindle Books to PDF in Minute (Win, Mac, Android)

A 1-minute method to convert Kindle Books to PDF files online. Works on all platforms, and does not require software installation to your computer.


Netflix’s Fast.com Measures Latency And Upload Speed Now

Netflix launched a new, free, and fast way for people to check their internet speeds a couple of years ago. The tool was simply called Fast.com and it didn’t require you to do much else than punching in the URL into your browser of choice. Netflix has said that the site has seen “incredibly strong” organic growth in the past couple of years so it’s adding more functionality to the […]


Amazon’s Website Crashed When Prime Day Began

Amazon created its own online shopping event called Prime Day a couple of years ago. It promises Prime members a wide variety of deals on millions of products on Prime Day. Naturally, many look forward to the online shopping event to save some money. However, as soon as Prime Day 2018 began, Amazon’s website crashed for a short while.


Instapaper Moves On From Pinterest And Becomes Independent Again

Some of you might remember that online bookmarking service Instapaper was acquired by Pinterest two years ago. It announced today that the company is going to be independent once again and has signed an agreement with Pinterest to transfer the ownership of Instapaper to a new company called Instant Paper, Inc.


Netflix Starts Promoting Shows On Login Screen In New Experiment

Netflix is running a new experiment to promote its original shows on the online video streaming service. It’s doing that on the login screen itself. A spokesperson for the company has confirmed that it’s testing a different login screen experience which replaces the black background shown behind users’ names and profile images with full-screen photos that promote original shows from Netflix.


World Cup Gambling Ring With $1.5 Billion In Crypto Bets Busted

A FIFA World Cup gambling ring has been busted by officials in China which had reportedly took in bets worth more than 10 billion yuan or $1.5 billion in cryptocurrency bets. The authorities are said to have arrested six individuals linked to a web-based crime syndicate that’s connected to the dark web. Cryptocurrencies worth more than 10 million yuan were found in their possession and seized.


Microsoft Teams Free Version Launched

Microsoft Teams finally has a free version. Redmond has now launched a free version of its Slack rival called Microsoft Teams. It initially came out back in 2016 and while it did manage to win people over, the $60 per year fee made it difficult for smaller enterprises to jump ship. One of the reasons why Slack’s popularity grew was back it offered a free version and now Microsoft Teams […]