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BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for consumers is shutting down for good on May 31st. When Indonesia-based media conglomerate Emtek took over its development in 2016, it redesigned the app with modern features ...
Friday, 19 April 2019
Back when David Cameron was Prime Minister, he took advice from Patrick Rock (later revealed to be a a trafficker in images depicting the abuse of children) on how to stop children from seeing internet ...
Thursday, 18 April 2019
3. The people who write fake Amazon reviews
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... is permitting it because it doesn't want low-information consumers to know what low-margin items are reliable, but that seems awfully cynical, doesn't it? The idea it's cultivating a "trust hole" it can ...
Wednesday, 17 April 2019
... of a public makerspace/hackerspace, namely high-end and cutting edge tools that many consumers still can't afford (3D printers, CNC machines, laser cutters, electronics equipment) and the learning and ...
Thursday, 11 April 2019
5. 70s fonts back in fashion
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... Goodspeed, a graphic designer who works at the branding agency RoAndCo, believes that for many consumers, ’70s-esque fonts represent a safe retreat into the past — a safer retreat, importantly, than the ...
Thursday, 11 April 2019
Last fall, electric skateboard startup Inboard Technology announced plans for its first electric scooter. Dubbed the Glider, consumers could pre-order the device with a $349 deposit placed toward the $1,299 ...
Tuesday, 09 April 2019
7. How storage ended up tiny
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... people in the know expected another standard, u.2, to replace the aging SATA hookups anyone who built a PC in the 21st century will know well. But m.2. won, at least with consumers. Pictured above is a ...
Wednesday, 03 April 2019
... and trade, said that a border closure would inevitably hit consumers. “We’re absolutely going to see higher prices. This is a very real and very relevant concern for American consumers.” Here's a recipe ...
Monday, 01 April 2019
... bills proposed in some 20 U.S. states. From Jason Koebler at Motherboard: As Apple continues to fight legislation that would make it easier for consumers to repair their iPhones, MacBooks, and other electronics, ...
Thursday, 28 March 2019
Office Depot agreed this week to pay a $25 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission for allegedly lying to customers in order to get them to pay for tech support. The retailer offered consumers ...
Thursday, 28 March 2019
... Depot and OfficeMax ran PC Health Check, a diagnostic scan program created and licensed by Support.com, that tricked those consumers into thinking their computers had symptoms of malware or actual “infections,” ...
Thursday, 28 March 2019
... News and Fox Business - as well as consumers on the App Store and Google Play. Not only does this app feature a list of automatically blocked numbers from a CommunityIQ database, but the enhanced caller ...
Friday, 22 March 2019
... toss, and buy new at the greatest possible speed, but it's expensive for consumers and the waste is piling up," said Emily Rusch, Executive Director for CALPIRG. "Electronic waste is now the fastest growing ...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
When a company is hacked, consumers usually find out about it through the press or emails. You probably remember the Target hack that spilled data from millions of credit and debit card accounts. But do ...
Thursday, 14 March 2019
It's no secret that smartphone sales are on the decline worldwide as consumers hold on to their handsets for longer. The trend is particularly visible in China, the world's biggest tech market, ...
Wednesday, 13 March 2019
... makes the LaCroix brand of sparkling water headlined a Thursday earnings release, “‘We Just Love Our LaCroix’ Consumers Chant,” and it only got weirder from there. Besides a boilerplate first sentence ...
Friday, 08 March 2019
... individual consumers as well as what appears to be "business intelligence data," like employee and revenue figures from various companies. This diversity may stem from the information's source. The database, ...
Friday, 08 March 2019
... American consumers paying even higher rates for what’s already some of the most expensive cable TV and broadband prices in the developed world. New Bill Would Stop Internet Service Providers From Screwing ...
Thursday, 21 February 2019
... personalization to create tailored newsfeeds is ethical. The Dark Side of Customer Data [RSA] 83% Of Consumers Believe Personalized Ads Are Morally Wrong, Survey Says [ John Koetsier/Forbes] (Image: ...
Sunday, 10 February 2019
... serves as a means to enhance ISPs’ power over the Internet, but it’s also how they charge consumers more money for wireless service. Read the rest Read all  ...
Friday, 08 February 2019
ARTICLE – Consumers arguably became most familiar with drones by getting introduced to the ones that took photos from the sky. Those kinds are still popular, and many drone enthusiasts own them. But, ...
Friday, 08 February 2019
Google announced last fall it's killing off Google+ because of the social network's laughably “low usage” and “challenges involved in maintaining a successful product that meets consumers’ expectations,” ...
Thursday, 31 January 2019
... had violated its agreement with Apple by "using their membership to distribute a data-collecting app to consumers." Apple previously removed Facebook's Onavo app, another fake VPN that was designed to ...
Wednesday, 30 January 2019
... nuggets, but federal health officials say some products may be in consumers' freezers. People are warned against consuming them. Here's a guide to finding Tyson's nutricious rubber nuggets. PREVIOUSLY: ...
Wednesday, 30 January 2019
... breaches become more prevalent and as consumers rely more on mobile phones, there is a tipping point where financial and personal protections begin to equal, or outweigh, privacy concerns,” one of the ...
Wednesday, 23 January 2019