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... power and the internet, but also privacy" says Alex Hawkins, Vice President of xHamster. "After news sites, adult content is one of the first things that users seek out when they secure regular access ...
Thursday, 20 September 2018
Northeastern University assistant computer science prof Dave Choffnes built an app called Wehe that monitors network usage and throttling; it has users in 161 countries and has been used to produce one ...
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
3. Safebook: Facebook without the content
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... would it take to make Facebook “safe?” Is it possible to defuse Facebook’s amplification of anxiety, division, and disinformation while still allowing users to post a status, leave a comment, or confirm ...
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Researchers from the University of Toronto's outstanding Citizen Lab (previously) have published their latest research on the notorious and prolific Israeli cyber-arms-dealer The NSO Group (previously), ...
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
iOS 12 made a lot of strides in terms of augmented reality, thanks to the addition of features like AR Quick Look. This allows users to place 3D objects using AR, and now ecommerce platform Shopify is ...
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
6. Facebook allowed job ads to exclude women
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... against Facebook and 9 employers," reports the New York Times. It's a simple case, as least in abstraction: Facebook let job advertisers target users by gender, but it is a violation of federal law to ...
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Bravo, Twitter! Something that users are asking for made it in: "Twitter will now let you completely turn off its algorithmic timeline. So now you can revert completely to a reverse-chronological feed ...
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
... or computer, UNC Urgent Care 24/7 gives users... Read all  ...
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
MoviePass attracted a lot of users with its $10 one-movie-per-day subscription plan, but as the last few months have shown, that price point was rather unsustainable. As its money troubles mounted, the ...
Monday, 17 September 2018
If you ask Spotify users why they're loyal to the music service, chances are many of them will cite personalized new music playlists like Discover Weekly and New Release Radar. Today, Pandora is releasing ...
Monday, 17 September 2018
Microsoft is joining Google in walking back a bad browser decision having decided to ditch its controversial Windows prompt urging users not to download rivals Chrome and Firefox. The experiment smacked ...
Monday, 17 September 2018
12. Modern web design best practices
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
Casper Beyer's How to Design for the Modern Web is grimly amusing. 1. Let Users Know About Your Mobile Application The very first thing you must do when a user visits your website is to show them a big ...
Monday, 17 September 2018
Path, the Facebook rival and sticker pioneer that gained a million users a week at its peak, is officially dead. "It is with deep regret that we announce that we will stop providing our beloved service," ...
Monday, 17 September 2018
... was only released a few weeks ago. Some users thought they might’ve just enabled Battery Saver without realizing. But it was actually Google at fault. The company posted a message on Reddit last night ...
Sunday, 16 September 2018
... and forces users to use a stand built into the backside of the case. The stand offers a number of viewing angles, but it's nowhere near as functional as the Surface Go's kickstand. I'm using the case to ...
Sunday, 16 September 2018
Back in March, a report revealed that Grindr suffered from flaws that could expose its users' personal information. The company issued a statement in response that said its location tracking feature ...
Saturday, 15 September 2018
LinuxLinks: Irrespective of the operating system used, the text editor is one of those quintessential applications for many users. Read all  ...
Saturday, 15 September 2018
Some Android users probably noticed some strange things happening with their phones over the last couple of days. Apps might have stopped updating in the background, location services maybe weren't ...
Saturday, 15 September 2018
The glide typing feature of Google's Gboard isn't working for some Android users, with many reporting the issue on Reddit and Twitter over the last 24 hours. As 9to5Google reports, though users ...
Friday, 14 September 2018
... as the victim of the women who spoke out against him. “Only one of my accusers reached out or responded to my heartfelt queries,” he writes. (Why would they?) Elsewhere he describes his children’s experience ...
Friday, 14 September 2018
PUBG Mobile's recruited 20 million daily active users (outside of Korea, Japan, and China) in just six months. To celebrate, Bluehole is giving gamers a massive update led by the arrival of the Sanhok ...
Friday, 14 September 2018
MakeTechEasier: RetroPie users can run into a myriad of problems. Read all  ...
Friday, 14 September 2018
Over the past few months, YouTube has made watching vertical videos feel more natural on the platform. It first gave mobile users the ability watch full-sized vertical content without black bars last year ...
Thursday, 13 September 2018
... past to push their own products. Google pushes Chrome on all of its properties when users use different browsers to connect to them, and Microsoft too displayed notifications on the Windows 10 platform ...
Thursday, 13 September 2018
... away from the competition. Users have discovered that a recent Windo... Read all  ...
Thursday, 13 September 2018