The Facebook-owned platform has now received another new feature or should we say the existing feature received improvements. Instagram Direct, the one-to-one messaging service, was unveiled way back in 2013, and thanks to the addition of Stories, its popularity is growing.
YouTube TV service recently went live in 10 cities in the United States and Google has now announced another major expansion of the service, spreading its availability to more areas quite fast. The service has reached 14 new cities in the United States and is now available in 29
Facebook has now announced small user interface changes to its News Feed, which are aimed to make the main interface look cleaner. There is no longer the blue accents and headers across the interface, which should help make navigating easier and more consistent.
Facebook continues improving and expanding its social network. By the end of 2016, Facebook launched a feature called Marketplace that allows people to sell and buy things. At first, the Marketplace was only available in a handful of countries, including the US, Australia, Canada
Some of you don't like using Google as a search engine, but many people often use it as its default search engine on both Android and iOS platform. While Google owns Android platform, the company has to pay Apple certain amount of money to remain the default search engine
Phishing protection arrived on Gmail for Android a few months ago and now the same capabilities have been introduced to the iOS app. Over the coming weeks, the anti-phishing features will become available, reducing the chance of people being harmed by malicious links in emails.
Using fake listings on Ebay, terrorist group ISIS funneled money to an operative based in the United States, says the FBI. Mohamed Elshinawy, who was living in Maryland, was arrested in December 2015 for attempting to assist the group. He received $8,700 from Siful Sujan.
The FCC will continue accepting comments through August 30 regarding its proposed removal of net neutrality regulations. While the broadband industry was opposed to a two-week extension, net neutrality advocacy groups encouraged the FCC to extend the period.
Amazon is said to be working on a food delivery service that'll specialize in meals that don't require refrigeration, making them easier to ship and less costly. Reuters claims the company is interested in using microwave assisted thermal sterilization (MATS).
Facebook has finally launched the Watch tab, a new section of the social network built around original content. It's only available in the United States right now and it has initially reached a subset of users across platforms. The Watch tab will feature original videos.
Facebook has detailed how it's using artificial intelligence systems to deal with a practice known as "cloaking," which enables malicious advertisers to obscure the actual target of their fake ads. There are instances where an ad's target site doesn't match what users expect.
India has blocked the Internet Archive and it hasn't given an explanation for the move. The long-running service, most known for the Wayback Machine, provides access to 300 billion archived web pages. It's a very useful resource and regularly provides access to important info.
Those predicting Bitcoin could reach $5,000 are certainly gaining a lot of support these days. This week, the cryptocurrency reached a new all-time high of $3,500, though it has since settled down at $3,200. Its been increasing in value throughout August.
After finally bringing a night mode option to Twitter for iOS in August 2016, the social network has begun testing the same design on desktop. Many people prefer dark designs, especially by the evening when it can become more comfortable to limit a site or app's brightness.
In a blow to Netflix and in a potentially risky move for Disney, all of Disney's content is going to be removed from the popular streaming service. Instead of furthering its distribution deal with Netflix, Disney has opted to create its own streaming option.
Microsoft has launched a public beta of Outlook.com that's both smarter and faster. This beta is available through a new opt-in beta program that'll become available for all users in the coming weeks. If you don't like the site's design, you can easily switch back to the old one.
In the age of artificial intelligence, expert Andrew Ng wants to spread knowledge about the industry to as many people as popular. Ng recently left his role as Baidu's chief scientist and now he's bringing a Deep Learning Specialization Certificate to Coursera.
CBS will launch a new cable-free channel dedicated to sports this year. It'll be available through internet-only television providers, which presumably includes services like DirecTV Now. Les Moonves, CEO of CBS, said it'll be a "24/7" live streaming sports channel.
AT&T's cable-free streaming service, DirecTV Now, is gaining some popular and local channels. A new deal with CBS will give the service Pop, CBS Sports Network, and Showtime. There will also be local CBS and The CW stations in around 25 markets throughout the US.
Over the last few days, YouTube has made a lot of changes and more have been announced today. The video platform has just received a new messaging feature that will help users to chat and share videos within the app with others much easier. It is also possible to respond to a