Thursday, December 8, 2016

Warner Bros, PewDiePie slapped with FTC order over undisclosed promotions

YouTubers who produce paid promotional content may find themselves under close scrutiny in the coming months, as the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has ordered publisher Warner Bros. Home Entertainment to clearly disclose...

Google’s new Fiber plans are a perfect (and cheap) fit for enterprise

If you’re looking for super fast internet, one the best routes you can go these days is Google Fiber, assuming you live in a city where it’s available. Fast internet is even...

The iconic yellow taxi is still twice as popular as Uber in the Big...

Turf wars are nothing new in New York City, but even the most vicious of Five Family fights might pale in comparison to the ongoing battle between Uber and NYC taxi...

Max Schrems warns Privacy Shield deal between U.S. and Europe will fail

Max Schrems, the Austrian privacy advocate and thorn in the side of tech companies, has stated that the newly-passed Privacy Shield will likely fail. Privacy Shield is a new agreement between the...

Udacity’s 5th Birthday: Sebastian Thrun talks A.I. and plans for a nanodegree in self-driving...

Building and moving quickly for five years hasn't been easy, and Udacity aren't finished. The learning and teaching challenge motivates them to keep innovating and pushing technical boundaries to produce better...

Google Fiber to acquire gigabit internet provider Webpass

Google Fiber is acquiring San Francisco-based internet service provider Webpass. The news, announced in a press release this afternoon, means Google's own fiber service now has a well-established commercial provider of gigabit...

Instagram’s ad business is looking more and more like Facebook’s ad business

Instagram has taken new steps to bolster its position as a major mobile advertising player. Instagram this morning officially announced the launch of its tools for business users, including new business profiles, analytics...

Google’s latest plans to take over your TV include a 4K Mi Box from...

Today's announcement of Google Home is likely to be the most exciting "living room" news that comes out of the company's annual developers conference, but that doesn't mean TV has been...

Amazon will start selling its own private-label groceries, diapers, and more

Amazon's Fresh delivery service is only the tip of the online retailer's grocery iceberg. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Amazon will soon sell private-label goods on its website,...

Game on: Nintendo eyes expansion into film business

Movies like “Mario Kart” and “The Legend of Zelda” could soon be coming to a theater near you. Nintendo Co Ltd is in talks with several global production companies about expanding its...

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Researchers say there are serious security problems in Samsung’s SmartThings

Researchers at the University of Michigan have uncovered multiple design flaws in Samsung's SmartThings platform that could allow a malicious app to unlock doors, set...