WhatsApp backups will stop counting toward your Google Drive storage

WHATSAPP BACKUPS WILL STOP COUNTING TOWARD YOUR GOOGLE DRIVE STORAGE

Good news for the more than 1 billion WhatsApp users out there: starting this November , you won't need to sacrifice valuable Google...

Doja Cat's viral hit ‘Mooo!' is the perfect meme banger about cows

DOJA CAT'S VIRAL HIT ‘MOOO!' IS THE PERFECT MEME BANGER ABOUT COWS

Doja Cat is a 22-year-old LA artist who makes music she's described as “trappy-go-lucky,” and this week she's scored her latest viral...

 
 
 
Tesla allegedly covered up drug trafficking and spied on employees at the Gigafactory, whistleblower says

TESLA ALLEGEDLY COVERED UP DRUG TRAFFICKING AND SPIED ON EMPLOYEES AT THE GIGAFACTORY, WHISTLEBLOWER SAYS

A former member of Tesla's in-house security team has told the Securities and Exchange Commission that the company silenced internal...

Google might be opening a retail store in Chicago

GOOGLE MIGHT BE OPENING A RETAIL STORE IN CHICAGO

Google's latest plan to tackle the retail market involves a two-floor store in Chicago's Fulton Market. If it pans out, this would...

 
 
 
Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search engine in China

GOOGLE EMPLOYEES ARE PROTESTING THE COMPANY'S SECRECY OVER CENSORED SEARCH ENGINE IN CHINA

About a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's efforts to build a censored version of its search engine...

Facebook secures deal to stream Champions League matches in Latin America

FACEBOOK SECURES DEAL TO STREAM CHAMPIONS LEAGUE MATCHES IN LATIN AMERICA

Facebook has secured the rights to broadcast UEFA matches in much of Latin America, the association said yesterday. This can give Latin...

 
 
 
Wikipedia dropped a surprise streetwear collab to keep knowledge free

WIKIPEDIA DROPPED A SURPRISE STREETWEAR COLLAB TO KEEP KNOWLEDGE FREE

Los Angeles streetwear brand and crystal shop Advisory Board Crystals has teamed up with Wikipedia to release a surprise clothing collaboration....

How to get six free months of Apple Music on Verizon

HOW TO GET SIX FREE MONTHS OF APPLE MUSIC ON VERIZON

Last week, Verizon randomly announced a new, close partnership with Apple. Phase one of their alliance is pretty great if you're a...

 
 
 
Sony tops full-frame camera market in US ahead of Nikon's big announcement

SONY TOPS FULL-FRAME CAMERA MARKET IN US AHEAD OF NIKON'S BIG ANNOUNCEMENT

Sony has officially surpassed Canon to lead the full-frame camera market in the United States. The company claims to have taken a lead...

Australian teen stole 90 gigabytes of private data from Apple servers

AUSTRALIAN TEEN STOLE 90 GIGABYTES OF PRIVATE DATA FROM APPLE SERVERS

A Melbourne, Australia teenager is facing criminal charges after accessing Apple's backend network multiple times over a year, according...

 
 
 
The new MoviePass plan has arrived, and it's weird

THE NEW MOVIEPASS PLAN HAS ARRIVED, AND IT'S WEIRD

The embattled film-subscription service MoviePass launched its promised new subscriber plan today, the one it previously announced...

Google is developing native hearing aid support for Android

GOOGLE IS DEVELOPING NATIVE HEARING AID SUPPORT FOR ANDROID

For the most part, Bluetooth hearing aids have been easily compatible with iPhones , but Android fragmentation has made it difficult...

 
 
 
Dark Horse is losing its Buffy the Vampire Slayer comics

DARK HORSE IS LOSING ITS BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER COMICS

Earlier this summer, Disney got the approval it needed to move forward with its plans to acquire 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets...

Twitter officially kills off key features in third-party apps

TWITTER OFFICIALLY KILLS OFF KEY FEATURES IN THIRD-PARTY APPS

After years of warnings and several delays, Twitter finally made good today on its promise to kill off key features of popular streaming...

 
 
 
Pokemon Go launches parental login portal for more oversight of young players

POKEMON GO LAUNCHES PARENTAL LOGIN PORTAL FOR MORE OVERSIGHT OF YOUNG PLAYERS

Pokémon Go is getting some better parental control options in the near future, with developer Niantic adding a new Niantic Kids log-in...

Dark mode comes to the latest version of Android Messages

DARK MODE COMES TO THE LATEST VERSION OF ANDROID MESSAGES

The next version of Android Messages brings an updated look, and more importantly, the ability to change to dark mode. The interface...

 
 
 
Despite backlash, Disney confirms it won't rehire James Gunn

DESPITE BACKLASH, DISNEY CONFIRMS IT WON'T REHIRE JAMES GUNN

It's been about a month since Disney fired former Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn after several alt-right figures resurfaced...

Modern horror films are finding their scares in dead phone batteries

MODERN HORROR FILMS ARE FINDING THEIR SCARES IN DEAD PHONE BATTERIES

Killing off the characters' cellphones is now a standard trope, so horror filmmakers are learning to tackle it in creative ways

 
 
 
Valley of Genius author Adam Fisher on what it's like to create an oral history of Silicon Valley

VALLEY OF GENIUS AUTHOR ADAM FISHER ON WHAT IT'S LIKE TO CREATE AN ORAL HISTORY OF SILICON VALLEY

Adam Fisher grew up in Silicon Valley, but left to pursue journalism in New York. Though he continued writing about technology and...

Android Pie is coming to eight Motorola phones

ANDROID PIE IS COMING TO EIGHT MOTOROLA PHONES

Android Pie, the latest OS from Google which was previously limited to Pixel phones and the Essential phone, is arriving on Moto phones....

 
 
 



Not that Apple should worry, but it looks like Google's first full-time...

Not that Apple should worry, but it looks like Google's first full-time store is coming

Google appears set to be finally moving to correct one of the key differences between the company and Apple, which uses a retail footprint of hundreds of brick-and-mortar... Read more ...

Sony announces two new games to celebrate selling 3 million VR headsets

Sony announces two new games to celebrate selling 3 million VR headsets

We still don't know how many Oculus Rift or HTC Vive headsets have been sold, but Sony, meanwhile, is trumpeting a milestone figure today: Three million. That's the number of... Read more ...

Pokemon GO will soon let parents control their child's personal data

Pokemon GO will soon let parents control their child's personal data

Niantic has announced a new feature that enables parents to control their child's personal data. Called Niantic Kids Parent Portal, this feature is scheduled to arrive in... Read more ...

EA's new Madden NFL mobile game is now available

EA's new Madden NFL mobile game is now available

Game publishing giant Electronic Arts' new Madden NFL Overdrive mobile game is now available on iOS and Android. As EA announced earlier this year , Madden NFL Overdrive is... Read more ...

Asus claims ‘world's thinnest' with its new Zephyrus S gaming laptop

Asus claims ‘world's thinnest' with its new Zephyrus S gaming laptop

The Republic of Gamers arm at Asus is claiming “world's thinnest” with the introduction of its new Zephyrus S gaming laptop measuring just 0.58 inches at its thinnest point... Read more ...

JD Power gives T-Mobile a tiny gold star for having the best retail experience

JD Power gives T-Mobile a tiny gold star for having the best retail experience

One of the many, many things that T-Mobile likes making fun of other carriers for is their customer service. Going into any wireless store to get stuff done is often an... Read more ...

Report: Google to sign lease in Chicago for the first Google Store

Report: Google to sign lease in Chicago for the first Google Store

There are Apple Stores, Microsoft Stores and soon, perhaps, Google Stores. A report in the Chicago Tribune today, says that the company is about to sign a lease for 14,000... Read more ...

Fortnite Secret Battle Star Week 6 Challenge: Free Battle Pass Tier Guide

Fortnite Secret Battle Star Week 6 Challenge: Free Battle Pass Tier Guide

We're another week into Season 5 of Fortnite , and with it comes a new set of challenges for players to complete. As before, finishing all of the objectives in a given week... Read more ...

Google just confirmed it still monitors your location data even with that...

Google just confirmed it still monitors your location data even with that setting turned off

The Internet lit up earlier this week with headlines all stemming from an Associated Press investigation that came to this creepy conclusion about Google: the search giant... Read more ...

Study finds moderate carbohydrate diets may be ideal for long-term health

Study finds moderate carbohydrate diets may be ideal for long-term health

A new study has found that consuming a moderate amount of carbohydrates may be the best diet for human health. According to the research, which was published in The Lancet... Read more ...