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Hidden From Google tracks blocked search results, naming rules relaxed on Google+, Oculus cancels Rift DK2 pre-orders over eBay sales, the story behind one man’s Wikipedia bot, and Weird Al details Word Crimes.
The main reason people still use Facebook is because everyone else uses it. Go figure.
Web companies fight for net neutrality, Sotheby’s and eBay join forces, scientists have too much time on their hands, a reason to buy a smartwatch, and proof that cancelling Comcast is a complete nightmare.
Also, Beats goes after Chinese counterfeiters before Apple sale, Hulu nabs South Park, Twitter tracks Wikipedia edits from politicians, Amazon trolls the French government, and an honest game trailer for Minecraft.
You probably watch more television than you should. Whether this is a good thing is a discussion for another day, but what we’re interested in is what brand of TV you currently own.
The success of crowdfunded innovations has attracted the brilliant…and also the inane and insane. Here are 10 of the absolute worst Kickstarter campaigns we could find. Watch them because they are comedy gold.
UK government restores data retention powers, Verizon and Netflix continue war of words, Cortana predicts World Cup winners, Netflix advertises the best job ever, and Kelsey Grammer is a grammar Nazi, but only on Twitter.
Aereo uses recent Supreme Court ruling to its favor, Chromecast gets an AirPlay-like update, Spotify is finally coming to Canada, you WILL want RocketSkates, and a YouTube video that makes you hallucinate.
Facebook isn’t exactly a beloved institution, and yet it’s able to deflect most criticism. Why is that?
Also, Microsoft issues reminder over the end of support for Windows 7, Uber ends emergency price gouging, Apple patents all-glass iPhones, hundreds of free Microsoft eBooks, and kids react to the original Game Boy.
We all know YouTube is the place to go for videos of all descriptions. Well, those that are both legal and suitable for work, at least. There are alternatives to YouTube, but none that have the brand awareness and breadth of content that the Google-owned site can boast. Channels have been a key ingredient in […]
New Zealand ISP gives its customers what they want, Isis discovers power of branding, GameStop sets out to ruin video games, potato salad is funded through Kickstarter, and we watch a 72-minute-long trailer.
Russia wants Internet user data kept within its borders, TSA insists mobile phones are kept charged, Uber is ruled legal in London, see books no one finishes reading, and drones flying through fireworks is spectacular.
Companies need you to trust them in order to sell you their products or services. Some manage it better than others, and some manage it very badly indeed.
Not all life hacks are created equal. Alongside the fantastic and fascinating life hacks are some that are so unethical that no one in their right mind should even try to pull them off.