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Megan Bailey

Megan Bailey is a true journalist, but it wasn’t easy for her to find her true calling. She worked in a PC service all throughout her college and not she is using her hardware and software skills to write technology articles. The thing she loves most about her job is being able to keep tech lovers up to date with the recent trends.

YouTube to Spam Users to Pay for Music

YouTube channel

YouTube plans to boost the number of commercials between music videos to convince users to pay for music. The Google-owned video streaming website is reportedly preparing for a subscription music service. Lyor Cohen who leads the tech giant’s music unit announced that users who treat YouTube as their favorite music service will soon encounter more ads. Cohen is aware that ...

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Police Released Footage of Driverless Uber Car Slamming Jaywalker

Driverless Uber car at traffic light

Tempe police have just released a footage of a driverless Uber car killing a jaywalker while crossing the street with her bike. Elaine Herzberg, 49, was taken to the hospital immediately but died from her injuries shortly afterward. The video shows the woman behind struck by the autonomous car as well as the safety driver’s reaction. The driver seems to ...

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Google’s $300M Pledge to Help Publishers Is a Drop in the Ocean

Google News

Google has just pledged to invest $300 million in more efforts to help publishers, like ads for subscriptions, more visibility, news literacy, and more. However, Facebook made a similar commitment last year, but it didn’t last. Why’s that? Well, Google’s and Facebook’s core business model is competing against publishers for ad money. So, trying to boost your rivals with a ...

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Facebook is Free, but at What Price?

Facebook town hall meeting

When signing up for Facebook, you are promised a service that is completely free. Facebook is free and so is Google, WhatsApp, Snapchat, or other hugely popular Internet services. Yet, few people realize that there is a hidden price. With a market valuation of $500 billion, how does Facebook make all those profits? How can a “free, and always free” ...

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Here’s Why Google Instant Apps Could Soon Be a Thing

Clash Royale wallpaper

Google’s instant app tech is currently available to only a handful of game developers, but the company plans to make the feature available to more devs. This means that the Instant app tech which was rolled out on Android in 2017 could soon start to gain traction among players. Users can already try out a small selection of titles in ...

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Yahoo Scanned All E-Mail Accounts at the Request of U.S. Spy Agencies

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer laughing

According to a recent Reuters report, Yahoo Inc. scanned hundreds of millions of e-mail accounts last year looking for specific data requested by at least two U.S. spy agencies. In the effort, the company built a software program that secretly monitored customers’ incoming private e-mail data and gave that data to the FBI or the National Security Agency (NSA). People ...

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Retailers to List Their Products on Google Search

Google home page

Google Inc has just struck a deal with major U.S. retailers to allow them to list their products on Google Search. Google’s partners in the new program include Costco, Walmart, Home Depot, Target, and Ulta Beauty. These companies will be able to promote their products on the tech giant’s Google Assistant on tablets and smartphones and via Google Express shopping ...

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Apple Designing Own Screen Displays in Secret California Plant

White iPhone and laptop

People familiar with the situation claim that Apple Inc is designing its own screen displays in a secret plant in California. For now, the company reportedly plans to product a limited number of screens for tests. Apple is especially interested in MicroLED screens as it tries to get better and beat rivals like South Korea electronics giant Samsung. Sources requested ...

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Machine Learning Weeding Out Harmful Apps from Google Play

Google Play on Valentine's Day

Since Android 4.3, Google Play has been quite successful in keeping harmful apps at bay. The secret lies with machine learning which has managed to detect and erase more than 60% of potentially harmful apps (PHAs) last year, according to the latest Android Security report. The report explains that the service Google Play Protect is quite effective in removing malicious ...

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App Store Has Been Shut Down in Iran

Apple Inc logo in glass case

According to a recent report the App Store has been shut down in Iran. Users first reported not being able to access it around noon on Wednesday. Iranian security experts ruled that the App Store filters out Iranian users based on their IP addresses. Some users reported being able to access the service using a Virtual Private Network service. Even ...

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