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Suspected Owner of Kickass Torrents Got Arrested

Suspected Owner of Kickass Torrents Got Arrested

The alleged owner of Kickass Torrents, Atrem Vaulin, recently got arrested in Poland, and the United States is seeking his extradition. The man behind the most popular torrent-sharing website in the world has been charged with four counts of criminal activity. Kickass Torrents is offline since Wednesday, July 20 after the U.S. government seized its domains. Vaulin, aged 30, hailing ...

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Microsoft Provides a Professional Degree Program for Young Professionals

Microsoft Provides a Professional Degree Program for Young Professionals

Microsoft provides a professional degree program for young professionals that brings new opportunities for data scientists. The program was announced Wednesday, July 13, at the Worldwide Partner Conference. The first Microsoft Professional Degree Program is in data science, an ever growing field of work. The MDP’s courseware will be available on  edX.org.  The platform was founded in 2012 by Harvard ...

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Google Now Lets Users Personalize Ads

Google Now Lets Users Personalize Ads

Google now lets users personalize ads on the Web, giving them the option of blocking certain advertisements. People will now have a free hand in choosing what they see online with the new privacy update. If choosing to turn on Ads Personalization, you will give Google permission to use your account activity and information, as well as browsing data. But ...

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Facebook Activates “Safety Check” Post-Orlando Massacre

Facebook activates “Safety Check” post-Orlando massacre, being the first time when this service is available in the United States. At least 50 people died on Sunday at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, making it the deadliest mass-shooting in the history of the U.S. The “Safety Check” feature by Facebook is a service activated during a natural or a man-made ...

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Facebook’s Safety Check After Pakistan Blast Was Glitched

Minutes after the news of the terrorist attack on Lahore, Pakistan, Facebook activated its Safety Check tool, but this time, it had an unexpected glitch. Users who weren’t even remotely in the vicinity of the catastrophe were sent messages asking them if they were safe. At least 69 people were killed and hundreds more injured in a suicide bombing on ...

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Amazon Won’t Back Out from the Smartphone Industry

Amazon Won't Back Out from the Smartphone Industry

It would seem that regardless of the disappointing results of the Fire Phone, Amazon won’t back out from the smartphone industry as it’s already planning something even bigger than before. While this doesn’t mean that the company is ready to develop a whole new smartphone of their own, there is a strong chance that we’ll be seeing more Amazon on ...

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Amazon Echo’s Alexa Will Read Your Kindle E-Books

Amazon Echo's Alexa Will Read Your Kindle E-Books

Amazon Echo’s Alexa will read your Kindle e-books if you don’t have the power to keep your eyes open. Amazon announced that this feature comes with Amazon Echo’s latest update. Quite a lot of updates have been introduced since the Echo smart speaker has been released last year. Alexa can help users pick Amazon products, unlock certain Ford vehicles, control ...

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Uber Adds More Features to Entertain You During Rides

Uber Adds More Features to Entertain You During Rides - Called Trip Experiences

Uber adds more features to entertain you during rides. Over the holidays, Uber had an epiphany after safely delivering their one billionth passenger to the inputted destination – people are spending quite a lot of time in their vehicles, so, why not help them get things done or at least make the trip more enjoyable. Called Trip Experiences, it allows third-party app ...

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Uber’s ‘God View’ Tracking Backfiring

Uber’s ‘God View’ Tracking Being Penalized with a $20,000 Fine

Following the uncovering of certain events that took place in 2014, subject to the Attorney General’s investigation on the issue, led to Uber’s ‘God View’ tracking backfiring when the company was fined $20,000. What began as a seemingly false accusation meant to stir unease turned into a full-fledged investigation when the Uber New York general manager Josh Mohrer allegedly admitted ...

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