• Google Offers $50 in Play Credit for Late Pixel Deliveries

    Google Offers $50 in Play Credit for Late Pixel Deliveries

    If you pre-ordered Google's new Pixel phone and have yet to receive it, you're probably pretty annoyed right now.As Phandroid reports, Google is offering $50 in Play credit for late Pixel deliveries.
  • Schedule a Meeting on Outlook for iOS

    Schedule a Meeting on Outlook for iOS

    The new features mimic what's already available via the desktop version of Outlook, as well as in several competing iOS calendar apps like Google Calendar.If the selected time works for everyone, the day will be displayed in white.
  • Buy Things Directly From Instagram

    Buy Things Directly From Instagram

    Next week, 20 US-based retail brands—including Kate Spade, JackThreads, and Warby Parker—will start posting interactive photos to Instagram that let followers tap through and buy the items featured in the image.Each image will feature a "tap to view" callout in the lower left-hand side; tap it to reveal the name and price of the products featured in the photo (Instagram supports up to five tags).
  • 10 Tools For Effective DevOps Collaboration

    10 Tools For Effective DevOps Collaboration

    Here are 10 tools that can help make it easier (or possible) for your teams to work together.Fortunately, there have never been more tools available for teams to use or more aspects of collaboration covered by those tools.
  • Android Marketshare Hits Record 88%, Report Finds

    Android Marketshare Hits Record 88%, Report Finds

    At the same time, Apple's iOS lost some ground, and other mobile operating systems have all but disappeared.2 report from Strategy Analytics finds that in the third quarter of 2016 Android held an 87.
  • Got a Job Listing? Put it on Facebook

    Got a Job Listing? Put it on Facebook

    A new Facebook feature aims to take on business social network LinkedIn.As TechCrunch reports, Facebook is experimenting with recruiting tools, including a "Jobs" tab, available to select Page administrators.
  • YouTube Now Supports HDR Video

    YouTube Now Supports HDR Video

    As of Monday, anyone with a supported device—like an HDR television with Chromecast Ultra or Samsung's 2016 lineup of SUHD and UHD TVs—can tap into HDR videos from YouTube stars like MysteryGuitarMan, Jacob + Katie Schwarz, and Abandon Visuals.You can check out their playlist of HDR content online, but any YouTuber can now upload HDR videos.
  • Twitter Extends 'Mute' Option to Notifications

    Twitter Extends 'Mute' Option to Notifications

    First, it will extend the "mute" feature it rolled out in 2014 to notifications.Folks can block keywords, phrases, and entire conversations from reaching their notification tab, similar to the way Instagram lets users ban specific words in their comments section.
  • Twitter Purges Alt-Right Accounts

    Twitter Purges Alt-Right Accounts

    In a video titled Knight of Long Knives (a reference to the 1934 mass murder of Nazi leaders by Adolf Hitler), Spencer calls Twitter's move "corporate Stalinism.But the company told USA Today that "Twitter Rules prohibit targeted abuse and harassment, and we will suspend accounts that violate this policy.
  • What Chemicals on Your Smartphone Reveal About You

    What Chemicals on Your Smartphone Reveal About You

    Researchers have devised a new method of forensic investigation that involves using chemical traces on the surface of your smartphone to form a unique profile about you.The molecules found on your device could, for instance, reveal everything from the type of hygiene and beauty products you use to clues about your diet, the medications you take, even places you have been.
  • Twitter CEO Briefly Suspended From Twitter

    Twitter CEO Briefly Suspended From Twitter

    Even the most responsible adult can accidentally lock themselves out of their car or house.Some blamed Russia, claiming Dorsey's brief interruption was the work of hackers.
  • Twitter Cracks Down on Data Use for Surveillance

    Twitter Cracks Down on Data Use for Surveillance

    The practice, recently used by police to profile protesters and activists, is "absolutely unacceptable," the microblogging site said.Last month, law enforcement officials in Baltimore and Oakland, Calif.
  • Microsoft Touts 'Zero Waste' Campus

    Microsoft Touts 'Zero Waste' Campus

    With all those dining food and drink options and 44,000 employees on campus, one might assume that Microsoft is sending huge amounts of waste to landfills.The software giant on Monday announced that its Redmond campus has received the US Zero Waste Business Council's highest certification, the first technology company in the country to achieve this benchmark.
  • San Francisco Transit Hacker Gets Hacked

    San Francisco Transit Hacker Gets Hacked

    The hacker claiming responsibility for last week's ransomware attack on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has been hacked.According to security researcher Brian Krebs, the criminal—someone calling themselves "Andy Saolis"—was the target of a breach that revealed details about other hacks allegedly carried out by Saolis.
  • Attenborough Story of Life (for iPad)

    Attenborough Story of Life (for iPad)

    In honor of this milestone, the BBC has released Attenborough Story of Life, a free iPad app that lets you stream more than 1,000 clips from his many excellent nature documentaries.In the years since, Attenborough has narrated more than 40 such BBC nature programs, including Life on Earth, Planet Earth, and Blue Planet.
  • Why I Traded My Galaxy Note 5 for a Midrange ZTE

    Why I Traded My Galaxy Note 5 for a Midrange ZTE

    That's when I realized it had turned itself off, something it had been doing for the past three days.I was beginning to realize how digitally dependent I was: no Google Maps, Gmail, Internet, or phone.
  • Uber Collects Location Data After a Ride Ends

    Uber Collects Location Data After a Ride Ends

    When Uber updated its mobile app last month, it forgot to mention a major change that could turn many customers off to the ride-hailing service.NPR highlighted that the Silicon Valley transportation firm now collects user location data "from the time of trip request through five minutes after the trip ends.
  • Phone Maker Blu Trades Chinese Spyware for Google Software

    Phone Maker Blu Trades Chinese Spyware for Google Software

    But while Blu swiftly figured out how to source good hardware, software has been a harder skill to grow.was the last major piece of software that Blu didn't have visibility into; it went rogue, Blu CEO Sammy Ohev-Zion said.
  • Think Twice Before Buying Unofficial Apple Chargers

    Think Twice Before Buying Unofficial Apple Chargers

    Approximately 99 percent of phony Apple chargers bought online are unsafe, according to a report from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (TSI).The UK-based organization recently bought and analyzed 400 allegedly counterfeit accessories from suppliers in Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Thailand, and the US.