Surveillance capitalism continues to astound and confound: as Facebook has turned into the traffic-factory life-support for ad-supported media — and as Facebook profits from those companies by charging for “access” to their own followers — the amount of personal sharing on Facebook is dropping off sharply.
Egypt blocked Facebook’s Free Basics Internet service late last year after Facebook refused the Egyptian government’s demands to build in the ability to spy on users. Reuters reported the story late Thursday, citing two people familiar with the matter.
Instagram just increased the time limit on user video uploads to a full minute long.
You may not love Microsoft Word, but you’ve definitely used it. Other than being one of the most ubiquitous programs on the planet, it’s been the go-to word processing system for more than a quarter-century because it’s as basic as it gets. But occasionally, you’ve got assignments that beg for a lot more options than simple […]
Almost everyone has their smartphone in a case of one kind or another. Beyond simple protection, finding a case that can charge your phone on its own, but doesn’t feel like it’s also adding a couple pounds to the phone’s weight is the tricky part. Billed as the world’s thinnest battery case, the ThinCharge iPhone […]
You never know when new projects, ideas or opportunities can drop into your lap at a moment’s notice. That may require you to learn a new programming language like Python. Or maybe you need a primer on 3D game development. Or you might realize you could use a serious brush-up on iOS mobile creation.Point is, […]