• Facebook wants to help you make scheduling with friends a lot easier

    Facebook wants to help you make scheduling with friends a lot easier0

    Say goodbye to those long text conversations about what you and your pals should do tonight… Facebook Messenger’s new poll option will let folks vote on the evening’s plans. The feature will help your group determine the best date, time, or place that works for everyone. While in a group text, tap on the Poll

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  • I went a week without a headphone jack, and it was not good

    I went a week without a headphone jack, and it was not good0

    “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” the old saying goes. That’s what a good number of people are saying in the wake of the iPhone 7 announcement. Indeed, if you paid attention, you know one of the biggest changes to Apple’s latest smartphone is the omission of a piece of decades-old technology: the trusty

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  • The EU\’s new copyright reforms could change the internet

    The EU\’s new copyright reforms could change the internet0

    Some of the European Union’s leaders think they’ve come up with a two new way to boost the continent’s digital economy: let newspapers bill search engines like Google and Yahoo (Finance’s parent company) for showing snippets of news stories, and get video sites to make sure their users don’t uploaded copyrighted content. Making digital companies

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  • Samsung to officially recall Galaxy Note7 due to fire risks

    Samsung to officially recall Galaxy Note7 due to fire risks0

    It’s official. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall of Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 smartphone. According to the commission’s report, the handset, which went on sale in the US in August and received positive reviews, can overheat and catch fire and poses a risk of serious burns to consumers. The news isn’t exactly

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  • Facebook outlines its plan to insert ads into Live videos

    Facebook outlines its plan to insert ads into Live videos0

    DENVER — Facebook knows you like live video — and it’s pretty sure that you won’t mind if those real-time clips start playing automatically with audio, then have ads appear in the middle. Facebook product director Fidji Simo revealed the new details about the social network’s video strategy during in an interview  with CNN’s social-news

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  • Congress could blow an opportunity to fix a major email privacy issue

    Congress could blow an opportunity to fix a major email privacy issue0

    Congress could fix this email privacy issue, but might not. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ The 114th Congress’ time is running out, but there’s still time for it to fix an obsolete email privacy law that almost everybody agrees is broken. But even though the privacy-reform bill to fix those problems, H.R. 699, otherwise known as the “Email Privacy

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