Monday, March 25, 2019

California Fines Uber Millions

Uber may be based in the Golden State, but it’s increasingly under more scrutiny by the state’s agencies. First, the California Labor Commission found that one of its drivers was, in...

Meerkat Pivots to Facebook

Meerkats on the African savannah are known for their upright postures to scan the horizon for eagles and other birds of prey. In a way, Meerkat the app is looking for...

Migrating an iPhoto Library to an iCloud Photo Library: A Story of Frustration

When Apple is at its best, it works seamlessly. You don’t have to think about It. It just, to beat a cliche a little deeper into the ground, works. But when...

You’ve Been Served…With Divorce Papers…Through Facebook!

In case you needed one more reason to unlike Facebook, here’s something scarier than marketers and the NSA tracking you. The site can now be used to serve divorce papers. At least, it...

Verizon Puts an End to Supercookies — Which isn’t as Sad or Delicious as...

Nope, supercookies are not the latest mall food court franchise to be invading a shopping space near you (how awesome would that be?), nor are they Cookie Monster’s nemeses from a...

Netflix to Shift to Content Ownership and Enter Production

House of Cards, Orange is the New Black and the newer seasons of Arrested Development may be the jewels in Netflix’s crown, but the streaming service doesn’t own the shows. It...

Questionable and Expensive Advice: Inside those “You Have Malware! Call Now!” Pop-Ups

If you’re the designated tech support in your family, you’ve probably had someone approach you about those pop-ups that warn about the doom and gloom that’s about to befall that person’s...

Charter Reportedly Will Attempt to Purchase Time Warner Cable, Again

Charter Communications is reportedly poised to acquire Time Warner Cable in a second bid for the company. The companies could announce the purchase as soon as tomorrow. Comcast’s recent attempt to purchase...

Despite Attempt at a Worldwide Premiere, New Game of Thrones Episodes Leak Online

Entertainment and BitTorrent websites are reporting the first four episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones are available, unofficially, online. The series, with its fifth season set to begin officially later today,...

Flash Sites Proving Tricky to Archive

Remember Flash? Of course you remember Flash. If you wanted to watch video on the internet, it was the irritation you had to put up, like trailers for a M. Night...