Tag: services

Google Pay is the new Android Pay

Google recently admitted that Android Pay and Google Wallet probably didn’t need to exist as two different services. After a fictional, Highlander-style battle, it was Google Pay that emerged victorious, taking on a new name to define this uni……


Amazon backs Marie Curie biopic starring Rosamund Pike

Amazon’s latest Prime Video production won’t just rely on star power to reel you in — it should also appeal to science fans. The internet giant is teaming with France’s Studiocanal on Radioactive, a biopic covering the work and romance of pi……


Snapchat is selling more than just crappy merch

Weeks ago, Snap opened up an in-app Snapchat store to sell merch, which appeared to be an attempt to open up a new revenue stream. But it looks like it will offer more than just dancing hot dogs. During yesterday’s NBA All-Star game in Los Ang……


Twitch postpones new rules to clarify vague expectations

Twitch is temporarily putting the brakes on its new rules for hate speech, harassment and sexual material. The livestreaming service has postponed the enforcement of new rules from February 19th to March 5th in order to “better explain some s……


Netflix deal provides a much-needed boost in the Middle East

Despite what it seems, Netflix isn’t a dominant force everywhere on the planet. In fact, it’s struggling in the Middle East and northern Africa — Netflix and Amazon combined represent 21 percent of the local subscription video space. The comp……


Netflix deal provides a much-needed boost in the Middle East

Despite what it seems, Netflix isn’t a dominant force everywhere on the planet. In fact, it’s struggling in the Middle East and northern Africa — Netflix and Amazon combined represent 21 percent of the local subscription video space. The comp……


Joel McHale’s weekly Netflix show premieres this weekend

As promised, Joel McHale’s weekly Netflix show is premiering on February 18th — and you now have a better idea of what to expect going in. The streaming service has posted a preview of The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale that gives a feel ……


Microsoft’s Cortana is finally on IFTTT

Microsoft keeps striving to find Cortana a place in the crowded smart assistant market, and despite losing a minor feature, it’s still adding functionality. Today, Cortana added IFTTT, and launched with interactions to link it up with 550 apps……


How security became more important than convenience

Since the dawn of infosec, the belief that we users are a group of dullard cattle who blindly trade our own security for convenience at every turn has been trumpeted by the stewards of IT and the infosec-arrogant, while bolstered by old resear……


Google is making it easier for 911 to find you in an emergency

When you call 911 from a cellphone, your location is typically sent to the call taker by a wireless carrier. But that information isn’t always so accurate. Well Google might have a better way of going about it and it tested its system across a……