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Twitter for Mac App to Be Killed Off, No Longer Available for Download

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter for Mac has been pulled from Mac App Store The app will no longer be supported in 30 days The move echoes similar steps on the Windows platform Twitter had some news for its Mac users ahead of the weekend – it is killing off its Mac app. The Twitter app for Mac is no longer available for download. The social ... Read More »

Contrite Facebook Executives Seek to Ward Off More European Rules

Facebook executives are fanning out across Europe this week to address the social media giant’s slow response to abuses on its platform, seeking to avoid further legislation along the lines of a new hate speech law in Germany it says goes too far. Facebook’s communications and public policy chief used an annual meeting in Munich of some of Europe and Silicon ... Read More »

High school ‘shooter’ showed off assault rifle on social media

Caleb Sharpe poses with a gun during a video posted to YouTube.YouTube The troubled teen who allegedly killed one student when he opened fire inside a Spokane high school, loved “Breaking Bad,” and posted videos of himself brandishing guns and simulating shootings on YouTube, according to a new report.rt. Spokane Country Sherriff’s Office deputies arrested Caleb Sharpe, 15, following Wednesday’s shooting at ... Read More »

Hyundai scrappage scheme – How to get £5,000 off YOUR new car

Hyundai is offering drivers up to £5,000 under their new petrol and diesel scrappage scheme Hyundai has launched a new scrappage scheme in a bid to encourage UK drivers to remove old polluting cars off the road. Much like Ford’s scrappage scheme the South Korean car manufacturer is allowing drivers to trade in both petrol and diesel models. UK motorists can bag ... Read More »

[Deal Alert] Sony MDR1000X noise canceling Bluetooth headphones down to $298 ($102 off)

Over-ear Bluetooth headphones are a dime a dozen these days, but great ones that also offer noise canceling and high-quality audio are few and far between. Sony’s MDR-1000X is one of these but its $399.99 price is enough to give anyone pause. However, it’s now being discounted $102 thus making it $298, its lowest price yet. The MDR-1000X is often ... Read More »

Social media weaning people off newspapers, TV: Assocham

New Delhi: Social media platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and others are rapidly changing the reading and viewing habits of an increasing number of people, mostly youngsters, according to The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham). Based on an analysis of responses from just 235 families, the industry body claimed that Indians residing in big cities are now ... Read More »

Real life Meizu Pro 7 image shows off its secondary E-Ink display

Almost every day, we come across some new information about the flagship smartphone. Yet again, some renders said to be of the Meizu Pro 7 has appeared on Gizmochina. While we can’t guarantee you the authenticity of these images, they kind of look genuine. The images have allowed us to take a look at both the front and back of ... Read More »

Windows 10 Preview Build Shows Off Upcoming Features, Including Redesigned Action Center

Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 Preview build for PC and Mobile, and the updates bring a lot of changes with it. The latest Windows Insider Preview build for PCs is numbered 16215, and it introduces a new notification centre, the ability to pin websites to the taskbar, overhauled handwriting panel, and more emoji support. This is the test ... Read More »

Alphabet claims Uber was hiding the self-driving technology that it allegedly ripped off

A new court filing from Alphabet claims that Uber hid a key piece of self-driving technology that it allegedly copied from Waymo, the Google parent company’s autonomous vehicle subsidiary. “They were hiding a device,” Alphabet said in a filing today, supporting its motion for a preliminary injunction that would prevent Uber from working on self-driving technology. Uber says it isn’t ... Read More »

Mozilla Lays Off Employees Working on Firefox-Powered Connected Devices: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Mozilla dissolves team behind connected devices initiative The company has reportedly laid off a team of 50 Mozilla ended development of its Firefox OS for smartphones in 2015 Mozilla, the non-profit company popular for its Firefox browser, has given up on its dream of expanding into connected devices. The company has confirmed that it is dissolving its connected devices ... Read More »