Uncategorized

Britain just laid out plans to end the internet’s Wild West days and take a world-leading role in regulating big tech

Reuters Britain wants to end the internet’s days as the Wild West by taking a world-leading role in regulating the world’s biggest tech companies. The UK government said it wants to legislate for a new independent regulator that will oversee “harmful content” on social media, search engines, messaging, and file-sharing platforms. It would be the […]

Uncategorized

I tried YouTube’s live TV streaming service for one month and I’ll likely stick around – but just for the sports

Business Insider / Screenshot Like many millennials out there, I don’t have cable TV. My bases are pretty much covered when it comes streaming content with Netflix, HBO Now, and Amazon Prime Video, except for one glaring exception – sports. That’s why I was so excited to try out YouTube’s live streaming service known as […]

Gaming

Got Amazon Prime? You just got 12 months of Nintendo Switch Online for free

Enlarge Twitch Prime As Amazon Prime’s annual cost has grown over the years, so has its spread of perks, and that’s particularly true for video game fans who claim its attached “Twitch Prime” subscription bonus. Weirdly, paying Amazon’s subscription fee sometimes results in vouchers for other services’ subscription fees, primarily in the form of free-trial offers […]

Uncategorized

Spotify just painted a big target on Apple's back, and the iPhone maker should worry if antitrust regulators start aiming at it

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, attends the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 12, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho.Drew Angerer/Getty Images The complaint Spotify filed against Apple with European competition regulators on Wednesday represents a real danger to the iPhone maker. Spotify’s complaint looks legitimate and is similar to those successfully […]

Emerging Tech

Just drag and drop: Using A.I., Skylum AirMagic edits drone photos for you

Drones took photography to literal new heights, but when it comes to photo editing, aerial images tend to have a few quirks to correct. On Thursday, March 7, Skylum launched an artificially intelligent photo editor designed specifically for aerial shots called AirMagic. Like Skylum’s A.I.-powered photo editor Photolemur, AirMagic requires little input to actually edit […]