Category Archives: Internet services

Facebook pays to transcribe voice chats

If something is on the Internet, then it’s online forever. We are using many chat apps and intelligent assistants, like Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant. And while we do so, there is a question: what about our privacy? While Apple is using protection of users’ privacy in its marketing, what about social networks like… Read More »

Microsoft drafted famous streamer from Twitch to its own streaming service

What’s interesting on watching other streamers playing computer games? It’s something like watching other professional players playing football. Someone likes watching his popular NBA team playing basketball, someone likes to watch Twitch streamers playing his favorite game. I’m mostly watching Warcraft 3, but I’m also watching Doom speedruns on YouTube. I start watching game videos when I was… Read More »

Facebook will add its name to Instagram and WhatsApp

Facebook is the biggest social network in the World. On many websites and blogs there are social buttons with Facebook (and other social networks) to follow your favorite web content creator. Some users don’t use Facebook because of privacy issues. Personally, I replaced Messenger with Telegram. Someone may say that he is not using Facebook, because he is… Read More »

GitHub is blocking access from some areas due to US sanctions

Future is in the cloud. You may say yes or no, but some services are already – obviously – cloud-based, like e-mail or social networks. Also, some kinds of Internet services are expected to work as cloud service – like GitHub, a code-hosting service used by many software developers. And fact, that GitHub is cloud-based service, means that… Read More »

Facebook will pay you for your privacy

Facebook is known as a data gatherer. It sells your data, mostly for activity tracking and – in best case – selling these data to ad companies. Facebook faced many privacy scandals and received many fines. Recently Facebook canceled controversial Onavo programme following outcry over the social media giant paying children to let it access their data, but… Read More »

Apple is wiping iTunes links

As we yesterday wrote about retiring of iTunes, there are another hints that Apple is splitting up iTunes software and services. Apple is probably moving away from iTunes brand to introduce new Music app alongside other new apps and services and brand “iTunes” would be then obsolete. Apple from its iTunes page on Facebook removed all content, including… Read More »

Flipboard was hacked

Flipboard is a curated news app. You can add many magazines created by people or hashtags and to enjoy great news “delivered” right to your device. It’s something like Apple News or other news services. Flipboard application is pretty good, available for Android, iOS, Windows or web browser. I like to read many great news. But recently, something… Read More »