RSS died. Whether you blame Feedburner, or Google Reader, or Digg Reader last month, or any number of other product failures over the years, the humble protocol has managed to keep on trudging along despite all evidence that it is dead, dead, dead. Now, with Facebook’s scandal over Cambridge Analytica, there is a whole new
Snapchat has undone its controversial redesign’s most significant change in an update to some users today. A tab that shows Stories in reverse chronological order, replacing the redesign’s algorithmically sorted feed for many people. We’ve reached out to Snap Inc and haven’t heard back. Showing the most recent Stories first makes them predictable and coherent
With the Par 3 Contest and honorary tee offs now a long distant memory, the US Masters golf has reached the business end of proceedings. The stragglers have been cut, Sergio will be relinquishing the Green Jacket and Patrick Reed will be looking to consolidate his lead in the third round of the Masters. And
Buying an unlocked smartphone in the US can be a smart move, whether you want to travel the globe or simply don’t want to be tied to a single carrier like AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile or Sprint. You’ll be able to swap in SIM cards between various carriers and use the phone anywhere in the world.
Pretty much everyone was underwhelmed with the camera on the first Essential Phone, but the good news is that the handset’s makers are listening to your complaints and have plans for a serious upgrade to the optics and software for their second smartphone. Speaking to Business Insider, Essential’s head of industrial design Linda Jiang says
In the run-up to Mark Zuckerberg’s first appearance before Congress, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden issued a warning to the company about what it can expect from lawmakers if it doesn’t radically alter course. “Mr. Zuckerberg is going to have a couple of very unpleasant days before Congress next week and that’s the place to start,”
AggregateIQ, a Canadian advertising tech and audience intelligence company, has been suspended by Facebook for allegedly being closely connected with SCL, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, reported the National Observer. News broke late last month that AIQ, which was deeply involved with (and handsomely paid by) pro-Leave Brexit groups, was not the independent Canadian