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Zuckerberg’s new Facebook manifesto – globalisation or not

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and CEO, has just released a new essay on his company’s new direction. The 5,700-word manifesto talks about a lot of things but the main idea is to promote globalization. More specifically, the idea that Facebook and other major tech entities have a responsibility to bring the world’s communities together. This […]

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YouTube live streaming on mobile will allow fan ‘tips’

YouTube is, without a doubt, the largest and most popular video-hosting service of our times. Even technologically-illiterate people know what YouTube is, after all. The Google-owned company has not rested on its laurels, however. Over the years, the YouTube team have introduced a wide range of features that strive to keep the service at the […]

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Snap files IPO, reveals finances

.Snapchat has been one of the most interesting apps to watch in the Digital Age. The photo and video sharing app by Snap has become virtually synonymous with disappearing multimedia. It has prompted users to be more creative and has continuously evolved and progressed in various iterations without losing much of its original spirit. At […]

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Meitu

Meitu and the ‘free’ app dilemma

Before this week, Meitu (Android and iOS) was virtually unknown in the Western market. While it has been a hit in its native China for years, the app only recently made headlines in the West where it has been propelled into the top of each respective mobile app store. In case you haven’t actually seen […]

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CES 2017

CES 2017: A Round-up

As someone who has always been hugely interested in gadgets and technology, conventions like CES 2017 make me inherently happy. Though I am often critical of the tech industry and cynical at heart, I cannot help but stare with glittering eyes at new tech announcements. Like every other year, CES 2017 was certainly filled with […]

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Mass data retention

EU top court protests mass data retention

A month ago, we reported that the UK had approved the Investigatory Powers Bill, also known as “Snoopers’ Charter”. Among other things, the bill would force mass data retention from ISPs in the UK. Today, the European Union’s Court of Justice ruled that “Members States may not impose a general obligation to retain data on […]

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Live 360 Facebook

Live 360 videos arrive on Facebook

Though Facebook regularly introduces new features to its platform, it certainly doesn’t give all of them the same level of attention. The social network giant often gets things right, however, particularly because it live-tests many of those features with groups of real people. For the past couple of years, one of the areas in which […]

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Extinction for the landline

Millions of Brits have no idea what their home telephone number is. Research launched yesterday by Relish broadband reveals Brits are paying for a landline they no longer use as one in five admit they don’t even know their own home number. The study also reveals six in ten Brits are now only paying for a landline just to […]

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