Mobile roaming charges will be no more in Europe from June 2017, after an agreement was reached by the EU and network operators to abolish them. Additionally, rules on net neutrality have been put into place.
Google has updated Hangouts for iOS, introducing a Material Design-style new look, and a variety of new features. Version 4.0 of the app includes new photo sharing options, and the new experience will be coming to Android in the near future.
Facebook is opening its first office in Africa as part of ongoing efforts to expand its user base in the region. The move follows the recent launch of a stripped-down Facebook app as well as a project to bring the Internet to remote parts of the planet.
Online payments using local debit and credit cards have been halted in Greece, including use on iTunes and Amazon. During financial turmoil, there is evidence citizens may turn to Bitcoin to protect investments.
“The biggest artists in the world are also the biggest fans," so says Shazam's Daniel Danker. With that in mind, the music ID app now includes a new feature that lets you see precisely which tracks those artists are Shazaming.
In a move to help it further build out its in-house mapping technology, Uber has acquired a part of the technology behind Microsoft's Bing Maps service. The deal also sees around 100 Bing engineers move to Uber, both companies confirmed.
Cars.com has released its 2015 American-Made Index, which rates cars based on their amount of domestic content. The Toyota Camry took the first spot, with the Toyota Sienna, Chevrolet Traverse, Honda Odyssey, and GMC Acadia rounding out the top five.
Red Bull Racing’s team principal has reportedly said that developing a Red Bull road car remains a possibility. The racing team has developed technology for Infiniti, but might enter the road car market with a different technical partner.
NBC has cut ties with Donald Trump following his derogatory comments on Mexican immigrants. The network has announced that it will not air the Miss USA and Miss Universe, and Celebrity Apprentice will continue airing without Trump.
The world runs on different standards of time, and the main standards don't always agree with each other. To reconcile this discrepancy, timekeepers occasionally add a "leap second" to our clocks -- which often causes big problems for computers.
Batman: Arkham Knight has had a rough launch on PC, but once the game is stable fans have this great playable characters mod to look forward to, allowing them to play as characters like Harley Quinn, Red Hood, and Robin.