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Computing

Zuckerberg is spreading the Internet across the globe, but is it only for Facebook’s gain?

Mark Zuckerberg, through Facebook, has started an initiative called Internet.org that aims to bring the web to places lacking access. Just one problem; it seems the plan is meant to benefit Facebook more than anyone else.
Mobile

Stolen Uber accounts on sale for $1 each

Uber insists there's been no breach of the company's systems, but a Motherboard report suggests that thousands of login details for the cab-hailing service are being traded online.
Mobile

Kids spend 6.5 hours a day in front of a TV, gaming console, smartphone, computer, tablet

A new report from a U.K.-based research agency specializing in children and young people finds that children ages 5-16 spend an average of 6 1/2 hours a day in front of a TV, video game console, mobile phone, computer or tablet.
Mobile

The next update for Windows 10 preview supports more than 6 phones

Last month marked the addition of phones to the Windows 10 Technical Preview, but not many users were actually able to try it due to the small number of devices supported. The next build of Windows 10 will add support for many more phones.
Mobile

New York City gives teens with mental health issues free counseling via text

Smartphones give teens instant access to photos, videos and tweets. Now students at 10 New York City public high schools can pick up their phones to get immediate access to free mental health counseling, thanks to a new pilot program called…
Music

5 new songs to stream from Courtney Barnett, Laura Marling, Action Bronson, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Courtney Barnett, Action Bronson, and more.
Movies & TV

5 shows to stream this weekend: Catch up on Community, watch Dummy, and more

How are you going to get through this week? By pulling up your favorite streaming service and queueing the finest films and TV shows available now. Up this week: Community, Dummy, Garfunkel and Oates, and more.
Mobile

Vine videos go HD in latest app update

Those addictive looping video clips are going to look a lot crisper in the future, as Vine is rolling out support for 720p high-definition movies across the Web and its mobile apps.
Web

Safari users suit against Google moves forward in UK courts

A group of Internet privacy activists are claiming that Google bypassed their privacy settings in Safari through cookies that kept track of their Internet activity without their knowledge.
Mobile

You may soon be able to use Android apps on your Windows Phone

Microsoft is reportedly considering including an Android app emulator in Windows Phone 10. If the company follows through with the idea, users may soon be able to add Android apps on their Windows smartphones.
Photography

Imgur iOS app launches GIF-browsing feature, integrates with Facebook Messenger

Imgur has launched a new iOS app that lets you easily browse for memes and other funny community-shared images. The app has a new GIF-browsing feature that's integrated with Facebook Messenger.
Mobile

HTC lead designer Jonah Becker steps down after less than a year

One week after Cher Wang stepped up to replace Peter Chou as CEO, and less than a year after HTC's previous lead designer Scott Croyle left, lead designer Jonah Becker has announced his departure from the company.