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Belgian privacy watchdog sicks its lawyers on Facebook for privacy violations

Belgium's Commission for the Protection of Privacy is taking Facebook to court over growing privacy concerns. This marks a more litigious approach to an already mounting opposition to U.S firms data collecting practices in Europe.
Music

Spotify’s upcoming Taste Rewind takes your musical tastes back in time

Have you ever wondered what kind of music you would listen to if you lived in the 1960s? An upcoming Spotify feature revealed by an employee aims to show you the answer the only way Spotify knows how: playlists.
Apple

This won’t end well: See a $10,000 Apple Watch Edition come between two very big magnets

Just because the Apple Watch Edition costs at least $10,000, doesn't mean no-one is willing to give it a hard time, but this video takes it to the extreme. See what happens when the expensive gadget comes between two massive…
Movies & TV

Alibaba confirms it’s prepping launch of ‘China’s Netflix’

E-commerce giant Alibaba is looking to further diversify its offerings by entering the video streaming market in China. The Chinese Web giant said on Sunday its new service, called Tmall Box Office, would operate along similar lines to…
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: 10 important tech stories you may have missed

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why, we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week -- just for you.
Web

NASA is bringing 4K content to YouTube, and here’s a 20-second teaser

Check out NASA's first 4K clip on YouTube — assuming you have the hardware to handle it — which the agency promises is the first of many UHD videos it's going to be showcasing in the future.
Web

Wikipedia switches to default encryption for its crowdsourced encyclopedia

Wikipedia and its associated sites are going encrypted — that makes it much harder for anyone to spy on your browsing patterns or limit which pages you can and can't see on the site.
Social Media

Texas teacher gets the pink slip for insensitive Facebook post on the McKinney incident

Texas elementary teacher Karen Fitzgibbons was fired after she wrote an nsensitive Facebook post in response to the McKinney incident that took place last week. Even though she has since deleted the post, you can read on to learn the…
Gaming

Google officially plans to take on Twitch with new YouTube Gaming site

Confirming earlier rumors, YouTube has officially announced YouTube Gaming: a new site and app that could be the first serious challenger to the Amazon-owned game streaming giant, Twitch.
Mobile

Which new Android phone is the right one for you? Google knows

If you're currently in the market for a new phone, you've probably noticed just how many options there are and how tough it can be to pick the right one. A new tool from Google might be able to help, assuming you're not looking at buying an…
Web

Dotty, the short film about an old woman trying to text her daughter, will make you laugh and cry

Dotty, the incredibly moving short film about an old British woman trying to text her daughter, is moving even the coldest critics to tears and has already won accolades from South By Southwest and the Nantucket Film Festival.
Web

The FTC finally cracks down on fraudulent crowdfunding campaigns

In the first investigation of its kind by the agency, the FTC launched an investigation into an Oregon man's fraudulent 2012 Kickstarter campaign. The investigation ultimately ended in the man being fined, though it could have far-reaching…