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SoundCloud takes on Spotify’s Discover Weekly with new Suggested Tracks feature

Spotify's Discover Weekly playlist is one of the streaming service's most popular features, and now SoundCloud is introducing a similar feature with its new Suggested Tracks feature.
Home Theater

Netflix is becoming (slightly) less of a bandwidth hog, but why?

Netflix has earned its reputation for hogging bandwidth, but the streamer's share of peak-period internet traffic finally seems to be on the decline, according to a new report. Meanwhile, Amazon's is on the rise. But what do these numbers…
Web

‘One Internet’ report outlines the web’s biggest issues – backdoors, cyberwar and more

A report by the Global Commission on Internet Governance offers advice to policymakers and industry members about how best to combat the challenges raised by the modern internet.
Social Media

Reddit users hunt down the Instagrammer defiling national parks, get her banned

Reddit users have helped authorities to identify a vandal who defaced trails and rock formations in several national parks. The culprit, Casey Nocket, was a graffiti artist who glorified her work on her social media accounts.
Home

Put down your phone and get notifications from the Ingrein smart clock instead

Meet the Ingrein Clock, a luxury wood timepiece that combines the nostalgia of an elegant analog clock with the connectivity of a 21st-century device. Its creators herald it as the "world's first luxury wood smart clock."
Mobile

Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite is now available in white

Amazon has unveiled its refreshed Kindle -- the basic model is now lighter, thinner, and costs the same as its predecessor. The Kindle Paperwhite is also now fittingly available in white,
Home Theater

BitTorrent wants you to watch the election unfold on its live-streaming service

BitTorrent is expanding its live-streaming service with the addition of its very own news channel in time to cover the election this fall. Tentatively titled "BitTorrent News," the network plans to set up its base in San Francisco.
Mobile

More than a year behind Apple, Microsoft finally joins the mobile payments club

Only a year and a half behind Apple, Microsoft has finally announced a mobile payment platform through an update to its Wallet app. The service is currently only available to Windows Insiders.
Apple

Twitter’s Engage app helps celebrities keep track of their latest selfie’s traction

Twitter's Engage app, which is available to all iOS users in the US, does away with a timeline in favor of mentions and stats. It debuts as Twitter is struggling to grow and retain users.
Social Media

Tumblr launches a live-video competitor for Periscope and Facebook Live

Social site Tumblr has launched a live video service that aggregates content from YouTube and other partners. It lacks big partners, as of now -- Facebook, Periscope, and Twitch have yet to announce integration.
Mobile

Google launches Playbook, a guide and news app just for Android developers

Google is out with a new app, but this one is geared toward developers. Playbook is your one-stop guide and newsstand for all things Android. Stay up to date on all the latest and greatest features on Android, and learn how to expand your…
Cool Tech

Teach your child how to sleep right with the new Suzy Snooze baby monitor

Suzy Snooze is a baby monitor, sleep trainer and night light all in one, which is designed to give parents more sleep and help children build good sleeping habits which can have a dramatic effect on their future.