Mozilla to pull staff support for Firefox OS mobile after May

Mozilla announced it was ending development for Firefox OS in December, but the company sent an email to developers today confirming the news. Mozilla is going to focus its efforts on connected devices, and has a few products in the…

Google will finally start warning users about sites with fake download buttons

The web is about to get a little less tricky, as Google announced yesterday that a new update to its Safe Browsing will now warn users about sites with fake download buttons, update notifications, and other deceptive ads.

YouTube developing live 360-degree video streaming capability, says new report

YouTube is meeting with camera manufacturers in an effort to introduce live 360-degree video streaming to its platform, says a new report. Sources close to the company claim it could develop the software needed for live 360-degree video…
Movies & TV

New Simpsons search engine boasts 3 million glorious screenshots

There's no shortage of Simpson memes out there, but finding and making the perfect one has just gotten a whole lot easier thanks to the launch of a new website. Frinkiac has unveiled a Simpsons screenshot search engine with nearly 3 million…

Is Amazon planning to open 400 more brick-and-mortar bookstores?

Amazon opened its first ever brick-and-mortar bookstore last year, a move which, considering its reputation, surprised many. And now we're hearing it may be about to start work on a massive expansion that could see the addition of up to 400…

A congresswoman who’s combatting ‘swatting’ just got swatted herself

Congresswoman Katherine Clark is now living proof of the premise that no good deed goes unpunished. The politician, who has championed legislation that would make "swatting" a federal crime, has now fallen victim to the practice herself.

Study says Amazon deliveries are taking longer for those who don’t have Prime

Have your deliveries from Amazon seemed to be taking longer lately? It might not be your imagination. A new study shows that Amazon deliveries are taking longer for those who aren't members of its $99-per-year Prime service.
Social Media

Update: Fine Brothers shut ‘React World’ licensing deal, apologize to fans

The ongoing backlash to the Fine Brothers' 'React World' licensing deal has forced the YouTube stars to put an end to the program. Since the initiative's launch last week, the Fine Brothers Entertainment channel has lost over…

Gmail joins the billion users club

Google announced Monday that Gmail now has a billion monthly active users. Launched 12 years ago, the online tool has for a while been the world's most popular Web-based email service, beating out rivals such as Hotmail (now Outlook.com)…

This printer searches Instagram for your #hashtag, then prints out free photos

The next time you hold a big party or attend a cool event, this fun Instagram printer -- which prints out free photos when you use a special hashtag -- could be the center of attention.

Material Design is coming to Chrome, here’s how to try it out

Google is bringing Material Design, its signature look for Android and mobile apps, to the desktop version of Chrome. Here's how you can get a preview.