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Skype now supports 911 calls in the U.S.

Skype has updated its mobile, desktop, and web apps to allow emergency calling in the U.S. for the first time in its 18-year history.
February 21, 2022
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How Big Jet TV won the internet

A livestream of jets landing in stormy weather at London Heathrow on Friday went viral as viewers from around the world admired the pilots' incredible skills.
February 21, 2022
A plane landing during Storm Eunice in the UK in February 2022.

Twitter now lets you pin DMs, and here’s how to do it

Twitter has rolled out a new feature for iOS, Android, and web that lets you pin as many as six DMs to the top of your inbox.
February 18, 2022
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Twitter rolls out ‘automated’ label to identify ‘good’ bots

Twitter has launched a new feature that lets an operator of an automated account add a special label to their profile to indicate to others that it’s a bot.
February 18, 2022
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What is Reddit?

Heard of Reddit? Here's our guide to "the front page of the internet" and all of the amazing things you can see and learn on the beloved social platform.
July 5, 2021

The biggest YouTube channels

YouTube is the top video streaming platform, with videos drawing billions of views and millions of subscribers. Here are the 10 most-subscribed-to channels.
June 28, 2021
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These Are The 10 Most-Viewed YouTube Videos of All Time

Over a decade later, YouTube now has trillions of views across billions of videos. Here are some of the most viewed YouTube videos. Which ones have you seen?
June 28, 2021
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SpaceX Starlink internet could be coming to an airline near you

In the not-too-distant future, your in-flight internet may be supplied by SpaceX's Starlink service, according to comments made this week by a company executive.
June 10, 2021
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Apple Store looks set to retain mask mandate for now

Despite some major stores relaxing rules regarding face masks, Apple has reportedly decided that shoppers at its stores will still need to wear a face covering.
May 17, 2021
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These are the 10 most liked videos on YouTube

Ever wondered what the most popular videos on YouTube are? Check out our list to see which of your favorites made the top 10. The rankings may surprise you.
April 20, 2021
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What is Amazon Prime?

What is Amazon Prime? Is membership worth the cost? In this guide, we break down and consider the service's many features so you can make an informed decision.
April 20, 2021
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The best websites like Craigslist

A wide variety of alternatives to Craigslist are available -- some even have modern, easier-to-use interfaces. Check out our favorite websites like Craigslist.
April 1, 2021

These are the 10 most disliked videos on YouTube

Just how many dislikes can a YouTube video get? Our top 10 list of the most disliked videos of all time can finally answer that question.
March 29, 2021
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The funniest YouTube videos of all time

Everyone's got their favorite YouTube videos for cheering themselves up or for showing older relatives to teach them about the internet, and we're no exception.
March 29, 2021

Walmart+: Everything you need to know about Walmart’s retail subscription

Walmart's new retail subscription service is a rival to Amazon Prime. Here's what you need to know.
February 12, 2021
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YouTube is back after global service outage

YouTube says its service is up and running again after an outage that lasted several hours on Wednesday, November 11.
November 12, 2020
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The next presidential debate on Zoom? It may yet happen

President Donald Trump's positive COVID-19 test has prompted one of his campaign advisers suggesting the next presidential debate could take place virtually.
October 2, 2020
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Four former eBay employees to plead guilty in bizarre harassment case

Four former employees of eBay are expected to plead guilty for their alleged role in a bizarre harassment campaign that targeted critics of the company.
September 24, 2020
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Apple One subscription brings all of Apple’s services together starting at $15 per month

The Apple One Service bundles Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, more iCloud storage, and more services starting at $15 per month.
September 15, 2020
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The best 2020 fantasy football rankings to help you draft your perfect team

Looking to draft your dream team? Here are the current expert rankings for the best fantasy football picks.
September 10, 2020
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FCC says it will cost more than $1.8 billion to replace Huawei, ZTE equipment

Telecom providers could receive reimbursement of about $1.62 billion
September 4, 2020
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CenturyLink subscribers report widespread internet outages

Service has since been restored
August 30, 2020
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Apple won’t force WordPress app to offer in-app purchases

It apologized for the 'confusion'
August 23, 2020
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Apple becomes the first $2 trillion U.S. company

It's the biggest company in the world
August 19, 2020
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Here’s how the Google logo has changed over the last 20 years

The logo has changed since the 1990s, from dodgy WordArt to today's custom-designed, recognizable typeface.
August 4, 2020
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Google’s new Chrome add-on gives you a rundown of all the ads on a webpage

It also highlights all the third-party trackers that are watching you
July 31, 2020
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Google pledges not to use Fitbit data for ads to ward off EU antitrust probe

'This deal is about devices, not data'
July 14, 2020
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‘He murdered someone, but he’s cute’: TikTokers are writing prisoners to find love

Some experts are wary of the potential for harm
July 10, 2020
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Apple’s iCloud went down for some users on Wednesday

A similar outage occurred last month
July 1, 2020
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Experts: Facial recognition will be everywhere, whether you like it or not

The technology advances come with major ethical questions
June 30, 2020
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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks out about racism, calls for change

'To the Black community -- we see you. You matter and your lives matter'
June 4, 2020
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ICANN rejects controversial handover of the .org registry to Ethos Capital

The transfer would create 'unacceptable uncertainty' for the registry, it said
May 1, 2020
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Apple still managed to make billions in profit despite coronavirus

Apple made $28.9 billion in revenue on iPhones alone
April 30, 2020
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To take on Zoom, Google Meet goes free for everyone

Through September 30, there will be no duration caps on meetings either
April 29, 2020
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Need online lessons for your kid? This site lets them Skype with a scientist

Free service lets kids ask an expert questions that you (and Google) can't answer
April 14, 2020
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Amazon to hire another 75,000 workers in response to coronavirus

Pandemic-related lockdowns spur a big increase in online shopping
April 14, 2020
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New Amazon grocery delivery customers placed on wait list due to high demand

Amazon Fresh and Amazon Prime Now services are struggling to keep up
April 13, 2020
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Coronavirus may bring a labor reckoning for Amazon

Labor historians and experts say workers may be able to seize the moment
April 8, 2020
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Google Maps data shows whether people in your area are staying at home

Anonymized mobility data is available for 131 countries and regions
April 3, 2020
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U.K. internet service providers lift caps on broadband data

They'll also offer affordable packages to support those in need
March 30, 2020

Google video thanks health care workers for coronavirus efforts

It also encourages people to 'help save lives by staying home'
March 30, 2020
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Microsoft will no longer invest in facial-recognition technologies

It will end its investment in controversial Israeli company AnyVision
March 29, 2020
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Lawmakers says Amazon is failing to protect the health of its workers

'No employee should be forced to work in unsafe conditions'
March 28, 2020
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Apple’s manufacturing is back on track, but will there be demand for iPhones?

People don't want to buy iPhones while they're in isolation
March 28, 2020
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Google’s coronavirus info site is live (but not as Trump described it)

Contrary to Trump's claims, it doesn't indicate if testing is required
March 23, 2020
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Lyft will deliver meals and medical supplies in shelter-in-place locations

But drivers complain of insufficient protections against coronavirus
March 22, 2020
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Amazon raises overtime pay for warehouse workers, but holds back one benefit

Bezos 'grateful' to workers, but there's still no guaranteed sick pay
March 22, 2020
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Microsoft launches a coronavirus tracker as part of Bing

The interactive map shows confirmed, recovered, and fatal cases
March 16, 2020
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Apple closes all of its stores outside China due to coronavirus

The company will continue to pay its hourly workers
March 14, 2020
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Apple CEO Tim Cook addresses how the company has been affected by coronavirus

Most Apple stores have reopened, and production is ramping back up
March 1, 2020
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