Following the death of Google Reader several years ago, there was a brief renewed interest in alternative RSS readers – news readers that let you track updates from blogs or other websites in a
Many major websites and services were unreachable for a period Friday afternoon due to issues at Cloudflare’s 22.214.171.124 DNS service. The outage seems to have started at about 2:15 Pacific time and
It looks like Apple is scouring its Chinese App Store for any remaining services that may not sit well with Chinese censors. Two RSS reader apps, Reeder and Fiery Feeds, said this week that their iOS
Rejoice, dark mode fans. Hulu is joining YouTube and YouTube TV as the streaming video service to embrace a dark theme – something that gives video sites a more cinematic look and feel (as N
A dark theme option for YouTube users on Android is in the early stages of rolling out to end users, Google confirmed to TechCrunch, following a number of reports and sightings of the dark mode showin
YouTube’s mobile app is getting a dark mode. The company announced this morning its dark theme, first introduced on its desktop site last year, is launching today on the YouTube iOS app and arri
Before Google decided that its online news reading application Google Reader was too nerdy and niche to warrant its further attention, a small but devoted community of consummate news gatherers were a
“We didn’t want to create another app thirsty for attention” writes Product Hunt CEO Ryan Hoover. So instead of a constant stream of fresh stories and alerts, Product Hunt today is r
There are a growing number of startups taking advantage of Android's flexibility to deliver content directly to the smartphone's lock screen, enabling things like alerts, ads, and even messaging - wit
You’re an analyst or business person who needs to constantly monitor important topics relevant to your sector and constantly switching between multiple apps, news sources, social media and platforms
Big news outlets stupidly sold their soul to Facebook. Desperate for the referral traffic Facebook dangled, they spent the past few years jumping through its hoops only to be cut out of the equation.
Private equity and venture capital investors are copying our counterparts in the hedge fund world: we’re trying to automate more of our job.
James G. Brooks, Jr Contributor James G. Brooks, Jr. is the founder and chief executive of the social video distribution company GlassView. More posts by this contributor Facebook needs accountability
Who have the DDoS attackers not hit, is the question? This morning, RSS reader and feed-syncing platform Feedly is being hit by a distributed denial-of-service attack, where again the criminals are at
Earlier this month, Google Reader replacement Feedly <a target="_blank" href="http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/05/feedly-pro-subscription/">began offering</a> a paid version of its service, but only
Barely a day after Google Reader replacement Feedly <a target="_blank" href="http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/05/feedly-pro-subscription/">began offering</a> a paid version of its service, the company
Notey, a Hong Kong-based startup that wants to help internet users discover more original content and blogs, has closed a $1.6 million seed round to build out its service.