• Facebook will no longer always divert international advertising revenue to Ireland

    Facebook will no longer always divert international advertising revenue to Ireland

    Facebook today said it is shifting to a “local selling structure” in countries outside the U.S. That means that rather than directly route its revenue to its international headquarters in Dublin, local policymakers and governments will potentially get an opportunity for greater visibility into the company’s revenue related to local advertising sales. Read More

  • Facebook bats back after a second former exec accuses it of negatively impacting society

    Facebook bats back after a second former exec accuses it of negatively impacting society

    Yesterday, The Verge published comments made by investor and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya, quoting his interview last month at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, where he echoed recent comments made by former Facebook  president Sean Parker that the platform is having deleterious effects on society. Read More

  • Instagram becomes an interest network with hashtag following

    Instagram becomes an interest network with hashtag following

    Instagram has always been a social network where you follow friends and creators, but today it’s evolving with a new way to follow hashtags so you see top posts and Stories about a topic on your home page. Rather than having to dig this content out of search or the Explore tab, you can see the best #Slime videos or #FloralNails tutorials no matter who posts them. Read More

  • YouTube TV hits 34 new markets

    YouTube TV hits 34 new markets

    The unbundling of the cable media empire is well underway, as players like Netflix grow and others like Hulu and YouTube offer live TV service. YouTube TV, in particular, is executing an aggressive rollout, just yesterday making the service available to another 34 markets. That brings us to a total of 83 U.S. markets in which YouTube TV is currently available. 🗣️ Cable-free live TV is… Read More

  • Algoriddim releases djay Pro 2 with AI-powered features

    Algoriddim releases djay Pro 2 with AI-powered features

    DJ software maker Algoriddim is releasing djay Pro 2 for macOS today. It’s a major update to the company’s flagship app. It still features what made djay popular in the first place, such as Spotify integration and a native look-and-feel. But it also adds many small and big improvements that turn it into a powerful DJ app for your next house party. djay has been around for more than… Read More

  • Nintendo sells 10 million Switch consoles since launch

    Nintendo sells 10 million Switch consoles since launch

    Nintendo has sold 10 million units of the Switch console since launch, according to the company. The console launched back in March, and is selling at a similar pace to Nintendo’s most recent hardware superstar, the Wii. The Wii sold more than 100 million units over its life cycle. In fact, NPD Group suggests that the Switch could possibly beat Wii sales by 20 percent over the first… Read More

  • Clap on! Clap off! It’s Clapboss!

    Clap on! Clap off! It’s Clapboss!

    Sure Alexa can sing you a song but can you clap back at her? A new product by the makers of the Freewrite lets you do just that. Called Clapboss, this smiling dongle lets you clap up to four times to activate various things around your house. Clap twice to turn off your lights! Three times to turn off the TV! Four times to be reminded that you are now a slave to emotionless… Read More

  • Apple’s iMac Pro arrives December 14, starting at $4,999

    Apple’s iMac Pro arrives December 14, starting at $4,999

    It seems like forever ago that Apple first teased the iMac Pro, the souped up, professional grade version of its all-in-one. Announced back at WWDC, the company promised the computer would arrive sometime in December, and in spite a few months of near radio silence on that front, it looks like it’s about to deliver.  The dark gray desktop will be available in a matter of days, on… Read More

  • Tinder is testing a feed of real-time updates from your matches, including posts from Instagram and Spotify

    Tinder is testing a feed of real-time updates from your matches, including posts from Instagram and Spotify

    Tinder announced today it’s beginning a test of a new feature called “Feed” designed to help users learn more about their matches. The Feed, which will appear as a tab on the Messages screen, will include real-time updates from those you’ve already matched with, including things like recently added Tinder photos, plus Instagram posts and your Top Artists and Anthems… Read More

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