YouTube To Discontinue TV-Style 30-Sec Video Ads In 2018

Google seems not to compromise with users' experience on its video broadcasting platform YouTube at any cost, even at the cost of removing certain format of advertisement. Lately the search giant has announced to be discontinuing 30-second unskippable ads from next year to make the videos non-annoying. The TV-style 30-second ads is not a better ads experience for online users, said...

Why WWDC 2017 Is Moving To San Jose From San Francisco

Amid all the rumors on several tech websites about Apple's iPhone 8, the anniversary edition flagship smartphone, it is learned the next-generation version of iOS will be announced at WWDC scheduled to be held between June 5 and 9 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. The iOS 11 will reveal future of macOS, tvOS and watchOS at...

Subaru Gets Californian Permit To Test Driverless Cars

California now has a total of twenty-two companies which can test autonomous vehicles on its streets and the latest entrant is Japanese company Subaru. On February 9 the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) of California issued Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit. If an accident is involved the permit-holder need to inform the DMV and annual report is to be filed too...

Following T-Mobile, Verizon Too Launches Unlimited Data Plan

Finally Verizon has announced unlimited data plan after downplaying on several occasions. Rolling out on February 13, the new offering is dubbed as Verizon Unlimited and it offers unlimited 4G LTE data, talk and text for $80 a month, provided customers sign up for AutoPay. The offer comes with 10GB of Mobile Hotspot per month apart from unlimited calling and...

What Cybersecurity Insurance Companies Need To Do

The cyber insurance premiums were a $2 billion business in 2015 and current projections show it to grow over $20 billion in 10 years by 2025. However, lack of actual data is what bothering the insurers. Below are some of the suggestive parameters that need to be worked out for the expanding industry. Standard Assessments The cybersecurity insurance is not like...

Smart TV Is Spying On You. How To Avoid Getting Tracked

Your smart TV is always spying on you. It sends data continuously without your consent. Below are some tips how to avoid getting tracked. Use dongle or set-top box This is the best option and it offers more features than a smart TV. Grab a dongle or a set-top box and start watching YouTube videos, Netflix movies and other streaming services...

BREAKING: PayPal Launches Slack Bot For Peer-To-Peer Payments

PayPal has come up with a Slack app, which is a new bot that is aimed at making payment between colleagues of a company or members of a group easier without leaving the preferred work chat platform. The new bot for Slack is a potential five-word solution to money-shifting problem. It is as easy as typing in the Slack chat...

How To Safe Drive Using Smartphone

Vent mount There are several plastic brackets available in the market and one of the best is Insignia Vehicle Mount that comes at $20 and grips tightly the smartphone or phablet. The piece is a bit harder to install compared to some other brackets. However, vent mounts has a downside. It block vents. Dashboard/windshield mount Again to say there are dozens of...

Trump’s Travel Ban Seems War On Technology Too

The executive order of United States President Donald Trump that bans people from certain Muslim countries to enter the US is not just a war on the Constitution as well as on core American values, but it is also a war on technology. United States is known as nation of immigrants and the technology world highly justifies it as immigrants...

Email Privacy Act Approved, Senate Consideration Awaited

The Email Privacy Act has been approved in the United States House of Representatives by voice vote and awaits consideration from the Senate, but with this the law enforcement agencies get additional power while solving cases. They can now search any data including email stored with third parties for six months. However, a court-ordered warrant is still required for the...