Friday, May 26, 2017

MEDIA

MEDIA

by C. Custer (courtesy techinasia.com) The billboard you see on the left, if read literally, says “dick strings.” It was located in Times Square, placed there by Chinese gaming powerhouse Giant Interactive (NYSE:GA), and it...
Free News invades Privacy

Tim Libert, University of Pennsylvania and Victor Pickard, University of Pennsylvania You may already know that every time you go online, your browsing history could be exposed to numerous advertisers and data brokers who then...

The rugged landscape of California’s Gold Country has been sought after for centuries, but its enchanting features have also obstructed 21st-Century Internet access.  Newly-released technology is about to liberate these rural environs, as the...

We all know the Internet is big – some 3.5 trillion web pages big, by the latest comScore estimates. But you wouldn't know it by looking at the current state of the online video...

“You started learning how to count right, I see,” explained Sean “Diddy” Combs to FORBES earlier today, likely referring to our latest estimate that placed his net worth at $580 million. “Thank God!” But he...
Alone

Being alone has many benefits. It grants freedom in thought and action. It boosts creativity. It offers a terrain for the imagination to roam. Solitude also enriches our connections with others by providing perspective,...

Patrick Howe, California Polytechnic State University Website ads fidget, interrupt and mislead. They’re loud and ungainly. They fixate on things you may not care about and they sometimes spread viruses. Like adolescent boys, their designers seem...

by Brian Anthony Hernandez, courtesy Mashable - "Superhero-ish." If the short tagline for The Awesomes — the inaugural animated Hulu original series that premiered Thursday — doesn't give you a sense of what to anticipate, then maybe...

courtesy TechHive.com http://bcove.me/oilgnsud I have never made a technology purchase that my wife has greeted with more skepticism than the original TiVo digital video recorder. It was 1999 and the idea of recording TV shows to a...

by Peter Kafka, courtesy AllThingsD -- Netflix added 630,000 subscribers in the U.S. during the second quarter, the company announced today. That’s in the range of the guidance the company provided three months ago,...

The Famous Gay Dads From Instagram Are Now Starring in This Sweet Nikon Commercial Taking their photography game to the next level By Alfred Maskeroni, courtesy ADWEEK. Gay couple Kordale and Kaleb Lewis gained unexpected...

By Lulu Yilun Chen (courtesy Bloomberg) Billionaire Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., said he plans to focus on environmental protection and education as he steps down as chief executive officer of China’s...