Category: Technology

Alibaba’s shopping event sales hit $1 billion in 85 seconds 0

Alibaba’s shopping event sales hit $1 billion in 85 seconds

Chinese internet giant Alibaba is fond of crowing about its online shopping records, and that’s truer than ever this year. The company’s annual Global Shopping Festival, aka Singles Day, broke last year’s record by...

Netflix for Wii will stop working after January 31st, 2019 0

Netflix for Wii will stop working after January 31st, 2019

Netflix unsurprisingly didn’t have alternatives besides pointing users to newer hardware. “We hope you’ll soon enjoy an even better Netflix experience with additional features on a supported device,” it said. This isn’t exactly shocking....

Facebook reportedly pressured Palmer Luckey to support a politician 0

Facebook reportedly pressured Palmer Luckey to support a politician

This doesn’t necessarily mean that Facebook fired Luckey because of his ideology. Some of the WSJ‘s Facebook contacts said the greater issues were Luckey’s lack of transparency and his reduced role in Oculus’ day-to-day...

Microsoft vows to improve Windows app store with gamers in mind 0

Microsoft vows to improve Windows app store with gamers in mind

The statements come not long after Spencer talked about overhauling the Xbox app for Windows 10, which itself is limited. It can’t directly handle game updating like Steam can, for instance. Spencer’s promise is,...

Cloudflare’s privacy-focused 1.1.1.1 service is available on phones 0

Cloudflare’s privacy-focused 1.1.1.1 service is available on phones

Cloudflare launched its 1.1.1.1 service in April as a bid to improve privacy and performance for desktop users, and now it’s making that technology available to mobile users. The company has released 1.1.1.1 apps...

Nintendo is shutting down streaming video for the Wii in January 2019 0

Nintendo is shutting down streaming video for the Wii in January 2019

You soon won’t be able to watch Stranger Things on your Nintendo Wii. Netflix emailed users saying that Nintendo will be shutting down all video streaming services for the console after January 31st, 2019....

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The best deals from Alibaba’s Singles Day

Alibaba’s Singles Day is a huge international shopping event that originated in China and has now spread across the globe. Deals kicked off on November 6th, and shoppers everywhere from the US and UK...

House Democrats to investigate Trump actions against Amazon, AT&T 0

House Democrats to investigate Trump actions against Amazon, AT&T

Trump’s reported pressure on the US Postmaster General, to raise Amazon’s postal rates, appears to have been part of a campaign to retaliate against Jeff Bezos and the Washington Post for publishing articles critical...