You can now produce and modify Google Docs right within Dropbox

You can now produce and modify Google Docs right within Dropbox

Google Drive and Dropbox might be competitors, but that doesn’t mean the two companies can’t get along. Case in point: they are announcing tighter integration between their respective services, allowing to Dropbox Business users to create Google Docs, Sheets, Slides documents right within Dropbox. It’s a blessing for teams that rely on both Dropbox and Google…
Spotify advertisement draws criticism over how it (under) pays artists

Spotify advertisement draws criticism over how it (under) pays artists

Spotify tweeted an ad for its new partnership with Hulu, along with a comment about “budgets.” Several people, including one particularly savage songwriter, pointed out the company shouldn’t be the one to talk about money when it offers such a paltry sum to the artists whose music it hosts. The ad itself isn’t anything terribly insensitive.…
WhatsApp states its phony news suggestion line is simply for research study

WhatsApp states its phony news suggestion line is simply for research...

Earlier this week, WhatsApp announced that it’s launching a tip line in India to verify messages during the election. But as it turns out, the new service is not exactly a hotline for debunking fake news – but rather a tool for researching misleading information shared on the platform. As spotted by BuzzFeed News, an…
WhatsApp lastly lets you avoid individuals from including you to their shitty groups

WhatsApp lastly lets you avoid individuals from including you to their...

WhatsApp’s group conversations can be awfully annoying when you’re dragged into them without your consent. It’s finally rolled out a fix for that, in the form of a new setting that lets you choose who can add you to group chats – and thankfully, there’s also a way to put a stop to this nonsense…
PSA: Do not alter your birth year to 2007 on Twitter, or you’ll be locked out

PSA: Do not alter your birth year to 2007 on Twitter,...

There are tons of hoaxes constantly doing the rounds on Twitter, including the recent Bitcoin scam. Today, I want to warn you about one that’s taken over the platform over the past couple of days: the “birth year hoax“. It’s as simple as it is stupid: it encourages you to head into your settings and…
Mozilla simply introduced an Android password supervisor

Mozilla simply introduced an Android password supervisor

It’s no secret that Mozilla is trying to distinguish itself from its competitors by focusing heavily on privacy and security. The latest salvo in that effort is Firefox Lockbox for Android, which promises to securely and privately store passwords, while ensuring people remain logged in to their favorite apps and services. But does the world…
Spotify obtains another studio to boost its podcast efforts

Spotify obtains another studio to boost its podcast efforts

After snapping up Gimlet Media and Anchor in its bid to enter the podcasting arena, Spotify has just acquired Los Angeles-based studio Parcast, which produces a range of crime- and mystery-focused shows. The studio, which has been around since 2016, already has 18 series under its belt, with imaginative titles like Serial Killers, Unsolved Murders,…
How to view the Indian Premier League 2019 cricket competition online

How to view the Indian Premier League 2019 cricket competition online

The 12th edition of arguably one of the biggest cricket tournaments of the world – the Indian Premier League (IPL) – is kicking off tomorrow. Last year, more than 200 million people streamed the tournament online through Hotstar, an India-based streaming service owned by Star TV Network. As the Chennai Superkings are set to take…
Facebook’s supposedly been keeping countless user passwords in plain text given that 2012

Facebook’s supposedly been keeping countless user passwords in plain text given...

Last night, Facebook revealed that it found a flaw in January in its systems that stored user passwords in plain text, which meant that anyone who had access to them could read those passwords without having to decrypt them. The vulnerability impacts “hundreds of millions of Facebook Lite users, tens of millions of other Facebook…
PSA: Update Firefox to obstruct autoplaying videos by default

PSA: Update Firefox to obstruct autoplaying videos by default

Isn’t it annoying when you land up on a site just to read something, and suddenly a video starts playing automatically? Well, Firefox‘s latest release – version 66 – aims to solve this problem by blocking autoplaying videos and audio clips by default. Firefox says that a video will only start playing once you interact…
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