December 7, 2017

Discord voice chat posts dizzying growth despite alt-right scandals

Discord, the popular gaming voice chat app, is growing strong despite a year dotted with recurring controversy. As Discord today revealed, the app has more than […]
December 7, 2017

Microsoft and Qualcomm’s ‘Always Connected PCs,’ explained

A couple of days ago, Qualcomm and Microsoft announced they were collaborating on a category of computer called the ‘Always Connected PC.’ In other words, a PC […]
December 7, 2017

ProtonMail Bridge is an accessible encryption solution for Apple Mail, Outlook, and Thunderbird

ProtonMail is bringing its encrypted email offering to popular desktop clients. Available now, ProtonMail ‘Bridge’ offers the same end-to-end encryption of its web version to Apple […]
December 7, 2017

Google Play’s top downloads in 2017: And the award goes to …

Google this week released its list of top downloads on Google Play for the year 2017. There were some surprises, like seeing the King of horror […]
December 7, 2017

Tech industry players are moving to Portugal: Here’s why you should take notice

Portugal probably isn’t the first country that springs to mind when thinking about startup scenes. Hit hard by 2008 financial crash, Portugal – and in particular […]
December 7, 2017

Instagram’s standalone messaging app could be a winner

Instagram is working on a dedicated messaging app. Photo-sharing service Instagram is working on an spin-off messaging app called Direct, which could one day remove the […]
December 7, 2017

5 things to know about the Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 845

Qualcomm may have announced its Snapdragon 845 platform at its Hawaii Tech Summit yesterday, but it didn’t really reveal any new details until today. Though the […]
December 7, 2017

Facebook won the war for your mind. Now it wants your children.

Fashioning a noose from a scarf, 14-year-old Naika Venant ignored the pleas of Facebook Live viewers as she wrapped the makeshift hanging device from a shower […]
December 7, 2017

Apple claims its data-gathering method doesn’t invade your privacy — much

Apple today published a paper on its Machine Learning Journal which addressed the topic of differential privacy, and how it can be used to protect user privacy […]