Truck driver playing Pokémon Go kills woman

A driver apparently distracted by Pokémon Go has killed one woman and seriously injured another in Japan, marking the first fatal accident involving the augmented...

New Twitter DM Button To Help You Chat With Any Site

Twitter has launched a new embeddable button that you can place on your site to allow visitors to send you a direct message –...

WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook for...

WhatsApp is finally starting to cozy up with parent company Facebook. The messaging platform today announced that it’s updating its privacy for the first time...

Apple is starting to develop a video sharing app much like...

Apple Inc., seeking to capitalize on the popularity of social networks, is developing a video sharing and editing application and is testing new related...

You can already pre-order cases for for the iPhone 7 and...

Thanks to leakers and the intense interest around unreleased Apple products, we have a pretty good idea of what the iPhone 7 and iPhone...

How to use digital analytics for newsrooms? The Importence of Digital...

Survey Finds Newsrooms Are Monitoring Metrics, Not Acting on Them Nearly all newsrooms monitor digital metrics, but many miss out on opportunities to learn from the data they collect,...

Facebook innovates constantly: Critical Changes You Need to Know About

The competition to be king of the social media hill is hotter than ever, and Facebook cannot coast just because it’s on top. Snapchat...

Facebook’s New Ad-Free Desktop Page Layout Coming to All Users

Last month, we reported that Facebook was testing out a new, ad-free desktop Page layout that looks something like this: Facebook has now confirmed that...

Facebook Slideshow Ads Get Several New Features

Facebook today is rolling out a number of improvements to its “Slideshow” ads,announced last fall as a means of offering an alternative to video...

How do you get larger battery option for Tesla S and...

Model S and Model X line of electric vehicles, which includes an improved Ludicrous Mode that boasts a 2.5 second 0-60 mph time on...

Google will punish sites that use annoying pop-up ads

Websites with mobile pop-up ads, watch out. Google is cracking down on the "intrusive" advertising by knocking down those pages in its search results,...

Google Daydream is set to launch in the coming weeks

We may not have to wait long for Google’s Daydream VR platform. According to a report by Bloomberg, Daydream is set to launch in “the...

Mimo popularizing the idea of learning to code on mobile devices

Apple’s new iPad app Swift Playgrounds is popularizing the idea of learning to code on mobile devices, not desktop computers. But its focus is...

Facebook’s Lifestage Is Built By Teens, for Teens

“What if I figured out a way to take Facebook from 2004 and bring it to 2016? What if every field in your profile...

New ‘Pokemon Go’ Smart Glasses Allow Hands-Free Gaming

While the first official Pokémon Go wearable is still several weeks away, that hasn't stopped at least one enterprising developer from hacking together a...

Don’t miss these apps!

With all the news about driverless cars, Tinder and No Man's Sky, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps. Each weekend,...

Facebook Live’s new feature will make broadcasts more fun

According to a reliable source we spoke to this morning, Facebook is set to begin a phased rollout of a new feature that allows for...

Your Instagram photos reveal your mental health

Your mental health is reflected in the images you choose to post on social media, say researchers who have trained a machine to spot...

Users of Snapchat are complaining of problem accessing the service

Some Snapchat users are experiencing outages. While the app works just fine for some editors here at TheNextWeb, I’m unable to log in, and Snapchat...

Make your life easier with 6 social media tools

Social media has been hailed both as a powerful business tool and one of our greatest time-wasters. In many cases, it's actually both concurrently, but...

The six tips increasing your Snapchat engagement

Want to know why you aren’t getting more people watching your Snapchat stories? Did you jump onto Snapchat and are floundering around like a...

Google will release the next version of Android very soon

The company plans to begin the rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat Monday, Aug. 22, according to Canadian carrier Telus, which posted the date on...

The Tesla Model S now has wireless charging

Aftermarket EV charging company Evatran is almost ready to start shipping its Plugless wireless charging aftermarket solution to Tesla Model S owners who pre-ordered...

Twitter’s new two features give users more control

Twitter introduced two features Thursday in an effort to give users more control on what notifications they receive and tweets they see All Twitter users...

Apple iPhone 7 camera shown in new photo leaks

The regular-sized model of the iPhone 7 with a 4.7-inch screen will have a camera that features optical image stabilization (OIS), according to a...

Facebook is open-sourcing its AI bot-building research

Every day, billions of pieces of content are shared on Facebook. To keep up with the data, Facebook has been using a variety of...

Pokémon Go could be a gold mine for small business owners

If you’ve ever been to Nashua, New Hampshire, you have surely been down Main Street. Main Street is like any other main strip in...

Google is building a completely new operating system

Here’s a bit of unexpected Friday news: Google is building a completely new operating system. As in, not just an upgrade to Android or...

Reddit goes down for emergency maintenance

Reddit is coming back online after an outage that lasted more than an hour. The issues began around 3:26 p.m. PT, according to the site's...

Even Siri started to play Pokemon Go

Even Siri started to play Pokemon Go. Aren't  you still playing Pokemon Go? After clearing over $160 million in revenue in less than a month, Pokémon...

Google Maps Adroid App Update: Save Map To SD, Use Wi-Fi...

Google Maps Android app updated. Google Maps is making its new app feature more accessible to users in emerging markets with two nifty features for the...

Pokemon GO Testing New Nearby Feature

Pokémon Go players get first glimpse of new tracking feature. This is the new Nearby tracker in Pokemon Go. Of all the issues that have plagued...

Google buys Orbitera to improve its cloud app deployment services

Orbitera joins the Google Cloud Platform team. Google acquires cloud commerce company Orbitera. Google today announced another acquisition that will help the company improve how it...

Iran Bans Pokemon Go

Why Iran bans Pokemon Go? Iran became the first nation to ban Pokemon Go. The Iranian regime apparently has little tolerance for virtual monsters. On Friday,...

Charge up your smartphone using a friend’s smartphone

Here's how to make a cable that allows you to recharge your smartphone's battery from almost any other charged device. Never let your devices...

Snapchat needs to start stealing from Instagram

Why Snapchat needs to start stealing from Instagram? What's the biggest threat of Snapchat? With the introduction of Instagram stories this week, the internet had a...

Apple working on Apple TV guide for streaming content

Apple Working on Digital Television Guide for Apple TV Apple is investing in shows that tie into other Apple stuff. You may have heard by now...

Valve will license its SteamVR Tracking system used in HTC Vive...

Valve will license its SteamVR Tracking system used in HTC Vive to developers for free, allowing custom motion controllers for the Vive headset  — ...

Google Maps new feature will make it easier to find a...

Google Maps Update Could Show Parking Difficulty. Soon, you'll know how long it takes to get there AND how long you'll have to circle the...

Facebook’s Rich History Of Copying Snapchat

Facebook built its own version of Snapchat Stories, but will not release it. Facebook built its own version of Snapchat Stories, called Quick Updates,...

Google vs. Facebook: User stats, advertising spend and mobile use revealed

Almost two years ago now, Andrew Garberson and Lunametrics published an article that contained 20 stats and facts about Google of interest to marketers. The data...

New Facebook ad-free desktop Page layout review: Will be rolled out...

The new Facebook layout will be rolled out to all Pages. Facebook Confirms New Desktop Page Layout Coming to All Users. Last month, we reported...

Pinterest Video: It will have its own native video tool

Pinterest Product Manager Steve Davis announced that the platform will soon be rolling out its own native video player. Video has been a growing medium...

Marketers Liked Instagram Stories Better Than Snapchat

Marketers Liked Instagram Stories Better Than Snapchat. Nike and Others Dive Into Instagram Stories: Why Marketers Already Like It Better Than Snapchat. Instagram Has Bigger...

Apple is launching an invite-only bug bounty program

Tech companies hold the keys to some of our most personal information — payment details, health records, chat logs with our lovers and archives...

Facebook’s new publisher algorithm will not let news pages for ‘Clickbait’

Facebook's new publisher algorithm will not let news pages for 'Clickbait'. Facebook Built an Algorithm to Fight Clickbait. Facebook is cracking down again on "clickbait" content...

Dashlane has announced it’s working with Google on a new open...

Password management is one of the key defences — or key weaknesses — when it comes to protecting your data and identity online, and today...

Ofcom digital and media consumption report shows people try ‘digital detox’

Ofcom found that one in three UK Internet users (or some 15 million people) have, in 2016, deemed there’s too much tech in their life...
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