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Get ready to say goodbye to some IFTTT support in Gmail by March 31

If This Then That, the popular automation service, will drop some of its support for Gmail by March 31. The decision comes as a response to security concerns and is aimed to protect user data. The post Get ready to say goodbye to some IFTTT support in Gmail by March 31 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Computing, Mobile, News, Web, Gmail, Google, Ifttt


A Facebook, Instagram bug exposed millions of passwords to its employees

Facebook, Facebook Lite, and Instagram passwords weren't properly encrypted and could be viewed by employees, the company said Thursday. The network estimates millions of users were affected. The post A Facebook, Instagram bug exposed millions of passwords to its employees appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Web, Facebook Instagram, Facebook Bug, Facebook Facebook Lite, Facebook password


You can now listen to Google Podcasts on your desktop without the app

The Google Podcasts app is no longer entirely necessary to listen to the podcasts it offers. With a simple tweak of the sharing URL, you can listen to a Google Podcasts podcast on your desktop or laptop without the app. The post You can now listen to Google Podcasts on your desktop without the app appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Mobile, Podcasts, Trends, Web, App


How much!? British Airways glitch results in $4.2M quote for family vacation

Website errors sometimes cause flight prices to display at way below the correct price. But British Airways recently experienced the opposite issue when it tried to charge a family more than $4 million for a vacation in Mexico. The post How much!? British Airways glitch results in $4.2M quote for family vacation appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Mexico, Trends, Web, Computing, British Airways, B.A, Computer Bug, Website Error


New Funding for Workplace Software Firms Skedulo and Scope AR

Two young San Francisco companies on Wednesday announced fundraisings to bolster their online services aimed at improving workforce efficiency.—Skedulo, which helps managers schedule assignments for field service personnel, says it raised $28 million in a Series B funding round led by M12, Microsoft’s corporate venture arm. Joining in the round were previous investors Blackbird, a venture capital firm based near Sydney, Australia, and Palo Alto, CA-based Costanoa Ventures. M12 principal Priya S...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Mobile, Microsoft, Workplace, Internet, Entrepreneurship, Funding, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Unilever, Web, It, Vc, Software


Don’t be fooled! Study exposes most popular phishing email subject lines

Phishing emails are on the rise and a new study out by the cybersecurity company Barracuda has exposed some of the most common phishing email subject lines used to exploit businesses.  The post Don’t be fooled! Study exposes most popular phishing email subject lines appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Web, Computing, Cyber Criminals, Phishing, Don, Barracuda


New Accelerator Aims For Social Change With AR, VR, Gaming Startups

Games for Change, a non-profit that promotes the use of games and immersive technology for social good, is taking applications from startup teams for a new accelerator program it’s launching in New York City.New York-based Games for Change already encourages game and XR developers, by a variety of means, to build societal benefits into their designs. The organization, founded in 2004, holds an annual festival with demos, workshops, and training sessions, and also operates awards programs and st...
Tags: Startups, Games, Internet, Entrepreneurship, Funding, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Web, It, Vc, Software, Innovation, Venture Capital, Virtual Reality, Berkshire Hathaway


Patreon is having another go at changing the way it charges creators

Patreon messed up pretty badly the last time it tried to change its payment system. Now it's having another go, though this time the changes mainly affect future sign-ups rather than its current community of creators. The post Patreon is having another go at changing the way it charges creators appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Trends, Web, Creators, Patreon, Payment Plan


Firefox 66 is here and it will soon block irritating auto-play videos

Do web advertisements have you frustrated? Mozilla is here to help. The latest version of the browser will soon block auto-playing videos by default and will also help make web page scrolling smoother. The post Firefox 66 is here and it will soon block irritating auto-play videos appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Firefox, News, Trends, Web, Computing


Firefox 66 is here and it will soon block irritating autoplay videos

Do web advertisements have you frustrated? Mozilla is here to help. The latest version of the browser will soon block autoplaying videos by default and will also help make web page scrolling smoother. The post Firefox 66 is here and it will soon block irritating autoplay videos appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Firefox, News, Trends, Web, Computing


New Zealand attack shows that as A.I. filters get smarter, so do violators

The shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand were livestreamed to social media, and while stats show networks are improving at removing offending videos, as the system improves, so do the violators' workarounds. The post New Zealand attack shows that as A.I. filters get smarter, so do violators appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Youtube, Trends, Social Media, Web, New Zealand, Christchurch New Zealand


Why is Great Photography Crucial for Your Website?

Did you know that 38% of visitors will stop engaging with your website if your content is visually unattractive, or that 48% deem good website design to be the number one sign that a company can be trusted? When it comes to aesthetics, in addition to choosing the right colors, fonts, and artistic style, your choice of imagery is key. This is as much the case in your opening page as in your About, Products/Services, and even your Blog sections. Find out how to present your photography in an arti...
Tags: Photography, Design, Web, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Design Minute


7 Useful Tips For Building A Design Portfolio As A Student

Why do students take a separate class to learn the skills of building a portfolio? Is it really worth it because you can always rely on some online service that offers you to buy assignments and receive good writings? Well, the truth is that you always have an opportunity to opt for online companies like Australia PapersOwl that will create a proper paper, but you can do it on your own, thanks to the classes you can take and a few tips that you need to have in mind. Building your graphical showc...
Tags: Google, Design, Australia, Web, Portfoliobox, Paletton, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Design Minute, Becca Stickler


Years of MySpace music deleted; Internet weeps

It’s not so much that anyone expected MySpace to be alive at this point, let alone a safe place for music uploads. The demise of years of MySpace music is more like a sad reminder of the direction of the Internet. First, there’s actually a few events in the timeline of how so much music disappeared from the service in the first place. Remember that about ten years ago it had only just been surpassed by Facebook. Since then, relative traffic, revenue, and headcount have plunged dramatically. T...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Music, Youtube, Opinion, Germany, Tech, Web, History, Bbc, Rants, Stories, Editorial, Myspace, Archiving


New Zealand attacks show that as A.I. filters get smarter, so do violators

The shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand were livestreamed to social media, and while stats show networks are improving at removing offending videos, as the system improves, so do the violators' workarounds. The post New Zealand attacks show that as A.I. filters get smarter, so do violators appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Youtube, Trends, Social Media, Web, New Zealand, Christchurch New Zealand


The best torrent clients

Looking for the best torrent clients to help you share all of that wonderful legal content you own? Here's a list of our favorite torrent clients, all packed with great features while dodging malware and adverts. The post The best torrent clients appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Downloads, Trends, Web, Computing, Bittorrent, Torrent, P2p


There’s more space on MySpace after ‘accidental’ wipe of 50 million songs

MySpace is no longer a safe refuge for music and media produced in the 2000s. It said that almost any artistic content uploaded to the site between 2003 and 2015 may have been lost as part of a server migration last year. The post There’s more space on MySpace after ‘accidental’ wipe of 50 million songs appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Music, News, Trends, Social Media, Web, Computing, Myspace


Your Google+ public content will remain viewable on the web, if you want it to

Google's failed social network — Google+ — will soon be wiped from the internet, but there's a team of volunteers working right now to save its public content for the Internet Archive. The post Your Google+ public content will remain viewable on the web, if you want it to appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Social Media, Web, Internet Archive


The fork in the road for social media and our society

The horror from Christchurch, New Zealand, that exploded across newspaper pages and television, computer and smartphone screens this weekend captured imaginations in ways that no one could possibly have imagined beforehand. The fact that one individual armed with a semi-automatic rifle could visit such an outrage upon people worshipping in a place of religion isn’t the worst of it, awful and distressing though this event is with at least 50 people shot dead and scores wounded, some in cr...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, UK, Technology, Social Networks, America, Social Media, Communication, Society, Blogging, Web, New Zealand, Reddit, Christchurch, Facebook Live, Online Media


See What the World Looked Like When the World Wide Web Was Born

The World Wide Web turned 30 this week, and everyone celebrated the best way they know how—by coming up with big lists of all the internet-related topics we’ve dealt with (or obsessed over) the past few decades. That includes dial-up modems, AOL, avatar- and comic-based chatrooms, and Homestar Runner, which are just a…Read more...
Tags: Google, Internet, Web, Anniversary, Aol, Timelapse, Lifehacks


Data spies: The dark and shady practices of Silicon Valley

In this absorbing talk spanning the last 20 years of tech, Roger McNamee starts at the origins of the PayPal Mafia (which included entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and Reid Hoffman) and traces them to Silicon Valley's global domination.Data is used by online vendors in all industries to make behavioral predictions for profit – often in unethical or cloaked ways.Did we sign up for this? Roger McNamee calls for a halt to blind participation and asks for a national debate on whether comm...
Tags: Technology, Privacy, Internet, Advertising, Social Media, Data, Web, Computer, Ethics, Innovation, Reid Hoffman, Silicon Valley, PayPal Mafia, Big Problems, Roger McNamee, Facebook Catastrophe


Facebook explains its worst outage as 3 million users head to Telegram

Facebook, if you didn't already know it, suffered a bit of an issue on Wednesday. An issue that took down not only its social networking site, but also Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger. On Thursday it offered an explanation. The post Facebook explains its worst outage as 3 million users head to Telegram appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Web, Whatsapp, Outage


Hey Google, why did you kill off Allo, the best messaging app you made in years?

Allo, Google's messaging app, has shut down. I convinced my closest friends and family to switch to the app two-and-a-half years ago when it debuted, and we've been using it since. With its death, I'm feeling pain and sadness. The post Hey Google, why did you kill off Allo, the best messaging app you made in years? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Mobile, Apps, Opinion, Trends, Web, Inbox By Gmail, Allo


Netgear’s new Nighthawk Pro Gaming router keeps you connected at a nice price

Netgear's latest router expands its Nighthawk range with a $200 entry. It's still fast and helps reduce lag in gaming, but it does it at the lowest price of a Nighthawk Pro Gaming router yet. The post Netgear’s new Nighthawk Pro Gaming router keeps you connected at a nice price appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Web, Computing, Gaming Router, Netgear


Privacy-focused DuckDuckGo added to Chrome as a default search option

DuckDuckGo is now listed as a default search option on Google’s popular Chrome browser. The privacy-focused search engine was added this week as part of the browser's latest update. The post Privacy-focused DuckDuckGo added to Chrome as a default search option appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Chrome, Google, News, Trends, Search Engines, Web, Search, Duckduckgo


Yup, it’s not just you. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down

Facebook's family of apps has been suffering issues for much of the day. Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Facebook itself have been out of action for users around the world, with the company scrambling to sort it out. The post Yup, it’s not just you. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Web, Whatsapp, Facebook Instagram, Facebook Down, Instagram WhatsApp Facebook Messenger


Yep, it’s not just you. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down for many

Facebook's family of apps has been suffering issues for much of the day. Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Facebook itself have been out of action for users around the world, with the company scrambling to sort it out. The post Yep, it’s not just you. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down for many appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Web, Whatsapp, Facebook Instagram, Facebook Down, Instagram WhatsApp Facebook Messenger


Twitter takes a cue from Instagram and Snapchat with new quick-swipe camera

Twitter is giving the "what's happening" treatment to photos and video by allowing users to access the in-app camera fast enough to catch and share the moment. The new Twitter camera is now accessible with a swipe. The post Twitter takes a cue from Instagram and Snapchat with new quick-swipe camera appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Web


Happy 30th, World Wide Web. Here’s how you changed the world, for good and bad

Thirty years ago, Tim Berners-Lee proposed the basics of the World Wide Web to the European Organization for Nuclear Research. Here's how the web has changed the world, and how the world may soon change the web. The post Happy 30th, World Wide Web. Here’s how you changed the world, for good and bad appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Internet, Trends, Web, Computing, Tim Berners Lee, World Wide Web, World Wide Web Consortium, Computing History, European Organization for Nuclear Research Here


The Man Who Invented the World Wide Web Has Mixed Feelings About What the Internet Has Become

Tim Berners-lee said the web is a "mirror of humanity" with both "good and bad"
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Web, Tim Berners Lee, Overnight, Onetime