Category Archives: Services

Google Drive ‘Priority’ AI monitors your team to surface the right files

Google's 'G Suite' of apps and services has been applying machine learning everywhere over the last couple of years, and the latest update it's testing for Google Drive goes a bit further. Two years ago it launched the machine learning-enhanced Quick…

Streaming accounts for 75 percent of music industry revenue in the US

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has released music industry revenue statistics for the first half of 2018 in the US, and on average, revenue growth has slowed. While overall revenue was up 10 percent compared to the same time las…

Twitter bug sent some DMs to developers for over a year

A bug in one of Twitter's APIs may have caused unauthorized developers to receive some users' direct messages and protected tweets. Twitter says it hasn't yet discovered evidence that a developer actually received such data, nor does it believe that…

FCC’s Ajit Pai labels California net neutrality law ‘illegal’

FCC head honcho, Ajit Pai, didn't mince words in comments regarding California's recent passing of a tough net neutrality bill. In his keynote speech for neoconservative policy organization Maine Heritage Policy Center, Pai called California's SB 822…

PayPal is the latest company to ban InfoWars

InfoWars has been issued another ban, this time from PayPal. The company notified InfoWars on Thursday that it would no longer process the site's store transactions, giving InfoWars 10 days to find a new processor. PayPal said the site had violated i…

Skype chats are coming to Alexa devices

Aside from all of the Alexa-connected hardware, there's one more big development coming for Amazon's technology: integration with Skype. Microsoft and Amazon said that voice and video calls via the service will come to Alexa devices (including Micros…

Jordan Peele will host CBS All Access’ ‘Twilight Zone’ reboot

We knew that CBS was working on a Twilight Zone reboot and that it was being produced by Jordan Peele. Now the company has released a short teaser that reveals Peele will also host and narrate the new series. The Twilight Zone will stream on CBS All…

Amazon could open 3,000 cashierless Go stores by 2021

Amazon now has four of its Go stores up and running — three in Seattle and one in Chicago — with at least one on the way in New York. And while we've heard that there are plans for San Francisco as well, that apparently is just the beginning, becau…

Lyft Concierge lets businesses schedule flexible rides

Lyft's Concierge service, which opened up to all businesses earlier this year, lets companies and organizations hail rides for their customers, patients and employees. While it lets those businesses offer an additional service, it's not always clear…

Spotify sued over executives’ alleged gender discrimination

Spotify has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexism in its workplace. Former sales executive Hong Perez has sued the streaming service over allegations that male execs have perpetuated systemic gender discrimination. The global head of sales re…