Russia vs. Telegram: Russia blocks entire chunks of the Internet

The Russian government has blocked entire chunks of the internet because Telegram won't hand over the encryption keys that would enable the government to access private messages of it's users. Telegram has...

Gmail is getting special attention from Google with a revamped design and much more

Gmail (the desktop browser version) is getting revamped according to an email sent to users from Google. It includes a fresh design, but not just a new UI. Google also outlined...
Facebook has data on you

Facebook may have info on you even if you don’t have a Facebook account

Facebook keeps data about people that don't even have a Facebook account. Keep reading to find out the details. In this morning’s hearing (sparked by the Cambridge Analytica "scraping" breach/scandal) with the...
Nametags coming to Instagram

Instagram Putting Snapchat Out Of Business? Instagram Is Releasing Nametags Feature

Instagram is becoming more and more like Snapchat. It's undeniable. They introduces Stories, a blatant Snapchat ripoff, and now Nametags, which are basically Snap codes. But, Instagram seems to be winning....

Repealing Net Neutrality is bad for everyone (except ISPs)

Twitter has been exploding about it. Almost no one wants it to be repealed. You know what I'm talking about. Net Neutrality. Net neutrality laws restrict ISPs from throttling (slowing down) traffic...
25th anniversary of SMS

25th Anniversary of Text messaging is today!

Texting turned 25 years old today. On December 3, 1992, Neil Papworth sent "Merry Christmas" via text message to Richard Jarvis, director of Vodafone. It took a while for texting to...
Teccstuff Tech News Internet outage post

Internet outage for parts of the US caused by an AS misconfiguration at an...

On Monday, Nov. 6, users across the US could not access the internet due to a misconfiguration at an enterprise ISP (Internet Service Provider) known as Level 3. Level 3 is...

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