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YouTube Introduces New Tools To Help Users Customize Recommendations

YouTube Introduces New Tools To Help Users Customize Recommendations

5 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   2 articles

One of the ways YouTube keeps you on its website is by recommending you videos it thinks you might like. These are videos that are supposed to be similar to videos that you're...
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Twitch Launches A New Subscriber-Only Streaming Feature

Twitch Launches A New Subscriber-Only Streaming Feature

6 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo

Just like YouTube, one of the features of Twitch is that it allows for users to subscribe to a streamer's channel. This helps the streamer build up an audience base who can...
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FCC lets Verizon lock cell phones to network for 60 days after activation

FCC lets Verizon lock cell phones to network for 60 days after activation

8 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Verizon yesterday received the government's permission to lock handsets to its network for 60 days after each device's activation, despite open-access rules that apply...
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A 10-year-old natural gas plant in California gets the coal plant treatment

A 10-year-old natural gas plant in California gets the coal plant treatment

11 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Inland Empire Energy Center outside of Riverside, California. Late last week, General Electric told a California regulator that it would close down a 10-year-old...
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Avengers: Endgame DVD Launch Brings Six Deleted Scenes

Avengers: Endgame DVD Launch Brings Six Deleted Scenes

13 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo

Image credit - Marvel Avengers: Endgame has been one of the biggest movies of the year. It rounds out the Marvel Cinematic Universe saga that has entertained fans for over a...
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YouTube Now Lets You Remove Channels From Recommendations

YouTube Now Lets You Remove Channels From Recommendations

13 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   6 articles

YouTube's algorithms are quick to learn your interests and recommend channels and videos for your Homepage and Up Next sections. However, only you truly know what you want to...
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EA Patches Origin Vulnerabilities That Could Put Millions At Risk

EA Patches Origin Vulnerabilities That Could Put Millions At Risk

13 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo

Check Point Research and CyberInt spotted vulnerabilities in EA's Origin platform which if exploited could have put millions of the company's users at risk. Hackers could have...
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NASA Will Open Moon Rock Samples Sealed After Apollo Missions

NASA Will Open Moon Rock Samples Sealed After Apollo Missions

14 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo

Apollo astronauts brought back hundreds of pounds of moon rocks on their return to Earth which have since been kept locked in a vault inside the Johnson Space Center. Few have...
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D-Wave's open source platform for quantum-classical hybrid apps hits general availability

D-Wave's open source platform for quantum-classical hybrid apps hits general availability

14 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

D-Wave Hybrid, an open source hybrid workflow platform for building and running quantum-classical hybrid applications, has hit general availability.
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Another Florida Town Pays $500,000 To Get Rid Of Ransomware

Another Florida Town Pays $500,000 To Get Rid Of Ransomware

15 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo

Hackers have increasingly been targeting cities in the United States with ransomware. They comprise the city's systems and hold their data hostage. In most cases, the cities...
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YouTube Music Can Now Download Up To 500 Songs It Thinks You Like

YouTube Music Can Now Download Up To 500 Songs It Thinks You Like

One of the features of YouTube Music is its Offline Mixtape. This is a playlist that consists of 100 songs that are based on your listening history, which is basically... Read more ...

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos

In a surprising move, YouTube revealed plans to offer users more control over their Homepage and Up Next videos. Apparently, three specific changes will be introduced in the... Read more ...

Google now allows users to auto-delete location history and activity data

Google now allows users to auto-delete location history and activity data

Google is making it possible for Android and iOS users to auto-delete location history and activity data starting today. Although the search giant already provided the ability... Read more ...

Apple Watch fall detection helps 87-year-old woman call emergency services...

Apple Watch fall detection helps 87-year-old woman call emergency services after car accident

With the Apple Watch Series 4's ECG functionality having proven to be incredibly useful for many people, it's easy to forget about the device's fall detection feature as well... Read more ...

Apple bolsters its chip team by hiring architect who worked at ARM, Intel, AMD

Apple bolsters its chip team by hiring architect who worked at ARM, Intel, AMD

Enlarge / Apple's iPad Pro had a new, Apple-designed chip called the A12X that rivaled many high-end laptop CPUs in performance. Apple has hired an experienced CPU designer to... Read more ...

Reddit Quarantines Trump-Loving Subreddit The Donald After Calls For...

Reddit Quarantines Trump-Loving Subreddit The Donald After Calls For Violence Against Police

Reddit has moved to quarantine the Donald Trump-loving subreddit r/The Donald after a spate of messages calling for politically-fueled violence. The subreddit, which has been... Read more ...

Sony Xperia 1 preorders go live June 28, includes free WH1000XM3 headphones

Sony Xperia 1 preorders go live June 28, includes free WH1000XM3 headphones

The device features a 4K OLED HDR display and a triple-camera system. What you need to know Sony Xperia 1 preorders go live in the U.S. on June 28. The device features a... Read more ...

YouTube Music for iOS and Android revamps offline caching with new ‘smart...

YouTube Music for iOS and Android revamps offline caching with new ‘smart downloads'

The last major update to YouTube Music in May added local file playback on Android. Google today is revamping how its streaming service on Android and iOS handles offline... Read more ...

YouTube's new control feature hides channels you hate, tells you why it...

YouTube's new control feature hides channels you hate, tells you why it recommends videos

YouTube today announced new features intended to give users greater control over - and insight into - homepage video recommendations. Read more ...

Apple hires ARM chip designer as it pivots towards makings its own

Apple hires ARM chip designer as it pivots towards makings its own

What you need to know Apple has hired chip designer Mike Filippo away from ARM. He was the Lead CPU Architect and Lead System Architect at ARM for 10 years. This continues... Read more ...