A security expert’s guide for digital domestic violence victims

Domestic abuse takes many forms. And given the future we live in, it probably shouldn't come as a surprise that your digital life is another venue for intimidation. If you find yourself in such a situation where your phone is being used against you,…

Netflix launches support for Firefox on Linux

Linux users have a new option if they want to watch Netflix — the streaming service is now compatible with Firefox for the platform. Before this, only Google Chrome could play videos from the website outright. There was even a time when users had to…

Hollywood again considers $30 early movie rentals

Slowly, movie studios are putting the pieces in place for reducing the time between a film's theatrical run and when you can watch it at home. The latest step toward this is news that Warner Bros. would be cool with people watching its movies as soon…

Twitter opens up Periscope broadcasts to take on Facebook Live

Twitter made it clear that Periscope was more than just a live selfie platform when it added support for professional cameras and GoPros last year. Now, the social network is ready to extend that same platform beyond its own native apps. In a post on…

Reddit hopes new social features will keep the trolls in line

Reddit knows its old-school message board style can be a little intimidating for new users, and it's individual user pages have never really expanded beyond a list of submitted comments and some badges — which can make it intimidating for casual red…

Baseball fans rejoice: MLB Network is on PlayStation Vue

Baseball fans have more reason to pick up a PlayStation Vue membership now as Sony's subscription service has just added the MLB Network to its roster. The addition comes right in time for the April 2 start of the Major League Baseball season along w…

Twitter triples suspensions of pro-terrorist accounts in one year

If it wasn't already clear that Twitter is serious about stamping out pro-terrorist accounts, it is now. The social network has posted its transparency report for the second half of 2016, which reveals that it suspended over 376,000 accounts for bac…

Alexa lets you order from Prime Now

"Alexa, order chips and dip from Prime Now" is a phrase that you can now say and legitimately expect chips (and dip) to turn up at your door within two hours. That's because the shopping giant has bonded its fast delivery knowhow with its voice assis…