Category Archives: Internet


Twitter complies with Turkey’s request, ban lifted

Twitter removes picture of slain prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz as hostage, sees Turkey’s temporary ban lifted.

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Chris Martin, Rihanna back new Jay Z streaming music service

Hip hop musician-mogul Jay Z unveils his new streaming video company Tidal, with an all star line-up of investors on hand including Madonna, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Kanye West, and a credo read out by Alicia Keys of the company that aims to go head to head with competitors including Spotify and Apple’s Beats.

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Mattel’s internet-connected Barbie doll alarms privacy advocates

(Next Media Online) – Toymaker, Mattel Inc., has announced an internet connected Barbie doll which features interactive conversation with its user. However, privacy advocates fear the doll’s cloud-based technology exposes children to eavesdropping by Mattel, or anyone with access to the company’s servers.
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Apple announces exclusive HBO platform, lowers price of Apple TV

Apple announces exclusive partnership to bring HBO to new users, lowers cost of its Apple TV.

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