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Hitch Theater

Do you remember being able to watch a movie on a giant screen from the inside of your vehicle, the back of your truck or just by popping a couple lawn chairs down at the drive-in?  Most of the younger generations don’t remember this and even those of use heading
Mark Zuckerberg Islamic State

Politics and social media definitely mix. Donald Trump and Barack Obama have proven that using social media to compel the masses in one direction or another is a valid political dissemination strategy. Just because politics plays on social media doesn’t mean that Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the world’s most powerful social
Twitter Class Action Lawsuit

Twitter has always been known for its strong privacy policies and willingness to keep things secret from everyone, even the government.  A new class action lawsuit is attacking something in the system. It’s not the people. It’s not even hackers. It’s the algorithm that changes out links.
Windows 10

Privacy has been a touchy subject for the last couple of years. Between Edward Snowden’s revelations, challenges with large tech companies like Google, and social media spilling information to companies left and right, parts of the general public and privacy rights advocates have been very aggressive with their attacks on
Apple GPS

When Apple first rolled out their own GPS system with TomTom in 2012, the results were both humorous and sad. The company wanted to get away from using Google Maps, but the first attempt was an utter failure. Since then, they have been pushing for better results and today’s acquisition
Verizon

When people think of America Online, those old enough to remember CDs with 1000 free hours of internet connections in the 1990s can reminisce about dial up speeds and taking hours to download things that take seconds today. Things have changed for one of the pioneers of the world wide
Why are tech companies going crazy over digital payments?

If oil is black gold then data is digital oil, and companies like Facebook and Google make all of their money by collecting that data. Most of their products are designed specifically to collect data on their users. The products that don’t do this are only there to lure people
Windows 10 will launch this summer

Windows 10 may very well be the most anticipated iteration of Microsoft’s operating system to date and now we have definitive, if broad, idea of when to expect it. Windows chief Terry Myerson announced in a post on the company’s official Windows blog last night that “Windows 10 will be
Google is desperately trying to compete with Apple Pay

Google Wallet entered the mobile payments market as pretty much the only player in the game back in 2011 but, despite this massive head start, the service is now playing catchup to the four month-old Apple Pay. This is due in large part to Softcard, a joint mobile payments venture
Google is working on a new service to combat Apple Pay

Apple Pay might not have been the first mobile payments service to enter the market but it has certainly risen to become on the most successful. Even though it launched less than six months ago, the service has enjoyed a level of popularity that Google Wallet never has despite having