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Apple Watch Upgrades to Pride Edition Bands, Watch Face

Apple Watch Upgrades to Pride Edition Bands, Watch Face

By Kilian Melloy | May 18, 2021

Apple has announced a new Pride Edition Apple Watch band and an upgraded watch face option, both of which incorporate the six colors of the standard Pride flag as well as additional colors for broader representation.

AT&T, Discovery Join Media Houses as Cord-Cutting Encroaches

AT&T, Discovery Join Media Houses as Cord-Cutting Encroaches

May 17, 2021

AT&T will combine its massive media operations that include CNN HBO, TNT and TBS in a $43 billion deal with Discovery, the owner of lifestyle networks including the Food Network and HGTV.

Passing on Your Password? Streaming Services are Past it

Passing on Your Password? Streaming Services are Past it

By Mae Anderson | May 16, 2021

Many of us were taught to share as kids. Now streaming services ranging from Netflix to Amazon to Disney+ want us to stop.

Watch: Instagram Users Can Now Add Pronouns to Bio

Watch: Instagram Users Can Now Add Pronouns to Bio

May 13, 2021

Instagram is rolling out a new feature in some countries that allow users to add their pronouns to their bio.

Online Speech Shield Under Fire As Trump Facebook Ban Stays

Online Speech Shield Under Fire As Trump Facebook Ban Stays

May 8, 2021

Lurking beneath Facebook's decision on whether to continue Donald Trump's suspension from its platform has raised a more complex and consequential question.

Tripadvisor Removes Insensitive Review of Auschwitz Museum

Tripadvisor Removes Insensitive Review of Auschwitz Museum

May 7, 2021

Travel website Tripadvisor has removed an insensitive review of the Auschwitz Museum after initially saying it complied with its submission guidelines.rn

Watch: Kentucky State Police Facebook Post Excoriated as Transphobic, Racist

Watch: Kentucky State Police Facebook Post Excoriated as Transphobic, Racist

By Kilian Melloy | May 7, 2021

A Kentucky State Police post prompted critiques ranging from "tone deaf" to "transphobic" and "discriminatory" before it was taken down. Officials said they only intended to show inclusivity.

Facebook Board Upholds Trump Suspension

Facebook Board Upholds Trump Suspension

By Barbara Ortutay | May 5, 2021

Former President Donald Trump won't return to Facebook. The social network's quasi-independent Oversight Board has voted to permanently ban his account after it was suspended four months ago for inciting violence that led to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Facebook Board's Trump Decision Could have Wider Impacts

Facebook Board's Trump Decision Could have Wider Impacts

By Barbara Ortutay | May 5, 2021

Since the day after the deadly Jan. 6 riots on the U.S. Capitol, former President Donald Trump's social media accounts have been silent — muzzled for inciting violence using the platforms as online megaphones.

Apple's App Store Goes on Trial in Threat to 'Walled Garden'

Apple's App Store Goes on Trial in Threat to 'Walled Garden'

May 3, 2021

On Monday, Apple faces one of its most serious legal threats in recent years: A trial that threatens to upend its iron control over its app store, which brings in billions of dollars each year while feeding more than 1.6 billion iPhones, iPads, and other

Watch: 'Sorry Boris.' British Healthcare Worker Quits Medicine for OnlyFans after 1% Raise

Watch: 'Sorry Boris.' British Healthcare Worker Quits Medicine for OnlyFans after 1% Raise

May 2, 2021

A British healthcare worker left his job as a medical assistant after six years to pursue a full-time OnlyFans career after receiving a one-percent raise.

Where's Caitlyn? So Far, Jenner's Campaign is Virtual

Where's Caitlyn? So Far, Jenner's Campaign is Virtual

Apr 28, 2021

In her five days as a Republican candidate for California governor, Caitlyn Jenner has been everywhere online but she hasn't spoken a word in public.

Apple Music Launches More than 100 City-Focused Music Charts

Apple Music Launches More than 100 City-Focused Music Charts

By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 27, 2021

Apple Music is coming to a city near you — the streaming service has launched daily music charts focused on particular cities around the world, including New York City, Tokyo and Lagos.

Student's Snapchat Profanity Leads to High Court Speech Case

Student's Snapchat Profanity Leads to High Court Speech Case

By Mark Sherman | Apr 26, 2021

An unusual alliance of conservative and liberal interest groups has formed, all pointing to the dangers of expanding school regulation of students speech.

Leslie Jordan Parlays Instagram Fame with New Book and Album

Leslie Jordan Parlays Instagram Fame with New Book and Album

By Alicia Rancilio | Apr 22, 2021

Last year at this time, as much of the world was on lockdown due to the pandemic, Leslie Jordan began posting daily videos of himself on Instagram.

Nigerian Pastor's YouTube Channel Yanked after Footage of Assaults, 'Gay Cure' Claims

Nigerian Pastor's YouTube Channel Yanked after Footage of Assaults, 'Gay Cure' Claims

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21, 2021

YouTube shut down a Nigerian pastor's channel following complaints about videos that showed congregants being assaulted in the name of driving out "demons" that supposedly made them gay.

Netflix's Subscriber Growth, Stock Zapped as Pandemic Eases

Netflix's Subscriber Growth, Stock Zapped as Pandemic Eases

By Michael Liedtke | Apr 21, 2021

Netflix's pandemic-fueled subscriber growth is slowing far faster than anticipated as people who have been cooped at home are able to get out and do other things again.

Restaurants, Delivery Apps Still at Odds as Demand Grows

Restaurants, Delivery Apps Still at Odds as Demand Grows

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 20, 2021

Restaurants and delivery companies remain uneasy partners, haggling over fees and struggling to make the service profitable for themselves and each other.

Reports: Hackers Hit Hookup App Manhunt, Steal User Info

Reports: Hackers Hit Hookup App Manhunt, Steal User Info

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 15, 2021

Hackers cracked a database belonging to gay hookup app Manhunt, and stole the information of more than a half million users, including "usernames, email addresses and passwords," the company confirmed.

See Where 'Sugar Daddy' Matt Gaetz Looked for 'Sugar Babies'

See Where 'Sugar Daddy' Matt Gaetz Looked for 'Sugar Babies'

Apr 10, 2021

Matt Gaetz used "Seeking Arrangement, a dating website dedicated to matching financially well-off 'sugar daddies' with attractive 'sugar babies' seeking partners who can provide them with "the finer things in life."

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