Nintendo Switch was one of the major tech product launches of 2017. The Switch not only made portable gaming mainstream once again, but also brought a fresh lease of life for the Japanese gaming company. The Switch is designed to be the only console you use at home and while on the go. So with
Storing and saving data evolved from floppy disks, CDs and DVDs, USB flash drives, and external hard disks. The internet age now revolves around cloud storage which helps in saving space on your devices. You have Apple's iCloud, Google Drive, One Drive and Amazon Drive. Testing Amazon's "unlimited" cloud storage program, a user uploaded up to 1 Petabyte of porn.
Online discussion forum Reddit has just rolled out native videos platform on both desktop and mobile. The company had been testing the feature in select communities for a while now. Announcing the launch on its official blog, Reddit said: "With native video, we ve streamlined this process dramatically, allowing both content creators and commenters to focus on the conversation taking place on Reddit. No third-party uploads, new tabs, or back arrows necessary."
Online discussion forum Reddit has raised $200 million at a peak valuation (so far) of $1.8 billion. This is Reddit's biggest-ever funding round, which saw participation from Silicon Valley investment giants Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, among others. Reddit will utilize the funds to hire more people, redesign its website, and push user-generated videos. "We have a lot of perception debt. Reddit feels old. We don't want to be associated with old," CEO Steve Huffman told Recode.
I said Yes, reads tennis superstar Serena Williams post on Reddit. After dating co-founder of the website, which claims to be the front page of the internet , Williams is all set to tie the knot with Alexis Ohanian. The world number one player announced her engagement to Ohanian on the discussion website along with a drawing of Snoo (the site s mascot) dressed as Ohanian kneeling with a diamond in his hand and a female Snoo, styled after Wiliams.
Reddit's Chief Executive Steve Huffman has admitted editing posts made about him by Donald Trump fans on the site after some users started insulting him for banning a community board dedicated to discussing a conspiracy theory involving Hillary Clinton. BBC on Thursday quoted him as saying that rather than change the meaning of the posts, he simply redirected abuse targeted at him to the moderators of the r/the_donald thread.
Microsoft recently announced that almost 18 million users have now installed Windows 10, and inevitably user feedback has now started to pour in. One of the most absurd one comes from a Redditor FalloutBoS, who blames the new update for outing all of his porn to his wife.
Reddit has updated its content policy to be able to quarantine offensive communities. This is in line with what CEO and co-founder Steve Huffman had promised in July with respect to tackling the dark side of the Internet.
Reddit's interim CEO Ellen Pao, who took over the site last year, has officially stepped down as co-founder Steve Huffman has taken over the role.
Reddit is under a civil war of sorts as moderators have shutdown huge chunks of the website. These said moderators are revolting against the sacking AMA coordinator Victoria Taylor.
Reddit has reportedly shut down five forums as they were being used to harass individuals online. A group administrator post said that the move was aimed at enabling authentic conversations and allowing people to share ideas and content on an open platform. The post added that the administrators wanted 'as little involvement as possible' in managing interactions but they will intervene when needed to "protect privacy and free expression, and to prevent harassment," reported The Verge.
In a bid to curb online harassment, Reddit has reportedly announced new anti-harassment rules. In a blog post entitled "Promote ideas, protect people," the site's administrators said that they will now be prohibiting "attacks and harassment of individuals" through the platform, reported The Verge.
Contrary to previous announcement, OnePlus One has confirmed that it won't roll out its home built OxygenOS today. During an AMA on Reddit, the OnePlus team announced it would most likely not be able to meet the deadline that they had previously announced.
Reddit comments from any public subreddit can now be embedded anywhere else online, allowing people to highlight specific comments and conversations.
Google has announced a new content policy for Blogger as part of which it is banning sexually explicit material on its blogging platform. In a blog post, the company noted that it will no longer allow users to "publicly share images and video that are sexually explicit or show graphic nudity on Blogger" as of March 23. Coincidentally, Reddit also updated its policy to reflect similar changes.
Reddit has released its first transparency report, revealing that the link-sharing website received only 55 requests for user data in 2014.
In a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything), Bill Gates announced that he has been working on a secretive project called Personal Agent with Microsoft. The company s co-founder said that the service will help people find important things. While he didn t offer more specifics, from the description the Project Agent seems like a fuse between Google Now and Cortana.
Reddit CEO Yishan Wong has resigned following a disagreement over the price and location of a new office.
Yesterday's NASA private Antares rocket mishap had a rather peculiar casualty. Along with the rocket that blasted seconds after the launch, a bystander witnessing the moment also had his iPad knocked down into a swamp, after which it refused to turn on. However, in a happier turn of events, Apple keeping its goodwill alive, replaced the iPad with a new one free of cost.