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Crowded Coachella festival may be ideal test for FireChat app

latimes.com — The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival regularly draws a throng of 90,000 for each of its weekends - making it a Super Bowl of sorts for tweets, Instagrams and videos. As a result of all the cellular traffic, attendees often find it nearly impossible to get a steady, reliable smartphone connection....

How Chromecast, Apple TV and Roku compare

latimes.com — Google Inc. is making a splash in the world of digital TV receivers with its tiny, $35 Chromecast device. The new Google gadget rivals the Apple TV and all Roku devices. However, each digital receiver has its benefits and downsides. Here's how the three gadgets compare. Content By far the most...

A Guide To Finding Housing In San Francisco

medium.com — After living in eight different San Francisco apartments within the span of one year, you could say that I'm a bit of an expert when it comes to finding housing in the City by the Bay.

YouTube lanza vídeo de 360 grados en vivo

es.digitaltrends.com — ¿Quieres compartir un momento con amigos en tiempo real, pero no puedes averiguar en qué dirección apuntar la cámara? YouTube tiene una solución para ti. El lunes, la compañía anunció en su blog que usuarios pueden ahora ver vídeos en vivo de 360 grados.

Home mobile internet usage on the rise, report shows

digitaltrends.com — More Americans are tossing their Ethernet cords away and going fully mobile when it comes to getting online. A report this week showed that PC internet usage is on the decline and may have peaked in 2015, while a second report showed that the number of people with home internet who rely on mobile devices only has doubled since 2013.

Kanye West Facing Lawsuit Over Broken Life Of Pablo Promise

digitaltrends.com — Kanye West's epic Twitter rants could soon come back to bite him after a fan on Monday filed a lawsuit claiming that a tweet from the rapper mislead millions into buying subscriptions for Tidal, the Jay Z-owned music-streaming service. Related: Discover new music.

YouTube Launches 360-Video Live Streaming

digitaltrends.com — Want to share a moment with friends live, but can't figure out which way to point the camera? YouTube has an answer for that. On Monday, the company announced in a blog post that users can now live stream 360-degree videos.

Brussels Attacks Increase Pressure For Congress To Act On Encryption

ibtimes.com — SAN FRANCISCO -- Lawmakers and politicians pounced on Tuesday's terrorist attacks in Brussels to renew calls for stronger law enforcement surveillance capabilities to monitor the online activity of terrorist and criminals. But as has become routine, the tech industry is asking those in Washington for patience and thoughtfulness before passing any legislation that could harm Americans' online privacy by weakening encryption security technology.

Apple vs. FBI Sets Up Encryption Showdown On Hill, Divided Lawmakers Cross Party Lines

lieu.house.gov — February 23, 2016 By SALVADOR RODRIGUEZ IBT SAN FRANCISCO - As the FBI and Apple head to court over an encrypted iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino, California, terrorist shooters, a parallel battle is shaping up in Washington, D.C., as legislators line up on either side of an issue that is pitting privacy advocates against national security hawks.

Federal Court Grants DOJ Request To Postpone Apple Hearing

ibtimes.com — SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal court in California has approved a request to postpone a scheduled Tuesday hearing in a high-profile case between the Department of Justice and Apple. The DOJ filed the request for the delayed on Monday with less than 24 hours before lawyers for the two sides were scheduled to appear before a federal judge in Riverside, California.
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May 01, 2016

She just got ultra annoyed when I referred to her as "Becky with the good hair" #feelings 😏🙄😆

May 01, 2016

I'm partying with a lady named Becky who legit gets annoyed whenever anyone turns off lemonade 😂😂😂I'm partying with a lady named Becky who legit gets annoyed whenever anyone turns off lemonade 😂😂😂

Apr 30, 2016

Today someone told me my demeanor reminded them of Matthew McConughey. Best. Compliment. EVERRRRRR.Today someone told me my demeanor reminded them of Matthew McConughey. Best. Compliment. EVERRRRRR.

Apr 29, 2016

If you can't handle me at my photobomb you don't deserve me at my selfieIf you can't handle me at my photobomb you don't deserve me at my selfie

Apr 29, 2016

TIL Spanish influenza pandemic killed more ppl than WWII, according to @DHSgov #StartUpDHS


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