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Tide Pod Challenge Videos Being Removed From Facebook, YouTube

Facebook and Google ordered the removal of videos that showed the Tide Pod Challenge on their respective platforms, which include YouTube and Instagram. The dangerous stunt of ingesting liquid detergent, mostly by teenagers, went viral on social media. Source link

Microsoft Makes Minecraft Boss Matt Booty Head Of Xbox Games : Culture : Tech Times

Five things to know about the Xbox One X Last year, Phil Spencer stepped into the role of managing Microsoft’s broader game platform and his previous position was not filled. Now, "Minecraft" head Matt Booty will take the role of Xbox Games head.  ( Robyn Beck | Getty Images ) With former Xbox...

Ubisoft Releases ‘Assassin’s Creed: Origins’ DLC Early, Removes It Immediately : Culture : Tech Times

Skull and Bones E3 2017 announcement trailer Ubisoft accidentally made “Assassin’s Creed: Origins” new expansion “The Hidden Ones” available briefly on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The company realized its mistake and removed access to the new content.   ( Ubisoft ) Some Xbox One players were able to get early access to the new...

South Korea, Italy also calling out Apple for slowing iPhones

Apple continues to get into hot water over a power management feature that throttles performance on older iPhones to avoid unexpected battery shutdowns. A South Korean consumer group has now filed a complaint, though it’s not clear whether the complaint will trigger a formal investigation (via Reuters). The group, Citizens United for Consumer Sovereignty, had already...

Microsoft’s New Xbox Elite Wireless Controller: Leaked Images And Details : Culture : Tech Times

Five things to know about the Xbox One X Have you been itching to buy Microsoft's Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller? You might want to hold off as the company is working on a second version of the controller for hardcore gamers.   ( Baidu ) During E3 2015, Microsoft announced its...

The Top 5 Best Android Phones To Buy In 2018 : Tech : Tech Times

Pokemon Go gameplay: Playing Nintendo's hit smartphone app on the streets of London Are you looking to buy a new Android smartphone in 2018? We've compiled a list of some of the best Android phones expected to be released later this year, including the Google Pixel 3, Huawei P20, Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus,...

Apple To Start Paying $16B Tax Bill To Ireland In March, But Appeal To The European Commission Continues : Tech : Tech Times

Are smartphones making teenagers depressed? Apple has to pay $16 billion in back taxes to Ireland as the European Commission had said it received unfair, preferential treatment. The company will start paying around March, but it's still appealing the E.C.'s ruling.  ( Josh Edelson | Getty Images ) Apple will start paying its...

Best Phones To Buy For Under $300 : Tech : Tech Times

Pokemon Go gameplay: Playing Nintendo's hit smartphone app on the streets of London Looking to buy a budget phone? We've compiled a list of some of the best smartphones under $300, including BlackBerry Classic phone, Oppo F1, Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G, Moto G5 Plus, and Honor 6X.  ( Motorola ) Last year,...

The Apple HomePod Reportedly Begins To Ship After Being Delayed: Here’s Why It Took So Long : Tech : Tech Times

Are smartphones making teenagers depressed? An insider from Taiwan claimed that a small shipment of Apple Homepod speakers is on its way. Meanwhile, sources revealed that the smart speakers were delayed due to some extra calibration and testing for quality control.  ( Apple | YouTube ) Apple was ready to compete in the...

Microsoft aligns its different Office code bases as of the latest Mac Office release

Anyone remember this post from 2014? How Microsoft is taking on the cross-platform challenge...