Thursday, October 19, 2017

John Niedbala

John Niedbala
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John Niedbala is the Editor-in-Chief and writer for Fanvive. When he's not working, you'll likely find him on the tennis court or trying a new local restaurant.
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Stopping Apple iCloud calendar spam (at least for now)

If you have an iCloud account then it's likely you have been getting spam messages added directly to your calendar. When used for good,...
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ATT’s DirecTV Now launches November 30th with plans starting at $35

The DirecTV Now streaming service from ATT will be available for sign up starting tomorrow. They will be joining Google Unplugged, Hulu, and many...
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ReachNow by BMW expands services into Seattle and Brooklyn

A new luxury on demand car sharing service will be hitting the streets in a limited US launch starting next month. Where other car...

New FCC rules are a win for net neutrality

In 2015 a battle begun between the FCC and internet providers when broadband was classified as a utility and President Obama urged for the strictest possible mandates...

Instagram is testing shoppable tags in the US

Whether you're waiting for a table at a restaurant or riding in an Uber, you can browse and shop anytime and anywhere from a...

Netflix’s Black Mirror ads target users of ad blockers

Netflix's recent ad campaign has jumped in the middle of a seemingly never-ending cat and mouse game between online advertisers and ad blockers. The targeted ads...

Google Jamboard is a 4K digital collaboration whiteboard

It's almost cringing to think that it was once impossible to have two people edit a document at the same time. Thankfully, long gone...

Google plans to debut streaming TV service “Unplugged”

Google has reached an agreement with CBS to include their content in a new "skinny bundle" service set to launch in 2017. One source said the...

Google and Facebook partner to build a trans-Pacific cable

In a partnership announced by Google, Facebook, and Pacific Light Data Communication Co. Ltd. (PLDC) the companies will be constructing the first trans-Pacific undersea...

Amazon puts an end to incentivized reviews

It's almost a guarantee that you've seen these reviews, they always included a disclaimer that the reviewer received the product either free or at...

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Researchers made an edible sensor that monitors intestinal health

Diagnosing stomach and intestinal problems can be hard to do without seeing exactly what’s going on inside. That’s why scientists have for some time...
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Pixel Buds by Google has the opportunity to change the world

In San Francisco last week Google held their Google's Pixel 2 event. Along with announcing the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google made...
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New research confirms the link between drought and violence

In times when the land is parched, we see crops wither in the sun, commodity prices skyrocket, and local economies destabilize. For these reasons,...