Friday, December 15, 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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FTC publishes best practices on securing your IoT devices

Just a few months ago the world witnessed a new online threat capable of taking down internet giants like Twitter and Netflix. The source...
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Nestlé discovers a new “groundbreaking” all natural sugar

Scientists at Nestlé have discovered a new sugar crystal. In a press release, Nestlé announced that this discovery will allow them to reduce the amount of sugar in their...
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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...

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Facebook using a selfie to prove your identity

Facebook now uses a selfie to prove your identity

The next time Facebook notices suspicious activity on your account, they could be asking you to verify your identity via selfie. The social media...
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Google now shows wait times for sit down restaurants and soon grocery stores

Google has once again improved the live search results returned for businesses. Last year Google added the ability to do real time crowd tracking....
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No one’s in the driver’s seat of these driverless cars by Waymo

This week, Waymo debuted a public test of their self-driving cars in the Phoenix metro area with one very important thing missing - a...