Tag Archive: Services


Google is pushing to encrypt more of its services

The latest Google Transparency Report shows that since January 23, 77 percent of all requests to its servers have used encrypted connections. The numbers on the new report are current as of February 27, and the company says it’s “working hard” to achieve full encryption across all of its services. Interestingly, the 77 percent figure […]

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2015’s top e-learning and web services offers at Cult of Mac Deals

‘Tis the season to take advantage of soon-to-end deals, and boy have we got some good ones. These are the top five deals of the year on comprehensive lesson bundles on several facets of web development plus a few other goodies, including a couple you can buy for whatever price you want. From learning to […]

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Good news for Apple: free music services must pay higher royalties

In news which could well be good for Apple Music, but bad for rival free streaming music services, the federal Copyright Royalty Board has ruled that ad-supported internet radio companies such as Pandora must pay higher royalty rates to artists and record labels. From next year, Pandora, iHeartMedia and others will pay 17 cents for […]

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Amazon’s Web Services rule the net, here’s a chance to learn all about them for just $19 [Deals]

Netflix, Instagram, Airbnb, Vine, the list on major web outfits that build at least part of their operations on Amazon Web Services (AWS) is as long as it is impressive. Knowledge of how Amazon’s cloud hosting platform works is invaluable to any web developer or IT professional, and this course bundle — going for 93% […]

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Amazon’s Web Services rule the net, here’s a chance to learn all about them for just $19 [Deals]

Netflix, Instagram, Airbnb, Vine, the list on major web outfits that build at least part of their operations on Amazon Web Services (AWS) is as long as it is impressive. Knowledge of how Amazon’s cloud hosting platform works is invaluable to any web developer or IT professional, and this course bundle — going for 93% […]

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Beats 1 Radio and other Apple services are down

Fans hoping to catch the MTV announcement of this year’s VMA nominees on exclusively on Beats 1 this morning got a rude awakening as Apple servers crashed right before this year’s batch of artists were revealed. We’ve been trying to…

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Master Amazon’s web services from the ground up with this bundle for 89% off [Deals]

Finally, a boot camp where you’re encouraged to get your head in the clouds…er, the cloud. If you’re trying to establish any kind of cloud-based service, for yourself or a client, Amazon’s Web Services takes away the massive problem of actually…

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Latest Siri prank has more idiots calling emergency services

Siri has become an accessory to even more bullcrap from the Internet as pranksters have found another way to trick Apple’s digital assistant into contacting emergency services. And it’s only slightly less dumb than you think. The prank claims that…

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App Store, iTunes, and other Apple services are down

Update: Apple has now updated its service status page to reflect the problem, although there’s still no word on when it will be fixed. Apple is having problems with a number of its services, with the iTunes Store, App Store…

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3 great services to help rid yourself of nerdy crap

Scott Dadich, editor-in-chief of Wired, recently dispatched a chilling memo to his worker bees about keeping their San Francisco hive clean. Among other things, Dadich bemoaned the “dorm room” look of the office. “It’s an embarrassment,” he opined in his…

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