RIP: Yik Yak

April 30, 2017

RIP.Image: Ronald Lizik/AP/REX/Shutterstock Yik Yak has been on its last legs for a while, and now the end is officially here. The anonymous, location-based messaging app that rose to popularity in 2014 will “begin winding down” over the next week, Yik Yak co-founders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington wrote in a blog post Friday. Square yup, the jack Dorsey-led payments company acquired some of the Yik Yak engineering team for $1 million. Unsurprisingly, Square didn’t want the …


SeatGeek spends $56 million on TopTix, will now handle ticketing for Buckingham Palace

April 19, 2017

… we have created by far the best user experience, SeatGeek co-founder jack Groetzinger said in a statement. Combining these two platforms together positions SeatGeek as the best ticketing platform in the industry. Were thrilled to be working with the team from TopTix to continue to build our open ecosystem that is transforming the way people access live events. WATCH: NASA has discovered a water world in our solar system capable of sustaining life More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …


Alec Baldwin just got kind of weird on Facebook

April 12, 2017

… clarification. Just let that group of Liz Lemon and jack Donaghy shippers have their dreams, okay? Nevertheless, (get it?) let these be valuable lessons for all: Always ensure your book is properly copy edited BEFORE it’s published. The words “in love with” are not taken lightly, especially in a memoir. Not even celebrities are immune to the unwieldy temptations to emotionally overshare on social media. WATCH: Trump accidentally stood next to Darth Vader and this is …


Masters 2017: Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia lead into final round at Augusta

April 9, 2017

… Masters to become only the sixth player to complete the set of all four of golf’s major titles, was unable to make any real inroads in a round of 71 Saturday for level par overall. “I need to play probably the round of my life tomorrow to have a chance,” McIlroy told BBC Sport. Golf icons remember Arnold Palmer The biggest comeback after 54 holes is the eight shots retrieved by jack Burke against the amateur Ken Venturi in 1956. That should give some hope to …


Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler in leading quartet

April 8, 2017

… first, second in his three visits to Augusta, birdied three of his last six holes for a 69 to climb back to level par after suffering a quadruple-bogey nine at the 15th in a round of 75 Thursday. “I think the course is going to get very firm, keeping the ball below the hole is so key when the nerves at the weekend come up,” Spieth told Sky Sports. Three-time champion Mickelson, who at 46 and nine months could overtake jack Nicklaus as the oldest Masters winner should he triumph …


Amazon won NFL Thursday Night Football rights, so what’s next for Twitter?

April 6, 2017

… executive departures, growing concern about its part-time CEO jack Dorsey, and investors who aren’t terribly convinced that better days are ahead. Below, Twitter’s stock chart since going public in 2013 highlights how it’s shares remain at an all-time low. Image: Google finance Live video stands out as Twitter’s biggest bet that it can turn things around. For Twitter, the NFL was only a small chunk of their live video offering: about 3 hours per game, 10 games, so 30 …


‘Feud’ star Jackie Hoffman on being a character actor: ‘Aging isnt as frightening for us as it is for the pretty people’

March 27, 2017

… frightening for us as it is for the pretty people. Have people in the industry been that crass to you in those terms, in the way that, say, a jack Warner expresses himself about how he feels about Crawford and Davis? No, nobody says the word unfuckable, but we know thats what its all about. I put things in the crudest terms. Im the jack Warner, really. Have you noticed how popular Mamacita has become? Shes all over the Internet. No, I have no idea. Im not all over the Internet. I look at my …


Ex-spies weigh in on Russian hacking allegations

March 24, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s campaign and its alleged ties to Russia has been a big part of the political conversation this week. Russia’s interest in the United States is not new. During the Cold War, Russian agents were planted on US soil to spy on the country, and many of them were caught by the FBI. CNN spoke to KGB and FBI agents about the Russia hacking allegations and how espionage has changed over the years. jack Barsky …


On Twitter’s 11th birthday, here’s another reminder they care about live video

March 22, 2017

… Tweets. Nothing else. Cofounders jack Dorsey and Biz Stone launched the site with these 20 characters each: just setting up my twttr Biz Stone (@biz) March 21, 2006 But over the last few years, Twitter has transformed into a site offering images, video, and most recently, live video. To say nothing of all the change its basic text product has spurned throughout the world, for better or worse. That said: Video is the future. Or so says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. And while Dorsey …


Hey, Twitter: Julian Assange really wants that sweet blue tick

March 17, 2017

… story. Holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Assange has mounted a campaign to get his account, with its more than 112,000 followers, verified in recent days. You might say he wants it real bad. @jack This is absurd. Julian Assange (@JulianAssange) March 14, 2017 More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsIM VIP Training – New For 2017 Trial Option IM VIP Training – Full AccessViking PLR Bundle 2017 Viking PLR is an awesome collection of …


Here’s your first look at the Samsung Galaxy S8

February 27, 2017

… of RAM and 64GB of internal storage with memory card expansion. The S8 phones are also supposed to have water and dust resistance, larger batteries than the S7/S7 Edge, a fingerprint sensor that’s moved to the backside, an iris scanner, wireless charging with a USB-C port, a headphone jack and an improved 12-megapixel camera on the back and 8-megapixel front-facing camera. BONUS: 5 awesome Android phones to replace your Galaxy Note7 …


This set-top box combines content from Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV and more

February 17, 2017

… box itself. Instead, it acts as a kind of collaborative conduit for your streaming devices, cable and gaming consoles. And it should have plenty of room for all the media you’ll need the box has eight HDMI inputs, two USB ports, an Ethernet port and a 3.5mm jack for an infrared extension cable. A screenshot of the Caavo’s home menu. Image: caavo The development team behind Caavo touts an easy setup the device is built to auto-detect devices once they’re hooked up to the …