Friday, July 15, 2016

Around The Net

  • Amazon Enables Consumers To Download Videos To SD Cards Cnet

    Amazon will now allow Android users to download videos available through Amazon Prime onto SD cards. The move will make it easier for people to watch video on phones and tablets, even when they don't have a broadband connection. ...Read the whole story

  • Regulators Pave Way For Telecoms To Eliminate DSL Broadband Dslreports

    The FCC voted on rules that make it easier for telecoms to do away with copper lines. One result is that people who rely on DSL for broadband may be forced to purchase more expensive wireless broadband service. ...Read the whole story

  • Clinton's Reputation Damaged by Email Scandal: AP Poll CBS News

    Hillary Clinton's reputation has been damaged by her use of a private email server while secretary of state, according to a new poll from the Associated Press-GfK. The poll found that more than half of Americans think the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee broke the law, and 40 percent believe that she did so intentionally. ...Read the whole story

  • Avis Adds Connected Car Features To App Mobile Commerce Daily

    Avis Budget Group is retooling the car rental experience with a new feature in its mobile application enabling customers to upgrade a rental by swiping and use remote control features for their vehicle, showcasing the relevancy of connected car technology for travelers. Consumers can take advantage of the Avis Now feature to control more aspects of their rental experiences through their smartphones, from choosing their desired vehicle color to viewing details within the rental agreement. Instead of spending time waiting in long lines at Avis counters, mobile users can download the Avis app for their iOS and Android devices to ... ...Read the whole story

  • Google Faces Further European Commission Charges The Telegraph

    Google faces new competition charges from the European Commission over claims it is abusing monopoly power. The Commission issued new complaints against Google regarding its dominance in online advertising and shopping search results in the latest escalation of the fight between the search giant and Brussels, which has seen Google charged in three cases in little more than a year. ...Read the whole story

Parents Worry Social Media Undermines Kids' Moral Development

Social media is a great way to meet people but it may not be so good at teaching you how to treat them. ...More

  • Europe Raises The Axe On Google

    Revised charges may look like more talk but the European Commission clearly wants Google dealt with in one decisive blow in around ten weeks' time. ...More