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The Village Voice to End Weekly Print Edition

The Village Voice to End Weekly Print Edition

TwinStar Media August 23, 2017 0

Iconic New York alt-weekly The Village Voice will no longer produce its print edition. The beloved publication, cofounded by Dan Wolf, Ed Fancher and Norman Mailer in 1955, has been distributed for free in the New

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Google Pays Apple $3 Billion USD to Remain Default iOS Search Engine

Google Pays Apple $3 Billion USD to Remain Default iOS Search Engine

TwinStar Media August 16, 2017 0

According to reports, Google is paying Apple $3 billion USD to stay the default search engine on iPhones and iPads. Google paid Apple $1 billion USD three years ago for the same commitment and it’s speculated that its licensing fees make

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Reddit Is Redesigning to Look More Like Facebook

Reddit Is Redesigning to Look More Like Facebook

TwinStar Media August 1, 2017 0

For some, Reddit’s pared-back design is part of the charm. But for others, it’s an instant turnoff. After raising $200 million in new venture funding, the news aggregator says it’s ready to catch up with

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You Can Still Install MS Paint After Microsoft’s New Update

You Can Still Install MS Paint After Microsoft’s New Update

TwinStar Media July 27, 2017 0

On Monday, we learned that Microsoft was killing off the iconic Microsoft Paint program after 32 years and replacing it with Paint 3D in its upcoming Windows 10 update. The news was tragic for fans of

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Scientists Say You Should Play Video Games On Your Breaks At Work

Scientists Say You Should Play Video Games On Your Breaks At Work

TwinStar Media July 26, 2017 0

It’s no secret that our jobs — often riddled with endless to-do lists and office politics — can be a source of tension. But a short break with some video games may be one

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This Tech Company Gives Employees $5,000 for Yearly Vacation & 4-Day Weeks During Summer

This Tech Company Gives Employees $5,000 for Yearly Vacation & 4-Day Weeks During Summer

TwinStar Media June 29, 2017 0

The U.S. isn’t exactly known for its great labor laws. Unions aren’t widespread, there is no federally mandated parental or even maternal leave, and in some states it’s actually legal to fire someone because

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Why Fake News Goes Viral: Science Explains

Why Fake News Goes Viral: Science Explains

TwinStar Media June 28, 2017 0

People’s limited attention spans, plus the sheer overload of information on social media may combine to make fake news and hoaxes go viral, according to a new study. Understanding why and how fake news spreads may one day help

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Facebook Is Launching a New Video App for Influencers

Facebook Is Launching a New Video App for Influencers

TwinStar Media June 26, 2017 0

Facebook is launching a new video app made specifically for influencers. The app includes a “Live Creator Kit” that helps influencers manage live videos, letting them include an intro and outro to videos and including the option

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Google Will Stop Scanning The Contents Of Your Gmail Messages To Sell Ads

Google Will Stop Scanning The Contents Of Your Gmail Messages To Sell Ads

TwinStar Media June 24, 2017 0

If you use one of Google’s many services then you’ve probably come to the realization that the tech company has a lot of your personal information and data, which it uses to sell ads.

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YouTube Reaches 1.5 Billion Monthly Users

YouTube Reaches 1.5 Billion Monthly Users

TwinStar Media June 23, 2017 0

Almost 20 percent of literally everybody logs onto YouTube at least once a month. YouTube CEO, Susan Wojcicki announced YouTube’s monthly users had officially passed the 1.5 billion mark. Also during her presentation at

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