Trump Election

President Trump could be really bad news for T-Mobile

November 9th at 3:49 PM

President Trump could be really bad news for T-Mobile

While all of the country is coming to terms with what happened last night, T-Mobile CEO John Legere has reason to be feeling particularly woozy. You see, not so long ago, Legere and Trump got into a rather unsavoury Twitter war, and T-Mobile could well feel the consequences.

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Vine Killed Off by Twitter

RIP Vine, 2012-2016

October 27th at 12:28 PM

RIP Vine, 2012-2016

Today, beleaguered microblogging site Twitter announced that it’s killing off Vine, the strange mobile video app that it launched four years ago.

Despite the large team of developers and integration with one of the world’s largest social networks, Vine found it difficult to compete with GIFs, the cutting-edge moving-image format developed by a bored programmer in 1987.

Vine leaves behind a sad team of venture capitalists, and millions of six-second videos that are doomed to loop on the web forever.

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Is Twitter Down Right Now

This is why your internet is screwed up this morning

October 21st at 9:07 AM

This is why your internet is screwed up this morning

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up each morning? You grab your iPhone or Android phone, of course, and you check for the latest posts on Twitter. Next, maybe you dig into Reddit to see what happened overnight. Then you hop in the shower and stream some music from Spotify. Except on Friday morning, you had trouble doing any of those things. In fact, you might still be having trouble doing any other those things right now.

Want a quick fix? Turn the Wi-Fi off on your phone and try again using cellular data. An unknown person or group launched a major DDoS attack on a major DNS host in the early hours of the morning, and it’s impacting a number of popular websites and services that people are trying to access through their ISP. More →

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