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Twitch viewing soared 23 percent in March

Sponsored Links Alex Kormann/Charlotte Observer/Tribune News Service via Getty Images It won’t shock you to hear that livestreaming services are seeing an upswing in viewership due to the COVID-19 pandemic keeping people at home, but now it’s clear just what kind of effect the outbreak has had on viewing habits. Streamlabs and Stream Hatchet have …

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After Math: Can’t stop, won’t stop talking coronavirus coverage

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS It’s the new sensation that’s sweeping the nation: the coronavirus! Maybe you’ve heard of it. This week’s headlines sure have. Apple makes its pro video and audio editing software free to use for 90 days With folks expected to stay safe inside for the foreseeable future, a number of companies are …

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Google rolls out Drive shortcuts ahead of folder structure changes

Sponsored Links Google Google has started giving everyone access to Drive shortcuts, a few months after it first revealed its beta version. The feature was designed to make it easier to organize files and to point people to specific ones across various folders. You can, for instance, create a shortcut for a certain file saved …

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Google’s ‘Tilt Brush’ virtual painting app comes to PlayStation VR

Sponsored Links Google Google’s Tilt Brush painting app is conquering one of its few remaining frontiers: consoles. The search giant has teamed up with Outerloop Games to release the 3D creative tool for PlayStation VR. To no one’s surprise, it’s the familiar experience, just in your living room. It turns your PlayStation Move controllers into …

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Google makes it easier to find COVID-19 travel advisories

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS As the coronavirus continues to spread and countries introduce various travel restrictions, Google has seen an uptick in searches for travel advisories and cancellation policies. In response, it’s making some changes to help users find that information even faster. When you search for flights, hotels or things to do, you’ll soon …

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YouTube will limit video quality for everyone by default for a month

Sponsored Links Olly Curtis/Future via Getty Images The next time you load up a YouTube video, it probably won’t look as sharp as you’d normally expect, at least at first. From today, videos will start playing in standard definition by default for the next month, though you can still bump up the resolution manually from …

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Chrome’s new release schedule will skip version 82 entirely

Sponsored Links Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Last week Google announced it will pause Chrome and Chrome OS releases to deal with its adjusted work schedules as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. At the time, the company said that it would work to ensure current releases are as stable as possible, and that for …

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The Internet May Be Next Victim of Coronavirus Pandemic – Netflix, Google, Apple and Amazon React

</header> <strong>With an estimated billion people staying home, remote working or just watching shows online all day, telecom infrastructure is coming under great strain. Experts and companies are mostly saying that the risk is far from critical yet, but the EU has taken the possibility of the internet crashing very seriously. Netflix, Google, Apple, and …

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‘Buy Bitcoin’ Searches Skyrocket, Volumes Spike, Account Signups Swell As Coronavirus Fears Heighten

</header> <strong>Exchange data and statistics from Google Trends, Twitter, and Baidu show that despite the recent price drop people are looking to buy bitcoin. During the week of the crypto market massacre that started on March 12, Coinbase broke traffic records and witnessed considerable trade volumes. Similarly, the trading platform Kraken saw an 83% increase …

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Brave New World: Browser Challenging Google for the Future of Privacy

On March 16, Brave, a privacy-oriented web browser, filed a formal complaint against Google with the Irish General Data Protection Regulation enforcer — since the multinational tech conglomerate’s European headquarters are located in Dublin.  According to Brave, Google has been quite irresponsible with how it has been collecting and sharing the personal data of its …

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