Mobile

Google’s Safe Browsing service gets its own Chrome extension

Google today released the Suspicious Site Reporter Extension. As its name implies, the extension lets users report suspicious sites to Google’s Safe Browsing service. Google also highlighted that Chrome recently started warning users about sites with deceptive URLs. Google’s Safe Browsing service provides lists of URLs that contain malware or phishing content to Chrome, Firefox, […]

Gears & Gadgets

Liveblog: Apple unveils its TV service and more at the March 25 “It’s show time” event

Enlarge / The event invite strongly hints at the upcoming video service. Apple CUPERTINO, Calif.—At 10am Pacific on Monday, March 25, Apple and its partners will take the stage at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, Calif., to talk about a new TV-streaming platform, a new magazine-subscription service, and possibly much more. We’ll be liveblogging […]

Gears & Gadgets

Google jumps into gaming with Google Stadia streaming service, coming “in 2019”

Enlarge / The Google Stadia controller, which includes a few custom buttons. The service will also support wired USB controllers and mouse-and-keyboard controls. Google SAN FRANCISCO—At the Game Developers Conference, Google announced its biggest play yet in the gaming space: a streaming game service named Google Stadia, designed to run on everything from PCs and […]

Emerging Tech

This streaming music service pays artists in Bitcoin, plants trees if you listen

It sounds like the ultimate tongue-in-cheek sales pitch to target millenials: An environmentally friendly streaming music service that pays artists in Bitcoin, and plants trees in exchange for streams from customers. All you need are references to vaping and craft ale, and you’d have a comprehensive 20-something hipster bingo card. In fact, it’s a serious […]