YouTube’s demonetization finally recognized; popular creators mad
YouTube’s demonetization finally recognized; popular creators mad

YouTube (the behemoth video website and subsidiary of Google [GOOG]) has been the home for many of the world’s at-home entertainment for years. At its inception, YouTube was a simple video sharing website where people can host their video content on the web. The idea caught on eventually when the first ever viral videos made … Continue reading YouTube’s demonetization finally recognized; popular creators mad

Why Pokemon GO Falls Short
Why Pokemon GO Falls Short

Pokemon GO is a augmented reality mobile game that released (without announcement) on July 6th, 2016 (in the U.S.). I was in my friend’s car when I refreshed the Google Play store, and searched ‘pokemon’ to come across its app tile in the results. When I got home, I rushed to that Play Store and … Continue reading Why Pokemon GO Falls Short

SONY announces increase in PS+ Pricing. How will this affect the service?
SONY announces increase in PS+ Pricing. How will this affect the service?

Just when many PS+ members already felt let down by the considerable low-quality service that is the PS+ membership, Sony made an update to their latest “free games” blog post and sent emails to respective members regarding a price change to the current PS+ model. As of September 22nd, the company will be upping the … Continue reading SONY announces increase in PS+ Pricing. How will this affect the service?

BlackBerry Priv sales out
BlackBerry Priv sales out

BlackBerry (BBRY) is a mobile company that has been failing miserably to keep up with relevance with competitors like Android and iPhone. Several months back, however, BlackBerry took the oath of “if you can’t be em’: join em’” and released the BlackBerry Priv: their first Android powered smartphone with classic BBM apps, and Android 5.0 … Continue reading BlackBerry Priv sales out

Verizon Makes a Working Video Calling Phone in Minecraft [VIDEO]
Verizon Makes a Working Video Calling Phone in Minecraft [VIDEO]

CaptainSparklez, popular YouTube gamer and “Minecrafter,” uploaded a video to his channel yesterday titled Minecraft: Working Cell Phone w/ Web Browser and Video Calling. In the video, he discusses how Verizon had asked him to showcase a project they’ve been working on in the game ‘Minecraft.’ It was way cooler than anyone had expected. The … Continue reading Verizon Makes a Working Video Calling Phone in Minecraft [VIDEO]

Russia offers its support to North Korea amid the Sony Hack
Russia offers its support to North Korea amid the Sony Hack

EWT is following the Sony Hacks, North Korea’s internet outages, and all other related topics as they develop. See bottom of article for further reading. MOSCOW –  Russia on Thursday offered sympathy to North Korea amid the Sony hacking scandal, saying the movie that sparked the dispute was so scandalous that Pyongyang’s anger was “quite … Continue reading Russia offers its support to North Korea amid the Sony Hack

Facebook is facing a law suit. Reason? Scanning user’s Messages
Facebook is facing a law suit. Reason? Scanning user’s Messages

From the revelation that Facebook scans through its user’s messages to deliver “tailored” ads, a U.S. judge has ruled that they must face a class-action lawsuit. Facebook’s bid to dismiss the lawsuit, filed by users Matthew Campbell and Micheal Hurley back in 2013, was dismissed by U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton in Oakland. According to … Continue reading Facebook is facing a law suit. Reason? Scanning user’s Messages

Window shop this Holiday season at home with the help of Google Maps
Window shop this Holiday season at home with the help of Google Maps

The leisurely window-shopper might be forgiven for feeling rather ambivalent towards Christmas, a time of lavish shop-displays – and of crowds of people getting in the way. Google’s latest online tool solves this problem, by allowing you to tread the streets of world shopping capitals such as London and New York. The tool, Google Maps … Continue reading Window shop this Holiday season at home with the help of Google Maps

India’s E-Commerce Giant Flipkart replenishes with a $700 million round
India’s E-Commerce Giant Flipkart replenishes with a $700 million round

At the end of July, Flipkart (The largest E-commerce service in India) raised a massive $1 billion, and less than six months later the Indian e-commerce company is ending off the year with another $700 million round. The round includes money from existing investors DST Global, GIC, ICONIQ Capital and Tiger Global, and new backers … Continue reading India’s E-Commerce Giant Flipkart replenishes with a $700 million round