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What’s the Internet ‘game’ killing young people worldwide?

Blue Whale: A reported suicide game (Source: Twitter) Over the past few months, an Internet “game” called the ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ has been blamed for the deaths of well over 100 young people in countries around the world — including at least five teens in India. The government has now asked Internet majors like Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo to “immediately remove” links of ... Read More »

iOS 10.3.3, macOS 10.12.6, watchOS 3.2.3, and tvOS 10.2.2 Updates Released: What’s New

HIGHLIGHTS New versions are minor updates Available worldwide for supported devices iOS 10.3.3 brings security fixes and other improvements Apple rolled out minor software updates for all its major platforms – iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS – on Wednesday evening, most of which have to do with bug fixes, performance improvements, and security updates. iOS 10.3.3 fixes a number of security issues that could affect core services ... Read More »

Here’s,what’s,behind,gold’s,crazy,post-jobs,volatility

Gold had a hard time making up its mind about Friday’s jobs report. In the 20 minutes before the number came out, gold futures first rose about $10, before promptly giving up those gains. At the second before the number was released at 8:30 a.m. EDT, gold was sitting at $1,356.5 per troy ounce. On the initial news that the ... Read More »

What’s in the back of the facebook surge?

fb continued to leave its competition in the dust as the social media giant published spectacular profitsnumbers that despatched the inventory flying Thursday. “fb has benefited from the structural shift in how corporations spend their ad bucks,” Gina Sanchez, founder of Chantico worldwide, said Thursday on CNBC’s “strength Lunch.” “So at this factor even as otherorganizations are suffering in sales, ... Read More »

Twitter turns 10: What’s next?

Twitter turned 10 on Monday and while it might be celebrating at the moment, there are some sobering facts to contend with including a 65 percent drop in its share price in the last year, discontent from Wall Street and concerns over whether it can continue to add users. Jack Dorsey returned to the helm of the company he founded ... Read More »

Facebook? Snapchat? What’s hot on college campuses?

In CNBC’s social media on campus series, we asked students from all across the country to tell us what social media platforms are most prevalent at their school. Facebook? Snapchat? Twitter? Are students using them for purely social purposes or professional/school activities? And, are any social media platforms “dead” or just for old people? Here’s what students had to say. ... Read More »

Facebook? Snapchat? What’s hot on college campuses?

In CNBC’s social media on campus series, we asked students from all across the country to tell us what social media platforms are most prevalent at their school. Facebook? Snapchat? Twitter? Are students using them for purely social purposes or professional/school activities? And, are any social media platforms “dead” or just for old people? Here’s what students had to say. ... Read More »