Spotify taps big-name musicians to help test Instagram-like stories

If you’re in the festive spirit and you’re already listening to seasonal music, you might have noticed Spotify’s Christmas Hits playlist is looking a little different. The…

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Zoom starts rolling out end-to-end encryption

Zoom is now rolling out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for both free and paid users, so your video chats and meetings should be much more secure. You can…

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Stitcher redesign brings cleaner look and new features to the podcast app

Stitcher has revealed a new look for its podcast app, which boasts several useful features and upgrades. The service says the revamped web, iOS and Android app…

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Lyft is adding Venmo as a payment option

In the coming weeks, Lyft riders in the US will be able to pay for their trips with Venmo. That should make it easier for you to…

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This $50 app will keep your mind sharp

Exercising regularly increases and maintains your muscle strength. The mind is no different. Your brain isn’t exactly a muscle, but training it regularly will strengthen your cognitive…

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Twitch Studio adds chat overlay and countdown timer tools

Twitch has updated its livestreaming software with more features, which will give streamers more ways to make their broadcasts pop. With Twitch Studio, you can now copy…

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Chinese app offers a peek over the Great Firewall, with big catches

You can’t officially bypass China’s Great Firewall when it’s illegal to use a VPN for that in the country. Chinese residents appear to have a legal option,…

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Even Peloton is cracking down on QAnon

It’s not just social networks and digital marketplaces cracking down on QAnon. Peloton has confirmed to Business Insider that it has pulled QAnon hashtags that supporters of…

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Apple TV now plays YouTube videos in 4K, with limits

As promised, the Apple TV is finally starting to play YouTube videos in 4K — with caveats. Users on Reddit and elsewhere (via FlatpanelsHD and 9to5Mac) are…

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Grindr flaw allowed hijacking accounts with just an email address

A Grindr vulnerability allowed anyone who knows a user’s email address to easily reset their password and hijack their account. All a bad actor needed to do…

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