Airbnb Wins Proposition F but This May Just Be the Beginning

Airbnb’s success at the ballot for Proposition F in the city of San Francisco may be a victory celebrated too early. As landowners and housing activists keep trying to bring down websites like Airbnb, believing that this service which started turning apartments and houses into hotel rooms is responsible for displacing residents as homeowners.

What is Proposition F?

The proposition would have restricted private rentals in San Francisco to 75 nights a year and also imposed regulations to the effect that such ...

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Stepping into the Holiday Season with Black Friday

As customers and retailers gear up for the holiday season, Black Friday which will be celebrated on November 27 this year will see customers flocking stores for some of the best shopping deals of the year. While Black Friday turns into an extended weekend with it being followed by Cyber Monday, retailers are yet to disclose their Black Friday advertisements and the deals that customers can look forward to.

As retailers compete every year to open the stores as early ...

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Step into the Future with Delivery Robots

Step into the Future with Delivery Robots

Skype’s co-founders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis have established Starship Technologies, which will be a part of the robotics industry. The company aims at solving the “last mile problem” by creating delivery robots that will deliver products to the homes of customers.

Although the company is still in its early stages, it envisages changing the face of retail marketing through delivery robots. The company plans to run a pilot project by the year 2016 ...

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Unlimited OneDrive Storage goes Limited

Microsoft’s latest announcement for Office 365 home and university subscribers is that OneDrive is no longer unlimited. This drastic change has been justified by Microsoft as a way to avoid misuse of the storage space. The company stated that a few users were storing PC backups, extremely long hours of video recordings and entire movie collections, taking advantage of the unlimited space provided by OneDrive.

The following changes will affect the OneDrive users:

  • Office 365 users will now be getting 1TB of ...
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MPAA in Action – YiFy and Popcorn Time Goes Dark

The Motion Picture Association of America won court orders in Canada and New Zealand to shut down the BitTorrent piracy sites of YiFy/YTS and Popcorn Time. October 23, 2015 saw the last of Popcorn time when the site was shut down, citing internal issues as the reason for the shutdown. The same thing happened to the popular BitTorrent site, YTS/YiFy that closed down without any notifications. Both the sites are not going to come back as the operators are ...

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Star Wars R2-D2 Mini Fridge – Chills Six Cans at a Time and Costs A Fortune

In the month of June this year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens merchandise created a substantial excitement among Star Wars fans; The R2-D2 mini fridge which was unveiled as a part of the merchandising. While the price remained undisclosed, Star Wars fans were aching to own one of these life-size R2-D2 refrigerators.

Ever since the mini fridge has been made available for pre-order, we’ve heard sighs all around the world at the extravagant amount of money this remote-control fridge justifies for ...

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Apple’s Action against Online Store on 250 Apps Infringing Privacy

Most companies in the small and startup technology sector are relying heavily on mobile apps for a rapid and sure mode of revenue generation in the foreseeable future. Reports from reliable sources say that the revenue which stood at around $17 million in the year 2010 is slated for a steep rise up to $25 Million by the year 2015. Under such growth prospects, unethical companies would be looking how to make maximum benefits while the sun shines, notwithstanding the ...

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Think Big in Your Life

The Art of Thinking Big

When you are thinking about your future it can be tempting to just think small. Unless you have already achieved big things in your life, then it can be tempting to think that you never will be able to achieve anything big. However, it is important to remember that everyone that achieved something big had to start somewhere and so it is possible for anyone to achieve big things.

If you do not feel confident with trying ...

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Will Apple and Google bid together for Kodak Patents

It is rumoured that Apple and Google, these two companies which have been in a fight for the top-spot in recent times in the mobile phone industry, have joined forces. Yes, incredible as it may seem, the two companies will join efforts to acquire the 1,100 patents that Kodak currently holds, as Kodak is currently going through the process of bankruptcy.

United by a common interest

But do not celebrate love yet, this union comes after both companies have failed in their ...

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Photographing a Moving Object Perfectly

Capturing a moving object into an action packed still photo seems to be a difficult task at first. But it can be performed very easily if we take care of certain preperations with our digital camera first. I will now tell you how to capture objects in motion with perfection.

For this we need some settings to be adjusted on our camera. So first you need to put your camera on Manual mode to override the automatic settings. After that follow ...

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