Coinbase says unmasking Satoshi Nakamoto might harm its business

Some things are best left a mystery — at least as far as Coinbase is concerned.  The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange has been preparing to go public since last year, and in a Thursday prospectus filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) it listed a number of issues that could harm its business. Notably, […]

Facebook updates Instagram's nudity policy after Oversight Board recommendation

A month after the fresh-faced Facebook Oversight Board published 17 recommendations for how the platform could improve its content moderation, Facebook has responded with a resounding “OK, but it depends.” One of the more significant changes Facebook will adopt relates to Instagram’s nudity policy, to clarify that “health-related nudity” is allowed. The Oversight Board, which […]

California's net neutrality law is a reality. Here's what it means.

Did you know California has its very own net neutrality law? It does! And, following a recent verdict in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, this law protecting internet users can finally be enforced, years after it was first signed.  Imagine a system where your internet service provider charged you more […]

Shopping for the best VPN? Ask Reddit.

Slow WiFi and an exposed Google history are an avid internet user’s worst nightmares, and the Obama-era rules that protect from these have been under attack since 2017. Hopes for change were all but squandered when a late 2020 vote affirmed the FCC’s commitment to erasing net neutrality. Discussions about the government’s right to spy […]

Twitter's 'Super Follow' will finally let you charge for your precious tweets

Your #content will definitely be worth every penny. During a Thursday investor call, Twitter announced a plan to let users charge followers for access to “exclusive content.” Dubbed “Super Follow,” the service will bring an element of Patreon-like monetary support to a social-media ecosystem that up until now has largely been fueled by the social […]

Never lose a signal again with this speedy Netgear mesh WiFi system on sale

Save $350: The Netgear Orbi Pro SRK60 tri-band mesh WiFi system 3-pack for up to 7,500 square feet is $329.99 at Amazon as of Feb. 25.  With more major premieres for movies and shows on streaming platforms, you can’t take a chance on spotty WiFi. No one wants the next big reveal from WandaVision ruined […]

This Peloton Bike+ alternative ships for free in a matter of days, not months

SAVE $200: As of Feb. 25, the $1,999 NordicTrack Commercial S22i Studio Cycle ships for free from Amazon with scheduled delivery date availability in as soon as four days. From the MYX to the Bowflex C6, the Schwinn IC4, the Cyclace, and the Echelon Smart Connect Bike EX3, there’s no shortage of excellent Peloton alternatives […]

'Animal Crossing' and 'Pokémon' PowerA Pro controllers are on sale

Save up to 30%: Official Nintendo Switch Pro controllers as well as some game-themed wireless models from PowerA are on sale at Amazon as of Feb. 25. It only takes playing Skyrim or Mario Kart with Joy-Cons once to realize you should have bought a Pro Controller. The Nintendo Switch’s versatility is its main selling […]

Work from home better with a portable monitor

Save $30: The Lepow 15.6-inch portable monitor has a $30 coupon attached to it at Amazon, dropping the price down to $158.99. One of the perks of working from home (if you’ve had that luxury during the pandemic) is that you can move about your home and don’t have to sit in one spot at […]

These Jabra Elite Active earbuds are at their lowest price ever

SAVE $80: Level up your workout music with the Jabra Elite Active 65t Earbuds, on sale for only $59.99 as of Feb. 25. There’s nothing worse than having an earbud pop out of your ear while you’re working out. It’s distracting, cuts into your exercise time, and can definitely impact your motivation. Make your exercise […]