Yahoo is now starting to lock you out of Yahoo Mail if you have an ad blocker active on their site. This is only being tested for certain users in the US, however, many expect Yahoo to extend this globally.
Some of techs biggest icons were on a invite only cruise, called the Summit of the Sea, that started at a price of $3000. It was a 4 day cruise with high class entertainment, and no Wi-Fi. One of the biggest guests wasn't on the ship though. A live interview with Edward Snowden was conducted via Google Hangouts. Some of the other names included officials from Google and Uber.
Apple is working on a support app, which will ask you questions to help solve the issue with your device. This will lessen the number of people going to one of their Genius Bars for extremely basic issues. The app will also include the abilities to set up Genius Bar appointments, ask support via live chat, and have how-to guides.
Someone wanted to make a point. Sharing your phone number online is bad. To prove their point they used a program to find phone numbers posted publicly on Twitter, and added them into a mailing list of cat facts. These messages would spam a phone until they said the following tweet, "@Snowden Meow, I <3 catfacts." The coder thought people would see the irony of sending a tweet that you post your information for anyone to see, to one of online privacy's biggest advocates.
Rdio announced that is will shut down and be purchased by Pandora for $75 million. Rdio was losing as much as $24 million/year while operational