Aug 20, 2015

Arrest warrant issued for founder of FC2 video-sharing website

Police have obtained an arrest warrant for the 41-year-old founder of FC2 Inc., a U.S.-based video-sharing site mainly targeted at Japanese viewers, on suspicion of distributing indecent materials, investigative sources said Thursday. The sources said the FC2 founder is suspected of having uploaded indecent ...

Google touts its first wireless router

Aug 19, 2015

Google touts its first wireless router

Google is making a Wi-Fi router as part of its ambition to provide better Internet connections that make it easier for people to access its digital services and see more of its online advertising. Pre-orders for the $199 wireless router, called OnHub, can be ...

Aug 11, 2015

Couples who sext have better sex: study

Couples who send each other sexually suggestive or explicit images by phone, commonly known as “sexting,” have better sex, according to a study presented to a psychology convention in Toronto. The practice is often portrayed as risky, yet American researchers found it is widespread ...

Smile! Brands banking on emoji advertising

Aug 9, 2015

Smile! Brands banking on emoji advertising

Everyone speaks emoji, and now advertisers do too. Catching on to the digital era’s cross-cultural language of choice, advertisers have learned to speak emoji in a world where promotional videos are ignored and ad banners are blocked. Tiny digital pizza and French fries icons, ...

Fourth secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

Aug 8, 2015

Fourth secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

A gang armed with machetes hacked a secular blogger to death at his home in Dhaka on Friday, sparking protests in the capital over the fourth such murder in Bangladesh this year. Niloy Chakrabarti, who used the pen name Niloy Neel, was killed after ...