Facebook Debuts New Video-Centric App for Teens – PC Magazine

Facebook has launched a new teen-centric app that allows high schoolers and younger college kids to mingle by viewing each other’s flashy video profiles in a standalone environment (as in, not Facebook). The app, called Lifestage, recently debuted on iOS. Though anyone can download it and use it, only those under 21 years of […]

Tesla creates two-year lease option for Model S and X – The Verge

Looking to buy a Tesla? The company just launched a new two-year lease program for all of its Model S and X vehicles. However, the trial program will apply to all orders of the company’s vehicles from now until September 12th. The new option comes with a hefty price tag Tesla already offered […]

Randall Stephenson’s war on robocalls begins – Dallas Morning News

Randall Stephenson’s war on robocalls begins – Dallas Morning News

Friday was a big day for a local guy. Randall Stephenson, AT&T’s chief executive, formally took control of the federal government’s latest attempt to stop annoying robocalls. At the request of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, Stephenson is chairing the Robocall Strike Force, which had its first meeting Friday in Washington at FCC headquarters. […]

The Most Intriguing Hardware at IDF 2016 – PC Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO—With no new major processor announcement directly tied to the show this year, the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) was a little hardware-deficient. The two keynote addresses, from Brian Krzanich on Tuesday and Murthy Renduchintala and Diane Bryant on Wednesday, dealt more with the broader issues Intel is exploring within the Internet of […]

Opera’s new browser blocks ads natively – PCWorld

Opera Software has updated its desktop browser to block ads without the need for a plug-in. With its 2.07 percent share of the desktop browser market last month, according to StatCounter, Opera’s move is unlikely to scare advertisers, or website operators dependent on advertising revenue — particularly as the blocker is turned off by default. […]