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Pinterest Will Open Promoted Pins To All Advertisers Following Success Of Beta Program

After years of questions about how it will make revenue, Pinterest’s roadmap to monetization is becoming more clear. The company announced today that its Promoted Pins program, which it made available in beta to certain brands eight months ago, has performed “just as good and sometimes better than …

Twitter’s Engineers Currently Fixing Widespread Sign-In Issue [Update: Fixed]

Update: Twitter says the issue has been fixed.<p>If you have had trouble using Twitter or third-party apps over the past couple of hours, fear not—the microblogging service is <i>on it</i>.<p>The company confirmed on its Status blog that its engineers are working to fix an issue that has affected the ability of …

China is reportedly blocking access to Gmail

China is blocking access to Google's popular Gmail service, according to data from Google and analysis from Dyn Research.<p>Traffic has dropped to …

How would you change the BlackBerry Q5?

Your humble narrator doesn't review too many gadgets, so it's always a treat when one hits the How Would You Change timetable. In my mind, the BlackBerry Q5 was the company's most important new device simply because it would show if BlackBerry could recapture its low-end dominance. After all, the …

So you wanna be a data scientist? A guide to 2015's hottest profession

Are you good at math? Like, <i>really</i> good at math? Do you also know Python and, oh yeah, have deep knowledge of a particular industry?<p>On the off chance …

Viewers Worldwide Are Torrenting ‘The Interview’ Despite U.S.-Only Release

Yesterday, Sony made “The Interview” available online through Google Play, YouTube Movies, and Xbox Video. Unfortunately, the film was restricted to the U.S. only, so viewers in other countries either had to celebrate Christmas with a Yule Log video or run off to a torrent site.<p>Not surprisingly, …

Kodak's finally making smartphones (sort of)

For a while there it looked like Kodak's moment had come and gone, but the past few months have seen the imaging icon fight back from the brink of irrelevance. Now the company's planning to push a Kodak-branded smartphone, and thankfully it's not going to sue everyone in the business along the way …

OnePlus Allowed To Resume Sales In India After Court Order

Earlier this month, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus stopped sales in India after a New Delhi court upheld a complaint by rival Micromax. Now the ban has been lifted and OnePlus will be able to start importing and selling devices again.<p>At the heart of the issue is the Cyanogen operating system, …

Sony SmartWatch 3 is a runner's dream, but it's not without flaws

With so many fitness wearables on the market, Sony is looking to stand out with its newly launched SmartWatch 3, and it's banking on two distinct …