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  • What's going on with Coinbase? Users threaten legal action as complaints met with silence

    January 2, 2018 12:33 PM 46

    Users of Coinbase, a popular website used to buy and sell cryptocurrencies, claim to be mulling over legal action after trades and customer service have allegedly stalled to a halt. "In the first instance I would like to gather information on the scale of the problem and enough for me to pass on details to a lawyer for them to handle the case. "I am proposing

  • WhatsApp goes down on New Year’s Eve angering MILLIONS of users across globe

    December 31, 2017 7:10 PM 38

    Users have flagged the issue on Twitter with the hashtag #WhatsAppDown. Downdetector.co.uk shows the problem has spread across the globe, with users in the UK and Europe worst off. Users in other countries including Barbados, India, Panama, South Africa, Spain and Qatar are also unable to access the app on New Year's Eve. One wrote: “Messages won’t deliver

  • WhatsApp to STOP working on THESE mobile phones THIS WEEK

    December 28, 2017 9:25 PM 36

    WhatsApp will be pulled from a range of mobile operating systems on January 1, 2018, the company has confirmed. The app will drop support for iPhone 3GS/iOS 6, BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8 and older. It will also pull out of Nokia S40 on December 31, 2018, then Android versions 2.3.7 and older on February 1, 2020. The move is happening

  • 'F**k off': Twitter roasts Vanity Fair for 'sexist' video suggesting Hillary Clinton take up knitting

    December 28, 2017 11:06 AM 32

    Twitter was not amused with Vanity Fair's video and immediately slammed it as tone-deaf and "extremely sexist". Vanity Fair has triggered fierce outrage over a video suggesting Hillary Clinton take up knitting in 2018 as one of her resolutions for the new year. The video is part of a series published by Vanity Fair's The Hive that offered six New Year's

  • Julian Assange's Twitter account goes mysteriously offline on Christmas and no one knows why

    December 25, 2017 8:01 AM 32

    The WikiLeaks Twitter account is yet to comment on the matter. In a mysterious turn of events, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's Twitter account has suddenly gone offline. Although it appears to have been just a couple of hours since the account went down, speculation about the account's mysterious disappearance are already doing the rounds on Twitter

  • Amazon Prime streams Japanese porn films featuring women being groped without consent

    December 18, 2017 1:50 PM 30

    There are four different movies in the series. Amazon Prime subscribers have stumbled across a Japanese movie series that features women on public transport being groped against their will. IB Times UK has reached out to Amazon UK and asked if the program had slipped through censoring cracks, or if it has been cleared to be there. User reviews described

  • Kremlin exposed: Russia 'used Twitter to spread fear' in wake of UK terror attacks

    December 18, 2017 1:04 PM 34

    An armed police officer patrols by a security cordon set up along Whitehall by the Houses of Parliament, London. A report released Monday (18 December) from the Cardiff University Crime and Security Research Institute (CSRI) revealed the posts were part of a "systematic" campaign directed at the UK. It said the level of influence some accounts had was "more

  • Phone Battery SHOCK: iPhone 8, Samsung S8 and more Smartphones handed GREAT NEWS by O2

    December 17, 2017 7:00 AM 42

    02 has conducted some pretty interesting research regarding Britons' relationship with their smartphone battery life. According to 02, half (50%) of Brits are suffering from mobile phone battery anxiety, with a quarter (23%) feeling the worry about their battery life draining on a daily basis. Amazingly, Brits that fear being caught out with a flat battery

  • People obsessed with taking selfies may have genuine condition, experts say

    December 15, 2017 7:07 AM 28

    The term was first coined in a spoof news article in 2014 which suggested the American Psychiatric Association was considering classifying selfitis as a disorder. Researchers have now looked into the phenomenon and say their study "validates its existence". They examined 400 people from India - the country with the most Facebook users - and produced

  • House of God hacked: Online scammer robs Derry church of £86,000

    December 15, 2017 6:29 AM 25

    The hacker told the priest that the church computer had to be accessed remotely to fix an internet problem. An internet hacker may have just bought himself an express pass to hell for raiding the coffers of a church in Northern Ireland. According to The Irish Post, a church in Banagher in County Londonderry, fell prey to an online scam and its bank account