Verizon Communications will buy Yahoo Inc's core internet
properties for $US4.83 billion in cash, marking the end of
the line for a storied Web pioneer and setting the stage for
a big new internet push by the telecom giant.
Facebook's Messenger has more than 1 billion users, the
social media company says, making it one the world's top
three apps just two years after it was split off from
Facebook's main app, which is by far and away the most
Twitter has moved to permanently suspend a number of user
accounts for abuse and harassment after Ghostbusters actor
Leslie Jones drew renewed attention to the issue and
announced she would quit the social media site.
Most people agree we do not need to know how a television
works to enjoy using one. This is true of many existing and
emerging technologies. Most of us happily drive cars, use
mobile phones and send emails without knowing how they work.