Tech News Today

Feb 8th 2016

Tech News Today 1445

Hashtags Are Still Groovy

Facebook's Free Basics will not come to India anytime soon.
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Category: News

Kurt Wagner is here to tell us why the reports of Twitter's death have been greatly exaggerated. And there's a new way to stream your torrents in your browser, but for how long? Today the regulatory authority in India issued new rules that would ban Facebook's Free Basics offering, thereby upholding the spirit of Net Neutrality. Wired announced a new subscription plan for its website - Pay $3.99 a month for no ads and after February 16th, you won't be able to visit the site using an ad blocker. Ryan Whitwam from is here to talk about a new solution for streaming torrents. UberPool, Tim Cook's Super Bowl Twitter photo, and more.

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