Adam is a writer at and has worked as a tech writer, blogger and copy editor for the last decade. He's also a Forbes Contributor on the publishing industry (and Digital Book World 2018 award finalist) and has appeared in publications including Popular Mechanics and IDG Connect. When not glued to TechMeme, he loves obsessing over 1970s sci-fi art.


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TikTok Banned from App Stores in India Following Court Order

Google and Apple have dropped the Chinese social video app TikTok from their app stores in the country of India, following a ban enacted by an Indian state court.The app, which lets users share quick videos soundtracked to music, has 500 million users, and 40% live in India.


Acer Announces New Computers for Gamers and Creatives

Acer today announced a new product line-up that introduced new models in a whopping six separate ranges: Predator, Nitro, Aspire, Chromebook, Travelmate and Spin, plus the "ConceptD" product portfolio, aimed specifically at creators. Here's all the details to know.


EU Announces Ethical AI Guidelines

The European Commission has just released a set of guidelines to help shape a more "trustworthy AI." It's the latest foray into taking a proactive approach to ethics in artificial intelligence, and includes seven key requirements for the development of ethical AI


Apple Music Overtakes Spotify for Paying US Subscribers

Digital music service Spotify has been passed up at its own game. According to a new report, Apple Music now has more subscribers in the United States than Spotify: Apple's music service userbase totalled 28 million paying subscribers at the end of February 2019.


Mark Zuckerberg’s Four Ways to Fix the Internet

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is making a new push for regulation across Europe and the US, and it's the biggest evolution in his public views on the matter we've seen yet. Zuckerberg explained it all in a Washington Post op-ed over the weekend. Here's the rundown on his thoughts.


Samsung Unveils New A70, A50 and A30 Mid-Range Phones

Samsung has just revealed a new phone in the company's mid-range Galaxy A lineup: the Samsung Galaxy A70, which joins the new A50 and A30 low-cost, high-spec phones. Here's what to know about the Galaxy A70, including all the top features and whether it's worth nabbing.


Study Reveals Security Risk of Remote Working

The benefits of remote work are great, but we can't ignore the changing security practices that come alongside the shift. More than one in three organizations have dealt with a security incident due to an unsecured remote worker, according to an OpenVPN study.

CRM Software

Top 8 Benefits of CRM Software

A CRM (customer relationship management) service is a software platform that lets a business easily manage all relationships with current and potential customers. It'll boost retention, streamline internal chats, and guide the future of your business. We explain how it all works.


French Muslim Group to Sue Facebook and YouTube

The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) has announced that it is suing both Facebook and YouTube, arguing that the social media platforms have incited violence by hosting streaming video footage of the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand.

POS Systems

Best Cash Registers for Small Business

For a small business in 2019, it's crucial to be able to accept payments from anyone. For many people, that means getting a cash register or a POS system. Here are the top five options available for both traditional registers and POS software.


Google Fined $1.7B for Abusing Its Online Marketing Role

The European Commission has slapped Google with a massive $1.7 billion fine for abusing the online ad market. Google's "abusive practices in online advertising" have been deemed a breach of EU antitrust rules. This is Google's third EU fine within the past two years.