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YouTuber PewDiePie made a massive $7.45 million in profit last year, according to a new report. PewDiePie gained such fame for his video game reviews, playthroughs, tutorials and vlogs that he has become the most successful YouTuber ever.

Amazon's July 15th 'Prime Day' will be bigger than Black Friday

Amazon has announced that it will be celebrating its 20th birthday this month by launching a one-day sale extravaganza featuring more products on offer than are available on Black Friday. The catch is that the deals will only apply to Prime members.

When a selfie is not enough: India abuzz over 'velfie' craze

Move over selfie, India is embracing the "velfie" with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online using a range of new mobile apps.

Op-Ed: New start up company reaches out to the Babyboom generation Special

The baby boomers, who once impacted the nation with their youth and ushered in the era of civil rights and the hippie movement, will now have an immense impact on healthcare and housing with their advancing years.

Video goes viral of tiny animals having a miniature BBQ

Watch this viral YouTube video of adorable furry animals nibbling on a tiny-sized barbecue. The video recreates a July 4 cookout, except the diners are a hamster, rabbit, and hedgehog, all wearing tiny hats.

Cuba's new wifi hotspots attract eager users

Near the popular Hotel Habana Libre in Cuba's capital, a gaggle of young people on cellphones, tablets and laptops log onto the new wifi hotspot -- a small milestone in one of the least connected countries.

North America has now run out of IPv4 Internet addresses

North America has now run out of IPv4 Internet addresses as the ageing protocol becomes over-burdened and insufficient to power the ever-growing web. New devices now have to use the newer IPv6 as no more IPv4 addresses can be assigned.

Viral Video: Kanye West is mashed by the great Freddie Mercury

No one can really predict what will make a video viral beforehand, but when Kanye West destroys a classic hit people are sure to take notice. Freddie Mercury, the late great song master of Queen, makes a video comeback in this viral video hit.

British man launches crowdfunding bid to bail out Greece

A British shoe-shop employee has raised over 65,000 euros ($72,000) so far through an online crowdfunding project to help Greece meet its International Monetary Fund debt repayment due on Tuesday.

Google harms consumers and itself by promoting its own content

A new study has concluded that Google harms consumers by filtering search results so that listings for its own services are promoted to the tops of pages. It adds more fuel to the EU's recent accusation of Google engaging in anticompetitive practices.

The Assad regime's #SummerinSyria campaign seriously backfired

This week, Syria's official news agency sent out a tweet encouraging Syrian Twitter users to post their favorite summer photos, tagging them with the hashtag #SummerinSyria.

Watch two dogs race to their dinner in time lapse video

A time lapse video of pups running to dinner has surfaced, and since being published, it has gone viral and viewed millions of times.

Secretive pro-Putin 'troll factory' faces Russian court

The mysterious Russian agency that hires people to write pro-Kremlin propaganda on the web stepped into the public spotlight for the first time Tuesday as a former employee took it to court.

Gmail will now let you 'Undo Send' to fix mistakes

After six years of beta testing, Gmail has finally made official its Undo Send feature, which allows users to delay sending emails for up to 30 seconds to fix any mistakes.

Amazon's reviews system is now intelligent and able to learn

Amazon has launched a refreshed reviews and ratings system which will make the overall customer consensus on a product clearer. The intelligent system will be able to give ratings priority depending on certain factors, creating a better average.

Google acts to curb 'revenge porn' from search results

Google said Friday it was taking steps to remove from search results "revenge porn," or sexually explicit images of people posted without their consent.

Instagram account shames drivers who park badly

A Los Angeles resident is firing back at people who can't park by shaming them on Instagram. Andria Farrell, 32, started @ParkingSpotShaming out of sheer frustration with the parking situation in LA.

Coffee Meets Bagel: Bad typo, bad timing upsets dating app users

If there's one thing that can be ascertained about spellcheckers, it's that they aren't necessarily good fact-checkers. This is something the author of the following message is now fully aware of— as are irate Twitter users.

Computer in Merkel's office hit by cyber attack: report

A computer in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's legislative office was hit by a cyber attack that targeted the country's lower house of parliament in May, the Bild newspaper reported on Sunday.

Hackathons take on Islamic State in cyberspace battle

In a small room close by the Sydney Opera House, 60 people representing a vast range of communities and industries are working feverishly to come up with ways to combat the Islamic State group's online propaganda machine.

Union says hackers got sensitive data on all U.S. govt staff

Suspected Chinese hackers who infiltrated the US government's human resources records have sensitive information on all federal employees, an American union said.

Op-Ed: Apple Spotlight vs Google search — Big changes on the way

Apple is about to provide a massive challenge to Google’s core business search service. In theory, this is good market business, creating competition where, let’s face it, there is almost none. This could, however, be a cascade of change.

Hackers may have snared details of Chinese linked to US: Report

Chinese hackers accused of attacking US federal databases may have snared the names of Chinese with links to American officials, putting them in danger, The New York Times said.

GoPro provides beautiful shots of space as it falls to Earth

Never has a slow descent from orbit seemed so majestic, thanks to footage from a GoPro camera attached to a SpaceX rocket as it slowly falls back to Earth.

Why content curation never grows old for new tech ventures Special

The Reader's Digest started a content curation trend that has inspired app developers in coming up with a new breed of news readers.

New Snowden docs reveal Obama expanded NSA surveillance

Classified documents leaked by exiled whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal the Obama administration has secretly stepped up the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance of Americans' Internet use in a bid to detect malicious computer hacking.

Passionate Mind: From hair stylist to web designer and dream job Special

There are no shortages of careers in our world but the trick is to find the one that challenges you, the one you are the most passionate about. It took two decades for Jeanette Duguay to do that but she managed it and now she's not looking back.

Mourning Sandberg gets personal in Facebook post on late husband

Facebook number two Sheryl Sandberg, whose husband David Goldberg died suddenly last month, said Wednesday in an emotional post that in mourning she had become sadder and wiser."I have lived thirty years in these thirty days. I am thirty years sadder.

John Oliver explains FIFA's latest scandal and how to fix it

FIFA's ongoing corruption scandal and seemingly untouchable status of its president, Sepp Blatter, convinced John Oliver to once again rake the organization over the coals on 'Last Week Tonight' Sunday.

Video: London crowd lifts double decker bus, saves unicyclist

The video shows a crowd of people heaving a double-decker bus to save the life of a dread-locked unicyclist trapped beneath the bus after a collision amid rush hour traffic in Walthamstow, east London Thursday.

US judge jails Silk Road mastermind for life

The American convicted of masterminding the criminal website Silk Road was sentenced in court Friday to life in prison over the online enterprise that sold $200 million in drugs to customers worldwide.

Silk Road website mastermind faces lengthy jail term

The American convicted of masterminding criminal website Silk Road, which sold $200 million worth of drugs to customers all over the world using digital currency Bitcoin, will be jailed Friday.

Netflix now makes up nearly 37% of all U.S. Internet traffic

Videos streaming from Netflix now account for nearly 37 percent of all of the traffic travelling over the Internet at primetime, according to a new report.

Fake security question answers are weakening online security

Security researchers from Google have found that people frequently lie to personal security questions on new accounts online in the misguided belief that a fake answer will add increased security. The researchers found that the contrary is actually true.

Twitter is in 'ongoing talks' to buy Flipboard for over $1billion

Twitter is reportedly in ongoing talks to buy popular magazine app Flipboard in a deal worth at least $1 billion. The companies have apparently been in talks since the beginning of the year although discussions are said to be stalled currently.

Charlie Charlie Challenge: Teens summon demon on social media

The latest craze on Internet, dubbed the #CharlieCharlieChallenge, involves bored teens looking to be spooked trying to summon a Mexican demon named "Charlie" through a ritual procedure similar to the Ouija Board method.

Tear-jerking organ donation ad, 'The man and the dog,' goes viral

An ad to raise awareness about organ donation, which dramatizes the saying that the dog is man's best friend, will surely make you cry. The video, titled "The man and the dog," uploaded to YouTube on 20 May, has gone viral with more than 2 million views.

Op-Ed: Nation moves in different speeds in seemingly different universes

Perhaps the only thing the majority of Americans have in common is that they feel irrelevant. Gay, straight, conservative, liberal, pro-choice, anti-abortion. It is a shame people can’t binge.

Tabloid web startup Ratter lays off staff but wants to stay alive

Q: What do naked car chases, overcast skies in San Francisco, the Zodiac killer and Silicon Valley sex workers have in common?

Op-Ed: 3 reasons your small business needs to adopt the cloud now

If your small business relies strictly on hardware and physical servers to store your critical data, you're one small incident away from business disaster.

Sweden seizes Pirate Bay web domains

A Stockholm court on Tuesday seized the Swedish web domains of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay over repeated copyright violations in a bid to end the site's activities.