Spotify wants to stop user accounts with adblocker

Spotify wants to remove users who do not have a subscription but use an adblocker to bypass advertisements from the service. That is in the new terms and conditions of the audio platform. Spotify has been sending warnings to users who are…

Expedia and Hotels.com recorded your smartphone screens

Several iOS apps make secret recordings from the iPhone users screen. This is done with a tracking system called Glassbox, which is used by, among others, Expedia and hotels.com. TechCrunch researched various apps that did it. The tracking…

Flickr gives users time until March to download photos

Photo sharing service Flickr gives non-paying users over a month extra to download their photos from the platform before they are deleted. "We hope that the extension gives users the time to make the best choice about how they want to…

Bitcoin trading has fallen by 40 percent since December

The Bitcoin rate has been fairly flat for a while. The currency has fluctuated for weeks in value between 3,000 and 4,000 dollars and now lingers around 3,500 dollars. That has quite a few consequences, because the trade in the Bitcoin is…

DSM has invested in Adaptive3D

Specialty Chemicals Company DSM has invested in Adaptive3D, an American company dedicated to the development of 3D printing materials. The investment arm of the Dutch group was the main donor in a recent financing round. Chipmaker Applied…