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Windows 7 Will Get Updates for Four More Years — If You Pay
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An anonymous reader quotes ZDNet: With the Windows 7 end-of-support clock slowly winding down to January 14, 2020, Microsoft is announcing it will offer, for a fee, continuing security updates for the product through January 2023. This isn’t the first time Microsoft has done this for a version of Windows, but it may be the […]

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Netflix and Amazon will have to make more European content by law
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Streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video will likely soon have to ensure at least 30 percent of their libraries are dedicated to local content in the European Union. A preliminary agreement on the rules is already in place, and Roberto…

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There’s now an even more precise “recipe” for blowing the perfect bubble
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Enlarge / Scientists have long been fascinated with the math and physics of bubbles. (credit: Tim Robberts/Getty Images) A team of mathematicians has devised the most precise recipe yet for blowing perfect bubbles, and it’s not just for fun and frolics. Achieving a better understanding of the dynamics at work could lead to more efficient industrial […]

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Sprint's new Unlimited Premium plan adds Amazon Prime and more     – CNET
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The plan costs $90 a month.

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Weebly brings more e-commerce features to mobile
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Weebly is part of Square now, but it continues to update as a standalone product. This week, for example, the company announced a number of new e-commerce features for the Weebly mobile app. Those features include the ability to ship and print labels, to respond to customer questions (via Facebook Messenger, which can be embedded […]

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Pandora introduces capabilities for shorter, more personalized ads
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Pandora announced three new capabilities for advertisers today — the ability to dynamically assemble different audio ads for different listeners, the ability to sequentially target ads so that they fit together into a larger strategy and shorter ad formats that range from four to 10 seconds in length. Claire Fanning, Pandora’s vice president of ad […]

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FCC funds rural broadband for more than 700,000 homes and businesses
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As part of its efforts to make broadband more available in rural areas, the Federal Communications Commission announced that the Connect America Fund Phase II "reverse auction" will bring broadband service to more than 700,000 homes and businesses fo…

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Kencko wants to help you eat more fruit and vegetables
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People don’t eat enough fruit and vegetables, that’s despite an embarrassment of options today that include fast grocery delivery and takeout services with a focus on health. A study from the U.S-based Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released last November found that just one in ten adults in America “meet the federal fruit […]

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Oppo Find X review: Sexier and more innovative than the Galaxy S9     – CNET
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This is — bar none — the best-looking phone of 2018. And its slide-up camera takes great photos, too.

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