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- How Twitter and Australian Scientists Help Swimmers Stay Away from Sharks
Those who choose to go to a beach on the coast of Western Australia can get Twitter alerts about lurking sharks. There’s a joke about Australia and how everything there tries to kill you and it’s mostly true, given the number of deadly animals in the country. Well, at the very least you can cross off one from the list as scientists are trying to save people from shark attacks with a little help from one of the world’s most popular social networks, RT reports.
- Netflix to Remove Dozens of Movies Starting in January
US Netflix users are soon going to lose a lot of movies from the instant streaming catalogue. There are about 90 movies and several TV series that are getting the axe starting January 1, 2014. According to a Reddit thread, Netflix’s is losing a lot of great movies. Just a quick skim through the list and you’ll find that you will no longer be able to view “Braveheart,” “Desperado,” “Seed of Chucky,” “Flashdance,” “50 ...
- Italy's "Google Tax" Gets Pushed Back to July 2014 [Reuters]
Italy has pushed back its plans to implement the so-called “Google tax” until July 2014 in a final round of laws approved on Friday. The famous Internet tax has already made waves across the world, but that hasn’t stopped the Italian parliament from passing the law. However, unlike original desires to get everything started immediately, Italy’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta announced the tax was getting postponed until July 1, 2014. This, he said, ...
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