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steven36 posted a topic in General NewsEntrusting your data to big tech platforms can be highly risky. Users who have been banned by Google for supposedly violating its terms of service have been left without access to key parts of their lives. Many have appealed the suspensions but have received automated responses. They don't know why they've been banned. "This is just how life is when you're dealing with trillion-dollar faceless corporations," said Aral Balkan. When he received the notification from Google he couldn't quite believe it. Cleroth, a game developer who asked n
Twitch had a rush of popularity in China last month, but now reports indicate that the live streaming video platform is no longer available in the country. Abacas, a Hong Kong-based China tech news site, noticed that Twitch’s website was not accessible in parts of China as of earlier this week, and then found that the app was no longer listed on Apple’s App Store in the country. This led Abacus to believe the removal was deliberate and not a glitch. As the Verge points out, many Twitch users posted on Weibo on Monday trying to determine whether the removal w
steven36 posted a topic in Software NewsMicrosoft has placed a compatibility hold on Windows 10 devices that prevents them from upgrading to Windows 10 1903 if they are using older Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers. This is because certain versions of the software could cause Windows 10 to crash or not operate properly in version 1903. If a Windows 10 user has Intel Rapid Storage Technology (Intel RST) driver versions between 22.214.171.1242 and 126.96.36.1993 installed, Windows 10 will not upgrade to version 1903. Instead, a user with this compatibility hold will see a message stating: "Intel Rapid Stora