Many young adults lack financial literacy, economic stability, study finds

Many young adults lack financial literacy, economic stability, study finds

Nearly a third of young adults in a recent study were found to be “financially precarious” because they had poor financial literacy and lacked money management skills and income stability. Only 22 percent of the 18- to 24-year-olds in the study sample were deemed to be financially stable, according to lead author Gaurav Sinha, a graduate student in social work at the University of Illinois.

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US Court of Appeals rules that the FCC can consider areas with only a single ISP ‘competitive’

US Court of Appeals rules that the FCC can consider areas with only a single ISP 'competitive'

The FCC hasn't exactly been popular among consumers lately. The regulatory agency's controversial decision to roll back Title II net neutrality protections back in December was met with no small amount of criticism.

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Spotify adds Showtime to its $5-a-month Hulu bundle for college students

Spotify adds Showtime to its $5-a-month Hulu bundle for college students

Last September, Spotify announced a bundle with Hulu for students that costs $5 a month, which is an amazing deal for any college student. Now, nearly a year later, Spotify is dramatically improving on that deal, adding a Showtime subscription to the offering for no additional charge. College students in the US will have access to Spotify’s updated Premium for Students plan which includes Spotify Premium (regularly $10 a month), Hulu’s limited commercial plan ($8 a month)…

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Toyota invests $500m in Uber as companies pair up to create driverless cars

Toyota invests $500m in Uber as companies pair up to create driverless cars

Toyota has invested $500m (£388m) in Uber and announced plans for the firms to collaborate on developing driverless cars for ride sharing. The carmaker said technology from each company will be used to produce purpose-built Toyota vehicles to be deployed on Uber’s ride sharing network. The first fleet of cars will be based on Toyota’s Sienna minivan, and a pilot scheme is set to begin on Uber’s network in 2021.

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IP Address is Not Enough to Identify Pirate, US Court of Appeals Rules

IP Address is Not Enough to Identify Pirate, US Court of Appeals Rules

The owner of an adult foster care home who operated an open WiFi network has booked a big win against a copyright troll. Thomas Gonzales was accused of downloading the Adam Sandler movie The Cobbler but won $17k last year after being wrongfully targeted. The case went to appeal and in a ruling handed down yesterday by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Gonzales emerged victorious again.

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The Internet of Garbage by Sarah Jeong

The Internet of Garbage by Sarah Jeong

First published in 2015, Sarah Jeong’s book provides an accessible look at how online harassment works, how it might be categorized and understood, and why the structure of the internet and the policies surrounding it are incapable of stamping it out.

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