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The Biggest Highlights From Apple’s WWDC 2016

June 21, 2016 6:51 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 14653
Apple revealed dozens of new software upgrades at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference, also known as WWDC, in San Francisco on Monday, June 13.  Apple execs unveiled updates and new features across four of Apple’s largest platforms: iPhone and iPad software (iOS), Mac software (macOS), Apple Watch software (watchOS), and Apple TV software (tvOS). Apple… View Article

Amazon Plans to Expand Their Retail Presence & Add More Amazon Prime Benefits

May 18, 2016 9:52 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 33668
On Tuesday Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed the company’s plans to open more brick-and-mortar retail stores and expand Amazon Prime member benefits during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. While still primarily an online retailer, Bezos promised shareholders that Amazon is “definitely going to open additional stores,” but specific details of the expansion remain unclear, including… View Article

Meet the World’s Newest Digital Voice Assistant & AI Game Changer – Viv

May 13, 2016 5:41 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 23009
Earlier this week the original creators behind Apple’s Siri, the most well-known virtual assistant in the world, debuted the newest innovation in the artificial intelligence (AI) evolution with the introduction of the next-generation digital voice assistant – Viv. During a live demonstration at TechCrunch Disrupt, Viv cofounder and CEO, Dag Kittlaus, promised Viv will be more… View Article

Adobe Creative Cloud Under Fire Due to Glitch

February 15, 2016 4:38 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1902
Adobe Creative Cloud is currently feeling the fury of its users after a new update caused a glitch that began to randomly delete Mac user’s files without warning. The update was released on February 11, 2015 and once installed, immediately deleted the first file it found in alphabetical order. Due to the proprietary-naming system within… View Article

Don’t Fall for Facebook Privacy Hoax

September 29, 2015 6:18 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1911
Once again it’s that time of year when the Facebook Privacy hoax comes back into action. Since we are living in a time where more people than before are worried about their personal privacy online and off, it makes sense this hoax would take off like wildfire among people. There have been many versions of… View Article

Tech Five: Apple Scoops Up GPS Company

May 19, 2015 8:00 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2337
Another tech giant is acquiring a startup specializing in navigation technology. Let’s take a look at the technology stocks to watch Monday: Apple. The company confirmed it acquired Coherent Navigation, a startup focused on GPS tech, reports The New York Times. Although Apple did not share how they will leverage this acquisition, the move likely… View Article

Wikipedia blocks edits from House of Representatives

October 29, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2259
Wikipedia administrators have imposed a ban on page edits from computers at the US House of Representatives, following “persistent disruptive editing”. The 10-day block comes after anonymous changes were made to entries on politicians and businesses, as well as events like the Kennedy assassination. The biography of former US defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld was edited… View Article
Dark Mail

Dark Mail: Email That Hides From The NSA

October 3, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2940
You can run from NSA surveillance — but you can’t hide. One way or another, the U.S. government will be able to snoop on your personal conversations. But there’s one tool that could make it much more difficult for the NSA to spy on you. Meet Dark Mail, your personal black box for email. Like Google’s (GOOGL, Tech30) Gmail… View Article

Cyber-Theft Slams More Than 1,000 StubHub Customers

August 4, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2265
The online ticket resale service Stubhub has revealed that fraudsters broke into the accounts of more than 1,000 of its customers and made purchases without their permission. It is the second breach to have been disclosed by the business’s parent company, eBay, this year. However, in this latest case the firm said its servers had… View Article

Matchmaking App Hinge Attracts $4.5M To Beat Tinder’s Endless Swiping

July 12, 2014 9:05 pm  | Comments: 5 | Views: 4930
Why would prestigious VCs Founders Fund and Lowercase Capital invest $4.5 million in what looks like a Tinder clone? Because Hinge is building a romance graph of what structured data clues suggest two people will want to date. While Hinge’s app might not be as carefree as swiping through Tinder’s seemingly endless queue of mates,… View Article

Food misconceptions: Is Facebook making you fear food?

July 9, 2014 5:39 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 5178
“Soy causes cancer.” “Gluten may lead to autism.” “There’s yoga mat material in your sandwich!” “Sugar feeds cancer!” Are your Facebook friends making you afraid to eat? New research in the journal Food Quality and Preference identifies who fears food the most —and it’s probably those of us most addicted to social media. In other… View Article

World Cup Shatters Streaming Record

July 7, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4542
Here’s another ratings record the World Cup has shattered: total Internet streaming of sporting events. ESPN’s live streams have logged 30 million viewing hours during the 2014 World Cup, enough to make the tournament the most-streamed live sporting event in the United States ever. For comparison’s sake, the 2012 Summer Olympics generated 20.4 million viewing… View Article