09Feb
By: admin On: February 09, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

Facebook wants to create its own original shows, and now it’s hired an executive from MTV to help. Former MTV executive vice president Mina Lefevre is joining Facebook as its new head of development, she announced in a Facebook post on Wednesday night. “I have always been drawn to...

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09Feb
By: admin On: February 09, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

iPhone rumor season is upon us — as if it ever ends — and the latest claims that the next iPhone will cost upwards of $1000 (at least, for the most expensive model). To be clear, that isn’t a huge deal considering that the top-of-the-line iPhone currently costs more...

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08Feb
By: admin On: February 08, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

In what could’ve been a thrilling episode of To Catch a Cheater, a French businessman has filed a whopping $45 million lawsuit against Uber after a bug in the ride-sharing app allegedly allowed his wife to keep tabs on his trips, ultimately leading her to suspect he was being unfaithful. According...

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08Feb
By: admin On: February 08, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

Omidyar Network, the philanthropic investment arm started by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, has invested $493,000 into an experiment giving people in Kenya free money. The experiment, put on by the charity GiveDirectly, tests an up-and-coming solution to poverty known as basic income. People under basic income receive a set...

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08Feb
By: admin On: February 08, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

Facebook is rolling out a useful new feature that puts a full weather forecast inside its mobile app and desktop site. The feature is accessible from News Feed or the mobile app’s “More” menu — the section that links you to areas like Friends, Events, Groups, Pages and other key Facebook features...

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09Jan
By: admin On: January 09, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

Mercedes-Benz sales overtook BMW last year for the first time in more than a decade, a feat achieved, ironically, only after parent company Daimler stopped chasing market share and focused on making stylish high-tech cars. On Monday, Bavaria-based BMW said it sold 2,003,359 cars in 2016, less than the...

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16Dec
By: admin On: December 16, 2016 In: News, Tips Comments: 0

The text message is dead! And in its place, long live the more popular, more flexible, more user-friendly – and now entirely free – WhatsApp. With the annual fee having long since been knocked on the head and video calling having finally landed alongside better video viewing, there’s now...

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06Dec
By: admin On: December 06, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

Ride-sharing service Uber has acquired a New York-based artificial intelligence start-up which it hopes can speed up its progress in creating self-driving cars. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, will see Uber gain 15 specialist researchers who will form a new division at the company known as Uber AI...

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06Dec
By: admin On: December 06, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

I’m all for tech innovation, but when I heard about the Amazon Go store concept today — the first retail store could debut in Seattle early next year– I had to wonder. You use your phone to check-in at the front of the store, grab the items you want,...

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06Dec
By: admin On: December 06, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and Google’s YouTube have agreed to share with one another identifying digital information of violent terror content that they find on their platforms. When they remove “violent terrorist imagery or terrorist recruitment videos or images” from their platforms, the companies will include in a shared industry...

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