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President Donald Trump has selected Ajit Pai to be the new FCC (Federal Communications Commission) chief. Though he needs to be reconfirmed by the Senate to receive a five-year term, this may not be a problem since Pai has...
President Trump will be adding “Skype seats” in the White House press room. In Monday’s press briefing by press secretary, Sean Spicer, it was announced that in the coming weeks for the press briefings there will be four Skype...
Now here’s further good news for drummers and musicians alike. When the Pocket Operator Synths from Teenage Engineering first came out, these cute little devices offers an affordable and fun way to create your own electronic music. It had...
A Canadian startup company has developed artificial intelligence that can analyze millions of research papers faster than human reading and provide insights to medical researchers. A charitable foundation directly funded by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan...
When the Resident Evil series of games debuted in 1996, it spurred a new game genre dubbed “survival horror” due to its slow-paced exploration takes with heavy surprises of zombies suddenly springing out. Resident Evil 4 was even better...
Back in the day when we were kids, some of us had home tutors. This is because homework can be very hard at times and when parents didn’t have the time to tutor their kids, or lacked the knowledge...
According to some independent news reports, Yahoo is now coming under full investigation from the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) as to why it took the search engine company so long to disclose that it was hacked, in spite...
In the past it was Apple versus Samsung, and the technology world is strewn full of lawsuit wars and hostile takeovers; never a dull moment in the tech industry. This week, Qualcomm was at the heated receiving end when...
Tesla must have something a trick up its sleeve if it’s being awfully quiet with its new creation with a new battery option. The Tesla Model S 100D is now considered the longest ranging consumer electric car, offering an...
As recent as George H. Bush’s and Barrack Obama’s inauguration as president during their times, the U.S. Secret Service and other security services tasked to guard the inauguration never had to contend with one danger: Unmanned drones. And that’s...
Finally, Samsung has given its official announcement on what everyone already knows about the Galaxy Note 7 phones catching fire in the past. As early as November of last year, independent analysts had already made the conclusion after thoroughly...
Whether you’re a techie or just a consumer looking at the new technology, you will really have a great time at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. And the main purpose of going to the show, so long as your...
Patient fans who have been waiting a long time for the new Legend of Zelda game as being advertised in the past can now breathe a sigh of relief. Nintendo has officially announced during the Nintendo Switch presentation event...
Many have heard the “voices in the wilderness” and the apocalyptic cries of the naysayers that technology is slowly stealing human jobs and will leave millions literally jobless and in poverty. But this cautious tale has been a warning...
A group of thirty security researchers have signed together an open letter that calls for The Guardian to retract a news story it published last week that claims that mobile messaging app WhatsApp has a secret “backdoor.” Unfortunately, according...
Last year in December, a hacker going through the Army’s public recruitment website stumbled upon several vulnerabilities that eventually connected to an internal Department of Defense network that should have prompted the hacker for special access credentials. By the...
Microsoft recently announced on Thursday that its customers subscribing to Windows 10 Enterprise either purchased through the company’s volume licensing program or Cloud Solution Provider program can now upgrade computers any other devices running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows...
Suprema is facial recognition technology that can perform 3,000 matches per second. This is a 300 percent increase over the speed of other existing facial recognition apps and programs. Suprema plans to be unveiled in next week’s Intersec 2017...
Most people will never admit how hooked they are on social media. For some, it has become part and parcel of their daily lives as common as a cup of coffee or checking their day’s to-do list. For many,...
Biking can be a great form of exercise and relaxation. This activity allows you to stroll around anywhere you like and enjoy different sceneries. However, it can be a problem if you enjoyed it so much yet you’ve got...
Google just recently purchased Twitter’s mobile app developer platform, called Fabric, as well as its Crashlytics crash reporting system, Answers mobile app analytics, Digits SMS login system and FastLane development automation system.  Twitter launched Fabric in 2014 as a...
The recent CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2017 at Las Vegas was a visual technology feast of endless gadgets that delighted the eye. But did the show also delight the ear of the visitors? Where there any technology interested in...
Peanut is a new app for mothers and potential mothers set to launch next month. It is a new London startup founded by the former Badoo deputy CEO Michelle Kennedy and Deliveroo co-founder and former CTO Greg Orlowski. Peanut...
Netflix added almost 2 million new subscribers from the United States and around 5 million subscribers from around the globe in the fourth quarter of 2016. It really seems that Netflix’s international growth is showing a really strong performance...
Palmer Luckey is the young inventor credited to be the brains behind Facebook’s VR Oculus Rift headset. However, at the recent Facebook trial, Luckey was accused in court of stealing technology from his former company that had worked with...
During this month’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2017) in Las Vegas, it was observed that most of the people participating at the show wore simple or regular and old school mechanical watches. These are your so-called “normal watches” that...
Traveling can be a joy or a pain, depending on whether the luggage you use to carry your stuff around affects that outcome. While manufacturers have made advancements in materials and design, suitcases really haven’t changed much. They may...
In what has to be the worst kept secret (or one of the best purposeful leaks), the Panasonic GH5 has officially been unwrapped confirming everything we already knew, and perhaps more. On the video side of things we can now...
If you’re a voice-activated Internet of Things (IoT) device, you don’t repeat things, but you may record and transmit them. Voice-activated IoT devices, including even smartphones and televisions, are always there. You know the services: Siri, Google Assistant, Cortana...
Before 2016 ended, an anonymous quote made the rounds of social media: “For the coming year, keep only what you need – in your bag, in your home, in your heart, and in your technology.” That advice definitely makes sense...
As much as it pains many people, especially those who voted for Hillary Clinton as well as investors in stocks, President Donald Trump’s tweets have a global impact on investments. So when the president-elect tweets about public companies, a...
With the growing demand and dependence of the world on technology comes the growing demand for programmers that will increase exponentially over the next decade, and the proof is happening right in front of everyone every single day. Here’s what...
The 8 individuals who are considered the richest on the planet are all men, 5 own technology giant companies, most are American, with one European, and one Mexican.  These 8 tycoon’s total net worth was also cited last Monday...
On Tuesday it was revealed that mobile chip giant Qualcomm was being charged with a US antitrust suit alleging that it abused its dominant position in the market for the production of processors used in cell phones and other...
Getting builders to construct your own planned house on your property is like having a car maker come and assemble your car in your driveway. But according to Clive Vorster, visiting professor of architecture at Virginia Tech’s School of...
Last Thursday, HTC announced the first major smartphone launch of 2017, the HTC U Ultra, and that new device represents a unique combination of failed and bad ideas from other phone manufacturers in the past year. Instead of learning from...
HOSPI robots, created by electronic appliance manufacturer Panasonic, have been hard at work being tested in hospitals, assisting patients and staff alike. Now, they are moving on to provide assistance and being tested at airports and hotels. The age...
Samsung introduced a new type of TV technology at the recent CES 2017 that could prove to be a major leap forward in television picture quality. It’s called QLED, and you’re thinking that it is incredibly similar to OLED, you...
Microsoft’s Surface Phone is already beginning to capture the interest of smartphone fans and analysts alike. The computer giant’s smartphone business appears to lie in the rumored Surface Phone, which is speculated to carry innovations that would push Microsoft...
Since starting out the project beginning in 2014, Tesla has claimed that its massive “Gigafactory” near Reno, Nevada, will be the largest lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing facility in the world, and that it will achieve that feat using total...
Mark Zuckerberg is expected to appear in a Dallas court on Tuesday to defend his company over claims it stole virtual reality technology. Zenimax Media, owner of renowned games studio id Software, is suing Facebook for $2 billion, or...
On December 7, 1972, NASA’s Apollo 17 mission took off from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It was under the command of Eugene Cernan. Four days later, the crew touched down on the lunar surface. It was Cernan’s third and...
Every once in a while some really awesome techs shows up at crowdfunding campaigns like Indiegogo and Kickstarter. Of course, that’s good considering that the majority of such so-called “technology projects” are nothing more than downright stupid, useless, weird,...
There’s common talk today of automation replacing people because of technology. Technology is definitely advancing at a rapid rate, and in today’s click-driven environment, just because tech can replace a human worker doesn’t mean we’re always going to want...
Samsung is still getting over the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco after its phone nearly burned down a lot of houses and probably a few airline jets. However recently, there is already an investigation into alleged bribery in its native...
As the 44th president of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama is about to step down in a matter of days. As POTUS contemplates his overall legacy to the nation, others are looking back at what sort of legacy...
Fraugster is a German and Israeli startup company that has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to help eliminate payment fraud, and has now raised $5 million in crowdfunding. Companies like Earlybird led the investors, alongside existing investors Speedinvest, Seedcamp...
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully blasted off from California on Saturday with no hitches or problems and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit. This marks the Space X Company’s first launch since a fireball destroyed a similar...
Recently, an International team of astronauts have been exploring the inner deep caverns of caves in Italy. The purpose is to train them in the skill of spelunking so that they can explore the underground caves of Mars. This...
Facebook is expanding its abilities and measures to combat fake news beyond the U.S. by testing first these waters by rolling out the updates in Germany. In a blog post yesterday the company said it will be introducing the...