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June, 2017

  • 15 June

    Robots taking jobs in five years is BS, says GE CEO Jeff Immelt

    The idea that factories will be automated and run by robots in five years is “bulls–t”, outgoing General Electric Chief Executive Jeff Immelt said on Thursday. Immelt was addressing the fact that worker productivity remains low, and while technology will play a big part in boosting that, he said warnings about a short-term wipeout of jobs are misplaced. “There’s 330,000 …

  • 3 June

    US can ask visa applicants for social media history

    The Trump administration has approved plans to ask US visa applicants for details of their social media use. Consular officials can now ask for social media usernames going back five years via a new questionnaire. It also allows authorities to request email addresses, phone numbers and 15 years of biographical information. This can be requested when “more rigorous national security …

December, 2016

  • 22 December

    Internet’s #1 Selling Tactical Flashlight? Still, Lumify X9

    If you’ve been on the internet in the past 12 months, you would of 100% of seen an ad for the infamous – Lumify X9. It’s been super popular across the world. The Top #1 Selling ‘Tactical Flashlight’ in 2015 and 2016. Stock is also “selling out fast” in the lead up to the December Christmas holidays. But Why Is …

  • 5 December

    Apple investing ‘heavily’ in driverless cars

    Following years of speculation, the tech giant publicly acknowledges it has plans to develop “autonomous systems”. In a letter to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the tech giant said it was “excited about the potential of automated systems in many areas, including transportation”. Apple director of product integrity, Steve Kenner, said the firm wanted to “help define …

November, 2016

  • 9 November

    Apple starts selling refurb iPhones through its online store

    If you’ve ever wanted to buy an iPhone straight from Apple but thought that brand new unlocked models were out of your reach, you’re in luck. Apple has started selling refurbished iPhones in its US online store, with hefty discounts depending on what you want to buy. An unlocked 16GB iPhone 6s is selling for $449, or $80 off the …

May, 2016

  • 11 May

    Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

    Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Posted by Juampi Garcìa on Monday, May 9, 2016

  • 6 May

    10-year-old awarded $10,000 for Instagram hack

    Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has rewarded a 10-year-old $10,000 for discovering a vulnerability in Instagram. The Finnish schoolboy, only known as Jani, is the youngest person to receive a bounty from Facebook. He discovered a bug which allowed people’s comments on Instagram posts to be deleted; the bug was reportedly fixed in February and Jani was rewarded in March. According …

  • 4 May

    WhatsApp update to include voicemail

    WhatsApp has been undergoing an array of changes lately, from the roll-out of its end-to-end chat encryption to document exchange, but now it plans to add voicemail, call-back options and ZIP file sharing support. The Facebook-owned chat service has slowly been evolving its original service to become a multi-functional service for its users. WhatsApp has already established the voice over …

January, 2016

  • 15 January

    The Fujifilm X70 is a smaller, wider, and cheaper X100

    Fujifilm’s rangefinder-style X100 range is now three models deep, each of which have been among the best possible options for great image quality in a compact, fun-to-use package since the original came out in 2011 — they make particularly excellent travel cameras. Today, Fujifilm is releasing a new camera that emphasizes and reinforces those aspects of the X100’s appeal: this …

  • 14 January

    An In-Depth Look at New WiFi Standards Debuting in 2016

    WiFi requires no introduction since most of use it every day. While a lot of people may know about it, most people never really notice which WiFi standard is used by their routers. Knowing your WiFi standard can prove helpful in knowing its speed and range. You can check your WiFi router’s specs on its back or bottom if you like. However, this …