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Samsung Announces Bixby Before Galaxy S8 Launch, Report

Samsung Announces Bixby Before Galaxy S8 Launch, Report

We have been hearing rumors that Samsung would introduce a new voice activated assistant with its Galaxy S8 smartphone called Bixby and now Samsung has made it official. According to InJong Rhee, executive vice president and Head of R&D Software and Services at Samsung, Bixby offers a “deeper experience” than rival services, thanks to its proficiency in the areas of ... Read More »

Facezam: Facial recognition ‘Facebook app’ hoax terrifies the internet

Facezam: Facial recognition Facebook app hoax terrifies the internet

Facezam Claims It Will End All Privacy Through Facial Recognition, But Is It A Stunt? A new app developed by British entrepreneur Jack Kenyon called “Facezam” is seeking to become the Shazam of faces. While the latter lets you identify music you like through audio recognition, Facezam matches your photos of strangers with their Facebook accounts. It works scanning billions ... Read More »

Canadian 22-year-old millionaire Karim Baratov arrested in massive Yahoo hack

Canadian 22-year-old millionaire Karim Baratov arrested in massive Yahoo hack

Police have arrested 22-year old Karim Baratov, a Canadian of Kazakh origin, in connection with the 2014 massive hack into Yahoo user accounts. A grand jury in California indicted Baratov and three others, two of them allegedly officers of the Russian Federal Security Service, for computer hacking, economic espionage and other criminal offenses. The U.S Department of Justice said in ... Read More »

OPP Report: Distracted driving still leading cause of road death

OPP Report: Distracted driving still leading cause of road death

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reporting that 2016 marked the fourth consecutive year that inattentive drivers were behind the highest number of lives lost on OPP-patrolled roads over the other main causal factors in road fatalities, known as the “Big Four”. In total, 65 people died in OPP-investigated collisions last year in which an inattentive driver was either a ... Read More »

Microsoft outage hits Hotmail, Outlook, Skype users and more down

Microsoft outage hits Hotmail, Outlook, Skype users and more down

Microsoft users are able to access their accounts again after an outage prevented access to email, Xbox and Skype Tuesday morning. According to independent website Down Detector, Outlook.com, Xbox Live, Skype, OneDrive and Office 365 are all experiencing problems of some kind, with users taking to Twitter to vent their frustrations at yet another high-profile outage. Outlook.com appears to have ... Read More »

Robot breaks fastest Rubik’s Cube solving record (Video)

Robot breaks fastest Rubik's Cube solving record (Video)

A new Guinness World Record has been set in Germany for the fastest-solved Rubik’s cube by a robot, which unscrambled the puzzle in just 0.637 seconds with 21 moves. The previous record of 0.887 seconds was actually set by an older version of the same robot, suggesting that, despite the efforts of others, the Sub1 has the solving-the-Rubik’s-Cube game utterly ... Read More »

Facebook introduces ‘Disputed’ Tag for fake news stories

Facebook introduces 'Disputed' Tag for fake news stories

Facebook began slapping a “disputed” tag on stories that its system deems fake on Friday, March 3, US time. Gizmodo first spotted the tag, which was applied to a story from The Seattle Tribune about Trump’s phone being the source of the White House leaks. Facebook also provides links to fact-checking sites that help debunk the original article. Read More »

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric: Sublimely Sufficient (Watch)

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric: Sublimely Sufficient (Video)

The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq isn’t one car but three, with a unique choice of powertrains. The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq is an alternative propulsion vehicle with a hatchback body style. Available in three different variants, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and all-electric, the Ioniq is aimed at the likes of the Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Bolt and Volt, and the Audi A3 e-tron. The ... Read More »

Twitter Turns to Algorithms to Curb Abusive Content

Twitter Turns to Algorithms to Curb Abusive Content

Twitter has announced new updates to its safety features, It will be leveraging its own technology for reducing abusive content, allowing users to have more control over their experience on the microblogging site, and communicating more clearly with them regarding the actions it will take against abusers. In a blog post, the social network announced users will now be able ... Read More »

2018 Hyundai Accent makes a comeback “Video”

2018 Hyundai Accent makes a comeback (Video)

There’s no radical choice in the subcompact segment. Everything is based around the idea of providing safe, reliable transportation that doesn’t break the bank. The 2018 Hyundai Accent continues that legacy, hedging its bets and making small but appreciable updates. The South Korean automaker says that the new Accent improves upon its predecessors and alongside adopting a thoroughly updated design, ... Read More »