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Deal: original Samsung Gear IconX for just $50

Deal: original Samsung Gear IconX for just $50

Awesome deal alert! The Gear IconX wireless smart headphones from Samsung are being slashed from $200 to $50 — if you don’t wanna do the math that’s 75 percent off. Samsung isn’t the only electronics manufacturer to be bitten by the boom-boom battery bug, but when you put the Gear IconX inside your ears, you can’t help but consider that ... Read More »

Intel And Waymo, expand self-driving car collaboration

Intel And Waymo, expand self-driving car collaboration

Waymo—the Google self-driving project that spun out to become a business under Alphabet—said Monday it’s using Intel chips as part of a compute platform that allows its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans to process huge amounts of data so it can make decisions in real time while navigating city streets. The chip-maker publicly stated today that it has been partnering ... Read More »

Mercedes GLC F-Cell: Hydrogen Fuel Meets Plug-In Power (Video)

Mercedes GLC F-Cell: Hydrogen Fuel Meets Plug-In Power (Video)

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed plans of its first series production plug-in fuel cell model, the GLC F-Cell, to be revealed at next week’s Frankfurt motor show. The new dual hydrogen and electric propelled model is planned to go on sale in selected markets in 2018. The Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell combines fuel cell and battery technology with a plug-in hybrid. A prototype ... Read More »

Nissan Leaf Launched With Stunning Features (Video)

Nissan Leaf Launched With Stunning Features (Video)

Japanese automaker Nissan on Wednesday unveiled its 2018 Leaf, a fully electric car boasting autonomous features and an improved driving range. The Leaf’s unveiling brings only limited surprises, having already been partly revealed and detailed through the usual media leaks. But, importantly for EV fans – and perhaps for detractors, too – today’s flood of data confirms the numbers brought ... Read More »

China suspends Weibo video and audio services, Report

China suspends Weibo video and audio services, Report

Chinese regulator, The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT), has ordered the closure of video streaming services on three Internet platforms, Sina Weibo, Ifeng and Acfun. The regulatory ban could disrupt a revival for Weibo that’s getting underway. The messaging service controlled by Sina Corp. has turned to video streaming over the past year to rejuvenate ... Read More »

Google now shows job postings in its search results, Report

Google now shows job postings in its search results, Report

Today Google just rolled out a major feature and it will help you nab a new job. Google today launched a new jobs search feature right on its search result pages that lets you search for jobs across virtually all of the major online job boards like LinkedIn, Monster, WayUp, DirectEmployers, CareerBuilder and Facebook and others. Google will also include ... Read More »

Oops! Facebook Accidentally Exposed Its Employees to Suspected Terrorists

Oops! Facebook Accidentally Exposed Its Employees to Suspected Terrorists

For months, a programming error exposed the personal identities of more than 1,000 content moderators working across 22 departments at Facebook. Those employees worked across 22 departments at the Menlo Park company, reviewing and removing inappropriate content from the social media site — including hate speech and terrorist propaganda, according to The Guardian. The apparent bug caused the personal profiles ... Read More »

Sony debuts Spider-Man gameplay footage at E3 (Video)

Sony debuts Spider-Man gameplay footage at E3 (Video)

Sony has teased a string of new games for its PSVR virtual reality headset hardware prior to the E3 video games show in Los Angeles. During Sony’s E3 conference, an extended gameplay showcase of the upcoming Spider-Man video game from Insomniac was presented, offering a look at stealth mechanics, combat (which also features interactive environments), open world gameplay, and a ... Read More »

Android Pay is Now Live in Canada with Mastercard; Report

Android Pay is Now Live in Canada with Mastercard, Report

Android Pay has begun rolling out across Canada with support for eligible Visa and Mastercard credit cards. Banks in the initial phase will include BMO Bank of Montreal, CIBC, Banque Nationale, Scotiabank, Desjardins, President’s Choice Financial, ATB Financial, and Canadian Tire Financial Services in Canada, and prepaid Scotiabank and Desjardins cards. Support for Interac-branded debit cards will begin roll-out on ... Read More »

Are you vulnerable? How to protect against the global ‘WannaCrypt ransomware attack’

Are you vulnerable? How to protect against the global WannaCrypt ransomware attack

The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies. What is ransomware? The virus or malware behind the latest cyber-attack has been identified as “ransomware”. This is a virus that locks down either your computer or your web browser, and a message on the screen demands you make a payment in ... Read More »