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April Fools Day: Introducing Google Play for Pets

April Fools Day: Introducing Google Play for Pets

Introducing Google Play for Pets, a new category of games, apps and training tools to keep your pet stimulated. Wouldn’t it be great to keep your pets occupied when you’re not around? With Google Play for Pets, your furry friends can keep busy with thousands of games and apps throughout the day. The other prank is a temporary update to ... Read More »

Got camera? Facebook to add “Stories” to its Main app

Got camera? Facebook to add “Stories” to its Main app

Facebook unveiled an upgrade that will allow users to post disappearing photos and videos, modeling the feature on Snapchat’s signature offering. The new camera effects allow users to tap on the camera icon on the top left corner of the Facebook app or swipe right from News Feed to try out the new in-app camera. The Facebook camera has a ... Read More »

Tesla Model 3 Could Get An Early Release (Video)

Tesla Model 3 Could Get An Early Release (Video)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk teased the upcoming Model 3 on Friday, by posting a video on Twitter of the “candidate version” of the vehicle taking its “first drive.” As we reported last week, Tesla started production of release candidate Model 3 vehicles, which are cars made almost entirely on production machines in order to test both the production process and ... Read More »

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 »