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New Facebook Portal Is Giving People the Creeps

New Facebook Portal Is Giving People the Creeps

Following recent controversy surrounding Facebook’s security breach, the social media giant is now under additional scrutiny. The release of a new device called Portal is the subject of some debate, and not all the press is positive. Review of the product reveals the reason for its less-than-warm reception. The Facebook Portal serves the same function …

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Best New Releases on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in December 2018

Best New Releases on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in December 2018

When you’re finished attending holiday parties, shopping for gifts and spending time with loved ones this December, you deserve some downtime. Fortunately, the top streaming services will help you stay relaxed but occupied. Here are some of the best new releases on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon to enjoy as the year comes to an end. …

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Impact of Technology: We Asked 10 Experts Which Tech Will Impact Society Most

Impact of Technology: We Asked 10 Experts Which Tech Will Impact Society Most

In 2018, we have smart speakers that can convert baking measurements for you, play any song you can think of and tell you the weather. We fly drones for fun. Machine learning and predictive analytics are redefining what it means to work in basically every industry. With so many amazing, breakthrough technologies at our disposal, …

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10 Cyber Week 2018 Deals You Can’t Miss

10 Cyber Week 2018 Deals You Can’t Miss

Electronics are on almost everyone’s wish list, but they’re not exactly cheap. Techies needn’t fear, however, because Cyber Week 2018 offers some of the best deals of the decade. If you’re browsing for a friend, a family member or yourself, you’ll find just what you’re looking for — well within your budget. Interested in Amazon’s …

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Netflix Developing Biometric Technology for Effortless Streaming

Netflix Developing Biometric Technology for Effortless Streaming

Twice a year, Netflix hosts Hack Day — an event in which employees from across the company introduce new ideas they’ve come up with. Some of the ideas that emerge from Hack Days are innovative product improvements that might make it into Netflix’s website or app. Others are fun experiments, like “Jump to Shark” from …

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Torn Decision May Lead to Amazon HQ2 and HQ3

Torn Decision May Lead to Amazon HQ2 and HQ3

With all the great deals on Amazon, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and have trouble choosing from your neverending options. Amazon itself seems to be facing a similar conundrum. After a long and very public search for a location for a second headquarters, Amazon may decide to split HQ2 between two cities, the Wall Street …

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Supply Chain of Apple Watch Under Investigation for Illegal Student Labor

Supply Chain of Apple Watch Under Investigation for Illegal Student Labor

Apple fans wait eagerly for the latest products from the brand. But, people often don’t think about what happens before those products reach store shelves. News broke recently about Apple Watch under investigation for allegations that a Chinese supplier depended on illegal student labor to make its Series 4 watch. Details About the Claims Many …

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How Would Self-Driving Cars Change Our Cities?

How Would Self-Driving Cars Change Our Cities?

It’s an undeniable truth that automation has streamlined the American lifestyle. The small inconveniences of yesteryear — from adjusting a thermostat to ordering off a physical menu at a restaurant — have seen smart solutions as technology continues to advance. In all areas of society, it spreads. Self-driving cars are by no means a new …

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Could You Live in BMW’s 3-D Printed MINI Urban Cabins?

Could You Live in BMW’s 3-D Printed MINI Urban Cabins?

Tiny homes have become extremely popular in recent years as housing prices climb and fewer houses remain open for rent or purchase. These mini urban cabins, usually smaller than 400 square feet, are designed to maximize space efficiency while reducing the overall footprint of the home. They come in all shapes and sizes, from trailers …

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Zuckerberg’s Under Fire for Yet Another Facebook Data Breach

Zuckerberg’s Under Fire for Yet Another Facebook Data Breach

Another day, another reminder that Facebook is not your friend. Zuckerberg’s astonishingly low opinion of his customers’ intelligence is now the stuff of legend. But even when he’s not profiting directly from personal data, his company’s lack of foresight has still left the door open to unknown numbers of unknown agents to access and leverage …

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