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Megan Bailey

Megan Bailey is a true journalist, but it wasn’t easy for her to find her true calling. She worked in a PC service all throughout her college and not she is using her hardware and software skills to write technology articles. The thing she loves most about her job is being able to keep tech lovers up to date with the recent trends.

Uber Blames Software Glitch for Fatal Crash in Arizona

Uber driverless car

Uber unveiled the real reason why one of its self-driving cars hit and killed a pedestrian earlier this year in Tempe, Arizona. According to the company, a glitch in the car’s detection system was the main reason the vehicle ignored the pedestrian even though its sensors had seen her. According to The Information, the car is equipped with software that ...

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Here are the 2018 Google Play Awards Winners

Google will unveil this year’s Google Play Awards winners at the Google I/O gathering during a ceremony aimed to identify the best apps and games uploaded to the platform over the last year. The purpose of the 2018 Google Play Awards is also to show Google Play users what apps and games are worthy to try. Google wants to highlight ...

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This Bug Can Crash WhatsApp and Any Android Device

Whatsapp icon

Several Reddit users have reported that a bug can Crash WhatsApp or shut down the entire Android mobile operating system. It is enough to receive a special message to crash the app and the phone. Experts found that the text message includes thousands of control characters that are invisible to the naked eye placed between the emoji and the end ...

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British Police’s Facial Recognition System Has 92% False-Positive Rate

White CCTV cameras

According to a recent report from The Guardian, South Wales police’s facial recognition algorithms wrongly identified as potential criminals many of the people heading to the nation’s capital to attend the 2017 Champions League final. The system spotted 2,470 soccer-match goers as potential criminals, and of those, it falsely ruled that 2,297 had a criminal record. This means that it ...

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Galaxy S10 Leaks Are Here, Fresh from South Korea

Samsung Galaxy S8

According to a recent report from South Korea, Galaxy S10 has a telling codename and some interesting new features. Galaxy S10 will be rolled out next year, but fans are already eager to learn what novelties it might bring to the table. The Galaxy S8, which revolutionized the S series, had as codename “Dream”. The Galaxy S9 was code-named “Star,” ...

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Twitter to Its 336M Users: Change Your Password, NOW!

President Trump's tweet

Twitter warned all its 336 million users that their passwords have been compromised and they should change them immediately. According to the company, a software glitch stored those passwords unmasked in a log. We have fixed the bug, and our investigation shows no indication of breach or misuse by anyone, Twitter’s CTO Parag Agrawal said. Agrawal has recently apologized for ...

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Facebook Fed 3.5Bn Instagram Photos to Its Image Recognition Machine

Instagram app

A recent report shows that Facebook trained its image recognition machine by feeding it 3.5 billion photos from Instagram. The artificial intelligence algorithms can now more easily detect certain objects in the photos. The social media behemoth unveiled the project this week at its F8 developer conference. Facebook’s chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer unveiled that the company’s computers are now ...

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Tesla Burning Money Like There’s No Tomorrow

Tesla Model 3

With a record loss of $709.6 million in the first quarter and a $2 billion loss in market value in just one day, Tesla is burning money like there’s no tomorrow. Tesla quarterly loss was the highest in the company’s history. Last year, during the same quarter, the loss stood at $330.3 million. Meanwhile, the electric vehicle maker lost $3.35 ...

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WhatsApp Founder Ditches Facebook amid Data Scandal

WhatsApp Founder Jan Koum

One of WhatsApp’s founders, Jan Koum, will part ways with Facebook following the monster data scandal plaguing the company. When the Ukrainian-born Koum first launched WhatsApp, he promised to respect user privacy.  Koum was a first-hand witness of mass surveillance in the Soviet Union where he grew up.  Respect for your privacy is coded into our DNA, and we built ...

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Facebook to Start Selling Its Smart Speakers Outside U.S. amid Scandal

Facebook's F8 Developer Conference in 2018

Several people familiar with the mater claim that Facebook plans to launch its smart speakers globally before rolling them in the United States amid an ongoing scandal about user privacy. Facebook was expected to unveil the two smart speakers at the F8 Developer Conference this week. The devices are a response to Amazon’s Echo smart speaker and Google’s Home. Unlike ...

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