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Mark Zuckerberg Asks Governments To Help Control Internet Content

Mark Zuckerberg Asks Governments To Help Control Internet Content

In a letter printed opposite the editorial page in the Washington Post, Mark Zuckerberg admits that the responsibility to monitor and control harmful content on internet social media platforms and websites is too great for his... 
Apple AirPods 2, Provide Improvements for Wireless Headphones For iPhone

Apple AirPods 2, Provide Improvements for Wireless Headphones For iPhone

Apple AirPods earphones have led the wireless earphone industry and kept their lead since their release in 2016.  AirsPods 2 (or AirPods second-generation) as Apple likes to call them don’t really add anything greatly... 
83-Year-Old Finds A New Lease On Life Developing Mobile Apps

83-Year-Old Finds A New Lease On Life Developing Mobile Apps

In Japan, an elderly person who lives alone is referred to as a ‘dokkyo roujin.’  And in Japan nearly one in four people are over the age of 65. For one special ‘dokkyo roujin’ named Masako... 
Cheaper Wind and Solar Power Threat to Coal

Cheaper Wind and Solar Power Threat to Coal

Even though Trump administration”s announcement late last year to reverse Obama-era coal emissions rule to make it easier for new coal plants to open up it comes a little to late to save the coal industry due to the continued... 
New ‘Spoiler’ Vulnerability In All Intel Core Processors Exposed

New ‘Spoiler’ Vulnerability In All Intel Core Processors Exposed

Security researchers from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the University of Lubeck published on March 1 that another vulnerability affecting all Intel-based computers including Apple’s Mac has been discovered. The function,... 
Can Facebook Make A New Virtual Assistant Smarter Than Siri Or Alexa?

Can Facebook Make A New Virtual Assistant Smarter Than Siri Or Alexa?

According to the Financial Times, Facebook is working on producing artificial intelligence (AI) chips for a virtual assistant to be smarter than Apple’s Siri or Amazon’s Alexa Facebook is working with Intel, other tech... 
More Privacy Concerns – This Time With Smart Home Data

More Privacy Concerns – This Time With Smart Home Data

Privacy concerns are being raised not only in data breaches on social networks, financial institutions, retail businesses but now in the areas of data being collected from smart home apps. Many consumers now use popular voice... 
773 million email addresses exposed in ‘mega data breach’

773 million email addresses exposed in ‘mega data breach’

Well here we go again.  Another data breach.   773 million email addresses and passwords  And we thought 87+ million of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica’s data breach was big. That was just a... 
Apple Has Hired Fierce Facebook Critic To Join Its Privacy  Team

Apple Has Hired Fierce Facebook Critic To Join Its Privacy Team

To show how serious Apple takes consumer’s security and privacy issues, it has hired Sandy Parakilas, a former employee of Facebook who became an ardent critic of Facebook’s privacy protection practices or lack thereof. Parakilas... 
More Popular Apps Are Sending Data To Facebook Without Permission From Their Users

More Popular Apps Are Sending Data To Facebook Without Permission From Their Users

According to recent research by Privacy International popular apps are still sending data to Facebook without user’s permission.  Apparently this happens immediately when the app is opened by a user and it’s illegal... 
Apple Pulls Some iPhones In Germany As Qualcomm Extends Global Wins

Apple Pulls Some iPhones In Germany As Qualcomm Extends Global Wins

It may sound like Qualcomm is winning a lot of court battles around the world against Apple Inc. for the iPhone manufacturers infringement on the chipmaker’s patents but it has only had two wins so far in lower courts. One in China... 
Qualcomm Wants China To Ban TheiPhone XS And XR

Qualcomm Wants China To Ban TheiPhone XS And XR

There has been an ongoing patent dispute between Qualcomm, chipmaker manufacturer and Apple, manufacturer of iPhones, for some time now.  According to the Financial Times, Qualcomm is asking Chinese courts to ban the... 
Always On’ Is More Important Than ‘Always Connected’ For PC Shoppers

Always On’ Is More Important Than ‘Always Connected’ For PC Shoppers

Chip and PC makers have been pushing always on, always connected computers for months now, but at least in the US, people don’t find both parts of that equation equally valuable. Lenovo VP Matt Bereda told Engadget that more... 
Malware Hits 500 Thousand Android Users – What To Do If You’re Infected

Malware Hits 500 Thousand Android Users – What To Do If You’re Infected

As many as 13 malicious apps on Google’s Play store. Find out how to stay protected from them. Malware disguised as smartphone games were installed by over half a million Android users —directly from the Google Play store. Security... 
Apple’s New iPad Pro Is An Incredible Tablet With One Major Shortcoming

Apple’s New iPad Pro Is An Incredible Tablet With One Major Shortcoming

Apple’s new iPad Pro definitely outshines the competition but if you are desiring to use it like a computer, don’t do it.  It will only frustrate you, says, Patrick Lucas Austin, reviewer of Apple products. Never-the-less, it’s... 
Sprint Forecasts for Revenue and Profit Beat, Shares Move Higher

Sprint Forecasts for Revenue and Profit Beat, Shares Move Higher

Sprint beat estimates on Wall Street for its revenue and profit as well as overall subscriber additions Wednesday helping drive shares higher by 9% at the No. 4 wireless carrier in the U.S. Sprint is awaiting approval from regulators... 
Facebook Revenue, User Growth Miss Expectations

Facebook Revenue, User Growth Miss Expectations

Quarterly revenue as well as user growth at Facebook upset investors amidst a difficult year for the social media giant that has faced data misuse, election meddling and misinformation on its platform Facebook’s total revenue was... 
‘High There’ Dating App Brings Woo to the Weed World

‘High There’ Dating App Brings Woo to the Weed World

You’ve really got to hand it to today’s app developers as just when you’ve decided all gaps in the market have gone, they’ll find another and fill it. Tinder did a pretty good job of helping mobile-types hook up with new and... 
Uber and Co. Take Credit for 6.5% DUI Slide in California

Uber and Co. Take Credit for 6.5% DUI Slide in California

A new study suggests that app-based taxi services like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar have already led to a marked decline in drunk driving accident rates in busy urban centers. Commissioned by Mothers Against Drunk Driving and Uber, the project... 
Verizon Promises Supercookie Opt Out as Subscriber Backlash Intensifies

Verizon Promises Supercookie Opt Out as Subscriber Backlash Intensifies

If the idea of Verizon’s ‘supercookies’ creeped you out more than a seriously creepy thing, you might be glad to hear there’s an opt-out coming. There weren’t many that reacted with anything but outrage and a collective shudder... 
Raspberry Pi 2 Packs Six Times More Power, Will Support Windows 10

Raspberry Pi 2 Packs Six Times More Power, Will Support Windows 10

The Raspberry Pi 2 Model B has picked up where its predecessor in spectacular style, offering up to six times the power of the Model B+ for pretty much the same price. According to the brains behind the world’s most iconic micro-PC,... 
Analysts Predict Stellar Early Apple Watch Sales, Expect Stock Shortages

Analysts Predict Stellar Early Apple Watch Sales, Expect Stock Shortages

All we really know for sure about the Apple Watch for the time-being at least is that a March release date is on the cards. Not that the folks in Cupertino have confirmed as such, but the vast majority of leading tech analysts seem... 
For Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4, The Future Has Never Looked Brighter

For Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4, The Future Has Never Looked Brighter

As news breaks that Microsoft’s Surface hardware lineup has at long last begun bringing at least a little favor to the Redmond software group, reports continue to circulate of a whole new take on the device for its upcoming fourth-generation... 
iPhone Controlled Home Security for $99 – Lockitron Unveils the ‘Bolt’

iPhone Controlled Home Security for $99 – Lockitron Unveils the ‘Bolt’

You know that nagging feeling you get from time to time that you might have forgotten to lock the front door? Well, how about if there was a way of never having to worry about it again, all for a nominal price of $99 all-in? That’s... 
Netflix Announces 51% Streaming Speed Increase During 2014

Netflix Announces 51% Streaming Speed Increase During 2014

Netflix seems to be powering its way to an impressive 2014 of output on the whole, having apparently managed to increase its average streaming speeds by over 50%…or 51%, if we’re being precise. As the global battle for streaming... 
Sony Pictures Recovering Slowly Two Weeks After Cyber Attack

Sony Pictures Recovering Slowly Two Weeks After Cyber Attack

Nine days have now passed since Sony Pictures Entertainment was targeted by a devastating cyber-attack, the perpetrators of which have yet to be identified. As the investigation continues and the finger of blame finds its way to dozens... 
Breaking – Moto Maker Launches Today for Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Moto X Variants

Breaking – Moto Maker Launches Today for Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Moto X Variants

The Moto Maker customization service, considered one of the Moto X’s chief selling points, had previously been offered exclusive to AT&T subscribers, leaving those on Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon and U.S. Cellular with black and... 
2014 Honda Civic Coupe Redesign Comes About as Positive

2014 Honda Civic Coupe Redesign Comes About as Positive

The 2012 Honda Civic was, for all intents and purposes, a severe misstep for the Japanese carmaker, one that had necessitated a quick redesign and refresh.  As such, the 2013 and 2014 Honda Civics are radically different compared... 
Third Tesla Model S Catches Fire – More Bad PR for California EV Maker?

Third Tesla Model S Catches Fire – More Bad PR for California EV Maker?

Yet another Tesla Model S has been caught on video catching fire following a crash, making this the third time in two months the premium, yet popular electric luxury car has been reported to have caught on fire following an accident. This... 
Samsung Galaxy S5 Specifications and Features – Rumors Continue Aligning

Samsung Galaxy S5 Specifications and Features – Rumors Continue Aligning

The Samsung Galaxy S5, as most anyone will tell you, is poised to become the most talked-about phone of the last two months of 2013 among unannounced devices, if it isn’t already so. As such, the Galaxy S5’s specifications... 
Chrysler Announces Three Finalists for SRT Viper Color Contest

Chrysler Announces Three Finalists for SRT Viper Color Contest

Back in October, fans of the SRT brand in general had sent in over 11,000 names for the blue 2014 SRT Viper (2013 model is pictured, also in blue).  From those 11,000-plus titles, only three were chosen as finalists on Monday, and... 
Chinese Sources Claim Apple is Testing Larger iPad for Spring 2014 Release Date

Chinese Sources Claim Apple is Testing Larger iPad for Spring 2014 Release Date

A new, and arguably wild rumor claims that Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is in the process of testing a larger iPad in hopes of having the device ready for a spring 2014 release date. The report comes from Chinese tablet-centric... 
Toyota FV2 Concept Car to Debut at Tokyo; Car Changes Color, Among Other Features

Toyota FV2 Concept Car to Debut at Tokyo; Car Changes Color, Among Other Features

The Tokyo Motor Show is often the best place for auto enthusiasts who want to check out peculiar, outlandish and often implausible designs that are nonetheless interesting in more ways than one.  Japanese carmaker Toyota has a few... 
Moto G Launch Date Good for November 13

Moto G Launch Date Good for November 13

It couldn’t get any more official than this.  Motorola announced earlier today that it will be launching the Moto G on November 13, and the Google subsidiary has launched a tease photo for the event, with the theme apparently focusing... 
Honda Civic Overtakes Toyota Corolla as Top-Selling Compact of October 2013

Honda Civic Overtakes Toyota Corolla as Top-Selling Compact of October 2013

The Honda Civic took the top spot in compact sales in the U.S. for the month of October 2014, as it beat out the Toyota Corolla for the top spot, a reversal of how both cars placed in September.  The Civic sold a total of 27,328 units,... 
Tesla Motors case quotes Apple Inc. stores as a reason to change motor dealers stranglehold.

Tesla Motors case quotes Apple Inc. stores as a reason to change motor dealers stranglehold.

Electric car manufacturer, Tesla motors, who state ‘Zero Emissions. Zero Compromises’ for their current offerings of the Model S Saloon, Model X SUV and the sporty Roaster, are looking to be able to increase their market share... 
September 20 Prediction for Release Date of iPhone 5S

September 20 Prediction for Release Date of iPhone 5S

Dave Smith, technology editor for International Business Times predicts a release date of 20 September with a product announcement ten days earlier, which includes 18 September as the release date of iOS7.   Smith assumes that... 
Sales Fizzling for BlackBerry – Doubtful Comeback

Sales Fizzling for BlackBerry – Doubtful Comeback

A disappointing earnings report for Blackberry caused its shares to lower, despite the company’s efforts to turn the company around with the introduction of the new Blackberry 10 software and phones.   The Waterloo, Ontario-based... 
Huawei Has Set It’s Sight on Apple’s iPhone 6 – Competition

Huawei Has Set It’s Sight on Apple’s iPhone 6 – Competition

Apple, being an industry leader, often finds itself being watched by its competitors who try to produce and deliver iPhone competitive gadgets. Huawei, a Chinese company, has lately set its eyes on Apple and iPhone 6.   Even though,... 
Barnes and Noble Ceasing Production of Color Nook Tablets

Barnes and Noble Ceasing Production of Color Nook Tablets

Color Nook Tablet will not be produced anymore according to Barnes and Noble Barnes and Nobles announced on Tuesday that they will stop producing color Nook tablets. It will be allowing third parties to produce them by paying a licensing... 
Ford F-150 Ranks Top Position in 2013 American-Made Index

Ford F-150 Ranks Top Position in 2013 American-Made Index

Everything has become global nowadays. Consumers who are concerned with where the vehicle is made should think about when the cars are being assembled. In the U.S. parts are imported from Japan, Mexico and Thailand, so can the vehicles... 
Rumors of iPhone 6 – Cut Downs on iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S Production

Rumors of iPhone 6 – Cut Downs on iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S Production

Rumor has it that Apple plans to downgrade its iPhone 5S productions in order to concentrate on its entry to the global phablet arena via its iPhone6.   Apple is planning to decrease its output target to 30 million and 40 million.... 
Microsoft Mini Shops to Open in 500 US Best Buy Stores – Key to Bolstering Poor Product Sales

Microsoft Mini Shops to Open in 500 US Best Buy Stores – Key to Bolstering Poor Product Sales

Microsoft has confirmed a new partnership with Best Buy, which will the opening of smaller Microsoft Mini Stores in the chain’s branches all over the country. Set to kick-off before the end of June, the project will see Microsoft... 
No Apology From Tim Cook – Apple CEO Refuses to Back Down on Tax Stance

No Apology From Tim Cook – Apple CEO Refuses to Back Down on Tax Stance

Apple CEO Tim Cook refused to apologize this week for the company’s controversial tax strategy, which through use of Irish subsidiaries is known to save the company billions in US tax contributions every year. He also stated to lawmakers... 
Airis Mobile Finds the Silver Lining in Spain’s Recession – Virtual Carrier Strikes Chord

Airis Mobile Finds the Silver Lining in Spain’s Recession – Virtual Carrier Strikes Chord

Phone company profits are at all-time lows and subscriber numbers are plummeting by the day across Spain, as the recession continues to inflict its punishment on the consumer. However, this has only spurred on one Mr. Jaime Bustillo... 
EU Sees Future of European Trucks in American Innovations

EU Sees Future of European Trucks in American Innovations

The European Commission has insisted that the future of trucking in Europe should be one of more aerodynamic vehicles, which along with a series of innovations currently trusted as standard in the US could see both fuel-consumption... 
Samsung Spending More on Marketing Than Research and Development – Will Innovation Suffer?

Samsung Spending More on Marketing Than Research and Development – Will Innovation Suffer?

For the first time in over three years, Samsung is investing more capital in advertising and promotion than it is in the research and development of new products. And while some have accepted the news as inevitable given the need for... 
Apple Vs Samsung 2013 – Smartwatch Wars Countdown Begins

Apple Vs Samsung 2013 – Smartwatch Wars Countdown Begins

Apple’s rivalry with kind of the Android hill Samsung isn’t exactly the newest of developments – the two have been to one extent or another at each-other’s throats for years. However, things seemed to reach something of a peak... 
BlackBerry Wins One, Loses Two – Government Contracts in Jeopardy

BlackBerry Wins One, Loses Two – Government Contracts in Jeopardy

BlackBerry hasn’t had the easiest run over the past 12-months to say the least, but it looked as though things were well and truly on the road to recovery when the first wave of BlackBerry 10 handsets launched in the UK and Canada... 
Why Apple’s iPhone Business Model Needs to Change…Pronto!

Why Apple’s iPhone Business Model Needs to Change…Pronto!

Historically, when a huge Smartphone launch has taken place anywhere in the world it’s been pretty easy to picture Apple smirking behind the scenes. The company rarely breaks silence other than to show the world its latest and greatest...