Category Archives: Technology

Here’s How the End of Net Neutrality Will Change the Internet

Internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon may soon be free to block content, slow video-streaming services from rivals, and offer “fast lanes” to preferred partners. For a glimpse of how the internet experience may change, look at what broadband providers are doing under the existing “net neutrality” rules. When AT&T customers access its DirecTV … Continue reading Here’s How the End of Net Neutrality Will Change the Internet

Aisling Bea: My fathers death has given me a love of men, of their vulnerability and tenderness

The comedians father killed himself when she was three. She was plagued by the fact he made no mention of her or her sister in the letter he left. Then, 30 years after his death, a box arrived My father died when I was three years old and my sister was three months. For years, … Continue reading Aisling Bea: My fathers death has given me a love of men, of their vulnerability and tenderness

Artificial intelligence could fix one of humanity’s biggest flaws

Image: Getty Images/Science Photo Library RF Humans develop biases over time. We aren’t born with them. However, examples of gender, economic, occupational and racial bias exist in communities, industries and social contexts around the world. And while there are people leading initiatives to fundamentally change these phenomena in the physical world, it persists and manifests … Continue reading Artificial intelligence could fix one of humanity’s biggest flaws

Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from sued for negligence over the breach by a customer seeking class-action status. Hackers have successfully infiltrated numerous companies in recent years. The Uber breach, while large, is dwarfed by those at Yahoo, MySpace, Target Corp., Equifax Inc. What’s more alarming are the extreme … Continue reading Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People

Rivals could take over two years to catch up to the iPhone X, says expert

The iPhone X‘s new TrueDepth camera system is rumored to be causing some production delays, but it could give Apple an important edge over its competitors for years to come.  Renown analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities said Apple’s competitors will likely need at least two and a half years to replicate the TrueDepth camera’s … Continue reading Rivals could take over two years to catch up to the iPhone X, says expert

Sophia, The World’s First Android Citizen, Says She Wants To Have A Baby

Remember last month when Saudi Arabia granted citizenship to an android called Sophia? Well, stuff just got a little bit stranger. In a recent interview with The Khaleej Times, Sophia suggested she wants to start her own family. “The future is, when I get all of my cool superpowers, we’re going to see artificial intelligence … Continue reading Sophia, The World’s First Android Citizen, Says She Wants To Have A Baby

Uber Is Working With NASA To Introduce Flying Cars To Los Angeles By 2020

When you think of flying cars, you might picture something out of The Fifth Element or Harry Potter. They may have an air of sci-fi about them but, according to Uber, it won’t be long until they become a reality. In fact, they could be in the sky by 2020.  Uber announced its plans to … Continue reading Uber Is Working With NASA To Introduce Flying Cars To Los Angeles By 2020

This Amazing New Blow Dryer Is Scented To Literally Blow Away Your Stress

If you’re like me, you will do anything to avoid washing your hair. It’s predictable, boring, and tedious AF. This summer, I went five days in Europe without sudsing up my strands, and I still managed to score compliments on my mane everyday. Sad and disgusting, but a true story nonetheless. Also, a real testament to my … Continue reading This Amazing New Blow Dryer Is Scented To Literally Blow Away Your Stress