An undercover reporter expressed disappointment over his bombshell news story which exposed political consulting agency Cambridge Analytica of using unethical — and illegal — practices. “They just boasted about it, like, right away,” said the reporter. “Before I even got to use the really cool spy stuff I brought.” Essentially, the head of Cambridge Analytica,…Continue Reading ›
More than a year has passed since the Duffer Brothers turned the TV world upside down. Their Netflix original series, Stranger Things, became an instant classic. Steeped in 1980s pop culture, the throwback sci-fi show earned a plethora of accolades and traditional television show awards. Season 2 is due this Halloween, and it aims to…Continue Reading ›
When we think of smartphone apps, we tend to think of popular games, such as the one featuring the misadventures of a certain animated plumber, or the one that allows you to mine blocks and build shapes while exploring unfamiliar worlds. Smartphone apps are not all fun and games, however. An increasing number of folks…Continue Reading ›
‘How often do you use the apps on your phone or tablet? For most of us, the answer is LOADS, as we now rely on apps for everything from shopping to booking holidays and of course for staying in touch with real and virtual friends. There is also a whole range of apps that allow…Continue Reading ›
The Summer Olympics in Rio are almost underway and they are already setting up to be action packed. With so much excitement and controversy for the upcoming games, you don’t want to miss out on anything. Thankfully, there are plenty of mobile apps that will keep you up-to-date from anywhere. Many have downloaded the Summer…Continue Reading ›
A new app called TraffickCam will help authorities stop human trafficking. The app allows travelers to submit pictures of their hotel rooms around the world. The images are then matched with a national database. “You just enter your hotel room, and your room number,” says Abby Stylianou, a Washington University Researcher and TraffickCam developer. “You take…Continue Reading ›
Reddit asks “what is something that I’m better off not knowing” and the answers will shock, disgust, and frighten you.
Siri has not only turned more sassy over time, but is now also more pop-culture savvy. From firing back zingers when asked to do impossible math problems, Apple’s personal assistant voice phone feature has recently been discovered to have some rather quirky answers about what Jon Snow knows. Turn out she does know more than what…Continue Reading ›
Even if he doesn’t win, Bernie Sanders has shown us how a crafty GIF can fuel a campaign.
The concern for security has been creeping under our noses for some time now. As people get more comfortable with using technology, the threat of our sensitive information being compromised gets bigger. In fact, people are already sharing personal information such as interests, phone numbers, location, and employment indifferently in social networks like Facebook, Google+,…Continue Reading ›