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Almost every vehicle on US highways will have built-in autonomous emergency braking by 2022, according to an announcement made Thursday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A long list of 20 automakers have voluntarily signed an agreement to add the braking system to their vehicles within the next six years. Discussions between vehicle producers […]

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LinkedIn reported today that government requests for its members’ private information has increased significantly within the last six months. The social media website published its bi-yearly transparency report today, which provides its members with information about law enforcement requests it receives for member data as well as its responses to those requests. “The portion of […]

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Apple is getting serious about health with a new accessory for its Watch product. Taking advantage of the fitness craze surrounding wearable devices, AliveCor has launched the Kardia Band, a wrist band designed for Apple Watch that’s actually a medical-grade electrocardiogram (EKG) monitor. AliveCor has already brought EKG technology to Smartphones, and is expected to […]

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How many insults can you fit into 150 characters? Apparently a lot. A new study looking at derogatory posts published on Twitter reveals there’s a shocking amount of users from the US posting racist, sexist, and discriminatory Tweets on the social media website. The study is part of a series by Abodo focusing on the […]

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Google is currently encrypting about 77 per cent of its online activity, and is pushing for that number to reach 100 per cent in the near future. In a newly published transparency report, Google breaks down its encryption numbers by product, country and device to show users how much of their online activity is protected […]

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Apple is opening up its mobile news app to all kinds of publishers as of this week and launching an ad campaign to help boost its popularity. Apple News, which just launched last September, is facing fierce competition against Facebook and Google, both of which announced fresh apps for news last month. Facebook’s app, Instant […]

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A YouTube video circulating the Internet today reportedly shows Apple’s newest iPhone on the market a week before its expected release. YouTube user Nick Beeep uploaded the video Monday, claiming the phone was spotted in the wild at Huaqiangbei Shenzen, China. The area is known as the “Silicon Valley of Hardware” according to the description. […]

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Google is taking steps to ensure its self-driving car doesn’t get into another embarrassing fender bender. The autonomous Lexus RX450h SUV crashed into a public bus last month while out for a test drive in Mountain View, California. The car was attempting a lane change when the incident occurred. Since that time, Google has performed […]

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The US Department of Justice made a bold statement yesterday against Apple, claiming it may compel the California-based company to hand over its iOS source code if it won’t do so voluntarily. Apple continues to rebel against the government in its refusal to help unlock the iPhone 5C of one of the attackers who carried […]

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Rumours are flying that Nexus will release at least one new tablet product at the upcoming Google Developers Conference in May. Retailers are busy selling off 2015 Nexus products at discounted prices, hinting at a possible new product launch in the near future, and there’s speculation that the company will unveil sleek and compact tablets […]

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We all know texting and driving can have deadly consequences, but what about texting and walking? Visit a site like YouTube and it’s easy to find a treasure trove full of humorous videos where people – distracted by their Smartphones – collide head on with objects and other pedestrians. A team of researchers in Australia […]

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A controversial new app is taking Google Glass into the bedroom. It’s called “Sex with Google Glass”, and is an app that allows users to essentially use their device as a mirror to view intimacy from their partner’s point of view. The app records a couple’s steamy session and then compiles a video in which […]

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Microsoft is attempting to bring Internet Explorer back to life with a new campaign. While it may have  been the browser of choice at one time, Internet Explorer (IE) has fallen to the wayside in favour of more popular browsers like Firefox and Chrome. Microsoft hasn’t given up though, most recently releasing IE11 that supports […]

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An investigation by cyber security firm CrowdStrike has led to allegations that the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and Asian companies. According to the firm, Russia spied on a number of companies in the fields of technology, energy, manufacturing. defense, healthcare and government to gather information in order to make its own […]

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It’s probably not a surprising revelation, but new predictions this week say Apple’s sales are better than ever. The Cupertino, California company is preparing to release it’s financial reports for the last quarter of 2013, and things are looking good, say a team of analysts. Late last year, Apple released a few upgraded versions of […]

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