Technology

X-Ray Photos Reveal Child Being Smuggled Was Hidden Inside A Suitcase

        This is crazy. An eight-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast was being smuggled into Spain while being hidden inside a suitcase. Apparently, the boy’s father had paid a 19-year-old girl to carry the boy in the luggage from Morocco to neighboring Ceuta, a Spanish city in Africa. This was a bad plan that could have ended ... Read More »

Drones Will Airdrop Relief Supplies To Combat Zones In Syria

      Drones-like sharks and William Shatner-are often misunderstood by the public. Many associate the autonomous fliers with warfare and creepy government spies. But drones can be heroic, dropping life-saving supplies to civilians in combat zones. That’s what U.S. Air Force member/Stanford PhD student Mark Jacobsen wants to do with his crowdfunding effort, the Syria Airlift Project. While spending ... Read More »

The NSA Actually Named A Program Skynet

      In the Terminator franchise, Skynet is an evil military computer system that launches war on humanity. And at some point, someone in the National Security Agency sat down and thought, “Damn, that’s a sick thing to name a secret system!” Malevolent undertones of aspirations to unchecked aggression be damned, I guess, because Skynet is real. A report ... Read More »

IBM’s Watson Could Offer Customized Treatment To Every Cancer Patient

    IBM’s Watson supercomputer rose to fame when it trounced two human Jeopardy contestants in 2011. And since then, it’s kept itself busy, as a chef, bartender, and even pseudo-doctor. Watson has even dabbled in cancer before. But the latest foray is the most impressive. Doctors from participating clinics will upload the DNA fingerprint of a tumor, and Watson ... Read More »

Secure your home network—and every device attached to it—in 3 simple steps

In 2014, companies announced nearly a breach every day, exposing an average of 1.1. million identities per breach. For consumers, the news appears grim. From ads on major websites infecting consumers’ systems to ransomware that can hold data hostage, criminals continue to successfully steal money and data from half a world away. If companies can’t protect themselves from the bad ... Read More »

The Fitly SmartPlate may not be quite as dumb as other smart tableware

Given my evisceration of the absurd Vessyl smart cup, I have to commend Fitly for being brave enough to show me its SmartPlate. Toss in the HAPIlabs’ smart fork, and you would appear to have the most ridiculous table setting in the world. Because do I really want my tableware to be “smart”? Do I want it to win on ... Read More »

Anonymous messaging Secret app ‘worth $100m’ shut down – jeepininmidwest

Anonymous messaging service Secret, at one stage thought to be valued at more than $100m (£66.5m), is shutting down. Founder David Byttow said: “Secret does not represent the vision I had when starting the company” and that he believed in “failing fast”. The app was created, in part, to promote free speech but was criticised for promoting cyber-bullying. User numbers ... Read More »

Apple says tattoos can cause watch problems – jeepininmidwest

Apple has said some of the functions on its new smartwatch may not work properly when it is worn over tattoos. Darker-coloured artwork and even changes in darker coloured skin types can fool the light sensors on the back of the watch. The problem is not exclusive to the Apple Watch, which performed well in independent tests. But it does ... Read More »

All you need to know about Asus ET2040IUK

  Over the past decade, technology and innovation has given us a number of over the top gadgets and appliances. All these gadgets intend to make human life easier and the latest addition to the list of technological wonders is the All in One desktop from Asus i.e Asus ET2040IUK. Coming from a manufacturer that is known for its excellence ... Read More »