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Social media giant Facebook earlier this year announced its plans to join the matchmaker industry. But many criticized the idea due to serial privacy scandals scored by the company. The Facebook dating service is here and being tested in many countries. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has declared the dating service ready. Facebook Dating has been rolled out in Colombia, Canada, and Thailand. The service allows users to create new profiles (separate from their Facebook profile), which their friends would not see. It recommends matches that are ...
DJI – one of the world’s most popular drone makers, spent close to half a year to fix security flaws on its website and apps. A vulnerability that could have given potential hackers access to accounts of drone owners if was exploited effectively. Researchers from security firm Check Point assessed the DJI vulnerability situation. Check Point revealed that DJI security flaws were first noticed in March and it would have allowed hackers to gain total access to cloud-stored data of every DJI user. The flaws could have also allowed them ...
Netflix and Warner Bros. have been sued $150 million by The Satanic Temple for copyright infringement, trademark violation, and causing injury to business reputation, according to a Thursday court filing in a New York district court. Amidst the entire controversy is "an androgynous goat-headed deity," as described by the court document also known as Baphomet. A deity the Templars were falsely accused of worshiping, which featured in ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,’ first released on October 26 by Netflix. The Satanic Temple...
The MacBook Air has made a fresh comeback with interesting new features: a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, a new Retina display, and the T2 security chip. Other quite good stuff includes the laptop’s quality build, smaller bezels, larger trackpad and most importantly its smaller design. We had thought earlier that MacBook Air price this year would fascinate every fan, but that’s not entirely the case. The best price is at the high-end option which ultimately lures you into the MacBook Pro realm. Apple may have introduced MacBook Air a...
Apple unveiled two super swish new iPad Pros: 11-inch and 12.9-inch powerful tools as successors of the 9.7-inch iPad it released earlier this year. Both devices feature exclusively new designs that aim to modernize the user experience and reduce bezel size, which Apple has been working hard to do away with. Apple alleged that the two new iPad Pro 2018 are the most compact the company has ever created after reducing the bezels and pegging their thickness at 5.9mm. Breakdown of the new iPad Pro 2018 price Model 11-inch iPad ...
Every day, we strive to be as much productive as possible, to have more energy and hit our goals while being the best version of ourselves. But there are lots of bad habits keeping us from achieving these goals. How about getting incentives for completing those tasks? Most time, our underperformance emanates from lack of competition or no immediate motivation. Habitica app is a great tool to achieve a more perfect control and completion of your daily tasks by gamifying them. Having used this task gamification app for some time now, I ...
Google’s self-driving division can now deploy fully driverless cars on the public roads of California after getting approval from the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The company, which is preparing to launch driverless ride-hailing program in the US, is the first approved to test cars without human drivers behind the wheels on the state’s public roads. Waymo said it will restrict the test in the neighborhoods of Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Mountain View, and Los Alto Hills, noting that the areas are well-known to t...
Sony unveiled its latest Xperia X series flagship – Xperia XZ3 at the IFA 2018 consumer electronics in Berlin. Unlike the ripple caused by its previous models XZ1 and XZ3, Sony has come up with practical efforts to compete with the recent smartphones dominating consumer choice. Sony Xperia XZ3 is the first phone to feature high-end OLED screen technology and Slide Sense – an AI interface triggered by double tapping the phone’s right or left bezel. The Sony Xperia XZ3 is so far the best smartphone for YouTube due to its amazing reso...
Alphabet’s self-driving startup Waymo has started charging passengers for rides in its autonomous cars in Phoenix, making the company the first self-driving car manufacturer to launch commercial services, reports FT. The robotaxi service is not yet in a wide-scale, according to the report. But close to it – Waymo is only working out the charging modalities before the final launch that would be open to passengers in the service location. Waymo had increase the number of participants in its “early rider” program which the company ...
The British privacy watchdog has on Thursday fined Facebook its maximum financial punishment for the company’s failure to protect the private information of its users in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook received a fine of £500,000 (about $645,000) – the highest punishment the British watchdog can dish out for data breaches, through its Ireland Office from the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The fine would have been “significantly higher” under the EU General Data Protection Regulations, which took effect in M...