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We live in an age where artificial intelligence acts like a magic potion in terms of progress. Almost every other problem can be partially or fully solved with the help of AI. Up until now, this would happen in the technology sector in particular. But the effects of AI are now visible in the business sector as well. A Harvard Business Review study stated that the companies which use AI have attained a 50 percent increase in sales. It seems that technology has an answer to everything, even boosting your company sales. Here are a few wa...
As a hardcore tech writer, there’s one question I field at almost every family gathering, “what smartphone apps are “must have” nowadays? The wording change, but the context remains to be the same. I tell my friends that the app industry is more or less like the fashion industry. Trends sweep in and disappear like a ghost. Only a handful of apps I have tested over the years have true staying power, remaining uber useful. Here are the most useful apps that have stayed on my home screen for the better part of this year. Tunity Essen...
Popular image-sharing site Imgur revealed 1.7 million email addresses and passwords were lost in a 2014 data breach. We first learned of the 2014 Imgur hack on Thursday from a security researcher. The security researcher has been identified by ZDNet as Troy Hunt, who runs data breach notification service Have I Been Pwned. Troy Hunt has since tweeted through the @haveibeenpwned Twitter account to confirm that a majority of the stolen credentials were already in his database. New breach: imgur was hacked in 2013. 4 years later, 1...
Just when we thought that Bitcoin couldn’t go higher than on Thanksgiving weekend, it surprises everyone by breaking that record on Monday. It seems that the virtual currency is slowly moving towards the mainstream. The Bitcoin price today is somewhat $9,682.10 What’s the Bitcoin Price today? According to CoinDesk, the cryptocurrency’s price on Sunday had reached around $9,400. The price later increased to $9,603.56, rising upto 3 percent that day. The rise in the price could mean that investors find it more convenient for the cur...
Facebook has been in the news for quite some time. Mostly it has been regarding copying features now and then from Snapchat. Whether it’s the camera with effects that’s just a swipe away from the News Feed or the disappearing stories, none of it is a Facebook original. Facebook copying Snapchat has been a tradition that isn’t surprising, specifically after Zuckerberg failed acquiring Snapchat in 2013. It seems like Facebook is desperate to be as cool and advanced as their rival, Snapchat. The CEO of Snapchat, Evan Spiegel gets to hav...
Black Friday Tech Deals are flooding the internet right now, which is kind of great right? It’s all bells and whistles, but let’s be honest here, it’s getting kind of messy. There are so many deals on the internet right now that you ought to miss out on the most essential ones unless you have someone keep track of it. To save you from hours of searching, we’ve made a list of best black Friday deals AKA best tech deals of 2017. The Best Black Friday Tech Deals: The face-off is very evident between some of the biggest retailers in t...
Who knew that a few likes on Facebook could actually identify the users’ sexual orientation? The new Facebook study results show how likes can study sexual orientation, religious beliefs, and political beliefs as well. What’s the Facebook study about? The research was carried out by the Columbia Business School, New York University and Northeastern Universiy in Boston. The researchers published their findings in the journal called the Big Data. The study stated that it could identify a gay or straight person by just studying a han...
“Cryptocurrency is a bubble, a scam. So avoid.” Isn’t this what we read in the headlines on a daily basis? If hackers were to believe it, the world would be free of breaches. Sadly, this is not the case and every month it so happens that we read about a new cryptocurrency hack. The latest victim of one such cryptocurrency hack is Tether, a startup that offers dollar-backed digital tokens. The alleged hacker stole almost $31 million in cryptocurrency from the Tether hack. Naturally, Redditors have already begun digging on the latest c...
Uber Technologies Inc. signed a deal with the Volvo Group for providing their cars as a base for their new driving technology. The Uber Volvo agreement is about the Swedish company providing 24,000 car units to the cab services company. According to Bloomberg News, Uber has already booked the XC90 model and, within the span of 3 years, Uber plans to purchase 24,000 flagship cars of Volvo. What’s the Big Uber Volvo Deal? According to the Financial Times, the deal involves a whopping $1.4 billion. According to the base model con...
When the trend of smartphones had just begun, Apple and Samsung were considered its pioneers. People who had a hefty budget would go for Apple and people who preferred the Android system and weren’t keen on splurging money would opt for Samsung. As it was time to upgrade their models, Samsung did so not only in terms of features but also the size. Initially, it stuck to the concept of ‘the bigger, the better.’ After getting several reports about the inconvenience, the South Korean conglomerate came up with models in an average size. B...