Technology

“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...
Nintendo finally announces its third mobile game which goes by the name Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. The game is free-to-play and will be released on Wednesday, November 22nd. The news was broken by Isabella personally on the official @AnimalCrossing Twitter account. Pocket Camp seems to be coming at the right time when people will be relatively free from their studies and work. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp The game already witnessed its soft-launch last month in Australia. The reason for choosing this continent was to test t...
It seems like no longer can our passwords be the safe word that we take refuge in. Around 15 percent of the internet users have complained about their mail or social media accounts being hacked by unknown sources. In order to look into the matter, Google assigned a research team to find out how these accounts are being hacked. The Google research team collaborated with the cyber security experts from the University of California Berkeley. What's the findings? The research that started in the March of 2016 was finally concluded thi...
Voice assistants are the most appealing piece of technology these days. This is because one can literally command the device with the help of this technology. It is appealing to finally have an object which listens to you and does as you say. You don’t even need to touch the device. Just wake up the voice assistant and it will do the job for you. This is the major reason behind the growing popularity of this technology. Google decided to enhance this technology and make things smoother for its users. Through this advancement, one can ...
Statistics show that funding for robotic ventures has increased by more than 10 times in the business arena over the last six years. This rapid growth shows no sign of slowing down in the near future. A majority of this impressive investment focuses on certain usual suspects of technology. These include warehouse automation, logistics, drones, robot arms for manufacturing, healthcare and surgical robots, autonomous cars, as well as agriculture. Looking at the positive scope of the robot industry, Travis Deyle co-founded a robot compan...
Imagine your nephew is visiting you for Christmas and is busy exploring your home and all its constituents. During his exploration, he comes across your Amazon Alexa. He fidgets with it and finally finds a way to awaken the voice assistant in it. This piece of technology amazed adults at its launch, hence it is certain to have the same effect on kids as well. In the excitement to own something which will listen to our orders at all times, we fail to notice the invasion of privacy by this object on our daily lives. A home is where we u...
Nowadays I feel people express less through words and more through the emojis. There seems to be a matching emoji for every motion and emotion. But Apple still feels that not all emotions are covered yet. So their new update not only fixes bugs but also comes with an extra of 70 new emojis, and of course their usual enterprise-specific fixes as well. The iOS 11.1 emojis are around 70 of them. Update us with more updates The new update from iOS 11.1 fixes several bugs. It fixed the bug that made bluetooth unavailable while transact...
Work is no longer the way it used to be. Technology has started coming to the aid of people helping them focus on their work and not waste their time otherwise. ‘Time is money’, which is something that work management programmes help maintain. It's annoying when you have to search for your boss in the office because there is an important message to be delivered. Work management programmes can be accessed through phones or tablets. They help in communicating quickly and effectively from your desk. Also, a large number of people can wor...
Facebook has incredibly changed our lives! By creating a virtual world, we have forgotten what is real and what isn’t. Facebook has been our friend in leisure, stress, sadness and when not! Last year, Facebook Inc. came out with something that was strictly business. You may call it something like a Facebook, but it helps keeping everyone in the office on the same page and constantly connected. But what needs to be noted is that Facebook is not the only one to come ahead with service for workplace communication. We have had Slack, Micr...