Finally! A real Siri upgrade… Now Apple has dramatically improved the knowledge base Siri can draw from, allowing the voice-activated personal assistant to answer a wider range of questions about the sport.Read More
Google has removed an April Fool’s Gmail button, which sent a comical animation to recipients, after reports of people getting into trouble at work. The button appeared beside Gmail’s normal send button and allowed users to shut down an email thread by sending a gif of a Minion dropping a microphone. Source: Google April Fool Gmail button sparks backlash – BBC News This was news to me because I don’t use the web version of Gmail. For those of you who do, I would think twice about it. I used… Read More
The standoff did not produce the legal precedent the government hoped for, but it did result in a successful iPhone hack.Read More
Facebook has announced that its Instant Articles program will be open to publishers “of any size, anywhere in the world” starting on April 12, 2016. And with the free plugin we’re unveiling today you’ll be able to prepare your self-hosted or VIP WordPress for the demands of this new channel.Read More
If you value your privacy you might have taken notice this week when Edward Snowden says “it’s your ‘duty’ to install ad blockers”…
the government surveillance whistleblower gave some advice on how average citizens can shield their privacy online. One of the less obvious security tips: flip on an ad blocker.”Read More
Facebook hopes to be able to take advantage of the vast amount of data people are producing every day.
‘There’s just going to be a lot more data generated about what’s happening in the world, and the conventional models and systems that we have today won’t scale,’ said Jay Parikh, Facebook’s VP of engineering.
Wow! An Artificial Intelligence that knows EVERYTHING about you and you freely gave it all the info! Creepy!Read More