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Amazon 2016 Holiday Sales See A Billion Items Shipped

12/27/2016, Amazon today announced that the 2016 holiday was its best-ever season as the online retailer witnessed record-breaking sales. The company’s own devices like the Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablet, and Amazon Echo were some of the best selling...

Fitbit Drops Their Lawsuit Against Jawbone

12/26/2016, In the fitness wearables scene, two companies probably come to mind when you think of health trackers: Fitbit and Jawbone. While the latter clearly does not have Fitbit’s market share, Jawbone used to be pretty synonymous with health trackers as well....

Snap Looking To Boost AR Capabilities With Latest Acquisition

12/26/2016, With its various filters and the launch of Spectacles, Snap’s interest in augmented reality technology is hardly a secret. In fact it seems that the company could be looking to boost their AR capabilities because in a report from The Calcalist (as...

Animated Nintendo Series Reportedly Being Developed By Nickelodeon

12/26/2016, Nintendo’s fierce protectiveness of their IP is probably one of the reasons why we haven’t really seen many animated TV shows or movies that are based around Nintendo franchises. We guess the closest we’ve gotten would be the Pokemon anime series...

First Trailer For Alien: Covenant Released

12/26/2016, Ridley Scott’s Alien franchise dates back many, many years, and it was only in recent times that we saw the franchise revived again with Prometheus which was released back in 2012, which many regard to as being the prequel to the entire Alien series....

Facebook Improves Privacy For Its ‘Nearby Friends’ Feature

12/23/2016, Facebook has this feature called “Nearby Friends”, which if you have enabled will allow your friends to see if they are near you, and vice versa. In fact it is almost downright creepy because it would even pinpoint where exactly they are on the map....

KFC China Uses Facial Recognition To Make Food Recommendations

12/23/2016, Have you ever looked at someone’s face and thought to yourself, “Yea, that person looks like they would enjoy a 2 piece chicken combo, with a side of coleslaw, and an iced lemon tea,”? We’re pretty sure that there isn’t a relation between how...

Machine Learning Used To Translate Bat Speech

12/23/2016, Have you ever wondered what your pet is saying? We know that sometimes they do certain actions or make a certain noise to indicate how they are feeling, whether they are sick, sad, angry, or hungry, but it’s almost never 100% accurate and most of the...

Firefox’s Multi-Process Mode Coming To More Users Soon

12/23/2016, When Firefox was first released back in 2002, many users saw it as an alternative to other browsers available at that time, such as Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator, but over the years it seems that other companies have released...

Valve Hit With $3 Million Fine In Australia Over Refunds

12/23/2016, Different countries have different rules when it comes to product refunds. This is why sometimes some companies can run afoul of consumer laws as what might be OK in one country might not be OK in another. Valve is finding out the hard way as the...

Samsung’s Gear VR Experience Lets You Ride Alongside Santa

12/23/2016, It’s safe to assume that we all know that Santa isn’t real, but at the same time the concept is so whimsical that maybe for some of us, it would be nice if Santa was real. We’re also sure some are wondering what it might be like to ride on his...

US Immigration Will Now Ask Visitors For Social Media Information

12/22/2016, Our social media posts can sometimes say a lot about who we are. It can reveal our preferences for food, for clothing, our political leanings, religion, and more. Essentially it can be a treasure trove of information about a person, and sometimes more...