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Steam Reviews Now Have Histograms To Prevent Review Bombing

09/19/2017, Before putting down hard-earned money towards a new video game, we’re sure that there are many gamers out there who would prefer to check out a review first before deciding whether or not to purchase it. However sometimes due to issues like review...

Cubroid Modular Robotics To Teach Coding

09/19/2017, When I was in Seoul recently, I met with Mark Jaekwang Shin, the CEO of CUBROID, a startup that is working on a modular robot design based on cubes that can be assembled to form more complex mechanisms. CUBROID is taking an educational approach and its...

You Can Now Take An Online Course In Self-Driving Cars

09/19/2017, The internet is a great resource if you want to do some extra learning in your free time. There are countless services available online that will teach you everything from coding to cooking online. Online teaching startup Udacity has now opened...

Amazon Now Accepts Hilton Honors Points As Payment

09/19/2017, Hotel loyalty programs provide you with points that can be used for discounts, free nights, etc but if you’re a Hilton Honors member, you can now use your points to shop on Amazon. It has been announced today that more than 66 million Hilton Honors...

Hackers Shut Down A School District With Ominous Threats

09/19/2017, You don’t get to hear about school districts getting hacked often but that did happen recently. An entire school district in Montana was shut down for three days after hackers breached into servers and gained access to student and faculty records....

US Navy To Use Xbox Controllers To Steer Submarine Periscopes

09/19/2017, On the surface the Xbox controller seems like a very standard gaming controller, but it looks like it is good enough for the US Navy to use. It seems that according to reports (via Engadget), the US Navy is expected to start equipping their...

Toys “R” Us Files For Bankruptcy

09/19/2017, While plenty of huge retail chains out there sell toys for kids, it’s hard not to associate toys with retailer Toys “R” Us, who we’re sure many of our readers have had fond memories of when growing up, especially since the retailer managed to...

New Tomb Raider Movie Poster And Teaser Released

09/18/2017, It has been a while since we last saw a Tomb Raider movie, and given that the franchise was recently rebooted to feature a more gritty Lara Croft, it made sense that the movies would be rebooted as well. The reboot was announced last year and it looks...

Addresses & Numbers In Gmail & Inbox Will Be Clickable Links

09/18/2017, When you sent links in emails, generally they are clickable when you receive them. However in the case of addresses, phone numbers, or contacts, that might differ from email service provider to the app that you are using. Now if you are a Gmail or Inbox...

Google Announces ‘Tez’, A Mobile Payments App For India

09/18/2017, When it comes to mobile payments services, Google already has Android Pay which relies on smartphones sporting NFC technology to help facilitate payments. However over in India, Google has decided to launch a different mobile payments platform called Tez...

China’s Bitcoin Crackdown Continues

09/18/2017, China isn’t taking too kindly to digital currency. Weeks after banning the controversial initial coin offerings after classifying them as illegal means of funding, it’s continuing its crackdown on the most popular digital currency out there....

Satellites Can Predict Malaria Outbreaks Months Before It Happens

09/17/2017, Recently we’ve seen how researchers are using technology such as AI to detect Alzheimer’s early on, as early as 10 years, so it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that technology is also being used to detect disease outbreaks way before they...

These Sniffer Dogs Can Be Used To Detect Hidden Data Devices

09/17/2017, When going to an airport, it isn’t uncommon to see sniffer dogs walking about. This is to help sniff out anyone who might be trying to smuggle things like explosives or drugs onto planes (in addition to security screening systems). However it seems that...

Instagram Makes Changes To The Way Autoplay Videos Are Handled

09/17/2017, Instagram introduced autoplaying videos a while ago, but one of things that Instagram did back then to prevent autoplay videos from being annoying is that it muted it by default. This means that users would have to tap on a video to turn on the sound,...