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It’s 2019 And Over 20 Million People Still Use ‘123456’ As Their Password
These days with the number of hacks and phishing scams that we are seeing, you would think that everyone would start securing their accounts with stronger passwords, 2FA, and maybe even use physical security keys. Unfortunately, the truth of the matter is that it seems that people haven’t or don’t want to change.

Study Finds Screen Time For Kids Isn’t As Bad As We Think
These days it’s not uncommon to find parents using smartphones or tablets to keep their children entertained while at dinner. It was later suggested that excessive screen time for kids was bad and that it potentially had the ability to physically change the brain structure in kids. However, as it turns out, that might not be the case anymore.

A Worrying Two-Thirds Of Android Antivirus Apps Are Apparently Frauds
Antivirus apps are meant to give you peace of mind where in the event you accidentally click on that suspicious link or email, you know that your device should be somewhat protected. Unfortunately there are so many antivirus apps out there that it can be a bit difficult to choose which one to go for, and the sad thing is that most of them are apparent frauds.

Study Finds Older People Share More Fake News Than Others
Fake news is a problem and many social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are working on ways to try and curb it. There are also initiatives taken on by schools that aim to teach kids how to determine if a source is fake news and which isn’t, but it seems that maybe we should be looking at educating the elderly as well.


Use Of Ride-Hailing Services In The US Has Doubled In 3 Years
If you don’t like to drive or don’t want to drive, there have always been plenty of alternatives such as public transport in the form of a bus or train or taxi, or if you can afford it, you could rent a town car. However it seems that with companies like Uber and Lyft offering more affordable alternatives to taxis and town cars, it’s not surprising that their usage has […]

World Bank Claims Robots Aren’t Killing Off All Our Jobs Yet
It’s not hard to imagine that robots could take over our jobs some day. After all robots don’t need rest, they don’t sleep, they don’t eat, which means that they could work 24/7 which is definitely more efficient than humans. This has led some to express concern that one day humans could be out of a job.

Would You Stop Using Facebook For $1,000 A Year?
Following Facebook’s privacy scandals in 2018, a movement called #DeleteFacebook was started in which it encouraged users to delete their Facebook accounts to show the company that the public means business. However based on Facebook’s stats, it seems that this movement hasn’t really done much to affect its bottom line.

Japan Blames Mobile Games For Destroying The Eyesight Of Students
According to the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, it seems that the country has a problem with the health of its students. To be more specific, it seems that they have found that a record high 25.3% of students have failed to meet the 1.0 mark in vision tests, and that perhaps too much time on smartphones and mobile games might be to blame for this.

One In 10 Americans Expected To Own A Smartwatch In 2019
According to the shipment figures, wearable technology like smartwatches appear to be on the rise, with companies such as Apple shipping more units of their Apple Watch than they did in the previous year. So much so that according to market research firm eMarketer, it could get to the point where one in 10 Americans could own a wearable in 2019.

Study Finds Screen Time Physically Changes The Brain Structure In Kids
These days we’re starting to see how it is common for parents to put a screen in front of their kids during meals. Given that our smartphones and tablets can play videos and play games, it seems like the perfect way to keep kids quiet and entertained. However a recent study has suggested that maybe it might not be the best thing to do.

Gamers In The US Have Reportedly Spent $9.1 Billion In Q3 2018
Many are probably aware that gaming is a huge business, but how huge? According to initial data from the NPD Group, it has been revealed that at least as far as the US market is concerned, gamers in the US have spent a staggering $9.1 billion in the third quarter of 2018 alone.

Demand For Gas-Based Cars Are Said To Be On The Decline
Electric cars are believed to be part of our future, at least if we want to live in a greener society. However the question is, is there a demand for them? As it turns out there is, at least according to the International Energy Agency who has recently published its World Energy Outlook (via Bloomberg).

‘Clear Evidence’ Found Between Cell Phone Radiation And Rat Tumors
Given that our cellphones (and a lot of our electronic devices) give off radiation, there have been many who wonder whether or not our phones give off enough radiation where it could be potentially dangerous to our health. Now according to an updated study by the U.S. National Toxicology Program, it seems that there is “clear evidence” of health risks.

Study Finds We Check Our Phones At Least 52 Times A Day
How often do you find yourself checking your phone everyday? Back in the day of the feature phone, chances are we only check our phones when we get a message or phone call, but with our smartphones being connected to the world, we check our phones when we get new comments, new tweets, news, videos, messages, emails, and more.