The Durian Fruit Could Be The Key To Fast-Charging Your Devices
The durian, also known as the king of fruit, is probably familiar to some of you. To some, it is an incredibly smelly fruit that has been described as the smell of rotting corpses, while others feast on it with gusto where in certain parts of the world, all-you-can-eat durian buffets are actually a thing.

Facebook Messenger Redesign Simplifies The App
Over the years, apps get updated with new features and UI changes and improvements. However, this isn’t always necessarily for the better because what was once a simple app can eventually get too bloated for its intended purpose. Thankfully, Facebook is looking to trim the fat on its Messenger app.

Facebook Cancels Its F8 Conference Over Coronavirus Concerns
It seems that this year a lot of major events could be in trouble due to the coronavirus outbreak. For example, Sony pulled out of PAX East, MWC 2020 was cancelled, and more recently, an Olympics official has hinted that there is a chance that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games could potentially be cancelled if things do not improve.

Shark Tank Host Got Phished Out Of $400,000
Phishing scams are pretty common but for the most part, email service providers such as Gmail typically do a good job at filtering them out. However, it seems that Shark Tank host Barbara Corcoran recently fell prey to such a scam, which resulted in her potentially losing $400,000 after an erroneous wire transfer.

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Family Couldn’t Bear To Say Goodbye To Their Dog, So They Cloned Him
If you’ve ever owned a dog, you know that they are more than just an animal, they are more than just a pet, and for some, they become an extension of the family. This is why whenever a dog passes away, it’s not quite as simple as just going out and finding a new one. However, one family took it to the next level.

Facebook Cracks Down On Ads Claiming To Cure The Coronavirus
At the moment there is no known cure for the coronavirus. While there have been some methods that have been used that seem to show some promise, there is no official cure just yet. The best progress we’ve seen so far is a vaccine that has been sent for human trials, although whether or not it will be approved or work remains to be seen.

Coronavirus Could Force The Tokyo Olympic Games To Be Cancelled
Not only has the coronavirus impacted businesses and travel, it has forced companies to pull out of events. It has also resulted in one of the biggest trade shows involving mobile devices to be cancelled. Now it looks like another major sporting event could be at risk of being cancelled and it comes in the form of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

EA Just Banned A Player From All Of Its Games And Services
We’ve heard of companies who ban players from playing their games due to them violating their terms of service. This is usually due to cheating, hacking, or other types of violations. However, these bans are typically limited to that particular game itself, but it seems that EA is taking things to the next level.

Mozilla Makes DNS Over HTTPS The Default For Firefox Users
If you’re someone who places high priority when it comes to protecting their privacy on the internet, then you might want to consider switching to Mozilla’s Firefox browser, that is if you aren’t using it already. This is because in the latest update to the browser, Mozilla has enabled DNS over HTTPS by default for users who are living in the US.

FTC Sends Out $1.7 Million In Refunds To Support Scam Victims
We’ve all probably received a scam call or two in our lives. Sometimes they can be very convincing where they know just enough about us to make it a believable call. Unsurprisingly, there are people out there who fall for such scams, and one of those scams is the fake tech support call scam.

Apple’s Find My iPhone App Helps Bust A Sex Trafficker
Apple’s Find My iPhone feature is meant to help users track down their lost/misplaced phones. However, in the past we have seen several instances of how the feature was used that ultimately led to police catching criminals. It looks like we have another story to add to that list where the feature helped law enforcement catch a sex trafficker.

Sony Is Hoping Their Deal With Marvel Will Continue
For a brief moment in time, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) seemed like it was in trouble. This is because due to an inability to negotiate a deal, both Sony and Marvel announced that they would no longer be working together, meaning that the third Spider-Man film would not be part of the MCU.

Smartphone Addiction Found To Physically Alter Our Brains
Most of us these days have smartphones. These are incredible devices that allow us to do more than make phone calls. We can surf the web, play games, draw, record high-quality videos and photos, and more. With that, it’s not surprising that there are some who spend more time on their phones compared to others.

Google Makes It Easier To Search Gmail
Searching for emails in Gmail isn’t particularly hard to do, but the good news is that Google will be making things easier with a newly-introduced feature in the form of “search chips”, which will let users further refine their search results similar to how you would refine your searches made on Google.