Monday, January 22, 2018

Chinese Mobile Dating App Shut Down For Using Robots to Act As Women

Dating mobile apps in China were closed after a police investigation revealed that these were found to be committing fraud, with robots programmed to act as women. BBC, citing the Modern...

People Are Mad With Facebook As It Wants News Feeds To Be More ‘Meaningful’

Facebook is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more “meaningful” in a move that could hurt publishers and news organizations that rely on it to spread their...

Using Blockchain Technology This Mobile App Documents Giving Consensual Sex

So you’ve enjoyed a lovely date; you’re sharing a cab home; things are going great. You suggest a nightcap and your companion agrees. There’s magic in the air, the sexual tension...

Sweatcoin Is A Digital Currency You Earn For Working Out

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get out of the house and move a little more, a mobile app called Sweatcoin might help give you the incentive you...

Amazon Claims Over 5 Billion Items Shipped In 2017 via Prime

Amazon.com Inc. announced that it shipped over 5 billion items across the world via its subscription-based Prime service in 2017, including via one-day and two-day shipping. The e-commerce giant, which has...

These Two Latina Co-founded A Device that Helps Sexual Assault Victims

Two young Latina women are taking charge and running a business that helps sexual assault victims. When Jacqueline Ros founded Revolar she had her sister in mind, who was a victim of sexual assault. Andrea Perdomo grew...

Men Are Less Concerned About The Security of Their Digital Presence Than Women

In the era of internet and mobile, it’s next to impossible that one can refrain himself from carrying multiple digital presences. According to a recent study, on an average, each internet...

Move Over IPO, Here’s How To Conduct an ICO?

So you have a tech startup that needs to raise funds and you figure that instead of incurring debt, issuing equity, or entering into a convertible loan agreement (CLA) that you’ll conduct an initial coin offering (ICO) or a digital token...

Weed-Infused Cotton Candy Is A Thing Now And It’s Absolutely Amazing

Gone are the days when you needed to pass around a joint in your cousin’s dark and damp basement to get some kind of high. Today, you can get that same...

Here’s Why Sleeping With Your Smartphone Might Be Bad For Your Health!

Do you sometimes sleep with your smartphone? The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued a warning against it, because the radiation from the devices may be harmful to our bodies. “Although...

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CES REPORT: LG Showcase Robots That May Soon Replace Workers In...

Here come our new robot overlords. A Korean tech giant has announced three new robots that take aim at the vast and fast-growing global service...