Share This: Robots are coming! Especially robots that carry and deliver stuff, like the Starship delivery botor these ridiculous motorized suitcases. A new bot is about to join those aspirational ranks, and it’s made by Piaggio — the same company that created the Vespa scooter. This bot is called Gita, and it’s a bright blue orb-shaped cargo robot with wheels that Piaggio says has the same “braking, balancing and vehicle dynamics that you would expect…"The makers of Vespa designed a cute robot to carry your stuff – The Verge"
Share This: Right now, the Amazon Echo has a stranglehold on the voice assistant market. Although Amazon won’t release numbers on its sales, estimates indicate that Echo is quickly approaching 10 million units sold. For Google Home — just released in November 2016, some two years after the Echo — Amazon’s dominance seems insurmountable. A recent VoiceLabs survey, however, indicates the Echo’s lead might not be quite so definitive as it seems. Plus, Google has…"4 things Google Home can do to beat Amazon Echo in 2017 – CNET"
Share This: Facebook knows it’s got your attention. Every day, over a billion people check the site, thus contributing to its multibillion dollar revenues. Facebook doesn’t want you to forgo experiences in the real world, however. It’d be quite beneficial to them, in fact, if you went to something, then posted about it on Facebook. In November, Facebook showed a message at the top of users’ News Feeds telling them not to miss the supermoon,…"Facebook’s newest features are getting even bigger in 2017"
Share This: How to Clear Your Cache on Any Browser The browser history—a list of every page you’ve visited online and the time you were there—is a standard of modern computing. And it can lead to trouble; it’s practically a cliché. Think of the romantic “comedies” where the girl finds a guy’s browser history (because it’s always the guy’s) and he’s in scalding hot water. For most of us, sharing a PC is normal (sadly,…"How to Clear Your Cache on Any Browser"
Share This: To get started, visit https://kodi.tv/ Open kodi Select SYSTEM > File Manager Select Add Source Select None Type the following EXACTLY http://fusion.tvaddons.ag and select Done Highlight the box underneath Enter a name for this media Source, type fusion & select OK Go back to your Home Screen Select SYSTEM Select Add-Ons Select Install from zip file Select fusion Select xbmc-repos Select english Select repo.exodus.x.x.x.zip Wait for Add-on enabled notification Select Install from repository Select Exodus repository Select Video add-ons Select Exodus Select Install Wait for Addon enabled notification Exodus is now installed and ready to use."How to setup your own Kodi streaming player"
Share This: Google is pledging $4M to support U.S. immigration organizations Google has created its largest humanitarian fund to date in response to President Trump’s executive order on immigration. The search giant’s newest ‘crisis campaign’ is $4 million in size. The money will be donated to four organizations: the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC), International Rescue Committee (IRC) and UN High Commissioner for Refugees / UN Refugee Agency (UNHR), a source at the company told TechCrunch.…"Google is pledging $4M to support U.S. immigration organizations"
Share This: WTF is a backdoor? The last two decades have seen a steady migration from analog to digital means for communication and the storage of information. Following closely behind (sometimes not closely enough, as some have found to their peril) was the drive to keep that information secure. The threat of hacking and the desire to assure users of their privacy has led to the encryption of data while it is both at rest…"WTF is a backdoor?"
Share This: Why the promise of big data hasn’t delivered yet Rosemary Barnett Crunch Network Contributor Rosemary Barnett is a senior business analyst at Black Swan. How to join the network The ubiquity of big data is such that Gartner dropped it from their Hype Cycle of Emergent Technologies back in 2015. Across sectors, businesses are scrambling to make every function “data driven,” and there’s no shortage of firms lining up to help them. The big data…"Why the promise of big data hasn’t delivered yet"
Share This: How to Stay Anonymous Online Some might say that the Internet was built on anonymity, paving the way for a place where free speech reigns supreme. But after years of learning about who’s snooping into everything we do online, privacy on the Web is a more popular topic than ever. But it’s not just about government spying; it’s also about how much big companies like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft have collected in order…"How to Stay Anonymous Online"
Share This: Online Privacy Could Be Better, Pros Admit A few dozen members of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) who gathered at Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters to celebrate Data Privacy Day on Thursday were guardedly optimistic, perhaps foolishly so. They were meeting less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump signed an executive order that could threaten the existence of the EU-US data privacy shield, and many were aware of a new survey this…"Online Privacy Could Be Better, Pros Admit"