Author Archives: Mary Alleyne

Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for tone-deaf Puerto Rico virtual reality tour

A Facebook virtual reality presentation blasted by multiple critics as “tone-deaf” prompted an apology from CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday after it jarringly juxtaposed video-game-style avatars with live images of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and actual survivors. Zuckerberg said missing from … Continue reading

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Google Kills Home Mini’s touch feature

The Google Home Mini’s top touch feature that allowed you to connect with Google Assistant has been turned off. A Google spokesperson said that the company takes “user privacy and product quality concerns very seriously,” and wants to ensure anyone … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Surges above $5000

Bitcoin surged on Thursday morning, blowing past $5,000 for the first time and setting a new record price above $5,200. The rise is remarkable because there has been quite a bit of unfavorable news about Bitcoin in recent weeks. China, … Continue reading

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Fake Facebook Ads reportedly aimed at swing states

Some of the Russian-linked Facebook “fake news” that tried to exploit wedge issues during last year’s U.S. election was specifically targeting swing states, according to a new report. Four unnamed sources “with direct knowledge of the situation” told CNN that … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about the Apple Watch 3

The original model appeared in April 2015; the second generation, which included the Apple Watch Series 1 and Apple Watch Series 2, debuted in September of 2016. It’s conceivable that Apple could bring out the next Watch this fall, but … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Debuts Match-making services

The business-focused social network LinkedIn this week unveiled a new service that is basically like Tinder for finding a mentor. The new service aims to match members who are looking for career advice with those who can provide it. Here’s … Continue reading

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Control Windows 10 with your eyes?

In a bid to improve the accessibility of Windows 10, Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled details on how it would let you control its operating system with your eyes. The company introduced a beta version of eye control into Windows 10, … Continue reading

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WannaCry ransomware make out with $140,000

The WannaCry ransomware wreaked havoc on the roughly 300,000 affected PCs it locked up. But it proved to be lucrative for the hackers. The people behind the ransomware withdrew roughly $140,000 in Bitcoin from three wallets on Wednesday. That’s an … Continue reading

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Malicious code used to intercept and steal payment card data during online transactions

Scottsdale, AZ – November 14, 2016: With attacks that are now compromising online shops to scan credit card information, it seems as though encryption might not be the answer to keeping network data safe, says Jupiter Support senior tech analyst … Continue reading

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The “Internet of Things”… a blessing or a curse?

More than12 billion devices can currently connect to the Internet, and researchers estimate that by 2020 there will be 26 times more connected things than people Scottsdale, AZ – November 14, 2016: A high-profile cyberattack has put the growing Internet … Continue reading

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