technology

Reddit is banning people for not being politically-correct

By Nigel Boys Five groups, or subreddits, from the social networking and news website, Reddit, have been banned from the popular online community this week because three of them attack Blacks, gays and transgenders and the other two are devoted to shaming obese people, according to Time. “Today we are removing five subreddits that break our reddit rules based on ...

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New app can guess your age based on your uploaded picture

By Ryan Brennan A new app has taken over the social media world with its unique feature. The app, which was developed by Microsoft, can guess your age based on a photo that you upload. The how-old.net tool has selfie-takers anxious to see their shocking age estimates for any picture they choose to test. Hitting the markets worldwide and going ...

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This child may be autistic, but he can also build you a robot

By Victor O. Autism is known to interfere with the ability of the brain to process information, which explains why most sufferers have learning and social difficulties. But a certain middle school pupil is not your average autistic child, as he does things you may not expect children in his condition to do. Julian Gibson, who was diagnosed with autism ...

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This might be the coolest thing anyone’s ever done with a car

Hyundai wanted to help a young girl send a message of love to her dad in space. The video will surely impress and amaze you. Check it out.

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Are Facebook changes killing freedom of speech?

Reported Victor O. Top social media site Facebook has revised its community guidelines and is ready to take sterner actions against the spread of hate speeches on its platform, especially against those directed at what it described as “protected groups.” Facebook’s Community Standards spell out the things that are allowed and those that are not on the foremost social network. ...

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Many free apps have a hidden cost: Taking your personal data

Ever get on your smart phone and try to download some of the best free apps on the Internet?  You should probably watch your back, because many of these seemingly free products are not free at all.  Instead, they often come with a huge price in terms of privacy, and most consumers are not aware of what’s going on. It ...

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The Best Time To Book A Plane Ticket, According To New Study

Finally, there’s a scientific answer to that magic number of days before a flight when tickets are at their cheapest. The answer? Are you ready? Are you reeeally ready? Fifty-four days before takeoff is, on average, when domestic airline tickets are at their absolute lowest price. And if you don’t hit 54 days on the head, you should usually book ...

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This robot is either the coolest thing you’ve ever seen, or the creepiest

Jibo, the “world’s first family robot,” hit the media hype machine like a bomb. From a Katie Couric profile to coverage in just about every outlet, folks couldn’t get enough of this little robot with a big personality poised to bring us a step closer to the world depicted in “The Jetsons” where average families have maids like Rosie. In ...

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Why Our Universe is Not a Hologram

There’s a web post from the Nature website going around entitled “Simulations back up theory that Universe is a hologram.” It’s an interesting concept, but suffice it to say, the universe is not a hologram, certainly not in the way people think of holograms. So what is this “holographic universe” thing? It all has to do with string theory. Although ...

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Square Reader Goes Red For A Great Cause

By Afiya J. Watkins According to the Associated Press, financial services startup Square is trying to turn the swipe of a credit card into an act of generosity. To kickoff this initiative, Square is introducing a red credit card reader that will serve as a charitable alternative to the millions of white readers the San Francisco company has distributed since its ...

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