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WTFIT Bot Identifies Objects in Photos, Helps You Know Your Surroundings Better

How often have you seen a picture and not known what it could possibly be or what it is called? An architecture, a building, an animal, a plant or a thing that you are unable to recognize. It puts us in a position where we continue to rack our brains to get an answer. WTFIT can probably be your answer the next time you are in a situation like ...

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Facebook Trusts Human Presence to Select Trending News

Certain secretly disclosed documents reveal how Facebook trusts the antiquated news standards on top of its algorithms to learn the trends, happening newsflash and stories that should be put up for the one billion users who visit the social network everyday. This comes as a shock to all, especially for a social giant as Facebook to rely on obsolete standards when there are so many waiting to browse its pages. Is it worth all the risk?

The company was recently accused ...

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Sunrise to be Integrated with Microsoft Outlook

On Wednesday, Microsoft declared to shut down the popular app Sunrise which they bought for $100 million in 2015. For the Sunrise lovers; the app will be seen till the 31st August, 2016. As an alternative the company promises to roll out the features of Sunrise into Outlook.

Sunrise was designed by previous Foursquare engineers and soon had a huge fan following for its flawless integration with different online services, even information and social network sites like Facebook, LinkedIn ...

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Hacker Craves Social Media Attention in Exchange for Hacked Data

Time to Change Your Password

Hacking has been one of the most interesting and damaging things on the internet. Some hacking attempts start out of curiosity and then we have those ingenious hackers who can cause a lot of damage to companies and individuals. Hold Security is a company which specializes in information security assessment, risk management as well as incident response. The company recently came across a Russian hacker who claims to have humongous amounts of data collected from different ...

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Technology Addiction – Who is Doing This to Us?

There was a time when light was a symbol of enlightenment and self-realization but that has quickly changed. Now when we talk about light in darkness, it is usually the light of your smartphone lighting up for a new notification. You’d get up weary eyed to the sound of that ding and check what just came up in your virtual social world that has quite ironically made you unsocial. And now that you have checked that notification, you decide to ...

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Whatsapp End to End Encryption: The Future of Personal Communication

It took around one and a half years to complete the security project, and now the WhatsApp messenger has fully applied the robust end to end encryption policy to their application all around the world.

All the WhatsApp users who have updated their mobile phones with the latest version of the application would have the end to end encryption policy by default; hence they will have their communications and media encrypted. There are many WhatsApp users, this company owned by Facebook ...

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Recent Studies Show That Social Media and Depression Go Hand in Hand

Depression is a problem that is rooted more deeply in our generation than ever before. We continuously hope to evade from such problems but we end up in a web that is difficult to break. And when I say web there is some reference to the World Wide Web in it too, because a recent research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine shows that the use of social media may be directly linked to depression.

The research aims ...

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Facebook Free Basics Banned in India

Zuckerberg Is Disappointed with TRAI’s Ruling, but the Company Has Not Given up Hope.

Who could ever know that philanthropy could garner so much of criticism? When Mark Zuckerberg announced his Internet.org project which was an initiative to bring internet to people who do not have it, he would have hardly imagined the uproar it could create. His latest attempt to make the world a better place has met with a lot of disapproval by the Telecom Regulatory Authority in India ...

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5 Tips to Protect Yourself against Hackers

If it is a hardware or a software, it is hackable. This is the first thing that you must remember. A lot of them can be difficult to hack, but that does not mean that it cannot be hacked. A real hacker who really wants your information will get it. While some may not portray a lot of threat, there are nefarious hackers who could access your personal information and misuse a lot of your personal data.

While some hackers are ...

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Music Stories – Facebook’s Latest Story

Music Stories is Facebook’s most recent endeavor for users who would like to preview and buy music through Facebook posts. The feature is available only on the iPhone application of Facebook for now and there is no information on whether Facebook intends to bring it to the Android platform or not. With the Android market growing day by day, it is only expected that we may see Facebook expand its horizons and reach out to the Android customers as well ...

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