Facebook To Release Camera Equipped Devices Designed To Make Video Calls Easier

Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget intended to make video calls easier and more intuitive. But it’s unclear if people will open their homes to an internet-connected camera sold by a company with a questionable track record on protecting user privacy. Facebook is marketing the device, called Portal, as a…

Nobel Peace Prize For Physics 2018 Includes A Woman As Such Since 1955

A trio of American, French and Canadian scientists won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for breakthroughs in laser technology that have turned light beams into precision tools for everything from eye surgery to micro-machining. They include the first female physics prize winner in 55 years. Canada’s Donna Strickland, of the University of Waterloo, becomes only the third…

Facebook Says Hackers Did Not Use CyberAttack Information Stolen To Access Other Sites

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that investigators have determined that hackers did not access other sites that use the social networking site’s single sign-on in a massive cyberattack that the company disclosed last week. “We analyzed third-party access during the time of the attack we have identified. That investigation has found no evidence that the attackers accessed any apps using…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Off To Slow Start In Mission To Bring Virtual Reality To Masses

Perhaps why it’s appropriate his company’s next VR headset will be called Quest. The headset from Facebook’s Oculus division will be a stand-alone device that won’t require a smartphone or a connection to a personal computer to create artificial worlds. The Quest won’t be available until next spring, although Zuckerberg unveiled the new headset at an Oculus conference held Wednesday…

Jack Ma Outlines The Path To His Exit From Alibaba

Jack Ma is making plans for a future after Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., the business he co-founded and turned into Asia’s most valuable company. Ma will unveil succession plans Monday and work on the transition over a significant period of time, according to the South China Morning Post, the Hong Kong newspaper owned by Alibaba. China’s richest man explained in an interview…

Twitter Longer Tweets Now A Thing As Anyone Can Tweet Longer

The test is over — 280-character tweets are set and here for all to enjoy. Let the Rants begin. Twitter announced on Tuesday that it’s rolling out longer tweets to virtually* all of its users, doubling the traditional 140-character limit to 280 characters. Twitter has been testing longer tweets since September, and claims the test proved out the company’s theory —…

APPLE FAIL: iOS 11.1 Update Leaves Fans Fuming over frustrating keyboard glitch

A QUIRKY bug in Apple’s latest operating system has left customers pulling their hair out. Those affected by the strange iOS 11.1 glitch have been forced to be a little less egocentric because their device inexplicably started auto-correcting the letter ‘i’ to an upper case ‘a’ and a ‘?’. Apple released the iOS 11.1 update for its iPhone and iPad…

Inside the Hospital

Walking the corridors of the Butterfly ward at the Royal Children’s Hospital, it’s not easy, at first glance, to see where the patients are. To the background noise of lullaby music, beeping monitors and cries that mimic the mews of hungry kittens, it is the machines and monitors towering over incubators and open-sided cribs that are most obvious. But if…

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