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The Automation Situation: Machines May Take Humans’ Jobs, May Train Humans For New Jobs

A lot of critics have expressed their growing concern over the rise of automation because of the potential of machines taking over humans' jobs. After all, machines are indeed cheaper, more efficient, and better in following instructions than actual workers. However, those afraid of such an "AI apocalypse" might have reason to have hope - as some say while...

Opera Web Browser Beta Has An Ethereum Wallet: What Is Ethereum?

Folks who like using the Opera web browser might be in for a treat as the Opera web browser beta appears to have an ethereum wallet. For those who have no idea what ethereum is, however, the addition of such an option might seem a bit weird and out of place. Just what exactly ethereum, and how is this...

Yatra Data Breach Leaves Access To Data Of 5M Customers

Today is not a good day for both Yatra and Yatra patrons, as a massive data breach just exposed data of more than a whopping five (5!) million (!) customers. Just what happened that caused this catastrophic data privacy breach, and what repercussions is Yatra facing? It would come a surprise for many when companies actually don't immediately tell...

Human-Centered AI: How Do You Build AIs Based On Human Rights, Democracy?

With automation and artificial intelligence (AI) taking the limelight in recent technological developments, is there still a way to unite the concept of building smart machines and morality? For proponents of human-centered AI, it might just be possible to ensure building intelligent machines comes with building democracy, human rights, and trust. How can this be possible? Artificial intelligence (AI) as...

Apple USB Security Update Has A Major Flaw – Will This Be Fixed?

The upcoming iOS 12 beta has revealed quite a major security update for modern iPhone users - access to the device will be locked while being plugged as a USB. In theory, this makes it impossible for hackers, and law enforcers alike, to have unauthorized access to an iPhone while it's plugged via the Thunderbolt. However, more eagle-eyed Apple...

New Apple Siri Chief Is Former Google AI Boss – What Will Change?

It appears even in the realm of artificial intelligence (AI), the only real constant thing is change. In a fit of irony, the new chief of Apple Siri - as in the smart assistance - is the very former chief that handles all of Google AI work. How will this change affect Apple's famous smart assistance, and how are...

Microsoft Surface Go: Microsoft Finally Unveils Cheaper Surface Tablet, Will It Work?

Microsoft has finally unveiled its rumored cheaper Surface tablet in the miniature Microsoft Surface Go. The device, at first glance, is unmistakably similar to its sturdier and faster Surface Pro counterparts. In fact, one would barely notice the difference in size unless you put the two devices side by side. Touted as neither a Chromebook killer nor an iPad...

Is Snapchat Building Its Own Visual Searching Algo To Find Products Via Amazon?

If you want to take selfies and photos with special visual effects, you may either turn towards Facebook Messenger, Instagram, or even Apple's new and upcoming Messages update - but of all these apps, perhaps Snapchat takes the cake. After all, what better medium to get amazing selfies than the one that started it all, right? Interestingly, Snapchat appears...

Locked And Unlocked Phones: What’s The Difference?

Reading from the title above, the question on what the difference between locked and unlocked phones is can be quite... redundant. Isn't it just the difference between two states of smartphones - one phone can be accessed, while the other is locked? Well, it appears there's more than meets the eye when it comes to this crucial difference. If...

PayPal To Launch Venmo Debit Card – Will It Appeal To Younger Audiences?

Online payments giant PayPal appears to be on a roll as it tries to appeal to a younger demographic with a Venmo debit card. In a move similar to other popular financial institutions today, PayPal appears to banking on (no pun intended) the rather financially-aware and financially-conscious nature of the younger members of its market. Question is, will this...