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...

JPMorgan Releases Chase: An Exclusive Digital Banking Method For Smartphones

Digital banking appears to be the next logical step for banks to take, but the infrastructure needed to be successful in such an endeavor can be quite the challenging ordeal. However, folks at JP Morgan now would want to take on the challenge with Chase, an exclusive digital banking method for smartphones. This is their way of trying to...

Your Insider Guide To Cryptocurrency: Just What Is It, How Does It Work, And Why Is It Popular?

If you've head of Bitcoin, you've likely gotten yourself curious about its nature and how does it exactly work. After all, it's quite interesting to hear about a currency that you can't physically touch yet is still making the rounds in markets, right? This article will be your insider guide to cryptocurrency - just what is it, how does...

A New Supreme Court Ruling May Have Scaled Down Big Brother’s Control Over Smartphone Privacy

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A recent ruling from the Supreme Court may have scaled down Big Brother's influence over smartphone users, as police will now have to get a special warrant in order to access smartphone location data. This is a huge shift towards the future of digital privacy and rights for modern tech users. How will this impact the future of smartphone...

Twitter, Facebook To Launch Ad Transparency Tools

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Social media platforms have been under scrutiny when it comes to data privacy and protection - especially when it comes to targeted advertisements. Interestingly, Facebook and Twitter have released ad transparency tools. Will they be effective? What should be expected by users? Facebook appears to start pulling back on its advertisement-focused approach when the social media giant has released a...

Sonos, Smart Speakers Face Risk Of Trade War Before IPO

If you've ever wanted a smart speaker to play music to your events or your personal use, you may have heard of the company Sonos. With Sonos beginning to penetrate the smart technology market with an upcoming IPO, the smart speaker company has warned critics and supporters alike that the ongoing trade conflict between China and the United States...