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Jan16, 2017

JetBlue Introduces Free Wi-Fi

JetBlue, an airliner based in New York City, just announced its new Fly-Fi program. In a day and age where not many things work without Wi-Fi, the airline says it will now offer free Wi-Fi to its passengers from the…
Dec19, 2016

Tool Can Fact Check Trump’s Tweets

The Washington Post has created a Google Chrome plugin the will fact check Donald Trump’s tweets. The content will be displayed next to Trump’s tweets and provide factual statements. The Washington Post says that the Chrome extension is still in…
Dec17, 2016

One Billion Yahoo Users Hacked

In the summer of 2013, Yahoo experienced the largest known data security breach of any company. Hackers perforated Yahoo email systems and collected names, birth dates, alternate emails, and security questions of over 1 billion users. Yahoo is one of…
Dec13, 2016

Skype Expands its Translator

Skype’s translation feature, created back in 2014, only allowed users to translate Skype to Skype calls. The company, however, recently announced that the translation option will soon be available for landline and mobile use as well. Users will need to…
Dec12, 2016

Live Streaming Video Comes to Instagram

What was once a niche corner of the internet afforded only to those with low-quality webcams has now blossomed into a booming business that everyone wants a piece of. And now you have another live streaming app to choose: Instagram,…
Dec10, 2016

Microsoft and LinkedIn Join Forces

Microsoft closed its biggest deal ever by purchasing LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. This deal exceeded the one Microsoft made by purchasing Skype for $8.5 billion back in 2011. Six months ago, Microsoft had announced that they planned on buying LinkedIn,…
Dec03, 2016

Facebook Scanning Videos Using Artificial Intelligence?

When you find something on Facebook you think is a bit too risqué, you make a report. A Facebook employee then takes the reported material and compares it against Facebook's “company policies”. Now, however, Facebook has announced that it will…
Dec02, 2016

New Twitter Ranks Conversations and Counts Replies

Twitter has developed a new feature that will count replies and rank conversations. It will do this in the same way it tallies up retweets and likes. This will be Twitter's way of keeping track of which conversations are sparking…
Nov22, 2016

Facebook Initiates Buyback Plan for Expansion

Facebook has announced that 2017 will be a year of increased expansion. In its first repurchase program, a move to placate its shareholders, the company will buy over $6 billion back in shares. This move will happen during the first…
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