Monday, November 27, 2017

This app predicts which of your contacts will sell ‘First’

This app predicts which of your contacts will sell ‘First’

Article Snip: "...Software uses big data and clever AI to help agents leverage the commission potential within the people they already know..."


Reference: www.inman.com

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Corporate America to Win Again: Net neutrality repeal means your internet may never be the same

Net neutrality repeal means your internet may never be the same

Article Snip: "...Net neutrality...means that companies like AT&T, which is trying to buy Time Warner, or Comcast, which owns NBC Universal, can't favor their own content over a competitor's content..."


Reference: www.cnet.com

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Android devices seen covertly sending location data to Google

Android devices seen covertly sending location data to Google

Article Snip: "...An investigation by Quartz has revealed that Android devices send cell tower location data to Google even if the user has disabled location services for apps in their device settings...currently no way for Android users to prevent their location data from being sent to ad targeting giant Google — short of removing SIMs from their devices and disabling wi-fi (or else leaving the devices inside a Faraday Cage Faraday Cage)..."


Reference: techcrunch.com

Monday, November 20, 2017

Mom's iPhone unlocked using 10-year-old son's face

Mom's iPhone unlocked using 10-year-old son's face

Article Snip: "...Rather than a password or a fingerprint, Apple’s Face ID app uses biometric technology to take precise measurements of the owner’s face as a form of security. Nevertheless, as the tech giant has conceded, even its latest innovation can be thwarted by identical twins or non-identical family members..."


Reference: http://www.foxnews.com

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Woman Unlocks Sleeping Husband's Phone On Flight With Fingerprint App


Plane forced to land after woman creates drama on finding out her husband is cheating

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Article Snip: "...The Qatar Airways jet was en route to Bali from Doha on Sunday when it had to divert to Chennai due to the mid-air drama. ​ The woman is believed to have unlocked her sleeping husband's phone by placing his finger on the home button. She is then said to have started a fight..."

Reference: www.standardmedia.co.ke

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Apps for the Aging Bachelor(ette)

Apps for the Aging Bachelor(ette)

Article Snip: "...Note: These applications are only compatible with the BlackBerry KEYone. SeatPeek Aggregates all nearby restaurants with available bar seating so that you don’t have to take up a whole table while you eat alone and scroll through Twitter. Grumble Dating app for cantankerous singles and the people who like them. Swipe right to send that special someone a Grunt..."


Reference: www.newyorker.com