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Apple Event September 14; What’s New?

Apple’s September 14 Hardware event has finished, and with it came the announcement of four new flagship phones, a new series of Apple watches, and two new iPads. Here are the specifics on the new tech announced yesterday. Firstly, the Apple Watch Series 7, which includes a 20% bigger display, which is 50% brighter while […]

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Apples’ Next Hardware Event Is September 14th, Here’s What to Expect

Apple has recently announced the date of its next Hardware Event, which is slated for September 14, at 10:00 a.m. PDT. Following the controversy behind apple’s plans to begin scanning images on iCloud, and the release of Samsung’s ZFlip 3 5G and ZFold3 5G the past month has been big in terms of smartphone information […]

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Amazon In Planning To Implement Cashier-less Technology in Whole Foods

The shopping giant Amazon is planning a pilot run of the implementation of its new “Just Walk Out” technology at two whole foods, by next year. Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, as seen at its Amazon Go locations in Seattle, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, allows for a seamless shopping experience, in which customers […]

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El Salvador Becomes First Country to Accept Bitcoin As Legal Tender

El Salvador has become the first country in the world to accept bitcoin as an official currency. In a government-supported move, El Salvadorians will be able to download the government’s new digital wallet app, which will give $30 of BTC to any citizen that signs up. All business owners will also be made to accept […]

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Apple Delays Plans to Scan iPhones for CSAM

Following the highly controversial reveal of their plans to begin scanning phones for CSAM, or Child Sexual Abuse Material, due to the problematic and potentially vulnerable methods of encryption and decryption, Apple has backpedaled on its plans to roll out the detection technology. Critics of the Tech have overwhelmingly expressed their worries over the technology […]

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Windows 11 Release Date/Required Hardware Officially Announced

Following the controversial announcement off Windows 11 in June, in which they announced a large proportion of current Windows 10 computers will be incapable of running Windows 11, Microsoft has revised the required hardware specifications for running Windows 11, as well as given a concrete release date of the operating system. Here are the specifications […]

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What Is Tesla Bot, The New Tesla Humanoid AI?

The CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, recently revealed the Tesla Bot, a humanoid robot running on Tesla’s AI program, at Tesla’s AI Day presentation. The bot is reportedly 5-foot-8-inches tall, and weighs 125 pounds. It is designed with the intent of navigation without human assistance in mind, and comes equipped with autopilot cameras to sense […]

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T-Mobile Hit With Data-stealing Hack

On August 18, Internet Service Provider T-Mobile suffered a data breach that leaked data of more than 50 million of its customers. Names, birthdays, drivers licenses and Social Security Numbers of 40 million current and previous customers were stolen, as well as 850,000 active customers’ names, phone numbers and account PINs. According to Vice, the […]

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What is Clearview AI?

Clearview AI is an American software company focused on the development and commercialization of facial recognition technology. Known for its connections to thousands of governments and law enforcement agencies worldwide, Clearview AI has been a controversial figure in the current facial recognition landscape. However, what makes Clearview’s business practices so problematic? Clearview AI works by […]

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Facial Recognition Tech and You

A recent study conducted by Piplsay reported that among a sample size of 31,184 Americans, 40% of those polled are completely unaware that major retailers, such as Walmart and Target, utilize facial recognition technology within their stores. This statistic, while problematic on its own, combined with the impressive capabilities of modern facial recognition systems and […]

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