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5 months ago 9 Comments

Days after a New York Times investigation revealed Google gave Android creator Andy Rubin a $90 million exit package despite multiple relationships with other Google staffers and accusations of sexual misconduct, some 200 employees at the search giant are planning a walkout, per BuzzFeed News. We’ve reached out to Google for comment. The walkout, or […]

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5 months ago 36 Comments

Sometimes one might need to check if his SIM card is registered or not. This is especially true if you register them with the road-side MTN, GLO, Etisalat and Airtel SIM card sellers. I have been in a situation whereby, a guy that sells SIM cards and Phone Accessories sold a GLO SIM to me, […]

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5 months ago 28 Comments

This is the new way scammers now use to steal your Credit Card information at ATM terminals/points. It may not be new in some countries but it’s definitely aline to some at the moment. With the way crime trends like this spread from one country to another, it’s a matter of time before it gets […]

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6 months ago 3 Comments

Unbound founders Polly Rodriguez and Sarah Jayne Kinney have long and varied careers. Rodriguez worked for U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill on Capitol Hill before heading to Deloitte Consulting and dating startup Grouper. Kinney was a graduate of University of Cincinnati worked at Puma and then at Esquire and O, Oprah’s magazine. She worked shooting products […]

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6 months ago 1 Comment

here’s an episode in the latest season of the Hulu original series Casual, where the main character, Alex, tries his hand at dating in virtual reality. He quickly meets a woman and develops a big, adrenaline-inducing crush only to realize she’s a scammer out for his credit card information.   The season takes place around […]

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6 months ago 2 Comments

The coolest mission you haven’t heard of just hit a major milestone: the Japanese Hayabusa 2 probe has reached its destination, the asteroid Ryugu, and just deployed a pair of landers to its surface. Soon it will touch down itself and bring a sample of Ryugu back to Earth! Are you kidding me? That’s amazing! […]

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6 months ago 4 Comments

The Tesla Model 3 has had its share of struggles, from CEO Elon Musk’s well-documented production hell to more recent logistic “nightmares” that have slowed deliveries to customers.   There’s one area where the Tesla shines: crash safety tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. And the Tesla Model 3 is no exception. […]

6 months ago 5 Comments

Along with the launch of the all-new Echo Show, the Alexa-powered device with a screen, Amazon also introduced a new design language for developers who want to build voice skills that include multimedia experiences.   Called Alexa Presentation Language, or APL, developers will be able to build voice-based apps that also include things like images, […]

6 months ago 2 Comments

A week ago rumors were flying that Adobe would be buying Marketo, and lo and behold it announced today that it was acquiring the marketing automation company for $4.75 billion.   It was a pretty nice return for Vista Equity partners, which purchased Marketo in May 2016 for $1.8 billion in cash. They held onto […]

6 months ago 2 Comments

Autonomous vehicles and robots have to know how to get from A to B without hitting obstacles or pedestrians — but how can they do so politely and without disturbing nearby humans? That’s what Stanford’s Jackrabbot project aims to learn, and now a redesigned robot will be cruising campus learning the subtleties of humans negotiating […]

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