Friday, April 19, 2019

Technology

Gmail, Google Drive and YouTube back to normal

thestar: Gmail, Google Drive and YouTube, which suffered major outages early in the morning, are back to normal.“The problem with Gmail and Drive should be resolved. We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and continued...

Uber agrees to pay $20M settlement to drivers over contractor status

axios: Uber has agreed pay $20 million to settle a 6-year-old class-action lawsuit brought by drivers claiming they are employees of Uber, not independent contractors, and are therefore eligible for benefits and reimbursement for expenses, Reuters reports.Between the lines:...

Artificial Intelligence is here to stay, get use to it

belfasttelegraph: The chances are you are already using Artificial Intelligence in your daily life, whether you know it or not. Of course, you might not categorise lifestyle services like Amazon, Netflix and Spotify as AI, but it is powerful...

The inventor of the World Wide Web ‘WWW’ having a bad feeling on what...

Time: The inventor of the World Wide Web knows his revolutionary innovation is coming of age, and doesn’t always like what he sees: state-sponsored hacking, online harassment, hate speech and misinformation among the ills of its “digital adolescence.”Tim Berners-Lee...

Google paid $105M to top execs. accused of s*xual harassment

ibtimes: Google paid more than $105 million to two top executives it forced to resign for sexual harassment, giving lie to its oft repeated assertion it had paid none of these men an exit package.Google has indeed paid some...

U.S. Air Force completes first test flight of new combat drone

digitaltrends: The U.S. Air Force last week completed the first test flight of its new stealth fighter drone, the XQ-58A Valkyrie. The Valkyrie lifted off at Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona on March 5 and was in the air...

Google urges users to update Chrome immediately

itproportal: A serious Google Chrome security vulnerability has been spotted, with the company urging users to upgrade to the latest version immediately.The vulnerability is dubbed CVE-2019-5786, and hackers are using it to hijack the software and run spyware and...

Plastic surgery report reveals the latest trends in body enhancement

metro: New statistics revealed by the the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) today has shown that there were nearly a quarter of a million more cosmetic procedures in 2018 than the previous year. The organisation says that the...

Check out the sensible ‘smart toilet’ that will make you giggle “haha”

dailymail: In the not-too-distant future, your toilet may start talking to you… and you’ll talk back, saying exciting things like: ‘Alexa, order more toilet paper.’Obviously, you’ll still have to wait until next morning for it to arrive, but we’re...

Track your Woman: App Now Available on Google and Apples Stores

jpost: Absher is an application that exists on the Google Play store and Apple's App store, created by the Saudi government, allows Saudi men to grant and rescind travel permission for women.The app also allows for the man to...

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