Highest-Paying Tech Internships It’s no mystery that tech companies pay well. Not just lucrative stock options, but in this hyper-competitive market, companies like Facebook, Apple, and Salesforce have to pay well, or else they’ll lose talent to other tech firms. But have you seen
How Facial Recognition Became a Routine Policing Tool in America The technology-driven revolution in policing is unfolding in big cities and small communities around the country, as more police departments purchase facial recognition software, NBC News reports. The government “facial biometrics” market — which
Facebook Co-Founder Calls for Government to Break It Up The Harvard roommate of Mark Zuckerberg who co-founded Facebook is calling for the U.S. government to break up the company in a New York Times op-ed, telling NBC News that it’s too big and that
Are Smart Speakers Planting Ads On Our Social Media Profiles? More people rely on voice activated devices such as Amazon Alexa, Echo-Dot, and Google Home for quick internet searches, to play music, turn on lights or control temperature, and monitor security in their homes.
Instagram Accounts Linked to Counterfeiting on the Rise Instagram is failing to clamp down on the abuse of its platform by groups of organized criminals promoting counterfeit luxury products including shoes, handbags, clothes and sunglasses, according to research by analytics firm Ghost Data. The
Zuckerberg Leveraged FB User Data As Bargaining Chip: Docs Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg oversaw plans to consolidate the social network’s power and control competitors by treating its users’ data as a bargaining chip, while publicly proclaiming to be protecting that data, according to about
Qualcomm Says 5G Will Lead the Way to Self-Driving Cars, Better VR and More As San Diego marches towards a 5G wireless, Qualcomm says it will lead to innovation in the automotive industry, virtual reality, and wireless communications. Thursday, the company unleashed new technologies
Hackers Could Take Over Some Implanted Defibrillators: FDA The world’s largest medical device company has acknowledged that many of its implanted cardiac defibrillators use an unencrypted wireless protocol that could allow an attacker to change the settings of the lifesaving devices, NBC News reported.
The Good, Bad and the Unknown of Apple’s New Services It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV service, its own branded
Elon Musk Releases Rap Single About Harambe the Gorilla Idiosyncratic Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk released a surprise rap song about Harambe, the gorilla that was killed by zookeepers after a toddler fell into his enclosure in 2016. Musk tweeted a link to