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Google Wing Is A Drone Delivery Service Being Tested In Secret

by Farhan · 11 hours ago · No Comments · 344 views

Google Wing Drone

Google is working on all sorts of robotics these days, and it should come as no surprise that the mysterious Google X has been working on a drone delivery service. Unlike most other companies who are testing this sort of unmanned aerial aircraft, Google Wing is experimenting with multiple variations on the drone concept to figure out which would be the most suitable for flying around and delivering things to people.

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No Google, Malaysia is Not 69 Years Old

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 days ago · 10 Comments · 3.8k views

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Oops. Looks like Google’s made quite a blunder with its National Day 2014 promotion on Google Play.

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Nintendo Reveals Pokemon Fighting Game Inspired By Tekken

by Farhan · 3 days ago · No Comments · 1.6k views

Pokken Tournament

The Pokemon company has announced the existence of the Pokemon fighting game that many fans have been waiting for. Built on a fighting style similar to Tekken, courtesy of a partnership with Bandai-Namco, the game is apparently being named Pokken Tournament. Just in case players aren’t aware of the link between the two games.

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Forbes Names DiGi in Top 100 Most Innovative Companies in the World

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 days ago · 1 Comment · 2k views

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Forbes has named local telecommunications operator DiGi as one of the world’s top 100 most innovative companies, joining a list of  companies renowned for its unique business approaches such as Amazon, Netflix and ARM.

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Brr! Samsung Mocks Non-Waterproof Competition with Galaxy S5 ALS Ice Bucket Challlenge

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 week ago · 5 Comments · 2.1k views

With a voice as cold as the ice water that was dropping unto itself, the following words were uttered:

I nominate the iPhone 5S, the HTC One M8 and Nokia Lumia 930.

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AdDetector Is A Plugin That Labels Paid Content

by Farhan · 1 week ago · No Comments · 490 views

AdDetector Newsweek

Paid content, or advertorials, are a fairly common thing on the Internet; although it is not easy to differentiate it from regular editorial content. Google product engineer Ian Webster has created AdDetector, a plugin for both Chrome and Firefox, that will clearly mark content that has been paid for. Ideally, this is so readers are more aware of what kind of materials they end up reading on the internet.

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Ignore No More, an App that Puts Your Kid’s Phone on Lockdown Until They Call You Back

by Huei Song · 2 weeks ago · 3 Comments · 3.4k views

Ignore No More

Just because parents are a lot older than us and are probably not as tech savvy, do not underestimate what they can do. A mum, Sharon Standifird, was so frustrated that her teenage children were ignoring her calls that she developed an Android app to make sure they never do so ever again.

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The Kingston HyperX Fury is a “USB Thumbdrive for Gamers”

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 3.5k views

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HyperX, Kingston’s gaming arm that manufactures high-performance RAM and SSD tailored for gamers, has announced – of all things – a USB flash drive for gamers and enthusiasts. Yup, we’re not quite sure what that means either. 

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Uber Allegedly Uses Foul Tactics To Drive Customers To Their Service

by Dee-Ker · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 1.1k views

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Lyft, a car-sharing app, is accusing Uber employees of booking and cancelling thousands of rides for the past nine months. The San Francisco-based company claimed that a total of 5,560 Lyft rides have been allegedly canceled by 177 Uber employees since October, last year.

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Destiny Beta Wiping Out Characters At Launch; Paul McCartney Releasing The Theme Song As A Single

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 243 views

Destiny

Bungie Studios has announced that characters from the Destiny Beta will not be carried over to the full release. While the information is currently stored in the Bungie cloud servers, the game will end up changing too much after the beta test to allow these characters to exist. In other Destiny news, ex-Beatle Paul McCartney will be releasing the theme song for the game as a single after its launch.

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Huawei Inexplicably Compares the Honor 3C Play with Apple

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 weeks ago · No Comments · 3.3k views

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Sometimes, it is funny when a company pokes fun at another, such as LG’s trolling of Samsung in New York, or Nokia’s colourful play against, well, almost every smartphone at the time. But Huawei’s latest set of teasers for its upcoming Honor 3C Play is a little…odd.

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A Fish Is Currently Playing Pokemon Red

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 1.4k views

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Pokemon appears to be the game of choice for completely new ways to spend time on Twitch. After the wildly successful social engineering experiment that was Twitch Plays Pokemon, comes another random input version of the game. Two students from the HackNY Fellows Class of 2014 set up a motion tracking sensor for their pet fish, and then set it off to see if it can complete Pokemon Red by itself.

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