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Security Gets Too Close To Home
A growing trend in the Department of Homeland Security has turned into a full-blown plan of action, as the department will be gathering of data from social media accounts of immigrants as of October 18th. This would not just affect those applying to immigrate to the country, but naturalized citizens, permanent residents, and any person who communicates with an immigrant. Lawyers have deemed it “an invasion of privacy and deters freedom of speech.”, but we will see if that stops the DHS.
Brita makes a good point. Will this fly?
When Dominos Pizza made their ordering available through voice-controlled devices, it might have gone unnoticed. But now 1 in 5 customers who would have usually ordered through the chain’s Easy Order options, are doing so through Alexa instead. Domino’s notorious easy ordering system might have found a friend in Amazon’s voice-controlled assistant, as the retail giant patented one-click ordering in 1999.
It's way easier to confess your guilty pleasure food needs to Alexa than an actual person on the phone, right?
Say Goodbye To Your Assembly Woes
We’ve all faced the struggle of figuring out IKEA’s instructions manuals (or worse, never getting one at all). Rest at ease, as IKEA has purchased the startup TaskRabbit, an app that links ‘gig economy’ workers with tasks requiring a handy-person, assistance, or any manner of menial tasks that one could need help with.
Now trying to put together your new furniture could be someone else's headache!
A Farewell To The Original Millionaire
Founder of Playboy, cultural icon, and champion of free speech , Hugh Hefner, died Wednesday at the age of 91. Learn more about the revolutionary legacy he left on publishing, sexuality, and the fate of modern-day America in NPR.
Say what you will, but the man had unparalleled flair.
GoPro Delivers On 360 Promise
In latest tech news, GoPro has unveiled their new 360-degree camera, after months of teasers. The GoPro Fusion delivers on their promise of being “as though you had six GoPro cameras fused into one,”. We’re prepared for a huge surge in sporty 360 content as soon as these ship out in November.
GoPro Fusion: Relive Reality - YouTube
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