Apple nabs Google’s top A.I. exec to make Siri smarter

Apple hired away a top Google executive who could make Siri smarter.Image: brittany herbert/mashable By Karissa Bell2018-04-04 01:58:22 UTC Apple just took a very important step toward improving its AI capabilities. The company hired Google’s top AI exec, John Giannandrea, to lead Apple’s artificial intelligence strategy, The New York Times reports. It’s not clear what […]

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Snapchat’s latest mistake is not showing off its own strength

Snapchat footage of the shooting at YouTube HQImage: snapchat screenshot By Kerry Flynn2018-04-04 01:25:01 UTC Snapchat‘s redesign has been critiqued for being difficult to find celebrities, such as Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian. But while that may upset a subset of the world’s Kardashian fans, another mistake is the app now seemingly burying breaking news.  […]

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Firefox’s Quantum update will block websites from tracking you 24/7

Image: AOP.PRESS/Corbis via Getty Images By Monica Chin2018-01-24 01:25:08 UTC Mozilla‘s speedy Firefox Quantum browser hit the ground running when it rolled out in November.  On Tuesday, Mozilla released an update to the browser, called Firefox 58. Its most significant feature: 24/7 tracking protection.   The Firefox browser was one of the first to introduce […]

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This smart lock is powered by the sun

A front door outfitted with an ARRAY Smart Deadbolt.Image: brinks By Monica Chin2018-01-10 01:50:41 UTC The Internet of Things is going green.  Brinks (a division of hardware manufacturer Hampton Products) has announced that it is taking preorders for its ARRAY Smart Deadbolt, a heavy-duty lock you can operate with your smartphone.  Unlike many smart locks, […]

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