How Facebook is Preserving Endangered Languages

How Facebook Preserves Endangered Languages

There are over 6,000 languages in the world, but half of them are expected to diminish in the next century. That’s where Facebook’s plan for preserving endangered languages comes in. To date, Facebook has added translation options for nine languages in danger of extinction, including Basque and Welsh. Seth Fiegerman, writer at CNN Money, describes…

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Microsoft Cuts Dated Browsers

Microsoft Cuts Dated Browsers

Microsoft cuts dated browsers from its support versions in recent announcement. It will no longer support old versions of Internet Explorer on Windows computers. They will only implement security updates and bug fixes to their latest version, Internet Explorer 11. Hope King of CNN Money explains how these Microsoft cuts will affect Internet users. According…

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Facebook Can Scan Photos

Facebook Can Scan Photos Before Uploading

A few years ago, Facebook implemented facial recognition technology that automatically allows you to scan photos once you’ve uploaded them to the site. David Goldman of CNN Money describes how the new, controversial “Photo Magic” feature skips a step and will scan photos directly from your camera roll. The optional feature scans photos as soon…

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Brand Logo Changes

Brand Logo Changes That Missed the Mark

It often causes controversy when a national brand makes logo changes. Consumers gravitate towards brands that they know and love, and a drastic update sometimes comes with negative feedback. Ahiza Garcia of CNN Money has put together a list of a few famous brands whose logo changes were not well received by fans. Verizon The…

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Travelers Choose Uber Over Cabs

Business Travelers Choose Uber Over Cabs

There has been a significant increase in the number of business travelers choosing Uber over cabs. In her article, “Uber Use Surges Among Business Travelers,” Sara Ashley O’Brien of CNN Money describes how workers are moving away from traditional modes of travel and gravitating towards the new ride sharing economy. Professionals on the go prefer Uber…

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Gmail's Undo Send Feature

Gmail’s New “Undo Send” Feature

Stop stressing about the typo in your last company email and say hello to the undo send feature. Jose Pagliery of CNN Money describes Gmail’s newest (and long awaited) update in his article, “Gmail Now Has an Undo Send Button.” The world’s most popular email platform now allows you set a time delay between 5…

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Never Have to Charge Our Phones

Why We May Never Have To Charge Our Phones Again

Worrying about low battery may become a thing of the past as tech companies develop ways to charge your electronics without plugging in, so we may never have to charge our phones again. In his article, “Charging Your Phone Will Soon Be a Thing of the Past,” David Goldman of CNN Money explains how we…

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The Evolution of Website Design

The Evolution of Website Design

Since the Internet began in the 90’s, the evolution of website design and page layouts has been significant. These days, the evolution of website design has led to requiring a responsive, minimal design with quality content. As mobile usage continues to increase, every website must also be optimized for mobile devices. CNN Money recently compiled…

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Privacy Mode

Beware Privacy Mode

After a regular session on a Web browser, let’s say you choose to go into privacy mode to avoid being tracked by search engines, ads and social media. Unfortunately, this trusted online privacy mode feature is no guarantee of privacy. A London software developer has found a string of code – a “super cookie” –…

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7 Sure-Fire Tech Innovations That Flopped

7 Sure-Fire Tech Innovations That Flopped

Is wearable technology the next big thing? Will smart homes revolutionize the way we live? Nobody really knows. The fact is, some tech innovations that looked like they were going to be the next big thing never really caught on. David Goldman, writing for Innovation Nation by CNN Money, recaps seven of the most-hyped tech…

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Is it Time to Finally Regulate Big Data

Is it Time to Finally Regulate Big Data?

Collecting personal data from consumers has long been a controversial topic. Whether or not to regulate big data is another one. Recently, we covered the article, “Big Data is Secretly Scoring You” in our blog that discussed the various types of personal data that is being secretly collected and sold to marketers. Consumer data profiles…

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4 Ways Your Internet Service Could Change

4 Ways Your Internet Service Could Change

News began circulating last month that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had proposed the creation of fast and slow lanes for internet service speeds (think internet highway). The addition of fast and slow lanes would require Amazon and Netflix to pay a premium to internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, and Time Warner in order to provide faster internet service…

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