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Have you noticed your Facebook feed looks different lately? It’s a bit more “zen”, uncluttered and faster. Instagram-like story posts are displayed first, and a separate feed allows you to keep up with the latest activity in your groups. Someone has...
Former social media influencer and “wellness guru” Belle Gibson first caught public attention after claiming she cured herself of terminal cancer by rejecting conventional medicine in favour of a healthy diet and lifestyle. Her story was documented on a blog and...
An April 2018 survey by the Pew Research Centre has found that fewer people believe that “the Internet has been mostly a good thing for society” as compared to four years ago. This worsening perspective on the social benefits...
In April 2017, it was reported that Google is partnering with Pentagon to aid them in analyzing the video data collected by the drones at the time of surveillance. This is in view of the fact that the drone...
The Federal Trade Commission issued its largest-ever fine, of US$5 billion, to Facebook for violating a 2011 privacy settlement in late July. But the amount is only about a month’s worth of the company’s revenue, suggesting that the fine, while seeming large, is,...
Many MySpace users were dismayed to discover earlier this year that the social media platform lost 50 million files uploaded between 2003 and 2015. The failure of MySpace to care for and preserve its users’ content should serve as a reminder...
With the proliferation of large scale internet connectivity there has been massive increase in the use of cloud platforms by businesses to provide services. Gartner estimates that most businesses will be using some form of hybrid cloud technology by...
A new crew member joined the International Space Station, and it is not human. Sounds like science fiction. At Aspioneer we can assure you such is not the case. Meet CIMON, HAL9000's second cousin Meet CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile CompaniON). This free-floating Ubuntu-based cyber colleague has been designed...
Ikea is celebrating its first anniversary of operating in India. Even though the company secured regulatory approval to enter the country in 2013, it took five years of effort and significant investment before the first Ikea megastore opened its doors...
It’s a simple building. A shed, really. You can’t go inside, and even if you could, there’s nothing in there. For decades it was derelict, an eyesore to which locals paid little attention. But this humble boat shed, on the...

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