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Taxis now get a mind of their own in Dubai!
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Taxis now get a mind of their own in Dubai!

October 19th, 2018 | by Simbiat
If you’re one of those who never believed it, you better do because it is happening in Dubai. At the technology show, GITEX Technology Week, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, or RTA, showed off its autonomous...
This is why Mark Zuckerberg might be removed as chairman of Facebook
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This is why Mark Zuckerberg might be removed as chairman of Facebook

October 19th, 2018 | by Simbiat
The results of Mark Zuckerberg‘s Cambridge Analytica scandal (and others) are clearly not over. Several shareholders in Facebook Inc. this week backed a proposal to remove the company’s chief executive officer, Mark...
Google announces plan to shut down ‘Google Plus’ after security breach
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Google announces plan to shut down ‘Google Plus’ after security breach

October 9th, 2018 | by Simbiat
Google has said it would shut down Google Plus, the company’s social media platform after it discovered a security vulnerability that exposed the private data of up to 500,000 users of the service. In a blog post on Monday, the...
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra invests in dating app Bumble
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Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra invests in dating app Bumble

October 4th, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
Indian actress Priyanka Chopra invests in Bumble as the service prepares to expand into India this year. Bumble’s expansion comes amid growing safety concerns for women to feel safe using dating apps in India. Bumble is...
Woman wins Nobel Prize for the first time in 55 years
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Woman wins Nobel Prize for the first time in 55 years

October 3rd, 2018 | by Simbiat
The 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics has been awarded to a woman for the first time in 55 years. Donna Strickland, from Canada, is only the third woman in history to win the award, along with Marie Curie, who won in 1903, and Maria...
Elon Musk steps down as Tesla chairman
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Elon Musk steps down as Tesla chairman

October 1st, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
Billionaire businessman Elon Musk has stepped down as the Chairman of Tesla, after storms of a tweet where he claimed he has secured the funding and investor support to buy Tesla. According to reports from Time, Elon Musk will...
Amazon opens 4-star store selling highly rated items in New York
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Amazon opens 4-star store selling highly rated items in New York

September 28th, 2018 | by Simbiat
Amazon has done it again, this time selling top rated and trending items on its website. The company has a string of stores in America called Amazon Go, where customers can simply walk into the store and go. The stores contain...
Google takes users back to its roots as the tech giant turn twenty
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Google takes users back to its roots as the tech giant turn twenty

September 27th, 2018 | by Simbiat
Google turned 20 recently and to celebrate, they upgraded Google Search, Maps among other fun things. One of these improvements is that the garage where the company started is now available for users to peruse on Google Street...
Yay! Our favourite search engine is 20. Happy birthday Google!
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Yay! Our favourite search engine is 20. Happy birthday Google!

September 27th, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
It’s Google’s 20th birthday today! And a new doodle has been released to chronicle some of the most popular search trends of the last two decades. Although Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin first registered...
Google to announce new cool updates: Search can never be the same
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Google to announce new cool updates: Search can never be the same

September 26th, 2018 | by Simbiat
It’s almost 20 years since Google was founded and to celebrate its anniversary, the tech giant is unveiling cool, new features. The focal point for much of the new developments is Artificial Intelligence (AI). First...