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SPECIAL REPORT: THE CHANGING ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Social media never played a bigger role than it did in this past presidential election. (Shutterstock) By Brian Taff Updated 2 hrs 14 mins ago PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Social media never played a bigger role than it did in this past presidential election. Now as we settle into 2017 what role will these platforms play? Well, for all the talk ... Read More »

Education report ignored: Houston

Progressive Conservative MLA Tim Houston says the Freeman report, which arose form a Department of Education consultation panel, got people excited, but has been ignored in the latest negotiations. Nova Scotia’s teachers have been without a contract for nearly two years, about the same time as the Department of Education announced a six-person panel to deal with the state of ... Read More »

Mozilla Lays Off Employees Working on Firefox-Powered Connected Devices: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Mozilla dissolves team behind connected devices initiative The company has reportedly laid off a team of 50 Mozilla ended development of its Firefox OS for smartphones in 2015 Mozilla, the non-profit company popular for its Firefox browser, has given up on its dream of expanding into connected devices. The company has confirmed that it is dissolving its connected devices ... Read More »

Google Surpasses Apple to Become the Most Valuable Brand in the World: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Apple loses its throne after five years Google gave the top spot to Apple in 2012 Apple’s lack of innovation is being blamed Breaking Apple’s five-year record, Google has taken the top spot as the most valuable brand in the world. In the latest Brand Finance Global 500 report, Apple comes in second, followed by Amazon, AT&T, Microsoft, Samsung, ... Read More »

Samsung, Apple, Tecno topped list of mobile brands with highest SOV in Q2 of 2016 – Report

Latest report released by Teksight edge Limited showing online mentions of mobile phone brands released for May and August 2016 has revealed that Samsung, Apple and Tecno topped the list of mobile brands with the highest Share Of Voice, SOV, in the second quarter of 2016 while Nokia, Injoo and Microsoft appear to be struggling to make a mark in ... Read More »

Over 99 Percent of Fake Apple Chargers Fail to Pass Basic Safety Tests: Report

HIGHLIGHTS 400 chargers were tested for sufficient insulation Only three chargers were able to pass the test Users have been advised not to overcharge their appliances Among smartphone manufacturers, Apple might be the most popular name around the world. However, along with this privilege, the company has to deal with the added burden of imposters who try to benefit by ... Read More »

Black Friday’s Record Sales Driven by Mobile Devices, Finds Report

Black Friday’s Record Sales Driven by Mobile Devices, Finds Report HIGHLIGHTS Adobe’s survey estimated sales of $3.05 billion on Black Friday 2016 Mobiles drove the majority of retail sites visits at 56 percent iOS continued to drive larger sales than Android In a first, online shopping on Black Friday is estimated to have hit the $3 billion mark in the ... Read More »

New Ransomware Uses Image Files on Facebook, LinkedIn to Hijack Your Computer: Report

New Ransomware Uses Image Files on Facebook, LinkedIn to Hijack Your Computer: Report HIGHLIGHTS New ImageGate malware utilise Facebook, LinkedIn images It works same as Locky ransomware Researchers recommend users not to open unusual extensions on a system A newly discovered ransomware can target a computer through malware laced images on Facebook and LinkedIn. Researchers claim to have identified a ... Read More »

Microsoft Unveils New Tools to Report Hate Speech

Microsoft Unveils New Tools to Report Hate Speech HIGHLIGHTS Users can now directly report hate speech via online forms Microsoft will also work with governments to remove such content This effort will more directly address hate speech on its hosted services In an effort to curb hate speech and ensure safe online communities, Microsoft has announced a new dedicated web ... Read More »

Pokemon Go’s Japan Launch Delayed: Report

Game maker Niantic has delayed Wednesday’s planned launch of Pokemon Go in Japan after a leak of a McDonald’s Japan internal communication found its way to Internet forums, technology news site TechCrunch reported. TechCrunch, citing an unnamed source, said  there were concerns among the companies that the hype generated would overload the game. It added that it wasn’t immediately clear ... Read More »