Long-Distance Love Just Got a Lot More Interesting
Chinese inventor, Zhou Yahui, has set hearts aflutter with his new device that allows couples to kiss from afar. Dubbed the "Kissenger," this gadget consists of two silicone lips and sensors that transmit the sensation of a kiss between phones. So whether you're in a long-distance relationship or want to spice things up, the Kissenger has covered you.
Why the US Refuses to Let Go of DST
Just when you thought you had adjusted to the time change, it's time to switch things up again. Despite its dubious benefits, the US clings to Daylight Saving Time. Find out why this annual tradition is still causing headaches and confusion for millions of Americans.
Tech Apocalypse! Jira Crashes, Slack Disappears & Twitter Sputters!
It's apocalyptic to be a tech junkie as layoffs continue and three major platforms go down. Jira, a popular project management tool, crashed, leaving many teams scrambling. Slack, the water cooler chat tool disappeared into a void. Twitter's poor performance is at an all-time low, making it hard for meme and hot takes addicts. Will the tech gods show mercy? One can only hope.
China vs. Starlink - The Satellite Battle
China is developing a constellation of satellites to compete with Elon Musk's Starlink. Instead of playing nice, China wants to CRUSH its competition. This new space race won't lower tensions between the US and China. Buckle up, folks; it's going to be a bumpy ride!
Snapchat's New ChatGPT-enabled Chatbot
Snapchat has announced its latest innovation - an AI chatbot powered by the ubiquitous ChatGPT. Of course, Snapchat-enabled AI means witty and snarky responses to messages, so expect conversations to be more entertaining. Is there any hope for humanity to escape the never-ending laughing-out-loud cycle? Hope not.
Twitter Layoffs Again
In what feels like a never-ending tech trend, Twitter has laid off 200 additional employees. Twitter has struggled to keep up with competitors since Chief Twit Elon Musk's takeover, but they blamed their latest cuts on a need to streamline operations.
New ChatGPT Text to Slides AI Tool
A scrappy indie developer rocked the presentation game. The new app helps users convert text into fully-formed Google Slides. Fiddling with templates, struggling to format text boxes, and death by presentation is over. This tool makes you look like a polished presenter in a few clicks. It's like having a personal PowerPoint geek, but better because it's free and easy.
TikTok Privacy Problems Head North
TikTok's privacy problems are not going away. Canadian privacy authorities are investigating the popular video-sharing app for potential privacy law violations. Canada is the latest in a series of legal troubles for TikTok. The Chinese app is under regulators' scrutiny worldwide. Will the app finally face the music for its data practices or dance away? Stay tuned. #TickTockTikTok
ChatGPT For Ecommerce
ChatGPT can help ecommerce teams tell better stories, challenge visitors, and provide some of the best keyword research on the planet. Smart online stores will use ChatGPT, and here's how to start.
Facebook & Other Platforms May Lose 230
The long-awaited battle for Section 230, the law protecting online platforms from legal liability, crawled to the Supreme Court. Will the controversial law protecting online platforms from liability survive? Or will it become a relic unable to keep up with today's internet? Only time (and nine judges) will tell. Who knew tech law could be this dramatic?
Twitter's Devil Deal
Twitter will charge users for text-message authentication to improve security. Twitter subscribers will pay a small fee or hand over their firstborn child to ensure tweets are hacker safe. Twitter's authentication is better than selling your soul to the devil or getting your account hacked.
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