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Mar 25 2016

Microsoft's public experiment with Artificial Intelligence crashed and burned within a day

In the hours following Tay's release, the bot's mentions were immediately flooded with racism, sexism, screeds against feminism, Donald Trump quotes, and just about a...

Mar 24 2016

Microsoft Will Soon Release Universal Skype App For Windows 10

Testers running Windows 10 PCs and tablets will be able to check out the new messaging app in the "coming weeks", Redmond says, so there's not long to wait now. As Barbie...

Mar 24 2016

Microsoft's Tay is an AI chat bot with 'zero chill'

Right now , Tay isn't much of a conversationalist, but her responses are based on public data and suggestions from Microsoft staff, including a few improvisational come...

Mar 24 2016

Microsoft Adds Three New Games to Xbox One Backward Compatibility

With hundreds of Xbox 360 games already made compatible, Microsoft promises more to come in the next several months. The new placement card features boxart from all six...

Mar 23 2016

Dark Souls 3 Launch Trailer Hypes Japan Release

Bandai Namco has partnered with UK restaurant MeatLiquor in challenging customers with what could be a hellish experience for the stomach. Those who wish to take part ...

Mar 22 2016

IOS 9.2 Jailbreak Still Unavailable

Unfortunately, he later on said that he will not release this jailbreak to the public. Remember, jailbreakers postponed an iOS 9.2.1 jailbreak so that they could instead ...

Mar 22 2016

Ultimate Guide for Facebook Messenger BasketBall Game

The game, appropriately called Messenger Madness, can be accessed by sending the basketball emoji to your friends on the Messenger mobile app-it doesn't work on desktop...

Mar 22 2016

Indonesia enjoys total solar eclipse

It was reported that a total of only 146 solar eclipses have been or are expected to be visible from Singapore between 1700 and 2100. Path of the March 9/8 eclipse. T...

Mar 22 2016

Update Your Kindle by Tuesday to Avoid Internet Disconnection

Kindles that'll require 2G or 3G for the update include the first generation Kindle (2007), version 1.2.1; the second generation Kindle (2009) version 2.5.8; and the seco...

Mar 22 2016

Update your Kindle now or get knocked offline

The  Kindle  can then be updated by going to the Settings menu and choosing "Update Your Kindle". The critical update is only likely to be an issue to people who don't us...

Mar 21 2016

Microsoft Spring Sale Prices Xbox One At $299

From that perspective, the hypothetical sell-back program would seemingly be a good alternative for a digital locker crammed with thousands of unwanted games, because i...

Mar 21 2016

Apple iPhone 5S vs. iPhone 6: Older Is Better?

If there are other changes in the update, such as changes to sound quality, they aren't reflected in the product's physical appearance. The alleged retail box of the up...

Mar 21 2016

Must-Know Facts On Twitter's 10th Birthday

Closer rivals Facebook and Instagram are well ahead of Twitter, with the two coming in with user bases of 1.5 billion and 400 million respectively.

Mar 21 2016

Mobile, AT&T Offer: Buy One Galaxy S7, Get One Free

According to Kantar Worldpanel, Samsung could help induce consumers to snag the S7 and S7 edge by expanding its new device upgrade program to the United States. Samsung e...

Mar 21 2016

IPhone, iPad, Apple Watch: Time, livestream, what to expect at Apple event

However, this box clearly mentions the device to be labeled the iPhone SE. But when it comes to features, it's all about upgrades. Beyond the size of the phone, the maj...

Mar 19 2016

Microsoft unveils even more fantastic free games available on Xbox One

The games were announced in a Major Nelson blog post along with a full list of all now available backwards compatible titles. Microsoft has also added Castleva...

Mar 18 2016

Hornets top Heat 109-106, rallying from 15-point deficit

Miami , which had won 12 in a row at home over Charlotte before Thursday's loss, splits the season series with Hornets 2-2. "It's a race. It's a battle". Walker had 1...

Mar 18 2016

Microsoft ARE still accepting Bitcoin

But that is not keeping people from spouting new theories, such as how Ethereum will be added as a payment method for Microsoft users soon. It's not clear how the d...

Mar 18 2016

IPhone 7 Case Leak Comparison - What Differences Could We Be Seeing?

That's a pretty significant drop from the 7.1mm-thick iPhone 6s, but on the flip side, it likely means we shouldn't expect much in the way of battery life improvements. A...

Mar 18 2016

A4 waist challenge: The unrealistic 'fitness' trend sweeping China

Chinese social media users - mainly women - have been engaged in a freakish mission to attain a waist thinner than the breadth of a regular A4 size paper sheet. John Dise...