Google creates deepfakes to tackle deepfakes

In the latest news, Google has released database of 3000 deepfakes. Deepfake technology takes audio clips and video of real people, usually of celebrities and other public figures such as politicians. By means of artificial intelligence, these are altered in…

Kik messenger app shuts down

The popular messenger app, Kik has announced a shut-down, although it has millions of active users around the world. Kik is particularly popular among teenagers in North America. The company said it had announced to shut-down the app because it…

Facebook buys mind-reading wristband from CTRL-Labs

In the latest endeavor, Facebook has bought the start-up CTRL-Labs which designs wristbands. The wristbands are capable of picking up signals from the brain and further transmitting them to the computer. The wristbands decodes signals from the brain and sends…

Walmart withdraws sale of e-cigarettes

The market of e-cigarettes in the US has often been in the news to issue a ban on the products. Recently, Walmart has announced to withdraw the sale of e-cigarettes. Based on a statement with reference to the ban, the…

Huawei Mate 30 phones void of Google apps

Huawei has launched its latest range of smartphones without pre-installing several apps which are common on Android handsets. According to reports, the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro both handsets do not have Google Maps, Gmail and YouTube, in addition…

Singapore launches a scrubbing specialist robot

Singapore is launching more than 100 fully autonomous cleaning robots this year. Reports allege, the robots are made by manufacturer Lionsbot. One of their latest invention-Ella is a fully autonomous robot. Ella cleans floors in addition to telling jokes. She…