Daily Archives: January 10, 2018

Apple to hand off Chinese iCloud operations to local firm in February

Andrew Cunningham reader comments 0 Chinese iCloud customers have been notified that Apple will transfer operations of its cloud storage service to the local firm Guizhou on the Cloud Big Data (GCBD) starting next month. Apple announced the partnership with GCBD last … Continue reading

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Snapchat’s app was a mess and this leak confirms it

Wondering why Snapchat felt compelled to redesign its app, besides the need to compete with Facebook? It should be clearer after today. The Daily Beast has obtained Snap data showing that the company has had a difficult time getting users … Continue reading

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Meet the selfie drone that lives in your phone case

Imagine you and a group of friends are at the peak of a mountain after a long hike. It’s sunset and the sky is alight; you want to take a photo. You pull out your smartphone, but instead of flipping … Continue reading

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Eagle-eyed YouTuber discovers ongoing EA online-matchmaking shenanigans

Enlarge / Recently discovered EA research aims to keep players “engaged” with its single-player and multiplayer products. The methods explored in published papers are a little subtler than the above illustration. reader comments 0 The practice of incorporating microtransactions and … Continue reading

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YouTube explores ‘further consequences’ for Logan Paul

YouTube says it is looking into “further consequences” for Logan Paul, the user who recently posted a video showing a dead body. Paul was widely criticized for making the video in Japan’s so-called “suicide forest.” Amid widespread criticism, Paul took … Continue reading

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Video: Nimbo security robots heroically defend office park

Before we go too deep into this, watch the video above. It’s oddly hilarious. A squad of little autonomous Segway-like robots milling about an office park, keeping track of cars and heroically fending off a hooded would-be burgler while an … Continue reading

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