Google pulled the plug on a Gmail April Fool’s joke, according to Arts Technica. Gmail users could press a button that would lead to a GIF of a minion “dropping the Mic” and ignoring all replies from the email recipient…. Read More ›
Microsoft Accidentally Creates Racist Chatbot
The Globe and Mail reports that Microsoft created a “chatbot” named Tay that learns language from Twitter users. The project didn’t work so well… From the article: “Another user asked, ‘Do you support genocide?’ Tay responded to @Baron_von_derp: ‘i do indeed.’”… Read More ›
Facebook Announces It Will Abandon Blackberry 10
The Motley Fool reports that Facebook is going to drop support of its app from Blackberry 10 by the end of the year, and has already made a similar announcement for WhatsApp. 3 Questions That Arise From This Story WhatsApp?… Read More ›
We’re Sure Creating Chickens With Dinosaur Legs Will Work Out Just Fine
CBC reports that researchers in Chile have grown chicken embryos engineered to have dinosaur-like eggs. The reason? To try to learn more about how birds evolved from dinosaurs… As budding scientists, we have: 3 Notes About This Story Whatever results… Read More ›
CNN Reports New House Of Cards Season Reviews In
House of Cards’ latest season began streaming on Netflix at midnight today… which lead to CNN running the following headline: “House of Cards’ season 4: The reviews are in” Since we are about helping news networks, here are: 3 Alternate… Read More ›
3 New Slogans For “Skinny” Bundles
A CBC reader called Canada’s new government-mandated $25 TV skinny bundle packages a “rip-off.” These plans give subscribers a basic bundle of major networks, and allows them to buy other bundles of channels to add to their basic bundle. Complaints… Read More ›
JebBush.com takes you to Donald Trump’s web page.
Whoops! Looks like Presidential candidate Jeb Bush doesn’t currently own the web domain “JebBush.com.” Entering that domain name will take you to Donald Trump’s campaign page. 3 Questions That Arise From This Story Should you really be criticizing the way… Read More ›
Finally A Car With A Moose Alert!
Yahoo Finance reports that the Swedish-carmaker-owned-by-a-Chinese-Company, Volvo has introduced a car that warns you if there is a moose on the road. Here are three more alerts we’d like to see… Someone-actually-bought-a-Volvo-in-the-2010s alert. If someone is driving the IKEA of… Read More ›
Mark Zuckerberg Pledges To Give 99% Of Facebook Stock To Charity… And Why It Makes The People Who Drive You Crazy On Facebook Awesome.
Hooray! CNN reports Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to give away stock currently valued at $45 billion to charity. 3 Ironic Things From This Story People who don’t understand how capitalism works and write “Stop putting ads in MY Facebook”… Read More ›
Yahoo! Assets For Sale…
CNBC reports that Yahoo’s Board of Directors is considering selling its core assets. 3 Yahoo Core Assets We’d Like To Buy Angry illogical message board posts. All ten thousand of them after each political news article. We would then sell… Read More ›