You can live forever as a social media ghost

You can live forever as a social media ghost

If your heart stops beating, you’ll keep tweeting. Suggesting you can still communicate through social media once you’re dead sounds like an episode of futuristic series “Black Mirror,” but living forever through our Facebook pages could happen within the decade. Researchers from…

O.J. Simpson granted parole

O.J. Simpson granted parole

LOVELOCK, Nev. – O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after serving nearly nine years behind bars for a 2007 armed robbery in Las Vegas. Simpson, 70, will walk out of Lovelock Correctional Center a free man as early as Oct. 1 –…

Snap shares bounce back after 8-day decline

Snap shares bounce back after 8-day decline

And on the ninth day, Snap bounced. After eight straight days of declines that left shares of Snapchat’s parent company down nearly 15 percent, below their $17 initial public offering price, Snap’s stock on Thursday got a boost from a bullish analyst’s…

Russian porn fans are totally screwed

Russian porn fans are totally screwed

The largest porn site in the world will require Russian smut connoisseurs to sign in using their passport. Pornhub will require Russian users to sign in using social media accounts which are linked to their mobile numbers and official ID. The site…

Candy Crush could boost your brain

Candy Crush could boost your brain

Fear of memory loss and dementia have sparked a trend for “brain training” apps which promise to boost your memory and reaction time. But a recent study suggests that two of the market leaders in this field aren’t any better at improving…

Tim Cook mum on rumors of iPhone delay

Tim Cook mum on rumors of iPhone delay

A mystery that wasn’t solved is whether, as rumored, the release of the next iPhone model will be delayed. Asked if the rumors were true, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook responded with a wide grin and loud, “Good morning” — then hurried…

Amazon says Alexa can’t call the cops

Amazon says Alexa can’t call the cops

An Amazon Alexa device made headlines this week after it was reported that the device called 911 during a domestic dispute in New Mexico. But Amazon is disputing that claim. Local law enforcement officials in New Mexico said the Alexa’s ability to…