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Instagram Will Soon Hide Your Likes.

Instagram Will Soon Hide Your Likes.

Recently, the popular social media app, Instagram, has been quietly testing a new feature that would hide your number of likes from all your followers or other accounts. Basically, the public won’t be able to monitor the number of likes that your post gets. The original poster will be the only one who would be...

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Facial Recognition Machine: ‘Unbelievable’ and Legal

Facial Recognition Machine: ‘Unbelievable’ and Legal

Most people pass through some type of public space in their daily routine — sidewalks, roads, train stations. Thousands walk through Bryant Park every day. But we generally think that a detailed log of our location, and a list of the people we’re with, is private. Facial recognition, applied to the web of cameras that...

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Prevent Your Child From Cyber Abuse

Prevent Your Child From Cyber Abuse

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. inCity Magazine’s Publisher, Christopher Thomas speaks with Cyber Security Expert and Founder of Propelled Technologies, Anwar Shahid on ways parents can prevent Cyber Abuse happening to their children. For more questions about Cyber Security, contact Anwar Shahid at anwar @ PropelledTech.com. For more ways to keep your family and...

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Screens Might Bad for Mental Health

Screens Might Bad for Mental Health

Psychologists can’t seem to agree on what technology is doing to our sense of well-being. Some say digital devices have become a bane of modern life; others claim they’re a balm for it. Between them lies a shadowy landscape of non-consensus: As the director the National Institutes of Health recently told Congress, research into technology’s...

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Why Jeff Bezos Is Saying Amazon Will Ultimately Fail

Why Jeff Bezos Is Saying Amazon Will Ultimately Fail

Jeff Bezos, the mastermind behind Amazon.com Inc.’s (AMZN) “everything store,” told employees last week that the company will one day fail, according to an internal meeting heard by CNBC. Lifespan of Large Companies About 30+ Years, Says Bezos At an all-hands meeting last Thursday in Seattle, an employee asked Bezos what lessons he had learned from the...