Author: Eric Brackett

Voice commands could be coming to Facebook Messenger

Facebook is working on some new improvements for Facebook Messenger. Perhaps the most intriguing of these new features are the test voice commands which TechCrunch reports are in internal development at Facebook.According to the development code for Me…

Facebook accidentally blocks stories regarding security breach

Yesterday, it was reported that Facebook was hit by yet another security breach. This most-recently discovered vulnerability affected as many as 50 million users.  If that security scandal wasn’t bad enough, it has now been reported that Facebook att…

MoviePass tries to force lapsed subscribers back into the fold

There’s a new chapter in the ongoing saga of MoviePass.  But the news isn’t about an executive’s resignation or an end to its annual plan. Rather, it is re-enrolling lapsed subscribers because the company “really hopes you will begin enjoying your Movi…

Porsche puts the brakes on production of diesel cars

Porsche has become the first German automobile brand to abandon diesel fuels. In a press release,  the company indicated that it wanted to focus more of its efforts on hybrid and electric cars.Oliver Blume, Porsche’s CEO, said that diesel remained an i…

New mask-mounted HUD gives Navy combat divers tactical advantage

The U.S. Navy is working on a new head-up display (HUD) that will provide combat divers with better underwater navigation while keeping their hands free to do other tasks.While those who dive for recreational reasons often confine themselves to parts o…

How T-Mobile plans to use 5G to challenge traditional ISPs

In June, T-Mobile announced its plans to merge with Sprint to form the “New T-Mobile.” As part of that merger, the new company will leverage the power of 5G to challenge traditional ISPs such as Comcast and Charter.
In a statement released to the FCC…