NBC Launches Peacock Streaming Service With A Free Tier
There are many streaming services available at the moment and it looks like we have another contender who has tossed their hat into the ring. NBCUniversal has recently announced their upcoming streaming service called Peacock, and one of the ways the company is standing out from the competition is by offering a free tier.

WordPress Admin Bug Lets Anyone Login As An Admin
WordPress is one of the main platforms powering many websites and blogs that you read today. It is an incredibly popular platform augmented by the fact that there is a very active developer scene where there are a ton of plugins that users can use to improve their website. However, it seems that not all plugins were created equal.

Instagram Reportedly Fact-Checking Photoshopped Images On Its Platform
Instagram is a platform where users share photos. It is also where photographers and other creatives use it as a medium where they can showcase their portfolio to prospective clients. However, it seems that it could soon get a lot trickier for some to use the platform in that manner.

Twitter’s CEO Shuts Down The Idea Of An ‘Edit’ Button
Whenever a tweet is made, that’s pretty much it. There is no going back and there is no editing what you tweeted. Sure, you can delete it, but due to the internet archive and also people who are quick to save tweets, especially if you’re someone prolific, there is really no way of completely erasing your tweets once it’s been posted.

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Wello Family, Smart E-Cargo Bike with Solar-powered Assistance
French start-up Wello attracted some attention at CES 2020 with its solar-powered three-wheeled electric cargo bike that aims to combine a bicycle and a car to address the last mile issue while respecting the environment.At the French Tech Pavilion, I met the founder and CEO of Wello, Arnaud Chéreau, who told me how his idea and 3000 euros for the first prototype (2015) brought him from a shipping container office in […]

Gamer Saves Teammate’s Life Despite Being 5,000 Miles Apart From Each Other
Due to the fact that a lot of the world is connected, it’s not surprising that when we play games, more often than not we meet people from all over the world. Now it seems in an amazing story, it tells the tale of how a 20-year old gamer from America managed to save the literal life of her teammate who was living over 5,000 miles away in the UK.

Microsoft Outsourced Skype, Cortana Recordings To China With No Security In Place
It is no secret that companies such as Microsoft have been outsourcing the analysis of recordings made through platforms such as Cortana. The analysis is meant to help the company better understand how to improve their services, although we imagine that not many people are too thrilled at the idea.

MyFood Family, Solar-powered Aquaponic Smart GreenhouseEditor's Pick
The MyFood Family Smart Greenhouse got a lot of traction at CES 2020, so much that the unit exhibited at the FrenchTech pavilion was sold during the show! Given that the price tag for such a large model (Family model, 22 m² / 242 ft²) varies between 8,600 to 22,000 euros (VAT incl.), that sale was a great validation of the product and the technology powering it.Mickaël Gandecki, co-founder, CTO […]

How To Repair A PowerPoint Presentation With Recovery Toolbox (Any Device)
Let us share with you the hypothetical sad story of the loss of a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation that we had been working on for two weeks for our boss. Everything ended up a nightmare.

Chronolife’s Nexkin Biometric T-Shirt Enables Continuous Real-Time Health MonitoringEditor's Pick
Chronolife was back at CES 2020 with its biometric T-Shirt Nexkin launched in November 2019, a consumer version of Chronolife’s medical solution that is expected to launch as a remote health monitoring product in 2020, with FDA and CE class 2a certifications. In 2021, the company will add to the lineup a patented predictive solution for Chronic Heart Failure with its proprietary HOTS algorithm for mobile phones.

Thirdeye Robotics Drone With Vertical Takeoff + Landing
Most small drones are based on a multi-copter design and use a vertical lift generated by the electric engines to fly and stay up in the air.

Dot incorporation Improves The Lives Of Visually Impaired People
Dot incorporation is one of the most interesting companies we have looked at during CES 2020, and we listed it as one of the Ubergizmo’s Best of CES award recipients because their technology can vastly improve the life of visually impaired people.

Warp Solution Wants To Wireless-Charge Everything, From 6-Feet Away
Wireless charging as we know it today represents a convenience at best, but true long-distance charging (20ft / 6M) would be a game-changer for many applications like IoT, but also small and large appliances.

A Look At Korea’s Smart-City Ambitions At CESEditor's Pick
LAS VEGAS–A large screen tucked away in the basement of the Sands convention center here offered passerby news they couldn’t immediately use: an array of live stats about life and business in Seoul, South Korea.