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Apr
2018

In Latest Tech News

By Contrive Media

YouTube is officially a teenager today

On 23, Apr 2018 | In Latest Tech News | By Contrive Media

The very first YouTube video (allegedly) features Darude’s Sandstorm, plus one (probable) dick joke.

YouTube’s first video — an 18-second clip with over 48 million views, not a whole lot of action, and exactly one genital innuendo — was uploaded 13 years ago today. The now-teenage platform may have started as a dating site, but it’s since expanded its role to include everything from viral videos to a platform for influencers to screw up in front of the entire Read more…

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12

Mar
2018

In Latest Tech News

By Contrive Media

Flights to Mars in early 2019?

On 12, Mar 2018 | In Latest Tech News | By Contrive Media

Elon Musk predicts flights to Mars will start in early 2019

Flights to Mars will begin early next year, the entrepreneur Elon Musk has predicted as he said man must colonise other planets before “World War Three”.

Mr Musk, whose company SpaceX is designing a rocket for interplanetary travel, estimated that “up-and-down flights” to the red planet should start in the first half of 2019. Read more…

12

Feb
2018

In Latest Tech News

By Contrive Media

Millenials Losing It Over Snapchat’s Redesign

On 12, Feb 2018 | In Latest Tech News | By Contrive Media

Snapchat users are pleading with the app to undo a redesign, which they say is “terrible,” “trash,” and “twisted.”

The company announced the update in November, but rolled it out this week. CEO Evan Spiegel said the update was meant to make the app “more personal.”

He said the Read more…

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26

Jan
2018

In Latest Tech News

By Contrive Media

George Soros Just Launched A Scathing Attack On Google And Facebook

On 26, Jan 2018 | In Latest Tech News | By Contrive Media

“They claim they are merely distributing information. But the fact that they are near- monopoly distributors makes them public utilities,” the philanthropist said at a dinner on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.


DAVOS, Switzerland — The financier Read more…

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19

Aug
2014

In News

By Contrive Media

Intel fights Parkinson’s disease

On 19, Aug 2014 | In News | By Contrive Media

Intel fights Parkinson’s disease with wearable devices and cloud storage

Behind Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease is the second-most widespread neurodegenerative brain disorder in the world, and affects one out of every 100 people over the age of 60. Teaming up with the Read more…

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18

Aug
2014

In Press Releases

By Contrive Media

Press Release – Birmingham, AL Web Design Firm Contrive Media Launches New Website

On 18, Aug 2014 | In Press Releases | By Contrive Media

PRESS RELEASE

Media Contact:
Patrick E. Gallivan, Principal
patrick@contrivemedia.com
(205) 202-0730
http://contrivemedia.com/

ALABAMA GROCERS ASSOCIATION Read more…

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16

Jul
2014

In News

By Contrive Media

Chrome Is Ruining Your Windows Laptop Battery

On 16, Jul 2014 | In News | By Contrive Media

Windows batteries, be warned.

Ian Morris writes on Forbes that Windows users who prefer Google’s Chrome web browser are inadvertently ruining their computer batteries. The problem lies in what’s called a “system clock tick rate.”

By default, a Windows PC tick rate is Read more…

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30

May
2014

In News

By Contrive Media

Self-Driving Cars Will Transform Cities, But Could They Make Things Worse?

On 30, May 2014 | In News | By Contrive Media

For those dreaming of a world filled with self-driving cars, the future looks great — but it may not be great enough.

Google’s newly announced self-driving cars have the potential to completely Read more…

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23

May
2014

In News

By Contrive Media

The Tech You Need To Throw a Memorial Day BBQ

On 23, May 2014 | In News | By Contrive Media

The way we throw a start-of-summer party isn’t the same as it was 30 years ago, thanks to technology.

How did our predecessors spread the word about an upcoming event without Snapchat, and how did anyone grill a perfect steak without infrared? As much as apps such as
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18

Mar
2014

In Press Releases

By Contrive Media

Press Release – Birmingham, AL Web Design Firm Contrive Media Launches New Website

On 18, Mar 2014 | In Press Releases | By Contrive Media

Published on March 18, 2014

PRESS RELEASE
Media Contact:
Chris Matthews, Communications and Marketing Coordinator Read more…

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