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Tech Bytes: Twitter is Being Invaded by Bots, A Smart Jacket is Set to Come Out this Fall

March 13, 2017 09:05 AM

In today's tech bytes, a huge number of twitter accounts are not human!

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Twitter has nearly 320-million monthly active users. And a new study claims up to 15 percent of them are run by "Bots", that can "Like" and "Retweet".

Google and levi's are taking Smartwear to a whole new level! The companies joined forces for a "Smart" jacket. "The commuter" connects to your Smart phone via Blue tooth. It allows the wearer to get directions, adjust the volume of their music or even answer the phone. It's out this fall for 350 dollars.

An internet pioneer is talking about what concerns him about the "Web." Tim Berners-Lee is credited with creating the world wide web 28 years ago. He says two of things that trouble him most about the internet are: people losing their personal data and fake news.

Those are your Tech Bytes.


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