Nikia WadeNikia Wade

, Technology Correspondent


Questionable Ruling Jeopardizes Your Freedom

One of the U.S. government’s most important duties is to protect its people at all costs, right? But, what if that cost is our privacy? As technology becomes more ingrained in our daily lives, more and more of our personal data is collected and stored online – and with the companies that provide those services....

Chipotle Leaves GMOs for Outdated Chains

Millennials are triggering two movements when it comes to dining options in America. First, we’re seeing more “fast casual” restaurants instead of traditional fast food establishments. And second, since Millennials are more health conscious than previous generations, we’re seeing healthier options spring up at these locations. Well, Chipotle (CMG) just made a bold move that...

Welcome to the World’s New Silicon Valley

Unknown to most American investors, a quiet tech revolution is building in the Middle East. Ignited in late 2014, this “Beast of the (Middle) East” is gradually inching its way towards a seat at the big kids’ table – and closer to the current leader of the pack… Silicon Valley. And thanks to some recent...

Meet the New “Iron Chef” Making You Dinner

The future is coming – and it’s coming to your kitchen. Imagine: You’ve had a long, hard day at work, and you’ve battled through traffic for an hour to get home. You’re tired, fed up, and the last thing you feel like doing is cooking dinner. Well, fear not… you don’t have to resort to...

Magical Liquid Turns You Into a Superhero

If you could have any superpower, what would it be? I’m willing to bet that you’ve been asked that question before – one that’s always been in the realm of fantasy. For example, like me, maybe you’ve always wanted to have Superman’s flying abilities. Or maybe you want the ability to read minds like Sandu...

Jay Z: The New “Caesar” of the Music Industry

On Monday evening, hip-hop mogul Shawn Carter – better known as “Jay Z” – broke new ground in the fast-growing, ever-evolving digital music industry by launching the first-ever artist-owned music-streaming platform: Tidal. I must admit, when I first heard the news, I thought, “Here we go again. This has already been done.” After all, we...

A Brilliant App to End Drunk Driving

It’s 11 p.m. on a Friday night, and you’re just leaving your favorite restaurant. Suddenly, you see two young men stumble out of a nearby pub… and head straight for their cars. Sharing the road with these impaired drunks isn’t just nerve-racking, it can also be deadly. Especially when you consider this: According to the...

Four Ways That Virtual Reality Upgrades Life

Imagine your wildest dreams or fantasies… Maybe it’s to be a billionaire or a famous actress? Travel the globe, and see the world’s most spectacular sights? Or maybe to have your own private island? While some things might be entirely out of reach in the real world, technology is making it possible to have them...

This App Could Save Your Life

Every day in the United States, 80 people are killed in traffic accidents. That’s almost 30,000 people per year. Whether they’re just freak accidents, weather-related incidents, or far more reckless situations like being the victim of a drunk driver, or someone texting while driving, it’s a sobering statistic. No matter the cause, serious car crashes...

Fight Global Warming With This Laser

Global warming continues to be a political hot potato for leaders around the world. On the one hand, they can’t afford not to address the issue. But on the other, most of them have little idea exactly what to do about it – and, more importantly, how to properly enforce pollution and emissions regulations. Add...