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Weird Wide Web: Robot lessons, calming apps and a snarky Lindsay Lohan game

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
Jan 4th 2015, 11:00 AM 6,802 0

WELCOME TO THE Weird Wide Web – where we take a look at the week’s best offerings in tech and social media news.

Comeback of the week

After being taken offline last month, The Pirate Bay might be making a comeback. There’s a countdown timer on the site right now, counting down to 1 February.

Source: Shutterstock/txking

Appy start to the year

Are you hoping to have a little more zen in your life in 2015? These relaxing apps might help with that.

Rivalry of the week

Twitter’s video plans became clearer this week and may have YouTube shaking in its boots a little.

Pointless game of the week

Remember how popular and addictive Kim Kardashian’s mobile game was? Well, Lindsay Lohan has now decided to lend her name to a game, Mashable reports. It’s a little different to Kim’s ‘Kardashian Hollywood’. Less glamour, more snark.

Source: SpaceInch/YouTube

Robot lessons of the week

Scientists from the US and Australia have released research that shows a new type of artificial intelligence in robots called ‘deep learning’ allows them to learn skills like cooking from watching YouTube videos. Venture Beat reported. They’re catching up…

Source: Erik Chartlon via Flickr

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