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02:18, 2019-08-22

Facebook's tool that lets people delete their browsing history falls short of promise, analysts say SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analysts said the "Off-Facebook Activity" feature "appears to fall somewhat short of the original pledge by CEO Zuckerberg of empowering users to 'flush their history w...
02:17, 2019-08-22

This AI-powered text generator is the scariest thing I’ve ever seen — and you can try it OpenAI, a nonprofit focused on creating human-level artificial intelligence, just released an update to its GPT-2 text generator. I’m not being hyperbolic when I say that, after trying it, I’m legitim...
02:17, 2019-08-22

Microsoft is listening to you via your Xbox One If you haven’t had enough stories about contractors listening in on your conversations, good news: we’ve found even more of them. This time the contractors in question work for Microsoft and have been...
01:51, 2019-08-22

Microsoft's Skype-to-phone calling service is now registered as a telecom service in the Netherlands Microsoft's Skype service for calling landlines and mobile phones officially has been designated as a telecom service in the Netherlands and is required to meet the same obligations as other telco ser...
01:17, 2019-08-22

With Chromium-based Edge, has Microsoft finally found a viable browser strategy? For more than a decade, Microsoft’s browser developers have been wandering in the wilderness. Will the move to an open-source engine and a renewed focus on privacy finally bring Edge into the mainstre...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Hotspot Shield review: Here's a VPN that actually lives up to its hype It's rare that we're surprised by a product. Over-the-top hype in a superheated market is usually just that, hype. But Hotspot Shield actually lived up to the hype. Our independent performance tests c...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Cerebras CEO talks about the big implications for machine learning in company’s big chip Silicon Valley startup Cerebras Systems on Monday unveiled the world's largest chip, designed especially for AI. Cerebras CEO and co-founder Andrew Feldman talks with ZDNet about some of the implicati...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Nvidia Rapids cuGraph: Making graph analysis ubiquitous A new open-source library by Nvidia could be the secret ingredient to advancing analytics and making graph databases faster. The key: parallel processing on Nvidia GPUs....
01:17, 2019-08-22

Waymo shares some of its self-driving car data to help researchers Self-driving car data is intensely valuable, and it's frequently considered one of Waymo's advantages -- it has more experience than virtually anyone. Now, however, the company is sharing so...
01:17, 2019-08-22

DoorDash eyes autonomous food delivery with latest acquisition It's no secret that DoorDash wants to deliver your food with autonomous vehicles. Early this year it partnered with GM to test deliveries via self-driving Cruise vehicles, and in 2017, it was par...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Wandering the VR halls of 'Westworld Awakening' My name is Kate and I've been brutally murdered in an old west farmhouse. Moments after meeting my doom, I'm awake. Barely. I'm in a sterile room with two people lording over me. They ...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Amazon opens its largest campus to date in India Amazon has opened its largest campus to date as it cut the ribbon on a building in Hyderabad, India. The subcontinent is one of the company's fastest-growing markets. Its latest campus spreads ov...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Garmin adds Amazon Music to its fitness watches After adding support for Spotify last October, Garmin is expanding the music streaming services its wearables support to include Amazon Music. What's more, this time around the company is doing a...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Waze adds easy access to YouTube Music while you drive You'd think Google would have raced to make YouTube Music controls available inside Waze, but not so -- numerous third-party services got there first. At last, though, there's some harmony....
01:17, 2019-08-22

Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the VoloCity. Designed to serve as an on-demand, inner-cit...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Watch astronauts install commercial spacecraft adapter on the ISS NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan are floating around in low Earth orbit today, installing the second of two docking adapters on the International Space Station. The international docking a...
01:17, 2019-08-22

What's coming to Netflix in September: 'The Politician' and 'The Spy' We're edging into the final embers of the summer and as the weather starts to turn for many of us, we'll perhaps find ourselves curled up on the couch a little more often to stream some movi...
01:17, 2019-08-22

An old Instagram hoax is back, and it's duping celebrities An Instagram hoax that first circulated in 2012 is back, and celebrities from Usher to Waka Flocka Flame, Julianne Moore, Julia Roberts and Rob Lowe have allegedly fallen for it. The post claims Insta...
01:17, 2019-08-22

‘Telling Lies’ is bigger, but not better, than 'Her Story' In Her Story, developer Sam Barlow did a rare thing: He created a new video game format. Four years later, he's made Telling Lies, which releases on August 23rd. It's a game with almost ide...
01:17, 2019-08-22

SiriusXM's student plan only costs $4 per month SiriusXM thinks it has a simple way to get the back-to-school crowd listening to radio: offer it at an extremely steep discount. The satellite radio pioneer has introduced a Student Premier subscripti...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Online sneaker reseller StockX faces lawsuit over data breach StockX is now facing legal action over a data breach that led to the theft of more than 6.8 million customer records. A class-action lawsuit filed in US District Court this week alleged that the onlin...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Porn bots are now storming Twitter's trending topics Instagram isn't the only social media app being invaded by porn bots. Now they're on Twitter, too. For the past few days, as I was scrolling through Twitter's trending section, I notice...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Gmail AI will automatically correct your spelling slip-ups Google Docs' AI corrections are spreading to Gmail. Google is rolling out a feature in G Suite that will autocorrect "common" spelling errors while you write Gmail messages. It won't catch...
01:17, 2019-08-22

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, inclu...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Researchers create electronic lens that works better than the human eye A new breakthrough could soon revolutionize the design of almost every optical instrument in use today, including cameras, eyeglasses and telescopes. Combining recent developments in artificial muscle...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Harley-Davidson is exploring electric bicycles If Harley-Davidson's LiveWire is too rich for your blood, the company might have an electric two-wheeler that's decidedly more accessible. Electrek has learned that Harley unveiled a trio o...
01:17, 2019-08-22

New wristband could predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism Researchers are hoping a new wearable wristband will help predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism. The device monitors heart rate, sweat production, skin surface temperature and arm movemen...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Tesla delays price hike for self-driving upgrade You'll still have at least a few more weeks to order a Tesla with the Full Self-Driving upgrade before the price hike kicks in. Elon Musk said Tesla had "postponed" the $1,000 increase until car...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Microsoft contractors listened to what people told their Xbox consoles Microsoft contractors reportedly listened to Xbox owners too. Earlier this month, we learned that contractors heard audio snippets from Skype calls and Cortana interactions. Now, Vice reports that Mic...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Google Play Store redesign makes it easier to find games The go-to destination for Android apps has undergone some changes. Google announced today that it has rolled out a visual redesign of the Google Play Store. The refreshed interface should make hunting...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Terminator T-800 and The Joker are coming to 'Mortal Kombat 11' Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios rounded out the list of Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Pack DLC characters with a pair of intriguing new fighters. The Terminator T-800 (with Arnold Schwarzenegger's...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Microsoft tests more control for apps that restart with Windows 10 As much as PCs have changed in recent years, at least one thing has stayed the same: at some point, you'll need to restart your computer. With that in mind, the first of next year's two big ...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Google's next Nest Mini speaker could be wall-mountable Google's Home Mini may receive a sizeable upgrade when its Nest-branded sequel arrives. Sources for 9to5Google claim an upcoming Nest Mini will represent a "substantial" improvement. For one, i...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Facebook rolls out tool that could block those creepy targeted ads on your feed SAN FRANCISCO — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social...
00:51, 2019-08-22

YouTube bans robot-battle videos citing ‘animal cruelty’ Robots aren’t alive — yet — but that didn’t stop YouTube AI from trying to protect its own kind from so-called “animal cruelty.” On Monday, robot enthusiasts on YouTube reporte...
00:51, 2019-08-22

How To Make Your Phone’s Battery Last Longer You’ve probably noticed your phone’s battery life decreasing over time. It’s not just in your head — as batteries age, they gradually lose their ability to hold a charge. And s...
00:17, 2019-08-22

That Instagram Post Everyone Is Sharing Is Just Another Viral Hoax This week, celebrities including Usher, Pink, and Leslie Bibb, along with politicians like former Texas governor Rick Perry, shared identical Instagram posts warning of an alleged upcoming change to I...
00:17, 2019-08-22

India needs to reduce ecommerce restrictions to revive economy: Amazon executive India needs to encourage ecommerce and reduce red tape to help small businesses sell online and export goods to help revive sagging domestic economic growth, a senior Amazon.com executive said on Wedn...
00:17, 2019-08-22

Splunk to buy cloud software firm SignalFx in $1 billion deal Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc on Wednesday said it would acquire privately held SignalFx, which makes software for the cloud, in a cash and stock deal for about $1.05 billion....
00:17, 2019-08-22

Animals eat each other, so why don’t we? Vulnerable spadefoot tadpoles eat their smaller competitors to speed towards toadhood as quickly as possible. Gulls and pelicans are among bird species that eat hatchlings for food or to prevent the s...
23:51, 2019-08-21

CHEAP: A 9.7-inch iPad? For $249? You must be lying (I’m not!) Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Often, when I am lying in my bed or lounging on the sofa, I don’t particularly enjoy reading articles or watchin...
23:51, 2019-08-21

Google, Apple, and Mozilla won’t budge on Kazakhstan’s sneaky plot to spy on citizens Google and Mozilla stepped up their efforts to block Kazakhstan’s government from intercepting web traffic within the country. In a joint announcement made today, the two companies said they are deplo...
23:51, 2019-08-21

I’m scared shitless of my new robot colleague There’s a new member in our editorial team: Satoshi Nakaboto. Usually I get along great with my colleagues, we joke, we share our Monday blues, and braid each other’s hair — but Satoshi is… different....
23:51, 2019-08-21

Liquidators of dead shitcoin factory Cryptopia must reconcile 900,000 user accounts one-by-one The liquidator overseeing the slow death of New Zealand-based shitcoin factory Cryptopia has issued its latest update and states progress is “pleasing.” However, it’s not all been plain sailing for li...
23:51, 2019-08-21

3 pivotal Bitcoin figures thought to be Satoshi that you should know about Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. One of today’s greatest technology mysteries is not how...
23:51, 2019-08-21

Ignore these 3 cybersecurity risks at your own peril Cybersecurity is often described as a 360-degree threat. That term refers to the fact that cyberattacks can come from any direction, in hundreds of different forms — many of them unfamiliar and ...
23:51, 2019-08-21

The Club, an ‘MMO’ from one of the Stanley Parable devs, is bonkers Sometimes I come into work and my European colleagues have had a relatively quiet day. Other days I come in and someone tells me they’ve spotted something so bizarre, so wonderful that I immediately t...
23:51, 2019-08-21

Scientists at an aquarium just figured out how to save Florida’s ‘Great Barrier Reef’ Scientists in Florida may have just saved the the third largest coral reef on the planet. Florida Aquarium Senior Coral Scientist Keri O’Neil, aka “The Coral Whisperer,” and her team of researchers to...
23:51, 2019-08-21

This Sony patent could mean the PlayStation 5 will actually be the PlayStation V Sony Interactive Entertainment reportedly filed a recent patent for what appears to be a new gaming console, complete with drawings indicating it will have a radical design featuring a V-shaped indent...
23:51, 2019-08-21

Is Real Estate Crowdfunding a Good Investment? Ask a rich person how they got rich, and there’s a good chance they’ll say they invested in real estate. In fact, real estate is generally accepted as one of the most solid ways to build wealth. That’...
23:17, 2019-08-21

Amazon Prime Student Members: Get 40% Off an Echo Device Right Now If you’re an Amazon Prime Student member, Amazon is running a pretty solid Back to School deal right now on Echo devices that allows you to get 40% off a device for your dorm room....
23:17, 2019-08-21

Why You Need the 'Google Go' App on Your Older Android Device Despite being associated with some of the biggest technologies and most popular devices currently available, Google also develops products and services for places with limited infrastructure and resou...
23:17, 2019-08-21

How to survive an all-you-can-eat sushi buffet Ah, sushi—that most delicate and indulgent of dinners (or, if you’re an absolute daredevil with a death wish, the most dangerous thing to grab from a Walgreen’s end cap). Sushi places have been a stap...
23:17, 2019-08-21

Focus on Your Kids' Health, Not Their Weight Recently WW, the company formerly known as Weight Watchers, introduced a “health coaching” app for kids called Kurbo. It’s obviously meant for weight loss, even though dieting isn’t appropriate for ma...
23:17, 2019-08-21

When to Use 'I.e.' and 'E.g.' Before there was LOL and TLDR and STFU, we had other abbreviations that helped us to quickly and easily convey ideas. These still have a useful place in our writing, because they still help us quickly...
23:17, 2019-08-21

Finally, a Hack for Reaching Your Marmite It happens to all of us: You get down near the bottom of your Marmite jar, but you can’t reach that last bit. Eventually your fridge or cupboard, whichever is appropriate, is full of almost-empty jars...
23:17, 2019-08-21

Instagram Doesn't Own Your Photos, But They Can Still Use Them Forever Earlier this week, Judd Apatow, Debra Messing, and Rick Perry⁠—the Secretary of Energy and guy in control of all our nuclear weapons⁠—fell for a lie that’s been circulating on Instagram: that Instagra...
23:17, 2019-08-21

What to Do When You Receive a Takedown Request On Monday, YouTube filed a lawsuit against one of its users for extorting others through false copyright strikes; after submitting unverified copyright claims on videos, the user in question would de...
23:17, 2019-08-21

Now's the Best Time to Try Microsoft's Chromium-Based Edge Browser Microsoft’s speedy Chromium-based Edge browser has been available in both developer and canary builds (not mention leaked versions) for months. Now that the company has officially launched a more stab...
23:17, 2019-08-21

How to Establish a Gym Habit, Based on Your Goals People who go to the gym every day tend to be happy with their habit—that’s why they keep coming back. But plenty of folks aspire to do that, and haven’t quite figured out how. Since I am one of those...
23:17, 2019-08-21

Thirty Years Later, This Handheld Version of the Original Carmen Sandiego Is Still Better Than School Work Thirty years ago if you offered a kid the choice between playing Super Mario Bros. and Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?, the plumber would always win. But if asked to choose between studying fra...
21:17, 2019-08-21

Scientists Reveal Brain Structure of 20-Million-Year-Old Monkey Paleontologists operating CT scanners have revealed the structure of a 20-million-year-old primate brain, thanks to an extremely well-preserved fossil skull.Read more......
21:17, 2019-08-21

Second Teen Arrested for Threats Posted on Meme-Sharing Site iFunny On Monday, a 19-year-old man from Chicago was arrested after allegedly threatening to “slaughter and murder any doctor, patient, or visitor” in the area of an abortion clinic. The threats were reporte...
21:17, 2019-08-21

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic The Dark Crystal is a beloved fantasy film whose legacy has almost become bigger than the movie itself. Released in 1982, the movie didn’t fare well in theaters, but it’s since gained a strong followi...
21:17, 2019-08-21

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding the Strange Meat Allergy Caused by Ticks Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy caused by certain tick bites. They report finding a way to trigger the a...
21:17, 2019-08-21

Jay Inslee Wants to Transform How America Farms and Eats Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is a man of many climate plans, and he dropped his last one on Wednesday. The plan gets down and dirty (no, not that way, get your mind out of the gutter) ...
21:17, 2019-08-21

23 fashion and beauty retailers having incredible end-of-summer sales this week Now is a fantastic time to save big on back-to-school styles, summer clearance items, and beauty products at all your favorite retailers.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-21

168-million-year-old Stegosaur species is oldest found Named Adratiklit boulahfa, or "mountain lizard," London Natural History Museum researchers managed to figure out it was a new species of stegosaur from a few unearthed vertebrae and an arm bone. ...
21:17, 2019-08-21

Best camera phones under Rs 20,000 in India for August 2019 Two years ago, finding a budget smartphone with a good camera would have been possible only if you went the seconds route and bought a used smartphone. Fast forward to 2019, though, and the entire sce...
20:51, 2019-08-21

MoviePass suffers major data breach Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass is the latest company to suffer a data breach after tens of thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards were left unsecured on a server tha...
20:51, 2019-08-21

Nvidia Super RTX release date, news and rumors Nvidia has unleashed the Nvidia Super RTX, which are essentially the ‘Super’ versions of its existing RTX lineup, perhaps in the face of AMD Navi graphics cards, which are meant to compe...
20:51, 2019-08-21

Best phones with big display in India Big screen smartphones may seem commonplace these days, but at one point of time, there was only an odd phone that would sport a big display. However, once smartphones with big displays went mainstrea...
20:51, 2019-08-21

MSI updates lineup of creator laptops with 10th-Gen Intel Core processors The latest Intel Comet Lake CPUs are popping up all over the place this week after their announcement during Gamescom 2019, and now MSI has unveiled a series of laptops that will include the new hardw...
20:51, 2019-08-21

New research suggests Mars was once warm and rainy Scientists have learned a lot about Mars in recent years and based on observations from the fancy hardware NASA has sent to the Red Planet we know that it once held far more water than we see today. B...
20:51, 2019-08-21

Amazon tests water in Israel with website to attract local sellers E-commerce giant Amazon on Wednesday launched a Hebrew-language website to recruit local Israeli companies to sell their products via Amazon.com, the latest step toward launching a local business in t...
20:17, 2019-08-21

BYD's profit triples as China's electric car boom continues Chinese electric car maker BYD Co Ltd posted a 203.6% rise in first-half profit on Wednesday, as China's new energy vehicle market continues to surge....
20:17, 2019-08-21

Google, Apple, Mozilla move to block Kazakh surveillance system Alphabet Inc's Google, Apple Inc and Firefox browser maker Mozilla took steps on Wednesday to block the Kazakh government from creating an internet surveillance system using their browsers....
20:17, 2019-08-21

Fitbit wins deal for 1 million new users in Singapore health plan Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's citizens as part of a health initiative that...
20:17, 2019-08-21

San Francisco crowdfunder Kiva sets up Sierra Leone credit database Kiva, a San Francisco-based tech charity, is using blockchain to create an online ID database in Sierra Leone allowing people who struggle to get loans to prove their credit history....
20:17, 2019-08-21

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code...
20:17, 2019-08-21

MSI's Prestige Laptops Bring Big Gaming Performance to a Broader Audience For most people, MSI is synonymous with big, powerful gaming laptops. But thanks to the number of aspiring video editors, 3D pros, and other digital artists, there’s a growing demand for systems with ...
19:51, 2019-08-21

Updates From Black Panther 2, Hawkeye, and More Some intriguing updates on the Disney+ Hawkeye series. A new look at some freshly-costumed Titans and their Big Bad next season. A familiar face will return for Supernatural’s final season, plus Lobo ...
19:51, 2019-08-21

Scientists Create a Healthier Butter-Like Spread Made From 80 Percent Water As delicious as butter is—adding flavor and texture to almost any food—it’s not the healthiest thing to smear on toast or corn on the cob. Some vegetable-based oil spreads like margarine are considere...
19:51, 2019-08-21

What Myspace Lost As Leonardo da Vinci once said, “Myspace was never finished, only abandoned.” Not those words exactly, but if brainyquotes.com disappeared, and the Louvre burned down, and all libraries were defunded,...
19:51, 2019-08-21

Inside the 'Wild and Almost Unimaginable' World of Cave Diving If one thing’s clear from Jill Heinerth’s breathtaking new memoir on her life as a professional cave diver, it’s that this unusual career path requires serious mettle.Read more......
19:51, 2019-08-21

Gmail Is Getting Autocorrect to Fix Your Duckups Everyone has carefully crafted and proofread an email, only to find a glaring typo or grammatical error after hitting send. To help our fallible human eyes, Google is introducing new spelling and gram...
19:51, 2019-08-21

Spider-Man Showdown: Sony Releases an Official Statement to Clarify Its Disney Relationship Sony has released an official response to the recently reported news that Disney and Sony reached an impasse on its Spider-Man partnership, calling many of the stories “mischaracterized” and squaring ...
19:51, 2019-08-21

Google Will Now Let Visually Impaired Users Experience Live Edits in Google Docs There are a lot of improvements to be made on the web to make it more accessible, and a lot of that is contingent on thorny legal issues, so it’s nice to see tech companies take the initiative to inje...
19:51, 2019-08-21

New Game From The Developers Of Her Story Is An Unsettling Trip Through Stolen NSA Footage Telling Lies, the latest work of interactive fiction from Her Story creator Sam Barlow, invites players to curl up in front of their computer and comb through hours of leaked fictional National Securi...
19:51, 2019-08-21

Instagram Chief Debunks Copyright Apocalypse Hoax as Spread Reaches Top Levels of Government If you follow a boomer on Instagram you’ve probably seen the latest viral hoax going around warning about the incoming copyright apocalypse.Read more......
19:51, 2019-08-21

Taking Aim at Amazon and Uber, Sanders Campaign Promises Sweeping Pro-Union Legislation Bernie Sanders hasn’t won his seat in the Oval Office just yet, but, ahead of a planned speech before America’s largest union federation, the AFL-CIO, the Vermont senator’s campaign released a broad p...
19:51, 2019-08-21

‘They're Putting People at Risk’: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, and Inaction at Zeel, the Top Massage App When Ilene Antelman arrived at a client’s Manhattan duplex in December of 2016, she was in a good mood. She was a veteran massage therapist, and he was a repeat client, a former actor who booked her t...
19:51, 2019-08-21

Intel debuts Comet Lake processors for laptops and tablets Intel has just detailed a large number of new processors (CPUs) in its 10th generation of Intel Core hardware. These include U- and Y-series Intel Comet Lake processors for laptops and 2-in-1 tablets....
19:17, 2019-08-21

Dell boosts XPS 13, Inspiron laptop lines with Intel Comet Lake processors Dell isn't waiting until the holiday season to bring Intel's new 10th-Generation Comet Lake processors (CPUs) to some of its most popular mobile devices. We already knew about the Dell XPS 1...
19:17, 2019-08-21

Best Wear OS watch 2019: our list of the top ex-Android Wear smartwatches Google's Android Wear had a shaky start, but it's now an increasingly mature platform thanks to the Android Wear 2.0 update and the switchover to the Wear OS name in early 2018.Android Wear ...
19:17, 2019-08-21

Raw materials needed for mobile phones could run out without more recycling Supplies of rare elements used in the manufacturing of mobile phones, tablets and PCs are at risk of exhaustion because older devices are not being recycled, the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has w...
19:17, 2019-08-21

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 release date, specifications, price and rumors Xiaomi is gearing up to introduce the Redmi Note 8 series on August 29 at an event in China. The new lineup will follow the company's Redmi Note 7 series which was launched early this year on Feb...
19:17, 2019-08-21

Cyberpunk 2077 multiplayer is on the cards, but devs still can't decide Cyberpunk 2077 is set to be one of the biggest game releases of next year, but there's one thing still troubling the developers – whether it will have a multiplayer mode.Speaking to Euroga...
19:17, 2019-08-21

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 now links up with Windows and Mac PCs via supercharged DeX app Samsung has officially unleashed its new DeX app which allows you to hook up a Galaxy Note 10 to a Windows PC or Mac, and use the phone in a desktop environment (effectively on top of the desktop OS &...
19:17, 2019-08-21

Motorola Razr V4: release date, price, news and leaks Motorola Razr smartphones were iconic devices back when full-featured smartphones weren't ubiquitous tech products – but there's a chance they could become iconic again. We'...
19:17, 2019-08-21

Facebook will now stop following you around the web (sort of) Facebook has introduced a tool that lets you see which third-party websites and apps are sending it your browsing history, and stop them doing so in future.The feature, which is currently available in...
19:17, 2019-08-21

What are the pros and cons of getting a credit card? It's difficult to debate against the argument that credit cards are a useful financial tool for a variety of purchases and situations. They can obviously help you purchase items that you may not ...
19:17, 2019-08-21

Fitbit sale at Amazon: the Fitbit Inspire HR is down to its lowest price ever August is a fantastic month to find deals on cheap activity trackers with back to school sales happening at most online retailers. Amazon is discounting its most popular Fitbit models that include the...
19:17, 2019-08-21

Huawei founder tells staff it faces 'live or die' moment Huawei staff have been told the company plans to go into “battle mode” to survive the ongoing US ban disruption, founder Ren Zhengfei has said.Earlier this year, the US Department of Com...
19:17, 2019-08-21

Ransomware: an evolving threat Ransomware is any malware that holds your data ransom. These days it usually involves encrypting a victim’s data before asking for cash (typically cryptocurrency) to decrypt. Ransomware ruled t...
19:17, 2019-08-21

Asus ZenBook 13 Edition 30 is a ridiculously premium limited-edition laptop Asus has announced the limited edition ZenBook 13 Edition 30, a super-stylish luxury laptop to celebrate its 30th birthday.Encased in a hand-crafted and fitted genuine Italian leather body in Pearl Wh...
19:17, 2019-08-21

iPhone 11 may have USB-C element, but not on the handset itself The iPhone 11 will finally ditch its 5W charger and come with a USB-C wall adapter in the box that will recharge its batteries faster, according to a new rumor.It doesn’t seem like the phones t...
19:17, 2019-08-21

MoviePass Customers: Check Your Credit Card Statements for Fraudulent Charges If you’re a MoviePass customer, you might want to take an extra close look at your credit card statements—or considering replacing your card altogether....
19:17, 2019-08-21

These Cordless Yard Tools Are Dirt Cheap, And Ready For Fall It’s 2019, and your lawn tools don’t need to run on gas anymore. Worx’s eBay storefront is currently blowing out a couple of 20V cordless tool bundles, with an extra 15% off at checkout....
19:17, 2019-08-21

Stardust found in Antarctic snow, scientists say Australian scientists found stardust in freshly melted snow from Antarctica, discovering large amounts of a rare isotope iron-60, which is not natively found on Earth....
19:17, 2019-08-21

Google employees implore leaders to stop working with U.S. border, immigration agencies The petition, which has garnered more than 1,000 signatures, is the latest example of pushback from increasingly vocal employees against Google leaders....
19:17, 2019-08-21

Facebook is giving users a way to wipe their web history The move comes as Facebook continues to grapple with its privacy practices and lawmakers' scrutiny over how it uses personal data to display ads....
19:17, 2019-08-21

Dozens of celebrities fall for Instagram hoax The widely circulated post falsely warns Instagram is changing its privacy policy and will make public all of users' photos, including deleted messages....
19:17, 2019-08-21

'You prepare for war': how one US firm tried escaping Trump's China tariffs Capstone International Hong Kong CEO Larry Sloven is just one of thousands of entrepreneurs who have been forced by the trade war to upend their business operations in China....
19:17, 2019-08-21

Drops app: Learn a language during your five-minute break If you have five minutes to spare, how to best can you use that time? Do you go for another coffee, run, or play a game? You could learn a new language instead...
18:51, 2019-08-21

Put Brown Butter on Summer Produce Picking fresh produce and eating fresh produce are two of my favorite summertime activities. I make “salads” that are really just piles of raw corn, eat juicy peaches over the sink, and down bowls of...
18:17, 2019-08-21

Don't Download the Latest Fortnite Aimbot—It's Malware I’m terrible at Fortnite—so much so, that even using some kind of aimbot or other hack to “improve” my matches would probably only make me as decent as a regular Fortnite player. Still, I won’t be try...
18:17, 2019-08-21

How to Avoid Getting Pickpocketed Last year, several groups of pickpocketers profited off oblivious commuters on New York City’s subway system. “I open the purses, put my hands in, and take the wallets out,” one pickpocketer, who was ...
17:51, 2019-08-21

How to Delete Multiple Android Messages at the Same Time Android Messages version 4.7 rolled out this morning, and the new update adds the long-awaited ability to delete multiple messages in a conversation thread. It’s a great, convenient addition, and it’s...
17:51, 2019-08-21

How to Make the Pomodoro Technique Even More Effective Every few months, I try some version of the Pomodoro Technique, the famous productivity system where you take a 5-minute break every half hour, and a half-hour break every two and a half hours. I foll...
17:51, 2019-08-21

Get Up to $45,000 in Free Developer Tools With Github's Student Developer Pack GitHub just announced the GitHub Student Developer Pack for 2019, and if you’re a student interested in becoming a developer, it’s well worth a look....
17:51, 2019-08-21

These Are the 'Optimal' Summer Thermostat Settings In many parts of the country, it’s been a struggle to stay cool this summer. Our air-conditioned homes are an oasis away from the heat and humidity—but if you want to optimize both your cooling and yo...
17:51, 2019-08-21

Don't Migrate Your Nest Account to Google if You Love IFTTT Earlier this year, Google announced that its line of Nest smart home devices would be folded into its “helpful home” initiative. A side effect of this move is IFTTT fans would no longer be able to bui...
17:51, 2019-08-21

How to Foster an Animal for the First Time At the Animal Care Centers of New York City, the shelters receive between 40 and 60 animals a day; during one holiday weekend last year, the shelters received more than 300 animals, including dogs, ca...
17:51, 2019-08-21

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD test...
17:51, 2019-08-21

I'm McGill Professor Patricia Faison Hewlin, and This Is How I Work Dr. Patricia Hewlin studies organizational diversity and the organizational participation and treatment of minorities. As with so many How I Work subjects, her work has a personal resonance. Dr. Hewli...
17:51, 2019-08-21

How to Share Your Music in macOS Catalina When macOS Catalina finally drops, you’re going to notice a number of big changes. One of the more memorable ones is Apple’s grand transformation of iTunes into standalone Music, Video, and Podcast ap...
17:51, 2019-08-21

You Won't See Quantum Internet Coming The quantum internet is coming sooner than you think—even sooner than quantum computing itself. When things change over, you might not even notice. But when they do, new rules will protect your data ...
17:51, 2019-08-21

You Should Increase Your Retirement Contribution, Like, Now There’s good news for Americans saving for retirement: We’re getting better and better at actually doing it, according to a new survey from Bankrate.com. The percentage of people who have increased th...
17:51, 2019-08-21

How to Calm Rowdy Kids, According to Teachers The idea of throwing a party for a gaggle of your kid’s friends sounds great in theory, but dealing with an additional five (six? Eight? A dozen?) children requires a special set of skills—the very ki...
17:51, 2019-08-21

What's Coming and Going From Netflix in September 2019 This month, Netflix gets the movies American Psycho, Mystic River, Superbad, 300, The Taking of Pelham 123, and the second and third Lord of the Rings films. (You can’t get Fellowship on Netflix. Weir...
17:51, 2019-08-21

How to Encourage Kindness in Kids We teach our kids kindness by modeling kindness ourselves, talking to them about kindness, and praising them when we catch them being kind. We can also teach it with fuzzy pom-pom balls....
17:51, 2019-08-21

Wednesday's Best Deals: Blink Security Cameras, AirPods, Clarks Private Sale, and More A Clarks Private Sale, a Blink XT2 Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Cam, and $10 off your preorder of Dragon Quest 11 S for Switch lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:51, 2019-08-21

Loch Ness monster: Scientists tease 'plausible theory' We might be able to safely discount the existence of werewolves and zombies, but scientists say they are about to reveal a "plausible theory" about one monster long rumoured to dwell in the waters of ...
17:51, 2019-08-21

'Storm Area 51' events prompt remote county to make emergency plans Officials in the remote Nevada county which is home to Area 51 have drawn up emergency plans over fears that up to 40,000 alien hunters could gather at the secretive US military base next month....
17:51, 2019-08-21

New stegosaurus discovered by British team in Morocco The makers of the next Jurassic Park film could have a new dinosaur to play with after scientists discovered a never-before-seen species of stegosaurus that could also be the oldest of its kind....
17:51, 2019-08-21

Still got your old Nokia? Britons hoarding millions of gadgets It might be time to finally take that Nokia 3310 out of your desk drawer and get the Super Nintendo out of the loft, as UK households have been told they are hoarding too many old and unused gadgets....
17:51, 2019-08-21

From low code and cloud, to AI and encryption: What you do with data needs to be about more than buzzwords Just as every company is now a technology company because you can't be in business without technology, every company is a data company - but most companies don't know about data or what to do with it....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Amazon Music comes to select Garmin music-enabled sports watches Garmin has been expanding music support on its various sports watches and now is the first wearable company to roll out support for Amazon Music. Amazon Prime subscribers can now enjoy music on their ...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Alcatel GO Flip V hands-on: Good call quality, average battery, and basic build It's very satisfying to end a call by flipping the top down on a phone while a large numeric keypad is great for aging eyes. I expected longer battery life and a bit more substantial flip hinge though...
17:17, 2019-08-21

IBM joins Linux Foundation AI to promote open source trusted AI workflows As AI spreads like wildfire through the enterprise, IBM is stepping up efforts to promote open source tools for building fair, robust and explainable AI systems....
17:17, 2019-08-21

These headphones make Apple's AirPods look inhuman A startup called Human Inc. creates wireless over-ear headphones that may look slightly more visually alluring than AirPods. You see, they're just two ear-muffs....
17:17, 2019-08-21

New Novels and Movies Ask: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Tech? Fictionalized versions of big tech firms are being cast as the villains in a batch of new books and films, playing on fears about the pervasive reach of technology....
16:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
16:51, 2019-08-21

Huawei Finance Chief Argues Canada Abused Her Rights Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued in court documents that Canadian efforts to extradite her to the U.S. should be stayed because of misconduct by Canadian and U.S. law enforcement....
16:51, 2019-08-21

Gun Sellers Sneak Onto Facebook's Online Marketplace Facebook forbids the private sale of firearms on its Marketplace platform. But sellers are getting around that with a simple ruse: They list gun cases or boxes at inflated prices....
16:51, 2019-08-21

SiriusXM's new $4 monthly student plan lets you stream hundreds of channels and Pandora College students get a deal with satellite radio service SiriusXM's first subscription for students. The $4 plan compares to $12. 99 standard cost.       ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

These delivery robots are going to college These autonomous robots put the special in special delivery and you might see them on a college campus near you!       ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Kids are dying in hot cars at an alarming rate. The NHTSA is tweeting to raise awareness Hot car deaths hit 35 already this year. A push is on for Congress to mandate a technological fix. NHTSA took to Twitter Tuesday to raise awareness.       ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Thank millennials for this: smaller restaurants in your future Future restaurants will be smaller, and "ghost" kitchens will be more common, to handle the onslaught of online orders from mobile apps, say experts.       ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Sites like Facebook, Google and Twitter allowed white supremacists to flourish. Now what? For years, social media fostered the rise of white nationalism by giving young white males places to freely spew hate. Tech companies have been slow to act.       ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook Privately Admitted Failure in Vetting the Author of Its 'Anti-Conservative' Audit Facebook on Tuesday released the initial report prepared by its external auditor concerning the rampant speculation about anti-conservative bias at the company. More than a year ago, however, company ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

It Could Crack 120 Degrees in Death Valley as Extreme Heat Roasts Much of the U.S. Death Valley is no stranger to scorching temperatures, but the heat gripping the park and surrounding area still stands out for its intensity and scope. The park is expected to see temperatures climb ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Woman Finds 3.72-Carat Yellow Diamond While Watching YouTube Video on How to Find Diamonds A Texas woman on a first-time visit to Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park says she discovered a nearly 4-carat yellow diamond—while watching a YouTube video about how to find the precious gemston...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Shit Show at the Fuck Factory Security breaches on widely used anonymous communities online threaten to out some of our most personal past-times, especially when those data leaks occur on platforms dedicated to user-created porn. ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

A New Experiment Narrows Potential Properties of Dark Energy Particle An experiment in the United Kingdom has failed to find evidence of a particle meant to explain most of the universe’s mass. But the search isn’t over.Read more......
15:17, 2019-08-21

Despite Child Flu Deaths, U.S. Government Refuses to Vaccinate Children Detained in Border Camps Families detained along the U.S.-Mexico border in cramped holding centers are being left completely vulnerable to the flu, CNBC reported Thursday. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is currently not ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Typing on the iPhone Sounds Amazing With the Original Mac Keyboard Attached One of the new features that will arrive with iOS 13 next month is support for a mouse. It should help push the iPad closer to being a true laptop replacement for many users, but YouTuber Napabar foun...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Facebook Begins Rolling Out New Tool to See Which of Its Data Pals Are Monitoring You As Facebook works to undo the damage of years of user data scandals—ostensibly with an overhauled focus on “privacy,” or something—part of that effort has involved rolling out features geared at great...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Walmart Sues Tesla, Alleging Faulty Solar Panels Started Multiple Fires on Store Rooftops In a new blow to floundering Tesla subsidiary SolarCity, Walmart is taking the renewable energy company to court, alleging hardware it installed on the roofs of some stores led to fires at least seven...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Air Pollution From Cars Linked to Degenerative Eye Disease The effects of pollution on human health are often subtle yet wide-reaching. Case in point, a new study out Tuesday seems to show that heavy exposure to certain automobile fumes can raise the risk of ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Lana Wachowski Is Helming The Matrix 4, With Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Returning Time to grab your pleather pants and hack into some robots, because The Matrix is back, baby. Variety has revealed that The Matrix co-creator Lana Wachowski will write and direct a fourth film in the ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

MoviePass Apparently Left 58,000 Customer Records Exposed on a Public Server Ticketing app and ongoing shitshow MoviePass has been burning through whatever could possibly remain of its finances at an incredible rate—when last the imploding startup was in the news, it was becau...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Damn, No Greenland President Deals is up to it again! Over the past week, word got out that the White House has been exploring some kind of arrangement to buy the autonomous Danish territory of Greenland—which in additi...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Netflix's The I-Land Trailer Conjures Up the Scariest Thing of All...the Fyre Festival? Netflix has released the first glimpse at The I-Land with a teaser clearly designed to rip on the announcement trailer for the failed Fyre Festival—even though the limited series doesn’t look to be ab...
15:17, 2019-08-21

YouTube Concedes Robot Fight Videos Are Not Actually Animal Cruelty After Removing Them by Mistake Google subsidiary YouTube has admitted that it made a mistake when, citing its policies against “deliberate infliction of animal suffering” such as “dog fighting and cock fighting,” it removed several...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Ted Cruz Predicted in 2016 That Donald Trump Would Nuke Denmark If the 'Twitterer in Chief' Became President President Donald Trump announced last night that he’s postponing a trip to Denmark next month because the Prime Minister of that country wasn’t interested in selling him Greenland. The president’s dec...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Smoke Has Blotted Out the Sun in São Paulo as the Amazon Burns What began as a “day of fire” a week and a half ago has now turned daytime skies in São Paulo an inky black. The Amazon has been in deep, deep trouble ever since far-right president Jair Bolsnaro took...
15:17, 2019-08-21

MSI's Prestige Laptops Bring Gaming Performance and Expertise to a Broader Audience For most people, MSI is synonymous with big, powerful gaming laptops. But thanks to the number of aspiring video editors, 3D pros, and other digital artists, there’s a growing demand for systems with ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Intel's 10th Generation Is Confusing as Hell Today Intel announced its new line up of 10th generation U- and Y-series CPUs. This is exciting stuff! Wait. Didn’t Intel already announce its new line up of 10th generation U- and Y-series CPUs in Ma...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin now holds 70% of the total crypto market share’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the p...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Xiaomi’s Android One-based Mi A3 lands in India with 3 cameras, $182 price tag Xiaomi launched the Mi A3, its third-gen Android One phone, in India today. The phone, which launched in Spain last month, has a triple-camera setup with a 48-megapixel main sensor, and an in-screen f...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry fell for an old-school Instagram hoax You know, in many respects, I admire former Texas Governor Rick Perry. He’s accomplished so much, despite clearly being an absolute fucking moron that, in Europe, wouldn’t be trusted with a pair of sa...
14:17, 2019-08-21

3 reasons why startup investments in Europe need a serious shake-up For the past twelve years, my work has been either to find startups to invest in, or find investment for startups that need funding. It has never been an easy game, no matter which side — the VC fund ...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Mmm, the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom (with its pizza-slice selfie camera) is a tasty treat These days, you can get some brilliant phones just a couple of steps below flagship devices. Phones that are worth giving a try if you’re a frequent phone swapper. Phones like the $750 Oppo Reno 10x Z...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Fotor Online Pro is the Photoshop-alternative you’ve been looking for Photoshop's price leaves plenty of room for smart providers to offer similar image editing software with comparable features for a much lower total. Case in point, Fotor Online, who are offering a lif...
14:17, 2019-08-21

India has not set deadline to launch electric vehicles: official The Indian government has not set a deadline to launch electric vehicles or to ban manufacturing of petrol and diesel cars, a government official said on Wednesday....
11:17, 2019-08-21

Porsche invests in Israeli road visibility startup TriEye Israel's TriEye, whose short-wave-infra-red sensing technology enables vision in adverse weather and night-time conditions, has expanded its funding round to $19 million with an investment from German...
11:17, 2019-08-21

Gmail will soon automatically correct your typos and grammar goof-ups Ever made a typo in an email so bad that your life flashed before your eyes as you sent it? Worry not, Google‘s making sure it doesn’t happen again with a new update for Gmail that’ll point out basic ...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Intel takes on Google and Amazon with 2 new AI-focused chips Intel has unveiled two new processors as part of its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) lineup with an aim to accelerate training and inferences drawn from artificial intelligence (AI) models. Dub...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. The European Union’s antitrust regulators are...
10:51, 2019-08-21

SEC unsurprisingly slaps Russian firm with $270K fine for misleading ICO promotions The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled a fine with a Russian firm that was pushing initial coin offerings (ICOs) without disclosing the fact that it had accepted paymen...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Tlaib tussles with Detroit police on Twitter over 'bulls--t' facial recognition software Responding to presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders coming out against police use of facial recognition software, Rep. Rashida Tlaib likewise called for the Detroit Police Department not to use t...
09:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook Is Rolling out a Tool to Limit Data Gathering SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what...
09:17, 2019-08-21

Medical device cybersecurity will be rubbish for 20 more years Good cybersecurity guidelines are being published, but slow development and approval processes, and long service lives, will guarantee chronic problems....
09:17, 2019-08-21

Singapore lets firms apply for trademarks via mobile app Businesses can file for trademark protection with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore via a new mobile app, which aims to speed up the application process to 10 minutes from the current 60 m...
09:17, 2019-08-21

Intel Unveils Springhill, Its First Artificial Intelligence Chip Intel on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centres....
08:51, 2019-08-21

Apple Debuts Credit Card as It Readies TV+ Launch Apple on Tuesday launched a smartphone-generation credit card in the US and moved closer to hitting the hot streaming television market with a new subscription service....
08:51, 2019-08-21

Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Lana Wachowski Return for The Matrix 4 The Matrix saga continues. Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will return as Neo and Trinity in the fourth chapter of The Matrix franchise, Warner Bros. announced Tuesday, which will be directed by......
08:51, 2019-08-21

Realme 5 Review Realme 5 is a significant upgrade over the Realme 3, without a big bump in India price. But are four cameras and a bigger battery enough to make the Realme 5 a winner? Read our review to find out....
08:51, 2019-08-21

Sony Responds to Spider-Man Leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-Man might be leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe, due to financial disputes between movie rights holder Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios' parent company Disney....
08:51, 2019-08-21

OnePlus TV to Debut First in India Next Month, CEO Pete Lau Confirms OnePlus TV will launch first in India, and then launch it in North America, Europe and China after establishing partnerships with content providers in those regions....
08:51, 2019-08-21

Google Go, a Lightweight Search App, Expands Worldwide for Android Users After a successful testing in India and other emerging markets, Google has made the lighter version of its Search engine -- Google Go -- available for Android users worldwide where patchy networks are...
08:51, 2019-08-21

Mi A3 With Triple Rear Cameras Launching in India Today: Live Updates Xiaomi Mi A3 is ready to make its India debut today. Xiaomi is hosting a press event in New Delhi at 12pm (noon), where the company will be unveiling this Android One smartphone...
08:51, 2019-08-21

This scientist is digging into the history of Florida’s hurricanes BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Months after Hurricane Michael bruised the Florida Panhandle and Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, the state is bracing for what comes next. One scientist is digging for those...
08:17, 2019-08-21

YouTube is removing its direct messaging feature in September YouTube's direct messaging feature isn't exactly Google's most popular way to chat, but it was a convenient way to share videos on the platform, especially on mobile. It probably wasn&#...
07:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook loses Oculus executive who led its mobile VR efforts Another Oculus executive who played a key role in Facebook's VR efforts is leaving the company. Just a few days ago, Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell headed for the exit -- now, Variety has reveal...
07:51, 2019-08-21

China's Geely posts 40% slump in first-half profit, sees uncertain demand outlook China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd said on Wednesday first-half net profit skid 40% amid a sustained downturn in the world's biggest auto market, and it forecast an uncertain outlook for vehicle d...
07:51, 2019-08-21

China Resists Charge by Twitter, Facebook of Disinformation Effort China’s government pushed back against moves by Twitter and Facebook to curb accounts the companies said were part of a state-sponsored disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters....
05:17, 2019-08-21

There's Life After Death Online Social-media giants are increasingly grappling with how to handle accounts of users who have died. LinkedIn is designing a plan to accommodate relatives who want to hang on to profiles as tributes to ...
05:17, 2019-08-21

Our favorite pod coffee maker is down to its lowest price ever The Nespresso VertuoPlus by Breville is the best single-serve pod coffee machine we've tested, and right now you can get it for its lowest price ever.       ...
05:17, 2019-08-21

Walmart suing Tesla after seven fires at stores that were using solar panels In the lawsuit filed in New York, Walmart says fires broke out at seven stores between 2012 and 2018 and caused millions of dollars in damage.       ...
05:17, 2019-08-21

The Apple Card is here in the US, and you can get one in minutes Apple has officially announced via a press release that its Apple Card, an actual credit card launched in partnership with Goldman Sachs and MasterCard, is available now for everyone in the US.“...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Get hands on with ASUS’ ROG Phone II at PAX West 2019 Mobile gaming may be most famous for free-to-play, hyper-casual apps, but the success of mobile ports of blockbuster games like PUBG and Fortnite proves that gamers are ready for more robust mobile ex...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Fake VPN website delivers malware Criminals are cloning the website of popular VPN software to try and trick users into downloading malware.According to new research, the cybercriminals responsible for breaching and utilizing the webs...
03:17, 2019-08-21

What is ray tracing? The games, the graphics cards and everything else you need to know Ever since Nvidia Turing was announced back at Gamescom 2018, ray tracing has been the talk of the town. This rendering method has long been the holy grail of graphics technology, but finally with gra...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Dell shakes up AIO PCs Choosing between the sleek form factor of an all-in-one PC and the upgradability of a desktop is one of the tough decisions that businesses have to make when outfitting their offices with new computer...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Huawei has built the Disneyland of tech R&D A couple hours outside Huawei’s old headquarters in Shenzhen, China, the company has built a new campus in the city of Dongguan to eventually house 25,000 R&D employees. But this is no sprawlin...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Walmart laptop sale: cheap deals from Dell, HP, Samsung and more September is a fantastic month to find cheap laptop deals with back to school sales from major online retailers. Walmart's laptop sale includes massive savings from top brands that include Dell, ...
03:17, 2019-08-21

IP Proxy Network vs VPN: Luminati CEO answers this and a lot more Gathering accurate online data can be difficult for businesses which is why Luminati is working on building the world’s largest business proxy network. The company has connected millions of dev...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Best Fitbit 2019: which is right for you? Are you scouring online for the very best Fitbit? You've come to the right place. Fitbit was one of the very first wearable tech companies to bring step counts, badges and calorie burn informatio...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules Mercedes-Benz may be the next company to agree to California's voluntary emissions rules, The New York Times reports. Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda have already pledged to meet California'...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Technology alone won't make your kids smarter Ever plop your kids in front of some purportedly educational screen-based thing because you need 15 minutes of peace? Maybe, like me, you say to yourself, "It's 15 minutes. It's an education...
03:17, 2019-08-21

An independent report on Facebook’s alleged liberal bias tells us nothing Conservatives have long lamented that Facebook has a liberal, or anti-conservative, bias. Since the 2016 election, the company has been grilled on the issue by the White House more than once. In an at...
03:17, 2019-08-21

FIFA 20's Volta mode is good enough to be its own game There's a lot to Volta, FIFA 20's new street soccer mode. Rather than a one-off sideshow to the main game, it's actually multiple offline and online game styles and a full story campaig...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Apple Music adds a Shazam-powered playlist to highlight new artists Until now, Apple hasn't visibly integrated Shazam much into its other services since buying the music discovery service last year. As of today, though, a Shazam-powered chart highlighting new art...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Playing Marvel's Avengers, a living RPG with microtransactions When Engadget's UK Bureau Chief Mat Smith attended the first-ever gameplay demonstration of Marvel's Avengers at E3, he walked away worried. The level he saw was essentially a tutorial, intr...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Lightning-compatible YubiKey 5Ci could secure your iPhone logins iPhone owners with a mind toward security have a new option for protecting their online accounts. On Tuesday, security key manufacturer Yubico announced the $70 YubiKey 5Ci, which the company says is ...
03:17, 2019-08-21

The next 'Mario & Sonic Olympics' game has a retro 2D mode Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the iconic sporting event. The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will ...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Netflix will peer inside Bill Gates' mind with a new docuseries An upcoming Netflix docuseries will offer some insight into Bill Gates's mind as he tries to solve some of the planet's biggest problems. The three-part series, Inside Bill's Brain: Dec...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Waymo is rain-testing its self-driving cars in Florida Waymo hopes its autonomous driving tech can withstand Florida's notorious rainy season. The company announced today that it will be rain testing a set of Chrysler Pacificas and a Jaguar I-Pace th...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Watch Dan Aykroyd hype up the 'Ghostbusters' remaster for Switch When it was first announced earlier this year, it had seemed Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered was set to be a PlayStation 4 exclusive. In August, developer Saber Interactive said the game is al...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Disney’s composer-focused podcast debuts this week This Friday, Disney Music Group will launch a podcast that delves into some of its most beloved scores and the people behind them. For Scores includes interviews with composers who've worked acro...
03:17, 2019-08-21

DOJ is working with states on antitrust investigations of tech companies The Justice Department's antitrust leader doesn't see big tech as inherently bad, but he's still content to investigate potential wrongdoing. Division chief Makan Delrahim told guests ...
03:17, 2019-08-21

The dream of flying taxis may not be too far off "Mark my words. A combination of airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile. But it will come," Henry Ford quipped in 1940. Our dreams of cars capable of taking flight at the whim of their driver ...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Ford will reportedly make two more electric SUVs by 2023 Ford might not lean solely on its Mustang-inspired electric SUV to draw EV fans in the next few years. Automotive News sources claim the automaker is building two "mid-size" electric crossovers at it...
03:17, 2019-08-21

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it's locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase of its Europa Clipper mission, which will send a sp...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Facebook’s Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it is "currently investigating potential anti-competi...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Sega’s remastered ‘Yakuza’ bundle for PS4 comes to the US With western interest in the Yakuza series the most passionate it's ever been, Sega is bringing remastered PlayStation 4 versions of its PlayStation 3 open-world Yakuza 3, Yakuza 4 and Yakuza 5 g...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Spotify is getting its own TV mini-series The music business has been through a turbulent decade, with dwindling sales, record labels pushing "360 deals" on artists and concert venues beginning to take cuts of merchandise sales. The debates a...
03:17, 2019-08-21

A fourth 'Matrix' movie is happening Yes, you read that correctly. About 16 years after the last movie in the series, Warner Bros. has confirmed work on a fourth movie in The Matrix universe. And it doesn't appear to be a spinoff...
03:17, 2019-08-21

YouTube sues user who extorted others through fake takedown requests A lawsuit filed by YouTube yesterday claims that a user abused its copyright infringement reporting system to extort fellow YouTubers and carry out a swatting attack. YouTube alleges that Christopher ...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Tidal shares songs as Stories in Facebook and Instagram iHeartRadio isn't the only streaming music service helping you share music as Stories in recent days. Tidal has introduced an option to share tunes directly as Stories in Facebook and Instagram,...
03:17, 2019-08-21

OnePlus TV arrives in India next month Following last week's name reveal, OnePlus says it will launch the OnePlus TV in September. The company's CEO, Pete Lau, revealed the launch date in a post on the OnePlus forums. In the same...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Nikon updates its SnapBridge app for faster image transfers Nikon has unveiled an updated version of its SnapBridge app with new features aimed at generally making it easier for photographers to share their work online. SnapBridge version 2.6 gives users more ...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Walmart sues Tesla after solar panels catch fire at stores So much for Tesla's renewed solar power efforts getting off to a good start. Walmart has sued Tesla after rooftop solar panels on seven of the retailer's stores caught fire, allegedly due t...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Louisiana State University Twitter warns of armed intruder, tells students to “Run, Hide, or Fight” UPDATE: Normal operations have resumed on campus The official Twitter account for the Louisiana State University (LSU) today tweeted a warning to students, faculty and staff at approximately 2:54 PM local time (US central) indicating an armed intrud...
02:51, 2019-08-21

Sony’s acquisition of Insomniac mirrors Microsoft’s aggressive expansion Sony this week revealed it’d acquired Insomniac Games, its perennial partner studio and the developer of Spider-Man, Ratchet & Clank, and the Resistance series. Insomniac joins a conga line of game st...
02:51, 2019-08-21

Cybershoes let you physically walk, run, and jump in VR without leaving your seat If you ask me, VR is the best thing that’s happened to gaming since the invention of the joystick thanks to the platform’s ability to place users inside of a complete alternate reality. Unfortunately,...
02:51, 2019-08-21

China's Baidu beats earnings expectations, shares rally Chinese internet search giant Baidu Inc beat quarterly earnings estimates on Monday after signing more people up to its video streaming service, sending its shares higher in a relief rally....
01:17, 2019-08-21

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to South Korea Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahead of talks by government officials this week to re...
01:17, 2019-08-21

China cries foul over Facebook, Twitter block of fake accounts China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to unde...
01:17, 2019-08-21

Qualcomm strikes new licensing deal with LG Qualcomm Inc said on Tuesday that it has entered into a new five-year patent license agreement with LG Electronics Inc to develop, manufacture and sell 3G, 4G and 5G smartphones....
01:17, 2019-08-21

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi misses estimates as competition hots up at home China's Xiaomi Corp reported 15% growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, missing estimates, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grabbed market share....
01:17, 2019-08-21

Pompeo: 'No mixed messages' from U.S. on Huawei U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday the United States was not sending "mixed messages" on Huawei Technologies and he does not believe a U.S. blacklist of the Chinese telecommunications...
01:17, 2019-08-21

Delivery robot firm Starship raises $40 million Starship Technologies, a company set up by two founders of video messaging business Skype, has raised another $40 million to expand its delivery robot business, it said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-08-21

Goldman CEO memo calls Apple Card 'a beginning' on launch day Goldman Sachs Group Inc officially became a credit-card lender on Tuesday by rolling out its first product with Apple Inc , but the bank has aspirations to grow much bigger in consumer lending, its c...
01:17, 2019-08-21

It's connected devices versus consoles at biggest e-games convention Connected devices are challenging consoles at the world's largest online gaming fair, as hundreds of thousands of fans jostle to see top e-sports stars in action and give feedback that can decide whet...
01:17, 2019-08-21

U.S. conservatives say Facebook needs 'significant work' to address concerns: former senator A review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that political conservatives believe Facebook Inc needs to do "significant work" to satisfy their concerns that the social media website is biase...
01:17, 2019-08-21

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document seen by the organization....
01:17, 2019-08-21

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps....
01:17, 2019-08-21

Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centers....
01:17, 2019-08-21

U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitr...
01:17, 2019-08-21

Study: Selfie-takers viewed as self-absorbed, less successful People who post more selfies than posed photographs to their social media accounts tend to be viewed more negatively by others, a new study said Tuesday....
00:51, 2019-08-21

Huawei Founder Details 'Battle Mode' Reform Plan to Beat US Crisis Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grapples with a "live-or-die moment" in the wake of US....
23:17, 2019-08-20

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 Launched in India The Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 is the latest pair of flagship headphones from Bose, which is widely considered to be the world's best when it comes to active noise cancellation....
23:17, 2019-08-20

WhatsApp Said to Be in Talks to Launch Mobile Payments in Indonesia WhatsApp is said to be in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation's fast growing e-commerce sector....
23:17, 2019-08-20

Apple Said to Target November Launch for Apple TV+, Weigh $9.99 Price Apple plans to roll out the Apple TV+ movie and TV subscription service by November, part of a drive to reach $50 billion in service sales by 2020, Bloomberg reports....
23:17, 2019-08-20

Xiaomi Ships 32 Million Smartphones in Q2, Posts 15 Percent Rise in Sales Xiaomi reported 15 percent growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, its slowest ever, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grabbed market share....
23:17, 2019-08-20

Supreme Court Seeks Responses Over Aadhaar-Social Media Linking Cases The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and others seeking their response on Facebook's plea to transfer four cases from three High Courts to itself....
23:17, 2019-08-20

App Makers Say Apple's Move to Protect Kids' Privacy Could Be Devastating Under the new rules, which Apple had planned to implement next month, kids apps on Apple's App Store will be banned from using external analytics software....
23:17, 2019-08-20

HP Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop, Pavilion Desktop Launched at Gamescom The new HP Pavilion Gaming 15 laptop price in the US will start at $799.99 (roughly Rs. 57,400), while the Pavilion Desktop price will begin at $699.99 (roughly Rs. 50,100)....
23:17, 2019-08-20

Mass Shootings May Be Contagious. Can We Contain Them? Mounting evidence suggests mass shootings could spread like a virus, and the media is a vector. Changing how news outlets report on these tragedies could help....
23:17, 2019-08-20

3 essential skills for network professionals When hiring or training network professionals, CIOs should focus on IT infrastructure knowledge beyond networks, cloud expertise, and inclusion in the budgeting process....
22:51, 2019-08-20

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced ...
22:17, 2019-08-20

NASA monitoring 2,100-foot asteroid on track to ‘skim Earth’ A huge asteroid that’s more than twice as big as the Empire State Building is set to skim past Earth in three weeks. The monster space rock is called 467317 (2000 QW7) and it will be whizzing pa...
22:17, 2019-08-20

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is arriving on November 14 in 4K Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Age of Empires II, Microsoft announced that a Definitive Edition of the game will launch on November 14 for Windows PCs. The Xbox owner made the announcement at Gam...
21:51, 2019-08-20

Why in-housing won’t threaten independent creative agencies In-housing — it’s the term dominating the advertising industry’s news cycle for the past several months. Referring to brands no longer outsourcing their creative, advertising, and marketing services, ...
21:51, 2019-08-20

Latest Faketoshi says he conveniently ‘lost the hard drive’ containing billions in Bitcoin Just yesterday we told you how there was a new Faketoshi in town, staking a questionable claim to the Bitcoin throne in a three-part blog series.  Last night saw the release of parts two and three, wh...
21:51, 2019-08-20

Learn the steps for turning a contact into a client for just $35 Creating those relationships is more than simple glad-handing. And, it’s more than a command of stats and bullet points. You’ll get the full overview of exactly what it takes to build and maintain a h...
21:51, 2019-08-20

CHEAP: Shield thy eyes! Canon’s EOS 5DS DSLR Camera has 64% off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! If you’re a photography nerd, you surely want to have a good DSLR camera in your arsenal. But deals for top qual...
21:51, 2019-08-20

Dark web dealer made to forfeit millions in cryptocurrency gets 70 months in the slammer A drug dealer ordered to forfeit millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero, has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for distributing drugs including carfentanil a...
21:51, 2019-08-20

Robert De Niro’s firm sues employee for $6M for binging 55 eps of Friends at work We need a new category for this sort of Netflix activity. Robert De Niro’s company has filed a $6 million lawsuit against a former employee who purportedly binged Netflix while on the clock, Variety r...
21:51, 2019-08-20

Review: The Plantronics RIG 700HX is a gaming headset I wouldn’t be embarrassed to use at work Poly isn’t the most likely candidate to make a gaming headset. The company was formed by the merger of Polycom and Plantronics, both of which boast long pedigrees in the corporate communication techno...
21:51, 2019-08-20

Facebook lets you (sorta) control what info it gets from other sites Facebook is offering new privacy tools that allow users to personally manage how much dirt on your browsing and spending habits Facebook gets from other websites — in theory, at least. Have you ever b...
21:51, 2019-08-20

Sony boss wants to bring first-party PlayStation titles to PC Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) boss Shawn Layden yesterday alluded to the possibility that first-party PlayStation titles may soon launch on PC. While there’s nothing clear to go on just yet, th...
21:51, 2019-08-20

20 things people are using to make travel easier in 2019 Hate traveling? Things like backup batteries, neck pillows, and good headphones can help make the journey more enjoyable.       ...
21:51, 2019-08-20

Facebook to allow users to view what data other sites share Facebook said it will introduce a feature called Off-Facebook Activity to view what data third-party sites share with the social media platform.       ...
21:51, 2019-08-20

State AGs prepare antitrust investigation into tech firms The top law enforcement officers in several states are gearing up to launch an antitrust investigation of Silicon Valley’s biggest firms, according to multiple reports, adding to the scrutiny tech com...
20:51, 2019-08-20

Dell launches Alienware Aurora R9, G5 gaming desktops at Gamescom 2019 The Aurora R9 is Alienware's first desktop built around its Legend industrial design aesthetic, while the G5 is the first desktop in Dell's budget gaming G Series....
20:17, 2019-08-20

Dell launches OptiPlex 7070 Ultra, crams desktop into monitor stand Dell is increasingly aiming its PC portfolio at end users with strong design as well as IT departments looking to navigate everything from upgrades to open floor plan issues....
20:17, 2019-08-20

Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy....
19:51, 2019-08-20

Fitbit Charge 4: what we want to see The Fitbit Charge 3 only landed in October 2018 and it’s an impressive device, ranking at number one in our list of the best fitness trackers. But there’s no reason to think Fitbit will ...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Amazon Fire Stick: the streaming device is on sale and back down to $29.99 If you're in the market for a cheap streaming device, then you've come to the right place. Amazon is currently running a back to college sale and discounting its best-selling Amazon Fire Sti...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Best Buy TV sale: save on the Insignia 55-inch 4K TV and receive a free Echo Dot If you're looking for a cheap 4K TV deal, then you're in luck. The Best Buy TV sale includes massive discounts on top brand TVs, which include the best-selling Insignia 55-inch TV that'...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Fitbit Versa 2 release date, price, news and leaks The Fitbit Versa 2 is likely on its way, so we're hopefully going to see a new fitness tracker/smartwatch hybrid very soon.Ever since Fitbit moved from simple fitness trackers like the Fitbit Alt...
19:51, 2019-08-20

The best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 deals in August 2019 In theory, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 deals should now be old news - right? Well we would disagree, the phone might have now been replaced by a few newer Samsung models but it still stands as one of their ...
19:51, 2019-08-20

It's official: OnePlus TV is set to launch in September OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the OnePlus TV will launch in September 2019, earlier than the 2020 release date we were anticipating. In a blog post, Lau also verified that the smart TV ...
19:51, 2019-08-20

This leaked PS5 patent gives us our best look at the console design yet The PS5 is still over a year away from release, but as we hear more about the Sony console's features, specifications, and PS5 games, it's hard not to get excited even this long in advance. ...
19:51, 2019-08-20

OnePlus TV: what do we want to see? You'll likely know OnePlus as the fast-growing smartphone brand from China, which found a huge following for making high-spec handsets that still manage to sharply undercut the increasingly astro...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Cybercriminals deliver malware using fake NordVPN website The cybercriminals responsible for breaching and utilizing the website of the free video editor VSDC to distribute malware have begun to create fake websites to accomplish the same goal.Previously the...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Hurry! Three's 'half price for six months' unlimited data phone deals are coming to an end For the HD streamers and gamers of the world, having a data cap is the ultimate burden and while unlimited data contracts are a readily available option, they're not exactly cheap. That's wh...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Connecting the Arctic: Q&A with Inmarsat Providing high-speed mobile connectivity to remote locations is a formidable challenge that London-based Inmarsat has been able to accomplish thanks to its global network of satellites. Now the firm i...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Ransomware mutations double in 2019 During the second quarter of this year, researchers at Kaspersky detected 16,017 new ransomware modifications including ones belonging to eight new malware families which is a dangerous sign that crim...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Best Acer laptops 2019 When you take stock of everything the best Acer laptops have to offer, it’ll make a lot of sense to opt for one when you’re ready to replace your old laptop or upgrade to a more powerful...
19:51, 2019-08-20

The best Windows tablets 2019: all of the top Windows tablets reviewed The best Windows tablets are only getting better. Not only are they excellent for streaming movies, chatting with friends and playing casual games. However, because of their lightweight designs and po...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Norsk Hydro Tests AI in Cyber Defenses After Attack The Norwegian aluminum company’s investigation of a ransomware attack it suffered in March has revealed new vulnerabilities, leading it to test using artificial intelligence to secure its industrial e...
18:17, 2019-08-20

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm whose clients include some of Wall Street’s biggest ...
18:17, 2019-08-20

Vaping Moves From the Bathroom to the Classroom Middle-school and high-school students are becoming more daring in their use of electronic cigarettes, often vaping right under their teachers’ noses....
18:17, 2019-08-20

Qualcomm, LG Reach New Chip-Licensing Deal Qualcomm has reached a new patent-licensing deal with LG Electronics, helping land its technology in a suite of wireless devices while U.S. federal regulators continue to scrutinize its business pract...
18:17, 2019-08-20

Alibaba Mines for Oscar Gold at China's Box Office The Chinese e-commerce giant has turned several Academy Award winners including “Green Book” into unlikely hits in China, where moviegoers’ exposure to Hollywood fare has generally been limited to act...
18:17, 2019-08-20

Social-Media Sites Delicately Foster Online Life After Death Social-media giants are increasingly grappling with how to handle accounts of users who have died. LinkedIn is designing a plan to accommodate relatives who want to hang on to profiles as tributes to ...
18:17, 2019-08-20

Will NASA approve another untethered spacewalk? The first “free-flying” spacewalk was back in 1984 and the last one in 1994. User @itsjose_irl tweeted #AskNASA inquiring when we can expect the next one and NASA’s International Spa...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Awesome images of a volcanic eruption on Jupiter’s moon Io Back in 2007, NASA’s New Horizons flew by the most volcanically active world in our solar system, Jupiter’s third-largest moon Io. While there, it caught Io’s Tvashtar volcano shooti...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Why Elon Musk wants to 'nuke Mars' Four years after first suggesting we “nuke Mars” to make it habitable for humans, Elon Musk is at it again!       ...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Gamers risk health in bid to be eSports millionaires A record $33.5 million is up for grabs but professional eSports players like those competing in The International in Shanghai this week pay a physical price with deteriorating eyesight, digestive prob...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star for first time A team, including the Australian National University, detected ripples in space and time from a violent event that occurred 900 million years ago, and say it's incredibly likely the black hole go...
17:51, 2019-08-20

YouTube star PewDiePie marries longtime partner Marzia Bisognin: see the photos Popular YouTube star Felix Kjellberg, better known as PewDiePie, revealed he married his longtime partner Marzia Bisognin on Monday.       ...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Singapore to begin testing driverless buses Singapore will next week begin a public trial of driverless buses that can be booked with an app, part of ambitions to roll out autonomous vehicles across the city-state.     ...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Pricey Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus does terrific video, at a cost Video features highlight latest phone, for blurred backgrounds, battery life and huge screen that pops the colors. But would you spend $1,100 for that?       ...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Facebook, Twitter remove China-linked accounts for spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests Facebook and Twitter recently removed accounts that originated out of China. The accounts reportedly spread disinformation about Hong Kong protesters.       ...
17:51, 2019-08-20

The Morning After: The Supreme phone you didn't ask for Welcome to Tuesday morning! It's a day of streaming service news, as Apple and Disney gear up to deliver their Netflix rivals. The bigger question remains: How many are we going to be willing to ...
16:51, 2019-08-20

IFTTT tells Nest users not to move their accounts over to Google Back in May Google announced it was phasing out its Works With Nest program in favour of a Works With Google Assistant framework. Unsurprisingly, users that had invested time and money into their smar...
16:51, 2019-08-20

'The Witcher 3' comes to the Switch on October 15th We first heard that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was coming to the Switch back in June, but now, thanks to an announcement at Gamescom, we have an official release date: October 15th....
16:51, 2019-08-20

HBO Max snaps up Steven Soderbergh's latest Meryl Streep movie HBO Max has acquired the rights to Steven Soderbergh's movie Let Them All Talk (working title) that features an all-star cast led by Meryl Streep, Gemma Chan and Diane Wiest, according to Deadlin...
16:51, 2019-08-20

Watch the first 'Disintegration' trailer from the co-creator of 'Halo' Halo co-creator Marcus Lehto's new project Disintegration was announced in July, but there wasn't a lot of information about it available. Some plot details have since been shared, but now w...
16:51, 2019-08-20

Interactive murder mystery game 'Erica' gets a surprise release Flavourworks' interactive game/movie hybrid Erica flew under the radar for a long time while its developers spent years working on the underlying technology. But following the launch of the new t...
16:51, 2019-08-20

Grammarly's keyboard suggests synonyms to make you feel smart If you ever struggle to find the mot juste when texting your friends, Grammarly might just have your back. Its mobile keyboard for Android and iOS now suggests synonyms while you're typing, givin...
16:51, 2019-08-20

Playing 'The Witcher 3' on the Switch shouldn't work, but it does When Nintendo briefly mentioned in its barrage of E3 reveals that The Witcher 3 would be ported to the humbly powered -- and portable -- Switch, it beggared belief. The Witcher 3 PC install (DLC, expa...
16:51, 2019-08-20

Apple Card launch expands to all US iPhone users Apple has announced its Apple Card is available to everyone in the US starting today, expanding on the limited launch earlier this month. If you didn't see the many signup tutorial videos provide...
16:51, 2019-08-20

Nearby nuclear sensors went silent after Russia's mystery explosion Earlier this month, a rocket test explosion in Russia resulted in the deaths of five people and a radiation leak that affected nearby towns. Now, the operator of a global network of radioactive partic...
16:51, 2019-08-20

Facebook will use humans to curate its News Tab When Facebook trots out its News Tab, it won't just rely on algorithms to decide what you see. The social network has revealed that a "small team of journalists" (yes, real humans) will help cur...
16:51, 2019-08-20

ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2019): Sometimes it’s good to be boring The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is one of the most established laptops around, and this year's model marks the 7th iteration of the series. Just like every one before it, this X1 Carbon is thinner and lig...
16:51, 2019-08-20

The latest 'Fortnite' weapon lets you drop heavy stuff on opponents’ heads Epic has another way to battle Fortnite's hated newcomer, giant mechs. Sure, the two-player B.R.U.T.E. mechs have 1,000 health, can travel hundreds of in-game meters in a few seconds and can blas...
16:51, 2019-08-20

How to Force the New Android Auto Update A new version of Android Auto is finally here—sort of. Google started rolling out a beautiful new version of Android Auto late last month, and your device should prompt you to switch over to the new l...
16:17, 2019-08-20

Book Your Labor Day Flights This Week for the Best Deals If you’re planning to travel on Labor Day weekend, then the time to book your flight is now, as in right now. Data from CheapFlights.com suggests that in order to score the best airfare deals for the ...
16:17, 2019-08-20

Alien-hunting camera headed to Mars in hopes of finding life Is there life on Mars, and will it like being photographed? A British-built rover is set to look for signs of life on the Red Planet, with the help of an alien-hunting camera, the UK Telegraph reporte...
16:17, 2019-08-20

Microsoft starts rolling out another new Android app, SMS Organizer Microsoft's SMS Organizer, which started as a Garage incubation project, is an example of another of the company's growing stable of Android productivity applications ....
12:51, 2019-08-20

An AI privacy conundrum? The neural net knows more than it says What is output by a neural network, such as an image classifier, is only a small portion of what the network in a sense "knows" about the data. And the prospect that the network is retaining sensitive...
12:51, 2019-08-20

Hotspot Shield review: Here's a VPN that actually lives to up its hype It's rare that we're surprised by a product. Over-the-top hype in a superheated market is usually just that, hype. But Hotspot Shield actually lived up to the hype. Our independent performance tests c...
12:51, 2019-08-20

Sydney Uni touts simultaneous control of light and sound on small scales Scientists from the University of Sydney, University of Technology Sydney, Macquarie University, Yale University, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have co-authored a paper on the breakth...
12:51, 2019-08-20

Baidu receives Q2 revenue jolt from AI and streaming services The company's artificial intelligence segment also experienced increased uptake, with its AI Open Platform growing 37% year on year to having 1.3 million developer accounts....
12:51, 2019-08-20

These robot snakes designed by AI could be the next big thing in the operating theatre Researchers at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision have developed snakebots that are designed to be as individual as the patient they're used on....
12:51, 2019-08-20

Must-have Bluetooth speakers for students under $75 It is difficult for me to choose a favorite from this list of speakers -- but one of these will hit the spot for sure, delivering decent sounds when you are back at college....
12:51, 2019-08-20

Amazon unveils trailer for third season of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Get ready for more Jewish jokes and mile a minute dialogue. Amazon unveiled a trailer today for the third season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The Amy Sherman-Palladino comedy series about a 1950s New...
12:51, 2019-08-20

Bloomberg: Apple plans to launch TV+ in November for $10 a month Apple has been on a content-buying spree over the past year or so, because it's apparently almost ready to launch its Netflix competitor. According to Bloomberg, the tech giant is planning to rol...
12:51, 2019-08-20

TikTok offers in-app purchasing of sponsored products TikTok, the short-form video platform dominated by teens, is now moving steadily into sponsored content. TechCrunch reported today that the app will now let viewers buy products associated with sponso...
12:51, 2019-08-20

'Final Fantasy VIII' Remastered is coming out on September 3rd Were you disappointed to hear that Square Enix merely remastered Final Fantasy VIII instead of remaking it like it did its predecessor? We hope you can take solace in the fact that you don't have...
12:51, 2019-08-20

Porsche Taycan will come with a standalone Apple Music app Porsche Taycan owners will be able to play their Apple Music collection directly through the vehicle's touchscreen display. According to TechCrunch, the automaker has teamed up with Cupertino to ...
12:51, 2019-08-20

Samsung's 32-inch Space Gaming Monitor makes room for your PC Giant gaming monitors have a conspicuous problem: all that visual real estate usually swallows up desk space, leaving limited room for your speakers, elaborate peripherals or the PC itself. Samsung m...
12:51, 2019-08-20

HP's latest gaming headset delivers active cooling, noise cancellation HP has unveiled a host of new gaming products for Gamescom 2019, starting with the Omen Mindframe Prime, a high-end gaming headset with features that should make competitive play more comfortable. You...
12:51, 2019-08-20

Watch the Google Stadia event in 10 minutes Google's Stadia Connect livestream for Gamescom can give you a bigger idea of what to expect from its upcoming video game streaming platform -- and you can watch all the most important tidbits ri...
12:51, 2019-08-20

Canon leaks its EOS 90D DSLR and mirrorless EOS M6 Mark II cameras Canon's Australian website appears to have accidentally leaked a pair of important new cameras, the EOS M6 Mark II mirrorless and EOS 90D DSLR. Promo videos for the cameras spotted by Canon Rumor...
12:51, 2019-08-20

Watch the Gamescom Opening Night Live event in 17 minutes The Gamescom news has been coming thick and fast, so we've put together a supercut of the Opening Night Live event to show you everything you need to know....
12:51, 2019-08-20

Netflix gives new and upcoming releases their own tab Netflix has debuted a new tab in its TV app's sidebar that could make it a lot easier to find new things to watch in the coming days. According to Variety, the new "Latest" tab has already starte...
12:51, 2019-08-20

HP shows its first AMD-based gaming laptop and Omen X 27-inch monitor HP showed off its latest gaming products for the fall at Gamescom 2019 in Germany. They range from a 27-inch Omen display to a new Pavilion laptop.Read More...
12:17, 2019-08-20

WD Black storage is for gamers who are running out of space as games get huge Western Digital is launching five storage solutions for gamers under its WD Black label, with as much as 12 terabytes of storage, or 300 games.Read More...
12:17, 2019-08-20

Blair Witch hands-on impressions — Battling the minions of an unseen evil The Blair Witch Project has never gotten good video game treatment. A trio of games came out in the year 2000, but they had little lasting impact. And now Lionsgate has teamed up with Layers of Fear d...
12:17, 2019-08-20

H2O raises $72.5 million to simplify enterprise AI deployment AI and machine learning can be complicated stuff to the layperson, yet surveys show this hasn’t deterred enterprises from adopting it in droves. Business use of AI grew a whopping 270% over the ...
12:17, 2019-08-20

Bloomberg: Apple TV+ will cost $9.99 per month and launch in November Apple's video streaming strategy may be getting clearer with a report that its subscription TV service will go live in November and cost $9.99 per month.Read More...
12:17, 2019-08-20

Vitamin D in flour could stop 10 million deficiency cases Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would help reduce the incidence of heart disease, seizures, and rickets, at a cost of just 12p per person per year according to new research....
11:17, 2019-08-20

India's Chandrayaan-2 enters moon's orbit Some 30 days after liftoff, India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully entered the moon's orbit on Tuesday after performing one of the mission's most difficult maneuvres, the nation's space agency ...
11:17, 2019-08-20

China plans to use information to 'dominate in the future,' says defense intelligence chief China's government plans to leverage the growing data industry and cutting-edge technologies as part of its strategy to get an edge on its competitors, according to the Department of Defense's intelli...
10:17, 2019-08-20

Russian Man Who Tried to Burn Down Offices of Internet Regulator Reportedly Gets Probation Earlier this month, a court in Russia’s Ulyanovsk Region sentenced a man to one and a half years’ probation after he reportedly tried not one, not two, but three times to burn down the regional office...
10:17, 2019-08-20

Report: Apple Is Pouring Over $6 Billion Into Apple TV+, Including Nine Figures on The Morning Show Apple’s budget for its forthcoming streaming service—previously reported to be around $1 billion, give or take—has exploded to $6 billion, according to a Monday report in the Financial Times.Read more...
10:17, 2019-08-20

Baidu, China's Private-Sector Bellwether, Reports 62% Profit Drop China’s economic downturn helped drive search-engine giant Baidu to its weakest quarterly revenue growth in more than two years and a 62% profit drop, with the company warning its bread-and-butter adv...
09:51, 2019-08-20

Use Google to Roll Dice for Your Favorite Tabletop RPG If you ever find yourself without your dice bag, or you’re feeling lazy, don’t worry. You can make it through your Dungeons & Dragons game—or whatever you play—by using Google to roll all the dice...
09:17, 2019-08-20

Here's Every Device You Can Use to Stream Disney+ Disney+ is almost here. We know many important details about Disney’s standalone streaming service—including how much it’ll cost and what you’ll be able to watch—and the final piece of the puzzle was ...
09:17, 2019-08-20

How to Dispose of a Broken Pair of Headphones On Amazon, a pair of headphones by a manufacturer called HiFiMan costs $2,250. According to reviews, of which there are 28 supposed buyers, one commenter said his pair broke and that he wouldn’t buy a...
09:17, 2019-08-20

Everything You Need to Hang Artwork In Your Home (Without Ruining Your Walls) Once you score some sweet art for your wall, you’ve got a conundrum to solve. How do you hang that art without screwing up your walls? If you rent, this problem can get even more difficult, but fortun...
09:17, 2019-08-20

Cyberpunk 2077 will hit Google Stadia in 2020 Cyberpunk 2077 has now been announced for the Google Stadia streaming service for games.Hype is building around Google's Netflix-for-games platform, which is angling to offer a way to stream and ...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Google Stadia games: Borderlands 3, Cyberpunk 2077 and all the other newly-announced titles The Google Stadia streaming service certainly has a lot riding on it: all those AAA titles that need to run on our terrible home internet, competition with traditional consoles like the Xbox One and P...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Best value for money phones under Rs 20,000 in India The smartphone industry has become more competitive over the past few years as customers are opting for smartphones that offer more value for money instead of blind brand loyalty. While some smartphon...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Little Nightmares 2 announced, darker and more adorable than ever Little Nightmares was one of the best indie games when it came out in 2017, but we were always hungry for more. Luckily Tarsier Studios has finally announced Little Nightmares II at Gamescom 2019.Litt...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro.Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 ...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Google Stadia has all the tech, but few exclusive games to care about... yet Another Google Stadia Connect has concluded, and we’re still waiting for a worthy reason to ditch our consoles and jump onto Google’s game streaming bandwagon.The August 2019 Google Stad...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Huawei condemns US move extending ban to 46 more affiliates The US government has extended its Huawei ban to 46 more affiliates, dashing the company's hopes that it would be lifted. Instead, the temporary license allowing Huawei to procure American parts ...
08:17, 2019-08-20

The Witcher 3 on Nintendo Switch may mean I finally play the DLC I’ve put enough hours of my life into The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, but its debut on Nintendo Switch may mean I have to pick it up and travel to The Continent again.After 92 hours of monster huntin...
08:17, 2019-08-20

The best back to school sales 2019: deals on laptops, backpacks, tablets, and more September is just around the corner and that means school is officially back in session. To help you save money before the new year we've listed the best back to school sales that are happening n...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Kojima tries to explain Death Stranding's babies at Gamescom 2019 We knew Hideo Kojima was going to make an appearance at Gamescom: Opening Night Live to premiere new footage from Death Stranding, but it was probably too hopeful of us to think his appearance would b...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Canon EOS 90D official marketing video leaked, confirming rumored specs There has been a lot of chatter about Canon announcing a successor to the EOS 80D for a while now, with the specs for the rumored EOS 90D leaking in bits and bobs since May 2019.However, the discovery...
08:17, 2019-08-20

JB Hi-Fi Australia is officially selling Xiaomi and Vivo smartphones in Australia Only a few months ago Xiaomi launched an Australian Mi store and became available on Amazon, marking the end of the phone manufacturer’s official absence from the local market, but the Chinese ...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus: ongoing camera review and the first 72 hours Update: The Samsung Note 10 camera takes brilliant photos, and we put it to the test over the day 72 hours, snapping several low-light photos from its multi-lens setup. It's among the top camera ...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Motorola One Action to launch in India on August 23 Motorola was one of the most prominent budget smartphone makers, but the last few years have not been easy for them. Moto was unable to match the Chinese competition's pricing and its devices wer...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Leaked Canon EOS M6 Mark II promo vid reveals revamped new mirrorless It’s not just the official marketing video for the Canon EOS 90D that was accidentally leaked on YouTube today – Canon Rumors has also discovered the promo video for the rumored EOS M6 M...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Apple TV+ will reportedly launch in November with a $10 monthly fee In March, Apple announced its grand plans to launch a streaming service called Apple TV+, without giving out many details. Now, a report by Bloomberg suggests the streaming offering will launch in Nov...
07:51, 2019-08-20

CHEAP: Ugh, $80 for this Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker is a DISGUSTING deal Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Maybe it’s the impact technology has had on my brain, but I really can’t bear to be without music these days. Wh...
03:51, 2019-08-20

Google stops sharing your network data with carriers over privacy concerns For once, Google is putting an end to a data collection practice before it attracts closer inspection from lawmakers and regulators. Reuters is reporting that Google has shut down its Mobile Network I...
03:51, 2019-08-20

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange CGEX to shut down before its first birthday Malta-based CGEX, a cryptocurrency exchange launched by South Korea’s Coinone in October last year, will cease operating in a few weeks. An announcement posted last week specified that the exchange wo...
03:51, 2019-08-20

Bitcoin traders in Israel fight bank lockouts with petition, lawsuits Israel‘s Bitcoin fans have formally lodged a petition that demands the nation’s banks disclose internal policies for dealing with proceeds of cryptocurrency trading, Globes reports. The move follows a...
03:51, 2019-08-20

6 ways to create a website that’s accessible (and why it’s important to do so) Web accessibility is a bigger deal than you might think … Did you know that Beyonce’s website is under fire for its lack of accessibility? Or that Domino’s is fighting the Supreme Co...
03:51, 2019-08-20

Disney reveals where you can stream its Disney+ service Disney today revealed more about its upcoming streaming service, Disney+. Specifically, we now know which devices the service will be on, and to which countries it’ll be rolling out at launch. Disney ...
03:51, 2019-08-20

The Moonprentice: Newt Gingrich wants ‘reality show’ contest with Musk and Bezos to colonize Luna A coalition including Michael Jackson’s former publicist, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and an Air Force general want US president Donald Trump to turn the race to colonize the moon into a reali...
03:51, 2019-08-20

Twitter announces complete advertising ban on state-run media outlets Twitter earlier today announced it’s banned more than 900 accounts purported to be linked to a China-sponsored disinformation campaign against the citizens of Hong Kong, now it’s extending its policie...
03:51, 2019-08-20

Apple Arcade will reportedly set you back just $5 a month A new report offers more details about Apple’s rather opaque plans for its game subscription service, Arcade. If the details are accurate, an Arcade subscription could be one of the more cost-effectiv...
03:51, 2019-08-20

Reddit tests live broadcasting with a Public Access Network Reddit today revealed it’s testing its own livestreaming service, called RPAN or Reddit Public Access Network. It’ll be running all week, presumably to see what kind of shows redditors put on before t...
03:51, 2019-08-20

Underwater, No One Can Hear You Scream As movies like The Abyss have shown, being stranded at the bottom of the ocean is as dangerous as being stranded in outer space. And as movies like The Meg have shown, there can be very unfriendly thi...
03:17, 2019-08-20

Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star 'like Pac-man' For the first time, scientists have detected a black hole devouring a neutron star, according to a report released Monday.       ...
02:51, 2019-08-20

Don't make this mistake when charging your phone Experts say it's not good for your devices to be fully charged 24/7, but millions are ruining their phone's battery every night.       ...
02:51, 2019-08-20

Back-to-school tech: 15 gadgets, online services college students can actually use From smart irons to toothbrush head subscription services, these tech items and monthly services can help young adults transition into adulthood.       ...
02:51, 2019-08-20

These 7 stores are having amazing sales on jeans right now If you're in need of some new denim in your wardrobe, retailers like Madewell and Levi's are offering up some incredible discounts today.       ...
02:51, 2019-08-20

As MLB's 'robo-ump' experiment unfolds, Atlantic League feeling the benefit – and downside – of an automated strike zone Umpire-player conflicts may be few. That doesn’t mean players, managers and umpires don’t feel somewhat conflicted about their roles as pioneers.       ...
02:51, 2019-08-20

Alienware's Revamped Aurora Desktop Has a Clever Cooling System and a Fresh New Design Earlier this year, Alienware overhauled its flagship laptop—the Area 51m—and now, Alienware has returned to finish the job by giving its top-spec desktop a full makeover with a new design, upgraded co...
02:51, 2019-08-20

Is Parallels Still the Best Way to Run Windows on a Mac in 2019? A new version of Windows virtualization tool Parallels is out, bringing with it support for upcoming macOS Catalina features, amongst other improvements. Is it still the best way to run the Windows OS...
02:51, 2019-08-20

Plague-Infected Prairie Dogs Force Areas Near Denver to Be Closed to Public Plague-infected fleas affecting prairie dog colonies have forced closures in parts of Colorado, including wildlife areas and a suburb of Denver, as authorities say the fleas could spread the disease t...
02:51, 2019-08-20

23 Texas Government Agencies Knocked Offline in 'Coordinated Ransomeware Attack' On Friday morning of last week, nearly two dozen state agencies across Texas reported having major computer issues. The state now believes that a single hacker is behind this crippling attack. Read m...
02:51, 2019-08-20

Little Known She-Ra Spinoff He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Is Being Rebooted by Netflix Just so we’re all on the same page regarding the important information, there are currently no plans for Netflix’s excellent She-Ra and the Princesses of Power to somehow incorporate He-Man’s prince A...
02:51, 2019-08-20

Hurricanes and Climate Change Might Make Spiders More Aggressive Hurricanes could make spider colonies more aggressive over time, according to a new paper. Let’s add “avoiding extra-evil spider colonies” to our list of reasons to fight climate change, please and th...
02:51, 2019-08-20

So What Did Amazon Do to Piss Off Disney This Time? Disney just announced plans to roll out its new streaming service in November. Executives announced that Disney+ will be available on platforms and devices made by Apple, Google, Microsoft, Sony, and ...
02:51, 2019-08-20

MDMA-Assisted Therapy Shows Promise as Treatment for Alcohol Addiction Supplementing psychotherapy with small doses of MDMA could be an effective strategy to prevent relapses of alcohol addiction in patients, an ongoing small clinical trial suggests. The research is yet ...
02:51, 2019-08-20