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2019-09-15

Real-Time Surveillance Will Test the British Tolerance for Cameras Facial recognition technology is drawing scrutiny in a country more accustomed to surveillance than any other Western democracy....
21:16, 2019-09-15

How One Photographer Captured Burning Issues Across the Israeli-Palestinian Divide He had arrived as an American-Israeli in a Palestinian village, but identities quickly faded as mutual trust and respect transcended politics....
16:40, 2019-09-15

Virtual assistant spies, saving texts, burner phones, and more: Tech Q&A Virtual assistant woes, Facebook's facial recognition database, burner phones and much more....
13:32, 2019-09-15

This Week in Business: E-Cigarettes Take a Hit, and Gig Workers Get Good News Plus, plaintiffs reached a tentative settlement in a gigantic lawsuit over the opioid crisis...
13:16, 2019-09-15

Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils? As authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market fo...
09:16, 2019-09-15

Dozens of anti-ICE protesters arrested at NYC Microsoft store New York City police said Saturday that 76 immigration policy protesters had been arrested at a demonstration outside Microsoft's flagship store in m...
02:56, 2019-09-15

Facebook removes altered Conservative advertisement The Tories "misused" the platform when they changed the headline on a BBC News story, the company says....
18:44, 2019-09-14

Conservative Party Facebook advert altered BBC headline The party says it is reviewing its Facebook advertising after criticism of the way a BBC story was used....
15:56, 2019-09-14

7 smartphone maintenance tips to get the best performance Newly unboxed, a smartphone runs like a dream. The device is fresh and spotless, and it has that “new phone” scent. But as time goes by, your phone l...
13:16, 2019-09-14

Little Mix's Jesy Nelson doc: Online bullying and what to do about it What can you do if you're being cyber-bullied? Hannah Adams, from Jesy Nelson's new doc, tells us....
12:52, 2019-09-14

Online bullying: What you can do about trolling What can you do if you're being cyber-bullied? Hannah Adams, from Jesy Nelson's new doc, tells us....
11:12, 2019-09-14

Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes The fires are under control, state media say, as Yemen's Houthi group says it deployed the drones....
11:12, 2019-09-14

Instagram fact-check: Can a new flagging tool stop fake news? Users can now flag false Instagram content to fact-checkers but experts believe there is more to do to fight disinformation....
01:56, 2019-09-14

To fight opioid crisis, Kentucky middle schoolers build needle database to aid 3D printed collecting device A middle school in Kentucky has built an online database to compliment a needle-collecting device they developed....
22:40, 2019-09-13

Tall twisting tower is made from wood that shapes itself as it dries A method that uses wood’s tendency to swell and shrink in response to moisture has been used to make a large twisting tower in Germany...
20:36, 2019-09-13

House Antitrust Panel Demands Big Tech C.E.O.’s Emails Lawmakers investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the companies detailed requests for infor...
20:12, 2019-09-13

How to check if your iPad has malware For some people, buying Apple products over any other brand is simply a preference. Sometimes it’s because devices like iPhones, iPads and Mac comput...
17:44, 2019-09-13

Russian activist saves data from police with drone An activist in Siberia flew his hard disks to a friend by drone when police came knocking at his door....
16:48, 2019-09-13

House Antitrust Panel Seeks Documents From 4 Big Tech Firms Lawmakers investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the companies detailed requests for infor...
15:28, 2019-09-13

Google to remind staff they can complain about work Workers at the search giant are being reminded about their rights to complain and protest about conditions....
13:48, 2019-09-13

Instagram apologises after censoring London fishmonger A video of the shop display, showing dead fish, was flagged as containing offensive material....
13:48, 2019-09-13

Climate change: Arctic glaciers 'shrinking by 300m each year' Scottish scientists find that glaciers west of Svalbard are retreating by up to 300m a year....
11:28, 2019-09-13

Climate change: Robot submarine measures shrinking Arctic glaciers Scottish scientists find that glaciers west of Svalbard are retreating by up to 300m a year....
10:28, 2019-09-13

Why your smart meter may not be so smart after all Nearly a third of all energy companies fitting smart meters are still installing old technology....
10:04, 2019-09-13

Google Maps shows sunken car where missing man’s body was found William Moldt went missing in mysterious circumstances 22 years ago after a night out in Florida....
09:28, 2019-09-13

Whirlpool tumble dryer recall uncovers 65,000 dangerous machines Despite the full recall, hundreds of thousands of fire-prone machines may remain in UK homes....
09:28, 2019-09-13

Facebook Expands the Reach of a Tool That Exposes Users to More Local News (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook is trying to coax “news deserts” into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes peopl...
04:56, 2019-09-13

California's facial recognition ban for police body cameras heads to governor's desk California could soon become the largest state to ban the use of facial recognition technology in law enforcement body cameras, a significant milesto...
02:44, 2019-09-13

‘Flying fish’ robot propels itself out of water and glides through the air A bio-inspired robot can use water from the environment to launch itself into the air, researchers revealed....
02:16, 2019-09-13

High-tech ways to keep employees happy Companies offer gym deals and cycle schemes - but how do they know if these are what staff want?...
01:52, 2019-09-13

Fake cancer cures: Debunking myths found in videos on YouTube Professor Justin Stebbing, a cancer expert at Imperial College London, debunks some of the unproven “cures” for cancer....
01:52, 2019-09-13

YouTube advertises big brands alongside fake cancer cure videos The video site's algorithm promotes medical misinformation in a number of languages, the BBC finds....
01:16, 2019-09-13

New Lawsuit Against Uber Is Set to Test Its Classification of Workers A class-action suit on behalf of drivers in federal court in California, filed on Wednesday, accused Uber of wrongly classifying drivers under the st...
01:00, 2019-09-13

Twitter suspends government-run accounts in Cuba The social media giant suspends state-run media and officials' accounts, citing policy violations....
23:12, 2019-09-12

YouTube’s PewDiePie pulls $50G pledge to Jewish anti-hate group after apparent backlash from fans Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg is pulling his $50,000 pledge to the Anti-Defamation League after his announcement apparently prompted a backlash from so...
22:20, 2019-09-12

Google Settles With U.S. Over Workers’ Complaints It Stifled Dissent As part of its settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, the search giant will remind workers of their rights to discuss workplace issues....
21:28, 2019-09-12

Google taps tech to help battle opioid crisis Google has ramped up its efforts to help tackle the opioid crisis with a set of new tools to help connect people with recovery resources....
20:32, 2019-09-12

Watchdog questions collection of public's Gov.uk data It comes after Buzzfeed claimed to have seen leaked documents about creating a central database....
19:40, 2019-09-12

Google Settles With U.S. Labor Agency Over Employees’ Speech As part of its settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, the search giant will remind workers of their rights to discuss workplace issues....
19:04, 2019-09-12

Google Says a Change in Its Algorithm Will Highlight ‘Original Reporting’ As tech companies try to make amends with publishers, Google changes its search engine to address an old complaint....
18:24, 2019-09-12

Generator that runs on heat escaping to the sky can charge phones A thermoelectric generator that produces off-grid electricity at night from heat radiating from the ground can power lights and phones in remote area...
18:00, 2019-09-12

Netanyahu denies writing message that caused Facebook to sanction his page's chatbot over hate speech Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has denied writing a message that caused Facebook to sanction his page for a violation of its hate speech p...
16:40, 2019-09-12

Netanyahu denies writing message that caused Facebook to sanction his page over hate speech Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has denied writing a message that caused Facebook to sanction his page for a violation of its hate speech p...
16:04, 2019-09-12

Arrests in 10 countries over money-transfer scams Raids carried out over months targeted groups suspected of spoofing email accounts to steal cash....
15:52, 2019-09-12

Phone subscription firm Veoo fined £600,000 It misled an inquiry and enabled consumer harm, said watchdog Phone-paid Services Authority....
15:52, 2019-09-12

Huawei chief offers to share 5G know-how for a fee Ren Zhengfei offers to share its 5G know-how with a Western firm in return for a one-off fee....
15:52, 2019-09-12

The Next Generation of Airbus Aircraft Will Track Your Bathroom Visits (Bloomberg) — Attention airline bathroom loiterers: The next generation of Airbus aircraft will track how long you’ve been in there. It&r...
15:24, 2019-09-12

The Tech Innovations We Need to Happen if We’re Going to Survive Climate Change Harry Campbell for TIME In the 1970s, the U.S. Department of Energy poured money into making practical a miraculous technology: the ability to conver...
13:28, 2019-09-12

Make a remote-control pest-proof bird feeder – part 2 When you add a BBC micro:bit to your bird feeder, you can program it to open when the birds come and shut up shop when pests try to take their food...
13:16, 2019-09-12

California’s Contractor Law Stirs Confusion Beyond the Gig Economy After state lawmakers voted to extend minimum-wage and other protections to independent contractors, Uber said it would not treat its drivers as empl...
13:08, 2019-09-12

'Ban kids from loot box gambling in games' In-game spending should be regulated by gambling laws and loot boxes banned for children, they say....
11:44, 2019-09-12

'Proud' Hertfordshire PC sent arrest footage to sisters The officer is found guilty of gross misconduct for sharing body-worn camera footage on WhatsApp....
10:36, 2019-09-12

Virtual reality recreates Owain Glyndwr's Sycharth home Born in 1359, Owain Glyndwr was the last native Welsh person to hold the title Prince of Wales....
10:36, 2019-09-12

Ban kids from loot box gambling in games, MPs say In-game spending should be regulated by gambling laws and loot boxes banned for children, they say....
10:36, 2019-09-12

Ban children from gambling in games, MPs say In-game spending should be regulated by gambling laws and loot boxes banned for children, they say....
02:00, 2019-09-12

Oracle C.E.O. Mark Hurd Is Taking a Medical Leave The software giant said a week before its annual conference that Mr. Hurd, one of its two chief executives, would step away....
01:48, 2019-09-12

Republican senators slam Facebook for 'censorship' of pro-life content as fact-checking group gets investigated Four Republican senators blasted Facebook for 'censorship' over the tech giant's recent fact check of pro-life organization Live Action....
01:28, 2019-09-12

Apple TV Plus Is Just $5. Will People Pay for It? Apple, offering much less programming than streaming rivals, will court subscribers by emphasizing its quality....
00:40, 2019-09-12

Confusion and Defiance Follow California’s New Contractor Law Hours after state lawmakers voted to extend minimum-wage and other protections to independent contractors, Uber said it would not treat its drivers a...
00:40, 2019-09-12

Confusion and Defiance Follow California’s New Gig-Worker Law Hours after state lawmakers voted to extend minimum-wage and other protections to independent contractors, Uber said it would not treat its drivers a...
00:20, 2019-09-12

Republican senators slam Facebook for 'censorship' of pro-life content Four Republican senators blasted Facebook for 'censorship' over the tech giant's recent fact check of pro-life organization Live Action....
23:56, 2019-09-11

Majority of Americans trust police to use facial recognition responsibly A majority of Americans trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsibly and say it's okay to use the controversial to...
23:56, 2019-09-11

Uber Says It Will Not Change Driver Status Under California Gig-Worker Law The company said it would not treat drivers as employees, defying a bill state lawmakers passed this week to extend minimum wage and other protection...
23:36, 2019-09-11

How to Make Your Smartphone Last Longer Smartphones are more expensive than ever, but we still don’t keep them very long. Here’s why, and what you can do to extend their life....
22:32, 2019-09-11

Wondering Who Did That Painting? There’s an App (or Two) for That With companies racing to develop Shazam for art, we see what instant-identification apps really add to your experience in museums and galleries....
22:24, 2019-09-11

Staying on Top of Tech’s Changing Story From Washington to London. From the price of avocados to Amazon Prime. Here’s how Joseph Plambeck, deputy tech editor, rides herd on how tech is chan...
22:24, 2019-09-11

Apple iPhone 11 camera cluster triggers some people’s 'fear of small holes' Apple unveiled its new iPhone 11 devices in a blaze of publicity Tuesday, although images of the phones’ new camera cluster are apparently sparking s...
22:24, 2019-09-11

Australia's anti-encryption law is hurting press and personal privacy Many politicians are calling for anti-encryption laws. Australia has already implemented one, and it is damaging tech firms, user privacy and freedom...
16:16, 2019-09-11

California Bill Makes App-Based Companies Treat Workers as Employees Legislation near final approval would affect drivers for ride-hailing services, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others now viewed as contractors...
16:12, 2019-09-11

iPhone 11: Will Apple's latest phones capture India's growing market? The iPhone 11 is likely to help Apple consolidate in one of the world's only growing smartphone markets....
13:36, 2019-09-11

Host Violent Content? In Australia, You Could Go to Jail Australia has held itself up as a model for cracking down on violent extremist material online since the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand. But th...
11:20, 2019-09-11

What happens if you fall asleep in a self-driving car? If you fall asleep in a self-driving car, it will try to wake you - then stop, wherever you happen to be....
07:20, 2019-09-11

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and n...
06:48, 2019-09-11

281 alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown The Department of Justice today announced the arrest of 281 suspects in connection with email scams and wire transfer fraud....
04:28, 2019-09-11

On World Suicide Prevention Day, Facebook tightens policies and expands resources to prevent self-harm On World Suicide Prevention Day, Facebook has taken steps to tighten its policies and expand access to resources for those in need....
02:56, 2019-09-11

Apple’s iPhone 11 Has a New Feature: A Lower Price The iPhone 11, Apple’s entry-level phone, will start at $700, compared with $750 for the comparable model last year....
02:12, 2019-09-11

Army develops new drone-killing technology They can form swarms of hundreds of mini, precision-guided explosives, overwhelm radar or simply blanket an area with targeting sensors. They can pai...
00:36, 2019-09-11

Apple’s iPhone Has a New Feature: A Lower Price The iPhone 11, Apple’s entry-level phone, will start at $700, compared with $750 for the comparable model last year....
00:36, 2019-09-11

Here’s Everything Apple Announced Today, From New iPhones to its Netflix Competitor Apple on Tuesday revealed the company’s upcoming fall lineup of updated devices, including a trio of new iPhones, a more versatile iPad, and a...
23:52, 2019-09-10

E.U. Leadership Shake Up: The Most Consequential, and Controversial, Things to Know The European Union has expanded the power of its controversial digital czar, and the new leader of the bloc’s executive arm is calling for an expande...
23:32, 2019-09-10

Uber Lays Off Hundreds More Workers as It Struggles to Make Money The ride-hailing company laid off 435 workers on Tuesday, following a round of layoffs in July....
23:32, 2019-09-10

Apple unveils iPhone 11, touts $699 model, new designs, enhanced battery life Apple has unveiled its new iPhone 11 at an event at the tech giant’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif....
23:08, 2019-09-10

Apple's iPhone 11 Pro and 'always-on' Watch unveiled The new handsets gain "ultrawide" angle lenses and longer battery life, but there is no 5G phone....
22:28, 2019-09-10

How to Decide Between Apple’s New iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max Apple on Tuesday unveiled a trio of new iPhone models: The iPhone 11, the iPhone 11 Pro, and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. The new iPhones came alongside a ...
22:20, 2019-09-10

Apple Event: iPhone 11, Surprise Price Cuts, the Series 5 Watch The iPhone 11, Apple’s entry-level phone, will start at $700, compared with $750 for the comparable model last year....
22:12, 2019-09-10

Apple unveils iPhone 11 Pro and 'always-on' Watch Apple is hosting a launch event for new handsets and other products at its California headquarters....
21:40, 2019-09-10

Apple iPhone Event: A Rebranded ‘Pro’ Phone, the Series 5 Watch, a New iPad The iPhone 11, Apple’s entry-level phone, will start at $700, compared with $750 for the comparable model last year....
20:57, 2019-09-10

Is Google doing enough to protect kids from disturbing YouTube videos? “Paw Patrol” is all the rage with kids. “We were unable to find the videos described on YouTube Kids, our standalone app for kids to more safely expl...
20:40, 2019-09-10

Apple unveils iPhone 11 devices, touts new designs, enhanced battery life Apple has unveiled its new iPhone 11 at an event at the tech giant’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif....
20:40, 2019-09-10

Apple unveils iPhone 11 and 'always-on' Watch Apple is hosting a launch event for new handsets and other products at its California headquarters....
20:16, 2019-09-10

Apple iPhone Event: The Series 5 Watch, a New iPad and Streaming Details And the new phone should be a bit bigger and a bit faster. But will it be a bit more expensive?...
20:00, 2019-09-10

Margrethe Vestager Gains Expanded E.U. Role Regulating Digital Economy Ursula von der Leyen, the new leader of the European Union’s executive arm, is calling for growing oversight of digital commerce and an expanded role...
17:52, 2019-09-10

Moscow rap becomes most-disliked Russian YouTube video A rap song in praise of Moscow becomes the most-disliked Russian video on YouTube before its removal....
17:36, 2019-09-10

Musicians call for facial recognition ban at gigs Musicians add their voice to calls for Ticketmaster to roll back plans to use the tech at concerts....
17:36, 2019-09-10

Sainsbury's reinstalls tills in till-free store An experiment in shopping via app reveals consumers are not quite ready for till-free grocery buying....
17:36, 2019-09-10

Sex lives of app users 'shared with Facebook' Some period-tracking apps are sharing intimate details with Facebook, says Privacy International....
17:36, 2019-09-10

Apple’s iPhone 11 on deck: What to expect All eyes will be on Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., Tuesday as tech giant unveils its latest products....
17:36, 2019-09-10

The bizarre fabrics that fashion is betting on Amid a growing backlash against fast fashion, firms are looking at new fabrics from mushrooms and pineapples....
12:16, 2019-09-10

The vegan fabrics that fashion is betting on Amid a growing backlash against fast fashion, firms are looking at new fabrics from mushrooms and pineapples....
11:00, 2019-09-10

Jack Ma: Alibaba begins new era as founder departs The charismatic Chinese businessman led Alibaba to become one of the world's biggest internet firms....
09:40, 2019-09-10

Will your next handbag be made of mushrooms? Amid a growing backlash against fast fashion, firms are looking at new fabrics from mushrooms and pineapples....
02:44, 2019-09-10

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
02:36, 2019-09-10

Dozens of Google employees were reportedly retaliated against for reporting harassment Dozens of Google employees claim that when they filed complaints about harassment with human resources, they were retaliated against, according to a ...
01:00, 2019-09-10

Fake news on Instagram could cause big problems in 2020, report claims Instagram could become the new breeding groud for disinformation in the lead up to the 2020 election because bad actors are adapting their tactics fo...
00:20, 2019-09-10

Almost Every State Is Investigating Google for ‘Potential Monopolistic Behavior’ (WASHINGTON) — Fifty state attorneys general, led by Texas, have announced an investigation into Google’s “potential monopolistic b...
22:52, 2019-09-09

Navy revs up information warfare to stop enemy missiles, weapons If enemy cruise missiles, helicopter gunfire and even fighter-jet launched bombs close in on Navy surface ships at sea, service commanders could empl...
22:04, 2019-09-09

Google Antitrust Investigation Outlined by State Attorneys General The formal declaration by a bipartisan group of state officials adds investigative muscle to the intensifying scrutiny of the tech giant....
21:56, 2019-09-09

Apple Is Set to Unveil New iPhones on Tuesday. Here’s How and When to Watch Apple is expected to unveil new iPhones and more during a Tuesday, Sept. 10 event at its Steve Jobs Theater, part of the new Apple Park campus. Last ...
17:56, 2019-09-09

Guilt-free online shopping is possible if we reinvent home delivery The boom in online retail has left our streets clogged with polluting delivery vans. We navigate the high-tech solutions that will distribute your pa...
15:48, 2019-09-09

Amazon Has 30,000 Open Jobs. Yes, You Read That Right. With the U.S. unemployment rate near a 50-year low, openings at the company keep piling up as it tries to grow in different directions....
15:48, 2019-09-09

YouTuber Nikita Dragun faces backlash over hairstyle YouTuber Nikita Dragun is accused of cultural appropriation over a 'box braids' hairstyle....
15:16, 2019-09-09

Russia complains about Facebook and Google election ads Letting the adverts circulate led to election "interference", Russia's communications regulator says....
15:16, 2019-09-09

eBay investigates topless-woman icon swap error A small picture of a topless woman briefly appeared on eBay UK messages sent via the Outlook app....
15:16, 2019-09-09

Solar panels: Thousands of customers complain People who took out large loans say the thousands of pounds in savings they were promised have not materialised....
11:48, 2019-09-09

Thousands complain about solar panels People who took out large loans say the thousands of pounds in savings they were promised have not materialised....
11:24, 2019-09-09

Almost one-fifth of Britons 'do not use internet' Survey says almost everyone under 50 is online but after that, use declines by about 2% per year....
11:24, 2019-09-09

A Group of States Led by Texas is Expected to Target Google in a New Antitrust Probe (SAN FRANCISCO) — A group of states led by Texas is expected to announce an investigation into Google on Monday to examine whether the Silicon ...
10:28, 2019-09-09

How Each Big Tech Company May Be Targeted by Regulators While Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google have all drawn attention to how they dominate markets, the reasons are as different as the companies....
20:56, 2019-09-08

How Microsoft’s Brad Smith is Trying to Restore Your Trust in Big Tech Inside a sunny conference room on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash., a small team of employees is describing how technology can save the world. ...
16:08, 2019-09-08

Why people pay for the perfect Instagram wedding Is the influence from social media apps like Instagram putting too much pressure on the big day?...
13:16, 2019-09-08

The London schoolgirl running her own e-commerce business Cara has been running her own business for a year and has even paid for her parents to go on holiday....
13:16, 2019-09-08

MIT Media Lab head Joichi Ito resigns over Epstein donations Joichi Ito's move comes after claims that MIT tried to conceal gifts from the disgraced financier....
13:16, 2019-09-08

Fake news: BBC and tech firms join forces to fight disinformation The new measures will include an early warning system for use during elections, the BBC says....
13:16, 2019-09-08

10 clever things you never knew your iPad could do iPads are everywhere now. Workers carry them around offices. Patrons order food on iPads in restaurants. Entire stores have traded their cash registe...
13:08, 2019-09-08

How beautiful scientific instruments transformed Britain The Science Museum's newest gallery reveals how innovative Elizabethan devices helped London become a global centre for science...
12:04, 2019-09-08

How Top-Valued Microsoft Has Avoided the Big Tech Backlash Its “Evil Empire” moniker, once a label favored by the company’s critics, has fallen by the wayside....
06:36, 2019-09-08

India Loses Contact With Chandrayaan-2 Moon Lander During Its Descent The country will likely have to wait for a future mission to join the elite club of nations that have landed on the moon....
05:20, 2019-09-07

When the A.I. Professor Leaves, Students Suffer, Study Says After losing top professors, college students are less likely to create artificial intelligence start-ups and get less venture funding, the research ...
03:28, 2019-09-07

Google hits back at critics amid antitrust investigations A top Google executive defended the company's business practices amid a range of ongoing federal and state probes of the tech giant....
02:40, 2019-09-07

Apple had Siri deflect questions about #MeToo and feminism, leaked papers reveal An Apple project to rewrite how the Siri voice assistant handles controversial or sensitive topics like feminism and the #MeToo movement told develop...
01:28, 2019-09-07

India Loses Contact With Chandrayaan-2 Mission During Moon Landing Attempt The country will likely have to wait for a future mission to join the elite club of nations that have landed on the moon....
23:44, 2019-09-06

DMVs are selling your data and making millions, documents reportedly reveal Motor vehicle departments around the United States are taking drivers' personal information and selling it to a range of businesses, including privat...
23:20, 2019-09-06

Motor vehicle depts. are selling your data and making millions, documents reportedly reveal Motor vehicle departments around the United States are taking drivers' personal information and selling it to a range of businesses, including privat...
23:04, 2019-09-06

Notre Dame fire: New images show scale of destruction as experts eye iconic building's future The world looked on in horror earlier this year as fire tore through the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris....
22:24, 2019-09-06

Hackers Hit Twitter C.E.O. Jack Dorsey in a ‘SIM Swap.’ You’re at Risk, Too. Hackers have been targeting regular people and celebrities with the attack. Last week, it was used to hijack the Twitter account of Twitter’s C.E.O....
21:44, 2019-09-06

Amazon Pushes Fast Shipping but Avoids Responsibility for the Human Cost The retail giant directs the destinations, deadlines and routes for its network of contract delivery drivers. But when they crash, Amazon is held har...
20:57, 2019-09-06

New Google and Facebook Inquiries Show Big Tech Scrutiny Is Rare Bipartisan Act Democrats and Republicans, at the federal and state levels, are uniting to investigate the power of Big Tech, and potentially to rein in the dominant...
20:57, 2019-09-06

Facebook faces fresh anti-trust investigation US state officials will investigate whether Facebook "stifled competition and put users at risk"....
19:44, 2019-09-06

State Attorneys General Launch Investigations of Facebook and Google (NEW YORK) — Two bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, adding ...
18:24, 2019-09-06

Beware of creepy 'SIM swap' fraud that lets hackers take over your phone and steal your money Experts have warned consumers to be on guard against “SIM swapping” when hackers move a victim’s phone number onto a mobile device that they control....
18:24, 2019-09-06

NASA discovers mysterious green light that quickly disappeared NASA has spotted something mysterious in deep space that it can't quite explain — bright flashes of green and blue spots that appeared and disappeare...
16:56, 2019-09-06

Facebook to face fresh anti-trust investigation US state officials will investigate whether Facebook "stifled competition and put users at risk"....
16:32, 2019-09-06

Silicon Valley bigwig buys $100M Malibu mansion Built in the late 1990s, the property sits on a 3-acre blufftop lot that overlooks Paradise Cove. ...
16:16, 2019-09-06

Facebook targeted in antitrust probe led by New York Attorney General New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general in an antitrust investigation into Facebook for allege...
16:16, 2019-09-06

Facebook Faces Antitrust Investigation by State Attorneys General Regulators in eight states and the District of Columbia are moving forward with an antitrust investigation into Facebook, New York’s attorney general...
16:00, 2019-09-06

The Week in Tech: YouTube Fined $170 Million Over Child Privacy Violations A settlement is about 1.7 percent of the parent company Alphabet’s profit in its most recent quarter....
15:20, 2019-09-06

China to curb facial recognition and apps in schools It comes after a number of schools adopted technology to monitor class behaviour and attendance....
14:32, 2019-09-06

Tim Ferriss, the Man Who Put His Money Behind Psychedelic Medicine The author of “The 4-Hour Workweek” is behind a surge in funding for clinical research into psychedelic drugs....
14:24, 2019-09-06

Hold the line and wait for a cheaper iPhone? Apple will launch a low-cost phone next year: report Apple is expected to announce a raft of devices next week but not a budget iPhone – that won’t happen until next year, says a new report....
14:16, 2019-09-06

Facebook puts $10m into effort to spot deep fake videos The cash will help create detection systems that can spot the increasingly convincing fakes....
14:00, 2019-09-06

The Man Who Put His Money Behind Psychedelic Medicine Tim Ferriss, the author of “The 4-Hour Workweek,” is behind a surge in funding for clinical research into psychedelic drugs....
11:52, 2019-09-06

Jeffrey Epstein’s Donations Create a Schism at M.I.T.’s Revered Media Lab The proudly contrarian lab has been divided since its director disclosed that he had taken money from the disgraced financier. Its efforts at healing...
04:12, 2019-09-06

After Breakneck Expansion, WeWork Stumbles as It Nears I.P.O. In a sign that investors are growing wary of fast-growing, money-losing start-ups, shares may be offered at a big discount to their January valuation...
04:12, 2019-09-06

Pornhub owners 'profit from revenge porn' One woman feels "violated", after a video uploaded by her ex-partner was viewed thousands of times....
04:04, 2019-09-06

New York State Suspects Vitamin E May Have Played a Role in Vaping Illnesses Health officials around the country are still investigating numerous possible causes and have tested only some of the devices used by ill patients....
00:04, 2019-09-06

Hackers Hit Twitter C.E.O. Jack Dorsey in a ‘SIM Swap.’ You’re at Risk, Too Hackers have been targeting regular people and celebrities with the attack. Last week, it was used to hijack the Twitter account of Twitter’s C.E.O....
22:36, 2019-09-05

Chinese cyber hackers have built a backdoor in US-China trade war, says report China is now trying to hack into U.S. networks to exploit the ongoing trade war, experts say....
22:12, 2019-09-05

Navy enhances small boat attack defenses Should swarms of armed small boats seek to surround, overwhelm and confuse large Navy ships in a coordinated barrage of attacks, surface ship radar c...
22:12, 2019-09-05

‘Control’ Feels Like What Would Happen if David Lynch Made a Video Game The Oldest House is a maze of concrete and paperwork. It’s a building full of secrets, stuffed top to bottom with government bureaucrats, some ...
21:40, 2019-09-05

Why ‘SIM Swapping’ Is a Growing Security Nightmare Hackers have been targeting regular people and celebrities with the attack. Last week, it was used to hijack the Twitter account of Twitter’s C.E.O....
21:16, 2019-09-05

Tracing Disinformation With Custom Tools, Burner Phones and Encrypted Apps As the 2020 race heats up, here’s how Matthew Rosenberg, a politics reporter, is preparing for an onslaught of intentional falsehoods....
17:40, 2019-09-05

WeWork Parent Considers Reducing Valuation Before I.P.O. In a sign that investors are growing wary of fast-growing, money-losing start-ups, the We Company may offer shares at a significant discount to its v...
17:40, 2019-09-05

Facebook’s New Dating Feature Lets You Pick a ‘Secret Crush’ From Your Instagram Network (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc.’s new dating feature has led to at least one important match: The marriage of users’ Facebook and Insta...
17:40, 2019-09-05

Facebook New Dating Feature Lets You Pick a ‘Secret Crush’ From Your Instagram Network (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc.’s new dating feature has led to at least one important match: The marriage of users’ Facebook and Insta...
17:24, 2019-09-05

Samsung Galaxy Fold UK launch date revealed Samsung's first folding smartphone gets a UK release 12 days after its launch in South Korea....
15:08, 2019-09-05

Tesla Autopilot design 'led to' crash The design of Tesla's Autopilot system and "driver inattention" led to a crash in January 2018....
15:08, 2019-09-05

Facebook confirms millions of phone numbers exposed More than 200 million phone numbers from Facebook members have been exposed in an online database....
15:08, 2019-09-05

Yahoo email fault hits BT, Sky and TalkTalk customers Users in the UK and across the world are unable to send or receive emails via Yahoo's platform....
15:08, 2019-09-05

Trolls cause shutdown of official Jeremy Renner app The actor closes down the app after members were harassed and abused by trolls who hijacked it....
14:08, 2019-09-05

Activists demand facial recognition ban for law enforcement in major new push A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement's use of facial rec...
13:52, 2019-09-05

A Million Refugees May Soon Lose Their Line to the Outside World As Bangladesh vowed to cut off mobile phone access in Rohingya camps, refugees who fled terror in Myanmar despaired over their future....
13:52, 2019-09-05

Samsung Galaxy Fold to be launched on 6 September Samsung has been rushing to launch its first folding smartphone before rivals like China's Huawei....
13:20, 2019-09-05

In a Tight Labor Market, a Disability May Not Be a Barrier To expand the pool of workers, companies are recruiting stay-at-home parents, retirees and people with disabilities. Will they keep it up if the econ...
12:36, 2019-09-05

How to make a remote-controlled pest-proof bird feeder The first part of a two-stage project to make a bird feeder that you can open and close at will, keeping out unwanted guests and letting birds eat in...
12:04, 2019-09-05

Police robot can be flung through windows and distract suspects A police robot can be flung through windows or over fences. It will then be able to explore the location or set of a loud flash to distract suspects...
09:08, 2019-09-05

The Human Cost of Amazon’s Fast, Free Shipping Amazon directs the destinations, deadlines and routes for its network of contract delivery drivers. But when they crash, the retail giant is shielded...
08:52, 2019-09-05

Why phones that secretly listen to us are a myth A mobile security firm carries out a research investigation to test the popular conspiracy theory....
07:00, 2019-09-05

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Streaming Platform Loses a Top Executive Janice Min, the former editor of The Hollywood Reporter and Us Weekly, has left Quibi months ahead of its planned launch....
04:00, 2019-09-05

Green Beret recounts escaping death in Taliban ambush A distant, flashing image of blue sky, rolling mountains and snowy rivers visited itself upon an injured soldier having narrowly escaped death in a v...
01:56, 2019-09-05

Fortnite star Tfue uses racial slur, but Twitch isn't commenting on rule violation Fortnite streamer Taylor "Tfue" Tenney uttered a racial slur during a live broadcast of himself playing Minecraft, in violation of Twitch's policy....
01:56, 2019-09-05

Ex-Google employee alleging pregnancy discrimination moves forward with claim A Google employee whose memo alleging discrimination against pregnant women went viral is moving forward with her claim against the company....
01:56, 2019-09-05

Popular YouTube Toy Review Channel Accused of Blurring Lines for Ads In a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission, a watchdog group said Ryan ToysReview, which has 21 million subscribers, didn’t properly disclose ads...
00:48, 2019-09-05

Slack’s Shares Plunge After It Predicts a Larger Loss The business software company, which went public amid a wave of hype in June, got a taste of the reality of being a public company....
00:48, 2019-09-05

Another Patient Has Died From Lung Disease After Vaping Health authorities in Oregon are investigating the case but would not identify the age of the patient or the brand of the device used....
22:44, 2019-09-04

Met Police gave images for King's Cross facial recognition scans Police force had previously denied involvement in facial recognition scans at King’s Cross....
21:56, 2019-09-04

Big Tech Companies Meeting With U.S. Officials on 2020 Election Security Security teams from Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft met with members of the F.B.I., Department of Homeland Security and others on Wednesday, ...
21:32, 2019-09-04

Google Is Fined $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube As part of a settlement, YouTube said it would also institute new privacy measures on children’s videos. Critics said the changes did not go far enou...
19:48, 2019-09-04

How a Soviet space station became a symbol of space cooperation Many disasters befell the space station Mir, not least the collapse of the state that built it – but it showed how nations could come and work togeth...
19:40, 2019-09-04

Global shipping needs to clean up its act now – here’s how to do it Bertrand Piccard co-piloted the first round-the-world solar-powered flight. Now he’s aiming to green one of the world’s dirtiest, yet most crucial in...
19:40, 2019-09-04

UK court backs police use of face recognition, but fight isn't over A UK court has ruled that a police force's use of facial recognition technology was lawful. But whether the tech should be used needs greater scrutin...
19:40, 2019-09-04

Amazon Fire TVs to be sold by Currys PC World in UK The tech giant will sell its TVs on its website and at Currys PC World shops on the UK high street....
19:40, 2019-09-04

Regulators Fine Google $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube As part of a settlement, YouTube said it would also institute new privacy measures on children’s videos. Critics said the changes did not go far enou...
18:44, 2019-09-04

Driving simulator highlights dangers of hands-free calls A BBC presenter found his ability to recognise hazards was reduced whilst talking on hands-free....
18:20, 2019-09-04

Mental-health information 'sold to advertisers' Websites offering mental-health tests are selling data to online advertisers, researchers say....
18:20, 2019-09-04

Privacy fears swirl around app that turns people into 'movie stars' Zao, a Chinese app that uses ‘deepfake’ technology to let users superimpose themselves onto the faces of movie and TV stars has sparked a privacy bac...
18:12, 2019-09-04

Social Media Users Entranced, Concerned by Chinese Face-Swapping Deepfake App (Bloomberg) — Chinese face-swap app Zao rocketed to the top of app store charts over the weekend, but user delight at the prospect of becoming ...
17:56, 2019-09-04

YouTube to pay massive $170M fine as it settles claims it violated children's privacy laws Google-owned YouTube has settled with the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General, offering to pay a fine of $170 million on alleg...
17:24, 2019-09-04

YouTube fined $170m in US over children's privacy violation A record fine of $170m was agreed after the site was accused of breaking children's privacy laws....
16:44, 2019-09-04

YouTube Fined $170 Million for Collecting Kids’ Data Without Parental Consent (WASHINGTON) — Google’s video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data ...
16:44, 2019-09-04

Apple’s Biggest Event of the Year Is Nearly Upon Us. Here’s What to Expect Apple’s biggest event of the year is set for Sept. 10, when the company is expected to announce anywhere from one to three successors to its cu...
16:44, 2019-09-04

A Breakthrough for A.I. Technology: Passing an 8th-Grade Science Test Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college...
15:24, 2019-09-04

Police Use of Facial Recognition Is Accepted by British Court In a closely watched case, a judge ruled that live facial recognition does not violate privacy rights. There has been little legal precedent about it...
14:12, 2019-09-04

Brexit: Slouching Jacob Rees-Mogg lampooned in memes The Conservative MP's relaxed posture in Parliament unleashed a flood of creativity from web users....
13:56, 2019-09-04

'Deepfake' app causes fraud and privacy fears in China A program that allows phone users to insert their own faces into video footage causes alarm....
13:56, 2019-09-04

A Breakthrough for A.I. Technology: Passing an 8th Grade Science Test Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college...
13:48, 2019-09-04

An A.I. System Passed an Eighth-Grade Science Test. Can You? Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college...
13:00, 2019-09-04

South Wales Police use of facial recognition ruled lawful High Court rules against a Cardiff shopper who brought a judicial review against South Wales Police....
12:20, 2019-09-04

Welcome to San Diego. Don’t Mind the Scooters. A year ago, electric rental scooters were hailed as the next big thing in transportation. But their troubles in San Diego show how the services have ...
11:08, 2019-09-04

Facebook says Homeland Security can't make fake accounts Facebook said on Tuesday that it would be against its rules for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to create fake profiles to monitor the socia...
02:40, 2019-09-04

Google targeted in new antitrust probe by state attorneys general More than half of America's state attorneys general are set to announce a new probe into Google over possible antitrust violations in a huge escalati...
01:36, 2019-09-04

Back to school for £1m Fortnite gamer Jaden Ashman is focussing on his GCSEs despite winning second place in the Fortnite World Cup....
00:08, 2019-09-04

YouTube removed 17,000 channels, 500 million comments under new hateful conduct policy YouTube has removed more than 17,000 channels and 100,000 videos, along with at least 500 million comments, since the company announced a broad crack...
23:36, 2019-09-03

Apple’s iPhone 11 event: What to expect All eyes will be on Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., next week when the tech giant launches its latest iPhones....
23:36, 2019-09-03

Teletext Holidays exposed customer calls The firm will not say whether that included credit card numbers but it has informed the data commissioner....
20:16, 2019-09-03

Soldiers may 'wear' unhackable computers into combat The age is fast emerging wherein forward-operating soldier sensors, weapons and networking technologies will all rely upon secure computing to perfor...
18:40, 2019-09-03

Palestinian Harvard student barred from US is allowed in Ismail Ajjawi is admitted after he was controversially blocked based on social media posts, he said....
18:00, 2019-09-03

Huawei Says, Without Evidence, That U.S. Pressured Its Employees The Chinese technology giant said the American government had used harassment, entrapment and cyberattacks to disrupt its operations in recent months...
17:44, 2019-09-03

Facebook hints at hiding 'likes' Hidden code in the Android app reveals the potential for the feature, which has not been activated....
15:44, 2019-09-03

Your DNA could transfer to a weapon you have never touched Forensic scientist Niamh Nic Daeid explains how your DNA could end up on a murder weapon and why smoke alarms don't wake children...
14:40, 2019-09-03

Russian blogger Sinitsa jailed for 'incitement' tweet A Moscow court sentenced financial manager Vladislav Sinitsa to five years in a labour camp....
14:00, 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protesters using Bluetooth Bridgefy app They want to communicate with each other while avoiding snooping from the Chinese authorities....
14:00, 2019-09-03

The World’s First Ambassador to the Tech Industry Denmark appointed him to approach Silicon Valley as if it were a global superpower. His challenges show how smaller countries struggle to influence g...
12:44, 2019-09-03

PayPal suspends account used to raise money for Ku Klux Klan: report PayPal suspended an account used to raise money for the Ku Klux Klan on Friday after being flagged by anti-bigotry activists, according to a report....
11:48, 2019-09-03

Satellite image captures a hyperconnected English Channel at work Will this satellite image of a crowded, connected, English Channel with busy shipping routes, grids of wind farms and scuttling ferries change in fut...
08:40, 2019-09-03

Life in an Internet Shutdown: Crossing Borders for Email and Contraband SIM Cards Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at hom...
05:20, 2019-09-03

King's Cross face recognition 'last used in 2018' The London site's developer says only two on-site cameras, in one location, used facial recognition....
05:00, 2019-09-03

King's Cross: 'Facial recognition last used in 2018' The London site's developer says only two on-site cameras, in one location, used facial recognition....
21:32, 2019-09-02

Night in the Woods video game creator Alec Holowka dies Police are investigating the death of Alec Holowka, co-creator of the Night in the Woods video game....
19:48, 2019-09-02

Minecraft players to be helped by AI assistant The smart assistant can help players dig and build in the massively popular block-based video game....
16:28, 2019-09-02

Ku Klux Klan donation account suspended by PayPal A site used by the white supremacist group had sought cash to fund rallies and mail campaigns....
16:28, 2019-09-02

Jet suit: British inventor flies letter to Isle of Wight Richard Browning revives a 1934 dream by delivering a letter to the Isle of Wight in a jet suit....
13:56, 2019-09-02

Governments Shut Down the Internet to Stifle Critics. Citizens Pay the Price. Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at hom...
13:00, 2019-09-02

China social media censorship: how does it work? In China, posting banned words on social media can get you in trouble with the authorities. Chinese writer Karoline Kan explains how people try to ge...
10:44, 2019-09-02

Trainee pilot lands plane safely after instructor passes out Air traffic operators helped coach the Australian man to land on the runway during his flying lesson....
10:44, 2019-09-02

Norwich drone flies too close to city's castle The pilot posted video of a flight over a city centre to a 30,000-strong social media group....
10:44, 2019-09-02

Jetpack: British inventor flies letter to Isle of Wight Richard Browning revives a 1934 dream by delivering a letter to the Isle of Wight in a jet suit....
10:44, 2019-09-02

As Grass-Roots Labor Activism Rises, Will Unions Take Advantage? Worker organizing is often being done with little union involvement or help. “It’s an opportunity being squandered,” one former labor official said....
21:12, 2019-09-01

From driverless cars to AI bridges, are we giving up too much control? The cars will be beautiful in a future where AIs are in control and even build instant bridges, but a new exhibition at London's Science Museum asks ...
12:36, 2019-09-01

Amazon's Ring gave police statistics about users who refused law enforcement requests Ring, the home security company owned by Amazon, tracked how users responded to law enforcement requests for surveillance footage captured by Ring de...
03:56, 2019-08-31

YouTube Said to Be Fined Up to $200 Million for Children’s Privacy Violations The fine, from the Federal Trade Commission, could have significant repercussions for other social media platforms that are popular with children....
01:44, 2019-08-31

Google legal chief David Drummond accused of romances with subordinates in defiance of rules Google Chief Legal Officer David Drummond regularly ignored the company's policy against office romances with subordinates, a scathing new blog post ...
01:28, 2019-08-31

Group slams Facebook and fact-checker, threatens lawsuit over ‘false’ rating of abortion claim Pro-life group Live Action is considering its legal options after one of the group's key statements was labeled “false” by a fact checking organizati...
01:28, 2019-08-31

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Account Has Been Hacked (SAN FRANCISCO) — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has found his official account hacked and sending racist and vulgar tweets to his 4.2 million followe...
00:24, 2019-08-31

Twitter C.E.O. Jack Dorsey’s Account Hacked Mr. Dorsey’s account began posting racial epithets, profanities and bomb threats on Friday afternoon. A company spokesman confirmed it was hacked....
23:44, 2019-08-30

Grand jury indicts 8 Netflix wannabes who claimed to have more content than Netflix, Hulu Eight people were charged by a federal grand jury with running two large-scale, illegal TV and movie streaming services, the Department of Justice sa...
23:04, 2019-08-30

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's own account was hacked, used to post vulgar messages Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appears to have been hacked on his own platform as his account posted several offensive tweets -- all of which were deleted w...
23:04, 2019-08-30

90-year-old inventor of the ATM celebrates its 50th birthday, admits wife has never used one It was a cool Friday afternoon in 1968 and businessman Donald Wetzel needed money to travel before the end of the weekend. The then-40-year-old exami...
22:32, 2019-08-30

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Is the Perfect Phone for Writers, Note-Takers and Scribblers In Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10+, the larger brother of the new Galaxy Note 10, you’ll find the logical follow-up to Samsung’s previous...
21:44, 2019-08-30

iPhone hack attack: Google says hackers placed 'monitoring implants' in iPhones Google security researchers say that hackers spent at least two years targeting iPhones “en masse” and placing “monitoring implants” on Apple's smart...
18:16, 2019-08-30

Uncle Sam wants hackers to help it bolster US national security The annual "hacker" conference known as DEF CON has been a target for undercover domestic intelligence agencies, and even foreign spies allegedly pos...
18:16, 2019-08-30

Army sets sights on new air-dropped fast-attack vehicle If a large mechanized unit of armored ground forces were “closing” with an enemy amid heavy artillery and cannon fire - but did not have overhead air...
18:16, 2019-08-30

The Week in Tech: Are You Ready for Facebook’s Future? We got a glimpse of what the social network’s privacy-first focus might look like in practice. You may not love it....
18:00, 2019-08-30

Rare Steve Jobs-autographed 'Toy Story' poster sells for big bucks at auction A rare "Toy Story" poster signed by Apple and Pixar co-founder Steve Jobs sold at auction this week for $31,250, setting a record for a poster signed...
15:52, 2019-08-30

Google Researchers Found an Extremely Nasty iPhone Security Flaw On the same day Apple revealed the date for its latest iPhone event, Google’s privacy team said it had discovered a two-year long vulnerability...
15:36, 2019-08-30

London gets 10m more landline phone numbers to meet demand Ofcom said a new (020) 4 code will be introduced as there are fewer than half a million numbers left to hand out....
15:28, 2019-08-30

YouTube restores far-right channels after appeal The video-sharing site said it had been wrong to cut off access to the white nationalist channels....
13:44, 2019-08-30

Founders of Successful Tech Companies Are Mostly Middle-Aged Some of tech’s biggest names had founders in their teens. But new research shows that for fast-growing start-ups in the U.S., the average age was 45....
12:32, 2019-08-30

What Does VSCO Think About the ‘VSCO Girls’? We spoke to the brands behind Gen Z’s highly aestheticized (and widely parodied) personal brand....
11:24, 2019-08-30

How playing video games could get you a better job Gaming has long been stigmatised as the preserve of the socially inadequate, but this is changing....
05:36, 2019-08-30

Google finds 'indiscriminate iPhone attack lasting years' Criminals used previously unknown vulnerabilities to implant monitoring software, research shows....
05:36, 2019-08-30

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash Pledge $90 Million to Fight Driver Legislation in California A state proposal, Assembly Bill 5, could give working drivers more employee rights. The companies said they were willing to start a ballot initiative...
05:04, 2019-08-30

Is Silicon Valley building a Chinese-style social credit system? Technology in the U.S. is enabling the creation of a social credit system, a new report claims....
04:40, 2019-08-30

Classroom field trips via VR become a national trend It’s back-to-school season and students could be taking field trips to places like the Grand Canyon, ancient Rome, inside a human brain, underwater, ...
04:40, 2019-08-30

How playing video games could you get a better job Gaming has long been stigmatised as the preserve of the socially inadequate, but this is changing....
01:44, 2019-08-30

Half of parents 'want mobile phones banned in schools' A new survey suggests that 49% of parents think the devices should be banned outright in UK schools....
01:44, 2019-08-30

Uber and Lyft to Spend $60 Million to Maintain California Driver Status A state legislative proposal called Assembly Bill 5 could could give drivers more employee rights. The companies said they are willing to start a bal...
00:48, 2019-08-30

How to Stop Slack From Taking Over Your Life Slack is a useful tool — until its pings and notifications turn ever-present and irritating. Here’s how to take back control....
00:24, 2019-08-30

Secretive US government agency needs 'underground lair' by Friday A U.S. government agency that birthed the network which became the Internet, and has explored a host high-tech projects including neural implants for...
23:52, 2019-08-29

Co-founder Steve Wozniak thinks Apple should be broken up Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak thinks Big Tech companies, including Apple, should be broken up....
22:32, 2019-08-29

Air Force and DARPA prepare to shoot new hypersonic weapon Pentagon and industry developers are now testing a new series of hypersonic weapons prototypes as part of a large-scale effort to fast-track the weap...
21:52, 2019-08-29

Those People Starting Successful Tech Companies? Most Are Middle-Aged Some of tech’s biggest names had founders in their teens. But new research shows that for fast-growing start-ups in the U.S., the founders’ average a...
19:28, 2019-08-29

Heathrow drone protest: Airport says plans 'criminal and counterproductive' Climate campaigners plan to fly toy drones at Heathrow to stop flights but the airport calls it illegal....
19:20, 2019-08-29

Apple Is Making it Easier to Get Your iPhone Fixed — But There’s a Catch (NEW YORK) — There may soon be more places to get an Apple-sanctioned fix for a cracked iPhone screen. Apple said Thursday that it will sell to...
18:24, 2019-08-29

Anti-groping stamp lets victims mark assailants The Japanese device is paired with a special lamp that lets its otherwise invisible ink be seen....
16:16, 2019-08-29

Huddersfield woman jailed for abusing children for money online Jodie Little was living in Northern Cyprus when she committed the crimes but was prosecuted in the UK....
14:04, 2019-08-29

Huawei's next phone will not have Google apps Huawei's next flagship phone will not come with Google's popular apps including Maps and YouTube....
14:04, 2019-08-29

Elon Musk and Jack Ma disagree about AI's threat The two tech entrepreneurs debated the risks posed by artificial intelligence at an event in Shanghai....
14:04, 2019-08-29

Make a weather station with BBC micro:bits and a sensor Get up-to-the-minute weather reports by turning an environmental sensor and two BBC micro:bits into a mini weather station...
12:28, 2019-08-29

S Korea ex-leader and Samsung heir face retrials The Supreme Court also orders a retrial for Samsung's Lee Jae-yong for bribery in the same scandal....
11:08, 2019-08-29

Huawei's next phone won't have Google apps Huawei's next flagship phone will not come with Google's popular apps including Maps and YouTube....
10:12, 2019-08-29

Doorbell-cam company Ring partners with 405 police agencies across US to share footage, fight crime Amazon's doorbell-camera company Ring has partnered with more than 400 law enforcement agencies across the country to give them potential access to v...
04:24, 2019-08-29

Amazon tactic nudges shoppers to private-label brands just before they click 'Buy' Amazon has introduced a new feature that markets its private-label brands right before consumers add rival products to their shopping carts....
02:04, 2019-08-29

The Emoji Mashup Bot Is Creating Fun, Weird, and Useful New Emoji. Meet the 18-Year-Old Developer Behind It Ever tried but failed to find an emoji to describe that certain je ne sais quoi while you’re texting a friend? Wish you could take the best of ...
23:24, 2019-08-28

Worm robot could wiggle its way through arteries in the brain A tiny worm robot can be controlled by magnets to wiggle through arteries in a model brain. It could one day be used to make brain surgery less invas...
21:24, 2019-08-28

Facebook tightens rules amid 2020 US election fears Facebook has toughened up its political ad rules in a bid to halt exploitation in the US elections....
20:44, 2019-08-28

Nanotube microchips could make computers more energy efficient A microchip that uses carbon nanotubes can be used to make a simple computer and could be more energy efficient than current chips...
20:20, 2019-08-28

Apple tightens privacy rules on listening to Siri recordings SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is apologizing for allowing outsiders to listen to snippets of people's recorded conversations with its digital assistant ...
20:20, 2019-08-28

US still to grant any Huawei trade licences More than 130 requests have been made by companies to trade with the blacklisted Chinese firm....
19:16, 2019-08-28

Peloton Is a Phenomenon. Can It Last? Exercise manias like the Thighmaster and Tae Bo have all come and gone. Peloton is trying to defy that trend....
18:36, 2019-08-28

Apple 'sorry' that workers listened to Siri voice recordings Workers were paid to check how well Siri transcribed speech - but many users didn't realise this....
18:12, 2019-08-28

French Police Team Destroys Virus That Hit Nearly 1 Million Computers A police team in France has destroyed a computer hacking network that affected more than 850,000 computers around the world. Following a tip, the Fre...
18:04, 2019-08-28

When Children Use Technology, Let Common Sense Prevail All things in moderation is a good way to think about it, says Jessica Grose, the editor of NYT Parenting....
17:08, 2019-08-28

Apple mothballs walkie-talkie-like feature for iPhones, report says Apple has reportedly suspended a project to let iPhones in the same neighboring areas message each other without the need for cellular coverage....
17:00, 2019-08-28

The Joys of Being a Late Tech Adopter New-gadget season is almost here, but our columnist has concluded, after testing hundreds of gizmos over the years, that it pays to wait....
15:20, 2019-08-28

Android CamScanner PDF app 'sent malware to phones' The app, that takes scan-like photographs of documents, has been downloaded more than 100 million times....
14:48, 2019-08-28

UK police are using AI to spot spikes in Brexit-related hate crimes The UK police are monitoring hundreds of thousands of Twitter posts containing hate speech every day to try to predict spikes in hate crime in the ru...
14:24, 2019-08-28

Facebook Tightens Rules on Verifying Political Advertisers Bracing for the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the company adds more steps for buyers of political ads. Disinformation experts aren’t sure it is en...
13:12, 2019-08-28

Q&A: Why give free iPads to 50,000 pupils? Scotland's schools are changing and at the forefront of that change is a project which will see 50,000 pupils given their own iPad....
11:36, 2019-08-28

Instagram criticised by judge over schoolgirl grooming chat logs Dominic Nielen-Groen called himself Papa Bear on an Instagram hashtag used by paedophiles....
11:36, 2019-08-28

Can broadband stop depopulation in the Outer Hebrides? Grimsay in the Outer Hebrides now has superfast broadband, and there's hope it will help business and the population....
07:48, 2019-08-28

Telegram Pushes Ahead With Plans for ‘Gram’ Cryptocurrency When Facebook announced plans for a similar effort this year, the regulatory pushback was fierce. But Telegram appears undeterred....
01:52, 2019-08-28

Hundreds of parts from endangered birds reportedly found for sale via Facebook Hundreds of parts of the endangered helmeted hornbill appeared on Thai-language Facebook groups, a new report claims....
01:28, 2019-08-28

Palantir's work with ICE prompts LGBTQ tech conference to disinvite it Software company Palantir has been disinvited from a major LGBTQ tech conference because of public objection to its work with Immigration and Customs...
23:12, 2019-08-27

Ex-Google and Uber engineer charged with theft Anthony Levandowski is accused by the US Department of Justice of stealing car technology secrets....
22:08, 2019-08-27

Ex-Google Engineer Charged With Stealing Self-Driving Car Secrets SAN JOSE, Calif. — A former Google engineer was charged Tuesday with stealing closely guarded secrets that he later sold to Uber as the ride-ha...
20:48, 2019-08-27

Former Star Google and Uber Engineer Charged With Theft of Trade Secrets Anthony Levandowski, one of Silicon Valley’s foremost technologists on autonomous cars, was charged with theft and attempted theft of trade secrets f...
20:08, 2019-08-27

Why You Need a Password Manager. Yes, You. Everyone should use a password manager. It’s the most important thing you can do — alongside two-factor authentication — to keep your data safe....
20:00, 2019-08-27

Rare Steve Jobs autographed 'Toy Story' poster up for auction A rare "Toy Story" poster signed by Pixar and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is slated to go up for auction this week and it could fetch a princely sum....
19:36, 2019-08-27

US eyes ransomware threat to voter databases prior to 2020 election The U.S. government is ramping up its efforts to protect voter registration databases from ransomware attacks in the run-up to the 2020 presidential ...
19:36, 2019-08-27

Pentagon drafts plans to combat hypersonic weapons attacks They unleash destruction traveling at five times the speed of sound. They maneuver with computerized precision while descending back into the earth’s...
19:36, 2019-08-27

Facial recognition: School ID checks lead to GDPR fine Sweden has fined a local authority £17,000 for using facial recognition on school students....
19:28, 2019-08-27

Cyclists and E-Scooters Are Clashing in the Battle for Europe’s Streets It was five o’clock on a recent Monday afternoon, and at one of the busiest connectors between the city’s center and its surrounding neig...
18:48, 2019-08-27

Nato: Cyber-attack on one nation is attack on all The military alliance says a serious hack attack would trigger a defence from all 29 members....
18:32, 2019-08-27

Netflix Falls Short in Big Screen Debut of ‘The Irishman’ Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ will debut in select theaters three weeks ahead of its Netflix release, a shorter run than Netflix had hoped....
16:32, 2019-08-27

Muckamore Abbey: CCTV reveals 1,500 crimes at hospital The PSNI is examining 300,000 hours of CCTV footage in relation to lapse of care at the home....
15:52, 2019-08-27

How to Travel Using an E-Bike or Scooter If you follow the safety precautions, an electric bike, scooter or motorbike is an easy and cheap way to tour most urban centers....
13:04, 2019-08-27

Bubbles show their iridescent beauty as light journeys through The beautiful iridescence of bubbles is captured in this image – shortlisted for a prize – as light reflects and refracts as it passes through bubble...
11:28, 2019-08-27

5G: Rural areas could see bigger and taller masts A balance has to be struck between the landscape and better connectivity, the digital secretary says....
10:56, 2019-08-27

Huawei: UK to make 5G decision 'by the autumn' Nicky Morgan told the BBC that the UK would make a decision over Huawei before the end of the year....
10:56, 2019-08-27

Cadillac’s Last Stand? Storied Brand Aims (Again) for Revival Once the epitome of luxury, the high-end General Motors line is attempting another makeover to catch up with rivals that have overtaken it....
10:16, 2019-08-27

'Dangerous' AI offers to write fake news An AI that allows anyone to write fake news or rewrite old jokes such as "a man walked into a bar"....
03:56, 2019-08-27

Beware Medicare scammers, warns FCC chief The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is out with a new warning for the elderly. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in an interview with Fox News on Monday ...
02:36, 2019-08-27

Lawsuit Over Computer Chips Invokes Trade War With China Globalfoundries has accused T.S.M.C., a competitor in Taiwan, of infringing on 16 patents in a suit that could also affect companies like Apple and G...
00:28, 2019-08-27

Amazon slammed over product safety issues Amazon could be committing "widespread deception" by selling thousands of products without any warnings despite goods having been deemed unsafe, acco...
00:04, 2019-08-27

Controversial YouTube star PewDiePie hits 100 million subscribers in platform first YouTube creator "PewDiePie" hit a major milestone by becoming the first person to surpass 100 million subscribers on the video platform....
22:44, 2019-08-26

Diver finds GoPro containing last glimpse of man who drowned in 2017, returns 'priceless' footage to his kin A diver was intrigued to find a sunken GoPro near a Tennessee waterfall. But when he accessed the footage on the device, he realized that he had a “p...
21:08, 2019-08-26

'Highways of hate': Current policing of hate groups is ineffective, expert warns Social media firms such as Facebook are policing online hate groups all wrong, according to new research....
21:08, 2019-08-26

Google cracks down on political speech among its workforce Google is cracking down on political speech at work amid a widespread backlash from politicians, activist groups and its own employees over a host of...
21:08, 2019-08-26

The 10 Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play This Fall Can you feel it in the air? The heat is starting to falter. The wind is coming in stronger. Starbucks is about to start selling Pumpkin Spice Lattes....
19:08, 2019-08-26

Want to Take Better Smartphone Photos? Try These 10 Tips From Pro Photographers Smartphone cameras have only gotten more phenomenal in the past three years, with companies beefing up photo resolution, adding more lenses, and inte...
19:08, 2019-08-26

Guns, bombs, fireworks have no place on drones, FAA warns The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is warning drone users not to equip their devices with dangerous weapons — for the safety of the public....
15:48, 2019-08-26

Why are people still dying of malaria when we have a treatment? Ugandan inventor Brian Gitta created a way to test for malaria without a blood sample. He hopes it will help people get vital treatment faster, and e...
14:44, 2019-08-26

FAA: Sorry, it's illegal to weaponize a drone If you're thinking about adding a flamethrower or gun to your drone for an epic end-of-summer blowout party, think again....
13:48, 2019-08-26

The new mobile phone scam delivering a problem Why are fraudsters arranging for a brand new phone to unexpectedly be delivered to your door?...
10:04, 2019-08-26

Inside the selfie factory for influencers A pop-up shop in west London lets people fill their social media pages with colourful selfies....
09:12, 2019-08-26

World of Warcraft Classic: Hit game goes back to basics The hit video game is now offering players a "classic" version - with some modern enhancements....
07:48, 2019-08-26

US tech industry sees growing wave of employee activism Despite six-figure salaries and unlimited vacation time, many tech workers are questioning the effects of their work and joining forces with their mo...
00:04, 2019-08-26

Data breach theft, overseas phone gotchas, new TV tech and more: Tech Q&A Want to know how to protect yourself from data breaches, stop spam texts and find out about 4K?...
14:48, 2019-08-25

Explaining why Reddit posts are removed helps people comply with rules Social media sites could cut the flow of unsavoury material by a fifth by better explaining their rules, according to a study of 32 million posts on ...
09:32, 2019-08-25

Airport security: 3D baggage scanners could end liquid restrictions Airports must introduce 3D baggage screening before the end of 2022, the government announces....
08:28, 2019-08-25

6 clever ways to end robotext spam messages before it’s too late If you thought robocalls were annoying, get ready. Spammy text messages promising free gift cards, low credit card interest rates, debt relief servic...
13:24, 2019-08-24

Facebook’s ad data may put millions of gay people at risk Over four million people that live in countries where being gay is illegal have been labelled by Facebook as being interested in homosexuality...
09:20, 2019-08-24

As Amazon Fires Spread, So Do the Misleading Photos The fires are real. But the photographs that celebrities and politicians are sharing? Well, it depends....
23:52, 2019-08-23

Qualcomm Wins Reprieve in F.T.C. Antitrust Case With Appeals Court Ruling A federal appeals court ruled that the chip maker did not have to modify key business practices while the court reviews a lower-court ruling against ...
23:52, 2019-08-23

Google Tries to Corral Its Staff After Ugly Internal Debates The tech company, telling its employees to “stop disrupting the workday,” issued new workplace rules designed to rein in its freewheeling culture....
23:52, 2019-08-23

Major Phone Service Providers Agree to Plan to Slow Robocallers Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and nine other phone service providers reached a deal with 51 attorneys general across the country to install call-blocking te...
22:16, 2019-08-23

Meet the AI Robots Helping Take Care of Elderly Patients Robots powered by artificial intelligence have been popping up in hotels, airports and shopping malls. Now, they’re showing up at assisted livi...
21:12, 2019-08-23

Meet the Researchers Working to Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Is a Force for Good With glass interior walls, exposed plumbing and a staff of young researchers dressed like Urban Outfitters models, New York University’s AI Now...
21:12, 2019-08-23

Facebook Bans Ads From The Epoch Times The social network has struggled to implement a consistent political advertising policy as groups appear able to get around its transparency rules....
21:12, 2019-08-23

Nintendo Switch: Exchange deal is fake news Rumours online that gamers could swap their Switch for an updated version turns out to be untrue...
18:56, 2019-08-23

How Uber Got Lost The once-swaggering company is losing more money and growing more slowly than ever. What happened?...
16:24, 2019-08-23

Inside China's attempt to boost crop yields with electric fields In greenhouses across China, scientists are exposing lettuces and cucumbers to powerful electric fields in an attempt to make them grow faster. Can e...
16:00, 2019-08-23

The Week in Tech: Facebook’s First Step Toward Treating Our Data Better The social network’s latest privacy feature at least lets us imagine how we could better control our data in the future....
15:36, 2019-08-23

These 10 Google Calendar Tips Will Make You the Master of Your Schedule No one enjoys being late to anything, be it a meeting, date, or your friend’s first improv performance. That’s where the humble calendar ...
13:12, 2019-08-23

Tesla and Walmart address solar panel fire issues The supermarket chain had issued a lawsuit against Tesla over a series of solar panel fires....
12:08, 2019-08-23

YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinforma...
03:20, 2019-08-23

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy pr...
02:56, 2019-08-23

Facial recognition technology aims to cut passport queue times The UK Home Office is considering a system which would let you walk through immigration without showing your passport....
01:28, 2019-08-23

6 Google Tricks That Will Turn You Into an Internet Detective Even if you’re already a Google pro, these tricks will get you to your desired results even faster....
00:24, 2019-08-23

Snapchat used by arms traffickers to market illegal weapons A Nevada man used Snapchat to market illegal weapons to buyers in California, according to a new report....
00:00, 2019-08-23

Army sets sights on lasers for infantry troops U.S. Army Infantry units fight door-to-door in Close-Quarter-Combat in high-threat urban environments, advance through wooded, rocky terrain to maneu...
23:36, 2019-08-22

Apple iPhone 7 radiation test prompts FCC investigation: report Apple's popular iPhone 7 produced radiofrequency radiation above the legal limit in a new test, prompting the FCC to investigate the issue....
23:36, 2019-08-22

YouTube Disables 210 Channels That Spread Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests Days after Facebook and Twitter cracked down on China-backed accounts that were spreading such disinformation, YouTube did the same....
23:20, 2019-08-22

Overstock CEO Resigns After Unusual Message About ‘Deep State’ (Bloomberg) –– Patrick Byrne, the flamboyant entrepreneur who has run Overstock.com for two decades, resigned from his role as chief exec...
21:52, 2019-08-22

Danny Cohen, Who Helped Set the Stage for a Digital Era, Dies at 81 A computer scientist who devised the first flight simulator and paved the way for internet voice calls, cloud computing and online dating. (He marrie...
19:52, 2019-08-22

Turn off your Bluetooth, warn security experts Your Bluetooth connection is unsafe. Very unsafe. That’s the message from the largest hacker convention....
19:36, 2019-08-22

Hollywood’s Premier Fashion Camp, for Ages 6 and Up Kids spend a week learning to sew and self-brand, and then, of course, they walk the runway....
18:16, 2019-08-22

How a Conservative News Site Thrived on Facebook and Google The Western Journal has had one of the biggest online audiences. But it now finds itself clashing with Silicon Valley tech giants. Here are highlight...
18:00, 2019-08-22

Soap, Detergent and Even Laxatives Could Turbocharge a Battery Alternative Researchers are trying to develop options to lithium-ion and other batteries in a quest for quick bursts of power and extended energy storage....
18:00, 2019-08-22

Election machine keys are on the Internet, hackers say I may have the keys to open voting machines used in states across the country, and that is not a good thing....
17:36, 2019-08-22

Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins Reveals His Top Tips for Video Game Domination It’s time to Get Good with Tyler Blevins, a.k.a. Ninja, one of the most famous and highest-paid e-sports athletes around. That’s the titl...
16:32, 2019-08-22

Apple Is Planning New iPhones, iPads and MacBooks This Year. Here’s What to Know Apple is readying a clutch of new hardware for the coming weeks and months, including “Pro” iPhones, upgrades to iPads and its largest la...
16:32, 2019-08-22

Mind meld: Artificial intelligence is improving the way humans think When AIs and humans work together they discover superior solutions to the world’s problems that would elude either working alone. Together, they will...
15:52, 2019-08-22

Alibaba Postpones Hong Kong Listing as Protests Roil Markets The Chinese e-commerce giant delayed plans to sell potentially billions of dollars worth of shares in the market, which has fallen as tensions have w...
14:48, 2019-08-22

Make a rain alarm with copper tape and a BBC micro:bit This simple but clever rain sensor means your laundry will never get caught in the rain again...
12:32, 2019-08-22

Inside India’s Messy Electric Vehicle Revolution A million electric rickshaws sprang up out of nowhere and are now being used by 60 million people a day. The government and vehicle makers are strugg...
12:24, 2019-08-22

A Business Built on Disinformation: Highlights From Our Investigation Driven by Facebook, The Western Journal has had one of the biggest audiences in the news media, but little is known about the publication. Here’s wha...
10:36, 2019-08-22

Testing the debit card with a fingerprint sensor The technology could give a further layer of security when paying with your card in shops....
10:20, 2019-08-22

M.I.T. Media Lab in Crisis After 2 Scholars Vow to Leave Over Epstein Ties After last week’s apology from the research center’s director, Joichi Ito, Ethan Zuckerman and J. Nathan Matias said they were protesting the institu...
02:56, 2019-08-22

YouTube pressured to kick Chinese state media ads off platform over misinformation YouTube users are pressuring the video platform to take down advertisements for China Central Television (CCTV), a state media channel accused of spr...
01:36, 2019-08-22

F-35 set for laser boost Fighter Jet laser weapons are on the fast track, expected to bring new air attack options to “burn holes” through enemy targets at the speed of light...
01:36, 2019-08-22

Fake news can lead to false memories, new study claims Voters could form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories if those articles align with their existing political beliefs, according to new...
01:36, 2019-08-22

Contactless cards could get fingerprint upgrade The technology could give a further layer of security when paying with your card in shops....
01:28, 2019-08-22

Instagram’s Chain-Letter Uprising Hordes of confused Instagrammers are trying to declare sovereignty from Instagram. Do they accidentally have a point?...
23:56, 2019-08-21

YouTuber Finds Lost GoPro Video of Man Who Drowned and Returns It to His Family Rich Abernathy was filming a dive for YouTube when he found an old GoPro partly buried in the muck. The camera had captured the last moments of Richa...
20:52, 2019-08-21

How to Turn an iPhone Into a Work-Only Tool To prevent distractions, Conor Dougherty, an economics writer, dumped social media and anything fun — even his browser — from his smartphone....
20:52, 2019-08-21

How the US almost introduced a universal basic income – 50 years ago With automation threatening jobs, US president Richard Nixon proposed a universal minimum income - an idea that only recently has come back in vogue...
20:36, 2019-08-21

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 Instagr...
20:04, 2019-08-21

2 Prominent Academics to Cut Ties to M.I.T. Media Lab Over Epstein Link The academics, Ethan Zuckerman and J. Nathan Matias, said they were protesting the institute’s connection to the financier, who was facing sex-crime ...
19:24, 2019-08-21

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you hav...
19:24, 2019-08-21

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 g...
18:04, 2019-08-21

England Cricketer stumped by Fortnite conundrum England bowler Jofra Archer calls for help on Twitter ahead of Ashes third Test against Australia - so he can play Fortnite....
17:48, 2019-08-21

Scorsese’s New Mob Epic, ‘The Irishman,’ Has Netflix and Theaters at Odds Will the movie, which stars Robert De Niro, come to a theater near you? After months of talks, there is still no resolution....
16:28, 2019-08-21

The Cold War spy technology which we all use Radio-frequency identification, famously used to bug the US embassy in Moscow, is a cheap way to track objects and data....
16:04, 2019-08-21

Where Did North West Learn How to Sew? At Camp, of Course In Hollywood, there’s a glamorous extracurricular program for fashion-savvy kids as young as 6....
16:04, 2019-08-21

Tesla sued by Walmart over solar panel fires The supermarket chain alleges that Tesla was negligent in the way the solar panels were installed....
14:52, 2019-08-21

Biostar 2: Suprema plays down fingerprint leak reports Suprema says a probe found the scope of a fingerprint data leak was "significantly" less than reported....
14:52, 2019-08-21

Ready to upgrade? What to do about your old phone Unwanted devices can contain elements that the world is running out of - so how can you help?...
12:24, 2019-08-21

Inside America’s Dysfunctional Trillion-Dollar Fighter-Jet Program The F-35 was once the Pentagon’s high-profile problem child. Has it finally moved past its reputation of being an overhyped and underperforming warpl...
11:44, 2019-08-21

Netflix and Big Theater Chains Haggle Over Release of Scorsese’s ‘Irishman’ Will “The Irishman,” a mob-world epic starring Robert De Niro, come to a theater near you? After months of talks, there is still no resolution....
11:44, 2019-08-21