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 2018-08-20 04:41 

The Next Web

EU to fine social media platforms that take more than 1 hour to remove extremist content...

The European Union is reportedly planning to impose stricter regulations on social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter over the removal of online terrorist propaganda. The Financial Times reported on Sunday that according to new draft...

 2018-08-20 04:28 

Tech Times

11-Year-Old Boy Dying From Leukemia Asks People To Send Him Racing Stickers For His Casket...

Caleb Hammond, an 11-year-old boy suffering from leukemia, was taken home from the hospital as he was no longer responding to cancer treatment. The young racing fan has a modest request for stickers, which will be used to decorate his casket....

 2018-08-20 04:26 

Tech Times

Snapchat Android Redesign Now Available For Users With Root Access...

After a nine-month wait, Snapchat can finally access a faster and cleaner version of the app. The app, which will be known as the...

 2018-08-20 04:24 

Tech Times

Skype Gets 'SMS Connect' Feature To Let You Text From PC...

Skype gets a new feature called SMS Connect, which lets users send and text SMS using their desktop. It's not fully functional yet, reports say, and Microsoft isn't planning an iOS rollout, apparently....

 2018-08-20 04:22 

i24 News

Weinstein accuser Asia Argento paid teen who made sex assault claim: report...
 2018-08-20 04:15 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says Cutting Back on Work Hours Isn't an Option...

Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option....

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Engadget

MIT's 'GPS' for the body can locate hidden implants...

Implants are supposed to represent the future of medicine, as they can deliver medicine and track illnesses in ways that just aren't possible with conventional pills and scans. But there's a problem: how do you place them in deeper parts of the bo...

 2018-08-20 03:44 

The Next Web

iPad explodes at Apple's Amsterdam store, customers evacuated...

An iPad exploded at the Apple Store in Amsterdam on Sunday as a result of an overheated or leaky battery, reported Dutch outlet AT5. No one was injured, although three people at the store were treated for respiratory problems after the event. It's unc...

 2018-08-20 03:43 

Mashable

Read the beautiful letter that allowed 'Crazy Rich Asians' to use Coldplay's 'Yellow'...

One of the most emotional moments in Jon M. Chu's much talked-about rom-com Crazy Rich Asians almost didn't happen. Luckily, the director wrote one hell of a beautiful letter to Coldplay. SEE ALSO: 'Crazy Rich Asians' is an appealingly flu...

 2018-08-20 03:30 

TechCrunch

Robotics-as-a-service is on the way and inVia Robotics is leading the charge...
 2018-08-20 03:28 

ZDNet

NSW expands digital driver's licence trial to the Eastern Beaches...

Although a state-wide rollout was originally slated for this year, the NSW government has announced a further trial of the digital driver's licence for a handful of beach-side addresses in November....

 2018-08-20 03:14 

Mashable

Asia Argento reportedly paid off a sexual assault accuser...

Asia Argento, an Italian actress and director at the forefront of the #MeToo movement, reportedly paid off a sexual assault accuser. The New York Times reports Argento paid $380,000 to 22-year-old actor Jimmy Bennett, after he claimed that he was sexually...

 2018-08-20 03:04 

ZDNet

Japan set to deploy English-speaking robots to schools: Report...

Japan's education ministry will deploy 500 English-speaking robots to the country's schools from next year, with the aim of improving students' English-speaking skills, according to NHK....

 2018-08-20 02:58 

Engadget

Tesla cars will play video with a future update...

Tesla is planning to bring games to its electric cars' giant touchscreens, so why doesn't it have video playback while the car isn't moving -- something drivers have wanted for years? Don't worry, you'll get your wish soon. Elon Musk h...

 2018-08-20 02:29 

i24 News

UK’s embattled Corbyn sat on 2012 Doha panel alongside Hamas figures...

He has previously said he regrets calling Hamas and Hezbollah 'friends' during an event at London's parliament...

 2018-08-20 02:21 

Digital Trends

Huawei Watch 3: Everything we know...

The Huawei Watch 3 may be a ways off from release, but that doesn't mean Huawei isn't working on what it could look like. A new patent from Huawei hints at a smartwatch with space to store a pair of true wireless earbuds. The post Huawei Watch 3: ...

 2018-08-20 02:17 

VentureBeat

VRGineers XTAL hands-on — giving a 5K VR enterprise headset a spin...

Last week, I got the chance to try the new enterprise-focused 5K VR headset (that's 2,560-by-1,440 per eye, or 5,120-by-1,440 total,) XTAL, from VRgineers, the same company behind the VRHero 5K hea......

 2018-08-20 02:17 

Mashable

'Stranger Things' Season 3 will be inspired by an '80s Chevy Chase movie...

It's going to be a little while longer until we see the third season of Stranger Things , but when it does, expect it to hark back to Chevy Chase at his most prolific. David Harbour, who plays Chief Jim Hopper in the series, told Variety the new episo...

 2018-08-20 02:00 

Hackaday

Restoring A 100 Year Old Vice To Pristine Condtion...

We love our vices. They hold pipes for us to saw away at, wood while we carve, and circuit boards so that we can solder on components. So we keep them in shape by cleaning and greasing them every now ......

 2018-08-20 01:42 

ZDNet

CBA confirms NetBank and CommBank glitch after Visa suffers card issue...

After confirming there is an issue impacting Visa credit cards on its terminals, the Commonwealth Bank has apologised to customers after some app payments were not working Monday morning....

 2018-08-20 01:34 

Engadget

Sony explains why Android updates take so long...

If you're like many smartphone owners using non-stock versions of Android, you're probably twiddling your thumbs waiting for your device maker to release an upgrade to Android 9 Pie. But have you wondered why you're waiting so long when your P...

 2018-08-20 01:27 

ZDNet

NBN should shift fixed-wireless areas to FttC: Aussie Broadband...

Around 12 percent of NBN's fixed-wireless network is experiencing 'unacceptable congestion', Aussie Broadband has said, calling for more funding to expand the fibre-based networks....

 2018-08-20 01:24 

TechRadar

Telstra's first Android Go phones land September 4...

Telstra launches a range of budget handsets to coincide with its new Pre-Paid Extra offer....

 2018-08-20 01:08 

TechRadar

The best Xbox One X prices, bundles and sales in Australia (August 2018)...

We've rounded up all the latest Xbox One X offers in one place....

 2018-08-20 01:00 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Why Searching Director Will Never Make a Computer Screen Movie Again...

Ex-Google employee Aneesh Chaganty talks about the making of his feature directorial debut Searching, a film that takes place entirely on screens. Searching releases August 31 in India....

 2018-08-20 00:58 

Tech in Asia

AirTrunk, one of the region's best-funded startups, banks $621m for expansion...

The 'hyperscale' data center operator has its sights set on Australia and Hong Kong....

 2018-08-20 00:56 

i24 News

S. Koreans head for family reunions in North after decades apart...
 2018-08-20 00:47 

ZDNet

AirTrunk raises AU$850m for Australian datacentre expansion...

AirTrunk claims the two Australian facilities will be the largest independent datacentres in the Asia-Pacific region when completed at 90MW and 84MW, respectively....

 2018-08-20 00:43 

TechRadar

Heads up: Xbox and Surface devices going cheap in Microsoft eBay sale...

Microsoft is holding a sale on its eBay store, with 20% off on products like the Xbox One X and Surface Laptop....

 2018-08-20 00:43 

TechRadar

EU targets tech giants with tough new anti-terror content rules...

The EU could slap tech companies with fines if they refuse to take down terror content from their platforms....

 2018-08-20 00:30 

Help Net Security

Week in review: Office 365 phishing, compromising networks with malicious faxes...

Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news and articles: AT&T sued for enabling SIM swap fraud A cryptocurrency investor is suing AT&T because criminals were able to empty his accounts through SIM swap fraud (aka account port ...

 2018-08-20 00:30 

Gizmodo

Facebook Vigilantes, Ugly Laptops, and Red Tide: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week...

Read anything interesting in the news lately? No, really. I'm still catching up, because for much of the past week, I was vacationing in lovely Cook Forest, Pennsylvania, during which my access to the internet was limited to whatever stretches of 4G c...

 2018-08-20 00:20 

Sydney Morning Herald

Alcatel 1C review: an $89 smartphone with (some) flagship features...

With its tall 18:9 display and fingerprint scanner, the Alcatel 1C from TCL offers a few features normally reserved for pricier handsets, all for under $100....

 2018-08-20 00:16 

ZDNet

Fair Work Ombudsman hits Brisbane tech firm with AU$125k fine for unfair dismissal...

Macquarie Technology Group International has been ordered to pay up after failing to comply with an order to compensate an employee who had been unfairly dismissed....

 2018-08-20 00:15 

Digital Trends

How to fix a flat tire on your car...

Flat tires often come at the worst possible time. Whether you're fixing a flat tire or replacing it, our step-by-step how-to guide will help you get your car back on the road with time to spare. The post How to fix a flat tire on your car appeared fir...

 2018-08-20 00:00 

Digital Trends

The best password managers...

The internet can be a scary place, especially if you don't have a proper passcode manager. This guide will show you the best password managers you can get right now, including both premium and free options. Find the right password software today and s...

 2018-08-20 00:00 

Engadget

Tesla's new Roadster will appear on 'Jay Leno's Garage' August 23rd...

Tesla's new Roadster has been virtually impossible to see outside of its original launch event unless you've been fortunate enough to spot a prototype in the wild. You're about to get a better peek, though. CNBC is teasing a close look at the ...

 2018-08-19 23:34 

ZDNet

Chinese startup's 'self-made' web browser built on Google Chrome...

Redcore, the Beijing-based startup that claimed to develop the web browser based upon its own core technology, apologised after its software was found using notable parts of Google's Chrome....

 2018-08-19 23:30 

AnandTech

Intel at Hot Chips 2018: Showing the Ankle of Cascade Lake...

The final presentation of the Hot Chips event this week is from Intel, with a talk on its next generation Xeon Scalable platform, Cascade Lake. We recently learned about Intel's Xeon Roadmap at the recent Datacenter Insider Summit, consisting of Casca...

 2018-08-19 23:16 

ZDNet

Business as usual for Coles after weekend IT 'glitch'...

The supermarket giant has apologised to customers after suffering 'minor IT problems' at some of its stores on Sunday....

 2018-08-19 23:12 

BBC

[ Technology ]

Superfast broadband 'boosts UK business by 9bn'...

The government says thousands of firms are now reaping the financial benefit of faster connectivity....

 2018-08-19 23:10 

i24 News

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, two dead...
 2018-08-19 23:01 

CNET

Jack Ryan review: Amazon's action analyst ain't that interesting...

After numerous big screen attempts to make Tom Clancy's hero happen, this TV version is all too familiar....

 2018-08-19 23:00 

Hackaday

Hackaday Links: August 19, 2018...

If you want to creep everyone out, [Hunter Irving] has your back. He found a weird, creepy knock-off Thomas the Tank Engine toy and mounted a servo to it. This animatronic face is really, really creep......

 2018-08-19 23:00 

Tech in Asia

A Singapore VC firm is back with a new $100m fund...

Venture capital firm Qualgro is back for seconds. The Singapore-based company has announced a new fund with a fundraising target of US$100 million. So far, 60 percent of the money has been committed. Like the first fund, the money will go towards B2B star...

 2018-08-19 23:00 

Gizmodo

Elon Musk Reduces Twitter Use, Specifically by Unfollowing Grimes...

Three months ago, I had no idea who recording artist Grimes was, but after weeks of nonstop drama and intrigue, reports she's been unfollowed on Twitter by her boyfriend Elon Musk have me shook....

 2018-08-19 22:34 

Engadget

Jack Dorsey explains why Twitter is reluctant to fight fake news...

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey's media tour has swung past CNN, and he's using this latest opportunity to defend more of the social network's controversial decisions over subjects like fake news. In an interview with Reliable Sources host Brian Ste...

 2018-08-19 22:20 

i24 News

Imran Khan vows change in first address as Pakistan PM...
 2018-08-19 22:05 

Digital Trends

New patent suggests multiuser support could one day come to Siri...

A new patent suggests that a major improvement may be in the works for Apple's digital assistant. Nothing has been confirmed, but Apple may soon work on implementing multiuser support for Siri. The post New patent suggests multiuser support could one ...

 2018-08-19 22:00 

ZDNet

GOAT uses machine learning, computer vision to verify your top dollar sneakers are authentic...

GOAT CTO Andy Shin walks us through managing a team, KPIs, cloud computing and how the company goes about verifying those Nikes are real....

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