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05:32 2019-09-23

For too long Lyft and Uber have abused drivers like me. Not any more | Edan Alva A new California law will finally give thousands of misclassified workers the rights and protections that everyone deservesHave you ever taken a ride...
07:16 2019-09-22

Fraudsters hijack eBay parcels in a postcode lottery Refunds to buyers rely on Royal Mail tracking using postcodes rather than signatures, and it’s helping thievesAnastasios Siampos was suspicious after...
07:16 2019-09-22

Samsung’s latest trolling campaign shows that it might be more afraid of Huawei than Apple Samsung loves to mock the iPhone every chance it gets, even if that means having to delete its commercials when they no longer make Galaxy phones loo...
04:48 2019-09-22

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of data-scraping apps following its Cambridge Analytica investigation Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps that have in some way mishandled user data as the company faces a range of U.S. investigations and p...
09:32 2019-09-21

5 essential steps to protect yourself from hackers and online criminals Your device is like the Alamo. It’s fortified and sits in one place. But there’s also a gigantic army just outside its walls, eager to break through ...
09:32 2019-09-21

Someone just confirmed an unreleased iPhone accessory while digging through iOS 13 code Apple’s iPhone event last week brought us several announcements. We learned the official prices and launch dates for Apple’s new services...
05:32 2019-09-21

Thank you so much, Google, for giving us the iPhone 11’s most incredible new feature Hardcore Android fans will deny it until they’re blue in the face for some reason, but Android exists as it does today because of Apple. It&rsq...
05:32 2019-09-21

The most exciting Google Maps feature ever is about to get even better About a month ago, Google released the most exciting Google Maps feature ever to more Android and iPhone devices that support augmented reality (AR) ...
05:32 2019-09-21

Rumor says Sony has a huge surprise in store for the PS5 at launch The next-gen PlayStation and Xbox consoles should arrive in time for the 2020 holiday season, and a new leak suggests at least Sony might do somethin...
05:32 2019-09-21

Remove these Android apps from your phone immediately By now, the pattern is pretty familiar. In spite of the company stepping up its detection efforts, Google can’t seem to eliminate sketchy appli...
05:32 2019-09-21

Google is making it easier than ever to keep track of your tabs in Chrome If you’ve ever opened more than a few tabs while browsing the internet on Chrome, you know how easy it is to lose track of them all. By the tim...
05:32 2019-09-21

iPhone 11 has new hardware to keep it running smoothly as the battery ages Battery life isn’t necessarily the sexiest thing to think about when considering all the new capabilities and technologies associated with Appl...
05:32 2019-09-21

Samsung just reminded us that the Galaxy Fold is an accident waiting to happen Samsung fixed the poorly designed Galaxy Fold and launched it some five months after its initial launch date, so we can all forget about the original...
05:32 2019-09-21

New code in iOS 13 points to Apple’s ongoing work on a pair of AR-powered glasses Over the past few years, one of the more intriguing rumors involving a new Apple product has centered on a pair of Augmented Reality glasses the comp...
05:32 2019-09-21

iPhone 11 may be a lot more popular than anyone expected Leading up to the iPhone 11 introduction at last week’s media event, there was a sense that this year’s iPhone lineup would be something ...
05:32 2019-09-21

UK academics are stockpiling lab equipment in case of a no-deal Brexit The threat of a no-deal Brexit is causing staff at several universities in the UK to stockpile scientific equipment, including protective gloves and ...
02:48 2019-09-21

iOS 13 ships with known lockscreen bypass flaw that exposes contacts Enlarge (credit: Jose Rodriguez) Apple released iOS 13 with a bunch of new features. But it also released the new OS with something else: a bug dis...
01:48 2019-09-21

Medicine show: Crown Sterling demos 256-bit RSA key-cracking at private event Enlarge / Robert Grant, Crown Sterling CEO and founder, emcee'd a demonstration of crypto-cracking at an event yesterday. Cryptographers were not imp...
01:48 2019-09-21

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in ongoing privacy investigation Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook—the social media company that has been under intense public criticism for not adequately safeguarding the p...
01:48 2019-09-21

Libratone Track Air+ review: the noise-cancelling AirPods Apple won’t give you Great fit and sound, long battery, attractive design and pocketable case make for an excellent set of budsLibratone has given us the better fitting A...
00:16 2019-09-21

The Nintendo Switch Lite Is Ideal for Gamers on the Go Nintendo’s got a winner on its hands with the Nintendo Switch, there’s no denying it. The hybrid console, whether connected to your TV at...
17:16 2019-09-20

With Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro, Cameras are the Killer App Consider the professional, if you will. Complete with demanding career, full schedule, and disheveled hair, they need the best of the best when out a...
14:16 2019-09-20

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant will start taking donations to 2020 presidential candidates Starting in October, users of Amazon’s voice-controlled home assistant Alexa will be able to dictate/verbally make a political contribution between $...
06:32 2019-09-20

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg meets with Trump, key senators on DC swing Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with President Trump at the White House Thursday, part of a series of visits with lawmakers who have bee...
06:32 2019-09-20

Facebook employee jumps to death from headquarters in Northern California: reports A Facebook employee reportedly jumped to his death from the fourth floor of a building at the Facebook campus in Northern California Thursday, accord...
06:32 2019-09-20

Payment card thieves hack Click2Gov bill paying portals in 8 cities Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels / Flickr) In 2017 and 2018, hackers compromised systems running the Click2Gov self-service bill-payment portal in d...
06:32 2019-09-20

World’s most destructive botnet returns with stolen passwords and email in tow Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) If you've noticed an uptick of spam that addresses you by name or quotes real emails you've sent or received in the ...
05:00 2019-09-20

Roku unveils its new lineup of streaming players and the future of Roku OS Roku has gotten a jump on the holiday shopping season, announcing a range of updates to its streaming device portfolio in addition to a new version o...
21:48 2019-09-19

Huawei’s Mate 30 Pro doesn’t have Google’s app store, but Android is still its future The Mate 30 phones might be powered by EMUI 10 based on Android 10, but they’re not running Google’s version of Android. You won’t find the Play Stor...
21:48 2019-09-19

The cheat hackers 'ruining' gaming for others The use of cheats is a major problem in video games and it’s becoming increasingly lucrative as esports take off. We meet a teenage hacker’s making t...
18:00 2019-09-19

Let's follow California's lead and regulate companies like Uber | Veena Dubal The ‘gig economy’ is terrible for workers. We must tackle the problem head-onThis week, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom – a darling of tech capit...
17:32 2019-09-19

The 50 best video games of the 21st century Want to build worlds, become a crime kingpin, get lost in space, or enter the afterlife? Then our countdown of the 50 best games of the era has somet...
17:32 2019-09-19

Sega Mega Drive Mini review – a legacy truly honoured Perfectly modelled and smoothly animated, the 42 built-in games are lovingly reproduced, with modern gaming benefits. It’s a delightful surpriseIt’s ...
17:32 2019-09-19

Airbnb announces it will go public next year after WeWork delays IPO Rental service, which has about 150 million users in more than 65,000 cities, was last valued at $31bn in September 2017Airbnb, the home-sharing rent...
17:32 2019-09-19

Killer robots: why do so many people think they are a good idea? | Stuart Heritage According to a recent survey, 39% of us aren’t against machines capable of destroying humanity. Surely there are some things we can all agree onLaura...
17:32 2019-09-19

Huawei forced to launch Mate 30 phone without Google apps New Android smartphone falls foul of trade war and Trump’s blacklisting of Chinese firmThe launch of Huawei’s latest smartphone, the Mate 30, has bee...
17:32 2019-09-19

Airbnb Says It Plans to Go Public in 2020 Making a public statement about a stock market debut in a particular year is unusual among technology start-ups, which typically keep their plans sec...
16:32 2019-09-19

13 of the most exciting new iPhone features that arrived today in iOS 13 After a string of beta releases, iOS 13 is finally here and ready for download. The latest update to the software that powers Apple’s line of i...
15:32 2019-09-19

iOS 13.1 release date moved up from September 30th to September 24th On the same day that iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 were shipped to the public, Apple confirmed that its next major software release — iOS 13.1 — i...
15:32 2019-09-19

A huge list of Samsung Galaxy phones set to be updated to Android 10 just leaked A leak earlier this week claimed that Samsung will soon release Android 10 betas for its 2019 flagships, including the Galaxy S10 series and the Note...
15:32 2019-09-19

Harnessing machine learning to make managing your storage less of a chore Enlarge / As far as we know, none of the storage vendors using AI have gone neuromorphic yet—let alone biological. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) ...
14:32 2019-09-19

Iowa officials claim confusion over scope led to arrest of pen-testers Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa, courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) In a pos...
14:32 2019-09-19

In India, you don’t need a Google phone to have a Google Assistant Enlarge / Google Assistant isn't just for smartphones anymore—at least, not in India. (credit: McKay Savage / Flickr) India is an enormous developi...
14:32 2019-09-19

The specs of the iPhone 11’s biggest rival have leaked in full In a few short hours, one of the most exciting Android phones of the year will be unveiled, complete with a daring new design, new camera abilities, ...
13:32 2019-09-19

Google Maps is about to receive a feature we’ve all been waiting for It took a significant location tracking scandal for Google to actually do something about the user’s privacy when it comes to location tracking...
13:32 2019-09-19

Watch live as Huawei unveils the revolutionary Mate 30 Pro beginning at 8AM ET Just over a week after Apple unveiled the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro in California, the second-largest smartphone maker in the world is set to unvei...
13:32 2019-09-19

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro has one-third as much RAM as top Android flagships, but it still crushes them Apple’s new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max will finally be released tomorrow after months and months of leaks. When the next-g...
13:32 2019-09-19

Huawei’s best smartphone ever has a huge problem that eclipses all its amazing new features Huawei on Thursday held a press conference in Munich, Germany to unveil its third flagship phone of the year — and it’s easily the most compell...
13:32 2019-09-19

This in-depth review of the iPhone 11 Pro’s best new feature is jaw-dropping I’m more excited about the iPhone 11 than I’ve been for a new iPhone release in quite some time. Sure, the introduction of Face ID and a ...
13:32 2019-09-19

The Android tech that iPhone users are most jealous of somehow got even better As an iPhone user, there’s one technology available on Android devices that I envy most, and it’s obviously one that has yet to make it o...
13:32 2019-09-19

iPhone 11 and 11 Pro might have a secret feature you won’t find on any Android Apple last week unveiled the iPhone 11 series, but as always, the company didn’t share all the details about the newest iPhones. You’re m...
13:32 2019-09-19

iOS 13 is now available to the public, so everyone can download it We’re just a day out from the launch of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, but you don’t need one of the new phones to ...
13:32 2019-09-19

Los Angeles partnership launches platform to help people catch phishes Enlarge / The City of Los Angeles is getting some help from a DHS-funded nonprofit in the fight against phishing. (credit: Getty Images) The relent...
00:32 2019-09-19

Advanced hackers are infecting IT providers in hopes of hitting their customers (credit: Pixabay) A previously undocumented attack group with advanced hacking skills has compromised 11 IT service providers, most likely with the...
00:32 2019-09-19

More evidence points to Iranian cruise missiles, drones in attack on Saudi oilfield Drone wreck and cruise missile wreckage from the attack on the Aramco Abqaiq oil refinery is displayed during a Saudi Arabian Ministry of Defense new...
00:32 2019-09-19

AT&T considers getting rid of DirecTV as TV business tanks, WSJ reports Enlarge / An AT&T store in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images | jetcityimage) AT&T is considering whether to "part ways" with DirecTV, just four years ...
00:32 2019-09-19

Apple just released iOS 13.1 beta 4 After unveiling the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max at its special event last week, Apple announced that iOS 13 will release on Septe...
23:16 2019-09-18

The most hotly anticipated Android phone this fall won’t launch in the US or Europe The iPhone 11 series might be the hottest new phone lineup right now, but every other company in the business is trying to shift the conversation tow...
23:16 2019-09-18

Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 is almost here Unless you own a Pixel, waiting for the latest Android release to hit your device can be excruciating, but anyone who picked up one of the latest fla...
23:16 2019-09-18

Facebook’s new Portal TV turns your television into a video chat monitor The average Facebook user out there likely wasn’t secretly hoping the world’s biggest social networking company (and frequent privacy flo...
23:16 2019-09-18

Google canceled the Pixel Watch years ago and never looked back We’ve come across rumors detailing Google’s so-called Pixel Watch with some regularity, but the company never made a Wear OS gadget of it...
23:16 2019-09-18

Leaked OnePlus 7T Pro press image reveals the phone’s final design Now that Apple has taken the wraps off its next iPhone, the two notable phones left to be fully unveiled in 2019 are the Pixel 4 and the OnePlus 7T. ...
23:16 2019-09-18

There may be a huge Apple Watch upgrade cycle on the horizon Over the past few years, the Apple Watch has quickly evolved from a niche product into a mainstream device. Thanks to a number of impressive updates ...
23:16 2019-09-18

Facebook is working on AR glasses it thinks can replace your iPhone and Android Facebook is reportedly developing augmented reality (AR) glasses with a twist. These won’t be tethered to a mobile device, but will instead wor...
23:16 2019-09-18

AI can't offer protection from 'deepfakes,' new report says Artificial intelligence-based solutions may not be able to save us from deceptively altered videos, known as deepfakes, according to a new report fro...
22:48 2019-09-18

The cheat hackers ‘ruining’ gaming for others The use of cheats is a major problem in video games and it’s becoming increasingly lucrative as esports take off. We meet a teenage hacker’s making t...
22:48 2019-09-18

A Challenge to Big Tech and Antitrust Thinking in a Surprising Place The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominan...
20:32 2019-09-18

Teenage Vaping Rises Sharply Again This Year Preliminary figures from a national survey show that the prevalence of e-cigarette use among minors has doubled from 2017 through this year, despite ...
20:32 2019-09-18

Air Force four-star general: We need 225 bombers Senior Air Force leaders believe that current shortages in the U.S. bomber fleet are putting the service, and the nation, at tremendous risk of enemy...
15:32 2019-09-18

Google Assistant just got a brand new voice Google on Wednesday announced that it’s bringing a second voice for its Google Assistant app in several international markets, allowing users t...
13:00 2019-09-18

Official documents reveal exactly how much bigger Apple’s iPhone 11 and 11 Pro batteries are Battery life is easily one of the highlights of Apple’s new iPhone 11 models. Early reviewers confirmed Apple’s claims for all three devi...
13:00 2019-09-18

Apple Watch Series 5 review roundup: There’s (still) no other smartwatch like it While the latest iPhone already has plenty of competition from the Android camp, there is another Apple product that has absolutely no rival, other t...
13:00 2019-09-18

This iPhone 11 Night mode photo sample is going to blow your mind Well, the early reviews are in and it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that bloggers and tech journalists love Apple’s new iPhone 11,...
13:00 2019-09-18

HP Elite Dragonfly is a Project Athena laptop that lasts over 24 hours on a charge Intel came up with a neat idea for laptops not too long ago called Project Athena, and we’re finally starting to see the first Athena-ready not...
13:00 2019-09-18

Facebook to launch new Portal smart displays in Europe WhatsApp joins Messenger on camera-equipped photo frame-like device tied in with AlexaJust 10 months after launching its first voice-controlled, vide...
12:16 2019-09-18

Instagram tightens rules on diet and cosmetic surgery posts Platform responds to concerns about impact of content on mental health of young peopleInstagram has announced that tighter restrictions are to be imp...
12:16 2019-09-18

All the ways you can get Microsoft Office for free The Microsoft Office Suite — Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access and Publisher — has long been the standard when it comes to digital of...
11:00 2019-09-18

Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its automat...
11:00 2019-09-18

Protocol found in webcams and DVRs is fueling a new round of big DDoSes Enlarge (credit: Akamai) Hackers have found a new way to amplify the crippling effects of denial-of-service technique by abusing an improperly impl...
11:00 2019-09-18

Turned off by the switch to BBC Sounds | Letters The withdrawal of the BBC’s iPlayer Radio app angers Rod MacraeI am saddened to discover that the closure of the BBC’s iPlayer Radio app service leav...
07:00 2019-09-18

YouTube’s fine and child safety online | Letters Fining YouTube for targeting adverts at children as if they were adults shows progress is being made on both sides of the Atlantic, writes Steve Wood...
07:00 2019-09-18

Facebook teams up with police to stop streaming of terror attacks Tech company to equip officers with body cameras to help identify terror attack videosFacebook is working with the Metropolitan police to improve the...
07:00 2019-09-18

iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro review roundup: buy the cheapest one Early reviews of Apple’s latest suggest colour, battery and lower price make the iPhone 11 a winner The early reviews of Apple’s iPhone 11, iPhone 11...
07:00 2019-09-18

Fairphone 3 review: the most ethical and repairable phone you can buy Dutch firm asks £200 above the norm for a smartphone that might help change the industryWhat if you could buy a phone that will last five years, can ...
07:00 2019-09-18

Ultimate flagship showdown compares the unreleased Pixel 4 XL to Apple’s iPhone XS Max We finally know when the Pixel 4 series will launch, and it turns out that leaked October 15th launch date was accurate after all. But even though th...
04:00 2019-09-18

OnePlus just revealed the design of its unannounced OnePlus 7T for some reason It’s iPhone 11 season, with Apple’s three new iPhones selling much better than their predecessors last year — some configurations h...
04:00 2019-09-18

New photo leak reveals final design of 2019 iPad Pro with triple-lens camera Apple announced its new iPhone and Apple Watch models just days ago, but the hardware reveals for 2019 may not be done quite yet. The iPad Pro is rum...
04:00 2019-09-18

You can’t even buy the Galaxy Fold yet and Samsung is already teasing a better foldable phone The Galaxy Fold failed to give Samsung the triumph in wanted this year. Making foldable phones is no easy feat and Samsung has been teasing these dev...
04:00 2019-09-18

The real reason why the iPhone 11 Pro’s camera has such an unusual design Ever since the iPhone 11 Pro design leaked, some people have expressed their hatred for the huge bump on the back that houses the phone’s tripl...
04:00 2019-09-18

Amazon has a great new feature that Spotify and Apple Music both lack Amazon isn’t always given the same prominence as its rivals in the music streaming game like Spotify and Apple, but the internet retail giant i...
04:00 2019-09-18

Surface Pro 7 specs leak ahead of Microsoft’s big Windows 10 event Microsoft will hold a press event on October 2nd, where it will introduce several Surface hardware updates, as well as a huge surprise, if rumors are...
04:00 2019-09-18

iPhone 11 preorders start strong as consumers flock to the Pro models There’s no getting around the fact that iPhone sales over the past few years have been somewhat stagnant at best. This, though, shouldn’t...
04:00 2019-09-18

Latest Google Pixelbook 2 leak shows the device in action weeks before launch Google’s Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL may be the stars of the show at its hardware event next month, but they won’t be the only devices unveile...
04:00 2019-09-18

The way Netflix recommends shows and movies might surprise you It’s practically impossible to keep up with the sheer volume of new titles that hit Netflix every single month. From original programming to a ...
04:00 2019-09-18

Millions of Americans' medical images and data left 'unprotected' online, investigation reveals Medical images and health data belonging to millions of Americans -- including X-rays and CT scans -- are unprotected online and able to be seen by a...
21:32 2019-09-17

Microsoft's Bill Gates regrets Jeffrey Epstein meeting: 'I wish I hadn't' Microsoft founder Bill Gates says he regrets ever meeting with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein to discuss philanthropy, according to a new rep...
21:32 2019-09-17

Facebook to crack down on extremism by training AI with police videos Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoi...
21:32 2019-09-17

The robot that cleans floors and tells jokes More than 100 fully autonomous cleaning robots are coming to Singapore this year, made by local manufacturer Lionsbot. Ella's job is cleaning the flo...
20:00 2019-09-17

Video: DOD pulls plug on Boeing/Raytheon missile interceptor program SITREP: The RKV has been cancelled, meaning multi-target ballistic missile interceptors are even further off. (video link) With North Korea throwing ...
15:32 2019-09-17

Lawsuit: AT&T signed customers up for DirecTV Now without their knowledge Enlarge / AT&T logo. (credit: Mike Mozart / Flickr) AT&T supervisors encouraged sales reps to create fake DirecTV Now accounts to make the online v...
15:32 2019-09-17

Millions of Americans’ medical images and data are available on the Internet Enlarge / Dislocated cervical vertebrae (traumatic lesion of cervical vertebrae C1-C2). X-ray in profile. (Photo by: BSIP/Universal Images Group via ...
15:32 2019-09-17

Apple iPhone 11 review roundup: Should you buy one? Apple iPhone 11 reviews hit the web early Tuesday morning, with most of the reviews focused on the upgrades to the iPhone's internals, including its ...
14:00 2019-09-17

UFO videos are footage of real 'unidentified' objects, US Navy acknowledges For the first time, the U.S. Navy has acknowledged the three UFO videos that were released by former Blink-182 singer Tom DeLonge and published by th...
14:00 2019-09-17

This crazy new slider design with a waterfall display might be Samsung’s Galaxy S11 Assuming Samsung still moves ahead with S-series handsets early next year, it’s likely that we’ll get a trio of Galaxy S11 variants toppi...
08:32 2019-09-17

Tons of sources now say that iPhone 11 preorders are crushing it An insider familiar with Apple’s supply chain said in a note to clients earlier this week that iPhone 11 preorders were off to a good start, ju...
08:00 2019-09-17

iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max review roundup: New cameras shine bright, but battery life is the star iThe iPhone practically sells itself these days. It might not break sales records, but then again no other phone can boast similar sales performance ...
08:00 2019-09-17

Google to unveil the Pixel 4 at a hardware event on October 15th Well-sourced gadget news leaker Evan Blass spilled the beans last week on when Google’s much-anticipated Pixel 4 phone would be released (Oct. ...
05:00 2019-09-17

iPhone 11 unboxing photos hit the internet days before the official release With the iPhone 11 release scheduled for this Friday, images of the first iPhone 11 unboxing may have just leaked online. Of course, you may want to ...
05:00 2019-09-17

Microsoft’s dual-screen Surface may have tech that could improve foldable phones Microsoft is widely expected to unveil a few brand-new Surface models in early October in addition to the successors to the Surface Pro and Laptop li...
05:00 2019-09-17

A brand new Android phone you can’t buy is as close as we’ve seen to a perfect design We’re getting awfully close to the all-screen phone with all want, thanks to several innovations that have allowed smartphone vendors to reduce...
05:00 2019-09-17

Woman, 21, accused in alleged cyber fraud of superannuation and share accounts Melbourne woman is accused of being part of syndicate which used stolen identity information to drain millions from multiple accountsMillions of doll...
04:00 2019-09-17

NBN kills 'Netflix tax' idea and unveils basic unlimited plan Proposal put to internet service providers earlier this year would have targeted high-volume users of video streaming servicesNBN Co has shot down an...
04:00 2019-09-17

Can we create new land to save the fragile Mississippi delta? Every 90 minutes, land the size of one American football field disappears from the Mississippi delta and coastal ecosystem. A giant model could be ke...
03:00 2019-09-17

Home Office to fund use of AI to help catch dark web paedophiles Money will go towards testing tools including voice analysis on child abuse image databaseArtificial intelligence could be used to help catch paedoph...
23:32 2019-09-16

WSJ: Amazon changed search results to boost profits despite internal dissent Enlarge / Amazon boxes. (credit: Getty Images | Julie Clopper) Amazon changed its search algorithm in ways that boost its own products despite conc...
23:00 2019-09-16

Password-exposing bug purged from LastPass extensions Still image from the long-running but currently defunct gameshow Password. (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Developers of the LastPass p...
23:00 2019-09-16

Missiles and drones that hit Saudi oil fields: Made in Iran, but fired by whom? Enlarge / Smoke billows from Saudi Aramco's oil processing plants in Abqaiq and Khurais, Saudi Arabia, after attacks on September 14—attacks that use...
23:00 2019-09-16

Sir Terry Harrison obituary My friend Sir Terry Harrison, who has died aged 86, was a man of the north-east and proud to be so. He joined the engineering firm Clarke Chapman in ...
17:32 2019-09-16

Elon Musk claims he didn't intend to accuse British diver of pedophilia Tesla CEO’s lawyers said ‘pedo guy’ is a common insult used when Musk was a child in South Africa and not meant to ‘accuse a person’ Elon Musk is con...
17:32 2019-09-16

Army AI Task Force builds new prototypes for armored vehicles Streamlining multiple targeting sensors to destroy long-range targets, arming forward-positioned robots to penetrate enemy defenses and receiving org...
17:00 2019-09-16

Insider says iPhone 11 sales are even better than expected, and now most models are sold out Apple on Friday started iPhone 11 preorders, with all three models available to consumers, including the cheaper iPhone 11 and the premium iPhone 11 ...
12:32 2019-09-16

The most controversial Android flagship of the year just leaked in full The iPhone 11 phones are available for preorder, with several iPhone 11 versions and most iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max options being sold out at the mom...
12:32 2019-09-16

Revolutionary iPhone tech that took 5 years to develop was just abandoned by Apple after only 4 years There’s no question whatsoever that 3D Touch is the most underappreciated technologies Apple has introduced in the past decade, but that’...
12:32 2019-09-16

OnePlus 7T will be unveiled on September 26th Apple isn’t the only smartphone vendor with a new phone to announce this month, as OnePlus on Monday revealed that it will hold an event dedica...
12:32 2019-09-16

Pixel 4 rumored to have another great feature that’s missing from the iPhone 11 Since the inception of the Pixel line, Google has been playing catchup with the iPhone, as each new model proved more conclusively that the iPhone wa...
12:32 2019-09-16

One of Samsung’s most beloved flagship smartphone lines might disappear next year When Samsung unveiled the first Galaxy Note phablet at IFA 2011, the phone became an instant hit with consumers who wanted a device with a bigger scr...
12:32 2019-09-16

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media – podcast Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard Seymour•...
08:00 2019-09-16

YouTube summer camps: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber is joined by Richard Sprenger, who recently went to Los Angeles to learn more about a new summer camp that aims to teach six to 1...
08:00 2019-09-16

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 review: less business, more modern design Same Bose magic now sleeker, with better controls, calling and adaptable noise cancellingBose’s new top-of-the range 700 noise-cancelling headphones ...
08:00 2019-09-16

Chicago School Professor Fights ‘Chicago School’ Beliefs That Abet Big Tech The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominan...
21:00 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...
04:48 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...
01:48 2019-09-15

Lawmakers ask to see Tim Cook’s emails as part of wide antitrust probe As part of Congress’ far-reaching probe into antitrust behavior involving Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google, the House Judiciary Committee to...
14:16 2019-09-14

Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro videos tout its impressive camera and much tougher glass At the end of a pretty eventful week for Apple, which saw the company host its annual fall event at which new iPhones were showcased — in addit...
14:16 2019-09-14

Video shows a Model 3 automatically apply the brakes to avoid hitting a cop who ran a red light Tesla’s automated emergency braking (AEB) system, which was first introduced in 2017, has improved markedly in a relatively short amount of tim...
14:16 2019-09-14

New Airbus planes have sensors that track most of what you do, even in the bathroom The connected home is a pretty mainstream phenomenon at this point, as more and more consumers bring products like smart speakers and displays, conne...
14:16 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...
13:48 2019-09-14

Netflix co-founder: 'Blockbuster laughed at us ... Now there's one left' Marc Randolph launched the streaming service that would revolutionize TV and film, upend Hollywood and draw more than 150 million subscribersIt was a...
05:32 2019-09-14

Verizon plans 5G Home Internet in every city where it deploys mobile 5G Enlarge / A Verizon ad for its 5G Home service. (credit: Verizon) Verizon says it will bring its "5G Home" Internet service to every market where i...
19:00 2019-09-13

Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs Enlarge / Hacking for their home country, we guess. The Trump administration is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups widely accused of c...
19:00 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...
16:16 2019-09-13

Google just fixed one of Android’s biggest problems Backing up data on a smartphone shouldn’t be a chore, regardless of operating systems, and you should perform regular backups to protect yourse...
16:16 2019-09-13

Huge Pixel 4 leak tells us everything we need to know about the phone’s best feature The Pixel 4 press event hasn’t even been announced, and yet somehow, someone’s selling the phones in Asia. That’s how we were able ...
16:16 2019-09-13

Microsoft’s October Surface event will feature never-before-seen devices September and October aren’t just about new smartphones, although many vendors do concentrate their holiday product releases on these two month...
15:00 2019-09-13

OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro complete specs and release date leaked We have been completely inundated with Pixel 4 leaks over the past several days, but OnePlus might just steal the spotlight today. On Friday, Compare...
15:00 2019-09-13

The iPhone 11 reportedly has the hardware for a missing feature we might never see In a series of last-minute iPhone 11 leaks that dropped just before Apple’s event, we learned that one of the rumored features of the iPhone 11...
15:00 2019-09-13

Check the scope: Pen-testers nabbed, jailed in Iowa courthouse break-in attempt Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa courthouse, the sight of a penetration test gone spectacularly wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3...
12:00 2019-09-13

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple told to turn over internal documents House judiciary committee wants records in antitrust inquiryMark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos and Tim Cook names in requestsThe US government’s investigati...
11:16 2019-09-13

Pollutionwatch: how skilful driving can reduce toxic fumes Gentler acceleration and electric vehicles can reduce air pollution but walking or cycling are bestLocal authorities are encouraging people not to le...
11:16 2019-09-13

Act surprised: iPhone 11 Pro obliterates Note 10+ and every other Android phone in performance tests We’ve now one day away from seeing Apple open up preorders for its next-generation iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max smartphones....
10:00 2019-09-13

The Pixel 4 has three camera lenses on the back, but what are they for? We’ve known for quite a while now that Google’s Pixel 4 phones will feature a rear-facing camera module similar to the one on the iPhone ...
10:00 2019-09-13

Pixel 4 design, specifications, features and more revealed in biggest leak yet Phone leaks are a dime a dozen in recent years, but the pace at which the Pixel 4 leaks have been springing up this month, in addition to the magnitu...
10:00 2019-09-13

First photos taken with the iPhone 11’s new Night mode look incredible For as much as the iPhone camera has improved over the past few years, low light photography has long remained one area where Apple’s smartphon...
10:00 2019-09-13

Google is now shamelessly ripping off Instagram, because why not? The trend of adding an Instagram-like “Stories” bubble at the top of apps rolls on, with Google’s Photos app now the latest to jump...
10:00 2019-09-13

Apple put a hilarious Easter egg in its iPhone 11 event roundup video Apple unveiled quite a few products earlier this week during its iPhone 11 event — not just the new iPhones we’ve all been waiting to see...
10:00 2019-09-13

New trailer highlights some of the most exciting upcoming Apple Arcade games Apple earlier today released a new trailer highlighting many of the games coming to its upcoming Apple Arcade subscription service. The video itself ...
10:00 2019-09-13

Google Maps just got a brand new feature that goes way beyond navigation Google has been adding plenty of new features to Google Maps over the year, most of them meant to improve navigation and commute experiences. The lat...
10:00 2019-09-13

The iPhone 11 may be the best iPhone ever, but I still miss the iPhone 6s iPhone 11 preorders kick off on Friday morning around the world, and all three new handsets will ship to buyers and launch in stores next Friday. As ...
10:00 2019-09-13

How to preorder the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max today Whether you’re upgrading from an older iPhone or making the switch from another brand altogether, today is the day you can secure Apple’s...
10:00 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...
10:00 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...
07:16 2019-09-13

YouTuber PewDiePie scraps $50,000 pledge to anti-hate group after fan backlash Vlogger embraced by far right apologizes for planned donation to Anti-Defamation League, after fans claim conspiracyYouTuber Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellb...
01:32 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...
01:32 2019-09-13

SpaceX says it will deploy satellite broadband across US faster than expected Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Olena_T) SpaceX says it plans to change its satellite launch strategy in a way that will speed up deployment of its...
19:48 2019-09-12

AT&T to lose 1.1 million TV subscribers as DirecTV continues nosedive (credit: Aurich Lawson) AT&T expects to lose about 1.1 million TV customers in the third quarter as it faces pressure from an investment group that...
19:48 2019-09-12

Hackers are exploiting a platform-agnostic flaw to track mobile phone locations Enlarge / Simjacker attack flow. (credit: AdaptiveMobile Security) Hackers are actively exploiting a critical weakness found in most mobile phones ...
19:48 2019-09-12

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...
19:16 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...
19:16 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...
19:16 2019-09-12

Apple to launch most expensive iPhone ever in UK next week Brexit-battered pound means iPhones 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max will cost about £200 more than in USApple is set to release the most expensive iPhone ever ...
16:48 2019-09-12

France to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Finance minister says governments’ monetary sovereignty could be at riskFrance has said it will block the development of Facebook’s Libra in Europe, ...
16:48 2019-09-12

Morrisons expands super-fast Amazon delivery deal Supermarket to roll out grocery deliveries within one hour across more UK citiesMorrisons has expanded its partnership with Amazon for ultra-fast sam...
16:48 2019-09-12

Facebook penalises Netanyahu page over hate speech violation Israeli PM has denied writing inflammatory post about ‘Arabs who want to destroy us all’Facebook has suspended a chatbot on Benjamin Netanyahu’s offi...
16:48 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...
11:32 2019-09-12

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review: bigger and now with a magic wand New S-Pen Air gestures, enormous screen, triple camera, longer battery hope to convince Samsung super fans to upgradeThe king of Samsung smartphones ...
10:00 2019-09-12

Nursing Homes Are a Breeding Ground for a Fatal Fungus Drug-resistant germs, including Candida auris, prey on severely ill patients in skilled nursing facilities, a problem sometimes amplified by poor car...
09:00 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...
06:00 2019-09-12

Debian 10: Playing catch-up with the rest of the Linux world (that’s a good thing) Enlarge / Buster is a good boy, but is he a good Linux distro release? (credit: Pixar / Disney) The Debian project, the upstream mother of countles...
23:00 2019-09-11

18 months after indictment, Iranian phishers are still targeting universities Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) In March 2018, nine Iranians were criminally charged for their involvement with the Mabna Institute, a comp...
23:00 2019-09-11

A Breeding Ground for a Fatal Scourge: Nursing Homes Drug-resistant germs, including Candida auris, prey on severely ill patients in skilled nursing facilities, a problem sometimes amplified by poor car...
20:48 2019-09-11

Apple’s iPhone 11 pricing strategy is spot-on for its new services era This morning on CNBC’s program Squawk Alley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch senior equity research analyst Wamsi Mohan praised Apple’s pri...
20:16 2019-09-11

Galaxy S11 colors may have been leaked months before the phone’s reveal Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ last month, but leaks don’t care about release dates. On Tuesday, SamMobile shared its ...
20:16 2019-09-11

Here’s how much your current iPhone is worth if you’re trading it in for an iPhone 11 Apple’s iPhone 11 models are official, which means we know exactly how much they’ll cost and when they’ll go on sale. The premium i...
20:16 2019-09-11

Dark mode finally rolling out for Gmail on Android If you spend a lot of time staring at screens all day (and all night, for that matter) many of you are no doubt glad to increasingly have a dark mode...
20:16 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...
19:16 2019-09-11

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...
19:16 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...
17:48 2019-09-11

Facebook must come clean and hand over election campaign data After fake news and election manipulation scandals, Facebook promised to give researchers data on its political influence. They are still waiting, sa...
17:48 2019-09-11

iPhone 11 phones pack a unique chip that Apple barely talked about Apple on Tuesday unveiled a bunch of new products, including the highly anticipated iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro phones that were featured in numerous...
15:48 2019-09-11

iPhone 11 Pro/Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone XR, and iPhone 8: Everything you need to know about Apple’s 2019 lineup Apple just unveiled the three iPhone 11 phones we were all expecting, including the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The iPhone 11 is...
15:48 2019-09-11

Apple fans will deny it, but the iPhone 11 is missing a feature that’s hugely important After months upon months of leaks and rumors, Apple’s next-generation iPhone lineup is finally official. Were there any surprises left after al...
15:48 2019-09-11

Pixel 4 launch date leaked while Apple was unveiling the iPhone 11, and we almost missed it If you follow tech news closely, then you may have noticed something strange this week. An increasing number of Pixel 4 rumors popped up online just ...
15:48 2019-09-11

Apple isn’t even trying anymore to keep its unreleased AR headset a secret In the days leading up to Apple’s iPhone 11 event, we learned that Apple is already testing some sort of augmented reality (AR) device that wil...
15:48 2019-09-11

The specs just leaked for the iPhone 11 Pro’s biggest Android rival Now that the iPhone 11 and its Pro counterparts are official, Apple’s biggest rivals will soon unveil its brand new devices that will compete d...
15:48 2019-09-11

Leaked Pixel 4 XL hands-on videos spoil every last detail Apple announced its new iPhone 11 just 24 hours ago, which means the internet has already begun to move on to a newer, shinier, and still unannounced...
15:48 2019-09-11

iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro will be discounted at Walmart from day one On Tuesday, Apple took the stage at the Steve Jobs Theater to announce the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. All three phones will be ...
15:48 2019-09-11

iOS 13.1 public beta 3 now available to download Apple rolled out the third iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 betas to public beta users on Wednesday, just one day after the iOS 13 GM was released and the ne...
15:48 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, which could be in the fast lane. Thatcham Research wants regulation to...
14:48 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...
11:16 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...
11:16 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...
10:48 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...
03:16 2019-09-11

281 alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 281 suspects had been arrested around the world in connection with email scams and wire transfer fra...
03:16 2019-09-11

Apple just unveiled the new seventh-gen iPad It’s the second Tuesday of September, which means it’s time for Apple’s yearly new iPhone conference. The show is underway at Apple...
00:32 2019-09-11

Apple officially introduces the Apple Watch Series 5 The most exciting day of the year for Apple fans is finally here. After months of anticipation, and an endless stream of rumors, Apple today is poise...
00:32 2019-09-11

Apple just unveiled the iPhone 11 for $699 with an impressive camera upgrade Apple’s annual fall event today, broadcast from the Steve Jobs Theater on the company’s Cupertino campus, has already been jam-packed wit...
00:32 2019-09-11

Apple reveals iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max with triple-lens camera We’ve made it through services, the new iPad, the new Apple Watch, and the iPhone 11, but Apple’s biggest event of 2019 isn’t over ...
00:32 2019-09-11

The 10 best new features of Apple’s new iPhone 11 Apple’s big press conference on Tuesday was jam-packed full of announcements, but there’s really no question that the company’s nex...
00:32 2019-09-11

The 5 biggest announcements from today’s Apple event It always seems like the buildup to Apple’s annual iPhone event lasts forever, and that’s because details surrounding Apple’s next-...
00:32 2019-09-11

iOS 13.1 developer beta 3 available to download right now on iPhone and iPad After unveiling the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max at its special event this week, Apple announced that iOS 13 will release on Septe...
00:32 2019-09-11

iOS 13 GM is now available ahead of next week’s public release During the huge press conference where Apple unveiled the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple also announced that iOS 13 will be r...
00:32 2019-09-11

Hands-on video highlights Google’s striking new color option for the Pixel 4 We’re most likely still about a month out from the launch of Google’s next flagship smartphone, but leaks have been springing up at a fur...
00:32 2019-09-11

It’s bizarrely easy to see private Instagram posts and share them with anyone you want Facebook has been doing its best to convince us that it’s concerned about user privacy and security, but it’s not doing a great job. Just...
00:32 2019-09-11

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 ...
00:00 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 an...
00:00 2019-09-11

Weakness in Intel chips lets researchers steal encrypted SSH keystrokes Enlarge (credit: Intel) In late 2011, Intel introduced a performance enhancement to its line of server processors that allowed network cards and ot...
17:16 2019-09-10

Facebook and Instagram tighten rules on self-harm images Social network and its subsidiary to crack down on potentially dangerous contentFacebook will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its plat...
15:48 2019-09-10

Apple Arcade: game streaming service will cost £4.99 a month Game subscription service will launch on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV on 13 SeptemberApple launch live: new iPhones, watches and laptopsApple’s all...
15:48 2019-09-10

iPhone 11: Apple launches new Pro smartphones with better cameras iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max have faster processors, better screens, and new double and triple camera systemsApple has launched its latest iPhone...
15:48 2019-09-10

Apple Arcade: game streaming service will cost $4.99 a month Game subscription service will launch on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV on 13 SeptemberApple launch live: new iPhones, watches and laptopsApple’s all...
15:16 2019-09-10

Apple Watch Series 5 launched with always-on screen Latest smartwatch has health features and more case options – and can display time all the timeApple launch event – live updatesApple has launched a ...
15:16 2019-09-10

Apple launches new version of cheapest iPad Seventh-generation iPad is faster, with a bigger screen and Apple Pencil supportArcade: Apple’s ‘Netflix for games’Apple Watch Series 5 full detailsi...
15:16 2019-09-10

iPhone 11 and Apple Watch 5 launch – as it happened Apple’s autumn press event brings at least three iPhones, two watches and an arcade – follow along live to see if there are any surprises in storeApp...
15:16 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...
15:16 2019-09-10

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...
14:16 2019-09-10

The iPhone 11’s pricing and storage capacities might’ve just leaked, and there’s a huge surprise We’re just a few hours away from Apple’s iPhone event, but we’re not done with last-minute iPhone 11 leaks just yet. The iPhone 11 ...
11:48 2019-09-10

It's not 'X', it's 'Cross' – the PlayStation joypad revelation that's caused an outrage Sony has confirmed ‘X’ button on Dualshock controller should be called ‘Cross’ and players are freaking outIn a week filled with furore and controver...
11:48 2019-09-10

Hey, Jeff Bezos: I work for Amazon – and I'm protesting against your firm's climate inaction Later this month, more than 1,000 Amazon staffers will walk out to demand action. Rebecca Sheppard is one of the strike’s organizersSince late last y...
11:48 2019-09-10

Last-minute leak says the rumored iPhone 11 names we’ve all been using are wrong Apple last year launched three new iPhones, the successors of the iPhone X and iPhone 8 series, and we were all wondering what these devices will be ...
09:48 2019-09-10

Facebook practically begs for location access despite new tracking protection in iOS 13 and Android 10 Apple will unveil new iPhones on Tuesday, and announce the actual release date of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 for iPhone and iPad, respectively. And that&rs...
09:48 2019-09-10

Insider says iPhone 11 may be missing some of the most exciting rumored features In just a few hours, Tim Cook and Phil Schiller will grace the stage at the Steve Jobs Theater and officially take the wraps off of the company&rsquo...
09:48 2019-09-10

Leaked photos show Google’s Pixel 4 in stunning detail just hours ahead of iPhone 11 event The biggest news in the world of consumer tech on Tuesday is obviously Apple’s upcoming unveiling of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 1...
09:48 2019-09-10

Siri, sex and Apple's privacy problem As Apple prepares to launch a new iPhone, Alex Hern explores the privacy scandal around its automated personal assistant, Siri. Plus, Polly Toynbee o...
06:16 2019-09-10

Video appears to show Tesla driver asleep at the wheel Footage posted online appears to show vehicle’s two occupants dozing as car travelled at 90km/h on a highwayA Massachusetts man has posted a video on...
06:16 2019-09-10

Hey, Jeff Bezos: I'm an Amazon worker and this is why I'm joining the climate strike On 20 September, more than 1,000 Amazon staffers will walk out of their offices to demand action. Rebecca Sheppard is one of the strike’s organizersS...
06:16 2019-09-10

Ban all watches from school exams, cheating inquiry recommends Commission says invigilators cannot tell which devices are connected to internetAll watches should be banned from exam halls as more devices become c...
06:16 2019-09-10

GoFundMe removes anti-LGBT lessons campaign page Move comes after Humanists UK pointed out that page contravened crowdfunding website’s termsThe crowdfunding website GoFundMe has taken down a page l...
06:16 2019-09-10

Google’s new Nest Hub Max is out today Google’s newest smart home gadget, which launches in the US today, is a multi-function marvel, offering users dozens of ways to entertain thems...
03:16 2019-09-10

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...
00:48 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...
00:48 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 ...
00:48 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....
22:16 2019-09-09

Some Chromebooks mistakenly declared themselves end-of-life last week Enlarge / If your new Chromebook told you it's past EOL, don't panic—as long as you were running Canary or Dev, that is. (If you were running Stable ...
21:48 2019-09-09

One of the Pixel 4’s most exciting new features was a total mystery until now Google is likely to unveil the Pixel 4 series in early October, just like it did with the previous three generations, but the phones are hardly well-...
18:48 2019-09-09

This stunning all-screen iPhone concept beats Apple’s real iPhone 11 design Apple’s new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max handsets will finally be made official on Tuesday during Apple’s big event. A...
18:48 2019-09-09

Leaked official Pixel 4 promo video reveals the phone’s last remaining secrets Google may have tried to contain the Pixel 4 leaks in previous months by actually confirming some of the phone’s main features, but the flood g...
18:48 2019-09-09

There’s a very good reason not to buy the most exciting foldable smartphone of the year The most exciting foldable handset of the year is Huawei’s Mate X, which looks so much better than Samsung’s Galaxy Fold. Both devices we...
18:48 2019-09-09

Spotify is thinking about increasing prices, and it’s already testing a more expensive plan While other streaming services have gotten more expensive in recent months, Spotify has left its prices alone, even offering noteworthy perks and dea...
18:48 2019-09-09

New iPhone 11 leak confirms what we already knew about the phone’s design We are just hours away from the official unveiling of the next iPhone, but until Apple takes the stage on Tuesday, the leaks will continue to spring,...
18:48 2019-09-09

An all-new chip could give the iPhone 11 features that no other iPhone has We’re just one day away from Apple’s biggest press conference of the year: The iPhone 11 keynote. The phones will look a lot like their p...
18:48 2019-09-09

Apple executive says Touch ID is sticking around amid reports the iPhone 12 might bring it back When Apple introduces a new technology, it typically signals the end for a piece of legacy technology. The introduction of the Lightning connector, f...
18:48 2019-09-09

Next-gen Siri may be able to have ‘back and forth’ conversations about health issues A new report from The Guardian reveals that the impending release of iOS 13 will include some interesting updates to Siri. Specifically, the next-gen...
08:16 2019-09-09

New leak shows Google’s unreleased Pixel 4 in three different colors Google already confirmed the Pixel 4’s signature features, including the no-notch screen design and dual-lens camera sensor, revealing in the p...
08:16 2019-09-09

There’s a very simple explanation for one of the iPhone 11’s most peculiar design changes Apple will unveil the iPhone 11 series on Tuesday, with all three new iPhones expected to look exactly like their predecessors when it comes to the s...
08:16 2019-09-09

Siri, are you listening? Chips with Everything podcast This week Jordan Erica Webber is joined by Alex Hern, as they look at the scandal that rocked the voice assistant world, and ask whether or not we ca...
01:16 2019-09-09

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. ...
20:00 2019-09-08

Australian internet providers told to block websites hosting Christchurch terror video E-safety commissioner given power to monitor sites and order offending websites to be blockedAustralian internet service providers have been ordered ...
16:32 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...
13:16 2019-09-08

The Epstein scandal at MIT shows the moral bankruptcy of techno-elites The MIT-Epstein debacle shows ‘the prostitution of intellectual activity’. Time for a radical agenda: close the Media Lab, disband Ted Talks and refu...
05:32 2019-09-08

Apple takes flak for disputing iOS security bombshell dropped by Google Enlarge (credit: Maurizio Pesce) Apple is taking flak for disputing some minor details of last week’s bombshell report that, for at least two years...
01:48 2019-09-08

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...
08:16 2019-09-07

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...
08:16 2019-09-07

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....
08:16 2019-09-07

Apple disputes Google's iPhone hack claim, says report 'creates false impression' Apple has taken issue with a report from Google's Project Zero security team that said hackers spent at least two years targeting iPhones “en masse,”...
08:16 2019-09-07

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...
08:16 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 sensitive topics like feminism and the #MeToo movement told developers to either not...
08:16 2019-09-07

Facebook and Google antitrust investigations: all you need to know State attorneys general are opening the latest inquiries into the companies’ practices as government scrutiny growsAttorneys general in a number of U...
02:16 2019-09-07

LG’s new dual-screen phone has a design decision we really can’t stand Even though we’re well aware that LG is developing a few exciting concepts for foldable phones, the company is yet to embrace the foldable move...
00:16 2019-09-07

Leak reveals one of 2019’s best upcoming Android phones isn’t even as powerful as iPhones from 2 years ago With Apple’s big unveiling of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max set to take place mere days from now, the upcoming new iPhone...
00:16 2019-09-07

One of the Pixel 4’s hottest new features just leaked in Android 10 code Launched a few years ago, Android gaming phones are pimped out flagship devices intended to offer an even better gaming experience than regular flags...
00:16 2019-09-07

The Galaxy Fold sold out in one day in South Korea, but that might be less impressive than it sounds If you thought that the long delay might deter consumers from buying the Galaxy Fold, you were mistaken. According to The Korea Herald, Samsung on Fr...
00:16 2019-09-07

Google is about to make Google Maps more like Waze A couple of days ago, Google added some handy new features to its Google Maps apps for Android and iPhone, including Street View support (Android) an...
00:16 2019-09-07

Someone might’ve finally figured out how to fix the frame drop problem on iPhones While the “iPhone vs. Android” debate that fanboys perpetuate across the internet is tiresome and pointless, there are good reasons for r...
00:16 2019-09-07

Apple calls Google’s Project Zero report on iOS malware misleading About a week ago, security researchers from Google’s Project Zero team provided us with details of an extremely sophisticated malware attack ta...
00:16 2019-09-07

Apple insider says that these will be the three biggest upgrades on the iPhone 12 We’re just days away from the official unveiling of the next-generation iPhone, but it’s never too early to look ahead to next year. On F...
00:16 2019-09-07

Behold: New Pixel 4 leak reveals fresh images and spec details Apple’s forthcoming iPhones aren’t the only handsets kicking up a steady stream of fresh leaks at the moment. Google’s upcoming Pix...
00:16 2019-09-07

Huawei just unveiled the chip that will power the iPhone 11’s biggest rival Huawei at IFA 2019 in Berlin took the wraps off of its next-gen mobile processor, the Kirin 990 system-on-chip (SoC) that will power the Mate 30 phon...
00:16 2019-09-07

Exploit for wormable BlueKeep Windows bug released into the wild Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) For months, security practitioners have worried about the public release of attack code exploiting BlueKeep, the cr...
18:16 2019-09-06

Verizon’s 5G network isn’t good enough to cover an entire NFL stadium Enlarge / A Verizon logo at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019 on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (credit: Getty Images | David Ramos) Verizon ...
18:16 2019-09-06

This week’s best home entertainment: from Top Boy to The Spy Drake exec-produces the east London gang drama, while Sacha Baron Cohen gets serious for a real-life Syrian espionage sagaSad lad rapper Drake saved ...
14:16 2019-09-06

Gears 5 review – thrills, kills and belly laughs in a refreshing reboot PC; Xbox OneA female protagonist, comedy one-liners and increased tactical options bring subtlety without sacrificing adrenalinThe Gears of War serie...
14:16 2019-09-06

From Weird Dreams to Granny's Garden: a brief history of cursed video games They were weird and obscure and no one else remembers them – here are the old computer games that still give us the chillsIt was Caverns of Khafka fo...
14:16 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 ...
14:16 2019-09-06

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...
09:00 2019-09-06

The coolest thing about Lenovo’s new tablets is what happens when you’re not using them Samsung may be trying to come up with Android tablets that can compete with Apple’s high-end iPad Pro, but that’s not what other tablet vendors are d...
02:16 2019-09-06

5G iPhone 12 may drive the biggest upgrade cycle we’ve seen in years With the iPhone now accounting for less than half of Apple’s quarterly revenue, the old narrative that we’ve reached “peak iPhone&r...
02:16 2019-09-06

Sonos introduces its first portable speaker, the $399 Sonos Move The New $399 Move speaker Sonos introduced on Thursday represents a first in at least one major way for the company. It’s battery-powered, prom...
02:16 2019-09-06

Google Assistant can now take over screens of Android devices when you’re not using them Google is looking to make its virtual Assistant available on more and more devices, turning them in smart home gadgets that can be used to control ho...
02:16 2019-09-06

#FlipGirl car crash video goes viral after clip from ABC show mistaken for real thing New made-for-smartphone series Content gets a major publicity boost with thousands of shares on social mediaA new ABC made-for-smartphone series has ...
00:16 2019-09-06

Facebook has launched its new dating service in the US. Sounds safe, right? The company has touted its new privacy and security features but critics are skeptical given Facebook’s track record on user data Facebook announced ...
00:16 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...
21:32 2019-09-05

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...
21:32 2019-09-05

Back to school: With latest attack, ransomware cancels classes in Flagstaff Enlarge / School's out in Flagstaff because of ransomware. (credit: Getty Images) As students returned to school across the country over the past...
18:16 2019-09-05

A project aims to help ISPs mind their routing security manners When my kids were younger, we used to tell them we were going to send them to "manners camp" if they didn't behave properly at the dinner table. An I...
18:16 2019-09-05

Zero-day privilege escalation disclosed for Android Enlarge (credit: portal gda / Flickr) Researchers have disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in the Android operating system that gives a major boost ...
18:16 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...
17:32 2019-09-05

Samsung is finally ready to share the Galaxy Fold release date with the world – well, sort of Samsung’s Galaxy Fold nightmare is soon coming to an end, as the company finally announced the official release date of the handset. The phone ...
14:48 2019-09-05

An awesome Pixel 4 feature you won’t find on the iPhone 11 might not be available to everyone Google will unveil the Pixel 4 in about a month, but we already know what the phone’s signature features will be. That’s thanks to Google...
14:48 2019-09-05

Bloomberg says next year’s iPhone 12 might finally bring back Touch ID If Apple repeats the new iPhone release pattern it appears to be repeating, next year’s new iPhones could end up being the iPhone 12 series as ...
14:48 2019-09-05

These leaked iPhone 11 images might inadvertently be our best look yet at Apple’s new iPhones We’re now just days away from the biggest smartphone launch of 2019. There are plenty of exciting new phones that have hit store shelves in rec...
14:48 2019-09-05

Someone just leaked the first ever hands-on videos of Google’s Pixel 4 Apple will unveil its next iPhone in less than a week, but in the meantime, Google has been dominating the headlines as the Pixel 4 continues to leak...
14:48 2019-09-05

Nokia just launched two affordable Android phones with triple-lens cameras Nokia at IFA 2019 unveiled five new handsets, including two Android smartphones as well as three feature phones. The Android handsets are easily the ...
14:48 2019-09-05

Facebook accidentally exposed over 400 million user records, but hey, at least they have a new dating app Oh Facebook, you just can’t seem to stop tripping over your own big, dumb feet, can you? Today, the world’s largest social network and n...
14:48 2019-09-05

Android 10 has a terrible bug that can’t be fixed Google released the final version of Android 10 for all four Pixel generations just a couple of days ago, but it looks like the software upgrade is h...
14:48 2019-09-05

ABC clip goes viral after fictional car crash mistaken for real thing The new made-for-smartphone series Content gets a major publicity boost with thousands of shares on social mediaA new ABC made-for-smartphone series ...
14:48 2019-09-05

Knights and Bikes review – a tribute to friendship and long summer days PC, PlayStation 4; Foam Sword/Double Fine ProductionsThis endearing game weaves a touching story of families and loss into a nostalgic odyssey throug...
14:48 2019-09-05

Tesla Model 3 was UK's third bestselling car in August Sales of electric vehicles overall have doubled in the past yearThe Tesla Model 3 has rapidly become the UK’s third most popular new car as sales of ...
14:48 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...
12:00 2019-09-05

How can I force my Windows 10 laptop to update? Windows Update tells Frank that Windows 10 is up to date, but he still needs to install a new versionWhy does my HP Pavilion laptop tell me that Wind...
04:00 2019-09-05

Roku just unveiled a $180 soundbar that can stream content to your TV Roku’s hardware portfolio just got a little larger, thanks to the unveiling Wednesday of the company’s new Smart Soundbar that functions ...
03:00 2019-09-05

Amazon unveiled over 20 new Fire TV devices, including the Fire TV Cube Last year, Amazon rolled out a host of new product announcements at an event in its hometown of Seattle, something the tech giant decided to forgo th...
03:00 2019-09-05

iPhone 11 price will prevent many users from upgrading, survey finds Thanks to market saturation and incremental upgrades, it seems that the excitement for Apple’s forthcoming iPhone 11 lineup isn’t as palp...
03:00 2019-09-05

This Android gaming phone is faster than the Note 10 and has 1TB of built-in storage The Galaxy Note 10 that Samsung just launched is one of the best phones you can buy right now. It has a great screen, a speedy processor, faster than...
03:00 2019-09-05

You can finally block images in the Gmail app on iPhone and iPad Google rolled out an update for the Gmail app on iOS this week that allows users to choose whether or not they want external images to load automatic...
03:00 2019-09-05

The race to create a perfect lie detector – and the dangers of succeeding AI and brain-scanning technology could soon make it possible to reliably detect when people are lying. But do we really want to know? By Amit Katwala...
01:32 2019-09-05

Facebook to direct vaccine searches to public health pages Facebook moves to stem spread of misinformation online about side-effects of immunisationsFacebook is to take a stand against vaccine denial by direc...
01:32 2019-09-05

Facebook confirms 419m phone numbers exposed in latest privacy lapse The information was stored in an online server that was not password protected, according to a report from TechCrunchHundreds of millions of Facebook...
01:32 2019-09-05

IoT botnet creator cops plea to hacking more than 800,000 devices Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Marilyn Nieves) A 21-year-old Washington man has pleaded guilty to creating botnets that converted hundreds of thou...
23:00 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...
19:48 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...
19:48 2019-09-04

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...
19:48 2019-09-04

The surprising future of driving: cars that spy on your every move All cars could soon be equipped with driving-assistance technology that closely monitors our driving. It could save thousands of lives – if we use it...
15:48 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...
15:48 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...
15:48 2019-09-04

AI facial recognition software now works for wild chimpanzees too Artificial intelligence can recognise individual chimpanzees from their faces, giving researchers a quicker and cheaper way to track and study the ap...
15:48 2019-09-04

“Everything as a service” is coming—but we’re not there quite yet Enlarge / Artist's impression of the datacenter as a service. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) For the past decade, information technology and cloud...
14:48 2019-09-04

AT&T’s confusing mess of online TV services even has AT&T confused Enlarge / An AT&T store in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images | jetcityimage) AT&T recently made the baffling decision to offer two separate streaming ...
14:48 2019-09-04

Google knows your Calendar is being spammed, and is working on a fix As annoying as email spam can be, Google does a reasonable job of filtering junk away from our inboxes. My spam folder may be overflowing, but at lea...
13:16 2019-09-04

You don’t even have Wi-Fi 6 yet, but Wi-Fi 7 is already on the way Slow wireless internet is a nightmare, especially if one’s ISP isn’t the problem. Thankfully, Wi-Fi devices are evolving fast, both when ...
13:16 2019-09-04

Purported internal document may confirm Apple’s iPhone 11 product names and iOS 13 release plans We’re now less than a week away from Apple’s most important keynote of the year, the one where all the new iPhones and Apple Watches are ...
13:16 2019-09-04

Google’s just-released Android 10 update is already causing problems Google released the Android 10 update on Tuesday, just as several rumors claimed in previous days, which means Pixel device users can download and in...
13:16 2019-09-04

Leak says Apple will release a fourth new iPhone model this coming spring The iPhone 11 model depicted in the render above is pretty much all anyone can talk about right now, which certainly makes sense considering we&rsquo...
13:16 2019-09-04

Apple’s iPhone 11 might’ve just been pictured in the wild for the first time ever With all the leaks that have spilled out across the internet over the past year, it seems like there can’t possibly be anything left to leak. T...
13:16 2019-09-04

Razer just unveiled the world’s first ultrabooks made for gaming Remember when we told you that Intel’s 10th-gen chips would allow PC vendors to create slim, powerful machines ready to deliver better gaming a...
13:16 2019-09-04

Samsung will finally release the Galaxy Fold this Friday in at least one major market 2019 was poised to be the year of the foldable smartphone, but serious issues with Galaxy Fold review units forced Samsung to delay the release date ...
13:16 2019-09-04

Google Maps just got a great new feature – but only on iPhone, not Android A few days ago, Google brought one of the features that was missing from the desktop Google Maps experience to the mobile versions of the app. That&r...
13:16 2019-09-04

New leak is our best look yet at 2019’s most powerful Android flagship Huawei confirmed it’ll launch the Mate 30 series on September 19th, almost a month earlier than we expected, and just a day before Apple’...
13:16 2019-09-04

A ‘deep fake’ app will make us film stars – but will we regret our narcissism? Users of Zao can now add themselves into the scenes of their favourite movies. But is our desire to insert ourselves into everything putting our priv...
12:48 2019-09-04

Facebook to direct anti-vaccine searches to public health pages Facebook moves to stem spread of misinformation online about side-effects of immunisationsFacebook is to take a stand against vaccine denial by direc...
12:48 2019-09-04

YouTube fined $170m for collecting children's personal data FTC has fined Google $136m and company will pay an additional $34m to New York state to resolve similar allegationsGoogle’s video site YouTube has be...
12:48 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 ...
12:16 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...
12:16 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 ...
12:16 2019-09-04

Android 10 released: everything you need to know about Google's update Big update adds gestures, dark theme, smart replies, emoji, privacy and parental controls Google has released its big new update to Android 10, and f...
07:48 2019-09-04

Police use of facial recognition is legal, Cardiff high court rules Surveillance system interferes with privacy rights but is not illegal says judgePolice use of automatic facial recognition technology to search for p...
07:48 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...
07:16 2019-09-04

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...
07:16 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...
06:16 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...
06:16 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...
06:16 2019-09-04

'It inspired a generation': Tony Hawk on how the Pro Skater video games changed lives Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater appeared on PlayStation 20 years ago this week – and transformed sports sims for ever. Hawk and the game’s developers assess t...
06:16 2019-09-04

10,000 baby boomers turn 65 in the US every day – can Silicon Valley help with 'happier ageing'? Companies are creating new devices and apps to mine seniors’ golden years and address the challenges of growing olderSilicon Valley has long sought t...
06:16 2019-09-04

Amazon accused of handing over 'diddly-squat' in corporation tax Firm attacked even though it says its contribution has nearly tripled since 2017Amazon has been accused of continuing to underpay corporation tax in ...
06:16 2019-09-04

Smile-to-pay: Chinese shoppers turn to facial payment technology New technology is rolling out across the country, despite concerns over privacyChina’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of...
06:16 2019-09-04

A glut of iOS 0-days pushes their price below cost of those for Android Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Aurich Lawson) For the first time ever, the security exploit broker Zerodium is paying a higher price for zero-day ...
20:00 2019-09-03

Forget the Galaxy Note 10, this is the high-end, affordable Samsung 5G phone you wanted Samsung already launched two 5G handsets this year, including the Galaxy S10 5G and the Note 10 5G, with the latter having been unveiled less than a ...
16:16 2019-09-03

Leak says the feature we’ve all been waiting for is finally coming alongside the Apple Watch Series 5 Apple’s iPhone 11 event is set for September 10th, which means we’re exactly one week away from the press conference many fans have been ...
16:16 2019-09-03

iPhone 11 benchmark leak spills what few secrets were left This past weekend, you might have seen what looked like a huge iPhone 11 specs leak that was covered by tons of tech blogs out there, and you might&r...
16:16 2019-09-03

Galaxy Fold’s new release date finally leaked, and it couldn’t come at a worse time Intended to be the kind of flagship device that would certify Samsung as one of the leading innovators in the mobile business, the Galaxy Fold has be...
16:16 2019-09-03

First big Galaxy Fold 2 leak reveals several key details Samsung’s first foldable phone launch turned out to be an embarrassment for the company, which had to admit its original final Galaxy Fold desi...
16:16 2019-09-03

Google just released Android 10 As expected, Google rolled out Android 10 on Tuesday for all Pixel devices. The release date wasn’t shared ahead of time, but Canadian mobile c...
16:16 2019-09-03

Four Pixel 4 models might have been leaked by a new FCC listing The leaks and rumors about Google’s forthcoming Pixel 4 smartphone series, which we expect to be unveiled in early October, have been coming at...
16:16 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...
15:48 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...
03:48 2019-09-03

Ford’s all-electric F-150 may beat Tesla’s pickup truck to market It may come as something of a surprise, but pickup trucks are routinely the best-selling vehicles in the U.S. In 2018, for example, the top 3 selling...
02:48 2019-09-03

This incredible app lets you control your iPhone with your eyes A few years back, Samsung made an effort to popularize an ‘eye-tracking’ feature on its line of Galaxy flagships. It was a novel idea, bu...
20:16 2019-09-02

iOS 13 code suggests Apple’s exciting new AR glasses might launch sooner than we thought Apple will unveil the iPhone 11 series next week, likely alongside new Apple Watch models, but these aren’t the only new iOS products the compa...
20:16 2019-09-02

Google Maps finally received the one feature that was missing from the mobile app Google released a couple of amazing Google Maps features in the past few weeks alone, including AR navigation support that rolled out to Android and ...
20:16 2019-09-02

People are freaking out over this viral deepfake iPhone app that puts your face in a movie clip in 8 seconds Deepfake apps that let you insert your face into videos or photos, are nothing new, but a Chinese developer created an application for iPhone that le...
20:16 2019-09-02

Samsung opens Galaxy Fold pre-registrations as new release date draws closer We’re one step closer to the long-awaited, long-delayed launch of the Galaxy Fold, as pre-registrations for the phone have gone live on Samsung...
20:16 2019-09-02

The best iPhone 11 rival of 2019 will launch just one day before Apple’s new iPhones are released Apple a few days ago sent out invitations for the iPhone 11 press conference, confirming rumors that said the event would take place on September 10t...
20:16 2019-09-02

Sophisticated iPhone malware specifically targeted China’s Uyghur Muslims Late last week, security researchers from Google’s Project Zero team provided us with fascinating details regarding a sophisticated exploit tar...
20:16 2019-09-02

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 will get some of the best Apple Watch features next year There’s still a few weeks to go before Samsung’s newest wearable, the Galaxy Watch Active 2, will go on sale in the US, something Samsung...
20:16 2019-09-02

New OnePlus 7T leak shows off cheaper model’s redesign once again In recent years, virtually every flagship smartphone has leaked in full weeks ahead of launch, from the iPhone X to the Galaxy Note 10. By the time t...
20:16 2019-09-02

Android 10 release date for every Pixel leaked by mobile carrier In anticipation of the final Android Q rollout, Google surprised the world a few days ago with a massive branding makeover. Dessert names have been a...
20:16 2019-09-02

Dr. Donald Lindberg, 85, Dies; Opened Medical Research to the World As director of the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, he digitized its holdings to make them available to experts glo...
19:16 2019-09-02

Facial recognition technology scrapped at King's Cross site Surveillance software switched off at prestigious development after backlashFacial recognition technology will not be deployed at the King’s Cross de...
16:16 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...
12:48 2019-09-02

Chinese deepfake app Zao sparks privacy row after going viral Critics say face-swap app could spread misinformation on a massive scaleA Chinese app that lets users convincingly swap their faces with film or TV c...
11:16 2019-09-02

Antonio Neri and Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s cultural revolution Enlarge / Antonio Neri, president and chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), speaks during the HPE Discovery conference in Las ...
10:16 2019-09-02

Turning off the internet: Chips with Everything podcast Kashmiris have not had access to the internet for nearly a month. The blackout, from the start of August, is the 77th of the year so far in India. Jo...
08:00 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...
07:32 2019-09-02

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 ...
06:16 2019-09-01

Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer: ‘An easy-to-live-with workhorse’ | Martin Love You may want sexy, but when it comes to everyday life you’ll find dependable is far better in the long runVauxhall Insignia Sports TourerPrice £21,94...
02:32 2019-09-01

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...
09:48 2019-08-31

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...
09:48 2019-08-31

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...
09:48 2019-08-31

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...
09:48 2019-08-31

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...
09:48 2019-08-31

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...
09:48 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 ...
09:48 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...
09:48 2019-08-31

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 footage captured by its doorbell video d...
09:48 2019-08-31

What's the best tech to take to university? Should you splash out £1,000 on a MacBook, or can you get away with a £229 Chromebook? Do you really need a top-end smartphone or will a budget alter...
05:48 2019-08-31

Bird's Eye! A portrait of aerial photographer Petra Leary Life’s about how you see it. Petra Leary sees the world from above, seeking startling heights to create stunning art, all while trying to make sense ...
05:48 2019-08-31

Strike 2.0: how gig economy workers are using tech to fight back Up to 10 million people in the UK are in precarious work, juggling low paid jobs as cleaners, Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers. But a movement is un...
05:48 2019-08-31

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Account Has Been Hacked (SAN FRANCISCO) — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account has gotten hacked, and whoever broke in sent racist and vulgar tweets to his 4.2 mill...
04:48 2019-08-31

Report says Galaxy Fold might actually cost less than Samsung said it would The coming week is shaping up to be pretty eventful for Samsung, thanks to a few key product launches. The Galaxy Watch Active 2, for example, is rum...
23:16 2019-08-30

Samsung may offer up to 1TB of internal storage on the Galaxy S11 The most surprising moment at the Samsung media event I attended earlier this month was when the company reps revealed that the Galaxy Note 10 would ...
21:32 2019-08-30

This might be our best look yet at Apple’s redesigned next-gen iPad With Apple’s media event officially going down on September 10, the company’s iPhone 11 lineup will understandably garner most of the att...
21:32 2019-08-30

Leak shows the OnePlus 7T Pro won’t be the big upgrade some were expecting Apple’s iPhone 11 and Google’s Pixel 4 are undoubtedly the most anticipated phones that have yet to be announced this year, but OnePlus l...
21:32 2019-08-30

Researchers detail the most dangerous piece of iOS malware we’ve ever seen Earlier this month, security researchers for Google’s Project Zero revealed a wild iOS exploit that would allow a malicious actor to completely...
21:32 2019-08-30

Rash of ransomware continues with 13 new victims—most of them schools Enlarge (credit: PhotoAlto / Frederic Cirou / Getty Images) As investigations into a massive, coordinated ransomware attack against local governme...
21:32 2019-08-30

Comcast, beware: New city-run broadband offers 1Gbps for $60 a month You can check out any time you'd like, but you can never... well, you know the song. (credit: Aurich Lawson) A municipal broadband service in Fort ...
21:32 2019-08-30

Armed with iOS 0days, hackers indiscriminately infected iPhones for two years Enlarge (credit: Álvaro Ibáñez) Hackers exploited more than a dozen iOS vulnerabilities—most of them unpatched zerodays—in a two-year campaign that...
21:32 2019-08-30

Malware found in popular Android app with more than 100 million downloads If you’re an Android user, you’ll want to steer clear of a popular Android app that recently began serving up malware to unsuspecting use...
15:32 2019-08-30

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold release date may have just leaked After an embarrassing series of flaws discovered at the eleventh hour led to a months-long delay of Samsung’s release of its first foldable pho...
15:32 2019-08-30

iPhone 11 camera said to have Pixel-like night mode, but you can already get something similar on your iPhone Apple’s next-generation iPhone 11 lineup might end up looking a whole like like last year’s iPhone XS and 2017’s iPhone X, but it&r...
15:32 2019-08-30

An insider from a major wireless carrier just leaked Apple’s iPhone 11 release date Apple this week sent out invitations for its upcoming media event where the company will introduce its brand new iPhone 11 lineup. Set to take place ...
15:32 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...
15:00 2019-08-30

Don’t Use Bootleg or Street Vaping Products, C.D.C. Warns With more than 200 cases of respiratory illnesses possibly related to vaping, and no single culprit, public health experts are advising young people ...
12:32 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....
09:32 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, ...
01:32 2019-08-30

All of the OnePlus 7T’s key specs just leaked along with a launch date If our calculations are correct based on a huge slip-up earlier this month by one of Apple’s wireless carrier partners, Apple will send invitat...
19:48 2019-08-29

Apple will finally help third-party shops make official iPhone repairs with genuine parts In something of an about-face for Apple, the company will now make it much easier for third-party repair shops to provide the same level of service a...
19:48 2019-08-29

Apple invites press to September 10th event, confirming iPhone 11 launch date Guess what, Apple fans… it’s official: the new iPhone 11 smartphone lineup will be unveiled on September 10th. Apple just sent invitatio...
19:48 2019-08-29

Dramatic iPhone 11 design changes appear once again in new case leak With August coming to a close, Apple should begin sending out invites for its September media event any day now. Just like last year, the leaks surro...
19:48 2019-08-29

Apple’s iPhone 11 reveal will make your current iPhone worth about 30% less Now that Apple has made it official and announced the date when its iPhone 11 series of devices will be unveiled at its annual September event, it&rs...
19:48 2019-08-29

Uber and Lyft to Spend $60 Million to Maintain California Driver Status A state legislative proposal, Assembly Bill 5, could give drivers more employee rights. The companies said they were willing to start a ballot initia...
19:48 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...
18:16 2019-08-29

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...
18:16 2019-08-29

US hack attack hobbles Iran’s ability to target oil tankers, NYT says Enlarge / Commercial oil tanker AbQaiq in 2003. (credit: US Navy) Hackers working for the US government wiped out a database and computer systems t...
16:48 2019-08-29

Google Play apps with 1.5 million downloads drained batteries and slowed devices Enlarge Researchers have discovered two Google Play apps with more than 1.5 million downloads engaging in a new form of click fraud that drained b...
16:48 2019-08-29

Snake oil or genius? Crown Sterling tells its side of Black Hat controversy Enlarge / Crown Sterling's presentation at Black Hat triggered cryptography experts. (credit: Crown Sterling) Robert Grant is a reluctant cryptogr...
16:48 2019-08-29

YouTube challenges BBC with educational shows for UK viewers Company commissions series on science, philosophy and history in part to refresh imageYouTube has stepped on the BBC’s toes by commissioning a series...
14:16 2019-08-29

Huawei's next flagship phone blocked from using Google apps US trade ban means Mate 30 will be launched without Google Maps or GmailHuawei’s next flagship smartphone will not be able to use Google apps and ser...
14:16 2019-08-29

Microsoft says HoloLens 2 will be released next month In a report consisting of a total of just 39 words, Reuters reported late Wednesday evening that Microsoft will release its new HoloLens 2 augmented ...
09:32 2019-08-29

I really wish Apple would steal this revolutionary new Android feature for the iPhone 11 Thanks to a slip-up discovered in Apple’s own iOS 13 beta software a few weeks ago, we know that Apple’s next-generation iPhone 11 lineup...
09:32 2019-08-29

Oninaki review – a beautiful, ethereal and frustrating experience Nintendo Switch; PC; PS4This role-playing adventure’s interesting, haunting premise can’t stop you wanting to fling your controller at the wallInitia...
06:32 2019-08-29

Apple apologises for allowing workers to listen to Siri recordings Contractors graded accidental activations including recordings of users having sexApple has apologised for allowing contractors to listen to voice re...
06:32 2019-08-29

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 ...
01:32 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...
01:32 2019-08-29

US-China tensions are threatening an undersea internet cable between the two countries In yet another byproduct of continued tensions between the US and China, a national security review is reportedly scrutinizing an undersea internet c...
00:00 2019-08-29

Behold: This is the first leaked image that shows us what Apple’s iPhone 11 really looks like We’re now exactly two weeks away from the official announcement of Apple’s next-generation iPhone 11 lineup. While the company hasn&rsquo...
20:00 2019-08-28

Early video review shows off an unreleased flagship phone like nothing you’ve seen before Samsung spent mountains of cash on catchy anti-Apple marketing to propel it to the top of the smartphone industry. Yet even when it got to the top, t...
20:00 2019-08-28

Google Maps is getting smarter and making your commute easier Public transit is so prevalent in New York City that I can almost always reach my destination without having to leave the subway. At worst, I have to...
20:00 2019-08-28

Apple announces sweeping changes to its Siri review process following privacy backlash Apple got into a bit of hot water earlier this month amidst reports that the company was using contractors to review audio recordings of Siri command...
20:00 2019-08-28

The first iOS 13.1 public beta is now available to download on iPhone and iPad We’re still at least a couple weeks out from the public launch of iOS 13, but that hasn’t stopped Apple from going full steam ahead with ...
20:00 2019-08-28

OnePlus 7 Pro may update to Android 10 on the same day as the Pixel 3 Google announced a few days ago that Android Q will actually be called Android 10, seemingly dropping dessert codenames for good for Android releases...
20:00 2019-08-28

Fitbit’s new Versa 2 looks like a serious Apple Watch rival Apple is expected to introduce new Apple Watch models at its annual September unveiling of new iPhones and other products, but Fitbit decided to go a...
20:00 2019-08-28