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Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial Slur
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 18:48:46 -0400
Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial SlurNicomi Stewart, a mother in Rochester, New York, is “disgusted” after an automated call sent to her phone from the city’s school district mispronounced her daughter’s name as a racial slur.
Twitter tests longer character limit
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:43:10 -0400
Twitter tests longer character limitYou may soon get to say a lot more on Twitter. The social media giant announced it is testing a longer character limit. The change will extend the current 140 characters to 280 for all languages except Japanese, Chinese and Korean. Users won’t see this change right away, though. Only a small percentage will be testing it at first, and according to the company, it is just a test and there is no guarantee this change will be available to everyone. Via Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider. ...
Mac OS High Sierra makes the Mac a teeny, tiny bit better — for free
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:31:47 -0400
Mac OS High Sierra makes the Mac a teeny, tiny bit better — for freeMac OS High Sierra (macOS 10.13). As the new name suggests, it’s just a refinement of last year’s Mac OS Sierra. In fact, you could sum up what's new in an article about as short as this one.
Pogue's Basics: Access YouTube's free music and sound effects
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:54:40 -0400
Pogue's Basics: Access YouTube's free music and sound effectsWant to add some cool sound effects or music to your YouTube video (or any video)?
MIZUHO: Here's why Facebook has 'a realistic opportunity' to enter China in 2018
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:27:46 -0400
MIZUHO: Here's why Facebook has 'a realistic opportunity' to enter China in 2018Facebook has a "realistic opportunity" to enter China in 2018, Mizuho analyst James Lee wrote in a note to clients on Tuesday. Lee came to the conclusion after meeting "various industry contacts" in China during a recent trip. Facebook's recent appointment of an executive to manage relations with China will help the company "understand the regulatory requirement and negotiate Facebook's operating structure in China," said Lee in the note, a copy of which was obtained by Business Insider.
Apple's wireless charger may not ship with the new iPhones at launch
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:48:21 -0400
Apple's wireless charger may not ship with the new iPhones at launchApple is expected to include wireless charging as a core feature in the iPhones it launches on...
The top 8 features we expect from Apple's next iPhone
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:13:35 -0400
The top 8 features we expect from Apple's next iPhoneApple's 10th anniversary iPhone is nearly upon us. Here's everything we expect from what could be Apple's most important product in years.
Apple's App Store is about to get a lot better with iOS 11
Sat, 09 Sep 2017 08:32:49 -0400
Apple's App Store is about to get a lot better with iOS 11Apple's App Store is getting a major update in iOS 11, and it's going to make finding new apps far better.
Why Equifax needs to give up some details about how it got hacked
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 18:15:39 -0400
Why Equifax needs to give up some details about how it got hackedEquifax was hacked and lost the information of 143 million Americans, and they need to tell us how.
The best alternatives to Apple's new iPhone
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:57:20 -0400
The best alternatives to Apple's new iPhoneApple's iPhone 8 is nearly upon us, but not everyone is psyched. Here are the best alternatives for Apple's upcoming iPhone.
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After the Elon Musk show, Tesla questions linger
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:57:13 -0500
With Model 3 productions challenges already looming, Musk now is adding more complexity with news of a new Semi truck and Roadster.
Can I bring my laptop on my flight? And other tips for traveling with tech
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:21:46 -0500
Here's what you need before packing your phones, batteries, tablets and laptops for flight.
Black Friday countdown: The dates to get the best tech deals
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:00:04 -0500
When to start searching for bargains
When should a kid get their first smartphone? And other parenting questions of the social media age
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:18:43 -0500
Author Scott Steinberg offers tips on big questions including when to give kids their first smartphone.
5 security mistakes you're probably making
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:27:28 -0500
Exposed webcams, no 2FA, always-on listening devices: Here are some tips to get more secure.
Apple delays HomePod speaker, leaving high-end smart speaker market to Sonos, Google
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:21:46 -0500
Connected speaker was Apple's answer to products from Sonos, Amazon and Google
EA drops microtransactions from 'Star Wars' video game
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:02:22 -0500
Backlash online sparks video game publisher to remove in-game purchases.
Many Black Friday deals are closeouts or just $10 off. These are the real steals.
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:20:49 -0500
Videogames, TVs, connected speakers and iPhones the best deals we've found
Comcast, Verizon and maybe Amazon want look at 21st Century Fox assets
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:46:15 -0500
21st Century Fox has many suitors looking to acquire some of its assets including Comcast, Verizon, Disney and possibly Amazon.
Elon Musk reveals new Tesla roadster, vows it will be fastest car ever
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:36:37 -0500
The Tesla CEO finished taking the wraps off a new semi when he unveiled a blisteringly fast new roadster in Los Angeles Thursday.
We tested Oprah's Favorite Things of 2017—here's what you shouldn't buy
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:35:40 -0500
Here's what you should—and shouldn't—buy
The best Black Friday deals you can get right now
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:37:12 -0500
The best deals you can get before Black Friday to jump start your holiday shopping.
Are 2017's Black Friday deals really as amazing as retailers claim?
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:09:10 -0500
Are the 2017 Black Friday deals at Target, Best Buy, Walmart, Home Depot and Macy's actually saving you money? We investigated their advertised sales for 2017.
10 gifts for men that they'll actually love
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:28:50 -0500
Please buy me everything on this list.
Steve Jurvetson left DFJ over pattern of deception, affairs with women, report says
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 21:18:54 -0500
An investigation by his venture firm uncovered a pattern of deception with women including extramarital affairs, some of which blurred the line between professional and personal, the report said.
Laptop travel ban? Here's what you need to know
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:31:55 -0500
Here are the restrictions you may face at airports and on planes when traveling with laptops, tablets and phones.
Account takeover fraud is rising fast: How to protect yourself
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:00:16 -0500
Account takeover fraud can be financially draining and emotionally stressful. Here's what an economic-crimes detective says you can do to protect yourself.
Blazing fireball lights up Arctic sky in 'glow of 100 full moons'
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:54:29 -0500
The fireball could be part of a prolific meteor shower known as the Leonids, which peaks at this time of year.
11 things you need in your car if you’re traveling for the holidays
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:04:43 -0500
Be prepared! With just a few items you can handle car emergencies like a pro.
Study: Being good at video games may be a sign that your kid is smart
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:53:01 -0500
Children who are good at gaming may have a higher chance of being intelligent, according to new research. Buzz60's Nick Cardona has more.
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UK seeks future cyber-security stars
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:33:42 GMT
UK initiatives aim to get young people choosing a career in cyber-security to close a looming skills gap.
Apple delays launch of smart speaker
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:19:21 GMT
The HomePod will now go on release in early 2018 as the gadget still needs work, said Apple.
Germany bans children's smartwatches
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:47:04 GMT
Telecoms regulator says kids' smartwatches are spying devices and are to be banned under German law.
Tech to cut young drivers' insurance bills
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:01:18 GMT
Which is the best insurance technology for young drivers: Black box or dash cam?
Gamers' anger halts Star Wars Battlefront II payments
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:01:17 GMT
EA temporarily suspends in-game purchases as it does not want controversy to "overshadow" its game.
Net filters help avoid dodgy domains
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:51:12 GMT
Consumers can get help to spot domains that are known to be used by phishing gangs and cyber-thieves
Unilad Facebook account blocked
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:02:19 GMT
The Facebook account for viral news website Unilad has been deleted.
Fullscreen 'YouTube Red rival' to close in January
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:26:27 GMT
The online talent network said it wanted to focus its investment elsewhere.
Far-right accounts lose Twitter verified tick
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:16:31 GMT
The social network says it will remove the verified badge from accounts that break its rules.
Cash Converters reveals customer data breach
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:44:41 GMT
The High Street pawnbroker warns customers passwords and delivery addresses were exposed.
Kaspersky defends its role in NSA breach
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:07:41 GMT
The Russian anti-virus company explains why it copied files off a PC used by a cyber-spy contractor.
Silicon Valley firms compete to hack R2-D2
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:08:21 GMT
Several top Silicon Valley companies took part in a competition to hack an R2-D2 robot.
Cyberbullying: Mum's story of loss inspires prince to act
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:52:56 GMT
Prince William worked with tech firms, charities and parents to come up with a code of conduct.
Jack Dorsey saddened by Japan's 'Twitter killer'
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:07:43 GMT
The social network's chief reacts to reports that a killer used Twitter to lure suicidal victims.
Gamer predicts that eSports is going to be 'bigger than soccer'
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:04:09 GMT
A day in the life of Travis "Castaway" Waters, the South African who gets paid to play video games.
Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:13:12 GMT
Tesla shows off a long awaited truck, but surprises with its new Roadster sports car.
The humanoid robot that can do a backflip
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:31:08 GMT
Atlas, a humanoid robot developed by Boston Dynamics, is now able to perform backflips.
Baidu's voice-controlled smart speaker and other news
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:20:25 GMT
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
Face ID iPhone X 'hack' demoed live with mask by Bkav
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 23:35:58 GMT
A Vietnamese cyber-security firm shows the BBC how a mask can be used to unlock Apple's new phone.
CAST studies how robots could work better with people
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:45:34 GMT
A new research lab is looking to find the best ways to train robots to work with people.
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