Australia tackles revenge porn with a national reporting tool

Companies like Microsoft, Google, Twitter and Facebook have in the past made attempts to help victims of revenge porn, but it's still a big problem as recent incidents have made very clear. Well the Australian government has been working on a way to...

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 19:41

Microsoft delays its 'Age of Empires' remaster to 2018

Were you planning your gaming calendar around Age of Empires: Definitive Edition's release on October 19th? You'll... need to find an alternative. Microsoft has pushed back the launch of the remastered real-time strategy collection at the last minute...

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:03

Facebook trying to find employees with national security clearance

Facebook's next attempt at clearing its name from any future political entanglements is apparently hiring people with national security clearances, according to Bloomberg. "Facebook plans to use these people -- and their ability to receive government...

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 17:23

Facebook is testing a LinkedIn-like résumé feature

Business Insider reports that Facebook appears to be testing a LinkedIn-like résumé/CV feature.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 16:47

Qualcomm's new chip brings ultra-wide screens to mid-range phones

Ultra-wide screens are hot stuff on smartphones these days, but there still isn't a whole lot of choice: you tend to either spring for the high end or make do with budget models. Where are the in-between options? Qualcomm might just help. It's introd...

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 21:30

Netflix could spend $8 billion on content next year

Once again, Netflix's quarterly earnings report (PDF) shows it's added even more customers (5 million in the US alone), and now boasts more than 115 million subscribers worldwide. The company is now five years into its "original content strategy" tha...

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 16:53

Marvel’s full ‘Black Panther’ trailer shows a ruthless hero-king

Marvel dropped a teaser for its upcoming Black Panther film during the NBA Finals back in June, and our first look at the hero-king was glorious. Chadwick Boseman is electric and imposing as the monarch of the hidden, advanced African nation of Wakan...

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:39

eBay’s giving Aussies a chance to snag 20% off a plethora of tech products

If you’ve been waiting to lay your hands on some brand-new tech and are getting impatient for Black Friday to come along, well, you can scratch that itch now.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 20:31

What is AI? History, definitions and applications

Artificial intelligence is increasingly present in our hands and on our minds. But what does it mean exactly? Here's what you need to know.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 14:00

The best TVs for gaming on PS4 and Xbox

When the original Xbox One and PS4 consoles came out, it looked like video games - on consoles, at least - had opted to sit out the 4K revolution that was already sweeping the TV world: Both consoles were originally resolutely HD-only, and there wasn’t so much as a sniff of support for the high dynamic range (HDR) technology that was just joining 4K on the TV scene.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 16:10

Not Good: Just 45,000 iPhone X Units Available at Launch?

Analysts have warned the iPhone X is well behind its production schedule, and the complexities of producing the TrueDepth facial recognition camera system are reportedly to blame.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:12

The OnePlus spying controversy should keep us all on our toes about data harvesting

OnePlus has been exposed as collecting a lot more data about users than they realized, and they won't be the only ones.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:05

Ikea Tradfri Review: Not-So-Smart Lighting Kit

A complicated setup and incompatibility with other smart-home systems make Ikea's Tradfri smart lighting kit not the brightest of bulbs.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:10

Kirin 970: The reason behind Huawei’s new smartphone 'brain'

Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro has a completely new design but its insides also contain something different: Huawei’s Neural Processing Unit. What will it be used for?

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 17:00

HTC to hold 2 November event, likely for HTC U11 Plus phone

There's another flagship phone coming this autumn.First, there was the Galaxy Note 8, then we had the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, and just earlier this month, we got the Google Pixel 2. Now, HTC is introducing its entry. As spotted by Chinese site ITHome,...

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 17:03

The best TVs for gaming on PS4 and Xbox

When the original Xbox One and PS4 consoles came out, it looked like video games - on consoles, at least - had opted to sit out the 4K revolution that was already sweeping the TV world: Both consoles were originally resolutely HD-only, and there wasn’t so much as a sniff of support for the high dynamic range (HDR) technology that was just joining 4K on the TV scene.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 16:10

Google Photos can now tell your pet apart from other animals

Google Photos is going to the dogs. And that's a good thing, because it means it'll now automatically recognize photos of your pets, just like it recognizes your human family and friends. Want to make quick videos starring only your cat? As Google shows, it's easy now.

Google's announcement for the service is dripping with puns explaining this "paw-some" and fun facial recognition "oppawtunity," which extends to both cats and dogs.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:49

Samsung's Connect Tag helps you track your kids, pets and luggage

Samsung has announced the upcoming release of its Connect Tag, which appears to be its own take on the Tile, a device you can slip into a bag or onto your keychain so you can easily find these items if you lose them.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:57

BBC is making its Radio app more personal and driver-friendly

The BBC is making a concerted effort to hold onto its radio audience by updating its Radio iPlayer app with new car-friendly features.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 19:02

Xbox One's new fall update is now open to everyone

After months of testing across all tiers of its Insider program, Microsoft has announced that its Xbox One fall update is now finally available for all users. 

Since we first got a brief look at what the update might offer back in August, Microsoft has been gathering feedback and testing and refining new features ahead of this worldwide roll out announced by Mike Ybarra on the Xbox blog.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:00

Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 in pictures: Is the designer handset really worth €1395?

When Porsche Design revealed its design special of the Huawei Mate 9 back in 2016, it was a handset that stood head and shoulders above the standard Huawei model in design terms - and the phone we wish that Huawei had made for all its customers.Which,...

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 13:30

How to get a good PS4 deal this Black Friday in the US

When it comes to Black Friday in the US, there are two (near) certainties: people will be hysterically hunting down ridiculous deals, and that those deals will include some video-gaming goodness. PS4 deals will inevitably be among the top US Black Friday deals, too, so get those thumbs limbered up.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:45

Curious what your unborn child might look like? Just spit in this tube

Want to know what your unborn child will look like? BabyGlimpse is a DNA-powered service which promises to let couples discover the genetic-related traits their children may inherit for $349.

The post Curious what your unborn child might look like? Just spit in this tube appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:02

A wearable soap and a smart necklace win the UNICEF design challenge

Khushi Baby, a digital necklace that stores electronic health data, and SoaPen, a wearable soap that encourages hand washing, won at the UNICEF Wearables for Good design challenge.

The post A wearable soap and a smart necklace win the UNICEF design challenge appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:30

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