Computer

Are AMD Navi GPUs coming soon? Reference found in MacOS hints at release date

Fresh off the announcement of the Radeon Vega VII at CES 2019, there has been plenty of talk about when AMD’s Navi graphics processors could be released. In the latest round of rumors, source code references in MacOS suggest that the next 7nm AMD Navi products might be coming in July. There are a total of four […]

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Martin Lewis drops Facebook legal action

Consumer campaigner Martin Lewis has dropped his legal action against Facebook over a series of ads that ran on its platform, falsely claiming he backed several investment schemes. The MoneySavingExpert website founder had claimed the fake endorsements had caused him reputational damage. He said he had dropped the case because Facebook had agreed to introduce […]

Emerging Tech

Amazon is building a fleet of autonomous robots to deliver packages to your door

[embedded content] Having explored every time-saving delivery option from flying warehouses and package-carrying drones to checkout-free retail stores and even the controversial Amazon Key, it was only going to be so long until Amazon hopped aboard the delivery robot bandwagon. That’s what it has announced today with the launch of a brand-new service it’s referring […]

Mobile

Apple's Latest iOS Update Fixes a Scary FaceTime Bug

If you use an iPhone or iPad, you’ll definitely want to grab Apple’s latest software update as soon as possible, if you haven’t already. Released Tuesday, iOS 12.1.3 doesn’t deliver any new features, but fixes a number of bugs and security vulnerabilities, including a scary FaceTime flaw. According to Apple’s release notes about the security […]

Gears & Gadgets

Gunnar Haus Computer Glasses

Gunnar was one of the first big names in blue light-reducing glasses for computer users and gamers, and it’s still going strong. Since we tested the Phenoms in 2014, the company has introduced a number of new designs and tint options, and here we’re checking out the Haus computer glasses featuring prescription Crystalline tinted lenses. […]

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The 50 best jobs in America for 2019

Goran Bogicevic/Shutterstock Job site Glassdoor released its annual ranking of the 50 best jobs in America. For the fourth year in a row, the top job in the US is data scientist. Glassdoor ranked the jobs based on three criteria: median base income, job satisfaction, and number of job openings in the US. Glassdoor has […]

Computer

Arizona Bill Seeks to Tax Online Porn to Pay for Trump's Wall

A state lawmaker in Arizona is proposing a tax on online porn to help fund President Trump’s border wall. The bill from Republican Rep. Gail Griffin seeks to collect the tax by first requiring device vendors in the state to install porn-blocking software on the hardware. To get the software de-activated, you’ll have to pay […]

Emerging Tech

The CRISPR baby saga continues as China confirms second gene-edited pregnancy

China’s official Xinhua news agency has confirmed that a second woman has become pregnant as part of a controversial experiment to create the world’s first CRISPR genetically edited babies. The scientist responsible for the work has since been fired by the university he was working for, which claims he “illegally conducted the research in the pursuit […]

Gaming

HBO mines Asian mythology for scary monsters in anthology series Folklore

[embedded content] HBO Asia’s new horror anthology series, Folklore, features six standalone episodes, each set in a different Asian country. Back in the 1990s, HBO notably produced the cult-classic horror anthology series Tales from the Crypt. For its new horror anthology, Folklore, the scary monsters are drawn from the mythologies of various Asian cultures. Instead […]

Mobile

Google and Facebook spend more than ever on U.S. lobbying efforts

(Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google disclosed in a quarterly filing on Tuesday that it spent a company-record $ 21.2 million on lobbying the U.S. government in 2018, topping its previous high of $ 18.22 million in 2012, as the search engine operator fights wide-ranging scrutiny into its practices. In its filing to Congress on Tuesday, Facebook […]

Photography

Here are the best selfie cameras on the market, according to DxOMark

Julian Chokkatu/Digital Trends DxOMark Image Labs tests and ranks cameras and smartphones — and now, front-facing cameras too. On Tuesday, January 22, DxOMark announced the new Selfie scoring category, ranking a smartphone’s front-facing camera. The new category comes with the first dozen smartphones scored in the category, a list that’s headed up by the Google […]

Gears & Gadgets

The Great Google Hangouts Shutdown begins October 2019

Enlarge Google previously announced that its most popular messaging app, Google Hangouts, would be shutting down. In a post today on the GSuite Updates blog, Google detailed what the Hangouts shutdown will look like, and the company shared some of its plan to transition Hangouts users to “Hangouts Chat,” a separate enterprise Slack clone. First, […]

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How Huawei Wooed Europe With Sponsorships, Investments and Promises

Supported by How Huawei Wooed Europe With Sponsorships, Investments and Promises ImageHuawei’s booth at last year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The company plans to announce new handsets and provide an update of its 5G plans next month at this year’s conference.CreditCreditEric Gaillard/Reuters By Adam Satariano and Raymond Zhong Jan. 22, 2019 LONDON — […]