News: Technology

Apple's $38 Billion U.S. Taxes Leave EU Nemesis Unmoved

Thursday  18:58,   18 january 2018
Bloomberg

European Union regulators reacted coolly to Apple Inc.’s move to repatriate hundreds of billions of overseas dollars to the U.S., saying “nothing has changed” in its order for the iPhone maker to pay back taxes to Ireland. Apple will pay about $38[...]

Delays and safety concerns mar NASA’s plans to fly astronauts on commercial spacecraft

Thursday  18:21,   18 january 2018
The Verge

NASA’s ambitious initiative to fly astronauts on commercial spacecraft continues to suffer from schedule delays, as well as questions regarding the program’s safety — and Congress isn’t happy about it. As part of the program, two companies[...]

New biggest radio telescope to help detect alien signals

Thursday  18:08,   18 january 2018
CNET

China plans to build another big radio telescope that could boost the quest to determine if we're alone in the universe, and solve other long-standing mysteries.China plans to amp up its ability to search for aliens, dark matter, gravitational[...]

These companies claim blockchain could help fight climate change

Thursday  14:20,   18 january 2018
Popular Science

Is it a breakthrough, or just a buzzword? Climate wonks say blockchain has a key role to play in the clean-energy economy. But, while hackers wreak havoc on the climate, blockchain, the bleeding-edge technology behind Bitcoin, could one day [...]

Twitter may alert users exposed to Russian propaganda

Thursday  13:51,   18 january 2018
USA TODAY

The social media service says it's working to identify and inform individuals who saw tweets from Kremlin-linked accounts.The social media service is working to identify and inform individuals who saw tweets from Kremlin-linked accounts[...]

Mitsubishi's mirrorless car cameras can spot distant traffic

Thursday  13:36,   18 january 2018
Engadget

It can tell the difference between people, cars and bikes, too.The technology uses the brand's proprietary AI to give drivers advanced warning of upcoming obstacles, and is expected to help prevent accidents, especially when changing lanes. The[...]

Apple CEO: iPhone owners will be able to disable 'power management'

Thursday  10:51,   18 january 2018
Engadget

About a month ago, Apple explained that slower performance of older iPhones is intentional, implemented as a "power management" plan through an iOS update. Tonight, in an interview with ABC News, CEO Tim Cook that not only will[...]

Instagram users are promoting economic policy for pay

Thursday  06:55,   18 january 2018
CNBC

Hoping to generate youth interest in state finances, Singapore's finance ministry paid 50 users to post on the annual economic blueprint.Hoping to generate youth interest in state finances, the island nation's Ministry of Finance paid more than[...]

Seven apps and tools to organize your life

Thursday  06:55,   18 january 2018
Popular Science

Restore order to your days.  To begin, you'll need a note-taking app where you can consolidate your scribbles, lists, and fragmented notes. We like Google Keep, with its straightforward interface and compatibility across multiple[...]

Mitsubishi's mirrorless car cameras can spot distant traffic

Thursday  06:51,   18 january 2018
Engadget

It can tell the difference between people, cars and bikes, too.The technology uses the brand's proprietary AI to give drivers advanced warning of upcoming obstacles, and is expected to help prevent accidents, especially when changing lanes. The[...]

The Most Anticipated PS4 Games COMING In 2018

Wednesday  18:50,   17 january 2018
Know Your Mobile

It’s going to be an amazing year for gaming on the PS4.© Provided by Dennis Publishing Limited The Spider-Man: Homecoming movie in 2017 was one of Marvel and Sony’s biggest hits ever with audiences around the world loving the new version of Spidey. [...]

A Google app that matches your face to artwork is wildly popular. It’s also raising privacy concerns.

Wednesday  18:36,   17 january 2018
The Washington Post

Google says its wildly popular art app doesn’t store your facial data. That’s not stopping some people from worrying about privacy.The latest version of the Google Arts & Culture app allows users to match their selfies against celebrated[...]

OnePlus disables credit card payment after fraud reports

Wednesday  18:21,   17 january 2018
CNET

Customers reported suspicious activity on their credit cards after making purchases on OnePlus' website.Following customer complaints about fraudulent activity on their credit card after using it on the company's site, OnePlus is disabling[...]

Apple rumoured to be ditching the top notch on 2019 iPhone X

Wednesday  18:17,   17 january 2018
T3

An all-screen iPhone at[...]

YouTube implements stricter requirements for partners

Wednesday  14:27,   17 january 2018
Engadget

YouTube has been under fire for months over inappropriate content masquerading as kid-friendly videos and popular creators acting out of line. Creators part of Preferred get more per click than their counterparts and have bigger earning[...]