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Tech companies oppose online sex-trafficking bill in emotional hearing

Tech companies oppose online sex-trafficking bill in emotional hearing

1 hour ago   |   SiliconBeat

Because of their opposition to SESTA, some have lumped in Google, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies with sex traffickers.
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On topic: Tech news to know now

On topic: Tech news to know now

3 hours ago   |   SiliconBeat

Here's what's on the Tuesday menu. Equifax hack: Company suffered a separate breach five months earlier, possibly by the same hackers. The Justice Department has opened a...
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Off topic: '60 Minutes' book, ‘liar' origins, must-read short story, seeing colors

Off topic: '60 Minutes' book, ‘liar' origins, must-read short story, seeing colors

10 hours ago   |   SiliconBeat

An excerpt from an upcoming book: “Fifty Years of 60 Minutes.” Its origin stories are lies: Where did “liar, liar, pants on fire” come from? Speaking of stories, here's...
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‘Troll' gets new definition just in time for Trump's Hillary Clinton tweet

‘Troll' gets new definition just in time for Trump's Hillary Clinton tweet

1 day ago   |   SiliconBeat

Merriam-Webster update on "troll" is timely, considering the president's retweet of a doctored video showing him hitting Hillary Clinton with a golf ball.
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On topic: Tech news to know now

On topic: Tech news to know now

1 day ago   |   SiliconBeat

Here's what's going on in tech. ICYMI: Facebook reportedly disclosed more details about Russian ad buys to Robert Mueller than it did to Congress. Cisco's John Chambers, who...
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Off topic: Massive QR code, cash aid to the poor, how old is zero, lunchboxes

Off topic: Massive QR code, cash aid to the poor, how old is zero, lunchboxes

1 day ago   |   SiliconBeat

Scan this: Chinese village constructs a giant QR code made of 130,000 trees. A look at an experiment to give cash aid to the poor, and the ethical questions it [...]
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On topic: Tech news to know now

On topic: Tech news to know now

4 days ago   |   SiliconBeat

Here's what's on the TGIF menu. In a tweet this morning, Donald Trump again calls for cutting off the internet: “Loser terrorists must be dealt with in a much tougher [...]
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Silicon Valley's terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad week - OK, month

Silicon Valley's terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad week - OK, month

4 days ago   |   SiliconBeat   |   2 articles

From Facebook's advertising and fake-news issues to Google's pay practices and antitrust woes, Silicon Valley's biggest tech companies are feeling the heat lately. The left, the...
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Off topic: Museums' Twitter war, Cassini's voyage, best-seller scandal, talking Minnesotan

Off topic: Museums' Twitter war, Cassini's voyage, best-seller scandal, talking Minnesotan

4 days ago   |   SiliconBeat

Natural History Museum vs. Science Museum Twitter war is the best kind of Twitter war. A National Geographic tour of Cassini's 20-year voyage, which today came to an end...
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Facebook, Google, ISPs fight California broadband privacy bill

Facebook, Google, ISPs fight California broadband privacy bill

5 days ago   |   SiliconBeat

Internet providers and internet companies warn that AB 375 brings risks to security, and to tech innovation.
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Leak: Pixel 2 To Cost $650, Come In White, Black, & Blue

Leak: Pixel 2 To Cost $650, Come In White, Black, & Blue

The Pixel 2 will cost $650 for the base model and will come in white, black, and blue colors when it launches later this year. The details come from Droid Life, which has also... Read more ...

Apple's huge App Store makeover arrives today in iOS 11

Apple's huge App Store makeover arrives today in iOS 11

Apple today is releasing its completely redesigned iOS App Store to the wider public, as part of the launch of the new iOS 11 operating system. First previewed at its Worldwide... Read more ...

The 17 biggest ways your iPhone will change when you update to iOS 11

The 17 biggest ways your iPhone will change when you update to iOS 11

Apple's annual update to its iPhone software is here. Apple released iOS 11 to everyone with a modern iPhone on Tuesday. You can download it now in Settings > General >... Read more ...

This is what Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones look like and cost

This is what Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones look like and cost

Google is holding an event soon, and nearly everything it plans to announce has just leaked out, including images of its Pixel 2 phones.Droid-Life posted images of what they... Read more ...

This is what Google's PixelBook Chromebook looks like and costs

This is what Google's PixelBook Chromebook looks like and costs

Google is holding an event soon, and nearly everything it plans to announce has just leaked out, including images of a new Chromebook.Droid-Life posted images of what it looks... Read more ...

Review: iPhone 8

Review: iPhone 8

This is a camera review. There are a number of updates that should appeal in the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, but the one question most upgraders are going to be asking is how good is... Read more ...

New 'Wolfenstein' trailer is a reminder to always fight fascism

New 'Wolfenstein' trailer is a reminder to always fight fascism

Nazis are the perfect video game enemy because they have zero redeeming qualities. It's something the Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus development team at Machine Games knows... Read more ...

New Leak Shows Off Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

New Leak Shows Off Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google is expected to unveil the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on October 4th, but there's not much left to find out. Read more ...

Amazon's all-new Fire HD 10 has a 1080p display, costs just $149

Amazon's all-new Fire HD 10 has a 1080p display, costs just $149

The latest generation Fire HD 10 costs $80 less than its predecessor. Amazon is rolling out much-needed updates to the Fire HD 10 and decreasing its price point at the same... Read more ...

Here's Who's Included In The Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite Season Pass

Here's Who's Included In The Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite Season Pass

Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite is finally out in the wild, boasting a roster of 30 characters split between those two universes. But this being a modern fighting game, you better... Read more ...