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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

43 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to start your week. 1. Facebook is under fire after one of its execs, Rob Goldman, railed against the Russia coverage in a tweet...
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Terrible people have learned to exploit the internet. Yasmin Green is fighting back

53 minutes ago   |   Technology Review

The Jigsaw team at Alphabet brings people who were radicalized online back from the brink, one video at a time.
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New Indonesia web system blocks more than 70,000 'negative' sites

59 minutes ago   |   Reuters

JAKARTA - Indonesia has blocked more than 70,000 websites displaying "negative" content such as pornography or extremist ideology in the first month of using a new system to...
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Is Your Smart TV Vulnerable to Hackers?

1 hour ago   |   Mobile Tech Today

So, you took advantage of a Christmas sale and got yourself a new smart TV. Awesome. But buyer beware: since it's a "smart" TV that connects to the internet, yes indeed, it's...
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SpaceX to launch demo satellites for its high-speed internet project

1 hour ago   |   CNN

SpaceX will send up its first demo satellites for its internet-in-space project alongside a defense satellite for the Spanish government.
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Advertising: Google Chrome Now Blocks Irksome Ads. That's a Good Thing, Right?

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The brower's latest update filters out pop-up ads and other annoyances. It also strengthens Google's grip on the web.
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Air Force security hackathon leads to record payout

3 hours ago   |   Engadget

The US Air Force's second security hackathon has paid dividends... both for the military and the people finding holes in its defenses. HackerOne has revealed the results of the...
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Wikipedia ends no-cost mobile access for developing countries

6 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

The Wikimedia Foundation launched Wikipedia Zero in 2012 with the hopes of democratizing information through a simple concept: cellular carriers in developing countries would...
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SpaceX delays its satellite internet launch to February 21st

SpaceX delays its satellite internet launch to February 21st

8 hours ago   |   Engadget

Sorry, folks, you'll have to wait a while longer before SpaceX's satellite internet launch takes place. With hours to go, SpaceX has delayed the liftoff from its February 17th...
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Can't get service? Head to an English church, soon to become a Wi-Fi hotspot

Can't get service? Head to an English church, soon to become a Wi-Fi hotspot

9 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

Thanks to a new agreement between the Church of England and the English government, churches in internet "dead zones" are now going to help facilitate the spread of information...
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Cold temperatures slow down Pixel 2 XL charging despite misleading notification

Cold temperatures slow down Pixel 2 XL charging despite misleading notification

Just the other day, we told you that some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners were complaining that their handsets were overheating after the February security update was installed... Read more ...

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 spotted with 10.5-inch display and 8MP front...

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 spotted with 10.5-inch display and 8MP front camera

A new Samsung Galaxy device has appeared in a benchmark listing. The handset carries a model number of SM-T835, suggesting it could well be the Galaxy Tab S4 tablet given that... Read more ...

Facebook plans to thwart election ad fraud with postcards

Facebook plans to thwart election ad fraud with postcards

In an effort to prevent foreign actors from surreptitiously manipulating audiences with ads concerning US elections, Facebook will send postcards in the mail to verify... Read more ...

Wikipedia's no-cost version for people without mobile data plans is dead

Wikipedia's no-cost version for people without mobile data plans is dead

The Wikimedia Foundation has killed off Wikipedia Zero, an initiative to deliver the online encyclopedia at no charge to mobile users around with the world. The zero-rated... Read more ...

Australia's best cheap headphones, discounts and deals in February 2018

Australia's best cheap headphones, discounts and deals in February 2018

With headphones of all types, colours and styles flooding the market, it's hard knowing which ones to pick - do you go for the premium model you've always wanted, or are you... Read more ...

All Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and S8 models now come with free Gear IconX...

All Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and S8 models now come with free Gear IconX wireless earphones

Samsung will soon announce a Galaxy S9 and a Galaxy S9+, but that doesn't mean the company wants customers to stop purchasing its current smartphones. That being said... Read more ...

The Next Rocket League Arena Is in Your Living Room

The Next Rocket League Arena Is in Your Living Room

Hot Wheels and Rocket League teamed up to bring the wildly popular video game to the next level: actual toy cars scoring goals. Read more ...

IPhone X production cut has Samsung fretting over OLED sales

IPhone X production cut has Samsung fretting over OLED sales

If there's one rumor that's been consistent ever since the iPhone X launched is that sales have been disappointing. Or rather, the Nikkei has consistently been reporting on how... Read more ...

High cost of OLED displays spells trouble for Samsung

High cost of OLED displays spells trouble for Samsung

Sales of the iPhone X have been lower than expected. That's bad news for Apple and its chief rival, Samsung. The South Korean company supplied Apple with the OLED panels for... Read more ...

5 best laptops for Photoshop

5 best laptops for Photoshop

There are a few factors to consider when you're looking for the best laptop for Photoshop work. Firstly, think about where you will be doing most of your work. If you want a... Read more ...