Legislatures and Parliaments

Mozilla and Cisco weigh in on Australia's proposed decryption laws

Mozilla and Cisco weigh in on Australia's proposed decryption laws

1 hour ago   |   TechRadar

Apple is not the only tech giant to tell Australia's Federal Government exactly what it thinks of the proposed decryption law that was entered into Parliament last month. A...
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Apple comes out swinging against Australia's proposed decryption law

Apple comes out swinging against Australia's proposed decryption law

14 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Australia recently joined forces with the US, the UK, Canada and New Zealand to propose mandatory backdoors in encrypted chat in a bid to strengthen national security. While...
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The UK invited a robot to ‘give evidence' in Parliament for attention

The UK invited a robot to ‘give evidence' in Parliament for attention

3 days ago   |   The Verge

The UK Parliament caused a bit of a stir this week with the news that it would play host to its first non-human witness. A press release from one of Parliament's select...
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The UK Parliament asking a robot to testify about AI is a dumb idea

4 days ago   |   Technology Review


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Psyon Games aims to improve vaccine awareness with new edutainment title Antidote

Psyon Games aims to improve vaccine awareness with new edutainment title Antidote

4 days ago   |   Pocket Gamer

The next time someone tries telling you that playing games on your phone can't be a force for good, you can set them straight with the recent news that a small start-up studio...
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Audit Facebook and overhaul competition law, say MEPs responding to breach scandals

Audit Facebook and overhaul competition law, say MEPs responding to breach scandals

4 days ago   |   TechCrunch

After holding a series of hearings in the wake of the Facebook - Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal this summer, and attending a meeting with Mark Zuckerberg himself in...
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California to Require Unique Passwords for Every Connected Device

10 days ago   |   Phone Scoop   |   3 articles

The State of California has passed new legislation that will require hardware makers to provide a unique password for each and every device made or sold in the state. The...
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SyrupCast Podcast Ep. 180: We're not mad, we're just disappointed in the CRTC

SyrupCast Podcast Ep. 180: We're not mad, we're just disappointed in the CRTC

10 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

This week on the SyrupCast MobileSyrup features editor Igor Bonifacic , telecom reporter Sameer Chhabra and freelance tech reporter and author Peter Nowak discuss everything...
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Netflix and Amazon are now legally obligated to provide more European content

Netflix and Amazon are now legally obligated to provide more European content

11 days ago   |   TechRadar   |   4 articles

The European Parliament has made good on its promise to bring more homegrown content to streaming giants like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video , having just approved new...
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Europe moves forward with content quotas for Netflix and Amazon

11 days ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

The European Parliament has voted to approve new regulations that will place a European content quota on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Once the new...
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Pixel 3 vs iPhone XS: Which camera is better?

Pixel 3 vs iPhone XS: Which camera is better?

Over its last two iterations, the Google Pixel's camera was practically celebrated as a star quarterback, set to outperform the rest of the pack by a mile. Naturally, there... Read more ...

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen dies at age 65

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen dies at age 65

Image: Vulcan Inc. Allen died in Seattle today from complications of non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Paul Allen, cofounder of Microsoft alongside Bill Gates, died today due to... Read more ...

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Sets Sales Records On Day One

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Starlink: Battle for Atlas launches on Xbox One

Starlink: Battle for Atlas launches on Xbox One

You better buy those toys. Starlink: Battle for Atlas is a space shooter which focuses on piloting spacecraft and blasting towering foes. The game features physical ships which... Read more ...

Galaxy Note 10 will be the biggest Note yet

Galaxy Note 10 will be the biggest Note yet

Once upon a time, Samsung's Galaxy Note was ridiculed and doubted for the size of its screen. Just last month, Apple announced the iPhone XS Max, not only the biggest iPhone... Read more ...

Google CEO says it's ‘important for us to explore' search in China

Google CEO says it's ‘important for us to explore' search in China

Google CEO Sundar Pichai publicly addressed his company's plans to re-enter the Chinese market with a search and news-oriented product, telling a crowd at Wired 's 25th... Read more ...

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on his Twitter beef with Jack Dorsey: You're...

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on his Twitter beef with Jack Dorsey: You're either 'for the homeless' or 'you're for yourself'

On Monday, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff admonished San Francisco business leaders who are unwilling to give to aid the city's homeless. Just last week, Benioff sparred on social... Read more ...

Fortnite Adding In-Game Tournaments, No Separation Between Control Types

Fortnite Adding In-Game Tournaments, No Separation Between Control Types

Epic Games has announced that Fortnite will soon be getting in-game tournaments, another step toward the company's attempts to provide an esports foundation for the battle... Read more ...

Kingsman's Mark Strong lends his voice to Battlefield V

Kingsman's Mark Strong lends his voice to Battlefield V

Battlefield V should feature some strong performances. Battlefield V is an upcoming first-person shooter set in World War II. The game features single-player campaign scenarios... Read more ...

Google's AI is now better than doctors at spotting breast cancer

Google's AI is now better than doctors at spotting breast cancer

Cancer researchers are constantly advancing the technology that doctors use to screen for, detect, and treat all kinds of cancers, and the survivability prospects have greatly... Read more ...