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Twitter is displaying China-made ads attacking Hong Kong protesters

3 hours ago   |   Engadget

Twitter is finding itself at the heart of a heated political battle. Pinboard and other users have observed Twitter running ads from China's state-backed media outlet Xinhua...
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FNATIC esports got its Twitter account wiped for being 'underage'

FNATIC esports got its Twitter account wiped for being 'underage'

12 hours ago   |   Windows Central

Someone at FNATIC decided to change the birthday on the Twitter account, not realizing that Twitter auto-bans users retroactively for being underage when the account was...
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Behind the Screen review - inside the social media sweatshops

13 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Sarah T Roberts's vital new study demonstrates how online content moderation is a global industry that operates on the back of human exploitation “All human life is there” used...
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Facebook should stop trying to disrupt payments with Libra and focus on repair

Facebook should stop trying to disrupt payments with Libra and focus on repair

14 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Facebook has had quite a run operating in the completely unregulated, wild world of social media, finally ending with a mea culpa that it needs government regulation in order...
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Baby Dugong That Became Thai Internet Sensation Dies After Ingesting Plastic

Baby Dugong That Became Thai Internet Sensation Dies After Ingesting Plastic

16 hours ago   |   Geek   |   2 articles

Marium the dugong is pictured in May 2019 swimming in southern Thailand. The orphaned baby dugong was rescued off a beach in Krabi, Thailand. She captured the hearts of...
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Week in Review: Snapchat beats a dead horse

Week in Review: Snapchat beats a dead horse

17 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on...
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Cambodia to ban online gambling, cites threat to social order

18 hours ago   |   Reuters

Cambodia said on Sunday it is banning online gambling, which helped propel a wave of Chinese investment in casinos in the country, saying that the industry had been used by...
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Borderlands 3 weaponizes social media followers, and it hits a little too close to home

18 hours ago   |   N4G

The Borderlands franchise has never been incredibly grounded. It may poke fun at our society, but until now its mostly been focused on satirizing capitalism run amok with its...
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Borderlands 3 YouTuber's channel disappears amidst Take-Two investigation over leaks

18 hours ago   |   N4G

Earlier this month, the Borderlands 3 community was in uproar after YouTuber Matt "SupMatto" Somers, a prominent Borderlands content creator, published a video claiming...
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Dragon Age 4's Lead Producer Leaves BioWare

Dragon Age 4's Lead Producer Leaves BioWare

1 day ago   |   GameInformer   |   2 articles

While Dragon Age 4 does not officially have a name yet, it does officially have a developer leaving it. In the second high-profile departure from BioWare this week , the game's...
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Kevin Smith is Developing a MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE Animated Series For Netflix!

Kevin Smith is Developing a MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE Animated Series For Netflix!

We've got some excited He-Man news to share with you today! Netflix is producing a new animated He-Man series called Masters of the Universe: Revelation and Kevin Smith is... Read more ...

Redmi TV to be announced on August 29

Redmi TV to be announced on August 29

It is no more news that Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi doesn't only make smartphones, the company also make other devices including Personal computer, Washing machine, and... Read more ...

Despite another reprieve, Trump says U.S. will not do business with Huawei

Despite another reprieve, Trump says U.S. will not do business with Huawei

The U.S. Commerce Department is reportedly ready to give Huawei's U.S. suppliers another 90-day special license. The first 90-day license expires on Monday and allowed the... Read more ...

Apple Watch 5 out next month with OLED screen, titanium and ceramic case

Apple Watch 5 out next month with OLED screen, titanium and ceramic case

A lot of attention is naturally given to the upcoming iPhone models, especially considering the rather controversial design change on its back. Fans of Apple's wearable... Read more ...

Cook tells Trump that tariffs will hurt Apple's competition with Samsung

Cook tells Trump that tariffs will hurt Apple's competition with Samsung

US President Donald Trump is prepared to make the hard decisions in the country's trade spat with China. It seems, however, that he might be willing to yield some ground if... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch upgrade program rumor shot down by Nintendo

Nintendo Switch upgrade program rumor shot down by Nintendo

Despite the newfound prestige and popularity that Nintendo now enjoys because of the Switch, in some ways, it is still the same Nintendo that some have grown to love to hate... Read more ...

Details of Sonos' first portable Bluetooth speaker leaked in marketing images

Details of Sonos' first portable Bluetooth speaker leaked in marketing images

We recently found out that Sonos had registered a new device with the FCC, and we even managed to get our first look at what could be the audio company's first... Read more ...

Top New Games Releasing On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week - August...

Top New Games Releasing On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week - August 18-24, 2019

New Releases breaks down the biggest games launching each week, and this episode is full of games from developers you might already love. Double Fine has the action-RPG Rad... Read more ...

Rainbow Six Siege Ember Rise brings Mira Elite skin set

Rainbow Six Siege Ember Rise brings Mira Elite skin set

What you need to know Ubisoft has unveiled Operation Ember Rise for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege . Spanish defender Mira receives her first paid Elite skin set under the... Read more ...

Three's 5G home broadband service goes live today

Three's 5G home broadband service goes live today

Three has announced that it is switching on its 5G powered home broadband service today in London. The catch is that it's only available in a very limited selection of areas... Read more ...