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Russian bots debate US gun control laws

2 hours ago   |   BBC   |   3 articles

Russian bots are believed to have taken part in debate about gun control following Florida shootings.
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How Effective Would Hawaii's New Loot Box Law Be?

3 hours ago   |   N4G

Hawaii is rolling out some bills to their state legislature to combat the spreading plague of loot boxes in games, but would these bills, if passed into law, do anything...
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No, you can't tap your hand to get on the train - where biohacktivists stand under the law

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org

A brave step forward for cyborg rights? A media stunt? Or just indifference to contract law? Those are the questions raised by news that biohacker Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma...
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Poland illegally logged in ancient forest: EU court advisor

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Poland's rightwing government broke the law by logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests, the legal advisor to the EU's top court said Tuesday, setting up a new clash...
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Medtronic posts loss due to $2.2 billion U.S. tax law charge

7 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Medtronic Plc reported a third-quarter loss on Tuesday, compared with a year-ago profit, hurt by a $2.2 billion charge related to recent changes in U.S. tax laws.
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This Computer Uses Light-Not Electricity-To Train AI Algorithms

8 hours ago   |   Wired

Startup Fathom Computing thinks optical computing can extend the gains of Moore's Law and light the way to the future of artificial intelligence.
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'Upskirting' should be criminal offence, campaigners say

11 hours ago   |   BBC

Campaigners say the law needs to change to make it easier for police to take action.
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UN Head Wants A Geneva Convention For Cyber Warfare

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres wants the world's governments to agree to what would essentially be a Geneva Convention for cyber warfare, regulating what is...
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ZTE Says Intel Chiefs' Fears Unfounded, Its Phones No Threat

1 day ago   |   Phone Scoop

ZTE says American consumers have no reason to fear its cell phones. The company issued a statement after the heads of the FBI, CIA, NSA and other intelligence groups suggested...
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Google's firing of Damore in 'monoculture' case found legal

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Google's firing of an engineer over his controversial memo criticizing its diversity policies and "politically correct monoculture" didn't violate U.S. labor law, a federal...
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Warm up with ‘Superhot' and March's other free Xbox Games With Gold

Warm up with ‘Superhot' and March's other free Xbox Games With Gold

The creative first-person shooter Superhot is among the free games offered through Xbox Games With Gold in March. As always, all four games are playable on Xbox One, with two... Read more ...

What is two factor authentication and why should you use it? Plus how to...

What is two factor authentication and why should you use it? Plus how to enable for Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and more

Over the past few years you may have heard a number of companies, app makers and service providers announce that they're launching two factor verification or two factor... Read more ...

Burnout Paradise Remastered will finally bring Big Surf Island to PC

Burnout Paradise Remastered will finally bring Big Surf Island to PC

Criterion's fab open-world racer Burnout Paradise is getting fancied up for a re-release later this year, Electronic Arts announced today, ten years after its original launch... Read more ...

Qualcomm boosts bid for NXP in bid to better fend off Broadcom

Qualcomm boosts bid for NXP in bid to better fend off Broadcom

Acquisition could make the company too big a buy for Broadcom Read more ...

Asus Windows Mixed Reality headset finally goes on pre-order in the US

Asus Windows Mixed Reality headset finally goes on pre-order in the US

Asus took the wraps off its Windows Mixed Reality headset last year at IFA, at the end of August. For some reason, though, it only went up for pre-order in the US today. So if... Read more ...

Download All The Things Onto Samsung's 30TB SSD

Download All The Things Onto Samsung's 30TB SSD

Good news, digital content hoarders! Samsung has figured out how to cram a ridiculous amount of storage into a 2.5-inch SSD. Even more ridiculous than the last ridiculous one... Read more ...

Nuance has sunsetted its Swype keyboard app for Android and iOS

Nuance has sunsetted its Swype keyboard app for Android and iOS

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Catch Animals for the Bestiary Challenge League in PATH OF EXILE

Catch Animals for the Bestiary Challenge League in PATH OF EXILE

Path of Exile has announced a new update to their Online Action RPG, Path of Exile: Bestiary will challenge players to hunt and capture nearly 300 animals in the game's world... Read more ...

Samsung to slash OLED panel production due to weak iPhone X demand

Samsung to slash OLED panel production due to weak iPhone X demand

Samsung is planning to significantly reduce its OLED panel production for Apple in the January-March period as the result of weaker than expected demand for the iPhone X... Read more ...

What is Google Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

What is Google Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

While iPhone users have Apple Pay, Android users have Google Pay.Technically, it was first called Android Pay. Google launched that mobile wallet in September 2015 in the US... Read more ...