NEW JERSEY BARS POLICE FROM USING CLEARVIEW FACIAL RECOGNITION APP

Reporting about the powerful tool with a database of three billion photos “troubled” the state's attorney general, who asked for an...

HAVE A SEARCH WARRANT FOR DATA? GOOGLE WANTS YOU TO PAY

The tech giant has begun charging U.S. law enforcement for responses to search warrants and subpoenas.

 
 
 

I QUIT MY SMARTPHONE

Thanks to the Allen Carr technique for quitting smoking.

THE WEEK IN TECH: A TECH MOGUL'S PHONE AND THE SAUDI CROWN PRINCE

An analysis of a phone belonging to Jeff Bezos found malicious code was hidden in a video sent from a WhatsApp account belonging to...

 
 
 

LONDON POLICE WILL BEGIN USING REAL-TIME FACIAL RECOGNITION

The city, stepping into a debate over privacy, says it will use the technology “to tackle serious crime.”

PANIC AND CRITICISM SPREAD ON CHINESE SOCIAL MEDIA OVER CORONAVIRUS

Chinese citizens are overcoming a lack of reporting on the crisis in the state-run media by sharing their own videos and information...

 
 
 

JEFF BEZOS' HACK INQUIRY FALLS SHORT OF IMPLICATING NATIONAL ENQUIRER

The Amazon founder's investigation did not find evidence to back his suggestion of a link between Saudi Arabia and the tabloid that...

JEFF BEZOS, TABLOID MAN

Just a year ago, the world's richest man seemed to have a pretty low-key life. Times sure have changed.

 
 
 

THE MAKING OF ‘2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY' WAS AS FAR OUT AS THE MOVIE

A jumble of memorabilia, storyboards and props, an exhibit illustrates the whirl of influences behind Stanley Kubrick's groundbreaking...

THE MUMMY SPEAKS! HEAR SOUNDS FROM THE VOICE AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN PRIEST

Scientists used a 3-D printer, a loudspeaker and computer software to recreate a part of the voice of a 3,000-year-old mummy.

 
 
 

WE'RE ALL IN THE BATHROOM FILMING OURSELVES

It's got lights and it's got action. The American bathroom is the stage set of the moment.

WHEN THE TECH BACKLASH TURNS DANGEROUS: FAKE CALLS FOR A SWAT TEAM

Online forums carry personal details of potential targets like industry leaders and their families. The police are struggling to find...

 
 
 

TWITTER TELLS FACIAL RECOGNITION TRAILBLAZER TO STOP USING SITE'S PHOTOS

Twitter said Clearview AI, whose app is spreading in law enforcement, was violating its policies. Lawmakers also expressed privacy...

HOW JEFF BEZOS' IPHONE X WAS HACKED

It most likely began with a tiny bit of code that implanted malware, which gave attackers access to Mr. Bezos' photos and texts.

 
 
 

TESLA VALUE HITS $100 BILLION. WILL ELON MUSK GET A BIG BONUS?

The chief executive could get a stock award worth hundreds of millions if the carmaker's market capitalization is sustained in the...

FRANCE SAYS U.S. WOULD CONSIDER MULTINATIONAL PLAN FOR DIGITAL TAXES

The announcement, by France's finance minister, came a day after the two countries appeared to strike a temporary truce in a trans-Atlantic...

 
 
 

PUT ALEXA AND SIRI TO WORK

Voice-activated helpers can automate life's little chores, once you get the hang of them.

HOW TO TURN DEPRESSING SOCIAL MEDIA INTO A POSITIVE INFLUENCE

Don't let Facebook, Instagram or Twitter become negative aspects of your life. Here's how to fix them.

 
 
 

G.M.'S CRUISE UNVEILS A SELF-DRIVING CAR. DON'T LOOK FOR IT ON ROADS

The futuristic Origin, which seats six passengers and lacks a steering wheel, will require intensive testing and regulatory scrutiny...

ANALYSIS SAID TO TIE HACKING OF BEZOS' PHONE TO SAUDI LEADER'S ACCOUNT

Two United Nations experts plan to release a public statement Wednesday morning “addressing serious allegations.”

 
 
 



Star Trek: Picard - 9 Key Things To Know To Understand What's Going On

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The last time we saw Captain Jean-Luc Picard before the start of CBS All Access's latest series in the franchise, Star Trek: Picard , was in the movie Star Trek: Nemesis, which... Read more ...

PS5 Release Date, Games, Specs, Price, And More

PS5 Release Date, Games, Specs, Price, And More

It's finally 2020, which means Sony's next-generation console , the PlayStation 5, is fast approaching its launch sometime during this year's holiday season. Throughout 2019... Read more ...

Destiny 2's Corridors Of Time Reward Was More Than Bastion

Destiny 2's Corridors Of Time Reward Was More Than Bastion

Note: This post contains spoilers for the story in Destiny 2 's Season of Dawn, specifically what's hidden in the Corridors of Time. If you still want to brave the maze before... Read more ...

Leak reveals Samsung's Galaxy Fold 2 is coming in a matter of months

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No sooner than Samsung foists a new foldable phone upon us next month after last year's debacle that was the original Galaxy Fold - in the form of the Galaxy Z Flip, which will... Read more ...

Check out these leaked Samsung Galaxy S20 series case renders

Check out these leaked Samsung Galaxy S20 series case renders

The Samsung Galaxy S20 leaks keep coming. This time, rather than images of the actual devices, the latest set of leaked renders focuses on the S20 series' array of cases. The... Read more ...

Leaked video shows Google's upcoming AirDrop clone in action

Leaked video shows Google's upcoming AirDrop clone in action

Just when we thought we knew everything there was to know about Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S20, a new nugget of information has emerged. As we detailed earlier today , Samsung... Read more ...

Video: A game dev's guide to the UX of engagement and immersion

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At GDC 2017 UX designer Celia Hodent discusses the UX challenges of retention and how to use cognitive science and the scientific method to make your game enjoyable and... Read more ...

Vine successor Byte is available now on iOS and Android

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Image: Byte Dom Hofmann, the co-creator of Vine who has been quietly working on a successor to the short-form video platform, says the new app, called Byte , is available now... Read more ...

Google and Activision Blizzard ink major multi-year esports deal

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Google and Activision Blizzard have announced a major new multi-year esports deal that will, among other things, make YouTube the exclusive global streaming partner for live... Read more ...

Google deal lands Activision Blizzard esports events exclusively on YouTube...

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The newly forged partnership also sees Activision Blizzard using Google Cloud as its 'preferred provider' for game hosting infrastructure moving forward. ... Read more ...