The US Patent Office has issued 10 million patents

THE US PATENT OFFICE HAS ISSUED 10 MILLION PATENTS

The US Patent and Trademark Office just issued the 10 millionth utility patent using its current numbering system, which dates back...

Apple CEO Tim Cook says family separations at US border are ‘inhumane' and ‘need to stop'

APPLE CEO TIM COOK SAYS FAMILY SEPARATIONS AT US BORDER ARE ‘INHUMANE' AND ‘NEED TO STOP'

Apple CEO Tim Cook called the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the United States border “inhumane”...

 
 
 
California couple raises over $4 million in Facebook fundraiser for immigrant families

CALIFORNIA COUPLE RAISES OVER $4 MILLION IN FACEBOOK FUNDRAISER FOR IMMIGRANT FAMILIES

A Facebook fundraiser is set to raise $5 million in under five days in response to the Trump administration's “zero tolerance” policy...

Mechanical camera sliders are the coolest terrible idea of 2018

MECHANICAL CAMERA SLIDERS ARE THE COOLEST TERRIBLE IDEA OF 2018

Oppo's Find X and Vivo's Nex are the two most recent and exciting Android devices of the year. Why exciting? Well, they bring us closer...

 
 
 
Alto's Odyssey is coming to Android next month

ALTO'S ODYSSEY IS COMING TO ANDROID NEXT MONTH

Serene snowboarding game Alto's Odyssey is finally making its way to Android next month. It was released on iOS back in February. Once...

Gina Rodriguez is using her Emmy campaign money to send an undocumented student to college

GINA RODRIGUEZ IS USING HER EMMY CAMPAIGN MONEY TO SEND AN UNDOCUMENTED STUDENT TO COLLEGE

Every year in advance of the Emmy nominations, TV networks and studios shell out massive sums of money on campaigns to promote their...

 
 
 
Verizon will stop selling real-time location data to third-party brokers

VERIZON WILL STOP SELLING REAL-TIME LOCATION DATA TO THIRD-PARTY BROKERS

Verizon has pledged to stop selling data that can pinpoint the location of its mobile users to third-party intermediaries, according...

Google launches a podcast app for Android with personalized recommendations

GOOGLE LAUNCHES A PODCAST APP FOR ANDROID WITH PERSONALIZED RECOMMENDATIONS

Google today is introducing its first standalone podcast app for Android. The app, called simply Google Podcasts, will use Google's...

 
 
 
Nintendo doesn't think Labo has reached its full potential yet

NINTENDO DOESN'T THINK LABO HAS REACHED ITS FULL POTENTIAL YET

Back in April, Nintendo launched a bold new initiative called Labo. A collection of DIY cardboard accessories for the Switch, Labo...

Trump's space council orders a traffic control system for objects in space

TRUMP'S SPACE COUNCIL ORDERS A TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM FOR OBJECTS IN SPACE

The US government is moving to tackle the problem of space junk. Shortly after he announced his intentions to create a “space force”...

 
 
 
The Scuf Vantage is a Fortnite player's dream PS4 controller

THE SCUF VANTAGE IS A FORTNITE PLAYER'S DREAM PS4 CONTROLLER

Scuf Gaming, one of the leading makers of custom game controllers for competitive play, has a new device coming out next month that...

The Rabbit Charger is a simpler way to integrate chargers into your wall outlets

THE RABBIT CHARGER IS A SIMPLER WAY TO INTEGRATE CHARGERS INTO YOUR WALL OUTLETS

I like the idea of having extra chargers around my apartment, but I live in a rental unit, so I'm not exactly keen to start replacing...

 
 
 
Apple fined $6.6 million after iPhones and iPads stopped working because they had third-party parts

APPLE FINED $6.6 MILLION AFTER IPHONES AND IPADS STOPPED WORKING BECAUSE THEY HAD THIRD-PARTY PARTS

An Australian court has fined Apple $9 million AUD for its refusal to fix iPhones and iPads that had previously been repaired with...

There's more to battle royale games than Fortnite and PUBG

THERE'S MORE TO BATTLE ROYALE GAMES THAN FORTNITE AND PUBG

Fortnite is the biggest game on the planet right now. It's played by more than 125 million people , including a host of celebrities...

 
 
 
Pizza Hut commits to antiobiotics-free chicken wings by 2022

PIZZA HUT COMMITS TO ANTIOBIOTICS-FREE CHICKEN WINGS BY 2022

The use of antibiotics in chicken farming has by now been widely repudiated by US fast food joints, including the likes of Chik-fil-A...

Sex workers are rallying around a congressional candidate who's pledged to fight FOSTA

SEX WORKERS ARE RALLYING AROUND A CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE WHO'S PLEDGED TO FIGHT FOSTA

In a dimly lit Brooklyn nightclub on a Saturday afternoon, congressional candidate Suraj Patel is castigating FOSTA, the new law that...

 
 
 
Facebook can use AI to open your eyes in blinking selfies

FACEBOOK CAN USE AI TO OPEN YOUR EYES IN BLINKING SELFIES

Facebook will do whatever it takes to encourage you to share more content. Even, it turns out, using artificial intelligence to salvage...

Nvidia uses AI to create convincing slow-mo video by filling in extra frames

NVIDIA USES AI TO CREATE CONVINCING SLOW-MO VIDEO BY FILLING IN EXTRA FRAMES

Creating slow motion footage is all about capturing a large number of frames per second. If you don't record enough, then as soon as...

 
 
 
Alexa is coming to Spain and Italy later this year

ALEXA IS COMING TO SPAIN AND ITALY LATER THIS YEAR

Amazon launched its Echo devices in France earlier this month , and it's now planning to bring Alexa and Echo products to Spain and...

Amazon made a special version of Alexa for hotels with Echo speakers in their rooms

AMAZON MADE A SPECIAL VERSION OF ALEXA FOR HOTELS WITH ECHO SPEAKERS IN THEIR ROOMS

Amazon is today introducing Alexa for Hospitality, a special version of the company's voice assistant that will be distributed on an...

 
 
 



Budget friendly Panasonic P90 launched in India for around $80

Budget friendly Panasonic P90 launched in India for around $80

Panasonic has launched a new smartphone, dubbed P90. It's an entry-level device that is powered by Mediatek MTK6737 SoC with quad-core 1.25GHz processor, and sports a 5-inch HD... Read more ...

Read the letter 100 Microsoft staff reportedly sent to Satya Nadella...

Read the letter 100 Microsoft staff reportedly sent to Satya Nadella protesting the firm's $19 million deal with ICE

Microsoft staff wrote to CEO Satya Nadella calling on the firm to cancel its $19.4 million contract with the US's Immigration, Customs and Enforcement agency. They are dismayed... Read more ...

South Korean exchange Bithumb hacked for $31 million

South Korean exchange Bithumb hacked for $31 million

You know it is just a regular day when you read about a cryptocurrency heist. Today's victim is South Korean exchange desk Bithumb. The company reported that nearly 35 billion... Read more ...

Porsche buys a 10-percent stake in the Croatian brand building a 2,000-hp EV

Porsche buys a 10-percent stake in the Croatian brand building a 2,000-hp EV

Croatian start-up Rimac introduced a 2,000-horsepower electric car at the Geneva auto show. The Concept Two caught the attention of Porsche, and the firm has purchased a... Read more ...

OPPO Intros Find X Lamborghini Edition With ‘SuperVOOC'

OPPO Intros Find X Lamborghini Edition With ‘SuperVOOC'

In addition to announcing its all-new Find X flagship, OPPO has also introduced a special edition variant of that phone with Lamborghini branding. The OPPO Find X Lamborghini... Read more ...

A Galaxy S10 prototype may have just leaked, reveals extremely bezel-less design

A Galaxy S10 prototype may have just leaked, reveals extremely bezel-less design

Next year will mark the launch of the 10th generation Galaxy S smartphone, with reports claiming Samsung has a huge redesign in the works, as well as plans to launch the device... Read more ...

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro launch date announced

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro launch date announced

Xiaomi launched the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 on June 12 but the Redmi 6 Pro was missing at the event. Since the notch-ed handset had passed TENAA, launch was inevitable but it was... Read more ...

LG Stylo 4 launches at MetroPCS with 6.2-inch screen and built-in stylus

LG Stylo 4 launches at MetroPCS with 6.2-inch screen and built-in stylus

MetroPCS has offered previous models of LG's stylus-equipped Stylo phones in the past, and now the brand new model has launched at T-Mobile's prepaid brand as well. The LG... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. 1. An increasing number of tech CEOs are speaking out against the Trump administration's policy of... Read more ...

Google Play apps shared offline will soon receive updates and offline...

Google Play apps shared offline will soon receive updates and offline verification

In some countries where internet connectivity isn't that good, it makes the installation of apps straight from the Google Play Store "iffy." As a result, Android owners share... Read more ...