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 2017-05-24 06:29 

ZDNet

Uber admits to underpaying NYC drivers as Hong Kong arrests 21 drivers... +

Tens of millions of dollars in backpay are owed to Uber drivers in New York, Hong Kong is cracking down on the service, and one Australian state is softening its laws on the ride-hailing service....

 2017-05-24 06:27 

TechRadar

Ikeas smart lights will support Apple HomeKit, Google Home and Amazon Alexa... +

Users with existing home assistants from Apple, Google and Amazon will soon be able to integrate Ikeas new smart lighting into their setup....

 2017-05-24 06:26 

TechCrunch

Taboola intros Facebook-style news feed to target mobile users with more links... +

Taboola, the startup that works with hundreds of publishers to provide a set of links at the bottom of pages directing readers to more content on the site and.....

 2017-05-24 06:23 

Engadget

Blockstack's decentralized internet browser uses bitcoin tech... +

Blockchains used to be exclusively associated with bitcoins until other industries saw how useful the digital distributed ledger can be. Walmart used it to identify expired food that needed to be pulled from its shelves, and at least one shipping com......

 2017-05-24 06:21 

Softpedia

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 S Version of Surface Book, Surface Pro... +

Microsoft launched Windows 10 S earlier this month on the Surface Laptop, but it turns out that the company is very committed to making the operating system available on some other devices, including its existing Surface models. CVP Yusuf Mehdi explained...

 2017-05-24 06:17 

channelnews.com.au

BenQ Australia Launches Dedicated Professional Monitor Website... +

BenQ Australia have launched a new website to make it easier for designers and photographers to discover and compare its professional monitors. Creative.BenQ.com.aufeatures information about BenQ’s six current Professional Monitors, including indivi...

 2017-05-24 06:15 

TechRadar

The best TV shows to stream on Stan... +

Stan has an abundance of great TV shows on offer, so here's what you should be watching first....

 2017-05-24 06:15 

The Register

LinkedIn finds friends to join its 'Open19' data centre standards effort... +

Stacks up against Open Compute with one design for data centres of all sizes plan LinkedIn wants you to brick it in the data centre by following it and its friends with a new standard for data centre hardware that pushes its ambitions to the edge and into...

 2017-05-24 06:13 

CNET

Goodbye, hologram Jon Stewart: HBO cancels digital series... +

The former host of "The Daily Show" was slated to appear in a series of animated shorts, but HBO has ditched the plans citing "technical issues."...

 2017-05-24 06:05 

Tech in Asia

Malaysian VC association joins forces with regional counterparts... +

The MVCA has joined the ASEAN Venture Council, with the hope of helping to get more deals done in the region....

 2017-05-24 06:03 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Moto G5S Plus Image Leak Shows Dual Camera Setup, Four Colour Options... +

The rumoured Moto G5S Plus is said to come in four colours: Gold, Grey, Silver (with White front), and Gold (with White front)....

 2017-05-24 06:01 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Astrology as a Service Shows How Tech Is Disrupting Everything... +

Technology is changing every field, including astrology. Vedic Rishi shows how apps and APIs are the next stage in this process....

 2017-05-24 06:01 

Digital Trends

Heres how Twitter aims to entice you into cosy DM exchanges with brands... +

Twitter's desire to get users to engage more with brands has led to a new card that aims to encourage a DM exchange. Direct Message Cards offer responses to a question which, when a user selects one, flip into a DM session. The post Here’s how Twitt...

 2017-05-24 06:00 

VentureBeat

Top Gear mobile game dev Motorious Entertainment raises $894,000... +

Helsinki mobile game developer Motorious Entertainment said it has raised $894,000 (800,000) in a new round of funding. That will help the company gear up for its debut mobile title, Top Gear Road Trip.Helsinki mobile game developer Motorious Entertainmen...

 2017-05-24 06:00 

TechCrunch

Healthcare booking platform DocPlanner raises 15M Series D... +

DocPlanner, the European online booking platform for healthcare appointments, has raised 15 million in Series D funding, just ten months after announcing a.....

 2017-05-24 05:55 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Microsoft Surface Pro Offers Battery Boost and Faster Processors... +

Microsoft promises about 13.5 hours of battery life, or about 50 percent more than the nine hours on the Surface Pro 4....

 2017-05-24 05:52 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Mouse Sperm Survives in Space, but Could Human Babies?... +

Back on Earth, embryos fertilised in vitro with the sperm produced healthy offspring, and grew into normal adults....

 2017-05-24 05:51 

TechCrunch

Rocket Internet sells 51% of fashion site Namshi to Dubais Emaar Malls for $151M... +

Emaar Malls missed out on a bid to buy Souq when Amazon picked up the Dubai-based online retailer for about $650 million in March. Now, the retailing giant of.....

 2017-05-24 05:49 

ZDNet

Vodafone launching live NB-IoT networks in Europe and ANZ... +

Vodafone will launch live nationwide NB-IoT networks across New Zealand and Germany in the second half of the year, along with a staged rollout across Australia following its launch across six Spanish cities in January....

 2017-05-24 05:38 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 580 8GB OC Review... +

Asus has gone overboard with the massive ROG Strix Radeon RX 580 8GB OC graphics card....

 2017-05-24 05:36 

Tech Times

New Data Shed Light On Mysterious Alien Megastructure Star... +

The alien megastructure star continues to intrigue scientists. However, now they may have the beginning of an explanation....

 2017-05-24 05:34 

ZDNet

WA's grand plan to rid government of IT ownership... +

With money tight thanks to the end of the mining boom, the end-goal of the government of Western Australia's GovNext-ICT initiative is to rid the state of any IT infrastructure ownership....

 2017-05-24 05:30 

ZDNet

AlphaGo defeats Go world champion in China... +

AlphaGo strikes again as Google's Go-playing AI has bested the world's top player Ke Jie in China after defeating the Korean champion last year....

 2017-05-24 05:30 

Android Central

Motorola's first phone with dual rear cameras is the Moto G5S Plus... +

Motorola is bringing dual rear cameras to the mid-range segment. It looks like dual rear cameras will be the defining trend this year. We've already seen Xiaomi roll out the feature in the Mi 6, and OnePlus is rumored to offer a dual-camera setup in the ...

 2017-05-24 05:23 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Google Brings Family Sharing to YouTube TV, Calendar, Photos, and Keep... +

Google already allows users to share content from Google Play with 'Google Play Family Library' but it has now made family sharing easier for YouTube TV, Calendar, Photos app, and Keep as well....

 2017-05-24 05:18 

Softpedia

Microsoft Makes Fun of Apple: If You Love USB-C, It Means You Love Dongles... +

The just-launched Surface Pro lacks USB-C ports just like the Surface Laptop released by Microsoft earlier this month, but the company says it has found a solution. Surface buyers who want to use USB-C will be able to purchase a dedicated dongle that wil...

 2017-05-24 05:18 

Engadget

Starz app streams 'American Gods' to your Samsung Smart TV... +

If you've wanted to watch the likes of American Gods or Outlander with little more than an internet connection and your TV, you no longer need one of Sony's sets to make it happen. Starz has launched its streaming app on Samsung Smart TVs, bring...

 2017-05-24 05:16 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Reliance Jio's New Tariff Plans Are Against TRAI Norms, Says Vodafone... +

Vodafone in its petition has claimed that by providing the free voice calls and continuing to do so as a promotional offer beyond a period of 90 days, Reliance Jio was violating norms....

 2017-05-24 05:16 

TechCrunch

Ikeas smart light bulbs will work with Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri and Google Assistant... +

Ikeas smart light bulbs will answer to voice commands starting this summer. The company announced in a Swedish-language press release that its smart.....

 2017-05-24 05:06 

channelnews.com.au

NEAR Delivers High Performance Sound To The Outdoors... +

High performance sound doesn’t have to just stay indoors, at least according toloudspeaker manufacturer NEAR and its outdoor speakersystems. NEAR’soutdoor speakers kitsare called NEARSCAPES, and combine a number of the company’s LB4TM mi...

 2017-05-24 05:03 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Wikimedia Can Pursue NSA Surveillance Lawsuit, Rules US Appeals Court... +

The court ruled that Wikimedia Foundation had a legal right to challenge the government's Upstream surveillance programme....

 2017-05-24 05:00 

Hackaday

Bring Home a Classic Synth with the DIY Fairlight CMI... +

[Davearneson] built a modern version of a classic synthesizer with his DIY Fairlight CMI. If there were a hall of fame for electronic instruments, the Fairlight CMI would be on it. An early sampling s......

 2017-05-24 04:58 

The Register

India makes biometrics mandatory for all e-gov projects... +

Cloud's just 'recommended', for now, as local industry plans 50 per cent growth by 2025 India's issued three “Guidance Notes” outlining its government's policies for procuring software and entering into alliances and running RFPs.…...

 2017-05-24 04:57 

Mashable

This Ultimate Lightning McQueen robot is awesomely real... +

Sphero created a near-perfect toy replica of the hero of the Cars franchise, the Ultimate Lightning McQueen....

 2017-05-24 04:53 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

EU States Approve Plans to Make Social Media Firms Tackle Hate Speech... +

The proliferation of hate speech and fake news on social media has increased pressure on companies to remove such content promptly....

 2017-05-24 04:49 

The Register

Google wants to track your phone and credit card through meatspace... +

World's biggest advertising company needs to prove ads are worth the money Google wants stores to gather purchase data on its behalf, to bolster its case that advertising on the platform works.…...

 2017-05-24 04:46 

Tech Times

Gay Dads Cry Discrimination During Family Boarding On Southwest Flight... +

A gay couple was denied family boarding privileges when they tried to board a Southwest Airlines flight together with their three kids and grandma to boot. The two fathers believe they were discriminated against, but the airline says otherwise....

 2017-05-24 04:44 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

NASA Astronauts Replace Failed Computer During Spacewalk on Tuesday... +

Station commander Peggy Whitson assembled a new computer from spare parts aboard the station and installed it during a 2.5-hour spacewalk....

 2017-05-24 04:44 

Softpedia

Microsoft Shows Apple How Its Done: New Surface Pen, the Fastest in the World... +

Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro as the most recent member of its Surface family and together with the new device, the company also took the wraps off a new-generation Surface Pen that features a significant number of improvements. Microsoft claims the...

 2017-05-24 04:38 

Tech Times

Apple And Samsung Stumble As Chinese Smartphone Makers See Rising Market Shares... +

Apple and Samsung remain the world's largest smartphone manufacturers, but for how long? Chinese smartphone makers have seen rapid growth in recent years....

 2017-05-24 04:38 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

China's Huawei Enters PC Market to Take on Lenovo, HP, Dell... +

Huawei's MateBook X is a fanless notebook with splash-proof screen, MateBook E is a 2-in-1 hybrid, while the MateBook D bears a 15.6-inch display....

 2017-05-24 04:34 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Google Begins Tracking Credit Card Spending in Physical Retail Stores... +

Google can now determine how many sales have been generated by digital ad campaigns, a goal that industry insiders have long described as "the holy grail" of online advertising....

 2017-05-24 04:30 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to Go on Sale Today via Flipkart, Mi.com... +

Xiaomi's popular Redmi Note 4 smartphone will go on sale on Wednesday via Flipkart and Mi.com at 12pm IST....

 2017-05-24 04:24 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Uber Inadvertently Underpaid New York City Drivers for Over 2 Years... +

Uber could pay drivers back at least $45 million, averaging at about $900 per driver, the Wall Street Journal reported....

 2017-05-24 04:22 

Tech in Asia

Google Launchpad picks 6 startups from India, shows love for AI... +

The Indian startups that made it to the Launchpad this time have a recurring theme: artificial intelligence....

 2017-05-24 04:20 

VentureBeat

Game engine maker Unity raises $400 million in private equity from Silver Lake... +

Game engine maker Unity Technologies isn't hurting for money. The company has raised $400 million in private equity from Silver Lake, according Unity CEO John Riccitiello, as quoted inBloomberg.Game engine maker Unity Technologies isnt hurting for mon...

 2017-05-24 04:17 

Gizmodo

Subtitles Open You Up to Hackers When Using Popular Media Players... +

On Tuesday, security research firm Checkpoint announced that its team had discovered a new vulnerability in numerous media players that allows a hacker to take full control of any device when a malicious subtitle file is used. The firm estimates 200 milli...

 2017-05-24 04:14 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Samsung Says It's Investigating Reports of Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Hack... +

A video posted by the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) shows the Galaxy S8 being unlocked using a printed photo of the owner's eye covered with a contact lens to replicate the curvature of a real eyeball....

 2017-05-24 04:07 

Tech in Asia

9 Southeast Asian startups made it into Google’s new Launchpad class... +

This batch will learn more about machine learning and AI....

 2017-05-24 04:02 

The Register

Dodge this: Fiat-Chrysler gets diesel-fuelled sueball from DoJ... +

Emissions software scandal flares anew Fiat-Chrysler, accused of the same kind of software defeat as landed Volkswagen in hot water, is now the subject of a Department of Justice lawsuit.…...

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