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  • Mark Zuckerberg's Big Blind Spot And The Conflict Within Facebook

    November 1, 2017 12:39 AM 20

    In July 2016, the aftermath of a police shooting of an African-American man was broadcast live on Facebook. Instantly, Americans of all stripes used the platform to step up the race wars and attack each other. Across the world, in India this past summer, a post of a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on Facebook sparked mob violence in which one person

  • Facebook, Twitter: Fake accounts pivoted to target Trump after election

    October 31, 2017 9:15 PM 18

    Certain fake social media accounts identified by Facebook and Twitter that were initially geared toward sowing discord before the 2016 U.S. presidential election — frequently targeting then-candidate Hillary Clinton — pivoted after the votes were counted, shifting focus toward undermining the legitimacy of Donald Trump's victory, lawyers for Facebook

  • Apple confirms 'edge stripes' showing up on GPS-equipped Apple Watch Series 3s

    October 31, 2017 5:30 PM 14

    Apple has issued an internal memo to Genius Bars and Apple Authorized Service Providers confirming that some Apple Watch Series 3s are experiencing an issue where "edge strips" show up on the display, MacRumors reports. The internal memo instructs repairers to fix the device for free under Apple's standard one-year limited warranty. MacRumors claims

  • How To Get Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update; Beta Expected Soon

    October 31, 2017 2:28 PM 14

    The Android 8.0 Oreo beta program is expected to open for Galaxy S8 users Tuesday, according to the Dutch tech website, Android World. The beta program is expected to be available to Galaxy S8 users in the U.K., North America and South Korea and later China, Germany, Spain, France, Poland, and India. Prior reports indicated that only AT&T and T-Mobile

  • Samsung Galaxy S9 might drop the headphone port, and everyone is annoyed

    October 31, 2017 10:00 AM 38

    SAMSUNG is hard at work on its next-generation Galaxy S9 smartphone, which is purportedly set to launch in February 2018. There have been a flurry of rumours about new features, but now it looks like Samsung is about to delete a feature from its previous handsets. The next-generation phone will purportedly be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC)

  • Facebook, Twitter and Google Reveal How Many People Saw Russia-Linked Posts

    October 31, 2017 9:41 AM 18

    The activities of Russia’s shadowy “Internet Research Agency,” which pumped out divisive social media content in an attempt to drive Americans apart, continue to come to light. According to disclosures made to Congress, the troll farm’s posts reached 126 million Facebook users in the U.S. over the last couple of years. The operation also put over 131,000 messages

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A is another average Android tablet

    October 31, 2017 1:56 AM 19

    Available from Nov. 1 for $230, the new tablet is a basic refresh of the 2015 model with the same exact name. It's confusing, I know. UK and Australia availability have yet to be announced, but pricing roughly converts to £175 and AU$300. The ultra-affordable Amazon Fire HD 8 will be big competition for the Samsung tablet. With a similar family-friendly

  • Elon Musk tweets photo of LA-area transport tunnel

    October 31, 2017 12:45 AM 24

    HAWTHORNE, Calif. -- Billionaire Elon Musk has released a photograph of a tunnel he's building under a Los Angeles suburb to test a system that would transport people underground in their personal cars rather than by subway trains. The founder of SpaceX and Tesla tweeted during the weekend that the tunnel was 500 feet so far and should be 2 miles long in three

  • OnePlus 5T leak shows nearly edge-to-edge screen

    October 30, 2017 10:44 PM 20

    The OnePlus 5T is rumored to arrive this fall, following up on the OnePlus 5, which was released this past June. OnePlus hasn’t confirmed anything about the rumored phone yet. A leaked photo of the OnePlus 5T is circulating online, showing a nearly edge-to-edge screen with slim bezels. The leak is a render of the top half of the OnePlus 5T, tweeted out by Evan Blass

  • Motorstorm developer's On Rush ANNOUNCED, watch first gameplay trailer HERE

    October 30, 2017 7:29 PM 45

    PlayStation has revealed On Rush - a new racing game from Evolution Studios, which is part of Codemasters. The game features all-terrain vehicles such as off-road cars and dirt bikes, and sees the player jostling for the best position in a variety of different track types. The first trailer features a supercut of loads of different types of vehicle