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Apple spars with EU as US$14 billion Irish 2019-09-18 23:57:58Apple accused the European Commission of misunderstanding its business on day two of the iPhone maker's appeal against a US$14 billion tax order, in

Facebook gets in your face with video calling 2019-09-18 23:08:40Facebook has launched three new video communications devices for the home: Portal Mini, Portal, and Portal TV and says they will be available in New Z

Cisco spreads ACI to Microsoft Azure, multi-cloud and 2019-09-18 16:36:00Cisco is significantly spreading its ACI technology to help customers grow and control hybrid​, multi-cloud and SD-WAN environments.

Back-up the data in AWS Elastic Block Store 2019-09-18 16:04:00A recent Amazon outage resulted in a small number of customers losing production data stored in their accounts.

Mozilla steps on the gas, cuts time between 2019-09-18 06:00:00Beginning with Firefox 74, slated to ship in March 2020, Mozilla will begin pushing out browser updates every four weeks.

Watson makes intelligent wine choices, artificially 2019-09-18 00:51:00Wine, spirits and craft beer retailer Fine Wine Delivery is using IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence (AI) to help customers choose products fr

Facebook oversight board won’t have mandate to change 2019-09-17 19:47:05​Facebook will allow a new outside oversight board to make final decisions on whether individual pieces of content can be displayed on the socia

Top U.S. antitrust regulators admit to infighting on 2019-09-17 19:40:01​The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate w

Salesforce goes vertical with manufacturing and consumer goods 2019-09-17 16:05:00Salesforce is pushing forward with packaging elements of its SaaS stack for industries, launching Consumer Goods Cloud and Manufacturing Cloud.

Oracle woos Red Hat users with Autonomous Linux 2019-09-17 14:01:00Oracle Autonomous Linux is patched, updated, and tuned automatically, but only in the Oracle Cloud

Oracle goes all in on cloud automation 2019-09-17 11:00:00Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco this week will spotlight the company going big on conversational user interfaces and digital assistants.

Call me crazy, but Windows 11 could run 2019-09-17 06:00:00With Microsoft embracing Linux ever more tightly, might it do the heretofore unthinkable and dump the NT kernel in favor of the Linux kernel?

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Steam's wonderful Library Update beta is finally live: 2019-09-17 15:35:00As promised, Valve pushed the new Steam Library Update into open beta this morning. Quick access to your recently played games! More detailed “D

Nvidia bundles Call of Duty: Modern Warfare with 2019-09-17 12:05:00Nvidia wants to show off its cutting-edge real-time ray tracing technology with Modern Warfare. On Tuesday, the company announced that it will bundle

iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro reviews call 2019-09-17 10:18:00The first crop of iPhone revivews are in and everyone loves them.

Ranking the Microsoft Surface launch rumors: What's probable, 2019-09-17 06:33:00Most of Microsoft’s Surface product lineup is scheduled for a potential refresh at Microsoft’s October 2 event in New York City, and educa

Polk Legend L100 review: Higher performance than you'd 2019-09-17 06:00:00Polk's Legend L100 speakers deliver well-rounded sound with generally precise renderings.

Best wireless keyboards: Hand-tested reviews of Bluetooth and 2019-09-16 20:09:00The best wireless keyboards do more than free you from a cable. They let you toss the crummy keyboard you got for free with your PC—does anyone

Logitech MX Master 3 review: A marvelous mouse 2019-09-16 19:54:00Keyboards and mice have a pretty buttoned-down reputation, but ironically some of their most demanding users are right-brain types. That’s whom

Logitech MX Keys review: A wireless keyboard that 2019-09-16 19:49:00Keyboards and mice have a pretty buttoned-down reputation, but ironically some of their most demanding users are right-brain types. That’s whom

Microsoft's patch to patch Windows Search now must 2019-09-16 13:39:00Microsoft’s patch to fix its Windows Search patch will have to be “patched” again, at least before it goes live. Microsoft said it&r

Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 5700 XT review: Superfast 2019-09-16 09:00:00It’s been a long time coming, but the custom Radeon RX 5700 XT series graphics cards are finally starting to flow. Today we’re taking a lo

MSI's GE65 Raider Review: A little thick, but 2019-09-16 07:00:00MSI’s GE65 Raider is proof positive of how far gaming laptop performance has come. Just two years ago, a top-end gaming laptop would run on

Yamaha YAS-209 soundbar with Alexa review: DTS Virtual:X 2019-09-16 06:00:00While we like the standard surround-sound modes on this budget-priced soundbar, we aren’t fans of its harsh-sounding DTS Virtual:X implementatio

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The Mate 30 is a moment of truth New! 2019-09-19 18:59:40We’ve known this day would come for a long time town. Over the past several months, however, it feels like it’s arrived in slow motion. Se

The emergence of super apps in Latin America New! 2019-09-19 17:00:27Because of its vast population distributed in more or less similar countries regarding language, culture and religion, Latin America is an especially

Twitter launches its controversial ‘Hide Replies’ feature in New! 2019-09-19 17:00:04Twitter’s controversial “Hide Replies” feature, aimed at civilizing conversations on its platform, is launching today in the U.S. an

Readying an IPO, Postmates secures $225M led by New! 2019-09-19 16:54:03Postmates is expected to unveil its IPO prospectus this month.

Lime is shutting down car rental service, LimePod New! 2019-09-19 16:34:10Transportation startup Lime is shutting down LimePod, its car-sharing service that it launched last November in Seattle. Lime plans to start removing

Ricoh’s Theta Z1 is the first truly premium New! 2019-09-19 16:05:21Ricoh has a well-earned good reputation when it comes to building smart, technically excellent photographic equipment — including the almost leg

Google announces 18 new renewable energy deals New! 2019-09-19 16:00:54Google today announced its largest package of renewable energy deals yet. Worth a total of 1,600-megawatts, the package includes 18 deals in the U.S.,

Finding sustainable success with Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman New! 2019-09-19 15:21:16“We were so low that people would take advantage of us. People we knew well would just lie to us. One of my favorites was a company we did an en

Thinkful confirms data breach days after Chegg’s $80M New! 2019-09-19 15:08:18Thinkful, an online education site for developers, has confirmed a data breach, just days after it confirmed it would be acquired. “We recently

Founders, get to Disrupt SF for answers to 2019-09-19 14:44:05One lesson from TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF is that founders can’d get enough programming on the really hard questions.  How do I get int

Inside Apple’s reimagined Fifth Ave. store 2019-09-19 14:16:43After two years of work, the wrapper comes off the giant glass cube this week, as Apple’s Fifth Avenue flagship opens to the public this Friday.

iOS 13 pushes the envelope across the board 2019-09-19 13:44:02Apple released iOS 13, the new major version of iOS. This isn’t a groundbreaking release that is going to change the way you use your phone. But

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Facebook's Zuckerberg says there 'clearly was bias' in New! 2019-09-19 18:54:09Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company's handling of a fact-checking controversy involving pro-life group Live Action was biased.

'Flying taxi' pulled over by police on the New! 2019-09-19 16:26:35A futuristic, eco-friendly water taxi was pulled over by police on the River Seine in Paris, according to The Independent.

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant will start taking donations New! 2019-09-19 16:21:41Starting in October, users of Amazon’s voice-controlled home assistant Alexa will be able to dictate/verbally make a political contrib

AI can't offer protection from 'deepfakes,' new report 2019-09-18 19:29:35Artificial intelligence-based solutions may not be able to save us from deceptively altered videos, known as deepfakes, according to a new report from

Air Force four-star general: We need 225 bombers 2019-09-18 13:36:36Senior Air Force leaders believe that current shortages in the U.S. bomber fleet are putting the service, and the nation, at tremendous risk of enemy

Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages 2019-09-18 10:03:46WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its au

Apple Watch Series 5 review roundup: Is it 2019-09-18 08:47:28Apple Watch Series 5 reviews were posted early Wednesday morning, with many discussing the new always-on screen and increased storage capacity.

All the ways you can get Microsoft Office 2019-09-18 07:00:43The Microsoft Office Suite — Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access and Publisher — has long been the standard when it comes to

Facebook to crack down on extremism by training 2019-09-17 19:55:48Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoin

Microsoft's Bill Gates regrets Jeffrey Epstein meeting: 'I 2019-09-17 19:29:02Microsoft founder Bill Gates says he regrets ever meeting with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein to discuss philanthropy, according to

Tiny ‘biohybrid’ robots directed by muscles and nerves 2019-09-17 16:18:13Researchers have developed soft robotic devices that are driven by neuromuscular tissue that gets triggered when stimulated by light.

Army details mission of AI task force 2019-09-17 14:54:30Warrior Maven Interview with Col. Douglas Matty, Army Artificial Intelligence Task Force Deputy Director.

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Daimler stops developing internal combustion engines to focus 2019-09-19 09:33:29 After reigning in the auto industry as the powertrain of choice for a century, the internal combustion engine is finally dying. Now even Daimler says

Watch Tesla Autopilot V10 do a 40-min commute 2019-09-19 06:21:17 A Tesla owner on the early access program got the new Tesla V10 update and released a demonstration of his 40-minute commute on three freeways in Los

Tesla Model 3 earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+, 2019-09-19 01:09:22 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has announced that the Tesla Model 3 has won its highest safety award, Top Safety Pick+, after achieving &

EPA’s own analysis shows fuel efficiency rollback will 2019-09-18 18:02:42 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is attempting to revoke California’s authority to set its own emissions rules, a right enshrined in f

Tesla installs a Supercharger station at Nürburgring 2019-09-18 15:02:13 Tesla is continuing to test its new Model S prototypes at Nürburgring race track in Germany, and now the automaker has even installed a Supercha

Tesla Gigafactory 3 leaked pictures show Model 3 2019-09-18 14:19:45 There are a lot of eyes on Tesla Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai as pictures of Model 3 bodies going down the line are leaking on Chinese social media. mor

The latest shiny new $1,499 electric moped looks 2019-09-18 14:05:37 The new Karmic OSLO looks like no electric moped we’ve seen before. Half electric bicycle and half electric scooter, this one appears to be str

EGEB: Global youth strike against ‘age of fossil 2019-09-18 14:00:40 In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Youth climate strike kicks off on September 20 to “end the age of fossil fuels.” Sun

Pick up four smart LED A19 light bulbs 2019-09-18 13:17:57 Etekcity via Amazon offers a four-pack of its A19 Smart LED Light Bulbs for $37.99 shipped when the on-page coupon is clipped. Regularly $50, to

Zero unveils 2020 electric motorcycle lineup: New model, 2019-09-18 12:45:31 Zero Motorcycles has just announced its model year 2020 updates. This year we’re seeing a new model for the global market and updated lower pri

Tesla’s used cars prove popular in China with 2019-09-18 12:00:16 We have already seen Tesla’s used vehicles leading in value retention in the US, but the lead is apparently even more significant in China wher

Climate strikes around the globe Sep. 20-27 led 2019-09-18 11:54:50 Six months after youth took to the streets around the world demanding climate action, more climate strikes are planned in this coming week. &nbs

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Weighing in: Physicists cut upper limit on neutrino’s New! 2019-09-19 18:06:47First results from the KATRIN experiment are based on just 28 days of data.

Amazon orders 100,000 electric trucks to fight climate New! 2019-09-19 17:40:53Amazon aims to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2040.

We can phase out fossil fuels fast without New! 2019-09-19 17:24:26The cooling effect of aerosols from burning fossil fuels is already much smaller.

Huawei’s new flagship smartphone ships without Google apps New! 2019-09-19 17:10:21Trump's export ban means no Google apps for the Mate 30 Pro.

Facebook and Google have ad trackers on your New! 2019-09-19 15:20:13You just can't get away from the big ad tech companies, it seems.

World’s most destructive botnet returns with stolen passwords 2019-09-19 14:45:17Noticing an uptick in spam from people you know? You can probably blame Emotet.

In India, you don’t need a Google phone 2019-09-19 14:19:59A new toll-free Google Assistant service in India can be accessed from any phone.

Comcast promised not to raise prices—guess what happened 2019-09-19 13:59:42Comcast accused of reneging on "lifetime" price promise in Google Fiber city.

Forget the marshmallow test; this could be the 2019-09-19 13:39:47It could be possible to ID at-risk children based on a single teacher's assessment.

Dealmaster: A bunch of Amazon devices are on 2019-09-19 13:05:34Plus deals on Logitech accessories, Apple Watch and iPad pre-orders, and more.

Apple launches iOS 13, watchOS 6, and Apple 2019-09-19 13:04:56iPadOS, macOS, and tvOS releases are still on the way, though.

Nintendo Switch Lite is the best portable system 2019-09-19 11:00:06Review: Comfort tweaks, new d-pad propel a cheaper way into a great portable library.

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