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Computer programs recognise white men better than black women
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:53

SOFTWARE that recognises faces has bounded ahead in recent years, propelled by a boom in a form of artificial intelligence called deep learning (see a...

Air Force security hackathon leads to record payout
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:56

The US Air Force's second security hackathon has paid dividends... both for the military and the people finding holes in its defenses. HackerOne...

Software may have helped Daimler pass U.S. emissions tests: report
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:04

BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. investigators probing Mercedes maker Daimler have found that its cars were equipped with software which may have help them to...

Twitter's Reaction to McDonald's Changing the Happy Meal Tops This Week's Internet News
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:52

But the disappearing cheeseburger wasn't the only thing the internet was talking about last week. Catch up here. Feed: All Latest

SEC warns on risky crypto flings
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:10

The Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned people to be cautious about investing in cryptocurrencies, which it says hold va...

Equity podcast: Uber’s losing billions, Amazon lays off hundreds and somehow Instacart gets more money
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:50

 Welcome to “Equity,” TechCrunch’s venture capital and tech business podcast. On this week, we were joined by Mike Ghaffary fro...

Wikipedia ends no-cost mobile access for developing countries
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:45

The Wikimedia Foundation launched Wikipedia Zero in 2012 with the hopes of democratizing information through a simple concept: cellular carriers in de...

Snapchat petition attracts one million signatures
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:05

Snapchat's changes have sparked a backlash as users complain that it is more difficult to use. BBC News - Technology

South Korea aims for startup gold
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:06

 Back in 2011, when South Korea won its longshot bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, the country wasn’t widely recognized as a destinatio...

Gear for Remote Workers: Pixelbook, Chrome Vega, Hydro Flask
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:02

When you’ve had more than enough of your coworkers, grab this gear and escape to a café. Feed: All Latest

To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:57

The special counsel’s indictment detailed how crucial Facebook and Instagram were to the Russian campaign to disrupt the presidential election. NYT...

Proxy advisory firm ISS says Qualcomm should negotiate sale to Broadcom
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 02:57

(Reuters) - U.S. semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc should try to negotiate a sale to Broadcom Ltd following the latter's sweetened $ 121 billion off...

Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:51

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will start using postcards sent by U.S. mail later this year to verify the identities and location of people who w...

Medical examiner taps DNA science to find missing persons
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:11

Medical examiner collects DNA samples to help families find remains of missing loved ones across the country ABC News: Technology

Uber is reportedly preparing to sell its Southeast Asian business to Grab
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:06

 Uber is preparing to sell its Southeast Asian business to Grab in exchange for a stake in the Singaporean ridesharing company that has a big pre...

Olympics 2018: Commentators Should Cut the Chit-Chat and Just Explain the Sport
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:54

Here’s an idea: Maybe just tell me what makes the Olympics a superhuman challenge. Feed: All Latest

Call for women-only Uber Pools for London
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:48

Customers should be allowed to "choose who they share vehicles with", says Transport for London. BBC News - Technology

Sqreen wants to become the IFTTT of web app security
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:53

 French startup Sqreen recently launched a Security Hub with dozens of plugins to put you in control of the security of your web app. In many way...

Electronic skin can display a heartbeat on your hand
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:47

Electronic skins might not only detect health troubles in the near future, but display them for the world to see. University of Tokyo researchers hav...

Digital nomads are hiring and firing their governments
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:50

 The nation state has survived wars, plagues, and upheaval, but it won’t survive digital nomads, not if people like Karoli Hindriks have so...

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