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YouTube to Redirect Users Away From Terrorist Content

YouTube to Redirect Users Away From Terrorist Content The service was boycotted by hundreds of advertisers earlier this year, after it came to light that their ads were appearing in videos espousing violent extremism and hate rhetoric. After that, Google and YouTube said it was not only developing technology to thwart extremist content, but also adding more human experts to spot troublesome videos. [Full Article...]

Microsoft unveils a lovely Cortana-powered thermostat

Microsoft unveils a lovely Cortana-powered thermostat YouTube comments are typically a cesspool of internet trolls hating the world, but take some time to look at the comments under this video , as they're nearly universally in love with this device. Similar to rival smart thermostats like Google's Nest or Hive in the UK, GLAS can detect whether you're in the room, and tells you what the air quality is. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk says first launch of SpaceX new rocket will be risky

Elon Musk says first launch of SpaceX new rocket will be risky The increasingly busy entrepreneur tweeted today that he had received "verbal govt approval" for The Boring Company to build a Hyperloop underground tunnel connecting New York , Philadelphia, Baltimore, and D.C. Garcetti said he was considering using Musk's tunnel to support a high-speed rail connection. Musk plans for the first stretch of tunnel to run from Los Angeles International Airpo... [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Rumors point to the Note 8 sporting the same Infinity Display . Samsung is expected to unveil its new Galaxy Note 8 smartphone at a press conference in New York City in late July. "First of all, the small sensor is not in a natural position for your index finger - forcing you to blindly reach and fumble around the back of the phone to authenticate the login, inevitably covering the camera l... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Mi 5X: Features and price unveiled on a leaked poster

Xiaomi Mi 5X: Features and price unveiled on a leaked poster Going through Xiaomi Mi Max 2 specifications, the device packs a 6.44-inch full HD display with 2.5D curved glass. In comparison to the Mi Max 2 , the Mi 6 sports a more premium design along with dimensions that make it looks like a phone and not a tablet that has been shrunk. [Full Article...]

Contact Lenses Found Inside A Woman's Eye

Contact Lenses Found Inside A Woman's Eye The 67-year-old woman recently went in for cataract surgery , and after doctors injected anesthetic into her eye, they found a " bluish mass " emerge from under her upper eyelid. " None of us have ever seen this before ", Morjaria told OT. Morjaria and colleagues chose to publish the case to warn other doctors that so many stuck lenses could go unnoticed by a patient-something doctors had a... [Full Article...]

NASA celebrates anniversary of Pluto mission with stunning flyover movie

NASA celebrates anniversary of Pluto mission with stunning flyover movie The team behind the mission was "blown away by the incredible diversity of terrain on Pluto and just generally, the collection of phenomena we've observed throughout the Pluto system ", project scientist Hal Weaver told CBS News past year. [Full Article...]

Simon Pagenaud fastest driver after second Honda Indy Toronto practice

Simon Pagenaud fastest driver after second Honda Indy Toronto practice Live coverage of the Honda Indy Toronto begins at 3 p.m. ET on CNBC and the Advance Auto Parts INDYCAR Radio Network. Alexander Rossi was second for his first podium finish of the year and best since winning the 2016 Indianapolis 500. [Full Article...]

Iranian genius mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani dies aged 40

Iranian genius mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani dies aged 40 She was survived by her husband Jan Vondrák, a Czech theoretical computer scientist and her colleague at Stanford University and a daughter named Anahita. "A genius? Yes. But also a daughter, a mother and a wife", he added in a subsequent post . In Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said that Mirzakhani's "doleful passing" has caused "great sorrow", state media reported. [Full Article...]

Israeli company responsible for Verizon customers' leaked details

Israeli company responsible for Verizon customers' leaked details Verizon was reportedly told of the data breach last month, but it reportedly took the tech company more than a week before it could secured the server. Verizon confirmed that information was at risk of being comprised, and said human error was the reason for the potential leak. Data within the repository is said to have been in the terrabytes and included details includng addresses, name... [Full Article...]

Djibouti: China Is Establishing Its First Permanent Military Mission Overseas

Djibouti: China Is Establishing Its First Permanent Military Mission Overseas Chinese troops have departed for Africa to establish a military base for logistical support in Djibouti, the first such Chinese facility to be set up outside its borders, a local media report said on Wednesday. "So we see a number of uncharacteristic moves by China in the last few years - first, dispatching a battalion of peacekeepers to a conflict in South Sudan". [Full Article...]

FBI, ATF investigating bomb at Bixby, Okla., Air Force office

FBI, ATF investigating bomb at Bixby, Okla., Air Force office The front doors are visibly damaged and no injuries have been reported. As he was taken in to custody, workers replaced the shattered door at the recruitment office. The FBI has not yet determined if the two criminal incidents at the respective recruiting centers are linked. Bixby police say the blast was reported around 10:30 p.m. [Full Article...]

Oculus Rift VR and Touch Drops in Price by 33% to $399

Oculus Rift VR and Touch Drops in Price by 33% to $399 The current price slash brings Oculus Rift's cost closer to Sony PlayStation VR and away from HTC Vive which is being sold for $799. The company added that "this $399 price drop won't last, so act now and start enjoying the Summer of Rift ". [Full Article...]

Here's When You Can Try Nintendo's Online Mobile App for the Switch

Here's When You Can Try Nintendo's Online Mobile App for the Switch That all takes place via the Nintendo Switch Online app, which will allow players to invite each other to Private Battles, Salmon Run, Splatfest Battles, and League Battles as well as offer communication with players who opt in to voice chat. [Full Article...]

Amazon sweetens Alexa for Prime Day

Amazon sweetens Alexa for Prime Day Amazon also announced that shoppers ordering with their voice and Alexa can get a jump-start on Prime Day itself, as select Prime Day deals will appear two hours earlier on those devices than they will online. There will be Echo-exclusive offers on Prime Day, too; these deals will only be available by making orders via Alexa. Save $20 on Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus 2 Generation - works wi... [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone Timeline: From Steve Jobs' iPhone to Tim Cook's iOS 11

Apple iPhone Timeline: From Steve Jobs' iPhone to Tim Cook's iOS 11 Debuting as one of the slimmest smart mobiles on the market at the time, the iPhone featured a 3.5-inch touchscreen, two mega-pixel camera and a battery life which allowed for five hours of talk time, video and browsing, and 16 hours of audio playback. [Full Article...]

Microsoft issues security patches to protect against 'nation-state' actors

Microsoft issues security patches to protect against 'nation-state' actors However, Microsoft stressed that the release of the new security update does not mean the tech giant will once again offer support for older versions of Windows , but was rather a one time response to the growing global threat from cyber attacks. [Full Article...]

Nintendo unveils SNES Classic Mini console

Nintendo unveils SNES Classic Mini console And those lucky enough to do so will get a broad collection of games , from the incredibly exciting debut of Star Fox 2 through to Super Mario , Zelda and Metroid classics. Kotaku also reached out to Cuthbert, asking for some insight. On the Mini SNES , players will be able to unlock it simply by completing the first level of " Star Fox ". [Full Article...]

Intel Skylake, Kaby Lake users warned of HT flaw

Intel Skylake, Kaby Lake users warned of HT flaw This can only happen when both logical processors on the same physical processor are active. What this means is that "application and system misbehavior, data corruption, and data loss" are all real possibilities. The second option is to wait for the vendor of the motherboard being used with the CPU to roll out a new version of the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) or BIOS that provides... [Full Article...]

SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base

Then on Sunday SpaceX launched Falcon 9 again , this time with 10 low-Earth orbit satellites for the communications company Iridium . A second batch of new satellites for Iridium Communications was sent on board the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. [Full Article...]


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