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Article: Internet Users in Germany Approve of Proposal to Police Hate Speech Online

Seven in 10 internet users in Germany agree at least somewhat with a proposed law to fine social media sites up to €50 million ($55.3 million) for failure to remove hate speech and fake news reported by users within a week......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerApr 20th, 2017

These early reviews of "Harry Potter" will make you grin

In case this article is the first thing you're seeing on the internet today, it's been 20 years since the first Harry Potter book was released. As the book (and subsequent books) grew in popularity, you'd be hard-pressed to find a negative review for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 min. ago

Ex-technician convicted of (possibly drunken) attack on smart water meter system

Sentenced to a year in prison for disabling networks, he changed a password to "f***you." (credit: Alan Stanton) The Internet of Things' "security through obscurity" has been proven once again to not be terribly secure thanks to an angry and p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 min. ago

Critical Flaw Found in Intel Skylake, Kaby Lake Processors

A newly identified defect in Intel's Skylake and Kaby Lake processors could cause devices with hyper-threading enabled to "dangerously misbehave," a Debian project researcher warned yesterday. Users with 6th- and 7th-generation Intel core processor.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News23 min. ago

Court Hands Internet Textbook Pirates Suspended Sentences

Three men have received conditional jail sentences for selling online access to pirate textbooks. The trio, aged between 26 and 71-years-old, scanned and made available at least 198 books without copyright holder permission in exchange for a $45 per.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News34 min. ago

Scammers Pick Up NYAA Torrents Domain Name

Just a few weeks after the domain names of anime torrent site NYAA were deactivated, one of them is back in action. However, the domain no longer belongs to the old crew, but to scammers who are trying to lure estranged users into downloading. Source.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News34 min. ago

Facebook Is Telling Your Friends Where You Are at All Times. Here’s How to Stop It

Snapchat isn't the first app that allows users to track friends' locations. Snapchat made headlines earlier this week with the introduction of “Snap Map,” a new feature that allows users to see their friends’ location on a map.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News34 min. ago

Xbox One X Will Download 4K Patches, Regardless of TV

1080p assets will be downloaded for those with an Xbox One S. Microsoft has confirmed that all Xbox One games that feature 4K support will download its 4K assets for all Xbox One X users, regardless of their television. When asked by Stevivor.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News34 min. ago

Windows 10 code leak raises serious security concerns

Source code spillage represents an embarrassing security incident for Microsoft. Parts of the source code for Windows 10 have been leaked online, and although the spillage isn’t as serious as first thought, the incident still represents.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News35 min. ago

Paytm Mall is helping car and bike dealers go online by digitising their catalogues

Paytm mall has helped over a thousand dealerships across the country to reach a wider set of customers. The post Paytm Mall is helping car and bike dealers go online by digitising their catalogues appeared first on Tech2. Paytm Mall is helping.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News35 min. ago

COAI opposes mandatory testing of telecom products as it may act as a technical barrier to trade

The proposal will act as a "direct deterrent" to the Make in India initiative of the government, the association claimed. The post COAI opposes mandatory testing of telecom products as it may act as a technical barrier to trade appeared first on Tec.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News35 min. ago

Nintendo announces SNES classic edition, to be available from 29 September 2017 for $79.99

Users will be able to relive childhood memories of playing the classic titles such as Contra III, Street Fighter II and Super Mario World. The post Nintendo announces SNES classic edition, to be available from 29 September 2017 for $79.99 appeared.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News35 min. ago

How J.K. Rowling, the "Harry Potter" fandom, and technology all grew up together

For 20 years, J.K. Rowling has been forging a relationship with fans — millions and millions all over the world in a way that can feel deeply, deeply personal (who among us hasn't tweeted at her hoping for a fave?).  "The online Harry Pott.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News35 min. ago

Baby survives Grenfell, or not: Facebook’s fake news problem continues apace

A few months ago, amid much fanfare, Facebook started rolling out its new tool against fake news which warns users when they try to post fake stories on the platform. SEE ALSO: Facebook has new safeguards for profile pictures, but it's just a first s.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News35 min. ago

YouTube is killing the written word one cat video at a time with 1.5bn viewers

YouTube has released figures showing the frankly staggering amount of time that we are spending watching videos online. Putting pen to paper to write a letter is now an activity almost exclusively practiced by the elderly and the stubborn. With.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News35 min. ago

Photoshop fonts: Creating swashes, swirls and flourishes

In our first story on Photoshop fonts, we covered font and paragraph attributes, plus how to alter the shapes of a word, phrase, or sentence, which (obviously) affects the shapes of the fonts. The instructions targeted Creative Suite users, which.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News59 min. ago

Facebook brings new masks, filters and reactions to Messenger video chat

 Facebook is bringing a ton of new filters, masks and video reactions to video chats in Messenger, aiming to deliver a more fun experience to younger users on the app and shore up the service against competing video chat apps. The update is cent.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 22 min. ago

Uptime, YouTube’s experimental app for watching videos with friends, opens to all

 YouTube’s experimental app Uptime, which lets you watch videos with friends while reacting and commenting, has now opened up to all users. The app was first launched in March of this year, from Google’s internal incubator, Area 120,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 14 min. ago

Google Earth comes to the classroom with new educational tours and lesson plans

 In April, Google introduced a revamped, reimagined version of Google Earth, which included a number of new features that go beyond visualizing the planet through the use of maps and satellite imagery, to also allow users to explore the world th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 14 min. ago

How to Stop Sharing Your Location on Snapchat

How to Stop Sharing Your Location on Snapchat is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. The new Snapchat Snap Map is a way to see where your friends are, but it is a problem for some parents and users who are not excited that the app shares your.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

Back to the iPhone future: Lessons from a decade of Apple influence in medicine

iPhones spurred big changes in learning and practicing medicine—and there may be more. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Ten years ago this week—on June 29, 2007—many waited (in line or online) for the first iPhone's formal re.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 42 min. ago