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Article: Regulators in China Question Apple Over Live Streaming Apps

Apple is walking a fine line in China between appeasing regulators and staying in the good graces of Western critics of its government. And that’s all while trying to keep its profits in China high......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerApr 21st, 2017

Opera Says Their iOS Updates Are Still Coming - Just Slowly

Slashdot reader BrianFagioli has posted an update about his communication with Opera over their plans for iOS. They'd originally tweeted Thursday that "at this moment we don't have a team working on IOS which is why we haven't released any updates.".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News43 min. ago

Seven dead in India after fake news spread over WhatsApp incites mob violence

A widely shared false rumor on WhatsApp about alleged child abductions led to mob violence in two cities in India. Twenty people have been arrested on rioting and murder charges since the attacks. The post Seven dead in India after fake news spread o.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 11 min. ago

Accused of Underpaying Women, Google Says It"s Too Expensive To Get Wage Data

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Google argued that it was too financially burdensome and logistically challenging to compile and hand over salary records that the government has requested, sparking a strong rebuke from the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 3 min. ago

Investigation Demanded Over Fake FCC Comments Submitted By Dead People

An anonymous reader writes: Fight for the Future has found another issue with the fake comments submitted to the FCC opposing net neutrality. "The campaign group says that some of the comments were posted using the names and details of dead people,".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 3 min. ago

Is China Outsmarting America in A.I.?

Its ambitions mingle sci-fi ideas and big money with the needs of an authoritarian state......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News14 hr. 19 min. ago

The Week in Apple News and Rumors: Free Swift training, Apple’s rumored AI chip, AirPods firmware update, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending May 26, 2017Image by AppleIt’s the Memorial Day weekend, and we hope you’re enjoying time with your friends and family. If you’re taking a break to relax, you can check out the Apple-related headlines in this.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News14 hr. 27 min. ago

Use your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac with a quick settings change

Your Apple Watch can do more than track your fitness activities and sleep habits, assuming you know how to properly sync it with your Mac and enable the Auto Unlock feature. Here's how. The post Use your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac with a quick se.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 11 min. ago

A Third of the Nation"s Honeybee Colonies Died Last Year

A third of the honeybees in the United States were lost over the last year, part of a decade-long die-off experts said may threaten our food supply. USA Today reports: The annual survey of roughly 5,000 beekeepers showed the 33% dip from April 2016 t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 55 min. ago

Apple is reportedly working on a dedicated AI processor for its devices

According to a new report, Apple is working on a dedicated chip to power the artificial intelligence in some of its future products. There's no word on such a chip will be released. The post Apple is reportedly working on a dedicated AI processor for.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 55 min. ago

Facebook Bans Sale of Piracy-Enabling Set-Top Boxes

Lirodon quotes a report from Variety: Facebook has joined the fight against illegal video-streaming devices. The social behemoth recently added a new category to products it prohibits users to sell under its commerce policy: Products or items that "f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 55 min. ago

Apple Is Working On a Dedicated Chip To Power AI On Devices

According to Bloomberg, Apple is working on a processor devoted specifically to AI-related tasks. "The chip, known internally as the Apple Neural Engine, would improve the way the company's devices handle tasks that would otherwise require human inte.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Google"s ‘Personal’ tab filters out everything but your own content

As people accumulate massive data troves on Gmail, Google Photos and other Google apps, the search giant wants to help people find what they're looking for among their own personal content. While Google's core search product alread.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Apple may be working on an artificial intelligence processor for future devices

According to a new report, Apple is working on a dedicated chip to power the artificial intelligence in some of its future products. There's no word on such a chip will be released. The post Apple may be working on an artificial intelligence processo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Music Streaming Service Tidal Loses Third CEO In Two Years

An anonymous reader shares an article: The music-streaming service Tidal is saying goodbye to yet another CEO. Jefffrey Toig, who became the company's CEO in December 2015, is leaving the company. This would make him the third CEO leaving Tidal after.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

How to unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch can do more than track your fitness activities and sleep habits, assuming you know how to properly sync it with your Mac and enable the Auto Unlock feature. Here's how. The post How to unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch appeared f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Far Cry 5 focuses its violence on a controversial target: the USA

Also today: Latest iPhone 8 rumor suggests Apple has solved a key problem, BMW's cool concept scooter rides right past gas stations. The post Far Cry 5 focuses its violence on a controversial target: the USA appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Waymo hunt for smoking gun turns to Uber acquisition report

Waymo's legal battle with Uber ratcheted up this week over a confidential report commissioned by the ride-hailing company......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Qualcomm pays BlackBerry $940 million in royalty spat

Qualcomm hasn't been very successful with its licensing practices. It's gotten into trouble in South Korea for charging phone makers over an "unnecessarily broad set of patents" It has also been dealing with lawsuits from the FTC a.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Researchers discover new class of Android malware that hides its tracks

It's called a "Cloak and Dagger" attack, and researchers say it's technically possible with any app distributed through Google's Play Store, thanks to a pair of permissions that allow complete control over your device's functions. The post Researcher.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

One Nexus 5X lawsuit is dismissed as LG vows to maintain or replace devices

Over the past few months, LG has been taken to court over bootloop issues affecting Nexus 5X, G5, G4, V20, and V10 phones. Recently, the company committed to extend support for Nexus 5X owners. The post One Nexus 5X lawsuit is dismissed as LG vows to.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017