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Australian Senator Attacks Censorship, Classification Board

Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm tells Senate the Government “should leave video gamers alone.” Australian Liberal Democratic Party Senator David Leyonhjelm has criticised the Government and the Australian Classification Board in a speech.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignMar 20th, 2017

Airbnb offers free housing to those affected by Barcelona attacks

Airbnb is looking to lend support to those affected by the recent terror attack in Barcelona, Spain. After a van drove through crowds on Thursday, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens more, Airbnb activated its disaster response tool to hel.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Google Play bans alternative social media site Gab for hate speech

Late last year, I reported on a new social network called Gab that was quickly gaining popularity. It was positioned as an alternative to the likes of Twitter and Facebook, focusing on free speech and less censorship. Now, the app has been kicked off.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Star Wars Armada Purchasing Guide

Star Wars Armada is already a huge game without its slew of expansions. Here's where to start. IGN is covering board games new and old all month long. If you enjoy these articles, let us know! Note that if you click on one of these links to bu.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News6 hr. 6 min. ago

Intel’s 8th-generation desktop CPUs will up core counts across the board

Several details of Intel’s 8th-generation Core i processors for desktops have leaked via a photo. Intel is evangelizing its 8th-generation Core i series with reckless abandon, most recently detailing the upcoming desktop chip line to Chinese.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Equity podcast: Uber’s board mess, the Angry Birds IPO and MongoDB files to go public

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s running attempt to make venture capital cool, despite the best efforts of the industry in question to fight back. Each week we try to de-obfuscate the opaque and arcane world of startup fina.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 58 min. ago

Airbnb is asking hosts to offer free housing in Barcelona for people affected by the attack

 Airbnb has activated its disaster response tool to help people affected by the recent attacks in Barcelona. Airbnb’s tool offers free housing to anyone who urgently needs a place to stay. At the time of publication, more than 80 people ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 22 min. ago

Google Home will now work with free Spotify accounts

For all the people out there who love Spotify but refuse to pay for the premium version of the service, today's your lucky day. Google Home is finally supporting free Spotify accounts. SEE ALSO: Google Home now has an Australian accent If you're they.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 30 min. ago

Australian mom discovered a large venomous snake terrorizing her kid"s Lego city

What would happen if a giant, poisonous snake invaded an animated Lego film?  A mother from Gold Coast, a city in Queensland, Australia, found an unexpected creature terrorizing her child's Lego cityGold Coast and Brisbane Snake Catchers posted.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 46 min. ago

Airbnb is offering free housing in Barcelona for people affected by the attack

 Airbnb has activated its disaster response tool to help people affected by the recent attacks in Barcelona. Airbnb’s tool offers free housing to anyone who urgently needs a place to stay. At the time of publication, over 80 people have op.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 58 min. ago

"Simpsons" fan creates handy way of remembering the counties of Ireland

There are people who enjoy The Simpsons and then there are people who love The Simpsons so much that they think in terms of the long-running comedy. Brian Quinn is one such member of the latter group.  SEE ALSO: These guys covered 'Baby on Board.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 58 min. ago

Former Uber CEO says fraud lawsuit defies common sense

Travis Kalanick says Benchmark Capital, the Uber board member suing him for fraud, pretended to be on his side and then forced him to resign as CEO while he was vulnerable due to the death of his mother. The former Uber chief has filed his r.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News10 hr. 6 min. ago

Equity podcast: Uber’s board mess, the Angry Birds IPO, and MongoDB files to go public

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s running attempt to make venture capital cool, despite the best efforts of the industry in question to fight back. Each week Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley, and myself — Alex Wilhelm —.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

Court Orders Aussie ISPs to Block Dozens of Pirate Sites

Following two new court orders issued today, Australian Internet providers must block dozens of additional pirate sites. The new blockades were requested by Foxtel and Village Roadshow, and cover many of the most used pirate sources, including Gomov.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News15 hr. 29 min. ago

How hackers are targeting the shipping industry

Weak defences are leaving cargo vessels vulnerable to cyber-attacks, say experts......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News16 hr. 22 min. ago

The best Australian tech deals for August 2017

TechRadar hand-picks the best Aussie tech bargains three times a week It's all about sound this Friday, so get your groove on this weekend and save plenty on some of  the best noise-cancelling headphones available today. If you don&ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News16 hr. 46 min. ago

New Immunotherapy Trial Cures Kids of Peanut Allergy For Up To Four Years

Using a new kind of immunotherapy treatment, Australian researchers have managed to cure a majority of the children in their study suffering from a peanut allergy. "The desensitization to peanuts persisted for up to four years after treatment," repor.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 46 min. ago

Travis Kalanick strikes back against Benchmark lawsuit, calling it a ‘public and personal attack’

 Uber co-founder, former CEO and current board member Travis Kalanick fired back at Benchmark Capital in legal documents filed Thursday, arguing that the venture capital firm’s lawsuit was initiated “as part of its public and persona.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 58 min. ago

FCC Shrouds Itself in Secrecy over DDoS Attacks and Response

The FCC is unwilling to discuss its cybersecurity efforts, which begs the question of whether this is a good or bad strategy overall......»»

Category: itSource:  itbusinessedgeRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

US, China and the UK are top regions affected by IoT security threats

In the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem today, cyberattacks are becoming more diverse and sophisticated with cybercriminals taking over home network routers to launch attacks on smart home devices. Trend Micro’s recent report shows more than 1.8.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

China Cracks Down on VPN Vendors

An anonymous reader shares a BBC report: China's latest crackdown on those attempting to skirt state censorship controls has seen it warn e-commerce platforms over the sale of illegal virtual private networks (VPNs). Five websites, including shopping.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017