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Marks and Spencer pulls ads out of Google over fears of it appearing next to extremist content

RBS, Lloyds and HSBC also announced similar moves over the weekend. The post Marks and Spencer pulls ads out of Google over fears of it appearing next to extremist content appeared first on Tech2. UK-based retail chain Marks and Spencer on Mond.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Mar 20th, 2017

Twitter shares its roadmap to curb abuse

Twitter prides itself on being "what's happening," but unfortunately for the company's users, what's frequently happening is unchecked harassment. CEO Jack Dorsey apparently has plans to change all that, and today put forth a roadmap for curbing abus.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 min. ago

Sleep crusader Arianna Huffington made an app that shuts your phone up

Uber board member, media mogul, and sleep crusader Arianna Huffington wants you to turn off your phone. That's easier said than done, of course, so she's teamed up with Samsung to make an app that will help you force yourself into it. SEE ALSO: Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 min. ago

Blue Origin Marks Successful Hotfire Of BE-4 Rocket Engine

Guy Norris Privately owned Blue Origin completed its first successful hotfire test of a full-scale methane-fueled BE-4 rocket engine that is expected to not only power B.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News26 min. ago

Madison Reed just raised another $25 million to open hair color bars across the U.S.

 You get to a certain age, and if you’re remotely vain (and let’s face it, you are), you need to have your hair colored fairly frequently. You’re hardly alone. Roughly 75 percent of women in the United States color their hair,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News26 min. ago

What Did You Think of Tonight"s Gotham?

While we work up the review for tonight's Gotham, "The Blade's Path," head to the comments and share your thoughts about it. While I work up the review for tonight's Gotham, "The Blade's Path," head to the comments and share your thoughts about.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News34 min. ago

Tarantino was "shocked and appalled" by Harvey Weinstein ... 22 years ago

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino had the goods on Harvey Weinstein decades ago — and could have done more to stop his abusive behavior.  That's what Tarantino, one of Weinstein's most frequent directorial collaborators, admitted Thursday in a m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News34 min. ago

How Google"s Pixel 2 "Now Playing" Song Identification Works

An anonymous reader shares a report from VentureBeat, written by Emil Protalinski: The most interesting Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL feature, to me, is Now Playing. If you've ever used Shazam or SoundHound, you probably understand the basics: The ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News34 min. ago

Gigabyte Aorus X9 gaming laptop packs two GTX 1070 GPUs

Gigabyte has announced the Aorus X9, a gaming laptop with a pair of NVIDIA GTX 1070 GPUs, as well as a 7th-generation Intel processor and up to 64GB of DDR4-2400 RAM. This Gigabyte model packs a massive high-resolution display, as we’d expect f.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News46 min. ago

Report: AT&T is making the dumbest smartphone accessory of 2017

In a world of phone-holding hats and bluetooth-connected fidget spinners, I know that calling anything "the worst" is a bold statement. But I invite you to take a journey into the festering corpse of an idea that Moto and AT&T have come up with, and.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News46 min. ago

We love this 55″ 4K TV from Samsung, and it’s never been cheaper

Unless you're buying a TV for a very large room, 55 inches is probably the ideal size. It's big enough that you can enjoy that nice ultra high-definition screen from anywhere in the room, but not so big that it looks silly. If you're in the market fo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News46 min. ago

Google Play lets you test drive Android apps before installing them

Google's Instant Apps are available in a few places for curious Android users, but they've been conspicuously absent in one place: the Play Store. Wouldn't you want to check out an app before committing to it? You can now......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News46 min. ago

Nintendo Switch gives users 2 big new features in update

In an effort to catch up with consoles released a decade ago, Nintendo has finally added video recording and save transfers to the Switch.  Capturing video is now as easy as holding down the Capture button during gameplay, and recording up t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News54 min. ago

Lupita Nyong"o shares her own disturbing Harvey Weinstein experiences

The list of women speaking out about their creepy experiences with Harvey Weinstein is only getting longer by the day. And as of today, Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o has joined their ranks. In an essay for The New York Times, Nyong'o has outlined, in h.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News54 min. ago

Google Daydream View (2017) review

Got a Samsung Galaxy Note 8? LG V30? Pixel 2 XL? Interested in virtual reality? Google’s Daydream View (2017) headset lets you quickly jump right in to play games, watch 360-degree content, and more. It costs a little more, but boasts considerably.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Google’s AVA data set raises the bar for identifying human actions in videos

 Today Google announced a new labeled data set of human actions taking place in videos. That may sound obscure, but it’s a big deal for anyone working to solve problems in computer vision. Read More.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

At 290 mph, the Hennessey Venom F5 will make hurricanes and supercars cower

The Texas-built Hennessey Venom F5 isn’t just fast, it’s gunning for a new world production speed record. At 1,400 horsepower, the twin-turbo V8-powered speed demon may leave the Bugatti Chiron in the rearview. The post At 290 mph, the Hennessey.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

Mitsubishi Plans to Increase Sales by Offering More Vehicles

Compared to what it was in the 1990s, Mitsubishi’s automotive lineup is a shadow of its former self. Here in the U.S. it only sells the Outlander, Outlander Sport, and Mirage. Oh, and technically it still sells a few Lancers each month, too. Bu.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

​Airspacex pitches military variant of MOBi air taxi

Airspacex is taking its MOBi, a modular electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft developed to relieve urban congestion, and tweaking the concept to meet a military missions such as medical evacuation and intelligence, surveillance and r.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  flightglobalRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Study proves dogs produce more facial expressions when humans are watching

Want to see some serious puppy dog eyes? Try spending more time near your pooch. Sure, new toys and food are nice, but research from the University of Portsmouth shows that like most humans, what dogs really crave is attention. In fact, scientists at.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Russell Brand compares board games to humanity and sends us into an existential crisis

Russell Brand visits the Travelling Man, a game shop in Leeds, and checks out some gems in the board gaming world. Brand and shopkeeper Matt check out Elevenses (a card game about being a 1920s socialite), Pandemic (a mainstay in cooperative board g.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago