Self-harm content led to death of 14-year-old girl; Meta and Pinterest admit failings

Exposure to a massive amount of self-harm content on both Instagram and Pinterest played a key role in the death of 14-year-old Molly Russell, concluded an inquest. Executives from both social media companies have admitted that the teenager was expo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macSep 30th, 2022

Fitbit Luxe vs Fitbit Inspire 2: choose the right fitness tracker for you

The new Fitbit Luxe looks a lot like last year's Fitbit Inspire 2, but there are some important differences between the two......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News58 min. ago

China"s optical communication sector sees order surge for end of 2022

Despite a sudden, end-of-year order surge for China's optical telecommunications sector, the fierce price competition of 5G equipment and product specification changes have resulted in many Taiwanese suppliers no longer being confident in China's 5G.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 58 min. ago

Realtek sees November revenue fall to 21-month low

Network IC specialist Realtek Semiconductor has reported revenue fell 9.8% sequentially and 20.6% on year to a 21-month low of NT$7.3 billion (US$239.3 million) in November 2022......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News7 hr. 26 min. ago

Meta threatens to remove US news content if new law passes

Facebook's parent company says it will pull news from the platform in the US if a new media law passes......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News7 hr. 58 min. ago

Compound semiconductor demand for CE devices unlikely to pick up until mid-2023

Compound semiconductor demand for consumer electronics is unlikely to pick up until the middle of next year, while demand for automotive, industrial, military and other niche-market applications continues to grow steadily, according to market sources.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 hr. 58 min. ago

How to watch The Game Awards 2022: when it airs and what to expect

The Game Awards 2022 show goes live on December 8. Here's how to watch the end-of-year gaming highlight reel and what to expect......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 58 min. ago

Nvidia may finally admit its major mistake with the RTX 4080

Nvidia's RTX 4080 has only just launched, but it seems that it's already about to get a price cut......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 58 min. ago

Meta facing lawsuit over reported tax sharing scandal

A lawsuit has alleged that Meta collected the data of users of several popular tax software tools improperly......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 26 min. ago

Meta threatens to remove news content over US journalism bargaining bill

Facebook owner Meta threatened to remove news content from its platforms on Monday following reports that US lawmakers have added controversial legislation favoring news media to the annual defense authorization bill......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News12 hr. 26 min. ago

Microsoft games like Starfield will cost $70 starting next year

Company says new price ceiling reflects "technical complexity" of major games. Enlarge / Blasting off to new frontiers of pricing. Microsoft has become the latest big-name publisher to jump to a $70 asking price for the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 58 min. ago

Grandmother sues cop who wrongly targeted her home using “Find My” app

Denver Police Department vows to train officers on how "Find My" app works. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) In January, Colorado police officers confined a 77-year-old grandmother named Ruby Johnson for hours in a squad.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 58 min. ago

Almost all new malware is targeting Windows

2022 was a big year for new malware strains, with more than 95% targeting Windows users......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News14 hr. 26 min. ago

Why sponges may be the "canary in the coal mine" for impacts of marine heat waves

Marine sponges were thought to be more resilient to ocean warming than other organisms. But earlier this year, New Zealand recorded the largest-ever sponge bleaching event off its southern coastline......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 26 min. ago

Survey reveals how Australians were affected by the start of COVID-19

A new report reveals how the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted Australians, as many of us received government income support, worked from home under lockdown, watched more TV and worried over an uncertain future......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 26 min. ago

Pro-choice crowdfunding has surged in the U.S. But donating that way has risks

The Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision by the United States Supreme Court earlier this year overturned constitutional protections of reproductive choice for Americans......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 26 min. ago

Russia: Mass seal death likely due to oxygen deprivation

A top Russian environmental official said Monday that the thousands of dead seals that washed up on Russia's Caspian Sea coast likely died from oxygen deprivation......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 26 min. ago

2-billion-year-old enzyme reconstructed: Detective work by molecular biologists and bioinformatics researchers

Researchers at Leipzig University have solved a puzzle in the evolution of bacterial enzymes. By reconstructing a candidate for a special RNA polymerase as it existed about 2 billion years ago, they were able to explain a hitherto puzzling property o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 26 min. ago

World Cup: This year"s special Al Rihla ball has the aerodynamics of a champion, according to a sports physicist

As with every World Cup, at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar the players will be using a new ball. The last thing competitors want is for the most important piece of equipment in the most important tournament in the world's most popular sport to beha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 26 min. ago

AirPods Pro production stop hammers Goertek"s revenue by 60%

Apple's production order changes for second-generation AirPods Pro has severely impacted assembler Goertek's finances, with it seeing a 60% cut in revenue for the year.Apple AirPods Pro 2Goertek, an audio component producer and assembler of AirPods f.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News19 hr. 58 min. ago

How companies time data leak disclosures

Every year the personal data of millions of people, such as passwords, credit card details, or health details, fall into the hands of unauthorized persons through hacking or data processing errors by companies. The consequences for those affected can.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022