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“Terrorists use the internet in much the same way as other people.” How should tech companies deal with it?

How should tech companies regulate terrorist content? Brian Fishman, the policy director of counterterrorism at Facebook, published a paper in Texas National Security Review about the challenges that tech companies face in removing terrorist content from their platforms. It’s important to understand how terrorists use the internet, Fishman writes. Generally speaking, terrorists use the Internet in much the same way as other people: ... Read More »

The problem with Apple’s plan to sell services rather than gadgets

The usual hysteria around an Apple launch event this week took on a slightly unusual flavour. Instead of new gadgets making the headlines, it was intangible services to rent rather than own that spurred breathless tweeting from the assembled tech press in Silicon Valley. Announced were streaming TV (Apple TV+), digital news subscriptions (Apple News+), gaming (Apple Arcade) and an achingly-flash titanium ... Read More »

Master Business Finance With This Expert-Led Class

There are three basic requirements you must have if you want your new business to grow and thrive: a great idea, an outstanding work ethic, and money. These necessities are legs beneath the table of your business. If one fails, your whole idea (and the effort and cash you put into it) can collapse. No matter how many late nights ... Read More »

How Sony Sped Up A Factory With These Tiny, $35 Computers

Raspberry Pi’s like this one have helped make Sony’s manufacturing facility in Wales 30% more efficient, according to its general manager. IMAGE VIA SONY Open a box with a Raspberry Pi and it can seem like the rest of the computer is missing. Costing just $35, it’s a stripped-down circuit board covered with metal pins and squares, just enough hardware to power games ... Read More »

Hero updates multiple bikes with IBS

Hero Motocorp has updated a majority of its sub-125cc lineup with its version of a combined braking system called IBS (Integrated Braking System). The safety feature will be made mandatory on all two wheelers below 125cc from April 1, 2019. The update comes at a price hike varying between Rs 500 and Rs 2000, depending on the bike. The IBS ... Read More »

Netflix Drops Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj Episode Critical of Saudi Arabia

Netflix confirmed Tuesday that it removed an episode of a satirical comedy show that criticises Saudi Arabia, after officials in the kingdom reportedly complained. The move raises new questions about the limits of free online expression. In the episode of “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj,” the American-born Muslim lashed Saudi Arabia after the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi ... Read More »

Using your iPhone with Windows

We’re sure Apple wouldn’t mind if you bought a Mac, but did you know that using Apple’s iCloud will make life easier when using an iPhone and a Windows PC? Apple created an official utility – iCloud for Windows, which synchronizes information, photos, and files with your Windows PC. While this approach is seamless, it doesn’t provide access to all ... Read More »

Apple Music is now playing on Amazon Echo speakers with Alexa

At the end of November Amazon announced that Apple Music would soon be supported by its Echo smart speakers with the Alexa virtual assistant built-in. Today the integration has finally gone live, around two weeks after the initial reveal. The rollout has started in the US through the Alexa app on Android and iOS. Over there you can connect your ... Read More »

With this $25 gadget, Amazon will finally get you to stop scoffing at the idea of a ‘smart home’

Stephen Brashear | Getty Images News | Getty Images Dave Limp, Senior Vice President of Amazon Devices, introduces the ‘smart plug’ during an event at the Amazon Spheres, on September 20, 2018 in Seattle Washington. Earlier this year, Amazon launched a $25 smart plug that lets you control any outlet in your home by voice with an Amazon Echo. That ... Read More »

OnePlus 6T gets OxygenOS 9.0.6 update with improved unlocking experience and image processing

Today OnePlus has started rolling out the newest OxygenOS build for the 6T. This is OxygenOS 9.0.6, and it brings with it a bunch of improvements. Chief among those is the supposedly better unlocking experience, alongside the optimized camera image processing. You also get further optimized standby power consumption, as well as general (and unnamed) bug fixes and improvements. Issues ... Read More »