Apple Will Report Government Requests To Remove Apps From the App Store
In its bi-annual transparency report today, Apple said that it will soon start reporting government requests to take down apps from the App Store. These requests will relate to alleged legal and/or policy provision violations, Apple says. The Verge reports: These numbers will tell us just how often governments are trying to block access to certain apps, and how many of those orders are actually obeyed. Google doesn't yet report these numbers specifically for the Play Store. As for takedown re...
Review: Cult of the Machine at the de Young
Let’s flash back to the Machine Age, the period in American history that gave us the assembly line, the first nonstop transcontinental flight, regular radio broadcasts, and the first robot capable of performing more than 20 movements. These technological advancements inspired a style of art called Precisionism, popularized by big names like Georgia O’Keefe, Charles Sheeler […]
European Union's new privacy law made some websites go dark today. Here's what else has changed
The European Union's new data privacy regimen, the bloc's first major overhaul of rules governing people's data since 2005, took effect Friday after months of sometimes frantic preparations by virtually any company that operates a website accessible there. While some European users complained about...
California Supreme Court says social media firms must turn over some user communications to criminal defendants
The Right Chemistry: Blueberries and your health
The evidence does not justify labelling blueberries as a “superfood," but some studies have suggested they might have beneficial effects.
Six reasons why social media is a Bummer
Jaron Lanier, pioneer turned digital sceptic, explains in an extract from his new book why we must take back control It might not seem like it at first, but I’m an optimist. I don’t think we have to throw the whole digital world away. But there is one particular hi-tech thing that is toxic even in small quantities. The issue isn’t only that internet users are crammed into environments that can ...
2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 previewed: Yep, we’re excited
Ford has shown off what could well be its most eagerly-anticipated car, the 2019 Mustang Shelby GT500, and while the angle might be unusual it’s still enough to get us excited. Likely to be officially unveiled within the next twelve months, this teaser of the latest Shelby performance Mustang takes a top-down angle for this newest preview. That might not … Continue reading
France, Germany push for EU funding for technology start-ups
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France and Germany are pushing for an EU-wide initiative to fund innovation and research in tech start-up projects across the bloc so that Europe can compete more effectively against the likes of China and the United States.
The Acer Swift 3 thinks a cool look is worth some extra cash
Acer’s Swift 3 thin-and-light consumer laptop could be called a crowd-pleaser, if only because you can currently buy models ranging in price from $650 and up, with abundant in RAM and storage, as well as both AMD and Intel CPUs. With the upgraded unit unveiled Wednesday at Acer’s next@acer event in New York, the company’s raising the bar in all respects: a cooler look—and a higher price ceiling...
Documents Reveal Apple Was Aware of iPhone 6 ‘Bendgate’ Issues Before Launch
Apple denied these problems were widespread, but it worked to mitigate them internally while gaslighting users. The post Documents Reveal Apple Was Aware of iPhone 6 ‘Bendgate’ Issues Before Launch appeared first on ExtremeTech .
HP Exec On Developing The Company's First Metal 3-D Printer And Courting A 'Wider Network Of Partners' For 3-D Print
HP's vice president of 3-D printing strategy, Alex Monino, told CRN that upcoming launches from HP will open 3-D print opportunities to a greater number of partners.
AWS CEO Jassy Says Cloud Could Outpace Amazon's E-commerce Business -- And Partners 'Absolutely' Agree
‘Doctor Who’ Underrated Villain of the Week: Mire
You know Daleks and Davros and Missy the Master, Angels and Silence hell-bent on disaster. But do you recall the most underrated Doctor Who villains of all? Each week, I will dig into […] The post ‘Doctor Who’ Underrated Villain of the Week: Mire appeared first on Geek.com .
'WWE 2K19' Tracker: Release Date, Pre-Order Details, Latest On Road To Glory, MyCareer, New Features
Track all of the pre-release details on WWE 2K19 including MyCareer, Road to Glory, Creation Suite and more.
Apache Wicket Java 8 upgrade only partially supports lambdas
The new Version 8 of the Apache Wicket open source Java framework embraces Java 8 , including types. But use of lambda expressions, the marquee feature of Java 8, is supported only in parts of the framework. As of Version 8, the server-side, component-oriented Wicket web framework supports Java 8 idioms, with Java 8’s idioms and types applied to the Wicket API. It also has new types to handle d...
Oracle's Aggressive Sales Tactics Are Backfiring With Customers
An anonymous reader shares a report: Oracle's aggressive sales tactics are turning off customers, setting a roadblock in the company's race to catch up with Amazon Web Services in the cloud, according to a report on The Information. [Editor's note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source]. Oracle is threatening customers of its on-premises software with potentially expensive usage audits and strongly suggesting those customers could solve their problems by moving to the cloud, The Infor...
Getting Started With CSS Layout
Over the past couple of years, CSS Layout has dramatically changed as well as the way we develop the front end of our sites. We now have a real choice in terms of the layout methods we use in CSS to develop our sites, which means we often need to make a choice as to which approach to take. In this article, I will run through the various layout methods that you have available to you by explainin...
9 Traits of Emerging Disruptors
Disruption causes quantum shifts in industries and societal behavior by digitizing the analog, upending economic models and otherwise challenging the status quo.
Q&A: Cisco's Theresa Bui on the company's Kinetic IoT platform
It's been almost a year since Cisco announced Kinetic, a cloud-managed IoT platform aimed at capturing a large and profitable share of the rapidly growing business and industrial IoT market. The executive in charge of Kinetic, Theresa Bui, spoke to us about the platform and how it's architected, in the wake of a flagship customer announcement - the Port of Rotterdam - and a limited partnership ...
IDG Contributor Network: Soil to sale, ranch to register: IoT connects producers, distributors, retailers and consumers
Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws
Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where they say discrimination remains despite efforts to end a boycott over the so-called bathroom bill.
Remember that $5,000 you spent on Tesla's Autopilot and then sued when it didn't deliver? We have good news...
Uber Finds Profits in Leaving Tough Overseas Markets
The ride-hailing company also announced that it was closing its driverless car testing operations in Arizona after a deadly crash.
Automakers Are Making Car Ownership Optional
Monthly car subscriptions through startups like Carma Car, Fair, and Flexdrive offer all the utility of ownership with none of the hassle.
Battlefield V Faces Controversy Over Including Women Soldiers
The game's inclusion of female soldiers in a World War II setting has sparked a backlash among some gamers over political correctness and historical accuracy.
Innolux to appoint new TV product head in June
Flat panel maker Innolux is likely to reshape its top management in June, in which vice president Chu-Hsiang Yang will be promoted to serve as president of the company's TV product business unit, replacing the incumbent president Mau-sheng Hung.
How to start your own sports blog
Have you ever dreamed of having your own blog, but never been sure about what subject you could share your thoughts and feelings on? If the answer is yes and you also happen to like sports, then why not give sports blogging a go? There are countless sports blogs emanating from every single country in […]
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