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10 million gamers in three days: Fortnite

Videogame review website Eurogamer said it had taken Fortnite about two weeks to hit the 10-million-player mark.

12 Feb 2019 9:34 AM

Paris sues Airbnb for running illegal rental ads

The company is accused of running over 1000 illegal ads, each inviting a fine of 12,500 euros.

11 Feb 2019 6:34 PM

The new Picasso? Meet Ai-Da the robot artist

Her skeletal robotic head may stand disembodied on a workbench, but her movements are very much alive.

11 Feb 2019 11:56 AM

Instagram changes rules on self-harm postings after suicide

Instagram is also removing non-graphic images of self-harm from searches.

11 Feb 2019 11:24 AM

Russian authorities make deal with Google

Google has reached an agreement with the Russian state media oversight agency to regularly receive updated lists of banned sites.

11 Feb 2019 11:17 AM


For Amazon, it is business as usual despite CEO scandal

Jeff Bezos is accusing The National Enquirer in a blog post of trying to blackmail him by threatening to release more intimate photos of him.

11 Feb 2019 11:12 AM

230 new emoji are coming to your devices this year

The new emoji will start showing up on mobile devices later this year in September or October.

11 Feb 2019 11:03 AM

Chafer cyberespionage group targets embassies with updated homebrew spyware

Remexi was first detected in 2015, being used by a cyberespionage group named Chafer for a cyber-surveillance operation.

10 Feb 2019 2:15 PM

Google Chrome to support multimedia buttons on your keyboard

It will be the first version of the browser to officially support multimedia keys that some computers and laptop come built-in with.

10 Feb 2019 1:42 PM

Facebook will tell you if someone uploads your information for ad targeting

Facebook has announced changes to the policy for its advertisers so that your personal information is not misused.

10 Feb 2019 1:22 PM


Microsoft wants you to really stop using Internet Explorer

The reason why some companies are sticking to Internet Explorer is because it supports legacy web apps.

10 Feb 2019 1:00 PM

This Google app can translate spoken words for the hearing impaired in real-time

One of the apps, Live Transcribe, essentially translates spoken words in real-time.

10 Feb 2019 12:51 PM

Skype introduces background blur to hide the messy room from your parents

Starting this week, Skype is rolling out background blur in Skype video calls.

10 Feb 2019 12:47 PM

Tesla's delivery team gutted in recent job cuts

Some 150 employees out of a team of about 230 were let go in January at the Las Vegas facility.

10 Feb 2019 12:35 PM

National Enquirer owner defends reporting on Bezos

Bezos on Thursday accused American Media Inc (AMI) of trying to blackmail him with the threat of publishing “intimate photos.”

10 Feb 2019 12:01 PM


New UK laws will block China's Huawei from sensitive state projects

The rollout of the 5G mobile network in the UK would let China spy on private lives.

10 Feb 2019 11:32 AM

Sony stock jumps after first-ever share buyback announcement

Sony has been steadily increasing shareholder return through higher dividends over the last couple of years.

10 Feb 2019 11:20 AM

German authorities probe potential Huawei security risks

The government currently has no own information on whether the Chinese company could be a security threat.

10 Feb 2019 11:10 AM

Thailand launches Huawei 5G test bed, even as US urges allies to bar Chinese gear

The 5G test bed in Thailand, the United States’ oldest ally in Asia, will be Huawei’s first in Southeast Asia.

10 Feb 2019 10:50 AM

Crypto bear market threatens to last as potential token supply weighs

Bitcoin, the original cryptocurrency, has dropped more than 80 percent since hitting an all-time high of nearly USD 20,000.

10 Feb 2019 10:43 AM