Facebook identified ‘digital gangsters’ by fake report

Facebook identified ‘digital gangsters’ by fake report

Facebook deliberately broke privacy and competition law and should urgently be subject to statutory regulation, according to a devastating parliamentary report denouncing the company and its executives as “digital gangsters”. The final report of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee’s 18-month investigation into disinformation and fake news accused Facebook of purposefully obstructing its…

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The Eye-Popping Alita: Battle Angel Never Ends– Literally

The Eye-Popping Alita: Battle Angel Never Ends– Literally

Alita: Battle Angel has a great setup—and no delivery.Courtesy Twentieth Century FoxI’m going to go ahead and spoil Alita: Battle Angel for you. Not because I’m a dick, but because revealing the ending tells you nothing about the plot and will ruin absolutely nothing about the film. It ends—drum roll, please—with Alita (Rosa Salazar), sword…

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Samsung’s Galaxy S10 lineup gets here with 4 brand-new designs

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 lineup gets here with 4 brand-new designs

In what may well be the most Samsung move in Samsung history, Samsung just introduced four new Samsung S10 models. For the 10th anniversary of the flagship line, Samsung is going all in on this thing. And with more information expected on Samsung’s upcoming foldable, well, that’s a lot of Samsungs, Samsung. Before we dive…

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U.K. says Facebook’s leaders are “digital gangsters”

U.K. says Facebook’s leaders are “digital gangsters”

The U.K.’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee has issued a scathing 111-page report on Facebook’s role in spreading disinformation and fake news. The report was the result of an 18-month investigation into the social media giant and fake news. The select committee’s report found that Facebook broke privacy and competition laws and denounced…

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After Months of Ducking Brits, Mark Zuckerberg Discovers 30 Minutes to Talk With UK Minister

After Months of Ducking Brits, Mark Zuckerberg Discovers 30 Minutes to Talk With UK Minister

Zuck is the UK’s very own tech exec edition of Where’s Waldo?Photo: Getty ImagesAlmost a year ago, UK members of parliament asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify in person about how Facebook handles data privacy and online misinformation. And like Neo dodging bullets in The Matrix, Zuckerberg has repeatedly wriggled his way out of…

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Amazon’s Self-Driving Bet and More Cars And Truck News This Week

Amazon’s Self-Driving Bet and More Cars And Truck News This Week

Self-driving car developer Aurora bagged a $530 million Series B funding round this week, which doubled as Amazon’s biggest step to date into the autonomous driving industry.Aurora Innovation, Inc.That old saw about watching the money turns out to work as well in the wild world of transportation as anywhere else. First up, the robotics veterans…

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Toyota’s new cars and truck subscription company Kinto is gamifying driving behavior

Toyota’s new cars and truck subscription company Kinto is gamifying driving behavior

Toyota has officially launched Kinto, a company first revealed late last year that will manage a car subscription program and other mobility services in Japan, including the sale and purchase of used vehicles as well as automotive repair and inspection. Kinto is jointly funded by Toyota Financial Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toyota, and Sumitomo Mitsui…

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Apple’s iPhone 2019 models to have these new interesting features – Hindustan Times

Apple’s iPhone 2019 models to have these new interesting features – Hindustan Times

Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims Apple will update its iPhone lineup this year with a range of new features including a triple-rear camera setup. According to Kuo, Apple’s 2019 iPhones will come with newer connectivity bands that will help deliver more precise indoor positioning and navigation. He added that the new iPhones will come…

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Beyond foldable phones: How versatile displays are shaping technology

Beyond foldable phones: How versatile displays are shaping technology

Foldables were pretty much the talk of the town at MWC 2019. Both Samsung and Huawei had their respective flexible phones on display at the annual mobile extravaganza in Barcelona, though it was strictly hands-off for most people, given that the Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X were locked inside glass cases. While the market-readiness…

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