Twitter suspends blue check mark verifications

Twitter suspends blue check mark verifications

Kessler tweeted that the victim, Heather Heyer, "was a fat, disgusting Communist", adding, "Communists have killed 94 million". Richard Spencer , who argued in an interview with a British journalist this week that the trans-Atlantic slave trade was good for Africans, is verified. Read More

OnePlus 5T won't have wireless charging and here's why

OnePlus 5T won't have wireless charging and here's why

We've seen plenty of promotion from the company in an attempt to hype up the device as much as possible, and in this latest move, OnePlus is now looking for ten people to review the 5T ahead of its official launch. The Chinese company has already announced that the OnePlus 5T will launch on November 16 in Brooklyn, New York. Recently, Gionee made it clear that it will be embracing 16W wireless charging for M7 Plus, but this doesn't seem to influence OnePlus. Read More

Facebook wants Canadians to send them their nudes to combat revenge porn

Australia's eSafety Commission said Facebook doesn't store the image, it stores a link and uses artificial intelligence to sort out the pictures. Social media giant Facebook is trialling a new system urging its users to 'send nudes '. One woman said that she would be in favour of this if it stops intimate images being sent without the consent of the person in them. "We would expect that Facebook has absolutely watertight systems to guard the privacy of victims". Read More

Apple shifts augmented reality efforts into high gear

Apple shifts augmented reality efforts into high gear

Apple has not yet finalised how users will interact with the headset, Bloomberg reports , though it seems to be exploring three main ways of interactions: Touch, voice (via Siri), and head gestures. Apple publicly demoed a number of unusual and exciting augmented reality apps created with its new ARKit developer framework over the last few months. Read More

Apple iPhone X's Face ID may reach 2018 iPad models

It was also told that you can register only one face to use as the Face ID key. Given that the new iPad model is about a year away from release, the plans could change due to supply and manufacturing constraints on Face ID components, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the plans aren't public. Read More

Facebook seeks nude pics from users to tackle 'revenge porn'

Facebook seeks nude pics from users to tackle 'revenge porn'

Australia is one of four countries participating in the Facebook pilot program, Antigone Davis, Facebook's head of global security told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation . This involves flagging the images to specially trained representatives from the site's community operations staff, who would then decide whether or not to remove the highlighted image. Read More

Some Xbox One X consoles becoming unresponsive

Some Xbox One X consoles becoming unresponsive

You can still order the $500 console through GameStop's website , though in-store availability may vary. But it looks like that'll change in future years, as Microsoft's Phil Spencer has confirmed the consolemaker plans to ramp up game production by acquiring or adding several new first-party developers to its Microsoft Studios stable. Read More

Sheep can recognize Baaaa-rack Obama's face, new study shows

Sheep can recognize Baaaa-rack Obama's face, new study shows

To challenge the sheep even further, scientists showed them the same celebrities in photos captured from a different, tilted angle. These faces were put up on screens and the sheep were rewarded with food for picking the photograph of the correct celebrity displayed in a pen. Read More

Uber, NASA Team Up to Make Flying Cars Reality By 2020

Uber, NASA Team Up to Make Flying Cars Reality By 2020

Because if you're going to have people flying to work, you're gonna need some stoplights in the sky or something. The company has signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA and will work with the space agency to manage its air traffic. Instead the fleet of electric jet-powered vehicles will be developed by existing aircraft manufacturers, including Aurora Flight Services. The goal is to make transportation fast, and affordable - and it hopes the service will be ready for commercial ... Read More

Twitter Goes Through With It: You're All Getting 280 Damn Characters

Twitter Goes Through With It: You're All Getting 280 Damn Characters

Twitter has always been limited to 140 characters, which is a holdover from its days as an SMS service. While you're here, check out Episode 27, our Hallowe'en special of The JOE Show. "As a result, your timeline reading experience should not substantially change, you'll still see about the same amount of Tweets in your timeline". Read More

Sony is letting you swap Playstation Trophies for rewards

Plus, you need to unlock all the silver and gold trophies to earn that game's platinum trophy , so getting those 1,000 points for 10 platinum trophies is going to take some serious grinding. Once you've reached 1000 points, you can exchange them for $10 of PSN credit. Stay tuned for more regarding Sony Rewards Program! Sony and PS3 did not include a trophy system at launch but instead added it in a few years later. Read More

Twitter takes security measures after 'rogue' employee disables Donald Trump's account

Twitter takes security measures after 'rogue' employee disables Donald Trump's account

And while the former employee still hasn't stepped forward or been named, The New York Times reported Friday that the person was not full time and was a customer support contractor at Twitter. "I guess the word must finally be getting out-and having an impact". Trump was back on Twitter soon after the account was restored, and the employee did not send or alter any tweets. Read More

New Overwatch Character

New Overwatch Character "Moira" Revealed at BlizzCon 2017, No Release Yet

The debut trailer for Moira reveals some of her backstory-including her ties to Talon as a geneticist-and unique skills that distinguish her from other characters. And her power is all in her hands: Her left hand heals allies, while the right hand does long-range damage. On top of Moira's announcement, we get another real treat, in the form of " Honor and Glory , " a brand new animated short starring Reinhardt, and showing a glimpse on his past. Read More

Apple Shared Secret Qualcomm Chip Info With Intel, Suit Says

Qualcomm has sued Apple, alleging that it violated a software license contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel Corp for making broadband modems, the latest salvo in the longstanding dispute between Qualcomm and Apple. The lawsuit also claims Apple did little to stop the valuable Qualcomm information from being shared with Apple engineers who were working with Intel . Read More

Sony's Aibo robot dog returns but different from its predecessor

Sony's Aibo robot dog returns but different from its predecessor

Sony's new Aibo dog is an ivorywhite puppy-sized, 30 centimetre hound with flapping black ears and a wagging tail. It has a camera in its cute little nose too. AI start-up focusing on technology that allows machines to learn continually and autonomously from interaction in the real world. "It eventually becomes able to respond to its owners' affection", Sony wrote in a news release . Read More

Markelle Fultz out indefinitely with right shoulder injury

Fultz traveled to Kentucky on Saturday to meet with shoulder specialist Dr. The 76ers decided to make Fultz the No. 1 overall selection in the 2017 #NBA Draft, taking him over a host of other players with high ceilings. Fultz , however, has a scapular muscle imbalance in his right shoulder. Fultz never looked right to begin the season and it's not a surprise to see Philly take a cautious route with the No. Read More

Twitter Soars 16 Percent on Strong User Growth, Smaller Losses

Twitter Soars 16 Percent on Strong User Growth, Smaller Losses

This revelation came after the company its net loss narrowed in the third quarter and its number of users rose 14 per cent. This new discovery means Twitter's previously reported lack of growth was even more bleak that we thought. The number of monthly active users , though, actually grew four percent compared to the third quarter of 2016 to 330 million. The third-party app that led to the monthly user miscalculation, Digits, allowed Twitter users to log into other online services using ... Read More

Microsoft FY18 Q1 earnings: Surface and Windows up; phone still immaterial

Microsoft FY18 Q1 earnings: Surface and Windows up; phone still immaterial

Meanwhile, revenue is slated to come in at $28.15 billion. Microsoft purchased LinkedIn, the professional social network, in December for $27 billion, in part, to boost the Dynamics business. Although enterprise services revenue increased by 1 percent with growth in Premier Support Services offset by declines in custom support agreements. In the quarter, LinkedIn added $1.14 billion in revenue and posted a $294 million operating loss. Read More

Xbox One X hotel to open in Sydney for a limited time

Xbox One X hotel to open in Sydney for a limited time

Microsoft announced that there will be no achievements for original Xbox games that have been enhanced for Xbox One. Sadly the hotel's suites, which included a concierge to bring you games, room service, and even an Xbox onesie, were sold out within in a few hours of release. Read More

Animal Crossing Mobile Game to be Revealed This Week

Animal Crossing Mobile Game to be Revealed This Week

We'll be able to see what they're cooking tomorrow, because they scheduled an Animal Crossing Mobile Direct video presentation for October 24 at 8:00pm Pacific Time. Nintendo Wire will be sure to bring you the latest news from the Direct as it happens. Details surrounding the release have been fairly thin on the ground until now so many are looking forward to finding out whether this will be a fully-fledged Animal Crossing life-simulation similar to the console releases or whether it'll ... Read More