Netflix tests a bypass of iTunes billing in 33 markets
Netflix is one of the highest-grossing apps on the iOS App Store, but it looks like the video streaming giant is contemplating how it might make an even bigger margin on its...
1 hour ago - TechCrunch
Y Combinator accepted all 15,000 startup applicants into its Startup School after a major screw-up
Y Combinator emailed tech founders saying they had been accepted into Startup School, its free online course for entrepreneurs. Except it was a mistake and founders were hugely...
2 hours ago - Business Insider
Twitter Cripples Third-Party Clients.Again
Twitter has once again crippled third-party clients in its ongoing campaign to slowly drain the life out of them, this time removing major features. Read original article
5 hours ago - TidBITS
Australian decryption laws expose users to cyberattack, says tech industry body
It was back in July 2017 when Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the government's intention to introduce new legislation that would “oblige” tech companies to...
5 hours ago - TechRadar
Exclusive: Trump says 'dangerous' when companies like Twitter regulate own content
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it is "very dangerous" for social media companies like Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc to regulate the content on their own platforms.
17 hours ago - Reuters - 2 articles
Robot video terrifies Twitter, but the apocalypse isn't here - CNET
You won't have to outrun this robot.
20 hours ago - CNET
Keeping artificial intelligence accountable to humans
Osonde Osoba Contributor Share on Twitter Osonde Osoba is an engineer at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation and a member of the faculty of the Pardee RAND Graduate...
20 hours ago - TechCrunch
Twitter's Jack Dorsey speaks up on Alex Jones, EU cracks down on online extremism video - CNET
In today's big news, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey opens up on Alex Jones' ban, the EU targets extremism on online platforms and Valve's Steam.tv pops up online .
20 hours ago - CNET - 3 articles
Fake Twitter ad campaign encourages users to be more skeptical on social media
A convincing and polished, yet entirely fake, advertising campaign under the slogan, “Don't Believe Every Tweet,” made the rounds early this morning, fooling tech critics and...
21 hours ago - The Verge
Giphy is launching its own take on stories with curated GIFs throughout the day
We've been unable to escape the prolific spread of Snapchat Stories since last year, seeing it superseded by Instagram and copied by everything from WhatsApp to even real...
21 hours ago - The Verge - 2 articles
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NASA directly observes definitive evidence of water ice on Moon for first time
NASA scientists have directly observed definitive evidence of water ice on the Moon's surface for the first time. The evidence of water ice was found in the darkest and coldest...
Welcome to Plugged, TNW's new hardware publication
We're proud to announce the launch of our gear, gadget, and hardware site, Plugged! While there are more brilliant bits of hardware being released than ever before, the...
Insta360 Pro 2 shoots stabilized 8K VR video that you can watch on 4K headsets
The new Insta360 Pro 2 is the first pro-grade 360 camera to integrate stabilization - but it also packs in a host of other features, including algorithms that allow the 8K...
HTC Vive owners can cut the cord with, er, £300 Wireless Adapter
But firm will sweeten the deal with a a two-month trial to Viveport Subscription
Leica's M10-P rangefinder has an ultra-quiet mechanical shutter
Leica has unveiled the M10-P rangefinder, an update to last year's M10 with a couple of changes that makes it even more discreet and technically proficient. The biggest change...
Google Fit is getting redesigned with new health-tracking rings
Today, Google is rolling out a complete redesign of the Google Fit app for Android and the Fit section of the Wear OS app on iPhone. The new design focus is on closing rings...
Redesigned Google Fit uses Heart Points and Move Minutes to keep you active
Google is finally giving Google Fit a major update. It makes the health-tracking app a little more proactive in keeping users active, along with tracking what Google calls...
512GB version of Samsung Galaxy Note9 gets more pre-orders than the 128GB one
More details about the Samsung Galaxy Note9 pre-orders are trickling in. In its home country of South Korea the Note9 topped the S9 pre-orders and, surprisingly, most people...
Microsoft Thwarts Russian Hacking Attempt on U.S. Elections
Microsoft has purchased several domains that Russian hackers were using to spread malware.
Apple's September 2018 iPhone Event: What To Expect
Michael Grothaus 21/08/2018 - 12:43pm It's going to be a big one for the iPhone. Without a doubt, Apple's annual September event is the company's most anticipated of the year...