Technology | The Guardian

Huawei forced to launch Mate 30 phone without Google apps

September 19, 2019 at 04:18PM New Android smartphone falls foul of trade war and Trump’s blacklisting of Chinese firmThe launch of Huawei’s latest smartphone, the Mate 30, has been hampered by the ongoing trade war between China and the US, which has resulted in Google pulling its apps and services from the company’s new devices.Announced… Continue reading Huawei forced to launch Mate 30 phone without Google apps

GreenTech – TechCrunch

Amazon orders 100K electric delivery trucks from Rivian as part of going carbon neutral by 2040

September 19, 2019 at 04:06PM Amazon will be stepping up its efforts to reduce its climate impact, CEO Jeff Bezos announced on Thursday. The company will be ordering 100,000 electric delivery trucks from Michigan’s Rivian as part of this commitment, Bezos said. The commerce giant will seek to meet its goal of becoming carbon neutral… Continue reading Amazon orders 100K electric delivery trucks from Rivian as part of going carbon neutral by 2040

Technology | The Guardian

The wearable LEX chair lets you sit where you want – but will it catch on?

September 19, 2019 at 03:37PM A pair of aluminium legs that you strap to your bum could be the solution for people who find there are not enough chairs in the world. As long as they don’t mind looking ridiculousOn Wednesday night, the Tech Insider Twitter account made a simple statement: “This wearable chair could… Continue reading The wearable LEX chair lets you sit where you want – but will it catch on?

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iOS 13 download: New iPhone software update will include bugs and have missing features

September 19, 2019 at 01:06PM iPad and Apple TV will not receive latest updates for two weeks iOS 13 download: New iPhone software update will include bugs and have missing features ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: iOS 13 download: New iPhone software update will include bugs and have missing features

Enterprise – TechCrunch

Quilt Data launches from stealth with free portal to access petabytes of public data

September 19, 2019 at 02:51PM Quilt Data‘s founders, Kevin Moore and Aneesh Karve, have been hard at work for the last four years building a platform to search for data quickly across vast repositories on AWS S3 storage. The idea is to give data scientists a way to find data in S3 buckets, and then… Continue reading Quilt Data launches from stealth with free portal to access petabytes of public data

Enterprise – TechCrunch

New Relic launches platform for developers to build custom apps

September 19, 2019 at 02:00PM When Salesforce launched Force.com in 2007 as a place for developers to build applications on top of Salesforce, it was a pivotal moment for the concept of SaaS platforms. Since then, it’s been said that every enterprise SaaS company wants to be a platform play. Today, New Relic achieved that… Continue reading New Relic launches platform for developers to build custom apps

Technology | The Guardian

Sega Mega Drive Mini review – a legacy truly honoured

September 19, 2019 at 01:00PM Perfectly modelled and smoothly animated, the 42 built-in games are lovingly reproduced, with modern gaming benefits. It’s a delightful surpriseIt’s been almost three years since Nintendo launched its diminutive NES Mini console and discovered a vast audience for stylish retro hardware. Since then, it has re-released the NES Classic Mini… Continue reading Sega Mega Drive Mini review – a legacy truly honoured

Technology | The Guardian

The war on (unwanted) dick pics has begun

September 19, 2019 at 06:00AM A web developer asked men to send her pictures of their genitals in order to build a filter that ‘recognises’ a penis and blurs it. Which raises the question: why haven’t tech companies taken this on yet?Earlier this month, after waking up to find an unwelcome dick pic in her… Continue reading The war on (unwanted) dick pics has begun

The Independent - Tech

iOS 13 release time: When the new iPhone update arrives and how to download it

September 19, 2019 at 08:01AM It will be the strangest iPhone update of recent years iOS 13 release time: When the new iPhone update arrives and how to download it ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: iOS 13 release time: When the new iPhone update arrives and how to download it

Technology | The Guardian

What do I need to make YouTube videos?

September 19, 2019 at 08:00AM Ed wonders if you need a computer to make YouTube videos, as he doesn’t own oneI’m a newbie. When people shoot YouTube videos, do they need a computer or laptop to do so? I don’t have either. EdPeople shoot videos with all kinds of equipment, from simple smartphones to professional… Continue reading What do I need to make YouTube videos?

Technology | The Guardian

The 50 best video games of the 21st century

September 19, 2019 at 06:00AM Want to build worlds, become a crime kingpin, get lost in space, or enter the afterlife? Then our countdown of the 50 best games of the era has something for youMore of the best TV | Film | Albums | Art | Comedy Continue reading... The 50 best video games… Continue reading The 50 best video games of the 21st century

Technology | The Guardian

Killer robots: why do so many people think they are a good idea? | Stuart Heritage

September 19, 2019 at 07:00AM According to a recent survey, 39% of us aren’t against machines capable of destroying humanity. Surely there are some things we can all agree onLaura Nolan is a modern hero. A former Google software engineer, Nolan resigned from her job last year after being asked to dramatically enhance the artificial… Continue reading Killer robots: why do so many people think they are a good idea? | Stuart Heritage

Matthew Gault · TIME

Time: Gears of War Fans Who Love Multiplayer Are Going to Love Gears 5

September 18, 2019 at 09:18PM I’m looking for answers in the frozen landscape near Mount Kadar when the ice storm hits. It’s cold this far north, and sometimes the sky drops hail the size of a van. As I make my way through the snowy wastes, running and dodging the giant blocks of ice, the… Continue reading Time: Gears of War Fans Who Love Multiplayer Are Going to Love Gears 5

Matthew Gault · TIME

Time: Borderlands 3 Is Just Fun Enough To Ignore its Mediocre Story

September 18, 2019 at 09:18PM It was at some point after Katagawa destroyed the frogurt stand with a Death Star-style laser blast that I decided I didn’t like any of these people. I was on Promethea, a planet of long highways and tower blocks made of concrete and steel. This was the home of Atlas… Continue reading Time: Borderlands 3 Is Just Fun Enough To Ignore its Mediocre Story

Technology | The Guardian

The viral selfie app ImageNet Roulette seemed fun – until it called me a racist slur

September 18, 2019 at 06:00AM During a strange week for Asian Americans, the app – which is part of an art project – achieved its aim by underscoring exactly what’s wrong with artificial intelligence How are you supposed to react when a robot calls you a “gook”?At first glance, ImageNet Roulette seems like just another… Continue reading The viral selfie app ImageNet Roulette seemed fun – until it called me a racist slur

Technology | The Guardian

Instagram tightens rules on diet and cosmetic surgery posts

September 18, 2019 at 03:35PM Platform responds to concerns about impact of content on mental health of young peopleInstagram has announced that tighter restrictions are to be imposed on some posts related to diet products and cosmetic surgery.The social media platform said that from Wednesday on both Instagram and Facebook, age restrictions would be applied… Continue reading Instagram tightens rules on diet and cosmetic surgery posts

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Apple Watch Series 5 review: Strikingly similar to its predecessor but with a ‘game-changing’ feature

September 18, 2019 at 02:39PM Apple's new smart timepiece looks exactly the same as its predecessor, yet somehow entirely different Apple Watch Series 5 review: Strikingly similar to its predecessor but with a 'game-changing' feature ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Apple Watch Series 5 review: Strikingly similar to its predecessor but with a 'game-changing'… Continue reading Apple Watch Series 5 review: Strikingly similar to its predecessor but with a ‘game-changing’ feature

Enterprise – TechCrunch

Tableau update uses AI to increase speed to insight

September 18, 2019 at 03:26PM Tableau was acquired by Salesforce earlier this year for $15.7 billion, but long before that, the company had been working on its Fall update, and today it announced several new tools including a new feature called ‘Explain Data’ that uses AI to get to insight quickly. “What Explain Data does… Continue reading Tableau update uses AI to increase speed to insight

Enterprise – TechCrunch

Aliro comes out of stealth with $2.7M to ‘democratize’ quantum computing with developer tools

September 18, 2019 at 02:35PM It’s still early days for quantum computing, but we’re nonetheless seeing an interesting group of startups emerging that are helping the world take advantage of the new technology now. Aliro Technologies, a Harvard startup that has built a platform for developers to code more easily for quantum environments — “write… Continue reading Aliro comes out of stealth with $2.7M to ‘democratize’ quantum computing with developer tools