Twitter joins Pornhub in choking the spread of 'deepfakes'

For those of you not up-to-date with the latest online pornographic trends - perhaps you prefer leafing through the sticky pages of a faithful grot mag instead - deepfakes is the name given to porn videos that use artificial intelligence (AI) alg... More..

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Premier League, EFL considering season winter break
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Premier League, EFL considering season winter break

The Football Association had insisted that it would be impossible to insert a break into the season before the end of the current £5.14bn deal that sees 168 matches broadcast live . If the Premier League sea...More..

Ford Finally Gave Us the Mini Raptor We've Always Wanted
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Ford Finally Gave Us the Mini Raptor We've Always Wanted

A 2.0-litre bi-turbo diesel lives under the bonnet, generating 157kW of power and 500Nm of torque. Having 10 gears help create a wider ratio-span, improving acceleration and responsiveness. This means fast,...More..

Fear the Wolves announced
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Fear the Wolves announced

Another intense and original game mode will also bring a fierce new twist to the genre. The title was unveiled at Focus' annual press event, Le What's Next de Focus, taking place today and tomorrow. However, ot...More..

Microsoft Seeks Cloud Users With Free-Switch Offer
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Microsoft Seeks Cloud Users With Free-Switch Offer

More information on this offer is available on this website . Microsoft appears to have the edge when it comes to business customers, but Google is making a serious push in that direction. Let's say yo...More..

Action RPG The Surge is getting a sequel
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Action RPG The Surge is getting a sequel

The game got a great DLC called A Walk In The Park that brought more good times, but now the publisher and developer have revealed that The Surge 2 is on the way. The Surge 2 has been confirmed to be in de...More..

Scientists discover that the first modern Briton had dark skin
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Scientists discover that the first modern Briton had dark skin

DNA extracted from the 10,000-year-old skeleton known as Cheddar Man indicates that early Britons typically had blue or green eyes, with dark curly hair and dark skin pigmentation more usually associated with...More..

Auto Expo 2018: All New Honda CR-V Makes India Debut
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Auto Expo 2018: All New Honda CR-V Makes India Debut

The sides of the new Honda Amaze features a prominent character line that starts at the headlights and goes all the way to the tail lamps. This engine has the capacity to generate 87 bhp power. The exterior...More..

International Olympic Committee has threatened AIBA to remove boxing from 2020 Tokyo Games
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

International Olympic Committee has threatened AIBA to remove boxing from 2020 Tokyo Games

The International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) says it has complied with all IOC requirements. "We are still looking into this issue. we want them to (give) a satisfying explanation", Bach said, adding: ...More..

Azerbaijan Will Hold Snap Presidential Election
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Azerbaijan Will Hold Snap Presidential Election

The ruling New Azerbaijan Party, known as YAP, earlier said it would nominate Aliyev for the presidency again, potentially extending his rule to 2025. Mammadov now isn't entitled to nominate himself as a presid...More..

Waymo v. Uber trial opens and the sparks are already flying
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Waymo v. Uber trial opens and the sparks are already flying

During Kalanick's July deposition, a first grilling that lasted more than six hours, Waymo focused on a meeting he and other Uber executives had with Levandowski in March 2016. While jurors won't hear abo...More..

Pence doesn't rule out meeting NKorean officials
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Pence doesn't rule out meeting NKorean officials

Security Council resolutions. The official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said in a commentary that Abe made up his mind to take part in the opening ceremony of the Olympics because he wanted to pressurize Seoul t...More..

Amazon is removing lock screen ads from Prime Exclusive phones
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Amazon is removing lock screen ads from Prime Exclusive phones

The excitement wore off though when customers realized the caveat: Amazon Prime Exclusive phones come with lock screen ads and promotions, which is why the prices were drastically discounted. This morning Ama...More..

NBC Explains That Brief Blackout During Super Bowl LII
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

NBC Explains That Brief Blackout During Super Bowl LII

But the ad enthusiasts weren't there for the game. There were a total of 62 in-game spots aired by 45 different advertisers from 37 unique parent company owners. The Super Bowl didn't blow up. NBCUniversal...More..

HTC U11+ smartphone launched in India, priced at Rs 56990
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

HTC U11+ smartphone launched in India, priced at Rs 56990

The smartphone will go on sale starting from February 7 on e-commerce firm Flipkart . The major highlight of HTC U11 + is the display, it features a 6-inch Quad HD+ (2880x1440) Super LCD 18:9 display with C...More..

New Features Coming to PS4 in System Software 5.50
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

New Features Coming to PS4 in System Software 5.50

Managing Playtime is as simple as heading to Settings Family Management or logging into their PlayStation account from their PC or smartphone, to check and manage their child's daily playtime. The highlights in...More..

Trappist planets have water, may be habitable
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Trappist planets have water, may be habitable

Then they tried to improve the measurements of the radii and masses of the near-Earth sized planets that revolve around the star. A third study offers better estimates than ever for the planets' masses while in...More..

Intel's subtle smart glasses avoid Google Glass blind spot
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Intel's subtle smart glasses avoid Google Glass blind spot

What the heck is a Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser ( VCSEL ) you may ask? Unlike its competitors, Vaunt's hardware appears to be pretty minimal, since it can fit comfortably in plastic frames. Although...More..

Hyundai's new Santa Fe revealed in Korea
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Hyundai's new Santa Fe revealed in Korea

The big SUV gets an all-new look as well as a range of infotainment and safety technologies. There's also the cascading grille that is fast becoming a Hyundai signature, along with prominent squared-off whe...More..

Tata Motors Q3 profit misses estimates, rises almost 13 fold
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Tata Motors Q3 profit misses estimates, rises almost 13 fold

Consolidated net profit for the year-ago period stood at Rs111.6 crore, the company said. The turnaround strategy for India market seems to be working as the company reported profits of ₹183 crore on a standa...More..

Ozone layer is thinning over densely populated areas, scientists say
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Ozone layer is thinning over densely populated areas, scientists say

Study co-author Professor Joanna Haigh, Co-Director of the Grantham Institute for Climate Change and the Environment at Imperial College London , said: "Ozone has been seriously declining globally since the 1...More..

Tech platforms hijacking minds and society: Early Facebook, Google, Apple employees
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Tech platforms hijacking minds and society: Early Facebook, Google, Apple employees

The tech industry stalwarts have teamed up with the nonprofit media watchdog group Common Sense Media on an anti-tech addiction lobbying effort called The Truth About Tech . A light has also been shone on ...More..

GTA 4 Paints Doubt Over Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

GTA 4 Paints Doubt Over Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date

Highlights of the leaks include: a new " Battle Royale " mode for multiplayer, as well as a " Revive and Survive " and " Money Grab " game types; the ability to play both the main campaign and the multiplayer i...More..

Huawei Mate 10 Pro US Pre-Order Begins
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Huawei Mate 10 Pro US Pre-Order Begins

Starting today you can pre-order the handset from Amazon, Best Buy, Newegg , and B&H. Beyond the aesthetic difference, the Pink Gold Mate 10 Pro is virtually identical to other colour variants of the dev...More..

Xiaomi Amazfit Bip smartwatch launched in the US: Price, features, more
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Xiaomi Amazfit Bip smartwatch launched in the US: Price, features, more

The smartwatch is powered by a 190mAh battery which promises over 30 days of battery life with normal use or up to 45 days with minimal notifications on a single charge. It comes with AF coating that provides a...More..

Million Year Old Spider With A Tail Found in Ancient Amber
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Million Year Old Spider With A Tail Found in Ancient Amber

Researchers have uncovered a new species of arachnid that lived during the mid-Cretaceous age, around 100 million years ago. Both researchers looked at the perfectly preserved animals and came to the same con...More..

Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy: Proof Of PC, Switch Porting!
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy: Proof Of PC, Switch Porting!

Arguile then said that Activision has a "five-year plan" for the franchise. The N. Sane Trilogy was a big sales success on PS4 so Activision could understandably want to keep the ball rolling on more platform...More..

Summer Tweet on Eagles Will Be Pricey for Bud Light
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Summer Tweet on Eagles Will Be Pricey for Bud Light

There are two words Philadelphia Eagles fans might be saying when a Super Bowl parade hits the City of Brotherly Love: Dilly Dilly! Bud Light tweeted Johnson, "Let's make a bet". Declaring February 8 "Phi...More..

New Samsung Galaxy S9
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

New Samsung Galaxy S9

It is quite early to begin speculating about Samsung's 2019 Galaxy X devices , but it will certainly be interesting to see what the final device looks like both outside and in this time next year. The Lilac...More..

by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

SpaceX launches the Falcon Heavy, the rocket that could go to Mars

If all goes according to plan, the roadster will enter heliocentric orbit (locked in a dance with our sun) and will travel slightly farther than the distance of Mars' orbit. But Musk pointed out that if all t...More..