Canada says court order to pull Google results applies worldwide

Canada says court order to pull Google results applies worldwide In 2012, Canadian manufacturer Equustek asked Google to remove search results relating to a court case against Datalink, a distributor of the former company's network devices. While Google complied with the request, it only did so in Canada itself. T… Source: Engadget Link: Canada says […]

DNC hires ex-Uber engineer as its chief technology officer

DNC hires ex-Uber engineer as its chief technology officer The Democratic National Committee has selected ex-Twitter VP Raffi Krikorian as its chief technology officer. Krikorian was until recently the senior director of engineering at Uber's Advanced Technologies Center, but left the company in February. Source: Engadget Link: DNC hires ex-Uber engineer as its chief technology […]

Artistic AI paints portraits of people who aren't really there

Artistic AI paints portraits of people who aren't really there Mike Tyka paints the portraits of people who don't exist. The subjects of his ephemeral artwork are not born from any brush. Rather, they are sculpted — roughly — from the digital imagination of his computer's neural network. Source: Engadget Link: Artistic AI paints portraits […]

US hit by cyberattack that targeted Ukraine and Russia

US hit by cyberattack that targeted Ukraine and Russia Yesterday, a number of Ukrainian and Russian companies and state agencies reported being hit by a cyberattack, the results of which ranged from flight delays at Boryspil airport to a shutdown of Chernobyl nuclear power plant's automatic radiation mon… Source: Engadget Link: US hit by cyberattack […]

Revamped Twitch app streams live from your phone

Revamped Twitch app streams live from your phone As useful as the Twitch mobile app can be, it still falls short of what you're used to on the desktop, especially if you're a broadcaster. Would you believe that you have to switch apps just to stream live? Thankfully, it's shrinking that gap today…. Source: Engadget […]

'Bang! The Bert Berns Story' Coming Exclusively to Apple Music This Fall

'Bang! The Bert Berns Story' Coming Exclusively to Apple Music This Fall A documentary about “Twist and Shout” songwriter and producer Bert Berns is set to come to Apple Music this fall, reports Variety. “Bang! The Bert Berns Story” chronicles the life of Berns, a well-known record producer in the 1960s responsible for hits like […]

California may give EV buyers instant rebates

California may give EV buyers instant rebates If you're worried about the federal tax credit for electric car purchases phasing out, you may want to pay attention to what California is proposing. The state is concerned about demand for EVs declining as the tax incentives disappear. As a result,… Source: Engadget Link: California may give […]

Apple Shares 'Portrait of Canada' as Latest Ad in 'Shot on iPhone' Campaign

Apple Shares 'Portrait of Canada' as Latest Ad in 'Shot on iPhone' Campaign Apple today shared a new video called “A Portrait of Canada” on its YouTube channel for Canada. The 30-second ad is part of Apple’s ongoing “Shot on iPhone” campaign, with an emphasis on Portrait Mode on iPhone 7 Plus. Apple highlighted the […]

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 34 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 34 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced one year ago in March of 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. Safari […]

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.6 to Developers

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.6 to Developers Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming macOS Sierra 10.12.6 update to developers, two weeks after seeding the fourth beta and over a month after releasing macOS Sierra 10.12.5, a minor bug fix update. The fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.6 can be […]

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of iOS 10.3.3 to Developers

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of iOS 10.3.3 to Developers Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming iOS 10.3.3 update to developers, one week after seeding the fourth beta and over a month after the release of iOS 10.3.2, which was a minor bug fix update. Registered developers can download the fifth iOS 10.3.3 […]

iPhone 8 Expected to Include Faster 10W USB-C Wall Charger

iPhone 8 Expected to Include Faster 10W USB-C Wall Charger Earlier this year, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities said the widely rumored 5.8-inch iPhone with an OLED display will feature a Lightning connector with USB-C Power Delivery that enables fast charging capabilities. “iPhone 8” mockup by Benjamin Geskin for iDrop News Lending credence […]

Brand Behind Steve Jobs' Iconic Turtleneck Plans New Edition Coming in July for $270

Brand Behind Steve Jobs' Iconic Turtleneck Plans New Edition Coming in July for 0 Steve Jobs’ iconic black turtleneck will be making a comeback of sorts this summer, with the company behind the original garment, Issey Miyake Inc., announcing a new version coming this July for $270 and called the “Semi-Dull T” (via Bloomberg). The […]

Samsung Releasing Refurbished Note 7 Devices as 'Fandom Edition' in South Korea

Samsung Releasing Refurbished Note 7 Devices as 'Fandom Edition' in South Korea About ten months after the first reported cases of Galaxy Note 7 fires began circulating online, Samsung is gearing up to re-launch the smartphone “initially” only in South Korea, according to people familiar with the company’s plans (via The Wall Street Journal). Referred […]

Messaging App Viber Overhauls Third-Party Chat Extensions in Latest Update

Messaging App Viber Overhauls Third-Party Chat Extensions in Latest Update Popular messaging platform Viber announced an update to its mobile app today that includes an overhaul of its Chat Extensions feature, offering users access to a raft of sources of third-party content right from within the chat window. Starting today, directly in their private chat […]

Developers Share First Augmented Reality Creations Using Apple's ARKit

Developers Share First Augmented Reality Creations Using Apple's ARKit Apple only announced its augmented reality developer platform ARKit last week at the Worldwide Developers Conference, but some video clips have already been posted online by developers eager to showcase the impressive potential of the software. ARKit enables iPhones and iPads running iOS 11 to superimpose […]

Qualcomm’s new chips will give rise to more smart speakers

Qualcomm’s new chips will give rise to more smart speakers The smart speaker trend started with Amazon's Echo, and now includes Google Home and Apple HomePod, but it could get a lot more crowded thanks to Qualcomm. It has just unveiled a reference "smart audio" design, including microphone, speaker and voice… Source: Engadget Link: Qualcomm’s […]