Tech News Timeline

2019
June 27, 2019
Why Latin America is Prepared for IoT Development
Smartphone adoption is sweeping throughout Latin America, making it a major location for brand spanking new applied sciences. The Web of Issues business, particularly, is gaining v
June 27, 2019
Instagram to start showing ads in Explore tab
Instagram announced Wednesday that it is introducing ads in its tab, the section where users can browse content and discover new accounts based on their interests. The comp
June 27, 2019
Google Cloud launches Deep Learning Containers in beta
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) today launched Deep Learning Containers, environments optimized for deploying and testing applications and services that utilize machine learning. GCP D
June 27, 2019
What Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Should Learn From Pokemon Go
Although Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is being developed by Pokemon Go developer Niantic, there are still multiple lessons it can stand to learn from Niantic’s flagship catch ’e
June 27, 2019
Deepfake or fake news? Zuckerberg says Facebook might treat them differently
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that his company is considering treating deepfakes differently from traditional fake news and misinformation, which could make it easier for Faceb
June 27, 2019
Social engineering forum hacked, user data dumped on rival site
Social Engineered, a forum that bills itself as dedicated to the “Art of Human Hacking,” may have been given a dose of its own medicine: in mid-June, its user data was leaked a
June 27, 2019
Elephant Robotics Launches Catbot, a Smart Assistant Cobot
Shenzhen, China-based Elephant Robotics this week launched the Catbot, a next-generation collaborative robot arm offering high efficiency and flexibility to several industries, but
June 27, 2019
Acer’s latest Predator gaming devices roar into Malaysia
THERE are new Acer Predator devices in town. Some are refreshes of known faces – the Acer Predator Helios, for one, has a redesigned look that casts away the red for a sleeker bl
June 27, 2019
Half-Life Fan Remake’s Final Chapter Is Now Partly Playable
The long-awaited Half-Life fan remake Black Mesa first came out back in 2012. Gee, sure has been a while since then, huh? And yet, only now is the saga finally nearing its conclusi
June 27, 2019
The race to add drones to nationwide air traffic control system
Raytheon, which develops the technology used by air controllers to coordinate national airspace, has signed a strategic pact with a company that oversees the largest unmann
June 27, 2019
Facebook enlists AFP as third-party fact-checker to combat fake news
Facebook has announced a third party fact-checking programme partnership with global news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) as part of an effort to combat misinformation on its soc
June 27, 2019
Bitcoin price trebles as mysterious surge continues into fourth month
The price of bitcoin has risen by more than $3,000 (£2,400) over the last week, as the cryptocurrency continues its remarkable recovery. Bitcoin is currently trading at around $12
June 27, 2019
New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning
A team of MIT researchers is making it easier for novices to get their feet wet with artificial intelligence, while also helping experts advance the field. In a paper presented at
June 27, 2019
Here Are The Roller Derby Tips You Need to Win Roller Champions
A few weeks ago at E3 2019, between a series of Tom Clancy related first-person shooters, Ubisoft revealed Roller Champions, an online multiplayer sports game loosely based on the
June 27, 2019
The NSA can’t seem to stop snooping on our phone call records
The National Security Agency improperly collected information on people’s phone calls in October 2018, the American Civil Liberties said Wednesday, citing an NSA document it had
June 27, 2019
Instagram Head Denies Widely Held Belief That Instagram and Facebook
Whether you’re the famous host of a popular morning news show on CBS or a little-known tinfoil hat aficionado, there’s a strong possibility that you think Facebook and Instagr
June 27, 2019
Over 2,000 malicious apps exists on Play Store
If you thought that the quality issues plaguing the Google Play Store for Android were finally being ironed out, it couldn’t be further from the truth. A two-year-study b
June 27, 2019
Singapore must not be against science and tech or it will be ‘the end of us’
Singapore cannot be a society that fears and rejects science and technology, for this will hold back progress and “be the end of us”, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Wed