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Ahead of US Election, Facebook to Block Ads From State-Controlled Media Outlets

Ahead of US Election, Facebook to Block Ads From State-Controlled Media Outlets

3 hours ago   |   PC Mag   |   2 articles

Posts from state-controlled media organizations that enter the Facebook News Feed will also get slapped with a label indicating their government origins. Ahead of the...
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Amazon in talks to buy $2 billion stake in Bharti Airtel

Amazon in talks to buy $2 billion stake in Bharti Airtel

3 hours ago   |   BizAsia

Amazon is reportedly in talks to acquire a $2 billion stake in No.2 Indian carrier, Bharti Airtel. Bloomberg reports that the US company is in early discussions to buy a 5%...
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Human Rights Groups Suffer Surge in Attacks, Post-George Floyd Protests

Human Rights Groups Suffer Surge in Attacks, Post-George Floyd Protests

3 hours ago   |   Computer Business Review

US advocacy groups are experiencing a surge in cyber attacks after the murder of George Floyd, with Cloudflare recording a 26 percent increase in cyber attacks on human rights...
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GTA Online servers go down today to “honor the legacy of George Floyd”

GTA Online servers go down today to “honor the legacy of George Floyd”

6 hours ago   |   PCGamesN

Rockstar Games is going to temporarily shut down both of its flagship games today in a gesture to "honor the legacy of George Floyd". Both Red Dead Redemption Online servers...
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The Friends reunion on HBO Max could be a while away yet

The Friends reunion on HBO Max could be a while away yet

6 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Streaming service HBO Max launched in the US in the middle of a global pandemic, which is a mixed blessing. Our time spent with streaming services is probably higher now than...
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UK startup Temporall announces £1m seed funding

6 hours ago   |   UKTN

UK tech startup Temporall, founded by a former Google global director, has developed a world class AI and analytics-based platform to give key performance insights to...
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Tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 becomes first major US stock index to reach record highs after coronavirus plunge

Tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 becomes first major US stock index to reach record highs after coronavirus plunge

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Nasdaq 100 index set a new intraday record on Thursday, becoming the first major US stock index to fully erase losses from the coronavirus sell-off. The index peaked at...
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What is Valorant? A guide to the free-to-play shooter with tips on how to win

What is Valorant? A guide to the free-to-play shooter with tips on how to win

7 hours ago   |   Pocket-lint

Valorant is a 5v5 tactical, character-based shooter that's seemingly taken the PC gaming arena by storm. The competitive shooter gained some serious traction thanks to exposure...
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Huge Beats deals in the US and UK offer discounts of up to $150 / £130

Huge Beats deals in the US and UK offer discounts of up to $150 / £130

7 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Love that bass? There are some superb Beats deals to be had right now in the US and UK, thanks to the latest sales from Verizon and Amazon. In the US, Verizon is currently...
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Amazon just bought 12 new aircraft to speed up your Prime deliveries

Amazon just bought 12 new aircraft to speed up your Prime deliveries

8 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Your Amazon Prime deliveries could soon get even speedier after the company revealed a major expansion to its logistics network. The Amazon Air arm of the business has acquired...
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Sony WH-1000XM4 features leaked in Walmart headphones listing

Sony WH-1000XM4 features leaked in Walmart headphones listing

Walmart has leaked all the features of Sony's upcoming WH-1000XM4 wireless noise-cancelling headphones. Read more ...

Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

Facebook took steps Thursday to reduce the role of state-backed media outlets from Russia and China on its global platform amid controversy over how the social networking giant... Read more ...

Free games: Epic is giving away Overcooked for free this week

Free games: Epic is giving away Overcooked for free this week

The Epic Mega Sale continues, which means there's a new free blockbuster game available. This week, it's the adorable co-operative kitchen nightmare Overcooked. So far, the... Read more ...

Tim Cook published an open letter on racism after he was called out for not...

Tim Cook published an open letter on racism after he was called out for not speaking up publicly amid protests over George Floyd's death

Apple CEO Tim Cook has published an open letter on racism after facing criticism for not speaking up publicly on the death of George Floyd. In the letter, Cook describes a... Read more ...

SpaceX Launches Another Batch of Starlink Internet Satellites

SpaceX Launches Another Batch of Starlink Internet Satellites

The eighth Starlink mission successfully deployed 60 satellites-including one with a retractable visor. Days after sending two NASA astronauts to the International Space... Read more ...

We got the pitch deck that helped virtual care startup Bright.md stand apart...

We got the pitch deck that helped virtual care startup Bright.md stand apart and raise $16.7 million in the middle of a pandemic

Bright.md, a virtual care startup, just closed its Series C funding round in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. Lockdowns helped drive investor interest in its technology... Read more ...

Denon's world first 8K-ready AVRs are feature-packed and future-proofed

Denon's world first 8K-ready AVRs are feature-packed and future-proofed

The 2020 Denon X-Series home cinema amplifiers look to build on their predecessors' staggering success... Read more ...

Facelifted Toyota Hilux unveiled with new 201bhp diesel

Facelifted Toyota Hilux unveiled with new 201bhp diesel

The Toyota Hilux pick-up truck has been facelifted for 2020, with a range of styling revisions, improved cabin technology and a more powerful diesel engine. The revised model... Read more ...

Technics EAH-AZ70W true wireless earbuds now on sale - here's our verdict

Technics EAH-AZ70W true wireless earbuds now on sale - here's our verdict

Technics' first pair of wireless earbuds take aim at the AirPods Pro and Sony WF-1000XM3 - and they're a decent first effort. Read more ...

AOC called out Amazon for posting a 'bland statement' supporting George...

AOC called out Amazon for posting a 'bland statement' supporting George Floyd protesters while maintaining contracts with police

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out Amazon for posting a "bland statement" in support of George Floyd protesters while selling its technology to police departments and... Read more ...