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How tech companies are fighting fake news with humans

How tech companies are fighting fake news with humans

36 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Microsoft and NewsGuard are among the companies today fighting fake news with human oversight and moderation. Disinformation and hoaxes have run rampant in recent years, fueled...
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Goldman Sachs is investing $20 million in $1.1 billion startup GitLab because the bank's engineers loved it so much: 'They were so happy as a customer'

Goldman Sachs is investing $20 million in $1.1 billion startup GitLab because the bank's engineers loved it so much: 'They were so happy as a customer'

36 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Goldman Sachs has invested $20 million into the development and operations platform GitLab, adding to a Series D funding round that valued the startup at $1.1 billion. While...
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Apple waiting on a 5G phone, Qualcomm's ultrasonic fingerprint scanner video - CNET

23 hours ago   |   CNET

This week's most important tech stories include Apple's 5G phone plans, Microsoft bailing on its Edge browser and Qualcomm's breakthrough fingerprint scanner that uses sound waves.
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Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Tablet review: as good as Surface Pro but with USB-C

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Great screen, robust design, brilliant keyboard and Thunderbolt 3 make the third-generation ThinkPad X1 Tablet a potent combination Lenovo's third-generation ThinkPad X1 Tablet...
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Microsoft Surface Pro 6 review: a fantastic tablet PC you shouldn't buy

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

It looks, feels and works great, is cheaper than the previous version and lasts longer on a charge, but it still doesn't have USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 The new Surface Pro 6 is...
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Microsoft Warns Washington to Regulate A.I. Before Its Too Late

1 day ago   |   Vanity Fair

The company echoed tech ethicists and employees in its call for restrictions. As Microsoft president Brad Smith put it, “We must ensure that the year 2024 doesn't look like a...
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U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 2.24%

1 day ago   |   FXCM   |   5 articles

Investing.com - U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Technology, Consumer Services and Basic Materials sectors led shares lower. At the close in...
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Microsoft president calls for regulation of AI facial recognition technology over discrimination fears

2 days ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

'The facial recognition genie is just emerging from the bottle'
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19 crazy facts about Bill Gates' $127 million mansion

19 crazy facts about Bill Gates' $127 million mansion

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Welcome to Xanadu 2.0, Bill Gates' massive mansion in Medina, Washington. Last valued at $127 million, the mansion has 7 bedrooms and 18.75 bathrooms. As you might expect, it's...
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Battle of the browsers after Microsoft signals a big change for Edge

Battle of the browsers after Microsoft signals a big change for Edge

2 days ago   |   Metro

Microsoft is handing over control of people's online life to Google, leading rival Mozilla has claimed. This comes following news the tech giant is to drop its own web browser...
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A top YouTuber did a ‘blind' test to find the very best smartphone camera...

A top YouTuber did a ‘blind' test to find the very best smartphone camera, and the iPhone lost in the first round

On paper, and in technical comparisons, the iPhone XS ranks among the world's best smartphones when it comes to photography. But in a blind test conducted by popular YouTube... Read more ...

The 7 biggest revelations from the huge trove of Facebook emails that just...

The 7 biggest revelations from the huge trove of Facebook emails that just leaked

The UK Parliament published a trove of top-secret Facebook executive emails on Wednesday. The hundreds of pages of documents provide an unprecedented window into Facebook... Read more ...

This Andreessen Horowitz General Partner talks about the tech companies...

This Andreessen Horowitz General Partner talks about the tech companies disrupting the centuries-old insurance industry

Andreessen Horowitz 's General Partner Angela Strange spoke about the history of the insurance industry and the tech companies that are helping to shape its future. Strange... Read more ...

If you literally want to sleep like a baby, head over to this womb hotel room

If you literally want to sleep like a baby, head over to this womb hotel room

We all crave a good night's sleep every once in a while. If you find yourself envying a baby sleeping soundly with not a worry in the world then fret not, that could be... Read more ...

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez makes VAR sign after DeAndre Yedlin is sent off...

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez makes VAR sign after DeAndre Yedlin is sent off against Wolves

RAFA BENITEZ made a VAR sign after seeing DeAndre Yedlin sent off in Newcastle's game against Wolves. Toon boss Benitez is a season too early with video technology set to be in... Read more ...

An arrest, a debutante ball, and 3 marriages: Inside the insane lives of the...

An arrest, a debutante ball, and 3 marriages: Inside the insane lives of the super rich Huawei dynasty

Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou was arrested on December 1 in Canada over fears the company violated US sanctions against Iran. Meng is the daughter of Huawei's ultra-wealthy CEO and... Read more ...

Honor View 20 release date, price, news and leaks

Honor View 20 release date, price, news and leaks

The Honor View 20 - or Honor View 11 as it's rumored to be called - could be one of the very first phones of 2019, but it looks to have more than just that accolade as it seems... Read more ...

Boutique hotel's bedrooms designed like womb will make you sleep like baby

Boutique hotel's bedrooms designed like womb will make you sleep like baby

The Zed Rooms bedrooms with their muted lighting, soft pink walls and high-tech mattresses have been designed to encourage positivity, relaxation and REM-rich sleep which... Read more ...

Darts live stream: how to watch the 2019 World Championship from anywhere in...

Darts live stream: how to watch the 2019 World Championship from anywhere in the world

The PDC World Darts Championship is set to kick-off this week as some of the world's best darts players go for the title of world champion. This year will see the highest... Read more ...

A 5G, Snapdragon 855 version of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is arriving in 2019

A 5G, Snapdragon 855 version of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is arriving in 2019

Get ready: the 5G phones are on their way , and we now know that one of the handsets leading the pack is going to be the recently unveiled Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. An updated version... Read more ...