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  • Top EU lawmaker says Zuckerberg 'must' face European Parliament

    April 10, 2018 2:13 AM 12

    'He must not underestimate the capacity of the European Parliament to do actions against Facebook and against him as CEO of Facebook,' says the head of the parliament's leading political group BRUSSELS, Belgium – Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg must come to the European Parliament to face questions about the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, the head of the parliament's

  • Microsoft offers artificial intelligence training courses online

    April 4, 2018 9:21 AM 17

    The AI track is one of a number of publicly available course tracks, which Microsoft says "provides job-ready skills and real-world experience to engineers and others who are looking to improve their skills in AI and data science through a series of online courses that feature hands-on labs and expert instructors." In this course track, participants

  • Google bans cryptomining extensions on Chrome browser

    April 3, 2018 6:16 AM 16

    'Approximately 90% of all extensions with mining scripts that developers have attempted to upload to Chrome Web Store have failed to comply with these policies, and have been either rejected or removed from the store,' says Google MANILA, Philippines – Google announced Monday, April 2, it was banning cryptomining extensions on the Google Chrome web store

  • GoPro launches Hero entry-level action camera

    April 2, 2018 8:58 AM 16

    The new action cam is priced at $199, which is $100 cheaper than the next higher model, the GoPro Hero5 MANILA, Philippines – GoPro announced its most affordable GoPro action camera yet, the Hero. On sale now at its online store at least, the new entry-level GoPro is priced at $199, making it $100 cheaper than the GoPro Hero5, and $200 cheaper than the flagship

  • Saks Fifth Avenue data breached – parent firm

    April 1, 2018 10:25 PM 13

    News reports put the number of credit and debit cards affected at 5 million, adding hackers had put these numbers up for sale on the 'dark web,' where criminals operate WASHINGTON, DC, USA – A hack at Saks and Lord & Taylor stores in North America has compromised customer payment data, their parent company announced on Sunday, April 1. Canadian-based

  • Game Night: 'Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet'

    March 28, 2018 6:03 AM 14

    MANILA, Philippines – Guns finally made their way to the Sword Art Online video game franchise. Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet, released last February on PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox, features the world of Gun Gale Online (GGO), loosely following events of the popular anime Sword Art Online 2. For the first time in the series, players will be able to create

  • Here are the specs of Huawei's new flagships, the P20 and P20 Pro

    March 28, 2018 1:00 AM 11

    Huawei's new phones carry a 40MP RGB camera and a 20MP monochrome one MANILA, Philippines – Huawei just made this year's smartphone wars more interesting with the unveiling of its new flagships, the P20 and P20 Pro, on Tuesday, March 27. At a glance, the two phones pack the numbers and the looks to make competitors quake a little in their boots – which

  • Google News Initiative aims to combat disinformation, fake news

    March 21, 2018 7:50 AM 14

    The tech company is pledging $300 million in the next 3 years to highlight accurate and quality news content on its platform. MANILA, Philippines – Google announced it was focusing efforts to combat misinformation and support journalism through the newly launched Google News Initiative (GNI), as detailed in a March 20 blog post from the company’s Chief

  • Twitter lights up as the world reacts to Stephen Hawking's death

    March 14, 2018 9:12 AM 16

    On the annual celebration of Pi Day and on Albert Einstein's birthday, Britain's renowned physicist Stephen Hawking dies. Social media users on Twitter share words of praise in memory of Hawking. MANILA, Philippines – On the annual celebration of Pi Day and on Albert Einstein's birthday, a renowned British physicist died. As of writing, Stephen Hawking

  • 'ROS' faces competition as 'Fortnite' comes to phones with PS4, PC cross-play

    March 10, 2018 10:35 AM 21

    The mobile port of the massively popular battle royale shooter is coming to iOS and Android devices to face the likes of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' and 'Rules Of Survival' Fortnite Battle Royale is an online game that pits one hundred players against each other until only one remains. It will be facing the likes of Rules Of Survival (ROS) and PlayerUnkown's