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  • U.S. startup delivers groceries in self-driving cars

    August 28, 2018 2:35 AM 13

    A new service debuts in Silicon Valley that turns self-driving cars into mobile grocery shops summoned via an app AUTOX. The company sees a future where groceries are delivered using autonomous vehicles Photo from AutoX website. SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Startup AutoX on Monday, August 27, announced the Silicon Valley debut of a service that will turn self-driving

  • Twitter suspends far-right figure Alex Jones for a week

    August 15, 2018 9:39 AM 18

    The platform acts after Jones published a video in which he said, "Now is time to act on the enemy before they do a false flag," CNN reported August 14. That was deemed as inciting violence. WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Twitter has suspended the personal account of far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for a week, US media have reported. The platform acted

  • Millions of Android devices have preloaded vulnerabilities – report

    August 13, 2018 4:11 AM 17

    The vulnerabilities are a byproduct of Android’s open operating system that allows third-party companies such as device manufacturers and carriers to tweak code, says the report by cybersecurity firm, Kryptowire MANILA, Philippines - A new report from mobile security firm, Kryptowire, claims that millions of Android devices ship with preloaded security

  • Facebook testing dating feature, 'Create' button

    August 6, 2018 4:13 AM 17

    Facebook has begun internally testing their dating service with employees. A new 'Create' button, on the other hand, will make it easier to create new events, groups and other pages MANILA, Philippines - Facebook is reportedly testing a couple of new features that could soon be added to the platform – a dating service and a “Create” button. to add a dating

  • Huawei launches quad-camera Nova 3, Nova 3i

    July 29, 2018 7:48 AM 19

    The Nova 3i is now available for P15,990 while the Nova 3 will hit stores soon at the starting price of P25,990 MANILA, Philippines - Huawei on Saturday, July 28, pulled the curtain on the latest additions to the Nova family with the unveiling of a new pair of mid-range quad-camera smartphones - the Nova 3 and the Nova 3i. Whereas Huawei’s P series is known

  • Leaving on a jetsuit? London store offers chance to hover like 'Iron Man'

    July 25, 2018 9:46 PM 43

    LONDON, United Kingdom - Ever fancied a dab at being "Iron Man"? Now you can. A jet suit created by a British former commodities trader has gone on sale in a London department store with a cool price tag of 340,000 pounds ($443,428). Made up of five miniature jet engines mounted on the pilot's arms and back, and also of electronics and 3D printed parts

  • Microsoft reportedly working on next-gen, streaming-only Xbox

    July 25, 2018 6:16 AM 21

    The console is said to have just enough local computing power for controller input, image processing, and collision detection seems to confirm this suggesting that one of the devices currently in development is a streaming-only Xbox console called “Scarlett Cloud”. The cloud console is said to be a lower-powered device built specifically for game streaming

  • Twitter curbs access for 143,000 apps in new crackdown

    July 25, 2018 4:22 AM 21

    They're also implementing a more thorough application process for third-party app developers WASHINGTON, USA – Twitter said Tuesday, July 25, it had removed more than 143,000 apps from the messaging service since April in a fresh crackdown on "malicious" activity from automated accounts. The San Francisco-based social network said it was tightening access

  • Netflix effect: cord-cutting accelerates in U.S. market

    July 24, 2018 8:30 PM 18

    'The main factor fueling growth of on-demand streaming platforms is their original content,' eMarketer analyst Paul Verna says NEW YORK, USA – US households are dropping their traditional pay TV packages at a faster rate than in the past amid a rise in streaming video services like Netflix, a survey showed Tuesday. The report by the research firm eMarketer

  • Maria Ressa in 'Civil Council' of blockchain-powered news platform

    July 20, 2018 12:37 AM 18

    Civil is a journalism platform that aims to reignite connection between readers and journalists and fix the ad-driven business model MANILA, Philippines – Rappler CEO Maria Ressa joins a select group of journalists, academics, and free-speech advocates from across the globe in the “Civil Council,” an assembly of experts safeguarding and helping hone the code of ethics