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Google Photos Won't Back up Social Media Folders by Default

Google Photos will no longer back up images and videos saved from folders created by social media apps.

Google Photos will no longer back up images and videos saved from folders created by social media apps.

Amazon Granting Front-Line Workers $500 Million in Bonuses

According to CNET, the $500 million will go to those most at risk of being infected with COVID-19.

According to CNET, the $500 million will go to those most at risk of being infected with COVID-19.

Company wants to fly passengers to the edge of space in a giant balloon

Would you travel to the edge of space in a giant balloon? A Florida-based company wants to do exactly that with adventurous travellers.

Would you travel to the edge of space in a giant balloon? A Florida-based company wants to do exactly that with adventurous travellers.

Is AI a species-level threat to humanity?

When it comes to the question of whether AI is an existential threat to the human species, you have Elon Musk in one corner, Steven Pinker in another, and a host of incredible minds somewhere in between.

When it comes to the question of whether AI is an existential threat to the human species, you have Elon Musk in one corner, Steven Pinker in another, and a host of incredible minds somewhere in between.

Thousands of Amazon Alexa devices coming for blind and low vision community

The gadgets that will make everyday tasks easier are being funded by the Government.

The gadgets that will make everyday tasks easier are being funded by the Government.

YouTube Sourdough Bread Views Have Jumped 400 Percent

On Thursday, YouTube announced that from mid-March to the end of May.

On Thursday, YouTube announced that from mid-March to the end of May.

Apple watch to prompt users to wash hands for 20 seconds

The World Health Organization states that washing your hands for 20 seconds is vital in stopping the spread of COVID-19.

The World Health Organization states that washing your hands for 20 seconds is vital in stopping the spread of COVID-19.

Shanghai brings public phone booths back to life as mini 5G base stations

China Telecom has installed Mini 5G transceivers on top of more than 100 public telephone booths in Shanghai allowing passersby to enjoy high-speed 5G Internet within 150 metres (492 feet).

China Telecom has installed Mini 5G transceivers on top of more than 100 public telephone booths in Shanghai allowing passersby to enjoy high-speed 5G Internet within 150 metres (492 feet).

TikTok influencer couple on track to make GBP120k in a year

A Windsor couple in their early 20s are on course to earn GBP120k in a year - solely from sharing videos on TikTok. When they met on Tinder in August 2018, James 'Jimbo' Hall, 21, was working for his dad, Mark Hall's e-commerce business as head ...

A Windsor couple in their early 20s are on course to earn GBP120k in a year - solely from sharing videos on TikTok. When they met on Tinder in August 2018, James 'Jimbo' Hall, 21, was working for his dad, Mark Hall's e-commerce business as head ...

World's Fastest Supercomputer Joins the Fight Against COVID-19

Japan's Fugaku supercomputer recently surpassed a US IBM machine as the world's fasted computer.

Japan's Fugaku supercomputer recently surpassed a US IBM machine as the world's fasted computer.

Microsoft Ends Mixer Service and Partners With Facebook

The tech giant has announced that its Mixer service will close on July 22nd.

The tech giant has announced that its Mixer service will close on July 22nd.

Adobe Officially Confirms the End of Flash Player

In 2017, the computer software company announced it would cease to produce updates for the Flash Player.

In 2017, the computer software company announced it would cease to produce updates for the Flash Player.

Zoom Is Offering Free and Paying Customers End-to-End Encryption

The video conferencing app is trialling the new security feature next month to help prevent cyber attacks.

The video conferencing app is trialling the new security feature next month to help prevent cyber attacks.

Does Facial Recognition Tech Need Oversight

Facial recognition software is been utilized more and more, which brings up the question, is oversight needed?

Facial recognition software is been utilized more and more, which brings up the question, is oversight needed?

Spectacular solar eclipse

'Ring of fire' thrills skywatchers in northern hemisphere.

'Ring of fire' thrills skywatchers in northern hemisphere.

Tracking its Users? Google Sued For $5 Billion

Google has been accused of tracking its user, even when they don't want to be tracked.

Google has been accused of tracking its user, even when they don't want to be tracked.

Octocopter aims to change city aviation

A Chinese entrepreneur has developed a double-seat mini-helicopter which, as he claims, can change police aviation and rescue operations in Dongguan, in the south of China.

A Chinese entrepreneur has developed a double-seat mini-helicopter which, as he claims, can change police aviation and rescue operations in Dongguan, in the south of China.

Twitter Is Experimenting with a New 'Audio Tweet' Feature

Employees Maya Patterson and Rémy Bourgoin explained the new feature in a blog post.

Employees Maya Patterson and Rémy Bourgoin explained the new feature in a blog post.

Airbnb Announces New Selection of Virtual Experiences

The company's virtual offerings were first launched in April when COVID-19 cases were steadily increasing in the United States.

The company's virtual offerings were first launched in April when COVID-19 cases were steadily increasing in the United States.

Google Browser Extensions Hosted Massive Spyware Campaign, Researchers Find

Researchers at Awake Security recently made their findings public.

Researchers at Awake Security recently made their findings public.

Facebook Allows Users to Turn off Political Ads

Mark Zuckerberg announced that the app will give people the choice to mute ads promoting parties they are not interested in.

Mark Zuckerberg announced that the app will give people the choice to mute ads promoting parties they are not interested in.

Vertical Wind Turbines Capture Energy From Passing Vehicles

These vertical wind turbines generate energy from passing vehicles. ENLIL is a smart vertical axis turbine project by Deveci Tech that transforms highways into renewable energy sources.

These vertical wind turbines generate energy from passing vehicles. ENLIL is a smart vertical axis turbine project by Deveci Tech that transforms highways into renewable energy sources.

‘Hey Siri, I’m Getting Pulled Over’ Makes It Easy to Record Police

The shortcut, which was first published in 2018 by Robert Petersen, has gained new traction following the death of George Floyd.

The shortcut, which was first published in 2018 by Robert Petersen, has gained new traction following the death of George Floyd.

Google's Chrome target of massive spying attack

A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google's Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters.

A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google's Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters.

Twitter Tests New Feature That Asks Users to Read Full Articles Before Retweeting

Twitter wants to make sure that their users are well informed before they share links to articles.

Twitter wants to make sure that their users are well informed before they share links to articles.

This Spacecraft Will Land A Water-Hunting Rover On The Moon

A company has been selected to land the water-hunting NASA VIPER Rover on the moon. Astrobotic was chosen to deliver the volatiles investigating polar exploration Rover, or VIPER to the the South Pole of the moon in 2023. Astrobotic will provide a...

A company has been selected to land the water-hunting NASA VIPER Rover on the moon. Astrobotic was chosen to deliver the volatiles investigating polar exploration Rover, or VIPER to the the South Pole of the moon in 2023. Astrobotic will provide a...

PlayStation 5 revealed

Sony has unveiled its forthcoming PlayStation 5 and a raft of titles set to land on the next-generation console. The Japanese tech giant finally revealed the machine's physical design for the first time, after months of teasing features due to ap...

Sony has unveiled its forthcoming PlayStation 5 and a raft of titles set to land on the next-generation console. The Japanese tech giant finally revealed the machine's physical design for the first time, after months of teasing features due to ap...

Are Robots Replacing Journalists?

Microsoft recently announced major changes, introducing artificial intelligence to its workforce. What does this mean for employees? Watch the video above for more details!

Microsoft recently announced major changes, introducing artificial intelligence to its workforce. What does this mean for employees? Watch the video above for more details!

Android 11 Release Delayed

Google has delayed the release of the Android 11 due to the unrest in the country.

Google has delayed the release of the Android 11 due to the unrest in the country.

Five things you might not know about Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is on his way to becoming the world's first trillionaire, and here are five things you should know about him and his e-commerce giant, Amazon.

Jeff Bezos is on his way to becoming the world's first trillionaire, and here are five things you should know about him and his e-commerce giant, Amazon.

Facebook to Label State-Controlled Media

In its continued efforts to bring more clarity to the news shared on its platform.

In its continued efforts to bring more clarity to the news shared on its platform.

Google Faces $5 Billion US Lawsuit Over Incognito Tracking

The tech behemoth faces a class action lawsuit filed Tuesday in a San Jose federal court.

The tech behemoth faces a class action lawsuit filed Tuesday in a San Jose federal court.

Facebook launches shops

Facebook launches it's new initiative 'shops', in order to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Facebook launches it's new initiative 'shops', in order to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Facebook Employees Protest Over Mark Zuckerberg's Handling of Trump Posts

A source tells CNN Business that some workers at the social media giant took part in a virtual walkout on Monday.

A source tells CNN Business that some workers at the social media giant took part in a virtual walkout on Monday.

Apple Buys Startup to Improve Siri

The tech giant has acquired machine-learning startup Inductiv.

The tech giant has acquired machine-learning startup Inductiv.

Giphy Bought By Facebook

Giphy, a widely popular gif creation app, has been acquired by Facebook

Giphy, a widely popular gif creation app, has been acquired by Facebook

SpaceX successfully launches astronauts into space

Space X has successfully launched two NASA astronauts into space after the first attempt was called off due to bad weather.

Space X has successfully launched two NASA astronauts into space after the first attempt was called off due to bad weather.

Facebook Launches TikTok-Inspired Music Creation App Called Collab

The tech giant’s new product experimentation division released the invite-only beta on iOS on Wednesday.

The tech giant’s new product experimentation division released the invite-only beta on iOS on Wednesday.

SpaceX rocket set to launch after postponement

The SpaceX rocket is set to launch after it was postponed due to poor weather conditions.

The SpaceX rocket is set to launch after it was postponed due to poor weather conditions.

Zoom Temporarily Removes GIPHY

The video communications company revealed that it has recently made a number of security updates, one of which includes removing GIPHY from its chat feature.

The video communications company revealed that it has recently made a number of security updates, one of which includes removing GIPHY from its chat feature.

Apple Will Allow Users to Stop FaceTime Windows From Resizing During Calls

The tech giant recently added the option to FaceTime on iPhones and iPads.

The tech giant recently added the option to FaceTime on iPhones and iPads.

Jaw-Dropping Wave Generator Can Create 5 Waves At Once

This amazing artificial surf generator can create 5 separate waves at the same time. Engineering firm 'Engenuity Solutions' announced they have finalised the innovative world-first wave machine, and it is now ready for commercial production. The t...

This amazing artificial surf generator can create 5 separate waves at the same time. Engineering firm 'Engenuity Solutions' announced they have finalised the innovative world-first wave machine, and it is now ready for commercial production. The t...

How a robotic dog is herding sheep in New Zealand

The New Zealand software company Rocos is training a Boston Dynamics-designed robot called Spot to work on farms.

The New Zealand software company Rocos is training a Boston Dynamics-designed robot called Spot to work on farms.

SpaceX set to launch astronauts

History is set to be made as NASA and SpaceX send astronauts to space for the first time in over a decade.

History is set to be made as NASA and SpaceX send astronauts to space for the first time in over a decade.

Contact-tracing Technology: Good or Bad?

To reduce the spread and raise awareness, tech companies have developed contact-tracing apps to notify people if they've been exposed to the coronavirus.

To reduce the spread and raise awareness, tech companies have developed contact-tracing apps to notify people if they've been exposed to the coronavirus.

Apple Is Making Safety Changes to Its Supply Chain Amid Coronavirus

According to the company's new 2020 Supplier Responsibility report. Apple is working closely with its global supply chain to bring in important safety measures to protect workers during the global health crisis.

According to the company's new 2020 Supplier Responsibility report. Apple is working closely with its global supply chain to bring in important safety measures to protect workers during the global health crisis.

Epic Makes Fortnite-Style Cross-Play Tools Free for All Developers

The company has previously allowed 'Fortnite' to be played on all platforms.

The company has previously allowed 'Fortnite' to be played on all platforms.

Xbox One vs PS4: Who Won This Generation?

Now that the generation is over, the question must be asked - who won? For this list, we’ll be looking at both the Xbox One and PS4 and analyzing which console “won” the generation based on things like public perception, the console’s legacy, and ...

Now that the generation is over, the question must be asked - who won? For this list, we’ll be looking at both the Xbox One and PS4 and analyzing which console “won” the generation based on things like public perception, the console’s legacy, and ...

Argentinean company develops robot that disinfects with UV rays to fight COVID-19

Argentinean company, UV-Robotics, has developed an autonomous robot that can disinfect various environments by using UV rays. The robot can eliminate viruses, bacteria and parasites. Development was completed in just 20 days, so it could assist in...

Argentinean company, UV-Robotics, has developed an autonomous robot that can disinfect various environments by using UV rays. The robot can eliminate viruses, bacteria and parasites. Development was completed in just 20 days, so it could assist in...

Amazon Launches New $90 Fire Tablet

The e-commerce giant announced two new Fire tablet models that will range from $89.99 to $109.99.

The e-commerce giant announced two new Fire tablet models that will range from $89.99 to $109.99.

Apple Is Reportedly Working on 5G AR Glasses

The tech giant is believed to have been working on an Augmented Reality headset for some time

The tech giant is believed to have been working on an Augmented Reality headset for some time

Do Ring Cameras Have Privacy Issues?

With a history of privacy breaches, Ring says that their cameras and home security products are safer than ever.

With a history of privacy breaches, Ring says that their cameras and home security products are safer than ever.

This Air Purifying Face-Shield Creates A Bubble Of Safety Around Its Wearer

This futuristic, wearable device could provide a solution to social distancing without the social distancing. VYZR Technologies has released an innovative type of Personal Protective Equipment that shields the wearer's face and filters their air. ...

This futuristic, wearable device could provide a solution to social distancing without the social distancing. VYZR Technologies has released an innovative type of Personal Protective Equipment that shields the wearer's face and filters their air. ...

Facebook Removes Accounts Using COVID-19 to Gain Followers

The social networking site has removed 1,887 accounts, pages and groups which were tied to Iran, the U.S., Russia and other countries last month.

The social networking site has removed 1,887 accounts, pages and groups which were tied to Iran, the U.S., Russia and other countries last month.

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10X Plans

The tech giant is focusing on single screen hardware such as laptops to support the operating system first.

The tech giant is focusing on single screen hardware such as laptops to support the operating system first.

Facebook's 'More Human' Chatbot Was Created by 1.5B Reddit Posts

The social media network has launched a new chatbot program called Blender

The social media network has launched a new chatbot program called Blender

Facebook names first members of content oversight board

Facebook's new content oversight board will include a former prime minister, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and several constitutional law experts and rights advocates in its first 20 members, the company announced on Wednesday. This report produced by

Facebook's new content oversight board will include a former prime minister, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and several constitutional law experts and rights advocates in its first 20 members, the company announced on Wednesday. This report produced by

Apple Makes It Easier to Unlock iPhone While Wearing Face Mask

The tech giant is currently testing a new version of software that will allow users to unlock their phones without Face ID.

The tech giant is currently testing a new version of software that will allow users to unlock their phones without Face ID.

Samsung Warns of COVID-19's Impact on Sales

While the company's memory chip business is healthy due to a "robust" demand for servers and PCs since more people are working from home.

While the company's memory chip business is healthy due to a "robust" demand for servers and PCs since more people are working from home.

Google Meet Is Now Free for Everyone

Google’s videoconferencing service was previously limited to enterprise and education customers via G Suite.

Google’s videoconferencing service was previously limited to enterprise and education customers via G Suite.

Marco Polo App Grows in Popularity Amid Pandemic

Marco Polo, another lesser-known video calling app is making a rise to fame after celebrity endorsements.

Marco Polo, another lesser-known video calling app is making a rise to fame after celebrity endorsements.

Remote controlled robots deliver food amid COVID-19 outbreak

Remote-controlled robots to deliver food to Medellin homes amid coronavirus restrictions. The robots are disinfected before and after each trip.

Remote-controlled robots to deliver food to Medellin homes amid coronavirus restrictions. The robots are disinfected before and after each trip.

Facebook Launches Zoom Rival Called 'Messenger Rooms'

According to CNBC, up to 50 people can join in on a group call with the free feature.

According to CNBC, up to 50 people can join in on a group call with the free feature.

Google to Reduce Nest Camera Quality to Help With Network Strain

Google is working on ways to make sure that those who are "learning and working" amid the COVID-19 pandemic can stay in contact

Google is working on ways to make sure that those who are "learning and working" amid the COVID-19 pandemic can stay in contact

Facebook to Tell Users When They Encounter COVID-19 Misinformation

The company will alert users when they like, comment or react to posts containing false information, hoaxes or unproven cures.

The company will alert users when they like, comment or react to posts containing false information, hoaxes or unproven cures.

Nintendo Switch Update Allows SD Card Downloads

Update 10.0.0 was released on Tuesday

Update 10.0.0 was released on Tuesday

Apple Announces New iPhone SE

The new, cheaper iPhone model was unveiled by Apple on Wednesday

The new, cheaper iPhone model was unveiled by Apple on Wednesday

'Smart helmet' able to read temperatures from safe distance unveiled in Dubai

A ‘helmet’ that paramedics can use to read people’s temperature from a safe distance has been unveiled in Dubai.

A ‘helmet’ that paramedics can use to read people’s temperature from a safe distance has been unveiled in Dubai.

Facebook to Release 'Quiet Mode' for Android and iOS

In 'Quiet Mode,' the social media app will be hidden behind a notification that takes up your phone's whole screen

In 'Quiet Mode,' the social media app will be hidden behind a notification that takes up your phone's whole screen

Can AI Help Find a Cure for COVID-19?

Machine-learning systems are looking for molecules that will stop the progression of COVID-19, and treat symptoms. Researchers are working with GAN technology, which is also used to make deepfakes.

Machine-learning systems are looking for molecules that will stop the progression of COVID-19, and treat symptoms. Researchers are working with GAN technology, which is also used to make deepfakes.

Dubai plans to build sky transportation system

Dubai's Roads & Transport Authority has announced it is working in collaboration with British company Beemcar to construct a driverless cable-car network that would operate above the city streets.

Dubai's Roads & Transport Authority has announced it is working in collaboration with British company Beemcar to construct a driverless cable-car network that would operate above the city streets.

Doctor captures amazing footage of falcon checking out his drone

These stunning scenes show a falcon investigating a drone flying over ukraine’s dnieper river

These stunning scenes show a falcon investigating a drone flying over ukraine’s dnieper river

Superyacht powered by liquid hydrogen launched

A superyacht powered by liquid hydrogen and fuel cells has been launched

A superyacht powered by liquid hydrogen and fuel cells has been launched

Facebook Gaming Launches Tournaments

The new feature will allow users to create and organize virtual tournaments from the comfort of their homes. Users will be able to create tourneys in a variety of formats, including round-robin or double elimination.

The new feature will allow users to create and organize virtual tournaments from the comfort of their homes. Users will be able to create tourneys in a variety of formats, including round-robin or double elimination.

Apple and Google Launch Joint COVID-19 Contact Tracing System

The new software could be a major help in the fight against COVID-19.

The new software could be a major help in the fight against COVID-19.

Jack Dorsey Pledges to Donate $1 Billion to COVID-19 Relief

Jack Dorsey Pledges to Donate $1 Billion to COVID-19 Relief. Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey recently announced that he would be putting $1 billion, or roughly 28 percent of his wealth, towards global COVID-19 relief.

Jack Dorsey Pledges to Donate $1 Billion to COVID-19 Relief. Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey recently announced that he would be putting $1 billion, or roughly 28 percent of his wealth, towards global COVID-19 relief.

Sony Unveils PS5 Controller Design

With the highly-anticipated console scheduled to be released during the holiday season of this year.

With the highly-anticipated console scheduled to be released during the holiday season of this year.

Netflix Reveals New Parental Control Options

A new search filter lets you remove certain content if the rating is too extreme.

A new search filter lets you remove certain content if the rating is too extreme.

Zoom Hit With Lawsuit Over Privacy and Security Issues

The suit was filed by investor Michael Drieu in the US District Court for the Northern District of California. The lawsuit alleges that Zoom failed to disclose issues with its privacy and security.

The suit was filed by investor Michael Drieu in the US District Court for the Northern District of California. The lawsuit alleges that Zoom failed to disclose issues with its privacy and security.

Tech Giants Hiring As Startups Lay Off

Tech giants are hiring hundreds of employees that have been laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tech giants are hiring hundreds of employees that have been laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Online Classes Are Not Working for Teens

A new survey has found that many teenagers are not attending their online classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A new survey has found that many teenagers are not attending their online classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Facebook Releases Data That Could Help Predict Spread of COVID-19

According to CNET, the social media giant is providing researchers with location data to determine if people are staying home.

According to CNET, the social media giant is providing researchers with location data to determine if people are staying home.

Google Maps Introduces New Restaurant Takeout and Delivery Feature

No part of the US economy has been hit harder by the coronavirus outbreak than the restaurant industry.

No part of the US economy has been hit harder by the coronavirus outbreak than the restaurant industry.

COVID-19: Privacy In A Pandemic

Governments the world over have enacted strict measures to try and contain the spread of COVID-19, but it has come at the cost of data privacy.

Governments the world over have enacted strict measures to try and contain the spread of COVID-19, but it has come at the cost of data privacy.

Nintendo Switch Is Back in Stock

The Nintendo Switch has had a major shortage since 2017. Now, more than ever, gamers are trying to get their hands on the console to pass the time while in isolation

The Nintendo Switch has had a major shortage since 2017. Now, more than ever, gamers are trying to get their hands on the console to pass the time while in isolation

YouTube Reportedly Implementing 'Shorts' to Compete With TikTok

The option lets users upload short videos exclusively to the platform's mobile app. According to Digital Media company The Information,

The option lets users upload short videos exclusively to the platform's mobile app. According to Digital Media company The Information,

T-Mobile & Sprint Merger

T-Mobile and Sprint have finally merged after two years of roadblocks

T-Mobile and Sprint have finally merged after two years of roadblocks

Tournament Earth 2020: Best Picture Of NASA Earth Observatory Contest

NASA's Earth Observatory is holding a visually arresting picture contest they have called Tournament Earth 2020. Since 1999, Earth Observatory has published over 16,000 images so to celebrate their 20th anniversary, they want the public to pick th...

NASA's Earth Observatory is holding a visually arresting picture contest they have called Tournament Earth 2020. Since 1999, Earth Observatory has published over 16,000 images so to celebrate their 20th anniversary, they want the public to pick th...

Zoom Issues Exposed

Zoom and other video conferencing platforms have been the targets of hackers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zoom and other video conferencing platforms have been the targets of hackers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New luxury superyacht designed using ESA space mission techniques

Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman has designed the superyacht Sea Eagle II using the same engineering techniques typically reserved for space missions for the European Space Agency.

Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman has designed the superyacht Sea Eagle II using the same engineering techniques typically reserved for space missions for the European Space Agency.

Zoom Sued for Allegedly Sharing Users' Personal Data

Zoom Video Communications has seen a spike in popularity from the recent work-from-home movement due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Zoom Video Communications has seen a spike in popularity from the recent work-from-home movement due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

E-Sports Are on the Rise, Says Boxing Promoter

The real-life sporting world has been thrown into chaos by the coronavirus crisis.

The real-life sporting world has been thrown into chaos by the coronavirus crisis.

PS5 Launch Will Reportedly Be Unaffected by COVID-19 Pandemic

Sony previously told Dutch site ‘LetsGoDigital’ that the current coronavirus crisis “has not yet delayed the launch of the PlayStation 5 for the time being”. Now the company has issued a statement to 'Bloomberg,' saying the pandemic still won't im...

Sony previously told Dutch site ‘LetsGoDigital’ that the current coronavirus crisis “has not yet delayed the launch of the PlayStation 5 for the time being”. Now the company has issued a statement to 'Bloomberg,' saying the pandemic still won't im...

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