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The 39 most powerful female engineers of 2018

THE 39 MOST POWERFUL FEMALE ENGINEERS OF 2018

For all the arm waving about the lack of women in STEM professions, the truth is, there are some powerful role-model female engineers...

Apple's AirPower wireless charger may not be released until September

APPLE'S AIRPOWER WIRELESS CHARGER MAY NOT BE RELEASED UNTIL SEPTEMBER

Apple said it would release a wireless charging pad called AirPower in 2018. It hasn't been released yet. Apple is struggling with...

 
 
 
Amazon accidentally leaked the date of Prime Day, its heavily hyped day of sales that boasts more deals than Black Friday

AMAZON ACCIDENTALLY LEAKED THE DATE OF PRIME DAY, ITS HEAVILY HYPED DAY OF SALES THAT BOASTS MORE DEALS THAN BLACK FRIDAY

Amazon posted a banner to its UK website declaring that Prime Day will be held on July 16. Amazon launched Prime Day, which boasts...

A $66 billion acquisition may kill Monsanto's under-the-radar venture capital arm - and it could have consequences for Bayer

A $66 BILLION ACQUISITION MAY KILL MONSANTO'S UNDER-THE-RADAR VENTURE CAPITAL ARM - AND IT COULD HAVE CONSEQUENCES FOR BAYER

Monsanto had an under-the-radar venture capital arm. But after its $66 billion deal with chemical giant Bayer , that group has disappeared,...

 
 
 
'You will have victims' blood all over your hands': Sexual harassment lawyer accuses Google of killing revenge porn laws

'YOU WILL HAVE VICTIMS' BLOOD ALL OVER YOUR HANDS': SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWYER ACCUSES GOOGLE OF KILLING REVENGE PORN LAWS

Sexual harassment lawyer Carrie Goldberg accused Google of making a late intervention to kill new revenge porn laws in the US state...

A tech consortium that includes Apple wants to turn your smartphone into your car keys

A TECH CONSORTIUM THAT INCLUDES APPLE WANTS TO TURN YOUR SMARTPHONE INTO YOUR CAR KEYS

The Car Connectivity Consortium, which includes Apple and Samsung, wants to turn your smartphone into a car key. The tech will allow...

 
 
 
Everyone is panicking about a 'dreadful' new law that might kill off the meme and change the internet forever

EVERYONE IS PANICKING ABOUT A 'DREADFUL' NEW LAW THAT MIGHT KILL OFF THE MEME AND CHANGE THE INTERNET FOREVER

The EU might force sites like Reddit to filter user content after lawmakers voted to approve controversial changes to copyright law. The...

Tinder's owner took a controlling stake in Hinge as it stares down the threat from Facebook

TINDER'S OWNER TOOK A CONTROLLING STAKE IN HINGE AS IT STARES DOWN THE THREAT FROM FACEBOOK

Tinder owner Match has acquired a 51% stake in Hinge for an undisclosed fee. Match first took a stake in Hinge in September last year...

 
 
 
10 things in tech you need to know today

10 THINGS IN TECH YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. 1. Instagram unveiled a new app to help it compete with the likes...

How China tried to shut down Australian media coverage of its debt-trap diplomacy in the Pacific

HOW CHINA TRIED TO SHUT DOWN AUSTRALIAN MEDIA COVERAGE OF ITS DEBT-TRAP DIPLOMACY IN THE PACIFIC

A Chinese Embassy official yelled and made demands of an Australian producer to try and censor an episode of "60 Minutes" that would...

 
 
 
The EU is giving YouTube the biggest threat to its business model in a decade

THE EU IS GIVING YOUTUBE THE BIGGEST THREAT TO ITS BUSINESS MODEL IN A DECADE

A European parliament committee voted in favor of legislation designed to help pocket a greater share of the money that they help YouTube-esque...

Microsoft just bought a startup it invested in - and it built its business on a key Google technology

MICROSOFT JUST BOUGHT A STARTUP IT INVESTED IN - AND IT BUILT ITS BUSINESS ON A KEY GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY

Microsoft has purchased Bonsai, an artificial intelligence startup based in Berkeley, CA. Microsoft was actually an investor in Bonsai,...

 
 
 
You should be terrified that Amazon is going to eat your industry, but there's a secret to surviving it, says a guy who experienced it

YOU SHOULD BE TERRIFIED THAT AMAZON IS GOING TO EAT YOUR INDUSTRY, BUT THERE'S A SECRET TO SURVIVING IT, SAYS A GUY WHO EXPERIENCED IT

Lanham Napier spent 14 years as the CEO of Rackspace, going head-to-head with Amazon in the last years of his reign. He shares some...

There's a problem with a new depression drug that sent stocks surging 15% last week

THERE'S A PROBLEM WITH A NEW DEPRESSION DRUG THAT SENT STOCKS SURGING 15% LAST WEEK

Investors' excitement about a promising new drug for depression reached a fever pitch last week when the CEO of the company behind...

 
 
 
Oracle shares sink 7% as Wall Street freaks out over a surprise decision not to share specific cloud numbers

ORACLE SHARES SINK 7% AS WALL STREET FREAKS OUT OVER A SURPRISE DECISION NOT TO SHARE SPECIFIC CLOUD NUMBERS

Oracle's shares sunk 7% on Wednesday following news that the company would no longer report metrics for cloud, a segment once seen...

Infotainment technology is driving car owners crazy

INFOTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY IS DRIVING CAR OWNERS CRAZY

Infotainment systems in cars were again cited as a problem category in the 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study . Infotainment systems...

 
 
 
Homeland Security press secretary fired back at United and American Airlines after they told the US government not to fly children separated from their parents on their planes

HOMELAND SECURITY PRESS SECRETARY FIRED BACK AT UNITED AND AMERICAN AIRLINES AFTER THEY TOLD THE US GOVERNMENT NOT TO FLY CHILDREN SEPARATED FROM THEIR PARENTS ON THEIR PLANES

The Department of Homeland Security's press secretary, Tyler Houlton, criticized American Airlines , Frontier Airlines , and United...

We compared AMC's new monthly subscription plan against MoviePass, and it's a close battle

WE COMPARED AMC'S NEW MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION PLAN AGAINST MOVIEPASS, AND IT'S A CLOSE BATTLE

On Wednesday, AMC Theatres amped up the movie subscription rivalry it has with MoviePass by announcing AMC Stubs A-List, a $20-a-month...

 
 
 
All four major US carriers have promised to stop selling your location data after a company was caught providing unauthorized data to law enforcement

ALL FOUR MAJOR US CARRIERS HAVE PROMISED TO STOP SELLING YOUR LOCATION DATA AFTER A COMPANY WAS CAUGHT PROVIDING UNAUTHORIZED DATA TO LAW ENFORCEMENT

The four major US cellular network carriers have pledged to stop selling customer location data to data brokers after a glitch was...

As 'Solo' bombs at the box office, future 'Star Wars' standalone movies for characters like Boba Fett and Obi-Wan are reportedly on hold

AS 'SOLO' BOMBS AT THE BOX OFFICE, FUTURE 'STAR WARS' STANDALONE MOVIES FOR CHARACTERS LIKE BOBA FETT AND OBI-WAN ARE REPORTEDLY ON HOLD

According to Collider, future "Star Wars" standalone movies are being put on hold to focus on "Episode IX" and what the next trilogy...

 
 
 



Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Neat hardware, but Alexa can't keep up

Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Neat hardware, but Alexa can't keep up

The Fire TV Cube wants to replace your remote with voice commands, but Alexa isn't up for the challenge. Read more ...

AT&T launches new WatchTV streaming service at aggressive $15-per-month price

AT&T launches new WatchTV streaming service at aggressive $15-per-month price

Days after completing its monumental acquisition of Time Warner, AT&T is announcing a second streaming TV service that's priced lower than the company's existing DirecTV Now... Read more ...

Xbox One won't get VR support after all

Xbox One won't get VR support after all

Microsoft has put plans for VR support for Xbox devices on hold, according to an interview with Xbox's chief marketing officer. Speaking to gamesindustry.biz , CMO Mike Nichols... Read more ...

The new Microsoft News app brings headlines to your handset

The new Microsoft News app brings headlines to your handset

Microsoft has launched a new current affairs app for iOS and Android, giving you yet another way to funnel the latest news to your phone. The app is a total overhaul of the old... Read more ...

Apple's AirPower charging mat rumored to ship in September following...

Apple's AirPower charging mat rumored to ship in September following ‘technical hurdles'

Apple first announced its AirPower wireless charging mat 282 days ago back in September, with a 2018 release promise. Previous rumors had suggested it would launch in March... Read more ...

Instagram takes on YouTube with new video channel

Instagram takes on YouTube with new video channel

If you find yourself frustrated by the short time limit of Instagram Stories and videos, then you'll be pleased by Instagram's latest announcement: the launch of IGTV. That's... Read more ...

Nokia X6 support goes live in India, expected to launch soon

Nokia X6 support goes live in India, expected to launch soon

Finnish smartphone maker Nokia is all set to introduce its mid-range smartphone, the Nokia X6 in India. While there has been no announcement from the company, the support page... Read more ...

BBC will show all Wimbledon Centre Court matches in 4K HDR

BBC will show all Wimbledon Centre Court matches in 4K HDR

And this time Sky Q viewers can join in for the semis Read more ...

Steam Summer Sale 2018 looks set to start today

Steam Summer Sale 2018 looks set to start today

It's time. The sun may be shining, but you're about to spend the next few weeks sat in front of your gaming PC, as the Steam Summer Sale 2018 is set to kick off today. That's... Read more ...

Dixons Carphone reports £118m profit drop for 2017

Dixons Carphone reports £118m profit drop for 2017

The retail giant admitted there's “plenty of work to do” Dixons Carphone saw pre-tax profits for 2017/18, falling 24pc to £382m from £500m year-on-year. The financial year... Read more ...