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That AI robot that had an emotional meltdown in space got an upgrade

Monday  09:20,   09 december 2019
bgr

SpaceX was finally able to launch its Dragon cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station this week after the initial launch was scrubbed due to poor weather conditions. The spacecraft is carrying a whole bunch of neat stuff to the ISS,... >>>

HBO's Silicon Valley gear for auction: Pied Piper badges, Gilfoyle's Satan iPhone case

Monday  08:01,   09 december 2019
cnet

And how'd you like Richard's frantically handwritten notes on his middle-out compression algorithm?The items range from smaller goods like Richard Hendricks' official Pied Piper company badge, Bertram Gilfoyle's skull keychain and Satan... >>>

George Church on using Jeffrey Epstein money

Monday  08:01,   09 december 2019
cbsnews

60 Minutes asked geneticist George Church about accepting donations from Jeffrey Epstein's foundation. He explains: "You don't always know your donors as well as you would like-- even if other people do."Church maintains a detailed online... >>>

The complicated ethics of genetic engineering

Monday  08:00,   09 december 2019
cbsnews

With new technology to edit genes, scientists are now working on things that once seemed impossible. But what are the boundaries?But when it comes to humans, scientists must contend with a question that will shape their work in the decades to come:... >>>

What is non-personal data and why India is trying to regulate it

Monday  07:40,   09 december 2019
qz

Should enterprises share data that is anonymised and masked?So far, much of the debate around how this data should be collected and used by enterprises has been about protecting personal data. This includes information like name, address, financial... >>>

Lotería: Monday's Google Doodle

Monday  07:30,   09 december 2019
cnn

Google Doodles are almost as well-known as the company's search engine. But if you're not one of the millions who grew up playing this popular card game, you might not recognize this one.. © courtesy Google Lotería, as a Google Doodle.... >>>

Apple may offer tighter iOS parental controls this week

Monday  05:21,   09 december 2019
engadget

Apple's flurry of iOS updates might include one more substantial tweak before the holiday break. Vietnamese carrier Viettel has posted a page that hints at a release for iOS 13.3 (plus a minor watchOS 6.1.1 update) this coming week, most likely... >>>

Iran's internet freedom is on life support

Monday  03:50,   09 december 2019
cnet

The country's president wants a state-controlled intranet to replace the internet.Iranian... >>>

Bethesda stops work on 'The Elder Scrolls: Legends'

Monday  03:50,   09 december 2019
engadget

It's not a good time for card battle games, apparently. Bethesda has put all The Elder Scrolls: Legends development "on hold" for an indefinite amount of time, effectively canceling both the console version and a planned card set. The game will... >>>

Global financial watchdogs take aim at Big Tech's data dominance

Monday  03:25,   09 december 2019
reuters

Global financial watchdogs take aim at Big Tech's data dominanceLONDON (Reuters) - Google, Alibaba and other "Big Tech" companies could be forced to share data on financial services customers with banks and financial technology firms to prevent... >>>

Apple Mac Pro, Pro Display XDR to be available to order Dec. 10

Monday  02:45,   09 december 2019
cnet

Beastly desktop is Apple's attempt to win back professionals who have gone over to Windows.The beastly Mac Pro, along with its $5,000 6K Pro Display XDR monitor "accessory," stole the show during Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in June.... >>>

Snapchat's Cameo test slips your face into GIFs

Monday  01:31,   09 december 2019
engadget

GIFs are great for conveying your reactions, but they're not usually very personal -- and recording yourself probably won't be that exciting. Snap might have found a way to bridge those two worlds. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch... >>>

Apple Pro, Pro Display XDR to be available to order Dec. 10

Monday  01:31,   09 december 2019
cnet

Beastly desktop is Apple's attempt to win back professionals who have gone over to Windows.The beastly Mac Pro, along with its $5,000 6K Pro Display XDR monitor "accessory," stole the show during Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in June.... >>>

Tesla's electric ATV should launch at the same time as the Cybertruck

Sunday  23:10,   08 december 2019
engadget

Tesla has said precious little about its Cyberquad electric ATV, but it's now sharing one of the most important details: when you can expect to get one. Elon Musk told Twitter followers that Tesla was planning to release the ATV at the same time >>>

Apple may be ditching the lightning charging cable for some iPhones by 2021, analyst says

Sunday  20:10,   08 december 2019
cnn

After more than seven years, it could soon be time to bid farewell to Apple's lightning charging cable.The company may ditch the charging cable and port on its premium iPhone models in 2021, Ming-Chi Kuo, a top Apple analyst with TF... >>>