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Facebook, Instagram filled with misinformation about HIV prevention drugs, advocates allege

Tuesday  02:10,   10 december 2019
cnet

LGBTQ advocates want the social media sites to remove "inaccurate" ads.The letter, which was signed by 52 health groups and LGBTQ organizations and addressed to CEO Mark Zuckerberg , states the groups contacted Facebook about their concerns but the... >>>

Bose 700 noise-cancelling headphones drop to $349 on Amazon

Tuesday  02:10,   10 december 2019
engadget

It's holiday travel time, and for many that means enduring the racket of an airliner to visit family. Mercifully, some of the best headphones for fighting that noise are now on sale. Bose's 700 noise-cancelling headphones are on sale at... >>>

Coolest Cooler shuts down, blaming rising tariffs for its demise

Tuesday  02:10,   10 december 2019
cnet

Five years after launch, a third of the startup's backers have reportedly not received their promised cooler."Today, I'm sad to report (the trade war) has proved to be an insurmountable challenge for Coolest and we are forced to close down... >>>

Apple to talk at CES next year, though likely not to pitch new products

Tuesday  01:35,   10 december 2019
cnet

Apple's senior director of privacy will be speaking at a privacy roundtable. It marks the first official time on the show's stage in decades.Apple's senior director of privacy Jane Horvath will be speaking on a "Chief Privacy Officer... >>>

macOS 10.14 Mojave release date, news and features

Tuesday  01:35,   10 december 2019
techradar

Now that macOS 10.14 Mojave has arrived, we know so much more about the new Mac software.Goodbye, iTunes. Hello, Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple... >>>

Amazon-owned Ring is preparing its first smart light bulb

Tuesday  01:10,   10 december 2019
engadget

Ring is branching out from its usual doorbells and security cameras to produce truly connected lighting, although it's probably not going to replace your corner table lamps any time soon. An FCC filing has revealed that the Amazon-owned firm is... >>>

Report: Apple may release six different iPhone 12 models in 2020

Tuesday  01:10,   10 december 2019
bgr

Purchasing a new iPhone is far more complicated than it used to be. Back in the day, Apple would release a single new model and users simply had to decide what color they liked and how much storage they wanted. Over time, though, the number of... >>>

How to use split screen mode on iPhone and iPad

Tuesday  01:10,   10 december 2019
techradar

This is how to use split-screen mode on iPhone or iPad, so you can see two apps at once.However, if you don't know how to start split-screen mode, you're out of luck, as iOS doesn't give you many pointers, and you could miss this useful function... >>>

You can now email your emails in Gmail

Tuesday  01:00,   10 december 2019
theverge

There is no... >>>

Alphabet adds Nobel Prize-winning engineer Frances Arnold to its board

Tuesday  01:00,   10 december 2019
cnet

Google's parent company makes more changes after its founders stepped down from leadership roles last week.Arnold, a chemical engineer and professor at the California Institute of Technology, won the prize for her work studying the directed... >>>

Alphabet names Nobel Prize winner Frances Arnold to board

Tuesday  00:45,   10 december 2019
reuters

Alphabet names Nobel Prize winner Frances Arnold to boardArnold, who manages a research group at the California Institute of Technology, will serve on the technology giant's nominating and corporate governance... >>>

Drone-racing human pilot defeats AI -- at least this year

Tuesday  00:30,   10 december 2019
cnet

The Drone Racing League expects computer-powered drones to surpass humans in 2023.The Drone Racing League mostly involves human pilots, but this year it began its first computer-piloted drone competition, called Artificial Intelligence Robotic... >>>

Google under federal investigation over firing of four employees

Tuesday  00:30,   10 december 2019
cnet

Former workers at the search giant said they were fired for speaking out over workplace conditions.The complaint, filed December 5, accuses Google of "unlawful conduct" in the terminations of the workers -- Laurence Berland, Rebecca Rivers, Sophie... >>>

Pete Frates, who inspired the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, has died at 34

Tuesday  00:30,   10 december 2019
cnet

Boston man helped popularize the 2014 viral video craze that had celebrities and pro athletes raising money and awareness."BC Birdball" refers to the Boston College Eagles baseball team. Frates, who played baseball for the college, was named... >>>

From World Record Egg to Game of Thrones, Twitter unveils its top tweets of 2019

Tuesday  00:30,   10 december 2019
cnet

Avengers: Endgame, Stranger Things and BTS dominated conversations on the site.Topping the list for most retweeted tweet of 2019 is World Record... >>>