Monday, May 17, 2021
98% of Plastics Entering the Oceans Go Missing Each Year – Here’s the Likely Culprit

98% of Plastics Entering the Oceans Go Missing Each Year – Here’s the Likely...

Trillions of plastic fragments are afloat at sea, which cause large “garbage patches” to form in rotating ocean currents called subtropical gyres. As a result, impacts on ocean life are...
Samsung W20 5G launch set for November 19, will not be a flip phone

Samsung W20 5G launch set for November 19, will not be a flip phone

A new poster now reveals the W20 5G foldable will launch in China on November 19 and will look similar to the Galaxy Fold. Samsung W20 5G will launch in...
WhatsApp Pay can't be deployed in India, RBI tells Supreme Court

WhatsApp Pay can’t be deployed in India, RBI tells Supreme Court

The Reserve Bank of India has told the Supreme Court that WhatsApp Pay is not complaint with India’s data localisation norms and so it has asked NPCI not to allow...
Researchers show smart speakers like Alexa, Google Home can be hacked using laser beams

Researchers show smart speakers like Alexa, Google Home can be hacked using laser beams

A team of academic researchers from University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo and University of Michigan have successfully demonstrated that “attackers could remotely inject inaudible and invisible commands” using laser lights...
Adobe and Twitter are designing a system for permanently attaching artists’ names to pictures

Adobe and Twitter are designing a system for permanently attaching artists’ names to pictures

It’s called the Content Authenticity Initiative Adobe, Twitter, and The New York Times Company have announced a new system for adding attribution to photos and other...
Twitter suspends accounts of Palestinian Quds News Network

Twitter suspends accounts of Palestinian Quds News Network

Website, which had hundreds of thousands of followers, had its accounts on Twitter removed. Twitter has suspended multiple accounts of an independent Palestinian news website considered one of...
Uber unveils a new look for its food delivery drones

Uber unveils a new look for its food delivery drones

Rotating wings for increased speed Uber is revving up to test its new drone delivery service for Uber Eats in San Diego in 2020. Today, the company unveiled a new look...
The first widely available electric Mini will start at $29,900

The first widely available electric Mini will start at $29,900

Going on sale in 2020 BMW has announced that the new Mini Cooper EV, which will be the first widely available all-electric version of the car, will start at...
Facebook trained AI to fool facial recognition systems, and it works on live video

Facebook trained AI to fool facial recognition systems, and it works on live video

Facebook researchers say the tool can combat deepfakes Facebook remains embroiled in a multibillion-dollar judgement lawsuit over its facial recognition practices, but that hasn’t stopped its artificial intelligence research division...
Mixer adds another top streamer to its roster, which means its plan is working

Mixer adds another top streamer to its roster, which means its plan is working

If they can keep attracting talent, the Twitch competitor is sure to flourish This weekend, Cory “King Gothalion” Michael became the latest massively popular Twitch streamer to depart the...

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