AT&T and Verizon are the latest companies to pull advertising from Google’s display network amid concerns that company does not do enough to prevent ads from appearing on YouTube videos promoting terrorism and hate speech. The two telecommunication conglomerates issued statements on Wednesday that they will stop advertising on YouTube and Google’s display network until

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Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images Wells Fargo’s pilot trial for cardless withdrawals must have gone well, because the bank is rolling out the feature to all of its 13,000 ATMs across the country. The company debuted the feature in select ATMs earlier this year. Starting on March 27th, though, you can withdraw cash from

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Sensor-laden fake fruit ensures you get fresh produce

Par dans Tech le 23 March 2017 à 7 h 03 min

Empa It’s challenging for shippers to check the quality of fruit on its way to your grocery store. Most sensors won’t reflect the conditions inside the boxes, and plucking a sample isn’t going to give you a comprehensive look. That’s where some Swiss researchers might come to the rescue. They’ve created artificial, sensor-packed fruit whose

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It’s World Water Day. Time to wake up and take shorter showers. That is, if we’re fortunate enough to have them. Water scarcity and pollution are persistent global problems. According to End Water Poverty, some 663 million people around the world have absolutely no reliable access to clean, safe water year-round. And two-thirds of the world population faces

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Apple is interested in making your everyday tasks easier on the iPhone and iPad, and the latest sign of this goal comes from its newly acquired app, Workflow. Workflow is an automation app that can string together commands based on recipes you create, and it’s now free to download, according to TechCrunch. With just one

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Screengrab: Kittenfeed Y Combinator’s Sam Altman recently called Trump “the Silicon Valley candidate” because of his disruptive nature. But maybe it’s really just because he’s a troll who recognizes the power of a cat meme. Advertisement A 17-year-old only identified as Lucy tells The Hollywood Reporter that her website, trumpscratch.com, attracted the attention of the

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Phil Cole via Getty Images We knew that subscriptions were coming to the popular blogging platform, Medium. But, we didn’t know the full details of what’d be included or the price. For $5 a month you’ll get access to exclusive pieces of writing, site features before anyone else sees them an offline reading list and

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The News Lens, an online journalism startup that aims to be the voice of reason in Asia’s raucous media landscape, will focus on creating more original video content after landing a Series B round. The startup hasn’t disclosed the exact amount, but says it is in the range of $2 million to $3 million. Founded in 2013

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Apple acquires Workflow automation app, offers it free

Par dans Tech le 23 March 2017 à 4 h 59 min

Apple has acquired the Workflow automation app, which allows iOS users to trigger a sequence of tasks across apps with a single tap. A spokesman for Apple confirmed on Wednesday the company’s acquisition of DeskConnect, the developer of the app, and the Workflow app, but did not provide further details. Workflow, developed for the iPhone,

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Photo Courtesy FX Legion is getting all the pieces in place for next week’s season finale, and tonight we got a couple pieces of shocking news, including one that confirms David’s ties to the X-Men. This Photo Courtesy FX + This Still: FX = SHADOW KING!! So yeah, the Yellow-Eyed Demon is actually Amahl Farouk,

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Apple acquisition hints at deep automation in iOS

Par dans Tech le 23 March 2017 à 4 h 03 min

Workflow You’ve had a number of built-in options to automate tasks on the Mac over the years, such as AppleScript and Automator, but you’ve had to turn to third-party apps like IFTTT to do similar things on iOS. You might not have to lean so much on outside help going forward, though. Apple has confirmed

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Photo: Getty The Trump inauguration is mostly remembered for the White House’s hilarious attempt to lie about attendance numbers and a dumb nazi getting his dome rocked. But there was also that situation where hundreds of people were arrested and slapped with rioting charges. Now, prosecutors want to go through over 100 locked phones and

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Crunch Report | Google Maps Launches Location Sharing with Others 35 minutes ago by Khaled “Tito” Hamze Amazon delays its entry into Southeast Asia 59 minutes ago by Jon Russell Senate debates permanent rollback of FCC’s broadband privacy rules 3 hours ago by Devin Coldewey Apple has acquired Workflow, a powerful automation tool for iPad and iPhone 3 hours

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Amazon delays its entry into Southeast Asia

Par dans Tech le 23 March 2017 à 3 h 36 min

Amazon has postponed its much-anticipated entry into Southeast Asia. The company initially planned to launch local e-commerce services in Singapore during the first quarter of this year, as we reported last year, but two sources with knowledge of the plans told TechCrunch that the schedule has slipped to “later this year”. Amazon did not respond to multiple

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Engadget Since the Switch started to show up in gamer’s homes, some have been complaining about issues with its wireless Joy-Cons. Problems with losing connection, particularly on the left one, have plagued some enough to attempt DIY fixes, but in a statement to Kotaku, Nintendo said there could be a reason for problems. Nintendo: “There

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Google Remember how Google let American political candidates post content directly to search results last year? You’re about to see a lot more of that. As of now, web searchers in the US and Brazil will see content directly posted by people and organizations when looking for movies, museums, sports teams, sports leagues and (currently

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Australia’s best streaming services compared

Par dans Tech le 23 March 2017 à 1 h 34 min

UPDATE: last month, Stan announced that it was bringing 4K streams and offline viewing to its service this year, and now the latter has arrived – updated article below! Now that streaming media has become a mainstay in Australian homes, Aussies have plenty of options to choose from when it comes to getting their home entertainment

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Photo: Getty If the 2016 election taught us anything, we now know that proper handling of email is the most important thing in the world. Recently, it came to light that while Rex Tillerson was CEO of ExxonMobil, he used an email account with an alias for his communications. Following a court order to turn

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Chevy is already a few months into its gradual roll out of its new Chevy Bolt electric car, and the local dealerships are excited to get people scuttling about in them with an onslaught of ads—even if they don’t all quite understand exactly how an electric car works. Advertisement As Automotive News reported earlier this

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Google’s Duo video chat app adds voice-only calls

Par dans Tech le 23 March 2017 à 0 h 56 min

Duo, Google’s answer to Apple’s FaceTime (and more recently, the mobile replacement for Google Hangouts) is getting a new, handy feature that takes the “video” out of “video calling.” Audio calls are coming to Duo, allowing users to stay in touch without having to rely on their phone’s camera. By cutting Duo’s dependency on video,

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