AlphaBay and Hansa dark web markets shut down

AlphaBay went offline earlier this month Two of the largest dark web marketplaces have been shut down following a “landmark” international law enforcement investigation. The AlphaBay and Hansa sites had been associated with the trade in illicit items such as drugs, weapons, malware and stolen data. According to Europol, there were more than 250,000 listings for illegal […]

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Google Street View lands on the International Space Station

    If you’ve always wanted to poke around inside a spaceship but don’t ever wish to leave the safety of Earth, Google Street View now lets you explore the International Space Station (ISS) right from your computer. Astronauts have been working and living on the ISS for the past 16 years, and Street View now allows […]

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Find Out Which Android O Feature Nexus 6P And 5X Do Not Support

These past couple of months have been tough for the Nexus line of phones. Even though Nexus devices have quite a loyal fan base which they managed to gather due to their impressive abilities to support various experiments and whatnot with custom ROMs, as well as their overall good specs and such, the truth still […]

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KFC Huawei Smartphone Launched in China for 30th Anniversary

  Yum Brands’ Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has collaborated with Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei to bring out limited editions (5000 units) of a KFC Huawei smartphone under its own brand, with both logos integrated. This is to mark KFC’s 30th-anniversary celebrations in China. The KFC Huawei 7 Plus smartphone is bright red in color, with the […]

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Qualcomm seeks Apple iPhone sales ban

Qualcomm, the world’s biggest producer of mobile phone chips, has appealed for the sale of some iPhones in the US to be blocked. It claims that iPhones using chips by rivals, such as Intel, infringe six of its patents. Qualcomm said it had asked the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to investigate and impose an […]

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Fitness tracker firm Jawbone faces liquidation

The Jawbone website is still trading Fitness tracker firm Jawbone is facing liquidation, and chief executive Hosain Rahman is launching a new health-based tech start-up, the BBC understands. The BBC has learned that reports of the liquidation published by news site The Information are correct. Jawbone said it had no comment. The firm has emailed […]

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Samsung salvages Galaxy Note 7 parts for new phone

Greenpeace crashed a Samsung presentation earlier this year calling on it to reuse Galaxy Note 7 parts Samsung is releasing a new phone using parts from its Galaxy Note 7, which was axed after a battery fault led to some devices catching fire. The firm said the Note Fan Edition would “minimise the environmental impact” […]

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E3 2017: In Trump, indie developers find inspiration

The Cat in the Hijab places you at the centre of racial and faith discrimination More from Dave E3: Mario caps Nintendo’s triumphant comeback E3: Xbox’s vanishing virtual reality strategy Uber ‘obtained rape victim’s records’ Alphabet balloons connect flood-hit Peru Christopher Jarvis says his motivation to make a game that tackles fake news is reenergised […]

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Microsoft AI plays a perfect game of Ms Pac-Man

Ms Pac-Man has been difficult for AI to crack to date One of Microsoft’s artificial intelligence systems has conquered the 1980s video game Ms. Pac-Man. The team, from Microsoft-owned Canadian AI firm Maluuba, achieved the perfect score of 999,990. The software giant said that the method deployed in the game could also be used for […]

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Facebook reveals measures to remove terrorist content

Facebook has been criticised for not doing enough to remove terror-related content Facebook has announced details of steps it is taking to remove terrorist-related content. The move comes after growing pressure from governments for technology companies to do more to take down material such as terrorist propaganda. In a series of blog posts by senior […]

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