Day: November 12, 2018

Twitter grapples with fake Elon Musk accounts promoting bitcoin scams – CNET

Cryptocurrency scammers are promoting tweets through ads after they take over verified accounts. …read more Source:: CNet

Rewatch Marvel-ous Stan Lee movie cameos – CNET

From a clueless security guard to a FedEx driver looking for Tony STANK, late Marvel legend Stan Lee was always a star. …read more Source:: CNet

To prepare for the AI revolution, learn to be more human – CNET

AI will displace many workers, says tech exec and investor Kai-Fu Lee. But it’s got limits. …read more Source:: CNet

French president Macron insists new regulations needed to protect us from Facebook

While announcing new pilot project with Facebook French president Emmanuel Macron has insisted that new laws are needed to limit and protect online content and the internet itself.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Fail of the Week: Leaf Blowers Can’t Fly

Leaf blowers, the main instrument of the suburban Saturday symphony, are one of the most useful nuisances. It doesn’t take much work with a rake to convince even the most noise-averse homeowner to head to the Big Box Store to pick one up to speed lawn chores. Once you do buy one, and feel the…

Stan Lee dies at 95: Praise pours in for Marvel’s biggest icon – CNET

Those inspired by his work offer condolences and commemoration on Twitter. …read more Source:: CNet

YouTube CEO Says EU’s Proposed Copyright Regulation Financially Impossible

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has again hit out at proposed new European Union copyright rules which she claims is impossible for a platform like YouTube to comply with, and if done so, could harm the creative industries. Wojcicki said the European Parliament’s vote in favor of an overhaul to copyright law two months ago is…

YouTube supremo says vid-streaming-slash-piracy giant can’t afford EU’s copyright overhaul

Editorial oversight contemplated by article 13 creates too much financial risk YouTube, a company “completely sustained by pirated content” according to Google executives prior to its 2006 acquisition, is warning that a proposed revision of Europe’s copyright directive could spell the end of online video sharing as we know it.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Twitter’s working on an edit button, but it won’t be what you think – CNET

It’s a decade in the making… and still counting. …read more Source:: CNet

Study Opens Route To Ultra-Low-Power Microchips

Freshly Exhumed writes: A new approach to controlling magnetism in a microchip could open the doors to memory, computing, and sensing devices that consume drastically less power than existing versions. The approach could also overcome some of the inherent physical limitations that have been slowing progress in this area until now. Researchers at MIT and…