Day: March 11, 2019

Twitter launches prototype app, ‘twttr,’ to improve conversations – CNET

Users chosen for the program are encouraged to share their thoughts on test features. …read more Source:: CNet

F5 Networks to acquire NGINX

The $670 million deal is about enabling multi-cloud services across environments. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Apple Confirms March 25th Event, Expected To Announce New TV Service

Apple is holding an event on March 25th where it’s expected to announce its long-rumored TV streaming and Apple News subscription services. The invitation shows an animated countdown GIF with the caption “It’s show time,” hinting that the new TV service will play a big role. The Verge reports: Rumors of an event at the…

US setting up facial recognition at major airports without ‘proper vetting,’ says report – CNET

Customs and Border Protection reportedly had “no limits” on how participating airlines could use biometric data, says BuzzFeed News. …read more Source:: CNet

Marvel Cinematic Universe postcredits scenes, ranked – CNET

From Iron Man to Captain Marvel, we’ve ranked the postcredits moments in the 21 MCU movies. …read more Source:: CNet

Former Apple engineer says Qualcomm tech was his idea but doesn’t claim patent – CNET

Apple has argued he co-invented the tech and should be named on the patent. …read more Source:: CNet

Congress introduces bill to improve ‘internet of things’ security – CNET

The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act wants to make sure the federal government isn’t buying devices that can be easily hacked. …read more Source:: CNet

Moto G7 Power available for pre-sale for $249 on March 15, G7 Play pre-sale starts March 29 – CNET

The Moto G7 Power offers all-day battery and Android 9.0 for less than $250. …read more Source:: CNet

US Seeks To Allay Fears Over Killer Robots

Humans will always make the final decision on whether armed robots can shoot, the US Department of Defense said today. From a report: The statement comes as plans emerge for gun platforms that can choose their own targets on the battlefield. The plans seek to upgrade existing aiming systems, using developments in machine intelligence. The…

Apple’s new version of Time Bandits now has Taikia Waititi, says report – CNET

A revamp of the cult classic Terry Gilliam movie, heading for Apple’s streaming service, adds the Thor: Ragnarok director. …read more Source:: CNet