July 2019

Technology News Headlines



SOURCE: Seattle woman charged in Capital One breach may have data from other companies
SOURCE: Capital One Breach Casts Shadow Over Cloud Security
SOURCE: Jeffrey Epstein Hoped to Seed Human Race With His DNA
SOURCE: Marty the grocery store robot
SOURCE: Can Someone Hack My iPhone Through Text?
SOURCE: US issues hacking security alert for small planes
SOURCE: Drone makes first commercial delivery in The Bahamas
SOURCE: Satellites are starting to watch your every move
SOURCE: British spies must have access to encrypted Facebook and WhatsApp messages
SOURCE: Facebook’s Libra Could Aid Law Enforcement
SOURCE: Sophie the robot whips up noodles in just 45 seconds
SOURCE: A new tool uses AI to spot text written by AI
SOURCE: Google bought my friend's face for $5
SOURCE: Amazon’s Alexa listens to Brits having sex
SOURCE: What’s Wrong With Big Tech’s Eyes?
SOURCE: 2019 iPhone Photography Awards announced
SOURCE: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches Dragon cargo capsule
SOURCE: New uses of stem cells and 3-D printing could make baldness obsolete
SOURCE: Chris Hughes Worked to Create Facebook. Now, He Is Working to Break It Up
SOURCE: Killer robots ‘so intelligent they’re like gods’
SOURCE: Should I have let my daughter marry our robot?
SOURCE: Android malware can take photos and videos
SOURCE: Did Steve Jobs Harass Spotify's CEO With Weird, Breathy Phone Calls?
SOURCE: LightSail 2 Opens Its Sails in an Early Test of Tech
SOURCE: People Are Abandoning iPhones For Androids
SOURCE: YouTube Bans Dave Collum's "Conspiracy Theory" Podcast For "Violating Its Hate Speech Policy"
SOURCE: Will Netflix eventually monetize its user data?
"SOURCE: A fast internet connection is not some metropolitan luxury," wrote incoming UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in an op-ed for The Telegraph last June.
SOURCE: John Mcafee arrested for possession of firearms aboard his yacht, "The Great Mystery."
SOURCE: Robot Trading Will End in Disaster
SOURCE: Netflix is having a long, cruel summer
SOURCE: Vlogger dies live-streaming himself eating poisonous centipedes and lizards
SOURCE: Chances of destructive BlueKeep exploit rise with new explainer posted online
SOURCE: Netflix Sheds $24 Billion in Value in Six Days After Growth Miss
SOURCE: US attorney general says Tech firms must put backdoors in encryption
SOURCE: Anonymous data might not be so anonymous
SOURCE: Facebook misled users about its handling of facial recognition
SOURCE: Microsoft announced $1 billion investment in Elon Musk's OpenAI
SOURCE: Facebook flooded with fake Libra cryptocurrency scams
SOURCE: The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren’t Smartphones
SOURCE: Protecting Kids Data and Privacy
SOURCE: Huawei first-half revenue up about 30% despite U.S. ban
SOURCE: Huawei reportedly helped North Korea build out 3G network in secret
SOURCE: Google Cloud is making its presence known in Amazon’s backyard
SOURCE: Robot Navy Wars: The Next Big Threat?
SOURCE: Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI
SOURCE: AI-powered chatbot connects homeless people with help.
SOURCE: Demonetized: YouTube Destroys Trailblazing Musician's Income Stream Over 'Misleading Thumbnails'
SOURCE: Equifax To Settle Data Breach Probe.
SOURCE: Data Never Sleeps 7.0
SOURCE: Creepy "Cradle-To-Career" Data System To Track Everything About Children.
SOURCE: Kitchen disruption: better food through artificial intelligence
SOURCE: FaceApp Makes Today’s Privacy Laws Look Antiquated
SOURCE: Former National Security Agency Contractor Sentenced to 9 Years
SOURCE: Netflix might pay Eddie Murphy $70 million?
SOURCE: Verizon wants you to pay $650 plus $85 a month for a 5G hotspot
SOURCE: Hackers breach 62 US colleges by exploiting ERP vulnerability
SOURCE: Twitter account of Britain's largest police force HACKED ‘F*CK THE POLICE’
SOURCE: E-cigarette smoking Connecticut man is suing Juul Labs after suffering a massive stroke
SOURCE: Chrome 76 prevents NYT and other news sites from detecting Incognito Mode
SOURCE: 3D printed Micro Bristle Bot
SOURCE: Kazakhstan begins intercepting citizens web traffic to protect them from cyber threats
SOURCE: Who’s in Town App Lets Your Instagram Followers Track Your Location
SOURCE: Law enforcement must recognize the pitfalls of facial recognition technology
SOURCE: Asus ROG Phone 2 specifications leak
SOURCE: Users Are Being Watched As They Navigate Around Pornography Sites
SOURCE: Storm Area 51 Page Creator Worried About Visit From FBI
SOURCE: Porn viewers to ‘feel’ virtual reality girlfriends with new AI glove
SOURCE: Big problem for the 2020 U.S. presidential race could be dumbfakes
SOURCE: Robot bartender promises cocktails with AI precision
SOURCE: Human remains sold on secret Instagram black market
SOURCE: Criminals using deepfakes to impersonate CEOs
SOURCE: X-Rated Video With ‘World’s First’ Animated Porn Star
SOURCE: Israeli Firm that hacked WhatsApp Boasts Can Wipe Amazon, Apple, Facebook And Google Clouds
SOURCE: US Army Goggles Will Feature Facial Recognition Tech
SOURCE: Google Bans Gab On Its Google Play Store
SOURCE: Facebook and Google are tracking the porn you're watching
SOURCE: They are going to leave Facebook
SOURCE: Elon Musk Is Making Microchips To Link Your Brain To Your Smartphone by 2020
SOURCE: The FTC looks to change children’s privacy law following complaints about YouTube
SOURCE: Senator Finally Demands FBI Probe of Faceboo… Er, FaceApp?
SOURCE: Israeli hacker allegedly stole $1.7M in cryptocurrency from Europeans
SOURCE: For police, is AI deception technology a 'truth meter' yet?
SOURCE: My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users
SOURCE: This Bluetooth security flaw could let hackers track your Windows, iOS, and macOS devices
SOURCE: The Neurologist Who Hacked His Brain And Almost Lost His Mind
SOURCE: Think FaceApp Is Scary? Wait Till You Hear About Facebook
SOURCE: Breakthrough searches for signs of alien life in ultra-fast light pulses
SOURCE: Oakland bans use of facial recognition technology
SOURCE: What you look like as a Renaissance painting, according to AI
SOURCE: I spend my billions on space because we’re destroying Earth
SOURCE: Google attacked over rule that limits internet company liability
SOURCE: Elon Musk wants to hook your brain directly up to computers.
SOURCE: Turning it off and on again IN SPAAACE!
SOURCE: Stallone in Terminator 2? Deepfake prankster changing cinema history.
SOURCE: How Spotify and other popular apps trick you into doing free labor.
SOURCE: Social chat app Capture launches to take a shot at less viral success.
SOURCE: Neuralink to begin outfitting brains with faster input and output.
SOURCE: Facebook won't guarantee Libra users will be protected from fraud.
SOURCE: Robot ants are alarmingly smart.
SOURCE: Neuralink, which develops brain-machine interfaces is promising big news.
SOURCE: AI system capable of solving the Rubik’s Cube in a fraction of a second.
SOURCE: U.S. tech giants headed for their biggest antitrust showdown.
SOURCE: Hacker Discovers A Simple Way To Hijack Any Instagram Account.
SOURCE: The Photoshop troll strikes again!
SOURCE: Another employee behind the Google Walkout has left the company.
SOURCE: WhatsApp had security flaw that could let hackers alter photos and videos.
SOURCE: New AI that can guess how you feel just by watching you walk.
SOURCE: AI is becoming the linchpin of cybersecurity
SOURCE: Welcome To 'Social Government' - Privatizing Tyranny.
SOURCE: Toxic technology: How social media is making us dumb, angry — and addicted.
SOURCE: Mark Zuckerberg Brags: We Didn't Allow Pro-Life Groups to Advertise Before Ireland's Abortion Vote.
SOURCE: Grisly photo posted on Instagram.
SOURCE: Why I’m turning my son into a cyborg.
SOURCE: Twitter exec: 'impeachment' for Trump and social media chief 'racist dick'
SOURCE: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) has sent letters asking Facebook, Google, and Twitter to address deepfakes.
SOURCE: First human druge developed solely by AI is a vaccine
SOURCE: New US House Bill Would Ban Big Tech From 'Banking', Fine Facebook's Libra $1 Million Per Day.
SOURCE: GCHQ Britain’s Most Secret Intelligence Agency.
SOURCE: Cryptos Slide As Mnuchin Sees "National Security Issues" Around Digital Assets.
SOURCE: Digital Minister Margot James extremely sorry for porn block delay.
SOURCE: No technical reason to exclude Huawei as 5G supplier.
SOURCE: NCSC issues warning over global DNS hijacking campaign.
SOURCE: Thousands of Swedes are having futuristic microchips.
SOURCE: Craigslist's Craig Newmark: 'Outrage is profitable.
SOURCE: Europe’s Galileo satellite network goes down.
SOURCE: Data ethics is now a strategic business weapon.
SOURCE: iPhone 6 reportedly caught fire while being held in an 11-year-olds hands.
SOURCE: Facebook's Libra currency under fire.
SOURCE: Why AI Is The Future Of Cybersecurity.
SOURCE: Big tech ‘indenture entire populations into servitude’ to corporations & govts - Snowdon.
SOURCE: Indiana farmer is "Volkmom," an active member of an online white supremacist group.
SOURCE: Here’s how you can profit from the rise of the robots.
SOURCE: Why absolutely everyone should be concerned about facial recognition.
SOURCE: Home Secretary Sajid Javid supports police facial recognition trials.
SOURCE: Chinese tech giant Huawei will reportedly lay off hundreds of people in the US.
SOURCE: Data shows Trump is right about Twitter.
SOURCE: Future robot brothels using AI sex tech.
SOURCE: YouTube Removes Video of Tommy Robinson.
SOURCE: AI Makes Discoveries Humans Missed.
SOURCE: The Dickening: How long until John McAfee eats his...
SOURCE: Social Networks, Photo Websites And Dating Services Fueling Facial Recognition Software.
SOURCE: Watching Porn Produces as Much Carbon Dioxide Emissions as Whole Countries.
SOURCE: FTC: $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe.
SOURCE: Top Assange Defense Account Deleted By Twitter.
SOURCE: 60 GHz Wi-Fi Gets FCC Stamp of Approval.
SOURCE: Huawei's HongMeng OS set for release in August: insiders.
SOURCE: Anymal is a four-legged dog robot with all kinds of new tricks.
SOURCE: Huawei's HongMeng OS set for release in August.
SOURCE: Harley-Davidson offers free charging for its electric motorcycle.
SOURCE: Amazon’s Alexa calls 911 to save woman.
SOURCE: Japanese Crypto Exchange Bitpoint Suffers $32 Million Hack
SOURCE: Deepfakes Pose Increasing Legal and Ethical Issues for Hollywood
SOURCE: Amazon Robot to Roam Around Home.
SOURCE: Lawyer uploads porn to Pirate Bay, extorts downloaders.
SOURCE: Twitter will start testing its ‘hide replies’ feature next week.
SOURCE: Recycling Centers AI-Trained Robots.
SOURCE: Twitter is coming back after worldwide outage.
SOURCE: Longest and least convincing Deepfake.
SOURCE: AI program beats pros in six-player poker.
SOURCE: France passes law taxing tech giants in defiance of US anger.
SOURCE: UK unveils draft law to tax big tech.
SOURCE: iPhone owners could be spied on through microphone controlled by Watch.
SOURCE: Amazon commits to retrain 100k employees: Learn to Code.
SOURCE: Amazon to Retrain a Third of Its U.S. Workforce
SOURCE: HOW U.S. TECH GIANTS ARE HELPING TO BUILD CHINA’S SURVEILLANCE STATE.
SOURCE: Google admits listening to smart speaker recordings.
SOURCE: US Fast-Food Drive-Thrus Will Soon Use License Plate And Facial Recognition Technology.
SOURCE: ‘PayPal is F*cked’ BitMEX CEO Says.
SOURCE: Banned Chinese Security Cameras Are Almost Impossible to Remove.
SOURCE: Robot that started fire costs Ocado $137M.
SOURCE: AOC SUED FOR BLOCKING PEOPLE ON TWITTER.
SOURCE: Facebook Put a Fatwa On Me.
SOURCE: UK plan to control online porn watched as test case.
SOURCE: Denmark plans regulation of influencers.
SOURCE: Big Gov And Tech Are Partnering To Track Us Everywhere.
SOURCE: Wikipedia Editors Hide Bill Clinton’s Link to Epstein.
SOURCE: Instagram will warn users before posting mean comments.
SOURCE: Amazon Workers Plan Prime Day Strike.
SOURCE: Libra Monetizes Identity and Threatens Privacy.
SOURCE: Cop in Spotlight Over Big Tech Inquiry.
SOURCE: Pentagon’s Cloud Project Under Fire.
SOURCE: Elon Musk’s Satellites Upset Stargazers.
SOURCE: British Airways faces £183m GDPR fine.
SOURCE: iPhone sales dry up in India.
SOURCE: Supermarkets Swap Cashiers for Cameras.
SOURCE: Huawei - Link to Chinese Intelligence.
SOURCE: Are we living in a simulated universe?
SOURCE: Industrial Robots - Statistics & Facts.
SOURCE: Technological Dependence And The End Of Freedom.
SOURCE: Teledildonic Suits' Sex Over the Internet.
SOURCE: Was Russian Sub Sent to Cut Internet Cables?
SOURCE: LAPD pioneered predicting crime with data.
SOURCE: China Will Lead 5G Smartphone Purchases 2023.
SOURCE: G-Cloud 11 goes live with 4,200 suppliers.
SOURCE: Facebook, Instagram And Whatsapp Users Report Major Outages.
SOURCE: Wikipedia co-founder calls for social media strike over privacy issues.
SOURCE: Streaming content is causing viewer paralysis.
SOURCE: Almost half of all cars sold in Norway in 2019 are electric cars.
SOURCE: Bitcoin Slumps Below $10k As CME Futures Interest Soars To Record High.
SOURCE: UChicago SUED for providing Google with sensitive patient data.
SOURCE: Deloitte: China Looking to Use Blockchain as a Strategic Weapon.
SOURCE: NASA's Dragonfly Will Fly Around Titan Looking for Origins, Signs of Life.
SOURCE: Facebook & Twitter Still Hosting Content For Antifa Group Responsible for Portland Violence.
SOURCE: THE SECOND COMING OF THE ROBOT PET.
SOURCE: Google and Facebook are circling Africa with huge undersea cables to get millions online.
SOURCE: COULD NEW ISRAELI RESEARCH ALLOW HUMANS TO CHOOSE THEIR CHILDREN'S SEX?
SOURCE: UAE Switches On Largest Solar Farm.
SOURCE: Center for American Progress Puts ThinkProgress Up for Sale.
SOURCE: Georgia court system hit by ransomware attack.
SOURCE: Man charged with online threat to lynch Muslim candidate.
SOURCE: Facebook mail site evacuated after possible sarin scare.