A US startup can 3D-print tiny homes in 24 hours for a fraction of traditional building costs — here's how it could revolutionise affordable housing

2019-10-13 20:58

The Austin startup can build 3D-printed homes on-location, instead of at an off-site factory, for cheaper than traditional home building.

Apple is reportedly considering a subscription bundle for Apple Music and its streaming service Apple TV Plus, but the music industry is worried it will lose money on the deal

2019-10-10 06:26

The Financial Times reports that Apple has considered packaging its growing subscription services, but music industry executives remain skeptical.

Altron awarded Microsoft licencing provider contract

2019-10-07 20:04

Microsoft has named JSE-listed technology company Altron as a licensing solution provider in South Africa.

WATCH: Samsung's Galaxy Fold is brutally tested

2019-10-06 16:11

CNET demonstrates the tech equivalent of a brutal medieval torture designed to break the will of dissidents and heretics alike.

Over 200 million 'Words with Friends' players may have had their passwords stolen in a recent data breach

2019-10-01 21:13

A hacker claims he accessed data from more than 200 million people who played "Words with Friends" on iPhone and Android.

Facebook now blocks people from sharing links to notorious piracy site The Pirate Bay

2019-10-01 09:02

Facebook no longer allows its billions of users to share links to world's most well-known piracy website, The Pirate Bay.

Moms are furious that Instagram's algorithm keeps deleting topless photos of their long-haired sons

2019-09-28 20:05

Moms on Instagram were angry about the service deleting photos of their long-haired sons, and they got the attention of Instagram chief Adam Mosseri.

A US fitness influencer will serve nearly 5 years in jail for using 369 Instagram accounts to harass bodybuilding colleagues and allegedly faking her daughter's kidnapping

2019-09-28 07:06

Police also say that Tammy Steffen faked the attempted kidnapping of her 12-year-old daughter and tried to pin it on a former business partner.

Xiaomi's new smartphone concept has a screen that wraps almost all the way around the phone's body, and it makes even brand-new smartphones look old-fashioned

2019-09-25 09:34

The Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha is only a concept, but the company even adresses your concerns about the screen's scratch-resistance.

ANALYSIS | WeWork, WeWait, WeWorry: What's next for CEO Adam Neumann?

2019-09-22 20:00

In short order Neumann's office-sharing company has gone from a get-rich story to a you've-got-to-be-joking melodrama – from WeWork to WeWait to, now, WeWorry.

 

Tim Cook sent a memo to employees explaining why he stands by Apple's decision to remove an app used by Hong Kong protesters to track police

2019-10-11 16:15

Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a staff email that the app HKmap.live was being used to "maliciously target individual officers for violence."

Microsoft's cutting-edge, super-slim Surface Pro X laptop doesn't have a headphone jack

2019-10-09 17:20

Microsoft has also made its own headphone jack dongle so you can plug wired headphones into the Surface Pro X.

A cybersecurity expert describes the underground hacker network where stolen usernames and passwords are 'traded like Pokémon cards'

2019-10-07 12:47

Hackers use secret networks to aggregate and trade millions of stolen login credentials and passwords, according to a cybersecurity expert.

Google contractors allegedly offered darker-skinned homeless people gift cards to scan their faces for facial recognition software

2019-10-05 12:54

Multiple sources claiming to have worked on the data collection project claim they were instructed to record the faces of homeless people

Pope Francis warns Silicon Valley that if it isn't careful with AI it could lead to an 'unfortunate regression to a form of barbarism'

2019-10-01 18:10

The Pope invited tech execs and academics to the Vatican to discuss the moral implications of AI at a recent conference.

The most incredible perks Silicon Valley workers can take advantage of, from free rental cars to travel stipends

2019-09-29 20:11

Employees at Silicon Valley tech companies have access to perks like travel stipends, on-site acupuncture and massages, and more.

Apple will reportedly bring its feature-length films to theatres before its own streaming service

2019-09-28 20:00

Apple's new TV Plus streaming service is expected to launch in November — a direct competitor to services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video.

Boris Johnson gave a deeply bizarre speech about 'limbless chickens,' 'pink-eyed terminators,' and evil Alexa

2019-09-25 17:32

The speech came just after Johnson had suffered a huge defeat in the UK as the supreme court ruled his suspension of parliament unlawful.

We fact-checked 5 popular conspiracy theories about tech companies, from Apple making iPhones obsolete to Facebook secretly activating your microphone

2019-09-22 12:05

Most of the major conspiracy theories circulating about big tech are demonstrably false, but a few of them have kernels of truth.

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