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Today β€” March 23rd 2019Technology

Indian state open for talks with Uber rival Ola over ban

The southern Indian state of Karnataka kept the door open on Saturday to talks with local ride-hailing service Ola to avoid a ban that could help rival Uber build market share.

Too Much Video Streaming To Choose From? It's Only Going To Get Worse

By Laura Sydell
The Handmaid

It can be frustrating when viewers try to figure out which service has what they want to watch — Netflix, Prime, Hulu? It's about to get worse as more streaming services launch this year.

(Image credit: George Kraychyk/Hulu)

  • March 23rd 2019 at 15:00

Revolutionary 3D images of unborn baby's heart developed

Scientists have created 3D images of a baby's heart while still inside the womb - a development that could revolutionise the treatment of congenital disease before birth.

  • March 23rd 2019 at 11:07

Apple's Cook to China: keep opening for sake of global economy

Apple chief executive Tim Cook nudged China on Saturday to open up and said the future would depend on global collaboration, as the United States and China remained locked in a bitter trade dispute.

Albino penguin revealed at Polish zoo: report

By Elizabeth Zwirz

Anyone visiting the Gdansk Zoo in Poland reportedly now has the opportunity to observe an uncommon creature – an albino penguin.

Further US criminal charges submitted against Mike Lynch

Filing comes as Autonomy founder faces civil case in London over Hewlett-Packard deal

  • March 23rd 2019 at 01:40

Exclusive: Mexico central bank says Uber, other firms interested in mobile pay system

Various companies in Mexico, including Uber Technologies Inc., have shown interest in using a new mobile payments system developed by the country's central bank that seeks to promote financial inclusion, the head of the bank said on Friday.

Can Google’s Stadia compete with consoles?

Richard Waters looks at the tough technical challenges behind cloud gaming

  • March 23rd 2019 at 01:15

Pinterest moves closer to IPO with first public filing

Image sharing platform reveals jump in revenues and narrowing losses

  • March 23rd 2019 at 00:50

Students In Ukraine Learn How To Spot Fake Stories, Propaganda And Hate Speech

By Sasha Ingber
Students attend a Ukrainian language and literature lesson at a school in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk in 2016. In 2018, students in four cities across Ukraine received training to help them identify disinformation, propaganda and hate speech.

A new report says students who received media literacy training were 18 percent better at identifying false reports than students without the lessons. Girls gained more knowledge than boys.

(Image credit: Aleksey Filippov/AFP/Getty Images)

  • March 22nd 2019 at 23:25

Pinterest Is Rare β€˜Unicorn’ Preparing an I.P.O. Without Hemorrhaging Cash

By ERIN GRIFFITH

The start-up, which lets people create virtual “pin boards,” officially joined the herd of tech companies stampeding to the public markets this year by unveiling its offering prospectus.

Yesterday β€” March 22nd 2019Technology

Musk's lawyers call tweet in SEC's contempt bid 'not material'

Elon Musk's lawyers said that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission failed to satisfy its heavy burden of showing that the Tesla Inc chief executive should be held in contempt, and the tweet prompting its contempt motion was both proper and "not material."

Musk's lawyers call tweet in U.S. SEC's contempt bid 'not material'

Elon Musk's lawyers said that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission failed to satisfy its heavy burden of showing that the Tesla Inc chief executive should be held in contempt, and the tweet prompting its contempt motion was both proper and not material.

Musk's lawyers say U.S. SEC has not met heavy burden to show contempt

Lawyers for Elon Musk said on Friday that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission had failed to satisfy its heavy burden of showing that the Tesla Inc chief executive should be held in contempt of court.

We Want To Hear From You About Facebook Live

By Aarti Shahani
NPR wants to hear your thoughts on Facebook livestreaming.

Facebook Live has played a key role in the spread of violent images on social media. What do you think Facebook should do with this feature?

(Image credit: Katherine Du/NPR)

  • March 22nd 2019 at 22:16

Why Netflix Won’t Be Part of Apple TV

By EDMUND LEE

The first skirmishes have already been fought in what could turn into a tech cold war. “The game is on,” said the Netflix chief executive, Reed Hastings.

Leading Anti-Terror Technologist Says Suspend Facebook Live Following Mosque Shootings

By Aarti Shahani

A creator of anti-terror software says the re-uploading of the New Zealand mosque shootings video on Facebook is "absolutely inexcusable" because "we have the technology to stop it."

  • March 22nd 2019 at 21:18

Image sharing website Pinterest files for IPO

Pinterest Inc, the owner of the image search website known for the food and fashion photos that its users post, filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators on Friday, looking to tap into a red-hot market for new stock offerings.

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