faceapp is sorry its 'hot' filter gives people light skin tones - cnet

Alfred Ng

the "hot" filter made people's faces whiter, a flaw faceapp's creator apologized over and blamed on artificial intelligence.

2017-04-25 10:32:00  

google tweaks search results to squash fake news - cnet

Alfred Ng

google is ramping up its fight against fake news with adjustments to its search rankings and autocomplete.

2017-04-25 10:29:57  

get a refurbished roku 4 for $55.45 - cnet

Rick Broida

roku's former flagship streamer is now priced only a bit higher than lower-end models. plus: finally, an outdoor speaker with some muscle!

2017-04-25 10:21:44  

xiaomi's new global boss looks to fill hugo barra's shoes - cnet

Aloysius Low

the new head of the company's international business doesn't have former exec hugo barra's boundless enthusiasm, but instead steers the xiaomi ship with a calm and steady hand.

2017-04-25 10:17:22  

nfl players now can wear wrist trackers to their heart's content - cnet

Terry Collins

players will have the option to wear whoop biometric monitors to track their fitness during offseason training.

2017-04-25 10:12:59  

xiaomi pushes back goal of cracking us phone market to 2019 - cnet

Aloysius Low

the chinese startup's new global chief resets the timeline, saying its phones will enter the us in "two years, if not sooner." the original goal was 2017.

2017-04-25 10:01:07  

former lyft driver sues uber over 'hell' tracking program - cnet

Alfred Ng

the driver is seeking $5 million in damages stemming from uber's secretive effort, claiming invasion of privacy.

2017-04-25 09:46:16  

iphone 8 may miss one key feature already in the galaxy s8 - cnet

Roger Cheng

apple's next flagship phone may be incapable of tapping into higher speeds offered by wireless carriers. you can blame its relationships with intel and qualcomm.

2017-04-25 09:42:03  

waymo to offer public trials for its self-driving minivans - roadshow

Andrew Krok

if you're in the phoenix area, you can sign up to use waymo's vans for whatever you need.

2017-04-25 09:34:26  

icky wax worms could help create biodegradable plastic bags - cnet

Aloysius Low

a simple worm commonly used as fisherman's bait could be the key to getting rid of the plastic bags clogging landfills.

2017-04-25 09:15:35  

vizio unveils 2017 sound bars with chromecast and bluetooth - cnet

Ty Pendlebury

vizio has announced its latest sound bars, which incorporate bluetooth connectivity and start from $80.

2017-04-25 08:00:14  

huawei honor 6x camera test (versus moto g5 plus) - cnet

Jessica Dolcourt

we wanted to see how well these twin cameras did, especially compared to the moto g5 plus on a handful of shots.

2017-04-25 08:00:10  

how vr can crack open movies and video games -- for the better - cnet

David Priest

commentary: vr puts you in the center of the action. and that's going to revolutionize the way movie- and gamemakers tell stories. it's time to get ready.

2017-04-25 08:00:03  

google ramps up efforts to expand indian market - cnet

Zoey Chong

the tech giant figures speaking more indian languages will help it reach out to more indian users.

2017-04-25 06:59:49  

apple delays release of its 'carpool karaoke' series - cnet

Aloysius Low

while no reasons were given for the delay, apple did say the series will premiere later this year.

2017-04-25 05:58:43  

alibaba's founder jack ma says ai will likely replace ceos - cnet

Aloysius Low

ma is predicting that 30 years from now, ai-powered robots will be on the cover of time magazine for best ceo, and he's totally serious about it.

2017-04-25 12:29:35  

wikipedia co-founder launches project to fight fake news - cnet

Terry Collins

jimmy wales' "wikitribune" will bring journalists and others together to produce fact-checked news stories online.

2017-04-24 08:33:25  

russian hackers target french presidential candidate - cnet

Laura Hautala

emmanuel macron's campaign said its staff received phishing emails meant to steal their passwords.

2017-04-24 08:25:40  

this is not the iphone 8. but if it is, we are down - cnet

Patrick Holland

a graphic designer made renderings of what the next iphone might look like. and it looks pretty cool.

2017-04-24 08:02:08  

the iphone 8 might be delayed by two months - cnet

Patrick Holland

alleged manufacturing bottlenecks with hardware components jeopardize a fall release for a possible new iphone.

2017-04-24 07:05:15  

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