Monthly Archives: December 2017

YouTube's poor AI training led to rise of child exploitation videos

As one rater said: “Even if a video is disturbing or violent, we can flag it but still have to say it’s high quality [if the task calls for it].” That means raters have to mark videos as “high quality” even if they have disturbing content, which can give those links a boost in search […]

Read More..

Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers big discount to replace batteries

Post Image

Apple today released a letter explaining that it’s very, very sorry for that whole bit about forcing older iPhones to slow down in order to preserve their batteries. As a way of attempting to make up for what it calls the “misunderstanding,” the company is now letting anyone who has an iPhone 6 or later […]

Read More..

Attending CES 2018? TechCrunch wants to see your company

Post Image

CES is a horrible, god-awful experience that will shave years off your life. The casinos, the food, the people, the germs. Horrible. All of it. But we love it! And we’re sending a huge contingent to the show again this year and want to see your gadgets, toys and products. TechCrunch cares much more for […]

Read More..

The Last Train Is a Made in India PC Game with PS Vita Dreams

Post Image

We’ve seen Indian game studios embrace the PC over the years, and Mumbai-based Smash Game Studios is the latest to do so with The Last Train. It’s an alternate history survival game taking place during World War 2, hypothesising what would happen if Japan did have the means to retaliate after the bombing of Hiroshima […]

Read More..

HQ Trivia Is Coming to Android | Crunch Report

Post Image

HQ Trivia is coming to Android, Amazon Echo is the No. 1 best seller on the site and the founder of LeEco is ordered to return to China. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Source link

Read More..

Huawei's Mate 10 flagship may launch on AT&T in February

The tipsters indicated that this was really part of a bigger strategy to not only gain acceptance in the US, but to take on Huawei’s biggest competitors, and Apple in particular. While Huawei hasn’t needed American customers to become a powerhouse, it believes that it needs to succeed in the US if it’s going to […]

Read More..

King-size games may have to wait as Nintendo reportedly delays 64-gig Switch cartridges

Post Image

The Switch may be the most pleasant tech surprise of 2017, but although it has many excellent qualities, excessive storage space is not among them. And it looks like that will continue to be a problem if, as The Wall Street Journal hears, Nintendo is delaying the production of 64-gigabyte cartridges. Right now you can […]

Read More..

2017 Is the Year the Home Button Died. Soon, You Won’t Miss It

The most convincing lie Steve Jobs ever told was “you already know how to use it.” For years, Apple crowed about its ability to build gadgets that were so simple and obvious, they were practically ingrained—as if you could emerge from decades of cryogenic freeze and instinctively understand how to 3D-Touch the camera app icon […]

Read More..

Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use

Post Image

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBarack Obama opens up about how he felt after Donald Trump’s inauguration Former US President Barack Obama has warned against the irresponsible use of social media, in a rare interview since stepping down in January. He warned that such actions were distorting people’s understanding of complex issues, […]

Read More..

HQ Trivia is coming soon to Android

Post Image

HQ Trivia is letting Android users pre-register for the live-streamed trivia game built by the makers of Vine, Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll. Pre-registering means you’ll get notified the moment HQ Trivia is available for download. HQ, which opened up pre-registration on December 24, had previously marketed its Android app as being available “this Christmas.” To […]

Read More..