Tuesday, October 31, 2017

iPhone sorts your semi-nude photos in 'brassiere' folder - CNET

Users dress down Apple for training its machine learning algorithms on their intimate photos. The phone doesn't sort the photos until you ask it to.
By: CNET

Stripe Atlas adds a tool to set up stock issues for founding teams as it builds its business services

 Stripe Atlas was launched by payments company Stripe last year to help small businesses set themselves up as a legal, incorporated business entity in the U.S. Now with “thousands” of entrepreneurs from 125+ countries using Atlas, Stripe is expanding it with a new feature as it hones its focus on being a platform for startup services. Companies that are signed up to Atlas (which… Read More

Amazon Prime Video launches globally on Xbox consoles

 Today, Amazon Prime Video is launching globally for Xbox One, and will also be available on the new Xbox One X when it lands in stores on November 7. The streaming app, which is the only place to watch Amazon Originals like Transparent and Mozart in the Jungle, is going live in Canada, Mexico, France, Italy, Spain and India. In January of 2016, Netflix globally expanded its service to cover… Read More

New on Netflix in November 2017: 'The Punisher' and more - CNET

"The Punisher" is set to debut in mid-November, but Netflix is losing some big titles, too.
By: CNET

'House of Cards' season six has been suspended indefinitely - CNET

It's currently not clear when -- or whether -- the Netflix show will have a finale at all.
By: CNET

Apple TV 4K update will fix this one major flaw with HDR - CNET

Apple's high-end TV box converts everything to high dynamic range, and that's a no-no. A forthcoming software update will fix the issue.
By: CNET

Google's Fast Pair could make Bluetooth audio way easier - CNET

Tap to pair -- but no NFC required!
By: CNET

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#10: Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8" HD Display, 32 GB, Black - with Special Offers (Previous Generation - 6th)

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Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8" HD Display, 32 GB, Black - with Special Offers (Previous Generation - 6th)
by Amazon
4.3 out of 5 stars(37082)

2 used & new from $54.99

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‘House of Cards’ production halted ‘until further notice’ in response to Kevin Spacey allegations

 The fallout from allegations around House of Cards star Kevin Spacey continues. Netflix and production company Media Rights Capital announced yesterday that the sixth season of House of Cards (which is currently shooting to presumably air next year) will be the show’s last. While the companies said they were “deeply disturbed” by actor Anthony Rapp’s account alleging… Read More

Microsoft launches a revamped version of Mixer into beta

 Microsoft today announced the launch of a new beta version of its mobile gameplay streaming app, Mixer, for both iOS and Android. The company says the new app features an entirely different codebase that will allow it to roll out updates more quickly, and includes a number of changes focused on improving the core user experience, content discoverability, app performance and personalization.… Read More

Does Google Docs have faulty locks? - CNET

A rash of Google Docs users complain they're being wrongly locked out of their files, as they get incorrect alerts they're violating Google's rules of use.
By: CNET

iOS 11 gets emoji, security update ahead of iPhone X launch - CNET

Along with iOS 11.1, you also can download WatchOS 4.1 to access streaming music and a new Radio app.
By: CNET

Gaming accessories firm Razer to raise up to $550M in Hong Kong IPO

 Razer, the U.S.-Singapore firm that produces PCs and peripherals for gamers, is set to raise as much as $550 million from its Hong Kong IPO after it revealed its price range. The company first filed to go public in July, and today it confirmed that it plans to offer 1,063,600,000 shares at a range of HK$2.93-HK$4.00, that’s around $0.38-$0.51. If the full allocation sells at that top… Read More

Google’s Fast Pair feature starts arriving on non-Pixel Android phones

 In the avalanche of news that was Google’s Pixel 2 event last month, the company kind of glossed over the Fast Pair feature. Understandably so — it had a lot to get through at the event. And besides, it was far from the coolest thing about the company’s new Pixel Buds headphones (that title goes to the Babelfish-esque real-time translation feature). The feature is similar to… Read More

Apple releases iOS 11.1 with shiny new emojis

 New emojis. Do you need to hear anything else? Apple just released an iOS update. iOS 11.1 is the first feature update for iOS 11. It adds a couple of new things, starting with dozens of new emojis. Apple already previewed some of the new emojis, but they are now available to everyone. It includes mythical creatures, such as wizards, fairies, mermaids and vampires. There are some new… Read More