Facebook

Facebook Expands Fake Election News Fight, but Falsehoods Still Rampant

Another training exercise looked at how the company would handle a burst of pages administered in other countries suddenly promoting material related to the US election. Even as Facebook ran exercises, an article published Wednesday by the Facebook-supported Digital Forensic Research Lab at the Atlantic Council found that of the four most popular articles being shared […]

Software

How to foster collaboration in software development

In a classic software development approach, one kind of person writes the spec, another writes the code and a third does the testing — and all argue about what the software should do. Those arguments or feedback loops typically happen after the software’s creation, and the developer ends up writing the code at least twice. […]

Games

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Nintendo Switch ‘Cloud Edition’ Announced for Japan

Nintendo and Ubisoft announced Thursday that Assassin’s Creed Odyssey would be released on the Nintendo Switch, with two big caveats: only in Japan and as a “cloud edition”, which means Switch owners in Japan will have to stream the game to play it. As such, it has its own pricing structure: JPY 730 (about Rs. 470) per day or JPY 8,400 (about […]

Games

Spider-Man PS4 Special Edition India Release Cancelled

The Spider-Man PS4 Special Edition has been cancelled for India. Several retailers speaking to Gadgets 360 have confirmed that Sony India won’t be bringing in this version of the game which comes with a steelbook and an art book. Previously it was delayed until September 17, now it won’t be releasing in India at all. This is despite most […]

Internet

Field Solutions Group unveils two ISP towers to better connect farmers to the internet

Farmers who live outside the township of Moree will now have access to faster broadband speeds and better internet connectivity, after the Red Mill Tower was unveiled on Friday. “Any farmer who lives within an 18 kilometre radius of the tower will be able to access better and faster internet,” Field Solutions Group regional project […]

Computer

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 3DMark Performance Benchmark Results Leak

Nvidia’s recently unveiled GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card has seen its first benchmark results leaked online, showing some very impressive performance. Nvidia’s latest 2000 series GPUs were announcedlast month, and the RTX 2080 is said to go on sale starting September 20. The new GPUs are based on an architecture codenamed Turing and it merges conventional […]

Games

Nintendo Switch Online to Get 20 NES Games at Launch: Here’s the Full List

Nintendo Switch Online is Nintendo’s answer to PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live. With Nintendo Switch Online launch date slated for September 18, Nintendo revealed more details on what you can expect in the way of games available at launch. 20 NES games will be available including classics like Super Mario Bros. 3 and Pro Wrestling (available for the first time […]

Facebook

Facebook’s New AI Tool Can Identify Offensive Memes

In a bid to curtail offensive memes that promote hate speech, Facebook is building a novel artificial intelligence (AI) system that uses machine learning to identify text in images and videos as well as transcribe it. While tools to transcribe text are nothing new, the company faces different challenges because of the size, sheer volume of photos […]

Internet

EU Parliament Approves Copyright Law in Blow to Big Tech

The European Parliament on Wednesday approved a controversial EU copyright law that hands more power to news and record companies against Internet giants like Google and Facebook. Backing the draft were traditional media, in urgent search of revenue at a time when web users shun newspapers and TV and advertising revenue is syphoned away by online platforms. MEPs […]

Internet

TeamViewer Tensor Enterprise SaaS Platform Launched in India

TeamViewer, a global software provider for IoT, connectivity, monitoring, support and team collaboration, on Monday announced the availability of its Tensor enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform in India. Built on TeamViewer’s infrastructure and software, Tensor introduces a set of new enterprise-class functionalities including comprehensive reporting logs, advanced authentication management as well as mass deployment capabilities, the […]