YouTube CEO calls EU’s proposed copyright regulation financially impossible

YouTube CEO calls EU’s proposed copyright regulation financially impossible

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has once again decried the European Union’s proposed copyright directive, arguing in a new blog post that it’s impossible for a platform like YouTube to comply with the suggested regulations. This is the second blog post Wojcicki has published on Article 13, a part of the copyright directive that calls for…
Volkswagen now lets Apple users unlock their car with Siri

Volkswagen now lets Apple users unlock their car with Siri

Volkswagen is deepening its relationship with Apple on its VW Car-Net app. iOS users can now use Siri to lock and unlock their car, check estimate mileage with the fuel or charge left in their vehicle, and enable alarms. VW owners can use Siri to start and stop a charging session for their electric car…
The US now has the two fastest supercomputers in the world

The US now has the two fastest supercomputers in the world

The world’s two fastest supercomputers are now American, according to the rankings that are released biannually. The two computers, Summit and Sierra, both use IBM technology. Summit was crowned the world’s fastest computer back in June when it performed the mathematical test LINPACK at 122.3 petaflops per second. (Each petaflop is one quintillion math operations.)…
James Woods turns his Twitter feed into a ‘bulletin board’ for California wildfire victims

James Woods turns his Twitter feed into a ‘bulletin board’ for California wildfire victims

As unprecedented wildfires have torn across California over the past week — devastating hundreds of thousands of acres, displacing hundreds of thousands of residents, and killing at least 31 people — plenty of celebrities, including those who have been evacuated, have been tweeting links and encouraging their followers to donate to relief efforts. But in…
Wild blueberries sing the blues, with industry in decline

Wild blueberries sing the blues, with industry in decline

With industry in decline, wild blueberries sing the blues DEBLOIS, Maine (AP) - In the era of superfoods, Maine blueberries aren't so super. The Maine wild blueberry industry harvests one of the most beloved fruit crops in New England, but it's locked in a downward skid in a time when other nutrition-packed foods, from acai…
CHARLES SALE: Man United ambassadors told not to attack Jose Mourinho

CHARLES SALE: Man United ambassadors told not to attack Jose Mourinho

Manchester United ambassadors told not to attack Jose Mourinho after Dwight Yorke's rant against manager The furore around Jose Mourinho has become such a sensitive issue that Manchester United's ambassadors have been urged not to inflame the situation further.United's paid ambassadors — who include Dwight Yorke, Andy Cole, Bryan Robson, Denis Irwin and Ji-sung Park…
Sushi eater, 71, had his hand AMPUTATED after catching a bacterial infection by eating raw fish

Sushi eater, 71, had his hand AMPUTATED after catching a bacterial infection by eating...

Sushi eater, 71, had his hand AMPUTATED after catching a bacterial infection by eating raw fish An elderly man paid a high price for indulging in sushi when his meal ultimately ended in him losing his hand and forearm.In a peculiar turn of events, 12 hours after the unnamed man ate the fish his left…
Rail fare increase could price passengers out of…

Rail fare increase could price passengers out of…

Rail fare increase could price passengers out of travelling, Labour warn Passengers could be priced out of travelling on Scotland’s railways when peak fares increase 3.2% next year, Scottish Labour have warned. ScotRail’s regulated peak fares will go up 3.2% in January, capped at the level of the Retail price Index (RPI), while its regulated off peak…
Bodies of British couple who died in Egypt will be flown home next week

Bodies of British couple who died in Egypt will be flown home next week

Bodies of British couple who died on Egypt holiday will be flown back to UK next week as Thomas Cook is ordered to pay £26,000 to another family struck down by illness at same hotel The bodies of a British couple who died on a Thomas Cook holiday in Egypt will be repatriated next week,…
Nvidia rethinks the graphics card with the RTX 2080

Nvidia rethinks the graphics card with the RTX 2080

Nvidia unveiled its new Turing architecture and RTX 2080 graphics cards last month with a big promise of “six times more performance” than the previous generation, and the new ability to support real-time ray tracing in modern games. We’ve seen performance claims, some details about the Turing technical architecture, and many PC gamers trying to…