Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event: all the biggest news from Unpacked

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event: all the biggest news from Unpacked

The Galaxy Note 9 is official, along with the unveiling of the long-rumored Samsung smart speaker, the Galaxy Home. At its annual Unpacked event in New York City today, the company finally confirmed details of the various hardware that had been leaked leading up to the announcement. Here’s a recap of everything you should know.…
Twitter won’t punish Alex Jones for his past Twitter behavior

Twitter won’t punish Alex Jones for his past Twitter behavior

Last night, amid growing pressure to address Alex Jones’ presence on Twitter, CEO Jack Dorsey tried to explain the company’s position. In a series of five tweets, he made the following case: Jones hasn’t violated Twitter’s rules. Twitter won’t ban someone just because other platforms did. Journalists should “document, validate, and refute” the “unsubstantiated rumors”…
Witnesses said they heard teenage boy scream for help after he was stabbed during a ferocious attack

Witnesses said they heard teenage boy scream for help after he was stabbed during...

'There was just blood all over the floor': Stunned witnesses rush to help frantic teenage boy after he was attacked by a couple in a Woolworths' car park and stabbed in the stomach and hand A teenage boy is in a critical condition after he was horrifically stabbed during a random attack in a car…
YouTube now recommends the best phones for video playback, and it doesn’t suggest an iPhone

YouTube now recommends the best phones for video playback, and it doesn’t suggest an...

At its Note 9 announcement today, Samsung boasted the new phablet is a “YouTube Signature Device” for 2019. If you haven’t heard of that certification before, that’s because it’s a brand-new program YouTube just launched. The YouTube Device Report recommends the best smartphones, which it calls “signature devices,” for watching YouTube. These phones feature the…
Cheeky dad buys 18 BOXES of his favourite breakfast food after wife taught him to ‘buy a few extra’

Cheeky dad buys 18 BOXES of his favourite breakfast food after wife taught him...

A cereal offender: Cheeky dad buys 18 BOXES of his favourite breakfast food after being asked by his wife to 'buy a few extra' whenever there's a sale Those who ask their loved ones to pick up 'just a few' groceries at the supermarket expect just that.  But Kristin Jordan's husband took this request just a…
Morrisons enjoys healthy rise in half-year profit

Morrisons enjoys healthy rise in half-year profit

Morrisons enjoys healthy rise in half-year profit Morrisons has reported rising half-year profits as the supermarket hailed seven consecutive quarters of growing sales. Pre-tax profits increased 39.9% to £200 million in the six months to July 30, while turnover rose 4.8% to £8.42 billion. Second-quarter like-for-like sales grew by 2.6%, while comparable sales over the…
Google Pixel 3 XL leak appears to show production hardware and wired USB-C Pixel Buds – The Verge

Google Pixel 3 XL leak appears to show production hardware and wired USB-C Pixel...

We’re still presumably months away from the official Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL announcement, but that isn’t stopping the leakers. The latest images of Google’s next flagship appear to show finalized production hardware and what seems to be a pair of wired USB-C Pixel Buds. The pictures come from Russian tech blogger Канал Лучкова’s…
Aldi truck drivers to strike over claims of long hours

Aldi truck drivers to strike over claims of long hours

'Mums and dads are slaughtered on our roads everyday': Union boss slams Aldi for the 'incredible pressure it puts on truck drivers to meet extraordinary hours' - as they protest Transport Workers' Union members are protesting across Australia amid claims Aldi has forced truck drivers to work 'extraordinary hours', leaving them exhausted and putting other…
For women on Twitch, appearing single has become a minefield

For women on Twitch, appearing single has become a minefield

With rumpled bed sheets filling the frame behind him, a YouTuber unearths a digital trail of photographs, old forum posts, and messages. He is here to tell his audience about a transgression by a Twitch personality who, in his estimation, is taking advantage of her audience. It is a story as old as time: here…
For Elon Musk, the worst part of a publicly traded company was the public

For Elon Musk, the worst part of a publicly traded company was the public

Elon Musk likes control. He’s liked it since his early days with Zip2, founded in 1995, and X.com, founded in 1999, which eventually became PayPal. He only took Tesla public in 2010 because of financial pressures, according to Ashlee Vance’s Elon Musk, a biography published in 2015. (Musk has rated the book “mostly correct.”) Musk’s…