UK broadcasters urge the government to create a social media watchdog

A smorgasbord of TV broadcasters, mobile network and internet service providers has urged the UK government to strengthen its oversight of social media companies. In a letter to The Sunday Telegraph, executives from the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, as well as Sky, BT and TalkTalk, called for a new, independent regulator to help tackle […]

Nvidia’s RTX cards could create a breakthrough for eye-tracked rendering

During the presentation of its GeForce RTX 2080 graphics cards last week, Nvidia spent most of its time on ray tracing. This is the high-end light modeling tech that could bring a new level of realism to games. But these new cards can do more than just ray tracing. One of the other potential standout […]

A top British politician wants to create a publicly-owned tech company to rival Facebook and Netflix — but the idea is being ridiculed

Netflix Jeremy Corbyn, British Prime Minister Theresa May’s most powerful adversary, wants to create a publicly-owned tech company to rival Facebook and Netflix. His idea is called the British Digital Corporation and people think it sounds like a nationalised Facebook without the fake news and data misuse, where users can vote to get TV shows made. The […]

This Cessna-Flying Granny Wants to Create an Independent Maine

When Terry Hayes meanders to the podium at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the candidate for governor of Maine is surrounded by a curious assortment of men: a sitting governor from Alaska, a tech tycoon from Maryland, a businessman from Missouri and a best-selling author and Senate hopeful from Kansas. The odd assemblage […]

Jason Segel to Star in, Create AMC Anthology Dispatches From Elsewhere

Jason Segel is returning to the small screen in a very big way. The How I Met Your Mother alum is set to create and star in the new AMC anthology series Dispatches From Elsewhere, TVLine has learned. The cable network announced the news during its portion of the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Saturday. […]

‘I had to create something new’: Batshuayi trolls self after goal celebration mess-up

Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi has hilariously trolled himself after kicking the ball into his own face while attempting to celebrate Adnan Januzaj’s goal against England in the team’s final Group G game. Batshuayi made the howler when picking the ball out of the England net following Januzaj’s peach of a goal and attempting to stylishly […]

Tech companies form alliance to create networking for autonomous vehicles

The self-driving cars of the future will have a lot of computing power, and that means they’ll also need fast networking. So five tech and car companies have formed the formation of the Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance. The initial members for the San Jose, California-based alliance include Aquantia, Bosch, Continental, Nvidi…Read More