HBO shares official trailer for Westworld season three

Something big is brewing: HBO dropped its official trailer for season three of American science fiction series Westworld, delving deeper into a future where robots are prepared to wage war against each other in support of their human backers. From what we can gather in the nearly three-minute-long clip, Dolores Continue Reading

Bloomberg debate video sparks new concern over social media disinformation | US news- Tempemail

A heavily edited video of Mike Bloomberg’s performance at Wednesday’s democratic debate in Nevada has prompted fresh questions about disinformation policies on social media platforms. The video posted by the Bloomberg campaign to Instagram on Thursday paints a flattering portrait of the former New York mayor’s widely panned debate performance, Continue Reading

Penrith City Council taps Dynamics 365 as first CRM – Projects – Software- Tempemail

As Sydney’s population continues to push outwards on the boundaries of the city, Penrith City Council has had to adopt its first customer relationship management tool to ensure it can handle the growth that will come with the construction of the new Western Sydney Airport. Jane Howard, Penrith’s ICT operations Continue Reading

Apple is exploring the idea of allowing custom browser and email default apps in iOS 14

Something to look forward to: Apple’s antitrust battles in the US and EU have caused quite a stir inside the company, to the point that it is now considering significant changes in the way it treats third-party apps in iOS. The company is likely evaluating this possibility to avoid any Continue Reading

Georgia, backed by US and Britain, blames Russia for ‘paralysing’ cyberattack – Networking – Security – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Britain and the United States joined Georgia on Thursday in blaming Russia for a large-scale cyber attack last year that knocked thousands of Georgian websites offline and disrupted national television broadcasts. State, private and media websites were taken out by the attack on Oct. 28, including those belonging to the Continue Reading

HTC teases its prototype ‘Vive Proton’ VR headset

In brief: HTC is perhaps best known these days for its wide array of VR headsets, ranging from standalone budget offerings to high-end PC-powered devices. Today, HTC announced something a little different: the Vive Proton, a prototype headset that looks considerably different than the company’s other VR products. The Vive Continue Reading

Foxconn says cautiously resuming China output, warns coronavirus will hit revenue – Hardware – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Apple iPhone maker Foxconn said on Thursday it is cautiously restarting production at its main plants in China and warned revenue will be hurt this year by the coronavirus epidemic. The statement comes just days after Apple rescinded its March quarter sales guidance, saying factories in China have been slower Continue Reading

MIT developed a simulation to determine the best way to deflect an asteroid

Why it matters: Barring self-inflicted catastrophes like nuclear war or irreversible climate change, the biggest threat to humanity is likely to come from outer space in the form of a rogue asteroid. It’s the type of fodder that makes for a decent blockbuster film but the truth is, it’s a Continue Reading

Brave or an ad industry in-joke? For and against Burger King’s mouldy Whopper- Tempemail

Burger King has caused a stir with a global campaign that showcases its prized Whopper burger decaying over a 34-day period. The rotten ad has been designed to highlight the chain’s decision to remove artificial preservatives from its flagship burger. But is it a shining example of Burger King’s creative Continue Reading