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ACLU asks Amazon again to stop giving governments surveillance tech

The American Civil Liberties Union is delivering a petition to Amazon’s Seattle headquarters today with more than 150,000 signatures. They are requesting for Amazon to stop providing the government with facial recognition technology. “Amazon has entered the surveillance business, and they’re selling to the government,” reads the online ACLU petition, …

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The OnePlus 6 has sold 1 million units in 22 days, making it the fastest-selling OnePlus phone yet

[//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); ] June 14, 2018. San Francisco – After over 15,000 people queued across 26 pop-ups in 11 countries across the world, OnePlus has sold more than one million units of its latest flagship, the OnePlus 6, within 22 days. The OnePlus 6 is the company’s …

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6 Best Tech Gifts for Dad Under $100

Father’s Day is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start thinking about the perfect gift for the fatherly figure in your life. If you’re stumped for ideas for your dad, hopefully, one of these great tech gifts under $100 will inspire you. Amazon Echo A smart speaker as capable …

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Life-extending tech will force us to rethink punishment

A few years ago, philosopher and academic Rebecca Roache published a provocative blog post about the future of punishment. At the time she was connected with Oxford University’s Future of Humanity Institute, a group which includes noted transhumanists looking for ways to extend human life with drugs, robotics, and more out-there concepts …

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Unity Automotive Uses Tech From Gaming to Aid Automakers

Automakers are embracing virtual reality with help from a gaming company. Unity Technologies is probably best known for developing mobile games; the company claims 60 percent of the global market uses its software. But Unity has quietly worked with major automakers to develop virtual reality tools, new human-machine interfaces, and …

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‘Black Panther’ tech featurette

By Angie Han2018-05-03 15:59:57 UTC Mashable Debuts exclusively premieres music, videos, artwork, trailers and more. You saw it here first! Within the world of Wakanda, Shuri is responsible for most of that futuristic tech we saw in Black Panther. In the real world, though, we’ve got production designer Hannah Beachler …

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