Twitter transparency report details crackdown on abusive accounts

Twitter has released its most recent transparency report, and in it we see that most of the allegedly abusive accounts reported to it for terms of service violations were allowed to stay live on the service.

A new company is trying to revive the Skully AR helmet

Last year, Skully, the startup that crowdfunded its AR motorcycle helmet, shut down following many delays, mounting financial woes and an attempted sale to LeEco that didn't go through.

This crazy device turns any TV into a touchscreen

OK this is a seriously cool gadget and if you’ve never seen it before, prepare to have your mind blown.  Ubi describes the Ubi Touch as a "portable interactive touch screen panel," which sounds pretty awesome and futuristic.

This is what Google's PixelBook Chromebook looks like and costs

Google is holding an event soon, and nearly everything it plans to announce has just leaked out, including images of a new Chromebook. Droid-Life posted images of what it looks like, as well as information on what it's called and how much it costs.

This guy spent 4 months building a headphone jack in his iPhone

Scotty Allen is an American Engineer who spent 15 weeks in China, modifying an iPhone 7 to include a headphone jack.  After mishaps, setbacks, and thousands of dollars, he finally accomplished what many thought was impossible.

Carbon dioxide could be stored as liquid lakes in the sea

One experts claims a deep ocean trench around 6 kilometres (3. 7 miles) down called the Sunda trench, just south of the Indonesian archipelago, could be used to store excess carbon dioxide.

Google Pixel 2 will start at $649, offer 'Kinda Blue' third color option

How many more leaks will we see This about wraps it up.  The Google hardware leaks are coming hard and fast, and the latest of the group reveals fresh information about the forthcoming Pixel 2 — the smaller sibling to the Pixel 2 XL.

Chrome Continues To Be The Most Secure Browser, Confirms New Research

German security firm X41 D-Sec published a paper in which it unveiled that although both Chrome and Edge use many modern security features to keep attacks away, Chrome employs stronger security defaults and has better compartmentalization for content. .

Pics of Google's Pixel 2 phones just leaked, and they look pretty 'meh'

We're just a couple weeks away from Google's big Pixel 2 event so, naturally, the leaks have kicked into high gear.  Leaked images of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL appeared on the Android blog DroidLife, which show Google's new Pixel lineup in fresh colors, including "Kinda Blue" and "Just Black.

Urbanears Fall/Winter 2017 Collection taps minerals for inspiration

Audio company Urbanears has taken the wraps off its latest collection, the Fall/Winter 17 lineup.  This collection features some strong colors, not the least of which is an Emerald Green shade that goes well with the earthy tones of autumn.

Blockchain technology expands beyond Bitcoin and into car-sharing

(Reuters) — The technology underpinning the cryptocurrency bitcoin is migrating to the auto industry and vehicle sharing.  Accounting and consulting firm EY, part of Ernst & Young Global, said on Wednesday it was launching a blockchain based system that will enable companies or groups of individuals to more easily share ownership of vehicles and access[…] .

‘Sea Hero Quest’ hides dementia research inside a VR game

On the face of it, Sea Hero Quest could be just another mobile game.  Cheerful, colorful and with plenty of bite-sized levels intended to test memory and spatial awareness.

Apple to remove home button in upcoming high-end iPhone, report says

 The home button is headed to the trash bin if a report by Bloomberg is to be believed.  According to the report, Apple is ditching the button to make room for a larger screen in one version of the next iPhone.

A Camera Built With High-Quality Video and Craftsmanship in Mind: The Waylens Horizon

This new automotive camera system is ready to take the world by storm.  It captures all the best moments of driving and allows you to edit and share the best parts in real time.

Acer unveils Holo360 and Vision360 cameras for use on-the-go and in the car

Acer has announced two new 360-degree cameras in the form of the Holo360 and Vision360.  The former is a general-use camera for creating videos that can be viewed through virtual reality headsets, while the latter is for use in the car to record collisions.

Amazon Alexa users will soon be able to use Microsoft Cortana and vice versa

Amazon and Microsoft have jointly announced compatibility between their respective Alexa and Cortana voice assistants. You will soon be able to use Alexa on an Amazon Echo or another supported device to access Cortana features.

Acer Aspire S24 is so thin you can't tell there's a computer inside

Acer has an absolute onslaught of new devices at IFA Berlin this year, and one of the highlights is the company's Acer Aspire S24 all-in-one desktop computer.  The Aspire S24 is a 23.

Dell also launches Alienware Aurora with Radeon RX Vega 64 Graphics Card

Alienware is the first OEM to offer the new GPU from AMD’s Radeon division, building on its commitment to offer gamers options covering various price points, brands preferences and performan. .

Logitech Tackles Wireless Gaming Mouse And Keyboard At ‘Lightspeed’

When it comes to gaming-grade keyboards and mice, there’s much spirited debate surrounding wireless connectivity.  Logitech is looking to settle that with its G603 wireless gaming mouse and G613 wireless gaming keyboard.

Russian hacker group used Britney Spears' Instagram to hide their control servers

Yes, you read that title right. As reported by Ars Technica, the Russian hack group Turla has found a unique way to keep the URL of their command and control server secret: by posting it on Britney Spears's Instagram.