FTC under pressure to block Amazon's iRobot take over
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US democrats are worried about giving Amazon maps of your house 

The Federal Trade Commission is facing mounting pressure to block Amazon’s proposed $1.65 billion purchase of iRobot, the company behind Roomba autonomous vacuums.

Zuckerburg warns that his company is shrinking
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Friday, 30 September 2022 11:04

Zuckerburg warns that his company is shrinking


More staff lay offs expected 

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees yesterday that the company is enacting a company-wide hiring freeze and that more downsizing was likely.

Google helping anti-abortionists lure victims
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Friday, 30 September 2022 10:40

Google helping anti-abortionists lure victims


Vulnerable people tricked to visting fake clinics

Despite being warned about it, the search engine Google is still directing vulnerable women to fake abortion clinics to be shouted at by anti-abortionists until they give up on having a termination.

Apple sued for age discrimination
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Friday, 30 September 2022 10:29

Apple sued for age discrimination


We don’t need to retain you anymore grandad you are lucky to have work

A 67-year-old director in Apple's Intellectual Property Enforcement unit is suing the company for age discrimination, because Jobs Mob took away a special bonus it uses to "retain key employees" in lead positions because of his age.

Chaos hits Linux and Windows machines
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Thursday, 29 September 2022 11:59

Chaos hits Linux and Windows machines


Seen in the wild

A cross-platform malware has infected a wide range of Linux and Windows devices, including small office routers, FreeBSD boxes, and large enterprise servers.

Google overhauls search engine
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Thursday, 29 September 2022 11:47

Google overhauls search engine


Images and video blended directly into results

Google wants to overhaul the formatting of its search engine results pages by putting images and video content blended directly into results, as opposed to featuring under separate tabs or in dedicated box-outs.

Tesla Bot as pointless and over hyped as anything else Musk has done
Published in AI


Such a long way from useful you need a rocket to get there 

Elon [look at me] Musk is expected to unveil a prototype of his Optimus robot tommorrow which he tried to convince us last August would be a cheap robot which will be in every house and do mundane tasks. 

UK robotic expert says AI is our friend
Published in AI
Thursday, 29 September 2022 11:23

UK robotic expert says AI is our friend


You just need to know it better

The head of the UK's largest and most advanced robotics centre has said that society needs to prepare for the increased integration of robots but shouldn't fear the rise of artificial intelligence (AI).

Scot students' fume over lessons in "internet free" church
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They can take away our freedom but they cannae take away our wi-fi

Angry students at the University of Glasgow have blasted the decision to make them sit through lectures in a 19th-century church which does not have wi-fi.

Microsoft Xbox team rumoured to be pressing into Japan
Published in Gaming


Island hopping

Software King of the World Microsoft wants to grow its Xbox fanbase in Japan.