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YouTube says it will now remove ‘violent’ and ‘mature’ videos pretending to be kid-friendly

YouTube will remove any ‘mature’ or ‘violent’ content directed toward children amid mounting pressure to make its platform safer for minors.  According to The Verge, YouTube says it will weed out unsafe content by monitoring video titles, descriptions, and tags and will begin banning offenders following a grace period. Targeted content will include any material […]

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Sony and Yamaha are making a self-driving cart for theme parks

Sony is partnering with Yamaha on the SC-1 Sociable Cart, an expansion of the concept designed for entertainment purposes like theme parks, golf courses and “commercial facilities.” The new version seats five people instead of three (and in greater comfort), lasts longer through replaceable batteries and uses additional image sensors to improve its situational awareness. […]

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AT&T and FTC settle lawsuit over data throttling

A court filing made public on Friday reveals the U.S. Federal Trade Commission reached a settlement agreement with AT&T over allegations that the mobile carrier slowed down, or throttled, data transfer speeds of certain customers. Filed with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the proposed order reveals AT&T and the FTC […]

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Chinese graphics maker is developing a GPU to rival Nvidia’s GTX 1080

Jingjia Micro, short for Changsha Jingjia Microelectronics Co., Ltd, has allegedly commenced pre-researching the company’s next-generation JM9271 GPU that it claims will be as fast as an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080. As Tom’s Hardware highlights, Jingjia Micro got its start in 2006 as a military-civilian integrated company specializing in electric component design and production. The firm is […]

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Apple betas a new interface for iCloud web

Apple this week has launched a new beta version of iCloud on the web with the overhauled Reminders app, a new launch screen, and more. The change was first pointed out by Federico Viticci on Twitter. The immediately noticeable changes, besides the white background, include the user’s photo and name with a greeting in the […]