Tue12122017

LAST_UPDATETue, 12 Dec 2017 2pm

China Video Game Craze Drives Booming E-Sports Market

Pic: ReutersWUHU, CHINA/SHANGHAI: In an industrial park on the edge of Shanghai, a dozen Chinese teenagers are taking a break from battling digital armies to focus on their yoga.

Read more: China Video Game Craze Drives Booming E-Sports Market

Nasa To Hold Major Announcement After Artificial Intelligence Makes Major Planet-Hunting Breakthrough

Pic: The Independent

Nasa is holding a major press conference after its planet-hunting telescope made a major breakthrough.

Read more: Nasa To Hold Major Announcement After Artificial Intelligence Makes Major Planet-Hunting...

[Video] A Drone Has Been Invented To Force Employees To Stop Working And Go Home

The drone during a public demonstration.

While Japan is known as a first-world country full of technological wonders and civilised society, it is also notoriously recognised by its brutal work culture among its workforce. Employees have been known to die from overworking or even commit suicide due to the extreme work pressure demanded by their superiors.

Read more: [Video] A Drone Has Been Invented To Force Employees To Stop Working And Go Home

Atos Offers To Buy Gemalto For 4.3 Billion Euros To Boost Cyber Security Services

Pic: ReutersPARIS - French technology consulting firm Atos ATO.O offered to buy Gemalto (GTO.AS) for 4.3 billion euros ($5.06 billion) on Monday to boost its cyber security services as states and big corporations seek to cope with a growing number of attacks on the Internet worldwide.

Read more: Atos Offers To Buy Gemalto For 4.3 Billion Euros To Boost Cyber Security Services

U.S. Agency Prepares To Hand Over Internet Oversight To FTC

Pic: Reuters (The Federal Trade Commission building is seen in Washington on March 4, 2012.)WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to turn over oversight of internet service providers to another federal agency as it plans to vote on Thursday to revoke the landmark 2015 “net neutrality” rules.

Read more: U.S. Agency Prepares To Hand Over Internet Oversight To FTC

A Gift Guide For The Apple-Holic On Your List

Pic: Uproxx

Christmas can be a trying time for those looking to buy gifts for their favorite Apple enthusiast.

Read more: A Gift Guide For The Apple-Holic On Your List

Nokia 6 (2018) Passes Through TENAA, Getting Closer To Release

Nokia's first new smartphone to launch in early 2018 may in fact be a new Nokia 6. That makes sense since the original was the first device put out by HMD Global, as it became official this January.

Read more: Nokia 6 (2018) Passes Through TENAA, Getting Closer To Release

Ex-Contractor Says He Shut Trump's Twitter Account By Accident

Pic: ReutersFRANKFURT: The contractor who shut down Donald Trump’s Twitter account has told Reuters he did so by mistake, but says he believes some of the U.S. president’s recent tweets breach the social network’s ban on hate speech.

Read more: Ex-Contractor Says He Shut Trump's Twitter Account By Accident

German Spy Agency Warns Of Chinese LinkedIn Espionage

Pic: Getty Images (Germany's domestic intelligence agency says China used LinkedIn to target at least 10,000 people.)China is using fake LinkedIn profiles to gather information on German officials and politicians, the German intelligence agency (BfV) has said.

Read more: German Spy Agency Warns Of Chinese LinkedIn Espionage

#NoRussiaNoGames: Twitter 'Bots' Boost Russian Backlash Against Olympic Ban

Pic: Reuters (A 3D-printed Twitter logo displayed in front of Russian flag is seen in this illustration picture, October 27, 2017.)MOSCOW - What began as a grassroots online campaign featuring a schoolboy has grown into a mass hashtag protest against Russia’s exclusion from the Winter Olympics - backed by what appear to be fake Twitter accounts and users connected to past pro-Kremlin causes.

Read more: #NoRussiaNoGames: Twitter 'Bots' Boost Russian Backlash Against Olympic Ban