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June 23, 2017 3:17 PM Saudi and the Brotherhood: From friends to foes

Shifting political goals in Riyadh have led to a muddled history between the Kingdom and the Muslim Brotherhood. Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia, along with Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, Salafiyya message, a Sunni way, a Sufi truth, a political organisation, an athletic group, a cultural-educational union, an economic company and a social 27

June 21, 2017 5:49 PM Op-ed: The actions of one woman toppled Travis Kalanick, paving the way for others to speak out

But Susan Fowler was not the first woman to sound the alarm about foul play at Uber. Engineer Tess Rinearson wrote a viral blog post in 2016, titled "Dear Uber Recruiter," noting that "Uber's track record on women scares me." But Tess Rinearson was not the first woman to write about Uber's misconduct. Sarah Lacy, founder of technology blog Pando Daily 58

June 21, 2017 4:00 PM Two former Apple engineers raised $10 million to prevent the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco from happening again

Manufacturing consumer electronics can be really hard — just ask Samsung, one of the biggest and best manufacturers in the world. A flaw in the Galaxy Note 7's battery led to the smartphone overheating, which meant Samsung had to recall millions of phones. Some estimates have suggested that the fiasco cost Samsung over $5 billion. A new startup founded 27

June 21, 2017 11:30 AM Toyota Hits Mark With More Driver-Oriented Camry

NEWBERG, OR – U.S. buyers have been avoiding the midsize-sedan market in droves as they migrate to CUVs. But Toyota is a long way from giving up on the segment, rolling out a stable of new Camry models that cover the gamut from ultra-fuel-efficient to sporty in one of the automaker’s most aggressive efforts in the sector to date. What’s more, Toyota 65

June 21, 2017 9:24 AM Shock as asteroid will smash Earth in 'just a matter of time' and WIPE OUT humanity

THOUSANDS of asteroids are circling Earth and it's just a matter of time before one of them strikes, an expert has warned. A leading astrophysicist has said it is a now a case of when a collision will happen, rather than if, as space junk continues to build around Earth. Dr Alan Fitzsimmons also fears an unexpected strike could easily destroy a major 82

June 15, 2017 9:34 PM Facebook deploys AI to fight terrorism on its network

Barbara Ortutay, Ap Technology Writer Company officials said in a blog post Thursday that Facebook will use AI in conjunction with human reviewers to find and remove "terrorist content" immediately, before other users see it. Such technology is already used to block child pornography from Facebook and other services such as YouTube, but Facebook had been reluctant 28

June 15, 2017 5:09 PM Facebook reveals measures to remove terrorist content

The move comes after growing pressure from governments for technology companies to do more to take down material such as terrorist propaganda. In a series of blog posts by senior figures and an interview with the BBC, Facebook says it wants to be more open about the work it is doing. The company told the BBC it was using artificial intelligence to spot images 34

June 14, 2017 5:23 PM Introducing The McLaren 570S Spider

The new McLaren 570S Spider combines the exceptional dynamism and refinement of the 570S Coupé with the extra exhilaration of open-air motoring. Hand-assembled in Woking, England, the 570S Spider is the most attainable McLaren Spider ever and brings supercar attributes such as carbon-fibre construction, a mid-engined layout and extreme performance for the first 45

June 14, 2017 1:20 AM 2016 BMW 740i Long-Term Test

Even as crossovers continue to conquer America, and seemingly every automaker has a two-door vanity project to cast a glow over its lineup, big luxury sedans still project gravitas in the German-car business. Audi’s, BMW’s, and Mercedes’ largest cars remain totems of brand values and stylistic themes, as well as vanguards for the technologies that trickle 96

June 13, 2017 7:41 PM Microsoft: Latest security fixes thwart NSA hacking tools

The company previously said it would not fix three outstanding exploits, but reversed course following the ransomware attack in May. Microsoft has confirmed its latest round of security patches has fixed three remaining vulnerabilities built by the National Security Agency, which the company previously said it would not fix. The company confirmed to ZDNet 27