Today's Top Technology Headlines
- Pogue's Basics: Access YouTube's free music and sound effects
- MIZUHO: Here's why Facebook has 'a realistic opportunity' to enter China in 2018
Facebook has a "realistic opportunity" to enter China in 2018, Mizuho analyst James Lee wrote in a note to clients on Tuesday. Lee came to the conclusion after meeting "various industry contacts" in China during a recent trip. Facebook's recent appointment of an executive to manage relations with China will help the company "understand the regulatory requirement and negotiate Facebook's operating structure in China," said Lee in the note, a copy of which was obtained by Business Insider.
- Apple's wireless charger may not ship with the new iPhones at launch
- The top 8 features we expect from Apple's next iPhone
- Apple's App Store is about to get a lot better with iOS 11
- Why Equifax needs to give up some details about how it got hacked
- The best alternatives to Apple's new iPhone
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: A big phone with bigger expectations
- Pogue's Basics: Link to a Facebook post
- 4 amazing new gadgets you can't get in the US
- Why you might not want a laptop with a 4K display
- The most important iPhone features ever
- Fall games guide 2017: Your free time is history
Hope you had a nice outdoorsy summer, because for the foreseeable future, you’re going to have a hard time leaving the living room. The fall video game season is just about underway, and the 2017 edition is keeping with tradition by slinging enough massive games your way to tax both your wallet and your eyesight. From Mario to Marvel, here’s what the next few months have in store. “Destiny 2”
- 'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle' review: An insane mix of strategy and absurdity
- Hate and violence around the globe? There’s an app for that.
The plague of “fake news” may be news to Facebook (FB), but it’s a familiar foe to a small non-profit in Washington that’s trying to use mobile apps, big data and social media to promote peace and accountability in places like Iraq, Kenya and Mexico where those technologies have often been abused to spread lies and hate. The PeaceTech Lab aims to develop “technology that can be applied to tackle the triggers of violence,” president and CEO Sheldon Himelfarb said in an interview at the lab’s Washington headquarters at the U.S. Institute of Peace.