Pornhub, Reddit, Twitter Crack Down on AI-Generated ‘Deepfake’ Porn

HIGHLIGHTS Pornhub has considered deepfakes as “nonconsensual” Pornhub will remove deepfake content as soon as it is made aware of it Reddit has already banned r/deepfakes subreddit Pornhub is set to ban fake porn videos that are created using artificial intelligence (AI) efforts, commonly known as ‘deepfakes’. The porn site, which gets 75 million daily visits […]

Samsung Electronics CEO announces plans to step down, cites ‘unprecedented crisis’

In a shocking development, Samsung Electronics’ CEO Kwon Oh-hyun has announced that he will step down from all his current roles and responsibilities next year in March. He is currently also the CEO of Samsung Display. Kwon revealed his plans in a letter sent to company employees. “It is something I had been thinking long […]

Nintendo to Shut Down Miiverse, Its Social Network for Wii U and 3DS

Farewell Miiverse. Nintendo has announced that it will be shutting down the social network which was launched with the Wii U gaming console. The service will stop working on November 8 and while it never was a massive success, it did have a dedicated user base. Miiverse allowed users to submit hand-drawn posts, which would then show up against their […]

Android O is “touching down to Earth with the total solar eclipse” on August 21, Google reveals

As rumored last week, August 21 will be an important day for Google and its mobile operating system. That’s because the company promises we’ll “meet the next release of Android and all of its super (sweet) new powers” on that day, which is also the day of the total solar eclipse. Google will hold a special […]

Honda Forced To Shut Down Plant After WannaCry Ransomware Infects Carmaker’s Network

The WannaCry ransomware has wreaked havoc once again, this time forcing an entire factory to stop production after the victim company found infections in its computer networks, according to new reports. WannaCry Caused Honda To Cease Production In One Of Its Plants Popular automaker Honda had to shut down its Sayama plant located in Tokyo […]

Industroyer Malware Can Shut Down Electricity Distribution Systems

Hackers have developed powerful malware that can shut down electricity distribution systems and possibly other critical infrastructure, two cyber-security firms announced Monday, with one report linking it to Russia. Slovakia-based ESET said the malware is the most powerful threat to appear since Stuxnet, the hacking tool used to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program believed developed by […]

PS4 Sales to Slow Down After Record Year: Sony

Sony shipped 20 million PS4s last financial year as per its latest earnings report. It ended the 2015 financial year at 40 million PS4s. However the company expects hardware sales to decline for the full financial year and expects online digital sales to be more important going forward. It plans to move another 18 million […]