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Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Facebook will add 10,000 jobs in Europe to help build virtual worlds

Facebook will step up work on its virtual 'metaverse' by adding 10,000 EU jobs over the next five years.. → Read More

UK schools will use facial recognition to speed up lunch payments

UK schools are using facial recognition to speed up payments in canteens, raising privacy concerns.. → Read More

Tesla starts delivering refreshed Model X to customers

Tesla has started delivering its revised Model X, but new buyers could be waiting several months for their electric crossovers.. → Read More

Facebook claims hate speech visibility dropped 50 percent in nine months

Facebook says hate speech visibility has dropped 50 percent in nine months, although a whistleblower would disagree that this represents progress.. → Read More

Apple's new MacBook Pro chips may be called the M1 Pro and M1 Max

Apple's new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro may use speedier M1 Pro and M1 Max chips.. → Read More

Russian crew returns from shooting the first feature film on the ISS

Russian fillmmakers have returned to Earth after shooting the first feature film aboard the International Space Station.. → Read More

'Suicide Squad' game trailer shows why you'll take down the Justice League

Rocksteady and Warner Bros. → Read More

FIFA isn't thrilled with EA's dominance of soccer games

FIFA says one company shouldn't control all gaming rights to its soccer league — and it's exploring deals that would reduce EA's grip.. → Read More

There's now an official 'Minecraft' gaming chair

Microsoft, Mojang and Secretlab have collaborated on an official 'Minecraft' gaming chair.. → Read More

Analogue Pocket's OS is meant as the 'definitive' platform for retro games

Analogue has revealed the OS for its Pocket handheld, and it's intended as an authoritative platform for retro gamers.. → Read More

Dbrand stops selling PS5 faceplates after Sony issues legal threats

Dbrand has stopped selling its PlayStation 5 faceplates after Sony issued a cease and desist warning.. → Read More

NASA launches mission to explore Solar System 'fossils'

NASA has launched Lucy, a mission that will explore the 'fossils' of Solar System planetary formation among Jupiter's asteroids.. → Read More

What to expect at Google's Pixel 6 launch event

Google will finally reveal full details of the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro at its October 19th event — here's what to expect.. → Read More

Senate bill would prevent tech companies from favoring their products over rivals

Senators are introducing a bipartisan bill that would prevent Amazon, Apple and others from prioritizing their own products on their platforms.. → Read More

US Army delays Microsoft's $22 billion HoloLens deal

The US Army has delayed Microsoft's HoloLens headset rollout to September 2022, a year later than expected.. → Read More

Missouri governor threatens to prosecute journalist for sharing web security flaw

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has accused a reporter of being a 'hacker' after he alerted the government to website security flaws.. → Read More

House bill would limit Section 230 protections for 'malicious' algorithms

House Democrats are introducing a bill that limits Section 230 protections for companies that 'recklessly' use algorithms to recommend harmful content.. → Read More

Twitter tests ads in the replies to tweets

Twitter is testing ads that appear in the replies to tweets, although it could be months before the social network makes a decision on the feature.. → Read More

Anker's audio glasses pair swappable frames with 'surround' sound for $200

Anker's Soundcore brand has launched its own audio glasses that promise a dash of style for $200.. → Read More

William Shatner becomes the oldest person to reach space

'Star Trek' legend William Shatner has become the oldest person to visit space after flying aboard a Blue Origin mission.. → Read More