GameSpot The Biggest Microsoft Xbox Press Conference Gamescom TrailersGameSpotMicrosoft showed off an assortment of new and existing games during its Gamescom press conference. From big upcoming games like Assassin’s Creed Origins and , to smaller ones like Jurassic World Evolution and , there was lot of to see. You... Read more
Bloomberg The New Mercedes-Maybach Concept Is a 20-Foot-Long ConvertibleBloombergThe two-seater Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet pays homage to the “automotive haute couture” of hand-finished, exclusive cabriolets. Photographer: Daimler AG – Global Communications. Tonight, during Monterey Car Week, Mercedes-Benz unveiled …Mercedes-Maybach just unveiled a stunning convertible concept car to rival TeslaBusiness InsiderVision... Read more
The Independent Nokia 8 hands-on review: A great-looking phone that wants to reinvent the selfieThe IndependentSince its return on handsets made by HMD Global, the Nokia name has appeared on three middle-tier smartphones. There’s now a top-of-range phone to go with them. The new handset, launched at Tower Bridge... Read more
Quartz Google has some complicated lessons to learn from the James Damore caseQuartzThe so-called “anti-diversity” memo leaked from Google this week has tech commentators (and beyond) in an uproar. One view is Google’s reaction puts it in a no-win situation. Another, more hopeful, is the commotion will force the... Read more
The Verge Nintendo is being sued over the design of the Switch’s detachable controllersThe VergeHardware developer Gamevice filed a lawsuit against Nintendo earlier this week, claiming that the design of the Nintendo Switch is too similar to its own products, and that it infringes on a patent that it... Read more
Forbes Android Circuit: New Galaxy Note 8 Secrets Leaked, Nokia 8 Revealed, Android Replaces Windows 10ForbesTaking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes the secret Galaxy Note 8 features, leaked details and pricing of Samsung’s new... Read more
Telegraph.co.uk FaceApp sparks backlash for ‘black’, ‘white’ and ‘Asian’ filtersTelegraph.co.ukA viral app that adds filters to users’ selfies to change their appearance has been accused of racism after it added a new range of ethnic filters. FaceApp, which uses facial recognition to change users’ expressions and look, was criticised... Read more
Slate Magazine Google Was Right to Fire the Memo WriterSlate MagazineThat his sexist manifesto even gained traction at the company suggests its workplace culture has a long way to go. By April Glaser. The Google logo is seen on the Google campus in Mountain View, California, on That someone... Read more
Fortune Dueling Google Memos Reveal a Company Struggling With Culture ChangeFortuneIt started as an anti-diversity memo on Google’s internal mailing list. Then it tumbled—first in bits and pieces, then in its entirety—into public view. “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” is a 10-page manifesto published by an anonymous Google …Google diversity... Read more
Forbes Android Circuit: Massive Galaxy Note 8 Leaks, Boring Nokia 8 Rumors, Microsoft Improves AndroidForbesTaking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes all you need to know about the flagship Samsung Galaxy Note 8, four new... Read more