Jaguar Self Driving Car Unveiled In NYC


By 2020, the firms say 20,000 self-driving Jaguar sport utility vehicles (SUVs) will be part of Waymo’s public fleet.

The launch comes a week after an Uber self-driving car killed a woman in the state of Arizona. The cause is still unknown.

Jaguar Waymo tie-up car

Elon Musk Pulls Brands From Facebook


Elon Musk started a move called #deletefacebook. The movement has grown after data firm Cambridge Analytica was accused of obtaining the personal information of about 50 million users. Mr. Musk had poked fun at speaker brand Sonos after it said it would suspend advertising on Facebook for one week.

His followers challenged him to have his own companies’ pages deleted, which he did within minutes. The pages had more than 2.5 million followers each before they were deactivated.

 

Uber Haults Self Driving Cars After Death


A woman was hit by a car and killed as she crossed the street in Tempe, Arizona. The death comes a year after Uber took self-driving cars off the road and turned an SUV Volvo on its side. Uber said it’s working with local law enforcement to understand how the accident happened.

Blackberry Modified To Help Drug Cartels


Phantom Secure, a Canadian based company, encrypted Blackberries for international drug trafficking. The charges marked the first time US authorities have targeted a company for knowingly making encrypted technology for criminals.

The maximum punishment you can get for drug trafficking is life in prison, with no possibility of parole. Street drugs, that are not prescribed, are bad.

Domestic Abuse Leads To Snapchat Found Guilty


A famous singer, Rihanna, has intentionally accused Snapchat of shaming victims of domestic abuse. The singer was the subject of an advert on the platform which asked users if they would “rather slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown”.

The ad, which was for a game, appeared to reference Chris Brown’s conviction for assaulting Rihanna in 2009 while they were dating. Later, Snapchat was found guilty.

Facebook Bans Britain First Page


Due to many violations, Facebook has removed Britain First from their site. It was a page full of racial hatred and had over 2 million followers. Earlier this month, Britain First’s leader and deputy leader, Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen, were incarcerated after being found guilty of religiously aggravated harassment.

Anti-Hate Rules

It is understood the offending posts included:

  • A photo of the group’s leaders with the caption “Islamophobic and Proud”.
  • A caption comparing Muslim immigrants with animals.
  • Multiple videos posted deliberately to incite hateful comments against Muslims.

Fortnite Players Warned Over Hack Attacks


Players of Fortnite accounts are being compromised due to a hack in the game. People are reporting items show up in the game that they did not purchase. This is most likely due to the hackers.

Many players who have been hacked say they don’t know how the hackers are getting their information. A report done on this concludes that it is received from information stored on Fortnite accounts.