On Tuesday, Elon Musk revealed that his Neuralink startup is progressing on an interface which links brains with computers. They said they want to test the computer on people next year. The Neuralink team revealed the progress during a San Francisco event to recruit talent in software, robotics, neuroscience and more.

The owners of porn streaming site Pornhub are profiting from "revenge porn" and failing to remove videos once reported. One woman, "Sophie", said she felt "violated" after a video featuring her was viewed hundreds of thousands of times when it was uploaded online. Campaign group #NotYourPorn said such content allowed Pornhub owners MindGeek to make greater advertising revenues.

Chinese tech giant Huawei launches its latest high-end smartphone in Munich on Thursday, the first that could be void of popular Google apps because of United States sanctions. Observers are asking whether a phone without the Silicon Valley software that users have come to depend on can succeed, or whether Huawei will have found a way for buyers to install popular apps despite the constraints.

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s Eros Now said on Thursday it is tying up with Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform to host and stream its digital video offerings, in a boost to the U.S. software giant’s push to expand in the Indian market. As part of the tie-up, Microsoft will build an online video platform for the Bollywood production house, which will offer interactive voice search features in multiple Indian regional languages.

SAN FRANSISCO: Facebook said Tuesday it has finalized its charter for its “independent oversight board,” giving the panel the authority to overrule chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on questions of appropriate content. The new entity, based on Zuckerberg’s call for a “supreme court” that would make difficult calls on what is suitable content for Facebook, is moving closer to reality with the charter released by the social network.

Facebook is back yet again with an attempt to take on Snapchat and this time using Instagram, this time the photo-sharing app is testing ‘Threads’  The Verge reported that Instagram has been testing “Threads,” a latest and separate app that makes use of Instagram users ‘close friends’ lists. The Verge has published an imitation of the unreleased app stating that the app itself is designed to promote constant and automatic sharing between users. “The app is designed to promote constant, automatic sharing between users,” with the help of the app you have a single feed where you can view friends’ stories and statuses.

GENEVA: Switzerland was among the first countries to begin deploying 5G, but health fears over radiation from the antennas that carry the next-generation mobile technology have sparked a nationwide revolt. Demonstrators against the technology are due to fill the streets of Bern later this month, but already a number of cantons have been pressured to put planned constructions of 5G-compatible antennae on ice.

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple sent out invitations on Thursday to a September 10 event at its Silicon Valley campus where it is expected to unveil a new-generation iPhone. In its trademark, tight-lipped style, Apple disclosed little about what it plans to spotlight in the Steve Jobs Theatre at its headquarters in the city of Cupertino.

A flaw with Samsung’s top-end Galaxy S10 fingerprint system that allows the smartphone to be opened by a third party will soon be fixed, the tech giant said Thursday. A user in the UK told the Sun newspaper earlier this week her Samsung device could be unlocked by someone else simply by putting on a screen protector and applying an unregistered fingerprint.

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was launching a separate camera-first messaging app, “Threads”, for its photo-sharing platform Instagram, stepping up the company’s social media war with smaller rival Snapchat. The app look like Snapchat and Instagram is centered around photos but is more focused on keeping users connected with small groups of friends, knocked 5 percent off Snap Inc’s shares in afternoon trading.