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More new Pixel 2 features may have just leaked
BGR According to recent rumors, Google's Pixel 2 won't look like much when it's unveiled during a press conference on October 4th. In fact, the phone supposedly looks almost exactly like last year's Pixel. This design was fine for a 2016 smartphone, but ... ---

SEC Enforcement Probe Led to Renewed Look at 2016 Hack
The Securities and Exchange Commission looked anew at a 2016 hack of its electronic corporate filing system as part of an enforcement investigation, its chairman said in testimony prepared for a Senate hearing on Tuesday.

Deloitte hit by data breach
The corporate finance giant says "very few" clients are affected.

China Blocks WhatsApp, Broadening Online Censorship
With a crucial Communist Party meeting just weeks away, Beijing is further tightening its already formidable internet controls.

Pogue's Basics: Access YouTube's free music and sound effects
Pogue's Basics: Access YouTube's free music and sound effectsWant to add some cool sound effects or music to your YouTube video (or any video)?

Carnegie Mellon professor named CEO of Canadian AI institute
TORONTO (Reuters) - A Toronto artificial intelligence institute set up in March with more than $150 million of public and private funding has named Carnegie Mellon professor Garth Gibson as its first chief executive.

Uber faces serious charges – why is Khan offering an olive branch? | Nils Pratley
The ride-hailing service has offered a vague ‘apology’ now its London licence is under threat, but it has failed to address the issuesDara Khosrowshahi became chief executive of Uber because his predecessor, Travis Kalanick, had become a liability. Uber’s private equity backers knew there was little hope of getting the taxi service firm’s shares listed on a stock market while Kalanick was at the helm, annoying regulators and inflaming every dispute that crossed his desk. Khosrowshahi, fresh out of Expedia, would be the antidote to the co-founder’s aggression.It should be no surprise, then, that the new man has adopted a gentler tone in response to Transport for London’s decision last week not to renew Uber’s licence. “On behalf of everyone at Uber globally,” declared Khosrowshahi on Monday, “I apologise for the mistakes we’ve made.” Continue reading...

Will Imagination Deals Deliver MIPS to China?
Imagination will sell itself to Canyon Bridge, while simultaneously agreeing to sell MIPS to Tallwood VC. Has Imagination structured both deals in such a way to let Canyon Bridge -China's government-backed buyout - have access to MIPS CPU IP?

DNA Captured From 2,500-Year-Old Phoenician
Analysis of the ancient man's DNA reveal he had European ancestry.

Adidas adizero 99g football boot on sale from Wednesday
T3, Adidas adizero 99g football boot on sale from Wednesday

iPhone X is a sad joke, according to 'Silicon Valley' cast - CNET
Commentary: A new "Funny or Die" video offers a glimpse into the tech industry disdain for Apple's "smartphone of the future."