London is the second city to get free gigabit WiFi kiosks

London's countless telephone boxes become more redundant with every new mobile contract signed and throwaway tourist SIM purchased. Having a mind to update these payphones for the modern age, BT — which owns the majority of them — announced last ye… Source: https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml

Twitter can detect crime up to an hour faster than police

Twitter has repeatedly proven itself as an invaluable platform for information sharing during social crises. Now new research has shown its ability to detect serious incidents much faster than police reports — up to an hour faster, in fact. By anal… Source: https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml

StdLib just raised $2 million to connect businesses via APIs

 Six years ago, Keith Horwood was known in his native Toronto as a former graduate student who’d hacked into his school’s student union election site, changing candidates’ titles for comic effect. (He was given what’s called a conditional discharge after paying a fine and performing community service.) He also determined that he’d rather become known…

'Tinder for friends' uses AI to block flirty messages

Making new friends as an adult is hard, and it's easy to find yourself relying on old college pals and work colleagues to bolster your social life, even if the former live on the other side of the country and the latter are, well, your work colleague… Source: https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml

RIL to raise Rs 25,000 crore via NCDs for Jio expansion

RIL’s annual general meeting will be held on July 21. Reliance Industries Ltd plans to raise Rs 25,000 crore through privately placed debentures as the energy-to-retail conglomerate seeks to replace existing high-cost borrowings as well as build a war chest for its aggressive expansion strategy in the telecom space. The Mukesh Ambani-led firm sought shareholders’ nod to issue…