Workers at Italian Amazon site to strike on Black Friday

Strikes are set to take place on Black Friday at an Italian Amazon plant after workers said they want pay to increase with Amazon's growth in the country. Workers find themselves doing long hours.

Vending machines to give lonely South Koreans their meat

A meat vending machine is being trialed in South Korea; the machine can regulate its own temperature, can provide meat at a much lower cost, and has been designed to help single-person homes.

Illegal overtime at iPhone X factory stopped; children may only work 40 hour week

Foxconn and Apple have both said that the interns who were found to be working illegal overtime have subsequently been compensated, provided with benefits and that the practice has now been stopped.

Apple leads the smartphone market in the UK in the third quarter of 2017

The market research firm Counterpoint Research revealed that Apple managed to lead the smartphone market in the UK followed by Samsung, Huawei, Alcatel, and Motorola for the third quarter of 2017.

Razer Phone officially launches in Singapore

Razer Phone officially launched earlier this month and is set to launch in Asia, starting with Singapore. The pre-orders start today via Singtel with an expected launch date of December 1.

Facebook will be releasing a tool to see if you liked Russian propaganda

Before the end of the year, there will be a tool in Facebook's Help Center which will allow users to see if they engaged with content made by the Internet Research Agency before the 2016 US election.

Tesla builds the world's biggest battery in Australia

The 100-megawatt battery built by Tesla has been completed and is now ready for final testing. The battery is designed to support the power grid of South Australia over the coming Summer.

Apple shares details about its autonomous driving research

Apple shares details about the company's research on self-driving cars for the first time, disclosing the use of VoxelNet software to help autonomous vehicles better detect distant 3D objects.

Telegram messenger blocks channel over pirated content

A channel on Telegram has been blocked due to the illegal proliferation of copyrighted audio content. The move comes as the Russian IT watchdog starts allowing take down requests of copyrighted works.

Deutsche Bank strategist says to keep clear of bitcoin

The chief strategist at Deutsche Bank has advised people looking to invest to stay away from bitcoin due to a lack of regulation and its volatility. Skepticism of the cryptocurrency is nothing new.

iPhone X now shipping within one to two weeks of ordering

It has been a few weeks since the launch of the iPhone X but it looks like Apple has been able to slowly close the gap between ordering and delivery times. The estimated wait now is one to two weeks.

Google working to protect families using YouTube

Google has set out five measures that it plans to roll out on YouTube in order to make the website for family-friendly. Over the course of the last year, the site has had to adapt due to controversy.

Report: Samsung to unveil Galaxy S9 and S9+ at CES in January

It appears those rumors about Samsung unveiling the successors to its flagship line of smartphones at CES may be true after all. A new report claims the devices will be shown and offers some details.

Microsoft testing a Bluetooth quick pairing feature for Windows 10

The as-yet undocumented new feature, which will make the OS recognize and join with Bluetooth devices in a more efficient fashion, is starting to make its way into new Windows 10 Redstone 4 builds.

Razer details upcoming camera improvements for its Razer Phone

The Razer Phone is certainly a different kind of beast offering a 120Hz display. Now the firm has announced that updates will arrive that aim to improve the quality and also add features.

Xbox Games with Gold for December 2017 announced

Microsoft today announced the four Xbox 360 and Xbox One games that will be free during the month of December for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. They include Vermintide, Child of Eden, and more.

Steam Autumn Sale kicks off alongside the second annual Steam Awards

The floodgates of the Steam Autumn Sale has been opened, offering thousands of games at discounted prices. The annual Steam Awards have also returned, with award nominations now available.

Soccer Brawl comes to the Xbox One

While there are plenty of modern games available on the Xbox One, but it also has a good assortment of retro titles as well. Hamster Corporation has just released a Neo Geo original, Soccer Brawl.

Here's what's fixed, improved, and still broken in Windows 10 build 17046

Today, Microsoft released Windows 10 for PCs Insider Preview build 17046 to the Fast ring, adding a range of minor new features. Of course, there are also some fixes, improvements, and known issues.

Windows 10 build 17046 is now in the Fast ring - here's what's new

Before heading off for a holiday weekend, Microsoft has released one more Windows 10 Insider Preview into the Fast ring, bringing the build number to 17046. It contains an array of minor new features.

OneNote for Android beta updated with Office Lens integration

Microsoft today released updates for its OneNote app for Android, including builds for both beta testers and production users. The new beta app includes integrated Office Lens functionality.

Sea of Thieves holds open call for Technical Alpha testers

If you have yet to experience Sea of Thieves, you might want to get in your shot before the game's release sometime in 2018. An open call for the Technical Alpha is taking place for the next session.

OtterBox unveils new Star Wars line of iPhone cases

If you are looking for a holiday present for that tech-savvy, iPhone using, Star Wars lover in your life, OtterBox has unveiled the perfect gift, tied to the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi film.

Facebook updates Messenger to allow for higher quality images

Facebook is now bringing higher quality images to its Messenger app. The firm revealed the update which should be rolling out to several countries for both iOS and Android devices.

Report: Apple to ship updated iPhone SE 2 in Q1 2018

It looks like the popular iPhone SE will be getting a next-generation upgrade, as a new report has Apple producing the updated product through Wistron's India facility, where the original SE was made.

Zen Studios makes Pinball FX2 VR available for Windows Mixed Reality

Zen Studios has announced that its popular game, Pinball FX2, will be makings its debut on Windows Mixed Reality. Pinball FX2 VR will give gamers a new way to experience exciting pinball action.

FBI charges hacker who ransomed HBO and leaked GoT episodes

The alleged hacker is an Iranian called Behmad Mezri who the FBI claim hacked into HBO and stole proprietary data from, such as unaired GoT episodes, which he then held for ransom and later leaked.

Here are the tech highlights of the UK's 2017 Budget

Phillip Hammond, the Chancellor of the UK, has issued the Autumn Budget which sets out what the Government plans to spend in the coming months and years. It included a heavy focus on digital.

Poppins is a clever and elegant solution for phones without a headphone jack

In 2017, there are plenty of top-tier handsets that don't offer a 3.5mm headphone jack and this is a problem. Luckily, Poppins aims to try and remedy this issue with a cheap and effective solution.

DOORBUSTER SALE: Lifetime Subscription to uTalk Language Education now just $9.99

With today's deal, save $55 off a lifetime subscription to uTalk Language Education. Choose one of over 130 languages to learn and speak like a native from any of your devices, via Neowin Deals!

Google kicks off the holiday season with new Play Store sale

It's the holiday season and Google is kicking off the promotions by offering tons of deals on various items in the Play Store. The sale starts tomorrow and offers something for everyone.

Samsung introduces a new color for its Galaxy S8

The Galaxy S8 has been available for eight months now but Samsung has just introduced a new color. The dark red variant of the unit will not be available initially in most regions.

Gwent campaign delayed to 2018 as CD Projekt RED expands scope

The Thronebreaker single-player campaign of CD Projekt RED's free-to-play card game, Gwent, has been delayed to 2018. The developer says that the delay is due to increasing the campaign's scope.

Tencent promises to crush Chinese cheaters in PUBG

Tencent has managed to gain exclusive publishing rights for PUBG in China. The company will provide local hosting, enforce local regulations, and also crack down on widespread cheating.

Uber covered up a hack that affected 57 million customers and drivers

It has been revealed in a new report that the ride-sharing company Uber concealed a security breach that leaked over 57 million customer's and driver's private information in 2016.

Amazon Australia set to launch on November 23 with selected sellers

Amazon is set to launch in Australia on November 23rd with selected sellers. The retail giant has sent emails to sellers to add their prices and update stock if they wish to participate.

Belgium officially declares loot boxes a form of gambling

After it concluded its investigation in games such as Star Wars: Battlefront II and Overwatch, the Belgium Gaming Commission concluded that loot boxes constituted a form of gambling and were dangerous

Plants vs Zombies creator reportedly fired for opposing freemium game model

George Fan, the mastermind behind the popular Plants vs Zombies, was reportedly laid off by EA after he opposed the pay-to-win model for the sequel of the game, Plants vs Zombies 2.

Assassin's Creed: Origins review - an exquisite, vibrant open world

Origins revitalises the Assassin's Creed franchise with the combination of an absolutely stunning recreation of Ancient Egypt and fresh gameplay courtesy of a stronger RPG footprint.

The OnePlus 5T sells out within first six hours of launch

OnePlus went up for sale on November 21 and in just six hours, the handset became the fastest selling device with record launch day sales, the company revealed on Twitter earlier today.

Casio debuts its rugged action camera dubbed the G'z EYE

Casio is better known for its watches but the firm has in the past dabbled in other areas. Its latest product is quite different, being a rugged action camera that is dubbed the G'z EYE.

Google squashes bug stopping Pixel 2 bootloader unlocking

After a few weeks of complaints, it looks like Google has fixed the bootloader issue that was found in its Pixel 2 smartphone. Luckily, the fix is pretty simple and requires little effort from users.

Batman: The Enemy Within Episode 3 is now available

If you were waiting, the time has finally come for the third episode in the Batman: The Enemy Within series. The game is now available for Windows, macOS, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS.

Xbox One X Enhanced games compared on Xbox One X, One S, and Xbox 360

Microsoft didn't launch the Xbox One X with many native 4K titles, but it did offer a wide assortment of enhanced titles. So how do Xbox 360 games compare on the Xbox One X, One S, and Xbox 360?

Apple reportedly buys VR headset maker Vrvana for $30 million

Apple has acquired the VR headset maker Vrvana, a Canadian firm, for 30 million dollars. The acquisition will help Apple develop its own potential hardware which it wants released by 2020.

OnePlus holds AMA and offers insight to the future of its handsets

OnePlus held an AMA on its forums and offered some insight on the future of its handsets. A detail revealed is that the firm has plans to bring Android 8.1 to the OnePlus 3 and 3T.

Wileyfox Pro Windows 10 Mobile handset arriving on December 4

If you've been eager to get your hands on a new Windows 10 Mobile handset, you're in luck! Wileyfox is set to offer its new device starting on December 4 with pre-orders starting now.

New drone video shows off Apple Park and Visitor Center

It took several years but the completion of Apple Park is on the horizon. A new video has been released that shows off the new campus, along with the Visitor Center that is located across the street.

Nova Launcher update adds new search bar and an Android 8.1 feature

TeslaCoil Software's Nova Launcher has long offered users a way to customize their handsets. The launcher has now been updated with some features from Android 8.1, search bar in the dock, and more.

Skype the latest communications app to disappear in China

China has been cracking down on the flow of online information in the country. It appears the Microsoft communications program may be the latest casualty as it has disappeared from the iOS App Store.