Neowin News Feed for: Suicide https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/suicide/ Neowin News Feed for: Suicide en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Bill Gates on meeting Epstein: It was a huge mistake https://www.neowin.net/news/bill-gates-on-meeting-epstein-it-was-a-huge-mistake/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/12/1481664044_bill-gates-letter-to-high-schoolers-we-need-an-energy-miracle-to-stop-climate-change_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>In his latest interview, Bill Gates has reflected on his meetings with Jeffrey Epstein, saying that he has major regrets about his interactions with the disgraced financier and sex offender. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/bill-gates-on-meeting-epstein-it-was-a-huge-mistake">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Fri, 06 Aug 2021 07:14:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/bill-gates-on-meeting-epstein-it-was-a-huge-mistake UK to introduce laws to improve safety on social media https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-to-introduce-laws-to-improve-safety-on-social-media/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/04/1554725596_uk_social_media_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The UK government is looking to introduce new laws that will apply to social media platforms. The laws will seek to crackdown on terrorist and child sexual abuse material as well as misinformation. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-to-introduce-laws-to-improve-safety-on-social-media">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Tue, 15 Dec 2020 14:28:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-to-introduce-laws-to-improve-safety-on-social-media Saudi Arabia bans 47 video games including GTA V https://www.neowin.net/news/saudi-arabia-bans-47-video-games-including-gta-v/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/02/gta-03_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>It appears that Saudi Arabia has banned 47 games, including extremely popular ones like GTA V and The Witcher 3 in response to two suicides linked to the viral &quot;Blue Whale Challenge&quot; game. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/saudi-arabia-bans-47-video-games-including-gta-v">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:18:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/saudi-arabia-bans-47-video-games-including-gta-v YouTube cuts ties with Logan Paul following insensitive suicide forest video https://www.neowin.net/news/youtube-cuts-ties-with-logan-paul-following-insensitive-suicide-forest-video/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/01/1515659261_loganpaullede.w710.h473_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>It appears that YouTube has cut ties with Logan Paul following his disrespectful Japanese suicide forest video, removed him from a lucrative ad platform, and put his YouTube Red shows on hold as well. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/youtube-cuts-ties-with-logan-paul-following-insensitive-suicide-forest-video">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:04:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/youtube-cuts-ties-with-logan-paul-following-insensitive-suicide-forest-video The Ashley Madison hack: a confusing battle between good and evil https://www.neowin.net/news/the-ashley-madison-hack-a-confusing-battle-between-good-and-evil/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/08/ashley_madison_1_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Ashley Madison is a website that helps encourage the act of adultery, and for its illicitness, hackers took it down. But isn&#039;t infiltrating a system illegal as well? <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/the-ashley-madison-hack-a-confusing-battle-between-good-and-evil">Read more...</a> justin.luna@neowin.net (Justin Luna) Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:56:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/the-ashley-madison-hack-a-confusing-battle-between-good-and-evil Two people commit suicide over Ashley Madison hack https://www.neowin.net/news/two-people-commit-suicide-over-ashley-madison-hack/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/08/ashley_madison_1_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>In a recent report by the Toronto police, two people associated with the user data leak of Ashley Madison have committed suicide. They also warn about a scam that claims to delete Ashley Madison data. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/two-people-commit-suicide-over-ashley-madison-hack">Read more...</a> justin.luna@neowin.net (Justin Luna) Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:46:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/two-people-commit-suicide-over-ashley-madison-hack Teenager killed himself after $700 bill for Xbox games on mother's credit card https://www.neowin.net/news/teenager-killed-himself-after-700-bill-for-xbox-games-on-mothers-credit-card/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1948453809xbox-one-3.png" alt="" /></div>A 13-year-old was &quot;genuinely stunned&quot; about how much he had spent on Xbox games when his mother confronted him about a £420 ($700) credit card bill - and later hanged himself. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/teenager-killed-himself-after-700-bill-for-xbox-games-on-mothers-credit-card">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:58:53 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/teenager-killed-himself-after-700-bill-for-xbox-games-on-mothers-credit-card Ask.fm revises safety policy after user suicide https://www.neowin.net/news/askfm-revises-safety-policy-after-user-suicide/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1792326446union-flag.png" alt="" /></div>After the suicide of an Ask.fm user relating to abusive questions, the site has announced a new safety policy, to come into effect in September. The change provides more straightforward reports. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/askfm-revises-safety-policy-after-user-suicide">Read more...</a> paul.ferson@neowin.net (Paul Ferson) Tue, 20 Aug 2013 11:57:32 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/askfm-revises-safety-policy-after-user-suicide Teen commits suicide after being blackmailed on Skype https://www.neowin.net/news/teen-commits-suicide-after-being-blackmailed-on-skype/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/561490779news-logo-skype-logo-flat.png" alt="" /></div>After he asked his Twitter followers to Skype him, Daniel Perry believed he was talking to a girl his age. Events took a wrong turn when they threatened to release the conversation unless he paid. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/teen-commits-suicide-after-being-blackmailed-on-skype">Read more...</a> phi.ha@neowin.net (Phi Ha) Sat, 17 Aug 2013 07:52:45 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/teen-commits-suicide-after-being-blackmailed-on-skype Aaron Swartz's family blame US attorneys and MIT for his suicide https://www.neowin.net/news/aaron-swartzs-family-blame-us-attorneys-and-mit-for-his-suicide/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1723151314world-wide-web.png" alt="" /></div>The family of the late Internet activist and Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz have released an official statement, blaming US attorneys and MIT for contributing to Swartz&#039;s suicide this weekend. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/aaron-swartzs-family-blame-us-attorneys-and-mit-for-his-suicide">Read more...</a> john@mobilenations.com (John Callaham) Sun, 13 Jan 2013 20:35:08 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/aaron-swartzs-family-blame-us-attorneys-and-mit-for-his-suicide Aaron Swartz commits suicide https://www.neowin.net/news/aaron-swartz-commits-suicide/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/350006330reddit-logoaug31.jpg" alt="" /></div>It is with great sadness that Aaron Swartz, the co-author of the RSS 1.0 specification and one of the three Reddit co-owners, has taken his own life at the age of relatively young 26. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/aaron-swartz-commits-suicide">Read more...</a> w.j.stevenson@btinternet.com (Andrew Stevenson) Sat, 12 Jan 2013 11:16:21 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/aaron-swartz-commits-suicide Woman commits suicide live on Facebook https://www.neowin.net/news/woman-commits-suicide-live-on-facebook/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/119121962a.jpg" alt="" /></div>A woman, upset that her boyfriend didn&#039;t visit her on her birthday, committed suicide while chatting with friends on Facebook and posted pictures during the entire process. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/woman-commits-suicide-live-on-facebook">Read more...</a> chris.white@neowin.net (Christopher White) Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:07:54 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/woman-commits-suicide-live-on-facebook Workers in Apple iPad factories forced to sign anti-suicide contracts https://www.neowin.net/news/workers-in-apple-ipad-factories-forced-to-sign-anti-suicide-contracts/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Do you think you have a difficult job? Try working for Foxconn in an Apple iPad/iPhone factory in China. As reported by The Daily Mail, in addition to working nearly 100 hours of overtime in... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/workers-in-apple-ipad-factories-forced-to-sign-anti-suicide-contracts">Read more...</a> chris.white@neowin.net (Christopher White) Thu, 05 May 2011 01:15:42 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/workers-in-apple-ipad-factories-forced-to-sign-anti-suicide-contracts Suicide prevention takes a forward step https://www.neowin.net/news/suicide-prevention-takes-a-forward-step/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_dailynews-new.gif" alt="" /></div>In a move to curb the alarmingly high rate of youth depression and suicide, social networking sites like Facebook, Myspace and Twitter could be scanned for signs of &quot;at risk&quot; behaviour. Researchers at New... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/suicide-prevention-takes-a-forward-step">Read more...</a> () Thu, 15 Oct 2009 23:30:53 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/suicide-prevention-takes-a-forward-step Foxconn worker commits suicide after losing iPhone prototype https://www.neowin.net/news/foxconn-worker-commits-suicide-after-losing-iphone-prototype/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/630383334ag.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple's a company well known for secrecy; you'll know so after having read the article we posted about it not too long ago. Though, can this obsession with secrecy actually be harmful to a human... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/foxconn-worker-commits-suicide-after-losing-iphone-prototype">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Tue, 21 Jul 2009 11:12:58 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/foxconn-worker-commits-suicide-after-losing-iphone-prototype Teen commits suicide on live video site https://www.neowin.net/news/teen-commits-suicide-on-live-video-site/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_dailynews.gif" alt="" /></div>We have all heard of Cyber Bullying where a group of users online would taunt and stalk helpless users until they break down online and even offline but this is a case where it went... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/teen-commits-suicide-on-live-video-site">Read more...</a> damien@neowin.net (Damien Reynolds) Fri, 21 Nov 2008 00:50:57 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/teen-commits-suicide-on-live-video-site Ministers seek curbs on internet suicide sites for teenagers https://www.neowin.net/news/ministers-seek-curbs-on-internet-suicide-sites-for-teenagers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_dailynews-new.gif" alt="" /></div>Websites which encourage vulnerable teenagers to kill themselves are to be blocked under plans by the Government to tackle the dozens of suicides that have been linked to internet chatrooms. Ministers are alarmed that... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/ministers-seek-curbs-on-internet-suicide-sites-for-teenagers">Read more...</a> james.hall@neowin.net (James Hall) Mon, 04 Aug 2008 07:33:19 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ministers-seek-curbs-on-internet-suicide-sites-for-teenagers Man Arrested Over Valentine's Net Suicide Pact https://www.neowin.net/news/man-arrested-over-valentines-net-suicide-pact/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An American man has been arrested after allegedly trying to arrange a mass online suicide pact for Valentine's Day on Monday. Gerald Krien, 26, was caught after one woman alerted authorities after hearing one of... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/man-arrested-over-valentines-net-suicide-pact">Read more...</a> () Sat, 12 Feb 2005 12:35:13 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/man-arrested-over-valentines-net-suicide-pact Trojan poses as bin Laden suicide pics https://www.neowin.net/news/trojan-poses-as-bin-laden-suicide-pics/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Greetings, fellow Neowinians! I've recently joined the staff here at Neowin as a newsposter. Some of you may have seen other news submissions or forum posts from me as &quot;WishX&quot;. Just a quick introduction to... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/trojan-poses-as-bin-laden-suicide-pics">Read more...</a> () Fri, 23 Jul 2004 16:56:25 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/trojan-poses-as-bin-laden-suicide-pics Tech Could Stop Future Hijackers, Suicide Planes https://www.neowin.net/news/tech-could-stop-future-hijackers-suicide-planes/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The next time a terrorist aims a jet at building, maybe the plane should say no. From computers that could steer airliners away from skyscrapers to face-recognition devices already... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/tech-could-stop-future-hijackers-suicide-planes">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Sat, 15 Sep 2001 10:53:32 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/tech-could-stop-future-hijackers-suicide-planes