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Article: Ad Safety Boils Over in the UK. Will Brands Be Next to Act?

Simmering dissatisfaction with the ability of major ad platforms to prevent advertising from appearing alongside controversial content has reached a boil in the UK. The Guardian and the UK government were the latest entities to cut back their digital.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerMar 20th, 2017

Senators Announce New Bill That Would Regulate Online Political Ads

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: As tech companies face continued scrutiny over Russian activity on their ad platforms, Senators today announced legislation meant to regulate political ads on the internet. The new bill, called the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News52 min. ago

Coda, a collaborative editor with word processor and spreadsheet tools, launches in private beta, reveals $60M in funding over two rounds, Reid Hoffman on board (Casey Newton/The Verge)

Casey Newton / The Verge: Coda, a collaborative editor with word processor and spreadsheet tools, launches in private beta, reveals $60M in funding over two rounds, Reid Hoffman on board  —  From rows and columns to custom apps .....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

Arrow: How Long Will Diggle"s New Role Last?

In light of big developments on this week's Arrow, we explore how Diggle's role on the series may change going forward. Warning: this article contains spoilers for the latest episode of Arrow! While this week's Arrow shocked fans with confirmat.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

Major Lazer documentary ‘Give Me Future’ coming exclusively to Apple Music next month

As it continues to expand original content efforts, Apple Music has secured the rights to an upcoming documentary about electronic music trio Major Lazer. The film depicts the process of organizing the first Cuban-American concert in Havana and is en.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Report: Sprint and T-Mobile merger announcement likely delayed until next month

It was reported last month that Sprint and T-Mobile were close to coming to a tentative agreement for a merger, but now the two companies are looking at a delay. While Sprint and T-Mobile had hoped to announce a deal during earnings calls at the end.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

With new investment, Boeing is trying to make drones a part of your life

Boeing has invested in a startup that's trying to make autonomous flight the next big thing.  The company announced today that it has invested in Near Earth Autonomy, which develops technology for unmanned flying vehicles of all shapes and sizes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

Verizon reportedly eyes spring 2018 as new launch date for TV streaming service

Continued negotiations over rights are reportedly stalling the service while competitors flourish. Verizon continues to have a rough time getting a streaming service off the ground so that it can compete with the likes of Dish's Sling TV,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

18 pessimistic opinions on the next 10 years of fake news (and 5 optimistic ones)

 A topic like fake news (more broadly the question of trust and verification on the internet) is a complex one. Sometimes you just have to poll the room and get a feel for what people are thinking before drawing any conclusions. That’s wha.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

Now Twitter"s quest to become a "safer" place has a schedule

You no longer have to wonder when you'll see Twitter implement the new rules promised by its CEO and outlined in that leaked email. The social network has released a "Safety Calendar," which details when it will roll out a series of new.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 12 min. ago

Twitter unveils user safety roadmap through Jan. 2018: expand definitions of non-consensual nudity, update policy around hate, add info for suspended accounts (Twitter)

Twitter: Twitter unveils user safety roadmap through Jan. 2018: expand definitions of non-consensual nudity, update policy around hate, add info for suspended accounts  —  As we said last week, we're updating our approach to make Tw.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News5 hr. 36 min. ago

Boeing gets serious about self-flying planes with a new investment

Boeing has invested in a startup that's trying to make autonomous flight the next big thing.  The company announced today that it has invested in Near Earth Autonomy, which develops technology for unmanned flying vehicles of all shapes and sizes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

Twitter bans ‘Hateful Display Names’ and shares Safety road map

 Twitter has committed to a specific timeline for rolling out changes to its Safety features, and announced new policies, including a ban on hateful display names, and improvements for second-hand “witness reporting” of abuse. By Jan.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 51 min. ago

Twitter bans ‘Hateful Display Names’ and shares Safety roadmap

 Twitter has committed to a specific timeline for rolling out changes to its Safety features and announced new policies including a ban on hateful display names, and improvements for second-hand “witness reporting” of abuse. By Janua.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 3 min. ago

Meet Wiral: the $200 cable cam that will take your GoPro shots to the next level

Cable cam systems are expensive and too big to carry around -- but the Wiral Lite is aiming to change that with a compact design. The Kickstarter campaign was fully funded in just three minutes. The post Meet Wiral: the $200 cable cam that will take.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 4 min. ago

Astrophysicists want to shield Earth from solar flares with … a giant magnet?

A huge solar flare could hit Earth in the next century, and these scientists think a massive loop of conducive wire could save us from destruction. The post Astrophysicists want to shield Earth from solar flares with … a giant magnet? appeared.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 4 min. ago

Netradyne Introduces New DriverStar Feature to Recognize and Reward Safe Driving

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Netradyne, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and IoT systems, has announced plans to launch DriverStar. The new feature, available through NetraDyne's Driveri™ platform, alerts fleet safety managers o.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News6 hr. 19 min. ago

Watch a jacked Jeff Bezos christen Amazon"s new wind farm atop giant turbine

Jeff Bezos’ image has morphed over the years in much the same way his company has. In the early days as an online bookseller, the Amazon founder looked like someone that would sell books on the budding Internet. Today, he looks like he sells &n.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 19 min. ago

The battle between SSD vs. HDD is over, and the winner is clear

With solid-state drives now becoming just as prevalent on the market as hard drives, you’ve probably been wondering which is right for you. As it turns out, the choice is growing clearer in the SSD vs. HDD battle. The post The battle between SSD vs.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

How to Use Battery Saver Mode on Google Pixel

Add more uptime to your Google Pixel by activating the Battery Saver Mode on your device. This article will teach all the things that you need to know about the Battery Saver Mode on Google Pixel. Learn about the Battery Saver Mode; the ways of activ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techrecipesRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

Verizon’s online TV service delayed again, may launch early next year

Verizon has again delayed its online TV service launch, according to sources, marking the most recent extension of the service’s launch date. The Verizon service was first leaked months ago as an online television service that would rival thing.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago