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Getty Images Slams Google For Seeking Copyright Safe Harbor

The proposed introduction of a 'safe harbor' provision to Australian copyright law is producing yet more conflict today, with Getty Images accusing Google of promoting piracy. The image library says providers like Google "do nothing" to detect or pre.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakMar 20th, 2017

Man sentenced to 3 years for Facebook threat to kill Obama loses appeal

He told Secret Service of "biblical and constitutional duty" to assassinate Obama. Enlarge (credit: Lewis Mulatero/Getty Images) Brian Dutcher A Wisconsin man lost his bid before a federal appeals court to set aside his 3-year prison sente.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 min. ago

Google takes Symantec to the woodshed for mis-issuing 30,000 HTTPS certs

Chrome to immediately stop recognizing EV status and gradually nullify all certs. Enlarge (credit: Nyttend) In a severe rebuke of one of the biggest suppliers of HTTPS credentials, Google Chrome developers announced plans to drastically restri.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 min. ago

In settlement, app makers change their tune on health benefits and privacy

NY Attorney General says three popular app makers over promised and misled. Enlarge / Young woman checking her running results at the smartphone (credit: Getty | AleksandarNakic) Makers of three popular health apps are changing their tune abo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

Android O Developer Preview: Our first take

Google announced the new version of Android O in late March, and made the first developer preview available the same day. Here's everything you need to know. The post Android O Developer Preview: Our first take appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Advertisers squeeze Google over ads running ahead of extremist YouTube content

Also today: Wikileaks indicates the CIA was into iPhone and Mac spy tools nearly 10 years ago, and the classic video game Pong is now IRL. The post Advertisers squeeze Google over ads running ahead of extremist YouTube content appeared first on Digit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

Google Says Its Job Is to Promote Climate Change Conspiracy Theories

Yesterday, I wrote a short post about Google’s Top Stories module. If you googled “great barrier reef” on Wednesday, you’d be presented with a Breitbart article filled with insane ravings about how climate change isn’t real, featured at the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

18 free cloud storage options

The cloud is full of free storage, if you know where to look.From Box to DropBox, Google to Apple, there’s plenty of free storage to be had in the cloud. Many companies use free cloud storage as a way to entice users into their clouds in hopes t.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Google: Half of Android devices haven’t been patched in a year or more

Google engineers yesterday acknowledged that half of all Android devices had not received a security update in the past year, even as they argued that the firm has made progress in streamlining the open-source operating system's patching process.".....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News4 hr. 7 min. ago

US Ambassador Asks Vietnam to Target 123movies, Putlocker and Kisscartoon

While copyright industry groups frequently call on governments to take action against pirate sites, it's not often that we see such requests on the highest diplomatic level. That's exactly what happened this week, when the US Ambassador to Vietnam ca.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News4 hr. 15 min. ago

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Character Posters Released

The character and IMAX posters provide stunning looks at Ego, Rocket, Gamora, and more. A set of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 character posters have been released, highlighting the new and returning members of the Marvel team. The images, rel.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Director with bad Rotten Tomatoes ratings slams Rotten Tomatoes

Are loving movie reviews and reading their Rotten Tomatoes ratings mutually exclusive? Apparently, according to Rush Hour director Brett Ratner, who recently spoke with Entertainment Weekly about his hatred of the latter. “The worst thing that.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

It only took us five minutes to find a big brand advertising on a hate group"s YouTube

Google's facing an advertiser revolt this week after it came to light that several big brands' ads were served on YouTube videos promoting terrorism, extremism, and other violent forms of hate. More than 250 brands have split from YouTube after vario.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Instagram will soon censor sensitive content in your feed

Instagram just announced a major change to how it deals with posts that contain sensitive content.  The app will soon begin to blur out photos and videos that have been deemed "sensitive." Users will still be able to view the images but will nee.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Facebook is still trying to get people to use it for shopping

Facebook still wants to turn your News Feed into an online shopping tool. Its latest effort to turn into an ecommerce giant is a new ad format that lets brands pair their commercials with collections of images and product listings in the same post. W.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Earliest dinosaurs may have originally come from Britain, new study says

Dinosaurs just can't get a break. First, a comet slams into the Earth and renders them extinct. Now a group of scientists wants to dramatically shake-up the dino family tree.  A new study, published this week in the journal Nature, proposes a ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Australia Shelves Copyright Safe Harbor For Google, Facebook

In a surprise setback for companies such as Google and Facebook that leverage user-generated content, Australia has dropped plans to extend its copyright safe harbor provisions. From a report: In a blow to Google, Facebook and others, the government.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Tech Tip: Sorting Messages on Gmail

Google offers a few tools to organize your mail as it arrives in your in box so you can find the most important messages more easily......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

Google and Howard University partner for more diversity in tech

Diversity (or the lack thereof) at Silicon Valley companies like Google has been a hot topic in the tech industry of late -- just about every major tech company out there now is publishing diversity numbers and pledging to make their workfor.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

Google"s Android Things OS won"t work on new Raspberry Pi board

The new Raspberry Pi Zero W was designed to be a board to make internet-of-things devices, but a key OS from Google won't work on the hardware.Google's Android Things IoT OS will not work with the small developer board, which is partly a wireless.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Instagram is adding a "Sensitive Content" filter, enables two-factor authentication for all

Instagram on Thursday said that as part of its continued goal of building a safe environment, it will soon blur out sensitive photos and videos as you scroll through your feed or visit a user’s profile......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News5 hr. 15 min. ago