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Facebook"s Oversight Board to rule on Trump ban

The new board will decide whether the former president can use Facebook and Instagram again......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcJan 22nd, 2021

Paw hygiene is no reason to ban assistance dogs from hospitals – they"re cleaner than people"s shoes

Well over 10,000 people in Europe use an assistance dog; think of guide dogs for people with a visual impairment, hearing dogs for people with a hearing impairment, medical response service dogs and psychiatric service dogs......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News37 min. ago

Can WhatsApp Stop Spreading Misinformation Without Compromising Encryption?

"WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging platform used by 2 billion people largely in the global south, has become a particularly troublesome vector for misinformation," writes Quartz — though it's not clear what the answer is: The core of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 9 min. ago

Remembering Allan McDonald the Engineer Who Said "No" To the Challenger Launch

Long-time Slashdot reader Nkwe shares an article from NPR: His job was to sign and submit an official form. Sign the form, he believed, and he'd risk the lives of the seven astronauts set to board the spacecraft the next morning. Refuse to sign, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 9 min. ago

"What the Truth Is": FAA Safety Engineer Slams Oversight of Boeing"s 737 MAX

The Seattle Times reports: Haunted by the two deadly crashes of Boeing 737 MAX jets and his agency's role in approving the plane, veteran Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety engineer Joe Jacobsen is stepping forward publicly to give the vic.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 9 min. ago

Facebook’s new AI teaches itself to see with less human help

This new approach eliminates the need for picture labeling. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Most artificial intelligence is still built on a foundation of human toil. Peer inside an AI algorithm and you’ll find something constructed using dat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

How to create a poll on Facebook

Want to get the opinion of your friends on Facebook? You can easily create a poll within Facebook Groups or your own Facebook Story. Here’s how......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

India Threatens Jail for Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter Employees

India's government has threatened to jail employees of Facebook, its WhatsApp unit and Twitter as it seeks to quash political protests and gain far-reaching powers over discourse on foreign-owned tech platforms, WSJ reported Friday, citing people fam.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

SMART Global Holdings Reports Inducement Grants under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4) in Connection with Cree LED Acquisition

NEWARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$SGH #CreeLED—SMART Global Holdings, Inc. (“SGH”, “SMART” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SGH), today announced that the independent Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of SGH has a.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

How the Biden administration is approaching crypto regulations

Given the chaos created by the Trump administration, bitcoin fans are anxiously optimistic about how regulators will approach the cryptocurrency space during President Joe Biden’s administration.    Leigh Cuen Contr.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

One starfish to rule them all

At 480 million years old, this fossil is the oldest starfish-like creature ever discovered......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

When Facebook, Twitter flag posts as "unverified," readers listen

Readers pay attention when social media sites label an article as "unverified" or "suspicious," a new study suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

NASA spacewalk is happening right now. Here’s how to watch

Two astronauts on board the International Space Station are set to embark on a spacewalk on Friday, March 5. Here's how you can watch it live online......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

YouTube CEO says Trump"s account will be restored when risk of violence recedes

Former President Donald Trump's YouTube account will eventually be restored in accordance with the platform's current policies, the company's CEO, Susan Wojcicki, said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

YouTube to lift Trump ban if violence threat falls, says CEO

Chief executive Susan Wojcicki says there's a way back for the former president on YouTube......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Facebook rainforest ads: Inquiry ordered into Amazon land sales

A Supreme Court judge in Brazil orders an investigation following the BBC's report into the trade......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Square buys majority of Tidal, adds Jay-Z to its board in bid to shake up the artist economy

Square buys majority of Tidal, adds Jay-Z to its board in bid to shake up the artist economy.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  mobilecrunchRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

WhatsApp adds one-to-one voice and video calling to its desktop app

The Facebook-owned messaging and VoIP service said that over the last year, they saw a meaningful uptick in people calling one another on WhatsApp. On New Year’s Eve, for example, the service set a new personal best for the most calls made in a sin.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Facebook’s new image-recognition A.I. is trained on 1 billion Instagram photos

Facebook has developed a powerful new image-recognition A.I. that's trained on over a billion public Instagram images. It could be a game changer.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Square buys majority of Tidal, adds Jay Z to its board in bid to shake up the artist economy

This morning Square, a fintech company that serves both individuals and companies, announced that it has purchased a majority stake in Tidal, a music streaming service. The deal, worth some $297 million, will Tidal allow artist-partners to keep their.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

WhatsApp adds voice and video calling to desktop app

WhatsApp is rolling out support for voice and video calling to its desktop app, the Facebook-owned messaging service said Thursday, providing relief to countless people sitting in front of computers who have had to reach for their phone every time th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021