Who’s Afraid of Peter Thiel? A New Biography Suggests We All Should Be

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Paypal cofounder Peter Thiel is famous for destroying media outlets, not paying taxes, and being a conservative tech billionaire. A new biography, The Contrarian, suggests that he is after Läs mer…

Why Apple’s Health App Could Be the Sleeper Hit of iOS 15

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When Apple’s iOS 15 goes live Monday, it will come with the usual bevy of software upgrades meant to enhance slightly older iPhones while also laying the groundwork for Läs mer…

ByteDance’s New TikTok for Kids in China Limits Access to 40 Minutes a Day

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ByteDance introduced a TikTok-style service for China’s youth that sets strict controls on daily usage after Beijing stepped up efforts to protect minors from the internet’s risks. The app, Läs mer…

Tencent Opens WeChat to Rivals’ Links as China App Walls Crumble

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tencent Holdings Ltd. allowed users of its main WeChat social media service to link to rivals’ content for the first time in years, taking initial steps to comply with Läs mer…

Instagram Makes Teen Girls Hate Themselves. Is That a Bug or a Feature?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The features within Instagram that cause teenage girls to develop negative feelings about their body image may be baked into the very core of the platform, researchers and former Läs mer…

DoorDash Files Suit Against New York City Over Order Privacy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; DoorDash Inc. sued New York City over a law that forces third-party food delivery services to share customer information, in what the company says is a “shocking and invasive Läs mer…

Read an Excerpt From Kai-Fu Lee’s New Book, AI 2041, About How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform the World

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Artificial intelligence (AI) could be the most transformative technology in the history of mankind—and we may not even see much of this sweeping change coming. That’s because we often Läs mer…

Apple Releases Emergency Patch for Potentially Devastating Security Vulnerability

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; BOSTON — Apple released an emergency software patch to fix a security vulnerability that researchers said could allow hackers to directly infect iPhones and other Apple devices without any Läs mer…

Singapore Proposes Law Combating Foreign Interference Online

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Singapore introduced a new parliament bill on Monday that empowers the government to investigate and stop foreign actors from influencing national politics and inflaming social issues, in the latest Läs mer…

Facebook’s Smart Glasses Can Take Calls and Photos, Lack AR

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook unveiled its long-awaited smart glasses in partnership with Ray-Ban, entering a nascent wearables market with a focus on capturing photos rather than augmented reality. The social network on Läs mer…

Brazil’s Restrictive New Social Media Rules Could Be an Omen For the Future of the Internet

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree on Monday that temporarily bans social media platforms from removing many types of content, including misinformation about COVID-19 and the country’s upcoming Läs mer…

United Nations’ Computers Breached by Hackers Earlier This Year

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hackers breached the United Nations’ computer networks earlier this year and made off with a trove of data that could be used to target agencies within the intergovernmental organization. Läs mer…

Silicon Valley Investors Haven’t Let the Theranos Scandal Change the Way They Do Business

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Many Silicon Valley venture capitalists continue to invest on promising new health technology start-ups as Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes stands trial on charges of defrauding investors and patients. Even Läs mer…

Amazon Plans to Add 40,000 Workers to U.S. Corporate Ranks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon says it plans to add more than 40,000 people to its corporate ranks in the U.S., a hiring spree the company is calling its biggest-ever recruiting and training Läs mer…

Here’s What to Know About China’s Sweeping Tech Crackdown—and Why It Could Make U.S. Big Tech Regulation More Likely

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In the latest sign that the unfettered growth enjoyed by China’s tech giants is coming to an end, Beijing has unveiled a raft of new regulations that reasserts the Läs mer…

Why OnlyFans Suddenly Reversed its Decision to Ban Sexual Content

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; OnlyFans, the subscriber-based social media platform, sparked outrage last week when it announced it would ban “sexually explicit” content on Oct. 1. The platform, where sex workers, influencers, and Läs mer…

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Faces Trial for Fraud. Here’s What to Know About the Case

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes will stand trial later this month on charges of defrauding investors and patients of the blood-testing company. If convicted, 37-year-old Holmes—once named the world’s youngest Läs mer…