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…

From Instagram’s Toll on Teens to Unmoderated ‘Elite’ Users, Here’s a Break Down of the Wall Street Journal’s Facebook Revelations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A series of investigative reports being rolled out by the Wall Street Journal is putting a spotlight on the behind-the-scenes actions of Facebook. Ranging from rule exemptions for high-profile 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…

U.N. Urges Moratorium on Use of Face-Scanning Technology and AI That Threatens Human Rights

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; GENEVA — The U.N. human rights chief is calling for a moratorium on the use of artificial intelligence technology that poses a serious risk to human rights, including face-scanning Läs mer…

5 Big Takeaways From Apple’s iPhone 13 Event, Including 1 Thing iPhone Users Should Do Right Now

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On Tuesday, Apple hosted another virtual presentation, showcasing both the beautiful scenery of California and a slew of new consumer products, including the expected new line of iPhones and 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…

Apple Faces Threat to Major Revenue Stream as Judge Orders Changes to Its App Store

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple Inc. was ordered to make a major change to the way it generates money from its App Store, in a ruling that chips away at the iPhone maker’s Läs mer…

Why Silicon Valley’s Optimization Mindset Sets Us Up for Failure

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In 2013 a Silicon Valley software engineer decided that food is an inconvenience—a pain point in a busy life. Buying food, preparing it, and cleaning up afterwards struck him 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…

An Open Letter to Tim Cook on Why Apple Should Compromise With Antitrust Regulators

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Dear Tim, I have followed Apple as a securities analyst and investor since 1985, and have admired the company and its values for most of that time. Recently, however, 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…

Facebook’s WhatsApp Fined $266 Million Over Data Transparency Breaches

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp was ordered to pay a €225 million ($266 million) penalty for failing to be transparent about how it handled personal information, its first fine under beefed-up 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…

Airbnb Co-Founder Calls Offering Temporary Accommodation to 20,000 Afghan Refugees an ‘Easy Call’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amid the continuing turmoil in Afghanistan, which has created thousands of refugees seeking evacuation, the CEO of the U.S. lodging marketplace Airbnb tweeted that the company would begin housing Läs mer…

Apple Has Loosened App Store Payment Rules as Part of a Lawsuit Settlement

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; BERKELEY, Calif. — Apple has agreed to let developers of iPhone apps email their users about cheaper ways to pay for digital subscriptions and media by circumventing a commission 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…

Big Tech Companies Pledge Billions to Fortify U.S. Cybersecurity After Meeting With President Biden

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (WASHINGTON) — Some of the country’s leading technology companies have committed to investing billions of dollars to strengthen cybersecurity defenses and to train skilled workers, the White House announced 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…

Facebook’s New Zoom Competitor Adds Virtual Reality to Conference Calls. Here’s What It’s Like

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As the vague buzzword “metaverse” snowballs into reality, today Facebook unveiled an intriguing peek into its plans for a collaborative online future. Facebook released a free beta for Horizon Läs mer…

Facebook Says Its Top Link Posts Are Mostly Low-Effort Memes, Not Right-Wing Politics. That’s Not the Whole Story

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; What was the most popular link on Facebook in the last three months? It depends who you ask. According to Facebook, it was a link to an obscure webpage Läs mer…

Massive T-Mobile Data Breach Compromises 40 Million People

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (NEW YORK) — The names, Social Security numbers and information from driver’s licenses or other identification of just over 40 million former and prospective customers that applied for T-Mobile Läs mer…