Detail scale of abuse from facebook

Facebook says it deleted or added warnings to about 29 million posts that broke its rules on hate speech, graphic violence, terrorism and sex, over the first three months of the year. It is the first time that the firm has published figuresdetailing the scale of efforts to enforce its rules. Facebook is developing artificial […]

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David Takor

Social Media Marketing a solution to financial institutions

The social media has evolved so fast in recent years and has arguably completely integrated itself in the financial world. It is time for the financial institutions to take advantage. With improved targeting, enhanced advertising, compliance support, developments in ROI tracking and more, social media now has the potential to play a meaningful role in […]

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Researchers create a real cloaking device

Researcher Amanda D. Hanford at Pennsylvania State University has created a real cloaking device that can route sound waves around an object, making it invisible to some sensing techniques. From the report: Hanford and her team set out to engineer a metamaterial that can allow the sound waves to bend around the object as if […]

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what’s next for Android Auto

Over the course of the last few days, Google teased a few updates to Android Auto, its platform for bringing its mobile operating system to the car. At its I/O developer conference, the company showed off what the next version of Android Auto will look like and how developers can start preparing their applications for […]

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Google Assistant to make phone calls for owners

Google has unveiled artificial intelligence software that books appointments over the phone on behalf of users by conducting voice-based conversations on their . Chief executive Sundar Pichai said that Google Duplex would launch as an “experiment” over the coming weeks. The facility was unveiled at the firm’s annual IO developers conference. Experts have said that […]

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BMW advert ‘promoted dangerous driving’

BMW has been reprimanded after one of its TV adverts was judged to have promoted “faster, dangerous and irresponsible driving”. The ad was designed to show off the company’s four-wheel drive system. The UK’s advertising watchdog said it feared the mix of fast-paced scenes – which intercut images of the car skidding with young children […]

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Google bans abortion poll ads in Ireland

Google will ban all advertisements relating to Republic of Ireland’s forthcoming referendum on abortion, which takes place on 25 May. On Tuesday, Facebook started to block ads relating to the referendum that did not originate from advertisers inside Ireland. However, Google said all ads relating to the vote would be blocked. Google’s ads appear on […]

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Security Risk: Computer chip bugs still an Issue

Security researchers have found eight novel flaws in computer chips that are similar to the “serious” bugs found earlier this year. In January, computer firms rushed to fix the Meltdown and Spectre flaws that, under certain conditions, allowed attackers to steal data. The latest discoveries let data be stolen in similar ways and have been […]

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Passwords Exposed on Twitter network

Twitter’s 330 million users are being urged to change their passwords after some were exposed in plain text on its internal network. An error in the way the passwords were handled meant some were stored in easily readable form, said Twitter. The passwords should have been put through a procedure called “hashing” making them very […]

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