By launching another YouTube channel, Apple is admitting it is still behind in the video game.
In a feat of willful ignorance or outright deceit, Mr. Pai believes that free market competition can keep the Internet open when there is no competition.
LONDON – Instead of evolving like Apple, why do social media firms seem to insist on constantly changing their products?
People are flipping out over claims Facebook uses our iPhone mics to spy on us for ads, and they’re wrong.
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to shed some light on reports that Facebook uses our smartphone cameras to spy on us for targeted ads, plus the look at the iPhone 8’s role in making the iPhone X price tag more palatable.
It used to be that in a fairly low-noise tech community, Apple’s quality products were greatly appreciated. That tradition seems under attack by new social forces.
Felix Krause detailed how granting permission to an app to use your camera allows that app to take photographs or videos of you without your knowledge.
It’s providing a great service to professionals, while sparing them the agony of wading through banner, pop-up, or any other kind of advertisements or spammers.
For years, civil libertarians have fretted and worried about the eyes of the state encroaching on our privacy, but it turns out that we, the people, have opted to surveil ourselves.
Instagram announced Tuesday that it’s testing the ability to do live Stories with friends. Users who are broadcasting live can tap a button that allows them to invite anyone who is watching to join in on the broadcast. The original Story broadcaster can remove and invite another, too. As shown in the screenshot, the original Story broadcaster is on top of the split screen, while the participant is on the lower half. Instagram said the feature is being tested by a “small percentage of our community,” and will be launched globally in the “next few months.” It’s all part of Facebook/Instagram’s slow, but steady attack on YouTube, as well as SnapChat, and I expect it to be a popular feature. Especially after some split Stories go catastrophically wrong.
Facebook’s language translation is now being done entirely with neural networks, increasing the average accuracy of the system by 11%.
It’s a true story; Facebook had its chatbots dedicate machine learning to talking amongst themselves.
Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet explain why Facebook’s AI experiment isn’t the beginning of a technology apocalypse, plus they have some eclipse viewing tips and Dave chimes in on China’s VPN app ban.
Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus has a cranky open rant to folks who forward easily-debunked Internet stories.
The proposed law, which would force companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook to build backdoors into their encrypted platforms, betrays the Australian government’s baffling lack of understanding.