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MIT researchers have created a tool which reduces the amount of buffering that takes place on congested data connections.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: August 19, 2019, 7:03 am
Instagram has rolled out a new feature which will allow users in the United States to report false information on the platform.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: August 16, 2019, 6:36 am
Facebook Inc. this week confirmed that it ran a program to allow contractors to listen to and transcribe some users’ audio clips. The social network said that the only people who were affected were those who agreed to have their audio messages transcribed. That makes it sound like users agreed to have their chats read … Continue reading "Facebook says users agreed to have their audio messages transcribed"
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:58 am
Facebook announced an overhaul to its privacy features which aim to improve clarity when it comes to setting post visibility.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: August 15, 2019, 6:36 am
Facebook has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: August 14, 2019, 1:01 am
The latest Narratiive and IAB South Africa statistics reveal which publications are the most popular in South Africa.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 13, 2019, 2:00 pm
Google has launched a new feature which allows Android smartphone users to sign in to some Google services using the fingerprint sensor on their device.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: August 13, 2019, 6:37 am
China’s ByteDance launched a search engine that bears a striking resemblance to Google’s clean, uncluttered home page.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: August 12, 2019, 5:08 am
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Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 8, 2019, 6:50 am
OneWeb said it’s secured vital rights to the airwaves it needs to launch a global satellite broadband network.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: August 7, 2019, 3:16 pm
Google has overhauled its Images interface for desktop, adding a side panel and overhauling the search results to aid in purchasing decision.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: August 7, 2019, 7:31 am
South Africa's economy is in a tough spot and businesses are under pressure to perform on limited budgets.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 7, 2019, 6:27 am
Cloudflare, a U.S. internet firm that helps websites protect and distribute content, said it is terminating support for 8chan after the gunman in a mass shooting in El Paso.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: August 5, 2019, 5:06 am
Facebook is required to have an “outside assessor” – a sort of privacy cop – to monitor the company’s handling of user data, along with following a few other corporate procedural requirements.
Author: The Conversation
Posted: August 4, 2019, 1:09 pm
Facebook doesn’t have to face a lawsuit by victims of Hamas attacks and their relatives who claimed that the social network unlawfully assisted the terror group.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: August 1, 2019, 4:00 am