Facebook can't decide when a page should be banned
Another day, another congressional hearing on how tech companies are conducting themselves. This time it was Facebook, Twitter and YouTube that testified before the House...
47 minutes ago - Engadget - 2 articles
Egypt's new law targets social media, journalists for 'fake news' - CNET
The government will be able to legally prosecute popular social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter.
1 hour ago - CNET - 2 articles
Dems and GOP unite, slamming Facebook for allowing violent Pages
In a rare moment of agreement, members of the House Judiciary Committee from both major political parties agreed that Facebook needed to take down Pages that bullied shooting...
2 hours ago - TechCrunch - 2 articles
Oculus starts selling $299 Go business bundle
Facebook's virtual reality arm is beginning to sell its Oculus Go headsets directly to business users with a dedicated bundle. Starting today, business users can order a...
2 hours ago - TechCrunch
A former Facebook executive explains why she's all done investing piles of cash, and giving startups something more valuable - social influence
Venture capitalist SC Moatti is all done giving startups piles of cash. Her firm Mighty Capital raised a modest $13 million for its debut fund. Moatti says she has something...
2 hours ago - Business Insider - 2 articles
Congress pressures tech companies to ban more accounts
At the end of a three-hour hearing that was meant to address concerns over censorship and wound up including everything from whether Google blocks mentions of Jesus to...
2 hours ago - The Verge
Bitmoji: the emoji avatar app taking on Apple and Facebook
The co-founder of the most downloaded iOS app of 2017 welcomes competition from big tech It might not be marked in your diary, but 17 July is World Emoji Day. Why? Because, if...
3 hours ago - The Guardian - 8 articles
Facebook's adding to its AI college partnerships in London, Seattle and Pittsburgh - CNET
The world's largest social network is bringing academics into its worldwide offices in an effort to attract artificial intelligence researchers.
3 hours ago - CNET
Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI
Facebook is announcing several academic hires in artificial intelligence, including Carnegie Mellon researcher Jessica Hodgins, who's known for her work making animated figures...
4 hours ago - Phys.org - 2 articles
Facebook's AI arm explains its investment in robotics
Defending its latest round of hiring from academia, Facebook said it's hiring in the field robotics in part because that's where the talent is.
4 hours ago - ZDnet - 2 articles
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Prime Day 2018 serves up Instant Pot and sous-vide deals
Kitchen gadgets used to be the bad punchline to a crowded cupboard joke, but modern updates to electric pressure cookers, sous vides, and more can help them earn space atop the...
The Best-Selling Products from Prime Day 2018
These are the devices that Amazon shoppers are flocking to so far.
Google Assistant's new Visual Snapshot tab prepares you for the day
Ever wish you could get an instant update of your day at a glance? Google Assistant now can show you upcoming travel plans, deliveries, bills and more as a part of the new...
'No Man's Sky Next' trailer previews upcoming multiplayer mode
Today, the developer of space exploration game No Man's Sky, Hello Games, revealed more about the long-awaited update, called No Man's Sky Next, that will launch on July 24th...
Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8: Which should you buy?
In the battle of Amazon's small tablets, which is the right one for you? Amazon's most popular tablets continue to be the 7- and 8-inch offerings, in no small part because they...
'Sea of Thieves' DLC 'Cursed Sails' arrives July 31st
It won't be too much longer before the first of Sea of Thieves' two free summer add-ons makes an appearance. Rare and Microsoft have revealed that Cursed Sails will be...
Google Blobmoji released as stickers
This morning Google revealed that they'd brought back their Blob Emoji set - but not as emoji proper. Instead, “blobs” or Android emoji will return as part of several Android...
Killer Prime Day Deal: Samsung Chromebook Just $129
The best low-end and high-end Chromebook deals.
Amazon Prime Day slices the price of Apple's juicy, golden 12-inch MacBook
The new school year is now officially just around the corner. If you're looking to purchase a new notebook for your student, Amazon's Prime Day is offering a 12-inch Apple...
Man vs. machine: An A.I. algorithm attempts to break a world speed record
A new machine learning algorithm created at Switzerland's EPFL is being used to design what its creators hope is the world's fastest bicycle. It will attempt a world record...