Facebook's Human Problem, Artificial Wombs, and AI Script Writers-The Download, April 26, 2017
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10 minutes ago - Technology Review - 4 articles
Instagram is growing faster than ever
Instagram appears to be picking up new users faster than ever before: the company just announced that it's hit the milestone of 700 million monthly active users. It's the...
18 minutes ago - The Verge
A UK band got 100,000 new likes on Facebook after hackers turned their page into a viral video dump
Few people would be excited to discover that their Facebook page had morphed into a viral video page overnight, but maybe it would get you some new followers. At least that's...
18 minutes ago - The Verge - 2 articles
Instagram's user base has doubled in the last 2 years to 700 million
Instagram is growing faster than ever. On Wednesday, the Facebook-owned app revealed that it has 700 million monthly users, up from 600 million in December 2016. The last four...
18 minutes ago - Business Insider - 9 articles
FDA Goes After Companies Illegally Selling Unproven Cancer Treatment Products
FDA cautioned 14 companies for selling untested and unapproved medication, which the firms claimed to be for cancer treatment. These products were sold online through social...
20 minutes ago - Tech Times
Delhi University proposes a course on Facebook posts - CNET
A newly proposed English module at India's Delhi University will seek to help its students master the craft of writing engaging Facebook posts.
40 minutes ago - CNET
Government calls on Facebook to tackle fake news before election - CNET
British MP Damian Collins wants Facebook to deal with inaccurate or offensive material before the UK's snap election.
40 minutes ago - CNET - 3 articles
Court to Facebook: Stop harvesting users' WhatsApp personal data without consent
Facebook has suffered a serious setback in its attempts to exploit WhatsApp users' private data in Germany.
2 hours ago - ZDnet
Facebook baby killing: Grief and questions after shocking murder
It comes after a Thai man broadcast the murder of his 11-month daughter on Facebook Live.
3 hours ago - BBC - 2 articles
MP asks Facebook to tackle 'fake news' as election approaches
The social network must address fake news as the UK's general election approaches, Damian Collins told the Guardian.
3 hours ago - BBC - 3 articles
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Samsung to flog refurbished Galaxy Note 7 handsets from June
But you probably won't be able to get one
Twitter's revenue growth slowed for the first time last quarter, but it...
Twitter reported its first ever year-over-year decline in revenue growth for its first quarter earnings on Wednesday, but still managed to beat analysts' expectations across...
The UK is worried fake news will impact General Election result
UK politicians are worried fake news will have an impact on the outcome of the General Election in June. Speaking with The Guardian, Damian Collins, a Conservative MP and the...
EU court rules selling pre-loaded pirate boxes is illegal
The European Court of Justice has today handed down a judgement that could drastically affect how multimedia streaming boxes are sold across the continent. In a case involving...
How to stop websites from asking for your location in Chrome, Edge, Firefox...
We've already looked at how to turn off location services in the Windows 10 Creators Update. But the operating system isn't the only way your location gets used. Your browser...
Uber is making it easier to see your rider rating
Uber is making a couple changes to its rating system, which should balance out the means to evaluate rides with a bit more fairness towards drivers. The new rating changes...
7 things you can do to make your iPhone safer
If you're worried about your iPhone, and all your data being stolen, then you need to take certain preventive measures. Check out our guide to iOS security and make the most...
AT&T may deliver faster internet speeds to richer neighborhoods
Living in an area with a higher than usual average income could mean you get access to better internet when connected to AT&T networks, as a new study suggests the company...
Danger Zone is Burnout's ‘crash mode' turned into an entire game
Three Fields Entertainment, an indie studio made up of ex- Burnout developers, is making a new game that looks a lot like Burnout 3 's “crash mode.” Called Danger Zone , the...
AMD vs Intel showdown: what's the best gaming CPU?
When it comes to choosing a processor for PC gaming, there are only two contenders: Intel and AMD. As part of TechRadar's PC Gaming Week , we've pitted the two titans of the...