Facebook will pay you to let it track your activity on your phone

Facebook will once again begin paying people to monitor how they use their phone through a new app called Study. The app will monitor which apps are installed on a person’s phone, the time spent using those apps, the country you’re in, and additional app data that could reveal specific features you’re using, among other things. Facebook says […]

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Facebook unable to Remove Posts Targeting Minorities in India

According to the report from Buzzfeed Facebook has failed to remove hundreds of post, memes and photos among others from India, that are aimed at minorities like LGBTQ, and religious groups that were reported by human right researcher for more than one year. Facebook has been unable to moderate content of political nature in the US […]

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San Francisco will use AI to reduce bias when charging people with crimes

San Francisco has announced a bias mitigation tool that uses basic AI techniques to automatically redact information from police reports that could identify a suspect’s race. It’s designed to be a way to keep prosecutors from being influenced by racial bias when deciding whether someone gets charged with a crime. The tool will be ready […]

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Ford to start testing its new third generation self driving cars in Detroit

Ford is expanding on-road testing of its third-generation self-driving Fusion Hybrid to Detroit. The vehicles are already deployed in Pittsburgh, Palo Alto, Miami, Washington DC, and Dearborn, Michigan. “Every city represents a unique opportunity to make our self-driving system smarter because of the exposure to different road infrastructure design, driving behavior and even traffic light […]

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Samsung launches Galaxy M40 with triple cameras for Rs 19,990 in India

Samsung has recently launched its most anticipated Galaxy M40 in India. Galaxy M40 comes with a punch-hole display, Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC, and Android 9.0 out of the box. It has been launched in India for Rs 19,990 and will go on sale from the next week. Galaxy M40 comes with a 6.3-inch full-HD+ Infinity-O display […]

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US budget chief has reportedly requests a two year delay on Huawei ban

The White House’s acting budget chief is pressing for parts of the US’s Huawei ban to be delayed an additional two years, The Wall Street Journal reports. The ban could dramatically reduce the number of telecom manufacturers capable of supplying services to the government, says Russell T. Vought, the acting director of the Office of Management and […]

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Mozilla announced its plan for premium subscription service

Mozilla has recently announced its plans for its premium subscription service inside of Firefox that offers access to premium features like a VPN service or cloud storage. It’s still unclear exactly what the service will offer, but Mozilla CEO Chris Beard mentioned both a VPN service and cloud storage in an interview with t3n. Mozilla intends to […]

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Skype finally allows screen sharing for users on iOS and Android

Skype users on iOS and Android can now share their screens over video calls. Microsoft first started testing the feature for its premier video call app back in April, but now the feature is available to everyone. In a blog post announcing the release, Microsoft says you can use the feature for on-the-go meetings, helping tech-illiterate relatives […]

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says it’s time to regulate Big Tech

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is ready to take on tech companies, saying in a tweet Monday night that the era of self-regulation is over. The tweet comes only a few days after distorted videos of the speaker caught fire on social media causing an uproar among lawmakers who requested platforms, like Facebook, take down the false […]

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FTC secures authority to open antitrust probe into Facebook

The Federal Trade Commission will be in charge of any antitrust investigations into Facebook, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal Monday. It’s part of an arrangement that permits the Justice Department to investigate Google while handing over Facebook and Amazon to the FTC. On Friday, reports surfaced that the Justice Department was preparing to open an […]

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