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Skype Introduces Read Receipts Feature

Skype Introduces Read Receipts Feature

Read receipts. It’s a new feature in Skype that will allow you to see when someone has read your message. You might be thinking “Twitter and iMessage have had this for a while” ...
Facebook's "Info and Ads" Feature Lets Users Know About Advertisers

Facebook’s “Info and Ads” Feature Lets Users Know About Advertisers

Another week and something else about Facebook and data. When it isn’t Facebook and its data woes it’s about the company’s policy promises. This is column B with Facebook stating ...
German Engineering Student Invents Mobile Air Bag...With Metal Prongs

German Engineering Student Invents Mobile Air Bag…With Metal Prongs

The dreaded dropped smartphone. Sure, some are made of sterner stuff or you might get that indestructible case that protects against shock and has enough bevel that the screen doesn’t ...
Over 120 Million Facebook Users Exploited By NameTests Quiz App

Over 120 Million Facebook Users Exploited By NameTests Quiz App

To say Facebook has a data problem would be an understatement. While we all know of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, there’s another problem that just reared its head this month: ...
Orlando Parts Company With Amazon's Rekognition

Orlando Parts Company With Amazon’s Rekognition

The Orlando Police Department and the city of Orlando are no longer working with Amazon on its facial recognition project. Microsoft Tackles Race and Gender-Based Errors in Facial ...
Microsoft Tackles Race and Gender-Based Errors in Facial Recognition

Microsoft Tackles Race and Gender-Based Errors in Facial Recognition

Facial recognition software has a come a long way in a short time. While the actual development is extremely important, testing also plays a major role in getting things off the ground. ...
Facebook Is Deleting Latin American Policy Violators

Facebook Is Deleting Latin American Policy Violators

Facebook is doing some summer cleaning as the Mexico elections loom. In that regard, it has removed around 10,000 fake accounts, Groups and Pages. The targets of the cleaning effort ...
Have I Been Pwned To Be Integrated into Firefox

Have I Been Pwned To Be Integrated into Firefox

It seems as though user data and important credentials are ripe for the picking with the number of data leaks going on. This became such an issue that several services and social media ...
Science Committee Pushes For Flexible Drone Regulations in Report

Science Committee Pushes For Flexible Drone Regulations in Report

It looks as though the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine feel that U.S. safety regulations towards commercial drones are too restrictive or “overly conservative.” ...
Introducing the Charby Sense Charging Cable

Introducing the Charby Sense Charging Cable

Charby Sense is a heavy duty charging cable that is making some waves among mobile and tech aficionados for doing everything you’d want from one of the most important parts of your ...