Thursday, May 23, 2019

Facebook to use AI to map population density around the world

Facebook has always been a company with global ambition, but few projects illustrate this better than its ongoing attempt to map the world’s population...

Firefox expands anti-tracking features

Firefox is testing a new anti-tracking feature that will prevent sites from being able to ‘fingerprint’ your browser and track you, even after you...

Major tech companies use ‘dark patterns’ to influence users

A new piece of bipartisan legislation in the United States aims to protect people from one of the sketchiest practices that tech companies employ...

Gmail launches email scheduling, improves Smart Compose

Gmail, which turned 15 last week, celebrated the milestone by giving users the option to schedule the sending of their emails and, bringing improvements...

Set up two-factor authentication on online accounts

Frequent news of security breaches of account details from popular websites reveal how vulnerable our online accounts are to hacking.  After numerous high-profile security...

Kuwait leading in GCC Robotics Challenge for 3rd time

The American University of the Middle East (AUM, a private university based in Kuwait, won the top place in the final round of the...

Facebook stored millions of passwords in plain text

Facebook stored passwords for hundreds of millions of users in plain text, exposing them for years to anyone who had internal access to the...

Streaming video surpasses cable subscriptions

Last week, Google announced a bold vision for the future of gaming with Stadia, a new cloud gaming platform that promises to upend the...

Streaming video surpasses cable subscriptions

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) reported last week that the world’s entertainment market — encompassing both theatrical and home releases — grew...

PayPal provides instant transfer for bank accounts

No one likes waiting to get their money into their accounts. PayPal, the global online payment provider announced last week that it was addressing...

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