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Designate Zuckerberg All over again Calls for Large Tech to be Regulated Designate Zuckerberg All over again Calls for Large Tech to be Regulated

Designate Zuckerberg All over again Calls for Large Tech to be Regulated

By 2 weeks ago

Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading! Mark Zuckerberg Again Calls for Big Tech to be Regulated (marketwatch.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Monday February 17, 2020 @12:34AM from the terms-of-service dept. Mark Zuckerberg wrote an op-ed published in The Financial Times “once again calling for more regulation…

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Hackers caught a 2-mosey strip of tape on a 35mph trail signal and efficiently tricked 2 Teslas into accelerating to 85mph Hackers caught a 2-mosey strip of tape on a 35mph trail signal and efficiently tricked 2 Teslas into accelerating to 85mph

Hackers caught a 2-mosey strip of tape on a 35mph trail signal and efficiently tricked 2 Teslas into accelerating to 85mph

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Researchers at McAfee were able to trick two Teslas into autonomously speeding up by 50 mph.The researchers stuck a 2-inch strip of tape on a 35-mph speed sign, and the car’s system misread it as 85 mph and adjusted its speed accordingly.The safety of Tesla’s autopilot features has come under close scrutiny, but CEO Elon…

Google Pulls Iran’s Reliable Coronavirus App From Play Retailer Google Pulls Iran’s Reliable Coronavirus App From Play Retailer

Google Pulls Iran’s Reliable Coronavirus App From Play Retailer

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Photo: GettyYesterday, Google decided to remove the Iranian government’s official Covid-19 app from its Play Store. The app itself was billed as a tool to help test and track persons infected with the new coronavirus—but it would appear that many feared more nefarious reasons behind the app, highlighting Iranians’ distrust of their government at a…

Analytics company harvested iOS, Android particular person records with VPN apps, file finds Analytics company harvested iOS, Android particular person records with VPN apps, file finds

Analytics company harvested iOS, Android particular person records with VPN apps, file finds

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not so private — Sensor Tower, the firm behind the apps, apparently helped itself to the data. Kate Cox – Mar 10, 2020 4:49 pm UTC Enlarge / It’s not actually quite this stylish when your personal data is unwittingly siphoned from your phone. Generally, if someone is installing a VPN or ad-blocker on their…

The Galaxy S20 has a Samsung-built safety chip that makes it incredibly s The Galaxy S20 has a Samsung-built safety chip that makes it incredibly s

The Galaxy S20 has a Samsung-built safety chip that makes it incredibly s

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Source: Andrew Martonik / Android CentralWhat you need to knowSamsung this week announced a new security chip for phones, called S3K250AF. The security solution is already installed in the Galaxy S20 series. Third-party phone makers can also buy the chip to use in their own phones. Samsung is finally joining Apple and Google in having…

China Roundup: Apple closes a 4-one year-earlier App Store loophole China Roundup: Apple closes a 4-one year-earlier App Store loophole

China Roundup: Apple closes a 4-one year-earlier App Store loophole

By 3 weeks ago

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. This week, Apple made some major moves that are telling of its increasingly compliant behavior in China where it has seen escalating competition, but investors…

The $600 Sony a6100 Is All the pieces You Can non-public to be a Glad Photographer The $600 Sony a6100 Is All the pieces You Can non-public to be a Glad Photographer

The $600 Sony a6100 Is All the pieces You Can non-public to be a Glad Photographer

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A fun but powerful camera.Photo: Carlos Zahumenszky (Gizmodo)The Sony a6100 has a difficult task ahead: replacing the a6000 as the best budget APS-C camera. It takes on the challenge with quite a few charms, including an ultrafast focus, better ISO, 4K video and longer battery life. But none of that will matter once you start…

Some VPN apps and advert blockers had been spying on users’ phones Some VPN apps and advert blockers had been spying on users’ phones

Some VPN apps and advert blockers had been spying on users’ phones

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A new report from BuzzFeed News reveals that up to 20 VPNs and ad-blocking apps on both the Play Store and the iOS App Store were secretly spying on their users. All of these apps belong to one company: Sensor Tower, an analytics firm used by different stakeholders to assess the app revenue, performance, and…

FCC to Propose Fines of AT&T, T-Cell, Stir, Verizon for Promoting Place Records FCC to Propose Fines of AT&T, T-Cell, Stir, Verizon for Promoting Place Records

FCC to Propose Fines of AT&T, T-Cell, Stir, Verizon for Promoting Place Records

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will propose fines for the nation’s largest telecom companies for selling the location data of their customers without consent. In all, the FCC says the carriers should pay around $200 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. The Wall Street Journal first reported the fines, and said the…

Facebook pays Reuters to truth-check Deepfakes and extra Facebook pays Reuters to truth-check Deepfakes and extra

Facebook pays Reuters to truth-check Deepfakes and extra

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Eye-witness photos and videos distributed by news wire Reuters already go through an exhaustive media verification process. Now the publisher will bring that expertise to the fight against misinformation on Facebook. Today it launches the new Reuters Fact Check business unit and blog, announcing that it will become one of the third-party partners tasked with…

A Explore at What’s Fueling Startup Investments in Colombia A Explore at What’s Fueling Startup Investments in Colombia

A Explore at What’s Fueling Startup Investments in Colombia

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The Latin American startup scene is attracting more and more attention and investments. In 2018, venture capital investments in Latin America doubled for the second consecutive year, according to LAVCA’s Annual Review of Tech Investment in Latin America. Looking at the major markets in Latin America in 2018, most show increases in VC investment in…

YouTube reverses coronavirus monetization protection YouTube reverses coronavirus monetization protection

YouTube reverses coronavirus monetization protection

By 3 weeks ago

YouTube will now allow some coronavirus videos to be monetized, reversing a move to demonetize content about the “sensitive topic” last week. Image: Florian Gaertner/Getty Images By Matt Binder2020-03-12 00:23:45 UTC YouTube is doing an about face on its recent coronavirus policy. The Google-owned video streaming company has decided to allow some creators and news…

Tiktok’s Transparency Middle Leaves Some Unparalleled Questions Unanswered Tiktok’s Transparency Middle Leaves Some Unparalleled Questions Unanswered

Tiktok’s Transparency Middle Leaves Some Unparalleled Questions Unanswered

By 3 weeks ago

Photo: GettyAfter getting chewed out by federal agencies, lawmakers, and more than a few parents, TikTok is finally giving us a window into the ways it targets, tracks and moderates all of the teens and tweens on its platform.Today, the Chinese-owned company announced in a blog post that it would soon be rolling out an…

E mail app returns to Mac App Retailer after 8-month wrestle with Apple – CNET E mail app returns to Mac App Retailer after 8-month wrestle with Apple – CNET

E mail app returns to Mac App Retailer after 8-month wrestle with Apple – CNET

By 3 weeks ago

Apple; Illustration by Stephen Shankland/CNET The BlueMail app is back on Apple’s Mac App Store after an eight-month absence because — depending on whom you believe — either Apple or app developer Blix got its act together. The reinstatement took place on Monday after Blix submitted a new version of an email app that Apple…

Alex Garland’s new display needs you to be afraid of tech again Alex Garland’s new display needs you to be afraid of tech again

Alex Garland’s new display needs you to be afraid of tech again

By 3 weeks ago

Devs, a limited series that premieres March 5th on Hulu, tells the story of fictional quantum computing company Amaya. It’s a pretty typical tech giant, complete with shuttle buses taking employees to a campus deep in the woods. Lily Chan (Sonoya Mizuno) works in encryption, while her boyfriend Sergei (Karl Glusman) specializes in life simulations.…

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