In some countries, livestreaming an event can get you thrown in jail. Explore the promise and peril of using your smartphone to fight the power worldwide.
Cameras aren’t just for pictures anymore. They’re for helping computers see the world, and helping us see each other.
Did a Snapbot make a surprise appearance at Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters, or did Snapchat parent Snap Inc. file its initial public offering documents via a more traditional courier?
Lauren Hirsch, Liana B. Baker and Matthew Toole of Reuters reported that Snap Inc. secretly filed for an IPO at some point before Election Day, noting that secret IPO filings are permitted for companies with less than $1 billion in revenue.
Twitter has suspended a number of accounts linked with the alt-right movement after announcing new features and policy changes in a bid to combat abuse on the platform.
Oh coveted mute button. The long-overdue, though recently enabled and then removed new feature from Twitter has finally made its official debut. The ‘muted words’ feature allows users to filter out potentially disturbing content.
The only possible culmination of AI research is packing it neatly inside a synthetic body and having sex with it.
The US-based trade group The Internet Association has released a policy roadmap for Trump’s incoming administration and the GOP-led Congress with proposals “to enable continued growth and success in the internet ecosystem, and in turn, the U.S. economy.
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