Posts Tagged by Technology

Barack Obama Beats Donald Trump In Twitter 2018 Showdown

But Trump did take the top spot in one category of the social media platform’s annual roundup. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Elon Musk Ducks Out Of One Los Angeles Tunnel But Pursues Another

Instead, the Boring Company is moving ahead with plans to construct a high-speed corridor connecting the city to Dodger Stadium. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Has Had A Very Bad Week. Again.

From public takedowns over racism at the company to scrutiny from a panel of international lawmakers, Facebook can’t catch a break. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Ohio Becomes First U.S. State To Allow Businesses To Pay Taxes With Bitcoin

The state’s treasurer said Monday that businesses can now pay for 23 different kinds of taxes with the cryptocurrency. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Admits To Targeting Billionaire George Soros In PR Attack

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said last week he didn’t know about the PR campaign until The New York Times investigation. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Executive Sheryl Sandberg Calls Explosive NYT Report ‘Simply Untrue’

The chief operating officer denies that she and Mark Zuckerberg “weren’t interested in knowing the truth, or we wanted to hide what we knew.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Reportedly Paid For Smear Campaign Against George Soros

The social media giant tried to deflect criticism by linking anti-Facebook activists to Soros, according to a New York Times investigation. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Amazon Announces New Headquarters In Virginia, New York City

The company will also open a major office in Nashville. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Gab, Social Network Favored By The Far-Right, Goes Back Online

It had been shut down following the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Where Kids Find Hate Online — And Tips For How To Handle It

Hate speech is everywhere, but there are practical ways to help manage it. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Google Employees Stage Global Walkout Over Payouts To Alleged Sexual Harassers

Employees are outraged over multimillion dollar payouts to high profile executives accused of sexual misconduct. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Inventor Of World Wide Web Says Tech Giants May Have To Be Split Up

“There is a danger of concentration,” said Tim Berners-Lee, a London-born computer scientist who invented the Web in 1989. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Bans Content Linked To Proud Boys, Gavin McInnes

The neo-fascist group’s members were involved in an assault on protesters in New York this month. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Who Is Gab Founder Andrew Torba?

He says he wants to facilitate free speech online. But he created a hate haven for the likes of Robert Bowers. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Apple Gives iPads And Macs A Much-Needed Refresh

The new iPad pro will have a facial recognition feature and a better display. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Gab, Social Network Favored By The Far-Right, Goes Offline After Synagogue Shooting

The suspected gunman in the shooting had posted anti-Semitic messages on Gab, a social media site popular with alt-right activists and white nationalists. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

‘Lax’ Security At TwitchCon Causes Anxiety In Wake Of Deadly Shooting

“It seems like they were prioritizing speed over security,” an attendee said. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Tim Cook Warns That Personal Data Is Being ‘Weaponized Against Us’

The process of collecting scraps of data and assembling them allows companies “to know you better than you know yourself,” Apple’s CEO said. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Uber And Lyft Plan To Offer Free And Discounted Rides On Election Day

The rideshare companies are going the extra mile to drive more Americans to the polls. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

How Apps Are Helping State Inspectors Save Time And Taxpayer Dollars

Inspect a drainage ditch? There’s an app for that. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Admits To New Security Breach, 50 Million People At Risk

The company said hackers targeted the social network’s “view as” feature. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Content Moderator Says Job Gave Her PTSD, Sues Company

The lawsuit says Facebook has ignored its duty to keep moderators from being “irreparably traumatized.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Bark, The App That Sees All Your Kids’ Sexts, Has Scanned Over 2 Million Phones

Child monitoring apps are marketed to keep kids safe, but experts say many raise privacy concerns. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Five Security Settings In iOS 12 You Should Change Right Now

Every time your iPhone or iPad updates, it comes with a slew of security patches to prevent crashes or data theft. Yet, how often do you update your phone? read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Trump Can Message You Directly On FEMA Alert System To Be Tested Next Week

It’s the first nationwide test of a “presidential alert” for emergencies. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The New $1,449 iPhone Won’t Include A Free Headphone Dongle

You’ll now have to pay Apple an extra $9 for the accessory. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Reddit Bans Subreddit Devoted To QAnon Conspiracy Theory

The online platform said that the subreddit posted content that harassed people and incited violence. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Elon Musk A ‘Brilliant Man’ And As Capable As Ever, SpaceX President Says

“Look at the work that Elon’s companies do and focus on that,” Gwynne Shotwell said. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Removes 9 Books By Notorious Rape Apologist ‘Roosh’

Amazon and YouTube both took steps to drop Daryush “Roosh” Valizadeh’s content after HuffPost reached out. But he remains verified on Twitter. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

These 5 Women Are Using Blockchain To Empower Communities

Thea Sommerseth Myhren Thea Sommerseth Myhren is the founder and CEO of Diwala, a blockchain-based skill platform that gives read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Snapchat Under Fire After Map Shows New York Renamed ‘Jewtropolis’

The app uses a third-party platform to power its maps. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Now You Can Help Search For Missing Seattle Hiker Samantha Sayers

A growing army of online volunteers is poring over photos to find any trace of the young woman. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Lyft Announces Half-Price (And Free!) Rides To The Polls For Midterms

The ride-share company is partnering with a bunch of nonprofits to make it happen. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Says It Removed 652 Disinformation Accounts Linked To Russia And Iran

The influence campaigns were taken down ahead of the midterm elections . read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook Is Rating Your Credibility If You Flag Content As Fake

Some users who flag content as fake aren’t all that reputable themselves. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

22 States Ask Appeals Court To Reinstate Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

The states argue the FCC action could harm public safety, citing electrical grids as an example. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Google Confirms It Tracks Locations Even After Users Turn Off Location History

Google has changed a help page that erroneously described how its “Location History” setting works. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Twitter Has Finally Taken Action Against Alex Jones, But Only For 7 Days

“@RealAlexJones is now in @Twitter prison!” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Def Con Hackers Easily Bust Into Voting Machines, But Will Tech Companies Listen?

One manufacturer says the exercises are not a useful test of vulnerabilities; hackers disagree. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

How One Woman Is Helping Vulnerable Communities Through Digital Identities

When blockchain technology was first introduced in 2008, it was designed as a secure public database where you could trade read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Twitter Bans Proud Boys’ Accounts Before Unite The Right 2 Rally

The suspensions come days before a Washington demonstration marking a year since the deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Won’t Suspend Alex Jones, Says It’s On Media To ‘Refute’ His Lies

“We know that’s hard for many but the reason is simple: he hasn’t violated our rules,” the social media exec says of the Infowars conspiracy theorist. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Hacktivists From Anonymous Vow To Take Down Conspiracy Theorists QAnon

“We gonna wreck you,” they said of the right-wing network that showed its signs at President Donald Trump’s Florida rally last week. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Facebook, Twitter Are Making The World Worse, Kara Swisher Warns

“They have weaponized civic discourse,” says the veteran Silicon Valley journalist. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Wells Fargo Says Hundreds Lost Homes After Computing ‘Error’

About 400 people faced foreclosure due to the glitch. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Next Page »