Get ready to make calls and browse the internet mid-air

Indian Government clears the proposal to make calls and browse the internet mid-air Now you can make calls and browse the internet mid-air. In a major breakthrough, the government of India has cleared the much-awaited proposal to allow calls and internet services on the aircraft. Fliers no longer need to switch their phones to airplane … “Get ready to make calls and browse the internet mid-air”

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Facebook dating coming soon. Here’s how it will work

Facebook announces new dating feature CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will launch a new dating feature during Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference. Facebook dating certainly puts Tinder’s business at risk. Facebook dating feature will allow users to create a dating profile and match with potential love interests. This profile will only be visible to … “Facebook dating coming soon. Here’s how it will work”

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WhatsApp CEO and co-founder Jan Koum is leaving the Facebook family

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum is leaving Facebook over privacy clash WhatsApp CEO and co-founder Jan Koum is leaving the Facebook family. His departure comes six months after WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton left the company and joined the DeleteFacebook movement following Facebook’s biggest privacy scandal. In a Facebook post, Jan Koum wrote he was leaving at … “WhatsApp CEO and co-founder Jan Koum is leaving the Facebook family”

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Twitter sold data access to Cambridge Analytica-Scandal researcher Aleksandr Kogan

Aleksandr Kogan had one day access to Twitter users data in 2015 Twitter has confirmed to Bloomberg that it sold public data access to researcher Aleksandr Kogan. In 2015, Aleksandr Kogan’s firm Global Science Research (GSR) had paid for one day Twitter users data access. Twitter said they had selected a random sample of public … “Twitter sold data access to Cambridge Analytica-Scandal researcher Aleksandr Kogan”

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Parents can now control YouTube Kids to only show human approved videos

Google announces new parental controls for YouTube Kids Google announced new parental controls for YouTube Kids. Instead of YouTube algorithm suggesting videos, parents now will be able to restrict YouTube Kids to display only handpicked videos. How does this work? Now, when a parent disables the search option on their kid’s profile, a new option … “Parents can now control YouTube Kids to only show human approved videos”

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Social media sites like Instagram, Twitter are discriminating against women

Is Instagram and Twitter behaving sexist? A grave question lies upon us – Do we really live in a male dominant and a sexist society? I guess we do, especially on social media platforms. Algorithms of various social media platforms have a more sexist approach when it comes to women’s profile as per researchers at … “Social media sites like Instagram, Twitter are discriminating against women”

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Reddit bans 944 accounts linked to IRA Russian troll farm; CEO says racism is permitted on the platform

Reddit has banned 944 accounts linked to IRA Russian troll farm. Reddit CEO Steve Huffman published the team’s annual transparency report and released the entire list of 944 accounts. The report is to keep Redditors apprised of the constant requests and approvals by governments and law enforcement for production or preservation of user data. Steve … “Reddit bans 944 accounts linked to IRA Russian troll farm; CEO says racism is permitted on the platform”

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Mark Zuckerberg notes and highlights from Congress hearing

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before US Congress Mark Zuckerberg left his notes open during Senate hearing break Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Facebook testified before the Congress in a marathon five-hour session about Cambridge Analytica scandal. Zuckerberg left his notes open during a break of his hearing which allowed an Associated Press photographer … “Mark Zuckerberg notes and highlights from Congress hearing”

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Twitter explains how it is fighting fake news menace

Twitter explains how it fought fake news during the shootout at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno During the minutes and hours after the shootout at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, people started tweeting about it. While many people were trying to circulate the right news there was plenty to spread the fake news. The menace … “Twitter explains how it is fighting fake news menace”

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Microsoft is now offering public courses for building Artificial Intelligence skills

Microsoft adds Artificial Intelligence (AI) track to its Professional Program courses Microsoft has added an Artificial Intelligence (AI) track to its Professional Program courses. This would certainly help the people working in the IT industry to build their skills in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The track comprises of online courses and is open to … “Microsoft is now offering public courses for building Artificial Intelligence skills”

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