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Monday, February 27, 2017
  

Mark Zuckerberg’s manifesto includes idea for tackling nudity, violence and other inappropriate content

Facebook landed in hot water last year for taking down an iconic Vietnam war photo showing a naked girl running from a napalm attack and deactivating the social media accounts of Korryn...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey buys $7 million in company stock

Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey showed some love for the tech firm on Valentine’s Day by purchasing about $7 million of the company’s shares, regulatory filings posted on Tuesday show.#LoveTwitter...

Facebook is rolling out a video app for television

Watch more Facebook videos on your television? Yes, there’s going to be an app for that. The social media giant, which has been making bigger bets on video, said Tuesday that it was...

Elon Musk – Time To Upgrade Your Old Bodies

 If you have not heard of Elon Musk before then you are probably either living in a cave way out in the middle of nowhere or perhaps down a well? The Tech...

Facebook shutters hundreds of Oculus VR demo stations at Best Buy stores

Facebook wants to transform the way people communicate with virtual reality, but U.S. consumers aren’t lining outside of Best Buy stores to try the Oculus Rift headset. The Menlo Park tech firm...

Twitter departures: head of diversity to leave and HR chief also exits

Two Twitter executives in charge of finding more talent and increasing diversity at the company aren’t sticking around to attract more employees. On Tuesday, Twitter’s diversity chief Jeffrey Siminoff confirmed on the social...

Online Casinos On PC Is Still Providing A Better Player Experience Than Mobile

LAS VEGAS – GAMING – People have been playing at online casinos on their desktops much longer than they have been playing on their mobile devices. Casinos themselves seem to be advertising...

Mobile gambling market growth: statistics and projections

Smartphones are used by millions of people all over the world and many use them for casino gaming. We reckon that it will keep on growing in the future LAS VEGAS –...

FCC kills investigation into ‘data-free’ plans

Broadband companies who want to give their own sites and services a leg up on the competition can now do so without worrying about getting any hassle from the Federal Communications...

Facebook and Google combat fake news ahead of elections in Europe

Facebook and Google are ramping up their efforts to combat fake news in Europe after facing criticism that they didn’t do enough to stop misinformation from spreading during the U.S. presidential...

Why Playster Is The Way To Go If You’re Media Hungry And Always On...

Why Playster Is The Way To Go If You’re Media Hungry And Always On The Go It’s 2017 and it’s safe to say that the world revolves around technology. As our society...

Twitter employees donate $1.59M to ACLU after Trump’s immigration order

Twitter employees donated $1.59 million to the American Civil Liberties Union, a nonprofit that mounted a legal challenge against President Trump’s immigration order. A total of 925 workers raised more than $530,000...

How Facebook is approaching its ‘video first’ strategy

Facebook has been making big bets on video and this year won’t be an exception. “I’ve said before that I see video as a mega trend on the same order as mobile,”...

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg: Trump’s immigration order defies nation’s ‘heart and values’

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s immigration order defied “the heart and values” that define the best of America, joining other Silicon Valley tech executives who have...

Tech firms help fuel donations for ACLU’s fight against Trump’s immigration order

The American Civil Liberties Union received a massive surge in donations after it mounted a legal challenge to Trump’s controversial immigration order over the weekend, including from Silicon Valley tech firms...

Trump Decision on Immigration Impacts Tech Jobs

TORONTO – TECH – The Canadian tech community wrote an open letter to the world, responding to the executive order that bans travel from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days and suspending...

Mark Zuckerberg drops Hawaiian land lawsuits after backlash

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Friday that he was dropping lawsuits that would compel hundreds of Hawaiians to sell their land after the 32-year-old billionaire faced growing criticism from his neighbors. Zuckerberg’s...

Rise Of The Uk Smart Home

The UK seems to take on new tech in one of two ways. The first way is jumping into the fire without a thought to see if they wont get burnt and...

Red Bull Air Race – The Game – Download for Free

Peter Besenyei of Hungary performs during the qualifying day of the fourth stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Budapest, Hungary on July 4, 2015. – Samo Vidic/Red...

Facebook makes more tweaks to trending topics

Facebook landed in some hot water last year after Gizmodo claimed that its workers routinely suppressed conservative news from a section on its website that showed what’s trending. The tech firm has...