Smudgy iPhone screens may be a relic of the past, if reports of Apple testing a “touchless” screen are true. The company is said to be developing a screen that lets a person control some phone features by hovering their… Read More ›
Day: April 9, 2018
Snapchat is rolling out group video chats — the same kind of group video chats that apps like Houseparty and Facebook Messenger offer. Read more at Recode.
When you suddenly lose the ability to use your dominant hand, you quickly realize all the things you’ve taken for granted. Tasks you’ve been able to do unconsciously for decades suddenly present a real challenge. Thankfully, technology exists to help… Read More ›
Facebook has quietly removed an ad filter that enabled advertisers to create campaigns targeting users based on their relationship preferences. The filter allowed advertisers to target people based on information from the “interested in” detail on their user profile. Read… Read More ›
Snap is running its first TV campaign during the Final Four on TBS. The 60-second spot, “A New Kind of Camera,” aims to explain Snap’s mission to be a “camera” company and is more educational than it is entertaining. Read… Read More ›
Facebook scans the text and images that people send each other on Facebook Messenger, making sure it all abides by the company’s rules governing content. If it doesn’t, it gets blocked. Read more at AdAge.
For the first time, the U.S. government has publicly acknowledged the existence in Washington of what appear to be rogue devices that foreign spies and criminals could be using to track individual cellphones and intercept calls and messages. Read more… Read More ›
The FCC recently announced that it will finally be opening its Connect America Fund II in June. The fund will be dedicated to disseminating $2 billion dollars over 10 years to support new broadband infrastructure in rural locations across the U.S. Read… Read More ›