Brazil Bolsonaro: Facebook told to block accounts of president’s supporters

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Several of Mr Bolsonaro’s supporters are accused of spreading fake news via social media Facebook has complied with an order by Brazil’s Supreme Court to block the accounts of a dozen top allies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The group are accused of spreading fake news against judges. However, the […]

Why to choose 3D for your next virtual event

I love events and have spent the last several years traveling to support and speak at many different industry events.  At their core, they’re all about creating memorable experiences and bringing together communities to learn, network, and build relationships. Over the last few months, with work-from-home orders preventing in-person collaboration, we’re all more hungry for […]

How to Keep Remote Learning Pod Students Safe Online 

The upheaval of 2020 has forced us all to reimagine familiar pathways, and parents are no exception. Cautious about sending their kids back into the classroom, families across the country are banding together to form remote “learning pods.” Learning pods are small groups of families with like-aged children that agree to educate their kids together. […]

Antitrust experts weigh in on breaking up Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Gary Reback is perhaps best known as the lawyer who helped convince the U.S. Department of Justice to bring an antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft in the 1990s. He watched the majority of the House Judiciary Committee hearing earlier this week with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Facebook […]

TikTok: US general manager Pappas says app ‘here for the long run’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption TikTok is owned by the Chinese company ByteDance The US general manager of TikTok has said the Chinese-owned video-sharing app is “here for the long run”, after President Donald Trump said he would ban it in the US. Vanessa Pappas told TikTok users in a video statement that its staff […]

ByteDance and Microsoft offer White House a deal to keep TikTok in the U.S.

(Reuters) — China’s ByteDance has agreed to divest the U.S. operations of TikTok completely in a bid to save a deal with the White House, after President Donald Trump said on Friday he had decided to ban the popular short-video app, two people familiar with the matter said on Saturday. U.S. officials have said TikTok […]

The AR/VR ecosystem — Are we there yet?

Digi-Capital’s virtual and augmented reality forecast is for global revenue to grow from over $13 billion this year to more than $67 billion by 2024. Yet today’s market is still evolving beyond its early stage of offering related point solutions to specific problems, to becoming a fully functioning ecosystem in its own right. Different parts […]

Rite Aid Used Facial Recognition in Stores for Nearly a Decade

Just over two weeks after an unprecedented hack led to the compromise of the Twitter accounts of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Barack Obama, and dozens more, authorities have charged three men in connection with the incident. The alleged “mastermind” is a 17-year-old from Tampa, who will be tried as an adult. There are still plenty […]

TikTok: How would the US go about banning the Chinese app?

“We may be banning TikTok,” President Trump told reporters, saying an announcement could come as soon as this weekend. He added there were other options – but how might a ban work? One obvious starting place would be to order Apple and Google to remove the app from their online stores. This might be done […]

The Garmin Hack Was a Warning

It’s been over a week since hackers crippled Garmin with a ransomware attack, and five days since its services started flickering back to life. The company still hasn’t fully recovered, as syncing issues and delays continue to haunt corners of the Garmin Connect platform. Two things, though, are clear: It could have been worse for […]