Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Instagram Deploys a New Anti-Bullying Algorithm

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Instagram Deploys a New Anti-Bullying Algorithm

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Adam Mosseri has a lot to prove. The newly-minted head of Instagram, who swooped in to replace co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger after their surprise exit last month, now holds the keys to the photo-sharing platform’s kingdom of one billion users. But it’s not just the users Mosseri has to worry about. He’s now…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired WIRED TV: Our OTT Channel Just Got a Lot Bigger

Hexbyte Tech News Wired WIRED TV: Our OTT Channel Just Got a Lot Bigger

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You can find WIRED a lot of places these days. There’s the magazine, of course (which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year!). There’s this website, which you might be reading on a laptop or tablet but are probably reading on your phone. There’s YouTube and Instagram and Facebook and Twitter and Snapchat and Glizznork,…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Edward Snowden on Protecting Activists Against Surveillance

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Edward Snowden on Protecting Activists Against Surveillance

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Malkia Cyril (right) with spouse Alana Devich CyrilMichelle GroskopfWIRED ICONEdward Snowden, NSA whistle-blowerNOMINATESMalkia Cyril, Founder of the Center for Media Justice, cofounder of Media Action Grassroots NetworkPeople generally associate the word radical with extreme. But I prefer to think of the word in reference to its Latin origin: radix, the root of the issue.My friend Malkia…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Netlify raises $30M to replace webservers with a global ‘Application Delivery Network’ | Netlify

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Netlify raises $30M to replace webservers with a global ‘Application Delivery Network’ | Netlify

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SAN FRANCISCO, California, October 9, 2018 ー The workflows and technologies required for modern web development are undergoing dramatic reinvention. Netlify, a San Francisco based company serving a large base of passionate web developers, has seen the transformation first hand. They’ve engineered a new platform for the web where content and applications are created directly…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Google hardware. Designed to work better together.

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Google hardware. Designed to work better together.

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2018 made by google family Rick Osterloh Senior Vice President, Hardware Published Oct 9, 2018 This year marks Google’s 20th anniversary—for two decades we’ve been working toward our mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful for everybody. Delivering information has always been in our DNA. It’s why we exist.…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Leaked Transcript of Private Meeting Contradicts Google’s Official Story on China

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Leaked Transcript of Private Meeting Contradicts Google’s Official Story on China

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“We have to be focused on what we want to enable,” said Ben Gomes, Google’s search engine chief. “And then when the opening happens, we are ready for it.” It was Wednesday, July 18, and Gomes was addressing a team of Google employees who were working on a secretive project to develop a censored search…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Solving Tech Addiction Is an Underappreciated Market Opportunity | Loup Ventures

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Solving Tech Addiction Is an Underappreciated Market Opportunity | Loup Ventures

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Smartphones have made us superhuman by bestowing on us the intelligence of the world’s information at our fingertips persistently; however, few would disagree that our omnipresent devices also create undesirable outcomes. We spend so much time on our phones that we ignore the real world and real people around us. Studies have suggested that technology…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Sequoia Capital on startups and the economic downturn

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Sequoia Capital on startups and the economic downturn

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Like this presentation? Why not share! Email     … Published on Oct 10, 2008 Sequoia Capital recently made a presentation to its portfolio companies about how to try to survive an economic downturn. Here’s the presentation 46 Comments 729 Likes Statistics Notes Views Total views 1,641,169 On SlideShare From Embeds Number of Embeds 275,284…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Google Call Screening: a personal robot that talks to, hangs up on spam calls

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Google Call Screening: a personal robot that talks to, hangs up on spam calls

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hot bot-on-bot action — Launching on Pixel 3 family in US, coming to other Pixel phones “next month.” Sam Machkovech – Oct 9, 2018 4:42 pm UTC Enlarge / Google Call Screening sample image shows the kinds of replies your assistant can speak out loud—unless you just choose to hang up and report a call…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Google+ users, upset over data leak, sue Google

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Google+ users, upset over data leak, sue Google

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Let the lawsuits begin — Hours after Google+ shuttered, lawsuit filed in San Francisco. Cyrus Farivar – Oct 9, 2018 3:25 pm UTC Chesnot/Getty ImagesIt was only a matter of time—the same day that Google announced it was shutting down Google+ in the wake of a data leak, two users filed a proposed class-action lawsuit…