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Megan Scudellari / IEEE Spectrum:
Researchers from UCSF and Facebook Reality Labs have successfully decoded question-and-answer dialogue from brain signals in real time, via brain implants   —  The project is the first to decode question-and-answer speech from brain signals in real time  —  In 2017, Facebook's Mark Chevillet …
Jul 30, 2019, 6:10 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / New York Times:
As identity fraud schemes plague Facebook, the company seems unable or unwilling to address accounts that use others' photos as their own profile pictures   —  Renee Holland sent her Facebook friend thousands of dollars.  She became entwined in a global fraud that the social network …
Jul 29, 2019, 3:50 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
EU's top court rules that sites with embedded Facebook Like buttons are responsible for data collected, must obtain user consent before data is sent to Facebook   —  Europe's top court has made a ruling that could affect scores of websites that embed the Facebook ‘Like’ button and receive visitors from the region.
Jul 29, 2019, 10:30 AMIn context
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
Tech companies, including Apple and Google, ask the FCC to open the 6GHz band for unlicensed use, say it's needed for next-gen mobile AR/VR, tethering, and more   —  Part of a spectrum battle pitting hardware makers against carriers and utilities  —  It's rare to see Apple, Google, Microsoft …
Jul 29, 2019, 12:30 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Interview with Facebook's ex-CSO Alex Stamos about the Stanford Internet Observatory, funded in-part by $5M from Craig Newmark, for monitoring online abuse   —  Alex Stamos' Stanford-based project will try to persuade tech firms to offer academics access to massive troves of user data.
Jul 27, 2019, 12:10 AMIn context
Hanna Kozlowska / Quartz:
A look at “pedophile hunting” vigilante Facebook groups, which stage real-life sting operations, some that are live streamed, to catch suspected child abusers   —  Tony Blas is a plumber in his mid-thirties who lives in Queens, New York.  He has two young daughters.
Jul 26, 2019, 9:10 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Facebook says it will migrate Instant Games from the Messenger app on iOS to the Gaming tab in Facebook's main app starting later this summer   —  Instant Games have become a popular pastime, allowing friends to play light games with each other in their messaging apps.
Jul 26, 2019, 7:55 PMIn context
NEWS.com.au:
Australia's ACCC releases final report on anti-competitive behavior and market power of tech giants, offers 23 recommendations including a stronger Privacy Act   —  Tech giants including Google, Facebook will face greater scrutiny after the ACCC handed down its landmark final report today.
Jul 25, 2019, 9:55 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Inside Chris Hughes's campaign to break up Facebook, including meetings with a dozen lawmakers and regulators, sometimes on his own   —  Hughes, who left the social media giant in 2007 and cashed out his nearly $500 million worth of stock, has been making the rounds in the nation's capital …
Jul 25, 2019, 7:45 PMIn context
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Two antitrust academics say Chris Hughes joined them in meetings with the FTC, the DOJ, and state AGs to lay out a potential antitrust case against Facebook   —  Chris Hughes used to huddle with Mark Zuckerberg in a Harvard dorm room building Facebook from scratch.
Jul 25, 2019, 3:58 PMIn context

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