Techmeme

Results 11 - 20 of about 5462:

Megan Farokhmanesh / The Verge:
Amid FOSTA crackdown, sex workers turn to Switter.at, an instance of the open source social platform Mastodon, to maintain their online presence   —  Safe options are dwindling for sex workers under the controversial sex trafficking bill.  Switter is helping—for now  —  Sex workers are running out of safe online spaces.
Apr 14, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Gmail redesign may include Confidential Mode letting users restrict forwarding, downloading, and printing of emails as well as set expiration date on sent items   —  New feature gives you control over how emails are used  —  Gmail on the web is getting a big update in the coming weeks …
Apr 13, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Paul Miller / The Verge:
A look at upcoming technologies like Progressive Web Apps, WebAssembly, and Houdini that have the potential to dramatically improve web apps   —  Slack is a web app.  Trello is a web app.  Google Docs.  Gmail.  Even Twitter.  —  The web started out as a collection of hyperlinked documents.
Apr 13, 2018, 6:45 AMIn context
Sean O'Kane / The Verge:
Tesla removed from NTSB investigation into fatal Autopilot crash after releasing info “before it was vetted and confirmed” by the agency; Tesla says it withdrew   —  The NTSB says Tesla is oversharing; Tesla says it just wants to be transparent  —  Tesla has been removed …
Apr 12, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
First look at ESPN+, the $4.99 per month direct-to-consumer streaming service, launching today within a redesigned ESPN app on iOS and Android   —  Today is the debut of ESPN+, a $4.99 direct-to-consumer subscription video service that offers a little bit of MLB and NHL action with a lot …
Apr 12, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Reddit CEO Steve Huffman says open racism, including use of slurs, isn't against Reddit's rules and that communities can set their own standards around language   —  Reddit's Steve Huffman clarifies his more radical approach to free speech on the internet  —  Reddit CEO Steve Huffman …
Apr 11, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Highlights from second hearing: Zuckerberg is asked how Facebook tracks people around the web and whether minors should have additional privacy protections   —  These members of Congress did their homework  —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his second of two appearances before Congress on Wednesday …
Apr 11, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Angela Chen / The Verge:
FDA approves first AI diagnostic device that doesn't need a doctor to interpret the results, detecting diabetic retinopathy by looking at photos of a retina   —  “It makes the clinical decision on its own”  —  For the first time, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved …
Apr 11, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Sony says Xperia XZ2 will cost $799.99 and XZ2 Compact will cost $649.99, available to buy on Best Buy on April 20 and then more broadly on May 20   —  Sony announced its Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact at Mobile World Congress this year and has now followed up with pricing and availability news.
Apr 11, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Amid privacy questions, multiple Republican lawmakers have alleged Facebook has an anti-conservative bias, asking about two “censored” pro-Trump vloggers   —  Mark Zuckerberg is facing a lot of questions about Facebook's policies, most of which involve handling user data.
Apr 11, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Helping a groundswell of citizen scientists aid the environment  —  See how Microsoft's AI for Earth program is partnering with iNaturalist to help amateur and expert scientists share data.
eero:
eero: your first line of defense against security breaches.  —  Thanks to our automatic and regular software updates as well as a number of other security measures built into our devices and software …
Mozilla:
Facebook Container Extension: Take control of how you're being tracked  —  Our Multi-Account Containers extension has been a game changer for many users, letting them manage various parts of their online life without intermingling their accounts.
Zoho:
Announcing Zoho Mail Desktop Lite Client  —  Get the best of both worlds.  —  There are times when you can't afford distractions while communicating over email.  This is especially true in the case of business emails …