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Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Alphabet's Jigsaw will expand its free Project Shield service, which helps protect against DDoS attacks, to US political campaigns ahead of midterms   —  WITH MIDTERM ELECTIONS looming and primaries already underway in many states, anxiety has been building over the possibility of cyberattacks that could impact voting.
May 16, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Robbie Gonzalez / Wired:
A look at what existing evidence, based mostly on anecdata rather than peer-reviewed research, can tell us about “Digital Wellbeing” features in Android P   —  GOOGLE WANTS TO help its users take back their time.  —  On Tuesday, at its annual developers conference …
May 10, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Experts worry Trump's decision to pull US out of 2015 Iran nuclear deal could lead to reemergence of Iran-sponsored cyberattacks on Western targets   —  WHEN THE US last tightened its sanctions against Iran in 2012, then-president Barack Obama boasted that they were “virtually grinding the Iranian economy to a halt.”
May 9, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / Wired:
Google announces update to Lens, rolling out end of May, focusing on shopping, text-reading, and language support; some handsets will offer Lens from camera app   —  WHEN GOOGLE FIRST announced Google Lens last year, it was described as a kind of search in reverse.
May 8, 2018, 2:51 PMIn context
Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Crowdstrike report: Nigerian scammers, now evolved into syndicates, are using malware, phishing, and social engineering to better effect than ever before   —  YOU WOULD THINK that after decades of analyzing and fighting email spam, there'd be a fix by now for the internet's oldest hustle—the Nigerian Prince scam.
May 7, 2018, 2:55 AMIn context
Scott Bay / Wired:
How filmmakers could use machine learning, trained on data from prior box office hits, to predict a movie's success by understanding what motivates moviegoers   —  Like, for example, Avengers: Infinity War, which made a record-breaking $258 million at the domestic box office last weekend …
May 5, 2018, 2:05 AMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
MoviePass resurrects $10 “unlimited” subscription, letting people see a movie a day, and CEO says company is committed to keeping the plan; $8 option remains   —  SOME GOOD NEWS for once: After a two-week hiatus, the MoviePass unlimited subscription—the one that lets you see a movie a day …
May 3, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Erin Griffith / Wired:
Pandora study finds that too many ads can push users to subscribe, but not enough to compensate for lost ad revenue from those listening less due to more ads   —  AT BEST, ADVERTISING is something people tolerate while consuming media.  At worst, it's a turnoff.
May 2, 2018, 5:25 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Interview with Mark Zuckerberg on his recent Congressional testimony, goals for F8 keynote, the three-year timeframe for fixing Facebook, and more   —  Mark Zuckerberg knew his keynote speech at F8 this year would not be like any other.  His previous appearances at Facebook's annual developer's conference …
May 1, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Arielle Pardes / Wired:
Pinterest aims to make discovery more inclusive with a new beta feature that lets people narrow beauty search results by skin tone range   —  WHEN CANDICE MORGAN joined Pinterest in 2016 as the company's first-ever head of diversity and inclusion, her goals initially centered on improving diversity within the company.
Apr 26, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context

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