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Kashmir Hill / New York Times:
A look at the Legal Aid Society of New York City's efforts to close the tech gap between public defenders and law enforcement with respect to digital forensics   —  Public defenders lack access to gadgets and software that could keep their clients out of jail.  —  On April 27, a woman in eastern Brooklyn called the police.
Nov 23, 2019, 1:30 PMIn context
Rachel Metz / CNN:
How facial analysis software that classifies gender misidentifies trans and non-binary people, is inaccurate with people of color, and could harm these groups   —  San Francisco (CNN)Artificial intelligence doesn't know what to make of Os Keyes.  —  The 29-year-old graduate student is dark-haired …
Nov 23, 2019, 10:15 AMIn context
Rita Liao / TechCrunch:
Profile of Dongtu, a China-based Giphy-like service that is baked into some 3,000 apps with chatting features, including WeChat, Alibaba's Taobao, and Weibo   —  With its own universe of homegrown social networks, e-commerce platforms and search engines, the Chinese internet is a world apart …
Nov 23, 2019, 5:15 AMIn context
Tarleton Gillespie / Slate:
Every ad, political or commercial, should reveal its provenance, and all advertisers should stand by their ads and be held accountable for them   —  On Oct. 30, Twitter announced it would now prohibit political advertising on its platform.  On Friday, it tried its best to explain exactly what that would mean.
Nov 23, 2019, 1:35 AMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Twitter says users can now enroll in 2FA without a phone number and disable SMS-based 2FA as default, allows other methods such as mobile authenticator apps   —  And it only took Twitter's CEO getting hacked to happen.  —  Twitter announced today that users will finally be able to disable SMS-based …
Nov 21, 2019, 7:10 PMIn context
The Financial Express:
Counterpoint: in Q3, smartphone sales online grew 55% YoY in India to 22.5M units, of a total of 49M sold, with 57% of them sold via Flipkart and 33% via Amazon   —  According to Counterpoint Research, the total smartphone shipments during Q32019 stood at 49 million units, the highest-ever recorded in a quarter.
Nov 21, 2019, 4:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter rolls out its “Hide Replies” feature to all users globally   —  Twitter's radical “Hide Replies” feature, one of the biggest changes to how Twitter works since the invention of the Retweet, is now available to Twitter's global user base.  The company says the feature …
Nov 21, 2019, 11:22 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
A look at Google's work with US military, as senior military officials worry about parts of Google's employee base approaching a state of open rebellion   —  In early November several dozen experts from the American military industrial complex—including senior officers, defense contracting executives …
Nov 21, 2019, 10:45 AMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is overhauling how it tests software, making daily builds disable unfinished features by default, after a swarm of bugs marred the iOS 13 debut   —  Apple Inc. is overhauling how it tests software after a swarm of bugs marred the latest iPhone and iPad operating systems, according to people familiar with the shift.
Nov 21, 2019, 9:25 AMIn context
April Glaser / Slate:
Blind users on Facebook say they are frustrated that the platform is consistently buggy for them, and the company isn't doing enough to fix accessibility gaps   —  The social network wants to be accessible.  Blind users and former Facebook workers say it isn't doing enough.
Nov 21, 2019, 5:40 AMIn context

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