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Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Google launches a braille keyboard for Android that requires no extra hardware, letting users tap a standard 6-key layout to type letters and words   —  Google today announced the launch of a virtual braille keyboard for Android that's designed to enable those with low vision or blindness …
Apr 9, 2020, 1:05 PMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Study of 225 pieces of COVID-19-related content rated false or misleading: 59% remain up with no warning label on Twitter, 27% on YouTube, and 24% on Facebook   —  Facebook and YouTube do better, but still leave some misinformation up  —  More than half of the misinformation …
Apr 8, 2020, 1:20 AMIn context
Kaveh Waddell / Consumer Reports:
Apr 7, 2020, 9:20 PMIn context
Karen Gilchrist / CNBC:
Profile of Min-Liang Tan, the co-founder and CEO of global gaming giant Razer, one of the few companies managing to thrive in the disrupted business landscape   —  When the #stayathome hashtag emerged on social media last month in response to governments successively announcing coronavirus containment measures, Min-Liang Tan was ready.
Apr 7, 2020, 6:40 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Inside two weeks of turmoil at SoftBank, as Masayoshi Son was forced to take drastic action, including share buybacks, to shore up confidence in his tech empire   —  How the Japanese billionaire was forced to take drastic action to shore up confidence in his tech empire
Apr 6, 2020, 10:30 PMIn context
Javier Espinoza / Financial Times:
Sources: EU is focusing the next stage of its Facebook competition probe on whether it is distorting the classified ads market by promoting Marketplace   —  Rivals complain tech group uses dominant position to push Marketplace to its 2bn users  —  The EU is focusing the next stage …
Apr 6, 2020, 9:30 AMIn context
Harriet Sherwood / The Guardian:
After some UK cell towers were set on fire, the government will meet Facebook, YouTube, Twitter to stop the spread of a conspiracy theory linking 5G to COVID-19   —  After a spate of fires, the government is stepping in to halt the spread of linking coronavirus to the mobile network
Apr 5, 2020, 11:50 AMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
After reports in tabloids of Houseparty users having social media accounts hacked, Houseparty offers $1M reward to unmask those behind apparent “smear campaign”   —  App maker denies getting hacked after multiple reports in British media.  —  Houseparty, a video conferencing desktop …
Mar 31, 2020, 12:15 PMIn context
Tristan Harris / Center for Humane Technology:
To save lives, we need technology that acts more like a thoughtful journalist, doctor, or other fiduciary agent that cares about the ethics of their choices   —  We are in an emergency.  This article is a call to action for major tech platforms to get more aggressive about saving lives.
Mar 31, 2020, 2:50 AMIn context
Marc Tracy / New York Times:
Facebook says it will invest $100M to support the news industry during COVID-19: $25M in emergency funding for local news and $75M in additional marketing spend   —  With grants and marketing spending, the social media giant hopes to support outlets doing essential local reporting but struggling with a drop in advertising.
Mar 30, 2020, 9:10 AMIn context

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