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2nd December 2016 23:35
Facebook has long been vigilant about keeping your News Feed free of "inappropriate" content. That's relatively simple when you're talking about material that can be reviewed in full after it's posted — but what happens if something goes wrong during a livestream? A new initiative is reportedly in the works to build up the social network's flagging system for offensive content in a particularly difficult area: Facebook Live. SEE ALSO: Facebook wants to teach you all about how AI works…
2nd December 2016 23:23
Cybersecurity has come a long way in the last twenty years. In the 90s, the predominant security model used to create secure operating systems was the “castle and moat” approach. Everything inside the firewall was trusted and anything outside it wasn’t trusted. But emerging internet services like email meant that things needed to get through... Read more » The post Will artificial intelligence mean the end of cyberthreats? appeared first on ReadWrite.
2nd December 2016 23:21
It's always interesting to see who you'll be sitting next to on a plane, right? Well imagine how Mohammed Amer felt when fate (and his chosen airline) sat him right beside the Eric Trump. When the Arab-American standup comedian boarded his plane at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey Wednesday and saw that the president-elect's son was his seat mate, he knew exactly what he had to do — take a selfie and post it on Facebook. SEE ALSO:…
2nd December 2016 23:10
President-elect Trump is filling his cabinet with a who's who of rich crazy people. From Chief Strategist Steve Bannon to Jeff Sessions, his pick for attorney general, each one of Trump's selections seems to come with more than a handful of scandals and conflicts. Trump's pick for National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, for example, owns a lobbying organization that has received "tens of thousands" of dollars from foreign companies. His Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was a Goldman trader who's since…
2nd December 2016 22:39
The Lego vs. Barbie debate is as old and divisive as Backstreet vs. N*Sync, and now both toys will have feature films to fight with: Sony is developing a live-action Barbie comedy, and is in talks with Amy Schumer to portray the toy heroine, Mashable has confirmed. SEE ALSO: Amy Schumer responds to criticism of her contentious 'Formation' video Though no deals have been signed, Schumer and two other prominent female artists are in early talks with the studio for…
2nd December 2016 22:29
The clothes on your back don’t just make you look good. They keep you warm and dry, make movement easier and make your life better. Fabric technology has a huge impact your day-to-day. From early advances with chemistry that gave us synthetic fabrics to treatments that are revolutionizing the idea of what clothing can do, textile tech is expanding to new and exciting places. Here we’ll explore the technology behind these advances, take a look at how far…
2nd December 2016 22:26
On Friday, Mic released an article called "Obama considering post-presidential media career, sources say." Even though the article contains a statement from White House communications director Jen Psaki in which she states, "While the president will remain actively engaged in inspiring young people and he is interested in the changing ways people consume information, he has no plans to get into the media business after he leaves office," we're all spending our Friday evening talking about these rumors. SEE ALSO:…
2nd December 2016 22:07
Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent, college student, or just looking to pay down your debt, we could all use some extra cash. While we could find a part-time gig, like driving for Uber, or start earning a passive income through affiliate marketing, wouldn’t be it nice if you were able to make some fast cash from the friendly confines of your home? That may sound too good to be true, it is possible if you do so, like these 50…
2nd December 2016 22:00
One Direction's 3D concert film, One Direction: This Is Us, hit theaters in 2013, but you may still be watching it to mourn the breakup of the British boy band. No judgement. But instead of 3D, wouldn't you rather see Harry Styles and One Direction as sock puppets? Thought so. That's why our CineFix series, Homemade Movies, remade the entire movie trailer, shot-for-shot, with sock puppets in place of the band members. Goodbye, 1D3D—and hello, 1DSP. Subscribe to CineFix for…
2nd December 2016 21:38
Justin Bieber has, yet again, used his angelic voice to sing the song of one Ms. Taylor Alison Swift. "I Knew You Were Trouble," specifically. Now it is our duty to ask, what do mean, Justin? SEE ALSO: Justin Bieber is '90 percent sure' Instagram is for the devil Who even likes taylor swift? A video posted by Justin Bieber Updates™ (@justinbiebertracker) on Dec 2, 2016 at 6:06am PST Bieber, who has been avoiding social media to keep away from…