Top news of 2018: Q2

As the year 2018 draws to a close we are taking the chance to look back at what the past twelve months brought. We already went through Q1 and now it’s time for Q2. “AI” infiltrated every corner of mobile realm, from digital assistants to algorithms that improve image quality. Other big trends highlighted on […]

Top news of 2018: Q2

As the year 2018 draws to a close we are taking the chance to look back at what the past twelve months brought. We already went through Q1 and now it’s time for Q2. “AI” infiltrated every corner of mobile realm, from digital assistants to algorithms that improve image quality. Other big trends highlighted on […]

Europe’s News Agencies Blast Google, Facebook for ‘Plundering’ Content

Europe’s biggest news agencies accused Google and Facebook of “plundering” news for free on Tuesday in a joint statement that called on the Internet giants to share more of their revenues with the media. In a column signed by the CEOs of around 20 agencies including France’s Agence France-Presse, Britain’s Press Association and Germany’s Deutsche Presse-Agentur they called on […]

Facebook’s Battle Against Fake News Helped by This Tiny US Think Tank

A day before Facebook announced that it had discovered and disabled a propaganda campaign designed to sow dissension among US voters, it exclusively shared some of the suspicious pages with an online forensics team so busy it hasn’t put a nameplate on the door. The Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab is based in a 12-foot-by-12-foot office in […]

WhatsApp to Build India Team as Part of Reported Steps to Curb Fake News

WhatsApp has informed the government that it is building a local team, including India head, as part of steps to check fake news circulation but has not met the key demand of identifying message originators, according to official sources. The popular messaging app is under fire over abuse of its platform for circulation of fake news […]

Twitter Said to Be Suspending Over 1 Million Accounts Per Day in Bid to Battle Fake News

Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, suspending more than one million accounts a day in recent months, a major shift to lessen the flow of disinformation on the platform, according to data obtained by The Washington Post. The rate of account suspensions, which Twitter confirmed to the Post, has more than […]

Fox News host Eric Bolling reportedly sent unsolicited and explicit photos to colleagues

Fox News “Fox News Specialists” host Eric Bolling sent unsolicited photos of male genitalia several years ago to at least two colleagues at Fox Business Network and at least one colleague at Fox News, according to a HuffPost report citing a dozen sources. The women are either current or previous Fox employees who, when they received the […]

Nintendo games news: Terrifying handheld application raising Nintendo Switch owner pulses

The terrifying Nintendo Switch application reveals the handheld mode potential The Nintendo Switch boasts a series of modes that aren’t available on the rival PS4, Xbox One, or even Mini NES Classic. While the battery life of handheld mode might not be the best, it still gives fans a chance to play their favourite games […]

Chinese hail Indian TV host who read news of husbands death

Thousands of Chinese have praised the composure of Indian television anchor Supreet Kaur who learnt about her husband’s death in a road accident while talking to a reporter on live television but continued reading the news. The news about Kaur with Chhattisgarh-based IBC-24 channel was widely picked up by Chinese media after China’s official news […]