Firefox update: Browser will now recommend stories from Pocket in your tabs

June 02, 2020 at 01:02PM Stories will come from data gathered by Pocket about the most read, opened, and saved articles Firefox update: Browser will now recommend stories from Pocket in your tabs … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Firefox update: Browser will now recommend stories from Pocket in your tabs

Police scanner apps more popular than Facebook and Instagram on app store charts amid George Floyd protests

June 02, 2020 at 12:59PM The apps are being used to tune in to police chatter, as people across the US protest against police brutality Police scanner apps more popular than Facebook and Instagram on app store charts amid George Floyd protests … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Police scanner apps more popular than FacebookContinue reading “Police scanner apps more popular than Facebook and Instagram on app store charts amid George Floyd protests”

Mark Zuckerberg criticised by civil rights leaders over Donald Trump Facebook post

June 02, 2020 at 12:35PM Activists say Facebook boss’s decision to leave ‘shooting threat’ up sets dangerous precedent Civil rights leaders have criticised Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to take no action against a Facebook post from Donald Trump appearing to threaten to start shooting “looters”, after a Monday night meeting with the company’s executives ended inContinue reading “Mark Zuckerberg criticised by civil rights leaders over Donald Trump Facebook post”

Searching ‘racist’ on Twitter displays Donald Trump as top result

June 02, 2020 at 12:33PM The news comes as Twitter placed Mr Trump’s tweets behind a label stating that they were ‘glorifying violence’ Searching 'racist' on Twitter displays Donald Trump as top result … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Searching 'racist' on Twitter displays Donald Trump as top result

Blackout Tuesday: Activists urge Instagram users to be careful when posting black squares to their feed

June 02, 2020 at 11:44AM Posts are covering up useful information, users warn Blackout Tuesday: Activists urge Instagram users to be careful when posting black squares to their feed … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Blackout Tuesday: Activists urge Instagram users to be careful when posting black squares to their feed

‘Anonymous’ online activists see huge, unexplained surge in support amid Black Lives Matter protests

June 02, 2020 at 10:38AM ‘There is something interesting going on’ 'Anonymous' online activists see huge, unexplained surge in support amid Black Lives Matter protests … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: 'Anonymous' online activists see huge, unexplained surge in support amid Black Lives Matter protests

Web wizard or net newbie? Take our quiz to see how much you know about the internet

June 01, 2020 at 11:36AM Test your knowledge of the online world – and discover how easy it is to launch a website for your business When did the world’s first website launch? 1991 1992 1997 What does SEO stand for? Super easy online Search engine optimisation Seek emails only What proportion of UK businessesContinue reading “Web wizard or net newbie? Take our quiz to see how much you know about the internet”

Amazon stops telling people what they have bought in emails

June 02, 2020 at 09:47AM It appears the company took the action to stop user emails being scraped and providing data about Amazon deliveries Amazon stops telling people what they have bought in emails … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Amazon stops telling people what they have bought in emails

Matt Gaetz: Twitter adds ‘glorifying violence’ label after Republican calls for Antifa to be ‘hunted down’

June 02, 2020 at 08:55AM The news follows protests across the US after the death of George Floyd Matt Gaetz: Twitter adds 'glorifying violence' label after Republican calls for Antifa to be 'hunted down' … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Matt Gaetz: Twitter adds 'glorifying violence' label after Republican calls for Antifa to be 'huntedContinue reading “Matt Gaetz: Twitter adds ‘glorifying violence’ label after Republican calls for Antifa to be ‘hunted down’”

Blackout Tuesday: What do Instagram black squares mean – and how can you take part?

June 02, 2020 at 08:25AM Posts are intended to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter protests sweeping the US Blackout Tuesday: What do Instagram black squares mean – and how can you take part? … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Blackout Tuesday: What do Instagram black squares mean – and how can you take part?

Instagram blackout: Users commit not to post in response to Black Lives Matter protests

June 02, 2020 at 07:28AM Some suggest posts could distract from important discussions Instagram blackout: Users commit not to post in response to Black Lives Matter protests … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Instagram blackout: Users commit not to post in response to Black Lives Matter protests

AI firm that worked with Vote Leave wins new coronavirus contract

June 02, 2020 at 08:00AM Deal may allow Faculty, linked to senior Tory figures, to analyse social media data, utility bills and credit ratings UK coronavirus updates – live See all our coronavirus coverage An artificial intelligence firm hired to work on the Vote Leave campaign may analyse social media data, utility bills and creditContinue reading “AI firm that worked with Vote Leave wins new coronavirus contract”

On the run: lack of sport drives fans to madcap world of marble racing

June 01, 2020 at 04:22PM Lockdown has been good for Jelle’s Marble Runs, which has acquired more than 1m YouTube subscribers Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage “Can’t believe I watched this all the way to the end,” Gary Lineker tweeted early into Britain’s coronavirus crisis. “The lack of live sport is clearly gettingContinue reading “On the run: lack of sport drives fans to madcap world of marble racing”

Instagram users seeing ‘action blocked’ messages when they try to post about Black Lives Matter

June 02, 2020 at 07:07AM Influx of posts triggered anti-spam technology, company claims Instagram users seeing 'action blocked' messages when they try to post about Black Lives Matter … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Instagram users seeing 'action blocked' messages when they try to post about Black Lives Matter

‘None Of This Is True’: Protests Become Fertile Ground for Online Disinformation

June 2, 2020 at 12:47AM A “well-funded” and elaborate social media disinformation campaign played out online Sunday night, showing how polarization creates situations where lies go viral. ‘None Of This Is True’: Protests Become Fertile Ground for Online Disinformation…

Is Zoom the next Android, or the next BlackBerry?

June 02, 2020 at 12:18AM Gaurav Jain Contributor Share on Twitter Gaurav Jain is one of the founders of Afore Capital, a $47 million fund focused on pre-seed. He was also an early product manager for Android. More posts by this contributor The pre-seed diligence framework How To Be A VC Without Any Capital InContinue reading “Is Zoom the next Android, or the next BlackBerry?”

Facebook Employees Revolt Over Zuckerberg’s Hands-Off Approach To Trump

June 1, 2020 at 09:33PM Employees are publicly criticizing CEO Mark Zuckerberg and organizing a virtual walkout amid a growing internal backlash over the company’s tolerance of the president’s posts. Facebook Employees Revolt Over Zuckerberg’s Hands-Off Approach To Trump…

Salesforce names Vlocity founder David Schmaier CEO of new Salesforce Industries division

June 01, 2020 at 09:05PM When Salesforce announced it was acquiring Vlocity for $1.33 billion in February, it was a deal that made sense for both companies. Today, the company announced that the deal has closed and Vlocity CEO David Schmaier has been named CEO of a new division called Salesforce Industries. Vlocity has builtContinue reading “Salesforce names Vlocity founder David Schmaier CEO of new Salesforce Industries division”

PS5 event: Sony postpones new console reveal amid George Floyd protests

June 01, 2020 at 08:01PM ‘For now, we want to stand back and allow more important voices to be heard’ PS5 event: Sony postpones new console reveal amid George Floyd protests … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: PS5 event: Sony postpones new console reveal amid George Floyd protests

India’s richest man built a telecom operator everyone wants a piece of

June 01, 2020 at 06:52PM As investors’ appetites sour in the midst of a pandemic, a three-and-a-half-year-old Indian firm has secured $10.3 billion in a month from Facebook and four U.S.-headquartered private equity firms. The major deals for Reliance Jio Platforms have sparked a sudden interest among analysts, executives and readers at a time whenContinue reading “India’s richest man built a telecom operator everyone wants a piece of”

Cutting edge: Japanese paper art inspires a non-slip shoe

June 01, 2020 at 05:42PM Scientists use kirigami techniques to create a sole with pop-up, high-friction spikes The Japanese art of paper cutting and folding, or kirigami, has led to mind-bending 3D structures from 2D sheets, including spectacular pop-up designs. But now researchers have been getting to grips with the technique for a very down-to-earthContinue reading “Cutting edge: Japanese paper art inspires a non-slip shoe”

Facebook says it wants staff to ‘speak openly’ as employees criticise Mark Zuckerberg’s response to Trump posts

June 01, 2020 at 04:49PM Facebook has responded after its own employees publicly criticised its response to Donald Trump’s controversial posts. Facebook says it wants staff to 'speak openly' as employees criticise Mark Zuckerberg's response to Trump posts … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Facebook says it wants staff to 'speak openly' as employees criticiseContinue reading “Facebook says it wants staff to ‘speak openly’ as employees criticise Mark Zuckerberg’s response to Trump posts”