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Photo: Saul Loeb (Getty Images) Apple recently rolled out its highly anticipated App Tracking Transparency feature with iOS 14.5, which lets users decide whether apps track their activity for targeted advertising. Overwhelmingly, users seem happy to leave app tracking disabled. Just 4% of iPhone users in the U.S. have agreed to app tracking after updating …

Facebook indefinitely suspended then-President Donald Trump’s accounts in January after a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images Facebook indefinitely suspended then-President Donald Trump’s accounts in January after a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Facebook was justified in …

An infection control hotel quarantine manager in Victoria has been stood down amid a damning report by The Australian they had been reported to authorities twice since March for breaching protocols. Minister for Government Services Danny Pearson, said that Matiu Bush, general manager of COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria’s Infection Prevention and Control, had been stood down …

Algorithms similar to those used by Netflix, Amazon, and Facebook may lead to better comprehension of the biological language of cancer and neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson disease (PD) and Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a research article published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers highlight that intracellular phase separation of proteins …

Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly said Australia’s two other vaccines are being fast-tracked and more could be ordered amid recommendations to avoid using AstraZeneca for people under 50. He admitted the already delayed rollout will be affected, but refused to be drawn on just when the nation will be vaccinated. “Clearly with these changes overnight, …

AI (Artificial Intelligence) concept. Deep learning. Mindfulness. getty Brain-Controlled Interface (BCI) technology—or technology that allows us to control our devices with our minds—is very promising. In fact, tech giants and VCs are pouring millions of dollars into it. Facebook is so interested in the technology that, in 2019, it spent between $500M to $1B to acquire CTRL-labs, …

Facebook removed an interview from Lara Trump’s Facebook page on Tuesday that was organized by The Right View, reported Fox News The guest for the interview was former President Trump whose daughter-in-law Lara Trump hosted the interview. Lara had posted a video message on her Twitter account asking viewers to join the interview. “Join me …

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are expected to press Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey about their platforms’ efforts to stem baseless election fraud claims and vaccine skepticism. Opaque algorithms that prioritize user engagement and promote misinformation could also come under scrutiny, a committee memo …

Facebook has unveiled its mind-reading wrist device and an augmented reality keyboard that would allow users to replace the mouse and keyboard in future hardware products. The company’s Facebook Reality Labs division showed off the prototype technologies on a virtual call with members of the media this week. Executives from the division talked about the …

Pair arrested after officers follow car and find cannabis in vehicle Two people were arrested by police on suspicion of drugs offences after officers followed a car in Nottinghamshire. Police became aware of the vehicle as it was seen on the A610 Nuthall Road in Aspley, shortly after 8pm on Saturday (February 27). Officers followed …