Facebook will let people send thoughts directly to friends, and AI will know exactly what they want to read, Mark Zuckerberg says

Facebook is working to let people communicate using technology that lets them share their thoughts, rather than having to communicate through text or pictures, Mark Zuckerberg has said.

10 hours ago from The Independent

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Appeals court affirms e-book ruling against Apple

A US appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2013 ruling that Apple led an illegal conspiracy to fix prices of e-books in violation of anti-trust laws.

24 hours ago from Phys.org

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Steve Jobs trailer: Michael Fassbender plays deranged 'genius' in Danny Boyle film

Steve Jobs is given a far from flattering portrayal in Danny Boyle's upcoming biopic about the late Apple CEO judging by the film's first official trailer.

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Lonely flatworms inject sperm into their own heads

In the absence of mating opportunities, hermaphroditic Macrostomum hystrices undergo Kama Sutra–like contortions to self-fertilize

4 hours ago from Science Now

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Snapchat updated to let people see stories and snaps without holding finger down

Snapchat has finally stopped people from having to hold their finger down on the screen while they watch snaps and stories.

2 hours ago from The Independent

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Austria court throws out Facebook privacy class action suit

An Austrian court has rejected a class action case against Facebook for alleged privacy breaches, saying it lacks jurisdiction to decide the matter, court officials said on Wednesday.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google Photos tags black people as 'gorillas', puts pictures in special folder

Google's image recognition algorithm is labelling photos of black people as gorillas and putting them into a special album.

6 hours ago from The Independent

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Internet Fiber Backbone Lines Under Physical Attack In San Francisco

Usually when we hear of Internet cables being cut, it's due to curious (or hungry) sea creatures or ships accidentally severing them in the ocean. That's not the case in San Francisco. The ...

2 hours ago from HotHardware

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Sony launches own crowdfunding site for their new gadgets

How do you turn around a multinational company that’s been watching profits slide for years? Sony figures that crowdfunding will play a big role, so they built their own site. It’s ...

4 hours ago from Geek.com

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Calls to 0800 numbers are now free

Ringing 0800 and 0808 numbers will finally be free, and other charges will become a lot more clear, under new Ofcom rules.

9 hours ago from The Independent

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