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23 / 04
Donald Trump complained to Twitter CEO about losing followers

Donald Trump complained to Twitter CEO about losing followers

(Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump met with Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey on Tuesday and spent a significant time questioning him about why he had lost some Twitter followers, a person briefed on the matter said. The meeting, which was organized by the White House last wee...

23 / 04
Mozilla highlights AI bias and ‘addiction by design’ tech in internet health report

Mozilla highlights AI bias and ‘addiction by design’ tech in internet health report

Mozilla today released the 2019 Internet Health Report, an analysis that brings together insights from 200 experts to examine issues central to the future of the internet. This year’s report chose to focus primarily on injustice perpetuated by artificial intelligence, what NYU’s Natasha ...

23 / 04
Chrome 74 arrives with less motion sickness and new JavaScript features

Chrome 74 arrives with less motion sickness and new JavaScript features

Google today launched Chrome 74 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. The release includes support for a reduced motion media query, private class fields, feature policy improvements, and more developer features. You can update to the latest version now using Chrome’s built-in updat...

23 / 04
Snap returns to growth with 190 million daily users in Q1 2019

Snap returns to growth with 190 million daily users in Q1 2019

In its Q1 2019 earnings report today, Snap had lots of good news for investors, from increased users to significant revenue growth. The camera company has not only halted the quarters-long trend of losing daily active users (DAUs), it’s increased that number 2% since its Q4 2018 report, ...

23 / 04
OpenAI’s Sparse Transformers can predict what comes next in lengthy text, image, and audio sequences

OpenAI’s Sparse Transformers can predict what comes next in lengthy text, image, and audio sequences

Some months back, OpenAI debuted an AI natural language model capable of generating coherent passages from millions of Wikipedia and Amazon product reviews, and more recently, it demonstrated an AI system — OpenAI Five — that defeated 99.4% of players in public Dota 2 matches. Buil...

23 / 04
Twitter is slowly perfecting the art of inventing nonsensical performance metrics

Twitter is slowly perfecting the art of inventing nonsensical performance metrics

In its latest effort to innovate around its business model of opacity, Twitter officially today unveiled its latest self-invented metric, dubbed “monetizable daily active usage.” Naturally, this being Twitter, the company decided to retire the more standard Monthy Active User metri...

23 / 04
UploadVR announces E3 VR Showcase, a Nintendo Direct for virtual reality

UploadVR announces E3 VR Showcase, a Nintendo Direct for virtual reality

PlayStation VR is the biggest virtual reality platform in gaming, but with Sony being a no-show at the important Electronic Entertainment Expo tradeshow this June, someone needs to step in to fill the void. Enter UploadVR. GamesBeat’s syndication partner announced today the E3 VR Showcas...

23 / 04
ProjectManager.com Goes Hybrid with the Launch of New Agile Tools

ProjectManager.com Goes Hybrid with the Launch of New Agile Tools

The major software update adds Kanban boards and a design overhaul to the popular project management platform AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 23, 2019– Today ProjectManager.com unveiled a new, completely redesigned version of their proj...