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ByteDance CFO assumes role as new TikTok CEO 2021-04-30 13:06:35Eight months after former TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer quit in the midst of a full-court press from the Trump administration against the Chinese-owned socia

Computer vision inches toward ‘common sense’ with Facebook’s 2021-04-30 10:02:53Machine learning is capable of doing all sorts of things as long as you have the data to teach it how. That’s not always easy, and researchers a

Rapchat tunes into $2.3M as its music-making app 2021-04-30 09:20:19YouTube, Snapchat, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook’s Instagram have upended the film and TV industries, with a new wave of cinematographers, direct

Instagram Live takes on Clubhouse with options to 2021-04-29 12:00:03In addition to Facebook’s Clubhouse competitor built within Messenger Rooms and its experiments with a Clubhouse-like Q&A platform on the we

EU adopts rules on one-hour takedowns for terrorist 2021-04-29 06:21:01The European Parliament approved a new law on terrorist content takedowns yesterday, paving the way for one-hour removals to become the legal standard

Facebook hid posts calling for PM Modi’s resignation 2021-04-28 15:10:09Updated at 1.17am IST, Thursday: Facebook comms Andy Stone said the company has restored the posts and is “looking into what happened.” Up

Telegram to add group video calls next month 2021-04-28 08:50:53Group video calls will be coming to Telegram’s messaging platform next month with what’s being touted as a fully featured implementation,

Social networking app for women, Peanut, adds live 2021-04-27 11:30:29Mobile social networking app for women, Peanut, is today becoming the latest tech company to integrate audio into its product following the success of

TikTok to open a ‘Transparency’ Center in Europe 2021-04-27 05:06:31TikTok will open a center in Europe where outside experts will be shown information on how it approaches content moderation and recommendation, as wel

The next tech hearing targets social media algorithms 2021-04-26 17:33:24Another week, another big tech hearing in Congress. With a flurry of antitrust reform bills on the way, Democratic lawmakers are again bringing in som

Dating app S’More bets on celebrity content with 2021-04-26 15:20:43Dating startup S’More has launched a new feature called S’More TV, which CEO Adam Cohen-Aslatei said could give users new ways to talk to

Facebook introduces a new miniplayer that streams Spotify 2021-04-26 09:00:52Facebook announced last week an expanded partnership with streaming music service Spotify that would bring a new way to listen to music or podcasts di

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How to refund your Peloton Tread+ and Tread New! 2021-05-05 18:06:29By now, you've probably read that Peloton is recalling its treadmills due to safety concerns — which vary depending on the model.  There'

I'm a Dyson stan, but the Roborock S7 2021-05-05 16:00:17 Roborock S7 $649.99 View Product The Good Intelligent lift mopping feature keeps carpets dry • Maneuvers around obstacles well •

JoGo is a reusable straw that can instantly 2021-05-05 15:22:32The reusable straw is designed to eliminate the need for plastic straws, to-go coffee lids, K-cups, and wasteful paper filters. Read more...More about

Peloton does the 'right thing' and recalls both 2021-05-05 14:10:57On Wednesday, Peloton announced a sweeping, voluntary recall for both of its treadmills — the Tread and Tread+ — due to safety hazards.&nb

Learn ASL with this AI fingerspelling game — 2021-05-05 14:01:23The American Society for Deaf Children launched a game that can analyze your hand shapes via machine learning to help you learn American Sign Language

Twitter refines its scolding prompts in ongoing effort 2021-05-05 13:30:00If at first you don't succeed...  Twitter announced Wednesday an update to its ongoing effort to pare back the volume of what it deems to be tox

Facebook's Oversight Board decision about Trump is the 2021-05-05 13:26:16At first glance, today's decision by Facebook's Oversight Board to uphold the suspension of former President Donald Trump seems like just the kind o

Tom Hiddleston reveals new 'Loki' premiere date in 2021-05-05 12:29:09 The God of Mischief will be hitting our screens earlier than expected - two days earlier, to be exact. In Marvel's latest announcement video, Tom

Can't be with Mom this Mother's Day? An 2021-05-05 12:11:32Three of Amazon's Echo Show smart displays are on sale for up to 44% off as of May 5: OUR TOP PICK: Echo Show 8 — save $55 BEST FOR VIDEO CONFE

The first 'House of the Dragon' pictures set 2021-05-05 11:59:35Night gathers and our watch begins anew: HBO has finally released pictures from the Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon. This show is t

Remember that guy with the jetsuit? He's flying 2021-05-05 11:33:22Royal Marines are joining forces with British company Gravity Industries to try and use the novel jetsuit tech to board a moving ship.  Read more

'Resident Evil Village' is the f*cked up fairytale 2021-05-05 11:21:18Resident Evil Village is a fairytale. A fucked up fairytale, but a fairytale nonetheless. The new survival game from Capcom continues the story starte

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Facebook’s ‘Neighborhoods’ looks a whole lot like Nextdoor 2021-05-05 17:12:05Facebook is launching a new feature today to help you keep in touch with your local community: Neighborhoods. It’s essentially the social n

Should the US government force Facebook to host 2021-05-05 15:07:42Lol no.This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook

Carnegie Mellon researchers trained AI to simulate our 2021-05-05 14:57:32Simulating the universe is difficult. There are, after all, potentially infinite variables to consider. Scientists typically use supercomputers to cru

If you want to launch a computer science 2021-05-05 12:00:40TLDR: The 2021 Complete Computer Science Training Bundle includes more than 210 hours of instruction in today’s hottest data science fields like

Facebook Oversight Board upholds ban on Donald Trump’s 2021-05-05 10:06:28Facebook’s Oversight Board has upheld the platform’s decision to ban Donald Trump‘s accounts, but says the company broke its own rul

Learn to master Linux with this $20 training 2021-05-05 10:00:33TLDR: The Mastering Linux Development Bundle features 7 courses and over 30 hours of training in using and creating with the Linux operating system to

Bentley will electrify its cars starting 2025 2021-05-05 09:30:26Luxury car brand Bentley plans to phase internal combustion engines out this decade. It has set 2025 as the year it will fully embrace electric power,

Signal’s smartass ad exposes Facebook’s creepy data collection 2021-05-05 09:06:19Facebook is notorious for generating creepily personal ads from reams of user data, but most people don’t understand how the system works. Now,

Australia’s EV adoption is being needlessly held up 2021-05-05 06:35:48New South Wales Transport Minister Andrew Constance declared his support of the EV transition, stating that the Australian government should prov

Startups from emerging markets will shape the post-Covid 2021-05-05 05:15:51Today’s rapid pace of technological advancement, with the rise of technologies like AI, machine learning, blockchain, and IoT, has the potential

Instagram now lets you add captions to your 2021-05-04 20:22:45Instagram is today adding a small but incredibly welcome feature: you can now add subtitles to your Stories. And in a very Instagram-y move, you do so

Disney finally made a retractable lightsaber that looks 2021-05-04 19:53:54Even for the most casual Star War fans like myself, the dream of one day owning a lightsaber that actually, you know, looks like a lightsaber is

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Messenger From Facebook, Instagram Direct Add New Features New! 2021-05-06 09:00:00Facebook revealed several updates to messaging via Instagram and Messenger From Facebook Thursday. Instagram users on iOS can now send a visual reply

British Baker Warburtons Keeps George Clooney Waiting on New! 2021-05-06 08:13:06With successful campaigns featuring Sylvester Stallone, Robert DeNiro and the Muppets under its belt, British family baker Warburtons has enlisted Osc

Clorox, NHL Ink Multiyear North American Partnership New! 2021-05-06 08:00:00Clorox is now the official cleaning and disinfecting product partner of the National Hockey League under terms of a multiyear North American partnersh

BBC ECD Helen Rhodes Set to Join BBH New! 2021-05-06 07:18:19BBC executive creative director Helen Rhodes, who last year worked on the British broadcaster's award-winning "Bringing Us Closer" trailer to bring

How ‘Pigs in a Blanket’ Dog Toy Ad New! 2021-05-06 06:54:43Starting out as the third BARK employee, Stacie Grissom uses internet culture to fuel and rethink their content strategy at the monthly dog-product su

Xaxis Teams Up With Cavai for Post-Cookie Creative New! 2021-05-06 06:47:31With third-party cookies destined to be consigned to the grave, clients will be under pressure to develop more direct-to-consumer relationships. As a

Honoring the Creator Movement at Adweek’s First Creator New! 2021-05-06 06:30:00As you're probably aware, this week we're proudly producing the first Social Media Week under the Adweek banner. Included in this week-long celebrat

Impossible Now Has a New Venue for Its New! 2021-05-05 23:59:00Impossible Foods, fresh off its first national ad campaign aimed at hard-core meat lovers, will be targeting younger consumers next with its launch on

Instagram Adds a Captions Sticker for Stories New! 2021-05-05 21:45:00Instagram added a captions sticker for Stories, and the Facebook-owned photo- and video sharing network plans to test a similar option for Reels. The

Pinterest Adds 2 New Creator Leads New! 2021-05-05 21:10:00Pinterest added two new creator leads, both of whom will report to head of content and creator partnerships Aya Kanai. Marta Topran joined the company

TikTok Sets Initiatives to #SupportSmallBusiness Throughout May 2021-05-05 17:35:00TikTok will recognize National Small Business Week throughout the month of May by enabling users to share their favorite small businesses and discover

CeraVe Spotlights Unsung Heroes With a Short Docuseries 2021-05-05 17:30:04Dermatological skincare brand CeraVe is celebrating frontline workers with a new digital campaign spotlighting nurses. CeraVe released "Heroes Behind