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TikTok removes 500k+ accounts in Italy after DPA 2021-05-12 15:44:36Video sharing social network TikTok has removed more than 500,000 accounts in Italy following an intervention by the country’s data protection w

TikTok launches a Green Screen Duet feature, tests 2021-05-12 13:11:02As competition with tech giants heats up, TikTok is rolling out a series of new features to help keep its short-form video app ahead of rivals. The co

UK publishes draft Online Safety Bill 2021-05-12 09:58:58The U.K. government has published its long-trailed (child) “safety-focused” plan to regulate online content and speech. The Online Safety

Instagram adds a dedicated spot for your pronouns 2021-05-11 19:35:21Seeing someone mention their pronouns in their Instagram bio has become commonplace — so much so that the app now has a dedicated location where

YouTube announces a $100M fund to reward top 2021-05-11 12:00:50YouTube is giving its TikTok competitor, YouTube Shorts, an injection of cash to help it better compete with rivals. The company today introduced the

Facebook ordered not to apply controversial WhatsApp T&Cs 2021-05-11 10:44:01The Hamburg data protection agency has banned Facebook from processing the additional WhatsApp user data that the tech giant is granting itself access

Facebook is testing pop-up messages telling people to 2021-05-10 15:09:41Years after popping open a Pandora’s box of bad behavior, social media companies are trying to figure out subtle ways to reshape how people use

State AGs tell Facebook to scrap Instagram for 2021-05-10 14:07:19In a new letter, attorneys general representing 44 U.S. states and territories are pressuring Facebook to walk away from new plans to open Instagram t

Spotify adds timestamped podcast sharing and other social 2021-05-10 11:42:39On the heels of its expanded partnership with Facebook, Spotify this morning announced new sharing features that broaden the way Spotify content, incl

Blind raises $37M to double down on workplace 2021-05-10 09:00:27Blind has carved out a unique niche in the social-networking world. It’s an app of verified, pseudonymous employees talking to each other about

Clubhouse finally launches its Android app 2021-05-09 12:56:56Clubhouse finally has an Android app that you can download from the Play Store — provided you live in the U.S. The voice-based social network la

WhatsApp is doing fine despite months-long backlash over 2021-05-06 18:20:29It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging ap

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How to watch Google I/O 2021 New! 2021-05-14 12:00:00Google I/O is back, baby. This year it's virtual, it's free, and everyone is invited.  The developer conference will be held online this year a

Where to pre-order the new black and red New! 2021-05-14 11:43:37PRE-ORDER: Sony is coming out with two new DualSense wireless controller colors for the Playstation 5 — pre-order one through Amazon in Midnight

Olivia Rodrigo's 'good 4 u' music video inspires New! 2021-05-14 11:32:35Ex-boyfriends everywhere are shaking. Why? Well on Friday, teen singer and actor Olivia Rodrigo dropped "good 4 u," the third single off her upcomin

‘The Underground Railroad’ takes an honest look at New! 2021-05-14 11:24:07Director Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk) brings the book The Underground Railroad to life in a new TV series of the same name. W

Snag one of Sony's futuristic 'Cognitive Processor' OLED New! 2021-05-14 11:19:32Save $1,000: The 77-inch version of one of Sony's 2021 TV releases, the Bravia XR A80J OLED series, is only $3,499.99 at Best Buy (with free delivery

13 best tweets of the week, including Dame New! 2021-05-14 11:12:48We're inching toward the summer, the CDC says masks might soon be a thing of the past for the vaxxed, and it's FRIDAY. What a week. Another one down

It's almost Tax Day: Here's how to save New! 2021-05-14 10:59:42TL;DR: Save on TurboTax and H&R Block software ahead of tax day. Hey, psst. In case you forgot, Tax Day is Monday, May 17. If you haven't already

These 2021 Sony Bravia TVs are on sale New! 2021-05-14 10:54:40No one should have to guess what's going on in that dark scene of The Handmaid's Tale. Since 2020, TV manufacturers have been pumping out large, aff

Need a deep clean? Grab one of these New! 2021-05-14 10:54:06Check out these Eufy vacuums on sale at Amazon as of May 14: OUR TOP PICK: eufy by Anker BoostIQ RoboVac 15C — Save $110 BEST FOR STRONGER SUCTI

Netflix's 'The Woman in the Window' isn't a New! 2021-05-14 10:10:58There's a point in The Woman in the Window when it dawns on Anna, its protagonist, that she might be wrong about what story she's living in. She tho

'Anne Boleyn' trailer sees Jodie Turner-Smith in fresh New! 2021-05-14 09:53:02 Read more... More about Uk, Anne Boleyn, Entertainment, and Movies Tv Shows

What to expect from Google I/O 2021 New! 2021-05-14 09:00:00Last year, the COVID-19 pandemic arrived at just the right time to make Google cancel its annual I/O developer conference. Now with a full year of pre

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This AI can tell what an instrument sounds New! 2021-05-14 12:58:25A team of researchers from Politecnico Di Milan have developed an AI system capable of helping master instrument makers determine what an unmade violi

Watch GTA V get an AI-powered photorealistic makeover New! 2021-05-14 11:14:48The sprawling cityscapes of Grand Theft Auto V have been given an AI-powered makeover that makes the game’s online world look almost p

This Android TV box streams movies and shows New! 2021-05-14 10:00:16TLDR: The Q Plu Android TV Box can turn any TV into a streaming TV, capable of playing back all your favorite streaming media or video files right out

New AirPods and Apple Music HiFi may arrive New! 2021-05-14 09:47:01Now the AirTags are finally out, we need new unreleased Apple products to obsess over. So, please make some noise for the new AirPods and HiFi Apple M

Watch this Waymo driverless taxi freak out and New! 2021-05-14 09:02:44Here’s a hilarious video I came across just now, featuring a delinquent Waymo taxi. Yesterday YouTuber JJRicks Studios has shared a vi

This startup is using Big Data to find New! 2021-05-14 08:30:39We rely a lot on Spotify’s (or any other streaming service’s) algorithms to find us the next earworm. To find the next big artist, record

LA just got America’s first electrified, tech-packed fire New! 2021-05-14 06:39:16This article was originally published by Martin Banks on Clean Fleet Report, a publication that gives its readers the information they need to move to

Now this is what an EV should sound New! 2021-05-14 06:12:44Designer and musician Yuri Suzuki has created an extraordinary soundscape for EVs as part of a research project, reported Dezeen. And it sounds&h

WhatsApp is unstoppable: It’s STILL growing despite controversial New! 2021-05-14 03:52:51In January, WhatsApp introduced its controversial privacy policy change with a pop-up in the app. While the outrage made the company delay it for

Fancy-pants advances in rocket propulsion may usher in New! 2021-05-14 03:08:38The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) has recently commissioned three private companies, Blue Origin, Lockheed Martin and General A

How AI could steal your data by ‘lip-reading’ 2021-05-13 12:30:31Facial recognition isn’t the only scary thing bad actors and governments can use computer recognition for. What if an AI could watch a video of

Italy slaps Google with $123M antitrust fine for 2021-05-13 10:52:03Google’s antitrust woes continue to mount. Italy’s competition watchdog has fined the search giant €102 million ($123 million) f

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Wavemaker Names GroupM Veteran US Head of Content New! 2021-05-14 13:10:40As content becomes an increasingly important part of the agency's business, Adweek U.S. Media Agency of the Year Wavemaker turned to a GroupM veteran

Heineken Encourages Fan Rivalry With UEFA Euro 2020 New! 2021-05-14 13:07:57As the delayed UEFA Euro 2020 tournament nears, sponsor Heineken's new campaign hopes to stir a little extra good-hearted rivalry among football fans

Fox Sports Sees Fastest Upfront Marketplace in a New! 2021-05-14 13:00:00A year ago, no one knew when live sports would make a return after Covid-19 forced the abrupt shutdown of every league, which complicated upfront nego

With a Swinging ’60s Vibe, Chelsea F.C. Kit New! 2021-05-14 12:58:28The new Chelsea F.C. away kit ad has proven an instant hit with fans, racking up over 3 million views over the first 24 hours alone. The groovy ad, re

ABC’s Black-ish Ending After Season 8 New! 2021-05-14 12:52:27This Is Us isn't the only long-running successful series that will be end next season. Black-ish has been renewed for an eighth and final season, ABC

New Discover Ads Highlight That We Still Have New! 2021-05-14 11:37:52During the pandemic, students have faced a series of unique challenges, from the technical hurdles that can come with remote learning to the uncertain

Pinterest Story Pins: How to Record Videos at New! 2021-05-14 10:50:00Pinterest's Story Pins feature allows creators to share multiple videos, photos and more in a single Pin. A Story Pin can have multiple pages, and ea

TikTok: How to Make a Green Screen Duet New! 2021-05-14 10:45:00TikTok recently introduced a Green Screen Duet feature, which allows creators to use another person's video as the background for their own content.

Why Did It Take Tiffany & Co. 135 New! 2021-05-14 10:21:07Charles Lewis Tiffany, founder of Tiffany & Co., was nothing if not an achiever. In 1837, the 25-year-old son of a cotton merchant opened shop at

Pinterest Sets 3-Day Live Virtual Event Featuring Top New! 2021-05-14 09:40:00Pinterest will host a three-day virtual live event May 24 through 26 featuring studio-style sessions with creators that will enable Pinners to partake

Disney Extends Major League Baseball TV Rights to 2021-05-13 18:26:22ESPN+, Disney's smallest streaming service, will get a big live sports boost in the coming months. A substantial seven-year deal with Major League Ba

The CW Will Expand Its Schedule to Saturday 2021-05-13 18:00:00The CW is taking over Saturdays. The broadcast network will expand its schedule to all seven days in October, programming the entire week's primetime

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4 Overlooked Benefits of Account-Based Marketing for Enterprise New! 2021-05-14 13:00:00There's no doubt account-based marketing for large enterprises is invaluable. If it's used strategically, it can benefit an entire organization from

This Is Why Reading Fiction Can Help You New! 2021-05-14 12:30:00Emotionally powerful narratives will keep people riveted by your business book. Fiction can show you how to write them.

3 Epicenter Stocks To Watch In The Stock New! 2021-05-14 12:06:13As the return to normalcy looms over the horizon, could these epicenter stocks take center stage?

6 Easy Tips to Speed Up Your Internet New! 2021-05-14 12:00:00A slow connection can, in the long run, seriously hurt your business.

Should Investors Buy the Post-Earnings Dip in Facebook? New! 2021-05-14 11:35:33Facebook (FB) continues to broaden its horizons by diversifying its revenue streams across social media, virtual reality, online transactions and poss

Tips to buy from your cell phone safely New! 2021-05-14 11:27:13If you plan to make purchases in the eighth edition of Hot Sale 2021, the AMVO gives you the following recommendations to use your cell phone safely.

How to Find a Safe and Secure Service New! 2021-05-14 11:13:00How to choose a service provider that maintains high-security standards and can be trusted with your business.

WeWork CEO Says Less Engaged Employees Are Comfortable New! 2021-05-14 11:04:00"Those who are very committed to the company want to go to the office at least two-thirds of the time," said Sandeep Mathrani.

CriCut, Inc Enters Hyper-Growth Phase New! 2021-05-14 11:00:00In our quest to discover the most interesting investment opportunities we ran across Cricut (NASDAQ: CRCT). CriCut is a consumer-focused tech company

Broadcom vs. Micron: Which 5G Stock is a New! 2021-05-14 10:38:22The increasing popularity of consumer electronics in general, along with the ongoing rollout of 5G networks, have been driving up the demand for semic

This robot will tell you when and how New! 2021-05-14 10:35:36Dr. Armando Vaccuno is a chatbot developed by the Ministry of Health, WhatsApp and the Auronix company that you can contact with your phone.

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