TikTok Releases Global Transparency Report for Second Half of 2020

TikTok removed 89,132,938 videos worldwide in the second half of 2020 for violations of its community guidelines or terms of service, representing less than 1% of total videos uploaded, and 11,775,777 of those removals were in the U.S., the platform said in its latest global Transparency Report, released Wednesday. Source link

Google says it’s working to get ‘Hey Google’ working on Wear OS again

Activating the Google Assistant by saying “Hey Google” has been broken for months, according to a report from 9to5Google. Google tells The Verge it’s now working on a fix, saying that it’s “aware of the issues some users have been encountering” and will help its partners “address these and improve the overall experience.” There are […]

Australia passes law to make Google, Facebook pay for news

Australia’s laws forcing Google and Facebook to pay for news are ready to be implemented, though the laws’ architect says it will take time for the digital giants to strike media deals By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press February 25, 2021, 1:35 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CANBERRA, Australia […]

Best Android smartwatch in 2021

Whether you use it for its fitness tracking features, or as a less distracting alternative to your phone, a smartwatch can be a great addition to your tech arsenal in 2021. However, if you have an Android phone, the Apple Watch may be out of the question since it’s only compatible with Apple’s iPhone (sorry, […]

Google invests in open source security by funding Linux kernel developers

In a nod to the growing importance of open source software, Google today announced that it will underwrite the salaries for two developers who will focus on Linux’s fundamental security. The gesture may seem limited, but Google believes targeting the Linux kernel will have a broader impact on Linux’s underlying security. The company hopes other […]

Australia passes news bargaining code that will require digital platforms like Google and Facebook to pay local media outlets and publishers for their content (Daniel Van Boom/CNET)

Daniel Van Boom / CNET: Australia passes news bargaining code that will require digital platforms like Google and Facebook to pay local media outlets and publishers for their content  —  Australia on Wednesday passed a new media law that had generated noisy pushback from internet giants Google and Facebook … Source link

I Built a Telnet App in 2021 With WebAssembly

I love the aesthetics of terminals and I’m not the only one. There is a whole subreddit dedicated to people sharing their desktops and showcasing different terminal setups. Last year, I spent time working on an innovative WebAssembly runtime called Lunatic. Recently, we landed TCP support and I was super excited to start building real-world […]