April 5, 2024

Google and AAP Launch New Fact-Checking Partnership to Tackle ‘Misinformation’

AAP FactCheck will ‘expand significantly’ under the deal. Global tech giant Google and the Australian Associated Press (AAP) have launched a partnership to expand fact checks for “mis and disinformation” in Australia and New Zealand. AAP Fact Check’s capacity will “expand significantly” under the deal and will also look into “global misinformation trends.” The news […]

April 5, 2024

Pence’s Advocacy Group Launches Ad Campaign Pressuring Schumer on TikTok Bill

‘TikTok is the Chinese Communist Party’s way to feed America’s youth their propaganda and collect data on all TikTok users,’ Mr. Pence said. Advancing American Freedom (AAF), a political advocacy group founded by former Vice President Mike Pence, has launched an ad campaign pressuring Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to bring the TikTok bill […]

April 4, 2024

Most Services Restored to WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook After Brief Outage

WhatsApp is apparently back online, but some lingering issues are still being reported across other Meta services, engineering teams are investigating. Don’t worry, it’s not just you. Normal Service has been restored to most Meta services on WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, and Threads after an outage and issues reported by users across the globe over the […]

April 4, 2024

Court Blocks Use of AI-enhanced Video as Evidence in Murder Case

The ruling relates to a case involving Joshua Puloka, a 46-year-old man who was accused of killing three people and injuring two others in a 2021 shooting. A Washington judge has blocked the use of video enhanced by artificial intelligence (AI) as evidence in the trial of a man who was accused of a 2021 […]

April 3, 2024

Meta Allowed Netflix Access to Facebook Users’ Private Messages, Court Documents Claim

Facebook’s parent company, Meta, has denied the claims that emerged following the unsealing of court documents. Facebook’s parent company, Meta, has denied allegations that it allowed Netflix to access users’ private messages, following reports that the streaming service paid the Mark Zuckerberg-led company $100 million for the privilege. The reports began emerging this week following […]

April 1, 2024

AT&T Says Data Breach Leaked Millions of Customers’ Information Online; Were You Affected?

NEW YORK—The theft of sensitive information belonging to millions of AT&T’s current and former customers has been recently discovered online, the telecommunications giant said this weekend. In a Saturday announcement addressing the data breach, AT&T said that a dataset found on the “dark web” contains information including some Social Security numbers and passcodes for about […]