May 26, 2017 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Google just launched a GIF maker to make your data look better

Google wants to help make your research look better. To help journalists share their research and tell stories in a more visual and appealing way, Google just launched Data GIF Maker, a data visualization creator. “Data visualizations are an essential storytelling tool in journalism, and though they are often intricate,

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May 26, 2017 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Can machine learning and AI help Facebook better moderate troubling content?

Facebook can’t catch a break these days. The Guardian published a comprehensive tell-all, dubbed the “Facebook Files,” revealing the social network’s guidelines for monitoring violence, hate speech, and revenge porn. Let’s just say it’s raised a lot of questions. This week’s MashTalk is hosted by Tech Editor Pete Pachal, with

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May 26, 2017 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Hackers just gave you another reason to hate vaping

It turns out vaping may be bad for more than just your look.  With a few tweaks of the pen, a security researcher has demonstrated that vaporizers can be modified in such a way as to pass code to your computer.  SEE ALSO: Sony hackers accused of having a new

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May 26, 2017 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

The iPhone 8 will reportedly avoid the Galaxy S8′s most glaring flaw

You can breathe easier now, iPhone fans: Apple might have solved the biggest challenge facing your favorite upcoming smartphone. Apple has reportedly figured out how to integrate an optical Touch ID sensor directly into the iPhone 8‘s display, clearing the one hurdle that tripped up Samsung’s Galaxy S8.  The report

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May 26, 2017 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Drone journalist faced 7 years behind bars for filming pipeline protests—and beat the case

“I’m really at their mercy right now for something that I didn’t do.” That was the voice of Aaron Turgeon in a video uploaded to YouTube on Oct. 31, 2016, as Turgeon learned what he was up against in court.  SEE ALSO: Drones are smuggling so much contraband into prisons

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May 23, 2017 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Apple and Nokia are friends again

Apple and Nokia are no longer locked in a legal duel.  The two companies announced on Tuesday that they “settled all litigation related to their intellectual property dispute and agreed [to] a multi-year patent license.” The legal suit in question is from December 2016, when Nokia sued Apple in the

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May 23, 2017 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Facebook just announced two new ways to drag your friends into Live videos

Facebook really wants you to talk to your friends — so it’s making it even easier for your inner circle to interact in and around its Live videos. The social network just announced two new features for Live that will allow you to pull your friends into broadcasts: Live Chat

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May 23, 2017 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Scuba dive tankless with this floating air caddie

AirBuddy is a floating, battery-powered air compressor that delivers freshly pressurized surface air to a diver so they don’t have to wear heavy scuba gear. Read more… More about Kickstarter, Swimming, Scuba, Snorkelling, and Inventions Read Full Story About The Huddle Feed

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May 23, 2017 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

EU to tech companies: You’re going to have to start taking responsibility for hate speech

In a move that would mark a major turning point for how governments regulate what is posted on online, European Union ministers have voted to establish a universal set of content rules companies like Facebook would be forced to follow.  The vote, which came on Tuesday, is not the final

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May 23, 2017 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Forget augmented reality glasses—AR windows are here today

We hear a lot of talk about the possibility of augmented reality glasses in the future, but it turns out there’s another way engage the technology that might be more social: through an interactive window.  SEE ALSO: Google buys VR company Owlchemy That’s the idea behind a new prototype device

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