(USC CENTER FOR BODY COMPUTING) – Virtual doctors could bring health information to patients’ smartphones with a new app being developed at the University of Southern California’s Center for Body Computing. Continue reading
With a second brutal murder broadcast live on Facebook in as many weeks, the social media giant faces scrutiny. But with over 1.9 billion users, there is little the company can do to better police the content users upload, according to social media experts.
Police in Thailand say they will discuss how to expedite taking down “inappropriate online content” after a man broadcast himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in a live video on Facebook. Samantha Vadas reports. Continue reading
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will keep ‘doing all we can to prevent tragedies’ like the Cleveland murder posting from happening. Continue reading
Cleveland police are on the lookout for a suspect who they say broadcast video of himself on Facebook while killing a person and claiming that he had murdered others.
China Global Television Network (CGTN) – With the smartphone user base long surpassing half its population, China is becoming a big global app revenue generator. Continue reading
A company that makes graphics processing chips for the iPhone saw its stock crash 69 percent after Apple announced it would no longer be using its hardware. Mia Womersley reports. Continue reading
European consumer protection authorities are taking aim at media companies Facebook, Alphabet and Twitter, asking them to amend their terms of service or possibly face fines. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading
The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion. All software is completely free and without any royalty or copyright fees. Continue reading
Nokia brings back the classic 3310 phone and introduces three new smartphones at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona.