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Google Helps Victims Of Revenge Porn

Google Helps Victims Of Revenge Porn

Victims of revenge porn will be able to put in requests to Google to take down content from search results. The images will still exist but won’t come up on a list when people look for them. In a blog post the company’s Vice President Amit Singhal said it will apply to “nude or sexually […]

Oculus and Xbox create virtual reality

Oculus and Xbox create virtual reality

Oculus VR has shown off the version of its virtual reality headset that will be sold to consumers, and revealed it will come with an Xbox One controller. The Facebook-owned company also revealed it is working on its own handheld controller system called Oculus Touch. The Rift headset will be released early next year. Until […]

Thinnest TV revealed by LG

Thinnest TV revealed by LG

LG Display (LPL)showed off its newest, thinnest-ever TV panel at a press event in South Korea Tuesday. The 55-inch display is about as thin as a DVD and weighs less than a 13-inch MacBook Pro, which is 4.5 pounds, or 2 kilograms. It can be hung on a wall using a special magnetic mat. The […]

Key To Free Speach Is Encryption Software With No Back Doors

Key To Free Speach Is Encryption Software With No Back Doors

Encryption software that makes it hard to spy on what people do and say online is “essential” for free speech, says a United Nations report. Without anonymizing tools, many people will find it far harder to express opinions without censure, it says. Any attempt to weaken encryption software will only curb this ability, it warns. […]

Two Wrongs Don’t Make One Right

Two Wrongs Don’t Make One Right

Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating another U.S. TV and Internet giant. And executives say they’re confident regulators will allow it. The deal comes a month after Comcast, the country’s largest cable provider and owner of NBCUniversal, walked away from a $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable, the No. […]

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