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Top news this week, 12th-16th of December 2016

Important announcements Oculus releases the developer preview of its WebVR-based browser ‘Carmel’ With VR becoming more abundantly spread around, there arises a need for native web experiences in the virtual world. The researchers are already working on technologies to introduce the said experience across all platforms but Facebook-owned Oculus seems to be leading the pack.…

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Daily News – 16th of December 2016

What’s new Facebook to start putting warning labels on ‘fake news’ Articles that are known to be false will be marked with what Facebook is calling a “flag.” Now, below the headline there will be a red label that says “disputed by 3rd Party Fact-Checkers.” Users will be able to click on a “learn why…

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Stirile zilei – 16 Decembrie 2016

Facebook va eticheta “stirile false” pentru a avertiza utilizatorii Articolele care sunt cunoscute a fi false vor fi marcate pe Facebook cu un “flag”. Acum, sub titlul unei stiri va exista o etichetă rosie pe care va scrie “contestata de Fact-Checkers”. Utilizatorii vor putea sa dea un click pe o astfel de eticheta pentru “a afla…

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Daily News – 15th of December 2016

What’s new Yahoo discloses hack affecting 1 billion accounts Earlier this year, Yahoo announced that 500 million Yahoo accounts were hacked in a massive breach. It happened back in 2014 which means that users were not made aware for years. Today, an entirely different hack is brought to light. Yahoo said in a statement that…

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Stirile zilei – 15 Decemberie 2016

Yahoo a dezvaluit un alt atac cibernetic care a afectat 1 miliard de utilizatori La inceputul acestui an, Yahoo a anuntat ca 500 de milioane de conturi Yahoo au fost compromise intr-un hack masiv, in 2014. Astazi un atac cu totul diferit este adus la lumina. Yahoo a declarat ca “in august 2013, o parte…

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Daily News – 14th of December 2016

What’s new Google launches first developer preview of Android Things, its new IoT platform Google today announced Android Things, its new comprehensive IoT platform for building smart devices on top of Android APIs and Google’s own services. Android Things is now available as a developer preview. Essentially, this is Android for IoT. It combines Google’s…

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Daily News – 13th of December 2016

What’s new Facebook Events app comes to Android Facebook’s standalone Events app that launched in October on iOS is launching on Android today. The app will go live on Google Play soon. The Facebook Events app helps you browse nearby happenings, see the dates of your upcoming Facebook Events as well as imported calendars and…

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Top news this week, 5th-9th of December 2016

Important announcements Alphabet’s Google and OpenAI both announced that they are open-sourcing their AI programs For OpenAI, the open-source code being released is its Universe software platform, which it says “lets us train a single [AI] agent on any task a human can complete with a computer.” By releasing Universe as open-source software, OpenAI will…

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