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Instagram Implements AI-Based Moderation System to Block Offensive Comments

Instagram on Thursday said it is using artificial intelligence to filter nasty comments and spam at the popular Facebook-owned photo-sharing service. The move comes as Facebook and other Internet companies work to curb trolls, hate speech and the spread of violent ideology on their platforms. “Many of you have told us that toxic comments discourage you from enjoying Instagram and expressing yourself freely,” co-founder and chief ... Read More »

US Senators Seek Military Ban on Kaspersky Lab Products Amid FBI Probe

HIGHLIGHTS Kaspersky Lab is under a probe conducted by FBI FBI has further sought a ban on use of Kaspersky services in US military Kaspersky is suspected by FBI to be connected with Russian hackers US senators sought on Wednesday to ban Moscow-based cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab’s products from use by the military because of fears the company is vulnerable ... Read More »

Google to Stop Scanning Gmail for Creating Targeted Ads

HIGHLIGHTS Google said it would stop scanning contents of Gmail users’ inboxes Users will still see personalised ads, but would be based on other data Privacy activists have long complained on the scanning of emails Google said Friday it would stop scanning the contents of Gmail users’ inboxes for ad targeting, moving to end a practice that has fueled privacy ... Read More »

US Government Websites Hacked With Pro-Islamic State Rant Attacking Trump

HIGHLIGHTS Several government websites were hacked in Ohio The hack is part of ongoing cyber-terrorism across the globe The message left by the group ended with “I love the Islamic state” Government websites, many of them in Ohio, were hacked Sunday with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group. A message posted on the ... Read More »

Google to Remove Private Medical Records From Search Results

HIGHLIGHTS Google has quietly started removing personal medical records Earlier, Google had only removed webpages with identifying financial info Health records can also appear online without consent Alphabet Inc.’s Google has quietly started removing a new category of online content – personal medical records – from its search results, a departure from its typically hands-off approach to policing the web. ... Read More »

Google Allo Can Now Make Duo Calls Within a Chat

HIGHLIGHTS Update lets users make Duo calls within Allo Both Allo and Duo need to be installed on both ends The Duo icon is seen in the upper-right corner of the chat screen Google this week rolled out an update to its messaging app Allo that enables users make a Duo video call directly within the chat window. To be ... Read More »

Instagram Stories Gets Live Video Replay as It Hits 250 Million Daily Active Users

HIGHLIGHTS Instagram introduced an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video The Live video can shared to Instagram Stories for 24 hours Instagram has also added 250 million daily users on Instagram ‘Stories’ Photo-sharing app Instagram has announced it will introduce an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video to ‘Stories’ feature for 24 ... Read More »

The Reliable Data Recovery Software EaseUS

One of the major issues associated with saving the important data on the computer or hard disk drive is it may fail sometimes. That is, the data that is stored in a computer system may tend to lose due to several reasons like virus attack, malware attacks, hacking, and OS crash etc. If this occurs, a computer must need the ... Read More »

GSLV-Mk III Takes Off With GSAT-19 Communications Satellite on Board

HIGHLIGHTS India successfully launched GSLV-Mk III on Monday The GSLV-Mk III is a three stage/engine rocket The rocket carried a 3,136-kg GSAT-19 communications satellite The GSLV-Mk III rocket, the heaviest ISRO rocket till date, has taken off with the 3,136-kg GSAT-19 communication satellite on board. The GSLV-Mk III launched from the Sriharikota spaceport at 5:28pm on Monday on its maiden ... Read More »

Britney Spears’ Instagram Photo Hosts Russian Malware Link in Comments: Report

In the wake of multiple cyber-attacks happening around the globe, with WannaCry and Fireball being the latest ones, cyber-security firms and researchers are tirelessly upping various methods to discover hacks to curb them or some such. Now, researchers at ESET Security have found a new kind of malware that uses platforms like Instagram to connect to its controllers. It is ... Read More »