Instagram, Google+ join EU group fighting hate speech


Facebook's Instagram and the Google+ social network have agreed to join an EU-sponsored group of US internet giants to combat online terrorism, EU officials said Friday. EU officials added that the existing members — YouTube, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook — have made progress toward meeting the code of conduct they signed up to in May 2016, promi...
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Social media groups step up action on hate speech


Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have significantly improved the amount of hate speech and racist material they flag up and remove from their websites, under pressure from the EU and others to take much greater responsibility for the content hosted on their platforms. "Instagram has decided to join forces in the fight against illegal online hate speec...
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Forget the self-driving car, meet the robot suitcase


Self-driving cars may take a while to arrive, but the self-driving suitcase is here now. Some of the technologies used in autonomous cars have been adapted in products unveiled at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, to help travelers with the weighty problem of dealing with baggage. The 'robot suitcase' from California-based startup Tr...
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Facebook will alret users when photos of them are uploaded


​Facebook can now alert its users when a photo that includes them is uploaded to deter. Facebook says that it's using facial recognition technology to make this new feature possible. Tech companies are putting in place a variety of functions using facial recognition technology, despite fears about how the facial data could be used. In September, Ap...
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Peshawar’s female student developed an amazing device for blind people


A Pakistani student Hafsa jamal from Peshawar has developed useful device for the blind people which helps them walk by indicating if there's any obstacle ahead. The device includes a white stick which has a navigation device attached. There is a sensor too with buzzer that goes off whenever there is an obstacle in the path  The device called ...
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