• Facebook wants you to send them your nude picture. But why?
Facebook wants you to send them your nude picture. But why?

According to Australia's eSafety office, 1 in 5 Australians has faced image-based abuse, where an intimate photo has been posted to social media without their consent. Facebook would then use technology to "hash" the photo - basically creating a digital fingerprint of the image. The company will use the photo to make a digital footprint so its ima...

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  • Google launches Files Go Beta for offline sharing and file management
Google launches Files Go Beta for offline sharing and file management

The app has now been removed by Google , but Reddit users, dextersgenius , who downloaded it explained what happened. As you dive into the various sections, you can then filter the files by source for easier discovery, access, or deletion.

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  • Twitter Pauses Verifications Amid Controversy Over Charlottesville Organizer
Twitter Pauses Verifications Amid Controversy Over Charlottesville Organizer

Verifications have been "paused" until the company can resolve the "confusion". "Working now to fix faster". Twitter's policy states that it verifies accounts that are "determined to be an account of public interest" and that, " a verified badge does not imply an endorsement by Twitter ".

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  • Facebook wants you to send in your nudes, to stop revenge porn
Facebook wants you to send in your nudes, to stop revenge porn

Revenge porn in becoming an increasing problem but Facebook are doing all they can to stamp it out. The same, Facebook would like us to believe, will act to prevent anyone to get along with revenge porn tactics. Facebook is taking drastic steps to stop revenge porn . "Unfortunately, the issue of revenge porn , or unwanted distribution of ...

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  • NASA and Uber Are Working Together to Bring Us Flying Cars
NASA and Uber Are Working Together to Bring Us Flying Cars

Rather than offering the service as a luxury product (trips to Coachella Valley from Los Angeles cost passengers $4,170 each way), Uber envisions UberAir as a commuter option, with fares comparable to taking an UberX auto ride. The video shows a woman trying to get home to her family for dinner. UberAir differs from UberChopper, a helicopter se...

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  • Niantic's Next Game Is Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Niantic's Next Game Is Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

The two companies revealed that Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will be an augmented reality game coming to your mobile! There is now no release date or launch window given, but there is an official website live that you can visit right here.

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  • Sheep recognize faces of celebrities
Sheep recognize faces of celebrities

EWE AGAIN Sheep were trained to recognize celebrity faces, demonstrating that the animals can recognize a familiar human face from a 2-D image. "This face recognition task will allow us to test whether or not sheep carrying the Huntington's disease gene mutation are impaired in their ability to think and reason", Morton explained.

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  • Twitter expands new 280 character limit globally
Twitter expands new 280 character limit globally

But if they needed those extra few characters, they "Tweeted more easily and more often", according to Twitter , which can apparently read users minds and determine when they are at ease. The new character length won't apply to Japanese, Korean or Chinese-language tweets. This means people probably spent time editing down their tweets or not s...

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  • Facebook banks on Messenger peer-to-peer payments success
Facebook banks on Messenger peer-to-peer payments success

A Facebook spokesperson didn't share details with Recode but also didn't deny the existence of the mobile payment test, which was first discovered on November 3 by The Next Web's Matt Navarra . "Our research shows the top reasons for sending money include celebrations, social, and festive occasions; it's those everyday moments we're trying to ...

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  • Sony Lets Users Buy Games With Trophies, Xbox May Follow
Sony Lets Users Buy Games With Trophies, Xbox May Follow

Well, now you can. Earning 10 platinum trophies - typically obtained by earning every other trophy in a single game - will reward you with 1,000 points. To link the accounts , you need to sign into your PSN account, join Sony Rewards and start gaming. There are, however, some games that are more generous with their trophies than others and ...

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  • Airtel's new plan of Rs
Airtel's new plan of Rs

Its users can avail 70GB of data (1GB of 3G/4G data per day) with a validity of 70 days for a recharge of Rs 448. This plan also includes free calling and is a direct competition to the Rs 399 plan from Jio which has similar offerings but comes with unlimited SMS and access to the premium Jio Apps as an addition.

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  • BlizzCon 2017 leak: HOTS damn it's time to Hanzo main
BlizzCon 2017 leak: HOTS damn it's time to Hanzo main

Blizzard showed off a new cinematic trailer for the game that brings together one new addition from Overwatch and Warcraft-Hanzo and Alexstrasza . Exactly how he's going to be implemented hasn't yet been revealed, but with previous Overwatch characters being introduced to Heroes of the Storm , we can make some good guesses.

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  • Twitter says safeguards taken after Trump account outage
Twitter says safeguards taken after Trump account outage

Trump says the service allows him to get his message out to his supporters without the filter of the media, but it's also allowed him to circumvent his own staff. That's why when Trump's account went dark Thursday, some observers assumed it was a formal rebuke. But in a conference call with investors earlier this week, the social network said ma...

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  • WhatsApp is back but Twitter can't keep calm
WhatsApp is back but Twitter can't keep calm

According to various reports, users in Europe, Singapore, the USA, the UK, India and other Asian countries are facing this problem. The Web extension of the messaging app allows users to scan a code on their device through their Whatsapp app and have access to the messaging service on a desktop.

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  • New Species of Great Ape Discovered in Sumatra
New Species of Great Ape Discovered in Sumatra

Found in the Batang Toru ecosystem in the highland forests in three districts of Tapanuli, North Sumatra, this handsome animals are rare and even more endangered than African mountain gorillas. Sadly, only 800 Tapanuli orangutans are known to exist, making them the least numerous of all great apes and possibly warranting a classification of being...

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  • Google teams up with third parties for add-ons in GMail
Google teams up with third parties for add-ons in GMail

Additionally, GMail can "contextually see" what app you need to focus on using some clever AI and the contents of your mail. The blog post from Google also mentions an 11th Gmail Add-on for DocuSign , but they were unable to get things ready for launch.

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  • Great Pyramids mystery: Discovery of void leaves us full of questions
Great Pyramids mystery: Discovery of void leaves us full of questions

The chamber connects the burial site of the queen to that of the king and therefore it is possible that the chamber was used as a passageway between the two rooms. Scientists say the particles penetrate any material that made them the flawless tool to X-ray the pyramid with. Experts are unsure about the objective of the void-it could have been a ...

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  • How To Get An iPhone X On Launch Day
How To Get An iPhone X On Launch Day

During the September quarter a year ago, Apple sold 45.5 million iPhones. Now seeing as how the iPhone has always been Apple's primary revenue driver, it's no surprise that quarterly iPhone sales is the metric analysts typically pay most attention to.

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  • Qualcomm accuses Apple of sharing proprietary information with Intel
Qualcomm accuses Apple of sharing proprietary information with Intel

Qualcomm sues Apple is a headline which isn't surprising for those who are familiar with a recent string of lawsuits between the two, which have collectively created considerable tension in and out of court. In July, Qualcomm filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission alleging that Apple has infringed on six Qualc...

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  • Amazon adds Augmented Reality support to their Store app
Amazon adds Augmented Reality support to their Store app

Called AR View , customers can select thousands of items like home decor, electronics, home office products, toys, and games, and place them in their home. Check out Amazon's Electronics Gift Guide and get a head start on your holiday gift planning and shopping . It is not known yet when Amazon will bring the feature to their Android app, but...

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