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iOS 12 will automatically share your iPhone’s location with 911 centers

Apple this morning announced a new feature in iOS 12 which will automatically share your location with first responders when U.S. users dial 911 using their iPhone. The move is meant to address the problems with dialing emergency services from a cell phone, where outdated infrastructure has made it difficult to obtain a mobile caller’s location quickly and accurately, Apple ...

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Amazon now lets you share your custom skills made with Alexa Blueprints

Earlier this year, Amazon introduced “Alexa Blueprints” – a way for anyone to create their own customized Alexa skills for personal use, without needing to know how to code. Today, the company will allow those skills to be shared with others, including through text messages, email, messaging apps like WhatsApp, or social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. The ...

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Israeli soldiers share juvenile antics on social media as Gaza violence continues (VIDEO)

Instagram posts shared by on-duty soldiers in the IDF revealed unreported insights from behind the frontlines of the deadly, weekly confrontations with Palestinians along the Israel-Gaza border during the Great March of Return. An investigation by RT Digital revealed a somewhat indisciplined attitude adopted by uniformed Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) soldiers while violent confrontations raged nearby at the border with ...

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‘Hands covered in blood, holding a knife’: Witnesses share chilling details of Paris attack with RT

Screams, a woman being stabbed in front of witnesses, and the knife-wielding attacker’s hands covered in blood – people reveal blood-curdling details of the terrorist assault in the heart of the French capital to RT. On Saturday evening, the assailant – allegedly a French national of Chechen origin – began stabbing passers-by near Place de l’Opera, a tourist hotspot with ...

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Toward transitive data privacy and securing the data you don’t share

Anshu SharmaContributor Anshu Sharma is a serial entrepreneur and a former venture partner at Storm Ventures. More posts by this contributor The unbeatable advantage of Apple and Amazon An engineer’s guide to picking a startup We are spending a lot of time discussing what happens to data when you explicitly or implicitly share it. But what about data that you ...

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Live Share in Visual Studio lets you code and debug together

At its Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced that Live Share, its previously announced collaborative development feature for Visual Studio and Visual Studio code, is now available to developers who want to give it a try. Until now, this feature, which allows developers to better work together, was only available in a private preview — and it’s available for free ...

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Rapchat raises $1.6 million to help you make and share your def jams

The first thing to understand about media-sharing app Rapchat is that co-founder Seth Miller is not a rapper and his other co-founder, Pat Gibson, is. Together they created Rapchat, a service for making and sharing raps, and the conjunction of rapper and nerd seems to be really taking off. Since we last looked at the app in 2016 (you can ...

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Congress should demand Zuckerberg move to ‘one share, one vote’

Mark Zuckerberg is an autocrat, and not hypothetically. Through his special voting rights held in Facebook’s Class B shares, he wields absolute command of the company, while owning just a handful of percentage points of the company’s equity. Like any autocrat, he has taken extraordinary measures to maintain control over his realm. He produced a plan exactly two years ago ...

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Bots on Twitter share two-thirds of links to popular websites: Pew

It’s official: Bots are doing a lot of PR grunt work on Twitter — especially when it comes to promoting porn websites. That perhaps unsurprising conclusion about what automated Twitter accounts are link sharing comes courtesy of a new study by the Pew Research Center which set out to quantify one aspect of bot-based activity in the Twittersphere. Specifically the researchers ...

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Facebook sent a doctor to ask hospitals to share patient data – report

Facebook sent a doctor to top US hospitals in an effort to convince them to share patient data, including illness and prescription information, for a since-abandoned project, CNBC reported Wednesday. Facebook’s project reportedly sought to collect anonymized personal details, which could be then matched up with user data from the social network. The stated goal was to help hospitals figure ...

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