In a new report on efforts to battle fake news and disinformation during the recent European Union elections, officials made clear that “Russian sources” were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters. The progress report from the European Commission also provided updates...
The influencer marketing industry is projected to be worth $5 to $10 billion by 2020, but research shows up to 24 percent of influencers have falsely manipulated their engagement numbers. April 4, 2019 8 min read Jess (not her real name) is a U.K.-based fashion influencer with 230,000 Instagram followers. She worked...
Google announced in the State of Search session at Google I/O Thursday, that it will be launching higher quality image support, 3D images and the ability to swipe up images from AMP pages.We already covered the 3D images from Google’s keynote Wednesday, and we already saw Google testing...
Enboarder has raised $8 million in funding — led by Greycroft — for its business of helping employers create great ways to bring aboard new employees. Greycroft, which participated in Enboarder’s previous funding round of $4 million, is the lead investor in the new round, which brings Enboarder’s total...
Dropbox has doubled the storage space for its Plus users from 1TB to 2TB, added Rewind and Smart Sync features, and increased the price from $10 per month to $12 per month. The company has also increased the storage for its Professional plan from 2TB to 3TB and...
Apple’s Mac computer lineup might look much the same as it did several years ago, but macOS — the operating system underlying all those machines — has been slowly but surely evolving to become more like iOS for iPads and iPhones. That process continues today with the announcement...
The World Economic Forum today announced its list of 56 companies selected as Technology Pioneers, and this year’s class demonstrates the growing embrace of artificial intelligence and machine learning across a broad range of sectors. Of those selected, at least 20 companies say they are using AI or machine...
In the U.S., about 12% of women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime, and an estimated 268,000 of new cases are expected to be diagnosed by the year 2020 alone. Fortunately, the average five-year survival rate is quite high — 85-99%, according to the American Cancer...
Apple spotlighted only a handful of updates to the Apple TV’s operating system, tvOS 13, at WWDC two weeks ago, and one didn’t make the list: picture-in-picture support, a feature introduced in iOS 9 four years ago. With today’s release of tvOS 13 beta 2, however, a picture-in-picture...
AI and machine learning hold incredible promise for post-production image editing, if new research is any indication. Engineers at Nvidia recently demoed an AI system — GauGAN — that creates convincingly lifelike landscape photographs from whole cloth, while Microsoft scientists last month proposed a framework capable of producing...