More Bad News For Apple As ‘All-New’ iPhone Release Exposed

Apple has had a tough week. It accidentally leaked a major iPhone upgrade in iOS, in France it was fined $27M for deliberately slowing iPhones and now the company’s first new iPhone release of 2020 has been revealed. iPhone 12 concept render, Apple’s 2020 iPhone will be beaten to market by an all-new model. BEN GESKIN Apple iPhone … Read more More Bad News For Apple As ‘All-New’ iPhone Release Exposed

More Bad News For Apple As New iPhone Design Exposed [Updates]

Apple has had better months. Having already admitted iPhone 11 owners are subject to secretive location checks, found its latest iOS 13.3 update has two gaping flaws and been caught up in last week’s sensational smartphone tracking scandal, now the first iPhone 12 designs have leaked and you might not like what you see. 2020 iPhone 12 concept now … Read more More Bad News For Apple As New iPhone Design Exposed [Updates]

Apple is reportedly planning a March 25th event to launch its subscription news service

Apple is reportedly planning an event on March 25th to launch its upcoming paid Apple News subscription service, according to a report from BuzzFeed. The event will reportedly focus on Apple’s service business, so it’s unlikely that we’ll see any new hardware, like the rumored iPad mini, AirPods, or long-anticipated AirPower charger. But the timing and theme … Read more Apple is reportedly planning a March 25th event to launch its subscription news service

More Americans now get news from social media than from newspapers, says survey

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images For the first time ever, more Americans now get news from social media sites than from print newspapers, Pew Research said on Monday. Twenty percent of U.S. adults polled by the company say they “often” get news from social media while 16 percent “often” turn to newspapers. Last … Read more More Americans now get news from social media than from newspapers, says survey

Europe’s News Agencies Blast Google, Facebook for ‘Plundering’ Content

Europe’s biggest news agencies accused Google and Facebook of “plundering” news for free on Tuesday in a joint statement that called on the Internet giants to share more of their revenues with the media. In a column signed by the CEOs of around 20 agencies including France’s Agence France-Presse, Britain’s Press Association and Germany’s Deutsche Presse-Agentur they called on … Read more Europe’s News Agencies Blast Google, Facebook for ‘Plundering’ Content

Facebook’s Battle Against Fake News Helped by This Tiny US Think Tank

A day before Facebook announced that it had discovered and disabled a propaganda campaign designed to sow dissension among US voters, it exclusively shared some of the suspicious pages with an online forensics team so busy it hasn’t put a nameplate on the door. The Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab is based in a 12-foot-by-12-foot office in … Read more Facebook’s Battle Against Fake News Helped by This Tiny US Think Tank

WhatsApp to Build India Team as Part of Reported Steps to Curb Fake News

WhatsApp has informed the government that it is building a local team, including India head, as part of steps to check fake news circulation but has not met the key demand of identifying message originators, according to official sources. The popular messaging app is under fire over abuse of its platform for circulation of fake news … Read more WhatsApp to Build India Team as Part of Reported Steps to Curb Fake News

Twitter Said to Be Suspending Over 1 Million Accounts Per Day in Bid to Battle Fake News

Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, suspending more than one million accounts a day in recent months, a major shift to lessen the flow of disinformation on the platform, according to data obtained by The Washington Post. The rate of account suspensions, which Twitter confirmed to the Post, has more than … Read more Twitter Said to Be Suspending Over 1 Million Accounts Per Day in Bid to Battle Fake News

Facebook Asks European Users Which News Sources They Trust

Facebook is asking users in Europe which news sources they trust to help it gauge whether to extend a change to its News Feed that it made in the United States earlier this year, designed to filter out misinformation. In January, Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the News Feed, the social media company’s centrepiece … Read more Facebook Asks European Users Which News Sources They Trust

SD Times news digest: Redgate Software’s new SQL Toolbelt, PRQA enforces AUTOSAR coding guidelines, and VS Code 1.18

Redgate Software has announced the SQL Toolbelt portfolio has been updated to include SQL Server 2017 support. It also updated the SQL Toolbelt installer and user interface to make it easier to install and update SQL Toolbelt. Other updates include SQL Source Control and SQL Compare support for graph databases, which will allow users to … Read more SD Times news digest: Redgate Software’s new SQL Toolbelt, PRQA enforces AUTOSAR coding guidelines, and VS Code 1.18