Day: March 23, 2018

The vastness that makes the Amazon rainforest so diverse and fertile also makes it extremely difficult to protect. Rainforest Connection is a project started back in 2014 that used solar powered second-hand phones as listening stations that could alert authorities to sounds of illegal logging. And applying machine learning has supercharged the network’s capabilities. The
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In just a few months, it’ll have been a year since the newest 12-inch MacBook was released to the public, and more importantly, to online retailers.  On paper, it was perfect – it was everything we had been pleading for from Apple since the reintroduction of the MacBook in 2015. The keyboard, powered by Apple’s
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Rebecca Buckman Contributor Rebecca Buckman is the vice president of marketing and communications at Battery Ventures in Menlo Park, CA. She previously was an editor and writer with The Wall Street Journal and Forbes. If there’s one thing I learned from my time as both a journalist at The Wall Street Journal and Forbes and, now, advising a global
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Tumblr has confirmed that Kremlin trolls were active on its platform during the 2016 US presidential elections. In a blog post today the social platform writes that it is “taking steps to protect against future interference in our political conversation by state-sponsored propaganda campaigns”. The company has also started emailing users who interacted with 84 accounts
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Although the phones have only just been released, a number of Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus owners are reporting that they’re experiencing touchscreen issues with their new handsets — specifically noting that certain areas of the screen is completely unresponsive to touch-based input.  As reported by Android Police, numerous complaints have been made on Samsung’s
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