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Snapchat adds selfie filters for cats Snapchat adds selfie filters for cats
Snapchat's augmented-reality selfie filters now work on cats, the photo-sharing app has announced. Previously, its facial-recognition technology could apply the filters to only humans and some breeds of dog. Now, cat owners can use Snapchat's Lenses to decorate their pet with hats, glasses and slices of bread. The announcement came weeks after parent company Snap reported the number of pe...
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Web creator works to liberate personal data Web creator works to liberate personal data
Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee has created a technology he says will give people more control over their data. Called Solid, the technology puts personal information in one place so people can decide what is shared with which service or site. Sir Tim said Solid was needed because the current model of handing over lots of data to many different online services did not serve people well. ...
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Twitter warns direct messages were exposed Twitter warns direct messages were exposed
Twitter has told an undisclosed number of users their private messages may have been leaked to third-parties for more than a year. The software “bug”, which has since been fixed, involved direct messages between users and businesses that offer customer services via Twitter. Affected users are being notified via a message that appeared when opening the app or logging on to Twitter's website. ...
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Instagram might be creating a standalone shopping app, report says Instagram might be creating a standalone shopping app, report says
Instagram is working to develop a standalone app that would allow users to browse and purchase goods, according to a report published by The Verge on Tuesday. The e-commerce platform is currently in development, but could be canceled before its release, the publication says, citing "two people familiar with the matter." The app could be called "IG Shopping," the site reports. With millio...
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Woman sues US border agents over seized iPhone Woman sues US border agents over seized iPhone
An American woman who had her phone seized by border agents as she returned home to the United States is suing the country's border protection agency. Rejhane Lazoja was stopped at Newark airport, New Jersey, after returning from a trip to Switzerland in February. Her iPhone was seized by agents after she refused to unlock it for them. The lawsuit alleges that border agents took a copy of...
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Gab user's anti-Semitic posts removed Gab user's anti-Semitic posts removed
Two anti-Semitic posts have been deleted from fringe social network Gab after Microsoft, citing the content, threatened to take the site down. The posts were made by Patrick Little, who says he is running for US president and wants to remove Jewish people from America. Microsoft hosts Gab on its Azure cloud service. Gab's founder Andrew Torba said that one of the posts "unquestionably" br...
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Virtual reality paintings possible in Moscow art gallery Virtual reality paintings possible in Moscow art gallery
Visitors to the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow are using virtual reality to explore the studios of two 20th Century Russian artists. Wearing a VR headset, users can create compositions, put colours on a canvas and upload the result to social media. Dutch company VRTech Group recreated the workrooms of two avant-garde artists using photos and descriptions. The director of the Moscow gal...
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Hackers net almost $1m in Russian bank raid Hackers net almost $1m in Russian bank raid
A notorious hacking gang has struck again, stealing almost £700,000 ($910,000) from a Russian bank, reports a cyber-security company. Group-IB was called in to help Russia's PIR Bank after it noticed the theft, said the firm. The raid is believed to have been carried out by the MoneyTaker gang which has hit other financial firms. In 2017 it was suspected of stealing nearly £7.5m ($10m) fr...
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Apple employee 'stole driverless car secrets' Apple employee 'stole driverless car secrets'
A former Apple employee has been accused of stealing the company's self-driving car secrets and trying to flee to China with them. Xiaolang Zhang worked on Apple's driverless car project but allegedly planned to move to Chinese autonomous vehicle start-up Xiaopeng Motors, the company says in court documents. He was arrested at San Jose airport, California, on 7 July. The FBI has charged h...
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Microsoft staff demand firm ends Border Patrol contract Microsoft staff demand firm ends Border Patrol contract
An open letter signed by more than 100 Microsoft employees has called on the tech giant to stop its work with US Border Patrol. The call comes as the Trump administration faces intense criticism over the separation of children from their families at the Mexican border. The letter, posted on an internal message board and published by the New York Times, said the employees "refuse to be compli...
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