Fake copyright claim takes down Twitch’s biggest political streamers during Democratic debate

February 26, 2020 Mashable

A fake copyright infringement claim resulted in the removal of some of Twitch’s biggest political channels. On Tuesday night, a number of popular left-leaning Twitch streamers found their channels shut down during their livestream coverage of the South Carolina Democratic Primary Debate. ...

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Apple shareholders reject 'freedom of expression' and sustainability proposals

February 26, 2020 Mashable

Apple executives can breathe a sigh of relief today after two shareholder proposals were voted down. The tech giant's annual shareholders' meeting was held today at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, and, as was to be expected, the majority of voting shareholders fell in line with the Apple board'...

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This app can detect if devices are spying on you — Future Blink

February 26, 2020 Mashable

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon created the Internet of Things (IOT) assistant app that is designed to scan IOT devices. Read more...More about Apps, Mashable Video, Internet Of Things, Internet Privacy, and Future Blink Please click the link below to view full content: Source - Mashable: This ...

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Clearview AI, controversial facial-recognition company focused on cybersecurity, gets hacked

February 26, 2020 Mashable

Clearview AI, the creepy facial-recognition company that scrapes your photos from social media, has been hacked. According to a report by The Daily Beast, hackers accessed data including "its entire list of customers, the number of searches those customers have made and how many accounts each custom...

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Minimize e-waste and get 5% extra cash for trading in your tech with Decluttr

February 26, 2020 Mashable

TL; DR: As of Feb. 26, get an extra 5% on price valuation at Decluttr with the code MASH5. Your old smartphone used to spark so much joy, but now you’ve got the next generation with a better screen, more impressive cameras, and a longer-lasting battery. With 2020 already rolling out some entic...

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The NSA's $100 million call surveillance program was a big flop

February 26, 2020 Mashable

A new report shows the National Security Agency's $100 million domestic phone surveillance program was mostly a waste. According to the study by the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), the NSA's program resulted in only one "significant" investigation between 2015 and 2019. It led t...

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Tesla driver was playing iPhone game during crash. Investigators blame Tesla and Apple.

February 26, 2020 Mashable

Federal investigators found that a man who died in a Tesla crash was playing a video game at the time of the accident. And they had some harsh words for both Tesla and Apple.  The National Transportation Safety Board held a hearing Tuesday about the March 2018 crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Mount...

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The gear you need to crush your vacation photos on Instagram

February 26, 2020 Mashable

So you're finally going on that vacation you've been eagerly counting down to. Your tickets are booked, your suitcase all packed, and you've already picked out the perfect outfits. There's just one thing – a really important one — left to consider: How are you going to document...

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director says Apple won't let villains use iPhones in movies

February 26, 2020 Mashable

What kind of phone would a movie villain use? Not an iPhone, because Apple reportedly doesn't allow it. This is according to Knives Out writer and director Rian Johnson, who shared the news in an interview with Vanity Fair (via MacRumors).  "Apple, they let you use iPhones in movies, but —...

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Google is adding icons to let you know where image search results come from

February 26, 2020 Mashable

Google image searching is about to get slightly less annoying. Emphasis on slightly. The search engine giant announced Tuesday that its iconic image search feature is going to get, well, some new icons to clarify things a bit before you click on an image.  On the search page itself, you'll star...

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