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‘Father of the internet’ dismayed over current state of his creation

‘Father of the internet’ dismayed over current state of his creation

In an interview with Reuters, father of the World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee expressed disappointment over the state of his creation. He was particularly concerned by the abuse of personal data by Silicon Valley corporations like Google and Facebook, and the ease …Continue reading

Working to ensure integrity of important elections this year, says Facebook CEO

During the first of his two Congressional hearings on data privacy and disinformation concerns regarding the popular social media platform, Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg assured United States Senators that he is working with his team to ensure the integrity of …Continue reading

First Facebook for Developers Workshop Held in Pakistan

Facebook for Developers, in collaboration with startup accelerator PlanX, conducted a one day workshop in Lahore. The aim of the workshop was to introduce developers to tools from Facebook that would enable them to share, monetize and grow their applications. This is …Continue reading

Bringing Facebook’s She Means Business to Pakistan

Facebook’s female empowerment program She Means Business is stepping into Pakistan with a collaboration with Herself, a similar initiative of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). Herself was launched by PITB in June 2016, after realizing the low representation of women in …Continue reading

WhatsApp Will Use Your Data to Target Ads at You. But Everything Else on Your Phone Is Doing so Too

The company’s decision to provide user information to Facebook is only the latest attempt by app-makers to collect information about their users. The world’s most widely used app-based instant-messaging service has made a change that is about to affect its one billion …Continue reading

Facebook’s Artificial-Intelligence Software Gets a Dash More Common Sense

Artificial-intelligence researchers at the company took on the project in an effort to explore how computers might learn some basic physical common sense. Understanding that, for example, unsupported objects fall, or that a larger object won’t fit inside a smaller one, is …Continue reading

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