Twitter will update its rules to prohibit ‘dehumanizing language’

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We happen to know a certain Twitter user who really enjoys using dehumanizing language.Image: NurPhoto via Getty Images Call it the Alex Jones effect. Twitter announced on Tuesday that it will update its rules to prohibit “dehumanizing language” on the platform. While it is still finalizing what this policy will look like through user feedback […]

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Instagram is rolling out anti-bullying features

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Instagram is rolling out anti-bullying features.Image: LightRocket via Getty Images Instagram is taking further steps to tackle bullying on its platform. The social network is employing machine learning to help proactively detect bullying in photos, which will then be reviewed by a human moderator. SEE ALSO: Ignore the backlash — HUJI is still good An […]

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Apple debuts Apple Watch Series 4 with edge-to-edge display

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Image: screenshot: jake krol Guys, isn’t growth beautiful? So proud of Apple for how far it’s come, watch-wise. 😪 At its product event Wednesday, Apple unveiled a brand spankin’ new smartwatch: the Apple Watch Series 4.  SEE ALSO: Live from Apple’s 2018 iPhone event While the Series 3 seriously ramped up the Watch’s abilities by […]

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We are closer to making a ‘universal’ blood type

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Not creepy.Image: Science Photo Library – TEK IMAGE / getty The way Dr. Jesse Karmazin sees it, New York City needs some fresh blood.  It’s been over a year since we last heard from the physician behind Ambrosia LLC, the company hoping to reverse aging by pumping adults with the blood plasma of the young, […]

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Daughter says vexed relationship with Steve Jobs is ‘very much my own story’

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(CNN)Lisa Brennan-Jobs’ stinging account of her fraught relationship with her father, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, has drawn criticism from the rest of the family. But Jobs’ widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, their children and his sister, Mona Simpson, are questioning the book’s portrayal of the man they knew. In a statement shared with CNN and in […]

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Best laptops 2018: The definitive breakdown

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Picking a new laptop and choosing a new car are pretty similar experiences: They’re two of the most important decisions you’ll make in your precious lifetime. Okay, laptops are significantly cheaper than that and your life and safety or whatever doesn’t exactly depend on it — but your job and other important life things (like Netflix) […]

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The tech industry actually is a lot like the Wild West but not in the ways you might think

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Bandits and sheriffs? Not so much. Capitalism, graft, and regulation? A tale old as time.Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Strap on your spurs and pull up those chaps! The U.S. government and the tech industry are gearing up for a good old-fashioned Wild West showdown — but not in the way you might think. During Twitter’s and […]

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