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Child abuse poll a ‘mistake’ – Facebook

In what has become a seemingly regular occurrence, Facebook is being asked: how on earth did this happen? On Sunday Facebook asked an unspecified number of users their thoughts on how child abuse images should be handled on the network. It gave a scenario in which an “adult man” asks …

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Robot carpenter makes custom furniture

Researchers have repurposed existing robotic technology so it is able to create custom wooden furniture, a move they say will greatly improve safety.The team at the Massachusetts’ Institute of Technology (MIT) modified existing technology, including the popular vacuuming robot Roomba, to create the system. The group said the goal was …

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Sony phone adds rumble to games and films

The Xperia XZ2’s rumble tech adapts a feature originally developed for the firm’s PlayStation controllers.It also records “super-slow-mo” videos at a higher resolution than Samsung’s Galaxy S9.Sony has, however, pioneered other phone innovations in the past – including a 4K screen and waterproofing – only to see its sales still …

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Snap CEO Evan Spiegel made $638 million last year

Snapchat may have struggled during its first year as a public company, but you wouldn’t know it from the CEO’s pay.Evan Spiegel, the CEO of Snapchat’s parent company, received $638 million in total compensation in 2017, according to a company filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday.The vast …

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