Facebook updates crisis response tools, adds WhatsApp integration

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Facebook updates crisis response tools, adds WhatsApp integration

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Facebook  is expanding Crisis Response, its disaster-reporting and communications feature that’s been used in 300 crises in more than 80 countries. The company today is announcing several new features, including WhatsApp integration, support for first-hand information sharing and an expansion of its “Data for Good” tools for things like better disaster and displacement maps. Crisis Response
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Hardware security and safety: semiconductor IC chips and VLSI systems

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Learn about Kobe University and their research into the design and evaluation of semiconductor IC chips and VLSI systems for better safety and security. The graduate school of Science, Technology and Innovation at Kobe University are currently looking at the design and evaluation of semiconductor IC chips and VLSI systems for better safety and security.
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Social media in the classroom

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The Twitter and Facebook logos along with binary cyber codes are seen in an illustration. (Reuters) The announcement by the Tunisian Ministry of Education in late November that it is introducing courses on social media in the public school syllabus does not come a moment too soon in the North African nation — or the
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Facebook and Instagram back up after big Thanksgiving outages

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If you were trying to share Thanksgiving photos on Thursday, you may have noticed that both Facebook and Instagram began suffering intermittent outages earlier today. Just like you might feel after your third helping of turkey and stuffing: they were down, but not quite out. Thankfully, Facebook says it’s restored service to its main social
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Facebook has a creepy bug that secretly opens phone’s camera in background

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Facebook users on the iPhone, beware. Facebook might be secretly spying on you via your phone’s camera. Facebook, that has received backlash on privacy several times in past, has yet again come under the scanner. This time for a bug that secretly opens the iPhone’s camera in the background when scrolling through the Facebook feed.
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Facebook’s Crypto Boss Is Surprisingly Bullish On Bitcoin

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The bitcoin and cryptocurrency industry has struggled with social media giant Facebook’s troubled plans to launch a bitcoin rival, dubbed libra, next year. Some have suggested technology companies would be better off adopting bitcoin than attempting to create a centralized alternative, as micro-blogging platform Twitter is doing. Now, Facebook’s head of cryptocurrency projects, David Marcus, has said that he
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Surface Pro X review: Gorgeous hardware marred by buggy software

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For years now, the Surface Pro has been the best Windows 2-in-1. It delivers a useful, familiar desktop environment for multitasking in a lightweight tablet body. But the line hasn’t changed much physically since the Pro 4. A serious redesign is beyond overdue, and thankfully Microsoft is ready to show us something new. Engadget Score POOR UNINSPIRING GOOD EXCELLENT
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Facebook India posts 84% jump in FY19 profit

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NEW DELHI: Social media giant Facebook has reported revenues of Rs 892 crore, compared to revenues of Rs 521 crore, a 71% jump in revenues and a net profit of Rs 105 crore, up 84% from last fiscal for fiscal year ended 31 March 2019, documents filed with the registrar of companies (RoC) show. The company had
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Facebook was also in talks to buy Fitbit, but Google offered more cash

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Google on Friday announced that it was acquiring Fitbit for $2.1 billion. A new report suggests that Google wasn’t the only tech giant in talks to buy the fitness tracker and smartwatch making company. Google was closely competing with Facebook for the deal. According to a report by The Information, Facebook was reportedly also in
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How to activate dark mode for Facebook

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Dark mode for Facebook has been a long time coming, but it’s finally started to arrive, letting you enjoy a more stylish social experience. It’s not just about looks – researchers from Google have found that pixel color has a direct effect on power draw, with black pixels using significantly less energy than white ones. Switching
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