New media brands thrive on user experience

The rise of the internet has upset the balance of power in media, handing it to those brands with a laser focus on user experience. Seemingly impregnable staples which relied on their monopoly...

Justice Department intervenes to keep Manafort from notorious jail complex – as it happened...

Manafort was set to be transferred to Rikers this month to await trial on a separate state case, according to the New York Times. But then Manhattan prosecutors received a letter from Jeffrey...

Facebook teaming up with colleges to “detect fake news”

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Kim Kardashian can get a deepfake taken off YouTube. It’s much harder for you

YouTube took down an incredibly realistic — and fake — video purporting to show Kim Kardashian West discussing a shadowy organization called “Spectre” and mocking her fans for violating copyright. READ SOURCE

Adobe concocts an A.I. that can detect — and reverse — manipulated photos

The company behind the software that's often used to manipulate photographs may help make it easy to spot a fake photo. Researchers at Adobe recently created an artificially intelligent program that can recognize...

Jagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to death | Environment

Shortly before his death, the independent journalist Jagendra Singh wrote a social media post about the threats he believed he faced for investigating sand mining in northern India. “Politicians, thugs, and police, all are...

Twitter user’s garlic-peeling secret mesmerizes Internet

How do you peel garlic?Professional chefs and at-home cooks swear by many different methods — from shaking garlic in a container to smashing garlic cloves on a cutting board, or by soaking them in water...

HTC Vive creates a Mona Lisa VR experience for the Louvre and Viveport

The Mona Lisa is unquestionably Leonardo da Vinci’s most recognizable painting, but if you’ve ever tried to see it in person at the Musée du Louvre in Paris, you know that between the throngs...

Entertainment Content on Social Media [Infographic]

Video, and vloggers, reign supreme on social platforms, according to this new report from GlobalWebIndex. READ SOURCE

Facebook to unveil new cryptocurrency

Facebook is set Tuesday to unveil a bid to bring cryptocurrency payments into the mainstream, reportedly with the endorsement of governments and financial giants. The post Facebook to unveil new cryptocurrency appeared first...

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