More than 80 fact-checking organizations call out YouTube’s ‘insufficient’ response to misinformation

In an open letter to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, published on Wednesday, the group said the platform’s current measures to combat disinformation “have proven insufficient” and laid out a series of recommended steps to improve its approach, including providing more context and debunking, as well as To limit the ability of disinformation publishers to monetize … Read more

Judge rejects Facebook’s request to dismiss FTC antitrust complaint

The decision allows federal prosecutors to try to substantiate their allegations that Meta has illegally abused its monopoly on the social media market — and that its two subsidiaries, Instagram and WhatsApp, should be separated. District Judge James Boasberg dismissed the FTC’s complaint last June. At the time, Boasberg said, acting prosecutors had not done … Read more

Facebook parent Meta delays return to office and will require booster shots

The goal of the move is to give employees “more time to choose what’s best for them,” Janelle Gill, Meta’s vice president of human resources, told CNN Business in a statement. “We are focused on making sure our employees continue to have choices about where they work in light of the current COVID-19 landscape,” Gale … Read more

Space industry year ahead: SpaceX’s Mars rocket, tourism, and more billionaire battles

Big companies are beginning to permeate every area of ​​spaceflight, from the most exciting private launches to the smallest detail. A modified version of Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant will take off on a future NASA flight around the moon. More errands to space rented by the super-rich are on the agenda. Elon Musk’s SpaceX also … Read more

CES 2022: 5 takeaways from the giant tech trade show

surely, Some things were familiar: Companies showed off their latest batch of flashy TVs. The attack of alien ball gadgets has become even more bizarre. And there was no shortage of next-level health trackers, including a flashlight that tracks how you sleep. “It was a surreal thing,” said Martin Debono, president of GAF Energy, who … Read more

People desperate for Covid tests are turning to resellers online

“It’s impossible to find Covid tests because of the shortage in the city,” said Kennedy, who works hourly to pay his bills. “I want to go back to work but I need to make sure I take the right precautions and not endanger anyone else.” After standing in long lines at test centers and visiting … Read more

Brevetti:Unioncamere,+5,3% le innovazioni italiane in Europa – Economia

Innovative Italy, which searches and produces patents at the European level, is growing. 4,465 Italian patent applications were published by the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2020, an increase of 5.3% over the previous year. This is what emerges from the analysis conducted by Unioncamere-Dintec. Since 2008, nearly 52 thousand Italian inventions have been protected … Read more

NASA’s first Artemis moon mission will have a virtual astronaut: Amazon’s Alexa

Among the many aspects that will be closely watched on Earth — at least by the group behind the Alexa experience — is how the virtual assistant performs in space. And if nothing else, this would be a good advertisement. It’s all part of a collaboration between amazon, (AMZN) Cisco (CSCO), And Lockheed Martin (LMT)That … Read more