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How this startup CEO became a secret weapon for star Valley engineers.

HoneycombPeople who know Charity Majors describe her as a force of a nature, a combination of smarts, grit, hard work, attitude, wisecracks, and a genuine knack for fixing broken things. They also know she's a secret weapon among the tight-knit community of the Valley's star engineers, those folks that can command salaries ...

- Business Insider - US

Take a look at what employees at top companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Adobe do for fun in the office.

Sarah Jacobs All work and no play makes ... well, certainly nothing good for office morale. When Business Insider toured the offices of Yelp, LinkedIn, Facebook, Kickstarter, and Adobe, both virtually and in person, we found that they're all full of opportunities to have a little fun in the workplace during the day. From ...

- Business Insider - US

Microsoft, Google, Facebook and others write to House of Representatives asking for reform of NSA surveillance.

A letter signed by more than 30 major technology companies has been sent to the House Judiciary Committee calling for a number of key changes to be made to NSA surveillance. The letter, signed by the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Google and Mozilla, asks lawmakers to make a number of considerations when reforming Section 702 ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

European publishers press Brussels over online privacy rules.

Newspapers say cookie proposals will hand more advertising power to Google and Facebook

- Financial Times - US

Airlines Put Facebook Messenger Chatbots to Work and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week.

These are the aviation trends we were talking about this week. -Sarah Enelow

- Skift - US

Snapchat CEO's wedding was so secret we can't even find photos on the internet.

If there were Snaps of Evan Spiegel's super-secret weekend wedding, they've already self-destructed. The Snapchat co-founder and CEO tied the knot with Australian entrepreneur and model Miranda Kerr over the weekend in the backyard of their Brentwood, Calif. home. It was a hushed affair that lacked the public-facing lens ...

- Mashable! - US

The factions of the mobile AR war.

GUEST: Mark Zuckerberg's We're making the camera the first augmented reality platform' was the most important step so far toward mass market AR. Where Pokémon Go gave many consumers their first taste of mobile AR, and Google Tango ushered in the race towards high end mobile AR phones, Facebook's AR Platform now ...

- VentureBeat - US

The fabulous life and career of 33-year-old Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the fifth richest person on earth .

Facebook Few people on earth are as successful as Mark Zuckerberg. The Facebook CEO has grown his social network from a Harvard dorm room to nearly 2 billion users over a period of 13 years. With a stated mission to connect the world, Facebook is now working on drones and other methods of bringing internet access to ...

- Business Insider - US

President condemns political meme.

President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca has condemned a political meme showing a person with Down's Syndrome, She said in a Facebook comment that this was a heartbreaking development which showed a lack of maturity, decency, respect and ethics. It also hurt vulnerable persons. 

- timesofmalta.com - MT

White House sparks fierce outrage after omitting husband of Luxembourg's gay PM from photo caption.

'The omission of the First Gentleman of Luxembourg name is blatantly disrespectful,' a Facebook user said.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Rights groups call for probe after video shows men in military uniform beating suspected rebels in Myanmar.

Myanmar authorities must investigate a video showing men in military uniforms viciously beating handcuffed detainees suspected of being ethnic rebel fighters, rights groups said on Sunday. The video emerged as negotiators from the civilian-led government of Aung San Suu Kyi and the military held peace talks with more than a ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Instagram is getting more popular in France

Reuters/Charles PlatiauNearly seven years after its launch, Instagram has yet to completely catch on with internet users in France. But adoption has been growing by double digits annually and will continue to do so for the next few years. According to eMarketer's most recent estimates of Instagram adoption in France, nearly ...

- Business Insider - US

Here's why clothes shrink in the wash — and how to prevent it

If you have ever done laundry in your lifetime, you may have noticed that your clothes shrunk after washing and/or drying. Here is the real reason why it happens and the best way to prevent it. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook

- Business Insider - US

Facebook's Not Designed to Create a "Global Community"

In the early 1960's, Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan coined the term "global village." He predicted that electronic technologies would come to connect citizens around the world, forming one huge community. Mark Zuckerberg, whose company Facebook has 1.8 billion users worldwide, continues to echo the idea in his public ...

- Mother Jones - US

Borrell report details how local media organizations can prosper in the age of Facebook and Google, says publishers and advertisers need to collaborate

Tom Grubisich / Street Fight: Borrell report details how local media organizations can prosper in the age of Facebook and Google, says publishers and advertisers need to collaborate  —  Content is king.  But newspapers especially should heed the lament of Shakespeare's King Henry IV: “Uneasy lies the head ...

- Mediagazer - US

Google to cooperate with Vietnam to remove 'toxic' content

YouTube and Facebook account for two-thirds of the digital media market in Vietnam.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Watch: Busuttil condemns use of Down's Syndrome picture in political meme

Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil this morning condemned a meme on Facebook showing a picture of the prime minister with the face of a Down's Syndrome person. "This is something I condemn unreservedly. Persons with disabilities cannot be used in this way. I condemn this in the same way as I condemned the attacks ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

UNIAN: Eight Ukrainian soldiers wounded in action in Donbas on May 27

“The situation in the ATO zone has not changed in the past 24 hours: there is still escalation,” the ATO HQ said on Facebook on Sunday morning. Twenty-four attacks on Ukrainian troops were reported in the Mariupol sector. In particular, the enemy used 122mm artillery systems, which are banned under the Minsk ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Others Ask for NSA Surveillance Law Reform

Tech companies may compete all day long with their various products, but they've proven time and time again that they can work together when it matters. This time, Facebook, Google, Amazon, and many others are asking lawmakers to reform the NSA surveillance laws.  Silicon Valley is asking lawmakers to reform Section 702 of ...

- Softpedia - US

Facebook allows users to decide what happens to their account after they die

Facebook allows users to nominate a legacy contact who may have limited access to the account The post Facebook allows users to decide what happens to their account after they die appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Here are all the times Facebook has copied Snapchat so far

Facebook has tried to copy Snapchat for years. But during the past year Facebook has gone into overdrive, blatantly, systematically and often successfully, cloning Snapchat's core features. The result is that Facebook's family of standalone apps — Instagram, Messenger, core Facebook, and even WhatsApp — look much more ...

- Silicon Alley Insider - US

Take an inside look at the offices of Facebook, Twitter, and 9 more high-profile employers

Who says offices have to be boring? Not everyone toils the day away in a drab cubicle farm. There are some pretty incredible offices out there. At Business Insider, we've gone on numerous virtual and in-person tours of amazing workspaces — including those of Facebook, Twitter, and Spotify. Here's a glimpse of some of the ...

- Silicon Alley Insider - US

The cofounder of the company that helped bring the world BroBible wants to help millennials get rich

Watch your back Cheddar. Scott Grimes cofounded the entertainment-focused digital media company Woven , which brought the world the edgy young male-aimed site BroBible. Now he wants to help young people better manage their wallets with a new web video venture. Stackin aspires to become a go-to outlet for millennials ...

- Silicon Alley Insider - US

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook. But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress employers? Using the QS World University Rankings 2017, we took a look at the universities ...

- Silicon Alley Insider - US

A 6-year-old St. Louis boy makes a passionate plea to end gun violence in a video that goes viral

Your probably don't remember what your biggest fear was when you were six. Maybe it was losing your favorite toy, not getting to eat your favorite food, or getting separated from your parents in a crowd. For most of us, our biggest fear was likely not the fear of death from gun violence, though that is now a growing issue ...

- Daily Kos - US

Suspect in Portland Stabbing Held ‘Racist, Extremist Beliefs’

A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, police said Saturday. Police identified the assailant, who was arrested soon after the Friday afternoon attack, as Jeremy Joseph Christian of Portland, a ...

- Voice of America - US

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Egypt Attack

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, which killed 29. Egypt responded to Friday's attack by launching a series of airstrikes that targeted what it said were militant bases in ...

- Voice of America - US

Two men stabbed to death on Oregon train trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, police said on Saturday. Police identified the assailant, who was arrested soon after the Friday afternoon attack, as Jeremy Joseph Christian of Portland, a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

White House excludes gay first spouse in photo caption

Updated | The White House Facebook page failed to acknowledge First Gentleman of Luxembourg Gauthier Destenay, married to Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, in a post featuring the spouses of world leaders attending this week's G7 summit in Sicily. The photo caption included the names of every other...

- The Raw Story - US

Ban on social media sites lifted

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday evening revoked a month-long ban on 22 social media sites and applications, including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter.Principal Secretary R K Goyal confirmed the ban has not been extended, and that social media networks will function as usual.The state government, while invoking ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Two men killed in Oregon train stabbings after anti-Muslim rant

A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, police said on Saturday. Police identified the assailant, who was arrested soon after the Friday afternoon attack, as Jeremy Joseph Christian of Portland, a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

The cofounder of the company that helped bring the world BroBible wants to help millennials get rich

StackinWatch your back Cheddar. Scott Grimes cofounded the entertainment-focused digital media company Woven , which brought the world the edgy young male-aimed site BroBible. Now he wants to help young people better manage their wallets with a new web video venture. Stackin aspires to become a go-to outlet for millennials ...

- Business Insider - US

Local journalist and storyteller Shirley Roberts launches Humans of Mallorca

New Facebook page based on Humans of New York The post Local journalist and storyteller Shirley Roberts launches Humans of Mallorca appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Take an inside look at the offices of Facebook, Twitter, and 9 more high-profile employers

Sarah Jacobs Who says offices have to be boring? Not everyone toils the day away in a drab cubicle farm. There are some pretty incredible offices out there. At Business Insider, we've gone on numerous virtual and in-person tours of amazing workspaces — including those of Facebook, Twitter, and Spotify. Here's a glimpse of ...

- Business Insider - US

Facebook's Zuckerberg: Fight Against Nationalism 'Struggle of our Time'

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg choked up while speaking about an illegal immigrant DREAMer' during his Harvard commencement speech and declared that the fight against the forces of nationalism is the struggle of our time.'

- Breitbart - US

Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack

Egypt responded to Friday's attack by launching a series of airstrikes that targeted what it said were militant bases in eastern Libya in which the assailants were trained. On Saturday, the military said on its official Facebook page that the airstrikes were continuing "day and night" and that they have "completely" ...

- Times Of India - IN

Rights group calls on Myanmar to probe alleged military abuse after beatings video emerges | Reuters

By Wa Lone and Yimou Lee | YANGON YANGON Human rights advocates called on Myanmar to investigate the actions of some of its soldiers on Saturday after footage of people being treated violently by uniformed men went viral. Myanmar's armed forces have often been accused of abuses by human rights groups and Western governments ...

- Firstpost - IN

AI acquisitions accelerate as technology giants seek to build smart start-ups

Alphabet's Google has led the pack, followed by Apple, Facebook and Intel

- The Hindu - IN

Here are the 6 best memes from Trump's first trip abroad

President Trump made lots of headlines in his first international trip as president. He also inspired lots of memes. From the mysterious orb in Saudi Arabia to the NATO "shove" seen around the world, here's a look at some of the ways people online reacted to some memorable moments of the trip. Follow Tech Insider: On ...

- Business Insider - US

Here are all the times Facebook has copied Snapchat so far

Getty / AP Facebook has tried to copy Snapchat for years. But during the past year Facebook has gone into overdrive, blatantly, systematically and often successfully, cloning Snapchat's core features. The result is that Facebook's family of standalone apps — Instagram, Messenger, core Facebook, and even WhatsApp — look ...

- Business Insider - US

Before Facebook and Google, there was Sony and Toyota

UX consultant Gareth Dunlop reminds us that the likes of Sony and Toyota paved the way for the product design processes of today. The post Before Facebook and Google, there was Sony and Toyota appeared first on Silicon Republic.

- Silicon Republic - US

Facebook Releases New Report on Beauty Industry Trends and the Evolution of Social Discovery

Facebook has published a new report on beauty industry trends, which includes a range of key insights into evolving shopper behaviors.

- Social Media Today - US

Facebook and the ethics of moderation

We examine Facebook's challenge in moderating content. Plus, the people monitoring the social web.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Fake governor uses Facebook to prey on local leaders

RATCHABURI: The governor of Ratchaburi has asked police to take action against a person who used his name to open a fake Facebook page and attempted to borrow money from local leaders.

- BangkokPost - TH

Three years of Narendra Modi govt: Indian prime minister most followed leader on Facebook with 41.7 mn followers

As PM Narendra Modi completes three years in office, he emerged as the most followed leader in the world, according to data released by Facebook on Saturday. The post Three years of Narendra Modi govt: Indian prime minister most followed leader on Facebook with 41.7 mn followers appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Tral encounter: J&K govt snaps mobile internet again fearing law and order in Kashmir

It has not even been 24 hours since the social media sites and applications including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter were restored in Kashmir Valley. 

- Zee News - IN

Leaked 'Facebook Files' is humanity laid bare, flaws and everything

FACEBOOK'S been copping a lot of flak in recent weeks following the of release the company's training manuals for moderators – dubbed the Facebook Files'. The documents, released by the Guardian, expose the secret rules and guidelines for deciding what its 2 billion users can post on the site, placing the social media ...

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Digital Geneva Convention needed after ransomware attack, Is the Syrian regime worried about international justice?, Friendly approach won't dissuade Kim Jong-un, Facebook Live presents ethical concerns, The economic benefits of solar and wind energy

"The cybersecurity wake-up call the world has long needed has occurred...," states an editorial. "The obvious lesson is that computer operating systems need to be kept updated with the latest security software and data regularly backed up.... But there is a wider issue, highlighted by the vulnerability having first been ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Digital Geneva Convention needed after ransomware attack, Is the Syrian regime worried about international justice?, Friendly approach won't dissuade Kim Jong-un, Facebook Live presents ethical concerns, The economic benefits of solar and wind energy

A roundup of global commentary for the May 29, 2017, weekly magazine.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Why some people are bad at Facebook

It is a truth universally acknowledged by those who use Facebook that there are some who "get" it, and some who don't.

- Stuff - NZ

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