Facebook’s Oversight Board upheld Facebook’s decision to suspend former president Donald Trump, HTC will reportedly release two enterprise-focused VR headsets, and YouTube is testing server-side video translations.
The Oxford Internet Institute published a survey of 430,000 10 to 15-year-olds about their TV viewing, social-media and device use with feelings of depression, suicidal tendencies and behavioral problems. What were the results and what does it mean?
Starring Tom Merritt. Sarah Lane, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos
Twitter launches its Spaces audio chat rooms to accounts with over 600 followers, TSMC expects to get caught up on automotive chip supply by June, and Sony will integrate Discord to PlayStation Network by early 2022.
TSMC says it projects its supply will catch up to the auto industry’s demand by the end of June, Verizon announced Monday it intends to sell its Verizon Media division to Apollo Global Management, and Sony announced a partnership that will see it integrate Discord into “your social and gaming experience on PlayStation Network” by early 2022.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nate Lanxon, Roger Chang, Amos, Joe
Verizon intends to sell its media group, including AOL and Yahoo, to a private equity firm, China issues warnings to 33 apps regarding collection of “unnecessary personal information,” and Kroger plans to launch a drone delivery trial later this spring.
Welcome to the DTH Sunday Science Supplement, presented by Niki Ackermans. This week we dig into the details of Android Earthquake Alerts System, which was announced back in August, but is now sending earthquake warning notifications in Greece and New Zealand. Nikki breaks down how it helps serve as an early warning system and how Google hopes to expand the alert system beyond Android.
Finland trials an autonomous robotic street cleaner called Trombia Free, The YouTube TV app is no longer available for download from the Roku channel store, and FastCompany reported concerns but the National Network to End Domestic Violence, or NNEDV that Apple’s AirTags could be used to track people by secretly slipping them into a bag or jacket pocket.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Chris Ashley, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos
The European Commission charged Apple with Antitrust violations stemming from an initial complaint from Spotify, Google announces changes in Play Store app listings, and Roku removes YouTubeTV from its channel store.