We take a look at the state of harmful speech regulation online as the European Parliament formally adopting a law requiring internet companies to “remove or disable access to flagged terrorist content”. Plus a recent article in Wired by Gilad Edelman says Social Media platforms speech policies aren’t actually inspired by the First Amendment and says that’s a good thing.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos
The European Parliment adopts a law that requires internet companies to remove flagged terrorist content in an hour, Microsoft cuts its commission on PC games in the Windows Store, and Samsung announces the Galaxy Book Odyssey gaming laptop.
Samsung announced new intel-Evo certified laptops at its Unpacked 2021 event Wednesday, Sony has sold more PS5s in the first quarter of 2021 than PS4s sold in its first fiscal year, and updates on the Epic vs Apple case.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos
Privacy researchers find Android COVID-19 contact tracing logs were potentially accessible to preinstalled apps, Microsoft reports Teams now has 145 million daily active users, and Turkey reportedly plans to create a central custodian bank to regulate the cryptocurrency.
TikTok is popularized as a pop-culture meme generator. But the platform is increasingly being used for other less well known uses including cooking tutorials, language learning, real estate listings, DIY projects and in some cases for dating. We talk to CNET’s Erin Carson about how TikTok morphed from short funny videos into a cornucopia of information.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Erin Carson, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos
The EU will issue charges against Apple for anticompetitive behavior, Toyota Motor Corp acquires Lyft Inc’s self-driving tech unit, and US military movements in Syria were revealed by location info available from smartphone apps.
If you’ve ever experienced wake word fatigue with your virtual assistant, Google might have something in the works for you, The Washington Post is spinning off its software-as-a-service publishing platform, and Roku and Google have a public spat over YouTube TV.
Starring Rich Stroffolino, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos
Welcome to the first DTH Sunday Science Supplement, presented by Niki Ackermans. We present a lot of science headlines on the show, and this weekly supplement will delve into the wonderful details that fall outside of the main headline.
This week, Niki Ackermans breaks down the fascinating details about the first flights of NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter that we initially presented on Monday.