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6d.ai opens up its beta – TechCrunch

6d.ai opens up its beta – TechCrunch After wrestling with the development of a technology that would create a three dimensional map of the physical world for over a decade, the team at 6D.ai is finally ready to open up its toolkit to developers that the company says has done …

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Tumblr says it’s fixed a security bug, but says ‘no evidence’ any user data was exposed – TechCrunch

Tumblr says it’s fixed a security bug, but says ‘no evidence’ any user data was exposed – TechCrunch Tumblr has disclosed a security vulnerability on its site that in some cases could have exposed account information. The bug was found in the part of the site that recommends other Tumblr …

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Facebook finds ‘no evidence’ hackers accessed connected apps – TechCrunch

Facebook finds ‘no evidence’ hackers accessed connected apps – TechCrunch Facebook has said it’s found “no evidence” that third-party apps were affected by the data breach it revealed last week. Hackers stole account access tokens on at least 50 million users by exploiting a chain of three vulnerabilities inadvertently introduced by …

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Facebook says 50 million accounts affected by account takeover bug – TechCrunch

Facebook says 50 million accounts affected by account takeover bug – TechCrunch Facebook has said the accounts of 50 million users may be at risk after hackers exploited a vulnerability. The company said in a blog post Friday that it discovered attackers exploiting a vulnerability on the site earlier in …

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Facebook bans Myanmar military accounts for ‘enabling human rights abuses’ – TechCrunch

Facebook bans Myanmar military accounts for ‘enabling human rights abuses’ – TechCrunch Facebook is cracking down on the military leadership in Myanmar, the Southeast Asian country where the social network has been identified as a factor contributing to ethnic tension and violence. The U.S. company said today that it removed accounts …

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AI training and social network content moderation services bring TaskUs a $250 million windfall – TechCrunch

AI training and social network content moderation services bring TaskUs a $250 million windfall – TechCrunch TaskUs, the business process outsourcing service that moderates content, annotates information and handles back office customer support for some of the world’s largest tech companies, has raised $250 million in an investment from funds …

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Outgoing Facebook CSO Alex Stamos will join Disrupt SF to talk cybersecurity – TechCrunch

Outgoing Facebook CSO Alex Stamos will join Disrupt SF to talk cybersecurity – TechCrunch At Disrupt SF 2018, Facebook’s soon-to-be-former chief security officer Alex Stamos will join us to chat about his tenure in the top security role for the world’s biggest social network, how it feels to have weathered …

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Duo Security researchers’ Twitter ‘bot or not’ study unearths crypto botnet – TechCrunch

Duo Security researchers’ Twitter ‘bot or not’ study unearths crypto botnet – TechCrunch A team of researchers at Duo Security has unearthed a sophisticated botnet operating on Twitter — and being used to spread a cryptocurrency scam. The botnet was discovered during the course of a wider research project to …

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Facebook has removed 4 Infowars pages — but not because of fake news – TechCrunch

Facebook has removed 4 Infowars pages — but not because of fake news – TechCrunch There’s yet more Alex Jones/Infowars news. Facebook yanked four of the conspiracy theorist’s videos from its platform last week, and now it has finally taken more stringent action after it removed four Infowars pages from the …

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WhatsApp now allows group voice and video calls between up to 4 people – TechCrunch

WhatsApp now allows group voice and video calls between up to 4 people – TechCrunch WhatsApp has added a much-requested new feature after it began to allow users to make group voice and video calls. It’s been just over three years since the company, which is owned by Facebook, introduced voice …

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