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Threats of a QAnon-fueled March 4 attack create disruptions but little trouble. Researchers say police overreacted.

As the House of Representatives canceled its session amid reported threats to the Capitol on Thursday, researchers who had warned of trouble ahead of the Jan. 6 siege found themselves scratching their heads. If something was brewing, they said, it was much smaller, quieter and less obviously violent than what they had reported two months […]

Gaming

Epic Games’ MetaHuman Creator lets developers create realistic digital humans within minutes

Beyond the app store: Why mobile games need a multi-platform strategy Learn how to go beyond the tried-and-true pathways to improve discoverability, create community, and scale your mobile business. View On Demand Epic Games has unveiled its MetaHuman Creator, a new browser-based app that enables game developers and creators of real-time content to slash the […]

Mobile

Verizon partners with Deloitte to create enterprise 5G, edge solutions

Deloitte may be best known as a business consultancy — one that’s been trusted for 175 years by both enterprises and governments — but thanks to a partnership with Verizon, it’s getting deeper into the business of creating and selling 5G offerings. The companies announced today that they’re working together to develop client-specific “transformational solutions” […]

Mobile

Apple’s 2021 chip strategy will create a massively parallel universe

When it comes to customer expectations, the pandemic has changed everything Learn how to accelerate customer service, optimize costs, and improve self-service in a digital-first world. Register here After years of rumors, Apple in November unveiled M1, a hybrid CPU, GPU, and AI processor designed to directly challenge Intel’s laptop and desktop chips, promising that […]

Mobile

Hands-on: Logitech’s iPad trackpad keyboards create $500 Apple laptops

Ever since last December’s Snapdragon Tech Summit — an event focused on breakthrough mobile chipsets — I’ve been thinking about how critical “old” input peripherals remain in modern devices. Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragons are powerful enough to let tiny smartphones play Xbox One-class games, or enable tablets to run Windows PC apps, but without traditional controllers such […]

Emerging Tech

A.I. researchers create a facial-recognition system for chimps

Kyoto University, Primate Research Institute From unlocking smartphones to spotting criminals in crowds, there’s no shortage of reminders that facial recognition technology has gotten pretty darn good. Among humans, that is. But now researchers from the U.K.’s University of Oxford and Japan’s Kyoto University want to expand the tech’s capabilities — by making a facial […]

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Inside Chris Hughes’s campaign to break up Facebook, the tech ‘monopoly’ he helped create

Mark Zuckerberg, left, and Chris Hughes created Facebook together at Harvard University. Hughes has now become one of Facebook’s biggest antagonists. (Rick Friedman/Corbis News via Getty Images) July 29 at 2:48 PM SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has become one of the company’s biggest problems. In recent weeks, Hughes, who left the social […]