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Eye on Tech: President's Executive Order on Social Media misinterprets 1st Amendment

5/28/2020
The president's executive order to reign-in social media is based on the unproven assumption that they discriminate against conservatives and a misunderstanding of the First Amendment, which applies to government, not private companies.

Duration:00:00:44

Eye on Tech: Twitter put a warning label on one of the President's tweets

5/27/2020
Until Tuesday, Twitter had never taken down or labelled any of President Trump's tweets. But it put a link on his claim that mail-in ballots are fraudulent, providing facts on the integrity of voting by mail

Duration:00:00:44

Eye on Tech: HBO Max streaming service launches

5/26/2020
HBO is launching HBO Max on Wed to compete with the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu. It's $15 a month but millions can get a free subscription depending on phone or cable provider.

Duration:00:00:44

Eye on Tech: 3D Printers making face masks and sheilds

5/25/2020
3D printers have a new mission during Covid-19. They're being used to make personal protection equipment (PPE) such as face masks and shields

Duration:00:00:44

Eye On Tech: President uses Twitter to complain that Twitter & other social media discriminate against conservatives

5/24/2020
President Trump is using Twitter to complain that it and other social media companies are illegally discriminating against conservatives. But that tweet, like social media posts from millions of conservatives, was not taken down.

Duration:00:00:44

Eye on Tech: Half of Facebook employees may be able to work from home after the pandemic

5/21/2020
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees that -- over the coming years -- it may be possible for more than half of them to work from home. Some like that idea and others want to get back to the office. But the company has learned that employees can be productive without coming into the office.

Duration:00:00:44

Eye on Tech: Apple and Google release Covid-19 tracing technology

5/20/2020
Apple and Google have released the underlying technology for public health officials to develop Covid-19 tracing apps.

Duration:00:00:44

Eye on Tech: Facebook launches 'Shops' for businesses large and small

5/19/2020
Facebook is launching Shops to enables businesses to sell products on Facebook and Instagram

Duration:00:00:44

Eye on Tech: Medical device enables ultrasounds from home

5/18/2020
A scanner from Butterfly Networks connects to a smartphone to perform ultrasounds at home under the guidance of a medical professional.

Duration:00:00:44

Eye on Tech: Facebook acquires Giphy to integrate into Instagram

5/17/2020
Facebook has acquired the popular GIF making app Giphy, which will become part of Instagram

Duration:00:00:44

ACQUISITION SHOWS APPLE IS SERIOUS ABOUT VIRTUAL REALITY

5/14/2020
Apple's acquisition of the sports virtual reality streaming company NextVR is an indication that Apple is likely to introduce a VR and augmented reality headset

Duration:00:00:44

CHINA AND IRAN MAY BE HACKING U.S. COVID-19 RESEARCHERS

5/13/2020
The FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency announced that Chinese hackers may be trying to infiltrate networks of U.S. Covid-19 researchers. The Wall Street Journal reports that Iran may also be attempting to hack research facilities.

Duration:00:00:44

EYE ON TECH: FACEBOOK USES AI & HUMANS TO TAKE DOWN HATE SPEECH & FALSE COVID-19 CONENT

5/12/2020
Facebook said it took down 9.6 million pieces of hate speech and hundreds of thousands of misleading Covid-19 posts

Duration:00:00:44

EYE ON TECH: TWITTER TO WARN USERS ABOUT MISLEADING COVID-19 INFORMATION

5/11/2020
Twitter will post warnings about disputed Covid-19 related information on its platform

Duration:00:00:44

EYE ON TECH: SINGAPORE USES ROBOTIC DOG TO WARN PEOPLE TO SOCIAL DISTANCE

5/10/2020
Singapore is using a robotic dog to patrol a park and warn people to keep their distance to prevent the spread of Covid-19

Duration:00:00:44

EYE ON TECH: GOOGLE APP HELPS YOUNG CHILDREN READ

5/7/2020
The new Android app, "Read Along by Google" helps children with their reading skills via a character in-named Diya who uses Google’s text-to-speech and speech recognition technology to verify if the child is reading correctly.

Duration:00:00:44

EYE ON TECH: FACEBOOK LAUNCHES ITS OVERSIGHT BOARD

5/6/2020
Facebook has revealed details and the names of the initial 20 members of its independent oversight board that will have the power to overrule CEO Mark Zuckerberg regarding what content to leave up or take down.

Duration:00:00:44

EYE ON TECH: GOOGLE & APPLE SHOW SAMPLE COVID-19 TRACING SCREENS

5/5/2020
Google and Apple have shown samples of the screen for the Covid-19 tracing apps that will be based on technology they're developing.

Duration:00:00:44

EYE ON TECH: APPLE INTRODUCES NEW MACBOOK PRO

5/4/2020
Apple has a new MacBook Pro starting at $1,299 with double the base storage as the previous model

Duration:00:00:44

EYE ON TECH: DISNEY+ STREAMING NEW MOVIES AHEAD OF SCHEDULE & ADDING OLDER FILMS

5/3/2020
People staying at home means more people watching streaming video but it also puts production on hold. Disney is responding by streaming new films ahead of schedule and adding older movies from its catalog.

Duration:00:00:44