F8 proved there’s no escape from Facebook

This yr, Facebook’s F8 builders convention was sure to be totally different. After all, the corporate remains to be coping with the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica (CA) data privacy scandal. But, Zuckerberg mentioned through the opening keynote he was able to “move forward,” and as a substitute he got here to speak about how […]

Facebook is successful the augmented actuality struggle

It’s all based mostly on the Camera Effects Platform that CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled at F8 final yr. The concept is easy: Use your Facebook digital camera to work together with digital gadgets laid over the actual world. The apparent instance is selfie filters — think about bunny ears or a crown floating above your […]

Facebook’s New Tool Outs Phishing Sites Posing as ‘Secure’

Facebook’s New Tool Outs Phishing Sites Posing as ‘Secure’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, theFacebook’s developer convention.Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez (AP Photo) Phishing assaults, which sucker unsuspecting customers into clicking malicious hyperlinks or giving up their login credentials, typically depend on domains that seem much like a web site they’re attempting to mimic. For instance, an attacker may register […]

Facebook: AI will defend you

Shroepfer mentioned that, although these are promising numbers, Facebook is aware of there’s nonetheless loads of work to be carried out and it must preserve evolving the expertise — particularly as a result of the dangerous actors selling any such content material preserve getting smarter themselves. One of the methods Facebook plans to do that, […]

Oculus prototype makes use of transferring lenses for sharper focus

The most fascinating factor concerning the Half Dome prototype appears to be the varifocal shows with lenses that transfer up and down relying on what you are specializing in. There additionally seems to be eye-tracking tech at play right here as effectively. Guajardo says that the majority headsets wrestle with viewing objects held up near […]

Watch Facebook's F8 day-two keynote at 1PM ET

The first day of Facebook’s F8 builders convention was quite eventful, what with a slew of stories starting from app updates to a new dating feature the company has in the works. As anticipated, we additionally heard about security and data privacy, two points that Facebook is taking severely however is not letting them to […]

Facebook and Nike simply gave hypebeasts a cause to make use of Messenger

For Facebook, the partnership with Nike is just small a part of its ambitions to let manufacturers use augmented actuality in Messenger to promote their merchandise. Aside from Nike, the corporate additionally introduced ASUS, Kia and Sephora as early companions, and likelihood is many extra will be part of within the coming months. For ASUS, […]

Facebook Vows to Fix Its Biggest Problems, but It’s Clearly Ready to Move on

Facebook Vows to Fix Its Biggest Problems, however It’s Clearly Ready to Move on

The Facebook F8 emblem is displayed in the course of the F8 Facebook Developers convention on May 1, 2018 in San Jose, California.Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Mark Zuckerberg could have ditched the darkish swimsuit he wore throughout his congressional appearances final month, however the critical data-privacy and election-security points raised throughout his testimony are […]