Facebook claims its new AI technology can automatically detect revenge porn

Facebook is launching a new AI tool to proactively remove revenge porn from being shared on its platform.Image: Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty ImagesBy Matt Binder2019-03-15 15:35:46 UTC Facebook is ramping up its fight against revenge porn. On Friday, the company announced the launch of its new AI technology that it says can proactively detect “near-nude”…

Teenage climate activist nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Mashable Video about 21 hours ago 16-year-old Swedish native Greta Thunberg was nominated by lawmakers in nearby Norway. Voting starts annually every October by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. Thunberg has recently delivered many fiery speeches to world leaders over inaction on climate change. 

Google’s Emma Haruka Iwao breaks Pi world record

The world record for most accurate value of pi has been broken. Emma Haruka Iwao, who has worked at Google for nearly four years, found the new digits of pi by using the company’s cloud computing service. She managed to calculate pi to 31 trillion digits.

Apple might add third rear camera to this year’s ‘iPhone 11’

The marquee feature on this year's new iPhones, tentatively called the "iPhone 11," could be a third rear camera. The iPhone rumor comes from Japanese Apple fan blog Mac Otakara, which has in the past accurately leaked details on Apple products months before they're announced. According to Mac Otakara's sources, this year's iPhones might come…
Beto O’Rourke belonged to the Cult of the Dead Cow hacking group

Beto O’Rourke belonged to the Cult of the Dead Cow hacking group

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. LOL.Image: The Washington Post / gettyBy Jack Morse2019-03-15 17:29:55 UTC I guess he wouldn't have to ask the Russians to do it for him.  Beto O’Rourke — yes, the…
What to stream this weekend

What to stream this weekend

Image: vicky leta, mashable Chloe Albanesius for PCMag 2019-03-15 15:53:29 UTC Follow @https://twitter.com/PCMag PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering Labs-based, independent reviews of the latest products and services. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology. TGIF, everybody. I'm sure you probably have…
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar brings his boyfriend to meet Mike Pence

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar brings his boyfriend to meet Mike Pence

Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar made some positive waves on Thursday when, on his official visit with Vice President Mike Pence, he was accompanied by his partner, Dr. Matthew Barrett.  Vice President Mike Pence invited me and Matt to his home at the Naval Observatory this morning. It’s great to be back here for a…
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 will have multiple 80-minute episodes, HBO confirms

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 will have multiple 80-minute episodes, HBO confirms

Image: macall b. polay/hboBy Proma Khosla2019-03-15 16:00:08 UTC HBO has confirmed Game of Thrones' final supersized episodes, including three that hit the 80-minute mark. While the first two episodes will be around the average Game of Thrones hour, the series' final four episodes will be – as promised – roughly the same runtime as a…
The trans meme community on Reddit is about so much more than jokes

The trans meme community on Reddit is about so much more than jokes

There are dozens of subreddits for the trans community on Reddit, each designed to meet a certain psychological need.  There's r/asktransgender, dedicated to people's questions about the community, r/transgender, a subreddit for trans news, and r/transtimelines, where people can document their transitions. These are large and vibrant groups, with followers in the tens of thousands.…
James Gunn rehired to direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’

James Gunn rehired to direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’

James GunnImage: Ian West/PA Images via Getty ImagesBy Saloni Gajjar2019-03-15 19:10:30 UTC In a huge reversal, Disney is welcoming James Gunn back to the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. He has been rehired to direct the third movie after he was fired in July last year.  The move was apparently decided on months ago. Disney…

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