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EU to tech companies: You're going to have to start taking responsibility for hate speech

In a move that would mark a major turning point for how governments regulate what is posted on online, European Union ministers have voted to establish a universal set of content rules companies like Facebook would be forced to follow.  The vote, which came on Tuesday , is not the final step; EU Parliament still…

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Forget augmented reality glasses—AR windows are here today

We hear a lot of talk about the possibility of augmented reality glasses in the future, but it turns out there’s another way engage the technology that might be more social: through an interactive window.  SEE ALSO: Google buys VR company Owlchemy That’s the idea behind a new prototype device called DeepFrame from Denmark-based RealFiction….

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UNICEF launches free app that converts your daily steps into life-saving nutrition

UNICEF is ramping up its efforts to help American kids get active and save lives, and it’s using tech to do it. Two years after it officially launched its Kid Power fitness bands , which help kids convert their daily steps into life-saving nutrition for malnourished children in the developing world, the organization has launched…

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Instagram just announced two new types of Stories so you can watch forever

It’s been less than a year since Instagram launched its clone of Snapchat Stories but Instagram’s version of the feature has already eclipsed Snapchat in both size and scale.  Now, with more than 200 million people using Stories every single day , Instagram is making its Stories bigger than ever. The company introduced two new…

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Microsoft accuses Chinese ‘gaming' website of hacking Xbox accounts

Microsoft has accused a Chinese gaming website of hacking Xbox account and illegally gaining virtual gaming currencies. iGSKY, which presented itself as a gaming service website, offered players a way to pay for in-game credits and rare items across games like FIFA, Final Fantasy and Aion Kinah. SEE ALSO: Microsoft’s future phones might not even…