How to Disable Google Chrome's New 'Privacy Sandbox' Tracking (and Why You Want To)

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Internet users increasingly want a more anonymous browsing experience, which has a major impact on advertising, eCommerce, and the online economy as a whole. If a company can’t track you with third-party cookies, it’s harder to make money. Google is testing a new technology to replace cookies called Federated Learning…

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How to Automatically Caption Your Instagram Stories

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You can now add a “captions sticker” to Instagram Stories that automatically transcribes your audio into subtitles without the need for third-party apps. This is a helpful tool for creators and audiences alike, as live-captioned videos are more accessible to people with auditory disabilities and those who prefer…

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Everything You Missed From Today’s Facebook Connect 2020 Event

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Today’s Facebook Connect kicked off with a two-hour keynote that detailed the company’s latest virtual and augmented reality developments. There were product announcements, new apps and games on display, and compelling peeks at some speculative technology. We’ll recap the highlights for those who couldn’t catch the…

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If You Won’t Wear a Mask to Stop Coronavirus, How About Surveillance?

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Facial recognition technology raises ethical dilemmas and privacy concerns. Is it okay that our phones, computers, and social media apps not only recognize us, but also collect and store data about our faces? These concerns grow as the tech becomes more accurate, and more government agencies, private businesses, and

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