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2018-04-23 22:18:16| Fast Company

In Google’s latest transparency report, it reveals a stunning detail that illustrates the extent of violence, sex, and other inappropriate content posted on YouTube. In the fourth quarter of 2017, about 8,284,039 videos in total were removed after being flagged by human moderators and technology for violating its ban on pornography, incitement to violence, harassment, … Continue reading “YouTube removes about one video per second for violating its community standards” In Google’s latest transparency report, it reveals a stunning detail that illustrates the extent of violence, sex, and other inappropriate content posted on YouTube. In the fourth quarter of 2017, about 8,284,039 videos in total were removed after being flagged by human moderators and technology for violating its ban on pornography, incitement to violence, harassment, or hate speech—that’s more than one video per second!Read Full Story

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2018-04-23 21:00:09| Fast Company

With a pedigree ranging from Ferrari to Fiat, Frank Stephenson is now looking to the sky to help craft an air taxi that looks both badass and inviting. Over the decades, Anglo-American automotive designer Frank Stephenson has reshaped our expectations for what transport should look and feel like—from the 60-horsepower Fiat 500 subcompact to the 600-horsepower McLaren 12C supercar. He’s also designed cars for Ferrari, Maserati, and BMW, but Stephenson’s best-known work may still be the reboot of Britain’s Mini brand as the zippy, playful Mini Cooper in late 2000. Now as flying cars are on the cusp of reality, Stephenson is taking his ideas to the sky, with a new gig heading the design team for German electric plane maker Lilium.Read Full Story

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2018-04-23 20:31:10| Fast Company

Buoyed by its ad business, the search giant’s parent company delivered surprise financial results today, even as fears of regulation linger. Alphabet reported a big March quarter on Monday, beating analyst earnings and revenue estimates on the strength of a strong ad business.Read Full Story

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2018-04-23 20:25:49| E-Commerce Times

Vendors have a better shot at closing deals for large-scale B2B software purchases when they are upfront and honest about the quality of their products, a new study suggests. There is a bit of a trust gap between what is promised in negotiations for these deals and what actually is provided, indicates the poll of more than 650 technology vendors and buyers.
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2018-04-23 20:01:00| Fast Company

We get it, Netflix. As you probably heard, the youngest member of the British royal family was born today, and since giant companies will never miss an opportunity to insert themselves into major news stories, the video streaming giant was right right there with a plug for its popular drama series The Crown: A third #RoyalBaby? … Continue reading “There’s a new royal baby, and Netflix just couldn’t help itself” We get it, Netflix.Read Full Story

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2018-04-23 18:32:09| Fast Company

Golden State Warrior Steph Curry has signed a multi-year development and production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment, and has formed his own production company, Unanimous Media. Unanimous Media, which is mostly likely a nod to Curry being the first NBA player in history to be unanimously voted as an MVP, will focus on scripted and … Continue reading “Steph Curry just created a new production company with Sony” Golden State Warrior Steph Curry has signed a multi-year development and production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment, and has formed his own production company, Unanimous Media.Read Full Story

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2018-04-23 18:30:05| Fast Company

The winners of a series of microgrants offered by the New York Department of Sanitation are helping to facilitate a more circular economy for the city’s food businesses. No city agency is more familiar with the magnitude of the waste issue than the sanitation department. As more and more people move into urban areas, bringing with them more and more trash, the traditional approach would mandate that the sanitation departments just hire more workers to deal with it. A more forward-looking solution would be to find ways to mitigate it.Read Full Story

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2018-04-23 18:00:42| Fast Company

The group, which Symantec has dubbed Orangeworm, has deployed custom malware on networks of healthcare providers and related organizations. A new group of hackers is targeting systems tied to the healthcare industry in the U.S. and around the world, security firm Symantec reports.Read Full Story

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2018-04-23 17:36:23| Fast Company

Some 20% of Americans believe Amazon is having the most positive impact on society out of any other major tech company, according to a joint SurveyMonkey/Recode poll. Following Amazon are Google, Apple, and then Facebook. It wasn’t just Amazon that had a good reputation, though. 22% of survey respondents said that Amazon’s billionaire CEO Jeff Bezos … Continue reading “Survey: Many people think Amazon has a positive influence on society” Some 20% of Americans believe Amazon is having the most positive impact on society out of any other major tech company, according to a joint SurveyMonkey/Recode poll. Following Amazon are Google, Apple, and then Facebook.Read Full Story

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2018-04-23 17:02:09| Fast Company

The entrepreneur’s day-long summit will seek to erase negative connotations associated with “ambition,” a term often used to categorize women as difficult. Add the Tory Burch Foundation to the growing list of institutions launching female-empowerment conferences. The foundation, founded by fashion and lifestyle entrepreneur Tory Burch, will host its first-ever Embrace Ambition Summit in New York on April 24.Read Full Story

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