Hatebase catalogues the world’s hate speech in real time so you don’t have to – gpgmail

[ad_1] Policing hate speech is something nearly every online communication platform struggles with. Because to police it, you must detect it; and to detect it, you must understand it. Hatebase is a company that has made understanding hate speech its primary mission, and it provides that understanding as a service — an increasingly valuable one. […]

The CEO of Naspers — one of the world’s most powerful, and lowest flying, investment firms — is coming to Disrupt – gpgmail

[ad_1] In 2001, Naspers, a media company that launched in 1915 and later evolved into a media holding company with pay TV interests, agreed to invest $32 million for a 46.5% stake in Tencent. The China-based company had been founded just three years earlier, and, as Quartz notes in a 2014 story about the deal, […]

The Untold Story Behind the World’s First Major Internet Attack: The Morris Worm

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Our connected world comes with countless risks. Viruses, worms, spyware, ransomware, backdoors, trojans: The language of cybersecurity is relatively new, but we have quickly become fluent. The misuse of technology has become the darkest danger of the digital age. […]

NASA Astronaut Accused of World’s First ‘Space Crime’ Denies Allegations

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Decorated US astronaut Anne McClain had been accused of committing the first crimes in space. McClain is going through an acrimonious divorce and her spouse, Summer Worden, has alleged that McClain committed financial improprieties by accessing financial records while […]

How a Swedish saxophonist built Kobalt, the world’s next music unicorn – gpgmail

[ad_1] You may not have heard of Kobalt before, but you probably engage with the music it oversees every day, if not almost every hour. Combining a technology platform to better track ownership rights and royalties of songs with a new approach to representing musicians in their careers, Kobalt has risen from the ashes of […]

The “world’s largest internet restaurant company” quietly raised $125 million this month – gpgmail

[ad_1] In May, venture capitalist Michael Moritz of Sequoia Capital warned in a Financial Times column that Amazon’s recent $575 million investment in the London-based delivery service Deliveroo could prove ominous for local restaurants. Wrote Moritz: “Amazon is now one step away from becoming a multi-brand restaurant company — and that could mean doomsday for […]

NASA’s newest planet-hunting satellite finds three new worlds – gpgmail

[ad_1] NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, a planet-seeking satellite that launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket last April, has found three new worlds that orbit a nearby dwarf star that is both smaller and cooler than our own Sun. The newfound planets range in size and temperature, but are all bigger than Earth and […]