From VentureBeat: Appeals court limits where patent trolls can file suits

In a closely watched case, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has issued an order that should see many more patent cases leaving the Eastern District of Texas. The order in In re Cray, together with the Supreme Court’s recent decision in TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods, should make it much more difficult […]

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From VentureBeat: Facebook will hand over Russia-linked ads bought during U.S. election to Congress

(Reuters) — Facebook Inc on Thursday launched an overhaul of how it handles paid political advertisements on the world’s largest social network, responding to criticism that it has not done enough to prevent the manipulation of elections. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the company would start by sharing with U.S. congressional investigators some 3,000 political […]

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From VentureBeat: Facebook will hand over Russia-linked ads bought during U.S. election to Congress

(Reuters) — Facebook Inc on Thursday launched an overhaul of how it handles paid political advertisements on the world’s largest social network, responding to criticism that it has not done enough to prevent the manipulation of elections. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the company would start by sharing with U.S. congressional investigators some 3,000 political […]

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From VentureBeat: Facebook will hand over Russia-linked ads bought during U.S. election to Congress

(Reuters) — Facebook Inc on Thursday launched an overhaul of how it handles paid political advertisements on the world’s largest social network, responding to criticism that it has not done enough to prevent the manipulation of elections. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the company would start by sharing with U.S. congressional investigators some 3,000 political […]

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From VentureBeat: Facebook will hand over Russia-linked ads bought during U.S. election to Congress

(Reuters) — Facebook Inc on Thursday launched an overhaul of how it handles paid political advertisements on the world’s largest social network, responding to criticism that it has not done enough to prevent the manipulation of elections. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the company would start by sharing with U.S. congressional investigators some 3,000 political […]

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From VentureBeat: Intel partners with Blueprint Reality to show off VR content

Blueprint Reality launched a tool dubbed MixCast VR in February that both game developers and consumers can use to create their own mixed reality videos from within VR. Those videos can show someone else what the person using VR is doing inside a VR world. And today, Intel partnered with Blueprint Reality to make MixCast better. The Vancouver-based company built […]

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From VentureBeat: Adblock Plus can now protect your computer from being hijacked to mine cryptocurrency

Adblock Plus wants to protect you from sites using your computer resources to mine cryptocurrency. The team has released a filter that users can add to their Adblock Plus browser extension in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Android. Add the extension and it will take care of the rest: Your device will no longer be used […]

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From Gizmodo: Mark Zuckerberg Is Still Pissed That We Know About His Army of Handlers

Facebook founder and NASCAR enthusiast Mark Zuckerberg likes a lot of things. He likes Facebook. He likes being in charge of Facebook. He even likes talking about how much he likes being in charge of Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg does not, however, like it when reporters publish embarrassing but true details about how he…

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From TechCrunch: Nvidia Shield TV gets a new, lower price ahead of Apple TV 4K launch

 Nvidia’s Shield TV, an Android TV-based device that’s currently the best option available for 4K streaming fans, is getting a price drop with a new package that leaves out the included video game controller. Bundled with just the remote, the 16GB Shield TV is now $179 – $20 cheaper than the Shield TV bundle that also includes the joypad, and in line with the pricing of the… Read More

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From VentureBeat: Firefox 9.0 for iOS arrives with tracking protection, Firefox Focus for Android gets tabs

Mozilla today released Firefox 9.0 for iOS and updated Firefox Focus for Android. The iOS browser is getting tracking protection, improved sync, and iOS 11 compatibility. The Android privacy browser is getting tabs. You can download the former from Apple’s App Store and the latter from Google Play. Mozilla doesn’t break out the exact numbers […]

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