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Snapchat's new camera desktop camera app brings AR masks to Twitch, Skype … – TechCrunch

Snapchat launches its first Mac and Windows software, which takes over your webcam and transfers augmented reality effects to other video streaming and calling services. Snap Camera can be selected as a camera output on OBS Skype, YouTube, Google Hangouts, Skype, Zoom, and more, as well as browser-based apps like Facebook Live, so you can browse Snapchat's Lens Explorer and …

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Facebook removes 82 Pages, groups, and accounts with Iranian ties for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'

82 pages, groups, and accounts originating in Iran for violating the company's policies against "coordinated inauthentic behavior" less than two weeks before the U.S. midterms. The company said that the pages targeted people in the U.K. and Iran, and in some cases, present themselves as U.K. citizens. In total, Facebook removed 30 Pages, 33 Facebook accounts, and 3 groups on …

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Fortnite Maker Epic Games raises a $ 1.25 billion milestone

Epic Games has received a monumental funding of approximately $ 1.25 billion. Investors include KKR, ICONIQ Capital, Smash Ventures, aXiomatic, Vulcan Capital, Kleiner Perkins and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Thanks to Fortnite, Epic Games is very successful. The Battle Royale experience is a big hit on PC, console and mobile devices. The free-to-play game has reached hundreds of millions of downloads …

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Blockchain works with Ledger for its hardware wallet – TechCrunch

Blockchain launch Blockchain has released its roadmap for the coming months. The company launches a hardware wallet in partnership with Ledger. Blockchain also launches a new trading platform called Swap – this platform will find the best trading prices across a variety of exchanges and cash pools so you can trade tokens at a fair price right from your blockchain …

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We deal too late with gender disparity in engineering – TechCrunch

Ioannis Miaoulis Associate Dr. Ioannis Miaoulis has been President and Director of the Science Museum in Boston since 2003. He is a board member of the Center for the Advancement of Space Research (CASIS), which manages the International Space Station (ISS), and was appointed in 2018 to the first nationwide STEM Education Advisory Panel. STEM innovations, especially in technology, are …

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Facebook associates more disinformation activities with Iran – TechCrunch

Facebook removed 82 pages, groups and accounts for "coordinated inauthentic behavior" from Iran. The social networking giant discovered late last week the "improper behavior," a blog post by the head of cyber security policy, Nathaniel Gleicher. He said the operation was based on posing as US and UK citizens and "posted politically charged issues such as racial relations, opposition to …

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