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Will the Metaverse change retail as we know it in 2023?
Tue, 21st Mar 2023
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martech
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vr
Many futurists have glorified the potential benefits of its positively revolutionary potential for the future of work, retail, and even bigger societal issues.
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6 significant changes to online fraud we saw in 2021
Tue, 4th Jan 2022
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ransomware
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SEON Fraud Prevention co-founders discuss the top trends that changed fraud in 2021, including the rise of Ransomware as a Service and easier online fraud.
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The deepfake dilemma: How it affects privacy, security & law in Aotearoa
Wed, 17th Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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netsafe
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cios
Deepfakes, videos that replace a person's face with someone else's using AI, raise concerns over morality, legality, privacy, and online harm.
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The metaverse poses 'terrifying dangers' - is it the new internet? Expert says yes
Tue, 9th Nov 2021
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
'Terrifying dangers' of the 'metaverse' need to be addressed now, warns academic. Future policing must be determined before it's too late.
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Microsoft's entry into metaverse tainted by Facebook's Meta rebrand
Tue, 9th Nov 2021
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microsoft
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voip
Microsoft's announcement juxtaposes the genuine potential of Mesh for Microsoft Teams with widespread criticism of Facebook's rebranding as Meta.
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BREAKING: Facebook rebrands to Meta, Zuckerberg unveils 'metaverse'
Fri, 29th Oct 2021
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vr
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facebook
Mark Zuckerberg unveils Facebook's vision for the 'metaverse' and announces the company's rebranding as Meta. #Metaverse #FacebookRebranding.
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Facebook joins the ID2020 Alliance
Tue, 31st Aug 2021
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partner programmes
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facebook
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privacy
The initiative aims to ensure technologies are designed and implemented in ways that are privacy-protecting, user-controlled, equitable, and interoperable.
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Trustworthy and reliable: why making data privacy a priority leads to stronger customer relationships
Wed, 8th Apr 2020
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data protection
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cx
Data privacy is more than just a moral obligation, it also affects customers' experience and a company's bottom line.
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Zuckerberg jumps into the frying pan with ‘insensitive’ VR live-stream
Thu, 12th Oct 2017
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video
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digital entertainment
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vr
Facebook faces backlash after Mark Zuckerberg uses VR to show hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Some defend his intentions.
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Announcements galore at Facebook's F8 event
Wed, 19th Apr 2017
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vr
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Facebook has finished the first day of their F8 2017 event where developers flock to explore the future of technology.
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Mark Zuckerberg fights back against fake news on Facebook
Tue, 22nd Nov 2016
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Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, has addressed the issue of fake news on his own Facebook page, stating that they take misinformation seriously.
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Who are 2016’s top tech billionaires? Don't worry, they're all men
Fri, 4th Nov 2016
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While 2016 has been a tumultuous year for lots of companies, tech billionaires continue to dominate the ranks of the world’s wealthiest people.
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Did Mark Zuckerberg ruin romance?
Tue, 4th Oct 2016
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facebook
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social media
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Connecting with a new love interest on Facebook can doom a relationship, according to a survey from dating site WhatsYourPrice.com.
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Instagram - the history of half a billion
Tue, 28th Jun 2016
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facebook
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instagram
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social media
Launched in October 2010 as a free mobile app, Instagram became an immediate success and within two months there were already 1 million global users.
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Mark Zuckerberg masks his webcam - should you?
Fri, 24th Jun 2016
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facebook
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cios
Both the webcam and dual microphone on his laptop are covered by tape, this shows the tech-savvy Facebook boss is worried about being spied on.
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Inside Facebook’s developer conference
Mon, 18th Apr 2016
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facebook
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san francisco
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg kicked the conference off with a keynote detailing Facebook’s 10-year technology roadmap.
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New Facebook reactions arrive – but where’s the dislike button?
Thu, 25th Feb 2016
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facebook
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wow
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social network
Facebook expands emojis with new Reactions, yet the much-requested 'dislike' button remains elusive.
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Finally: Facebook is bringing you a dislike button
Wed, 16th Sep 2015
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facebook
In what is surely the biggest news of the day, Mark Zuckerberg has given in to Facebook users and says the company is working on a dislike button.
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Facebook introduces slimmed down version of its Android app
Mon, 15th Jun 2015
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smartphones
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technology gifts
Facebook Lite debuts for Android users, offering the quintessential social experience on 2G or shaky networks with minimal data use.
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Facebook smashes revenue expectations once again
Thu, 29th Jan 2015
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apple
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technology gifts
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facebook
Facebook's revenue soars to £3.85bn, defying forecasts with mobile ads fuelling a triumphant 7th quarterly win.
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WhatsApp hits 700 million users
Thu, 8th Jan 2015
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apple
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technology gifts
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facebook
WhatsApp now has 700 million monthly active users and those users are sending 30 billion messages per day, according to Jan Koum, WhatsApp CEO.
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Facebook joins the fight against Ebola with three initiatives
Fri, 7th Nov 2014
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edutech
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emergency services
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facebook
Facebook launches trio of initiatives to combat Ebola, including donations, education, and communication aid for West Africa.
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SMBs drive business growth through Facebook
Mon, 28th Jul 2014
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facebook
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SMBs are booming on Facebook, with over 30m actively using the platform, helping drive growth and revenue with powerful ad returns.
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Facebook blows away analysts with strong financials
Fri, 25th Apr 2014
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Facebook outperforms expectations with a stellar Q1 report, boasting $2.5 billion revenue and a sharp rise in mobile users.