Google adds accessibility-focused ‘Live Caption’ feature to Chrome

Google’s “Live Caption” technology is an incredibly useful feature, but so far, it’s been exclusive to Android smartphones, effectively blocking most people from accessing it. Fortunately, that’s changing today: all Google Chrome users can now benefit from Live Captions, which will automatically generate real-time subtitles for just about any audio you can generate in a […]

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Chinese hackers targeted Uyghurs living in US, Facebook security team finds

Chinese hackers targeted Uyghur activists and journalists living in the United States in an attempt to spy on them, an investigation by security staff at Facebook has found. “They targeted activists, journalists and dissidents among Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities from Xinjiang in China primarily living abroad in Turkey, Kazakhstan, the United States and other […]

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Brazil fines Apple $2 million for choosing not to ship chargers with the iPhone 12

Apple made waves when they announced that the iPhone 12 would ship without a charging brick to prevent unnecessary electronic waste. It’s since become apparent that the environmental benefits were mostly fanciful, but it’s too late; recent sales figures show that Apple’s customer base wasn’t deterred by the charger’s absence. Procon-SP, the consumer protection agency […]

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