Misuse of Twitter’s Alt Text Feature Draws Criticism From Accessibility Advocates

Misuse of Twitter's Alt Text Feature Draws Criticism From Accessibility Advocates

When the National Aeronautics and Space Administration uploaded the first photo of the early universe from its James Webb telescope to Twitter, it included a highly detailed description of the deep-field snapshot. “Most stars appear blue, and are sometimes as large as more distant galaxies that appear next to them,” read one portion of the … Read more

The Tech That Could Decide Twitter’s Elon Musk Lawsuit

Bot Battle: The Tech That Could Decide Twitter

Elon Musk’s lawyers had alleged Twitter made “false and misleading representations” about bots. (file) San Francisco: If Twitter’s lawsuit over Elon Musk’s $44 billion buyout bid ever reaches trial, the case will likely center on a ubiquitous and often unloved technology: bots. The information Twitter has or has not provided on its tally of fake … Read more

US SEC sends letter to Musk over tweets on $44 billion Twitter deal

Elon Musk. Photo: Bloomberg

US Securities and Exchange Commission sent a letter to Elon Musk last month asking for clarification over some of the tweets the billionaire sent about his $44 billion deal for Twitter, regulatory filing showed on Thursday. Twitter was coming back online on Thursday after an hour-long outage kept thousands of users … Read more

Elon Musk hits back at Trump’s claim at a rally that he voted for the former president

Elon Musk's much-talked-about tiff with Donald Trump continued in full force this week - with the Tesla CEO taking to Twitter to question the ex-president's credibility and brain capacity

Elon Musk’s much-talked-about tiff with Donald Trump continued in full force this week – with the Tesla CEO this time taking to Twitter to question the ex-president’s credibility and brain capacity. The online barrage from Musk – who pulled out of the $ 44b deal to buy the social media platform last week – saw … Read more

Leaks Give a Peek at Upcoming Apple and Samsung Watches

Leaks Give a Peek at Upcoming Apple and Samsung Watches

Watch out — New timekeeping wearables from Apple and Samsung are on the way. Apple whisperer Mark Gurman reports that Apple plans to release a more rugged version of its Apple Watch in the near future. It should be the largest Apple Watch of them all, though its screen is only slightly bigger than the … Read more

GTA Publisher Take-Two Sends DMCA Notice To Creator Of VR Mods

GTA Publisher Take-Two Sends DMCA Notice To Creator Of VR Mods

Image: Rockstar Games Another day, another DMCA takedown notice sent to a Grand Theft Auto modder. This time, it’s virtual reality modder Luke Ross who says that Take-Two has issued him a DMCA claim over his VR mods even though he argues that his work contains no copyrighted code or material. It’s just the latest … Read more

Twitter long-form text feature and how it works

Twitter long-form text feature and how it works

Twitter has been a platform for users who like to consume news-related content or put forth their opinion on various topics. The microblogging site allows users to give and take real-time updates on what’s happening around them. Summarising the content in 280 characters (earlier 140 characters) can become difficult at times when you have ample … Read more