Mobile Minutes: Germany fines hate speech; Alphabet jargon; Netflix takes aim at studios; Sound wave phone hacks
By Staff reports
March 15, 2017
Germany plans a new law calling for social networks like Facebook (FB.O) to remove slanderous or threatening online postings quickly or face fines of up to 50 million euros ($53 mln).
The tech incubator, owned by Google's parent company, partners with the Washington Post to make technical terms easier to understand.
Will Smiths next movie -- part cop flick, part sci-fi -- has all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster except one. When Bright is released later this year itll be playing on Netflix Inc.s streaming service, not thousands of theater screens.
SAN FRANCISCO A security loophole that would allow someone to add extra steps to the counter on your Fitbit monitor might seem harmless. But researchers say it points to the broader risks that come with technologys embedding into the nooks of our lives.