Mobile Minutes: Internet culture; Amazon automation; WhatsApp patches flaws; Twitter hack
By Staff reports
March 16, 2017
Source: New York Times
One secret to longevity as a pundit is to issue predictions that cant be easily checked. So heres one for the time capsule: Two hundred years from now, give or take, the robot-people of Earth will look back on the early years of the 21st century as the beginning of a remarkable renaissance in art and culture.
From South by Southwest, Amazon's vice president of innovation talks workers, drones and flops.
WhatsApp and Telegram patched flaws in their popular instant messaging applications after security researchers showed that they could seize control of user accounts.
With revenue already forecast to decline this year, Twitter Inc. cant afford to spook users or brands. So it didnt look good when an outside application on its social media service was hacked, triggering a torrent of swastika-filled tweets.