Business

Facebook sets reopening for Silicon Valley campuses

Facebook on Friday said its Silicon Valley offices will begin reopening to workers in May after a yearlong pandemic shutdown, but without perks such as free food and commuter shuttles.

Internet

Facebook blocks medical data shared by apps

Facebook has started blocking sensitive health information that third-party apps had been sharing with the social network in violation of its own rules, said New York officials who investigated the situation.

Security

Is your smart watch sharing your data?

You may not realize it, but your internet-connected household devices such as the Ring doorbell, Peloton exercise bike and Nest thermostat are all exchanging data with other devices and systems over the network. These physical ...

Machine learning & AI

Predicting sports performance with 'big data'

Smartphones and wearable devices are not simple accessories for athletes. A CNRS researcher has developed a simple mathematical model for studying the performance of endurance athletes. A recent collaboration with a scientist ...

Other

Why people get sick in virtual reality

"Cybersickness" might sound right out of a sci-fi novel, but it's an illness impacting people across industries today. UNSW Sydney researchers are trying to understand what causes this sickness—and how to prevent it.

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