9 great reads from CNET this week

first_imgWhat a week! Scientists revealed the first direct image of a black hole. Uber filed for what might be the largest tech IPO ever. Julian Assange was arrested in London as the US awaits his extradition. And Disney finally revealed a November launch date for its streaming service, which will be almost half the price of rival Netflix.Oh, but there was so much more. Here are a few key stories you don’t want to miss:Tech can’t keep pace with immigrant influx at Texas borderDrones, cameras and sensors are being used to monitor what many call a desperate situation at the southern border. More tech may not help. James Martin/CNET Beyond Tinder: How Muslim millennials are looking for loveSome call it haram — or forbidden — but more Muslims than ever are turning to apps like Minder and Muzmatch to find romance.dating-apps-5 Angela Lang/CNET Deactivating your Facebook account does nothing for your privacyI thought deactivating my Facebook account would stop the social network from tracking me online. But Facebook kept tabs on me anyway.img-2296 Alfred Ng / CNET Julian Assange’s defense against hacking charges, and where it falls shortWhile WikiLeaks’ work can be considered journalism, offering to hack a password isn’t.Julian Assange Arrested In London NurPhoto Libraries lean on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to reel you inFrom pithy tweets to Insta Novels on Instagram, libraries around the world are using social media to entertain and reach their audiences.sf-library-patron-3 San Francisco Public Library Making Missing Link, the movie of 100,000 facesHow do you make a big, hairy puppet more human? Laika starts by creating intricate skeletons and 3D-printed faces.missing-link-link-skeleton Anne Dujmovic/CNET Congress chose to bicker instead of helping fix Facebook, Twitter, YouTubeAfter two days of hearings about hate speech and political censorship on the internet, we’re no closer to finding solutions to tech’s biggest problems.screen-shot-2019-04-09-at-7-43-09-amSocial media trolling, fake, anger, bullying and scandal signs. Screenshot by Queenie Wong/CNET Hellboy movie review: One hell of a mess, and one hell of a rideForget Guillermo Del Toro. This new Hellboy for 2019 takes monster-mashing action to the extreme.hellboy-harbour-17-copy Mark Rogers Robots, VR and 3D printers are served up at this high-tech libraryThe Broward County Libraries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, show just what the evolution of libraries looks like.dsc00927.jpg Ari Rothenberg/Broward County Libraries Post a comment Tags Tech Industry 0 Share your voice Disney Julian Assange Space Netflix Uberlast_img

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