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Snapchat is staffing up in cybersecurity as it damn well should

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Image: mashable Snapchat cares about securitywhether it’s keeping CEO Evan Spiegel’s yacht adventures private or its software free from vulnerabilities. They, of course, would also not like to see any of their code ripped off by competitors such as Facebook. Bloomberg connected some dots in a story Friday, highlighting moves that Snap Inc. has made in taking cybersecurity more seriously. SEE ALSO: A flood of (bad) advertising is coming for your Snapchatand that might be ok Notably, Snap Inc. snatched up Strong.Codes, a Swiss startup that specializes in protecting software code from being reverse engineered, a.k.a. copied. The acquisition, according […]

Snapchat will participate in Net Neutrality Day, along with Facebook and Google

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Image: drew angerer/getty images A free and open internet is at stake, and the tech giants aren’t letting it go without a fight. Snap Inc., the parent of Snapchat, is just the latest tech company to throw its public support behind the open internet in a statement sent to Mashable. SEE ALSO: Light up the John Oliver signal: The battle over Net Neutrality is back The company also confirmed its participation in Net Neutrality Day through the Internet Association, a trade group that represents many of the tech giants on issues related to the internet. Participants will advocate for people […]

Snapchat wins April Fools with its jab at Instagram

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Its a filter, rather than a lens, so its something you apply after taking a photo. Snap a photo in Snapchat, then swipe to the side a few times about 10 swipes in, a familiar interface should slide into place. (Bonus points for the little burn implying that the worlds collective mom is one of the only people looking at your photos there.) [hat tip to Owen Williams for noticing this super quick] Read more: https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/01/snapchat-wins-april-fools-with-its-jab-at-instagram/

Crunch Report | SpaceX Successfully Re-launches a Rocket

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