John Routledge

Founder and owner of Technoshia.com - I'm an avid tech junkie, a lover of new gadgets and home automation. You will often find me reading, writing, and learning about new technologies. I've been featured in many leading technology magazines where I've written about my favorite topics.
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The Morning After: Joe Rogan’s new Spotify deal

The Morning After: Joe Rogan’s new Spotify deal

The biggest podcast in the world makes many people furious, but it’s still the biggest podcast in the world. Now, the man behind The Joe Rogan Experience has signed another deal with Spotify, worth an estimated $250 million. The deal allows the streamer to distribute Rogan’s podcasts on additional platforms, including a video version for YouTube, but it also includes…
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Scammers use deepfakes to steal $25.6 million from a multinational firm

Scammers use deepfakes to steal $25.6 million from a multinational firm

Bad actors keep using deepfakes for everything from impersonating celebrities to scamming people out of money. The latest instance is out of Hong Kong, where a finance worker for an undisclosed multinational company was tricked into remitting $200 million Hong Kong dollars ($25.6 million). According to Hong Kong police, scammers contacted the employee posing as the company's United Kingdom-based chief financial…
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Maliciously edited Joe Biden video can stay on Facebook, Meta’s Oversight Board says

Maliciously edited Joe Biden video can stay on Facebook, Meta’s Oversight Board says

The Oversight Board is urging Meta to update its manipulated media policy, calling the current rules “incoherent.” The admonishment comes in a closely watched decision about a misleadingly edited video of President Joe Biden.The board ultimately sided with Meta regarding its decision to not remove the clip at the center of the case. The video featured footage from October 2022,…
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20 years later, Facebook is a supporting character in the Mark Zuckerberg universe

20 years later, Facebook is a supporting character in the Mark Zuckerberg universe

It’s been 20 years since Mark Zuckerberg first brought thefacebook.com online from his dorm room. What happened next has been endlessly documented: the Harvard-only social network took over college campuses and, eventually, the world.The social network occupies an increasingly awkward space in Meta’s “family” of apps. A majority of American adults still use the service, but three out of four…
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