Sext-shaming won’t stop revenge porn — and it’s sexist

In an announcement made earlier this month, the Dutch police have called on adolescents to “stop sexting completely” in an attempt to tackle the growing issue of revenge porn. As we are now well into the #MeToo movement, this shows how institutions are still struggling to address issues of sexual consent and assault. However, telling young people to stop sexting doesn’t sound like a solution at all. It sounds like sext-shaming, and a lazy attempt at preventing the nonconsensual spread of nude images. There’s something very wrong with the way we talk to young people, especially girls, about sexting. Even though they… This story continues at The Next Web …read… Read More

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Apple hat einen riesigen Fehler damit gemacht, das kleinste und günstigste iPhone vom Markt zu nehmen

Auf dem Bild sind die neuen Modelle von Apple zu sehen. Dieses Jahr werden drei neue Smartphones auf den Markt gebracht: das iPhone XS, das iPhone XS Max und das iPhone XR. Apple hat heimlich, still und leise die Produktion von einigen älteren Modellen eingestellt, um Platz für neue zu schaffen. Darunter befinden sich das iPhone 6S, das iPhone X und das iPhone SE. Letzteres war das einzig verbliebene Smartphone mit einem vier Zoll-Bildschirm. Das iPhone SE hatte die Form des iPhone 5S und die Ausstattung des iPhone 6S. Dieses Modell vom Markt zu nehmen, war ein großer Fehler. Es war das kleinste und günstigste Smartphone der Marke. Das letzte… Read More

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro leaks again with three rear cameras and no fingerprint scanner

The rumored Huawei Mate 20 Pro appears set to boast three rear cameras, as another image leak has hit the web showing what we’ve previously seen. The “official marketing pictures” have been picked up by WinFuture from a source, and appear to show a rather awkward raised square on the rear of the handset which houses three cameras and a flash. A triple camera setup on the rear of the Mate 20 Pro (and potentially the rumored Mate 20 as well) wouldn’t be a surprise, as the Chinese firm offered this on the Huawei P20 Pro earlier in the year – but the arrangement in this latest leak, and previous… Read More

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Applications for TC Top Picks at Disrupt Berlin 2018 close Friday

If you’ve even vaguely considered applying to be a TechCrunch Top Pick at Disrupt Berlin 2018, which takes place on 29-30 November, you need to act now. The application window closes on Friday 28 September, so get moving and apply to be a TC Top Pick today. Why would you want to be selected as a TC Top Pick? Let us count the reasons. First, only the most exceptional startups earn the Top Pick designation. It’s a highly curated process, and our editors are an extremely picky bunch. Second, all TC Top Picks receive a FREE Startup Alley Exhibitor Package. That’s right, you get to exhibit for free in Startup… Read More

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Google is using AI to issue flood warnings in India

Google is now issuing flood warnings using AI to detect and issue flood warnings – starting in India – to help people prepare better for the situation. The company issued its first alert last month in the state of Bihar in India where it’s partnered with the country’s Central Water Commission. Google issues these warnings through what it calls Google Public Alert – a system for notifying its users in emergency situations like a flood – integrated into Google Search, Google Maps and Google Now The company says that every year 250 million people are affected by floods each year, with India accounting for 20… This story continues at The… Read More

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