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"The rich drop Alito these tech headlines for the week that was snap announced it will roll out snapchat cameos on December eighteenth allowing users insert a face into an animated GIF type video cameos worked by taking a Selfie to teach snapchat what you look like then choosing either a female female or male body type this can be inserted into one hundred fifty short looping video clips and include changing facial expressions and other movements to blend into the video users can opt into multi person cameos and plans to release new video loops weekly Cameos. Currently in testing in some international markets Uber released a report listing all sexual assaults homicides and fatal accidents associated with its rides in the US in two thousand seventeen in two thousand eighteen of the two point three billion rides in that two year period. The company company says that were nineteen fatal physical salts five thousand nine hundred fifty one sexual assaults forty five percent of which were committed by the writer and fifty eight fatal Crashes Point Zero Zero Zero Zero. Three percent of rides ended in a critical safety incident. The report is an effort for transparency and the data will be used to improve security measures hoover announced it will share share the names of deactivated drivers with other ride hailing companies to make them aware of past incidents. Hooper will also makes sexual assault and misconduct training mandatory for all. US drivers the trial step team. Mobile buying sprint began. Monday led by New York and California State Attorneys General. The attorneys say a plan to combine the number three. And and number four wireless carriers would raise prices especially for users of prepaid plans. The companies argue that a stronger combined company will result from the proposed twenty six point five billion alien dollar takeover and will push down prices for consumers facebook. Send an alert to us. Attorney General William Bar. You came Home Secretary Not Patel and Australian Minister of Home Affairs Peter Dutton and former US homeland security secretary. Kevin mcclelland that it will not weaken end to end encryption across its messaging APPS. The letter is in response to a letter by Bar set to the company back in October which raised concern that. FACEBOOK's end encryption in its WHATSAPP and messenger APPs would prevent law enforcement agencies from finding illegal activity such as child sexual exploitation terrorism and election meddling the US UK amnesty than governments have asked that facebook design a back door. It's a Krypton protocols or otherwise let law enforcement gain access to use your content twitter. CEO Jack Dorsey. And as the company will fund an independent project project called blue sky to develop an open and decentralized standard for social media credited Stephen Wolfram and Texans. Mike Mas- nick for the inspiration. Dorsey says twitter's only direction for the project will be to either find a decentralized standard to help move forward or create from scratch twitter would become a client of that blue-sky Guy Standard once established. Dorsey says it would let twitter focus on recommendation algorithms that promote healthy conversation and force them to be more innovative he says current centralized approaches.."