Kara Swisher is interviewing Jack Dorsey — follow it live on Twitter

The interview starts at 5 pm ET / 2 pm PT. You can follow their conversation using the hashtag #karajack. Twitter wants to be home to the world’s most important and interesting public conversations . On Tuesday, at least, that should be true: Recode co-founder Kara Swisher will interview Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, via Twitter … Read moreKara Swisher is interviewing Jack Dorsey — follow it live on Twitter

Instagram is now testing a web version of Direct messages

Insta-chat addicts, rejoice. You could soon be trading memes and emojis from your computer. Instagram is internally testing a web version of Instagram Direct messaging that lets people chat without the app. If, or more likely, when this rolls out publicly, users on a desktop or laptop PC or Mac, a non-Android or iPhone or … Read moreInstagram is now testing a web version of Direct messages

Donde Search picks up $6 million to help fashion retailers with visual search

Donde Search has just closed a $6 million Series A investment led by Matrix Partners, with participation from previous investors such as senior leaders from AliExpress, Google, and Waze. Donde first launched in 2014 as a consumer-facing app that helped users search and discover apparel items based on visual characteristics rather than text-based searches. In … Read moreDonde Search picks up $6 million to help fashion retailers with visual search

In healthcare, better data demands better privacy protections

Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler Contributor Dr. Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler is a Senior Fellow and head of the Democracy in the Information Age Project at The Israel Democracy Institute’s . More posts by this contributor Cybersecurity and human rights Innovation was the epic fail of 2016 In August 2016, the Australian government released to the public a … Read moreIn healthcare, better data demands better privacy protections