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Facebook pulls gun game from conservative gathering

Facebook pulled a virtual reality gun game from a major US conservative political gathering Friday, saying the demo was a mistake given the recent deadly school shooting in Florida.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google Assistant adds more languages in global push

Google said Friday its digital assistant software would be available in more than 30 languages by the end of the years as it steps up its artificial intelligence efforts against Amazon and others.

Fri 23 Feb 18 from Phys.org

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AR still doesn’t have a killer app, but Google’s ARCore is here to help

Its AR developer kit for Android devices is now open to everyone. That will spur more innovation.

24 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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The FCC’s Republicans went to a conservative confab. One won a gun, the other an ethics complaint.

An appearance by Chairman Ajit Pai and his GOP colleagues on the Federal Communications Commission at CPAC offered an unexpected brush with a national battle over gun control – and a new ethics ...

16 hours ago from The Washington Post

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1Password now lets you see if your password has been leaked

If you have a 1Password membership, you can now check to see if your passwords have been compromised by data breaches and leaked on the internet. It's just a proof of concept feature ...

19 hours ago from Engadget

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Apple to move iCloud storage to China, prompting fears over government access to personal data

Humans rights campaigners concerned dissidents could be targeted after tech giant caves in to government demands

4 hours ago from The Independent

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Google Assistant To Gain New ‘Routines’ Feature

Last year Google announced that Google Assistant would be getting a “Routines” feature, and the good news is that in an announcement on its website, Google has confirmed that starting next ...

15 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Airbnb expands offerings with new upscale categories

Home-share titan Airbnb on Thursday took aim at more upscale travelers with new categories including premium lodging and properties for "trips of a lifetime."

Thu 22 Feb 18 from Phys.org

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Another former employee sues Google over issues of diversity

Another former Google employee is suing the tech company over issues of diversity.

Thu 22 Feb 18 from Phys.org

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