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Article: UK Brands Balk Over Google-Related Brand Safety

Some of the UK’s biggest brands have been the latest advertisers to back away from Google and its platforms due to worries about the content near which their messages appear. In response, Google is promising to “raise the bar” on it.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerMar 21st, 2017

The Compulsive Patent Hoarding Disorder

An anonymous reader shares an article: It takes money to make money. CSIR-Tech, the commercialisation arm of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), realised this the hard way when it had to shut down its operations for lack of fund.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News59 min. ago

In settlement, app makers change their tune on health benefits and privacy

NY Attorney General says three popular app makers over promised and misled. Enlarge / Young woman checking her running results at the smartphone (credit: Getty | AleksandarNakic) Makers of three popular health apps are changing their tune abo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 7 min. ago

"Fixer Upper" is giving fans exactly what they wanted: A new spinoff

All this talk about Beauty and the Beast has taken away from the true fairytale of our time: Chip and Joanna Gaines.  HGTV's redesign darlings have become relationship goals, family goals and house goals over and over again across four seasons o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

People can"t get over this photo of Republican dudes who want to cut maternity care

Republicans like to insist the war on women is nothing more than hysterical liberal outrage.  Sure, the left uses the phrase to occasionally score political points, but sometimes Republicans make it so easy. Like when they appear to be casting a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Everyone on Twitch can"t stop watching this new survival shooter

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is tearing up the charts on Twitch today, placing at no. 1 with over 145,000 viewers across just 20 different streamers. This may be the first time you're hearing about Battlegrounds. The game just released on Steam.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

With trick trophy trucks, the Mint 400 race makes Mad Max look middle-of-the-road

There’s more to off-road racing than you think. Engines that make over 800 horsepower, trucks that can jump 50 feet through the air, and the kind of can-do attitude that is sadly missing from other racing series. The post With trick trophy trucks,.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

X-Men 3 Director Says Rotten Tomatoes Hurt BvS

Brett Ratner believes Rotten Tomatoes "put a cloud over" Batman v Superman. X-Men: The Last Stand director Brett Ratner believes Rotten Tomatoes is hurting the movie industry. While speaking at the Sun Valley Film Festival last weekend (via Ent.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 38 min. ago

Light Reveals Secrets & Saves Lives In Horror Game Colina: Legacy

The light of the player's flashlight, when combined with tools and ancient artifacts, will help reveal secrets and save them from relentless enemies as they seek answers and safety. Read Light Reveals Secrets & Saves Lives In Horror Game Colina: Lega.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

New Snapdragon 835 tests show Qualcomm’s latest SoC doesn’t beat the 821 in every scenario

The Snapdragon 835 was shown off this week and it's a potent improvement over the Snapdragon 820 / 821 in many respects, though not in all of them. Despite debuting a new custom architecture for the Snapdragon 820 family, Qualcomm is moving back towa.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

Android O Developer Preview: Our first take

Google announced the new version of Android O in late March, and made the first developer preview available the same day. Here's everything you need to know. The post Android O Developer Preview: Our first take appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

Electric trucks powered by trolley wires are making their way to Los Angeles

By stringing electrical cables over the road, Siemens has developed a hybrid truck that draws power from the cables like a trolley. What started in Sweden is making its way to a part of the 710 and 405 highways in Los Angeles. The post Electric truck.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

Advertisers squeeze Google over ads running ahead of extremist YouTube content

Also today: Wikileaks indicates the CIA was into iPhone and Mac spy tools nearly 10 years ago, and the classic video game Pong is now IRL. The post Advertisers squeeze Google over ads running ahead of extremist YouTube content appeared first on Digit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Google Says Its Job Is to Promote Climate Change Conspiracy Theories

Yesterday, I wrote a short post about Google’s Top Stories module. If you googled “great barrier reef” on Wednesday, you’d be presented with a Breitbart article filled with insane ravings about how climate change isn’t real, featured at the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

This man"s epic quest for a rainbow bagel makes a crucial point about accessibility

If you're in New York City, you could get your hands on a coveted rainbow bagel pretty easily. Only a MetroCard fare and a few subway stops are between you and the copious amounts of dyed dough. But if you have a mobility-related disability, publ.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

Instagram will now blur offensive or disturbing content

Instagram adds a new screen to help users avoid seeing sensitive material. Instagram is introducing a feature that will blur sensitive material, the social media firm announced today.The app is adding a screen to go over sensitive content, blur.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

WikiLeaks" latest leak reveals alleged CIA exploits for Mac and iPhone

New documents reveal possible ways the spy agency gained access to Apple laptops, desktops and phones. WikiLeaks has released a new set of documents related to alleged CIA spying techniques, this time detailing tools purportedly used by the age.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

Intel Creates AI Group, Aims For More Focus

Intel's artificial intelligence efforts have been scattered over many different units but are now being united into a single operating group. The Artificial Intelligence Products Group will focus on the development of chips and software products tied.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

CFPB fines Experian $3 million over misleading credit scores

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Experian $3 million for deceiving consumers about the nature and use of the credit scores it presented to consumers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News3 hr. 47 min. ago

18 free cloud storage options

The cloud is full of free storage, if you know where to look.From Box to DropBox, Google to Apple, there’s plenty of free storage to be had in the cloud. Many companies use free cloud storage as a way to entice users into their clouds in hopes t.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News3 hr. 47 min. ago

If incident response automation is hot, threat detection automation is sizzling

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter’s approach.In a recent Network World article Jon Oltsik noted that Incident Response.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago