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Google inks deal with Cuba"s state-run telecom provider

The deal won't expand internet access in the communist country, but it will give Cubans who already have internet access faster connections to Google-branded content......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesDec 13th, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg’s Great American Road Trip

The Facebook chief plans to visit every state in the union and learn more about a sliver of the nearly two billion people who use the social network regularly......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News2 min. ago

Get 63% off This 76-in-1 Precision Tool Set For Smartphones, Laptops and Electronics - Deal Alert

This 76-piece repair kit contains everything you need to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, stereo, or anything else that requires precision instruments. Everything from screwdrivers, to a suction cup to a plastic spudger, whatever that migh.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News42 min. ago

Facebook adds support for Google’s AMP and Apple News to Instant Articles

Facebook's adding support for Google's AMP and Apple News to Instant Articles -- potentially in response to the platform's weak uptake. It's rolling out to participating publishers now. The post Facebook adds support for Google’s AMP and Apple.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Lost your Android phone? Here are three apps to help track down and retrieve it

Need to keep tabs on the location of an Android phone? We found three of the best options, each of which is capable of helping you pinpoint your precious Samsung Galaxy or Google Pixel. The post Lost your Android phone? Here are three apps to help tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Google explains how machine learning improved its Gboard mobile keyboard

Google is using artificial intelligence to improve its Gboard mobile keyboard. It's cut down on mistyped words and phrases, for example, and improved the quality of on-device text translation. The post Google explains how machine learning improved it.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 17 min. ago

AlphaGo leads world’s best ‘Go’ player 2-0 in man-versus-machine series

Google's AlphaGo AI has taken the first two games in a series of three games against the best player in the world. 19-year-old Ke Jei even employed the AI's own tactics against it, but to no avail. The post AlphaGo leads world’s best ‘Go&.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 17 min. ago

The Cable TV Industry Is Getting Even Less Popular

Aaron Pressman, writing for Fortune: It seems nobody loves their cable TV or home Internet provider. Wireless carriers, however, are on the upswing.That's the news from the huge annual survey of 43 industries from the American Customer Satisfaction I.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 25 min. ago

Tech Tip: Erasing Your Android Tracks

Google keeps a record of your searches and other activity across its sites, but you can delete the information, even with your phone or tablet......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News5 hr. 25 min. ago

Faraday Future Seeking $1 Billion

Los Angeles-based electric vehicle maker Faraday Future is looking to raise $1 billion in new capital, as its main backer--billionaire Jia Yueting--apparently has run out of capital to invest in the company, according to a report from Bloomberg today.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News5 hr. 25 min. ago

Cloudflare gets another $50,000 to fight “new breed of patent troll”

Cloudflare also hopes to change state laws to limit attorney-owned patents. Enlarge (credit: @mopictures) Cloudflare, the CDN and Internet security company, has gone full berserker-mode in its fight against patent-holding company Blackbird Tec.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 49 min. ago

Google AI AlphaGo Wins Again, Leaves Humans In the Dust

Google's AlphaGo has defeated the world's best Go player in the second out of three games, scoring an overall win for the artificial intelligence algorithm in the fiendishly complex board game. CNET adds: The human gave it his all. "Incredible," wrot.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 33 min. ago

Chevy extends marketing deal with Detroit Red Wings at new arena

Chevrolet extended its sponsorship contract with the NHL's Detroit Red Wings, becoming the official vehicle of Detroit's new Little Caesars Arena......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 25 min. ago

Amazon"s 2-For-1 Dash Button Deal Actually Nets You Two Free Dash Buttons - Deal Alert

Right now if you buy a Dash Button, Amazon will give you one for free in honor of National Pet Week, this week. But they're still giving you the $4.99 credit after the first time you use it. So that's two Dash buttons for free, really (typically D.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News8 hr. 1 min. ago

Google’s A.I. Program Rattles Chinese Go Master as It Wins Match

A Google program called AlphaGo won a best-of-three match against a Chinese Go master, rattling his nerves and showing the power of new artificial intelligence technologies......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

Android TV to major overhaul at just the right time

Google was ahead of the curve when it launched Android TV in 2014. Instead of just presenting users with a list of streaming-app icons, Android TV's big idea involved a row of recommendations from across different apps. The hope was that users wou.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

10 Google Assistant features that save you time

It's time to get over it and just start talking to your phone, because certain tasks are much faster with Google's digital aide......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

Everlight expanding LED packaging capacity

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics is expanding its packaging capacity from 4.5 billion LED chips to 5.5 billion units a month, with the additional capacity to be specifically for fine pixel pitch displays, automotive lighting and i.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

Makerball is a pinball machine that you build yourself

Pinball fans, ever fancied building your own machine? Makerball is a super-simple starter kit that encourages your imagination to run wild, offering a fun experience for kids and adults alike. The post Makerball is a pinball machine that you build yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

How iCloud Photo Library matches up to Google Photos

Last week at the Google I/O developer conference, Google announced a raft of forthcoming additions to its Google Photos service. Since Google Photos runs on iOS and in any web browser, it’s a serious photo-storage option for Mac, iPhone, and iPa.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News11 hr. 49 min. ago

Google AI defeats human Go champion

Chinese Go player Ke Jie has lost two games of Go to Google's artificial intelligence......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News12 hr. 49 min. ago