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    ZDNet ​Developers rejoice: Microsoft, Google, Mozilla are putting all their web API docs in one place ZDNet Three big browser makers have agreed to put their cross-browser documentation on the Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) wiki. Mozilla's MDN Web Docs will now be home to documentation about web APIs and information on Chrome, Edge, and Firefox ... and more »
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    The Denver Post Facebook acquires TBH, an anonymous teen compliment app The Denver Post TBH, a mobile app that lets high school and college students compliment one another anonymously has been acquired by Facebook. The app, which is available on iOS devices, has been around only since August, in some states, but its popularity has ... Facebook tests self-destructing status updatesTelegraph.co.uk Facebook tests out Snapchat-style self-destructing status feature in an attempt to stay relevant with younger peopleDaily Mail Young people flock to Snap, flee FacebookAxios Motley Fool...
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    Quartz Kids under 9 spend more than 2 hours a day on screens, report shows CNN Children 8 and younger spent about 15 minutes a day staring at a mobile screen in 2013 and now they spend 48 minutes a day, according to the report by Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization focused on helping children, parents, and educators ... American kids' daily mobile screen time is almost 10 times higher than it was in 2011Quartz New Survey Reveals How Much Time Kids Really Spend on Mobile DevicesEdSurge Learning to walk, talk and tech: Tykes triple time on mobile, survey showsUSA TODAY
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    Quartz American kids' daily mobile screen time is almost 10 times higher than it was in 2011 Quartz More than 95% of US households own a smartphone. If that makes you shrug, this will not: daily mobile media usage among kids under eight is nearly 10 times higher than it was in 2011, according to Common Sense's most recent kids' media usage survey. Learning to walk, talk and tech: Tykes triple time on mobile, survey showsUSA TODAY New Research by Common Sense Finds Major Spike in Mobile Media Use and Device Ownership by Children Age 0 to 8PR Newswire (press release) all 10 news...
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    Hyperallergic Trevor Paglen Peers Into the World of Computer Vision Hyperallergic A Study of Invisible Images, which is showing at New York's Metro Pictures until October 21, illuminates the ways that machines interpret photographs — that is, through “computer vision” and machine learning — as well as the fact that so many images ...
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    Forbes How Washington Should Regulate Facebook - Forbes Forbes Facebook has a unique ability to shape the way we get our news, which in turn shapes our democracy, Given the growing unease over fake news on the ... Why Google and Facebook won't be defined as media in the UKDigiday all 32 news articles »
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    Fortune Facebook VP David Marcus on Russia Election Meddling: 'Sometimes Bad Things Happen' Fortune “Facebook Knows More About Russia's Election Meddling. Shouldn't We?” asked the New York Times. It has no doubt been a year of reflection for Menlo Park, Calif. media giant Facebook, whose namesake social network unknowingly played a part in the ... Facebook Investigates How Messenger App Was Used In Russian MeddlingForbes Facebook admits Russia agents used Messenger to disrupt US presidential electionRecode 'Small number' of Russian Facebook election ad accounts used...
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    Browser Makers Agree to Move Web Documentation to Mozilla's Portal BleepingComputer ... how web standards worked and how each rendered in each browser. The new MDN Web Docs site will provide all the information users need on basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript commands, but also on the latest W3C Web APIs. ... According to Mozilla, the ... and more »
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    The Root Google's Dress Code Event Inspires Teens By Merging Computer Science With Fashion In Ingenious Ways The Root When you hear of careers in computer science and coding, your mind may immediately think of stereotypical boring nerds in short-sleeve button-ups and pocket protectors staring at lines of binary scrolling a screen. But what if code could create a ...
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    Business Insider Facebook and Google's political advertising problem goes beyond fake Russian accounts Business Insider According to a Bloomberg report Wednesday, Facebook and Google employees worked with the conservative nonprofit group Secure America Now to showcase ads that contained anti-Islam rhetoric. One of the ads that ran, according to Bloomberg, was the ... Facebook and Google competed for anti-immigration ad dollars during the 2016 electionTechCrunch Facebook Reportedly Used Anti-Muslim Ad as Test Case in Video FormatsGizmodo McCain signs on to Democrats' Facebook ad...
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    NPR Computer Learns To Play Go At Superhuman Levels 'Without Human Knowledge' NPR A year after a computer beat a human world champion in the ancient strategy game of Go, researchers say they have now constructed an even stronger version of the program — one that can teach itself without the benefit of human knowledge. The program ... This computer program can beat humans at Go—with no human instructionScience Magazine DeepMind computer teaches itself to become world's best Go playerFinancial Times World's greatest game-playing computer thrashed by its next-genCosmos (blog)
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    Ars Technica Google Calendar for Web gets its first redesign since 2011 Ars Technica Google Calendar on the Web is getting a new look. Google announced that the company is "taking a lot of what you know and love from Calendar's mobile application, like the modern color palette and sleek design, and bringing it to the Web." Calendar is ... Google Calendar Has Been Completely Revamped for the WebFortune The redesigned Google Calendar for web is infinitely prettier - The ...The Verge Google Calendar for web gets a beautiful design overhaulAndroid Authority (blog) Engadget -TechCrunch...
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    Facebook officially rolls out its discovery-focused 'Explore Feed' TechCrunch Facebook's tests of an alternative News Feed dubbed the “Explore” feed have progressed to a full rollout, the company now confirms. Previously available on mobile devices in the main navigation, Facebook's new Explore Feed is now appearing for users on ... Facebook: Here's How to Discover Pages to LikeAdweek all 4 news articles »
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    Science Magazine This computer program can beat humans at Go—with no human instruction Science Magazine There are more potential arrangements of the pieces than atoms in the known universe, making it impossible for a computer to play the game by exhaustively simulating all moves and outcomes. So the original AlphaGo evaluated each potential move in two ... DeepMind computer teaches itself to become world's best Go playerFinancial Times all 22 news articles »
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    Baltimore Sun Teachers union president asks school board to go slow on computer plan Baltimore Sun Ryan Burbey, Harford County Education Association President, above, speaks regularly to the school board about teacher issues, including recently asking that at least part of the money targeted for computers be used for teacher salaries. (MATT BUTTON ...
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    The Verge Facebook is remaking the viral Norwegian teen drama Skam The Verge Facebook has ordered an English remake of the Norwegian web series Skam for its new Watch platform, Variety reports. The series will be produced by Simon Fuller's XIX Entertainment, which secured the rights to produce the English-language version ... Facebook Orders Online Teen Drama 'Skam'Variety 'Skam': Facebook Watch Orders US Version Of Norwegian Teen Hit – MipcomDeadline MIPCOM: Facebook Nabs Simon Fuller-Produced Version of Norwegian Teen Drama 'Skam'Hollywood Reporter
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    WIRED The Case Against the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger WIRED In the previous greatest hits category of wireless consolidation, the Obama administration managed to stop the music for a while: Its DOJ blocked AT&T from buying T-Mobile in 2011, and a 2014 effort by Sprint to merge with T-Mobile was rebuffed by ... Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint plan merger without selling assetsReuters SunTrust: 'Highly skeptical' Sprint/T-Mobile merger gets approvedSeeking Alpha all 7 news articles »
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    WIRED It Takes Just $1000 to Track Someone's Location With Mobile Ads WIRED The University of Washington researchers didn't exploit a bug or loophole in mobile advertising networks, so much as reimagine the motivation and resources of an ad buyer to show how those networks' intentional tracking features allow relatively cheap, ...
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    The Independent Facebook: New status updates automatically self-destruct The Independent The social network is trying to get users to post more text-only status updates. It's started testing a new “temporary profile status” feature, which lets users post updates that automatically disappear after a set amount of time. and more »
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    Hong Kong Tatler Dining (blog) Daniel Eun Of 11 Westside: 10 Tips On How To Stock Your Home Bar Hong Kong Tatler Dining (blog) Don't forget bitters: stock up on the trinity of Angostura, Peychaud's and orange… Then go wild! 6. Learn how to make simple syrup at home. It lasts a long time in the fridge, and having it on hand just makes life a little easier. 7. Master the art of ...
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    Fortune Google Calendar Has Been Completely Revamped for the Web Fortune The search giant said Tuesday that its Calendar app for desktop computers has been upgraded to resemble its more nimble and aesthetically pleasing counterpart for smartphones. The updated Calendar app seems primarily geared toward customers of ... The redesigned Google Calendar for web is infinitely prettier - The ...The Verge Google Calendar on the web gets a fresh new look | TechCrunchTechCrunch Google Calendar for web gets a much-needed makeover - EngadgetEngadget Mashable -9to5Google -CNET -Google Blog
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    CBSSports.com NFL Week 7 odds, predictions, picks: Proven computer model loves Eagles and Bills CBSSports.com The New Orleans Saints are six-point favorites over the Green Bay Packers, the red-hot Philadelphia Eagles are favored by 4.5 points against the Washington Redskins, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are 5.5-point favorites over the Bengals in a game that ... and more »
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    BBC News 'First 5G mobile net connection' claimed by Qualcomm BBC News Qualcomm has demonstrated mobile internet speeds of 1Gbps using a 5G smartphone chip. The chipset manufacturer claims this is the first working 5G data connection on a mobile device. The fifth generation of the mobile network does not yet exist, but it ... Qualcomm performs first 5G test on a mobile device - The VergeThe Verge Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 636 mobile platformZDNet Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 mobile platform officially launchedTechRadar NDTV -www.v3.co.uk -Siliconrepublic.com -Qualcomm
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    Science Magazine Who's the most influential biomedical scientist? Computer program guided by artificial intelligence says it knows Science Magazine Eric Lander, president and founding director of the Broad Institute and a biologist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, is the most influential biomedical researcher of the modern era, according to a computer program. Lander ... and more »
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    TechCrunch Microsoft looks to iOS and Android for its path forward in mobile TechCrunch But as the company works to build its future ecosystem, it's keenly aware that no play in the space is complete without a mobile strategy. What shape that strategy will take, however, has been pretty unclear in the wake of Windows Phone's long, drawn ... and more »
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    CBSSports.com Cleveland Cavs vs. Boston Celtics odds: Advanced computer model picks spread CBSSports.com The 2017-18 NBA season kicks off on Tuesday night with the Boston Celtics visiting the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavaliers are 3.5 point favorites, down a half-point from where the line opened, while the Over-Under, or total number of points Vegas ... and more »
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    Recode Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook's secretive hardware lab, is leaving the company Recode Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook's secretive hardware lab called Building 8, is leaving the company after just 18 months. Dugan's departure was announced internally on Tuesday, and in a post she wrote that she's leaving to “lead a new endeavor,” ... Head of Facebook's future lab will leave early next yearEngadget Facebook executive Regina Dugan leaves experimental hardware group after 18 monthsCNBC Facebook's consumer hardware chief, Regina Dugan, is leaving after less than two...
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    Facebook Is Testing Short, Disappearing Status Updates BuzzFeed News Facebook began testing the new feature globally over the past week. The 'new' statuses, which you can also keep permanently, are reminiscent of the early days of Facebook, when the company's News Feed was blanketed with status updates instead of ...
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    Boing Boing Alleged sex offender smashes computer in courtroom Boing Boing As he rushed toward an employee seated at the desk, the suspect smashed a computer monitor and knocked numerous clerical items onto the floor. One of our corrections deputies chased after the suspect, grabbed his suit jacket and pulled him away as the ...
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    HowStuffWorks Reality Probably Isn't a Computer Simulation After All, Analysis Finds HowStuffWorks The "Matrix" trilogy of sci-fi thrillers present the fascinating premise that what most people think of as reality is actually a computer simulation, created by super-intelligent evil machines who want to harvest human bodies for electrical power. But ...
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