DeepMind’s WaveNet Voice Synthesizer Is Live in Google Assistant

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No one knew exactly what DeepMind was up to when it was acquired by Google a few years back. Now DeepMind is an Alphabet company, working on big machine learning problems like how to beat humans at Go, improving AI problem solving, and making computer-generated speech more realistic.

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'No Man's Sky' review: A beautiful and immersive journey

“No Man’s Sky” is a first-person exploration-based game that is one of the year’s most eagerly-anticipated titles. Created by Hello Games, the goal of “No Man’s Sky” is to reach the center of the galaxy, which contains 18 quintillion planets.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/12/no-mans-sky-review-beautiful-and-immersive-journey.html

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Facebook says there is 'no evidence' of anti-conservative bias on Trending Topics

Facebook says there is “no evidence” that former contractors at the social network deliberately suppressed conservative news on the site’s Trending Topics section.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/10/facebook-says-there-is-no-evidence-anti-conservative-bias-on-trending-topics.html

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Hacker allegedly breaches porn site, steals more than 237,000 accounts

No web-connected service is safe.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/04/hacker-allegedly-breaches-porn-site-steals-more-than-237000-accounts.html

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Apple tears apart proposed British anti-encryption law in written memo to Parliament

No matter what some would say about Apple’s determination to encrypt its products, the company is not ready to go down without a fight in an effort to protect its privacy policies, even if that means engaging in a war of words with legislators.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/22/apple-tears-apart-proposed-british-anti-encryption-law-in-written-memo-to-parliament.html

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App to school: Top 5 free apps for students

No one likes to see the end of summer, but the sun will soon set on vacations and journeys, and you know what that means — back to school. Fortunately, there are apps to ease a student back into the classroom. Here are my top 5 free recommendations:

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/17/app-to-school-top-5-free-apps-for-students/

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Businesses Seek Liability Protection for Cybersecurity Disclosures


“No foreign nation, no hacker, should be able to shut down our networks, steal our trade secrets, or invade the privacy of American families,” President Barack Obama told the U.S. Congress during the State of the Union Address last week. However, hunting down the perpetrators of cyberattacks that compromise national security or disrupt commerce is only going to get more difficult in the future, as the president noted a week earlier during a visit to the National Cybersecurity Communications Integration Center.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81644.html?rss=1

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