Google Home can now support up to six different accounts

Now, up to six people can connect their accounts to one Google Home, and the speaker will recognize each person’s voice and respond accordingly.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/20/google-home-can-now-support-up-to-six-different-accounts.html

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AI app knows when couples are fighting, may someday predict (and prevent) conflict

Bickering isn’t abnormal but it’s often unproductive, so most people want to avoid petty fights with their partner if possible. Someday soon a smartphone app may help by predicting conflict before it occurs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/20/ai-app-knows-when-couples-are-fighting-may-someday-predict-and-prevent-conflict.html

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AI Confusion Widespread Among Consumers


Most people think they know what the term “artificial intelligence” means, based on the results of a survey Pegasystems released Tuesday. However, their responses suggested that they probably don’t fully understand how it’s being used today, including in the customer service realm. Researchers polled 6,000 adult consumers in the United States, the UK, the Netherlands, France and Germany. Seventy-two percent of the survey participants said they understood what was meant by “artificial intelligence.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84432.html?rss=1

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$14M initiative to fight fake news includes Facebook, Mozilla

The News Integrity Initiative is aimed at ‘helping people make informed judgments about the news they read and share online.’

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/03/14m-initiative-to-fight-fake-news-includes-facebook-mozilla.html

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3 ways to check out your neighbors

You can live next to people for years and never get to know them. Who are they? What are they doing just beyond that picket fence? They may look normal enough, but are your children safe around them? Do they have a malevolent past?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/25/3-ways-to-check-out-your-neighbors.html

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Military personnel data leaked in Dun & Bradstreet database

The huge leak of a Dun & Bradstreet database containing the details of almost 33.7 million people includes over 100,000 military personnel according to the security researcher who reported the leak.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/16/military-personnel-data-leaked-in-dun-bradstreet-database.html

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Facebook tightens privacy, bans developers from harnessing data for surveillance

Facebook, saying it is “committed to building a community where people can feel safe making their voices heard,” updated its privacy policies on Monday to state unambiguously that developers are forbidden from using its data to create surveillance tools.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/14/facebook-tightens-privacy-bans-developers-from-harnessing-data-for-surveillance.html

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Is President Trump racist? Google Assistant has an answer for that

As people seek affirmation of their political beliefs in an increasingly polarized nation with accusations of fake news from both sides, smart device AI (artificial intelligence) is more than happy to comply.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/10/is-president-trump-racist-google-assistant-has-answer-for-that.html

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Rattle cattle with a drone in this US state and you could end up in the slammer

Remotely controlled copters can be great fun, but a few people can’t help but use them for nefarious purposes. Intimidating cattle is apparently now a thing, and one U.S. state wants to throw perpetrators in jail.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/01/rattle-cattle-with-drone-in-this-us-state-and-could-end-up-in-slammer.html

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'Dopey' and 'Bashful'? Twitterverse suggests names for newly-found exoplanets

People are taking to Twitter to suggest 7 names for the 7 newly-discovered Earth-size planets announced by NASA this week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/24/dopey-and-bashful-twitterverse-suggests-names-for-newly-found-exoplanets.html

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Apple rumored to announce complete refresh of iPad lineup this spring

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eBay founder throws $500G into experiment on income

The concept of basic income is a simple idea: Impoverished people receive a fixed amount of money on a regular basis to pay for necessities such as food, clothing, and housing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/13/ebay-founder-throws-500g-into-experiment-on-income.html

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Website's Holocaust Memorial selfie-shaming message hits home

A website set up to shame people who took inappropriate photos and smiling selfies at Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial has achieved its objective, according to the Israeli artist behind the ‘Yolocaust’ project.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/27/websites-holocaust-memorial-selfie-shaming-message-hits-home.html

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'Yolocaust' website shames Holocaust Memorial selfie takers

An Israeli artist’s website is shaming people who take inappropriate photos and smiling selfies at Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial by merging the images with horrific pictures from Nazi concentration camps.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/23/yolocaust-website-shames-holocaust-memorial-selfie-takers.html

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MacBook Pro saves man's life in Ft. Lauderdale shooting

Five people were killed and eight were injured in Friday’s shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. One man says that a MacBook Pro in his backpack saved his life.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/09/macbook-pro-saves-mans-life-in-ft-lauderdale-shooting.html

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Amazon Echo vs. Google Home in a virtual standoff

For decades, we have seen people talk to computers in science fiction movies. Dave spoke to HAL. Michael Knight was assisted by KITT. Captain Picard directed “Computer.” The computers were smart and personable, and they (usually) did what they were told.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/24/amazon-echo-vs-google-home-in-virtual-standoff.html

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Tech workers publicly pledge not to help make a Muslim registry

Invoking the legacy of the Holocaust, hundreds of people from the tech industry have published a statement saying that they would not cooperate in creating a database that tracks Muslim people in America.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/14/tech-workers-publicly-pledge-not-to-help-make-muslim-registry.html

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