Technology Enables ‘Fake News.’ Can It Help Stop It, Too?

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The stories that capture most people’s attention tend to contain headlines that aim for an emotional reaction, entertain, or stoke enough curiosity to click. Can AI help weed out the fake news from the real news?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254286-technology-enables-fake-news-can-help-stop?source=Computing

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Stop unwanted calls and texts from hitting your cellphone

You may find this surprising. Many of us remember when people’s names, addresses and phone numbers were listed in the telephone book and distributed for free

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/26/stop-unwanted-calls-and-texts-from-hitting-your-cellphone.html

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Harvard has built a cigarette-smoking robot, and it's here to help

Researchers working to discover more about how smoke impacts people’s health have developed an artificial human lung airway-on-a-chip and smoking robot to carry out more accurate tests.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/01/harvard-has-built-cigarette-smoking-robot-and-its-here-to-help.html

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'X-Ray vision' tech uses radio waves to 'see' through walls

“X-ray vision” that can track people’s movements through walls using radio signals could be the future of smart homes, gaming and health care, researchers say

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/20/x-ray-vision-tech-uses-radio-waves-to-see-through-walls.html

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Pope Francis wants families to talk, not text, at the (dinner) table

Many have called Pope Francis a “Pope of the People” or “The People’s Pope”, due in no small part to his way of doing things. and he recently took the opportunity during a November 11th sermon at St. Peter’s Square to share his thoughts on tech at the table.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/19/pope-francis-wants-families-to-talk-not-text-at-dinner-table.html

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Mystery drone flights over Madrid palace leave Spanish royals puzzled

With quadcopters and similar flying machines landing on people’s wish lists with ever greater frequency, we probably shouldn’t be surprised that they seem to be turning up unannounced at more and more locations, on some occasions causing confusion, annoyance, and even outright alarm.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/20/mystery-drone-flights-over-madrid-palace-leave-spanish-royals-puzzled/

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Belgian city launches 'text walking lanes' for smartphone addicts

People’s apparent eagerness to stay connected at all times means we’re seeing more and more folk walking the streets lost in their phones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/15/belgian-city-launches-text-walking-lanes-for-smartphone-addicts/

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Tech Execs Issue Dire Warnings on Impact of NSA Surveillance


The NSA’s wide-ranging surveillance of people’s communications worldwide is hitting America’s high-tech industry hard, said panelists on Wednesday at a roundtable held by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden in Palo Alto, California. Wyden set the tone from the start: “This is going to cost America jobs.” Several foreign governments are planning to build domestic Internets, and Brazil is concerned about storing data abroad, he added. U.S.-based cloud service providers could lose up to one-fifth of their foreign market share, Wyden said.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81177.html?rss=1

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Apple expected to begin selling iPhone 6 in China on October 10

Reports from the People’s Republic of China indicate that Apple is preparing to introduce iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on October 10, following final approval from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.



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Apple now storing local China iCloud data in China Telecom datacenters

The official website of the city of Fuzhou, in the People’s Republic of China, on Thursday posted a now-retracted statement saying that Apple had completed the transfer of iCloud data to a Jiangxi Province datacenter owned by China Telecom. Apple on Friday then confirmed that it is in fact using China Telecom data centers to store iCloud user data locally.



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Journal expresses concern over Facebook study

The scientific journal that published a study by Facebook and two U.S. universities examining people’s online mood swings regrets how the social experiment was handled.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/07/03/journal-expresses-concern-over-facebook-study/

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