Google will revamp algorithm after surfacing fake news tweets on Texas church shooter

Google says it will improve its algorithm after surfacing fake news tweets on Texas gunman Devin Patrick Kelley, who killed 26 people in a horrific church attack Sunday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/09/google-will-revamp-algorithm-after-surfacing-fake-news-tweets-on-texas-church-shooter.html

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Twitter revamps internal security after rogue employee deactivated Trump's account

Twitter says that it has revamped its internal security after a rogue employee briefly deactivated President Donald Trump’s Twitter account.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/03/twitter-revamps-internal-security-after-rogue-employee-deactivated-trumps-account.html

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Widow of soldier killed in Niger says Facebook 'post' slamming Frederica Wilson is fake

The widow of fallen Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson says a purported Facebook post that circulated with her name slamming a Democratic congresswoman is fake, according to a news report.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/23/widow-soldier-killed-in-niger-says-facebook-post-slamming-frederica-wilson-is-fake.html

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Legal online gambling to return to the US, report says

A new report says legal online gambling may be coming back to the U.S., not from an casino magnate such as Steve Wynn or Sheldon Adelson, but rather a headphone industry executive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/12/legal-online-gambling-to-return-to-us-report-says.html

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Facebook deleted 'tens of thousands' of fake accounts in the run-up to the German election

Facebook says that it deleted a host of fake accounts from the social network in the run-up to Sunday’s German election.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/27/facebook-deleted-tens-thousands-fake-accounts-in-run-up-to-german-election.html

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Vladimir Putin says the leader in artificial intelligence 'will be the ruler of the world'

Russian President Vladimir Putin says that whoever reaches a breakthrough in developing artificial intelligence will come to dominate the world.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/01/vladimir-putin-says-leader-in-artificial-intelligence-will-be-ruler-world.html

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iPhone 8 not delayed after all, coming in these colors

A well-connected analyst says that this year’s iPhone models won’t be delayed, despite earlier reports that said the iPhone 8 may not hit shelves until October or even November.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/09/iphone-8-not-delayed-after-all-coming-in-these-colors.html

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France believes it can transport people on driverless trains by 2023

Who says cars are the only form of transportation that could benefit from being driverless? Certainly not engineers in France, who have high hopes for the future of their trains — the hope is that they will be driverless.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/19/france-believes-it-can-transport-people-on-driverless-trains-by-2023.html

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg drops in for dinner with Ohio family

An Ohio family says they learned just 20 minutes before dinner this week that a planned mystery guest would be Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/30/facebook-s-zuckerberg-drops-in-for-dinner-with-ohio-family.html

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As Dubai focuses on future, cybersecurity a growing concern

A Dubai official says as the city races toward a future of self-driving cars and drones filling up its skies, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/26/as-dubai-focuses-on-future-cybersecurity-growing-concern.html

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Facebook launches review of video content after horrific Cleveland killing

Facebook says that it will launch a review of its video content after horrific footage showing the killing of an elderly man was posted on the social network Sunday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/19/facebook-launches-review-video-content-after-horrific-cleveland-killing.html

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Uber reportedly used secret program to track Lyft drivers

A new report says Uber used a secret program dubbed “Hell’ to track Lyft drivers to see if they were driving for both ride-hailing services and otherwise stifle competition.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/14/uber-reportedly-used-secret-program-to-track-lyft-drivers.html

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Second Arctic 'doomsday' vault will store the world's data

Who says there’s no good news? It just so happens that if all of humanity is wiped out in a nuclear holocaust, the people of Earth will leave behind a record of their existence in two “doomsday vaults” on the frozen island of Svalbard, halfway between Norway and the North Pole.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/04/second-arctic-doomsday-vault-will-store-worlds-data.html

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Microsoft claims 10 million ‘fans’ help it test Windows 10, but it’s sure got a funny definition of that word

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Microsoft says it’s cultivated a legion of 10 million fans with the Windows Insider program. The company’s bombastic claims to love its users don’t pass the sniff test, and its promise of actually making changes based on feedback is a joke.

The post Microsoft claims 10 million ‘fans’ help it test Windows 10, but it’s sure got a funny definition of that word appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246685-microsoft-claims-10-million-fans-help-test-windows-10-but-its-sure-got-a-funny-definition-of-that-word?source=Computing

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