Islamic State backers find new way to share propaganda: Instagram

As the Islamic State continues to search for new methods to recruit members and share its propaganda, it’s turned to social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/21/islamic-state-backers-find-new-way-to-share-propaganda-instagram.html

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Baidu enters the AI Assistant fray with DuerOS

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The Chinese search giant Baidu’s has constructed a new operating system for linking digital assistants and the Internet of Things. The new DuerOS will have to prove it can run with the big dogs before it deserves more than a passing glance.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254579-baidu-enters-ai-assistant-fray-dueros?source=Computing

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Man suffers fatal heart attack after catching one of the rarest creatures in 'Pokemon Go,' report says

“Pokemon Go” has gotten countless players up off of the couch and on their feet in search of the endlessly charming creatures, and it’s been hailed as a great fitness tool for that very reason.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/06/man-suffers-fatal-heart-attack-after-catching-one-rarest-creatures-in-pokemon-go-report-says.html

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Google celebrates exoplanets discovery with charming Doodle

Google is celebrating the discovery of seven new exoplanets in a charming Doodle on the search giant’s homepage.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/23/google-celebrates-exoplanets-discovery-with-charming-doodle.html

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King Tut tomb mystery: Experts tap tech in new hunt for secret chambers

Researchers will continue their search for secret chambers in King Tutankhamun’s tomb this year, harnessing sophisticated radar technology to find out if another burial is hidden at the famous site.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/13/king-tut-tomb-mystery-experts-tap-tech-in-new-hunt-for-secret-chambers.html

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Bing translation error connects ISIS with Saudi Arabia

Microsoft’s search engine Bing has sparked controversy after translating the word “Daesh”– an acronym that refers to the fundamentalist group Islamic State— as “Saudi Arabia.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/31/bing-translation-error-connects-isis-with-saudi-arabia.html

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Google Cracks Down on Intrusive Mobile Ads


Google has announced that it soon will downgrade mobile pages in its search rankings if they carry ads that obscure content. Such ads “provide a poorer experience to users than other pages where content is immediately accessible,” explained Doantam Phan, a product manager at Google. Techniques that reduce the accessibility of content include showing users a popup that covers the main content, displaying a standalone interstitial that users have to dismiss before accessing the main content, and using a layout that places an ad above the fold.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83836.html?rss=1

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Google will now give you information on that earthquake you think you just felt

Google has announced a new partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey to add detailed earthquake information to its search results. Google says this will allow people to get timely information to help them stay safe.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/01/google-will-now-give-information-on-that-earthquake-think-just-felt.html

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Could Google search data hint at UK Brexit result?

Experts are closely monitoring Google search data and social media for hints about the U.K.’s historic referendum on European Union membership Thursday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/23/could-google-search-data-hint-at-uk-brexit-result.html

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