Spy satellites, drones, help experts discover lost city in Iraq founded after Alexander the Great

Archaeologists have harnessed spy satellite imagery and drones to help identify the site of an ancient lost city in Northern Iraq.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/26/spy-satellites-drones-help-experts-discover-lost-city-in-iraq-founded-after-alexander-great.html

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Citing safety concerns, Amazon offers refunds on some solar eclipse glasses

Amazon has offered refunds on some solar eclipse glasses purchased via its site, citing concerns about consumer safety.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/14/citing-safety-concerns-amazon-offers-refunds-on-some-solar-eclipse-glasses.html

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GoDaddy expels white supremacist site Daily Stormer after article on Charlottesville victim

GoDaddy has given white supremacist site Daily Stormer 24 hours to find a new domain provider after an online post disparaging Heather Heyer, who was killed in Charlottesville Saturday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/14/godaddy-expels-white-supremacist-site-daily-stormer-after-article-on-charlottesville-victim.html

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Tech Q&A: Essential Windows apps, secret Alexa commands, cybersecurity tests and more

On your national radio show, you spoke of a site that contains a lot of personal details on us, like our age, addresses, relatives, etc. What was the name of the site?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/23/tech-q-essential-windows-apps-secret-alexa-commands-cybersecurity-tests-and-more.html

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Will robots take your job? These jobs may be automated in the future

Called simply willrobotstakemyjob.com, the site is based on an academic paper by a pair of Oxford economists that set out some predictions for which jobs were most likely to have tasks automated in the future.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/31/will-robots-take-your-job-these-jobs-may-be-automated-in-future.html

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'Winged Serpent' fossil found in 5-million-year-old sinkhole

Inside a 5-million-year-old sinkhole in Tennessee, at a spot dubbed Gray Fossil Site, scientists have unearthed the fossilized remains of an ancient “winged serpent” among hundreds of other snake bones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/19/winged-serpent-fossil-found-in-5-million-year-old-sinkhole.html

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Reddit defends against accusations of ad fraud and Trump censorship

The influential social media site Reddit.com, which has hundreds of millions of users, came under fresh fire today for allegedly discriminating against users of the pro-Trump section of the site called /r/The_Donald.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/31/reddit-defends-against-accusations-ad-fraud-and-trump-censorship.html

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Twitter kills off latest safety update after wave of negative feedback

Twitter is reversing a safety update aimed at combatting harassment on its site after it was criticized by users of the social platform. Twitter quickly admitted that the change was a”misstep” on its part.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/14/twitter-kills-off-latest-safety-update-after-wave-negative-feedback.html

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Twitter safety updates hide abusive tweets in search and replies

Twitter is rolling out stronger measures to suppress abuse on its site. The move sees the platform take a more proactive approach by hiding offensive tweets from various sections of its site using machine learning systems.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/08/twitter-safety-updates-hide-abusive-tweets-in-search-and-replies.html

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YouTube begins rolling out live-streaming via app, starting with creators

YouTube has featured live-streaming on its desktop site since 2011, but the company is finally ready to take on Facebook Live by bringing the feature to smartphones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/07/youtube-begins-rolling-out-live-streaming-via-app-starting-with-creators.html

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Facebook to rank content it deems 'authentic' higher on the News Feed

Facebook is updating its News Feed algorithm in an effort to rid its site of spam and clickbait. On Tuesday, Facebook announced it is adding signals to its News Feed algorithm to identify “authentic” posts from people and pages.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/01/facebook-to-rank-content-it-deems-authentic-higher-on-news-feed.html

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'Make dating great again': Trump singles site sees membership spike

A dating site that matches Trump-supporting singles is enjoying a spike in membership ahead of the president-elect’s inauguration Friday.

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Social media site Reddit censors Trump supporters

The social media site Reddit.com, which has hundreds of millions of users, has begun censoring one the site’s most active communities: supporters of President-elect Donald Trump.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/02/social-media-site-reddit-censors-trump-supporters.html

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Swedish man's eBay offer to marry anyone leaving US after Trump win is removed

The auction site eBay reportedly removed a post from a Swedish man looking for quick cash by marrying an upset American leaving the country in the wake of Donald Trump’s Tuesday election victory.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/12/swedish-mans-ebay-offer-to-marry-anyone-leaving-us-after-trump-win-is-removed.html

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Facebook exaggerated video viewing times for two years

Facebook has revealed it overestimated the average viewing times for videos on its site for two years. In its response to an ad buying agency, the social network revealed the numbers could have been inflated by a whopping 60-80 percent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/23/facebook-exaggerated-video-viewing-times-for-two-years.html

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Amazon Sets Up New Auto Research Shop


Amazon on Thursday launched Amazon Vehicles, a research and community site that will let users compare new and used cars, and shop for auto parts, among other things. The site will let customers view everything from specs, images, videos and customer reviews of thousands of brand new to classic vehicles, potentially offering stiff competition to Edmunds, Kelley Blue Book and Autotrader.com. Amazon Vehicles will take advantage of certain features that long have been a hallmark of the Amazon customer experience.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83841.html?rss=1

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