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Google News    last updated 08/17/2018 @ 6:38 PM

The High Five: Put some R-E-S-P-E-C-T on it (Blogspot)
Daydreaming and I’m thinking of Trends. This week, with a little help from the Google News Lab we honor the Queen of Soul, celebrate birthdays, shine some light on the left-handed among us and much more.....

Safety-first AI for autonomous data center cooling and industrial control (Blogspot)
Many of society’s most pressing problems have grown increasingly complex, so the search for solutions can feel overwhelming. At DeepMind and Google, we believe that if we can use AI as a tool to discover....

Simplifying Data Studio embeds and social sharing (Blogspot)
Today we are introducing two new features to make sharing your Data Studio visualizations easier, including enhanced support for embedding your reports across the web, and rich snippets of your reports....

Helping you find useful information fast on Search (Blogspot)
Imagine you’re remodeling your kitchen, and you want information about how quartz compares to granite for your new countertops. Sure, Google can tell you what quartz and granite are, but that’s perhaps....

Announcing the 10 startups that will take the stage at Demo Day Asia (Blogspot)
After our open call for startups to apply and pitch to top global investors at Demo Day Asia—taking place this September in Shanghai—we received hundreds of submissions. They came from founders from every....

Upgrading your paid storage with Google One (Blogspot)
Since introducing Google Photos, we’ve aspired to be the home for all of your photos, helping you bring together a lifetime of memories in one place.We offer two options to back up your photos and videos:....

Introducing a new transparency report for political ads (Blogspot)
We first launched our Transparency Report in 2010 with the goal of fostering important conversations about the relationship between governments, companies, and the free flow of information on the internet.Over....

Search, Trends and fact checking during the Mexican elections (Blogspot)
On July 1, more than 88 million Mexican citizens voted for over 16,000 candidates in the largest election in Mexican history. In the lead up to the Mexican national elections, we aimed to help people....

Android 9 Pie (Go edition): New features and more options this fall (Blogspot)
We believe everyone across the globe should have powerful, high-quality device experiences. That’s why we introduced Android (Go edition) last year, with the goal to provide a fast and smooth experience....

Upgrade to Google One to get more out of Google (Blogspot)
Recently we introduced Google One, a plan that gives you expanded storage and helps you get more out of Google. Over the past few months, people with Google Drive paid plans have been upgraded to Google....

On your mark, get set, go! Stay up to speed with the 2018 Asian Games (Blogspot)
After 56 years, the Asian Games are coming back to Indonesia. This Saturday, thousands of athletes from 45 nations in Asia will go for gold in Jakarta and Palembang, the two cities hosting the games this....

Getting started with Google Analytics for Firebase (Blogspot)
With Google Analytics for Firebase, you can understand and measure the impact of your mobile app or apps on your business. And with the Firebase updates announced earlier this year, we’re bringing even....

Pump up the jams: New music streaming services now available on Google Home (Blogspot)
Cue the music: You can now ask your Google Assistant on Google Home, Mini and Max to play some of your favorite songs with Pandora Premium and Deezer.Both services are now available on the Google Assistant....

Google Cloud’s continuing commitment to advance healthcare data interoperability (Blogspot)
Patient needs are at the forefront of everything Google Cloud builds for healthcare. And as patient expectations for seamless experiences have increased, so has our commitment to eliminating the technological....

A Trek through Search trends, starring popular films and Croc-ular shoes (Blogspot)
If there was a category for “popular shoe,” would Crocs be nominated? Take a minute to think about that, while we take you through a few of the most-searched trends of the week:

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Internet News    last updated 08/17/2018 @ 6:38 PM

'F--- You!': Press leaks during Google's all-hands meeting enrage insiders and break a cardinal rule at the company (Business Insider)
Many Google employees were shocked to learn in real time that one of their own was leaking information to reporters during a company all-hands meeting on Thursday. Google managers and employees have....

Regeneron's anti-blindness drug approved for less frequent treatments (Reuters)
This marks a turnaround from earlier in the week when the U.S. regulator had issued a complete response letter which indicated it was not yet satisfied with the information provided by Regeneron.....

Plug Power to Add 38,400 Square Foot Facility in New York (Zacks)
Plug Power (PLUG) is set to start a new manufacturing facility in New York to meet rising demand for its fuel cell units from material handling and on-road vehicle market.

US Steel to invest $750M in Gary Works plant in Indiana (Associated Press)
US Steel plans to spend at least $750 million to upgrade a century-old steel mill along northwestern Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline. Company and government officials said Thursday that the project....

'All night — no friends, nothing': Elon Musk reveals the lonely 24 hours he spent working at Tesla on his 47th birthday (Business Insider)
In an interview with The New York Times, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he had worked 120-hour weeks recently. Musk said he spent his entire 47th birthday in June alone working in Tesla's offices. Musk said....

Elon Musk comes clean (Yahoo Finance Video)
In an interview with the New York Times published last night Musk said he was overworked, that last year was the most excruciating of his career, and that "the worst was yet to come."

The Latest: Ex-intel leaders admonish Trump in joint letter (Associated Press)
The signees include six former CIA directors, five former deputy directors and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. Two of the signees — Clapper and former CIA Director Michael Hayden....

As Las Vegas and Macau Slow, Casinos Look Elsewhere for Growth (Motley Fool)
Is there enough opportunity in sports betting and Japan to make up the difference?

Can you tell Motorola's new phone apart from Apple's iPhone X? (Business Insider)
Motorola#39;s new P30 smartphone is getting roasted online for looking almost exactly like the iPhone X.It's not the only phone that sports a strikingly similar look as Apple's flagship phone,....

1 Important Fact About Canadian Marijuana That You're Probably Overlooking (Motley Fool)
If youapos;re focused on the launch of recreational weed in Canada, you're missing the bigger picture.

Colorado baker: No cake for gender transition celebration (Associated Press)
A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds — a stance partially upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court — has sued the state over its opposition to his refusal....

New Zealand has banned the sale of homes to foreigners after too many people started treating the island like their doomsday hideout (Business Insider)
New Zealand has banned foreigners from buying property, a response to skyrocketing house prices across the nation. US celebrities, including former TV host Matt Lauer and Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel....

'You Are Not Going to Disrespect Her': Why Aretha Franklin Insisted on Being Paid in Cash (Money)
The quot;Queen of Soul," who died on Thursday at 76, had a money quirk.

Papa John's Has More Problems Than Just Its Founder (Motley Fool)
The blame game misses the larger point that the brand is losing ground on consumer preference.

Manafort Jury Deliberating Evidence for Second Day: Trial Update (Bloomberg)
Jurors are weighing the evidence for a second day in the fraud trial of Paul Manafort after the judge responded late Thursday to four written questions they posed. Jurors asked about the central question....

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Technology News    last updated 08/17/2018 @ 6:38 PM

Air Force to fly F-15s, F-22s and F-35s controlling attack drones from the air (Fox News)
The Air Force and DARPA are now testing new hardware and software configured to enable 4th and 5th Generation aircraft to command drones from the cockpit in the air, bringing new levels of autonomy, more....

Google to unveil Amazon Echo Show competitor this year, report says (Fox News)
Step aside, Amazon Echo Show.

Teen hacks Apple, has excellent folder name (Fox News)
A 16year-old kid in Australia managed to hack into Apple's computer systems multiple times over the course of a year and steal secure data, and the best part of the story is the name of the folder in....

Reddit sleuth helps police identify car part, leads to fatal hit-and-run arrest (Fox News)
A Reddit sleuth has helped police identify a car part, leading to an arrest following a fatal hit-and-run incident in Washington State.

Biggest-ever British warship joins forces with most powerful American stealth fighter jets (Fox News)
Britain’s largest-ever warship, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, is joining forces with the American-made most powerful stealth fighter jets in the world.

Another Apple Store robbed in California; 4 suspects sought (Fox News)
Four men are suspected of stealing at least 20 iPhones from an Apple Store in Northern California this week, continuing a wave of similar crimes across the state, authorities said.

Google employees revolt over censored search engine project for China, reports say (Fox News)
Google employees have written a letter to company management expressing their displeasure with the tech giant's proposed search engine for China, which would see certain search results be censored at....

Electric-powered planes are taking off amid rising fuel costs (Fox News)
Aviation pioneers are developing a new way to soar through skies using electric-powered planes as a way to battle rising jet fuel prices.

Sick WhatsApp 'Momo suicide game' infiltrates 'Minecraft' (Fox News)
The horrific “Momo” WhatsApp 'suicide game' linked to the death of at least one teen has appeared in “Minecraft.”

Suspension of Tesla whistleblower on Twitter shows inconsistency of platform's policies (Fox News)
Twitter which has taken flak for not banning conspiracy theorist Alex Jones outright, did temporarily suspend a man who is embroiled in a legal dispute with Tesla.

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