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Google News    last updated 11/19/2019 @ 3:30 PM

Hey Google, play me the news (Blogspot)
Podcasting and digital audio are booming, but in many ways the audio web is like the text web of the 1990s. When newspapers first came online, their early sites were hard to navigate and search, didn’t....

Stadia launches today (Blogspot)
There is a moment in every gamer’s life when they experience something unforgettable.  Whether it’s the time they first beat the final boss in their favorite game, were mesmerized by the unfolding story....

AI is bringing back balance to Japanese workers (Blogspot)
The “Japanese economic miracle” is a term used to describe the fast-paced growth that Japan saw in the second half of the 20th century. Along with the rise to the world’s second-largest economy came a....

A new home for Japan’s startups (Blogspot)
Google CEO Sundar Pichai meets Japanese founders from Sansan and CinnamonJapan has always been a nation of forward thinkers. From the bullet train and the walkman to the lithium ion battery, Japanese....

Stadia launches with 22 titles on day one (Blogspot)
Alongside our publisher and developer partners, we’ve been getting ready for Stadia, and are adding more titles to our day one launch line-up. Gamers will have a total of 22 titles to choose from tomorrow,....

Finalists from our Design Challenge are Changing the Game (Blogspot)
Research shows that while half of all mobile game players are women, only 23 percent of them think there’s equal treatment and opportunity in the industry. In order to promote women as players and creators,....

Why newsrooms should pay attention to AI (Blogspot)
Artificial intelligence is helping transform many businesses, and journalism is no exception. Newsrooms are already using AI to help organize and find videos and images, transcribe interviews in multiple....

Discover new places with help from top Local Guides (Blogspot)
Every month, more than a billion people use Google Maps, and they’re not just looking for directions. Worldwide, people are searching for things to do: ideas for the perfect date night, an amazing local....

Sharing knowledge this Native American Heritage Month (Blogspot)
I am a proud tribal member of Doyon, one of the 12 Alaska Native regional corporations. Unlike the “lower 48” states, Alaskan Native tribes are organized as incorporated entities. My family has lived....

Go beyond the headlines with Google News (Blogspot)
Last year, we redesigned Google News with one goal in mind: to help people understand the world through quality, trustworthy and enjoyable news. Today, we’re expanding on that mission by surfacing more....

How do you pronounce quokka? Practice with Search (Blogspot)
People around the world come to Search to ask questions related to language, like looking up the definition of a word or double checking the pronunciation of a word in another language. Just this morning....

Upgrading messaging on Android in the U.S. with RCS (Blogspot)
Our Messages app brings you a seamless and helpful messaging experience on Android, from connecting you on mobile and desktop, giving you suggestions from the Google Assistant, and making it easy to search....

Additional steps to safeguard user privacy (Blogspot)
Like many adtech providers, we use an advertising technology called Real-Time Bidding (RTB) to enable publishers of all sizes to sell online ad impressions in real time, funding a variety of content such....

Get Ayesha Curry’s exclusive new recipe on the Google Assistant (Blogspot)
Growing up in Venezuela, Canada, Indonesia and the U.S., I’ve experienced many variations of the “traditional” holiday meal. But no matter where I am in the world, one thing has always remained constant:....

Machine learning meets African agriculture (Blogspot)
In 2016 a crop-destroying caterpillar, Fall Armyworm (FAW) was first detected in Africa. The crop pest has since devastated agriculture by infecting millions of corn fields, which threatens food security....

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Software News    last updated 11/19/2019 @ 3:30 PM

Google slammed by GOP senator over search interference report (Fox News)
Google has been slammed by Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., following a report in The Wall Street Journal about the extent of the search giant’s “interference” in its search algorithms.

How to securely send email and texts (Fox News)
We send messages all day long, and every time we hit “send,” we roll the dice. Hackers don’t have to break into your phone to steal your data; they can intercept messages or break into other people’s....

Amazon takes large step forward to shelter Seattle's homeless families (Fox News)
Tech giant Amazon has opened its doors to Seattle families in need by investing in Mary's Place. 

Stop ad stalking, throttling data refunds, TVs losing Netflix, and more: Tech Q&A (Fox News)
Want to know how to stop ad stalking, which older TVs will say goodbye to Netflix, how to find out your secret “consumer score” and how to get a throttling data refund? Then read this column.

Twitter reportedly cracks down on users tweeting 'I hired Donald Trump to fire people like Yovanovitch' (Fox News)
Twitter reportedly cracked down on users who shared a specific phrase during Friday's public impeachment inquiry hearing against President Trump.

Bionic hand produced with 3D printer in 10 hours (Fox News)
A team of designers and engineers has successfully 3D printed a made-to-measure ‘bionic hand’ in just 10 hours.

Soldier-controlled autonomous robots call for fire in test, attack targets (Fox News)
Armed Army robot vehicles conducted reconnaissance, called for indirect fire and then, when directed by human decision-makers, attacked and destroyed enemy targets in a recent experiment designed to assess....

Apple reportedly looking at bundling its subscription services into single package (Fox News)
Apple may soon bundle its bushel of subscriptions.

Hospitals hit by ransomware attacks are seeing an increase in heart patients' death rates (Fox News)
The way hospitals respond to a cyber attack can result in a slower response to critical heart patients.

Trump administration violated federal law as 3D gun files should not be published online, judge says (Fox News)
A federal judge ruled has ruled that the Trump administration violated federal law when it allowed a Texas company to publish blueprints online for 3D-printed guns.

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Latest News & Headlines    last updated 11/19/2019 @ 3:30 PM

The real danger of impeachment for Trump and Dem candidates: It's the calendar (Yahoo News)
The real problem for President Trump and his would-be 2020 rivals is the loss of something even more precious and irrevocable than polling percentage points: time.

PHOTOS: Deadly shooting at California football party (Yahoo News Photo Staff)
Four people were killed and six more wounded when “unknown suspects” sneaked into a backyard filled with people at a party in central California and fired into the crowd, police said.

Embattled Illinois prosecutor announces bid for reelection (Associated Press)
A prosecutor who came under harsh criticism when her office suddenly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett and is now the subject of a court-ordered investigation announced Tuesday she is running....

Vietnam families of UK truck victims take on loans to repatriate remains (AFP)
Some families of the 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a truck in Britain last month will take on steep loans from the government to repatriate their relatives' remains, they told AFP Tuesday. Vietnam's....

10 Things We Want to Leave Behind in the 2010s (Popular Mechanics)

Hong Kong protesters attempt daring escape down ropes as police seal off university (The Telegraph)
Protesters in Hong Kong staged a daring breakout from a university besieged by police last night as parents pleaded with authorities to spare the young activists, some of them high-school students, who....

Epstein accuser says his alleged accomplice told her: "There's so many ways to die" (CBS News)
Farmer has accused Jeffrey Epstein and his friend Ghislaine Maxwell of sexually assaulting her in 1996

Syracuse University has suspended all fraternity activities for the rest of the semester after a black student said a group of students accosted her and called her a racial slur (INSIDER)
The student newspaper reported that a black female student was called the N-word while walking on campus Saturday night.

The New York Times report on China's mass detention of Muslims seems to have broken through Beijing's internet firewall (The Week)
The Great Firewall may have been breached.Beijing doubled down Monday after The New York Times published a report on over 400 leaked documents that provided a look into China's mass detention of Muslims....

Read: Jennifer Williams’ opening statement at today's impeachment hearings (Politico)
Follow our live coverage of today's hearing, and read House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff's opening statement. Thank you, Chairman Schiff, Ranking Member Nunes, and other Members of the Committee....

'Halfway towards a live nativity': A camel, cow and donkey were found wandering together on a Kansas road (USA TODAY)
A police department in Kansas photographed a camel, a donkey and a cow found wandering together on a road. Where were they going?

Colombia church massacre victims ID’d with DNA put to rest (Associated Press)
Relatives of those killed in a Colombia massacre put their loved ones to rest Monday nearly two decades after the attack – while also warning that the government hasn’t done enough to prevent a similar....

UPDATE 1-France regrets U.S. decision on Fordow, rebukes Iran (Reuters)
France lamented on Tuesday a U.S. decision to end a sanctions waiver related to Iran's Fordow nuclear facility, but also said it feared Tehran's latest violations of a 2015 deal could lead to serious....

Russia's Monster Typhoon Submarines: Now Tricked Out with 200 Cruise Missiles? (The National Interest)
Each carries as many as 200 cruise missiles.

Lieutenant Colonel Vindman refuses to answer question that could out whistleblower (Yahoo News Video)
During Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman's testimony at a public hearing in the House's impeachment inquiry, he declined to answer questions from Ranking Member Nunes about who he may have....

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