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Google News    last updated 03/23/2019 @ 8:05 PM

A new app to map and monitor the world's freshwater supply (Blogspot)
Water affects all of us, no matter where we live. Drought harms everyone, from farmers in the western United States dealing with long-term drought, to people in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan suffering debilitating....

Year one of the Google News Initiative (Blogspot)

Ask a Techspert: Why am I getting so many spam calls? (Blogspot)
Editor’s Note: Do you ever feel like a fish out of water? Try being a tech novice and talking to an engineer at a place like Google. Ask a Techspert is a new series on the Keyword asking Googler experts....

Hot off the press: Talking media with Google News Lab's director (Blogspot)
When I was growing up, reading the news meant thumbing through the local paper every week on my way to the Sunday comics section. These days, staying up-to-date on world events looks a little different:....

Managed Google Play earns key certifications for security and privacy (Blogspot)
With managed Google Play, organizations can build a customized and secure mobile application storefront for their teams, featuring public and private applications. Organizations’ employees can take advantage....

Build your next iOS and Android app with Flutter (Blogspot)
Mobile development is full of compromises. When you’re building a new app, you’re often forced into a difficult choice: do you build the same app twice—once for iOS, once for Android—so that you have....

How El País used AI to make their comments section less toxic (Blogspot)
At El País, our vision for the perfect comments section was a place where readers would provide input, insight and tips on an investigative story, add knowledge about niche topics, double check facts....

Digital News Innovation Fund: three years in, and 662 total projects supported (Blogspot)
In 2015 Google launched the DNI Fund, an initiative open to publishers of all sizes in Europe that financially supports high-quality journalism through technology and innovation. After three years and....

Honoring J.S. Bach with our first AI-powered Doodle (Blogspot)
Ever wondered what Johann Sebastian Bach would sound like if he rocked out? You can find out by exploring today’s AI-powered Google Doodle, which honors Bach’s birthday and legacy as one of the greatest....

The Google News Initiative, one year in (Blogspot)
In the first year of the Google News Initiative, our efforts have centered around a spirit of experimentation, with programs focused on three pillars: working with the news industry to evolve their business....

GNI Subscriptions lab: invigorating the business model for news (Blogspot)
Editor’s note: As part of the Google News Initiative, we work with news publishing partners across the world on efforts to help the industry thrive in the digital age. In partnership with FTI Consulting....

Building a safer internet, one secure domain at a time (Blogspot)
Do you lock your doors when you're not home or when you’re sleeping at night? Your home protects everything and everyone that lies within it—whether that’s your family, pets or belongings—and a door is....

Supporting choice and competition in Europe (Blogspot)
For nearly a decade, we’ve been in discussions with the European Commission about the way some of our products work. Throughout this process, we’ve always agreed on one thing一that healthy, thriving markets....

Stadia: a new way to play (Blogspot)
For 20 years, Google has worked to put the world’s information at your fingertips. Instant delivery of that information is made possible through our data center and network capabilities, and now we're....

New guide: Rethink your eCommerce experience with Google Ad Manager (Blogspot)
When shopping online, today’s consumers want seamless, convenient, and genuinely enjoyable experiences. They expect retailers to understand what they want, with advertising that puts the right products....

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Internet News    last updated 03/23/2019 @ 8:05 PM

Friday Is Going to Be a Huge Day for Stock Traders (Bloomberg)
Two major market events that have the potential to send U.S. equity volumes sky-high will collide Friday. The first is the quarterly event known as “quadruple witching” -- when futures and options on....

Amazon just accidentally leaked details about 2 new Alexa devices ahead of an event today (Business Insider)
Listings for an Amazon Echo Sub subwoofer and an Amazon Smart Plug were leaked ahead of a company event on Thursday. The subwoofer is designed to work with Amazon's Echo speakers, which would also get....

How Pepsi-Co, Tesla and Michael Jordan are helping the Carolinas (Yahoo Finance)
AnheuserBusch and other beverage makers donated cans of drinking water to victims of Hurricane Florence. Early estimates show that Hurricane Florence has left a $22 billion path of devastation in its....

New U.S. LNG projects, enough to double exports, on verge of launch (Reuters)
New US liquefied natural gas terminals with enough capacity to double U.S. exports have either begun commissioning their facilities or are waiting for approval from the energy regulator, a review....

GE says four HA turbines in U.S. shut down due to blade problem (Reuters)
General Electric Co said on Thursday that four of its flagship power turbines in the United States have been shut down due to a problem with turbine blades that was discovered at an electrical power plant....

Women supporting Kavanaugh find themselves in storm's center (Associated Press)
It started as a series of phone calls among old high-school friends and ended up embroiling 65 women in the firestorm over a sexual assault allegation that could shape the Supreme Court. In a matter....

Spending Bills Leave Conservatives Frustrated (The Fiscal Times)
Lawmakers have been passing spending bills with unusual speed and little fanfare lately, most recently the $854 billion package covering the Departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, Labor and....

Polish president: No one questions that Trump knows how t... (CNBC Videos)
In a joint press conference at the White House, President Donald Trump and Poland President Andrzej Duda answer questions about U.S.-EU relations.

I Bought an Olive Garden Unlimited Pasta Pass and It’s Going to Save Me $10,000. Here’s My Master Plan (Money)
apos;Iapos;m not crazy, but I like a value.'

The Canadian cannabis producer that was in talks with Coca-Cola to make a CBD-infused drink is reportedly targeting a US IPO in October (Business Insider)
Aurora Cannabis is planning for a US initial public offering in October, the company's chief corporate officer said. The Canadian cannabis producer was reportedly in talks with Coca-Cola to make a CBD-infused....

Morgan Stanley: DEA Likely To Reclassify GW Pharma's Cannabinoid Therapy For US Launch (Benzinga)
Morgan Stanley expects the DEA to drop Epidiolex from Schedule I — the same level as cocaine, heroin and other illegal substances — to Schedule IV, where Xanax, Ambien and Tramadol rank. At worst, it....

Steel workers gear up for strike, potentially derailing Trump's steel resurgence (CNBC)
It would follows another strike by 16,000 U.S. Steel workers that was approved earlier this month, and together, they could hinder what President Trump calls a "thriving" industry in the U.S.

Micron Poised to Report Great Results, but the Outlook Matters More (Motley Fool)
Analysts are starting to worry about DRAM pricing, predicting a rougher 2019.

It feels like Apple is being cheap by not including an important accessory with the $1,000 iPhone XS (Business Insider)
Apples new $1,000 iPhone XS doesn't come with a fast-charging brick. You'd need to spend $70 on the relevant accessories to fast-charge the $1,000 iPhone XS. With a starting price of $1,000, the iPhone....

The Things I Wasn’t Prepared for When I Purchased My Home (GoBankingRates)
This family shares some valuable takeaways from buying a home.

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Technology News    last updated 03/23/2019 @ 8:05 PM

5 essential router security settings you need to check now (Fox News)
The bad news: most people don’t give a second thought to their routers. This lack of know-how puts a lot of households in a dangerous position. The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)....

We're already in the middle of a major cyber war, experts believe (Fox News)
A whopping 87 percent of information security specialists believe we're in the middle of a global cyber war.

Navy eyes more, deadlier, aircraft carriers (Fox News)
Threats from long-range guided missiles, surface ship fire-power, submarine-launched torpedo attacks and incoming air assaults all inform the Navy’s vigorous push to further weaponize its fleet of aircraft....

Apple gets ready for life after the iPhone with services push (Fox News)
On Monday, Apple will do something it has never done when making a product announcement — focus largely on other companies, not itself.

John Legend joins viral ‘Florida Man’ challenge with headline from his birth date (Fox News)
The infamous “Florida man" meme, inspired by outrageous headlines coming out of the Sunshine State is now turning into a viral trend. And even singer John Legend is joining in on the fun.

LGBT groups pressure Google to remove conversion therapy app (Fox News)
Google has refused to take down an app promoting gay conversion therapy from its Play Store despite pressure from LGBT rights groups. 

FBI must investigate bots targeting veterans with fake news, lawmakers demand (Fox News)
Four members of Congress are urging the FBI to investigate "foreign entities" that may be targeting U.S. servicemembers and veterans with misinformation on tech platforms like Facebook.

Suck it up, snowflakes: Online trigger warnings are useless, researchers say (Fox News)
Suck it up, snowflakes. Trigger warnings don’t work.

Facebook stored millions of passwords in plain text (Fox News)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook had stored millions of user passwords in plain text for years, the social media company confirmed on Thursday after a security researcher posted about the issue online.

Brent Bozell calls tech industry liberal bias 'the greatest threat to liberty in history' (Fox News)
A group of high-powered conservative media leaders gathered on Wednesday night to strategize ways to combat liberal bias in the tech industry, which Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell called “the....

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