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Google News    last updated 04/19/2018 @ 6:07 PM

(Cerf)ing the Internet: meet the man who helped build it (Blogspot)
Editor’s Note: Tonight, Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf will accept a Franklin Institute Award (alongside fellow inventor Robert E. Kahn) for enabling the internet by developing TCP/IP, the....

How we explored the whole wide world with Google Earth in the past year (Blogspot)
From polar bears in Canada to the highest peaks on the planet, hundreds of millions of people searched to the edge of the world and beyond with Google Earth in the last year.On Earth Day 2017, we shared....

Visualizing the #MeToo movement using Google Trends (Blogspot)
The MeToo movement has inspired growing, worldwide awareness of sexual violence and sexual assault. This is not only a significant moment in history; it’s a significant moment in internet history: #MeToo....

AIY Projects: A first step into STEM (Blogspot)
Artificial Intelligence allows computers to perform increasingly complex tasks like understanding speech or identifying what’s in an image. AI built into hardware lets you build devices that feel more....

5 things you can do with Chrome Browser to increase employee productivity (Blogspot)
Whether it’s accessing business apps, collaborating on projects or just checking email, the web browser is increasingly becoming the place where employees get their jobs done. In fact, 76 percent of companies....

G Suite Enterprise for Education is now available (Blogspot)
Since launching G Suite for Education, we’ve heard a common request from colleges, universities and large school districts: the need for more advanced tools to meet their complex technology needs. In....

BeeTouched: how the internet keeps the buzz in a family business (Blogspot)
Editor’s note: As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia-Pacific who use the internet to grow, we spoke with Aaron Huang, the manager of BeeTouched, a honey business in Taiwan.....

Designing for human and environmental health (Blogspot)
Imagine a world of abundance—a world where products are infinitely recycled and the design process itself begins with considering the health and well-being of people and the environment. Imagine those....

Preserving endangered wonders of the world, for generations to come (Blogspot)
When Ben Kacyra watched on TV as the Taliban destroyed 1,500 year-old Buddhist statues in Bamiyan, Afghanistan in 2001, he felt compelled to do something. Mr. Kacyra, who happens to be one of the creators....

Digital skills for Arabic speakers everywhere (Blogspot)
In the Middle East and North Africa, only 38 percent of youth believe their education gives them the skills they need to enter the workforce. By 2020, one in five jobs in the Arab world will require digital....

Helping publishers recover lost revenue from ad blocking (Blogspot)
Today the majority of the internet is supported by digital advertising. But bad ad experiences—the ones that blare music unexpectedly, or force you to wait 10 seconds before you get to the page—are hurting....

Use your favorite password manager with Android Oreo (Blogspot)
Security experts recommend strong, unique passwords for each service that you use. For most of us, however, it can be difficult to manage credentials across multiple websites and apps, especially if you’re....

#teampixel colored outside the lines with interesting shapes this week (Blogspot)
This is shaping up to be a colorful week for #teampixel. We love shapes that grab your attention and guide your eyes when you look at a photograph—and the shapes in this week’s photos are sometimes obvious,....

The High Five: prom gets cheesy, pollen makes you sneezy (Blogspot)
Whether you’re on the hunt for a flower crown or a corsage, here’s what that ol’ internet has been up to this week …People are searching for Coachella—specifically, “what is Coachella”? It’s a music festival....

The Robinsons are “Lost in Space" and Google Home can help (Blogspot)
Hello this is Will Robinson of the 24th Colonist Group. My family and I were headed to Alpha Centauri when we accidentally crash-landed on an unfamiliar planet. Mom, Dad, Penny, Judy and I trained for....

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Internet News    last updated 04/19/2018 @ 6:07 PM

Public figures react to the death of Barbara Bush (Yahoo News)
Within minutes of the news that former first lady Barbara Bush had died Tuesday at the age of 92, tributes began pouring in from political figures, including those in her own family.

State of emergency, rescues in Hawaii after severe flooding (Yahoo View)
More than 340 people have been airlifted to safety after nearly 30 inches of rain hit the Hawaiian island of Kauai, with another storm on its way.

Don't Let Nikki Haley Fool You (HuffPost)
It was momentarily glorious to hear Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the

Unarmed Black Man Killed In 'Mind-Boggling,' Unjustified Barrage Of Police Gunfire: Lawyer (HuffPost)
A lawyer representing relatives of an unarmed black man killed in a hail of

2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel Returns 30 MPG Highway (motor1)
The fuel economy numbers are in, and Ford says these are best in class.

Sinclair Broadcast Boss Donated To GOP Rep Who Assaulted Reporter (HuffPost)
One of the brothers who runs local TV news giant Sinclair Broadcast Group

Puerto Rico hit by island-wide power blackout (Reuters)
A power line failure in southern Puerto Rico cut electricity to almost all 3.4 million residents on Wednesday, the latest in a string of operational and political headaches for the U.S. territory's bankrupt,....

Pope speaks out for terminally-ill British toddler (AFP)
Pope Francis made a fresh plea on Wednesday against a British court ruling that authorises doctors to turn off a terminally ill British toddler's life-support. Alfie Evans, 23 months old, has been in....

Trump asked about special counsel Robert Mueller (Yahoo News Video)
During a joint press conference with the Prime Minister of Japan, President Trump was asked about special counsel Robert Mueller

FAA orders jet engine inspections after Southwest explosion (Yahoo News Photo Staff)
US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window. The....

Trump Calls Stormy Daniels Threat Claim 'A Total Con Job' (HuffPost)
President Donald Trump on Wednesday called Stormy Daniels' claim that a man

Nikki Haley Fires Back at Larry Kudlow on Russian Sanctions: 'With All Due Respect, I Don't Get Confused' (Time)
Kudlow said Haley "got ahead of the curve" when she said the U.S. would be slapping new sanctions on Russia

Police: Suspect in Vegas picnic shooting was casino dealer (Associated Press)
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A suspect in the fatal shooting of one casino executive and the wounding of another at a picnic held for a group of employees of a Las Vegas casino-resort had been a card dealer at the....

Fox News' Judicial Analyst Absolutely Shreds Hannity's Cohen Claim (HuffPost)
Fox News host Sean Hannity's legal claim is getting torn to pieces on his own

'Killer Nanny' Yoselyn Ortega Found Guilty on All Counts in Stabbing Deaths of 2 Children (Inside Edition)
Jurors deliberated for just one day in the trial of nanny Yoselyn Ortega.

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Technology News    last updated 04/19/2018 @ 6:07 PM

'Log in with Facebook' feature lets web trackers scoop data (Fox News)
Marketing firms may have abused a Facebook Login feature to secretly track users over the internet, according to new research.

Hackers are going after your online bank account, report says (Fox News)
Banking and finance sites have the greatest risk for getting hacked, a new report says.

Meet the US military's warship killer: These new missiles will sink enemy ships (Fox News)
Enemies of the United States will soon have to face a new devastating missile in the nation’s arsenal - a destroyer of enemy warships.

Amazon blueprints lets you make your own Alexa skills (Fox News)
There are more than 30,000 Alexa skills available, and they all have one thing in common: They weren't made by you.

Could war be declared over social media? Experts say yes (Fox News)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Social media will change global politics in ways we don't quite yet fully comprehend, two experts warned Wednesday (April 18) at the RSA Conference here.

Apple is fixing the most jarring thing about iPhones (Fox News)
Apple has been awarded a new patent that aims at optimizing your iPhone screen brightness for viewing content in dark environments.

Amazon Prime has over 100 million members (Fox News)
Amazon for the first time has revealed how popular Amazon Prime is, saying the paid subscription service has attracted more than 100 million members worldwide.

Navy's stealthy USS Zumwalt will fire its first missile next year (Fox News)
Navy developers of the new high-tech, stealthy USS Zumwalt destroyer are widening the mission envelope for the ship, exploring new ammunition for its guns and preparing to fire its first missiles next....

Fed up with social media, major UK pub chain deletes all of its accounts (Fox News)
A big UK. pub chain has suddenly deleted all of its social media accounts. Wetherspoon made the move due to "bad publicity surrounding social media," adding that it was uncomfortable about the "addictive....

Will Google be the next to face off against Congress? (Fox News)
After watching both houses of Congress grill Mark Zuckerberg over the way Facebook handles privacy issues, I assume Google will eventually find its way back to Capitol Hill, too.

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