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Google News    last updated 07/23/2019 @ 1:43 PM

Turn up the bass with Android TV soundbars (Blogspot)
The new JBL LINK BAR is the super bass you’ve been waiting for. With Android TV now available on soundbars, you can turn your TV into a smart TV and get the legendary sound quality of a JBL speaker.Say....

Design the ideal ad experience with native ads from Google AdMob (Blogspot)
Native is the newest ad format supported by Google AdMob. It offers the most flexible design and placement to help developers create the ideal ad experience for your app users. Today native ads have come....

Google Maps 101: how we map the world (Blogspot)
The world is a beautiful, messy, constantly changing place—roads are added, buildings are built, and new businesses are opened all the time. Our role on the Google Maps team is to accurately model and....

Get the scoop: The ice cream America is searching for (Blogspot)
Nothing says summer like the jingle of an ice cream truck—and cooling off with a (quickly melting) tasty treat. But these days, Americans aren’t just settling for chocolate and vanilla.  To celebrate....

“We did it”: Today’s Doodle for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing (Blogspot)
Fifty years ago on July 20, 1969, astronauts from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission stepped foot on the moon. Today, you can relive the Apollo 11 journey from blast-off to re-entry in an epic video Doodle narrated....

Protecting private browsing in Chrome (Blogspot)
Chrome’s Incognito Mode is based on the principle that you should have the choice to browse the web privately. At the end of July, Chrome will remedy a loophole that has allowed sites to detect people....

A moonlit tribute to a moon landing icon (Blogspot)
“There was no choice but to be pioneers.” That’s how Margaret Hamilton describes working on the software that put us on the moon. Margaret led the team that developed the onboard flight software for all....

The Compass Experiment is navigating local news in Ohio (Blogspot)
I fell in love with journalism while growing up in Ohio, and later while in college at Kent State University. As a student, I tried—and failed—to get an internship at a nearby newspaper I admired, the....

Step up your interviewing game with Byteboard (Blogspot)
I’ve worked as a software engineer on Google products like Photos and Maps for four years. But if you asked me to interview for a new role today, I doubt most technical interviews would accurately measure....

When you can’t find the words, 65 new emoji are here for you (Blogspot)
Are you a 🥳person or a 💃person? Or maybe you're more of a 💝💖💓💞💕💖❣ person than a simple 🥰person. Either way it's time to celebrate what is arguably the most important day of the year, World Emoji....

Explore art and color in our latest AR gallery (Blogspot)
Abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky said, “Color is a power which directly influences the soul.” That’s hard to dispute when you consider the melancholy blues and greens of Picasso’s early Blue Period,....

Real-time bikeshare information in Google Maps rolls out to 24 cities (Blogspot)
Bikesharing is booming as this two-wheeled technology transforms how people get from A to B in cities around the planet. With an estimated 1,600 bikeshare systems and more than 18 million shared bikes....

How we keep Search relevant and useful (Blogspot)
When you come to Google Search, our goal is to connect you with useful information as quickly as possible. That information can take many forms, and over the years the search results page has evolved....

Celebrate 50 years of space exploration in Google Earth (Blogspot)
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission that first put a man on the moon. To honor that achievement and the other countless strides in space exploration, we’re bringing....

Google employees take action to encourage women in computer science (Blogspot)
When she was a teenager, Andrea Francke attended Schnupperstudium, or “Taster Week”—an event aimed at high-school girls to give them a taste of what it’s like to study computer science and work in the....

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Internet News    last updated 07/23/2019 @ 1:43 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 07/23/2019 @ 1:43 PM

Apple patent shows mixed reality headset that tracks your entire face (Fox News)
Apple has filed a patent for a mixed reality headset that could include sensors to track users' facial features, eyes and hands.

Google wants to give you a $5 gift card for your face data (Fox News)
Google is experimenting with a new way of collecting face data involving public places and gift cards.

Facebook let thousands of kids join chats with unauthorized users (Fox News)
A design flaw in Facebook's Messenger Kids app allowed children to enter group chats with unauthorized strangers.

Scientist claims cyborgs will rule the planet within 80 years – with one surprising caveat (Fox News)
Britains greatest living scientist is convinced cyborgs will rule the planet by the end of this century.

Loch Ness Monster search causes 'Storm Loch Ness' event to go viral (Fox News)
Following in the footsteps of the "Storm Area 51" and "Storm the Bermuda Triangle" events, a Facebook group has been created in an attempt to find the legendary Loch Ness Monster.

Navy improves helicopter-fired laser weapons to counter mines (Fox News)
The Navy is looking at ways to improve its now operational airborne laser system designed to track enemy mines from low-flying helicopters and expand the surface area from which mine detection takes place....

Site uses AI to turn your selfies into stunning classical portraits (Fox News)
Have you ever wondered what your face would like as an artistic portrait worthy of placement in a museum?

Microsoft settles corruption charges over bribery scheme (Fox News)
Microsoft said it would settle a federal corruption charge that it was involved in an illegal bribery scheme in Hungary and pay $25 million in fines to put the matter to rest.

FTC's settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations blasted by critics (Fox News)
The Federal Trade Commission's reported settlement with Google over YouTube childrens privacy violations was been blasted by tech critics as not going far enough to rein in the search giant.

Inventor to cross English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard (Fox News)
The former French military reservist known as the "flying soldier" will attempt to cross the English Channel this week on a jet-powered hoverboard.

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