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Google News    last updated 02/19/2019 @ 11:57 AM

Hello, .dev! (Blogspot)
Developers, designers, writers and architects: you built the web. You make it possible for the billions of people online today to do what they do. Have you ever tried to register your preferred domain....

Get the scoop on Hollywood’s big night with help from Google (Blogspot)
It’s awards season, and that means glitz, glam and gold statues. Google is making it easy to keep up with your favorite flicks and celebs no matter where you turn, with new ways to stay up on the buzz....

Fighting disinformation across our products (Blogspot)
Providing useful and trusted information at the scale that the Internet has reached is enormously complex and an important responsibility. Adding to that complexity, over the last several years we’ve....

6 highlights from Google for Philippines (Blogspot)
At the first ever Google for Philippines event this week, we shared our vision for how we're going to help more Filipinos make the most of what the internet has to offer. This includes key updates and....

Smart regulation for combating illegal content (Blogspot)
Weve written before about how we're working to support smart regulation, and one area of increasing attention is regulation to combat illegal content.As online platforms have become increasingly popular,....

Roses are red, violets are blue: six Pixel camera tips, just for you (Blogspot)
No matter what your plans are this Valentine’s Day, you’ll probably end up taking a few photos to celebrate or capture the moment—and that's where Pixel's camera comes in. Pixel 3's camera has tools that....

Lost in translation? Try interpreter mode with the Google Assistant (Blogspot)
It’s easier than ever to meet new people and explore new places—but language barriers that prevent us from talking to each other still exist. With the Google Assistant, we're focused on creating the best....

Investing across the U.S. in 2019 (Blogspot)
One year ago this week, I was in Montgomery County, Tennessee to break ground for a new data center in Clarksville. It was clear from the excitement at the event that the jobs and economic investment....

The Journey of Us: A Voyage through Black History (Blogspot)
Like Black history itself, my journey contains multitudes. It began in New York City, where I grew up during the rise of the civil rights movement. The social politics of the time didn’t encourage me—a....

Get in the Sandbox: Googlers are teaming up with local tech talent (Blogspot)
When you think of a tech hub, what comes to mind? While Silicon Valley might be one of the most well-known, there’s tech growth happening across the globe--in places you might not expect, like Baltimore,....

With Founder Gym, a new approach to supporting tech entrepreneurs (Blogspot)
As a public school teacher and a leader of education nonprofits, Shani Dowell saw an opportunity to better communicate parents’ feedback to their kids’ schools. The parents shared ideas, praise and frustrations....

These three Googlers would like to thank the Academy (Blogspot)
Chances are, you’ve seen the work of Paul Debevec, Xueming Yu and Wan-Chun Alex Ma on the big screen—but you probably don’t know it. And that’s by design. Just this weekend, these Googlers took home an....

Dynamic audiences in Google Analytics for Firebase (Blogspot)
For businesses to make the best decisions about where to invest their marketing budget, it’s critical that they understand user behavior on both their web and app properties. And while a website is often....

Celebrating community leaders bridging the digital divide (Blogspot)
Local leaders know their communities best, and this Black History Month we’re celebrating organizations across the country that help people gain new skills, find jobs and grow their businesses. Over the....

From Doodling to Design: A Q&A with Nicola Formichetti (Blogspot)
Nicola Formichetti is a designer, stylist and bonafide fashion icon. He’s created some of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring red carpet looks of the past decade—and now, he’s also the latest addition....

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Internet News    last updated 02/19/2019 @ 11:57 AM

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 02/19/2019 @ 11:57 AM

Apple planning a 16-Inch MacBook Pro, report says (Fox News)
As we progress further into 2019, the speculation as to what Apple will do with its device refreshes grows.

Intelligence community migrates to cloud technology at lightning speed (Fox News)
The US Intelligence Community (IC) is moving at lightning speed to harness the advantages of migrating its networks to the cloud, enabling faster data consolidation, broader access to time-sensitive....

German lawmaker wants to ban smartphones for kids under the age of 14 (Fox News)
Children under the age of 14 should not be allowed to use smartphones because they may be exposed to pornography, according to a German government adviser. 

Facebook slammed as 'digital gangsters' in UK fake news report (Fox News)
Facebook knowingly broke privacy and competition laws and behaved like "digital gangsters," according to a scathing new report on fake news and misinformation. 

18,000 Android apps found violating ad tracking rules (Fox News)
Getting online advertisers to stop tracking you over Android may not be as easy it seems.

Creepy AI generates endless fake faces (Fox News)
Fake news may soon be supplanted by AI-generated fake visuals, which probably isn't good for digital literacy. 

Elon Musk-backed machine created, deemed too dangerous for the world (Fox News)
A group of scientists backed by Elon Musk have designed a predictive text machine that is so eerily good its creators are worried about releasing it to the world.

Smart TVs and Amazon Alexa gadgets can tell if you’re cheating on your partner, scientist claims (Fox News)
Your smart TV or AI-powered speaker can spot when someone is having an affair.

Russian trolls blamed for spreading anti-vaccination propaganda (Fox News)
The same Russian social media trolls accused of meddling in the 2016 US election may be to blame for the deadly measles outbreak across Europe last year, according to a new report.

China surveillance firm tracking millions of Muslims leaves database exposed, researcher says (Fox News)
A Chinese surveillance firm using facial recognition technology left one of its databases exposed online for months, according to a prominent security researcher. 

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