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Google News    last updated 01/16/2019 @ 3:00 PM

Get more shut-eye in 2019 with help from Google (Blogspot)
After a long day, it should be easy to hit the hay at night. But far too often, just as you’re about to drift off, you decide to check why your phone just buzzed...and you’re back to square one.According....

How machine learning can drive change in traffic-packed L.A. (Blogspot)
Theres nothing quite like driving through Los Angeles on a perfectly sunny day. But for drivers, the beauty of Southern California’s great weather and scenery is ruined by one thing: traffic.According....

Cloud Covered: 6 things you might have missed from Google Cloud last year (Blogspot)
What was new with Google Cloud in 2018? Well, it depends on what particular cloud technology you’re interested in. There was plenty of news on the AI and machine learning front, along with developments....

Helping teens root out misinformation and get media savvy (Blogspot)
Editor’s Note: Katy Byron is the Editor and Program Manager of MediaWise at The Poynter Institute for Media Studies. MediaWise is part of the Google News Initiative and is a Google.org funded partnership....

Google AI Impact Challenge: a week to apply, plus research on why you should (Blogspot)
In my twelve years at Google, I've seen that big things happen when you don't shy away from big ideas—especially when you pair those ideas with emerging technology. We're trying to encourage more of that....

Why we’re putting 1.6 million solar panels in Tennessee and Alabama (Blogspot)
Hundreds of engineers, electricians and construction workers are building two new, energy-efficient Google data center campuses in the Southeastern U.S.—one in Tennessee and another in northern Alabama.....

Android Enterprise Recommended validates top management solutions (Blogspot)
Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) providers play a vital role in enabling and managing the business features and services in Android — helping customers deploy devices and applications consistently....

Introducing the Google.org Fellowship (Blogspot)
Samantha Ainsley usually spends her days as a software engineer and technical lead for Google Cloud Platform, but for six months last year, she applied her skills to a different cause: stopping human....

Three reasons to participate in Hash Code this year (Blogspot)
Hash Code, Google’s team programming competition, is back...and this time, it’s going global. Think you could optimize video serving on YouTube? Or how about route Loon balloons to provide Internet coverage?....

Become a Google for Education Certified Innovator in 2019 (Blogspot)
The Google for Education Certified Innovator Program supports educators in developing new projects for their classrooms and school districts. Members participate in a year-long mentorship program that....

What's new with Google Fi in 2019 (Blogspot)
As we dive into 2019, we’re bringing new updates to Google Fi subscribers. Starting today, we’re upgrading default messaging on eligible phones to RCS, and in the coming weeks, if you’re using a phone....

Stop the presses: How a new publishing platform can help local news (Blogspot)
The challenges of local newsrooms are well-documented. Newspapers with long histories have had to cut back on staff and reduce coverage and reporters who try to start new digital publications face an....

Want to get fit in 2019? Here's how Google can help (Blogspot)
Its been more than a week since we entered 2019. And for most of us, that means we're still working on our New Year's resolutions—or forgot what they were in the first place.Every January, our searches....

Pick up where you left off on Search (Blogspot)
While we’ve probably all turned to Google to settle a bet, often we need more than just a quick answer.You might be looking for information to help you complete a longer-running task, whether it’s meal....

Have a minute? Learn something new from Women Techmakers (Blogspot)
Women Techmakers creates visibility, community and resources for women in technology by hosting events, offering free trainings and piloting new initiatives with different groups and partners around the....

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Internet News    last updated 01/16/2019 @ 3:00 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 01/16/2019 @ 3:00 PM

ISIS accounts on Facebook share videos of Syria suicide bombing (Fox News)
The horrifying moment that a deadly suicide bomb exploded on a street in Syria was captured in a video that ISIS-sympathetic accounts then shared on Facebook.  

Is Facebook's '10 Year Challenge' meme a creepy facial recognition gambit? (Fox News)
By now all of your social media feeds are probably brimming with then-and-now pictures showing the "glow-up" or positive transformations of people — including celebrities, friends, family or random folks....

Broke teen who sold kidney for an iPhone now bedridden for life (Fox News)
A Chinese man is now bedridden for life after he sold his right kidney as a teenager to the black market to buy the latest Apple products.

Designer of 3-D-printed guns asks federal judge to reject New Jersey law (Fox News)
The Texas-based 3D printed gun company that set off a national debate over the publication of instructions to make 3D-printed guns is asking a federal judge in Austin to reject a New Jersey law so it....

HP says it will limit its 3-D printers' ability to create 'ghost guns' (Fox News)
HP Inc said it won’t allow users of its 3-D printers to produce guns unless done so by firearms manufacturers and the weapons can be detected by airport security.

CES 2019: Hands-on with amazing products (Fox News)
The future looks bright for technology. Last week, the Consumer Electronics Show took place in Las Vegas and we went hands-on with some of the best tech. What’s it like to drive an electric motorcycle....

'Social media morons': Facebook slammed for blocking Mardi Gras cake ad over 'excessive nudity' (Fox News)
A Facebook post promoting a competition for traditional Mardi Gras cakes has fallen foul of the social network’s censors, according to the contest’s bewildered organizers.

Google workers push tech giants to end forced arbitration (Fox News)
In a sign of what 2019 may have in store for big tech, Google workers on Tuesday kicked off a campaign demanding a complete end to the practice of forced arbitration. 

Facebook spending $300 million to boost local news coverage (Fox News)
Facebook will invest $300 million over the next three years to increase the company’s support of local news.

11M iPhone owners bought Apple's $29 battery (Fox News)
Just after the new year had been ushered in, Apple issued an investor warning stating it wouldn't hit its expected revenue target.

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