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Google News    last updated 07/18/2018 @ 9:00 PM

Make paying the easiest part of your summer trip (Blogspot)
Stressful moments on vacation are inevitable—but paying doesn’t have to be one of them. Google Pay makes checkout easier and more secure whether you’re in the planning phase or returning home. Here are....

Android has created more choice, not less (Blogspot)
If you buy an Android phone, you’re choosing one of the world’s two most popular mobile platforms—one that has expanded the choice of phones available around the world.Today, the European Commission issued....

Google for Thailand—unlocking digital opportunity for all Thais (Blogspot)
People search the web billions of times a day to find useful information. Sometimes they find truly extraordinary things. Aum, a 24 year-old man from Thailand ran away from home when he was seven. He....

Stay on top of your day with proactive help from your Assistant (Blogspot)
Check the traffic. Pay the bills. Pick up the package. Don’t miss the flight to Charlotte. We run through our mental to-do lists dozens of times throughout the day. Wouldn’t it be nice to have proactive....

Emo-gee, that’s a cool job. Meet the woman who designs Google’s emoji. (Blogspot)
Editor’s Note: The She Word is a Keyword series all about dynamic and creative women at Google. Most of us use emoji to communicate on a daily basis, but there’s only one day a year to celebrate those....

An update to referral source URLs for Google Images (Blogspot)
Crossposted from the Webmaster Central BlogEvery day, hundreds of millions of people use Google Images to visually discover and explore content on the web. Whether it be finding ideas for your next baking....

Introducing Course Kit: new ways to collaborate with G Suite in your LMS, designed for Higher Ed (Blogspot)
Effective teaching and learning require seamless collaboration between instructors and students. The right technology and training can help facilitate this connection, which is why many universities,....

Extending Google’s Grab and Go program to businesses so they can save time and money (Blogspot)
Devices are more than tools; they’re the home base where your employees go to connect, collaborate, and get their work done. So when an employee’s device isn’t working, the effects are greater than simply....

Delivering increased connectivity with our first private trans-Atlantic subsea cable (Blogspot)
This year, we’ve announced major expansions to our global cloud infrastructure, which helps us provide high quality services to our customers. We introduced new cloud regions in the Netherlands, Montreal,....

Helping more people in the U.K. find their next job (Blogspot)
Like anyone who has searched for a job at some point in their lives, I know from experience how hard it can be to find the right role. You can spend days scouring job postings that are scattered across....

High Fry-ve: sundaes for everyone this weekend (Blogspot)
Ive been told I have a flair for the dramatic (see byline), but if I were you, I'd stay away from ladders and look out for black cats today. Friday the 13th inspired lots of searches this week, and here’s....

#teampixel’s cool inspiration on hot summer days (Blogspot)
Have you ever dreamed of the perfect summer vacation? If it includes endless blue skies, colorful cafes, or ancient cobblestone streets, check out the latest round of shots from #teampixel’s favorite....

Lifelong learning for everyone: What we’ve learned from our European social innovation partners (Blogspot)
The skills needed in today's workplace are changing fast. A recent report from McKinsey forecasts that the demand for technological, cognitive, creative and interpersonal skills will accelerate by 2030.Despite....

Google Measurement Partners: Trusted measurement solutions for the entire customer journey (Blogspot)
We believe that measurement you can trust is critical for brands trying to understand the impact of their marketing. But as the customer journey has become more complex, measurement has become increasingly....

How to prepare for the cloud worker era (Blogspot)
The cloud has fundamentally transformed the world around us. In our personal lives, we stream media, order food, schedule transportation, and stay in touch with friends and family across devices. At work,....

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Internet News    last updated 07/18/2018 @ 9:00 PM

Trump is making the Clintons look clean (Yahoo Finance)
Trump has Clintonized the White House, and gone much further.

$600,000 Knicks Seats Among Perks That Triggered Fine for BGC (Bloomberg)
BGC Partners Inc.’s Richard Anthony is a diehard Knicks fan who has long had courtside seats for a basketball team that’s known for annoying New Yorkers with its struggles. A BGC brokerage unit was fined....

Factbox: Airbus and Boeing aircraft deals at Farnborough Airshow (Reuters)
Following is a summary of commercial aircraft deals announced by Airbus and Boeing at the Farnborough Airshow in southern England. The two companies have so far signed deals worth more than $100 billion....

Trump: Entered negotiations with Putin from position of t... (CNBC Videos)
President Donald Trump speaks about his meetings at the NATO Summit and with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.

Samsung rumored to be releasing a folding screen smartphone in early-2019 (TechCrunch)
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Samsung’s working on phone with a

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook won't ban Holocaust deniers because it wants to give people 'a voice' (Business Insider)
Facebook says it won't ban Holocaust deniers or delete their posts. In an interview published Wednesday, the Facebook chief exec defended the presence of conspiracy theorist sites like Infowars on his....

Andreessen Horowitz's newest general partner left a lasting impression on Chance the Rapper after she helped him enter the Chinese market (Business Insider)
 Connie Chan, a Silicon Valley venture capital focused on consumer tech and China, was promoted to general partner at her firm Andreessen Horowitz on Tuesday. Venture capitalist Connie Chan is known....

This Is a Social Security First for 154 Million Americans (Motley Fool)
The last time this happened was all the way back in 1982.

After record Google fine, EU's Vestager says she likes the U.S. (Reuters)
EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she "very much liked" the United States, countering a reported remark by President Donald Trump that she "hated" the country because of her antitrust....

Tesla Model 3: More Signs of Weak Demand for the Priciest Versions (Motley Fool)
Despite a massive backlog of Model 3 reservations, Tesla is having trouble finding customers for the premium Model 3 variants that it can actually build profitably.

Papa John's founder: Stepping down as chairman a "mistake" (Associated Press)
Papa John's founder John Schnatter says the pizza chain doesn't know how to handle a "crisis based on misinformation" and that he made a "mistake" in agreeing to step down as chairman. Schnatter says....

Bullish buying in Microsoft & Activision (CNBC Videos)
quot;Halftime Report" trader Jon Najarian spots unusual activity in Microsoft & Activision.

A Russian Warship Was Discovered with an Estimated $130 Billion in Gold on Board (Fortune)
Half the gold will be returned to the Russian government.

4 tips on how to be financially confident, no matter your age (Fox Business)
No matter how old or young you are, follow these four tips to boost your financial confidence.

The Picture for Cara Therapeutics Just Got Clearer (Motley Fool)
A significant amount of the risk for this little biotech has been addressed.

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Technology News    last updated 07/18/2018 @ 9:00 PM

Navy's USS Ford set for upgraded ship-defense weapons (Fox News)
The Navy is now integrating and preparing weapons systems for its advanced Ford aircraft carrier during 12-month period called Post-Shakedown Availability (PSA)—one of several key final steps designed....

Facebook won't ban Holocaust deniers, Mark Zuckerberg says (Fox News)
Facebook may be locked in a battle against fake news, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that the social network is not going to become a fact checker anytime soon, going so far as to say it won't ban Holocaust....

No killer robots? Thousands of AI researchers pledge not to develop autonomous lethal weapons (Fox News)
Over 160 companies working in artificial intelligence have signed a pledge not to develop lethal autonomous weapons.

Cambridge Analytica's Facebook data was accessed from Russia, UK lawmaker says (Fox News)
Facebook data gathered by now-defunct political consultancy Cambridge Analytica was accessed from Russia, a British lawmaker charged.

New York town 'adopts' Bigfoot as its official animal (Fox News)
The village of Whitehall, NY, population 2,556, has adopted Bigfoot as its "official animal" in a measure that passed 4-0, according to The Whitehall Times, the town's local newspaper.

EU Fines Google $5.1B for Abuse of Power (Fox News)
Google and the European Union are certainly not on friendly terms right now, and haven't been for quite some time.

The Pentagon is working on a secret project to let soldiers control weapons with their minds (Fox News)
The Pentagon's research unit is working on a project that one day would let people control machines with their minds.

Google is fined $5 billion by EU in Android antitrust case (Fox News)
The European Union plans to hit Alphabet Inc.’s Google with a record antitrust fine of €4.34 billion ($5.06 billion) on Wednesday, according to an official familiar with the matter, a decision that could....

Why artificial intelligence must disclose that it's AI (Fox News)
Google recently repitched Duplex to explicitly reveal to restaurant hosts and salon staff that they are speaking with the Google Assistant and are being recorded.

Elon Musk apologizes for calling hero British diver a 'pedo' (Fox News)
Tesla CEO Elon Musk apologized in a tweet Wednesday for apparently accusing a British diver who helped rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave last week of being a pedophile.

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