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H-1B: Nearly three-quarters of Silicon Valley tech workers are immigrants, report says

H-1B: Nearly three-quarters of Silicon Valley tech workers are immigrants, report says

1 hour ago   |   SiliconBeat

Immigrants want to be at the 'center of the action' but the ability of large companies to pay high costs of the H-1B visa is also a key factor, report says.
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Facebook profited from polarization, critics say

Facebook profited from polarization, critics say

1 hour ago   |   SiliconBeat

Investor Roger McNamee, joined by former Facebook and Google employees, continue criticism of Facebook's role in spreading misinformation ahead of elections.
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Amazon's Alexa can now ‘disengage' if asked sexually harassing questions

Amazon's Alexa can now ‘disengage' if asked sexually harassing questions

1 hour ago   |   SiliconBeat

Amazon reportedly discreetly added the feature to Alexa due to "customer and engagement feedback."
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Twitter is working on a way to inform users exposed to Russian content

Twitter is working on a way to inform users exposed to Russian content

1 hour ago   |   SiliconBeat

Were you duped by Russian-linked content during the 2016 presidential election? Twitter says it's going to help its users figure that out.
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How Hawaii's Emergency Alert System's interface SHOULD have looked

How Hawaii's Emergency Alert System's interface SHOULD have looked

4 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

Honolulu Civil Beat managed to get a screenshot of the system that was used to accidentally launch the wrong emergency alert. It's an absolute mystery why such a high-impact...
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Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter were grilled by lawmakers about terrorist content on social media

Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter were grilled by lawmakers about terrorist content on social media

5 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Representatives for Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter faced questions from lawmakers today about how terrorist content is detected and removed from the internet. “The companies...
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Why AI has to develop a personality to succeed

Why AI has to develop a personality to succeed

5 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

What's so interesting about talking robots? From The Tin Man and C3P0 to HAL 9000, humans have long fantasized about bringing their lovable idiosyncrasies to metal and silicon...
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Native Instruments new Sounds.com is a music-makers wet dream

Native Instruments new Sounds.com is a music-makers wet dream

6 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

Native Instruments today unveiled Sounds.com, an online sample bank for music production. If you've ever been frustrated trying to find the perfect snare, or wished you could...
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5 tech trends transforming detection & prevention of financial crime

7 hours ago   |   CBR

Blockchain, AI, predictive analytics, APIs and biometrics - five disruptive technologies which can better detect and prevent financial crime.
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The Internet of What? Tech Gadgets We Didn't Know We Needed

15 hours ago   |   Mobile Tech Today   |   2 articles

CES in Las Vegas showcases the latest tech innovations from big corporations as well as tiny startups. They range from brilliantly useful to outlandishly impractical - or maybe...
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Project Fi's Bill Protection plan offers unlimited talk, text and data for $80 a month and less

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Google says fix is coming for Google Home and Chromecast network issues

Google says fix is coming for Google Home and Chromecast network issues

Google has published a new support page detailing the source of a recent issue causing Wi-Fi networks where a Google Home or Chromecast are connected to periodically drop their... Read more ...

Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter were grilled by lawmakers about terrorist...

Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter were grilled by lawmakers about terrorist content on social media

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Why AI has to develop a personality to succeed

Why AI has to develop a personality to succeed

What's so interesting about talking robots? From The Tin Man and C3P0 to HAL 9000, humans have long fantasized about bringing their lovable idiosyncrasies to metal and silicon... Read more ...

Native Instruments new Sounds.com is a music-makers wet dream

Native Instruments new Sounds.com is a music-makers wet dream

Native Instruments today unveiled Sounds.com, an online sample bank for music production. If you've ever been frustrated trying to find the perfect snare, or wished you could... Read more ...

Get these stylish wireless earbuds for just $ 39.99 today

Get these stylish wireless earbuds for just $ 39.99 today

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Nintendo to reveal a ‘new interactive experience' for the Switch today

Nintendo to reveal a ‘new interactive experience' for the Switch today

As successful as the Nintendo Switch has been in the ten months since it launched, the console is still lacking in terms of features and functionality. It doesn't have a web... Read more ...

Soviet report detailing lunar rover Lunokhod-2 released for first time

Soviet report detailing lunar rover Lunokhod-2 released for first time

Russian space agency Roskosmos has released an unprecedented scientific report into the lunar rover Lunokhod-2 for the first time, revealing previously unknown details about... Read more ...

Kaspersky: Malware disguised as Android apps from carriers can steal your...

Kaspersky: Malware disguised as Android apps from carriers can steal your WhatsApp messages

Security firm Kaspersky has discovered a new piece of malware doing the rounds that's capable of spying on your Android phone like nothing else before it. The company says that... Read more ...