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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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The most eye-catching cars and tech from NAIAS 2018 in Detroit

1 hour ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

The North American International Auto Show's press and industry preview week is winding down, but the show is far from over. Next week the NAIAS opens to the public and if...
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2018 predictions: Genuine Solutions purchasing director Bav Majithia

1 hour ago   |   Mobile News CWP   |   2 articles

Genuine Solutions purchasing director Bav Majithia predicts connected wearables will make strides, as will recycling and repurposing technology Connected wearables have been...
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Predictions 2018: Daisy Group managing director David McGinn

1 hour ago   |   Mobile News CWP   |   2 articles

Daisy Group managing director David McGinn predicts the rise of Device as a Service and notes the importance of new regulations coming in May this year The big kicker for next...
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New Tech Allows Millions of Antibodies to be Screened, Leading to Drug Discovery

New Tech Allows Millions of Antibodies to be Screened, Leading to Drug Discovery

2 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine

ArticleBuilding off decades of previous research and technical breakthroughs, researchers have discovered a new way to rapidly screen millions of human antibodies. Staff...
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How tech giants plan to keep fake news out of 2018 election - CNET

2 hours ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

Facebook, Google and Twitter explain during a Senate committee hearing what they're doing to stop propaganda from spreading during the midterm elections.
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WaterField Designs Releases Atlas Executive Athletic Holdall Hybrid Bag

3 hours ago   |   MobileTechReview   |   2 articles

WaterField Designs has released the new Atlas Executive Athletic Holdall, a hybrid briefcase-fitness bag that can take your tech gear and workout clothes. One side of the Atlas...
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Sprint offering one year of free service to switchers

Sprint offering one year of free service to switchers

Sprint today brought back a major promotion aimed at getting consumers to switch. For a limited time, Sprint will give you a year of free service if you switch from another... Read more ...

FoxNext Acquires Cold Iron Studios For Shooter Based In Alien Cinematic Universe

FoxNext Acquires Cold Iron Studios For Shooter Based In Alien Cinematic Universe

Twentieth Century Fox's video game and theme park division FoxNext has announced its acquisition of Cold Iron Studios. The newly acquired studio's first project is a shooter... Read more ...

With a $350 billion contribution the U.S. economy, Apple plays the patriot

With a $350 billion contribution the U.S. economy, Apple plays the patriot

Apple is betting big on America. In a historic move, the company announced a series of new initiatives to demonstrate its commitment to supporting the U.S. economy and... Read more ...

Nintendo announces DIY Nintendo Labo for the Switch

Nintendo announces DIY Nintendo Labo for the Switch

Nintendo announces Nintendo Labo, combining DIY creations with the Switch platform. ... Read more ...

Apple commits to contribute over $350 billion into US economy over the next...

Apple commits to contribute over $350 billion into US economy over the next five years

Apple has announced that it will be contributing $350 billion into the US economy over the next five years, combining both new investments and its existing spending with... Read more ...

Project Fi brings a new unlimited data plan into the mix with ‘Bill Protection'

Project Fi brings a new unlimited data plan into the mix with ‘Bill Protection'

Finding the perfect cell phone plan is a pretty frustrating experience for most, but Project Fi is now doing its part to help make life a bit easier. The Google-owned MVNO has... Read more ...

Google Arts app goes viral with new match-me-to-a-classic-painting feature

Google Arts app goes viral with new match-me-to-a-classic-painting feature

Google app shows your doppelganger from the art world, tiny app sniffs out Meltdown and Spectre patches, smart home bits crash wifi networks. Read more ...

Project Fi's Bill Protection plan offers unlimited talk, text and data for...

Project Fi's Bill Protection plan offers unlimited talk, text and data for $80 a month and less

Google's Project Fi hybrid MVNO uses a combination of Wi-Fi hotspots and cellular networks to connect its customers to the internet. And now Project Fi has announced a whole... Read more ...

Square Enix Announces FINAL FANTASY XV: ROYAL EDITION Together With WINDOWS...

Square Enix Announces FINAL FANTASY XV: ROYAL EDITION Together With WINDOWS EDITION

Square Enix recently revealed that they will be releasing Final Fantasy XV: Royal Edition for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 6. The Royal Edition will be filled with... Read more ...

Apple greenlights new Reese Witherspoon-backed comedy series starring...

Apple greenlights new Reese Witherspoon-backed comedy series starring Kristen Wiig

Apple has landed its first half-hour comedy series, according to a new report from The Hollywood Reporter out this afternoon. The series, which will be exec produced by and... Read more ...