Facebook is testing AI tools to help prevent suicide

Facebook is trialling new suicide prevention tools, including using AI to identify concerning posts and making it easier to report Facebook Live videos

2 hours ago from Newscientist

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When Amazon's cloud storage fails, lots of people get wet

Usually people don't notice the "cloud"—unless, that is, it turns into a massive storm. Which was the case Tuesday when Amazon's huge cloud-computing service suffered a major outage.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Uber CEO apologizes after video shows him berating driver

Uber chief Travis Kalanick has apologized, acknowledging that "I must fundamentally change as a leader and grow up," after a video showed him verbally abusing a driver for the service.

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Twitter adds more safety tools, will curb abusive accounts

Twitter is adding more tools to curb abuse on its service as part of its ongoing effort to protect users from hate and harassment.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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YouTube cuts the cable with live TV subscription service

Cable TV companies can be notoriously slow to adapt their business models to the way people are consuming media nowadays. There's a generation that's used to having content on demand ...

15 hours ago from Gizmag

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'Best ever' view of what a dinosaur really looked like

Lasers reveal invisible details of the shape of a feathered dinosaur that lived 160 million years ago.

7 hours ago from BBC News

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Google Leaves Door Slightly Ajar On Future Pixel-Branded Notebooks

Anyone who desperately wants to get their hands on a Chromebook Pixel better hurry up and buy one from whatever inventory is left out in the wild. There are no more Chromebook Pixels to be ...

3 hours ago from HotHardware

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Snap already seems to be running on old ideas

Two rumors about Snap’s product lineup leaked today. The first: the company is building a drone. The second: it has also considered building a 360-degree camera. These products sound ...

43 minutes ago from The Verge

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iPhone 8 to drop Lightning connector in favour of USB-C port, making everyone buy new accessories, claims report

It's the second controversial port change in as many years

Tue 28 Feb 17 from The Independent

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There's no escaping Boston Dynamics' wheeled jumping robot

Boston Dynamics has officially unveiled its latest robot after footage leaked earlier in February showing the new design. Known as "Handle" the new research robot incorporates elements ...

Mon 27 Feb 17 from Gizmag

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