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Google Kills Google Cloud Print

Another day, another Google service lost. Cloud Print will shut down on December 31, 2020. The post Google Kills Google Cloud Print appeared first on ExtremeTech.

3 hours ago from Extremetech

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Dissension grows as Google workers stage San Francisco rally over employee suspensions

Google workers in San Francisco held a protest over the suspension of two employees, the latest sign of growing tensions at the search giant.

3 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Vast musical database reveals common threads in songs around the world

Nature, Published online: 21 November 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03567-4Human tunes from every culture fall into four categories with well-defined features.

Thu 21 Nov 19 from Nature News

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Google shifts rules for political ads, pressuring Facebook

Google's tightening of its political ad policy could help reduce the spread of misinformation on election campaigns, but at a cost for lesser-known candidates.

15 hours ago from TechXplore

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Twitter lets users enable two-factor authentication without linking a phone number

Twitter has updated its security settings allowing users to enable two-factor authentication without linking their phone numbers, as SMS is known to be vulnerable to hackers.

2 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Russia Moves to Ban Sales of Gadgets Without Russian-Made Software

Smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and computers that don’t have Russian-made software pre-installed could not be sold in Russia under new legislation that passed Russia’s lower house in parliament ...

8 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Twitter lets users 'hide' off-course replies to tweets

Twitter on Thursday began letting users "hide" tweeted replies that could be seen as abusive or harassing in the latest effort by the online platform to create a more welcoming environment.

Thu 21 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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Google offers $1.5m 'prize' for spotting Pixel phone bugs

The top prize will be offered to researchers who compromise a security chip in Pixel phones.

11 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Read Sacha Baron Cohen's scathing attack on Facebook in full: 'greatest propaganda machine in history' | Sacha Baron Cohen

In a speech, the actor argued that Facebook would have run ads by Hitler. Here are his remarks in fullIn a speech last night at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the actor and comedian Sacha ...

5 hours ago from Guardian.co.uk

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US Army opens investigation into Chinese social media app TikTok after using it to recruit soldiers

On Thursday, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said the investigation will fully assess the ties between TiKTok and the Chinese government, particularly in regard to its policy with data sharing.

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