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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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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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Google rolls out a new video conferencing tool for G Suite business users

Google has launched a new video conferencing app called Meet by Google Hangouts, meant as a business-friendly alternative to the company’s consumer-focused Hangouts app. The web and mobile ...

13 minutes ago from Techspot

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YouTube showing a billion hours of online video daily

YouTube on Monday said that a billion hours of video is being watched daily at the Google-owned online viewing venue in "big milestone" for the service.

Tue 28 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Spotify is testing a lossless subscription tier for $15 to $20 per month

 Spotify is thinking about introducing a new paid option in addition to the existing Spotify Premium subscription called Spotify Hi-Fi. For an extra $5 to $10, you could get all the features ...

13 minutes ago from TechCrunch

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Hackers are holding data from internet-connected Teddy bears for ransom

In case you didn't know, cloud connected children toys are a thing and hackers are having a field day with them. CloudPets from Spiral Toys has gone into a death spiral after their databases ...

5 hours ago from Techspot

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