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A Mother Wants the Internet to Forget Italy's Most Viral Sex Tape

Two years after her daughter’s suicide, a woman is fighting to limit how far a meme can go.<p>Maria Teresa Giglio has a daily routine of hunting down men who are trying to watch her daughter’s sex tape. She starts by searching the internet for her daughter’s name: Tiziana Cantone. Then she scours …

Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract

It’s been nearly three months since many Google employees—and the public—learned about the company’s decision to provide artificial intelligence to a …

Republicans on House panel, excluding Democrats’ input, say there’s no evidence of Russia collusion

House Intelligence Committee Republicans say they have found no evidence that President Trump and his affiliates colluded with Russian officials to sway the 2016 election or that the Kremlin sought to help him, a conclusion at odds with Democrats’ takeaways from the congressional panel’s year-long …

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Opinion: Trump's Meeting With The Games Industry Was Never About Finding Solutions

Precedent has already established that government has no power to regulate games.<p>Yesterday’s meeting between President Donald Trump, game industry …

Googlers are furious about their AI being used with military drones

Gizmodo reports that Google employees are enraged at the company after discovering that the AI they built is presently being used by the US Department of Defense (DoD) to analyze the massive troves of video footage captured by military drones.<p>It’s part of Project Maven, aka, Algorithmic Warfare …

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Vehicle struck security barrier near White House

A passenger vehicle struck a security barrier near the White House on Friday, but did not breach the White House complex.

Gifts ideas for that person who's literally obsessed with space

If you care about NASA news more than you do about life itself, you're not alone — because we are quite literally obsessed. I mean, with the launch …

Donald Trump Jr.’s tour through India is staggeringly corrupt

The Trump brand is surprisingly hot in India — and the president’s son is exploiting his connections to milk this moment.<p>Donald Trump Jr. arrived in India on Tuesday for a week-long visit, and his trip has already revealed a couple of things.<p>First, it’s clear that the Trump administration is still …

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See Elon Musk react to the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch

We know the world's overall reaction to the epic Falcon Heavy rocket launch on Feb. 6 (the world was pretty thrilled), but SpaceX founder Elon Musk came across as very business-like on his Twitter feed during the event. Now we know he was also pretty thrilled, thanks to National Geographic having a …

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2017 was the worst year ever for internet freedom in India

Shutting off the internet during turmoil is becoming a dangerous trend in India.<p>The world’s largest democracy has shut down the internet 124 times since 2012—over half of them in 2017 alone.<p>Authorities cut off internet access 65 times during the past year, more than double the number of times (31) …

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Google Contacts syncing not working for some users — here's how to fix it

You might not consciously think about it, but chances are you use Google Contacts every single day. It's a fairly unexciting service, but it's also …

Fortnite cheater and Epic Games settle lawsuit

Injunction requires destruction of the software, lays out consequences if he cheats again<p>Epic Games and Charles Vraspir have settled a lawsuit related to cheating in the game <i>Fortnite: Battle Royale</i>. Vraspir has agreed to destroy the software used to circumvent the rules of the game and to never …

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US government uses Project Veritas video in trial of anti-Trump protesters

Footage from the far-right group is being relied on as evidence against protesters arrested at Trump’s inauguration, raising criticism from activists<p>Federal prosecutors targeting anti-Trump protesters are relying on video evidence from Project Veritas, a far-right group under fire this week for …

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Trump’s Call To Fallen Soldier’s Widow Released – Natasha De Alencar, Sgt. Mark De Alencar’s Wife [Video]

The body of 37-year-old Staff Sgt. Mark De Alencar was carried by a team of Army members on Monday, April 10, at Dover Air Force Base. Later that …

Everyone’s Mad at Google and Sundar Pichai Has to Fix It

The sparsely furnished offices of Sundar Pichai stretch across the second floor of the Googleplex in Mountain View, Calif. On one side of the room, a …

Comparing Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana and Siri smart speakers

The smart home assistant race has been building to a fever pitch over the course of the last couple of years. Things really came to head this past two weeks, when Amazon, Google and Sonos all held big events highlighting their latest smart speaker plays, making the already busy field a heck of a …

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Here are all the new Home and Assistant-related features that Google announced at its October 4th event

Article Contents<p>Google revealed a lot of products at its San Francisco event on October 4th, namely the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2XL, the Home Mini, and the …

Google CEO Sundar Pichai: 'I don't know whether humans want change that fast'

From artificial intelligence to cheap smartphones, Google is on the frontline of technological development. But is it growing too big and moving too fast? A rare interview with Google’s boss<p>When Sundar Pichai was growing up in Chennai, south-east India, he had to make regular trips to the hospital …

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We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

Trump's private life goes public

When backed into a corner, President Trump has a habit of bringing up alleged conversations or interactions to gain leverage. Why it matters: These …

Fully modular desk is every computer geek's dream come true

Matej Grozdanovic had a dream. His dream was to build the best computer desk in the world. Even better, he wanted to build a desk that can be used in …

The Xbox One is facing a major issue during its most important sales quarter of the year

Microsoft's making a precarious bet with its Xbox One video game console this holiday. Do you like racing simulation games?<p>Or perhaps you're more into gorgeous, outrageously difficult, retro-style indie games?<p>If you're an Xbox One owner, or thinking about becoming one, there aren't many other big …

The Fundamental Limits of Machine Learning - Facts So Romantic

<i>From a computer’s standpoint, the difficulty in pattern recognition is one of surplus: with an endless variety of patterns, all technically valid,</i> …

Elon Musk's $1 billion AI startup made a surprise appearance at a $24 million video game tournament — and crushed a pro gamer

Now one has beaten one of the world's best players of the smash-hit video game "Dota 2."<p>Live on stage at The International, developer Valve's flagship $24 million tournament, a bot from Open AI defeated professional gamer Danylo "Dendi" Ishutin in a surprise, previously unannounced one-on-one …

How the Partition of India happened – and why its effects are still felt today

“Partition” – the division of British India into the two separate states of India and Pakistan on August 14-15, 1947 – was the “last-minute” …

IBM scientists have captured 330TB of uncompressed data into a tiny cartridge

It fits in the palm of your hand<p>In a new world record, scientists at IBM have captured 330 terabytes of uncompressed data — or the equivalent of 330 million books — into a cartridge that can fit into the palm of your hand. The record of 201 gigabits per square inch on prototype sputtered magnetic …

See Samsung’s new flip phone powered on for the first time

Galaxy Note 8 leaks have been dominating the headlines of tech blogs for months now. We’ve seen renders, cases, release windows and rumored specs …

Why the names of Muslim soldiers are being noticed in the new India

Unity in diversity: The growing relevance of a forgotten Indian slogan and a lost stanza of the national anthem.<p>He was an upper-caste Hindu from a …

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