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Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

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SAP S4HANA Guide

Implement SAP S/4HANA: A 10 step Beginner's Guide

SAP introduces a new technological architecture based on SAP HANA with S/4HANA. The switch to SAP S/4HANA is more than just a release change for …

Facebook announces new push against fake news after Obama comments

Mark Zuckerberg says site has been ‘working on problem for a long time’ and ‘penalizes’ misinformation on news feeds to reduce chances it will spread<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced new steps to counter fake news on the platform on Saturday, marking a departure from his skepticism that online …

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Watch: President Obama piles onto Facebook and its fake-news controversy

Zuck doesn’t think fake news is a problem. Obama does.<p>Mark Zuckerberg may not think fake news is a problem on Facebook. President Barack Obama disagrees.<p>Obama, speaking Thursday alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel during his last international trip as president, called out the spread of …

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The iPhone 8 Is Coming and It’s Going to Be Big

<i>The staff of Fortune recently assembled</i> <i>its predictions for 2017</i><i>.</i> <i>Here’s one of our forecasts.</i><p>Loyal Apple (aapl) fans have had mixed feelings about the …

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Fake News Writer: Trump Won ‘Because of Me’

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Google and Facebook ban fake news sites from their advertising networks

While it would have been nice to tackle this issue <i>before</i> the election, Google and Facebook are finally taking a tiny step in order to fight back against fake news. According to multiple statements, both companies have updated their policies to ban fake news sites from using Facebook’s and Google’s …

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Facebook Allowed Us To Live In Echo Chambers This Election, It’s Up To Us To Break Out

When people feel stunned by a result — especially one that defied statistics — it’s natural to look for explanations. In the days following Donald Trump’s presidential election win, pundits have raced to point fingers at Hillary Clinton, voter turnout, rural America, and, perhaps most surprisingly, …

Good luck in making Google reveal its algorithm

Angela Merkel’s desire to make search-engine algorithms transparent is laudable, but controlling the power of Google et al will be more complex than that<p>On 25 October, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, wandered into unfamiliar territory – at least for a major politician. Addressing a media …

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Google isn't happy about how some Android phones do fast charging

In the race for the fastest-charging battery in the Android world, Google just declared its own role in the competition: It will be the one to set …

Machine Learning Top 10 Articles For The Past Month.

<i>In this observation, we ranked nearly 1,400 articles posted in October 2016 about machine learning, deep learning and AI. (0.7% chance)</i><p>“AI is the new …

Facebook's fake news: Mark Zuckerberg rejects 'crazy idea' that it swayed voters

Those who think fake news is why someone voted for Trump show ‘profound lack of empathy’ and fail to internalize the president-elect’s message, he said<p>Mark Zuckerberg has rejected the notion that fake news on Facebook influenced the outcome of the US election, describing it as a “pretty crazy idea”.<p>…

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This Economist Predicted a Trump Win When Pollsters Missed It

America’s pollsters and forecasters deployed Big Data, super-sophisticated sampling techniques, and complex models for gauging voter turnout to …

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Google says EU competition charge threatens free Android

Google has attacked an EU crackdown on its Android software, claiming that efforts to impede the mobile operating system could harm Google’s ability to compete with Apple and threaten its ability to give Android away for free.<p>The internet giant rejected charges that it exploits Android’s dominance …

Facebook admits it must do more to stop the spread of misinformation on its platform

Facebook has responded to widespread criticism of how its Newsfeed algorithm disseminates and amplifies misinformation in the wake of the Trump victory in the US presidential election yesterday.<p>Multiple commentators were quick to point a finger of blame at Facebook’s role in the election campaign, …

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Some Americans look to Canada, NZ as Trump surges to victory

TORONTO/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Canada's main immigration website remained down on Wednesday and New Zealand reported increased traffic to its website for residency visas from U.S. nationals as Donald Trump surged to victory in the U.S. presidential election.<p>Americans have often vowed to leave the …

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Facebook suspends WhatsApp data use after UK privacy probe

It's fair to say that news of WhatsApp sharing user data with its parent company Facebook hasn't gone down well. Users have questioned why the social network needs to collect phone numbers, profile names and photos, online statuses and last seen timestamps, while European privacy watchdogs have …

Apple Takes 104% of All Smartphone Profits Following Galaxy Note 7 Recall

Apple accounted for over 100 percent of smartphone industry profits in the third quarter of this year, according to estimates published by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday.<p>Analyst Tim Long, quoted in the <i>Investor's Business Daily</i>, said Apple's staggering 103.6 percent profit share in Q3 2016 came …

Why Slack may live to regret its smarmy letter to Microsoft

Paper tiger<p>Slack has always been easy to like. The fast-growing team communication startup had a classic underdog story, with its founders falling ass-backwards into enterprise software following a failed effort to build a video game. It’s led by Stewart Butterfield, one of the kindest and most …

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Microsoft Teams leaves the office door open for Slack

November 3rd, 2016<p>Microsoft launched its new chat-based Teams app yesterday, and the immediate reaction from many is that Slack is doomed. Some of that was Slack's own fault. In an unusually arrogant move, Slack decided to take out a full-page newspaper ad in <i>The New York Times</i> yesterday, just hours …

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Microsoft Teams vs. Slack: What's the Difference?

The first thing you'll notice about Microsoft Teams, Microsoft's new integrated collaboration app, is that it looks and feels just like Slack. The new tool that's based on Office 365 is immediate and direct competition for online collaboration software like Slack and Atlassian HipChat. On its face, …

Warren Buffett Doesn't Think We Should Worry about the U.S. Economy

Analysts in the U.S. have been worrying about sluggish economic growth for the past few years, with Donald Trump saying that gross domestic …

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Louis C.K.: America Needs a ‘Tough Bitch’ Like Hillary Clinton in the White House

Comedian Louis C.K. tells Conan O’Brien why he would take Hillary Clinton over ‘anybody’ else for president.<p>Louis C.K. left the political comedy to …

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Comma.ai cancels self-driving car device after warning from U.S. regulators

<i>(Reuters)</i> – San Francisco entrepreneur George Hotz was so confident in his self-driving startup Comma.ai that he had T-shirts made that boldly proclaimed: “We are gonna be so rich.”<p>But U.S. federal highway safety officials this week forced Hotz to slam on the brakes, veering into a sudden detour, …

Apple watch 2 Review

Oct, 2016<p>Print this article Font size -16+<p>Apple Watch Series 2<p>From $369<p>Pros<p>New GPS sensor<br>• New processor that speeds things up by 50%<br>• New graphics …