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LGBTs Flagged on Facebook for 'Inappropriate' Content

LGBTs Flagged on Facebook for 'Inappropriate' Content

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 22
Some LGBT community members who have been temporarily banned from Facebook for using what it calls "inappropriate" content say the social media giant could do more to address their concerns.

Amazon's New Social Network is Looking A Lot Like Pinterest

Amazon's New Social Network is Looking A Lot Like Pinterest

By Barbara Ortutay | Jul 22
Take Amazon Prime, mix it with Pinterest and add a dash of Instagram. The result is Amazon Spark, a new shopping-focused "social network" aimed at getting hardcore Amazon users to spend even more money.

China Announces Goal of AI Leadership by 2030

China Announces Goal of AI Leadership by 2030

By Joe McDonald | Jul 22
China's government has announced a goal of becoming a global leader in artificial intelligence in just over a decade, putting political muscle behind growing investment by Chinese companies in developing self-driving cars and other advances.

Hi Bixby: Samsung Phone's Voice Assistant Now Speaks English

Hi Bixby: Samsung Phone's Voice Assistant Now Speaks English

By Youkyung Lee | Jul 22
Samsung Electronics said its Bixby voice assistant for smartphones will start speaking English but only in two countries: South Korea and the U.S.

Facebook Has Plans to Expand New Mexico Data Center

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Jul 22
Facebook's plans for New Mexico now call for a half-billion-dollar investment and a data center that will span an area equal to 17 football fields.

Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People with Memory Loss

Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People with Memory Loss

By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 21
Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down, PET scans may lead to changes in treatment.

Samsung to Recover Rare Metals, Components in Galaxy Note 7s

Samsung to Recover Rare Metals, Components in Galaxy Note 7s

By Youkyung Lee | Jul 21
Samsung Electronics plans to recover gold and other metals and components from recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to reduce waste.

Swim Robot Probes Fukushima Reactor to Find Melted Fuel

Swim Robot Probes Fukushima Reactor to Find Melted Fuel

Jul 20
An underwater robot has captured images and other data inside Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on its first day of work.

Top 10 Things to Instagram on Your Next Holiday

Top 10 Things to Instagram on Your Next Holiday

Jul 20
Millions of adults admit they take 'exagger-graphs' - photos which make their holiday look better than it really is, a study has found.

Apple Founder Steve Jobs is the Subject of a New Opera

Apple Founder Steve Jobs is the Subject of a New Opera

By Mike Silverman | Jul 19
An opera about the life of Apple founder Steve Jobs is having its world premiere at the Santa Fe Opera on Saturday night.

Elon Musk Talks Cars - and Humanity's Fate - with Governors

Elon Musk Talks Cars - and Humanity's Fate - with Governors

By Matt O'Brien | Jul 19
Tesla CEO Elon Musk warned a bipartisan gathering of U.S. governors on Saturday that government regulation of artificial intelligence is needed because it's a "fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization."

U.S. to Create Independent Military Cyber Command

U.S. to Create Independent Military Cyber Command

By Lolita C. Baldour | Jul 19
After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyberwar.

'Despacito' Sets Record for Most Streamed Song of All Time

'Despacito' Sets Record for Most Streamed Song of All Time

Jul 19
"Despacito" has become the most streamed track of all time with more than 4.6 billion plays across streaming platforms.

Amazon Expands Groceries with Ready-to-Cook Meals

Amazon Expands Groceries with Ready-to-Cook Meals

By Anick Jesdanun | Jul 19
Amazon has begun selling ready-to-cook meal packages for busy households in a bid to expand its groceries business.

Facebook Fighting Court Order Over Law Enforcement Access

Facebook Fighting Court Order Over Law Enforcement Access

Jul 18
Facebook is fighting a court order that blocks the social media giant from letting users know when law enforcement investigators ask to search their online information, particularly their political affiliations and comments.

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