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Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 05:25 PM PDT

Humans Will Start Listening to Your Google Assistant Voice Commands Again

Humans Will Start Listening to Your Google Assistant Voice Commands Again

Google is restarting a practice in which human contractors listen to and transcribe some voice commands people give to the company's artificial intelligence system, Assistant. But this time Google is taking...

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 04:11 PM PDT

Samsung's Folding Phone Hits the US

Samsung's Folding Phone Hits the US

Samsung's folding phone is finally hitting the U.S. Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Fold, a phone with a screen that folds together like a book, on Friday. There will be an AT&T version as well as an...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 04:14 PM PDT

Plenty of Fish Bans Face Filters to Curb Deceptive Profiles

Plenty of Fish Bans Face Filters to Curb Deceptive Profiles

Dating app Plenty of Fish is banning face filters across its platform in a move aimed at deterring users from creating deceptive profiles, NBC News reported. In a blog post on Tuesday, the site announced that it...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 08:48 AM PDT

Tim Cook Greets iPhone 11 Customers at Fifth Avenue Store in New York

Tim Cook Greets iPhone 11 Customers at Fifth Avenue Store in New York

Apple CEO Tim Cook greeted customers and opened doors at the reopening of the Fifth Avenue Apple Store on Friday. Lines of people formed early in the morning as folks waited for Apple’s new iPhone 11, iPhone 11...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 06:37 PM PDT

Senator to Facebook's Zuckerberg: Sell WhatsApp, Instagram

Senator to Facebook's Zuckerberg: Sell WhatsApp, Instagram

As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with President Donald Trump and other critics of the tech industry, the Senate's most vocal detractor offered a challenge: Sell your WhatsApp and Instagram properties...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 12:30 PM PDT

Dog Owner Seeks Apology From Dog Sitting App After Pug Dies

Dog Owner Seeks Apology From Dog Sitting App After Pug Dies

Los Angeles resident Constance Melkonian was seeking an explanation from the dog sitting company Rover after her 9-month old pug Shrimp died while being cared for by a Rover app sitter.

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 03:38 PM PDT

'Middle of the Herd' No More: Amazon Tackles Climate Change

'Middle of the Herd' No More: Amazon Tackles Climate Change

Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and vowed to reduce the damage to the planet by cutting its use of fossil fuels. The company, which ships...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 11:13 AM PDT

How to Get iOS 13, Apple’s Latest iPhone Update

How to Get iOS 13, Apple’s Latest iPhone Update

Apple released its next big iPhone software update on Thursday. It’s called iOS 13 and it will bring a lot of new features to your iPhone. It’s the same software that ships on Apple’s new iPhones, which...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 04:28 AM PDT

Instagram Cracks Down on Weight Loss, Cosmetic Surgery Ads

Instagram Cracks Down on Weight Loss, Cosmetic Surgery Ads

Instagram will be rolling out new policies to combat ads that promote weight loss products, especially for users who are known to be minors. Instagram users under the age of 18 will no longer see posts...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 01:15 PM PDT

Tech Execs Say They're Acting Faster on Extremist Content

Tech Execs Say They're Acting Faster on Extremist Content

Executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter told Congress on Wednesday that they've gotten better and faster at detecting and removing violent extremist content on their social media platforms in the face of mass...

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