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’Can I change my vote’ trending on Google

(Valley News Live) – Election Day is nearing, and more than 64 million Americans have already voted, some of which are going back on who they want to win for president. “Can I change my vote” is strongly trending on Google, which has jumped nearly 500% between Monday and Tuesday in the United States, according to an article by Newsweek. In the past week, North Dakota ranking number three on the charts for the search, and Minnesota ranking number five. Minnesota officials said as long as… Source link

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Google’s EU Android choice screen isn’t working say search rivals, calling for a joint process to devise a fair remedy – TechCrunch

Google search engine rivals have dialled up pressure on the European Commission over the tech giant’s ‘pay-to-play’ choice screen for Android users in Europe — arguing the Google-devised auction has failed to remedy antitrust issues identified by the European Commission more than two years ago. The joint letter to the Commission, which has been signed by Ecosia, DuckDuckGo, Lilo, Qwant and Seznam, requests a trilateral meeting between the EU executive, Google, and the five… Source link

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NOAA Partners with Google to Boost Weather Forecasts with AI

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Google linked up to cooperatively steer artificial intelligence and machine learning-driven pilot projects that could advance the agency’s environmental monitoring, weather predicting, and climate research capabilities. Through a three-year deal unveiled Tuesday, the two will collectively study and develop small-scale AI systems—and eventually wider-ranging prototypes—that might be infused across NOAA’s broader enterprise. Such… Source link

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'Can I change my vote' trends on Google: What you need to know – FOX 2 Detroit

article (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (FOX 2) – More than 2 million Michigan voters have already mailed in or submitted their ballots ahead of Election Day, but some might be wondering if they can change that vote, according to Google Trends. Google searches of the phrase “can I change my vote” peaked Tuesday morning in the U.S. around 6 a.m. ET. One of the states where it surged was in Michigan, one of the key battleground states in the Presidential… Source link

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Google Will Ban All Election-Related Ads After Polls Close On Nov 3

Topline Google will ban all ads related to the U.S. elections after polls close on November 3 to avoid causing any confusion about the results, the company announced on Tuesday along with other election-related measures. Google will ban all election-related ads after polling closes on November 3. © 2016 Bloomberg Finance LP Key Facts In a blog post announcing the measure, the company cited its “sensitive events” policy, which intends to stop… Source link

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Google still abuses its search monopoly in the EU — regulators wake up!

Last month, Google released the results of the most recent pay-for-play Android auction. This farcical system is a way for alternative search engines to bid to be one of three search engines — in addition to the always present Google — that Android users can choose from, as they set up a new device.  Despite assurances to regulators and competitors that the auction wouldn’t really be pay-for-play, and wouldn’t omit the popular, purpose-driven search… Source link

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What Apple Stands to Lose From Lawsuit Against Google

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a milestone antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc.’s (GOOG) Google last week, which could implicate and negatively affect another Silicon Valley giant: Apple Inc. (AAPL). Recent analysis estimates suggest that the lawsuit could in fact prove more damaging for Apple in the immediate term if the agreement between the two companies is jeopardized. “There is a risk, if you play it out, that there actually could be more financial impact to Apple than… Source link

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Election 2020: Google searches reveal Americans’ top concerns

The 2020 election is different from those that have come before in many ways, including the ways in which we’re Googling. Waves of Interest, a new collaboration between Google News Initiative and information design firm Truth & Beauty, looks at how Americans’ internet searches have changed over the course of five presidential election years, from 2004 to 2020. The series of interactive data visualizations looks at the relative popularity of a range of popular political concepts,… Source link

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Lawmakers want to protect local newspapers from Google, Facebook

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on breaking up big tech, the Bidens’ alleged corruption and confirming Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court. Some Senate Democrats are seeking to empower regulators to protect local news outlets, accusing tech giants such as Google and Facebook of “unfair business practices,” according to a new report by members of a key committee that will hear from the top industry executives this week. Released on the eve of the Senate Commerce Committee’s hearing… Source link

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