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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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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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Google is partnering with the Associated Press for election results

Google is partnering with the Associated Press to provide authoritative results for next week’s election alongside other voting-related features. Searching for election results will bring up a dedicated feature with up-to-date information, either on the web or through Google Assistant on smart speakers. This is the latest of several attempts to prepare for a potentially chaotic voting and vote-counting process. Google announced last month that it would ban US election-related ads after… Source link

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Judge sets first hearing in U.S. Google antitrust lawsuit

Applico CEO Alex Moazed on the DOJ’s lawsuit against Google as the company calls it ‘deeply flawed.’ WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta on Monday set a status hearing on the Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google for Friday. GOOGLE WAS FORCED TO REMOVE APPS FROM ITS APP STORE AFTER THEY VIOLATED CHILDREN’S DATA COLLECTION LAWS The Justice Department last week sued the $1 trillion (767.81 billion pounds) company and accused it of… Source link

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Google To Invest In Indonesia’s Tokopedia

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Google’s push into eCommerce is taking it to Indonesia, where online shopping is growing at explosive rates in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The Alphabet unit and Singapore’s state investment firm, Temasek Holdings Pte, have agreed to pump $350 million into PT Tokopedia, a giant Indonesian eCommerce hub, according to Bloomberg, which cited sources familiar with the deal. The aim of the investment is to help fuel a burst of expansion for… Source link

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Fragomen, a law firm used by Google, confirms data breach – TechCrunch

Immigration law firm Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy has confirmed a data breach involving the personal information of current and former Google employees. The New York-based law firm provides companies with employment verification screening services to determine if employees are eligible and authorized to work in the United States. Every company operating in the United States is required to maintain a Form I-9 file on every employee to ensure that they are legally allowed to work… Source link

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