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Google’s Fuchsia OS will seemingly support Android apps

March 7, 2019

Looks like Google won’t make your Android apps obsolete whenever it switches to the Fuchsia operating system. A file posted on the Android Open Source Project suggests that the search giant is implementing a specially made version of Android Runtime (ART) — the architecture used by the apps — in the upcoming operating system, as […]

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Google Doodle marks 110th birthday of Native American engineer Mary G. Ross

January 15, 2019

Google Doodle on Thursday celebrated what would’ve been the 110th birthday of Mary G. Ross, the first female Native American engineer. Ross — the great-granddaughter of the Cherokee Chief John Ross — was born in Oklahoma on Aug. 9, 1908, and quickly showed talent in math, and a passion for aviation and science. After Ross […]

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Spotify will reportedly let you block artists soon

December 8, 2018

Spotify apparently knows there are some musicians you just don’t want to hear from, as it’s reportedly testing a block feature on iOS. The music streaming service is letting a select group of users stop an artist from playing, Thurrott reported Monday. The feature will ensure a blocked artist won’t appear in your personal library, […]

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg under pressure to attend international hearing

November 20, 2018

Politicians from five countries are demanding that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appear at a Nov. 27 joint hearing in London after he turned down last week’s invitation. The growing call — which now includes politicians from Australia, Argentina, Ireland, Canada and the UK — is led by Damian Collins, chair of the UK’s Digital, Culture, […]

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Facebook suspends 400 apps, bans one in data use investigation

October 19, 2018

Facebook suspended 400 and banned one of the thousands of apps it’s investigated since the Cambridge Analytica data sharing scandal began in March, the company said Thursday. The company issued a full ban to myPersonality, one of the apps at the center of the scandal, on Wednesday after it didn’t agree to a request for […]

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Google and social networks sign code of conduct to tackle fake news

August 2, 2018

Google and a group of other tech giants, including Facebook and Twitter, have signed a code of conduct on how they will tackle the spread of fake news, the European Commission said on Wednesday. With major European Parliament elections approaching in 2019, the EU is keen to minimize the influence of fake news on social […]

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Reddit may cross the 00 million mark in revenue this year, researchers predict

May 19, 2018

  Reddit may make 19 million in ad revenue in 2019. The popular online social platform is on its way to more than double its ad revenues by 2021, according to market analysis firm eMarketer’s forecasts. Reddit’s ad business will pass the 00 million mark this year. ‘As a mix of forum and trending news […]

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