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Google News    last updated 09/19/2018 @ 11:03 AM

Meet the bilingual Google Assistant with new smart home devices (Blogspot)
This summer, we’ve brought the Google Assistant to more devices across Europe and the rest of the world to help you get answers and get things done in more languages (most recently supporting Spanish,....

Step aboard Discovery with virtual reality (Blogspot)
Editor’s note: On the anniversary of the first launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery, we’ll hear from Dr. Ellen R. Stofan, planetary geologist and the John and Adrienne Mars Director of the Smithsonian....

Forecasting earthquake aftershock locations with AI-assisted science (Blogspot)
From hurricanes and floods to volcanoes and earthquakes, the Earth is continuously evolving in fits and spurts of dramatic activity. Earthquakes and subsequent tsunamis alone have caused massive destruction....

Throwing it back: Google leaders share their first summer jobs (Blogspot)
As the old saying goes, “get a summer job and you’ll stick with it forever.” Just kidding, no one says that. If they did, many of Google’s leaders—who earned their first paychecks serving burgers, planting....

U.S. wildlife to see (and maybe avoid) on your end-of-summer adventures (Blogspot)
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the National Trail System, which oversees more than 50,000 miles of trails across the U.S., and makes sure historic sites like the Pacific Crest Trail are around....

Protect your online accounts with Titan Security Keys (Blogspot)
Phishing—when an attacker tries to trick you into giving them your credentials—is a common threat to all online users. Google's automated defenses securely block the overwhelming majority of sign-in attempts....

How “Broad City" animator Mike Perry gets creative with a Pixelbook (Blogspot)
Editors note: With Pixelbook and Pixelbook Pen, we’ve seen how tech can enable human creativity in outstanding ways. Mike Perry, an illustrator best known for his work on “Broad City,” recently spoke....

Wear OS by Google: Health and help are just a swipe away (Blogspot)
As you go about your busy day, every minute matters. We’re evolving the design of Wear OS by Google to help you get the most out of your time—providing quicker access to your information and notifications,....

Take a spin around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Google Maps (Blogspot)
I was eight years old when my dad took me to my first Indianapolis 500, one of the most prestigious car races in the world. It was unlike anything I’d ever experienced before—the track was buzzing with....

Unlock your team’s creativity: running great hackathons (Blogspot)
Creative talented employees have awesome ideas, but chances are they rarely have enough time to actually try them out and find out which ones are worth pursuing. To allow their imagination to run free....

Protecting your home with the Google Assistant (Blogspot)
Empty homes are more vulnerable to being burglarized, and it’s important to have a system in place that can monitor, alert and deter crime while you’re away. That’s where the Google Assistant can step....

Google for India: Building services for every Indian, in their language (Blogspot)
India has the second largest population of internet users in the world—and it’s only getting bigger. Around 40 million new users come online in India every year, and not just from metropolitan centers,....

Make Google read it (Blogspot)
We launched Google Go last year as a lightweight, faster way to search the web on devices which may have less space or less reliable internet connections. Today, millions of people around the world use....

Helping veterans make their next move in civilian life (Blogspot)
For seven years, I served in the Air Force as a civil engineer. My job was to make sure our bases, like the ones in Iraq and Afghanistan where I did three tours of duty, were technologically and logistically....

Making it easier to identify veteran-led businesses on Google (Blogspot)
Since leaving the service in 2007, I’ve felt a strong pull to support my fellow veterans. I honor the  camaraderie and sense of community we share, and continue to be inspired by the new missions veterans....

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Internet News    last updated 09/19/2018 @ 11:03 AM

Trade of the Day: Apple Stock Is in Mean-Reversion Mode (InvestorPlace)
While I don’t see this to be a reason for major caution, in the near-term, big names such as Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) now look likely to see further mean-reversion to the downside. AAPL stock in specific....

Former GM exec Bob Lutz predicts conspiracy theorists will soon be asking 'Who killed Tesla?' (Business Insider)
Bob Lutz the former vice chairman of General Motors and prominent Tesla critic, would like you to know that he still believes Tesla's days are numbered. The remarks come at another challenging time....

These 7 Products May Cost You More After Trump Escalated His Trade War With China (Money)
Chinese goods ranging from furniture to electronics to seafood will face a new 10% tax.

Liberty Braves: Looking Even Better Thanks to a Strong 2018 Campaign (Motley Fool)
The Atlanta Braves look to be playoff-bound in 2018, while demand for space in The Battery Atlanta has been strong. Both factors should unlock more upside for Liberty Braves stock.

Brazil diesel subsidy program threatens Petrobras, market -FCStone (Reuters)
Brazil could face a diesel shortage at the end of 2018 as a result of the government's mispriced subsidy program which has discouraged suppliers, and the state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro....

Kudlow: If economic boom continues, US will be a better c... (CNBC Videos)
CNBC39;s Becky Quick is joined by Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, at the Economic Club of New York. Kudlow said that if the economic boom continues, the United States will be....

Claiming Social Security Early Could Increase Your Risk of Old-Age Poverty, Data Shows (Motley Fool)
Thinking of taking benefits as soon as possible? You may need a new plan instead.

Nokia cuts hundreds of jobs in the U.S. - report (Reuters)
Telecom network equipment maker Nokia (NOKIA.HE) has cut 250 jobs at its site in Naperville, United States, and expects to lose a further 250 positions, a report by Crain's Chicago Business said late....

PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Sept 18 (Reuters)
The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. THE GLOBE AND MAIL ** Bombardier Inc has escaped late-delivery....

Red Hat Shares Have Even Upside-Downside Profile, JPMorgan Says In Downgrade (Benzinga)
Dual headwinds — namely middleware deceleration and a softer renewal pattern that impacted Red Hat's first-quarter results — are likely to linger for a few quarters, Murphy said in the downgrade note.....

The $100,000 stocks that Kanye West bought Kim Kardashian for Christmas are up by 40% (Business Insider)
Kim Kardashian West might have a future on Wall Street. The reality TV star was gifted shares in five major companies for Christmas last year by her husband Kanye West. The stocks have since soared....

Russia, Turkey Agree on Buffer Zone in Syria's Idlib Region (Bloomberg)
Russia and Turkey sought to overcome the crisis over a threatened assault by Russian-backed government forces on the last major rebel bastion in Syria by agreeing to set up a demilitarized buffer zone....

Qualcomm’s Mollenkopf Sees Chance of Apple Settlement This Year (Bloomberg)
Qualcomm Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Mollenkopf said a bitter standoff between the chip maker and Apple Inc. is entering a period when both sides have an increasing incentive to settle. In coming....

Poll Shows Cruz Ahead After Weeks of Beto Worry (Bloomberg)
Republican Senator Ted Cruz got some good news today after a week of headlines showcasing his unexpectedly stiff competition in the Texas Senate race. If that wasn’t good enough for Cruz, 93 percent....

JMP: Changing Competitive Landscape Makes Revance Less Appealing (Benzinga)
Revance Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: RVNC ), a biotech company developing a botulinum toxin product, could face a competitive backlash, according to JMP Securities. The Analyst Analyst Donald Ellis downgraded....

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Technology News    last updated 09/19/2018 @ 11:03 AM

Air Force cites need to defend against enemy's hypersonic weapons (Fox News)
The Air Force is taking another step in an aggressive plan to prototype, test and deploy hypersonic weapons on an expedited schedule -- to defend against enemy attacks by fast-tracking an ability to launch....

China has a 'chilling' system to control everyone (Fox News)
Chinas chilling dictatorship is moving quickly to introduce social scorecards, in which all citizens will be monitored 24/7 and ranked on their behavior.

After Florence, North Carolina officials warn against GPS apps: 'Not safe to trust them with your life' (Fox News)
North Carolina officials are warning motorists against using transportation apps in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Florence due to flash flooding.

Marines will fly Osprey until 2060, prepping the aircraft for future wars (Fox News)
The Marine Corps is accelerating a massive modernization and readiness overhaul of its MV-22 Osprey to upgrade sensors, add weapons, sustain the fleet and broaden the mission scope -- as part of an effort....

Facebook accused of allowing gender bias in job ads (Fox News)
Facebook is discriminating against millions of women by allowing companies to target job advertisements toward men, according to charges filed on Tuesday against the company with the U.S. Equal Employment....

Facebook seeks to defend political candidates from hacking threats (Fox News)
Facebooks latest effort to fight election meddling is designed to protect US political campaigns and their candidates from suffering an account takeover.

8 new Alexa devices planned including a microwave, report says (Fox News)
Amazon is apparently planning to release new Alexa-powered devices, including a microwave, an "in-car gadget", and a range of hi-fi equipment before the end of 2018.

SpaceX reveals Yusaku Maezawa will fly 'around the Moon' in historic announcement (Fox News)
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced Monday night that entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa would be the first private person to fly solo around the moon aboard the company's Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) launch vehicle.

'Momo' horror: Teen self-harms after family is threatened through sick social media 'suicide game' (Fox News)
A teen girl reportedly tried to slash her wrists after death threats were made to her family over the sickening WhatsApp “Momo” suicide game.”

Navy to flight test first-of-its-kind carrier-launched drone in 2021 (Fox News)
The Navy will launch formal flight testing in 2021 for a new, first-of-its kind carrier-launched drone engineered to double the attack range of F-18 fighters, F-35Cs and other carrier aircraft.

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