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Google News    last updated 11/12/2018 @ 6:09 PM

#IMakeApps: Taking care of resources, from the internet to oceans (Blogspot)
Editor’s note: To celebrate the hard work, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of app makers around the world, we’re featuring founders, product managers, designers and developers from around the world.....

Calling all Google Play fans: Vote for your favorite content of 2018 (Blogspot)
For the last several years, Google Play has celebrated the best content in the Store, including top apps, games and movies. This year, we want to hear from you. For the first time, we’re introducing the....

May we GIF you a suggestion? Emojis and more on Gboard (Blogspot)
We communicate in pictures more than ever before. Emoji, stickers, or GIFs often get your point across better than just words. Can you imagine celebrating a birthday without the cake emoji, or *life*....

Sharing stories of service and sacrifice for Veterans Day (Blogspot)
As a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy, I remember spending multiple deployments out at sea, on a ship, sailing off the coast of Central and South America. The days were long, and the nights even....

News Consumer Insights: How data is driving publisher growth (Blogspot)
Although news companies are awash in data, publishers say that it’s often hard for them to extract valuable insights that can affect the bottom line of their businesses. In close collaboration with news....

The quest for friction-free products: World Usability Day (Blogspot)
World Usability Day is a one-day, global celebration that brings together design professionals, developers and product creators to humanize products and advocate for making them easier to use. This year,....

Finding community this Native American Heritage Month (Blogspot)
I’m a member of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians and the Tututni Band of Indians, as well as a descendent from the Southern Cheyenne and Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. I’m proud of....

Build engaging ads with Display & Video 360’s Creatives module (Blogspot)
This is the third post in a series about Display & Video 360 innovations.Display & Video 360 is organized around five integrated modules that work together to simplify the end-to-end campaign....

Winter is coming: prepare for the holiday app-ortunity (Blogspot)
It’s the holiday season and that means two things: shiny new devices and lots of apps for getting things done! There will be more people taking valuable actions and more opportunities for you to be there....

A note to our employees (Blogspot)
Editor’s note: Today, our CEO Sundar Pichai sent an email to Google employees about changes we’re making to better support them. You can read the note in its entirety below.Hi everyone,At Google we try....

Files by Google: the file management app for every Android user (Blogspot)
Last December, Google launched Files Go: an app to free up space on mobile phones, find files faster and share them with others easily and quickly—even without an internet connection. Files Go was built....

Blind veterans kayak the Grand Canyon, with Street View along for the ride (Blogspot)
Editors Note: Lonnie Bedwell is a blind U.S. Navy veteran who led a team of four veterans to kayak 226 miles down the Grand Canyon. Today, he shares more about this feat (which was documented on Street....

Celebrating the next generation of game makers on the Google Play Store (Blogspot)
Today the top five finalists of Google Play’s Change The Game Design Challenge are launching their games in the Play Store. While half of mobile game players are women, they only make up 23% of the gaming....

Makeup a new look with Google Home Hub and Sephora (Blogspot)
Your beauty routine just got upgraded. With Google Home Hub, you can now ace your look, hands-free, with help from Sephora.We know that makeup tutorials are super popular—in fact, over 81 million how-to....

Continuing the fight against child sexual abuse online (Blogspot)
We can all agree that content that exploits or endangers children is abhorrent and unacceptable. Google has a zero tolerance approach to child sexual abuse material (CSAM) and we are committed to stopping....

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Internet News    last updated 11/12/2018 @ 6:09 PM

Friday Is Going to Be a Huge Day for Stock Traders (Bloomberg)
Two major market events that have the potential to send U.S. equity volumes sky-high will collide Friday. The first is the quarterly event known as “quadruple witching” -- when futures and options on....

Amazon just accidentally leaked details about 2 new Alexa devices ahead of an event today (Business Insider)
Listings for an Amazon Echo Sub subwoofer and an Amazon Smart Plug were leaked ahead of a company event on Thursday. The subwoofer is designed to work with Amazon's Echo speakers, which would also get....

How Pepsi-Co, Tesla and Michael Jordan are helping the Carolinas (Yahoo Finance)
AnheuserBusch and other beverage makers donated cans of drinking water to victims of Hurricane Florence. Early estimates show that Hurricane Florence has left a $22 billion path of devastation in its....

New U.S. LNG projects, enough to double exports, on verge of launch (Reuters)
New US liquefied natural gas terminals with enough capacity to double U.S. exports have either begun commissioning their facilities or are waiting for approval from the energy regulator, a review....

GE says four HA turbines in U.S. shut down due to blade problem (Reuters)
General Electric Co said on Thursday that four of its flagship power turbines in the United States have been shut down due to a problem with turbine blades that was discovered at an electrical power plant....

Women supporting Kavanaugh find themselves in storm's center (Associated Press)
It started as a series of phone calls among old high-school friends and ended up embroiling 65 women in the firestorm over a sexual assault allegation that could shape the Supreme Court. In a matter....

Spending Bills Leave Conservatives Frustrated (The Fiscal Times)
Lawmakers have been passing spending bills with unusual speed and little fanfare lately, most recently the $854 billion package covering the Departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, Labor and....

Polish president: No one questions that Trump knows how t... (CNBC Videos)
In a joint press conference at the White House, President Donald Trump and Poland President Andrzej Duda answer questions about U.S.-EU relations.

I Bought an Olive Garden Unlimited Pasta Pass and It’s Going to Save Me $10,000. Here’s My Master Plan (Money)
apos;Iapos;m not crazy, but I like a value.'

The Canadian cannabis producer that was in talks with Coca-Cola to make a CBD-infused drink is reportedly targeting a US IPO in October (Business Insider)
Aurora Cannabis is planning for a US initial public offering in October, the company's chief corporate officer said. The Canadian cannabis producer was reportedly in talks with Coca-Cola to make a CBD-infused....

Morgan Stanley: DEA Likely To Reclassify GW Pharma's Cannabinoid Therapy For US Launch (Benzinga)
Morgan Stanley expects the DEA to drop Epidiolex from Schedule I — the same level as cocaine, heroin and other illegal substances — to Schedule IV, where Xanax, Ambien and Tramadol rank. At worst, it....

Steel workers gear up for strike, potentially derailing Trump's steel resurgence (CNBC)
It would follows another strike by 16,000 U.S. Steel workers that was approved earlier this month, and together, they could hinder what President Trump calls a "thriving" industry in the U.S.

Micron Poised to Report Great Results, but the Outlook Matters More (Motley Fool)
Analysts are starting to worry about DRAM pricing, predicting a rougher 2019.

It feels like Apple is being cheap by not including an important accessory with the $1,000 iPhone XS (Business Insider)
Apples new $1,000 iPhone XS doesn't come with a fast-charging brick. You'd need to spend $70 on the relevant accessories to fast-charge the $1,000 iPhone XS. With a starting price of $1,000, the iPhone....

The Things I Wasn’t Prepared for When I Purchased My Home (GoBankingRates)
This family shares some valuable takeaways from buying a home.

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Technology News    last updated 11/12/2018 @ 6:09 PM

How the Navy’s D-Day amphibious attack on Utah beach achieved 'tactical surprise' (Fox News)
Battling rough seas with five-foot waves, thrashing wind gusts and heavy enemy fire, U.S. Navy amphibious landing craft attacking Utah Beach on D-Day actually managed to achieve total tactical surprise.

Army evaluates new intel technology for the 'tactical edge of combat' (Fox News)
The Army is evaluating a series of emerging intelligence analysis technologies intended to integrate and organize a range of input sources to include drone videos, satellite imagery, enemy movement information,....

Amazon Echo may have captured audio of murder (Fox News)
An Amazon Echo may have captured audio of a cold-blooded killing in New Hampshire, and prosecutors have won the rights to the recordings, a judge ruled Friday.

Instagram creeper targeting teens with 'Fortnite' sextortion scheme (Fox News)
A sexual predator has been using Fortnite to try and trick teenagers into sending intimate pictures of themselves, according to Canadian police.

'Fortnite' gamers use newly released NFL skins to create controversial players (Fox News)
The NFL and Epic Games partnered last week to bring team skins to one of the most popular video games in the world – “Fortnite.”

Why did Facebook fire a top executive? Hint: It had something to do with Trump (Fox News)
Facebook Inc. executive and virtual-reality wunderkind Palmer Luckey was a rising star of Silicon Valley when, at the height of the 2016 presidential contest, he donated $10,000 to an anti-Hillary Clinton....

Hackers have found a new way to break into ATMs and steal your cash (Fox News)
With the advent of cardless ATM transactions on mobile phones, criminals have found a new way to steal your money.

5 critical settings so hackers can’t access your bank accounts (Fox News)
You need to assume that your password isn’t strong enough. You might as well believe that someone, somewhere, is working around the clock to break into your accounts and steal your money, your identity,....

‘Global SuperTanker’ deployed to fight California fires (Fox News)
Firefighters doing battle against Northern California’s massive and deadly Camp Fire have received help from Colorado – in the form of the world’s largest airplane designed for firefighting.

Veterans Day: Google, YouTube, help veterans share their stories (Fox News)
Google and YouTube are honoring Veterans Day by helping veterans share their experiences of serving in the military.

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