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Google News    last updated 11/15/2019 @ 6:00 AM

Sharing knowledge this Native American Heritage Month (Blogspot)
I am a proud tribal member of Doyon, one of the 12 Alaska Native regional corporations. Unlike the “lower 48” states, Alaskan Native tribes are organized as incorporated entities. My family has lived....

Go beyond the headlines with Google News (Blogspot)
Last year, we redesigned Google News with one goal in mind: to help people understand the world through quality, trustworthy and enjoyable news. Today, we’re expanding on that mission by surfacing more....

How do you pronounce quokka? Practice with Search (Blogspot)
People around the world come to Search to ask questions related to language, like looking up the definition of a word or double checking the pronunciation of a word in another language. Just this morning....

Upgrading messaging on Android in the U.S. with RCS (Blogspot)
Our Messages app brings you a seamless and helpful messaging experience on Android, from connecting you on mobile and desktop, giving you suggestions from the Google Assistant, and making it easy to search....

Additional steps to safeguard user privacy (Blogspot)
Like many adtech providers, we use an advertising technology called Real-Time Bidding (RTB) to enable publishers of all sizes to sell online ad impressions in real time, funding a variety of content such....

Get Ayesha Curry’s exclusive new recipe on the Google Assistant (Blogspot)
Growing up in Venezuela, Canada, Indonesia and the U.S., I’ve experienced many variations of the “traditional” holiday meal. But no matter where I am in the world, one thing has always remained constant:....

Machine learning meets African agriculture (Blogspot)
In 2016 a crop-destroying caterpillar, Fall Armyworm (FAW) was first detected in Africa. The crop pest has since devastated agriculture by infecting millions of corn fields, which threatens food security....

Google Classroom accessibility empowers inclusive learning (Blogspot)
Grace is a 5th grader at Village Elementary School near San Diego, CA. As a student who is blind, she’s used to using multiple pieces of equipment or having an aide support her. But when she started using....

Speak easy while traveling with Google Maps (Blogspot)
Google Maps has made travel easier than ever before. You can scout out a neighborhood before booking a hotel, get directions on the go and even see what nearby restaurants the locals recommend thanks....

6 steps to being a smart searcher (Blogspot)
Search has been around for more than 20 years and we see billions of queries every day. Today I’ve already used Search to check this Sunday’s Giants’ score against the Jets, look up lyrics to Coldplay’s....

2019 holiday checklist: help shoppers find local stores (Blogspot)
The holidays are a critical time of year for your stores, as shoppers stop in to get an item quickly or see it in person. Online research to find local stores continues to surge—search interest in local....

CallJoy’s new agent helps small businesses answer calls (Blogspot)
If you own or have ever worked in a small business, you know how stressful it can be to juggle day-to-day tasks while also managing the ever-ringing phone line. According to research we conducted, nearly....

Map out Thanksgiving with these tips from Google Maps (Blogspot)
For Americans, Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching–which means a time of food, family and fun. As we kick off this holiday season, feast your eyes on our best Google Maps trends and tips to help you save....

How my time in the Air Force prepared me for life at Google (Blogspot)
In 1996 I was a young senior airman at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska. We were controlling an air training mission, and had just safely led fighter jets to the training airspace. But in a split second,....

Talking strategy (and eating churros) with startups in Spain (Blogspot)
This past spring, I sat with 12 fellow Googlers on beanbag chairs in the basement of Google for Startups Campus in Madrid. The area was outfitted as part conference room, part social gathering space.....

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Software News    last updated 11/15/2019 @ 6:00 AM

Apple delves further into health ambitions with new Research app, health studies (Fox News)
First announced in September at its annual iPhone event, Apple has finally launched the Research app along with three health studies, as the tech giant furthers its ambitions in the health care environment....

Air Force Research Lab works on new, next-generation hypersonic weapons (Fox News)
The Air Force Research Laboratory is immersed in early work on a new generation of hypersonic weapons designed to come after the currently emerging arsenal, expanding hypersonic mission options in new....

Sen. Steve Daines calls out Google CEO in private letter over health care and privacy concerns (Fox News)
Google should explain why it's collecting mass amounts of health care data on U.S. citizens and ensure the information isn't being taken without permission, said Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., in a letter....

These Apple AirPods Pro are selling for $68G (Fox News)
Youll have to act fast: the AirPods Pro Gold Edition is a limited edition of one.

5 apps draining your iPhone battery - and what you can do about it (Fox News)
It’s no secret Apple is far more strict than Google when it comes to what’s allowed into its App Store. Even so, there are still more than 2 million iOS apps to choose from.

Next in Google’s quest for consumer dominance—banking (Fox News)
Google will soon offer checking accounts to consumers, becoming the latest Silicon Valley heavyweight to push into finance.

Court finds fault with warrantless searches of global travelers' laptops, phones (Fox News)
A federal court ruled on Tuesday that searches of electronic devices belonging to international travelers at U.S. ports of entry violate the Fourth Amendment if done without individualized suspicion,....

Google defends amassing health data on millions of people (Fox News)
Google has come under scrutiny after a report in The Wall Street Journal noted that a newly signed cloud computing deal with a healthcare customer could give the tech giant "detailed personal-health information....

Facebook, YouTube censor mentions of ‘whistleblower’ in Trump-Ukraine scandal (Fox News)
Social media companies are removing any mentions of the whistleblower in the Trump-Ukraine scandal, according to a report.

Big tech racing to replace smartphones with smart glasses (Fox News)
If you think modern society is bad seeing everyone spend reality staring at their phones, the big tech companies are racing for their next big business: getting you to throw away your iPhone for smart....

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Latest News & Headlines    last updated 11/15/2019 @ 6:00 AM

Sorry, Hillary: Democrats don't need a savior (Yahoo News)
With the Iowa caucuses fast approaching, Hillary Clinton is just the latest in the colorful cast of characters who seem to have surveyed the sprawling Democratic field, sensed something lacking and decided....

Immigration officer blows whistle on 'morally objectionable' Trump asylum policy (Yahoo News)
A new anonymous whistleblower has accused the Trump administration of requiring U.S. asylum officers to enforce an illegal and immoral policy “clearly designed to further this administration's racist....

Vietnam jails music teacher for 'undermining' state (AFP)
Vietnam sentenced a music teacher to 11 years in prison on Friday for Facebook posts that allegedly undermined the one-party state, which has been accused of tightening the noose on online dissent. Communist....

American war veteran who spent several days in ICE detention receives $190k settlement (The Independent)
A US citizen and military veteran suffering from a mental health condition will reportedly receive $190,000 (£147,988) from a Michigan city after local officials transferred him to ICE detention following....

U.S. Justice Kavanaugh upbeat in first major public speech (Reuters)
A gathering of conservative lawyers gave U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh a rapturous reception on Thursday for an upbeat speech in his first major public appearance since sexual misconduct....

An Air India flight was delayed nearly 12 hours after a stowaway rat was spotted in the cabin (Business Insider)
quot;The rat was located and trapped. Then the aircraft was fumigated," a representative from Air India said, according to Indian local media.

Sanders, AOC to Introduce Over $100 Billion Plan to Make Public Housing Environmentally Friendly (National Review)
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) plan to introduce legislation on Thursday that makes public housing more energy efficient, at a cost of over $100....

Toll rises in Australian wildfires with more danger ahead (Associated Press)
The death toll for wildfires raging across Australia’s most populous state has risen to four as authorities warned Thursday of worsening weather conditions to come. A body was found late Wednesday in....

Hyundai Santa Cruz Small Pickup Will Start Production in 2021 (Car and Driver)
Several years after its debut as a concept, Hyundai's first truck has officially become a reality.

DNC Announces 10 Candidates in Atlanta Democratic Debate (Bloomberg)
Bloomberg) -- The Democratic National Committee on Thursday announced the 10 candidates who will participate in the fifth Democratic primary debate in Atlanta on Wednesday.They are: Joe Biden, Cory Booker,....

Pelosi offers somber reflection on impeachment, with one eye on her agenda (Politico)
Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday delivered a two-part message to her caucus just minutes before the start of the first public impeachment hearing — stressing the weight of the moment, but also a steadfast....

Tempers flare over rebuilding of Notre-Dame spire (AFP)
The French army general charged with overseeing the rebuilding of Paris' fire-mangled Notre-Dame, has caused astonishment by publicly telling the cathedral's chief architect to "shut his mouth" in a sign....

Atlanta college student Alexis Crawford was choked to death, dumped in park, police say (USA TODAY)
Authorities say Alexis Crawford and her roommate Jordyn Jones had a physical altercation and Jones' boyfriend intervened and choked Crawford to death.

Khamenei: Iran not calling for elimination of Jews, wants non-sectarian Israel (Reuters)
Iran is not calling for the elimination of Jewish people, but it thinks people of all religions should decide Israel's future, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday in a speech....

Pirates attacked an Italian ship off the coast of Mexico — the latest sign of a growing criminal industry (Business Insider)
There39;s big money in stealing fuel in Mexico, and the thieves are willing to go offshore in order to find new targets.

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