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Google News    last updated 09/23/2019 @ 11:49 AM

Simpler ways to drive growth across the customer journey with video (Blogspot)
Consumers are moving faster, jumping from channel to channel, and researching more often in unexpected ways. This explosion of touchpoints means more opportunities—and more complexities—for marketers.....

Doing more to protect your privacy with the Assistant (Blogspot)
We believe you should be able to easily understand how your data is used and why, so you can make choices that are right for you. Recently we’ve heard concerns about our process in which language experts....

18 years after Google Images, the Versace jungle print dress is back (Blogspot)
Nearly 20 years ago, a green Versace dress broke the internet, and Google Images was born.It was February 2000 when Jennifer Lopez wore a jungle print dress, designed by Donatella Versace, to the Grammy....

Google.org helps Nesta bring skills training to trade unions (Blogspot)
Throughout history, technology has changed the nature of work. This has created new opportunities and jobs, but there are also concerns about technology’s impact on job security and displacement. Google.org’s....

Unleashing digital opportunities in Europe (Blogspot)
Today I am in Helsinki, Finland, to meet with Finnish Prime Minister Rinne to discuss his priorities for the European Union Presidency, from building sustainable economic growth to achieving a carbon-free....

Our biggest renewable energy purchase ever (Blogspot)
Sustainability has been one of Google’s core values from our earliest days. Over the years we’ve worked hard to reduce the carbon footprint of our operations, build products with people and planet in....

Get more done with a little help from Google Chrome (Blogspot)
There are a million and one reasons you open your browser every day, and keeping track of tabs shouldn’t distract you from your goals. With tab improvements and more options to customize Chrome, you’ll....

Sharing stories and snacks at Take Your Parents to Work Day (Blogspot)
When I was a kid, I loved when my dad took me to work at his office in downtown Milwaukee. He had good views for parades on the streets below, and had one of those handheld games with water and, like,....

A new way for job seekers to stand out to IT recruiters (Blogspot)
Almost two years ago, Grow with Google introduced the IT Support Professional Certificate, a program that helps people prepare for entry-level roles in IT, with no experience or degree necessary. IT support skills....

A more accessible internet for Indians (Blogspot)
Rama Devi has taught more than a thousand women how to use the internet in her role as a saathi—now she’s helping farmers become more productive. Amita Raghu has used digital tools to grow Krishne Tassels,....

Google Research India: an AI lab in Bangalore (Blogspot)
People have been using technology to solve problems and improve their quality of life for centuries, from sharing knowledge with the printing press to going online to build a small business. These days,....

Tracking our progress on flood forecasting (Blogspot)
Around the world, floods cause between 6,000 and 18,000 fatalities every year—20 percent of those are in India—and between $21 and $33 billion in economic damages. Reliable early warning systems have....

An experimental lab for local news in the U.K. (Blogspot)
A sustainable digital model for local news: That’s the aim of a three-year partnership between Google and U.K. publisher Archant. Project Neon will rethink local news from every perspective, from storytelling....

Bringing online safety training to Irish schools with Barnardos (Blogspot)
As a parent, I know how challenging it is to keep up with everything that your children are doing on their laptops, tablets and mobile phones every day. It’s more important than ever that we learn about....

Google Ads auction-time bidding comes to Search Ads 360 (Blogspot)
Smart Bidding in Google Ads uses machine learning to set bids at auction-time by factoring in a wide range of signals that help predict performance. Now you can take advantage of Google Ads auction-time....

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Internet News    last updated 09/23/2019 @ 11:49 AM

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 09/23/2019 @ 11:49 AM

Record calls, iPhone Pro secrets, better TV remote, and more: Tech Q&A (Fox News)
The secrets of the iPhone Pro, a better TV remote, free Microsoft office and much more in this week's Tech Q&A.

5 essential steps to protect yourself from hackers and online criminals (Fox News)
Your device is like the Alamo. It’s fortified and sits in one place. But there’s also a gigantic army just outside its walls, eager to break through and destroy everything within. That army will never....

China develops handheld sonic weapon for crowd control: report (Fox News)
China has developed the world's first portable sonic gun to control riots, the Chinese Academy of Sciences announced.

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of data-scraping apps following its Cambridge Analytica investigation (Fox News)
Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps that have in some way mishandled user data as the company faces a range of U.S. investigations and potential regulatory actions.

How to protect yourself from ransomware using Windows 10 (Fox News)
Microsoft offers built-in ransomware protection for Windows 10. Here’s how to make sure you’re protected.

Breakthrough device can generate electricity from the night sky (Fox News)
An innovative new device is able to generate electricity from the night sky, according to a new study.

Saudi Arabia oil attack requires prepping for drone war, report says (Fox News)
The attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil fields will drive a massive increase in the need for perimeter security gear, according to a new report. 

Facebook employee jumps to death from headquarters in Northern California: reports (Fox News)
A Facebook employee reportedly jumped to his death from the fourth floor of a building at the Facebook campus in Northern California Thursday, according to reports.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg meets with Trump, key senators on DC swing (Fox News)
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with President Trump at the White House Thursday, part of a series of visits with lawmakers who have been critical of the social media giant.

Facebook's Zuckerberg says there 'clearly was bias' in controversy over 'censorship' of pro-life group Live Action (Fox News)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company's handling of a fact-checking controversy involving pro-life group Live Action was biased.

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