Understanding The FCC’s New Online Privacy Rules

Many of us use the internet without a passing thought about the privacy of our personal data. Recently, though, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) moved forward with a previously proposed decision to require internet service providers (ISPs) to get users’ consent before accessing or sharing their sensitive information. Let’s take a look at what this […]

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How to Swap Facebook Events for Google Calendar

One of the strengths of Facebook is its ability to identify what other digital companies do well, and then either design its own similar features or flat-out buy the company. One of the company’s latest products falls into the former category. It’s called the Events From Facebook app, and it’s a new calendar-based app loaded […]

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Key Points From Last Week’s Google Event

Google is best known for its search capabilities. In fact, the company has changed our language. We no longer “search” for something online — we “Google” it. It’s also known for its suite of web-based services and apps, including YouTube, Gmail and Google Docs. As ubiquitous as Google already is in our lives, the company […]

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What Is Google’s DeepMind?

DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company that Google acquired in 2014, creates neural networks that learn in ways similar to the way humans learn. In the future, this technology could have an impact on everything from the way you use your smartphone to your next doctor’s visit. What Is DeepMind? Shane Legg, Mustafa Suleyman and Demis […]

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Sweet Changes Coming With Android’s Nougat OS

Who doesn’t love Android OS updates? The latest is now rolling out to Nexus devices and it brings a whole bunch of welcome changes to the system. Android’s newest update – version 7.0 – is called Nougat, following the naming pattern of sweet goodness that is Google’s update cycle. One of the biggest changes for […]

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