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Trump Tower Gets Renamed 'Dump Tower' On Google Maps

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.29.2016 | Technology

Donald Trump had an unusual place to call home Saturday. Trump Tower, the president-elect’s New York City residence, was briefly renamed “Dump Tow...

Did Facebook Really Elect Trump President?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 11.25.2016 | Politics
Mark Weinstein

By now we've all heard about it. Facebook has a fake news problem, a rampant epidemic of phony and outrageous headlines in which a fraction-of-a-penny-per-click gets traded for lies.

Dominic Barton on Disruption and Leadership

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
St. Gallen Symposium

By Dennis ZHU, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global community Probably few people on this planet are in a better position than Mr. Barton to t...

Internet, a Double-Edged Sword Stained With Fake News and Censorship

AsiaToday | Posted 11.24.2016 | World

By AsiaToday reporter Kim Eun-young - The Internet has created a new landscape of social change as an outlet for open communication. However, it also ...

Let A Bot Guess What You're Drawing In This High-Tech Pictionary Game

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 11.22.2016 | Arts

Have you ever wanted to play a fast-paced game of Pictionary, but don’t have any friends? Yeah, us, too. Thanks to the team at Google, there’s now...

All The News That's Fit To Fake

Marty Rudoy | Posted 11.21.2016 | Comedy
Marty Rudoy

Washington DC: Goodyear Satire Co.-- is fake news? I would NEVER have figured that out on my own. Thank you, my overlords at Facebo...

A Call for Cooperation Against Fake News

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 11.19.2016 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

We -- John Borthwick and Jeff Jarvis -- want to offer constructive suggestions for what the platforms -- Facebook, Twitter, Google, Instag...

Seattle News Anchor Accidentally Draws A Giant Penis On Live TV

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.18.2016 | Weird News

That’s not a cannon! News anchor Kaci Aitchison of Q13 Fox in Seattle was trying out Google’s new Quick, Draw artificial intelligence game, where ...

Facebook, Google Take Small Steps To Stop Spread Of Fake News

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.03.2017 | Business

Facebook and Google announced Monday that they were taking steps to restrict ads from fake news outlets after facing criticism that hoax stories helpe...

Swap Trump Pics For Cheeseburgers With This Genius Browser Trick

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 11.11.2016 | Taste

It’s been a long week. Many people are feeling overwhelmed and fatigued with the sheer amount of Donald Trump that’s hit computer screens over the...

A Return to Simpler Times (Before Technology Complicated Things)

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.09.2016 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

I've always had a tremendous appreciation for technology. I'm continuously wowed by the innovations that have revolutionized our lives, but I also fea...

Unite Los Angeles: Big Announcements Come Together Now, Over Unity

Jesse Damiani | Posted 11.07.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

Walking around Unite LA, it hit me how monumental of a year 2016 has been for gaming -- and for Unity in particular, a company that saw a whopping 5 b...

So You Want to Live in a Police State?

Paula Gordon | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
Paula Gordon

If you think a police state will make America great again a.) you're wrong, and b.) you've got your candidate -- Donald Trump and the Deplorables are ...

Google's Halloween Doodle Is An Addictive New Game You Can Play Right Meow

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.31.2016 | Technology

Use caution before visiting Google’s main page today. The company has unveiled a new Google Doodle in celebration of Halloween, and the game is so a...

The Samsung Galaxy Crisis - to Rebrand or Not to Rebrand?

Dr. Alexander Haldemann | Posted 10.27.2016 | Technology
Dr. Alexander Haldemann

Samsung's brand crisis is worse than I thought it would be. The real severity of the problem dawned on me last weekend as I prepared to fly back to Zu...

Android, Samsung Improve in Third Quarter

Michael R. Levin | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Michael R. Levin

Quiet Quarter for Apple Before iPhone Launch Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results of its research on mobil...

Climate Change This Week: Running Out of Earth, Inspiring Students, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Check for National Geographic venues (including youtube and other online opportuni...

Election 2016: The Potentially Polarizing Effects Of Search Engines, Social Media And Motivated Reasoning

Christine Nero Coughlin | Posted 10.25.2016 | Media
Christine Nero Coughlin

According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, 81 percent of supporters of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump disagree not only on their respective policies and plans but also on the "basic facts" surrounding the candidates and the election.

The Library's 'Human Google' Is Here To Answer Your Burning Questions

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 10.25.2016 | Arts

Have you ever wondered why 18th century English paintings have so many squirrels in them? If so, we applaud your curious mind ― and we’d also like...

Google and Amazon Leverage Copyright Loophole to Use Songs Without Paying Songwriters

Chris Castle | Posted 10.19.2016 | Entertainment
Chris Castle

Two vastly wealthy multinational media companies are exploiting a copyright law loophole to sell the world's music without paying royalties to the wor...

This Is How I Became A Leading Data Scientist

Quora | Posted 10.19.2016 | Technology

What was your path like from childhood to today? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered ...

The Battles for Dabiq & Mosul: Not the Beginning of the End of ISIS, but the End of Its Beginning

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 10.18.2016 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Two critical battles are being fought against ISIS this week: the first, in Syria by a combined force of Turkish military and so-called Turkish-backe...

This New Google Flights Trick Makes Sure You Score A Cheap Ticket

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.20.2016 | Travel

Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ide...

Why Didn't Google Design Their Own Chipset for Their Pixel Phones?

Quora | Posted 10.17.2016 | Technology

Why didn't Google make their own chipset for Pixel phones as Apple did for iPhone 7 (and previous versions)? originally appeared on Quora - the knowle...

Improve Your Android Phone Efficiency with These 7 Tricks

William Morrow | Posted 10.14.2016 | Technology
William Morrow

The advantages of Android devices far outweigh their cons. A major driving force behind the acceptability of android devices worldwide is the ability to access thousands of apps. Another distinctive feature of Android-based devices is the ability to run many apps at a time.