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Good-bye clickbait? Facebook has tossed out more than 800 publishers and accounts it accused of trafficking in clickbait and political spam, the Washington Post reports. Facebook also accused some of...

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What’s inside Google’s Home Hub? This week, Google unveiled the Google Home Hub device, which has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a 7-inch display. It also updated its Google Home software to let users...

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AI battles the fake news: Can Artificial Intelligence combat all the fake news that’s out there? An article in Forbes looks at several ways fake news fighters are using AI, but the author casts some...

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Electrolux is cooking with Drop: A few years ago, we bought a connected Drop Scale. It comes with a companion app, and the combined package tailors recipes based on how many people you’re cooking for...

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World Space Week begins today, Thursday 4 October – a global series of global events hosted by the United Nations. This year’s theme: ‘Space unites the world’. Three new reports published today...

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Fake news code: Google and several operators of social networks have signed a code of conduct to combat fake news, CNet reports. The code of conduct, pushed by the European Union, stipulates that they...

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Amazon wants a voice in homebuilding: Typically, Amazon’s Alexa Fund invests in voice technology startups, but now Amazon has a foot in the door of home construction. The Alexa Fund joined Obvious...

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John Hancock goes all in on wearables for health: We’ve seen a number of insurance companies provide discounts for consumers that adopt IoT devices or wearables. Usually, these are optional programs,...

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“Cleansing” cyberspace: Zhuang Rongwen, recently appointed as director of the Cyberspace Administration of China, has vowed to promote “positive energy” on the Internet while suppressing “negative...