April 14, 2017

Category: Technology

Uber accused of ignoring drunk driver complaints in California

  • by CindyLawson
  • 1 month ago
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Troubles keep following Uber!!! Another state of California fined the ride hailing company over failing to look into rider complaints of drivers. The state is known for its zero-tolerance policy for intoxicated drivers. California Public Utilities Commission found that uber failed to take action in at least 149 complaints during August 2014 to August 2015, […]

Facebook puts fake accounts on its most-wanted list

  • by CindyLawson
  • 1 month ago
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Facebook is taking aim at fake news, and part of that hunt is snuffing out fake user accounts. The company said Wednesday it is rolling out changes to its systems to make it more difficult to create fake accounts that promote fake news. The aim is recognize patterns of activity, such as repeated posting of […]

Google Rolls Out ‘Fact Check’ Tool to Combat Fake News Worldwide

  • by CindyLawson
  • 1 month ago
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After “fake news” became such a popular topic during the election season, Google rolled out a fact checking program in October to verify the accuracy of American news articles. In the months since the election, Google has slowly, but surely, introduced it in countries around the world. On Friday, the tech company announced that – thanks to […]

Facebook launches digital assistant ‘M’ in US

  • by CindyLawson
  • 1 month ago
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Facebook on Thursday launched its digital assistant named “M” for US users of its Messenger application, ramping up the social network’s efforts in artificial intelligence. For users of the messaging platform, M will pop up and suggest “helpful actions” in the chat window. The move is seen as the first step in a broader launch […]

Amazon offers its voice-recognition smarts to other companies

  • by CindyLawson
  • 2 Months ago
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Amazon’s Alexa has become the flag-bearer for AI assistants. Not only does she possess an exhaustive list of useful skills, but she’s also started finding new homes in everything from phones to cars, watches, little robots and even refrigerators. There’s a reason Amazon’s Echo and Echo Dot speakers are particularly suited for ordering Alexa around […]