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Is Your Google Identity Helping Or Hurting Your Career?

Forbes - ‎21 hours ago‎
Your first impression is more and more likely going to be formed online. That's thanks to the new phenomenon, Digital First, a term that was coined by Mitch Joel in his book, Ctrl Alt Delete. Your Google results paint a picture of who you are and ...

Ward Roberts' photographs capture the colours of sports courts around the world

Dezeen - ‎18 hours ago‎
In Hong Kong, I would use Google Maps, find a few courts in the same area, plan an itinerary, and then walk down to each individual court.
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5 things we learned from San Diego Comic-Con 2016

CNET - ‎11 hours ago‎
San Diego Comic-Con 2016 is almost in the books. The 130,000 attendees who descended on Southern California also got their fill of sneak ... People were roaming the streets in search of rare Pokemon. Others gathered at bars around the Gaslamp district ...

Say Goodbye to Anonymity: A New App Highlights Uses, Controversies of Face-recognition

Haaretz - ‎8 hours ago‎
Since FindFace was launched in March, its creators, 26-year-old Artem Kukharenko and 29-year-old Alexander Kabakov, have touted the 600,000 downloads of the app and the more than three million searches through about 100 million Vkontakte profiles.
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Google's Bubble Zoom uses AI to enlarge the text of comic book speech bubbles

Digital Trends - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Ever find the speech bubbles above comic book characters a bit hard to read on your tablet or smartphone? Google's Play Books team apparently did, and so it used machine learning to develop a solution: Bubble Zoom. The new feature, bound for the search ...

Now's The Time To Book A Cheap Flight To Europe

Refinery29 - ‎14 hours ago‎
Sometimes, you can find the bright side to bad news. First, we'll give you the good news: Airfares from the U.S. to Europe are at their lowest in three years, according to Quartz, which has gathered data from flight-search app Hopper. Flights from New ...
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6 incredibly rare Pokemon that are currently impossible to find in Pokemon Go

BGR - ‎22 hours ago‎
So although you can catch these Pokemon, you're going to have to book a flight. That leaves six other Pokemon that the North American completionist hasn't found yet: Ditto, Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, Mewtwo and Mew.

Genealogy research turns up useful tidbits on family relations, DNA

Arkansas Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Joy often has bragged about being one-eighth Cherokee. Now she wonders if it's as phony as a politician in a Pocahontas costume.
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Verizon and Yahoo are set to announce an exclusive $5 billion deal

Recode - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The same is true with Mayer's intense - and many say misguided - plunge into mobile search technology, in an effort to make an end run around Google. Very little of her massive investment there has seen the light of day, and it is not clear if ...

Versatile Google

Daily Excelsior - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Google Books :- Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition, and ...
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Google just made it easier to find travel deals and book them on your phone

Digital Trends - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Google is adding new search functionality to its mobile search platform in the coming weeks. This will include comprehensive travel search as well as enhanced retail search features. As a result of these improvements, users will see a wider variety of ...
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Infiniti QX30: Get ready for affordable, practical luxury

Forbes - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Although these features weren't available for testing, the Infinit InTouch infotainment system will include entertainment app integration, destination search powered by Google, and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, which you may want due to ...
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Pokemon Searches On Google Soaring Since Pokemon GO

Comicbook.com - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
More people are searching for Pokemon than ever before thanks to Pokemon GO. Although the popular mobile app encourages people to search in the real world for Pokemon, the game has also caused a massive spike in Pokemon related Google Searches.
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Why 'Blair Witch' is so Important and Exciting to so Many People

Bloody Disgusting - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
You see, when they were pushing The Blair Witch Project the internet was a vastly different place. Google had been around for only a year and people were still using services like AOL or search engines like Yahoo, AskJeeves, Lycos, etc… Something to ...
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Pokémon GO has reached its peak in the US, on the decline now

YourStory.com - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
In a short span of a few weeks, Pokemon GO has shattered record books (growing incredibly quickly, eclipsing even Google Maps) and also creating an almost 'cult-like' following of loyal fans globally. But a recent report from Survey Monkey indicates ...

Trump can't be trusted as figurehead-in-chief

The Register-Guard - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
... Constitution that don't exist, events that never took place and proposals that make no sense. According to a deeply reported account in GQ, Trump's daily briefing packet amounts to a printout of a Google News search of articles mentioning “Donald J ...

Play Books v3.9 adds smarter search suggestions, badges for series with new content, and more [APK Download + ...

Android Police - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Much like the app market, where crashes are recorded and users can provide feedback through a number of channels, books need a good method for feedback, as well.
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We found out what happens after you catch every Pokémon

USA TODAY - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Many times they would get to know fellow Pokémon trainers (players) searching in the park and then they would wait for the top or the bottom of the hour when Pokémon tend to spawn.
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Google Cuts Its Giant Electricity Bill With DeepMind-Powered AI

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
... of the project, Hassabis said. Now that DeepMind knows the approach works, it also knows where its AI system lacks information, so it may ask Google to put additional sensors into its data centers to let its software eke out even more efficiency ...

The internet is making us STUPID - but there's a smart way to fight back against dumbing down

The Sun - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Throughout the book, Poundstone cites evidence of how ignorance of certain facts correlates to lower income, poorer health and decreased happiness overall.
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