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  Google rolled out a new feature Friday for its search browser, which uses media outlets like Politifact and Snopes to help combat “fake news.” After inputting a search query on the tech conglomerate’s platform, a user is shown results with “fact checks for one or more public claims” or news stories. “The snippet will display information …

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An immigration reform group led by some of the biggest names in the tech industry, specifically Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, donated $5,000 to the Trump administration’s transition team, even after it vehemently opposed the then-presidential candidate’s immigration proposals. “FWD.us” joined other companies in funding the transition operation, which was able to garner approximately $6.5 million …

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Google could have a record of everything you have said around it for years, and you can listen to it yourself. The company quietly records many of the conversations that people have around its products. The feature works as a way of letting people search with their voice, and storing those recordings presumably lets Google …

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Google is removing auto-complete recommendations because some may deem them “offensive.” That includes an autocomplete recommendation related to “black crime.” The Guardian reported that for some who began typing “do blacks” into Google’s search bar, the service would provide a recommendation “Do blacks commit more crimes?” “Look at that,” said Robert Epstein, a research psychologist at …

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Cold winds are blowing on America’s workers, and no matter what Washington does, it’s going to get worse than anything we’ve ever seen. Every day, workers feel the squeeze, and it isn’t simply the problems Donald Trump has given voice to — real things like illegal immigration, outsourcing overseas and unwise trade agreements — it’s …

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