Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 10, 2019, 7:36 PM GMTBy Kalhan RosenblattYouTube has announced that it will no longer recommend videos that "come close to" violating its community guidelines, such as conspiracy or medically inaccurate videos.On Saturday, a former engineer for Google, YouTube's parent company, hailed the move as a "historic victory."The original blog post from YouTube, published on Jan. 25, said that videos the site recommends, usually after a user has viewed one video, would no longer lead just to similar videos and instead would "pull in recommendations from a wider set of topics."For example, if one person watches one video showing the recipe for snickerdoodle...
Google is expanding really quickly and now it has included the blockchain search in its list.The search giant will launch an entire suite of tools for open source developers and they are already live.Allen Day is the advocate of Google Cloud developer. He will launch several tools for the blockchain along with his open source developers team .Credits: Tech HypeDay said,I’m very interested to quantify what’s happening so that we can see where the real legitimate use cases are for blockchain. So people can acknowledge that and then we can move to the next use case and develop out what these technologies are really appropriate for.Evgeny Medvedev, who is the lead developer, loaded transaction data discreetly for ethereum and bitcoin blockchains, along with basic search tools to BigQuery da
Broken links… the bane of every honest webmaster. The destroyers of websites!Well… not really. But they are worth fixing.And if your site is of:decent age,decent size,or both;you have broken links.And they’re ruining your site’s experience.So let’s fix that now; and fix THEM right now.Let’s go!What are broken links exactly? And why are they so harmful to my site? But I presume… are they (bad)?Yes, they are.Not the worst thing that can happen to your site; for example, getting hacked is much, much harder to fix; but they’re still worth taking care of.What are broken links?They’re those that lead to broken pages. I mean pages that don’t exist any more, that’re removed from the web.So the links pointing to them should be removed too, lest they cause damage.And here’s how they can hurt your
Google could soon be following every step you take with hi-tech shoes – which will also be able to tell the wearer when they’ve put on weight. The shoes could be the next move in electronic “smart” gadgets. Best known for its internet search engine, Google’s parent company Alphabet is developing shoes that will monitor the wearer’s movements. A prototype has been designed and the sensors can even tell if you’re getting fatter, according to a report by US TV network CNBC. Read More Verily, Alphabet’s health division, is now looking to find a partner to style and manufacture the shoes. If put into production, they could prove useful for those caring for vulnerable people, such as the elderly or infirm. The shoes will allow those monitoring them to recognise if the wearer has suffered
FEMA trailers stored in Hearne being auctioned for a fraction of what they cost KBTXThese trailers reportedly cost FEMA around $65000 each, but are now being sold on a government auction site with bids starting as low as $100. Cludo News
Editor's Note: As Facebook turns 15, 60 Minutes looks back at Lesley Stahl's 2008 profile of founder Mark Zuckerberg. At that time, Zuckerberg was just 23 years old and Facebook had 60 million users. Since then, Zuckerberg has watched the social network he created in his Harvard dorm room amass over 2 billion users, impact presidential elections and spark privacy and data-sharing concerns. The following is a transcript from Stahl's 2008 story. Are you on Facebook yet? The site is up to 60 million users so far, with a projection of 200 million by the end of the year. If you're not on Facebook, here's how it works: you set up a profile page with details about yourself and then decide who gets to see it. Friends use their pages to share personal news...
Judy WillsonCommunications Associate BATON ROUGE – The LSU women’s basketball team wraps up its three-game homestand on Thursday, February 7 at 8 p.m. against Arkansas at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Prior to the game, the LSU Athletics Department is hosting a Women in Sports panel to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day in the Legends Club at 6:30 p.m. Featured speakers include LSU head coach Nikki Fargas and two members of the SEC Legends Class of 2019, former LSU women’s golf coach Karen Bahnsen and LSU volleyball assistant coach Sarah Rumely. Bahnsen and Rumely will also be recognized during the game. Also to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day, all girl
Dell is claiming a 2.5 to 4x increase in restore speed for software and cache updates to its Data Domain and Integrated Data Protection Appliance products, and has added extended public cloud support. Data Domain is Dell EMC’s purpose-built deduplicating backup target appliance. The Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IPDA) is an alternate converged system, combining storage, protection software, search and analytics in one product. Version 2.3 of the IDPA software and version 6.2 of its Data Domain OS get the credit for the improvements. On-premises Data Domain restores are up to 2.5x faster while data recalls from the AWS public cloud to an on-premises Data Domain appliance can be 4x faster than with the previous soft
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