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Google to censor alternative media based on ‘facts’

Google search engine

Search Engine giant Google, the major driver of traffic to the majority of media portals is moving to change the way it ranks websites, declaring that it intends to use known partisan debunking outlets to determine the “truthfulness” of content. Currently, Google rankings are determined by the number of incoming links to ...

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Google Translate now rewrites images and converts voice

Google translate image

Travelling in a foreign country has often been a challenge – now technology comes to the rescue. Google has updated its Translate app to do voice and sign translations – just point your smartphone at signs, menus or whatever you want to understand. The California based internet giant introduced the ...

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WikiLeaks: Google to back Hillary Clinton for President in 2016

Hillary Clinton Google

Google will overwhelmingly support Hillary Clinton for president in 2016 if she decides to run, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange revealed. The Internet giant already has a cozy relationship with the former Secretary of State due to its close ties with not only the State Department but also the Council of ...

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New AI software can read images to human level accuracy

Image recognition software

Scientists with Stanford University and Google have developed two new artificially intelligent software programs capable of describing images with near human-level accuracy. Stanford’s research paper, entitled “Deep Visual-Semantic Alignments for Generating Image Descriptions,” explains how specific details found in photographs and videos can be translated into written text. “We present ...

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Assange: ‘Google is a privatised version of the NSA’

Assange Google is NSA

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange equated Google with the National Security Agency and GCHQ, saying the tech giant has become “a privatized version of the NSA,” as it collects, stores, and indexes people’s data. He made his remarks to BBC and Sky News. “Google’s business model is the spy. It makes ...

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Google satellites can perform face recognition from space

Google satellite image

Google will soon have an unprecedented ability to spy on you from space. Theoretically, at least. How? Two months ago, after much lobbying by the biggest satellite company in North America, DigitalGlobe, the US government relaxed restrictions to allow for commercially available satellite imagery up to 25 cm resolution—twice as detailed as the previous limit of 50 ...

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Google to Wi-Fi entire planet with 180 satellites

Satellite above earth

The world wide web may seem like a global community, but two-thirds of the planet still remain without access. Now, Google is planning to change this by launching a fleet of 180 satellites to provide web access for the 4.8 billion people not yet online, according to sources close to ...

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White House propaganda against Russia hits new low

Putin sponsors terrorism White House ad

White House purchases Google key words to slam Putin. Russian writer idaltae tweeted the following: Whitehouse launches propaganda at troll level pic.twitter.com/S45vJokXN2 Because she didn’t say what search term she used to pull up that ad – and because we don’t live in Russia – it took some legwork to verify that this is real. ...

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Google buys military robot maker

DARPA robot

Boston Dynamics’ four-legged robot named WildCat can gallop at high speeds. BigDog, Cheetah, WildCat and Atlas have joined Google’s growing robot menagerie. Google confirmed on Friday that it had completed the acquisition of Boston Dynamics, an engineering company that has designed mobile research robots for the Pentagon. The company, based ...

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UK tells Google to remove private data or face court

Google street view

Britain’s data regulator says Google must delete all personal data it has gathered using its Street View project or face court action by the watchdog. The Information Commissioner’s Office (IOC) has given Google Inc. an enforcement notice demanding that the company remove the data it had offered to delete back ...

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