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  1. Google's new app blunders by calling black people 'gorillas'Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Albany Times Union

    Google's new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by identifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent machines still have lot to learn about human sensitivity. The blunder surfaced in a smartphone screen shot posted online Sunday by a New York man on his Twitter account, @jackyalcine.

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  2. Humans still causing problems for Google's self-driving carsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    Google has released the second of its monthly reports on how its dedicated self-driving cars are doing out on the road - and again it's human drivers that are causing all the problems. Google's autonomous vehicles were involved in two incidents last month, both of which were caused by human error rather than software.

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  3. Google Snafu Tags Blacks as GorillasRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    Google's new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by identifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent machines still have lot to learn about human sensitivity. The blunder surfaced in a smartphone screen shot posted online Sunday by a New York man on his Twitter account, @jackyalcine.

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  4. Help Wanted. #LetOurPoorPeopleLive, #STDDs, Week 45Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    We need help to coordinate our letters-to-the-editor campaign. We will need to send letters to editors in many states.

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  5. My High School Fashion BlogRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ZDNet Blogs

    From the makers of the popular dress-up games - Star Fashion Designer, Fashion House, and BFF High School Fashion comes the latest trending installment, My High School Fashion Blog!Jesse, your cousin and one of the Top 10 fashion bloggers, has invited you to the center stage of fashion world - New York. Its your BIG chance to shine like a true fashionista! Get ready to go for exciting events and parties, click hot pictures and become famous on the blog.

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  6. Prince Songs Pulled From Streaming ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    If you're a big fan of Prince, or the artist-formerly-known-blah-blah-blah, then it's a sad day. According to reports, the incredibly talented and funky musician is pulling his music from a number of online streaming services.

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  7. Play Pong Inside Microsoft BingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    It seems like building classic gaming into modern search engines is the thing to do nowadays. Google has done it with Pac-man and even a Zamboni .

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  8. Google Glass 2: What's the story so far?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Pocket-lint.co.uk

    It's alive and well and supposedly headed toward a second version that'll be released sometime this year. A new FCC filing supposedly for the device has even revealed what it will likely feature.

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  9. Google s New Photos AppCalls Black People GorillasRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    GoogleA s new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by misidentifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent machines still have lot to learn about human sensitivity. The blunder surfaced in a smartphone screen shot posted online Sunday by a New York man on his Twitter account, @jackyalcine.

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  10. Google App Tags Blacks as GorillasRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    Google's new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by identifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent machines still have lot to learn about human sensitivity. The blunder surfaced in a smartphone screen shot posted online Sunday by a New York man on his Twitter account, @jackyalcine.

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  11. BlackBerry LtdRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Learn Bonds

    BlackBerry Ltd appears to be gearing up for a change . The firm is no longer going to focus solely on its own OS, it's going to bring a smartphone to the Google Inc , platform.

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  12. Google's 'GG1' teases a new version of GlassRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Engadget

    Before a company announces a device, it has to pass through the FCC's secretive bunker to ensure that it's wireless radios are safe for human contact. Droid Life has trawled through the most recent list of anonymized gadgets to find A4R-GG1, a Google-hewn offering that might, just possibly, be the new version of Google Glass .

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  13. Google: Panda Refresh Not Likely Happening On July 4th WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Search Engine Roundtable

    A month ago today, we reported that Gary Illyes from said a Panda refresh is coming within 2-4 weeks or so. Well, it has been over 4 weeks now and still no refresh, but that is not uncommon, launch dates with Google often get delayed, yes - even with the Panda updates .

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  14. BlackBerry's Android Smartphone Plans RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    I'm known for my strong views on mobile technology, online media, and the effect this has on and communication will have on the public conscious and existing businesses. I've been following this space for over ten years, working with a number of publishers, publications and media companies, some for long periods of time, others for commissions, one-off pieces or a series of articles or shows.

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  15. Streaming Music And Television Are The New NormalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    The year is officially half over, and it's apparent that 2015 is a banner year for streaming media, specifically music and television. Within the realm of streaming music, there have been high-profile entrants - Tidal and Apple Music - as well as tweaks to existing services in an attempt to outshine the competition, e.g. Google Play's free radio and Spotify's expansion into podcasts and video.

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  16. ALMA Bank Introduces ALMA Mobile CashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ALMA Bank announces the launch of ALMA Mobile Cash, a new technology based product that allows customers to withdraw cash using their smart phone. No card necessary.

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  17. A July 4th tradition: Maine ranked among America's most patriotic states once againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    Caitlin Peary , 14, and Jay Peary wave their American flags and clap during the annual Bangor/Brewer Veterans Day Parade last November. The Fourth of July holiday is nearly upon us, and sensing an opportunity to capitalize, the research and analysis website WalletHub.com has ranked the 50 states in terms of patriotism.

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  18. 40 winks - are European siestas the future for UK offices?Read the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    As the heatwave continues and the nation's office workers sweat their way through the working week, Paragon Interiors Group Plc suggesting a novel solution to the drained energy and productivity issues brought on by the weathera "napping pods". As the heatwave continues and the nation's office workers sweat their way through the working week, Paragon Interiors Group Plc suggesting a novel solution to the drained energy and productivity issues brought on by the weathera "napping pods".

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  19. The Loeries Communication Design judging panel has been announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bizcommunity

    Ji Lee, Creative Director of Facebook Creative Shop in New York heads up the jury as chairman, with the rest of the panel comprising nine big local names... In the past, Lee has worked at Google, Droga5 and Saatchi & Saatchi. In 2011, he was listed as one of the 50 most influential designers in America by the Fast Company magazine.

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  20. Bookstore chain taps Boire for top jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Barnes & Noble named Sears Canada's Chief Executive Officer Ron Boire to become the bookstore chain's next top executive after it spins off its education business. Current CEO Michael Huseby will become executive chairman of the college-bookstore unit, the New York-based company said on Thursday in a statement.

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