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Google Assistant To Make Phone Calls For Owners

Google has unveiled artificial intelligence software that books appointments over the phone on behalf of users by conducting voice-based conversations on their behalf.

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Google Gives Publishers Controls To Comply With EU Privacy Law: Axios

Alphabet Inc’s Google has sent online publishers an update to its ad-serving platform, which allows them to select advertising tech vendors that comply with new European data privacy laws, news website Axios reported on Tuesday.

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European Regulators - We're Not Ready For New Privacy Law

Pic: ReutersFRANKFURT/BRUSSELS/PARIS: Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been billed as the biggest shake-up of data privacy laws since the birth of the web.

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LG Display Says Beefs Up Google Tie-Up, But Denies Got $930 Million Investment

SEOUL - South Korea’s LG Display said on Tuesday it is beefing up a strategic alliance with Alphabet Inc’s Google for stable panel supplies and new product development.

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World Hacks: Volunteers With Speed Guns Strike Back

A growing movement in the UK is shifting the power of catching speeding motorists from the police, to the people.

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Russians Posed As IS Hackers, Threatened US Military Wives

PARIS — Army wife Angela Ricketts was soaking in a bubble bath in her Colorado home, leafing through a memoir, when a message appeared on her iPhone from hackers threatening to slaughter her family.

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Google Launches Android Things For Appliances As Earlier Spinoffs Scramble To Catch On

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday launched a spinoff of its Android operating system for home appliances and other machines, following mixed results with Android offshoots for cars, smartwatches and televisions.

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Google Changes Rules For Buying Election Adverts

Google is demanding that those placing political ads during the forthcoming US elections must prove they are US citizens or permanent residents.

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Information Watchdog Seeks Cambridge Analytica Data

Cambridge Analytica has been ordered to turn over information it has on US citizen David Carroll by the UK's data protection watchdog.

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Nokia Acquires U.S. Software Supplier SpaceTime Insight

Nokia said on Monday it has acquired software maker SpaceTime Insight, which industrial customers use to manage millions of devices and assets across their networks, marking the equipment supplier’s latest push to expand beyond telecoms.

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