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Twitter is slowly delivering ads to other publishers' sites - which hints at the company's broader ambition to challenge Facebook and Google in programmatic advertising

Twitter is slowly delivering ads to other publishers' sites - which hints at the company's broader ambition to challenge Facebook and Google in programmatic advertising

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Twitter is starting to place ads within tweets on publishers' websites, starting with a group of titles including The Street. The move hints at Twitter's plan to make revenue...
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New HVCC president completed local employer listening tour

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

TROY - Hudson Valley Community College President Roger Ramsammy has dedicated much of his career advancing science and technology education, and he knows the value that a...
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Google had to change Gmail's new Smart Reply responses because its AI kept suggesting 'I love you'

Google had to change Gmail's new Smart Reply responses because its AI kept suggesting 'I love you'

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Gmail's "Smart Reply" feature suggests quick responses at the bottom of emails. "I love you" was often a suggested reply until Google changed it in testing. Another common...
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Alibaba is reportedly setting up its own company to make a customized artificial-intelligence chip

Alibaba is reportedly setting up its own company to make a customized artificial-intelligence chip

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Alibaba is setting up its own company to make a customized artificial intelligence chip, Reuters reported. The chip, which is expected to be launched in the second half of...
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Michigan unemployment rate down to 4.1 percent in August

3 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Michigan's unemployment rate fell by two-tenths of a percentage point to 4.1 percent in August. Figures released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management...
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Goldman just promoted a star tech banker close to Tesla and Microsoft to co-head one of its most profitable businesses, as incoming CEO Solomon makes his mark

Goldman just promoted a star tech banker close to Tesla and Microsoft to co-head one of its most profitable businesses, as incoming CEO Solomon makes his mark

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Goldman Sachs has named technology banker Dan Dees to co-head its investment banking group. The promotion of Dees was widely expected as incoming CEO David Solomon starts to...
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Can the People Who Almost Brought Down the News Business Save It?

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

Marc Benioff has bought Time, becoming the latest technology mogul to invest in a media property.
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Beyond the Digital Revolution: The Need for Militant Optimism

7 hours ago   |   Wired

How do we shed the pessimism that surrounds us? Start by recognizing that, today, new technologies are fomenting no fewer than five revolutions.
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Rokoko's motion-capture library will be available in Unity Asset Store

Rokoko's motion-capture library will be available in Unity Asset Store

8 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Rokoko makes a SmartSuit Pro that captures all of an actor's movements and turns them into digital motion assets that can be used in games or movies. And today, the company is...
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Salesforce's newest AI product is a voice assistant that's like Amazon's Alexa for the workforce

Salesforce's newest AI product is a voice assistant that's like Amazon's Alexa for the workforce

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Taking its lead from Siri and Alexa, Salesforce announced Wednesday new voice tools for its artificial intelligence system Einstein. Einstein Voice includes an assistant tool...
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Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a place to live after his high school team banned him over residency rules

Covenant House Greater Washington has given Jamal Speaks, an 18-year-old senior at Ballou-STAY Opportunity Academy, a place to live for the rest of the 2018-2019 school... Read more ...

Amazon reportedly considering 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon reportedly considering 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon is considering an expansion plan for its Go cashierless stores that would open 3,000 locations by 2021, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. That seems like... Read more ...

Maroon 5 will reportedly perform at the Super Bowl halftime show

Maroon 5 will reportedly perform at the Super Bowl halftime show

Maroon 5 has reportedly agreed to perform at Super Bowl LIII. The band's frontman, Adam Levine, has said in the past that the band has been on the shortlist for years to play... Read more ...

Deadly plant virus causing major damage to roses nationwide

Deadly plant virus causing major damage to roses nationwide

NEW ORLEANS - An incurable plant disease is causing major damage to the $250-million-a-year rose business in the US. Dr. David Byrne of Texas A&M University is leading a $4.6... Read more ...

Amazon could soon be the third-place online advertiser behind Facebook and...

Amazon could soon be the third-place online advertiser behind Facebook and Google - but only if it can avoid trouble with regulators and shoppers

Amazon is expected to become the third largest digital advertiser, behind Facebook and Google, according to eMarketer researchers. But as the company's market share of the ad... Read more ...

Trump said his visit to the Flight 93 memorial for 9/11 victims gave him...

Trump said his visit to the Flight 93 memorial for 9/11 victims gave him inspiration for his border wall

President Donald Trump told Hill.TV in an interview that the Flight 93 National Memorial gave him inspiration for his border wall. Trump visited the site on September 11 to... Read more ...

New Jersey gambler misses out on $82,000 winning bet when FanDuel cites a...

New Jersey gambler misses out on $82,000 winning bet when FanDuel cites a 'pricing error'

A New Jersey bettor placed a $110 wager at the FanDuel Sportsbook when they posted an incorrect line. The bet would have won $82,000. FanDuel refused to honor the bet, saying... Read more ...

Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination has suddenly gotten back on track...

Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination has suddenly gotten back on track as Republicans grow impatient with his accuser

Republicans plan to move forward with a hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Prof. Christine Blasey Ford, who accused him of sexual assault when they were both... Read more ...

Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the Wolves, kick-starting...

Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the Wolves, kick-starting what could be a huge year for NBA free agency

Minnesota Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the team. According to a report, Butler gave the Wolves three teams he'd be open to signing a... Read more ...

A volunteer Girl Scout treasurer is accused of embezzling more than $88,000...

A volunteer Girl Scout treasurer is accused of embezzling more than $88,000 from her troops and a local cancer center

Volunteer Girl Scout treasurer Patricia Cascione, a 52-year-old from Santa Clarita, California, was arrested on Monday. She is accused of embezzling more than $88,000 from her... Read more ...