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Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Amazon's Alexa VP on the platform's future, the $2.5M Alexa Prize, concerns about poaching key AI talent from academia, new developer tools, privacy, more   —  Amazon's VP of Alexa talks about machine learning, chatbots, and whether industry is strip-mining AI talent from academia.
Dec 4, 2016, 11:05 AMIn context
Chris Strohm / Bloomberg:
Trump's picks for AG Jeff Sessions and CIA director Mike Pompeo are leading domestic surveillance advocates, may reverse curbs imposed after Snowden revelations   —  Attorney general, CIA picks oppose Apple, Google on spying  —  New rule in effect Dec. 1 gives FBI greater hacking authority
Nov 30, 2016, 8:10 AMIn context
Julia Angwin / ProPublica:
Google updated its privacy policy this summer, letting Google combine personal info from Gmail and other tools with DoubleClick browsing data to target ads   —  When Google bought the advertising network DoubleClick in 2007, Google founder Sergey Brin said that privacy would be the company's …
Oct 21, 2016, 11:45 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
The potential opportunities and pitfalls of Snap's new Spectacles   —  Snapchat is the only company cool enough to possibly dismantle the Google Glass stigma.  Awkward, useless, and a threat to privacy are how many think of computers you wear on your face.  Can Snapchat show off …
Sep 24, 2016, 9:10 PMIn context
Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat:
Google has seen a growing number of fines and penalties from international regulators since 2014, including France, the EU, Russia, Indonesia, and others   —  The company known as Google continues to find itself under scrutiny from a growing number of international regulators.
Sep 21, 2016, 12:45 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Google backs off on previously announced Allo privacy feature, will store all non-incognito messages by default   —  The app will log conversations by default after all  —  When Allo was announced at Google's I/O conference earlier this year, the messaging app was presented as a step forward for privacy.
Sep 21, 2016, 12:30 AMIn context
Greg Barbosa / 9to5Mac:
Pokémon Go on iOS update fixes Google account permissions issue, which had originally requested full account access at log-in, and addresses crashing bugs   —  Pokémon GO has just received an update on iOS that will hopefully address some of the biggest complaints it has received in the past week.
Jul 12, 2016, 2:09 PMIn context
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica:
Google's DeepMind AI to use 1M anonymous NHS eye scans in five-year project to spot common diseases earlier   —  Privacy is unlikely to be an issue for this fully anonymised dataset.  —  Google's DeepMind division has announced a partnership with the NHS's Moorfields Eye Hospital …
Jul 5, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
Google will build an “off-the-record” Incognito-like mode into Home to help with privacy concerns   —  Google knows how important it is to avoid crossing the “creepy” line, so the company is baking privacy controls into its smart home appliance, Google Home, CEO Sundar Pichai …
Jun 1, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Google adds a secure beacon feature to its Eddystone beacon format to enable private interactions   —  Google's Eddystone beacons offer a privacy-focused way to track your stuff  —  Google's bluetooth beacon hopes to bring the Internet of Things to all your things.
Apr 15, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context

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