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5 online learning platforms to kick-start your career in machine learning.

Want to work in machine learning? There are plenty of online courses that will give you a solid grounding in the world of data. The post 5 online learning platforms to kick-start your career in machine learning appeared first on Silicon Republic.

- Silicon Republic - US

Facebook's latest tactic? Copy Snapchat again, of course.

Facebook is rumoured to be planning for its own scripted shows, joining a growing movement of tech giants entering the entertainment fray. The post Facebook's latest tactic? Copy Snapchat again, of course appeared first on Silicon Republic.

- Silicon Republic - US

Bored programmer built a site that turns Trump's tweets into shitty poems.

The childishly unfiltered approach Donald Trump takes with Twitter has allowed bored programmers to build an entire parody industry around his tweets. Over the last year we've seen robots that print and burn his posts, bots that turn his rants into cash, and now – an algorithm that transforms his tweets into poems. A ...

- The Next Web - US

The Amazon Echo is on sale for just $130 today.

The Amazon Echo is at its lowest price all year. The Amazon Echo is on sale for $129.99, a discount of $50 from its retail price of $179.99. That's the lowest price we've seen on the full-sized Echo all year, and brings it to parity — at least from a price standpoint — with the Google Home. The deal ...

- Android Central - US

Samsung to bring 'rose pink' Galaxy S8+ to Taiwan for a limited time.

Taiwan is getting a limited editing 'rose pink' Galaxy S8+ next month. Samsung is known for adding colors to its flagship retinue in the months following a Galaxy launch, and we're seeing the first signs of that strategy unfold. Starting in July, Samsung Taiwan plans to sell a 'rose pink' version of the Galaxy S8+ on its ...

- Android Central - US

Numenta demonstrates machine intelligence algorithm for real-time anomaly detection.

Redwood City CA Jun 22, 2017 The exponential increase in the use of connected real-time sensors to surface streaming data in the age of the Internet of Things presents significant challenges and opportunities for the emerging field of streaming analytics. Detection of anomalies in streaming data, in particular, has becoming ...

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Ohio restores websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio officials say they've restored 11 government websites that were hacked with a message purporting to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group.

- Billings Gazette - US

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's trial: You can't look away.

The one-time twitter troll and ex-CEO begins his trial on fraud charges Monday.        


Trump: All Dems do is 'delay and complain. They own Obamacare!'.

Democrats who have loudly opposed Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have no policies or ideas,' President Donald Trump wrote online Monday morning, and are themselves responsible for the controversial healthcare legislation that GOP lawmakers have campaigned against for years.The Democrats ...


Google Home arrives in Canada.

Google Home is now available to buy in Canada, making it the first of the major virtual assistant speaker devices to land in the country. The expansion follows pre-orders kicking off at Google and other retailers earlier this month, and beats Amazon's Echo to the punch in America's northern neighbor. Home's launch in Canada ...

- TechCrunch - US

Uptime, YouTube's experimental app for watching videos with friends, opens to all.

YouTube's experimental app Uptime, which lets you watch videos with friends while reacting and commenting, has now opened up to all users. The app was first launched in March of this year, from Google's internal incubator, Area 120, as a means of testing a more interactive and social way to watch YouTube. However, it ...

- TechCrunch - US

Amazon said to be working on translation services for AWS customers

Amazon is working on an offering that would allow developers building apps and websites using AWS to translate their content to multiple languages, CNBC reports. The machine translation tech used to provide the multi-lingual versions of client products would be based on tech Amazon uses across its own products, the report ...

- TechCrunch - US

Google Earth comes to the classroom with new educational tours and lesson plans

In April, Google introduced a revamped, reimagined version of Google Earth, which included a number of new features that go beyond visualizing the planet through the use of maps and satellite imagery, to also allow users to explore the world through tours, and learn about its many wonders. Today, Google announced it's ...

- TechCrunch - US

18 Things You Get If You Love The Internet But It's Ruining Your Life

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- BuzzFeed - US

J.K. Rowling Marks 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter With Heartfelt Message

In honor of the 20th anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone , the British version of the first novel in the wizarding world series , J.K. Rowling tweeted a message of thanks to fans Monday. The author took to Twitter to express her gratitude for the millions of readers who…

- TIME Magazine - US

Rihanna Asked for Justin Trudeau’s Education Funding on Twitter. Here’s What He Said.

While most civically-minded citizens can best make their voices heard by calling up their local elected officials, some larger-than-life individuals have more leverage , and can go straight to the top ranks of power. That's certainly the case for singer, fashion icon, and lauded humanitarian Rihanna, who is reaching out to ...

- TIME Magazine - US

Benchmark Shows Microsoft's Wrong, Chrome Offers Longer Battery Life than Edge

Microsoft Edge is the new default browser in Windows 10 and the software giant uses every little occasion to praise it, emphasizing even in notifications displayed on the desktop that Google Chrome is slower and less secure. Furthermore, Microsoft has published benchmarks to show that Edge provides longer battery life than ...

- Softpedia - US

Google Engineer Finds Flaw in Microsoft Antivirus, Patch Already Available

Google security engineer Tavis Ormandy has discovered yet another vulnerability in Windows Defender, and once again Microsoft has moved super-fast to deliver a fix. Ormandy, who is part of Google's Project Zero security program, discovered the vulnerability on June 9 and reported it to Microsoft privately to give the ...

- Softpedia - US

Nokia 6 Smartphone Lands Early July in the U.S., Available from Amazon for $229

HMD Global today announced that the Nokia 6 Android smartphone is coming to the U.S. early next month and will be available for purchase from Amazon. Released in January 2017, Nokia 6 is a remarkable 5.5-inch device powered by Google's Android 7.1.1 mobile operating system and featuring a premium, unibody design crafted ...

- Softpedia - US

Nuvola Player 4.5 Integrates Progress & Volume Bars in Google Play Music, Deezer

Jiří Janoušek was pleased to announce the release of Nuvola Player 4.5, a new stable update to the 4.x series of the open-source cloud music player for GNU/Linux desktops. The Nuvola Player project is designed as a wrapper for various cloud music services that runs as a web-based interface in a standalone app that fully ...

- Softpedia - US

Old games as standalone apps: no emulator necessary

Games Nostalgia is a retrogame site with a useful difference: instead of simply providing files which then must be fed to the often-difficult gods of emulation, it packages the classics as ready-to-click apps for Mac and PC. Examples to eat your morning: seminal Atari/Amiga RPG Dungeon Master, DOS blaster Doom, and 1990's ...

- Boing Boing - US

A simple resource for connecting to writers with disabilities

People with disabilities tend to be drastically underrepresented in both culture and journalism. And one website is hoping to change that. Disabled Writers is a simple resource to help editors connect with writers with disabilities. As the site explains: We are concerned about the lack of disability representation in media ...

- Boing Boing - US

8 Rookie Marketing Mistakes I Made But You Don't Have To

Building your brand online is a slow process, even if you're doing everything right. Few people are.

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Google to Stop Scanning Gmail Messages to Serve Up Ads

Google apparently has enough data about your online activity to serve you targeted advertisements without its controversial email scanning program.

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You Can Now Remove Medical Records From Google Search

Google's removal policy now includes a category called "confidential, personal medical records of private people."

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Report: Facebook to Pay Hollywood Millions for Original Shows

It's apparently offering up to $3 million per episode.

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Ohio government websites defaced by pro-ISIS hackers

Hackers proclaiming to be pro-ISIS defaced 10 Ohio government websites on Sunday as well as the government websites for Howard County, Maryland, and Brookhaven, Long Island.“Hacked by Team System DZ,” the defacements read. “Anti: Govt all word.”The pro-ISIS message continued: You will be held accountable ...

- Network World - US

Time to consider a move to IPv6

Organizations should consider migrating their network infrastructure and devices over to IPv6. It may be a challenge to persuade leadership to prioritize it over other projects such as cloud computing or big data migrations, but it is essential to start planning for a migration.Many service providers, such as Comcast, ...

- Network World - US

Price-Hiking Pharma Bro Ignores Lawyers' Advice To Shut Up

As a defense attorney, you can tell your clients to stop talking to the press and trolling online, but they don't necessarily have to listen to you. Attorneys for price-hiking pharma bro and Wu-Tang Clan enthusiast Martin Shkreli haven't been able to keep him quiet, which may be a problem in his trial for securities fraud ...

- The Consumerist - US

Amazon Daily Deals: Echo $50 Off Today Only

The Internet is where we do most of our shopping, and a solid 90% of it is done at Amazon. Jeff Bezos has turned his humble bookstore into a sort of Automat of The post Amazon Daily Deals: Echo $50 Off Today Only appeared first on

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Tumblr apologizes for blocking innocuous LGBTQ+ content with Safe Mode

Google recently caused controversy and upset by censoring LGBTQ videos from appearing in Restricted Mode on YouTube. The company later apologized, fixed the problem, and then updated its policies. Now Tumblr has found itself caught up in a similar hullabaloo. Complaints were raised after -- just like YouTube's Restricted ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

Google Chrome bests Microsoft Edge in new battery life tests

Ask Microsoft which browser offers the best battery life on Windows 10 and it will not hesitate to tell you that Microsoft Edge is the best. And it has the test results to prove it: on a Surface Book, for instance, Microsoft Edge lasts a couple of hours longer than Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, which is remarkable. ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

Iran mocks reports its Syria missile strikes fell short

TEHRAN, Iran " Iran said Sunday the two-stage missiles it fired at Islamic State targets in Syria broke apart over the Iraqi desert as planned, mocking reports that some of the projectiles fell short.State TV's website quoted...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Amazon Echo costs just $130 right now

Amazon's smart speaker Echo is currently on sale, with the price being reduced from $179.99 to $129.99. The promotion is valid until the end of Monday, ET time. SEE ALSO: Get ready to see a bunch of Amazon Echo clones The discounted price is especially interesting as it brings the Echo down to the same level as ...

- Mashable! - US

You won't be able to access Tumblr, Yahoo services from AT&T email addresses from June 30

The move that caused an uproar among the net-neutrality proponents turned out to be a simple case of a deal winding down. The Verizon-owned Yahoo is required to kill all of its prior corporate deals.

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Pro-ISIL group hack and deface Ohio government websites

ISIL supporters made several Ohio government websites the target of its latest hack. One of the sites to be defaced by Team System Dz was the of office of Ohio Governor and republican, John Kasich.

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TeamSnap Acquires Sports Tournament Management Company, FanAppEvents

PRESS RELEASE: TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced the acquisition of FanAppEvents, a leading tournament and league management company, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition enhances TeamSnap's ability tosimplify...

- VentureBeat - US

Donald Trump accuses Obama of 'colluding, obstructing' in 2016 election

Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter Monday morning saying Barack Obama committed obstruction in an attempt to get Hillary Clinton to win the 2016 election.

- Global News - CA

Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: WSJ

- Facebook Inc is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted, TV-quality shows, with an aim of launching original programing by late summer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

- Reuters - US

Google Chrome Bests Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera In Independent Battery Life Tests

An anonymous reader shares a report: YouTuber Linus Tech Tips has pitted Microsoft Edge against Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera and discovered that it does not deliver as strong a performance as Microsoft claims. Linus Tech Tips took four Dell Inspiron laptops, with the same specs, and found that Microsoft Edge ...

- Slashdot - US

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- Daily Kos - US

'Complicated Tone' Behind Trump, Modi Meeting

President Trump meets Indian PM Narendra Modi for the first time on Monday, and the world is watching the two politicians with striking similarities. MSNBC notes the "elephant in the room" is immigration, specifically regarding the H-1B visa program that allows Indian IT experts to make their way to the...

- Newser - US

There's an alternative theory about why Mark Zuckerberg looks like he's running for president

Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's not running for president, but a recent nationwide tour has been stoking speculation. In the past few months, Zuckerberg has visited military bases, dined with "folks" in Ohio, and even been photographed working on the assembly line of a Ford factory — ...

- Business Insider - US

Facebook is rising after talks with Hollywood to produce scripted shows are reported

Shares of Facebook are up 0.8%, or $1.23, in early trading Monday. The moves come after the Wall Street Journal reported that the company was in talks with Hollywood to produce its own original TV-show type content. The company is reportedly looking to target younger, millennials audiences with half-hour shows that will ...

- Business Insider - US

Google is 'replacing' Gchat today — here's what that means

APGoogle is requiring users of its Google Talk messaging service in Gmail to switch to Hangouts after Monday. It's the end of an era that started in 2005, and the culmination of a transition from Google Talk to Hangouts that started back in 2013. Google Talk was started as a instant messaging platform built into Gmail, and ...

- Business Insider - US

Avis stock is soaring after partnering with Google's self-driving car company

WaymoAvis stock was up as much as 17% Monday morning, following a Bloomberg report that it partnered with Waymo, the self-driving car division of Google's parent company Alphabet. The Bloomberg report says Avis will store and maintain Waymo's fleet of self-driving cars in Phoenix, where Waymo is testing its autonmous ...

- Business Insider - US

18 Google products that bombed, died, or disappeared

Ben Margot/AP ImagesGoogle is known for its collection of wildly popular products, from search to maps to Android. But not everything the company touches turns to gold. Google Glass was supposed to change the world, but it quickly became a punch line. And remember Google Buzz? Now, Gchat is the latest in a string of ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump threatens that Republicans may just let Obamacare 'crash and burn'

Scott Olson/Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday morning with a threat: Republicans might just let the Affordable Care Act "crash and burn" if Democrats don't work with the GOP on healthcare. "Republican Senators are working very hard to get there, with no help from the Democrats," Trump tweeted. "Not ...

- Business Insider - US

The Internet Is Swooning Over the Happiest Photos of Justin Trudeau Ever at the Pride Parade

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues to provide the Internet with a steady fix of Justin Trudeau. And when it comes to celebrations, Justin Trudeau is all in. He was ready to champion the festivities at Toronto's annual Pride parade for the second time, as well as Eid al-Fitr, the holiday that marks end ...

- TIME Magazine - US

'Grandiose + stupid': The internet drowns Trump in mockery over his latest outburst on Russia collusion

President Donald Trump went off on another Twitter rampage Monday morning about Russia collusion , and social media users heaped scorn and derision on him. The president accused his predecessor, Barack Obama, of doing “NOTHING” to stop Russian efforts to interfere with the 2016 pre...

- The Raw Story - US