Google needs to be in the hardware business. It’s infiltrated nearly all aspects of our lives to an alarming degree.
Windows 10 users in Microsoft’s Insider program are used to testing out the operating system’s newest updates via test builds, and the latest includes a feature that was missing from the recent Creators Update. Called My People, the feature acts as a shortcut to users’ most frequent contacts, allowing quick access to messaging and file sharing options. My People get … Continue reading
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Changing a car’s spark plugs is a rite of passage among gearheads, and it’s not as daunting as it sounds. Jump inside for a step-by-step guide that will help you keep your car in tip-top shape while saving money.
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Sexism, racism and bullying are driving people out of tech, US study finds — A first-of-its-kind report analyzed the reasons why tech workers leave their jobs, and found a common thread of sexual harassment, bullying and stereotyping … Sexual harassment, bullying and racist stereotyping …
The night The Force Awakens premiered in Hollywood, J.D. Dillard finished his first movie, Sleight.
Many Huawei cameras have advanced camera modes for capturing lights, wide aperture, night shot, and time lapse video. This accessory helps you get the perfect shot while also serving as a stable platform for video calling.
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Merriam-Webster’s dictionary has certainly been flirting with the thin line between cheekily relevant and irritatingly attention-seeking lately.
An anonymous reader quotes the Associated Press:The fallout from the YouTube boycott is likely to be felt through the rest of this year. Skittish advertisers have curtailed their spending until they are convinced Google can prevent their brands from appearing next to extremist clips promoting hate and violence… At one point, about 250 advertisers were boycotting YouTube… The list included big-spending marketers such as PepsiCo, Wal-Mart Stores, Starbucks, AT&T, Verizon, Johnson & Johnson, and Volkswagen. It’s unclear how many, if any, of those have returned to YouTube since Google promised to hire more human reviewers and upgrade its technology to keep ads away from repugnant videos. Both Verizon and AT&T, two companies that are trying to expand their own digital ad networks to compete with Google, told The Associated Press that they are still boycotting YouTube. FX Networks confirmed that it isn’t advertising on YouTube either. Several other boycotting marketers contacted by AP didn’t respond.
Thursday CEO Sundar Pichai told analysts that responding to the boycott, Google held “thousands and thousands” of conversations with advertisers, and one analyst now estimates reduced ad spending on YouTube and Google could cost the company $300 million this year alone.
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