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Donald Trump Muslim Ban: Google, Amazon and Microsoft Donated to Trump

Before voicing their opposition to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, a handful of tech giants offered their greenbacks to the commander-in-chief’s inauguration. Amazon (amzn), Google (googl), and Microsoft all donated both cash and services to the now president’s January inauguration, according to a late Tuesday Politico report citing federal ethics …

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Google figured out a way to zoom and enhance photos just like in the movies

A common trope in crime films and TV shows is the ability for law enforcement agencies to zoom in on grainy photos and security camera footage, and ‘enhance‘ the pixelated image like it’s no big deal – making detective work a breeze. The fact is that it’s usually impossible to …

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Real life CSI: Google’s new AI system unscrambles pixelated faces | Technology

Google’s neural networks have achieved the dream of CSI viewers everywhere: the company has revealed a new AI system capable of “enhancing” an eight-pixel square image, increasing the resolution 16-fold and effectively restoring lost data. The neural network could be used to increase the resolution of blurred or pixelated faces, …

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Platform Privilege: Amazon And Google May Face Antitrust Scrutiny Under Trump – Forbes

Forbes Platform Privilege: Amazon And Google May Face Antitrust Scrutiny Under TrumpForbesGoogle has born the brunt of antitrust enforcers’ ire to date, but is Amazon next? Two recent papers sound the alarm about Amazon’s market power and control over much of the infrastructure of modern commerce. In Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox, …

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Google will make pirated films and TV shows tougher to find from 1 June

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How often should I wash my hair? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Jessica Hopkins | Opinion

“Should” is a tricky word. And not one I’m generally a fan of. By definition it’s used to indicate “obligation, duty, or correctness, typically when criticising someone’s actions”. For example: you should wash your hair; it looks awful. But do we have a duty or obligation to wash our hair? …

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China wants to control what apps citizens use, but can Google play along?

Google is mulling a new way to finally get its official Play Store through the Great Firewall of China. But it faces an uphill battle, as the country tightens its grip on what apps its citizens have on their smartphones. The Information reports that Netease, China’s second-largest games firm, has …

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Google Chrome: six tips to make it suck less battery power | Technology

Google’s Chrome browser is used by over 62% of the world’s PC users, but it’s a notorious battery hog that if left to run rampant can reduce your laptop or tablet’s battery life to just a couple of hours. But it doesn’t have to be like that. Google’s making efforts …

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Google Play listing shows how you’ll pay on Android Wear

In other words, you’ll get the ability to pay like a boss from your wrist instead of digging around for your phone, a feature Apple Watch and Samsung Gear S3 Watch users have had for a while now. However, there’s a catch — your smartwatch must have an NFC chip, …

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Google reveals photo enhancement tool to sharpen up snaps

Google Brain’s latest software can create sharpen images from a pixelated source. The system combines two neural networks and machine learning to guess what details lay hidden in the blurry picture.  Once the system is fed an 8 x 8 pixelated image, the networks search for high-resolution images that it …

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