Facebook Messenger to Show Information About First-Time Senders – NDTV


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Facebook Messenger to Show Information About First-Time Senders
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Facebook is rolling out another major feature to its standalone Messenger that will offer publicly available contextual information of first-time senders on the app. The feature can be immensely useful for Messenger app – which has over 600 million users – and …
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Seeks Every Opportunity to Leverage WhatsAppLearnBonds


Facebook Inc. Could Revive Its Payments Business With Games for MessengerMotley Fool

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Google Will Retool Its Maps Service To Prevent Racist Listings – TechCrunch


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Google Will Retool Its Maps Service To Prevent Racist Listings
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Google has confirmed that it is making changes to its Google Maps service to stop racist terms and other inappropriate words from displaying location search results. The issue blew up this week after searches for “n*****” or “nigga” were found to pull up the …
Google Explains Racist Maps ResultsPC Magazine


Google Maps fixes N-word problem for most usersCNNMoney
Google to change Maps search system after offensive White House resultsComputerworld
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Sling TV updates its Android TV app – Seeking Alpha


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Sling TV updates its Android TV app
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Sling TV (DISH +2%) has rolled out its Android TV app for Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Nexus Player streaming-video device, along with a 50%-off promotion for the hardware. The move means that Dish's $20/month streaming live-TV service is compatible with …
Sling TV lands on Android TV with Nexus Player promotionTechnoBuffalo


Television Streaming Service Sling TV Adds Android TV Support, Offers 50% Off Android Police
Android TV gets HBO, ESPN with Sling TV; 50% discount on Nexus Player on offerAfterDawn
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Hewlett-Packard shares more detail on its plans to split the company – Fortune


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Hewlett-Packard shares more detail on its plans to split the company
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On an earnings call, CEO Meg Whitman gave analysts an update on HP's efforts to split its business into two separate companies. Breaking up may be hard to do, but for Hewlett-Packard it's apparently a necessity for the company to streamline its business.
UPDATE 3-HP forecasts split-related costs below expectationsReuters


Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) Meg Whitman on Q2 2015 Results – Earnings Call Seeking Alpha

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3400 years after her death, scientists track a girl’s travels – Los Angeles Times


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3400 years after her death, scientists track a girl's travels
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In 1921, archaeologists exploring an ancient burial mound near Egtved, a village in Denmark, unearthed the grave of a girl estimated to have been 16 to 18 years old when she died. Scientists unearth earliest-known stone tools, 3.3 million years old.
Bronze Age Teenager Was Well-Traveled, Held High Status, Her Preserved Tech Times


Danish Bronze Age girl was jet-setter of her time, new study suggestsScience Recorder
Bronze Age 'Egtved Girl' probably not Danish; travelled extensivelyRedOrbit
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Firefox will look at your history to show Suggested Tile ads – Engadget


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Firefox will look at your history to show Suggested Tile ads
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Starting next week, Firefox beta users will start seeing "Suggested" tiles whenever they open a new tab. These are ad tiles clearly marked as such (see bottom left above), which are a separate entity from the Directory tiles Mozilla launched in 2014. See …
Coming soon to Firefox: More ads!Computerworld


Firefox's Suggested Tiles Ads Will Be Based On Browsing HistoryUbergizmo (blog)
Firefox Will Soon Get Sponsored Suggested Tiles Based On Your Browsing HistoryTechCrunch

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Antarctic Peninsula in ‘dramatic’ ice loss – BBC News


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Antarctic Peninsula in 'dramatic' ice loss
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Satellites have seen a sudden dramatic change in the behaviour of glaciers on the Antarctica Peninsula, according to a Bristol University-led study. The ice streams were broadly stable up until 2009, since when they have been losing on the order of 56 billion …
Antarctic glaciers thinning so fast, it's like a switch was flippedChristian Science Monitor


Antarctic glaciers once thought stable now thawing fast – studyReuters
Some Antarctic glaciers reached a tipping point in 2009ABC Online

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Global ocean census uncovers trove of unknown life – CBS News


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Global ocean census uncovers trove of unknown life
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You might call them the Rodney Dangerfields of the natural world. Ocean plankton – the viruses, microbes and microscopic eukaryotes that drift with the currents – are the invisible foot soldiers of the oceans, often ignored by scientists and until now largely …
Scientists want you to know plankton is not just whale foodReuters


Scientists Sample the Ocean and Find Tiny Additions to the Tree of LifeNew York Times
Here's What a Massive 5-Year Study of Ocean Life RevealsTIME
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It’s now easier to buy stuff from YouTube video ads, huzzah? – Engadget


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It's now easier to buy stuff from YouTube video ads, huzzah?
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A good 99.999 percent of the time, the adverts that run before your dogs sitting on cats video are irrelevant. But every once in a while, an ad hits and you want to know more. Beginning today, Google is making that discovery process way easier. According to …
Google Wants YouTube Viewers to Shop While They WatchWall Street Journal (blog)


Google ad boss Sridhar Ramaswamy: How YouTube's new shopping buttons fit Fortune
YouTube to allow users to buy direct from within adsFinancial Times
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