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Ford takes on Uber and Lyft with its own medical transport service

Ford isn't remaining idle while Uber and Lyft start medical transport services. It's launching a GoRide service that offers non-emergency transportation for patients who may have challenges reaching appointments on time.

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Idris Elba’s Netflix show is ‘Charles in Charge’ with turntables

Netflix just scored a comedy coup. The service has unveiled Turn Up Charlie, a comedy series starring and partly executive produced by Idris Elba. The half-hour show has Elba playing a "struggling" single DJ (fitting given his extensive DJ backgrou...

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Pornhub hasn’t been actively enforcing its deepfake ban

Remember how Pornhub said it was banning AI-generated deepfake videos?

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Facebook explains how it will comply with the EU’s GDPR

After a lot of scandal and a great deal of confusion, Facebook has finally made clear what its privacy settings will look like in the wake of Europe's forthcoming GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation).

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Chrome 66 finally blocks autoplaying content by default

Google is on a crusade to banish bad ads from the Internet. Some would argue that it’s a self-serving crusade meant to steer the industry towards its own brand of ads

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YouTube details how its updates help creators get paid

YouTube knows creators are worried about being demonetized without warning, and it's experimenting with new methods to prevent those rude surprises. As part of a broader piece discussing efforts to improve relations with creators, company chief Susan...

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Dropbox’s Showcase presentation tools are faster and more flexible

Since going public earlier this year, Dropbox has been steadily rolling out new features to its all-important business customers. Earlier this month, the company's Smart Sync feature had a wide release after several years of testing, and today Dropbo...

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Facebook class action lawsuit over facial recognition OK’d by judge

Facebook has been trying to get a lawsuit claiming its facial recognition tech violates an Illinois privacy act dismissed for years. Well, that's not going to happen anytime soon, because San Francisco federal judge James Donato -- the same judge who...

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Nest eyes Nokia’s health division to acquire Withings assets say sources

Nokia’s health division is up for sale and Nest has a strong interest in buying it, according to a new report. The purchase, should it happen, would score Nest, the Alphabet company, Nokia’s Withings assets. The Withings product line is comprised of various consumer health products, including a smart bathroom scale, a wireless activity tracker, and more.

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Hulu renews Sarah Silverman’s talk show for a second season

Hulu might not be as committed to streaming talk shows as Netflix, but its fledgling efforts are paying off. The company has renewed Sarah Silverman's I Love You, America for a second season, with the 11-episode run beginning on September 6th. While...

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