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Upi Elementary School student wins Doodle 4 Google contest for Guam

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John I Borja , Pacific Daily News Published 4:57 p.m. ChT Feb. 23, 2017 | Updated 7 minutes ago CLOSE Upi Elementary School fifth-grader Claire Danielle Fadul is announced as Guam’s winner in the ninth annual Doodle 4 Google competition in Yigo on Thursday, Feb. 2. Rick Cruz/PDN Fifth-grader Claire …

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Facebook Funding Journalism: A Solution, or a Hail Mary Pass?

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As media outlets struggle to replace the rapidly disappearing revenue they used to get from traditional advertising, they see Google and Facebook taking the lion’s share of what has come along to replace it. And now some argue that those technology giants should repay some of what they have taken …

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Google Brings Its Fact Check Tag to Latin America

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Weekly News Digest February 23, 2017 — In addition to this week’s NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For …

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Google prepares wireless 4K TV box, as the Fiber service retrenches

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Ethan Miller/Getty Images Google is preparing to release a wireless set-top box for the new generation of ultra-HD “4K” TVs, even as the company drastically scales back its high-speed internet and TV Google Fiber efforts. Recent filings with the FCC reveal that Google has received authorization to bring to market a “4K …

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​Google Waze takes on Uber, Lyft with more carpooling

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Waze Would you use carpooling over a paid car service? Google’s Waze crowdsourced navigation app has been exploring carpool services since last year, testing it in the San Francisco area and Israel. Now it looks ready to expand to other cities in the US and Latin America, as reported by …

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Google Doodle celebrates Trappist-1 planetary discovery

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Google Dwarf star Trappist-1 is tiny, just a little bigger than Jupiter, but it’s making huge news today. As you’ve probably heard, it’s not home to just three Earth-like exoplanets, but a massive seven, three of which could have oceans of water, just like Earth. And it’s only 39 light-years …

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Google’s wireless gigabit broadband is coming to Denver – The Denver Post

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It’s not quite Google Fiber, but a wireless version of Google’s gigabit internet service is expanding to Denver. Webpass, which Google Fiber acquired last summer, targets apartment complexes and other multi-unit buildings, including offices, with a hybrid-wireless service that can offer every tenant speeds of up to 1 gigabit per …

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Connecticut Google Contest Winner Creates Inclusive Doodle

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The name sounds like something a baby might babble after making a mess, but the Doodle 4 Google contest drew a high-minded entry from a Connecticut girl on Wednesday. Sarah Harrison, a sophomore at Bunnell High School in Stratford, was named the state winner of the nationwide contest. Inspired by …

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Google Upspin Secure File-Sharing Released to Open Source | Threatpost

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Box.com Plugs Account Data Leakage Flaw January 3, 2017 , 4:28 pm Threatpost 2016 Year in Review December 29, 2016 , 11:30 am Intermediate CA Caching Could Be Used to Fingerprint Firefox Users February 22, 2017 , 1:41 pm Google Discloses Unpatched Microsoft Vulnerability February 21, 2017 , 1:02 pm …

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Solving the mystery behind the OP1 processor in the Chromebook Plus

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When I reviewed the Samsung Chromebook Plus earlier this month, the most surprising thing was how well it performed. It’s based on an ARM System on a Chip (SoC) — and that’s generally a recipe for disappointment when it comes to laptop performance. Not so with the Chromebook Plus, which …

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