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Subdomains | Subdirectories

Google Treats Subdomains and Subdirectories the Same For site owners who are trying to decide between using subdomains or subdirectories, Mueller recommends only using a subdomain when it has something different to offer compared to the rest of the site. If you’re a site owner who doesn’t really care one way or the other, then go…

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Facebook, Google | GDPR

Facebook and Google hit with $8.8 billion in lawsuits on day one of GDPR Both Google and Facebook have rolled out new policies and products to comply with GDPR, but Schrems’ complaints argue those policies don’t go far enough. In particular, the complaint singles out the way companies obtain consent for the privacy policies, asking…

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AI | ML| Risks

Navigating the risks of artificial intelligence and machine learning in low-income countries AI and ML have huge promise, but they also have limitations. we know we should approach these tools with caution. Otherwise, we risk these technologies harming local communities, instead of being engines of progress. There is often limited local AI expertise to tap…

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Boundaries of AI

Pushing the boundaries of AI to solve real-world problems There’s a huge opportunity for AI to transform many fields. Already we’re seeing some encouraging applications in healthcare. Two years ago, Google developed a neural net that could detect signs of diabetic retinopathy using medical images of the eye. Read more… Source: Google

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Donald Trump | Twitter

Donald Trump is here to stay on Twitter, says CEO Jack Dorsey The US president has become a force to be reckoned with on the social media platform, dictating policy via tweets, firing off midnight missives, blocking his dissenters and redefining the diplomatic agenda (hashtag Little Rocket Man). Read more… Source: cnet

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Facebook, Instagram | Political Ad

Facebook and Instagram launch US political ad labeling and archive The labeling won’t just apply to candidate and election ads, but those dealing with political issues such as “abortion, guns, immigration or foreign policy.” Clicking through the labels that appear at the top of these News Feed ads will lead to the archive, which isn’t…

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AdWords |Parallel Tracking

Google AdWords Requires All Accounts to Use Parallel Tracking, As of October 2018 Google AdWords introduced parallel tracking earlier this year as a way to improve mobile site speed, and all accounts will be required to use it as of October 30th. Parallel tracking improves mobile speed by processing click measurement in the background while a…

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