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Google Launches New Algorithm That Identifies 'Toxic' Comments Online

 02/24/2017 - 04:16

Developers at Google have just released an algorithm that’s designed to automatically weed out toxic comments online.

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Developers at Google have just released an algorithm that’s designed to automatically weed out toxic comments online. Photo: Creative Commons

Venezuela suspende a CNN

 02/15/2017 - 18:22
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La organización nacional de telecomunicaciones venezolano, Conatel, obligó el día de hoy a las empresas de televisión por cable a dejar de transmitir el canal de noticias CNN en Español a manera de represalia contra la investigación que llevó a cabo el canal sobre las maniobras ilegales que habría llevado a cabo el Vicepresidente Tareck El Aissami.

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Fotografía cedida por la oficina de prensa del Palacio Miraflores del presidente de Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro(d), junto al vicepresidente de Venezuela, Tareck El Aissami (i), durante un acto de gobierno hoy, martes 14 de febrero de 2017, en Caracas (Venezuela). Maduro señaló hoy que las acusaciones hechas por el Departamento del Tesoro de Estados Unidos que vinculan al vicepresidente Tareck El Aissami con el narcotráfico, son parte de una "conspiración de la derecha venezolana" que fue a ese país a pedir estas medidas. "Esto es una venganza del narcotráfico sumado a la conspiración de la derecha venezolana que se fue a Washington a pedir estas medidas, la ultraderecha se fue a hacer 'lobby', bueno, tomando en cuenta que se está iniciando una nueva Administración en los Estados Unidos", dijo Maduro en cadena obligatoria de radio y televisión. EFE/PRENSA MIRAFLORES

El Excavador de Personalidades

 02/14/2017 - 13:30
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El escritor peruano Julio Villanueva Chang, fundador y director de la revista Etiqueta Negra, sigue apostando por el periodismo narrativo y rehúye de la inmediatez informativa.

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El escritor peruano Julio Villanueva Chang, fundador y director de la revista Etiqueta Negra, sigue apostando por el periodismo narrativo y rehúye de la inmediatez informativa.  Foto: Casa América Catalunya. 

Trump's Talking Points

 02/07/2017 - 04:08
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White House backs up president’s claim that media is deliberately ignoring terror attacks by releasing list riddled with errors. Donald Trump's 'under-reported' terror list includes Paris, Berlin and Nice attacks.

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Super Bowl Ads Trolling Trump

 02/06/2017 - 04:46
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Advertisements for drinks, cars and avocados have taken aim at the controversial policies championed by the new US president and his team, reported The Guardian.

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Airbnb ad campaign for SuperBowl targeted Trump's Travel Ban

Don't Forget to Buy Bread and Apps

 02/06/2017 - 04:13
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Due to digital deprivation, in Cuba app stores are brick and mortar stores, where technicians transfer apps to customers’ smartphones via USB cables attached to the shop’s computers. As reported in The Economist.

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 A group of people watching a video on a mobile phone in Havana, Cuba. Photo: EFE/Rolando Pujol

"A Division in Society like this Hasn’t Been Seen For a Long Time"

 02/06/2017 - 03:42
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In a meeting with journalists last week, Mark Zuckerberg said "this division in the US hasn’t been seen for a long time”

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Monday, February 6, 2017 - 3:21am
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Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg during the Asia Pacific Economic Forum in Lima (Peru) on November 2016. Photo: EFE/Pablo Porciuncula/POOL

The Tech Legacy of Obama's Ambassador in Spain

 02/06/2017 - 02:58
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America’s ambassador under Barack Obama James Costos put startups on the map in Spain. Now, as he moves back to the US, El País reviewed the ecosystem he leaves in his wake

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America’s ambassador under Barack Obama James Costos put startups on the map in Spain. Now, as he moves back to the US, El País reviewed the ecosystem he leaves in his wake. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Consumer Power: Uber CEO Resigns from Trump's Council after Criticism

 02/03/2017 - 04:34
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says participation in president’s strategic and policy forum has been ‘misinterpreted’ as endorsement of Donald Trump’s agenda, reports The Guardian.

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Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick, to step down from Trump Advisory Council after harsh criticism from its users. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Borderwise: Helping Immigrants Get their Green Cards for just $1

 02/03/2017 - 03:13
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Borderwise, cofounded by a Penn student, is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 2:51am
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Borderwise is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1. A demonstration in a Florida airport against Trump's travel ban on January 30. Photo: EFE/Lorenzo Castro

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