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Merck and UNESCO Empower African Women and Youth in STEM

Monkey Selfies, Eclipse, Bitcoin, Lauer Top Google in 2017

As part of Merck STEM program For Women and Youth, Merck Foundation held their "UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit."

Microsoft Updates Bing Search to Highlight Reputable Results

Microsoft Updates Bing Search to Highlight Reputable Results

By Matt O'Brien | Dec 18
Microsoft's Bing search engine, powered by artificial intelligence, now offers features that summarize the two opposing sides of contentious questions, or measure how many reputable sources are behind a given answer.

Ng Aims to Bring AI 'Electricity' to Manufacturing

Ng Aims to Bring AI 'Electricity' to Manufacturing

Dec 18
The artificial intelligence researcher who called AI the new electricity is now trying to make sure every company is plugged in.

Twitter Rolls Out Stricter Rules on Abusive Content

Twitter Rolls Out Stricter Rules on Abusive Content

By Alexandra Olson | Dec 18
Twitter has begun enforcing stricter policies on violent and abusive content like hateful images or symbols, including those attached to user profiles.

Calendar Quirk and Amazon Put Pressure on Retailers to Deliver

Calendar Quirk and Amazon Put Pressure on Retailers to Deliver

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Dec 18
A calendar quirk this year and Amazon's seven-days-a-week delivery capability are building pressure on retailers to deliver.

Alexa, Can I Do My Holiday Shopping Through You?

Alexa, Can I Do My Holiday Shopping Through You?

By Joseph Pisani | Dec 17
It was a few weeks before Christmas and time to put my voice assistant to the test: Could I just shout out the gifts I needed to buy without having to get on a smartphone or computer?