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Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:26:52 -0400

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Facebook says it will soon start testing the ability to add GIFs to comments (TechCrunch)

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:25:18 -0400

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Facebook says it will soon start testing the ability to add GIFs to comments  —  After years of stubborn caution, Facebook is finally embracing the animated GIF.  Next week Facebook will begin testing a GIF button that lets users post GIFs from services like Giphy and Tenor as comments, a source told TechCrunch.




T-Mobile introduces Scam ID to flag scam calls, and opt-in Scam Block service to block them (Sascha Segan/PC Magazine)

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:05:05 -0400

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T-Mobile introduces Scam ID to flag scam calls, and opt-in Scam Block service to block them  —  T-Mobile has a new feature that will flag “known scam” calls for its wireless users, according to Grant Castle, the company's VP of engineering services.  —  Scam ID will pop up an indicator that a call is a …










Baidu-backed photo-sharing and video streaming app Kuaishou raises $350M led by Tencent at a $3B valuation (Bloomberg)

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:35:23 -0400

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Baidu-backed photo-sharing and video streaming app Kuaishou raises $350M led by Tencent at a $3B valuation  —  Baidu-backed startup raises $350 million in funding round  —  Kuaishou runs video platform similar to Instagram, Periscope  —  Tencent Holdings Ltd.'s investment …




























Intel consolidates its AI efforts into one group, led by Naveen Rao, that combines engineering, labs, software, and hardware (Larry Dignan/ZDNet)

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:30:05 -0400

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Intel consolidates its AI efforts into one group, led by Naveen Rao, that combines engineering, labs, software, and hardware  —  Intel artificial intelligence unit will be led by former Nervana CEO Naveen Rao.  —  Intel has put its artificial intelligence efforts under one group led by Naveen Rao …