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Time: Meet the Researchers Working to Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Is a Force for Good

August 23, 2019 at 07:32PM With glass interior walls, exposed plumbing and a staff of young researchers dressed like Urban Outfitters models, New York University’s AI Now Institute could easily be mistaken for the offices of any one of New York’s innumerable tech startups. For many of those small companies (and quite a few larger… Continue reading Time: Meet the Researchers Working to Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Is a Force for Good

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Time: Meet the AI Robots Helping Take Care of Elderly Patients

August 23, 2019 at 06:50PM Robots powered by artificial intelligence have been popping up in hotels, airports and shopping malls. Now, they’re showing up at assisted living homes, too. With names like Stevie, Paro and Pillo, these robots can do everything from keeping the elderly company to reminding them to take their medication at the… Continue reading Time: Meet the AI Robots Helping Take Care of Elderly Patients

Patrick Lucas Austin · TIME

Time: These 10 Google Calendar Tips Will Make You the Master of Your Schedule

August 23, 2019 at 12:00PM No one enjoys being late to anything, be it a meeting, date, or your friend’s first improv performance. That’s where the humble calendar comes into play. Like all calendars, Google Calendar is, ostensibly, supposed to keep you on track and on time. At least, if you know how to use… Continue reading Time: These 10 Google Calendar Tips Will Make You the Master of Your Schedule

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Time: YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests

August 23, 2019 at 01:50AM (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. The video removals come just days after Twitter said it had suspended more than 200,000 accounts it linked… Continue reading Time: YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests

Jeran Wittenstein / Bloomberg · TIME

Time: Overstock CEO Resigns After Unusual Message About ‘Deep State’

August 22, 2019 at 06:40PM (Bloomberg) –– Patrick Byrne, the flamboyant entrepreneur who has run Overstock.com for two decades, resigned from his role as chief executive officer after bewildering investors last week with claims about entanglements with the “Deep State.” Byrne, whose departure as CEO and from the board takes effect Thursday, will be succeeded… Continue reading Time: Overstock CEO Resigns After Unusual Message About ‘Deep State’

Mark Gurman and Debby Wu / AP · TIME

Time: Apple Is Planning New iPhones, iPads and MacBooks This Year. Here’s What to Know

August 22, 2019 at 03:18PM Apple is readying a clutch of new hardware for the coming weeks and months, including “Pro” iPhones, upgrades to iPads and its largest laptop in years. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant is planning to announce three new iPhones at an event next month, according to people familiar with the situation.… Continue reading Time: Apple Is Planning New iPhones, iPads and MacBooks This Year. Here’s What to Know

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Time: Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins Reveals His Top Tips for Video Game Domination

August 22, 2019 at 02:35PM It’s time to Get Good with Tyler Blevins, a.k.a. Ninja, one of the most famous and highest-paid e-sports athletes around. That’s the title of his new book — subtitled My Ultimate Guide to Gaming — which promises to divulge Ninja’s “secrets to become unstoppable.” Unlike typical celebrity hardbacks, Blevins’ book… Continue reading Time: Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins Reveals His Top Tips for Video Game Domination

Patrick Lucas Austin · TIME

Time: That Instagram Post Everyone Is Sharing Is Just Another Viral Hoax

August 21, 2019 at 06:19PM This week, celebrities including Usher, Pink, and Leslie Bibb, along with politicians like former Texas governor Rick Perry, shared identical Instagram posts warning of an alleged upcoming change to Instagram’s terms of service that would in part afford the company broad permissions to use your pictures, messages, and other information… Continue reading Time: That Instagram Post Everyone Is Sharing Is Just Another Viral Hoax

Nicole Carpenter · TIME

Time: How To Make Your Phone’s Battery Last Longer

August 21, 2019 at 04:40PM You’ve probably noticed your phone’s battery life decreasing over time. It’s not just in your head — as batteries age, they gradually lose their ability to hold a charge. And sometimes, other situations cause your battery to struggle, like a 2017 controversy in which Apple apologized for intentionally slowing down… Continue reading Time: How To Make Your Phone’s Battery Last Longer

BARBARA ORTUTAY / AP · TIME

Time: Facebook Is Rolling out a Tool to Limit Data Gathering

August 21, 2019 at 07:26AM SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites and apps. The company said Tuesday that… Continue reading Time: Facebook Is Rolling out a Tool to Limit Data Gathering

Hillary Leung · TIME

Time: Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake

August 16, 2019 at 06:48AM Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and video-sharing app to flag suspicious posts. Flagged content will… Continue reading Time: Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake

Patrick Lucas Austin · TIME

Time: Use These 11 Tips to Get (Even More) Productive in Google Docs

August 15, 2019 at 09:34PM Nearly everyone needs a place to do some serious writing, whether it’s the notebook in your bag or the text editor on your computer. For the millions of people with a normal Google account or work-related G-Suite account, that place is Google Docs, where you can create, share, and store… Continue reading Time: Use These 11 Tips to Get (Even More) Productive in Google Docs

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Time: Conspiracy Theories Can Have Dangerous Consequences. Here’s Why Experts Say We Can No Longer Ignore Them

August 15, 2019 at 04:01PM Conspiracy theories, both powerful and enduring, can wreak havoc on society. In recent years, fringe ideas prompted a gunman to storm a Washington, D.C. pizzeria and may have motivated another to fatally shoot 11 worshippers inside a Pittsburgh synagogue. They are also largely to blame for a worldwide surge in… Continue reading Time: Conspiracy Theories Can Have Dangerous Consequences. Here’s Why Experts Say We Can No Longer Ignore Them

Sarah Frier / Bloomberg · TIME

Time: Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations

August 14, 2019 at 01:12AM Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained — only… Continue reading Time: Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations

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Time: Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Health Care for All—Unless it Doesn’t

August 13, 2019 at 07:00PM You could be forgiven for thinking that AI will soon replace human physicians based on headlines such as “The AI Doctor Will See You Now,” “Your Future Doctor May Not Be Human,” and “This AI Just Beat Human Doctors on a Clinical Exam.” But experts say the reality is more… Continue reading Time: Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Health Care for All—Unless it Doesn’t

Matthew Gault · TIME

Time: One of the Best Indie Video Games of 2015 Is Back As a Deluxe Edition

August 12, 2019 at 06:02PM What happens to us when we die? In the world of Gravity Ghosts, an indie platformer from developer Ivy Games, spirits ascend to a celestial realm where they collect stars, help animals, and uncover the mysteries of their life and death. That’s Iona’s path, anyway, the game’s 12-year-old recently deceased… Continue reading Time: One of the Best Indie Video Games of 2015 Is Back As a Deluxe Edition

Matthew Gault · TIME

Time: Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review: Grab a Pal and Fight Some Nazis

August 12, 2019 at 06:02PM I overextended myself, something I tend to do in these kinds of games. My friend and I had a simple mission: traverse a zeppelin and take down a Nazi general. My buddy was good at fighting from a distance, while I could cloak to get in close without raising alarms.… Continue reading Time: Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review: Grab a Pal and Fight Some Nazis

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Time: ‘I Have Never Felt the Need to Enact Any Kind of Violence.’ Pro Gamers Say Guns, Not Games, Are to Blame for Shootings

August 09, 2019 at 08:10PM After Mike Rufail graduated from college in 2001, he turned to video games as a cheaper alternative to nights out, buying an Xbox 360 paired with popular first-person shooter Call of Duty 2. “I realized I was one of the better players pretty quickly,” says Rufail, 36. He was right.… Continue reading Time: ‘I Have Never Felt the Need to Enact Any Kind of Violence.’ Pro Gamers Say Guns, Not Games, Are to Blame for Shootings

Alana Semuels · TIME

Time: ‘I’m Back to Riding My Own Bike.’ Commuters Are Giving Up On-Demand Transportation As Prices Rise

August 09, 2019 at 05:00PM When JUMP’s bright red bikes started appearing on the streets of San Francisco last year, Ian Chesal was relieved. His lengthy commute, from the hills of Oakland to his tech company’s San Francisco office, involved driving to the subway, sitting for 40 minutes, and then walking a mile to his… Continue reading Time: ‘I’m Back to Riding My Own Bike.’ Commuters Are Giving Up On-Demand Transportation As Prices Rise

Eben Novy-Williams / Bloomberg · TIME

Time: ESPN Delays Broadcast of Video Game Tournament After Mass Shootings

August 09, 2019 at 02:05PM Disney’s ESPN has chosen not to broadcast a recent video-game competition — one that features gun violence — in the wake of last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, according to a person familiar with the plans. ESPN is delaying its planned Aug. 10 broadcast of a recent tournament… Continue reading Time: ESPN Delays Broadcast of Video Game Tournament After Mass Shootings

Nicole Carpenter · TIME

Time: Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your iPhone

August 08, 2019 at 01:00PM When you get a new iPhone, you almost never think about how much space you’re using. Go ahead and pile up those movies, music and apps. Never delete text messages, save every photo! But as time goes by, all that content starts to add up. Next thing you know, you’ll… Continue reading Time: Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your iPhone

Patrick Lucas Austin · TIME

Time: Samsung’s Note 10 and Even Bigger Note 10 Plus Are Here. Are They the Giant Android Phones for You?

August 07, 2019 at 09:00PM Samsung surprised no one at its annual Unpacked event on Wednesday, revealing the stylus-equipped Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and larger Galaxy Note 10 Plus Android smartphones after weeks of rumors and leaks that turned out to be pretty much on the nose. Available in four colors, and priced at $949… Continue reading Time: Samsung’s Note 10 and Even Bigger Note 10 Plus Are Here. Are They the Giant Android Phones for You?

Nicole Carpenter · TIME

Time: Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your Android Phone

August 07, 2019 at 03:09PM We’ve all experienced that moment of dread: You’re about to capture a video of your dog or cat doing something especially cute or hilarious. But then, the pop-up of doom: you’re out of space on your phone. You might have lost that moment, but there are plenty of ways to… Continue reading Time: Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your Android Phone