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A poster with the image of U.S. President Donald Trump is set up at Marora village, unofficially renamed "Trump Village." During Donald Trump's first few months in...

Facebook equips admins to protect and analyze their Groups

Facebook sees Groups as the core of its push to “build community”, as Mark Zuckerberg detailed in his 6,000-word humanitarian manifesto. So today at its Communities Summit...

Facebook teaches machines to negotiate with humans

Though Facebook is rarely mentioned alongside Apple, Microsoft and Amazon in discussions about conversational AI, the company has published hoard of papers that underscore a deep interest...

Idaho GOP Congressjerk: “Nobody dies because they don’t have access to health care”

Rep. Raul Labrador (Twitter: @Raul_Labrador, DC: (202) 225-6611; Meridien: (208) 888-3188; Lewiston (208) 743-1388; Coeur d'Alene (208) 667-0127), to a constituent who was angry he'd voted...

PayPal sues Pandora for confusing logo similarities

Pandora logo (left) vs. PayPal logo (right). Imagine the horror: you're attempting to pay for something using your phone but just when you reach the cash register...

Parking Kitty makes parking in Portland adorable

Portland, Oregon, continued to keep it weird (and cute) this week when it rolled out Parking Kitty, a new app that lets you pay for metered parking....

Salesforce marches steadily toward $10B run rate goal

Salesforce is on a steady climb toward a $10 billion revenue run rate. And while it’s not quite there yet, its recent, nearly $2.4 billion quarter puts...

3D printing soft legs can help a robot walk across rough and rocky terrain

A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego have applied the biologically-inspired principles of soft robotics in order to develop a robot capable of...

Telegram now lets users buys things from chatbots in its messaging app

Messaging app Telegram has dropped a major update today that sees its service gain support for chatbot payments. It has also added short video messages and new...

Android Pay to expand to new markets, add improved loyalty card features

Yesterday at Google’s developer conference I/O, the company announced upgrades to its Payment API that will make it easier for end users to switch between their multiple...

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