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Google limits political ad targeting and all ‘demonstrably false claims’ – TechCrunch

Google limits political ad targeting and all ‘demonstrably false claims’ – TechCrunch

Google has joined Twitter in revising its political ad rules ahead of what promises to be a brutal election season. But while the latter chose to ban political advertising altogether, Google is mainly limiting the ability to target political demographics, and promises to take action against “demonstrably false claims.” In a blog post Wednesday afternoon, […]

Security lessons from a Mac-only fintech company

Security lessons from a Mac-only fintech company

Apple remains a highly secure choice for enterprise professionals, but security threats remain and the environment requires sophisticated endpoint management tools, confirmed Build America Mutual (BAM) CTO, David McIntyre. The Mac only bank BAM is one of the leading U.S. municipal bond insurers and has insured over $65 billion since launch in 2012. It also […]

Samasource raises $14.8M for global AI data biz driven from Africa – TechCrunch

Samasource raises $14.8M for global AI data biz driven from Africa – TechCrunch

AI training data provider Samasource has raised a $14.8 million Series A funding round led by Ridge Ventures. The San Francisco headquartered company delivers Fortune 100 companies with the inputs they need for machine learning development in fields including autonomous transportation, e-commerce and robotics. And it does so with a global work-force of data-specialists, a […]

10 easy steps to make Chrome faster and more secure

10 easy steps to make Chrome faster and more secure

Gather ’round, kiddos — ’cause it’s time for a story. Once upon a time, Chrome was a lean, mean browsing machine. It was the scrappy lightweight kid in a block filled with clunky old blobs of blubber. People had never seen a browser so fast, so thoughtfully constructed! It stripped everything down to the essentials […]

Microsoft releases Monthly Rollup previews for Win7, 8.1, Server 2008 SP2, 2012 and .Net

Microsoft releases Monthly Rollup previews for Win7, 8.1, Server 2008 SP2, 2012 and .Net

Microsoft releases Monthly Rollup previews for Win7, 8.1, Server 2008 SP2, 2012 and .Net | Computerworld While ‘optional non-security’ cumulative updates for Windows 10 are supposed to be on holiday hiatus, we just got a full assortment of optional patches for earlier versions of Windows — full of telemetry — including odd ones with no […]

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