Hong Kong’s Social Media Users Are Calling Google Out For A Major Mistranslation
What happens when the machine makes you say the opposite of what you meant?
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A Popular YouTuber Read the Christchurch ‘Manifesto’ to Half a Million Subscribers
YouTube left the video online for over two days, allowing it to generate tens of thousands of views and spread to other channels.
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Google Just Dropped Over 50 Gender-Fluid Emojis
We now have gender-ambiguous zombies, vampires and merpeople.
The One Place in the US Google Earth Stopped Mapping
For eight years, Google Earth didn't update its satellite image of a military installation in Nevada. So we bought one ourselves.
Internal Google Email Says Moderating Christchurch Manifesto ‘Particularly Challenging’
Google saw an issue with moderating the Christchurch terrorist’s so-called manifesto in part because of its length, telling moderators to mark potential copies or sections as “Terrorist Content” if they were unsure.
Apple and Google Catch Heat Over Saudi App That Lets Men Track Wives and Daughters
"American companies should not enable or facilitate the Saudi government’s patriarchy."
How Google Tracks Hackers
This week, CYBER speaks to Shane Huntley, the Director of Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG), essentially Google's hacker hunting team.
A Man Drives His Truck Into a River After Following Google Maps Directions
It's another accident caused by our reliance on navigation apps.
That Island Where a Missionary Was Killed Is Getting Rave Reviews on Google
"A really nice place to visit for all the family... to be cooked and eaten for dinner."
Hey Google! Is It Cool If My Emails Have Some Fucking Personality?
Gmail's new tools are supposed to make life easier, but they suck the humanity out of writing an email.
Leaked Documents Show Google is Making a Censored Search Engine for China
The Chinese version of Google will censor websites like the BBC and Wikipedia.
Google Wants Back Into China — and Will Censor Search Results to Get There
"It’s hard to resist the red sirens of the world's biggest internet market.”