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Iranian candidate says nuclear deal failed to lift sanctions

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Conservative Iranian presidential candidate Mostafa Mirsalim clenches his fist at the conclusion of his news conference in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, April 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- An Iranian presidential candidate said Sunday the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers has failed to lift sanctions or improve the country's economy. Mostafa Mirsalim, a conservative, told a news conference that President Hassa... Read More
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John Stevens promoted to head coach by Los Angeles Kings

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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings assistant coach John Stevens stands behind his bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh. A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Los Angeles Kings will name Stevens their next head coach. Stevens replaces Darryl Sutter after serving as a Kings assistant and then associate coach for the past eight seasons, which included two Stanley Cups. (AP... Read More
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As Europe’s startup scene explodes, a continent goes tech conference crazy

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Even as Benjamin Costantini was helping organize the 2014 edition of the LeWeb conference in Paris, he had a hunch this was going to be the last edition of what had been one of Europe’s largest and most important tech events for more than a decade. Conferences tend to have a natural lifespan, and LeWeb had run its course. Despite LeWeb’s demise, Costantini’s inbox was crammed full of invitations to tech conferences sprouting up across Europe. The startup scene was surging, and suddenly every corner of the continent was putting together a conference. From Riga to Dublin, from Lisbon to Sofia, the startup calendar has become crammed with an improbable number of tech conferences of all shapes and sizes drawing nomadic entre... Read More
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Nvidia identifies the top 5 AI startups for social impact

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Nvidia is on a quest to find the best “social impact” artificial intelligence startups as part a program called Nvidia Inception, which is screening more than 600 entrants to cull the best AI startups in three big categories. We wrote about the first four candidates for the hottest emerging startup on Friday and the five most-disruptive startups on Sunday morning. ... Read More
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Nvidia selects 5 most-disruptive AI startups

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Nvidia is on a quest to find the most disruptive artificial intelligence startups. This quest is part of a larger contest dubbed Nvidia Inception, which is screening more than 600 entrants to cull the best AI startups in three big categories. We wrote about the first four candidates for the hottest emerging startup on Friday. And now we’re focusing on the next five candidates in the category dubbed the “most disruptive” startups. Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of Nvidia, host... Read More
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Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at Tribeca Film Festival

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NEW YORK -- The premiere of a virtual reality short by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was already a high-profile event at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday night. And then Hillary Clinton walked onstage.Clinton was an unannounced panelist, there to discuss the scourge of elephant poaching - the subject of Bigelow's eight-minute film "The Protectors: Walk in the Rangers' Shoes," about park rangers trying to save elephants in Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She spoke about her work to save elephants from poachers slaughtering them for their ivory tusks, both as secretary of state in the Obama administration, and later with her family foundation, the Cli... Read More
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Rangers advance to next round of playoffs after beating Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6

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NEW YORK -- Mats Zuccarello scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals.Derek Stepan also scored and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 27 shots to help New York get past the first round for the fifth time in six years. The Rangers won three straight after falling behind 2-1 to beat Montreal for the ninth time in 16 postseason series. The Rangers will face the winner of the Ottawa-Boston series, which the Senators lead 3-2.Alexei Emelin scored for Montreal and Carey Price finished with 20 saves. The Canadiens, winners of the Atlantic Division after missing the playoffs last year,... Read More
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10,000-strong ‘March of Silence’ commemorates 15 people killed in anti-govt protests in Venezuela

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Tens of thousands of protesters opposing the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro marched through the streets of Caracas on Saturday, partaking in a 'March of silence for the fallen' to commemorate anti-government protesters who have lost their lives in recent weeks. Demonstrators gathered in various parts of the city and marched to the headquarters of the Episcopal Conference of Venezuela. The march was peaceful, though tension was running high in the Venezuelan capital, with police blocking off numerous roads that ran adjacent to the march.COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT ... Read More
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Rangers advance to next round after beating Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6

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NEW YORK -- Mats Zuccarello scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals.Derek Stepan also scored and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 27 shots to help New York get past the first round for the fifth time in six years. The Rangers won three straight after falling behind 2-1 to beat Montreal for the ninth time in 16 postseason series. The Rangers will face the winner of the Ottawa-Boston series, which the Senators lead 3-2.Alexei Emelin scored for Montreal and Carey Price finished with 20 saves. The Canadiens, winners of the Atlantic Division after missing the playoffs last year,... Read More
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Facebook M is now becoming a digital butler

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Facebook just moved even closer to the center of your digital ecosystem with the roll-out of a smarter, more connected version of its proprietary AI assistant, M. Speaking at this week’s Facebook F8 conference, the company’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, and head of Messenger, David Marcus, announced plans to turn Messenger into a sort of “social living room” — one where you can chat, make dinner reservations, hail a cab, order food, and share music directly from Spotify. What that means, in ess... Read More
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As Trump's 100-day mark looms, quagmire awaits Congress

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WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers returning to Washington this coming week will find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald Trump and Democrats over his border wall.Trump's GOP allies control Congress, but they've been unable to send him a single major bill as his presidency faces the symbolic 100-day mark on April 29 - the very day when the government, in a worst-case scenario, could shut down. Feeling pressure to deliver results, Trump wants to revive a troubled health care measure from House Republicans to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Trump also hopes to use a $1 trillion catch... Read More
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GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020

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SAIC-GM president Wang Yongping announces the global launch of the Buick Velite 5, an extended range electric hybrid, during a global launch event ahead of the Shanghai Auto 2017 show in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. At the auto show, the global industry's biggest marketing event of the year, almost every global and Chinese auto brand is showing at least one electric concept vehicle, if not a market-ready model. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) (Credit: AP) (AP... Read More
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The Latest: Pence, Turnbull urge China to pressure N. Korea

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speedh during his visit at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Pence praised Indonesia's democracy and moderate form of Islam on Thursday alongside the president of the world's most populous Muslim nation, reinforcing his message with a visit to the region's largest mosque. (Mast Irham/Pool Photo via AP) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Asia and Australia (... Read More
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Russian man sentenced to 27 years in hacking case

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FILE - In this July 11, 2014 file photo, Valery Seleznev, a prominent Russian lawmaker and the father of Roman Seleznev who was arrested on bank fraud and other charges earlier this week in the United States, speaks to the media during a news conference in Moscow, Russia. Federal prosecutors want Roman Seleznev, who was convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card data, to be sentenced to 30 years in prison and ordered to pay $170 million in restitution. The sentencing hearing Friday, April 21, 20... Read More
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Zeldin sets ‘community forum’ Sunday at community college Riverhead campus

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Rep. Lee Zeldin held mobile office hours today in Peconic. Photo: Katie Blasl Rep. Lee Zeldin is inviting constituents to a “community forum” in Riverhead on Sunday afternoon on the eastern campus of Suffolk County Community College. The forum, a Q&A with the congressman, will be moderated by Suffolk County Comptroller John Kennedy, Zeldin... Read More
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What Has F8 in Store for Me?

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Facebook showed off some nutty new tech this week at its annual developer conference, including social VR experiences, skin-based interfaces, and augmented reality markup for the real world. Some of these ideas are here already, and some are years away. Taken together, they show that Facebook is thinking about ways to squeeze its software into more parts of your life—for better and for worse. Michael and David are joined this week by WIRED writer and editor Cade Metz, who attended F8. The team discusses the pitfalls of the AR tech, the likelihood of AI making an impact anytime soon, and why we all keep getting played by Facebook’s marketing department. Some links: See all of our ... Read More
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14 AI startups will compete for $1.5 million from Nvidia

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Artificial intelligence is hot, and you can tell that because both giant companies and tiny startups are excited about it. Nvidia, which had $6.9 billion in revenues last year, is in touch with more than 2,000 AI startups around the world. And this week, the graphics chip maker and AI company took a step in figuring out which ones are the best. Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of Nvidia, hosted a Shark Tank style event called Nvidia Inception to find the best AI startup... Read More
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Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, shakes hands with Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni as he arrives for a working visit on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, on Friday, April 21, 2017. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Canada's prime minister said Friday that he plans to be respectful and engage the United States with a fact-based approach to solving problems a day after President Donald Trump called Canada a "disgrac... Read More
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Son of Russian Parliament member sentenced in hacking case

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FILE - In this July 11, 2014 file photo, Valery Seleznev, a prominent Russian lawmaker and the father of Roman Seleznev who was arrested on bank fraud and other charges earlier this week in the United States, speaks to the media during a news conference in Moscow, Russia. Federal prosecutors want Roman Seleznev, who was convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card data, to be sentenced to 30 years in prison and ordered to pay $170 million in restitution. The sentencing hearing Friday, April 21, 2... Read More
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The DeanBeat: Console games on the couch and augmented reality entertainment everywhere

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Some of the best moments I’ve had playing games lately involve sitting on the couch and assuming the identity of Aloy, the female hero of Guerrilla Games’ beautiful PlayStation 4 game, Horizon Zero Dawn. I could spend a lot more evenings lurking through forests and using a bow to take down fearsome dinosaur-like machines that have taken over the post-apocalyptic Earth. And then, this week, I saw Mark Zuckerberg get up on stage at the F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif., and show his vision for augmented reality games that will come for to smartphones starting this fall. Zuckerberg’s games were crude, but cute anim... Read More
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TiEcon 2017 focuses on disruptive tech as it celebrates its 25th year

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Presented by TiE Silicon Valley TiEcon — the annual tech entrepreneurship conference created by not-for-profit TiE Silicon Valley — is approaching on May 5th & 6th. Its goal is to serve as a two-day manifestation of TiE’s mission since 1992: to foster entrepreneurship. The event has attracted 4,600+ attendees from over 20 countries in recent years, and brings entrepreneurs, investors, C-level executives, government representatives, and other key players in the entrepreneurial ecosystem under one roof. The tangible benefits stemming from the event are significant, and many previous TiEcon attendees have left TiEco... Read More
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Orange Telecom debuts Djingo personal assistant

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Orange Telecom, the French multinational telecommunications giant, debuted a new personal virtual assistant at this week’s Show Hello conference. Djingo, an artificially-intelligent virtual assistant the likes of Amazon Alexa, or Google Assistant, can be controlled by voice or text and may be integrated into various Orange services including TV and banking. It may be accessed for text-based commands through some Orange apps, and will respond to voice commands through a small home speaker or by a microphone-enabled remote control. With the new virtual assistant, Orange customers can control ... Read More
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No. 209: Morey, Saulle, Fortunoff, Melvin and Bergman. Oh, and Tuesday.

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It’s Friday out there: The last week of April is nigh upon us, leaving scant days to wrap up your celebration of National Welding Month. Please butt, corner and lap responsibly. Not really related: Members of Boston’s elite Weld family like to joke that they didn’t arrive on the Mayflower – they sent servants over on it to get the cottage ready. Most famous Weld you’ve likely heard of: NYC-born actress Tuesday Weld, a third cousin once removed of the aboves, was the first of Dobie Gillis’ many loves and an Academy Award nominee for “Looking for Mr. Goodbar.” Happy birthday Neal Lewis and Roz Goldmacher. But first, this: The tech sector did a collective exhale... Read More
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ACETO Corporation Schedules Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results News Release and Conference Call

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACETO Corporation (NASDAQ:ACET), an international company engaged in the development, marketing, sales and distribution of Human Health products, Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Performance Chemicals, will issue its financial results of operations for the third quarter of fiscal 2017 ended March 31, 2017 after the stock market close on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Management will host a conference call to discuss the operating and financial results at 9:00am ET on Friday, May 5, 2017.  To participate in the conference call, please dial 877-317-6789 or 412-317-6789 approximately 10 minutes prior to the call.  Pl... Read More
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UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May date

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BERKELEY, Calif. -- University of California, Berkeley officials said they have a "grave concern" of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on her vow to speak next week at the university.Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks instead proposed an alternate May 2 date for the conservative author, reversing a decision from a day earlier when officials canceled the event. Coulter took to Twitter to reject the offer, saying she will appear next Thursday as originally planned."I'm speaking at Berkeley on April 27th, as I was invited to do and have a contract to do," tweeted Coulter, who was invited to speak by campus Republicans. In a separate tweet she said she's not free May 2.Coulter's rejection pote... Read More
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White House pushes uncertain bid to revive health care bill

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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Eager for a victory, the White House expressed confidence Thursday that a breakthrough on the mired Republican health care bill could be achieved in the House next week. The chamber's GOP leaders, burned by a March debacle on the measure, were dubious a... Read More
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US Defense Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

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Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, left, and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis takes seats for a meeting at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, April 21, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Syria still possesses chemical weapons, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday, warning against the banned munitions being used again. At a news conference in Tel Aviv, Mattis also said that in recent d... Read More
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Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Eager for a victory, the White House is expressing confidence that a breakthrough on the mired Republican health care bill could emerge in the House next week. The chamber's GOP leaders, burned by a March debacle, are dubious and signs are scant that a... Read More
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AI Weekly: Facebook launches Messenger Platform 2.0 and open-sources Caffe2 deep learning framework

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Here’s this week’s newsletter: Discovery is the number one issue bot makers told Facebook Messenger they wanted addressed, said Messenger engineering manager Mikhail Larionov. That’s certainly what VentureBeat has heard from bot developers, and now — a year after the launch of the Messenger Platform — Facebook has launched version 2.0 at its F8 conference. And it’s all about discovery. The n... Read More
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Trump sends condolences after deadly Paris attack

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Published on Apr 20, 2017U.S. President Donald Trump remarks on the attack in Paris during his press conference with the Italian prime minister. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Trump hosts Italian prime minister

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Italy's defense spending and NATO featured heavily in President Trump's joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/68633/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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Police officer killed, 2nd wounded in Paris shooting; ISIS claims responsibility

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PARIS, France -- A gunman opened fire on police on Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees boulevard Thursday night, killing one officer and wounding three people before police shot and killed him. The Islamic State group quickly claimed responsibility for the attack.French presidential candidates canceled or rescheduled last-minute campaign events ahead of Sunday's first round vote in the tense election. Security already was a dominant theme in the race, and the violence on the sparkling boulevard threatened to weigh on voters' decisions. Investigators were conducting searches early Friday in at least one eastern suburb of Paris, according to three police officials. Authorities were trying to determine ... Read More
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French President Francois Hollande holds conference after deadly Champs Elysees shooting

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French President Francois Hollande said at a press conference Thursday that the deadly shooting at the Champs Elysees in Paris appeared to be a terrorist attack. Hollande also expressed his condolences for the family of the police officer who was gunned down. Watch his remarks.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: ... Read More
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Spider-Man bots land on Twitter and Facebook to sell you a comic book

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Marvel today launched Spider-Man bots for Twitter and Facebook Messenger to promote the release of its Secret Empire comic book. The bot shares action shots from the comic book and directs you to answer questions and decipher riddles. The bot asks you to send it your location and it can tell you where to go to “report for duty” to fight an evil army, aka a local store where you can buy the comic book. Since Facebook VP David Marcus declared the ... Read More
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News Wrap: Attack puts Paris on high alert, days before the election

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In our news wrap Thursday, Paris remains on high alert after a gunman killed one policeman and wounded two more before killing himself. The attack comes just three days before voting begins in France’s presidential election. Also, President Trump reignited his attack on Iran Thursday during a news conference with Italy’s prime minister, calling the 2015 nuclear deal a “terrible agreement.”... Read More
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Oculus’s Michael Abrash: AR glasses will change everything in ‘the next 50 years’

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Oculus chief scientist Michael Abrash believes that we may soon see the proliferation of augmented reality glasses, describing it as possibly being “one of the great transformational technologies of the next 50 years.” But he doesn’t think that a copy of Google Glass isn’t going to cut it, that AR glasses must be see-through, stylish, and socially acceptable, among other things. At this year’s F8 developer conference, Facebook put forth the next phase of its push towards augmented reality, introducing its camera effects platform in closed beta which would let anyone create their own Snapchat-like masks and display ... Read More
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Trump: Iran Not Living Up to 'Spirit' of Deal

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Speaking at a news conference with the Italian prime minister Thursday, President Donald Trump said Iran is not living up to the "spirit" of the 2015 nuclear agreement. (April 20)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsFind the 45th President of the United States Donald Trump's latest press conferences, announcements, speeches and highlights here: ... Read More
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Trump talks North Korea, Paris shooting in joint press conference

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President Trump took questions at a White House news conference Thursday with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. Trump commented on the shooting in Paris, saying, "It looks like another terrorist attack. Trump also spoke about China and North Korea, and said he still wants to pass some kind of health care reform. See the full press conference.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE:... Read More
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Trump press conference analysis

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At a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, President Trump answered questions about North Korea, health care and the U.S. role in conflicts abroad. CBS News White House and senior foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan joined CBSN to break it all down.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: ... Read More
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3 ways Facebook is missing the boat on chatbots

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It’s inevitable that chatbots are coming. Messaging is the most preferred customer service channel for U.S. consumers, according to Twilio; Gartner says 85 percent of all customer interactions won’t require humans by 2020; and companies in the field have raised $24 billion to date, which will accelerate innovation and the sophistication of chatbots. Every tech platform ... Read More
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Paris police: Officer killed, 2nd wounded in shooting on Champs-Elysees

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PARIS, France -- An attacker with an automatic weapon opened fire on police in Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees shopping district Thursday night, killing one officer and seriously wounding two others before police shot and killed him.UPDATE: Earlier reports that the second officer had died could not be immediately confirmed Paris police spokeswoman Johanna Primevert told The Associated Press that the attacker targeted officers guarding the area near the Franklin Roosevelt subway station at the center of the avenue popular with tourists. She said he appeared to be acting alone.Police and soldiers sealed off the area, ordering tourists back into their hotels and blocking people from approaching the scene. The Pa... Read More
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President Trump meets with Italy's Prime Minister

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President Trump greeted the Prime Minister of Italy, Paolo Gentiloni, at the White House on Thursday. The two will hold a joint press conference where Trump is likely to be asked about the nuclear threat posed by North Korea.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1PO0dkx... Read More
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Mastercard, MoneyGram unveil financial services for Facebook Messenger

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If you followed the stream of announcements from Facebook developer conference F8 this week, you’ll have heard about the launch of Facebook AR Spaces, Messenger Platform 2.0, and tech being developed that gives people the ability to ... Read More
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Amazon’s Alexa can now tell you about your next G Suite calendar event

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Amazon’s Alexa is now able to communicate with Google G Suite calendar accounts, according to an Amazon spokesperson. The integration means G Suite users may now ask questions like “Alexa, what’s on my calendar?” or “Alexa, add lunch with Kanye at 2 p.m. to my calendar.” The integration today is part of what has been a steady push by Amazon to connect business calendars with Alexa. Last month Amazon announced that tens of millions of Office 365 calendar users can connect with Alexa. Two months ago Alexa integrated with ... Read More
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Missing Tennessee student found, former teacher arrested

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By SHEILA BURKE -- A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher more than a month ago was found safe in California and the teacher was arrested, authorities said Thursday.The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said 50-year-old Tad Cummins had been taken into custody and that the girl was found in Siskiyou County in northern California. The agency said it planned a news conference for 4 p.m. EDT to release more details. The pair's disappearance March 13 came after Cummins was investigated by the school system when another student reported seeing the then-married teacher kiss the girl at the Culleoka Unit School. Culleoka is a community about 60 miles (100 kilometers)... Read More
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The Truth About Ugly Foods: They're Delicious, Abundant And Good For The Planet

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Enlarge this image Boiled octopus, a recipe for "reliably tender, flavorful octopus that can be used as it is, or as a basis for fried or grilled octopus dishes," write Richard Horsey and Tim Wharton i... Read More
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President Donald Trump holds live news conference with Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni

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The Italian prime minister joins President Trump to address the media at the White House. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://www.youtube.com/ABCNews/ Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA'S HOMEPAGE: https://gma.yahoo.com/... Read More
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Former Knick J.R. Smith draws inspiration from baby daughter's fight

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Life has given J.R. Smith perspective during a personally trying season.The pursuit of a championship doesn't compare to the path he's traveled. For the first time on Wednesday, Smith, the Cavaliers' mostly misunderstood shooting guard, whose tattoos and hard-edged look mask his softer side, spoke in greater detail about his family's ordeal following the premature birth of his daughter, Dakota, in January.She's been fighting from the moment his wife, Jewel, gave birth five months early, and Smith pointed toward a microphone stand in front of him to convey her astounding story."She was no bigger than this phone," he said, recalling the first time he held his tiny daughter.... Read More
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No. 208: Post-holiday meatloaf, best NY biz spots and a sweet-talking vending machine named Vicki

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TG it’s T: A great Tuesday, everybody, and hope you made the most of the holiday break. Join us in a warm Innovate welcome to new readers Julianna, Tom, Jeff, Surabhi, MeiLin, Audrey, Barney, Barbara, our great lost friend Tommy who resurfaced in Florida, Katy, Bitadzus, N. Roberts, Ashlyn and Zomorua. Glad to have you all aboard. What to do with the leftovers: Horseradish meatloaf. Mmmm. Now that you’re back at work: Friday’s newsletter was a good one.... Read More
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Facebook offers snapshot of its burgeoning bot ecosystem

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Considering that bots have only been on Facebook Messenger for a year, it can be tough to define the core companies that make up this ecosystem. But Facebook gave it a shot at this year’s F8 developer conference. (The bot ecosystem, broadly defined, encompasses all the developers and companies that build on platforms like Facebook Messenger.) During a session titled “How to build a great bot,” Facebook shared the external players that the Messenger platform — with 1.2 billion monthly active users — looks to for growth of the ecosystem. The list of 26 c... Read More
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From sportsman to businessman, Stern never far from the NBA

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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2013 file photo, then NBA Commissioner David Stern smiles during a news conference after an NBA board of governors meeting in New York. Stern, 74, is more businessman than sportsman now, advising venture capital firms from his position atop DJS Global Advisors and investing in a number of startups, some of them in sports technology. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- David Stern hasn't left the NBA far behind. Just a few blocks, actually. H... Read More

Arrow Electronics to Host First-Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call

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CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 20, 2017-- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced that the company will host a conference call to discuss first-quarter 2017 financial results on May 4, 2017, at 1:00 PM ET. The live conference call is accessible by telephone at 1-866-700-0133 (toll-free) or 1-617-213-8831 for participants outside the United States and Canada. The access code is 97833807. Audio replay of the call will be available through May 18, 2017. The replay numbers are 1-888-286-8010 for the United States and Canada and 1-617-801-6888 for callers from other countries. The access code is 97833807. The conference call will also ... Read More
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Facebook unveils social virtual reality app at developer conference

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Published on Apr 19, 2017Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference wraps Wednesday and the social media giant has being showing off a major push into augmented and virtual reality. CGTN’S Mark Niu reports. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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AR/VR Weekly: Can licensed games build a VR empire on PSVR?

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The biggest video game news out of the weekend’s Star Wars Celebration is the upcoming Battlefront II, which builds on the first by adding a story mode to its multiplayer Stormtrooper-blasting fun. But hidden in all the excitement about this reveal is that Criterion, which worked on ... Read More
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Facebook CTO: Bots should be able to answer questions about your life

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During a keynote speech at the second day of the annual Facebook developer conference F8, CTO Mike Schroepfer said bots need to answer more questions that are pertinent to people’s lives and the things they do everyday. “How do I connect with my community? Which friends should I reach out to? How do I find a club? How do I go volunteer? What should I do in my career? These are the human questions that matter, and bots are pretty far away from being able to do that, and that’s why we’re so excited about investing in not just computer vision but all of the fields of AI that come together to build intelligent systems,” he said. Schroepfer spoke ahead of a series of augmented reality and AI initiatives, ... Read More
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As Amtrak rail problems persist, Gov. Christie mum on tunnel project he axed

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NEW YORK, New York (WABC) -- Recent train disruptions in New York have focused attention on a rail tunnel project shut down by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in 2010 that would be nearing completion now.At a news conference Wednesday, Christie, Senator Cory Booker and other state lawmakers discussed the importance of committing to upgrading transportation infrastructure of the busy Northeast Corridor. They predicted that without supporting the modernization and expansion of the system, the federal government will suffer economic growth and lessen the quality of life in America's most densely populated and economically productive region.The Republican governor didn't answer questions about more federal ... Read More
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Facebook is making it way easier to record and share your VR experiences

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Donald Trump, North Korea, and the Case of the Phantom Armada

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Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick

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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Browns Executive Vice President of Football Operations, Sashi Brown, addresses the media during a news conference in Berea, Ohio. The Browns are inclined to keep the No. 1 overall pick in next week's NFL draft despite getting offers for it. Sashi Brown said Wednesday, April 19, 2017, that the Browns "feel really good about drafting No. 1." (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- The Cleveland Browns are inclined to keep the No. ... Read More
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Police: Fresno gunman targeting whites chose 3 men at random

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FRESNO, California -- The black gunman suspected of randomly shooting three men to death in downtown Fresno told police he wanted to kill as many white people as possible before he was captured, authorities said.The victims happened to be on the same block at the same time Tuesday but had no known connection to each other or to Kori Ali Muhammad, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said.Police said Muhammad starting shooting just hours after authorities announced he was wanted for the murder of a security guard shot and killed last Thursday night. In a press confer... Read More
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Facebook takes on Lytro with new Surround 360 cameras that shoot in 6 degrees of freedom

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Facebook has introduced two new Surround 360 cameras targeted toward professional filmmakers and content producers. The x24 and x6 are successors to the one the company debuted at last year’s F8 developer conference, but with a major upgrade: It shoots in 6 degrees of freedom (6DoF). This is significant because when the results are viewed in virtual reality, you will be able to move around in ways similar to the offline world instead of seeing a flatter universe. The x24 contains 24 lenses within a 360-degree frame, while the x6 has only 6. This is because Facebook intends to make the x6 consumer-friendly, someth... Read More
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Facebook Unveils Two New VR Cameras With ‘Six Degrees of Freedom’

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Facebook believes that video is the future. Not just any video, but immersive 360-degree video that approaches virtual reality. Of course, creating such video requires a very different breed of camera. So, a team of Facebook engineers, led by a camera guru name Brian Cabral, is hoping to bootstrap a much larger market for these extravagant devices. This morning, at Facebook’s annual developer conference in Northern California, Cabral and team unveiled blueprints for two new cameras designed to capture spherical video with extreme fidelity.One of these orb-shaped devices grabs video through 24 individual lenses. The other, simpler and cheaper to build, spans six. A... Read More
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Facebook’s new Surround 360 video cameras let you move around inside live-action scenes

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Facebook built a helicopter to provide internet from a fiber-optic cable

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At its F8 developer conference in San Francisco today, Facebook introduced the latest technology for expanding internet access. It’s a little helicopter with a power line and a fiber optic cable that will be able to drop in and quickly provide a connection. Obviously this isn’t the sort of thing Facebook would deploy in droves, but it could be helpful after an internet-killing hurricane or some other natural disaster. Facebook calls this technology a Tether-tenna. It’s like tethering with your phone in order to use other devices with your phone’s connection, but cer... Read More
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droidcon Italy: Security, Proximity, and Networking

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Turin greeted me with a downpour of rain. I couldn’t check in to my hotel for another 3 hours so I decided to get to know the city. And what a great city it is. Convenient metro/subway, beautiful architecture, churches, museums and piazzas (not to be confused with the delicious pizza). Spending a few hours orienting myself in Turin set a positive tone that continued for the whole conference and trip.   Tuesday night, the droidcon Italy team set up a dinner for the speakers. I had the pleasure of meeting Erik Hellman, Google Developer Expert and author of ... Read More
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Facebook Messenger bots work in groups now — just don’t expect them to chat

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Yesterday at its annual F8 developer conference, Facebook launched Messenger Platform 2.0, and discovery was the main theme, with the addition of new features like chat extensions and bot recommendations by Facebook’s intelligent assistant M. With chat extensions, bots finally gained the ability to interact with people in a group settings. Bots can now be shared in a single chat threa... Read More
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Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing of worker at Yonkers movie theater

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YONKERS, New York (WABC) -- A community in Westchester County is mourning the death of a young father who was killed at work, as police made an arrest in the case on Tuesday.The violent encounter happened in Yonkers at the Showcase Cinemas on Fitzgerald Street around midnight Saturday. Police say the suspect approached 19-year-old Daij Thomas in the lobby. They fought and his attacker stabbed him in the chest with a knife.Yonkers Police Department will hold a news conference on Wednesday to announce the arrest.The identity of the suspect has not yet been released.Family and friends gathered at a vigil outside his home to remember him."We're going through complete hell. We lost our favo... Read More
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Gunman targeting white men kills 3, Fresno Police Chief says; 1 victim identified

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FRESNO, California -- Kori Muhammad, 39, is in Fresno Police custody after a shooting rampage in Downtown Fresno.Police said Muhammad starting shooting just hours after authorities announced he was wanted for the murder of a security guard shot and killed last Thursday night. In a press conference on Tuesday, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said the police Shot Spotter system registered 16 shots in four different locations. All rounds were fired in less than 1 minute. Investigators said Muhammad opened fire at a PG&E work truck around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning near Fulton and ... Read More
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US seals arms deal with Nigeria to fight Boko Haram

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US seals arms deal with Nigeria to fight Boko HaramThe US has agreed to sell high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against the armed group Boko Haram.Barack Obama had approved the sale as president but it was delayed after the Nigerian air force bombed a refugee camp in January.The deal comes as the US military hosts a conference of most of Africa's defence chiefs in Stuttgart, Germany.Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from the Nigerian capital Abuja.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Everything Facebook announced at F8 2017

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Facebook has unveiled a host of new features centered around curating a global community. At the company’s 2017 F8 developer conference, attendees were introduced to not only Facebook’s push into augmented reality, but also the next phase of its Messenger platform, bot support within Workplace, a new virtual reality experience, and more. If you missed the keynote, never fear because we have you covered at VentureBeat. Here’s everything Facebook announced at the conference, as of day 1: ... Read More
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Facebook killing manhunt reaches deadly end

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke at the company's F8 developers conference Tuesday and briefly addressed the killing of a Cleveland man streamed on the site. CBS News' Don Champion has the latest on the end of the two-day manhunt in the case and Zuckerberg's response.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: ... Read More
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Facebook conference, F8, kicks off amid controversy

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Facebook CEO Notes Cleveland Death at Conference

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Facebook CEO Mark Zukerberg says the company 'has a lot of work' to do following the Facebook-broadcast killing of a man in Cleveland this week. Zukerberg spoke at the company's developer's conference. (April 18)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner ... Read More
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GamesBeat Summit will examine how investors see the startup climate

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It’s time to introduce new speakers. We’ll delve into the investment climate for the gaming ecosystem with a panel moderated by Amitt Mahajan, a managing partner at Presence Capital, at our upcoming GamesBeat Summit 2017: How games, sci-fi, and tech create real-world magic. This roundtable session will examine the climate for game startups and how to get funding for them. GamesBeat Summit 2017 will take place on May 1-2 at the historic Claremont resort hotel in Berkeley, Calif., just a short distance from San Francisco. You can ... Read More

Yahoo reports $1.37 billion revenue in final quarter as independent company

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Yahoo ($YHOO) reported its first quarter earnings on Tuesday, revealing that it generated $1.37 billion in revenue, a 26 percent increase, and a non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.18. Wall Street analysts had been expecting $1.23 billion in revenue with an EPS of $0.08. Shares in the company closed the day up 0.36 percent at $47.56 and in after-hours trading continues to increase 0.40 percent. “Our Q1 performance reflects solid financial and operational execution in the new year, with more than $1.3 billion in GAAP revenue delivered. These results are the product of our teams’ tremendous focus... Read More
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Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days hits Steam May 18 as film celebrates its 25th anniversary

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Spoilers for the 25-year-old Reservoir Dogs movie: I always thought Mr. Orange deserved a better fate than being shot by a random stranger. Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days will help me keep him alive when it hits PC on May 18 (with an Xbox One release later this year). Based on the classic Quentin Tarantino flick, Bloody Days reimagines the events of the film (and adds other game-specific missions) as a top-down shooter with a time-traveling twist from Big Star Games. Using the characters and criminals from the movie, you’ll fight your way through vicious shootouts as you try to complete heists around Los Angeles. Big Star Games is an independent p... Read More
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Mark Zuckerberg addresses Facebook killing

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke at the company's F8 developers conference Tuesday and briefly addressed the killing of a Cleveland man streamed on the site. CBS News' Don Champion has the latest on the case and Zuckerberg's response.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More

Facebook Messenger hits 100,000 bots

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Facebook Messenger developers have created 100,000 bots for Messenger in the first year of the Messenger Platform. VP David Marcus made the announcement onstage during a keynote presentation at F8, an annual conference for developers making products for Facebook platforms. “Now we’ve doubled messages between business and people to two billion messages a month, and more than 100,000 bots on the platform. That’s up from 33,000 last September. That’s crazy,” Marcus said. The initial Messenger Platform was announced onstage at F8 a year ago to allow businesses and third party developers to make their own bots. Messenger Platform 2.0 made its debut today and will include ... Read More

Western Union’s bot sends money transfers through Facebook Messenger

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Money transfer company Western Union launched a Facebook Messenger bot today that allows people within the United States to transfer money to more than 200 countries around the world. The bot was announced onstage at F8, Facebook’s annual developer conference taking place April 18-19 in San Jose, California. In 2016, Western Union was used to move $80 billion around the world. Facebook Messenger is the latest modern means of payment to come to Western Union. More than 60 percent of all Western Union digital money transfer transactions globally are initiated via a mobile device, a company spokesperson told VentureBeat.... Read More
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg responds to killing streamed on site

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made brief remarks Tuesday about the killing streamed on the social media platform. Zuckerberg spoke at the F8 developers conference and said Facebook "will work to prevent tragedies like Cleveland." CBSN's Reena Ninan has the latest.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: ... Read More
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Who needs ESPN? The Golden State Warriors bot sends you video highlights in Facebook Messenger

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The NBA playoffs started last Saturday, and the Golden State Warriors, the team that again ended the season with the best record in the league, has created a Facebook Messenger bot to act as a personal playoff assistant to Dub Nation fans. The bot helps fans cheer on the Warriors, talk trash to friends and coworkers, and follow the team as it tries to reach the NBA Finals for the third year in a row. The bot was launched as part of an onstage demonstration at F8, Facebook’s annual developer conference. The Golden State Warriors bot is made especially for the playoffs and can share live scores and video highlights. Highlight video can be sorted by dunks, 3-point shots (aka splashes), or... Read More
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Facebook F8 conference 2017: the latest news and biggest changes coming to the platform

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Facebook open-sources Caffe2, a new deep learning framework

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At its F8 developer conference in San Jose today, Facebook is announcing the launch of Caffe2, a new open-source framework for deep learning, a trendy type of artificial intelligence (AI). Deep learning generally involves training artificial neural networks on lots of data, like photos, and then getting them to make inferences about new data. Today’s announcement builds on Facebook’s contributions to the Torch open-source deep learning framework and more recently the PyTorch framework that the Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) group conceived. And last year Facebook talked abou... Read More
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Facebook turns to discovery, third-party chat extensions in latest Messenger platform push

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Facebook’s Messenger platform was unveiled in 2015 at the company’s F8 conference with the goal of letting developers “build apps that help people connect.” Last year, it expanded to support chatbots which could have been a big thing, but ultimately ... Read More
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Facebook launches Spaces social virtual reality platform

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Facebook announced that it is launching a beta platform for social virtual reality dubbed Facebook Spaces. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, made the announcement of the early version Spaces at its F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif. It is available to try out on the Early Access part of the Oculus store today, and it shows how Facebook’s ambitions for VR go far beyond playing games. “VR is naturally a social platform, and we are building it with people at the center,” said Rachel Rubin of Facebook during the keynote talk. Facebook Spaces is integrated with Facebook Messenger calls. That means you can be in VR and broadcast the experience to a friend who is not in VR. The friend will see a 2D version of... Read More
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Wells Fargo scandal weighs heavily on other big banks

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It’s the topic the banking industry can’t avoid, even when people prefer not to mention it by name: Wells Fargo. Banking executives and consultants who normally focus on checking accounts and credit cards spent a recent conference talking about “cross-selling” and “incentive compensation.” Those are code words for Wells Fargo, and the up to 2 million accounts that its employees opened without customer permission as they sought to meet unrealistic sales goals. And circulating among Wells Fargo’s biggest competitors is the scathing report from the bank’s board of directors that laid blame for its toxic sales practices on negligent management. Eager not to be the next Wells Fargo, some other big banks sa... Read More
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Facebook’s plan to win over developers: local support groups called Developer Circles

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Ten years ago, Facebook held the first F8 developer conference where its platform debuted. Since then, a myriad of tools have been released to allow developers to build websites, apps, and bots on top of the social network and its “graph” of data. This year, however, the company is launching a new initiative with the goal of empowering developers to help one another build on its platform. Reaching the multipliers Called Developer Circles, this is a group program that brings together developers in local areas to not only build together, but also connect and learn from one another. Each chapter will have a forum from which members can share kno... Read More
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Mark Zuckerberg addresses Cleveland murder, offers condolences to victim’s family

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