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'Black box' no more: This system can spot the bias in those algorithms

Between recent controversies over Facebook's Trending Topics feature and the U.S. legal system's "risk assessment" scores in dealing with criminal defendants, there's probably never been broader interest in the mysterious algorithms...

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Google goes after Microsoft, Tableau and others with a free analytics tool

Google is doubling down on its commitment to the business analytics market with the launch of a new free data visualization tool.

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Here comes the FUD! Legacy vendors sure to jump on the Salesforce outage

One company's misfortune is another's lucky day. Salesforce isn't going to enjoy the upcoming anti-cloud FUD.

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4 content optimization tactics you can implement today

Let’s take a look at a few ways that any content pro can make the most of existing articles.

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Google wants all Android phones to be like Nexus

Soon, Google Nexus won't just be a nice idea, it'll be Android law. La GOOG is planning to punish partners that don't push updates quickly. Or so the rumor-mongers say, whispering of a secret list of naughty ODMs, which just might...

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What's old is new again with MIT's latest bug finder

Debugging code is a perennial challenge in the software development world, but scientists announced a new technique that promises to make significant strides.

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Salesforce picks AWS as preferred public cloud provider

Salesforce picked Amazon Web Services as its preferred public cloud provider for services like Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud and Analytics Cloud, expanding a partnership between the two companies to provide the backend for the...

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Office Online adds live chat for business users

Microsoft's attempts to catch up with Google in the online collaboration space took a step forward Wednesday, when the company announced that it's adding live chat to Office Online. so that people can discuss documents stored in...

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Salesforce 'Snap-ins' bring cross-channel service a step closer

You can't always bring customers to your best customer-service tools, but now you can bring those tools to them thanks to a new addition for Salesforce's Service Cloud.

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State Dept. IT staff told to keep quiet about Clinton’s server

Two IT staff members who raised concerns about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server were told not speak of it, according to the Inspector General's report released today.

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Some U.S. government agencies are still using Windows 3.1 and 1970s computers

Some U.S. government agencies are using IT systems running Windows 3.1, the decades-old COBOL and Fortran programming languages, or computers from the 1970s.

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Faception can allegedly tell if you're a terrorist just by analyzing your face

Faception claims it can spot if you are a terrorist, pedophile, genius or some other personality – judging a book by its cover with an 80% accuracy, by just analyzing your face. An unnamed homeland security inked a contract with the...

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96% off Complete Mobile App Developer Course Bundle - Deal Alert

Learn Everything You Need to Turn Your App Idea into a Real, Working Product with 10 Courses (77.5+ Hours) of Premium Content. For a limited time just $49 with this rather dramatic 96% off deal.

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Icertis and PROS partner to fend off the SteelBrick threat

More shenanigans in the revenue and contract management space as vendors of every shade position for the changing seasons.

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Microsoft PowerApps first look: Create mobile apps without coding

Microsoft’s nascent no-code development tool is limited and limiting, but also promising.

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Tech woes stymie jury in Oracle case aginst Google

Jury deliberations at the Oracle v Google trial were interrupted Tuesday due to technical problems.

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Google says welcome to the Cloud 2.0

Enterprises' initial entrance into the cloud is over and they are witnessing the arrival of the Cloud 2.0. That's the word from Diane Greene, senior vice president for Google's cloud businesses.

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Datameer gets an overhaul to make big data analytics easier

The rise of the citizen data scientist has placed a new premium on easy-to-use analytics tools, and on Tuesday, Datameer announced a fresh version of its namesake platform designed with that imperative in mind.

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