Google is launching a new initiative to make it easier for users to subscribe to their favorite news sites, without leaving the service, or engaging in a lengthy sign-up process. "It's becoming increasingly hard to distinguish what's true (and not true) online", Google said in a blog post today.
"We have taken a fundamentally different approach from the likes of Amazon because we see ourselves as an enabler of retail", said Daniel Alegre, Google's president for retail and shopping, in an interview with Reuters. "This money will be used for several purposes but perhaps most importantly, it will be used to "[work] directly with news organizations" to combat misinformation through the "First Draft" program. So we've trained our systems to recognize these events and adjust our signals toward more authoritative content.
The blog post paints the effort as a culmination of Google's efforts to understand its place in the news ecosystem of today, and Apple has been considering them as well.
Google has made a decision to get serious about cracking down on the spread of fake news and the algorithms that enable its platforms to circulate these untrustworthy sources. The product, training and research offered as part of the Digital News Initiative will move under the GNI umbrella and the DNI Fund will continue to support innovative projects from European news organisations. Google says it's committing $10 million through Google.org on a global media literacy initiative, which will include partnering with the fun, harmless YouTube stars like John Green that that, you know, the teens love. It won't affect typical Google Search results, the company has confirmed.
Google has partnered with ABC Sport, Fox, Rugby and AFL News for sports news bulletins, allowing you access to great news briefs which are updated once a day during the off-season, and twice a day in the regular season - simply by asking Google Assistant 'Ok Google, play the West Coast Eagles news'.
"We think that having to log in once can improve the user experiences in a small but important way", said Bonita Stewart, VP of global partnerships.
Finally, we're also launching today Outline, an open-source tool from Jigsaw that lets news organizations provide journalists more secure access to the internet.
"A lot of the solutions with come from the journalism industry and the tech industry working together", Ramirez said in the YouTube video.
So far this month, Bangor has gotten more than 32 inches of snow, which is about 25 inches more than normal for March, he said. More of the same - wet and cold conditions - is expected Wednesday before the precipitation wanes Wednesday evening.
He also told the clinician he owned only a pellet gun and was not capable of doing "serious harm" to anyone. The law allows a law enforcement officer such as Peterson to initiate commitment under the Baker Act.
The Big East is off to a promising start in this tournament and I think Providence pulls off the upset in this one today. The Aggies will move on to face the victor of another first-round game between North Carolina and Lipscomb on Sunday.
The Jayhawks had been in position to cover for most of the final few minutes until Seton Hall hit a number of three-pointers. The victor of the KU-Seton Hall game advances to the regional semifinal (Sweet 16) next Friday (March 23) in Omaha, Neb.
And it's likely to eventually pass Jurassic World at $652.3 million for fourth place and Titanic at $659 million for third place. It's been five weeks since Black Panther's box-office premiere, and the film still holds its place at the top of local charts.
But the federal court was being asked to review whether the state Supreme Court itself overstepped and violated the U.S. Judge Christopher Conner and Judge Kent Jordan were chosen for the federal bench by President George W.
There were a small number of cancellations at Edinburgh Airport today after snow affected flights elsewhere in the UK. A yellow weather warning for ice will remain in place for much of the United Kingdom until 10am on Monday morning.
Macon, who scored eight points in the run to help Arkansas take its only lead of the game, said the rally took a physical toll. This is a team that has put 19-0 runs on opponents twice this season and dropped a 16-0 tear on the Bulldogs Friday.
Trump cannot directly fire Mueller, who can only be dismissed for cause. "They want him to be able to finish the investigation". Trump said during a morning tweet storm. 'I don't like the way it happened, ' Rubio said Sunday on Meet the Press .
Vicente Iborra got on the end of Riyad Mahrez's cross and he was denied twice by heroic blocks but Vardy was on hand to tap home. However there remains the abiding concern that this team struggles to score goals and struggles to keep clean sheets.
They suspended the chief of a polling station near Moscow where a ballot stuffing incident was reported and sealed the ballot box. Putin's victory will extend his total time in office to almost a quarter of a century, until 2024, by which time he will be 71.
Roger Federer stays atop ATP rankings, Del Potro 6th
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Rocket attack kills at least 29 in Damascus market
His remarks are the latest criticism by the Turkish leader of Washington over its engagement with Syrian Kurdish militia. It's also unclear if that figure included Russian mercenaries who operate in the country, namely to guard oil fields.
Mariah Who? This Is the Best Carpool Karaoke Ever
Since it was uploaded on Friday, the video has had over one million views on Facebook and close to half a million on YouTube. Rebecca, who stars in the video with four-year-old son Archie, says: "We wanted everyone to see it".
Cynthia Nixon announces bid to run for NY governor
The 60-year-old Cuomo recently mocked the celebrity status the Grammy, Emmy and Tony victor could bring to the race. It can't just be business as usual anymore. "I love NY , and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor".
Jets net No. 3 pick in trade with Colts
With New York missing out on Kirk Cousins in free agency, they were definitely in the trade market to move up for a quarterback. Despite failing to land a franchise signal-caller, this current Jets regime has been unusually busy the quarterback department.
Rwanda: Kigali to Host 8th FIFA Council Meeting
Infantino said after a meeting of the FIFA Council, "We are going to have in 2018, for the first time, a World Cup with VAR". Peru have been named the hosts for the next under-17 World Cup in 2019.
Two new Banksy pieces pop up in New York City
The mural appeared on Thursday, a few days after another sign of the elusive artist's presence in NY was spotted on 14th Street. She shared her picture on social media, for which she was then arrested and sentenced to almost three years in prison.
Texans sign ex-Cardinals DB Mathieu
Mathieu played in every game last season for the first time in his career and led the league in defensive snaps played. The Texans , assuming quarterback Deshaun Watson is healthy again after tearing his ACL, have a chance to be good.