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Google’s Hip Hop History Doodle is DJ Hero 3

Google’s Hip Hop History Doodle is DJ Hero 3 In case anyone is looking for a reminder as to why diversity at Google is important, check out the newest Google Doodle.To celebrate the 44th anniversary of hip hop, the welcoming but once marginalized urban genre that now dominates all of music, Google turned its homepage into an interactive tutorial for turntablism.

The top 10 companies for diversity in tech, ranked by their own underrepresented employees

The top 10 companies for diversity in tech, ranked by their own underrepresented employees Former Google engineer James Damore's memo has ignited a pointless debate about whether or not women are inherently less capable of careers as software engineers.Even at companies where engineers aren't circulating arguments for why their employers should dismantle diversity programs, these ideas are pervasive.

Daily News: August 11, 2017

Daily News: August 11, 2017 A cannabis company has bought the town of Nipton, California (population 20) for some $5 million, and plans on spending an additional $2.The Arizona-based company – American Green – wants to bring the “green rush” to Nipton.

Google is eating the open internet

Google is eating the open internet If it was up to Google, you'd never need to leave its growing internet real estate.com, understands perhaps more than anybody the power of Google's wall-building.

Google cancels The Daily Stormer's domain registration just hours after GoDaddy warning

Google cancels The Daily Stormer's domain registration just hours after GoDaddy warning “We are cancelling Daily Stormer’s registration with Google Domains for violating our terms of service," a Google spokesperson said in an emailed statement to Mashable.The Daily Stormer had registered its domain with Google at 10:51 a.

Google just added 30 languages to its voice-to-text feature in Gboard

Google just added 30 languages to its voice-to-text feature in Gboard The new update will bring the total number of supported languages in Gboard up to 119 varieties and the additions primarily focus on emerging markets like places in India and Africa.Following the update, people in the U.

Google is now letting you use its Contacts app on any Android phone

Google is now letting you use its Contacts app on any Android phone But Google is making it available for anyone with an Android starting now.0 Lollipop or newer to be able to use the Contacts app.

Airbnb 'Smart Locks' Bricked By Bad Firmware Update

Airbnb 'Smart Locks' Bricked By Bad Firmware Update Smart-lock manufacturer Lockstate has egg all over its face after bricking its own customers’ locks and making them inoperable.The problem arose because Lockstate sent a firmware update for Lockstate 7i locks to Lockstate 6i locks.

Google can now warn you when your allergies might flare up

Google can now warn you when your allergies might flare up The search engine can now provide personalized updates about seasonal allergies at your current location directly in search.Much like weather forecasts, when you search for queries like "pollen forecast" you'll get a detailed look at pollen levels in your area for the next few days.

Neo-Nazi website retreats into the dark web after everyone dumps them

Neo-Nazi website retreats into the dark web after everyone dumps them The neo-Nazi website has moved to the dark web, after three different domain services booted them out.The site's official Twitter account tweeted the site's new dark web address and called on supporters to install Tor:  On Tuesday, GoDaddy gave Daily Stormer a 24-hour warning before removing them as a client.

These women engineers had the most productive debate of the Google memo so far

These women engineers had the most productive debate of the Google memo so far But women engineers are still rightly discussing what Damore's memo meant—as well as its fallout.In a blog post published by Y Combinator this week, a few women engineers—including one who works for Google—discussed the memo.

Google Home is now officially a voice-controlled telephone

Google Home is now officially a voice-controlled telephone With a simple "OK Google, call.For example, if you say "OK Google, call my mom," the Assistant will understand that you want to call your mom and not your partner's.

Google Maps just added a Q&A feature for Android users

Google Maps just added a Q&A feature for Android users Just search for the place you're headed to in Google Maps and open the listing location.From there, scroll down to the "Questions & answers" section.

Google protests called off after organizers blame Trump's newest scapegoat

Google protests called off after organizers blame Trump's newest scapegoat The chaos that occurred in Charlottesville this weekend and the incendiary words of President Donald Trump that followed have given the "alt-right" a new antagonist to blame in the "alt-left.There's no group that self-identifies as "alt-left," but vocal "alt-right" leaders have used the label when talking about Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter protesters.

Google just gave Docs the major overhaul you've been waiting for

Google just gave Docs the major overhaul you've been waiting for The new features were outlined in a new Keyword blog post, which showed off multiple use cases where the tools will likely come in handy IRL.The biggest new features come with the organization of a group Doc.

After Charlottesville, tech companies are forced to take action against hate speech

After Charlottesville, tech companies are forced to take action against hate speech One focus of tech companies' efforts has been to quell The Daily Stormer, a website launched in 2013 by neo-Nazi Andrew Anglin.Recently The Daily Stormer gained mainstream attention for their bigotry in Charlottesville.