• Business Highlights

    8 days ago - By Chron

    Apple, Firefox tools aim to thwart Facebook, Google tracking
    NEW YORK - Facebook and other companies routinely track your online surfing habits to better target ads at you. Two web browsers now want to help you fight back in what's becoming an escalating privacy arms race. New protections in Apple's Safari and Mozilla's Firefox browsers aim to prevent companies from turning "cookie" data files used to store sign-in details and preferences into broader trackers that take note of what you read, watch and research on other sites.
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  • Google's music identification tool now recognizes tens of millions of songs

    Google's music identification tool now recognizes tens of millions of songs

    8 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Google today announced the integration of Sound Search into Now Playing to vastly improve its ability to recognize songs on Android phones. Now Playing, which was introduced last year, uses on-device machine learning to recognize tens of thousands of popular songs. Sound Search, which predates Now Playing but was incorporated into the tool today, c...
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