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Freight trucking startup Shipwell gets a $10 million boost

Shipwell, a startup pitching a marketplace for domestic ground shipping and fleet and cargo management services for freight trucking companies, has raised $ 10 million in a new round of funding. A booming American economy coupled with failing infrastructure and a low-margin business reluctant to adopt new technologies have put stress on domestic logistics companies in the $ 900 billion market ...

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Google Slides gets real-time automated captions

Google is adding an interesting new feature to its Slides presentation tool today that allows you to enable real-time automated captions to your live presentations. That’s a great feature for those who are hard of hearing or deaf, as well as those who understand better when they can read instead of listen. The new feature comes from the same accessibility ...

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Lindsey Graham gets his ‘thug life’ memes in afterglow of Kavanaugh saga

Published time: 7 Oct, 2018 22:49 Sen. Lindsey Graham didn’t mince his words defending Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nomination was debated, slamming his political opponents and smugly dismissing protesters. So ‘thug life’ memes were called for. The videos of him interacting with protesters, or rather shrugging off protesters, have gone viral as supporters professed their love to the ...

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GitHub gets a new and improved Jira Software Cloud integration

Atlassian’s Jira has become a standard for managing large software projects in many companies. Many of those same companies also use GitHub as their source code repository and, unsurprisingly, there has long been an official way to integrate the two. That old way, however, was often slow, limited in its capabilities and unable to cope with the large code bases ...

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Don’t mention the Clintons? Senator quote about Democrats mocking abuse victim gets Kavanaugh twist

Arguing that Republicans have shown nothing but respect for the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, Senator Lindsey Graham brought up a quote from the 1990s. But some reporters didn’t get it. Speaking at The Atlantic Festival on Wednesday, Graham (R-South Carolina) was asked about President Donald Trump’s alleged mockery of Christine Blasey-Ford at a ...

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Sex doll brothel in Moscow gets chatty ‘intelligent’ robot – but it can only speak English & Chinese

Moscow’s first sex doll brothel’s newest ‘employee’ is an AI-packed doll called Emma. Though not Russian-speaking, the doll, able to chat and react to clients’ actions, has been “repeatedly requested” by patrons of the brothel. The new doll is able to blink and to move her head and lips, according to the Dolls Hotel press service. The machine, so far, ...

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The Google Assistant gets more visual

Google today is launching a major visual redesign of its Assistant experience on phones. While the original vision of the Assistant focused mostly on voice, half of all interactions with the Assistant actually include touch. So with this redesign, Google acknowledges that and brings more and larger visuals to the Assistant experience. If you’ve used one of the recent crop ...

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The Google Assistant gets more visual

Google today is launching a major visual redesign of its Assistant experience on phones. While the original vision of the Assistant focused mostly on voice, half of all interactions with the Assistant actually include touch. So with this redesign, Google acknowledges that and brings more and larger visuals to the Assistant experience. If you’ve used one of the recent crop ...

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‘49 pieces of hardware’: Syria gets S-300 missile system & more from Russia in wake of Il-20 downing

Published time: 2 Oct, 2018 17:44 Edited time: 2 Oct, 2018 17:56 The S-300 air defense system and dozens of additional hardware pieces have been delivered to the Syrian military to boost security of Russian personnel there, Russian Defense Minister, Sergey Shoigu, told President Vladimir Putin. “We have completed the delivery of the S-300 system,” Shoigu said Tuesday. The hardware ...

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‘Slaughtered like chickens’: Former Miss Iraq gets ‘death threats’ after fellow model’s murder

A terrified former Iraqi beauty queen has revealed that she received “death threats” days after another model from the country was shot dead. She fears that female influencers in Iraq are “being slaughtered like chickens.” In a tearful online broadcast, Miss Iraq 2015 and social media star Shaima Qassem told her 1.7 million followers on Instagram that she had received ...

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