Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube, which is owned by Google, have announced they are going to work together to identify extremist content. The step is a concrete but limited move to get terrorist propaganda off the world's leading Internet platforms.
Uber drivers in England and Wales have won the right to be classified as workers, not independent contractors. That means they will be eligible for paid time off, regular breaks and guaranteed at least the national minimum wage. Uber says it will appeal the landmark ruling by a United Kingdom employment tribunal.
Samsung isn't confirming reports it has halted production of its troubled Galaxy Note 7 phones. Samsung recalled the phones after some of them caught fire. It said customers could replace their phones with new ones. But now some of the replacement phones are having similar problems.
Google says that with certain languages, its new system — dubbed Google Neural Machine Translation — reduces errors by 60 percent. For now, it only translates from Mandarin Chinese into English. But the company plans to roll it out for the more than 10,000 language pairs now handled by Google Translate.
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