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Democrats demand answers from Google on diversity training cuts

Democrats in the US House of Representatives have demanded answers from Google on reported cuts to its diversity and inclusion programs — particularly for staff working in AI.

Ten Democrats led by Congresswoman Robin Kelly of Illinois state sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai asking which initiatives had been scaled back, and what diversity training Google now provides to its global workforce.

The letter was written in response to an NBC News investigation alleging that Google had scaled back its diversity programs to avoid accusations of an anti-conservative bias. 

Citing interviews with six current and ex-employees, NBC News 

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Facebook still demands huge marketing attention. This masterclass demystifies it all.

TLDR: With the training in The 2020 Complete Certified Facebook Marketing Masterclass, you’ll learn everything you need to turn a business or product into a thriving Facebook-fueled brand.

It’s easy to kick Facebook around these days. Heck, it’s almost fashionable. They’re old. They’re possibly evil. They aren’t cool like their hipper, sassier cousin Instagram. 

But especially if you’re a business or responsible for marketing, you sleep on Facebook at your own peril. Despite the slings and arrows, Facebook is still the social media king, reaching over 60 percent of all internet users. And don’t believe the hype — because

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Facebook and ByteDance investor General Atlantic pumps $870 million into Reliance Jio

India’s Reliance Jio has scored its fourth investment in four weeks. US-based firm General Atlantic has invested ₹6,598.38 cores ($870 million) in Jio Platforms in exchange for a 1.34% stake.

In the past month, Facebook, Silver Lake, and Vista have invested more than $8 billion in Jio, picking up 9.9%, 1%, and 2.32% stakes.

Bill Ford, Chief Executive Officer of General Atlantic, said the firm shares Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani‘s conviction that digital connectivity has the potential to significantly accelerate the Indian economy:

As long-term backers of global technology leaders and visionary entrepreneurs, we could not be more excited about

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SEO matters. This package of web analysis tools can help reshape your web performance

TLDR: The SSEOZI SEO and Web Analyzer Toolkit offers nearly two-dozen methods for optimizing your website performance and finding new ways to reach your target audience.

You always know a grinder when you see one. They’re the workman-like folks who stay low, don’t often draw attention to themselves and just keep methodically advancing toward their goals. They don’t need to be flashy, but like a shark, they’re constantly progressing, even if it’s just an inch at a time, toward their promised land.

SEO freaks are generally grinders. Because who else is going to pay attention to whether including one particular

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This SelectTV offer could be the last step needed to finally cut your cable forever

TLDR: A two-year subscription to SelectTV gets you thousands of TV shows, movies and more, all for less than $1.50 a month.

While streaming outlets like Netflix thrive in our stay at home quarantine lifestyle, it only seems to be hastening the death of cable television.

In a recent survey, The Trade Desk found 64 percent of respondents have already cut the cable cord, plan to, or have never been cable subscribers. That number jumps to 75 percent for those from 18 to 34 years old.

One of the beneficiaries of the move toward streaming is SelectTV — and

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This AI makes up words you won’t even find in the dictionary

Nothing gets me doodlewinkled like AI. Oh, what, you’ve never heard of this word before? It’s not my fault you get your vocabulary from traditional, hunan-made dictionaries. I brush up my lexicon with thisworddoesnotexist.com.

Yep, that’s right: it’s an AI-powered vocabulary tool that makes up words and definitions you won’t find in any regular dictionary like Merriam-Webster or the Oxford English Dictionary — and it’s absolutely marvelous.

My favorite so far has to be helicopterygium, or as thisworddoesnotexist.com defines it:

One of an order of microscopic small insectivorous insects, including many kinds and freshwater invertebrates, that include cockroaches. They

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