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The US Senator Has Doubted Facebook CEO’s Voice Recordings Testimony

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The Democratic US Senator Gary Peters asked Facebook’s Inc S chief a few questions about the April 2018 congressional testimony in light of reports. They asked questions about the audio records that Facebook collects from users and send them to a vendor to be analyzed and transcribed. Peter sent a letter to Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg writing, “I asked you specifically if Facebook uses audio obtained from mobile devices to enrich personal information about its users. Your emphatic answer was no,” he added, “If these reports are accurate, I am concerned that your previous testimony before Congress appears to have been, at best, incomplete.

However, Facebook did not respond immediately but later founded that Facebook submitted written responses to Congress saying that they do not access users’ audio when they opt for and use a specific Facebook service.

However, in its response, Peter said, “articulate what you do with the audio accessed, under those circumstances, the extent of Facebook’s use of this practice or the reasons for the discrepancy in your testimony on this issue during the hearing.

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, which is Facebook’s lead regulator in the European Union, they said it revealed information about how Facebook handles data during the manual transcription of users’ audio recordings. Facebook earlier said, “Much like Apple and Google, we paused human review of audio more than a week ago.”

The audio clips we are talking about, are away from revealing anyone’s identity and Facebook never listen to users microphones without explicit activation, said by a Facebook representative in an email on Wednesday. He also noted that human reviews are necessary and universal in the industry. However, last month, the company agreed to record $5 billion privacy settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission. At the moment, it is awaiting court approval.

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Trump Was Having A Dinner Date With Apple CEO Tim Cook

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Donald Trump, the US president, said that he was having dinner on Friday with the CEO of Apple, Tim Cook. Lately, the criticism spread all over the world about the company not producing enough of its products in the USA market. But Donald Trump saw some good fortune on his dinner date on Friday.

The US president tweeted on his working vacation at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, “Having dinner tonight with Tim Cook of Apple. They will be spending vast sums of money in the US Great!” However, the White House did not immediately respond to whatever dinner he was referring to when Trump talked about the vast amount of money they would be spending on Manufacturing products in the USA. And neither did Apple immediately responded to the request.

Trump only desired his expression that he wants Apple to move its production from China and other countries to the United States. “We’re doing this for the Christmas season, just in case some of the tariffs would have an impact on US customers,” he said on Tuesday after his Twitter message.

Another round of US tariffs on Chinese imports was about to take effect on September 1; however, the White House administration delayed the taxes of some products until this December 15. Moreover, Levies on Apple’s MacBooks and iPhones also delayed until December and tariffs on the AirPods, Apple Watch and HomePod will be effective from the next month.

China and the United States is currently having a trade war which started when the US demanded that China change its policies on intellectual property protection, technology transfers, industrial subsidies, and other trade barriers. Trump also said that the Chinese negotiators were holding the “productive” talks still and you can expect them to meet in September.

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Socratic by Google App for Students Is Available on the iOS Platform and Will Soon Be Available on Android Platform

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Google was talking about the revamped Socratic app last year, and finally, it decided to introduce it to the users. Socratic, powered by Google AI, has tons of new features and resources that will help school students with their studies. And if you are an Apple iPhone user, you can find it on your App Store. And Google also stated that you could expect this app on your Android smartphone this fall. Students can solve severe math problems, physics problems and will also offer you a variety of study materials and guides for interested candidates.

You can take a picture of your question and find the answer on the web via relevant and credible resources. Also, there is a voice command feature that will help you ask solutions for your problems, and you will get answers via the web. Also, it will help you understand harsh contents related to your textbook content or handouts, and you can take a picture of the page and search for alternative explanations of the same thing on the internet.

The app has a unique built-in complex algorithm system that will look into your problem and will automatically identify the possible underlying concepts. In the Socratic Google app, you will find videos, explanations of concepts, online resources that will help you understand the concept and learn lessons quickly.

In building educational resources for teachers and students, we’ve spent a lot of time talking to them about the challenges they face and how we can help. We’ve heard that students often get ‘stuck’ while studying. When they have questions in the classroom, a teacher can quickly clarify—but it’s frustrating for students who spend hours trying to find answers while studying on their own.“- Google Engineering Manager, Socratic, Sheyans Bhansali said in a blog post.

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You Can Now Get Ready To Pre-Order the Need for Speed Heat Which Is Set to Release on November 8, 2019

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The Need for Speed Heat gameplay trailer has been officially revealed, and you are ready to return to the street racing spirit. Well, the EA games exciting trailer is undoubtedly eye-catching, but the details about the gameplay and its mechanics are not yet revealed. However, EA has confirmed that you can expect the gameplay trailer next week at the opening night of Gamescom. It is the same venue where we expected to see its debut. And for your information, Need for Speed Heat will release on November 8 and it is available for pre-order and will support all device format.

EA’s official website set up a countdown for Gamescom a couple of days ago. And they decided the date of which they are about to release the official trailer of the gameplay. The host, Geoff Keighley tweeted the gameplay trailer and its official release date and said that it would come out on Monday – 8 pm CET (12:30 am IST on Tuesday). Interested worldwide fans can stream the trailer live across the world.

You can play Need for Speed Heat on viz. PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 and can pre-order the standard edition on the original store priced at Rs 3,999. And its deluxe edition is available for pre-order at Rs. 4,499. And you can order the Xbox version at Rs. 4,490 on the Microsoft Store. You can pre-order the PlayStation 4 version at a reasonable price from PlayStation store too.

Besides, the company handled the criticisms of the underwhelming story, poor car handling, a tonne of microtransactions, and gameplay issues, etc. well this time. And you will get to experience different gameplay.

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