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Google launches AI-driven audio news feed

Dec 07, 2018 - 9:47 AM

The technology giant says it has partnerships with more than a dozen news organizations to deliver an audio feed in the same manner as its smartphone news feed

GOOGLE. A woman and her child play on a Google sign at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai on September 26, 2018. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP

Facebook overhaul favors friends over news, adverts

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:29 AM

(UPDATED) Facebook shares fall 5.4% at the opening of trade on Friday, January 12, after the changes were announced on Thursday

FEED TWEAK. Facebook's News Feed will now give higher scores to posts from friends, and decrease rankings of businesses and publishers. Screenshot from Facebook

Facebook tunes trending topics to better deliver news

Jan 27, 2017 - 3:24 PM

The items appearing on trending topics will be the same for everyone in a region as opposed to being personalized based on individual interests

FACEBOOK. Photo by Loic Venance/ AFP

Newsbreak Voices: Bakit ito ang nakikita mo sa iyong Facebook news feed?

Oct 21, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Tingnan natin ang 4 na pangunahing dahilan kung bakit may mga post at istorya na palaging lumalabas sa Facebook news feed mo

4 basic factors affecting what you see on your Facebook News Feed

Oct 17, 2016 - 9:46 PM

We review the things that affect the content you see on Facebook

FEED FACTOR. These are the basic factors affecting a post's personal relevancy score. Screengrab from Facebook.

Facebook gets News Feed caching on 2G, offline commenting

Dec 11, 2015 - 2:53 PM

Facebook s new viewing mechanism is expected to take the place of a never ending loading screen


Facebook lets you 'control your news feed' again

Jul 10, 2015 - 12:16 AM

Let s see how it pans out this time around

Google I/O, Jony Ive's promotion, latest in robotics | SciTech4u

Jun 04, 2015 - 12:29 PM

Also brain controlled bionic legs

Video: Facebook supports 3rd party GIFs

Jun 02, 2015 - 2:45 PM

You can now send that hairflip GIF to your friends via Facebook

Jetpacks over Dubai, Facebook Instant Articles, Apple Watch | SciTech4u

May 20, 2015 - 12:33 PM

Rappler gets its hand on the Apple Watch That and more in this week s episode of SciTech4u

Facebook rolls out Instant Articles

May 19, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Buzzfeed National Geographic and The New York Times are among the first news sites to be integrated in the Facebook news feed

Hubble at 25, Google's Project Fi, Chile volcanic eruption | SciTech4u

Apr 27, 2015 - 3:30 PM

That and the girl who proved Einstein right in this week s episode of SciTech4u

iPhone 6 preview (TechRap)

Jul 06, 2014 - 7:56 PM

In just 3 months Apple should announce the new iPhone we go over everything you need to know about yet to be released smartphone

Facebook admits poor communication on user study

Jul 03, 2014 - 7:04 PM

Sandberg s comments come as British authorities look to question Facebook over the experiment to see whether it broke privacy laws

POORLY COMMUNICATED. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg speaks during a session in New Delhi, India, 02 July 2014. Money Sharma/EPA

Facebook manipulated users emotions in secret study – report

Jun 29, 2014 - 10:33 PM

A study details how Facebook secretly manipulated the news feed of around 700 000 users

LOGGING IN? Facebook users call Facebook's manipulation 'creepy' and 'disturbing'

What's the magic word behind popular Facebook posts?

May 03, 2014 - 11:00 AM

Find out which one word can pluck your posts out of relative obscurity and push them to the top of the Facebook news feed

Secret Facebook success carousel

Facebook announces improved Timeline

Mar 14, 2013 - 6:43 AM

After the redesigned News Feed Facebook announces an improved Timeline

CLEAN LAYOUT. Facebook announces an improved Timeline. Screengrab from

TechRap: Facebook News Feed Hands On

Mar 10, 2013 - 11:55 PM

Get a preview of Facebook s redesigned News Feed Is the iPhone 5s coming in August? And makes sense of all the Twitter noise with TweetDeck s new search filters

Facebook unveils redesigned News Feed

Mar 08, 2013 - 2:48 AM

Photos news articles and maps get top billing in Facebook s redesigned News Feed that allows you to reduce clutter and focus on content you care about

Facebook lets people pay to give posts priority

Oct 05, 2012 - 12:30 PM

Fresh is now letting members in the US pay 7 to have personal posts given priority in feeds seen by their friends