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May 16, 2017, 12:35 PM

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Steven Levy / Wired:
Bloomberg:
Source: Google will announce its voice-based AI Assistant is coming to iPhones and that it's integrating Assistant into GE home appliances at Google I/O  —  The Alphabet unit plans to expand its voice-based assistant beyond its own hardware at this week's I/O conference
David Cardinal / DxOMark:
DxOMark gives the HTC U11 camera a score of 90, the highest ever, which is a point above Google Pixel and two points above Samsung Galaxy S8  —  Mobile Review  —  Overview  —  With an overall DxOMark Mobile score of 90, the HTC U11 is the highest-rated smartphone camera we have ever tested.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram adds Snapchat-style face filters, an eraser tool for drawings, and hashtags for Stories  —  Today Instagram Stories adds a more subtle and mature but error-prone copycat of Snapchat's beloved augmented reality selfie filters.  The eight initial “face filters” …
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Sources: Uber board director Ryan Graves and CTO Thuan Pham may come under scrutiny in the sexual harassment investigation and could be fired  —  Several sources suspect that board member and executive Ryan Graves and CTO Thuan Pham will be fired.  —  Uber's investigation …
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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
DocuSign says recent malware phishing attacks targeting its users were the result of a breach of a “non-core” system and that only email addresses were accessed  —  DocuSign, a major provider of electronic signature technology, acknowledged today that a series …
Alexander J Martin / Sky News:
UK's National Data Guardian says Google's DeepMind received 1.6M NHS patients' data on an “inappropriate legal basis”  —  Google's artificial intelligence arm received the personally identifying medical records of 1.6 million patients on an “inappropriate legal basis” …
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google I/O 2017 preview: new capabilities for Assistant and Home, more details about Android O, updates on Daydream and Project Tango, more  —  Google I/O begins on May 17th, 2017 at 10AM PT / 1PM ET with CEO Sundar Pichai taking the stage for the keynote.  Held at the Shoreline Amphitheater …

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