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May 8, 2018, 2:31 PM

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Google:
Google I/O 2018 keynote live stream  —  Tune in.  I/O starts at 10 AM PDT on Tuesday, May 8th Keynote pre-show 11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Google Keynote 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Developer Keynote 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google Photos adds more AI-suggested actions, including colorization tweaks, automatically converting images to PDF, and more; roll out starts this week  —  Google Photos already makes it easy for users to correct their photos with built-in editing tools and clever, A.I.-powered features …
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Preview of changes and features coming in Android P: focus on “Digital Well Being” including usage dashboard, visual tweaks, gestures, and deeper AI integration  —  How the new update could help you use your phone less  —  This year, Google is doing something different with Android.
The Verge:
Google I/O 2018 keynote liveblog  —  We're live from Google's big developer conference, where we're expecting to see Android P, new Google Assistant features, and much more This event is updating... Tweet Share Jacob Kastrenakes 7:05:07 AM PDT Google may launch a new set of Android controls …
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Google announces it's adding six new voices, both male and female, to Assistant and will add musician John Legend's later this year  —  Not to be outdone by recent upgrades to Alexa and Siri, Google today announced that it's adding not one, but six new voices to its Assistant offering.
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Equifax finally fully discloses data breach impact in SEC filing: 145.5M SSNs, 99M addresses, 20M phone numbers, 17.6M driver's license numbers, more exposed  —  17.6 million driver's license numbers, thousands of ID images stolen in breach.  —  On May 7, executives of Equifax submitted a …
Washington Post:
The White House will host a summit on AI on Thursday, convening executives from Amazon, Facebook, Google, Intel, and 34 other major US companies  —  The White House on Thursday plans to convene executives from Amazon, Facebook, Google, Intel and 34 other major U.S. companies as it seeks …
Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed:
Despite Amazon's efforts, paid reviewers who organize via Reddit, Slack, Discord, and Facebook are still flooding the site with fake reviews  —  One morning in late January, Jake picked up the box on his desk, tore through the packing tape, unearthed the iPhone case inside, snapped a picture …
Thomas Claburn / The Register:
Microsoft says it will give app developers an 85%-95% cut for all non-game apps, up from current 70%; new fee structure will go into effect later this year  —  Planned dev deal tweak lets programmers keep 95 per cent of revenue  —  Build Microsoft says it will take less money …
Elizabeth Segran / Fast Company:
Instagram announces new tools for businesses including improved DMs and integrations for booking events with OpenTable, Fandango, Eventbrite, Yelp, others  —  If you spend as much time on Instagram as I do, you may have run into the following problem: You're scrolling through the app …

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