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MotoGP: Marquez secures pole for Aragon Grand Prix

Pedrosa, who won last time out at Misano, claimed the top time by a mere 0.065 of a second ahead of two-time MotoGP Champion and current points leader Marquez . Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso and Britian's Cal Crutchlow ended their day in 4th and 5th places respectively. Philipp Oettl (Schedl Racing GP) also looks set to benefit after setting the sixth fastest lap of Saturday's qualifying session.

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Oculus Rift Founder Palmer Luckey Reportedly Behind Anti-Hillary Clinton Meme Factory

In a recent post on the subreddit r/The_Donald , Nimble America said that it had proven that " shitposting is powerful and meme magic is real " and that it wanted to bring shitposting in real life "in a way that was transparent and had goal".

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Salesforce's Einstein AI platform: What you need to know

A fortnight out from the start of its annual Dreamforce gathering in San Francisco, Einstein general manager John Ball laid out Salesforce's AI strategy, which has been under development for some time. One example is Sales, where Einstein will be used to help predict when a lead has a better chance of turning into a sale, or alerting salespeople when a contact might be considering a competitor.

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Google does an about-turn on Allo privacy, earns Edward Snowden's criticism

Allo does support end-to-end encryption, which should make it hard for anyone but recipient and sender to view the contents of messages: but Google was criticized by Snowden and other privacy advocates for setting it as off by default.

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New Yorkers get alarming emergency alert about Chelsea bombing suspect

The alert , received by millions on their phones almost at the same time, was an electronic "wanted poster" which read "WANTED: Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28-yr-old male". As Griss noted , this is a quaint notion when Google is now just one click away. New Yorkers took to Twitter to complain about the notification , which many felt would only put brown people in danger.

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Feds want to regulate drivers when the driver is the car

The Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets, whose members include Google, Ford Motor Co and ride-hailing service Uber, said in a statement they hoped policymakers could develop a framework that avoids a "patchwork of requirements that could inhibit self-driving vehicle development".