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The COMUNICANO for Thursday September 20th 2018

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Deepfakes are here and they are really bad...The EU knocks on Amazon's door and it's not good news...
 
September 20 · Issue #389 · View online
Andy Abramson
Deepfakes are here and they are really bad…The EU knocks on Amazon’s door and it’s not good news….Amazon wants to open more stores without workers…….Amazon goes SCOUTing…Bitcoin sucks up New York power….Android now finds you in an emergency…..Lots, I mean LOTS of Google Mini’s were sold…..Echo wants to go deep, while Alexa wants to turn you on….Facebook wants to help you hook up…..Apple thinks it can slow down fraudsters….AT&T and 5G could mean more costs….those stories and more are here today, in the COMUNICANO!!!

Deepfake Watch
Deepfakes: what fairies and aliens can teach us about fake videos
Amazon Watch
EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over how the retailer uses data from smaller sellers
Amazon Scout seen as threat for specialty retailers like Etsy, Inc.
Amazon reportedly planning 3,000 cashier-less Go stores by 2021
Blockchain Power
Bitcoin Miners Flock to New York’s Remote Corners, but Get Chilly Reception
Google Watch
Is This Article Worth Reading? Gmail’s Suggested Reply: ‘Haha, Thanks!’
Android Watch
Emergency Location Service Announced for US Android Owners, Provides Better GPS Data to 911 Centers
Speaker Watch
Strategy Analytics: Google Home Mini was the best-selling smart speaker in Q2 2018
Amazon Echo Sub and Smart Plug leak ahead of event
The Most Fun (and Useful) Things You Can Do With an Amazon Echo or Google Home
Facebook Watch
Facebook Dating Is Rolling Out. Here’s How It Differs From Tinder
Inside Facebook Dating, launching today first in Colombia
Anti-Fraud Watch
Apple to use call and email data for trust scores to combat fraud
Broadband Watch
AT&T is already dreaming up ways to milk 5G for every possible cent
Despite data caps and throttling, industry says mobile can replace home Internet
Merger Watch
Nation’s largest MVNO comes out in support of Sprint/T-Mobile merger
Twilio Watch
Twilio is working toward a 50% female workforce by 2023
Space Watch
Satellite uses giant net to practice capturing space junk
Odds & Ends
The Most Stolen Vehicles In America
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