Saturday , October 23 2021

Technology

Google to help clients monitor, cut their environmental impact

Bloomberg Google’s cloud-computing division unveiled tools to help clients monitor and reduce their environmental impact, part of the company’s broader push to fight climate change. Customers can now use a carbon-footprint feature to see the gross emissions associated with their use of the Google Cloud platform, the Alphabet Inc.-owned company ...

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YouTube to remove videos with Covid-19 vaccine misinformation

Bloomberg YouTube will begin removing content questioning any approved medical vaccine, not just those for Covid-19, a departure from the video site’s historically hands-off approach. The division of Alphabet Inc’s Google announced that it will extend its policy against misinformation to cover all vaccines that health authorities consider effective. The ...

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TikTok unveils tools in app to tackle mental-health issues

Bloomberg TikTok, the video-sharing app owned by China’s ByteDance Ltd, said it’s stepping up tools to support users facing mental health issues, including redirecting potentially distressed users to suicide-prevention or eating-disorder resources. When users search the app for terms like “suicide,” TikTok will point them to local support organisations such ...

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