Muslims support terrorism + more things

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Why Google search suggests “Muslims support terrorism” – because a substantial amount of people use muslims support terrorism as a search term. AI won’t protect you from the bigoted impulses, like people who search for muslims support terrorism. More on Google here

Baidu Receives Offer for Stake in Online Video Platform Niyi – Interesting that the offer is coming from Baidu insiders including Robin Li. I remember that some of the Huawei people I used to deal with talked about having had an opportunity to invest in Xiaomi

Tea kettles, slippers, congee: US hotels are wooing the Chinese tourist class – Is a $15 electric kettle the key to luring Chinese tourists? A growing number of US hotel chains think so

China wants to approve every song before it goes online – Tech in Asia – interesting potential move from online to offline media for diehard fans. I expect most Chinese listeners wouldn’t care

Say hello to better battery life on your smartwatch | TheNextWeb – Qualcomm seems to have moved to a smaller foundry process

GitHub – reek/anti-adblock-killer: Anti-Adblock Killer helps you keep your Ad-Blocker active, when you visit a website and it asks you to disable. – but not consumer friendly yet

Technology and Trust | Dan Edelman’s blog – Technology industry suffering from declining trust

London’s 101 Pulls a Cramer-Krasselt and ‘Resigns’ Kettle Chips | AgencySpy – principled in a way that’s hard to do for many agencies

People who’ve tried online dating admit it’s dangerous and maybe a little desperate | Quartz – and there in lies an issue

Neon killer?: Samsung, LG unveil OLED Wall technologies – Electronics Eetimes – I feel conflicted about this as LEDs haven’t displaced neon from an aesthetic point of view, will OLED be any different. Secondly, the craftsmanship in neon sign making is a site to behold. But it could bring us to more of a ‘Blade Runner’ cityscape

A compelling strategy to read more, more comprehensively, and in less time – Quartz – depends on the subject but interesting approach

Five reasons why SoundCloud might be doomed FACT – get on there this weekend and rinse the stuff you want

Teenagers Are Much Better At Snapchat Than You | Buzzed – not scientific but interesting, whats the lost business opportunity for Mattel and Hasbro?

Tech Nation | Tech City UK – interesting report to try and mollify critics

What is HTTP2 and How Will it Affect Your SEO? by @patrickstox – HTTP/2 is a much needed refresh of the HTTP protocol that was based largely on Google

Four reasons Nigeria is turning the phone number into a digital ID – Gemalto blog

LG’s next G5 phone to sport ‘always on’ screen – CNET