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YouTube tackles terrorism, Microsoft accuses Apple of copyingIn today's tech news, YouTube takes steps to fight extremist content, a headband could help treat depression and a Microsoft Surface exec says iPad Pro's a copycat.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. [SOUND] YouTube will take new steps to combat extremist and terrorism-related videos, according to Google's general counsel, Kent Walker. In a financial times column on Sunday, he stated various strategies including plans to better classify content with advanced machine learning and to expand YouTube's trusted flagger program For swifter identification and removal of extremist content. South Korean startup, ybrain has created a headband it hopes will be used will treat those with depression. Working along side a phone app, the mind headband sends weak electric currents to stimulate the frontal lobe of the brain where decreased activity is associated with depression It has been shown to be effective in clinical trials and has yielded no adverse side effects. And finally, the general manager of Microsoft Surface, Ryan Gabbin, says the iPad Pro is a copy of the Surface. In an interview with Business Insider, Gabbin claims Apple's product with optional keyboard and pencil is a clear example of Apple following Microsoft Microsoft, rather than the other way around. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app, available for iOS and Android. [BLANK_AUDIO]