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Facebook fights terrorism with A.I., Amazon Dash Wand returns with AlexaIn today's tech news, Facebook explains how it uses artificial intelligence to stop extremist content, Amazon adds Alexa to the Dash Wand, and Google is making it easier to backup your files online.
This is cnet, and here are the stories that matter right now. Facebook is fighting terrorism with artificial intelligence. Tech companies often face criticism for not doing enough to stop extremists content from being shared online. In light of this, Facebook made a blog post sharing details of it's counterterrorism work. Such as how AI is used to spot images tied to terrorist groups and pick up on language used in propaganda. The Amazon dash wand is back but now it comes with the Alexa voice assistant. This wi-fi bar code scanning wand is designed to quickly reorder grocery items Prime members pay $20 for the wand but are given $20 to spend on Amazon in return. The device is a way for Amazon to get more people to subscribe to its Amazon Fresh grocery delivery service which costs $15 a month. Google is making it easier to back up your entire computer online. A new app called Backup and Sync. It's coming out June 28. You'll be able to pick which folders on your computer you want to have automatically backed up to the Google Drive cloud service. Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the c net tech today app available for iOS and Android.