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Trump Seeks Big Cuts to Science Funding—Again

On 11 March, U.S. President Donald Trump released his budget proposal for the 2020 fiscal year, which begins on 1 October 2019. Nature’s news team reports on what Trump’s budget would mean for U.S. government science agencies. from https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/trump-seeks-big-cuts-to-science-funding-again/https://static.scientificamerican.com/sciam/cache/file/8531EF3D-3FF9-4CE4-8FA531C63DB0AB5D_source.jpg?w=590&h=800&8E767558-8A82-4496-B9D401F91F8334E1

Get ready for targeted ads on your smart TV

By now, we’re all used to targeted ads on social media. And whether you’re comfortable with having your interests shared with advertisers or not, it looks like “addressable advertising” is coming to your smart TV too, sooner rather than later. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/12/smart-tv-targeted-ads/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D3959%252C2611%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1055%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-images%252F2019-03%252F4359a8e0-44f0-11e9-b7cf-1d1142c3cc06%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3Dfcb24a209267421b262df2cb722a2df37981bf3c&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=dd666719ea32322f1d26e0c8e0dc769d3aad4cf2

Google upgrades Gboard keyboard with faster and more reliable AI dictation

Google is updating its Gboard keyboard on Pixel phones with AI-powered offline dictation. The update means users will be able to dictate emails and texts faster and more reliably, says Google, without worrying about whether they’re connected to the internet. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/12/18261444/google-gboard-keyboard-dictation-voice-recognition-pixel-ai-offline-updatehttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/63223328/on_device_light_blue_background.0.gif

A rock hurled from an overpass smashed a driver’s windshield and killed a mother of 3

With his girlfriend Keila seated next to him and her three children in the back, Christopher Rodriguez was driving on a cool, clear Saturday night. The family of five had just visited Keila Ruby Flores’s brother in Round Rock, Texas, and was headed north to Waco on Interstate 35. from https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/12/us/rock-windshield-death-texas/index.htmlhttps://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190312092430-01-rock-overpass-death-keila-flores-large-169.jpg

Microsoft to start warning users about Windows 7 end-of-support deadline

Microsoft today announced that starting next month users still running Windows 7 will begin seeing popups warning them of its upcoming end-of-support date and explaining what that means for their PCs. from https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-begin-warning-windows-7-users-end-support-date-nearshttps://www.windowscentral.com/sites/wpcentral.com/files/styles/large/public/field/image/2019/03/windows-10_home_product.png?itok=OvD-6omZ

Skip the Coding Classes & Create Custom WordPress Sites with a Streamlined Builder + Lifetime Hosting

Featuring Dragify WordPress Builder and lifetime hosting from Ahead Hosting, the WordPress Build & Host Bundle is a one-stop-shop for building your online presence. from https://digitaloffers.windowscentral.com/sales/wordpress-build-host-bundle-lifetime-subscription?utm_source=windowscentral.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wordpress-build-host-bundle-lifetime-subscription_031219&utm_term=scsf-320684&utm_content=a0x1P000003YhIk&scsonar=1http://ifttt.com/images/no_image_card.png

Alphabet’s AI-powered Chrome extension hides toxic comments

Alphabet offshoot Jigsaw is launching a Chrome extension designed to help moderate toxic comments on social media. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/12/alphabet-chrome-extension-toxic-comments/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D1305%252C772%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C947%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-03%252F1b194990-44cc-11e9-9b88-c040fa62fe02%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D93f0c175b5c5fd456d0d1e2a19660a25acb7fa3a&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=44fc6053ba3102fc124db6e98c7c056e3ca7bdcf

Pressure mounts on US as more countries ground Boeing 737 jets involved in deadly crashes

The fate of Boeing’s 737 Max 8 is uncertain after three more countries barred the aircraft from flying, even as US officials declined to act. The plane was already suspended in China, Indonesia, and Ethiopia after an Ethiopian Airlines crash killed 157 people on Sunday. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/12/18261604/boeing-737-max-8-grounded-uk-australia-singaporehttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/63223469/1129910734.jpg.0.jpg

Boeing will release software updates for 737 Max jets by April

Following two air disasters months apart, Boeing has promised to release software updates for all of its Boeing 737 Max aircraft by next month at the latest. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/12/boeing-software-update-737-max/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D4295%252C2864%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1067%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-images%252F2019-03%252F47b07d80-44bc-11e9-afff-21442e06c5ce%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3Ddc668258fd6b4e5cdf88022b0cd93b491cc77e4b&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=1193283b11e10e41509e8dcc08e238e8fbc0c12f