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Verizon extends discounted internet plans through 2020 – CNET

Angela Lang/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Since April, Verizon has been offering discounted internet rates to users who qualify for the US government-backed Lifeline program, which aims to keep connectivity affordable for low-income users during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Now the company says it’s […]

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AI wants to make your writing more polite – CNET

Getty Images Remember how your parents told you to always say “please” and “thanks”? Now AI can take care of the polite-speak for you. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have devised a technique that’s designed to automatically make written communication more polite. Rather than merely scanning text for politeness, as past computational linguistics methods have, […]

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