This week’s top stories

This week in Google News: 1.

Google’s search engine, Google News, is experiencing some downtime, according to a company spokeswoman.

This week, the company said it will not be using its Google News API for search, but it will continue to be accessible through the Newsstand app on Android devices.

2.

Google is testing a new “sensor-based” approach to image recognition.

Google wants to test its new algorithm by putting images and videos together in a photo-to-video mosaic, or “pixel mosaic,” in which the original image and the final image appear to be in a different color, according a blog post by senior engineer Dan Stassen.

The goal of the new system is to “reduce the processing load on images,” Stassens writes.

3.

The government of China announced a crackdown on illegal content on social media sites, including Twitter.

China is cracking down on “illegal content” on social networks such as Twitter, YouTube and Facebook, according the Associated Press.

Twitter is taking a page out of the government’s book, according China Daily, which reported that Twitter is cracking up accounts of “illegal accounts and inciting other users to participate in illegal activity.”

The Associated Press says that this will include “the use of automated ‘bots’ to post messages with false and misleading information, or to share fake news or hoaxes.”

4.

The Department of Justice announced that it is suing Facebook for $3 billion in damages, alleging that Facebook violated the Communications Decency Act.

The Justice Department’s complaint against Facebook, which was filed in federal court in the District of Columbia on Tuesday, said that the social network violated its rules by “deliberately and intentionally” “targeting, harassing, and stalking” a group of women in the United States based on their race, gender, national origin, age and disability.

5.

A Facebook employee said in a post that the company is looking into the fact that the trending hashtags for the word “boston” are the word Boston.

This isn’t the first time the word has been trending in the U.S. Since the election, Twitter has been in the news for trending hashtasks.

Twitter said in the post that it would be investigating.

6.

Google announced a new mobile advertising platform called AdWords that lets advertisers target ads to specific users based on topics like geography and the weather.

Google also announced that users who are interested in buying products on the AdWords platform can now search for specific products on Google’s website.

7.

Microsoft has announced that a team of engineers is being hired to explore new ways to improve cloud computing in the cloud.

The company said that it will use machine learning, artificial intelligence and other tools to make it easier for users to access information from the cloud and to manage data on their PCs and mobile devices.

Microsoft is also working on tools to help users manage their data in a more secure and secure way.

8.

The New York Times reported that Google and Facebook have agreed to collaborate on new ways for their networks to connect.

The two companies announced last month that they would work together to make sure that the networks are interoperable.

9.

A Google spokeswoman said the company has hired several new executives to help it improve its technology and improve its services for its customers.

10.

Google has agreed to pay $250 million to settle a class action lawsuit that it brought against the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC).

The suit accused Google of violating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, which prohibits internet service providers from sharing consumer data with third parties.

Google said in its filing that it was “committed to respecting the privacy of its users and customers.”

11.

Facebook said in an update on its search results page that users will see more accurate information about a specific person in a given search, including more detailed photos and videos, in the next few days.

12.

The Office of National Drug Control Policy announced that an advisory panel has been formed to investigate the role of prescription drugs in the opioid epidemic, which is a public health problem in the US.

The panel will include former officials from the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Health & Human Services.

13.

The US National Academy of Sciences announced that the National Science Foundation will be launching a new initiative to help inform policy makers and the public about science.

The academy will create an “Internet of Science” initiative that will be based on the work of three experts who will focus on the impact of science and technology on policy, governance, and practice.

The new group will make recommendations on how the government can make the most of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields and promote the importance of STEM in society.

14.

The Federal Trade Commission announced that Microsoft will begin paying $9 million to resolve charges that the Windows operating system and Bing search engine stole trade secrets and business data.

Microsoft’s case against the defendants involved the theft of proprietary technology