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Most people wouldn't choose to encounter a shark up close, in person.

But what if it was swimming around behind the safety of your screen?

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Google triumphed over the massive hurdle of getting Federal Aviation Administration approval to begin delivering packages via drone.

Wing, an offshoot of Google X, has been certified by the FAA as an airline. The company released a statement elaborating on what this certification will allow going forward:

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Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) tore into Representative Steve King (R-IA) over King's history of racist remarks during a hearing with Google CEO Sundar Pichai Tuesday afternoon.

The House Judiciary Committee questioned Pichai over whether Google manipulated search engine results in order to favor certain individuals over others.

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US President Donald Trump speaks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Wednesday afternoon, President Donald Trump again focused on his Twitter campaign against Google. He posted a new claim of bias by the internet giant.

In his latest Google targeting tweet, Trump posted the hashtag "#StopTheBias" along with a short blurry video stating Google failed to promote his State of the Union in 2017 and 2018 while they did promote President Barack Obama's. Who created the video is not specified.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 18: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House, July 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Google is correcting the president.

Earlier today, President Donald Trump accused Google of rigging results in its search engine to favor unflattering articles about him.

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In what sounds like the plot of a science-fiction movie, an artificial intelligence program developed by Google has not only mastered but surpassed all existing human knowledge of the game of chess.

In four hours.

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On July 14, 2017, Google’s sister company, Verily, began a staggered release of 20 million bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in central California, as a pet-project of their parent company Alphabet’s life science’s division. The goal is to minimize a specific species of mosquito—known as the Aedes aegypti—which carries certain dangerous diseases such as Zika virus, yellow fever, and dengue fever. While these diseases do not currently threaten California residents, climate shifts are causing scientists to take preventative measures now.

The History of the Mosquito Problem

Mosquitoes are more deadly to humans than all other animals combined because the diseases they carry sicken hundreds of millions annually. The mosquito known as Aedes aegypti first appeared in California’s Central Valley during 2013. Since that time, its population has rapidly adapted, particularly in Fresno County.

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