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Google expands fact checking in searches

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2010

    People who search for a topic in Google’s main search engine or the Google News section will see a conclusion such as “mostly true” or “false” next to stories that had been fact-checked.

NEW YORK >> Google will expand the use of “fact check” tags in search results — the tech industry’s latest effort to combat false and misleading news stories.

People who search for a topic in Google’s main search engine or the Google News section will see a conclusion such as “mostly true” or “false” next to stories that had been fact-checked.

Google is working with a group of more than 100 news organizations and fact-checking groups.

Consumer borrowing up $15.2B in February

WASHINGTON >> Consumers stepped up their borrowing in February as a rebound in use of credit cards offset a slowdown in borrowing on autos and student loans.

The Federal Reserve says that total borrowing rose $15.2 billion in February. It was the biggest gain in three months and an acceleration from January’s increase of $10.9 billion.


ON THE MOVE

Allied Builders System has promoted the following two employees to senior project manager from project managers:

>> Lee George joined the company in 2006 and has 12 years of construction experience. George’s projects include numerous renovations for CVS/Longs Drugs stores and The Queen’s Medical Center’s Lauhala Building.

>> Brendan Inglis joined the company in 2009 and has 11 years of construction experience. Inglis’ projects include PBS Hawaii, Diagnostic Laboratory Services and Ross Dress for Less.


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