Gmail is finding smarter ways to keep spam out of your inbox

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Google boasts that Gmail filters stop 99.9% of all spam, but it wants to do even better. Can Gmail become spam-free?

Google announced a number of improvements to Gmail spam filtering in a blog post on Thursday. That includes applying machine learning technology, such as artificial neural networks to make filters smarter and new tools for businesses to ensure relevant mail always makes it into inboxes.

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Artificial Neural Networks are essentially computers that mimic the connections of neurons in the brain, allowing the computers to “learn.” Google uses these to identify images, making tasks like reverse image search possible. These neural networks are also used to create those trippy images you may have seen online lately Read more…

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