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Huawei Plays Dangerous Game In Russia As Trump’s ‘Fury’ Raves On

March 29, 2020 No Comments

” innerhtml=” .. Russia, China and Huawei. . AFP/Getty Images. . Any thought that the U.K. decision to snub President Trump’s threats and allow Huawei into its 5G network might draw a line under the intensifying rhetoric has fallen away. Despite muted public language after the U.K. announcement, we now know that Trump vented “apoplectic […]

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Mark Zuckerberg, Utah gubernatorial candidates assemble at tech top – Deseret News

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SALT LAKE CITY — Inadvertently, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will help drive traffic to the first debate of the election season for Utah’s top candidates for governor, now set to take place in front of a crowd likely to number in the tens of thousands. Just a day after Silicon Slopes unveiled news that Zuckerberg…

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Mediterranean diet scores another win for longevity by improving microbiome – CNN

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(CNN)Yet more bragging rights are in for the Mediterranean diet, long considered to be one of the healthiest in the world. A new study published Monday in the BMJ journal Gut found that eating the Mediterranean diet for just one year altered the microbiome of elderly people in ways that improved brain function and would […]

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Blockchain: The revolution that hasn’t quite took place

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Blockchain could offer a back-up to payment systems Imagine you are out shopping and get to the till but your card doesn’t work. It turns out that your bank has had a computer meltdown and none of its customers, including you, can pay for anything.But what if the till…

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Chicago Police Launch New Facial Recognition Technology, They Say, To Catch Crooks – CBS Chicago

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CHICAGO (CBS) — They’re watching you in a whole new way, with controversial new facial recognition software used by Chicago Police. CBS 2’s Tara Molina is Always Investigating and she found that while this software is new to the city, the practice isn’t. The department has used some form of facial recognition tech since at…

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Privacy groups want a federal facial-recognition ban, but it’s a long shot

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The New York Times’ Kashmir Hill recently profiled Clearview, whose technology matches facial-recognition scans with images of the same person scraped from social media. The company says that it has a database of more that 3 billion facial images scraped from social sites, including Facebook and YouTube. It claims that 600 federal and state law…

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The highlights of the science, sci-fi & technology auction year

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Each January, we produce our highlights of the previous science and technology auction year. The aim is to offer insight for technologically-well-informed people into the remarkable artefacts of science, technology and science fiction that come to market each year, and on the investment potential of these items.Curating this listing is the best job of the…

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We’re fighting fake news AI bots by using more AI. That’s a mistake.

March 29, 2020 No Comments

Any time you log on to Twitter and look at a popular post, you’re likely to find bot accounts liking or commenting on it. Clicking through and you can see they’ve tweeted many times, often in a short time span. Sometimes their posts are selling junk or spreading digital viruses. Other accounts, especially the bots…

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President Kovind at RNG Awards: Our democracy counts on revealing facts, determination to dispute

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Written by Krishn Kaushik | New Delhi | Updated: January 21, 2020 7:22:52 am President Ram Nath Kovind with (from left) The Express Group CEO George Varghese, Chairman and Managing Director Viveck Goenka, Executive Director Anant Goenka, former Chief Election Commissioner and jury member S Y Quraishi and winners of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in…

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New York could put a hold on facial recognition in schools. Here’s why.

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A battle over facial recognition is brewing in upstate New York, where earlier this month Lockport Schools became one of the first US school districts to turn on the controversial technology in all of the K-12 buildings that serve about 5,000 students. There, the district’s deployment of the tech has ignited a squabble between parents,…

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