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French Tech has actually made huge strides but desires to go faster and even more

July 22, 2019 No Comments

AI photography startup Meero may be the perfect example of how far the French Tech ecosystem has come in recent years. Founded in 2016, the company has already raised $63.4 million in venture capital, including a $45 million round last summer. It has almost 600 employees after the 400 it hired in just the past…

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Last-minute push: A guide to the federal government costs left to pass this Parliament – CTV News

July 22, 2019 No Comments

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes his way through the West Block on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick Published Tuesday, June 18, 2019 1:33PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:44AM EDT OTTAWA – Back and forth on amendments between the House and Senate, one final prime…

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Derek Dietrich has the Makers mad after record HBP spree – Yahoo Sports

July 22, 2019 No Comments

Derek Dietrich of the Cincinnati Reds is having a breakout season on 2 fronts. He’s already developed a career high with 18 house runs, and he’s already gotten under the skin of half the Reds’ department enemies. It was carryover from Thursday’s series opener, where Dietrich was struck twice. In the live ball era, no […]

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At Amazon, facial acknowledgment restriction won simply 2%of investor vote

July 22, 2019 No Comments

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018.…

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Hong Kong protesters vow to keep combating extradition law

July 22, 2019 No Comments

HONG KONG (AP) — Following a day of sit-ins, tear gas and clashes with police, Hong Kong students and civil rights activists vowed Wednesday to keep protesting a proposed extradition bill that has become a lightning rod for concerns over greater Chinese control and erosion of civil liberties in the former British colony.The violence marked…

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JPMorgan Shuts Down Millennial-Focused Brand, but It’s Not Deserting Young Clients

July 22, 2019 No Comments

The largest U.S. bank is experimenting with technology to woo millennials’ deposits. One of the ongoing debates in finance is whether the large U.S. banks will succumb to low-cost, branchless, and “millennial-friendly” fintech upstarts, or whether the large established banks will be able to match these start-ups’ digital offerings and beat them at their own…

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Black Leaders Knock Juul’s $7.5 Million Present to Medical School

July 22, 2019 No Comments

ImageStudents on the campus of Meharry Medical College in Nashville. The school has been criticized for accepting a large grant from Juul Labs, the e-cigarette manufacturer.CreditCreditWilliam DeShazer for The New York TimesEarlier this month, Meharry Medical College, a 143-year-old historically black institution in Tennessee, proudly announced that it had received the second-largest grant in its…

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Does Trump Deserve Credit on China?

July 22, 2019 No Comments

Annie Lowrey: How Trump thinks tariffs work (and how they actually work)As Reihan Salam has argued, those decisions now look faulty. Or at least premature. The Chinese Communist Party may worry about its ability to preserve its control. Otherwise, why would it need to build a surveillance state, to put 1 million Uighurs in “reeducation…

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Will robots ever be better caretakers than humans?

July 22, 2019 No Comments

At the Aging Into the Future conference, a tech expo dedicated to innovation in elderly care, dozens of interactive booths beckoned investors, healthcare specialists, and senior citizens. There was a stationed driverless car, VR tutorials, and hands-free orthopedic shoes that open and close on their own.But only one booth had a line. Attendees stood patiently,…

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This Creature Eats Stone. Sand Comes Out the Other End. – The New York Times

July 22, 2019 No Comments

Science| This Creature Eats Stone. Sand Comes Out the Other End. Trilobites Shipworms are understood for boring into wood and digesting it, but scientists discovered a brand-new species with a very different diet plan. Image A microscopy image of a nearly four-inch-long Lithoredo abatanica shipworm. Credit Credit Marvin A. Altamia and Reuben Shipway Lithoredo abatanica […]

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