• Google Glass to aid autistic kids read facial expressions - IANS

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    Google Glass to aid autistic kids read facial expressions
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    IANS. New York, Aug 2 (IANS) Children with autism were able to improve their social skills by using a smartphone app paired with Google Glass -- an eye-wearable device -- to help them understand the emotions conveyed in people's facial expressions, ...and more »
  • Global Dimethyl Ether Market Overview 2018- Kaiyue, Jiutai Group, Lanhua Sci-tech, Biocause Pharmaceutical ... - Share Tech News (press release) (blog)

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    Global Dimethyl Ether Market Overview 2018- Kaiyue, Jiutai Group, Lanhua Sci-tech, Biocause Pharmaceutical ...
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    The report confronting all-inclusive analysis of the global “Dimethyl Ether market” encloses the growth rate of the market in the expected time period. The global Dimethyl Ether market research report offers a precious data for predicting the future ...
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  • 2 new BlackBerry smartphones arrive in India - IANS

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    2 new BlackBerry smartphones arrive in India
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    IANS. New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Home-grown company Optiemus Infracom, which manufactures and distributes BlackBerry-branded handsets, on Thursday launched "Evolve" and "Evolve X" smartphones in India for Rs 24,990 and Rs 34,990, respectively.and more »
  • Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China - Mail & Guardian

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    Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China
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    Google is crafting a search engine that would meet China's draconian censorship rules, a company employee told AFP on Thursday, in a move decried by human rights activists. Google withdrew its search engine from China eight years ago due to censorship ...
    Google working on 'government-friendly' news app in China: ReportIANS
    Google Plans to Launch Censored Search Engine in China, Leaked Documen
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  • UConn needs big boost in state aid to preserve sci-tech expansion - The CT Mirror

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    UConn needs big boost in state aid to preserve sci-tech expansion
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    The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees sent an early message Wednesday to the next governor and legislature. The state will need to significantly step up spending on its flagship university — and Next Generation sci-tech initiative — to ...and more »
  • WhatsApp out to make money from business messages - The News International

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    WhatsApp out to make money from business messages
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    San Francisco: Facebook on Wednesday set out to make money from WhatsApp with a scheme to connect businesses with customers via the smartphone messaging service. Facebook said it has been testing a "WhatsApp Business" tool for months with more ...
    WhatsApp to start charging business usersGeo News
    Facebook's New Message to WhatsApp: Make MoneyWall Street Journalall 331 news articles »
  • Facebook, Instagram to introduce time-management tools - The News International

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    Facebook, Instagram to introduce time-management tools
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    Paris: Do you worry that you, or your children, spend too much time on social media? Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday said they want to help you take control. In a statement, the social media giants -- which are both owned by Facebook -- announced ...and more »
  • Rains, floods fail to douse appeal of sci-tech gab - manilastandard.net

    Rains, floods fail to douse appeal of sci-tech gab
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    Torrential rains, floods and class suspensions? No problem. It appears the allure of learning is far more irresistible to students and educators who flocked to the World Trade Center in Pasay City to participate in the 2018 National Science and ...
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  • Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of US midterm polls - Geo News

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    Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of US midterm polls
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    Facebook said Tuesday it shut down 32 fake pages and accounts involved in an apparent "coordinated" effort to stoke hot-button issues ahead of November midterm US elections, but could not identify the source although Russia is suspected of involvement.
    Removing Bad Actors on Facebook | Facebook NewsroomFacebook Newsroom
    Facebook Identifies an Active Political Influence Campaign Using Fake AccountsNew York
  • Google free wi-fi hotspot in Nigeria [Sci tech] - africanews

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    Google free wi-fi hotspot in Nigeria [Sci tech]
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    Google launched a network of free Wi-Fi hotspots in Nigeria on Thursday in a move to increase its presence in Africa's most populous nation. AdChoices. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The U.S. technology firm has partnered with Nigerian fibre ...
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    10m Nigerians to get free Wi-Fi facilities as Google Station opensGuar
  • WhatsApp launches four-person group video calling - Geo News

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    WhatsApp launches four-person group video calling
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    Phones messaging app WhatsApp has finally rolled out its group video call feature. With the latest update, both Android and iOS users can now hold audio and video conversations with up to four people. However, on Android, video calling is only ...
    WhatsApp introduces group calls for up to 4 peopleThe News Internationalall 249 news articles »
  • French lawmakers ban smartphones in schools - Geo News

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    French lawmakers ban smartphones in schools
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    PARIS: French schoolchildren will have to leave their smartphones switched off or at home as the new academic year begins in September after lawmakers voted for a ban on Monday. The ban on smartphones, tablets and other connected devices, which will ...and more »
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  • India eyes single regulator for e-commerce sector: document - Geo News

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    India eyes single regulator for e-commerce sector: document
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    MUMBAI: India is considering a single regulator and legislation to address all e-commerce-related issues in the country, in a bid to remove the legal fragmentation currently governing the sector, according to a draft policy document seen by Reuters ...and more »
  • Facebook suspends US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones - Geo News

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    Facebook suspends US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones
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    US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been suspended from Facebook for bullying and hate speech and is close to having pages tied to him and his Infowars website removed from the platform, the social media network said on Friday. The radio host's ...
    Facebook bans Infowars' Alex Jones for 30 days -- but he's still streamingCNET
    Facebook suspends personal profile of InfoWars founder Alex JonesCNNMoney
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  • Oh great, even more water on Mars - Mail & Guardian

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    Oh great, even more water on Mars
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    Liquid water has been found on Mars! At least, scientists have discovered signs of liquid water. Or rather, some scientists are convinced they've found what they believe might be signs of liquid water. On Mars. And where there's water, there's life. Maybe.
    Radar evidence of subglacial liquid water on Mars | ScienceScience
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  • Life on Mars: Japan astronaut dreams after lake discovery - Geo News

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    Life on Mars: Japan astronaut dreams after lake discovery
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    International astronomers announced Wednesday they had detected the largest body of liquid water ever found on the Red Planet. TOKYO: Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai came back to earth last month but is still dreaming of space, especially after the ...
  • Should You Expect Beijing Beida Jade Bird Universal Sci-Tech Company Limited (HKG:8095) To Continue Delivering ... - Simply Wall St

    Should You Expect Beijing Beida Jade Bird Universal Sci-Tech Company Limited (HKG:8095) To Continue Delivering ...
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    This article is intended for those of you who are at the beginning of your investing journey and want to begin learning the link between company's fundamentals and stock market performance. With an ROE of 13.22%, Beijing Beida Jade Bird Universal ...
  • Scientists confirm Einstein's supermassive black hole theory - Geo News

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    Scientists confirm Einstein's supermassive black hole theory
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    BERLIN: A team of international scientists observing a star in the Milky Way have for the first time confirmed Einstein's predictions of what happens to the motion of a star passing close to a supermassive black hole. Einstein's 100-year-old general ...
    ESOcast 173: First Successful Test of Einstein's General Relativity Near Supermassive Black HoleYouTubeall 252 news articles »
  • Zhangjiang: World-class sci-tech park(1 - ecns

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    A bird's-eye view of an industrial park in Putuo district in Shanghai which is operated by Zhangjiang National Innovation Demonstration Zone. (Photo/China Daily). Companies locate to what has become innovation center of global power and influence.
  • First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars - Mail & Guardian

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    First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars
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    A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising the possibility that more water — and maybe even life — exists there, international astronomers said Wednesday. Located under a layer of Martian ice, the lake is about ...
    Radar evidence of subglacial liquid water on Mars | ScienceScienceall 800 news articles »
  • Twitter curbs access for 143000 apps in new crackdown - Geo News

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    Twitter curbs access for 143000 apps in new crackdown
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    WASHINGTON: Twitter said Tuesday it had removed more than 143,000 apps from the messaging service since April in a fresh crackdown on "malicious" activity from automated accounts. The San Francisco-based social network said it was tightening access ...
    Report self harm | Help Center - Twitter supportTwitter supportall 100 news articles »
  • 'Amazing dragon' fossils rewrite history of long-necked dinosaurs - The News International

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    'Amazing dragon' fossils rewrite history of long-necked dinosaurs
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    WASHINGTON: Fossils unearthed on a hillside in northwestern China are forcing scientists to rethink the history of a dinosaur lineage that produced the largest animals ever to walk the planet. Scientists on Tuesday announced the discovery of Lingwulong ...
    'Amazing Dragon' Fossil Upends Origins of World's Largest DinosaursNational Geographic
    A new Middle Jurassic diplodocoid sugg
  • Facebook sets up subsidiary in China - The News International

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    Facebook sets up subsidiary in China
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    BEIJING: Facebook has set up a subsidiary in China with registered capital of $30 million, a filing on China's National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System showed. The filing listed Facebook Hongkong Ltd and no other entities as a shareholder.and more »
  • The sci/tech columnist who went up a hill and wrote about a mountain - Concord Monitor

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    The sci/tech columnist who went up a hill and wrote about a mountain
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    I have some shocking news. You may want to sit down before you read it. The official name of Lake Sunapee is not Lake Sunapee. According to U.S. Geological Survey nomenclature, it's Sunapee Lake. I know, I know – it sounds ridiculous to put the ...
  • Euroscience Open Forum 2018 [Sci tech] - africanews

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    Euroscience Open Forum 2018 [Sci tech]
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    The biennial Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF 2018) took place in Toulouse, France from July 9- July 14 where participants celebrated the contribution of science to humanity. AdChoices. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Scientists, researchers ...
  • Commodore 64 Mini Comes to North America in October - IGN Africa

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    Commodore 64 Mini Comes to North America in October
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    Retro Games has announced the release date of the C64 mini – a 50% scaled down version of the classic home computer from 1982, which will hit stores in North America on October 9, 2018. It is currently available for preorder and retails at $70. We ...and more »
  • Russian hackers penetrated networks of US electric utilities: WSJ - Geo News

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    Russian hackers penetrated networks of US electric utilities: WSJ
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    Russian hackers gained access to the networks of US electric utilities last year, which could have allowed them to cause blackouts, according to federal government officials, who said the campaign is likely continuing, The Wall Street Journal reported ...
    Dragonfly: Western energy sector targeted by sophisticated attack group | Symantec BlogsSymantecall 70 news articles »
  • Community briefs - Gallery talk; Sci-Tech Expo; UVU professor earns award; UVU SkillsUSA team finishes third - Daily Herald

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    Community briefs - Gallery talk; Sci-Tech Expo; UVU professor earns award; UVU SkillsUSA team finishes third
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    A gallery talk will be at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday at the Brigham Young University Museum of Art. The talk will be a tour of the exhibit “Pulitzer Prize Photographs” and will be led by Kenneth Hartvigsen, a curator.
  • Europeans press for digital tax at G20 meeting - Geo News

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    Europeans press for digital tax at G20 meeting
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    BUENOS AIRES: European finance leaders called for progress on global rules to tax the digital economy at a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Argentina on Sunday, putting them at odds with US counterparts. The final communique ...and more »
  • NASA prepares to fly probe into Sun's scorching atmosphere - The News International

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    NASA prepares to fly probe into Sun's scorching atmosphere
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    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla: NASA is preparing to send a probe closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft has ventured, enduring wicked heat while zooming through the solar corona to study this outermost part of the stellar atmosphere that gives rise to the ...and more »
  • Facebook suspends and investigates data analytics firm Crimson Hexagon - Geo News

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    Facebook suspends and investigates data analytics firm Crimson Hexagon
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    Facebook has suspended another analytics based firm from accessing user data while it investigates potential violations of its policy barring surveillance, the Wall Street Journal reported. Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon has become the ...
    Facebook suspends US-based analytics firm over data concernsIANS
    Facebook Suspends Analytics Firm on Concerns About Sharing of Public User-DataWall Street Jo
  • Big tech firms agree on 'data portability' plan - Geo News

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    Big tech firms agree on 'data portability' plan
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    Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter unveiled plans Friday to make it easier for users to take their personal data and leave one online service for another. The "Data Transfer Project" revealed by the companies responds to concerns about the growing ...
    Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter join Data Transfer ProjectIANS
    Working Together to Give People More Control of Their Data | Facebook NewsroomFacebook Newsroom
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  • Belarus-Korea sci-tech forum due in Minsk in October - Belarus News (BelTA)

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    Belarus-Korea sci-tech forum due in Minsk in October
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    MINSK, 20 July (BelTA) – The 6th edition of the Belarus-Korea forum Science. Innovations. Manufacturing is set to take place in Minsk in October, BelTA learned from the website of the State Science and Technology Committee. The forum is designed to ...
  • WhatsApp to limit message forwarding after India mob lynchings - Geo News

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    WhatsApp to limit message forwarding after India mob lynchings
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    WhatsApp is launching a test to limit forwarding messages that will apply to all users, the messaging app said on Thursday, after Indian authorities sought curbs on spread of rumors that have led to violent incidents. Mob lynchings triggered by false ...
    WhatsApp to restrict India service as government talks toughIANSall 544 news articles »
  • Facebook cracks down on bogus posts inciting violence - Geo News

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    Facebook cracks down on bogus posts inciting violence
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    MENLO PARK: Facebook on Wednesday built on its campaign to prevent the platform from being used to spread dangerous misinformation, saying it will remove bogus posts likely to spark violence. The new tactic being spread through the global social ...
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    Mark Zuckerberg clarifies: 'I personally find Holocaust denial deeply offensive, and I absolut
  • Google faces record 4.3bn euro EU fine over Android - Geo News

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    Google faces record 4.3bn euro EU fine over Android
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    BRUSSELS: Google faced a record EU anti-trust fine of 4.3 billion euros on Wednesday over its Android smartphone system, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is expected ...
    Android has created more choice, not less - Google BlogGoogle Blog
    Antitrust: Commission fines Google €4.34 billion for illegal practices regarding Android mobile de
  • Here's how to combat fake news on social media - Geo News

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    Here's how to combat fake news on social media
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    As cheap handsets and data plans bring more Pakistanis online, the impending risk of fake news and its consequences continues to increase in the country. With many users being first-time internet users unskilled in discerning fact from fiction ...and more »
  • In China, yellow robots deliver snacks to your home - Geo News

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    In China, yellow robots deliver snacks to your home
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    China is the world's biggest online shopping market with more than half of its population making at least one smartphone purchase per month, according to professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. Photo:AFP. BEIJING: Along a quiet residential ...and more »
  • 'Oddball' among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter - Geo News

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    'Oddball' among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter
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    TAMPA: A dozen new moons have been discovered around Jupiter, bringing its total number of known moons to 79, the most of any planet in our solar system, astronomers announced Tuesday. One of the new moons was described as a "real oddball" by ...
    A dozen new moons of Jupiter discovered, including one “oddball” | Carnegie Institution for ScienceCarnegie Institution for Scienceall 485 news articles &raq
  • Grant Thornton becomes the first advisory firm at Sci-Tech Daresbury - Consultancy.uk

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    Grant Thornton becomes the first advisory firm at Sci-Tech Daresbury
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    Grant Thornton has opened a new permanent office at Sci-Tech Daresbury – becoming the first advisory firm to do so. As the location looks to build on 12 months of rapid growth, Grant Thornton will look to collaborate with the small to medium businesses ...
  • PCAARRD simplifies exhibit for 2018 National Sci-Tech Week - ptvnews.ph

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    PCAARRD simplifies exhibit for 2018 National Sci-Tech Week
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    MANILA — To benefit most people, the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will simplify the technologies it is showcasing at the ...
  • PCAARRD simplifies exhibit for 2018 National Sci-Tech Week - pna.gov.ph

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    PCAARRD simplifies exhibit for 2018 National Sci-Tech Week
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    By Ma. Cristina Arayata July 17, 2018, 4:40 pm. Share. Twitter. MANILA -- To benefit most people, the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) under the Department of Science and ...
  • Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier - Geo News

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    Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier
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    LAGOS: With its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech hub in the Lagos metropolis wouldn´t look out of place among the start-ups on the other side of the world in Silicon Valley. But the NG_Hub office is in the suburb of Yaba -- the ...and more »
  • Sci-Tech Daresbury firms see £17.3m boost through collaboration - Liverpool Business News (press release)

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    Sci-Tech Daresbury firms see £17.3m boost through collaboration
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    A survey of 97 companies based at the facility reveals there are currently 161 collaborations between businesses located at the site, up from 113 in 2016. Sci-Tech Daresbury The Sci-Tech Daresbury campus in Liverpool city region which is home to more ...
  • Microsoft seeks regulation of facial recognition technology - Geo News

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    Microsoft seeks regulation of facial recognition technology
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    Microsoft Corp on Friday called for government regulation of facial recognition technology and for laws governing its acceptable uses. "We believe Congress should create a bipartisan expert commission to assess the best way to regulate the use of ...
    Facial recognition technology: The need for public regulation and corporate responsibility - Microsoft on the IssuesThe Official Microsoft Blog - Microsoftall 184 news ar
  • Silicon Valley employees flex newfound political muscles - Geo News

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    Silicon Valley employees flex newfound political muscles
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    SAN FRANCISCO: Employees at several of the world's biggest technology companies have been exercising newfound political power where they work, pushing their bosses on business ethics with help from established and fledgling nonprofit groups.
  • Tesla to expand its Beijing sci-tech innovation center - China.org.cn

    Tesla to expand its Beijing sci-tech innovation center
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    Beijing's city Mayor Chen Jining met with Tesla's President and CEO Elon Musk on July 12 to discuss the construction of Tesla's sci-tech innovation center in Beijing as well as deepening cooperation in intelligent connected automobiles, battery storage ...and more »
  • Facebook App down, complain social network users - The News International

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    Facebook App down, complain social network users
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    The users of Facebook have complained of crashing social network App across the world when they are trying to access. The Facebook has confirmed the issue the users are facing, British media reported. The social network said they were working to fix ...
    Snapchat not working for many Android users: ReportIANSall 42 news articles »
  • Apple launches faster processors on MacBook Pro - Geo News

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    Apple launches faster processors on MacBook Pro
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    Apple Inc unveiled new features on the MacBook Pro on Thursday, including faster core processors, larger memory and better security to 13-inch and 15-inch models with touch bar. The iPhone maker said the 8th-generation Intel processors will make the ...
    Apple launches MacBook Pro with latest chips, quieter keyboardIANS
    Apple updates MacBook Pro with faster performance and new features for prosApple Newsroomall 347 news artic
  • Parents can inherit dead daughter's Facebook account — German court - Mail & Guardian

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    Parents can inherit dead daughter's Facebook account — German court
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    Germany's top court ruled on Thursday that Facebook should grant a grieving mother access to her dead daughter's account, in a landmark judgement for how social network data is treated after its owners pass away. Judges at the Federal Constitutional ...and more »
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