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    Google finally declares quantum supremacy

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:48pm on October 24, 2019

    Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday that it had achieved a breakthrough in computing research by using a quantum computer to solve in minutes a complex problem that would take today’s most powerful supercomputer thousands of years to crack...

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    Facebook to deliver News Corp stories following mass demand

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:56pm on October 19, 2019

    Facebook on Friday confirmed that some stories from News Corp, publisher of The Wall Street Journal, will be delivered at a new ‘tab’ planned at the leading social network...

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    Microsoft back in smartphone game with new device

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 03:24pm on October 03, 2019

    Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled new surface devices with twin-screens that open like books, including a notepad-sized version that will put it back in the smartphone game next year...

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    Stallman steps down MIT, FSF posts

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 02:47pm on September 18, 2019

    Famed computer scientist and activist Richard Stallman has resigned from his positions at Free Software Foundation and Massachusetts Institute of Technology over the recent comments he made concerning Jeffrey Epstein’s victims...

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    Google to change algorithm to promote original news reports

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 01:40pm on September 14, 2019

    Original reporting will be highlighted in Google’s search results, the company said as it announced changes to its algorithm...

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    Banglalink, Facebook join forces for digital empowerment of women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:49pm on December 02, 2019

    Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications service providers in Bangladesh, has joined forces with Facebook to train women with less access to digital facilities...

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    Online news portal registration starts next week: Hasan

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:35pm on December 02, 2019

    Information minister Hasan Mahmud on Monday said the government had decided to start registering the online news portal from next week, adding steps would be...

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    Huawei to assist Ukraine developing broadband communication

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 02:57pm on November 27, 2019

    Chinese telecom company Huawei is ready to provide the Ukrainian government with a draft plan for the development of broadband communications, a Huawei official said in Kiev on Tuesday...

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    Google, FB business models threat to rights, says Amnesty

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:30am on November 22, 2019

    The data-collection business model fuelling Facebook and Google represents a threat to human rights around the world, Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday. The...

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    Documents show FB controlling competitors with user data

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:54pm on November 07, 2019

    Leaked documents from a civil suit against Facebook show how the social network aimed to employ user data as a tool for bargaining and to manipulate competitors...