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    Google glitch sends videos to strangers

    Agence France-Presse San Francisco | Updated at 11:46am on February 05, 2020

    Google on Tuesday said that a software glitch resulted in smartphone videos being given to the wrong people. Google was notifying those who may have...

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    Hyundai announces to produce commercial flying cars for Uber

    Agence France-Presse Las Vegas | Updated at 02:22pm on January 07, 2020

    Hyundai announced on Monday that it would mass produce flying cars for Uber’s aerial rideshare network set to deploy in 2023...

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    Facebook investigates latest data breach

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 12:23pm on December 20, 2019

    Facebook on Thursday said that it was investigating a report that a database containing names and phone numbers of more than 267 million users was...

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    Over 267m users now exposed before cyber criminals

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 12:18pm on December 20, 2019

    Facebook on Thursday said that it was investigating a report that a database containing names and phone numbers of more than 267 million users was...

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    Xiaomi releases two audio products in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:51pm on December 18, 2019

    Technology brand Xiaomi on Tuesday introduced two new audio products in Bangladesh— Mi True Wireless Earbuds and Mi Earphones Basic, said a press release. The...

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    Instagram finally deploys AI to fight misinformation

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 04:15pm on December 17, 2019

    Instagram on Monday went global in its fight against misinformation, making alliances with fact-checkers around the world to expose deception in shared photos or videos....

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    Bare minimums to know about Quantum computing

    Reuters. Berlin | Updated at 11:20am on October 25, 2019

    Researchers at Google say they have achieved ‘quantum supremacy’, in which a computer harnessing the properties of sub-atomic particles did a far better job of...

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    Japanese professor predicts rise of machines

    Agence France-Presse . Seika | Updated at 03:56pm on September 23, 2019

    A secretive research institute in western Japan, roboticist Hiroshi Ishiguro is fine-tuning technology that could blur the line between man and machine...

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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...

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    Deepfakes pose puzzle for Facebook

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:51pm on June 27, 2019

    Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that the social network...

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