Sunday, March 24, 2019

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Microsoft waiting to find out why Bing went offline in China

Microsoft is still trying to figure out why its Bing search engine temporarily went offline in China, the company's president said following speculation that it could have been blocked by censors.The US firm's Chinese website, cn.bing.com, was accessible again...

Robots to replace 70% Jobs

Robots aren’t replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report.The report, published Thursday, says roughly 36 million Americans hold...

Life on Earth came from massive impact with another planet, scientists claim

Life on Earth owes its existence to a planetary collision 4.4 billion years ago that formed the moon, scientists claim. According to the “giant impact hypothesis”, the moon was created from debris left behind when the Earth and a...

Facebook to invest £3m in targeting spam ads in the UK

Facebook has said it will invest £3m into targeting fraudulent adverts on its UK platform, after reaching a settlement with Money Saving Expert founder Martin Lewis.Lewis first launched proceedings against Facebook last year over a series of ads appearing...

A second woman is pregnant with a gene-edited baby in China

A second woman is pregnant with a gene-edited baby, according to Chinese authorities investigating He Jiankui, the researcher who says he successfully edited the genes of twin girls born in November - a scientific first.He, an associate professor at...

you can now block certain artists on Spotify

Spotify has added a new feature that allows users to block any artist from appearing in playlists, charts, radio or their personal libraries.As noticed by tech website Thurrott, the feature is available to turn on and off in the...

WhatsApp Limits Message Forwarding Globally To reduce Fake News

Aiming to reduce the high rate of fake news, Facebook-owned platform WhatsApp on Monday announced it has globally lowered to five the forward limit for chats — a feature first launched in India last July.“Starting today, WhatsApp will be...

European power firms aim to harness electric car batteries

Ever wanted to run your electric car for free? If you’re open to a bit of give and take, then stay plugged in and your wishes might come true. At least that’s what some European power companies and Japanese...

Apple is selling the iPhone SE at a clearance sale for $249

The iPhone Special Edition paid homage to iPhones with 4-inch wide displays. It has been quite some time since Apple put this model out of production. Luckily, there's good news for those users who favor a smaller screen on...

Facebook says it is not using 10-year challenge to harvest data

The 10-year challenge is just “fun” and not being used for any other ends, Facebook has said amid suggestions it could be harvesting data from people’s old photos.The challenge has spread across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and recent days,...

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