Facebook and the French government are going to cooperate to look at Facebook's efforts when it comes to moderation. French regulators will launch an informal investigation on algorithm-powered and human moderation. Facebook is willing to cooperate and give unprecedented access to its internal processes. This announcement is the result of informal talks between Facebook's top executives and the French government that started with the Tech for Good Summit back in May. Former British Prime Minister and [...]
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Across the country Americans honor service members with ceremonies, parades and observances [...]
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The actor best known for his role in Stanley Kubrick's sci-fi classic was a leading Shakespearean in his native Canada and also played on Broadway Douglas Rain, the Canadian actor best known as the voice of ship's HAL 9000 computer in the Stanley Kubrick sci-fi epic 2001: A Space Odyssey, has died aged 90. Rain died from natural causes in hospital in Ontario.Rain was not the first actor cast in the part. Kubrick had originally [...]
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Fallout from killing has weakened Prince Mohammed and given second wind to old guard of eldersSix weeks after Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by Saudi agents, the decision-making process in Riyadh is slowly starting to change. Fallout from the assassination in Istanbul has wounded Mohammed bin Salman, the heir to the throne, and given a second wind to an old guard of elders, whose views are once more being heard. Related: UK piles pressure on Saudi [...]
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Donald Trump Calls For End To Florida Recounts, Flouting Democratic Process
President Donald Trump on Monday called on Florida election officials to buck [...]
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President called for end to legally required recount of governor and Senate races as state's 67 counties face Thursday deadlineLive updates: governor and Senate recounts under wayTensions are rising in Florida as counties rush to conduct a recount in crucial races for governor and Senate, the effort already marred by mishaps and lawsuits. Related: Florida recount: Rick Scott accuses opponent Bill Nelson of voter fraud Continue reading... [...]
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Some consolidation and subsequent divestment are in play in the worlds of imaging and voice recognition. Today, Kofax and Nuance announced that Kofax would be acquiring Nuance's imaging division, for $400 million in cash. The deal, which had been rumoured in recent days, is expected to close in Q1 2019. The acquisition is a notable move for Kofax — itself acquired by Thoma Bravo last year in a $1.5 billion deal — as it continues to [...]
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eBay shoppers will now be able to buy installation services along with their purchases. The company this morning announced new partnerships with Handy, Porch and InstallerNet which will allow online shoppers the option of booking installation and assembly services when buying items that require a bit of extra work – like TVs, bikes, furniture, and more. The option will be presented during checkout and, if selected, eBay will then follow up with an email from [...]
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