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Facebook Says Will Not Remove Fake News, Will Demote It Instead

Facebook has said that it will not remove fake news from its platform because it does not violate its community standards. Instead, it says posts that it deems to be fake news will be “demoted” in the news feed. The social network is currently running an advertising campaign in Britain that declares “fake news is not our friend”. But it said ... Read More »

Facebook Says Facing Multiple Inquiries From US, UK Regulators on Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

Facebook acknowledged Tuesday it was facing multiple inquiries from US and British regulators about the major Cambridge Analytica user data scandal. The leading social network offered no details but its admission confirmed reports of a widening investigation into the misuse of private data by Facebook and its partners. “We are cooperating with officials in the US, UK and beyond,” a Facebook spokesman said ... Read More »

Google says Duplex AI will explicitly tell callee they’re talking to a bot

Google’s demo of its Duplex technology looked straight out of a sci-fi movie and the crowd at this year’s I/O conference couldn’t control its excitement. It did look fascinating, but as the dust settled and excitement levels came down, other voices started getting louder. Voices that criticized the feature, saying it mimics human voice and effectively deceives the person who’s on the ... Read More »

Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin Says Alphabet Must Take Greater Responsibility

. Alphabet Inc President Sergey Brin said on Friday that technology companies must take greater responsibility for the social impact of their work, his first comments following a year of heightened global awareness about misuse of digital services. Brin delivered the message through Alphabet’s annual shareholder letter, which he signed for the first time since 2014 instead of Chief Executive Larry Page. “We’re in ... Read More »

Know what the colour of your vaginal discharge says!

HERE’S WHAT THE COLOR OF YOUR VAGINAL DISCHARGE SAYS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH: Vaginal discharge – that’s a thing most women are uncomfortable with. Almost all of them think that if they are feeling anything gushing out down there, it is an indication of something unhealthy. However, it is not. Vaginal discharge upto a certain amount every day (mostly agreed at ... Read More »

U.S. says Idaho cannot sell health plans not compliant with Obamacare

FILE PHOTO – A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro, San Diego, California, U.S., October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. government agency on Thursday said Idaho could not allow health insurers to sell plans that do not comply with Obamacare, a sign that the Trump administration will enforce the law even as ... Read More »

Eros ‘Self-Sufficient’ To Finance Its Content Partnership With Reliance, Says Jyoti Deshpande

Eros International Plc and its India subsidiary have sufficient cash-in-hand to finance its content partnership with Reliance Industries Ltd. That’s the word coming in from Eros’ group chief executive officer, Jyoti Deshpande, who will henceforth be stepping down from her position to head Reliance’s media and entertainment arm as the President of the Chairman’s office, as announced by the group ... Read More »

Bigbasket Says It Has Raised $300 Million in a Round Led by China’s Alibaba

HIGHLIGHTS Bigbasket has raised $300 million from China’s Alibaba It plans to focus on the 30 cities it is in, rather than adding more The company plans to hire more blue collar workers Grocery delivery company Bigbasket confirmed on Friday that it has raised $300 million (roughly Rs. 1,900 crore) in a round led by Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. This is ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Says It Has Not Launched a JioCoin Cryptocurrency App

HIGHLIGHTS No such apps offered by the company or affiliates, company said People should refrain from dealing with any such app: Jio Jio said it was an attempt by unscrupulous persons to misguide public Jio, the Mukesh Ambani-backed telecom operator, on Wednesday denied having launched any JioCoin cryptocurrency application, and advised people to refrain from dealing with any such apps. “Reliance Jio has ... Read More »

Microsoft Says Its Speech Recognition System Achieves New Accuracy Milestone

Microsoft’s conversational speech recognition system – designed to accurately recognises the words in a conversation like humans do – has reached a 5.1 percent error rate, its lowest so far. This milestone means that, for the first time, a computer can recognise the words in a conversation as well as a person would. “Our research team reached that 5.1 percent error ... Read More »