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New Year Honours 2018: AI chief Demis Hassabis made CBE

DeepMind chief executive Demis Hassabis

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption DeepMind chief govt Demis Hassabis British synthetic intelligence researcher Demis Hassabis has been recognised on the New 12 months Honours listing. Mr Hassabis is chief govt of DeepMind, which has developed software program that may beat human consultants on the complicated board sport Go. …

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Contact made with ‘missing’ Angolan satellite

Angosat-1 launch

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption Launched on 26 December, Angosat-1 will enhance TV, radio and internet communications in Angola Russian scientists have restored communications with a satellite tv for pc days after they misplaced contact with it. Launched on 26 December, Angosat-1 will increase cell and internet communications in Angola …

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US says Romanians hacked Washington DC police cameras

US police surveillance camera in Newark, NJ (file pic)

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption Washington police safety was compromised by a pc hack in January US prosecutors have charged two Romanians with hacking Washington DC police computer systems linked to surveillance cameras simply days earlier than President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The pair are being held in Romania, having …

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Apple apologies for slowing iPhone batteries down

A man holds up new iPhone with "animoji" feature

Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption The corporate has introduced a variety of measures to “regain the belief” of consumers Apple has apologised after going through criticism for admitting it intentionally slows down some ageing iPhone fashions. Some prospects had lengthy suspected the corporate used the measure to encourage individuals to …

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