RUSSIA RESTRICTS ACCESS TO MUSIC SERVICE SOUNDCLOUD

Sun 02 October 2022: At the Prosecutor General’s Office’s request, Russia has restricted access to the music streaming service Soundcloud over allegedly false information about the conflict in Ukraine, the media watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Sunday. According to the report, details about Russian attacks on the neighboring country’s civilian population and Russian soldiers’ civilian casualties […]

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CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENT CAN BE HINDERED BY VOICE-CONTROLLED DEVICES: STUDY

Sun 02 October 2022: According to a recent study, using voice-controlled assistants can have a long-term impact on a child’s social and cognitive development  Today we are surrounded by AI-powered devices like Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri or Google Home which are used for several varied purposes like setting an alarm, playing music, asking questions, and so […]

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FINLAND WILL BE HOME TO NETFLIX’S IN-HOUSE GAME STUDIO

Sun 02 October 2022: Netflix, a well-known provider of online video streaming services that has also entered the gaming industry, is establishing an internal game studio in Helsinki, Finland. According to Engadget, the platform’s game studio aims to produce “world-class” original games free of advertisements and in-app purchases. Alumnus of Zynga and EA Marko Lastikka […]

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IRAN SECURITY FORCES WERE ORDERED TO ‘MERCILESSLY’ CRACK DOWN ON PROTESTS, LEAKED DOCUMENTS SHOW

Sun 02 October 2022: Iranian security forces were ordered to “severely” and “mercilessly” crack down on protests against the government as they spread throughout the country last month, leaked documents cited by the human rights group Amnesty International have revealed. According to the one of the documents, which were obtained by the group through unknown […]

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‘TOO MANY’ LOW-SKILLED MIGRANTS IN BRITAIN – MINISTER

Sat 01 October 2022: Britain has too many low-skilled migrant workers and very high numbers of international students, who often brought dependents with them, the country’s new interior minister Suella Braverman said in an interview with The Sun on Sunday newspaper. Braverman said new Prime Minister Liz Truss’ government aimed to stick to a 2019 election pledge to lower net […]

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SWISS COURT ORDERS LIDL TO DESTROY LINDT-LIKE CHOCOLATE BUNNIES

Sat 01 October 2022: On Thursday, Switzerland’s highest court ruled in the favour of Lindt & Spruengli saying that their foil-wrapped chocolate bunnies deserve protection against copycat products including German discounter Lidl’s similar product. They ordered the latter to stop selling their product in the country and must destroy its stock of chocolate bunnies.  Lindt’s […]

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ELON MUSK SHOWCASES HUMANOID ROBOT ‘OPTIMUS’ AT AI DAY EVENT (VIDEO)

Sat 01 October 2022: Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO, announced on Friday that the much-anticipated humanoid robot ‘Optimus’ will cost around $20,000, but he cautioned that it is still far from fully functional. Musk stated at Tesla’s “AI Day” event, which was held at the Tesla headquarters in Palo Alto, California, that Optimus still requires a […]

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