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Samsung Pay Is Here, and It Could Be the Best Reason to Get the Galaxy S8

On a trip to the mall late last year, as I got to the checkout kiosk to pay for the clothes I had just bought, I realised I didn’t have my wallet on me. Forced to make the walk back to where I had parked, I envied people living in countries that have had the option to pay… Read More »

Twitter Says It Uses Deep Learning to Recommend Tweets on Timelines

Making a transition from algorithmic timeline, micro-blogging site Twitter has started using deep learning, a trendy type of artificial intelligence (AI) to recommend certain tweets on its 328 million monthly active users’ timelines. Twitter had introduced algorithmic timeline last year that ranked tweets based on relevance instead of them being in reverse chronological order. Twitter has brought on… Read More »

Twitter Says It Uses Deep Learning to Recommend Tweets on Timelines

Making a transition from algorithmic timeline, micro-blogging site Twitter has started using deep learning, a trendy type of artificial intelligence (AI) to recommend certain tweets on its 328 million monthly active users’ timelines. Twitter had introduced algorithmic timeline last year that ranked tweets based on relevance instead of them being in reverse chronological order. Twitter has brought on… Read More »

Facebook Launches Review of How It Handles Violent Videos After Cleveland Killing

Facebook Inc launched a review on Monday of how it handles violent videos and other objectionable material, saying it needed to do better after a video of a killing in Cleveland on Sunday remained on its website and mobile app for two hours. The world’s largest social network will be looking for ways to make it easier for… Read More »

Amazon admits it may have to pay fine for violating Iran sanctions

Amazon on Friday disclosed Iranian business ties that may have violated US sanctions, warning that it may be penalised after a regulatory review of the activities. The company said in a regulatory filing that from 2012 to 2016 it “processed and delivered orders of consumer products for certain individuals and entities located outside Iran covered by the Iran Threat… Read More »

Kremlin says it wants apology from Fox News over Putin comments

The Kremlin said on Monday it wanted an apology from Fox News over what it said were “unacceptable” comments one of the channel’s presenters made about Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump. Fox News host Bill O’Reilly described Putin as “a killer” in the interview with Trump as he tried to press… Read More »

Cyrus Mistry to fight it out in NCLT after failing to stop his expulsion

Ousted Tata Group Chairman Cyrus Mistry will continue his fight against Ratan Tata and the board of Tata Sons at the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), despite the appellate tribunal rejected his family firms’ appeal to stop Tata Sons shareholders’ meeting, which is scheduled for February 6, for removing him from its board. Mistry has started the legal… Read More »

Pakistan Says It Has Tested Its First Sub-Launched Nuclear-Capable Missile

Pakistan’s military claimed Monday that it had fired its first submarine-launched cruise missile. The announcement is likely to raise tensions between Pakistan’s military and arch-rival India’s million-man army. The military said Babur-3 — named after a sixteenth century Islamic Mughal warrior who invaded and conquered India — with a range of 450 kilometers, was tested from an undisclosed… Read More »

Saddam Hussein warned the US it could not govern Iraq

Saddam Hussein warned the Americans they would be unable to run Iraq after the 2003 war because they did not understand the language, the history, or the “Arab mind”. After he had been captured in December 2003, the toppled Iraqi president was interviewed by John Nixon. Mr Nixon, who was a senior analyst with the CIA, has now… Read More »

Iran says it will develop nuclear-powered ships after US extends sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ordered his officials to develop nuclear-powered ships, accusing the United States of violating last year’s international nuclear deal. World powers had agreed to lift sanctions in exchange for curbs to Iran’s nuclear programme. But Congress recently voted to extend its laws regarding sanctions on Iran. President Barack Obama is expected to sign the… Read More »