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China creates facial recognition app to tell pandas apart

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China has developed an app to track giant pandas using facial recognition software as a way to help conservationists tell the large, lumbering animals apart. Researchers also built a database with over 120,000 images and 10,000 video clips of giant pandas so they can be identified. Almost 10,000 panda images have been analyzed and annotated Read More

India’s incredulous data: Economists create own benchmarks

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Economists and investors are increasingly showing that they have little or no confidence in India’s official economic data – presenting whoever is elected as the next prime minister with an immediate problem. FILE PHOTO: Job seekers fill up forms as others line up for registration during a job fair in Chinchwad, Read More

Pulse Seismic Inc. Reports Q1 2019 Results

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pulse Seismic Inc. (TSX:PSD) (OTCQX:PLSDF) (“Pulse” or “the Company”) is pleased to report its financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2019. The unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements, accompanying notes and MD&A are being filed on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and will be available Read More

Autism in the workplace: A spectrum of hiring choices

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Like many transplants to Chicago, Chris Easton needed to adjust to winter after moving from Atlanta to take a job as a database engineer at the accounting firm EY. FILE PHOTO: An employee of software company Nuix stands in their office located in central Sydney, Australia, April 5, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray/File Read More

Jaguar Land Rover planning to allow helpful car drivers to earn cryptocurrency

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(Reuters) – Jaguar Land Rover, Britain’s largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data. The logo of British manufacturer Jaguar is seen on a Jaguar F-Pace SUV car in Zurich, Switzerland, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Read More

U.S. congressional leaders query Google on tracking database

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday wrote to Google’s chief executive raising concerns about reports of a massive database known as Sensorvault that allegedly contains precise consumer location information from hundreds of millions of devices. FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January Read More

TED 2019: How to kill a zombie rumour and fix Facebook

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From so-called zombie rumours – viral online stories that refuse to die – to the difference between misinformation and fake news, much of the talk at TED 2019 has been about the need to improve online conversation. And this is not just because it would be nice to counter the vast amounts of online lies Read More

CNL Recognized for Environmental Excellence by Wildlife Habitat Council

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CHALK RIVER, Ontario, April 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded Gold Certification by the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) for its Chalk River Laboratories campus, a designation that recognizes the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship in the Read More

TED 2019: The start-ups launching in space

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Peter Beck is a space entrepreneur with a rocket and launch pad in New Zealand that has permission for flights “every 72 hours for the next 30 years”. The 25 satellites his firm Rocket Lab has launched include one from a US high school, which designed a spacecraft to measure the atmosphere of Jupiter. Mr Read More