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Ghanaian soldier sues British Ministry for feeling cold during exercises

A soldier born in Ghana is suing the Ministry of Defence for £200,000 claiming he got too cold on a military exercise in Wales. Gershon Rawlings, 33, has brought the negligence claim arguing his ethnicity made him more likely to suffer than other troops, the Sun reported. His lawyers claim he suffered numbness and tingling in his feet after being ...

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Google, Facebook, Amazon join forces on future of AI

The world’s biggest technology companies are joining forces to consider the future of artificial intelligence. Amazon, Google’s DeepMind, Facebook, IBM and Microsoft will work together on issues such as privacy, safety and the collaboration between people and AI. Dubbed the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence, it will include external experts. One said he hoped the group would address “legitimate concerns”. “We’ve ...

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Facebook announces dates, new venue for its F8 conference

Facebook’s F8 conference is the company’s biggest event each year. While its 2017 conference may still be many months away, the company just announced the dates: April 18 and 19. That’s just about the same timing as usual, but Facebook is moving to a different venue. Whereas the past two years F8 has been held at the Fort Mason Center ...

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Facebook faces German WhatsApp data ban

Facebook has been ordered by a German privacy regulator to stop collecting and storing the data of German users of its messaging app WhatsApp. The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information said that the social network had not obtained effective approval from WhatsApp’s 35 million German users. Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19bn (£14.6bn) in 2014 as a ...

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Facebook ‘overestimated’ video viewing time

Facebook has overestimated how much video people have watched for the last two years, the firm has admitted. One advertiser suggested that, in some cases, video viewing statistics had been overestimated by up to 80%. Facebook’s analytics are an important tool for advertisers, who use them to work out how much of their video content is being watched. The social ...

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Zuckerberg and Chan aim to tackle all disease by 2100

Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have pledged $3bn (£2.3bn) to fund medical research over the next decade. At a press conference in San Francisco, they said their ultimate goal was to “cure, prevent or manage all diseases by the end of the century”. The funds will be distributed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which they created ...

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SADA, Plus-One to start butternut squash export to Brazil

The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) and Plus-One Investments have found another potential market in Brazil and would soon start exporting butternut squash to the South American country. The product has enjoyed good market in Birmingham City in the United Kingdom, a source of motivation for companies investing in the production of the crop in northern Ghana to explore other ...

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