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Google AI beats top human players at strategy game StarCraft II

Players of the science-fiction video game StarCraft II faced an unusual opponent this summer. An artificial intelligence (AI) known as AlphaStar — which was built by...

Spotify launches standalone music app for kids

(IANS) Spotify has launched a dedicated app for children, called Spotify Kids, which would allow kids above three to listen to their own music,...

WhatsApp introduces fingerprint lock for Android phones

(IANS) WhatsApp on Thursday introduced fingerprint lock on supported Android phones to help users protect their chats from being seen by hackers, family members...

Twitter to ban political ads, bowing to pressure on social media companies

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc will ban political advertising on its platform next month, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday, as social media platforms...

Where U.S. presidential candidates stand on breaking up Big Tech

(Reuters) - In the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, America’s big tech companies are being challenged on many fronts from across the political...

Here are some spooky cyber threats lurking behind network

(IANS) Halloween is around the corner and this past month has brought a variety of spooky cyber threats that haunt our networks and devices...

AT&T surprises with HBO Max price in battle against Disney and Netflix

AT&T Inc in May will launch its HBO Max streaming service with a new “Game of Thrones” series at the current HBO price of...

You can soon book .new domain courtesy Google

(IANS) Google has announced that people can apply for a .new domain from December 2 that will be secure and served over HTTPS. The company...

Facebook sues domain hosts over cyber-squatting

(IANS) To take down websites that offer tools to hack accounts on Facebook and obtain the login information of users, the social networking giant...

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The rise of Live-performance Storytelling

Ever since the time when moving pictures were gaining widespread acclaim at the cinema and, a little while later, on our smartphones via Netflix...

History of Córdoba in Argentina

Córdoba is a town in central Argentina, in the Sierras Chicas foothills on the Suquía River, about 435 mi ( 700 km) northwest of...

US weekly jobless claims rise to 745,000

Initial jobless claims in the US increased to 745,000 last week, indicating stalled recovery in the labour market, the Labour Department reported. In the week...

Asian shares come off one-month lows; eyes on U.S. payrolls

A late rally in Chinese shares on Friday helped pull Asian stocks off one-month lows as investors picked bargains while attention shifted to U.S....