Europe needs more dosh for AI, Google's TPU2 vs Nvidia's Tesla V100, and more

Europe needs more dosh for AI, Google's TPU2 vs Nvidia's Tesla V100, and more

Roundup Here’s your roundup of machine-learning news from this week, beyond what we’ve already covered. Axon AI Ethics board A group of civil rights groups and technology researchers has written a letter to Axon, a company that uses AI to analyze video footage aimed at law enforcement. Axon recently announced it had set up an […]

Tanzania asks bank to finance hydropower project in heritage site

Tanzania asks bank to finance hydropower project in heritage site

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Tanzania has approached the African Development Bank (AfDB) to finance a 2,100-megawatt (MW) hydroelectric plant in a World Heritage site renowned for its animal population, despite concerns from conservationists. The East African nation considers the project at Stiegler’s Gorge in the UNESCO-designated Selous Game Reserve to be vital in its […]

Spotify, Brand USA create playlist to promote travel to Cleveland

Spotify, Brand USA create playlist to promote travel to Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio – What songs would make you want to visit Cleveland? How about “Let it Whip,” “Hungry Eyes,” or “It’s Your Thing.” Brand USA, in partnership with streaming service Spotify, has created playlists for Cleveland and 21 other U.S. cities, part of the agency’s new “Hear the Music, Experience the USA” campaign. (See visittheusa.com/music.) […]

York City Police arrest man wanted for questioning in Nylik Roger Moore's slaying

York City Police arrest man wanted for questioning in Nylik Roger Moore's slaying

Staff report Published 8:32 a.m. ET April 28, 2018 | Updated 10:59 a.m. ET April 28, 2018 CLOSE (WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE) This video, taken by the sister of homicide victim Nylik Moore, shows several of his family members being removed from York Hospital property by York City Police. Submitted York City Police said they want […]

Southeast Asia's strongmen unite against political dissidents

Southeast Asia's strongmen unite against political dissidents

BANGKOK — In moves that appear to portend greater political oppression in Southeast Asia, the region’s authoritarian governments are closing ranks on political dissidents who have sought refuge in neighbouring countries. Thai Immigration this week helped Hun Sen, Cambodia’s 65-year-old prime minister of 33 years, by detaining Sam Serey, head of the opposition Khmer National […]

Kanye West Hangs Out With John Legend After Pro-Trump Twitter Disagreement, Releases Two Songs

Kanye West Hangs Out With John Legend After Pro-Trump Twitter Disagreement, Releases Two Songs

Nothing’s changed! Kanye West and John Legend have reunited after the singer disagreed with the rapper for expressing his support for President Donald Trump on Twitter. The longtime friends hung out at Chrissy Teigen’s surprise baby shower on Friday, April 27, and even posed for a selfie together. Celebrities’ Political Affiliations We got love. Agree […]

iPhone X old news? What that means for new 2018 iPhones

iPhone X old news? What that means for new 2018 iPhones

Apple will share its second quarter earnings — that’s January through March 2018 — on May 1, but tough times for the iPhone X are already predicted. What will become of the iPhone X? Sarah Tew/CNET Late 2017 was supposed to be the iPhone “supercycle,” with Apple enjoying bumper sales from its latest iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 […]

Titans first-round pick Rashaan Evans overcame disappointment to star on defense

Titans first-round pick Rashaan Evans overcame disappointment to star on defense

CLOSE First-round draft pick Rashaan Evans talks about how he grew up chasing horses Michael Schwab, The Tennessean Buy Photo Rashaan Evans, the Titans’ 2018 draft pick, poses for a portrait at St. Thomas Sportspark Friday, April 27, 2018.(Photo: George Walker IV / The Tennessean)Buy Photo Rashaan Evans wore the No. 4, same as Brett […]

Autism Poses Special Challenges in Africa

Autism Poses Special Challenges in Africa

The 4-year-old Cote d’Ivoire boy couldn’t walk, speak or feed himself. He was so unlike most other kids that his grandparents hesitated to accept him. The slightly older Kenyan boy was so restless that his primary-school teachers beat him, until they discovered he was a star pupil. The two children reveal different faces of autism […]