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Facebook working on policy to police deepfake videos, Zuckerberg says

Facebook working on policy to police deepfake videos, Zuckerberg says

Social media giant, Facebook is working on a policy to police deepfakes, an emerging threat on the social network that involves users posting videos altered by artificial intelligence to spread misinformation. But CEO Mark Zuckerberg said it’s a complicated matter because the company wants to avoid deleting videos in which the person featured merely feels…

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WHO set to declare Video games addiction as Mental disorder

WHO set to declare Video games addiction as Mental disorder

Addiction to video games will soon be classified as an official mental disorder, courtesy of the World Health Organization (WHO). Falling under the same umbrella as gambling addiction, “Gaming Disorder” was added to the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. Better known as ICD-11, the classification serves as the international standard for…

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Google develops AI that can effectively detect lung cancer

Google develops AI that can effectively detect lung cancer

Tech giants Google have successfully developed artificial intelligence which can effectively detect lung cancer, Ubergizmo reports. In recent times, AI has proven to be an invaluable tool in helping doctors detect certain health problems and Google seems to think so, as Danial Tse, a researcher at Google, developed an algorithm that actually managed to beat…

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Microsoft opens Largest Artifical Intelligence Lab in Shanghai

Microsoft opens Largest Artifical Intelligence Lab in Shanghai

Microsoft Corporation has established an Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things Insider Lab in Shanghai to aid digital transformation across industries, Chinese media outfit Xinhua reports. Located in a 2,800-square-meter building in the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park of the Pudong New Area, the lab, which began operation Wednesday, is established in partnership with the state-run Zhangjiang…

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Blackberry Messenger to Shut down in May

Blackberry Messenger to Shut down in May

BlackBerry Messenger for consumers will shut down at the end of May, nearly six years after it launched to the tune of more than 5 million downloads in its first 8 hours. The closure of BlackBerry Messenger was announced through an official blog post by Emtek, the Indonesia-based conglomerate that took over development in 2016.…

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Over 2.3m people use ‘123456’ as password – reports say

Over 2.3m people use ‘123456’ as password – reports say

Despite all the warnings, 23 million people worldwide use the password “123456” for their mobile devices and other tech gadgets, a report by UK’s National Cyber Security Centre reveals. The staggering number was arrived at after the UK Cyber Security Centre analysed the ‘Have I Been Pwned’ data set to produce a list of the…

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Bossgist Infosec Training Registration ongoing

Bossgist Infosec Training Registration ongoing

Bossgist Presents a one day training on Information security for ICT PROFESSIONALS. Date: April 27th, 2019 Time: 9am VENUE: YouthsCare office, 7 Mbari Street, Ikenegbu Layout, Owerri Imo State. Training Fee: N2000 (plus certificate of Participation). To make payments, call 08163796328. To register; click Bossgist Infosec Training This is proudly Powered by Bossgist.com and Crystal…

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Rotary Global Grants 2019- Funds up to $200000,

Rotary Global Grants 2019- Funds up to $200000,

Global Grants support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes in Rotary’s areas of focus. By working together to respond to real community needs, clubs and districts strengthen their global partnerships. To get more exciting opportunities like this, at your fingertips, install the Youth Opportunities Mobile App here from your cellphone. To read detailed information…

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EU Fines Google For Anti-Trust Breach, to pay $1.6Bn as fine

EU Fines Google For Anti-Trust Breach, to pay $1.6Bn as fine

The EU’s powerful anti-trust regulator slapped tech giant Google with a new fine on Wednesday over unfair competition, in Europe’s latest salvo against Silicon Valley. In its third major decision against the search engine behemoth, Brussels sanctioned Google’s once-popular AdSense advertising service, saying it illegally restricted client websites from displaying ads from ad service rivals.…

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