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As temperatures rise, exotic plants threaten Nepal’s oldest national park

When botany professor Bharat Babu Shrestha visited Nepal’s Chitwan National Park in 2013, feverfew – a flowering plant in the daisy family – was rare. Today, large areas of the park’s grasslands are covered with the invasive plant, said Shrestha, who teaches at Tribhuvan University on the outskirts of Kathmandu. Non-native plants have spread rapidly […]

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Building ethical AI products can give businesses a competitive edge

A Ubtech Walker X robot plays Chinese chess during the 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) at the Shanghai World Expo Center on July 8, 2021 in Shanghai, China. VCG | VCG via Getty Images SINGAPORE – Ensuring that AI-based products and services are ethical and trustworthy could become a competitive advantage for businesses, experts […]

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Is the police use of facial recognition technology an invasion of privacy?

Congress is debating how to govern police use of facial recognition technology as software to scan databases or find people in crowds becomes more prevalent among law enforcement agencies federal, state and local across the country. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle say booming technology raises serious issues of free speech, due process, and […]

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Peraton Announces Senior Human Resources, Information Technology and Purchasing Appointments

John reing, Human Resources Director John reing was appointed Director of Human Resources (HRD). In partnership with industry and corporate leadership, Reing will be responsible for developing and executing the company’s integrated human resources strategy, including talent acquisition and management, total compensation, leadership development and employee relations. Most recently, Reing was a partner in PwC’s […]

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Caron CEO-elect Brad Sorte shares his take on AI impact on addiction recovery

Chief Executive Officer-elect of Caron, Brad Sorte Because we The statistics are staggering; According to the American Addiction Centers, more than 22 million Americans are struggling with drug addiction / addiction and only 10% of them receive treatment of any kind. As in so many other industries, it is no exaggeration to claim that AI […]

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Syracuse University affiliated with award-winning fair working groups

Business and Economy Syracuse University is a long-standing affiliate of the Fair Labor Association, which has been nominated for a Classy Award 2021 to be announced in September. The Classy Awards recognize the world’s most innovative non-profit organizations and social enterprises. The Fair Labor Association is one of the 50 finalists in the Audience Award […]

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New ‘digital violence’ platform maps dozens of NSO Group spyware victims – TechCrunch

For the first Time, researchers mapped out all known targets, including journalists, activists and human rights defenders, whose phones were hacked by Pegasus, spyware developed by NSO Group. Forensic Architecture, an academic unit at Goldsmiths, University of London that investigates human rights abuses, has gone through dozens of reports from human rights groups, conducted open […]

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Number of missing in condo collapse drops to 128 after audit

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) – The number of people missing in the Florida condominium collapse was drastically reduced on Friday from 145 to 128, after duplicate names were eliminated and some people missing were were found unharmed, officials said. Authorities also announced the recovery of two other bodies, including the 7-year-old daughter of a Miami firefighter. […]

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Telenor in Norway plans to sell Myanmar unit – report

The Telenor logo can be seen in central Belgrade, Serbia on March 21, 2018. REUTERS / Marko Djurica OSLO, July 1 (Reuters) – Norwegian telecommunications operator Telenor (TEL.OL) is considering the sale of its Myanmar unit, industry publication TMT Finance reported Thursday, and has hired Citi to sell the company, with non-binding offers expected in […]

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House of Commons Republicans oppose Democrat-led China bill

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – Republicans on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs said on Monday they opposed Democrat-led legislation aimed at boosting competitiveness with China and to push Beijing on human rights, meaning the panel will likely push the bill forward this week with only Democratic support. A spokesperson for Representative […]

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British surgical robotics start-up CMR raises $ 600 million for a valuation of $ 3 billion

British robotics start-up CMR Surgical has raised $ 600 million in what it says is a record-breaking private financing round for a medical technology company, pushing its total funds raised above $ 1 billion and it giving a valuation of $ 3 billion. The Series D funding was led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, the […]

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REUTERS EVENTS Reducing Green Hydrogen Costs Key to Wider Adoption

NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) – Reducing the cost of producing clean hydrogen, thanks to large investments and government subsidies, will be the key to wider fuel adoption in the years to come, have panelists told Reuters Events: Global Energy Transition. So-called green hydrogen, made using renewable energy to power electrolysers to convert water, is […]