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  • Reportedly, Germany Considering Special Levy On Foreign Internet Companies

    Reportedly, Germany Considering Special Levy On Foreign Internet Companies

    The finance ministry of Germany is looking into the likelihood of a 15% special levy on the online advertising income gathered by foreign Internet firms such as Facebook or Google from German operators, as reported by a magazine Wirtschaftswoche. This step could comprise treating disbursements for online ads in a similar manner as license fee costs, which would cause the…

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  • AI In Healthcare Becomes A Reality, Says Amazon Exec

    AI In Healthcare Becomes A Reality, Says Amazon Exec

    Amazon may not have been quite vocal about its healthcare plans, but recently a senior leader shed light on the core areas of the business giant’s focus. While the senior leader Taha KassHout, did not divulge any secrets but maintained that Amazon saw massive opportunity in development of health care AI tools. He stated that the first use of AI…

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  • Education Department In China Checks Online Device Usage Of Students

    Education Department In China Checks Online Device Usage Of Students

    The Department of Education in China’s Zhejiang has banned teachers from using WeChat. Mobile apps are used to assign homework to children. With the internet boom, phones are used by teachers in China to give homework and notices to students and their parents. Of late, teachers are using WeChat to provide assignments to students. Assignments are not announced in schools…

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  • Nissan Offers EV Batteries One More Chance By Using Them To Power Trailers

    Nissan Offers EV Batteries One More Chance By Using Them To Power Trailers

    Once the batteries in electric vehicles are worn down further than the point of being helpful to the vehicle, something needs to be done. Nissan has a new solution that will assist expand the battery life by repurposing it into a fuel source for camping Opus’ trailers. The battery recycling solution by Nissan is made possible by a machine the…

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  • Niantic Is Changing Pokémon Go To Settle A Court Case With Angry Users

    Niantic Is Changing Pokémon Go To Settle A Court Case With Angry Users

    Niantic, the Pokémon Go developer, has agreed to settle a court case with users who had PokéStops placed near their homes, and it is making some minor game modifications as fraction of the agreement. The settlement was presented in court filings last week, and it is still awaiting approval of a judge. It will not resolve some big lawful questions…

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  • Hugely Successful Chinese Govt App Designed By Alibaba

    Hugely Successful Chinese Govt App Designed By Alibaba

    Alibaba, a multi-million dollar company headed by Jack Ma, who is considered as one of the biggest entrepreneurs of the present generation, recently came into the news as the company responsible for developing an application aimed at spreading the propaganda of the Chinese government. This revelation was done by two employees of the company itself and comes at a time…

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  • Facebook To Increase Fact-Checking Before Elections In India

    Facebook To Increase Fact-Checking Before Elections In India

    Reportedly, Facebook has bolted five new affiliations in India to expand its fact-checking program before the country’s general election, which is scheduled in May. In recent time, the tech giant declared it had associated with Vishvas.news, India Today Group, Newsmobile, Factly, and Fact Crescendo, which were all approved through a global fact-checking network. The collaborators would analyze news stories posted…

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  • Enterprise Program By Apple Is Being Abused By Gambling And Porn Apps

    Enterprise Program By Apple Is Being Abused By Gambling And Porn Apps

    Gambling and porn firms are sneaking private applications on the iPhone, with the help of the same tool that Apple busted Google and Facebook for improperly employing previous month. Media uncovered almost 12 apps employing “developer enterprise program” by Apple to get loaded onto iOS gadgets outside of the App Store. Apple prohibits porn inside apps, while gambling applications are…

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  • Streaming Service By AT&T Will Not Have Original Shows Till 2020

    Streaming Service By AT&T Will Not Have Original Shows Till 2020

    AT&T is carrying on the trickle of data about its next WarnerMedia streaming service, and now it is more particular about the type of content you will receive. Kevin Reilly (TNT and TBS President) claimed at a Television Critics Association event that the beta edition of the service rolling out in 2019 will not have originals. You’ll have to hang…

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  • Verizon Ad Admires First Responders After Wildfire Throttling Scam

    Verizon Ad Admires First Responders After Wildfire Throttling Scam

    This week, Verizon rolled out a Super Bowl ad campaign in honor of first responders, months after a scam over strangling firefighters in California during a wildfire crisis. The ad comprises first responders’ interviews and concludes with a message from the firm: “First responders respond to our call. Our duty is to make certain that they can get it.” The…

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