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Malay Mail Online
Elon Musk's AI bot beats world-class gamers at Dota 2 (VIDEO)
Malay Mail Online
NEW YORK, Aug 12 — Elon Musk's been one of the loudest voices in tech about the dangers of AI – even setting up a foundation, OpenAI with a mission: “discovering and enacting the path to safe artificial general intelligence.” 'League of Legends' (pic ...

Space.com
In 1925, Observers Lined Manhattan to Measure the Total Solar Eclipse
Space.com
Observers deployed by New York's electric companies stood on rooftops along the city's west side to document the total solar eclipse of Jan. 24, 1925. With every group, at least one observer was assigned to watch the sun go into eclipse, and another ...

NBC Southern California
Google Cancels 'Town Hall' on Diversity at Last Minute
NBC Southern California
Google canceled a company town hall on diversity at the last minute Thursday afternoon out of concerns about people's safety, worrying they may be publicly outed for asking a question, according to a Google spokesperson. Sergio Quintana reports.

Financial Express
Facebook OKs local firm's launch of Moments-like app in China: New York Times
New York Daily News
FILE PHOTO - Facebook logo is seen at a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F in Paris, France on January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File Photo. (Reuters). Reuters. REUTERS. Friday, August 11, 2017, 3:27 PM. (Reuters) - Facebook ...

Forbes
Android Circuit: New Galaxy Note 8 Secrets Leaked, Pixel 2 Disappoints, Android Replaces Windows 10
Forbes
Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week's Android Circuit includes the secret Galaxy Note 8 features, leaked details and pricing of Samsung's new phablet, the Gold OnePlus 5, the Nokia 6 review ...

BBC News
Perseid meteor shower set to peak at weekend
BBC News
The Perseid meteor shower will peak over the weekend, giving stargazers the opportunity to spot scores of shooting stars in the sky. Astronomers say hundreds of meteors will streak across the sky in a display that may be visible around the world. The ...

Vanity Fair
Uber's Boardroom Drama Just Got a Whole Lot Weirder
Vanity Fair
One day after early Uber investor Benchmark filed a lawsuit against ousted Uber C.E.O. Travis Kalanick for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud in a transparent attempt to strip him of his rights as a founder and shareholder, a group ...

BGR
Destiny 2 PC Beta Changes Outlined, Address Fan Complaints
GameSpot
With Destiny 2's PC beta coming up very soon, developer Bungie has announced some new information about it and what players can expect. In its latest weekly blog post, Crucible design lead Lars Bakken started off by confirming that matchmaking for ...

Kotaku
No Man's Sky's Story Overhaul Gives The Game Focus
Kotaku
As No Man's Sky has developed, it's struggled to balance the appeal of its mystery with the utility that makes it playable. With today's update, Atlas Rising, it feels like the game has finally struck that balance. The 1.3 update for No Man's Sky comes ...

Washington Post
Scientists on research vessel spot rare whale in Bering Sea
Washington Post
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Federal researchers studying critically endangered North Pacific right whales sometimes go years without finding their subjects. Over the weekend they got lucky. A research vessel in the Bering Sea photographed two of the animals ...

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